Perfect Peacock Pretties

I have a pretty healthy following on Instagram. When I say healthy, I mean a decent amount for a 43 year old Plus size mother of Twins. I am no celebrity, or famous for anything/nothing. But I have a loyal and very wonderful following of over 6000 people.

This to me is AMAZING.

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How many?!?!?

Two years ago I had less than 1000 and it had taken me 3 years to get to that point. Then it sort of exploded!

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Milestone!

It really has been a wonderful journey and I appreciate every single person that follows and interacts with me.

Saying that, it was still a surprise when the wonderful Peacock Pretties sent me a private message on Instagram.

I had posted a picture of my hair flower bowl which had got a little out of control and she messaged asking if she could contribute something to my burgeoning collection.

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Ridiculous!!!

As we were getting to know each other and our style, it became apparent that I needed something stunning to wear with a dress that had been sent for me to review by Gatsbylady.

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Family Festive Fun

Although the company had sent me a beaded headband to wear which looked amazing, it was not something I would normally wear. During our discussion, Emma offered to make a headpiece that would compliment the dress perfectly.

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Perfect Designs

And so I waited…….

Emma really knew how to increase my eagerness and anticipation by sending me little snapshots of the colours that would be included in the headpiece she was working on!

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Just love this!

Eventually she let me know that the piece was ready. I could hardly wait!

Given that the Gatsbylady dress was plum, grey and gold, I was optimistic that Emma would have captured those colours.

And I was not wrong!

I eagerly opened my package to find a stunning feather and glitter creation. Gold peacock feathers, purple glitter feathers and a golden “brooch” like clip all merged to make a wonderful hair accessory. I literally didn’t know how to express my thanks to Emma.

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My perfect peacock pretty

I first wore the accessory with my wonderful Navabi beaded dress as I went to visit some dear friends on Christmas Eve.

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Navabi really know how to design a stunning dress!

However, the Gatsbylady flapper dress that Emma had designed the piece for was a little too fancy for this evening, so I decided I would wear it for New Years Eve instead.

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Christmas Eve

Sadly, I wasn’t too well over Christmas/New Year and I never got round to wearing either the dress or hair accessory.

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Gatsbylady at its best!

However I simply couldn’t wait to share it with you. It is beautiful beyond belief and I even wore it to work over the festive period!

I just need a special even where I can wear my flapper dress so I can debut Emma’s design too!

Any ideas??

Till next time,

Txxx

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