2014 you were awesome.
I'm going to be blogging more regularly this year (I promise!) but I guess we've got some catching up to do first. Here's a little round up of the past year and some of my highlights...
In October, Jan (Gemma Rock'a'frilly) and I took a little road trip to Sheffield and visited Five magics tattoo. I had wanted to get my foot tattooed for the longest time! Kelly Smith designed a heart locket with a rose for me. I got a key on the inside of my ankle too and I'm so happy with them! It was well worth the pain and the swollen kankle. Jan had a beautiful lighthouse design on her arm. We finished the day with a visit to an awesome rum bar.
The Halloween Lucky Dip bags went down a storm! I adore Halloween and I love that you guys get so excited about it too.
On the 7th of September Ant took me to Pevensey Castle for our Anniversary and THIS happened!!!
It was the perfect day and the perfect surprise. I can't wait to marry my best friend in October this year! Squeeeeeeeeeee!
I volunteered at Raystede the animal rescue centre again in the summer. They're an amazing independently run charity and are committed to rescuing and rehoming lots of animals.
I wanted to take an entire litter of Westies home! Some very kind people gave me Ice lollys while I volunteered out in the sunshine.
Jan and I headed to Falmouth in August to visit my good friend Joe. We stopped off in Dorset, visited Monkey World and stayed in an awesome B&B called the old mill. We found a little village pub and befriended the locals & their dogs.
We stopped in Turo to visit Lucy and the fabulous BMM shop, where we picked up more of her treasures.
Falmouth is so beautiful! We stayed here for a couple of nights before heading home. It was awesome spending time with Joe and Jan exploring the town. On the way home we stopped off for a Sunday roast in the Witchy town Burley in the New Forrest.
In July Cheap Frills sponsored the Blogcademy London Mixer event!
I designed these 'dream big' necklaces for the event goodie bags.
I hit 5000 followers on instagram.
Jan and I decided we were sad enough to get friendship tattoos, so In June we got these little pretties by EJ at Angelic Hell Brighton...
Love letter tattoos! Mine is on my ribs and Gemmas is on her wrist.
I was delighted to see the lovely Louise enjoying her Cheap Frills Mood Ring in a sprinkle of chatter vlog!
In April I went to see Bayside AND Alkaline Trio (the same show!!!) in Portsmouth. It was SO good.
I met a lovely woman called Paula who I worked with at her studio in Sussex making silver earrings and charms. In July I made my very own ring designs in pure silver! The castle is my favourite.
Watching Ant and his friend go swimming in March made me smile.
Cheap Frills advertised in the beautiful Vintage Life Magazine
It was the year of the goodie bags.
A huge thank you to everyone who has supported me and my little online shop this year. I can't wait to see what 2015 brings!