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DIY Wedding Gift/ Extra Wedding Gift

Who else is sick of giving the usual gift at a wedding? Money, spoons, photo frames?

Well my partner and I gave our best friends money, some in English and some for their honeymoon in Bali but also wanted to get them a little something they could keep and look back on. Our friend circle is quite big and they didn’t really get a chance to sit with us much, seeing as it was their day and they were dancing all night. So we took lots of pictures and I have went around and gathered them all up, got them printed and came up with in my eyes the best wedding present ever!

So once you have all your photos, you need to get a scrapbook, I got this cream one for £8.00 on Amazon, its really good perfect size and its blank so plenty of room for your special touches. You will also need some scrap book extras, like stickers, ribbon, flowers, anything you want really. You don’t want too much and you don’t want something that is bulky, otherwise your book wont close. DSCN2771

I got some crystal letters, silver wedding stickers, paper flowers (same colour as her bridesmaids) and I also got some wooden hearts, I actually got them from her wedding so I thought that would be a cute touch.  I got my scrapbook goodies from The Range, all of these were only £1.00 each.
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Arrange your photos and stickers out first making sure that you are happy before you stick them down. Once you do a couple of pages you get into the swing of things and might not need to arrange and just let your creativity flow. I really enjoyed making this book and I think this is such a cute and unique extra little gift that you give the person. I am actually going to go around and get our friends to write a few words next to their picture, just as a little extra.

The book only costs £15 to make including the pictures being printed and I think with yourself making it, it really makes it special. So why not try something different and make your wedding gift this year, and if you are stuck for a wedding to go to, you can even try making one for another special occasion.

Happy Crafting Guys!

Danni Saw This…

Hey you guys!

Wow May went so quickly!

I learned so much in this month, met new people, found some awesome new brands and even got my self into an HNC course in Travel and Tourism!

One of the awesome businesses I came across this month was ‘Danni Saw This’. Danni is a Graphic Designer by day and a Iphoneographer on the side. Her photographs are incredible, her passion for art and architecture really comes through in her work. She is one hell of a lady and she is so sweet! She even sent me a gorgeous print of one of her photographs!

First impressions are everything when it comes to the delivery of a product from a business and ‘Danni Saw This’ hit the nail on the head! I was so excited when I got my photograph all wrapped up in bright paper, tied with string and with her amazing compliments card. I was so sad when I had to rip it open lol.

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My excitement shot through the roof when I got the wrapper of, my very own gorgeous dandelion ruffle photograph! I have went straight onto Ebay and ordered a white ikea box frame, I think it will go really well with it. The quality of the print is amazing, the detail of the photograph is breath taking,her work is out of this world and there is so much more than just this one photo, check out more below 🙂

What made you start your business?

My friends kept telling me to!

I always post my photos on my Facebook page and whenever I would see my friends they would ask if had thought about selling them, to which I would always reply ‘no, I don’t think anyone would buy them.’ Eventually I decided to bite the bullet and open my own little Folksy shop, which for me was the best outlet as they support British artists and designers.

Tell us about Danni Saw This

Danni Saw This is my blog that celebrates life’s little quirks and random moments, along with a few design pieces thrown into the mix. I’m a graphic designer by day and a photographer (or should that be iphoneographer!) on the side.

Danni Saw This has evolved from a photography challenge I set myself nearly five years ago, titled ‘I Saw This and Thought…’ where I challenge myself to take a photograph everyday and post the results on social media. I then took my idea further and created my blog to share my photos and other quirky finds with people. I love finding something unusual and sharing it!

What is your favourite thing to photograph?

It has to be architecture and flowers. My Instagram feed is always filled with flowers no matter what time of year it is!

What advice would you give someone else wanting to start a business?

For someone who is starting out small like myself, I would say just go for it. It took me a long time to pluck up the courage to do it and I’m glad I did. I would also say be patient, it may take a while to establish your business and make your first sale, but when you do, that feeling of achievement is brilliant. Be confident to market your products without worrying! I still worry that if I market my products I’m annoying people, to which I should know better as I work in marketing! Remember there is a fine line between promoting well and becoming annoying and losing customers and/or followers. Finally have fun, you never know where your business may go, it’s an exciting adventure!

All of Dannis photographs are only £8.00 each! I cannot recommend her enough!

Check out her amazing blog here – www.dannisawthis.co.uk

Check her out on Twitter – twitter.com/dannistoker

And definitely check out her Folksy shop – folksy.com/shops/DanniSawThis

So what are you waiting for, check out Danni online and get in touch if you have found an awesome business in May that you just fell in love with!

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Spring/ Summer Looks With Powder Accessories

Hey you guys!

The sun is finally out and the temperatures are slowly getting higher so I am going to share with you some awesome spring, summer looks, all accessorised with gorgeous items from Powder.

Powder is an amazing fashion accessories website created by Lisa and Luc, if you haven’t heard of them, you have to go check them out, incredible!

Look number 1 – Casual (day out, travelling, sight seeing, tea at the ivy 😉 ) 


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T-Shirt – Uniqlo.com £9.90 – Glasses – River Island £10.00 – Skinny Jeans – New Look £13.00 – Shoes – New Look £18.00 – Leather Jacket – Sheinside £25.00 – FujiFilm Camera – Currys £69.00

I choose to add the Bourdeaux scarf (£16.00) from Powder to the outfit, the scarf is so soft and the layering really works well with the white t-shirt as a background.

Look Number 2 – Night Out! (Date night, night with the girlies)

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Crop Top – Topshop £20.00 – Skirt – River Island £25.00 – Necklace – New Look £13.00 – Bracelet – New Look £4.99 – Shoes – Heels.com £71.00 – Bag – New Look £16.00 

For this cute look, I picked the Cottage Garden scarf  from Powder (£18.00), instead of using as a run of the mill scarf, you could use this as a wrap, for your shoulders and it really finishes of the look linking all the colours together! 🙂

So there we are guys my day look and my night look! But wait there is more!

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Powder also have a glove range!

How cute are these? These are all on my wishlist, just imagine, a yellow autumn jacket with the turquoise gloves, perfecto! ❤

You can check out Powders full range below

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And why not check them out here: 🙂

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What a Wedding!

Hey Guys!

I am sorry for my absence the last few days. My partners sister got married on Saturday and the days before were full of fake tan, hectic moments and last minute rushes.

But Saturday came and went, without a hitch. I have to say not because it was my family, it was one of the best weddings I have ever been to.

It took two full years to plan and organise, themes, cake, dress, bridesmaids but all the hard work paid off.

The whole wedding was beautiful, the reception proved to be the best part thanks to Love Photo Booths. The wedding guests got to choose a prop, from the prop box. A hat, instrument, glasses or a wacky sign. Then head into the booth and let their hair down!

We ended up with 105 photos from the night and we haven’t stopped laughing at them. The men who own this company are fantastic and applause to them for putting up with us all for the evening! If any of my readers are from the Glasgow area please think of them for your party!

Check out their site here! 

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I smile every time I see them, such good memories and great things to keep (especially for photo freaks like me lol)

Congrats to Charlotte and Chrisy, I love you both so much! You are the most gorgeous bride and groom I have ever seen! ❤

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