Saturday, 19 January 2013

Liebster Award

Before now I hadn't really heard of the Liebster Award, but I'm still very excited & pleased that people wanted to nominate me for it, I was nominated by three lovely girls: Laura, EmilyBeth & Liza so I decided to answer all their questions in this one post. And I would like to say a massive thank you to them for nominating me it is very nice of you all. :) If you haven't already please check out their blogs!

So what is it you ask? 
The Liebster Award is for bloggers with fewer than 200 followers to help them gain more recognition in the blogging world. I think it's a wonderful as everyone needs a little helping hand every now & then.

What are the rules?

1)List 11 facts about yourself
2)Answer the 11 questions given to you by your nominator
3)Ask 11 new questions for the bloggers you nominate
4)Go to each bloggers page and let them know about the award
5)Thank the person that nominated you and link back to their blog

11 Facts About Me

1) I'm 20 years old but will probably forever look about 12 
2) I reckon that I spend about 90% of my life singing
3)  I'm a massive sci-fi/fantasy geek
4) My hair has probably been every single colour you can think of
5) I'm a Disney Freak 
6) I own more t-shirts than I do dresses
7) I'm desperate to go travelling around the world - the moment I finish Uni I'm off
8) I talk to my Dog like he's a human
9) I'm a very sentimental person
10) I'm very stubborn and Determined once I've made my mind up about something, but it takes me a long time to make my mind up.
11) I like to try and see the positive in everything 

My 11 Questions from Laura

1) What is your all time favorite blog? Probably Zoella - I love her blog & Youtube

2) Gold or Silver? I wouldn't say I'm overly fussed but silver would probably tip it slightly
3) Whats your fashion staple piece this winter? My Leather Jacket - I wear it all the time and it has been surprisingly warm this winter
4) Do you prefer online shopping or high street shopping? I'd have to say online shopping, I wish I preferred high street shopping as it would probably save me alot of money but I just get so stressed!
5) Do you have any pets? If so what do you have? I have 1 dog, a golden labrador and he is my baby
6) What's your favorite makeup brand? Nars for definite
7) Is your hair dyed or natural? My current hair colour is definitely from a bottle I don't think anyone apart from a mermaid named Ariel could have fire engine red hair naturally.
8) What is your dream holiday? Disney World!! I'm a big kid
9) What do you want to achieve from blogging? Just that people enjoy my blog really, if it inspires or interest people then that's great
10) Do you have a Youtube channel? What is it?  I don't at the moment, no! I would like to get into the youtube world but I'm not entirely sure I've got the confidence for it
11) Whats do you enjoy the most about blogging?   It's nice to have a creative outlet and to read the work of other people with similar interests to myself

My Questions from Emily

1) What is your all time favourite blog? As I said before probably Zoella, I really like the mixed content that her blog has
2) Vintage, yay or nay? I do like vintage clothing, however I lack the patience and skill to find decent items so I normally tend to stay away from the vintage items. 
3) Winter or Summer? I genuinely can't choose, they are both good for different things. I love winter for when I want to be all snuggly and warm, but I love Summer because it offers more freedom and chances to do things! I'm taking the cowards way out and picking both
4) Describe yourself in one word? Geeky - that's how most other people describe me so I'll go with that 
5) Have you ever met someone famous? I met Jamie Oliver once at an airport, he was at a McDonalds haha
6) Last item of clothing you bought? A Pair of Leather look high waisted shorts
7) Whats your favourite thing about blogging? Getting to read other peoples amazing blogs & develop my own writing skills
8) What foundation are you using? Rimmel wake me up foundation - I love it!
9) Worst beauty product? Clearasil face products - they make my face go bright red and itchy  
10) What do you do in your free time? Spend time with my friends & I do alot of doodling haha
11) Most worn piece of clothing? My Converses, I pretty much live in them

My Questions from Beth

1) What is your favourite book you've ever read? Oh my goodness this is such a difficult question, probably 'A thousand splendid suns' by Khaled Hosseini - it's such a beautiful & heartbreaking book

