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GIVEAWAY: Win An Urban Decay NAKED Palette Of Your Choice!

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Hey Beauty Buddies…

It’s GIVEAWAY time here on Confetti & Curves as something exceptionally exciting happened this weekend – the wonderful web whizz’s at WordPress confirmed 1000 of you fab folk have jumped on the Confetti & Curves bandwagon… or in other words, hit the ‘Follow’ button to keep up with my ramblings. Oh yes, Champagne corks are poppin’ *yippppeee*


So as a HUUUUUGE thank you for all your support I thought it was high time we celebrated with an extra special little competition as one of you could win an Urban Decay NAKED Palette of your choice!

*This giveaway is open Internationally – yes, anyone can enter*

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Am I hearing squeals of excitement?! *listens intensely* Okay, so let’s get down to the nitty-gritty: how the heck to enter….


The Rules:

1) If you haven’t done so already then get following Confetti & Curves via WordPress or you can:

*Click Here* to follow…

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Moving sites

Hey guys,

So after using for a couple of months I finally decided to switch to so that I can have access to more features. Unfortunately my old blog name was taken so I had to pick a new one. The new blog is called “figure eight” Please subscribe to the new one🙂


Spring Budget Homeware


Coral, mint, palm, flowers – these are a few words that come to my mind when thinking of giving my home a touch of springy vibe to it.

I find cushions to be the easiest way to brighten and freshen up a living room; there are so many prints and colours to choose from nowadays. I’m currently into the whole jungle- flower print and that’s pretty much all I’ve been pinning lately! I wrote a post a while back about some of my favourite places to shop for cushions- you can find a link to it here!

Candles are also a great way to freshen up a space. They smell good, they easily brighten a room and add that perfect finishing touch to a home. Oliver Bonas seem to have some amazing candles at the moment; I would highly recommend checking them out.

While browsing through the H&M home I stumbled upon a few great things, this metal plant pot being one of them. It looks quite simple on it’s on but H&M did a great job at styling it. You can take a look at it here.

Here are some of my favourite and affordable pieces to add to a home without breaking the bank.

H&M Metal Plant Pot (£7.99)

Oliver Bonas Green Tea Scented Owl Candle (£14)

Urban Outfitter’s Metal Shelf in Coral (£20)

Oliver Bonas Set of Three Sunset Heart Bowls (£15)

H&M Scented Candle: (£7.99)

Cushion Cover in White (£6.99)

Cushion Cover in Green (£7.99)

Oliver Bonas Neon Bottle (£6)


Nails: Spring Edition

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FullSizeRenderImage: Barry M ‘Coconut’

The white nail polish trend is not going away any time soon, so we might as well take advantage of it. I find it tricky to find the perfect shade with the right texture when it comes to white nail polish. I have the Barry M ‘ Coconut’ (£3.99) and I love it but it is a bit of a biatch to apply. It’s sheer and you do need at least three coats to get a decent colour. However, I have been swooning over the Essie Blanc Nail Polish (£7.99) so I think I’ll pick that one next but please let me know if you have any recommendations as I would love to try more white nail polishes.

FullSizeRender 2Image: OPI ‘Can’t find my czechbook’, Barry M ‘Elderberry’ and Barry M ‘ Blueberry’ 

I love blue nails and I even wrote a whole post on blue nail polishes last month – which you can read here.  Barry M ‘Elderberry’ (£3.99) and ‘ Blueberry’ (£3.99)  are my personal faves.

FullSizeRender 4Image: Rimmel ‘Summer Orange’ (£4.49)

This is the closest dupe I could find to the Chanel ‘Holiday’ nail polish (£18). It’s a feel good colour that I reckon would look amazing with a tan. It’s a georgous springy- summery colour that I love dusting out around this time of the year.

FullSizeRender 3Image: OPI’ Dulce de leche’, Rimmel ‘ Soul session’ and Barry M ‘Mocha’ (£2.99)

Nude nail polishes have always been good to me. They’re perfect for all occasions and they pretty much suit every skin tone. My most used one is definitely OPI’s ‘Dulce de leche’ (£11.95), it goes on smoothly, has a nice consitency  and dries very quickly. If you are looking for a dupe that’s available in the drugstore then Rimmel ‘Soul session’ (£4.49) is definitely the one.

