Pink Friday

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Hey everyone,

I'm trying to cram seeing as much as my friends as I can as long as I'm home.
So I wore this outfit for a pub date with the schoolies.

The shops have pretty much failed me this Spring/Summer as I found no cute cotton dresses suitable for a hot Australian summer.
So I had to take to eBay, and luckily amongst others found this little bargain for only £6!



DRESS: New Look (via eBay)
CARDIGAN: H&M
BELT: ASOS
NECKLACES: Sunday Girl Accessories and River Island
BRACELETS: Various
SHOES: Primark

NAILS: Jo'Mina by Illamasqua with a coat of Magenta Divine by Models Own on my ring fingers.

See the little bracelet in the middle?
I bought matching ones for me and my sister since she's going away to university soon - they're two peas in a pod (geddit?) plus our initials on two dainty leaves.
We absolutely love them, and they're from Beazuness on Etsy.

LIPSTICK: Speak Louder by MAC.

You may have noticed I've had my hair cut and re-ombred! 

Both were done by Scott at The Birdcage Salon/Forever Long in Newcastle. I stumbled across the beautiful salon down Nun Street (locals - across the road from Reflex) and had a great experience. 

I absolutely love the colour - obviously it's much better than my own attempt with a £3 box of bleach! It's made my hair look a lot thicker, which I love. 
I also tend to have quite dry hair, so I'm taking good care of it with lots of conditioner, and also using my faithful Moroccan Oil.

But please pop along if you're local - they have really good deals on at the moment! 


And finally some pictures from my date with the schoolies. 
(Yeah, my friend Marie likes to jump in pictures a lot, haha!):

Marie, Lorna and Grahame

Blurry Libby, Sarah and Marie

Me and Marie
(Why yes, she is indeed drinking a mint julep and a peach martini at the same time. My friends are made of awesomesauce.)


As much as I'm excited to going away - one of the scariest thing is that my 'support bubble' I've had around me for the past twelve years won't be a text and a pint away! 
(I've been friends with Marie, Sarah and Lorna since Year 7 - that's first year of secondary school when we were just 11-years-old, to non-UK folk!)

However - new experiences and challenges are always a good thing.


Muchos love,
MessyCarla.


PS: Oh, and as the fangirls of Tumblr have just reminded me - happy 35th birthday to this lovely human


10 comments:

Vikii

you are beautuful! :))

alliejayne

This is such a great ebay find! I love the print on the skirt part.
Your hair looks so lovely too :)

xx

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Dejon

Hiya, I'd love to find out which travel blogs you're following, sounds like fun!

Lillian Funny Face

You look so lovely, your hair is really fun and the dress looks great on you. I love the little peapod bracelet, so cute!

Helen

the peapod necklace is so pretty! what a nice present :)

Maria Fallon

I love your new hair and I love the pink on you!

Maria xxx

DuskCloud

That pink top and blue cardigan is the BEST colour combination EVER.

Janet Mandell

Fabulous DIY! Wow I cant believe how many things I am learning as a new blogger in the DIY department! Thanks for sharing! LOVE LOVE your blog :)
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Very cute and amazing! You're good in fashion and I really love your outfit and accessories.

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