Al Fresco Dining with HomeSense

Al Fresco DiningJosh and I moved into our flat almost two years now, and although our home is almost complete, we were seriously lacking in the al fresco dining department. We don’t currently have a garden (boo!) so I’d never really thought about buying pretty things to dish goodies up in outside before. But with the local park (it’s fancy, we’re talking tennis courts and a river) two seconds from our door and the good weather recently we’ve been enjoying our food outside a lot more than I’d thought. Like in my recent Spring Picnic collaboration with JD Williams, that you guys seemed to love! Seriously guys, thank you for all your wonderful comments on that post – you’re the best! And you weren’t the only ones who loved it, HomeSense got in touch again (you can check out my post all about their new store opening HERE) and asked if I’d like to pick out some new picnic gear for their range. So in today’s bonus post, I’m sharing the items I picked up and why… View Post

Spring Picnic featuring JD Williams

Spring Picnic StyleWith all this beautiful weather recently Josh and I thought it would be nice to pack up a little bag and head to the local park for a huge Spring picnic. I cobbled together some tasty treats and put on my new glad-rags from JD Williams, threw on a summer hat and settled down for an afternoon of giggles (mostly at my fashion-y poses, thanks Josh!) and good food. View Post

The Ultimate Blogging Wishlist

Made From Beauty The Ultimate Blogging WishlistBeing a blogger is fun; I get to review and talk about all of my favourite products, go new places and do new things and I have absolutely loved the year Made From Beauty has had…but recently I have really been trying to ‘up my blogging game’ or take things a little bit more professionally. So today I’ve put together the ‘ultimate’ blogging wishlist; the if-money-wasn’t-an-object wishlist! I know, I know there’s no beauty in this post, but don’t panic we’ll be back to it tomorrow at 6.00am GMT. So let’s take a look at all the bits of tech and homeware I’m saving for here at Made From Beauty’s HQ… View Post

What I Got for My Birthday 2016

Made From Beauty What I Got for My Birthday 2016If you saw my post on Sunday, you’ll know it was my birthday this past weekend and I was very lucky to receive some beautiful presents from my friends and family. Today I’m going to share some of the gorgeous gifts currently making their home in my makeup collection and home. View Post