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21 Mar 2018

A few things spring

Favourite pink girly nostalgic shabby chic spring things
Happy first day of spring all! The new season has been so late to bloom this year, I'm just starting to see a sliver of evidence outside the museum in our town as the earliest milk pink blossoms begin to peek outside of their
buds. Usually at this time of year they are all but blown off the trees and we have milk pink confetti covering the roads and pavements with soft pink down. Here is a little something I put together while working on a giveaway haha, I hope you enjoy and do stick around a while to win some yey more Disney Marie goodies!

Catch me staring through shop windows all seasons, admiring sparkly festive or seasonal displays, pretty much usually dresses, you name it. I was really surprised to find a boutique that sells Micheal Kors goods in my town, I'm so used to seeing shortbread and sheep mugs haha, my brain was like 'hang on'! I couldn't stop staring, this bag is so pretty and totally stole the show in the shop window. Even though the shortbread is probably better suited to my budget and I'm okay with that mmm I will never not want to buy shortbread.
Favourite pink girly nostalgic shabby chic spring things
I have been trying some more classical mori girl looks lately with really pale nude, cream and snow white hues for spring. I'm completely in love with broderie styles and lace, anything Victoriana, as seen in my ITV Victoria style edit here. I ended up purchasing this ASOS Reclaimed Vintage number from that wish list (pick number 5!) as it was in the sale for only £11 and later picked up a lacy Topshop mini dress on ebay with a heart and button back. I've got some outfit posts lined up for spring and summer and I can't wait to show you!
Favourite pink girly nostalgic shabby chic spring things
Oscar is always asking to go candle shopping; I store all our candles in the cupboard in our living room and he loves to get them out to smell them, stack them up and carry them around the room! He loudly proclaims 'ooooh! Let's give a smell and it's like a cake' and 'mmm quite like a banana, how could they do it? Now Oscar wants to eat one in the fridge', it makes me laugh a lot. I recently picked up these newish releases I'd been coveting a while, (spy one on my wishlist!) Rainbow Cookie and Sweet Nothings. Both have such light, sweet scents, Sweet Nothings like nostalgic perfumes and Rainbow Cookie true to name smells utterly edible!
Favourite pink girly nostalgic shabby chic spring things
Mitch and Oscar gifted me a beautiful key ring charm from Asda George for Mothers' Day, I keep forgetting I'm a mother and this day can apply to me too! I'm so grateful and feel so humbled that what they think I'm doing is enough, I always feel guilty when I just have to sleep or the times I can't do as much as I want to do or is expected of me. The truth: nothing is ever perfect, if the house is clean, there's a million other things I haven't done. it's easy to doubt yourself. Spot the white rabbit candle holder, only 59p at HomeBargains!
Favourite pink girly nostalgic shabby chic spring things
What's the weather like where you are? Are you seeing pink petals under your feet instead of snow? Are you hungry for shortbread yet? Let me know, please leave me your lovely blogs and links for me to visit back! 

21 comments:

  1. Oh! i haven't tried these Yankee candle scents yet! At the moment we transitioning into Autumn.

    Candice | beautycandyloves.co.za

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    1. Ahhh no, I totally forget about people being in different locations! I can't get used to being in completely opposite seasons xD I'd love to know your fave scents! ♡

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  2. great post...
    have a nice day...

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  3. Rainbow Cookie sounds like a gorgeous scent!! Pretty sure it's still winter here >.< ♥

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    1. Thanks so much Jess!! Ahhh I know those feels! ♡

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  4. I love the Yankee Candles!

    Giulia
    http://bigiublog19.blogspot.it

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  5. I love this post, the photos really capture such a sweet concept of Spring. I especially adore the Yankee Candles, I'm mega bummed at the moment however because I cannot light my own due to the fact that I'm at uni and they won't let me. The weather where I am is still awful, it's rainy and cold and still feels like the dead of Winter. I'm looking forward to the Summer months though however as apparently Aber is lovely when it's sunny.

    Amy;
    Wandering Everywhere

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    1. Aw thanks so much Amy!! That sucks so much, I really hope spring arrives for both of us soon, we are definitely owed an extra month of sunshine for this year haha ;) ♡

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  6. Beautiful! I'm waiting for spring!!

    https://julesonthemoon.blogspot.it

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    1. Aw thank you Giulia! Ahhh same here! ♡

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  7. The key ring is adorable! And so are the Yankee Candles, I like the small ones because usually the scent is strong enough so you don't have to get the bigger ones and pay more haha. Lovely post as usual Elizabeth!

    Julia x
    Last Post: The Colourful Gap Jumper | http://juliaspeaksbeauty.blogspot.co.uk/2018/03/fashion-jumper-that-makes-me-happy.html

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  8. Happy spring Those dresses look adorable. xoxo Cris
    http://photosbycris.blogspot.com.au/2018/03/gamiss-show-stopper-outfit-in-carrara.html

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  9. I'm impatient for spring to properly start! lol. The daffodils started coming out in late Feb but some died off with the cold. I've only started seeing blossom trees now.

    Those Yankee candles look nice, especially Sweet Nothings. Gonna look out for that. Glad you had a nice Mothers Day! :)

    Zania
    x

    http://livingseasonal.blogspot.co.uk

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  10. I love to stock up on Yankee Candles for the spring, I love to have candles lit throughout my whole house!

    Danielle xx
    http://www.fashionbeautyblog.co.uk/

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  11. As a matter of fact, I haven't seen many buds around at all. Instead there's frickin snow.πŸ˜²πŸ˜„ I feel now Spring hasn't properly arrived where I am, it'll soon come in April.😊

    #sweetreats xx www.bakingboutiquebirds.blogspot.co.uk

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  12. Oooh, I love love love that white dress! You must take outfit photos in it, it's so pretty xx

    -Jacqueline
    Jackieomy.com

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  13. What a lovely post to get us in the mood for Spring! It seems like there's hints of Spring in the air but I'm definitely ready to see it in full force. Also I'm not sure what I'm lusting after more - shortbread or the Michael Kors bag :) Elisha x

    www.gonebl0gging.blogspot.co.uk

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  14. Rainbow Cookie sounds like a heavenly candle scent!

    Chloe x
    www.softoctobernight.com

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  15. I adore everything spring related! Pastel colours are so beautiful and I love seeing so many flowers outside!

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