This illustration from Peepshow Collective has been keeping me extremely jolly recently, being my last month few weeks of uni, life has been busy busy (apologies for the lack of posts i will be back in full swing sooon) so thank you to peepshow collective for this illustration as it keeps me smiling through the mounds of work :-) x
I came across these pictures on flickr and i fell in love with them and Amos the pig… x
Some images from Monty Python and The Mighty Boosh that inspired a a fun project i’ve been working on x
I really was one lucky bunny a few weeks ago on my Birthday, which ended up being spread into a 4 day birthday, I had so much fun and was so spoilt, here are some of my super treats… x
Dungaree days are always my favorites, I’m pretty sure i wear some at least once a week, they make me so happy! Vintage Dungaree dress//Miss Patina blouse x
I have absolutely fallen in love with all things CINCO, a multidisciplinary design studio based in Buenos Aires… Colourful, mad and fun creations that are right up my street, my dream place to work x
Today i would very much like to curl up and snooze on this super pig sofa, its just incredible!!! x
whoop Mad Men is back and I loved the double bill treat. As ever the clothes are incredible and make me want to go and splurge on loads of new clothes… If I did go on that splurge here are a few Mad Men-esque clothes that I am currently drooling over… x Steven Alan - Sadie dress// Orla Kiely - Boat dress//Sophie Theallet - Shirt Dress//Hobbs NW3 - Birdie shirt// YMC - Check...
Carin Western leotard//Vintage Kenzo belt//Vinage skirt//Urban Outfitters boots
I want to drink out of the sun, cut my food with trees, eat out of a house and my pudding from a cloud! This amazing landscape dinner set from doiy design is so good it would even make brussels sprouts appealing x
Thats right today I am getting olderrrrrr, i may spend my day dressed like this x
Eeeep I know I’m a bit late but hope everyone had a super Easter X
I want to be an ant
Oh my I don’t know how i have only just discovered this amazing ant dress from Anthropologie from a few years ago but i am in love I want it so bad, but i can’t find it anywhere. I guess I will have to settle for this instead… x
After a crazy week with very little sleep i spent most of my weekend doing this… It was the best!!! x
Apologies for the lack of posts at the moment I am indeed one busy bee, all work and little sleep for me. Here is a fun pop up book all about a busy bee that my boyfriend got me. It is super merry… x
brrrr It is cold again!!! But my strawberry hat is keeping me toastie :-)
At the moment watermelony things are making me super happy like the amazing watermelon couple above… Have a super day x
Happy Friday x
1&2. Tea at the Tea Cosy in Brighton (my favorite tea room) 3. Making homemade Samosas 4. I Love my paperclip dress by Hobbs NW3 5&6. Lettuce Animating fun 7. Mr Pancakes Birthday
Oh my goodness I want to join spy camp it looks waaaayyy too fun… check it out HERE x
MY OH MY!!! I want I NEED this dress x
There are heapso nice things from howkapow these are some of my favs, I want them allll… x
Scout For a Day
Today I wish I was a scout wearing some sort of amazing pinafore covered in badges and a backpack kitted out with all sorts of tools for a super adventure… I would live in this little cottage and this would be my kitchen where I would bake goodies for all the troops Maybe one day my wish will be granted :-) and I could live like this all day everyday! But for now i’m having a...
My oh my Valentines and Pancake day all in one week!!! Hope you all ate lots of pancakes and have a LOVE-ly day x
I wish I had some Jolly tea to keep me jolly throughout the day :-) x
I am completely and utterly obsessed with all things googly eyed, they transform anything into the bestest thing ever and make me oh so merry… All i need now is to get my hands on these GIANT ones oh my so much fun x
This amazing ribbon my housemate shared with me is making my Wednesday feel more like a Friday :-) X
I’m going a little crazy over lettuce at the moment for a project I am currently working on here is a little bit of my current inspiration… x
Little Red Riding Hood
Here is a wee little sneaky peek into a shoot i did at my flat with the lovely Nao for a book she is currently working on, it all sounds super exciting and I will of course share all once it is complete. But for now here are a couple of behind the scenes shots from the shoot. The photographer for the shoot was Flora Deborah she is super sweet and her photos are amaaazing (check her out) so it...
