Sunday, 12 November 2017

Penguin Pants Stickers

I have something oh so very exciting to share with you today, that's right, more stickers! I have teamed up with the wonderful Penguin Pants* to show you some of their amazing current stock. There is also an amazing discount code at the end so you can get yourself some of her items!

The packaging was so cute and it is exactly what you would receive should you placed an order with Penguin Pants! I love the little paper bag that it came in, it makes it so unique and the little flyers that come with it would definitely be enough to tempt me to go back and look for more!

STOP Planner Time. YES! These stickers are so great, there are some days where I do need to slow down and just do something that I find relaxing and that I enjoy so these stickers would be very fitting for that!

I am still studying and do actually have quite a lot to do at the moment so these stickers are absolutely perfect for me, I can allocate study time when I need to and pop a sticker in to mark that this is what I am doing that day and there would also be enough space for me to write what I wanted to study as well.

I do think these Collect Prescription stickers are cute, I personally wouldn't have a use for them as I don't use any kind of prescription or anything but I can imagine how perfect they would be for anyone that does. Plus they come in two sets of colours depending on whether you prefer brights or pastels!

These Reading and Book Review stickers are adorable! I love everything about them and I've never seen anything like them before so they are definitely worth snapping up. I'm not a big reader but I do know people that are and if they were interested in writing down how they felt about a particular book then this would be absolutely perfect.

Very similar to the Book Review stickers are the film equivalent. What you are watching and then a review! I would definitely get more use out of these than the reading ones as I watch films on Netflix all the time and it would definitely help me to remember what I had watched and how much I really enjoyed it!

It's things like this that really make me wish I sold things on Etsy or somewhere! How adorable are these?! 

These Work Reward Stickers are hilarious, they shouldn't be true but they so are! Some of these definitely apply more than others..! My favourites have to be Joined In With Small Talk, Didn't Swear Too Much and Remembered My Lunch (classic here). To be honest I think I just need a whole sheet of Left On Time stickers!

These Christmas Reward Stickers are my absolute favourite! I honestly cannot wait to start using them, for both the practical and the hilariously funny stickers too. Obviously you have your standard things to do like Wrap Gifts and Put The Tree Up, but there are other brilliant ones like Not So Silent Night and Didn't Lose The Scissors Or Tape (Classic!) and Avoided The Mistletoe. Some really great stickers to add a bit of humour to your planner.

I must say all of these stickers have been so well thought out and are such good quality, I cannot wait to use them all in my planner and no doubt will be sharing with others so they can appreciate how great these stickers are!

There are so many other products from Penguin Pants, from personalised decorations to socks to all sorts of personalised items and so much more. Be sure to use the discount code 10OFFAS for 10% off and let me know what you get!

*This post was written in collaboration with Penguin Pants, but as always all views are my own

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Saturday, 11 November 2017

New Year, New Diary

Dare I say it, it's almost 2018, I cannot believe how quickly this year has absolutely flown by, so much has happened in the space of a year, things I honestly could never have predicted happening, the good and the bad. However, without dwelling on it too much, I am very hopeful for next year, and I am looking forward to seeing all the exciting things it will hold!

Since New Year is typically for new beginnings, most of us start a New Diary! I teamed up with Bureau Direct* to show you some of the newest and most certainly prettiest diaries around! Be sure to check out their wide range of diaries, they have amazingly super quick delivery which I was impressed with! I placed an order for two gifts and they arrived a few days later and now I can't wait to give them for Christmas! I have got two stunning (yes, I mean stunning) Diaries to show you for potential for the New Year.

As a huge fan of planners and diaries myself, this is quite an exciting blog post, I haven't owned a diary like either of these for quite some time now but they are so well laid out that I can't resist the temptation. They make perfect gifts too, the ones on Bureau Direct cater for all prices and styles so there is no doubt you will be able to find the perfect gift. 

Castelli Matra A5 Diary

I cannot even tell you how much I love this diary, the sleek black makes it so sophisticated and it comes with a pencil that is so smooth to write with! Sometimes a classic black diary is all you need, I've been through so many colours now, from pink to purple to blue to black, and that black always looks so smart. Perfect for any Business person or that person in your life who most definitely needs a diary and is a tad unorganised! 

What I actually didn't realise was that this diary is a 15 month diary running from October 2017 to December 2018, so you can start using it now, however you need to be quick as these diaries have been so popular they are literally flying out so if you see it in stock and are tempted, get it! Before it's too late, you can also sign up for email notifications of when it arrives back in stock. 

