A sneak peak

Room tours are one of my favourite things to read on blogs - for a naturally nosy person like myself they're great! I thought I'd try one of my own and show everyone some of my favourite corners of my room. I'm a natural hoarder so so be prepared for a lot of things!

This is my perfume shelf - my beloved Chanel sits at the back - filled with little secondhand nic-naks. The gorgeous pink atomiser is one of my favourite finds and i'm on the hunt for more to add to my collection. The picture of Connor and I is from when we were whippersnappers at the tender age of 18. The massive picture college below was a 21st birthday present from my parents.

I aspire to be just like Audrey Hepburn so it's apt that a huge picture hangs above my bed.

 Like I said my room is full of random junk! My best friend brought me back the kangaroo balls bottle opener when she went to Australia, the signed Backstreet Boys photo was a very well recieved 21st birthday present and that graduation bear was something my mum picked me up from a bootsale. She went through a phase of buying me graduation-theme things when I completed my degree - more evidence below!

 Excuse my messy bookcase - it's due a good tidy up one of these days. The creepy looking tramp - freaks my best friend out everytime she's round - has sentimental value. At my grandparents house it used to sit in front of their TV and my grandad would always talk about it. So when he died it was one of the things I nabbed. The dressing table glass set holds my cameo collections, hair slides and rings. I have far too much jewellery! The brownie bear sitting in the glass was a present when I finally hung up my boots as a leader due to working in London. My boyfriends sister brought me the tin behind one birthday and it houses all my Lush bath bombs.

You may have spotted this pretty Orla Kiely candle sitting on my bookcase. It was very kindly gifted to me by Amara.  I opted for the fig tree scent to help remind me of Christmas and it smells absolutely gorgeous! With 50 hours of burning time, my room will be smelling lovely in the build up to Christmas. Nothing like a scented candle to help you relax after a stressfull day at work! The beautiful glass means that it can be reused for something else - i'm thinking to hold make up brushes just like Sarah.
I'm a sucker for brooches - I don't even want to know how many I own. I was given quite a few from my Great nan's collection but am too scared to wear them in public so I scour bootsales to find ones to wear. After all it's better to lose something that's worth 50p then lose something of sentimental value. I like to keep a few of my favourite ones on display.

I told you my mum went through a phase of collection graduation-themed trinkets. This owl teapot has pride of place on my dvd holder.
Finally despite having a kindle I can't get out of the habit of gathering books. I hardly ever buy new perfering to pick them up from charity shops or bootsales. You'd be suprised at what you'd find! I don't really have a favourite genre and will quite happily read anything. Actually i'm looking for a few Kindle recommendations if you have any please?
So that's my room! If you have any of your own room tours, i'd love to see them so please do leave me a link!


  1. I love room tours, mine is too much of a tip to share! x

  2. I love a room tour, yours is no exception, so many pretties and happy stories! x

  3. You have such a cute room - I adore Audrey Hepburn too and my room is filled with her!!
    I love your blog and am definitely following now :)
    Check out mine if you have a spare moment and if you like it, follow back??

    Andrea xxxx

  4. I'm planning on how to decorate my room at the moment so I'm scouring the internet for posts just like this for inspiration! Love all you little trinkets and keepsakes, I'm exactly the same and have loads of little bits and pieces scattered all over my room! Great post :)


  5. I lvoe having a nose at everyones rooms ;) My room has a nice big cupboard where I shove everything so my room looks neat but if you open the cupboard it all falls out xx

  6. so many lovely little items!

    from helen at thelovecatsinc.com // @thelovecatsinc

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  7. I love these kind of posts, they're so good for getting some inspiration! x

  8. I love having a peek into other people's homes, I love all your little knick knacks!

    Maria xxx

  9. Love all your little trinkets especially the Orla candle and Audrey picture, such a gorgeous room xxx

  10. Kissed in Paris and Sleeping with Paris, both by Juliet Sobanet are fab kindle books! I read them both within a few days. Xx


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