Thursday, 29 January 2015

Good Times At All Times :)

Thursday again ! 

rise like the sun and burn // william c hannanI've been thinking about what the days of the week mean to me this week ... that sounds weird and probably doesn't make much sense but let me explain :) I noticed on Monday that I was in a good mood, usually in my head if I think Monday I think; blue, good or fresh start . This Monday I decided that I would think of Mondays as good . Tuesday reminds me of a great blog I read called BeNiceItsTuesday so on Tuesdays I will try and focus extra hard on being nice and aim to leave a hopeful note somewhere or change in a vending machine, just something nice like that :) Wednesdays automatically reminded me of oranges ... mainly because of Odeon orange Wednesday deals aha . But I decided as oranges are lovely and fresh that Wednesdays would be fresh starts ! Thursdays , I struggled with so I've decided that it will be positive Thursday :) Fridays I'm thinking will be Fairy Fridays because I think they'd be a good day to try and see the wonder and magic in everything <3 I haven't decided how I want to think about Saturdays and Sundays yet but I guess I need to channel the majority of my positivity into school days so I will consider them at a later date :) 

I'm not sure if that was understandable or relevant but I thought it might help inject some magical positivity into my outlook on the week :) What do you think about the way we look at the week ? Comment ways you think you could pop a lil bit more happiness or kindness into your week <3 

I know today was meant to be a top ten pins post but I have changed the schedule a lil bit again and this kind of balances it out . So from now on Mondays will be a post about whatever I fancy, DIY's, Books and Positivity ! Thursdays or Fridays will be a Top Ten Weekly Pins post for the first three weeks of every month but the fourth of the month will be a monthly favourites :) I Hope you don't mind the new schedule and that you enjoy the new stuff I've got planned ! There's definitely going to be some valentines DIY's coming up in the next two weeks so be sure to check back for that <3 

Stay Strong <3 Stay Smiley :) 

Much Love, Love Much-ly 

Monday, 26 January 2015

January Favourites 2015

Happy Monday !!!

I haven't done a favourites in a while and I'm not sure this is gong to be monthly again but we'll just see what happens ^.^ But this month I fancied it and felt like I had something to say so I thought I'd show you pretty and wonderful things that I found whilst procrastinating away my weekends throughout the new year because hey ! who needs to leave the house when you have big bang theory ? ;)

Tv Show !

On the subject of The Big Bang Theory .... why was I not made aware of this amazingly, hilarious, perfection that I have fallen in love with, before the beginning of this month when it has been around since 2007 !!?! I literally schedule when big bang theory is on, into my day ... yes it's got that bad ! ;) In case you're interested as to how I balance my social life with my numerous obsessions, I don't :) 

Shop !

This month for the first time ever I bought a box from Carries Book Club which was great and had these super cute Peter Pan nail stickers in . So I looked up the website she'd bought them off and I discovered 'House of Wonderland' and just like that all my Christmas money was gone ! So here's my three favourite items that I found :) 

These Peter Pan and Wendy silhouette earring's make me really happy ! I love themmmmmm :D 


Happy Thoughts pencils :D I think these should be essentials in every person pencil case :) 

No . No , No, No ! I can' t deal with this level of cuteness ! Ahhhh I think I'm gonna die ! I need, I need , I need ^.^

Clothes !

I've been looking for a cute jumper just to laze around in whilst watching big bang theory and playing ukulele and all the other things that cool kids like me do ;) So when I found this Harry Potter Jumper reading 'You're Lucky I'm Not Allowed to Use Magic Outside Of Hogwarts' can find it here :) 

Outside Hogwarts #harrypotter #magic #hogwarts

Book ! 
For Christmas my boyfriends parents gave me a voucher for waterstones, I was extremely happy ... my best friend who I made sit in waterstones with me while I went through pretty much every single book in there, well she wasn't so happy ;) I bought a book called ' The Art Of Being Normal' By Lisa Williamson, just on the off chance that it looked nice and had a well designed cover :) But I really enjoyed this book and would definitely recommend it ! The story line follows a transgender boy called David and the new boy at school called Leo and follows them both as they try to avoid any form of attention but slowly discover each others secrets and between them go to hell and back, laugh a lot and make you cry a lil bit ! 'The Art of Being Normal ' was really well written and I will definitely read any more books that Lisa Williamson writes in the future :) 

YouTube ! 