There are so many different page formats in this diary, from your weekly layout, note pages, address book, personal notes page as well as extensive information pages, what more could you want in a diary?! The Weekly Layout is pretty much my dream layout, with a weekly calendar on one page, with the week number and obvs dates, and on the other page is a notes page! Perfect for keeping absolutely everything in one place for all your needs.

Leuchtturm Medium Weekly Diary

Let's just start with the Copper, what a dream eh? The minute I saw this diary, I knew I was on to a winner. This is your typical diary too, it runs from January to December of 2018. It also has a beautiful hard cover, I've used one of the the Leuchtturm's that has a hard cover before and I loved using it and I always said that would be one that I would use again so to choose this diary was simply no questions asked!

The layout of this Leuchtturm Diary is the same as the Castelli, with the Weekly Diary on the left hand page and a notes page on the right hand page. The Diary also has a storage pocket in the back cover (I find these so useful for odd bits of paper), a set of sticker labels for the front cover and spine, a matching elastic band and a bookmark to mark the page, detachable sheets for notes, phases of the moon and official holidays for 58 countries - very important to know all these holidays!

I actually am going to be using this diary for work, so I can see everything on a weekly view and plan out the weeks! Because I am so freakishly organised like that, and because I obviously need this diary in my life. I also think this diary would be perfect for you or anyone you know that loves metallic colours and needs a pretty diary in their life!

Be sure to head over to my Instagram where I have shared some photos of the inside of these beaut diaries too!

Are you a diary person or do you do it all electronically?

*Products gifted by Bureau Direct, however all views are my own

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Wednesday, 8 November 2017

An Autumn Sticker Haul from The Delightful Unicorn

Can you believe it's November? This is hands down my favourite time of year, and I couldn't be more excited! I love it so much, despite the working in Retail, I somehow still love the time of year! So I though I would share a little Design Team haul from The Delightful Unicorn. 

This gorgeous Autumn kit will cover absolutely everything that you need in a weekly spread, I managed to use mine on just one week but sometimes I would spread out the kit over a few weeks if I wanted more white space to use. I love the colours on this one too, and the different patterns, I've also never used a double box before but I think I'm in love with it completely and have since ordered a load of other double boxes! You have absolutely everything you need to get yourself started too, from checklists to day stickers to full and half boxes too.

These last two definitely go together, or four sheets should I say, the long awaited 3D stickers! I've posted several different videos and pictures on Instagram of these in full use, but I really do love them, it adds something else to your spread and all of these are currently still available in the store. They're also reduced to £1.90 at the moment so a bargain for 3 too! The pink ones are obviously my favourite but I have loved using them all too. You simply stick the first and second pieces together and fold it over to make the cover of your sticker and the back sticks onto your page where you want it. I'm secretly hoping for Christmas versions of these to write down Christmas menus hehe!

*These products were received from being part of the Design Team for The Delightful Unicorn

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Keeping Safe In The Holidays

Can you believe it's that time of year again? I know I can! I've been out and about in town this week and I cannot even tell you how much I am loving seeing all the Christmas products out in stores. But ya know, that's just me! Big fan of Christmas over here.

We all have some time at Christmas that we need to be out and about and driving to Christmas Parties and Relatives Houses for all kinds of Festive fun. It has gotten me thinking about how I need my car in perfect working order, so here is my advice for you!

My first concern is my tyres, for some reason it always has been! I get terrified that my tyres are going to be below the legal limit or could burst at any point, I always check mine before going on a longer journey and try to do it more regularly. If you are around Dundee, you can get your car tyre fitting in Dundee from Fife Autocentre*. They will happily help you with your tyres!

I also like to have some essentials in the car when I'm travelling, it's likely there will always be a bottle of water and some snacks lying around somewhere, if not I make sure that I either pick some up at the petrol station or take some with me. There is nothing worse then getting caught in unexpected traffic and desperate for a drink! Am I right?

Another thing I do tend to have spare in the car, especially during the Winter season is a spare Jacket or Hoody and a Blanket, I am fortunate enough to have not gotten in a spot of bother yet! However there is always that 'What If?' moment, who knows how long you need to wait for someones help!

The last things that I pretty much always have in my car, is some De-Icer spray for the Windscreen, you know those days where you have 5 more minutes and you end up in a rush? Yeah, for those mornings, because no one has time to sit there for 15 minutes waiting for the Ice on your Windscreen to melt. I also tend to keep some Windscreen Wash with anti-freeze in it, I also don't have time to wait for that to thaw out to use it! 

Those are my essentials for my car in the Winter, what are yours?

*Sponsored Post, as always all words and views are my own

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