Monthly Archives: January 2016

Simple half moon manicure

Originally posted on Miss Dottie Demure:
What started as a simple way for women to conserve their cosmetics as long as possible during the 1940’s; where everything was in very short supply, has now become a booming trend again both in…

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Item Review: Birdee & Star Brooches

Recently I was fortunate enough to receive two resin brooches from Australian independent seller Birdee & Star.  Birdee & Star is the independent company of owner/operator Shannan, who hand makes all her items in Brisbane, Queensland. A really cool fact … Continue reading

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Brand Review: Kosmea Skincare

Everyone, not just pinup girls, wants their skin to be clear and healthy.  Sadly, due to environmental factors, internal health, sweat, cosmetics and external bacteria, this is not always easy to achieve. I recently decided to revamp my skincare routine, … Continue reading

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Weekly Wardrobe: 25-31 January 2016

Monday Dress: Lindy Bop Necklace and Brooch: Your One Stop Pinup Shop Hair Flower: market stall Tuesday Dress: Banned Petticoat: Spin Dance Australia Brooch: Poison of Choice Shoes: Novo Hair Flower: gift from a friend   Wednesday Top: Lindy Bop … Continue reading

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Pretty Things List #13

Since it’s Australia Day, here’s a pretty list full of products from Australian companies! Melbourne company Erstwilder is an icon of pinup accessories and they have a large collection of Australiana pieces available, all partly handmade, out of beautiful resins. … Continue reading

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Summer Giveaway – Two Weeks Remaining!

Don’t forget to enter my summer giveaway competition!  Follow the link to the entry post! https://veraginvintage.wordpress.com/2016/01/16/summer-giveaway-is-now-open/    

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This Week in my Life: 18-24 January 2016

I’ve had really quite a good week, during which: I did a social thing without freaking out Yup, I dressed up and drove myself to River Feast at the Burnett River and waited to meet a friend – all without … Continue reading

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