If you are a regular reader of my blog, Twitter and Instagram you will probably know that recently I have moved back to Bournemouth, the town where I went to University, for a job! The job has been going amazingly but the housing situation has been one heck of a nightmare! First I moved into staff accommodation which was perfect but very basic and not a single place to put my stuff apart from the floor or a random hanging canvas ‘wardrobe’. I then moved in with a friend for a month to wait for my other friends lease to run out. Now after almost 3 months and a lot of stress I am finally in the long term place with my friend. It is a really nice flat but came part furnished (mainly only white goods and a bed) so I have been spending the past two weeks manically trying to sort everything out and buy furniture. After a pretty impressive Ikea trip and a star housemate (who put everything together for me!) I am done! All I have to do is add the girly finishing touches = )
One of these girly accessories is the above box which I picked up from TK Maxx for £12.99. I wanted something that I could put all my extra’s into and bits that I do not reach for everyday. I have this box sitting under my new desk (which you will see soon!) and I have popped my hair dryer and straighteners on the top to prevent them getting in a mess on the floor. What I love about this box is that is it practical yet looks nice in the room and adds a bit of the old character and charm!
At the moment this box isn’t too full as I haven’t fully moved everything to Bournemouth yet – but it works perfectly to house backups of products and things I may not reach for everyday. What I also like to do is swap out different products to try them out and shake up my skincare routine and haircare routine every now and then =) This box has two handled either side and some reinforced corner parts to make the box more sturdy and easily transportable. I also love the quote on the top of the box that you can see in the picture below.
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