I have fallen in love with this amazingly weird magazine all about Dogs that my lovely friend Lizzie lent me… The pictures say it all…all I have left to say is its they are giving me a bit of hair inspiration (not sure if thats too weird and a step too far) I need to stop being lazy and have more fun with my hair, if only there were a crazy hair day, I could do this… Have...
Ambidex is a Japanese store with lots of fun and pretty things, I have gone a little googly eyed over all of the above Check them out here x
I love old bottle tops and these are some of my favorites. Some of them have the best names, I’ll have a bottle of Bat Juice, a Braino Sour and a Blimey please For more head over too The bottle Cap Man (another great name) x
i love bears
It all started with my Rilakkuma phone case (aka Mr Bear), now i am rather obsessed with bear things here are a few of my top bear things at the moment… 1. Miniature Rilakkuma table set (i want it in human size) 2. Meadham Kirchhoff teddy bear bag 3. Teddy Bear eyes, I want to cover a jumper with them 4. My Strange flat teddybear my Mum got me this Christmas from John Lewis baby haha,...
Destiny’s Child are reforming this is pretty much the best news of 2013 so far ahhhhhhhhhhh lets celebrate by looking at their amazing matching ensembles throughout the years… (prepare yourself they are pretty incredible) For all these pics and more head over HERE Me and Verity keep saying we need to do a matching clothes shoot as we own too many of the same clothes so watch...
My buddy George is the most super illustrator, here are some wonderful pieces by him… He’s had some of his super Lino work published in Kids books, Treasure island and Black beauty And these are just my favorite, he made the most amazing book all about deep frying things here are a few pages from it, its just the bestest… To see more wonders from George hop on...
1 & 2. Yummy Saturday treats at bar Tozino 3. Me posing with a cute cat whilst shooting for Japanese magazine Fudge (Photo taken by Nao) 4 & 5. Harry Potter studio Tour 6. Home Alone at the Old Vic Tunnels Everyman Cinema 7. Champagne and pizza feast 8. The Christmas Pudding on Christmas day For this and more you can follow me on instagram: caradara4 x
HURRY UP SUMMER I NEED THESE IN MY LIFE SO BADLY AHHHH!!!!! X
These are quite simply amazing, I want to fill my window sill with lots of potted plant animals… There are even ‘Lady Gaga’ themed ones (they made me chuckle quite a bit)… Get yourself a potty plant animal here HERE x
I am totally in love with the boys goodies from Joules, I want alllll of these… x
I am slowly finishing up my dissertation, yiiiipppiiiieee and it is all about early Kodak advertising and snapshot photography. I love the early Kodak adverts and after staring at so many of them for so long i am surprised I can still stand to look at and enjoy these, so here are few of my favs… x
Booo I hate Monday mornings, I wish I had one of these amazing sleeping bag outfits so I could work away in this and at least still feel like i was tucked up in bed!! Though I would prefer it if it looked a bit more like a pea pod… Or ideally I could just work all snug inside the moon… Happy Monday X
Animals as Animals
Me and my sister were obsessed with always dressing up my dog in silly things, I think the main reason we did it so much was that he absolutely loved playing dress up it was hilarious… So here is a selection of some amazing animals dressed up as other animals… They all make me chuckle every time x
I somehow stumbled across these most amazing mittens on ebay and instantly fell in love! So I had to order some for Christmas for Verity and my boyfriend both being massive dinosaur fans! Dinosaur hands!!! what more could anyone want!! Plus they are made to order, the lovely lady who makes them lets chose your colours and you give her the measurement from your middle finger to wrist to...
Happy New Year
I am back from the land of spain!! I hope everyone had super jolly celebrations into 2013!! Incase you didn’t I hope you enjoy the above amazingly strange photo x
I hope everyone is having jolly holidays, i have escaped cold wet England and I am currently enjoying the sunshine in Spain, so I will be back posting in the new year 😊 Have a super new year everyone and be merry xx