Pink bodycon dress with Vesper dresses.

@vesperdresses


Hi Ladies, 
So you might remember the red dress from Vesper that I posted a few weeks ago. The lovely guys at Vesper dresses sent me over this Isme dress from their new collection. 
I am obsessed with the print of this dress and just think its so feminine and sweet. 
For the curvy ladies like myself this has plenty of stretch and hugs in all the right places. 

If you are between sizes get the smaller as I get an 8 in the vesper dresses but in other brands I get a 10 in body con shapes, lots and lots of stretch in this. 
This dress is £52 and you can find it here.

Also here is the link to the shape wear that I wear under my bodycon dresses. 
I swear by this one for smoothing everything out and giving a nice shape underneath. 

Have a peep at the pics below and as always don't forget to tag me in your cute dress pics on instagram and leave the link to your blog below in the comments section. 

Thanks for stopping by and reading. 

Catherine. 

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Spring lace with dresses.ie

Dresses.ie

Hi everyone, I have this adorable lace dress to share with you today, I seen this on the dresses.ie snapchat and I was so delighted when the guys sent it to me. 
Its by a brand called Glamorous and it is in my fave skater style. 
This dress would actually be perfect for any brides as a dress to wear on the day after your wedding, I also think it would be adorable for a festival with a flower crown too ( maybe not a muddy Irish festival but more of a Coachella style ).

The sizing is XS-L and I am wearing a small which is a 10, I am busty and petite so the 10 is perfect on me. It is also perfect on the arms as sometimes I find things with a sleeve to be tight but this is perfect. 


Have a peep below and let me know what you think? Don't forget to tag me in your cute dress finds over on Instagram and leave your blog link in the comments section. 

Chat soon,
Catherine. 

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Spring home ware haul.

Girly home ware haul.

Hi everyone. 
I haven't done a haul in ages and today I went on a ramble to may fave shops, lots of bright colors and new stock in the shops and some had sales on for Easter so I got a few bargains. 
You might notice a bit of a cream and lilac theme as that is what I am loving at the moment since changing the wallpaper in the living room. 

Where I could I tagged and linked the items I bought to their shops with prices. 
I rambled around my local shopping center in Blanchardstown as it has all my fave shops close together. 

Have a peep below and let me know what your fave is. 

Next.ie

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My top tips for being productive.

How to get the most out of your day. 

Hi everyone. 
Lately I have been getting questions on how I manage my time between working full time, crafting and blogging. 
You might see me on Snapchat getting up at 6am, working my shift then making teddy bears and posting on Instagram in the evenings. 
The truth is it can get overwhelming at times but lately I have been trying to manage my time better and be more productive so here is some tips. 


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Handmade Instagram giveaway

Giveaway time.

To say thank you for following me over on Instagram I want to do a giveaway of one of my frames and bears. 

All you have to do is follow me and repost the picture below and tag me in it.
Competition with close on Tuesday at 9pm when the winner will be announced.

This competition is in no way sponsored, administrated, or associated with Instagram inc.
Competition is open to all European countries, unfortunately not open to residence outside Europe.

To repost picture simply screen shot the image and then post to your page and tag me in it. 

Good luck!

Thanks for entering and following.
Catherine. 




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Cath Kidston spring tea dresses.

@cathkidston


Hi Ladies, you might have seen me post these two cute dresses on Instagram during the week so I just thought I would share the links to them. 
If you follow me on Snapchat you would have seen I went to the Image.ie evening with Cath Kidston on Wednesday. 
It was such an amazing evening and I could listen to her story all night. 
As a crafter and lover of handmade and supporter of small businesses it was such an inspiring evening and great to see loads of fellow shabby chic ladies I follow on Instagram. 

So I couldn't not go to a Cath Kidston event and not have a dress? I ordered the collared dress further down in the post online but sadly it was too small so I went into the store on Grafton st and swapped it and came out with this sale gem below! I knew it would be dangerous going into the shop but I did manage to not send all my money on cups.

I have the links below the dresses and peep below as myself, the lovely Sam and the fan Jen got a pic with the lady herself. 

Where you at the event? Let me know what you thought and what inspired you the most, don't forget to leave your blog link or Instagram in  the comments. 

Chat soon,
Catherine. 


The link to this dress is here and it is on sale for 54 euro. 




You can find this one here. I found this one tight on the arms so I got the bigger size. 


For my make up look I posted the products used on this Instagram post here.





Sorry I didn't get more pictures of the event itself, it flew by so quickly and i was in awe of this lady so didn't get to snap as much as I would have liked to.








**This is not a sponsored post.
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Dresses.ie spring tea dress.

Hiya, 
SOOO lets ignore the snow we had this morning and get excited about Spring, its March and the evenings are starting to stretch. I love seeing the new collections coming into stores and I think the best stuff comes out now not later in the summer. 

Today I have this adorable floral dress from my faves dresses.ie. I was raging I missed their spring summer preview breakfast this week but that's one of the down sides of working full time and trying to blog. However the lovely ladies sent me this so that put a smile on my face. 

Have a peep below for more pics and links to the dress. 


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One fab day.

#theglitterstudios

Hi guys,
As you know I am a massive fan of the one fab day ladies. you might remember my last post on the autumn glitter studios that I went to so I was delighted when they held another event last weekend. 
If you are like me and just love finding inspiration and looking at stunning displays and local small businesses then this is a post for you. 

For anybody who missed the event I have lots of inspo pics for you below to have a peep at so put the kettle on, get your Royal Albert teacup out, put your feet up and have a wander through the pics below. 

If you are a bride and want something different then keep an eye on the @onefabday Instagram for any details on the next event. 

What I loved about this one was the new cocktail bar from Harry's on the green, the cocktails were delicious and they also do hen party cocktail parties too.
The lovely guys from Benefit were also their and they had a workshop which we managed to sneak into.
Don't worry if your not a bride, if your a Pinterest addict like me and a mag pie for sparkles and floral then you will love this. 

My fave part is the wedding dresses, stunning vintage and retro style dresses from tea length to floor sweeping it was all their. 

Have a peep at the pics below, head over to the one fab day website for contact details and a full list of all the companies you might need for the big day. 

Don't forget to leave the link to your blog in the comments section below. 

Chat soon, 
Catherine. 


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Hollywood glamour.

@vesperdresses

Hiya, 
Inspired by this weeks Oscars and all the glamour I decided to do a little Holly wood inspired post with this adorable Vesper dresses Lulu dress.
The thing I love the most about these body con dresses is they have loads of stretch in them and hold you in. I get a size 8 in my body con vesper dresses but I would normally be a 10 in other brands. 
This dress is great value at £56 and if you sign up to their newsletter you can get 10% off. 

This dress has an added bonus of hiding the tops of your arms with the little cape detail. This is one area I am self concious of and it hides it perfectly, Also if you are curvalicious like me, then team your body con with some shape wear, I am wearing a spanx style slip underneath from Debenhams and I cannot recommend enough investing in good underwear and shape wear to keep our curves in all the right places. 

As always I had to team it with a classic red lip,  I feel that if I have a red lip and a red dress I can rob a bank or take over the world lol. 

What was your fave look from this years Oscars? I was so delighted that Leo finally won an Oscar. 
Leave your comments and link to your blog below in the comment section. 

Chat soon,
Catherine. 

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