Friday, 7 February 2014

January Shopping Haul

Bit of a delay with this shopping post, but that's probably because I feel like I did more shopping this January than any other - ever! What's going on? I normally trudge round the sales and If I'm lucky come back with next year's wrapping paper and Christmas cards and nothing else. So I thought I would dedicate a blog post to my successful shopping. Here's a few things I bought:

Models Own Haul

 My Twitter feed has been buzzing with swatches and pictures of people with their goodies from the short sale Models Own ran recently. 50% off with a minimum £25 spend.

My sister and I went halves and shared a nail polish haul, I was quite restrained after that, but my sister ordered more! We opted for 2 neon colours, 2 glitters, and one from their velvet goth range. Looking forward to pretty nails, though I'm not very patient so might have to get my sister to do them for me.

I think pink neon will have to be first on my list to cheer up the dismal days. Yet to try them out properly, but great range of colours and styles to choose from on their site.

 Christmas Wrap and Cards

Christmas is my favourite time for crafting and I love making cards for friends and family, but I
normally send some shop bought ones to everyone else, and normally like to buy small packs new each year so I don't get bored. After trawling every shop and finding nothing worth buying I eventually discovered some individual sheets of good quality paper in Card Factory, and found the cards (so cute) in Clinton's. I don't have much patience with the sales but it paid off this time.

Clothes Haul

To top off my haul I was lucky enough to find some things I actually needed to top up my wardrobe. It was no easy task, but persistence paid off, and I now have a padded jacket from Asda for £20, great price and ideal as an in between winter and summer jacket. I also found two cardigans to add some different colours, and a pair of trainers. I hate shoe shopping as I have feet wide at one end and narrow at the other, and often find shoes are too big, or pinch on one side of my right foot. It is a nightmare, but now a pair of comfy Aasics trainers are now mine too, new brand to me, but so far, so
comfortable. And lastly a big contrast between these 2 buys, as I have joined the onesie club, with a fleece version from New Look for a bargain price, and had to bring home this scarf at the same time. Not normally a big fan of florals, but love this.

Did you find any bargains in the sales? are this year's presents stashed away already? come and connect and share your thoughts below, and don't forget to leave a blog link if you have one, I love to read other blogs when I can.


  1. Love models own polishes although I didn't take advantage of the 50% off this time, you got some beautiful shades.

  2. First time I've tried them, my nails are currently neon pink! so many shades to choose from it was hard to pick. Thanks for commenting.