2) What's the last thing you do at night before you go to sleep? Probably check twitter - I'm so sad 
3) What song makes you the happiest? Accidentally in love - Counting Crows
4) What is a quote or motto that you live by? "It will all be okay in the end, and if its not okay its not the end"
5) How do you relax after a stressful day? A bath, a magazine or a good book, my ipod, some Ben & Jerry's & a glass of wine OR a freddo & a cuppa if I'm on a budget
6) If you could time travel, where would you travel to and why? I'd love to go back to the Victorian times or something, just so I could get a chance to wear one of those gorgeous dresses they used to wear
7) What qualities do you find most attractive in a person? personality wise: someone whose down to earth, with a good sense of humour & just a genuinely nice person. Physically: Eyes & Smile
8) If you could only listen to one artist for the rest of your whole entire life, who would it be? My Chemical Romance (That would be the remains of my emo stage) I've loved them since I was about 12 and as cliche as it sounds, their music has really helped me through alot.
9) Who is your favourite Disney character? Princess Jasmine or Winnie the Pooh
10) If you could have an unlimited lifetime supply of any food/drink in the world what would it be? Food: Steak & Drink: Cider (based purely on my current student lifestyle and these are two things I love but cannot afford)
11) What is your biggest regret? Not having the guts to pursue something that I did & still do really want to do

My Questions from Liza

1. If you were to go on a reality TV show which would you choose and why?  Probably Strictly come dancing, I know that is such an old woman choice, but I've always wanted to learn to ballroom dance. Plus the costumes are gorgeous
2. Whats your favourite fast food?  I'd have to go with the standard McDonald's or Dominoes
3. What is your favourite skin care product? A good Moisturiser - I haven't found the perfect one yet. But a good Moisturiser for me is a must have!
4. What is your hair care must have?  Dry Shampoo & Herbal Essences intensive hair mask
5. Where was your last holiday and when?  I went to Spain with my family last Summer
7. How many facebook friends do you have? 550
8. Where is your favourite place to shop for clothes? I really like shopping on Ebay as you can find some really great stuff, but in stores I'd say probably Primark its all I can afford pretty much on my budget and you can often find some gems.
9. Do you prefer online shopping or hitting the shops? I wish I preferred hitting the shops, but I definitely prefer online shopping although I don't think my debit card does
10. Do you have any allergies? I'm allergic to dust and wasp stings

11. Do you have any pets? I have 1 dog named Lofty

My Questions For You To Answer

1) Why did you start blogging?

2) What is your dream career?
3) Horror films or Comedies?
4) What is your favourite blog?
5) What is your pet peeve?
6) Lips or Eyes? And what is your favourite product for your choice?
7) What do you aim to achieve from your blog?
8) What is your holy grail beauty product?
9) If you could hang out with anyone in the world for the day, who would you pick?
10) What is your favourite film?
11) Who is your favourite Disney Princess?

I Nominate...

A massive thanks once again to the lovely girls that nominated me, please check out their blogs (linked above^)

Speak Soon
Charlotte x


  1. Thank you so much, and congratulations on been nominated in the first place. You have an amazing uuhmaazing blog. I love everything about it. ♥

    1. No worries :) Thank you, I am a massive fan of your blog!

      Charlotte xx

  2. Thank you so much for the nomination i already done a award awhile ago but i thought i'd answer your questions for a bit of fun :) x
    1) Why did you start blogging? I started to find like minded people as the people i have around me are interested in the things i like to blog about.
    2) What is your dream career? I've always wanted to be a tattooist but currently that's not possible so i'm doing another thing i'm very passionate about and doing a make-up artist course.
    3) Horror films or Comedies? Ooooh i really like both
    4) What is your favourite blog? I love unnakednails
    5) What is your pet peeve? Hmmm a few to choose from but i guess rudeness there's just no need for it.
    6) Lips or Eyes? And what is your favourite product for your choice? At the moment i'll choose lips cause i'm in love with Rimmels matte kate range shage kiss of life.
    7) What do you aim to achieve from your blog? To keep my sanity so i'm not keeping all these thoughts to myself haha.
    8) What is your holy grail beauty product? MUA heaven & earth palette
    9) If you could hang out with anyone in the world for the day, who would you pick? Alice Cooper he's an amazing man and i've been a fan since i can remember.
    10) What is your favorite film? Oooooh so hard to pick just one but as i am a MASSIVE batman geek i'll have to choose batman dark knight.
    11) Who is your favourite Disney Princess? I've never really been into disney princesses as i've always been a tomboy but i do like belle.

    1. ahh good answers aha! Agreed the Dark Knight is definitely up there on my favourites list, a fellow batman geek, great! :)

      Charlotte x

  3. I am new to your blog and I'm so glad I found it! I invite you to check mine out! I hope you have a great week! =)

    -Heidi Harlequin

    1. Ahh thank you :) I've checked your blog out and now following!

      Charlotte xx

  4. I found your blog via one of these tag things, it is fab xx


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