Monday, 1 October 2012

Miserable Monday :(

This weather is rubbish!  Rubbish Monday!

Aside form thatI am so excited, look what's arrived look what's arrived!  My business cards!  I have been umming and ahhing about getting some for a while but I finally took the plunge and I am glad I did!  I am so happy with them!  I know you are probably wondering why I need business cards (I don't want it to seem totally pretentious), believe me it’s not like that.  I have been invited to a few beauty shows and events in the past and when I have spoken to PRs etc, they have have asked about my blog and asked for my business card.  It’s a bit awkward when I don’t have one to give them as it can make me seem quite unprofessional and like my blog isn’t something I am particularly bothered about so I figured i’d bite the bullet and get some.  I only ordered 50 and I doubt I will be dishing them out often, but it’s nice to know I have a stash if I get invited somewhere I am going to meet people in the business and would like to contact them about my blog.  I think I am a bit weirded out by it because it’s not as if my blog is remotely important – I just talk about what I did at the weekend and what colour I have painted my nails so hardly putting a stop to poverty, but there are people in the industry that like recruiting bloggers for their brands and they do want business cards.  So I did it!

What do you think of my cards?  They do actually have my real name on them as this is quite important for people that want to contact me, but I airbrushed this out as I like to stay I wanted to incorporate the look of my blog by adding my logo, but also to show what my blog is about (ultimately me, make up and nail polish) and I think that’s pretty obvious.  I also like that everything on the front is a picture of my own work – I did the nail art and painted my nails, I did my own make up, I took my own pictures and I went to the events featured too.  I ordered these cards from Moo and I am really pleased with the quality and the print of them – thanks Moo!

Today is a stressful day for me because I am trying to participate in Stoptober, basically not smoking from today until the end of the month.  Right at this very moment I have normally had 2, if not 3 cigarettes by now so I am dying for one, but I am chewing lots of chewing gum and trying to be good.  I have decided if I REALLY REALLY need one then I will allow myself because the more I can’t have one the more I want one – even if I manage to cut out 4 of the ‘habit’ cigarettes I have a day that’s something.  I don’t know if i’ll be able to go cold turkey, but for now I am proud of myself – I know it’s only one morning but it’s one more than I thought I could do!

To any other fellow Stoptobers, good luck and if you need encouraging words or someone to freak out with, you know where I am!

I ordered some MUA cosmetics the other day, as everyone on the blogs always talks about the quality of the products and how good they are for the price and i’ve never tried them before.  I’ll snap some pictures tonight but am going to keep a few things back for my blog giveaway I think, just putting the finishing touches to the beauty box over the next couple of days and then i’ll start banging on about it!  Are there any particular types of products you like to see in a giveaway?  I am trying to include products I like and use, but also want to give the winner something they would want – suggestions welcome! x


  1. Where did you get the cards done? They look pretty good!!!

    I'm intrigued with MUA, everyone but me seems to have used them, you'll have to let me know how you get on with them xx

    1. I got the cards done at, they are ace and so easy to upload!

      I will do, haven't had a chance to look properly yet but will let you know when I do! x

  2. Oooh I might have to have a look!

    Can't wait to see what you think to MUA x