Ruby Day is a really talented singer and her original music is well written and very sweet :) Recently she released an album on itunes so if you like her music then I'm sure she'd appreciate any support because she really deserves it :) This is her cover or 'Peter' 

Accessories ! 

I wear a bow now, bows are cool ;) I bought a black bow from new look for £4.00  and haven't stopped wearing it, especially on the top of my pony tail :) 

Black Scallop Edge Bow Hair Slide

Food !

Costa have brought out an addorable Banoffee tartlet which I'm am ever so slightly a lot addicted to ! They are soooo good ! They also do a pecan one and a rhubarb and custard one :) 

So that's all for this months favourites but I've found it's been a really good month and I'm looking forward to next month and hopefully some valentines day DIY's :) 

Check back later in the week for the weeks top ten pins ! 

Comment the best things you've discovered this month :) 

Stay Strong <3 Stay Smiley :) 

"Embrace the glorious mess that you are. "
- Elizabeth Gilbert 

Much love, love muchly 

Saturday, 24 January 2015

Otters and Appliqué :)

Hello :) 

This weeks been a little hectic but there's always time to scroll through pinterest even when there's not time to do any maths homework .. not sure how but I guess you just have to prioritize in life right ? ;) So here's this weeks top ten pins :) 


Is the fact I just think this sounds super pretty not a good enough thing to say ? ... nah ;) 

Grey Leggings with Floral Applique Cutout Lace // SO cUte!

I am definitely going to try making these this summer :) Seems pretty simple to make, just appliqué floral lace onto a hole that's cut out of some grey leggings and it would look super cute with a light floaty top in summer ^.^ 

take a deep the footwork to make repair and forgive yourself

Keep learning :) 
"Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently" - Henry Ford 

chibird:  Introducing, pocket penguin! Everyone should have a...-made me smile ;) lovely pretty cute nice beautiful enjoy happy life love sweet heee cute smile smiles cute stuff

I'm really enjoying the penguin gifs right now ^.^ They're too adorable :) 

I need this in my wallet so I can read it everyday!

All so true :) I especially think we'd all be happier if we focused on number 2 !

"Listen, are you breathing just a little, and calling it a life?" –Mary Oliver

Ahhhh so many feellsssss ;) 

I'm an unicorn<<<< omg i can see harry doing this with a carrot or a straw... anyone else see it?
I.... am also a unicorn :p 

Pick Yourself Up - Love this, but my literal brain tells me the feet and belly button are facing the opposite direction to the arms and back of the head!!!

Important message .. but I'm slightly more distracted by the awesome orange carving skills , I feel I should be concerned by how much this amuses me ;) 

Super cute idea! Maybe book pages instead of sheet music? Thinking cute idea for the girls music teacher at Christmas!

I can't believe this is sooo simple and sooo pretty at the same time ! Oh my gosh ... It's January and I'm now collecting Ideas for DIY Christmas pressies haha :) 

Otters! Fact checked, they do indeed have a pouch in which they keep their favorite rock. (:


I feel this quite concerningly , clarifies that in a previous life I was in fact an otter ... I'd love to be an otter :) To make it clear, I don't carry around a favourite rock but It is the sort of ridiculous thing that I know I'd do if it was socially acceptable ^.^

What's your favourite animal ? Please tell me that there's someone out there whos favourite is as obscure as mine .... anyone? ... please? ;) 

Annnddd, On that note , I should probably go aha :) You can get positive pins and ottery otters all week long on my pinterest which you can follow here :) Check back Monday for my January Favourites post , I'd stoped doing favourites posts but this months I found some really cute things that I just HAD to share with you lot ^.^ So I'll see you then :) 

Stay Strong <3 Stay Smiley :) 

Have a lovely weekend !

