As you may know last weekend Lucy and I celebrated our 29th birthday. It was a lovely relaxed few days spent in the company of our family and friends. We were both extremely lucky and received some amazing presents from our loved ones and I thought I’d take this opportunity to show you just a selection of what I received.
Zara tan cardigan
This was actually a present I already knew I was receiving as my sister, who bought it for me, also owns the same cardigan and I had admired it on her when she’d worn it. I have already worn it a number of times as it’s great for keeping me warm at this time of year and keeps me super cosy. It’s a neutral colour so goes with loads of things in my wardrobe so I should get lots of wear out of it.
This was a very thoughtful gift from one of my best friends in the world. It’s a wish jar that we will be able to use at the wedding that allows guests to write their well-wishes to use on a small ticket and post it into the jar as a fun alternative to a traditional guestbook. I thought this was an unusual idea that I will love to use on the big day.
Hollister pale blue jumper & necklace
As my fiancé and I are currently saving for our wedding next year, we’d decided not to spend much on each other for our birthdays, instead we went into town and picked out a couple of smaller presents instead. Both the jumper and the necklace were from Hollister and they add a lovely bit of sparkle to my wardrobe.
Lauren Conrad earring set
Being from the UK means that we don’t have easy access to many of Lauren Conrad’s products and as big fans of hers, this is a big disappointment for me and Lucy, so while Lucy was over in Florida last month, she took the opportunity to pick up a few bits and pieces including this earring set that I absolutely love.
Lip balm set
Dried, cracked lips is something I often suffer with at this time of year, so I will always have a lip balm or two in my handbag in case I need it. Lucy knows this about me and so bought me a Maybelline set containing 3 different varieties; one clear methol flavoured stick, one coral and one pink. They’ll definitely come in handy in the next few months as the cold sets in.
‘Dream big’ picture
My mum is very good at finding unusual gifts. Her and my dad tend to discover adorable little gift shops whenever they go on weekends away, and they use the opportunity to buy lovely unique presents for me and my sisters, and this birthday was no exception. I love the ‘dream big’ message written on to the pebbles, and I think it will take pride of place in our home.