Bathrooms = Room Perfection!

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The bathroom is the one space in the house that everyone sees. And they’re not just interested in what shampoo you use or which lotion you prefer, it’s also a great chance to judge you on your housekeeping…{unless of course you have a separate en suite, in which case you can dump all the mess in there, when you have friends over}.

So, because it’s one room that guests will definitely see and probably use, it should be perfect!

I.Love.Bathrooms. {FACT} I love making them lovely and colourful!

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I my favourite colour palette – of the moment – is this:

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{But I do like to change my mind a lot, it’s a designers prerogative  you know!}

As we’ve been looking for a new home, I’ve been thinking about how I’d like our bathroom to look. This is the style I’m leaning towards:

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What do you think? I just love every detail…especially the tile combination!

And of course I will be planning some little DIY projects to decorate with…

Man I really need to find a house to decorate & FAST!

Thanks for reading! T.T.F.N

C.

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Miss Motivator.

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{This post is brought to you by: travelling around Dundee on the 73 bus.}

I think I’m becoming more motivated to achieve goals that may sometimes seem out of reach.

I’ll explain: I have a ‘plan’ of what I want to be when I grow up, { I’ll have my own shop, design beautiful patterns, and put them on fabulous interior furnishings} and this involves me being my own boss, but to get there I need ‘experience’.

Which is why I started this blog. It was born firstly to prove to myself I could do it, and secondly to see if my ideas are interesting to you lovely people out there!

I ended up not getting the job that would’ve given me a major step in gaining ‘experience’ 😶…but that hasn’t stopped me following the plan. I’ve now started work on plan B.

People said before the outcome:

“If you don’t get the job, make sure you don’t give up”.

And I can say I am not giving up.

But in order to make plan B work I need to get another job, save money and manage my time. Sounds kinda grown up.

So wish me luck!

Thanks for reading! T.T.F.N

C.

Movie Night!

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After watching The Big Bang Theory episode with SH-AMY’s first “sleep over” in a homemade fort, it got me thinking –

How AWESOME would it be to have a ‘grown up’ movie night – complete with fort- for all your amazing friends {or just for you and your better half}!

So I started ‘pinning’:

First things, first – THE FORT

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  • Ambience is key – so fairy lights are a must.
  • Cushions, cushions, CUSHIONS! – to make sure there are no numb bums…no one likes a numb bum.
  • Blankets – integral to creating your fort. They can be Star Wars themed or not. It’s really up to you.
  • Duvets – for extra comfort and for anyone who feels a little chilly.

Next on the list: The invitations.

And what better way to invite peeps to your amazing movie night –

MOVIE STUBS!
MOVIE STUBS!

I mean you can’t get into a movie without one!

Next: THE FOOD!

Popcorn, nachos, hot dogs, pick ‘n’ mix! {DROOLS}

I found a great popcorn box template:

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Which would also be amazing for the pick ‘n’ mix! I can’t wait to try it out!

Last but not least: An A-MAZ-ING Movie!

No point in picking a bad one! 🙂 I’d recommend Gremlins or Ghostbusters!

Thanks for reading! T.T.F.N

C.

 

 

Guilty Pleasures – Part One…

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So recently I’ve been watching Gilmore Girls, and I’d forgotten how much I L.O.V.E this show!

Especially all of the ramblings between Lorelai and Rory! The coffee, the food, the coffee, the drama…and did I mention the coffee? {there’s coffee}.

It got me thinking about those secret little likes everyone has, but are too afraid to talk about in public.

So today I’m standing proud. Or setting myself up for ridicule for ever and ever. So without further delay here are some of my guilty pleasures {a mixture of movies, TV programmes, food and more}…

{Eek!} – here we go:

The Twilight Saga – {Books and movies}
I know the CGI was awful! {that creepy-ass baby!} But who doesn’t enjoy an angsty teen love triangle now and then?!

Gilmore Girls
If I could talk as fast as this mother-daughter team, I would do so on a daily basis. Whilst drinking my weight in coffee.

Pickled Onions
I have been known to eat them directly out of the jar.

Taking ‘me’ days
I have actually had days off where I just do all the things I  want to do, and no one can judge me. Example:
I took a week of ‘me’ days not so long ago and sat for 8 hours every day {minus snacking time} to play Skyrim. It was a glorious geek-filled week, and I’m not sorry.

Leading me to:

The Elder Scrolls V – Skyrim!
An amazing fantasy land where I can create a character who shoots lightning from their hands, become an assassin, wield a sword and slay dragons! I mean c’mon! Who couldn’t love this!

Watching BAD daytime TV and loving it!
Mainly Jeremy Kyle and Jerry Springer…hearing people rant on about how ‘someone done me wrong’ or ‘who’s the daddy?’, drinking a cup of coffee and having a choccie biccie.

But maybe that’s enough from me…*

Feel free to share some of your guilty pleasures below or let me know if there are more folk like me ‘out’ there!

Thanks for reading! T.T.F.N

C.

*Oh and Barbie Girl by Aqua…*girly squeal

May the Fourth be with Me!

SO I’M BACK!
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Welcome to Dundee!

Actually, I landed on Saturday — and the jet lag has been in full swing 😦

I’d hoped to avoid it with a lovely three-day stopover in Dubai, but that hasn’t done me much good! At least I brunched to my heart’s content on Friday! {If you don’t know what a Middle East brunch is, it’s an amazing 4 hour buffet with all you can eat and drink! – heaven.}

As I’ve previously mentioned — in Home Sweet, Idealistic, Home — I’ve decided to attempt an ‘adult life’…and to start, I’m currently keeping my fingers crossed for an interview to get my actual, proper, literal D-R-E-A-M job! {This is no exaggeration!}

I do believe in fate; I actually came across the job advert because I was bored. I get emails telling me about positions I might be ‘interested’ in nearly every day, and for months I didn’t look at them. Click, delete, repeat.

Then the other day I thought –

‘Hey, why not?’ I’m moving back to Scotland soon and I don’t want to turn up without applying for something, at least.’

It took some scrolling [like pages and pages…}

Then suddenly I saw it…D-R-E-A-M job.

After polishing the resume and writing ‘the’ cover letter of all cover letters…I hit apply.

I believe the first feeling was fear. Overwhelming fear. Fear of rejection, especially. This wouldn’t be the first job of this nature I’ve applied for and not heard a single peep {Which is just downright rude if you ask me!}.

Then I get a call to tell me that I had been shortlisted. –ME…SHORTLISTED!– I haven’t stopped smiling since.

But I’m still waiting to find out! So keep all your fingers and toes crossed for me! If it comes through, you’ll be the first to know!*

{May the Fourth be with ME!}
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Thanks for reading! T.T.F.N

C.

*not guaranteed 🙂