Monday, 13 February 2012

Happy thoughts

Hooray for February, holidays this week, boyfriends who go on special trips for chocolate mousse on Sunday nights, two months until new house, rubbish films and all of this.

1. New blog design

This weekend I gave my blog a brand new look to fit in with my AMAZING new header, designed by my pal Lucy. I gave her a really rubbish brief (which basically could be condensed into 'I like pastels') so she's done an amazing job. It's my face! Ha. I was also able to try out a few of the html tricks I've been learning - check out my recent comments box at the very bottom of the blog, it's ace!

Lucy's currently working on opening up an etsy shop that'll be filled with jewellery & prints - I shall post about it when it's up!

2. Valentines Day

Tattoo-style cookies made (by me) in 2010
I'm a sucker for Valentine's Day. I know that it's not to everyone's taste and there's always a bit of moaning about how commercial it is, but I'm a big romantic and love that it's a day about being in love! (plus it's easy and very thoughtful to make presents rather than buy them - have a look at these heart cupcakes for inspiration).

This year Craig & I are going through to see Glasgow to see the loves of my life, Brand New. I'm so excited! It's funny, I've listened to Brand New since I was sixteen (mental) and I still love them. That's ten years! Woah. Anyway, I'm looking forward to dancing and singing and cocktails. Lovely.

3. Pinterest



If you've not started using Pinterest yet, prepare to be addicted! I joined a wee while ago, then had weird login-issues, but I'm back and making up for lost time! It's absolutely perfect for future-house planning, as well as keeping track of things I'd like to make and buy. Everything you pin is linked to the original source (so helpful) so I've started keeping a board of prints I'd like to buy from etsy (easier than trying to sort through loads of favourites).

My pinterest name is eversojuliet - if you'd like an invite to the site then please comment with your email address and I'll see what I can do!

Lovely stuff.

p.s. there's one more week to enter my Models Own giveaway!

10 comments :

  1. Your header is so boss! Your friend did a fantastic job with the illustration!

    Lauren
    http://tasteslikelove.blogspot.com

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  2. How cute are those cookies?! I love them! Also the header looks great!
    I've heard a bit about pintrest but don't really get it? Could possibly you send me an invite please? simplecountrygirl@aol.com thankyouuuu :)xx

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  3. New design looks great!

    Could you maybe send me an invite? judeliddell@hotmail.co.uk

    Thanks :o)

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  4. The new header is cool! love it

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  5. Loving the new design Juliet! The illustration header is fab!

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  6. Oooo I love those cookies! And yeah I don't see why everyone has such a problem with V day, it's kind of a 'just get over it' situation in my eyes.

    Great blog! I'm always drawn to other bloggers if I see they're also from the Burgh :)

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  7. What great Valentine's cookies!

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  8. Great ! Really enjoying your blog and am your newest follower.

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  9. Your new blog header looks great! I really like it :)
    xxx

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Thank you so much for commenting, it is lovely and really makes my day!

If you have any questions I will do my best to answer them quickly, or you can also tweet me @eversojuliet

Ta!

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