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Stuck in a creative rut & finding Inspiration again

First of all I’d like to apologise that blog posts have been so few and far between of late, well in-fact this year… I’ve been in somewhat of a creative rut and there’s lots of things going on behind the scene that are taking up a lot of energy and time but are really exciting. I can’t wait to share it with you but more on that announce another day, I know, I’m such a tease!

For now I’d like to talk about creative funks. Recently I’ve found myself in one and its been hard to shake. I go through phases where I’m really inspired and love the content I’m producing, and other times I feel I’ve lost my way and unhappy with my blog/instagram feed. I needed to stop and evaluate take time to reflect on what I didn’t like, why I didn’t like it and how I can grow my style, but also reflect on what I do like about my feed. I think it’s really important to think about the things I do like and not dwell on the negatives, instead use these to spurs me into change it.

I needed out of this rut and looked to others for inspiration, my biggest source became Pinterest. I created a mood-board for Instagram content ideas and the creativity started flowing. This board isn’t really for styling ideas but more for shoot concepts, locations and poses. I’m so over seeing the same old images on my insta feed, of girls standing against pretty railings or a floral walls. I want to create more movement in my images, more interesting poses, you know, something a bit more fun.

While out for a walk (not necessarily planning to do outfit photographs as Dave’s back was playing up) we strolled past one of our favourite spots in the common. With no fishermen in the way, we seized them moment and snapped away. Stopping for a moment to reference my Pinterest board, checking for pose ideas, from that this set of photographs were born. I’m so pleased with them and for the first time in a long while, I’m proud of them. Everything had came together perfectly.

I’ve also had a little hair cut since my last appearance on the blog. I think I had about 4 or so inches chopped off, it feels so good!
Right, I’m off to get pinning some more ideas for my next shoot and pen down some words on our big announcement coming next week.

What I’m wearing –
Dress c/o Collectif
Jacket c/o ASOS
Bag – Topshop
Trainers – Vans
Pearl Hair Clip – Primark
Sunglasses c/o Sunglass Shop

Photos โ€“ Shooting Dave

Weekend Adventures

Stopping to smell the flowers

We spent last weekend in West Sussex with my father, having an early celebration of his 60th birthday… His birthday isn’t until August, so it is very early but we won’t be able to be together on the actual date. My sister was over from Greece for the occasion too.

My father rented a cottage for us all to stay in for the weekend. It was the cutest little place with an adorable little kitty that lived in the gardens. It was a great, fun family weekend. Which mainly involved eating in the local pub and sitting around chatting.

On the Sunday once the rain stopped we headed for a wander round a local garden. It was full of beautiful flowers, secret pathways, cute dogs and so many bubble bees! It was such a good weekend hanging out with my loved ones. The weekend ended with my sister treating me to a new Mac laptop, I know, I’m lucky aye! Goes without saying, my sister is better than yours ๐Ÿ˜‰
I no longer need to borrow Dave’s laptop and instead have my own rose gold beaut!

What I’m wearing –
Dress, Hoodie & Hair Clips – Primark
Trainers – Vans
Leather Jacket c/o ASOS
Bag – Zara

Photos โ€“ Shooting Dave

Rainy Day’s

Exploring Glastonbury

A couple weekends back we spent a rainy weekend in Glastonbury with my parents, although it was really rainy it was a bloody lovely weekend.

While exploring the town we found a cute ally way and wandered down and took some snaps. I’m wearing my new favourite trainers from Vans, they are a mixture of three different animal prints. Dalmatian spots at the front, with zebra sides and leopard print at the back. I also love wearing them with my spotty dress, the mix of prints is my favourite.


Then it was time for a spot of lunch, after popping into about 4 different cafes non of which were being suitable for Dave. They were all vegan or veggie, we eventually found one that was suitable, it was rather cute and had a Parisian vibe to it. Where I had the cheesiest tuna jacket potato ever!

Then it was off to explore the Cheddar Gorge and then find a good pub to spend the rest of the afternoon playing card games.

What I’m wearing –
Dress – Zara
Trainers – Vans
Bag – Topshop
Hoodie – Primark
Leather Jacket c/o ASOS

Photos โ€“ Shooting Dave

Visit To Dreamland

Back in April we spent Easter weekend down in Kent, you can see more from this weekend trip here, here and here. We always try make a trip to Dreamland while down at Dave’s parents. It was great to visit a year on from our wedding there, it truly is one of my favourite places. If you are ever down in Margate make sure you take a visit.

Wearing my summer uniform of midi dress, leather jacket and trainers. This is my fail safe uniform and this dress is perfect for those days when I’m stuck for what to wear I grab this dress, it’s effortless and easy to wear. This weekend we were lucky enough to have a sunshine. It made for wandering around Dreamland the ideal Saturday afternoon activity.

What I’m wearing –
Dress – Primark
Jacket & Bag – ASOS
Trainers – Vans

Photos โ€“ Shooting Dave