Friday, 8 April 2011

Series: Five Things I Love Friday 002.

I'm so happy that I decided to start one of these little series posts on my blog, especially one that involves thinking of things that have made me happy over the past week. I used to be, and maybe I still am a little, one of those people who doesn't want to think about positive things that may happen just in case I'd end up getting disappointed. No one likes being disappointed but then again always thinking in a negative way isn't fun and it's probably not very healthy. Things aren't always sunshine and roses but they're not always gloom and doom either so positive thinking is the way to go from now on! Like last week I'll pop my Five Blogs I Love Friday on at the end of this post too.

One. Fairy Lights.
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Fairy lights are just cute, aren’t they? Popping a set into a pretty bowl or vase and sitting it on a table just makes a room instantly pretty and I love that. It’s the little touches that make a big difference I think.

Two. Sunshine.

The sunshine has arrived in the UK and my mood is up there with the fluffy white clouds. I feel like a mist of all things negative has lifted and I’m smiling again. Thank you sunshine, please don’t go away!

Ella is a beautiful lady who has recently set up a jewellery shop called Ruby Rae Love. She has some really gorgeous items and I really think that you should go and have a nosy because I’m pretty sure you’ll fall in love with at least one thing. I have a little button in my side bar that will take you directly to her jewellery site if you click on it. I'll have a more detailed post coming up very soon because I think everyone should go and have a look and I think Ella is super lovely and deserves everything good!

Four. Bloglovin'.

I’ve managed to find some really lovely blogs through Bloglovin’ that I probably would never have stumbled across otherwise in the vast entity that is the blogosphere. With separate blog categories it’s easy to find the most popular blogs as well as an ‘up and coming’ section that allows you to see blogs that are beginning to really blossom into something lovely.

Five. Old Film Cameras.

There’s something special about the photographs taken using an old film camera. I have quite a ridiculous collection of cameras from Polaroids to twin lenses but at the moment I’m never far from my Olympus OM10. It’s probably one of the simplest cameras to use that I own but it takes the most beautiful images. I adore it.


What have you been loving this week? Do you have a favourite blog or a new blog that you've stumbled across recently? If you do I'd love you to leave a comment telling me all about them!
xoxo

27 comments:

  1. I want to cover my flat in fairylights! They make everything more magical. I'm feeling so much better now that the sun is shining too. I think it should stay. Eeep, love Ella's feature. She's such a beautiful talented person! I'll be sure to check out the blogs I haven't heard of! Hope you're good sweetie xxx

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  2. Thank you for the link to RubyRaeLove..i've been looking endlessly for some cheap turquoise rings like these! xo.

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  3. i'm also one of those people who hate getting to posi incase it all goes tits up :( love the idea of these posts though.. really lovely idea that could actually help turn around into a better mentality?! love it. you should share some of the photos you've taken with your old camera, i'd love to see xx

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  4. Great round-up of happiness :) Love those fairy light and, of course, sunshine!!!!

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  5. I am absolutely loving your five things Friday - who couldn't love fairy lights, film cameras and the sunshine! I love Olympus OM10s, they just feel like such solid cameras!
    xxx

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  6. Fairylights are truly magical! They add such a lovely touch to a room. Your blog is looking so pretty at the mo Jennie - really love it lots :) xx

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  7. @Bee - You definitely should, your whole flat would look super beautiful and magical in the evenings!
    @Kate - You're welcome, she has some beautiful pieces perfect for the summertime!
    @KLEE - Things going wrong or not to plan can be super crappy but I ended up being a bit sad no matter what happened so it's positivity all the way! Aww thank you sweets, I will do!
    @Cat - Yay for the sunshine!
    @Rachel - They super cute!
    @Rosie - They definitely so! I think I've dropped mine once or twice and it's still working perfectly!
    @Milly - Aww thank you so much beautiful, that means a lot!

    xoxo

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  8. This is such a lovely post series! Definitely agree about the sun it's an instant mood lifter (: also totes stealing the idea of fairy lights in a bowl xx

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  9. You're right about if you always think badly of things it's not healthy. I'm a real worrier however I'm been trying to think in a more positive way lately, I think this sun is helping a lot! :)

    Shall check out those blogs!

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  10. that camera is adorable.

    Helen, X
    areyoudressingupordressingdown.blogspot.com

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  11. I love old cameras! Not only do they take pretty shots, they are realistic and capture something special that digital cameras just don't. xxx

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  12. Great happiness list :) Especially love the first three, the fairy light pictures are gorgeous I want these in my room! x x

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  13. I have lights everywhere! They are adorable :)
    I've been looking into that camera
    xo

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  14. gorgeous post, i love ruba rae love :) thanks so much for linking my blog too im so flattered honey xo

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  15. Old film cameras are my favorite too! I have a little collection of them but don't use them as often as i'd like to as film is so expensive :( xo

    www.pearlslaceandruffles.com

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  16. oo I love this series! I like the idea of looking back at happy things as you're right, expecting the worst all the time is no fun!

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  17. Ooh lovely post, I love all these things too. Going to check out some of the blogs you mentioned xx

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  18. I love old film cameras, although my fiance never outs his OM10 down so I havent had a go. New follower here and loving your lovely blog x

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  19. I've been so busy with starting my blog again so I haven't really had time to visit others, except for now. I love this blog post, it's so nice to get tips on what to read :)

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  20. Beautiful photos, love the five things friday posts :D xx

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  21. This post is lovely. It's really nice that there are people who see the magic in things- ordinary things! This week my love is for sunshine! And the rainbows from the sunlight hitting the glass. :) As for the blog.. your blog is one of my latest finds! I love it! :) Will be following you.

    XX

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  22. Aww lady, thank you so much for the mention ♥ I am also one who would never get her hopes up for fear of being let down by situations or people. My anxiety made it hard for me to stay positive, it just made me crazy implusive and productive about changing things and making them better :/ Took me ages to be able to relax and enjoy life properly. Anyways, posts like this make me smile :) and I would very much like to see some of your photos from your olympus above. I heart your photography so much! xx

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  23. Those lights look so pretty and Ella's shop is such a treasure trove!

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  24. I so agree with you about the weather, I mean seriously, when has it been this sunny and warm in the UK! :)


    DayByDiva
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  25. Cute post:)
    And yes, the weather is PERFECT!!!

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