Much love, Love Muchly 

Monday, 19 January 2015

Origami Bird Cage DIY :)


I've had a cold over the last week so I've been feeling pretty rubbishy but all better now :) Anyways I've been meaning to make this DIY but haven't had the time or the patience, but snuggled up in bed watching big bang theory on repeat I thought I might as well :) Pretty little things always make me feel better... well that and chocolate ice cream but don't worry, I had plenty of that as well ;) So here's my DIY Origami Bird Cage :)

DIY Origami Bird Cage !

What You'll Need : 

  • 1 old book that you would otherwise bin or if you don't ave any you don't need any more just pick one up from a charity shop. It should be roughly 250 pages . 
  • 1 Pencil
  • Scissors
  • 1 Pen ( I used a silver paint pen to make it shiny but what colour pen you want is up to you ) 
Step one : Pull the cover off your book and then tear off two pages and put them aside because you'll need them later ! And then break the spine of the book so that you can pull the front page                    round to touch the back , this will make things easier later :) 

Step two : Take the top corner of the first page and fold this corner in to meet the spine of the book . 

Step three : Fold the side opposite to the spine into meet the spine and press down along the fold to help it hold its place .

Step four : Turn this page over and repeat step two and three on the next page and the next ... and the next ( This takes a while so I did it whilst watching a film ) 


Step five : If you carry on with steps two, three and four until you finish the book then when you get to the end it should stay in place with a lil bit of fiddling because you're folding it in on itself :) 


Step six : Put your origami birdcage aside for now and take the two pages you tore out earlier and using your pencil draw out any designs you want to stick onto your birdcage, in a different one I used an outline of a bird template ( I'm sure you'll find loads if you type it in Google images ) I did the word 'Believe' and two of those really simplistic 'w' shaped bird things because my drawing abilities are very similar to that of a five year olds aha :) Then go over your outline in a pen and cut them out carefully :) 


Step 7 : Finally just stick them on to your birdcage with either double sided take or glue :) If you wanted to add a little sparkle then you could put glue along the top folds in the birdcage and sprinkle glitter over it, I'm definitely doing that next time !

And that's it ! :) Really easy, pretty and a great way to prove your patience .. or lack of it in my case ;) 

If you make it then let me know how it goes in the comments or if you want more DIY's :) Check back throughout the week for the weekly top ten pins post but until then have a great week ! 

Stay Strong <3 Stay Smiley :) 

Sending lots of hugs your way ! 

Much love, Love much-ly

Thursday, 15 January 2015

Self Esteem Penguin !

Happy Thursday !! 

Today I over heard someone call to someone else as they walked off, " Have a positive day!" and that made me smile :) So here's this weeks top ten pins to try make you smile  <3 

mommo design: BUNNY LOVE #kawaii #cute #miffy

This is sooooo cute ! And easy ! I'm definitely going to start making these as gifts :) 

Smile, it's a cute cat! And if you really want to smile visit

I have no words ... 

The Doctor quoted Mary Poppins!! *Add to list of awesome things I never knew I didn't know!

The Doctor... quoted Mary Poppins... I'm not sure I can handle how weirdly happy this is making me ! This is not how normal people should react ... I probably need medicine for my weirdness , and a spoon full of sugar to make it go down ;) 

This is what I would tell my 18 year old self.

Always something to remember :) This reminds me of a video Carrie Hope Fletcher did a while ago called "Easier Said Than Done" Which is great and you should definitely check it out :)

Important messages brought to you by a penguin... look at him waving his little flippers around ! ^.^

Hey, I found this really awesome Etsy listing at

Less than a month till Valentine day ! I will be putting this to good use <3 


soooo if I love fairy dust then is that extra strong magic then ? Because for a teenager, I buy and awful lot of fairy dust :) 

Can this be my excuse for wearing my sparkly car ears in public ? Don't judge me aha Carrie has a pair so I wanted some ;) 

Funny drawings for a hedgehog

How do these all work ? This is some weird hedgehog-ology that I don't know about ! I really need a hedgehog now , I've always wanted a hedgehog :) My birthdays July 19th if anyone knows where they can get me a hedgehog aha ;) 

oooo new challenge for the week ! Tell one person that you love them each day of this week :) Even if you just leave "I love you" on a post it note for a stranger, wouldn't that be nice ? <3