FullSizeRender 5Image: NailsInc ‘Marylebone Mews’ (£11)

Last but not least, I have basically been sporting the NailsInc ‘Marylebone Mews’ this past month without a break. I’m not sure if it’s the colour, the texture or maybe the combination of both. It’s easy to apply and super glossy, I usually apply two coats but one is more than enough. As you can tell from the bottle, I got mine as a freebie with Glamour Magazine and oh how I wish I picked up more copies.

What are some of your favourite  shades for this time of the year?


70’s Inspired Topshop Wishing

Well the 70’s style is in full swing at the moment and I couldn’t be happier about that. It’s a style that I never dared to try before but I have no more excuses now that there are so many options available on the high street.


Images via: Topshop

Some of these pieces are a bit pricey but I really think that they’re a  great investment if revamping your wardrobe is what you’re after this spring. I also put together a ‘Urban Outfitters’ wishlist last week and a lot of the pieces were inspired by the 70’s style. Without further ado, here’s my Topshop selection and I hope you enjoy it!

Floral Print Silk Dress (£90): What a dress! You can wear it with a pair of heels for an evening out or with sandals for an afternoon stroll. Whatever you decide to do with this dress I’ m sure it would look stunning.

Denim A-Line Skirt (£28): If I could pick one classic clothing from the 70’s then it would definitely be this skirt . I think this would look amazing with a thin jumper tucked in and some ankle boots.

Suede A-Line Skirt (£75): I love everything about this skirt. Same as the denim one, I think that it would look amazing with a jumper or even a plain cropped top.

Floral Sequin Pencil Skirt (£125): This is definitely my favorite piece from the whole wishlist although a bit pricy I know. I love the details on it, the colour and of course the shape. DIVINE!

Zip Through Dress (£36): This dress is perfect for the festival season paired with some ankle boots. Very stylish!

Fedora Hat (£25): Fedoras will instantly give your outfit a bohemian vibe to it. Topshop has them in so many colors, so just pick which color you fancy more.

Striped Neckerchief (£14): Neckerchiefs are definitely back and Alexa Chung said so! And that’s enough of a reason.

Cat Eye Sunglasses (£16): Nothing completes an outfit like a good pair of sunglasses; cat eye sunglasses in this case. £16 for these is a complete bargain!

Healthy Homemade Granola Recipe

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Granola is such a versatile food and the best thing about it is that you can mix and match the ingredients and work with what you already have in your cupboard. Feel free to replace the pumpkin seeds with sunflower seeds, the walnuts for any other nuts you have available and just play around with the recipe.


The Ingredients:
2 Cups of rolled oats
½ Cup Flax seeds
¼ Cup pumpkin seeds
3 Tbsp. Chia seeds
1 Handful of walnuts
1 Pinch of salt
1 tsp Cinnamon
2 Tbsp.Coconut oil
1 small Banana
3 Tbsp of Agave
1 Tbsp Almond Butter

The method
First set your oven at 180 degrees celcisus.

Step 1: Pick your base and add your extras
In a large bowl mix the 2 cups of oats with all the dry ingredients. Remember that you can always replace the flax or pumpkin seeds with any seeds you have available, there’s no rule when it comes to the extra add ins. If you fancy a more chocolaty flavor, go ahead and add in some cacao powder.

Step 2: Create the binder
A sticky and sweet binder is necessary to make granola. Melt your coconut oil in a saucepan and add the mashed banana, agave and almond butter. Gently whisk until it’s all combined. Again, you can always replace agave with maple syrup, brown rice syrup or even honey.

Step 3: Bring all together
Pour the binder into the dry ingredients and stir until it’s all combined. You need to make sure that every piece of the granola is covered.

I usually leave mine in the oven for about 10- 15 min but I suggest you keep checking on it, as all ovens are different. Once it’s done leave it to cool down for a good 10 min, this will allow it to really crisp up.

Store in an airtight container and enjoy!