Monday, May 12, 2014

Let's Talk Blog Challenge - Aishling's Birthday Box

So it's week 3 of the #LetsTalkBlogChallenge and if you don't know what that is here's a quick explanation in the words of creator  Sarah's Blog.

So this is going to be a 6 week challenge, with a different topic each week that we'll write and tweet about. The plan is to write and schedule our posts for Monday at 8pm and then tweet our posts on twitter at that time, using the hashtag #LetsTalkBlogChallenge. That way every Monday at 8pm all our posts are live and we're all online to interact and share our posts with each other. I'll be online from 8-9pm every Monday, reading and commenting on all the posts and chatting to you all, just so there is a sense of community and interaction.

The topic for this week is; Create your own Birthday Box! This one was a lot of fun as I got to put together some of my most favourite things that I would love for my birthday!

Mainly I just ended up putting together some outfits and accessories! I hope you enjoy :)

Sure, Fine, Whatever.

I love The X-Files! Steve and I are currently re-watching the whole series. The "The Truth Is Out There" tee is from Etsy and that is actually the back of it but doesn't make it any less awesome and I badly need it! The socks are Halloween themed from Ebay which I thought fitted nicely! There is also some Mulder earrings in there along with some Chokers which are very 90s, some X Files pins, Teenage Scully artwork from Tumblr which I'm just in love with, The X Files season 10 comic and Slimer even though he's not X Files related he fitted too well not to include! :D

Next up I just decided to go with TV shows in general!


I slipped in some more X Files on the left which is teenage Scully and Mulder art! I just love Tumblr for that sort of thing! Those amazing skirts are from the same Etsy seller and they have many more awesome skirts that are so unique! I also put in some Pop! Funko figures of Beemo from Adventure Time and Arrested Development's Tobias. There is also an amazing Leslie Knope from Parks and Recreation (which you need to be watching) pin of her eating a waffle, a Serenity (Firefly) comic, a little plush toy of Jesse from Breaking Bad and two t-shirts, one of Freaks and Geeks Bill and Hey Arnold! Ugh! I need them all! :D


There is a lot going on in this one so I won't go through everything!
I'll start with the "Happy Birthday Ya Filthy Animal" birthday card. It's from a brilliant Etsy artist, I just want to buy all of his work. This card is perfect because my birthday is in December and close to Christmas! The Ray Harryhausen Cyclops art print is also by the same artist. I already have an amazing Totoro bag but this one I just love also and you can't have enough Totoro bags I don't think :P In the middle, at the top there is two brooches, the top one is of Jafar from Aladdin and the heart shaped one is of Enid and Rebecca from Ghost World which is one of my favourite comics and movies. Also in there is the amazing Wes Anderson book I'm dying to get my hands on. Below it is a brooch with a quote from his film The Royal Tenenbaums. And lastly I have to mention the Tom Hiddleson hair bow. How can you not love that?! :D There is links for the rest of the awesome things! Be sure to check them out.

Birthday Box Wants

The top items are all from The Body Shop. My mother had some little bottles of Body Shop shower gels she got but wasn't using so I stole the Mango scented one and OMG it's amazing. I just love the smell of it. I'm nearly out of it now and was using it sparingly because I didn't want to stop using it! I will definitely have to buy it myself because it smells too good. Above is the Mango set from The Body Shop and I also found some Mango body mist which I hope smells the same because I'd use that everyday!
The rest of the products in the set are all Lush. I just love Lush but I've never actually use anything but their bath bombs and melts. I would love to try a face mask, moisturiser and eye cream from them.
Like I said before, my birthday is in December so at this time Lush will have their Christmas products out along with one of my all time favourite Lush bath bombs. The amazing Golden Wonder. They've just recently brought out this super cute Badger bath bomb. No idea what it smells like but I'm sure it's good! And lastly we have the Granny Takes a Dip bath bomb. No idea what that smells like either but I'm intrigued by its colours.

And that's all from me! I had lots of fun with this weeks challenge and can't wait to read everyone else's! Let me know what you think and if you'd like anything on the list for yourself!

Until my next blog post, thanks for reading!


  1. Great post! I love the lush picks that badger bath bomb is very cute

  2. Cooking up beautyMay 12, 2014 at 8:18 PM

    Oh my god the adventure time skirt! Awesome!! :) x

  3. This Buffy skirt is amazing! I have never seen anything like it before!
    Awesome post!

  4. Aisling McGarrigleMay 12, 2014 at 8:31 PM

    I really want that badger bath bomb from lush! And that Hey Arnold t-shirt is amazing, so retro! xx

  5. Me too! But its so cute I'm not sure I'd be able to use it teehee! :D
    I seriously think I might have to get that Hey Arnold tshirt! Too good!
    Thanks so much for stopping by! :)

  6. Isn't it just amazing?! That Etsy shop has some brilliant skirts! :D
    Thanks for stopping by Kayliegh and I'm glad you like :)

  7. Isn't it brilliant?! I love Etsy for that sort of thing! :D

  8. Thanks you!

    Like I said to a commenter above, its so cute I'm not sure I'd be able to use it teehee! :D

    Thanks for stopping by! :)

  9. I love this post. I want the Wayne's World hat.

  10. Thanks so much Ruby! :D
    I would never take that hat off haha!
    It would be so good for halloween or Themed parties too!

  11. Amazing unique post yet again! Absolutely loved it :)

  12. Aww thanks you! Glad you like and thanks for stopping by! :D

  13. I know I probably say this every week but you have such a funky style, I bet you're so much fun to go shopping with. And another body shop lover..YES!! so tempted to get myself something in there soon, just so hard to resist ;)

  14. I was to put the badger bomb in mine but i couldnt get it to pin then i forgot about it & I didn't know you had it :P

  15. The Mango stuff in The Body Shop is my FAVOURITE! It smells so good!!! There is such a thing as a Cupcake Face Mask? Say no more, I need one. I don't even care what skin type it's for. It sounds yummy!

    Also, OH MY GOD. The little Jesse Plush. The Hey Arnold! tshirt. The Mulder earrings. I CAN'T COPE!!! This is my favourite list :O

    I almost didn't see the Jafar pin! Are those Stitch earrings? Where do you find these things?!?!!? Please can you come decorate my house with little knick-knacks? Okay thanks :D (You can come too, Kerrie ;P)