a night at the boilerhouse


a big thank you to kayleigh from couturegirl for inviting me and to the boilerhouse and LWPR for having me 

one of the greatest things about blogging is that no matter how bad your mood there is always things that can keep you up, and for me having events to go to is one of them. instead of sitting in the house i decided to suck it up get ready and make my way over to jesmond for a trip to the boilerhouse salon. two buses and a metro journey later i was there. the interior was just my cup of tea, renaissance meets shabby chic. the owner kim offered me a complimentary blow dry and treatment with one of there stylists hannah and i decided to just go for my usual laid back look of beachy effortless waves. they paid so much attention to all the bloggers constantly topping up my glass of prosecco and offering nibbles of parma ham and asparagus and also strawberries dipped in chocolate. we did also have the offer of getting our nails painted upstairs in the beauty room which i did take a wee snap of but as i'm currently trying to grow out my acrylics i decided not to. the whole salon just felt so comfortable as if i was coming into someones home. i definitely will consider going back if i find myself close to jesmond. i also want to say a big thank you to the LWPR girls for gifting me with some schwarzkopf hair products and also a chocolate treat from a local company. i won't lie, even though it was great to get myself out of the house i still wasn't feeling 100% and i think it probably conveyed as i wasn't as chatty as i normally find myself when i go to blogging events. it may have been seen as me being rude but i didn't mean it to be that way i just keep getting a lot of moments recently with my anxiety; which i used to be really good at controlling but now more often than not all of a sudden i want to go into a closed space and lock myself and never come out. but i'm working on it, i swear.


  1. This looks absolutely amazing
    I'm loving the retro yet homely feel to the look
    Everyone has one of those days hope your mood has been lifted
    S xx

  2. It looks like a great time. I really like the vintage china trays.


  3. Sounds like so much fun and like you had lots of lovely goodies. Those chocolate covered strawberries look lush x


    1. They were really yummy, the whole evening was really nice x

  4. This sounds like so much fun! Anxiety sucks. Hope you're feeling better soon. <3


  5. So refreshing to see someone being honest about anxiety issues - keep strong and busy - positive vibes :)

    Would love to go to a blogging event - hopefully some day...xx


    1. Thank you Rosanna, I'm trying to get back into things and stay that way. :) x

  6. anxiety is so horrible, at least you managed to make it out of the house and tried to enjoy what looked like a lovely evening! the strawberries look amazing too
    sara x

  7. Looks like you had a great time. For what it's worth, I think we all get a bit anxious at these things, I think most people are just good at hiding it!

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  9. Your blog is so great!!Would you like to follow each other on bloglovin' ? xoxo

  10. Ahh I didn't realise we must've met at Boilerhouse.. very briefly! Thanks for the email about the blogger event - hopefully I'll be able to get a bigger suite for Mal cos I want everyone to be able to come!

    Hannah xx

    1. Oh did we? Must have blanked haha fingers crossed hun x


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