Temporary Secretary + Giveaway Winner

Tuesday, 24 January 2012


There's nothing I love more than a small independent business that can completely blow you away. Temporary Secretary is a gorgeous online jewellery shop run by the lovely Sarah.  

She recently sent me a package full of goodies and I literally couldn't wait to take photos and show you all what was inside. 
It came beautifully wrapped in tissue and ribbon, making it hard to open without feeling guilty. Inside was some rings, a bracelet, an owl necklace and a moustache necklace. I love everything, but I especially love the moustache necklace. WARNING: You will be seeing this is MANY upcoming outfit photos! 


So next time you fancy going to Topshop and spending your hard earned money on mass manufactured pieces, think again and support a young business owned by a creative entrepreneur! She has some gorgeous jewellery and treats every customer like they're the most important one. I'm very excited by Temporary Secretary as you can probably tell! 


What do you think of my gifts? Don't you love the moustache?? 

GIVEAWAY WINNER: 
Thanks so much for all your lovely blog birthday wishes. I got a ridiculous amount of entries for my giveaway and I'm so glad you all loved the gift I put together. The winner is:


@ramzandtheflock


Congratulations! Please email me with your address. 


ALSO: I was shortlisted for the Marie Claire blog awards and will be going along to the 'awards ceremony' on Tuesday. Thank you so so SO much voting for me - I am very grateful and excited!!  


Lily xx

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17 comments:

  1. I love the moustache necklace!x

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  2. got to love Sarah, smaller businesses are so much more personal over high street. LOVE this necklace on you. Congrats on the short list too x

    http://floral-etiquette.blogspot.com

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  3. I love the look of this jewellery. I'm a big fan of quirky pieces, but without fail whenever I buy something in Topshop I always see about 5 other people wearing the same thing. I'll definitely be getting myself a little pressie from here at some point!

    Sarah x

    www.smallestsarah.blogspot.com

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  4. aw, thank you so much lily! can't wait, will email you now x

    and congratulations on getting shortlisted!

    beth x ramz and the flock

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  5. That is the nicest thing ever. Really finding it tough to compete with the high street, now more than ever. I guess I am not the only one! It's such a struggle now. But you have no idea how much your words help, even if it's just to lift morale and remind myself not to give up!! So glad you like your presents and sorry it was a couple of weeks late! Congrats on being short listed! ROOTING FOR YOU!!! xxx

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  6. I always love to see posts like this, it's just so reassuring to see people supporting small or handmade businesses. Sarah works super hard as do a lot of us, but like she says, it's becoming increasingly hard to compete with the highstreet stores. Not only that, everyone and their mother has a jewellery company these days so it's hard to remain individual and try and stand out from the crowd.

    I love the things Sarah sent you, especially the spiked bracelet and the moustache necklace. I have a little gold moustache necklace from Gogo Philip which I've been wearing a lot recently and it definately attracts a lot of attention.

    Congrats on being shortlisted, that's so exciting!! Will have my fingers crossed for you.

    x

    http://www.rafflesbizarre.blogspot.com

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  7. The owl necklace is so cute :) Can't wait to check out the website.

    Congrads to the Giveaway Winner :)

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  8. congratulations on being shortlisted! amazing :) i love temporary secretary's jewellery, i was browsing just yesterday! x

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  9. i like the stache ahah

    http://munchmecat.blogspot.com/

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  10. I love TempSec, she has some lovely pieces and at such reasonable prices as well!
    Congrats to the lucky winner :)

    xo

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  11. ther's something wrong in my pc or it's your blog?
    i see a little simbol between every word in the comments!
    anyway, love the top you're wearing!
    marts

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  12. The moustache necklace is adorable - I need to check out temporary secretary's jewellery! x

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  13. Well done with the awards - you totally deserve it. And what a gorgeous little tash necklace! Love your blog X

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  14. Those rings look gorgeous!
    xo

    http://thoughtsanddresses.blogspot.com/

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  15. great blog, I'm a new follower!

    Xoxo Giulia
    http://dailylittlesmiles.blogspot.com/

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  16. Wow, that necklace is amazing, also loving the stone ring!!

    xx

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