I always put up a few Christmas decorations around the room so I thought I’d do a little tour of my vintage dressing room before I take all the pretty festive bits down. This room used to be the ‘spare room’ but my parents let me transform it into my own little dressing room a few years ago. I decorated it using Laura Ashley wallpaper and picked out all the shabby chic furniture, and now I use it to store my…

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I always love buying little stocking fillers for my friends at family at Christmas, and sometimes I prefer to receive lots of little pressies rather than one ‘big’ present. Check out some of these stocking filler ideas… Sass & Belle As I’ve mentioned before, Sass & Belle do some of the most amazing little gifts! Their whole online shop is full of gorgeous ideas so I thought I’d share a few of my favourites with you. The little gold pineapple frame…

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Hampers make great, thoughtful Christmas presents and are ideal to give to family members. Although there are loads of ready made hampers available to buy, these always seem a little bit uninspiring and naff to me! I much prefer the idea of putting together your own hamper using unique products and treats of your choosing. How to Make Your Own DIY Treat Hamper  You could also theme your hamper: retro sweets, crackers and cheese, chocolate, alcohol! But this hamper that I’ve…

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My last gift guide post was ‘for her’ so this one includes a few great gift ideas ‘for him’! Men can often be a bit tricky to buy for but you can’t really go too wrong with these pressies! Beers52  Possibly my favourite gift idea this Christmas is a subscription to Beer52; the Craft Beer Discovery Club.  This is great because it is tailored to your tastes and their experts pick the best beers personalised to you.  You will then be…

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Every year Boots offer their big Soap & Glory gift set half price as part of their weekly Star Gift, and this years set is a beauty! I remember back in 2009 when I was a mere student I stayed up all night to ensure I bagged myself the ‘Big Thrill Hat Box’ when it went on sale as part of the Boots weekly Star Gift. I didn’t want to miss out and luckily I bagged one before it sold out.…

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Following on from my previous gift guide blog post, this one features lots of goodies that make great gifts for her.  If you need a little bit of inspiration on what to buy her this year then hopefully this will help. You can never go too wrong with jewellery, alcohol, or pampering treats! Hot Diamonds This stunning rose gold and black bangle is part of the Emozioni collection from Hot Diamonds.  The bangles are available in an array of different styles…

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