I hope you have a lovely week :) Comment your favourite pin and if you want some more positivity from pinterest then you can follow me here for quotes, happy stuff and cute things all week long :) 

Stay Strong <3 Stay Smiley :) 

Check back on  Monday for a new DIY post ^.^

Much love, Love Much-ly

Monday, 12 January 2015

Silver Linings :)

Heyyy :)

It's no secret that I love positivity ( hence the positivity blog aha ) Some times loads of bad things happen and it's really difficult to see through them because in those moments nothing seems good and the whole world feels really rubbishy and super sad . But in the last 6 months I have set myself the challenge of looking for the good or at least the good that's massively outweighed but I promise you is in there somewhere :) The phrase " Every cloud has a silver lining " is passed around a lot but I noticed that no one seems to say it until something actually happens and the good thing becomes clearly apparent . But the good thing doesn't always just show itself , sometimes you have to find it and more often than not it is incredibly difficult to find ! So that means you should just deal with the sad and wait for something to make you happy right ? Wrong :) Silver linings are what get you through tough days and hold together the cracks on your heart, keeping them from dropping to broken fragments lying on the floor <3 They can be well hidden but they're well worth it :)

 I made this picture to stick on my wall to remind me in case I forget to look , that they're always there . For example . If you were playing guitar on stage for loads of people and you messed up and they now think your playing is awful and you're really embarrassed and upset then the silver lining is that next time, if you play it right because you've improved then they'll be even more impressed than they would've been if you'd played it perfectly first time round :) That's just an example ( It hasn't happened to me ) to show how you can twist anything in your mind to make it a positive situation or at least slightly better :) After all it's your mind that assumed the situation was negative ;) 

So give it a go and please comment anything that happened to you that was rubbish but you found a way to put a positive twist on it :) 

Stay Strong <3 Stay Smiley :) 

Don't forget to check back later in the week for my weekly top 10 pins post :) 

Much Love, Love muchly , 

Saturday, 10 January 2015

The Anatomy Of A Unicorn !

Good Morning Gorgeous :)

Today I'm posting my first weekly top ten pins post :) This week with new year I've been scrolling through endless motivational quotes and the odd unicorn ;) So here's my favourites ! Let me know yours in the comments <3 

Change your thinking, see the beauty in everything and yay ! Smiles :) 
Dandelion Puffs: These wishes just wait on a shelf or kitchen counter until a sad child needs some love and encouragement. Then, it is off with the cap, eyes squinched closed for a wish, and a big huff. This cheers children any time they're sad–and it makes me happy just to see the dandelion puffs resting in wait. So sweet...
This would be so sweet to have in the house for whenever you need a wish :)
If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams, and you will always look lovely. ~Roald Dahl
Sweet as a wonka bar :) Roald Dahl always has something good to say <3
" If you propose to speak, always ask yourself, is it true, is it necessary, is it kind "
I'm really going to try and follow this in 2015, If people all followed this then everyone would be happier :) 
Achieve this gorgeous look with Mary Kay mineral eye makeup in sparkling white and coal.
Easy eye-shadow that looks gorgeous ! I'm going to try this out tomorrow with my new Smash Box eye-shadow pallet !
You might be feeling burnt out and discouraged, but you're made for this and I think that's really brave
We all need to here this once in a while <3 But take it from me, you're doing good . I promise <3
keep running
Ruunnnnnnnn !
If I cant have a whole library i need a nook!
This is possibly my favourite reading nook ever ! I want . 
Seems legit. Anatomy of a unicorn.
I feel like we should all learn the anatomy of a unicorn in case Boris Johnson comes into power one day and all your exams depend on it !... you never know ;) 
I know I run like a girl. Try to keep up!
A lil bit of running motivation from the girl who picks a chocolate bar from the vending machine before she goes to the gym and then aims to burn off the exact amount of calories in that bar so I can eat it afterwards and put no calories on ..umm... woo fitness ? ;)
Stay Strong <3 Stay Smiley :)

You can follow my pinterest for lots of positivity here !

Much Love, Love Muchly