a lick of paint

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eBay dress, Topshop cardigan, vintage belt, Primark brogues, Mango and Miss Selfridge rings

My my, doesn’t it look lovely in here (I’m referring to the new layout, not myself. Although, I do think this dress is rather pretty)! My wonderful boyfriend and web designer/developer extraordinaire Rob designed and built Little Bird a fancy new home – something simple and clean for spring. I love it, and hope you do too.

The cardigan I’m wearing in this outfit sadly shrunk in the wash (hey Topshop – don’t put a ‘wash at 40 degrees’ label in your stuff if, you know, you can’t wash it at 40 degrees), so I returned it and now have a chunky knit-shaped hole in my 30 for 30 wardrobe. I’m not sure I can bend the rules again to sneak in a replacement, so I’ll solider on with just 29 pieces. Only nine outfits to go… can I do it?

35 Comments

LilyLipstick

LOVE the new layout. It looks so grown-up and de-cluttered.
That dress is so cute and love the idea of tying the belt instead of using the buckle. x

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Hannah

The new layout looks absolutely lovely, the header is fantastic! The outfit is gorgeous too, love the dress, a shame your cardigan shrunk but only 9 days to go so fingers crossed you can manage =)

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25FLONDON

I love the new layout – it’s very simple, yet still has some personality!

It’s a shame the cardigan shrunk – I love chunky cardigans over delicate dresses ๐Ÿ™‚

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loveaudrey

Loving the new layout. I just tweaked mine in the last few days too, must be something about the changing of the seasons and having a good old spring clean!

Gorgeous outfit, as ever!

Loveaudrey xxx

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Helen

9 more days to go, is that it?! gosh this month has gone way too fast. i love the new layout, i wish i knew someone who was a dab hand at web design!

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ellieand

If you can make larvly outfits like this then you can definitely do it! And I for one am all for bending the rules- TS can take the brunt of it for making shrinkable jumpers!xxx

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Sherin

The new layout looks so fab.
And love the dress. Definitely really pretty. Shame about the cardi shrinking? but replacing it in 30 for 30 is defintiely allowed.

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Adele @ THOMASSENLAND

JEN – the same thing happened to my topshop cardio (same as yours, but in cream). I AM SO DISSAPOINTED ๐Ÿ™ it just feels far too tight and shrunken to wear! chunky knits were made to me oversized. i love the layout by the way !

Adele x

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Alice

Love the new layout Jen. The pictures look so much more better quality, I think the size really does make a huge difference! The fonts are spot on too xx

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Alex

Oh I’m sure you’ll cope without one for 9 days – it’s getting warmer after all. Tut tut Topshop though! I don’t really shop there but I didn’t think of them as somewhere that had problems with that sort of thing.

Love the new layout – the header is gorgeous!

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Lil

Topshop are a nightmare for dodgy washing instructions! I’ve had so many things shrink on me.
Gorgeous new layout. Soldier on with the 30/30 – you can do it! Love this dress x

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