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 bothย 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. ย 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. ย 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! ย 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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