#BEDN Day 3: Lists

I bloody love a good list. I’m always writing them and there’s nothing more satisfying then crossing items off them. I especially love making wish lists. It’s something I’ve done on this blog since the beginning and it’s the perfect way to do a bit of window shopping. I only end up buying about 5% of the things on my list so I just use them to get ideas.

So today for BEDN, I’m going to make a wishlist of random things I think are cute. Just because.

Christmas Decoration, £16 – Anthropologie

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I did it, I mentioned the C word. Not too bad considering I actually heard shops playing Christmas music already. I don’t mind seeing merchandise because I can ignore it, but music is too much. Wait a month people. So when I was in London last week I went into Anthropologie to stare at pretty things I can’t afford and this beauty caught my eye. So damn pretty!

 

Snack Boxes, £8 – Paperchase

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I love this whole range but could actually find a good use for these snack boxes. What a great way to bring healthier snacks into work. Plus they are super cute.

 

Bag, £17 – The Disney Store

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It’s a butterfly from Alice in Wonderland. I love how random and weird and cool this bag is.

 

Earrings, £15 – Accessorize

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I recently lost one of my earrings that I have been living in for the past few months so am on the hunt for some replacements. These are lovely and simple.

 

Jumper, £12.99 – New Look

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It’s definitely jumper weather right now so any excuse to put on more layers is fine in my eyes. I love this colour block one – it would be great to wear on a day out with my jeggings and ankle boots.

So there you go. A list of five things i think are cool. I always find it interesting reading other people’s wish lists. As well as watching haul videos on Youtube. It’s just like window shopping. So much cheaper than real shopping!

What are your favourite kind of lists to make?

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Top Picks #56

Here’s what I’ve had my eye on recently. It’s weird to think that I can actually afford a few of these things now. What a novelty!

Jumper, £65 – Cath Kidston*

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This jumper is so twee but I love it so much. It would go with everything. Perfect for both work and just hanging out.

Pinafore, £30 – Monki @ ASOS*

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It’s a pinafore. It’s polka dot print. How could I not want this? I’d wear it with brightly coloured t-shirts.

Headphones, £25 – Urban Outfitters*

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I desperately need some wireless headphones for the gym. These are both stylish and functional. Plus they’re in the sale – score!

Cushion, £35 – Bombay Duck

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We definitely have enough cushions right now but how cute is this one? I love things that say hello.

Necklace, £37.14 – Wanderlust + Co

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This necklace is just so pretty. Shame it’s currently sold out. Though it looks like it might get restocked at some point so fingers crossed. It is still available in silver however.

Dress, £118 – Anthropologie*

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I’m living for this dress. The detailing is perfect – I love the shape, the print, the button down front and the two-tiered skirt. Shame about the price though!

Poster, £25.08 – Posters Garage @ Etsy*

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Topher and I are starting to consider what posters to buy and frame for our living room gallery wall. We’ve both agreed, Disnerds that we are, we want a Disney park map poster. This one is gorgeous – the close up detail is so pretty.

Lunch Bag, £11 – ASOS*

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So at the moment, I bring my lunch in a plastic bag. Classy, no? I think this would be a reasonable replacement. It doesn’t even look like a lunch bag which I love.

Top, £19.99 – New Look*

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I’m really feeling the colour yellow at the moment. How pretty is this top? It would be perfect for work.

Bag, £340 – Kate Spade*

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I was so sad to hear about the death of Kate Spade recently. I always loved her style and always aspired to own some of her pieces. So far I’ve only managed a watch and her book. I need a black bag for work. This bag is expensive. But it sure is pretty. Maybe if I went to an outlet I’d have a chance at finding something similar at a cheaper price?

What’s on your wish list this week?

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Top Picks #55

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Here’s what’s on my lust list this month.

Backpack, $79.90 – Boxlunch

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I seriously need this backpack in my life. I’m loving the whole Harry Potter collection from Danielle Nicole but this one is by far my favourite. As soon I saw it on Instagram I was hooked.

Shirt, £45 – Cath Kidston

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I want this print on everything I own. In fact, Cath Kidston do have this print on quite a few things in store at the moment. Walking round their store yesterday I wanted them all. This shirt may have to be on my birthday list though. I just wish they had a short sleeve version too.

Dress, £38 – Joanie

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This dress is super cute and versatile. It makes me want to go on a picnic.

Dress, $108 – Shop Disney

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This dress is everything! Fans of It’s a Small World might recognise the print. I actually tried on a dress with this same fabric in Disneyland on my honeymoon but it just didn’t suit me. This silhouette however is definitely more my style. The price tag is the only downer. Birthday present perhaps?

