Wednesday, 28 March 2012

time to pack

I love that build up of anticipation when you are counting down the days to a holiday. This sneaky trip is to Amsterdam and there are only two sleeps left! Everywhere I turn this week I keep seeing little signs of Holland, whether it be the travel book on the kitchen table, tulips in the back garden and even my french essay was on my dream holiday! Now I just have to pack. Oh well, it can't be all good! Pictures to follow when I return! Mwah!

Much love
Danie B  

Sunday, 25 March 2012

beautiful day

"May the wind always be on your back and the sun upon your face and may the winds of destiny carry you aloft to dance with the stars."
~Johnny Depp
(*swoon- could he be any more perfect?!) I hope you made full use of that beautiful day!

Much love
Danie B

Monday, 19 March 2012


Flowers- the must-have Mother's Day gift. And these smelt heavenly.
Mmmm roast potatoes, even thinking about them makes my stomach rumble.
The third generation (aka granny) receiving her card. She's too cute.
Apple pie. I must confess, it was not homemade but still tasted amazing!
Chocolate cups with vanilla ice-cream, topped with homemade fudge. Enough said.
Aw. She had to get a mention, it was her day after all!

Well I hope my wonderful mother enjoyed her luxurious day, now I really appreciate what she does all year!
Hope you all spoilt your mother's rotten, they deserve it!

Much love
Danie B

Friday, 16 March 2012


Last night was my S.U masquerade formal and it was a fabulous night! Do you remember me blogging about this dress earlier on in the year? Well I adored this dress and had to buy it, but it has just been taking up room in my wardrobe as I had not found the right occasion to wear it too. Until now. I had a completely different dress on but a spare of the moment decision led me to this one. I really love the lace and the corset deatailing (although I was finding it a tad difficult to breath after the third course!) The band was amazing and we all danced the night away. Of course by the time I got home, my feet were so sore- the sign of a good night out!
Have a great weekend!

Much love
Danie B

Wednesday, 14 March 2012

belfast fashion week

Here are some photos from tonights event that I attended at Belfast Fashion Week. This year has definitely been the best so far and I can't wait for next year! I'll give a full breakdown of trends and some more photos tomorrow- but for now, I'm exhausted and off to bed! Bonne nuit!
Ps- did you see that pink glittery catwalk?!

Much love
Danie B

Tuesday, 13 March 2012

lemon mmmmm...

Goodness this is delicious. Tarte aux citron is the ultimate dessert. The first picture is shop bought and where I first came across this fabulous creation. So I had to try it out myself! As you can see it's not perfect, but it still tasted pretty damn good!

Much love
Danie B

Monday, 12 March 2012

random ramblings

Favourite breakfast cereal. Ever. (I don't take milk in it- is that weird?)
A lovely vintage looking lace necklace that makes old outfits look like new.
I am really loving plaits at the moment. They are quick and simple to do while still looking polished.
 What a quirky table number from my favourite local cafe!
Confession, I am a huge Harry Potter fan and proud. In fact I am watching it right now...
Another confession: I am a glasses wearer. I wear contact lenses most days but these frames are so fabulous that I might start wearing them more often.
I really loved this painting that I found in a hotel room. I even contemplated taking it off the wall and home with me until my better judgement kicked in and I took a photo of it instead.
Tea or coffee drinker? I love a latte to perk me up but a cup of tea before bed is just perfect. I'm also partial to hot chocolate though...

I apologise for the lack of correlation in this post but hopefully you will know a little more about me after reading it!

Much love
Danie B

Sunday, 11 March 2012

pretty pastels

River Island blazer, New Look shirt, Zara trousers, Next heels, Topshop collar and Chanel black pearl nail polish.

I decided to embrace Spring and put on some pastels for a surprise birthday dinner this weekend. I love putting on lipstick to go out and this one complements my shirt without being too over-powering and by clashing the pastel with my blazer, it gives it a modern twist. I spent my saturday making homemade fudge for a (hopefully!) much appreciated birthday present, but ended up making too much. Now I can't walk into my kitchen without eating it, it is becoming a serious problem!
Anyway, one last brithday present, "Happy Super Seventeen Aimee!" MWAH!
Hope you had a good weekend!

Much love
Danie B

Friday, 9 March 2012

design inspiration

Don't you just love this bedframe? It would be like living in a fairytale enchanted wood! Green's not really my thing but I could deal.

Do you ever daydream about the future? What will your life be like? I would love to live in a New York apartment, a beach front where I can hear the waves, in Paris along the River Seine...the possiblites are endless! Here are a few bedroom designs inspiring me at the moment.
This one is incredible. It's like permanently camping out in your personal cosy tent. That is, one with central heating and no spiders.
Wow I love the prints here! They're bright enough to cheer up any grey monday morning, so pretty!
Ooooh this one just oozes old Hollywood glamour! You can so imagine Marilyn Monroe lounging here with her impressive shoe collection.
Waking up to the breeze swirling these curtains around the room, breathtaking. This is so rustic, like a spanish villa, but with a girly twist.
This is just so crisp and clean and modern. Although I doubt it would stay like that if I lived in it!
Yes, I think this one is me. The prints, the fur, the antique white furniture. Very opulent, very chic, very me. Maybe one day! Sigh.
Have a good weekend!

Much love
Danie B