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Friday, December 28, 2018

What I Got For Christmas 2018


In today's post, I'm bringing you this year's "What I Got For Christmas". I thoroughly enjoyed writing and photographing for this type of post last year, so I'm thinking of making it a yearly tradition on my blog. It goes without saying but I am extremely grateful to everyone who got me something this year. I didn't include the gifts I received from my friends in this post - just because I've already eaten/used most of the items! - but I absolutely love each and every one of their presents to me. They all know me so well! 


 


This gift was from my brother and his girlfriend and I was not expecting it at all! If you don't know what a Sprocket is, it's basically like a mini printer for your phone. I tried it out with a couple of my favourite photos and was surprised at how quick and easy the process was. I love how the film has a sticky side on the back. I have a "Photo a Month" spread in my bullet journal so this Sprocket will definitely come in handy for that.



From my Grandma, I got this 2019 diary. I love the marble design and gold lettering. I tried using my bullet journal for both personal and school purposes but it got quite messy and confusing so I thought having a separate diary for all my Uni assignments would work much better.


 

 

 


I've been wearing a lot of denim recently so I super excited to receive this dress from my parents. I really like the frayed bottom and the distressed effect it gives off. They also got me another gift which I was quite surprised by. I've had my Pandora bracelet for about a year now and it's had one charm for that length of time too so being able to add a second and third was very exciting. The silver heart and intricate dragonfly/ladybird charm are the perfect combo. They also go really well with my pink heart.


 


This year, I decided to treat myself to a book. I've been wanting to read "Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine" for such a long time but every time I would go to the library to check it out, it'd either be borrowed or reserved. This only made me more desperate to get my hands on it! My theory is; if a book is that hard to check out, then it must be really worth the read!

Hope you all had a great Christmas and see you in the new year!!

17 comments:

  1. Oooh I love your pandora bracelet! I always gawk at other people's haha. Sounds like you got some lovely presents! xx

    https://www.chloexlizabeth.com/

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  2. Your photos are all stunning! I haven't heard of a sprocket before but its such a good idea! I have so many photos on my phone that I never get around to printing x

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  3. Some lovely gifts we read Eleanor oliphant as part of our book club read let us know what you think I enjoyed it but we're mixed reviews at the club. Happy 2019 xx

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  4. You got some lovely gifts and your photos are amazing! Your brother did so well choosing his gift!!! The bracelet is beautiful too x

    Sophie
    www.glowsteady.co.uk

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  5. What a lovely collection of presents here! I also adore your photos, woow they're soo pretty. I've looked into getting the Sprocket but I feel it's a little pricey for what it is, I keep going round in circles on it. I've heard good things about Eleanor Oliphant, I might just get my hands on it.

    Gemma | https://anoceanglimmer.wordpress.com/

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  6. I love your Pandora bracelet! Looks like you got some lovely presents this Christmas.

    xoxo
    Jess
    The Crown Wings | UK Travel & Lifestyle Blog

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  7. This is such a cute post, you got so many lovely things Annie! The photo printer sounds really useful and I love the idea of a Photo A Month in your bullet journal. I've seen Eleanor Oliphant around the blogging world but yet to read it, I hope you enjoy! Thanks for sharing your gifts and hope you have an awesome new year lovely <3 xx

    Bexa | www.hellobexa.com

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  8. I love the goods you've received for Christmas! I am so in love with the journal. The marble looks so rich. Oooh, pretty cool that you got a Pandora bracelet as well. Those charms will build up really quick. Glad you enjoyed them!

    Nancy ♥ exquisitely.me

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  9. Everything you got was so lovely! I'm very jealous of your HP sprocket, always wanted one of those or a Fujifilm instax so I can start a scrapbook

    Fran | www.franciscarockey.co.uk

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  10. I've heard so many amazing things about the Sprockets, I really want one!

    Love, Amie ❤
    The Curvaceous Vegan

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  11. first of all, your photography is absolutely beautiful! second, you got some lovely gifts for christmas. I really love the 2019 journal, the gold with the marble design is absolutely beautiful. thank you for sharing what you got with us. happy holidays xx

    mich / simplymich.com

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  12. Some lovely presents! And Eleanor Oliphant is one of my favourite books x

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  13. your 2019 planner looks so cute, I love seeing what everyone gets for xmas x

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  14. Wow! Great gifts. I am going to check out that book!!

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  15. Beautiful photos! Your grandma has a great taste, that planner is gorgeous. That book got me intrigued, def checking it. xx

    thenoisygum.blogspot.com

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  16. Love the diary! But really enjoy the
    photography. What's your secret? 😁

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  17. I love all the presents you received. The pandora bracelet and the planner are my faves. x

    Bee | https://beecaluya.blogspot.com/

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