Embroidery.

12742759_969069766463361_9208991299552763299_nSo, I spent today experimenting with embroidery over the top of my self portraits. The portraits are printed on 6×4 Photo paper which gives them a rather glossy, stiff finish. Piercing the photo paper with the needle and thread was a sort of therapy in itself as it created a sense of fragility within to a finished and structured piece. I want to experiment with colours and textures more. I also think it would look a lot more effective if the thread wasn’t as neat, almost ragged looking and more expressive. Which overall is the effect I am trying to create for my finished piece.

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Bleach London: beach lights and rose shampoo review. 

 Hey guys! So yesterday I decided I wanted to something different with my hair! Therefore I picked up some bleach London products from boots. I decided I wanted to bleach my hair a lot more and then  add a sort of washed out pink to it, and oh my glob. The bleach kit was one of the easiest kits I have used! It came with a wide comb that made it super easy to brush through the hair and it took straight away! I am so happy with how blonde it is after leaving it on for 35 minutes. After I had washed the bleach out I gave it a rinse with the rose shampoo and although I didn’t leave it on long enough it still added some pink tones to my hair. Next time I wash it I’m going to leave it on a little longer so as to add a bit more vibrancy to the colour. But overall I am super happy with the results!! And feeling great about my hair. Thanks Bleach London! Xo 

  
 

Treat yo self 1

So of course after getting my student loan yesterday I had to spend a little on makeup! However I spent a lot less than I was expecting. After spending some time shopping I found some really great pieces in new look of all places. For £5.99 I got the cutest little powder contour kit which I’m really excited to try out so I’ll keep you guys updated on that. Also as I’m trying my best to look after my nails this year by using cuticle oil and hand cream I also treated myself to some pretty great nail varnishes 2 of which are matte and the third is a surprisingly great glitter pink nail varnish that has a really bold finish unlike most cheap glitter nail varnishes that tend to give you about 3 pieces of glitter on one nail. These were £2.99 each!! I’ve always loved new look and now finding out they have a great beauty range has just made me love them more. Xo  

 

Stay positive. 

  my goal for this year is to look after myself, look after my body, my mind and my soul. I want to become more positive and more outgoing and just take every chance I get to do something new. I am also going to try and incorporate more vegetarian meals into my diet and look after my body and my health. I just want to be the best person I can be. Not just for this year but for my future. I would really love the opportunity to create some commissioned artwork just to get my name out there, even small pieces, I want to create more craftwork whether it’s knitting or embroidery I am open to everything right now. If anyone has any projects for me to work on send me an email and we can work something out together. Jayde.trollope@gmail.com 
Let’s make this year the best. Together. Xo 

Best shower ever! 

 I just had the best shower ever! Now I don’t usually use anything that isn’t from lush when I shower/bathe but as I was given a lot of new stuff for Christmas I thought I should give them a go. One of my favourite smelling things I was given is a set from Treacle Moon, my coconut island. I have never smelt something that’s coconutty and creamy in my life! And it made my skin super soft. My goal this year is to look after my self a lot better, skin, nails, hair, body just everything I want to be so much healthier and happier this year. I’ve also started using tresemme shampoos and conditioners a lot more so my boyfriends mum got me some huge bottle which makes me happy (go me!) it’s been keeping my hair shiny and soft since I started dying it blonde. Last but not least my simple spotless skin triple action face wash to help repair my skin after all those Christmas chocolates. I reccommend all of these products as I know feel crazy relaxed and smell awesome!!! Xo 
 

Maybelline favourites.

  I have only just realised that my three favourite make up products all seem to be maybelline items! I couldn’t live without these three things and I’m so sad that my master sculpt contour kit is running low. I would definitely recommend these products and here’s why:…. 
1. Maybelline Master Sculpt contour kit in fair, this is such a wonderful contour kit that comes with a powdered shaper and highlighter along with a small brush and a cute little mirror. I love how well it blends and the slight glitter sheen that comes with the highlighter giving you a cute little glow. My favourite by far! 

2. Maybelline ink master matte eyeliner. A great little eyeliner I’ve recently started using that is long lasting and has a great precision brush for getting the deadliest points. 

3. Maybelline lash sensational mascara. This is one of the nicest mascaras I have used. It has a slightly curved brush which makes your eyelashes look as naturally long as possible also it doesn’t seem to clump!! A great buy. 

I really would recommend all three of these products as I use them every day and I would swear by them. Xo