I purchased the Marion dress from Lindy Bop in their sale around a month or so ago, and I have honestly been in love ever since. It has been a staple for many of my summer occasions, from Aaron’s graduation, to a classical music festival and even my 21stbirthday. The photos below were actually taken… Continue reading British Retro Fashion with Lindy Bop
So I just moved into my new house, that is my first house that I’m not renting as a student. A bit scary, because now I have to organise all my own bills and make sure I’m earning enough money to cover them, but we’ll worry about that later. Today I’m here to talk about… Continue reading A Peak Inside My Retro Kitchen
A few months ago I posted a fun Harley Quinn makeup routine and you guys seemed to love it! It gave me the confidence I needed to show my face a little more on this blog, so as a thank you, and to celebrate the recent release of Suicide Squad, I thought I’d host my first… Continue reading Suicide Squad Giveaway ENDED
Not everyone can afford expensive tools like Photoshop, but that doesn’t mean your blog can’t be beautifully designed! There is a plethora of free design tools out there – ones that I have been relying on for years to create my own blog headers, buttons and logos as well as edit my photos. Here are… Continue reading 8 Free Design Tools that Every Blogger Should Know About
Furley & Co. is located on Princes Dock Street, Hull. I was lucky enough to get a place on the recent #HBHullBloggers mini-meet at Hull’s own Furley & Co. A great chance to catch up with old friends, the small gathering was a lovely way to end a Monday.
Has spring finally sprung? I’m not convinced. The aesthetics of spring and Easter seem to have arrived but I’m still roaming around my house in my onesie. Anyhoo, it is the time to be getting ready for warmer days right? And that means an updated shower routine!
Retro and Thrift is 4 today! Yes, four years ago today little 16 year old Courtney was sat at her laptop telling the world about her new makeup purchases – Lipcote and a Next eye shadow set. I still use and love Lipcote but I think (and damn well hope) we can all agree that my writing and photography… Continue reading 4 Things I’ve Learnt in 4 Years of Blogging
So 2015 was a funny one for me. Although when I was writing my notes for this post I realised I achieved a lot and was pretty happy at times, I’m still left feeling a bit ‘meh’ at the end of it. New Year gets me all anxious anyway; January has been a struggle since… Continue reading Looking back at 2015
So I know this may be a bit late, but if you’re not sick of Christmas posts yet then please read my little post about what I was very lucky to receive this Christmas. I know these sorts of posts are controversial and often people accuse bloggers of bragging, however this is kind of a way to make… Continue reading What I got for Christmas 2015