Wednesday, 6 July 2016

The Homesense Haul and Event

Before last week I'd never once been in a Homesense store. Now, don't get me wrong, I love homewear as much as the next person, there just isn't a store particularly local to me. (But where I live nothing is particularly local, so that's certainly not a criticism). Anyway, last week I was invited to a bloggers event, held by the lovely Southampton Bloggers, at the Homesense store in Hedge End, and I certainly enjoyed my first visit.

On arrival, we were greeted with drinks and nibbles, and were very lucky to be given a £20 gift card to spend in store. While at the event I met some really lovely bloggers, and even caught up with Helen, who I haven't seen in agessssss. (Go and check her out if you haven't already!) The store was huge, and absolutely full of gorgeous homewear bits. They literally sell a bit of everything, so are definitely worth checking out if you're after some new pieces. I mean, I saw everything from gorgeous stationary to chilli sauces, pet toys and faux succulent planters.

Now, on to the good stuff, what I bought... As with the nature of Homesense, I unfortunately can't link any of the items as there tends to be very few of each item, and hence you can't shop online. But I thought I'd show you my buys nonetheless. My entire haul only came to £27, whatta bargain!

The larger wire basket was only £9.99 and the other was £4.99. I'm not entirely sure what I'm going to use them for, but I just couldn't leave them behind. While wandering I also found the two plant pots which were only £3 apiece. I bought the fake flowers to display in one of the pots, and I still can't believe how well priced they were? The white blooms were £1.99 and the foliage was only £2.99, amazing.

I haven't posted an OOTD in soooo long, so I thought I'd include a little one in this post. I wore a stripy cropped Topshop tshirt, H&M trousers and Primark sandals. These trousers are my absolute favourite at the moment, so much so that I have them in both black and navy. The best part is that they're only £7.99 a pair!!

Have you ever been to a bloggers event?
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6 comments :

  1. Absolutely LOVE the wire baskets! Might have to pop on over to my store to find them!
    www.photosbycaitlinlouise.blogspot.com

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    1. Aaaa thank you Caitlin, let me know if you do! x

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  2. Oooh cute post! I’ve never been to a blogger event, but aspire to one day! I hadn’t previously known much about homesense but they seem to have some pretty bits. I’m after some sort of plant or fake flowers, they seem to brighten up a room! I imagine those wire baskets would have a lot of uses too. Thanks for sharing! :-) xx

    Helen | Helens Fashion & Beauty Blog

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    1. Thank youuuu!
      If you get the chance, definitely do - they're so much fun!
      Yessss, I'd recommend heading to your local store for a wander x

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  3. Homesense is such a great store, we have one in a local retail park and it's one of my faves for Homeware! I'm glad you had such a nice time at the event :)
    The outfit is great, I love the trousers, such a bargain too!

    kayla | daintydweeb.com
    xo

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