Earrings, £32 – Laura Jane Cullen @ Etsy

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I’ve grown tired of earrings recently but I do want to wear something. Preferably gold ones that I can wear in the shower and not have to bother putting in and out all the time. These triangle ones fit the bill.

Dress, £22.99 – New Look

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This dress is just perfect for summer. If the sun makes an appearance that is!

Socks, $9 – Modcloth

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Who says socks have to be boring?

Highlighter, £7 – Paperchase

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I’m always a fan of novelty stationery and this highlighter is bonkers!

Metal Drink Bottle, £20 – Typo

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I’ve been on the hunt for a metal water bottle for a while and this one is perfect.

Vest, $28.90 – Boxlunch

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This vest is so cute! I loved the Aristocats when I was a kid.

 

What’s on your wishlist?

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Top Picks #54

*All the product links in this post are affiliate links. That basically means that if you buy anything from these websites then I get a small commission with no cost to you.

So I’m trying something new for my top picks. Instead of putting them all in one graphic, I thought you’d like to get up close and personal with each item. I actually prefer that when I’m reading other people’s wish list posts so I thought I’d see if you guys liked it too. Let me know what you think!

Mug, £5.99 – New Look

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I love this mug so much! Everything about it is so cute. And you can’t argue with that price…though my already stuffed mug cupboard might.

Necklace, $29 – Modcloth

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How gorgeous is this necklace? It just screams spring to me. Now if only it could tell the weather outside!

Earrings, £15 – Loubijoux @ Etsy 

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I love the shape of these earrings. They’re so simple but very chic. I could wear them all day, everyday. This Etsy shop also has a load of other beautiful items that you can browse at your own risk. Definitely a payday destination.

Bag, £25 – Accessorize top picks - heart bag

I love a good novelty bag and this one is just quirky enough without going overboard. The heart shape is sweet and I love the stud detail. Perfect for adding a bit of fun to your outfit.

Instax Camera, £85 – Urban Outfitters

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So this camera is on my list purely for the kawaii factor. How amazing is this? I’ve never had an Instax camera but I’ve always wanted one and this one is just too cute.

Cushion Cover, £1.90 – ROMWE

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This cushion cover is beautiful. I think it would look great on our grey sofa. Plus you can’t beat that price!

T-shirt, $29 – Modcloth

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I’ve been craving a lot of ramen recently. Does it show?

Bag, £22.87 – Milicancrelat @ Etsy

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So this bag might just remind me of Luna a little bit…

Shirt, £17.99 – H&M

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It’s Mickey! And stripes! Double win.

Dress, £54 – Sugarhill Boutique

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This print is adorable – Enough said.

What’s on your wish list at the moment?

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Top Picks #53

 

1.Jumper, £45 – Yumi*

I remember Yumi did a very similar jumper a few years ago. I coveted it then and once again I want one. Though I still prefer it without the camera straps.

2. Necklace, £19.50 – Eclectic Eccentricity

Love this so much.

3. Jumper, £38 – Oasis*

Of course it’s another striped jumper but this one has cute little bows on the hips. A fun twist on a classic.

4. Top, £25 – Joanie*

Joanie really need to stop doing this to me. First the dinosaur striped tee I wrote about here and now this.

5. Earrings, £19.42 – Jamber Jewels @ Etsy*

Since a lot of my earring collection is past it’s best – I’m on the hunt for suitable replacements. This pair of mismatched earrings is simple but quirky.

6. Bookends, $69 – Modcloth*

I don’t really have a need for bookends, at least not at the moment but there was just something about these. They remind me of the Golden Gate Bridge and Topher’s and my honeymoon.

7. Necklace, £12.50 – Eclectic Eccentricity

I could stare at this necklace all day; it’s just so pretty. I’ve always had a fascination with the moon so this accessory would definitely fit right into my look.

8. Swimsuit, £60 – Boden*

So first of all, it’s nowhere near swimsuit season. And second of all – I rarely go swimming. Finally third, I’m happy with the swimsuit I have. However you can’t deny how awesome this one is. It looks like something a 1950s bombshell would wear. Plus it comes in loads of patterns and I want them all.

9. T-shirt, £18.67 – Redbubble

I’ve fallen in love with Redbubble over the last couple of months. It’s the perfect place for gifts as you can really niche it to what you’re interested in. Great for my nerdy crew and I. I’ve found loads of Disney, Harry Potter and other stuff but this t-shirt was just so cool. I feel more at home in t-shirts these days so this is ideal.

10. Dress, $89 – Modcloth*

Again, summer is a long way off but this dress looks like the perfect thing to see out those too warm days. Because there were a lot of them last year! I don’t know why everyone is so shocked every time summer eventually arrives – we do get good weather sometimes on our little island.

What’s on your wish list this week?

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