Q&A with the maker of ShadyGlaze...Meet Rosie Ullah

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Meet Rosie,
 She's a quirky gal who's made a business out of her tongue n cheek shabby chic reworked crokery... Its pretty -  but a bit gangsta. Love it.
She's defo an inspiration if you're looking at starting up your own company..
I caught up with her and asked a few questions...

Tell me about what you do?
I run an online shop called ShadyGlaze where I sell a variety of vintage bone china items, including plates, jugs and cup & saucer sets. The items are usually a bit worn out and destined for the bin, so I bring them into the present day by drawing pictures or writing slogans on them. After the design has been baked on to make it permanent, the items make great display pieces and are also perfect for holding jewellery.

How did you start your business&What inspired you?

I was already running another small business selling vintage bits and bobs, and always ended up with lots of odds and end of china. I absolutely hate throwing things away!! So was determined to find a way to turn them into something new. I already had some porcelain pens from a previous crafty project, so ended up putting the two together and my business was born.

Do you have a role model?

Anyone that has managed to turn their hobby into a full time job really inspires me. Although working from home by yourself can turn you a bit crazy at times, I would love to be able to make a living from my little shop.

What do you do/ where do you go to get new ideas?
A lot of my plates include ‘hip hop’ related sayings, such as Thug Life and For Shizzle. If I’m looking for new ideas, I’ll listen to some music and sooner or later something suitable will pop up. That is how I came up with my ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ plates which have been quite popular. 

Do fashion trends influence your designs?
I am clueless when it comes to fashion! I have to reply more on seasonal trends and holiday themed items to keep my shop up to date throughout the year.

What are your plans for the future? /Where do you envisage your business?
In the short term I would like to improve my drawing skills and add more picture style plates to my shop. I also want to include more cup and saucer sets. A bit further down the line I’d like to start stocking my plates in little independent shops. After that, who knows!

Fave food/drink

Anything sweet! Cakes, chocolate, pastries… and diet coke. I am surprised I have any teeth left.

Must have item for winter

A good pair of warm boots. I hate getting cold toes when I’m taking orders to the Post Office!


Rosie is currently doing a giveaway!
The winner will be announced on the 1st November.

 If you can’t wait until then, all Trend Trap readers can get a 10% discount in the ShadyGlaze shop until Christmas, by entering the code ‘TREND10’ at the checkout. 
Visit www.shadyglaze.etsy.com to see the items currently for sale!








There she goes...

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It's Sunday & the weekend is almost over :( booooo
I can't believe how cold it is today too! I've spent most of the day inside under a blanket!
I did nip out to get my car washed and also tried to bake some cakes and failed miserably
Hmm maybe I should stick to blogging haha.
So I purchased this amazing coat from Primark a few days ago!
I don't usually shop in primark becuase the quality never seems that good, but this coat surprised me and is actually a good weight and material!
It was also only £25!
I love the colour too - a greyish white which goes with almost anything...
This shape of coat hasn't faded away in fashion yet - its certainly made a comeback from last year.
There are plenty of textured long line coats on the high street at the moment too.
In this post I'm wearing it with a midi skirt I brought a few months back which only cost me £3
The lovely blush colour crop top is from Topshop for £10
Socks are from Monki & shoes from Topshop sale.
I am actually selling these shoes on my Depop (size 6) along with a load of other things so please check it out
Search trixie belle









 

Dillon & Lee Hair salon

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Last week i had an appointment at Dillon & Lee hair salon in Nottingham.
I haven't been to a salon for absolutely ages - so thought it was  about time
I didn't want anything drastic doing, just a good cut to remove my split ends and a bit off my fringe as it grows super fast.
I absolutely love this charming little salon - raw brick walls and cute decor throughout!
Drinks are even served in vintage teacups :D
My appointment was with Amy... firstly she asked what I wanted and then ran through what she was going to do - felt totally relaxed and in good hands
She then washed my hair using moroccan oil shampoo and conditioner - and also gave me a 10 min head massage which was LUSH !
My hair was then treated with original moroccan oil and she blow dried it - it felt so so soft.
Next she cut my hair, got rid of my split ends and took some of the length of my fringe
My hair was so smooth and shiney and it felt amazing!!
I love the entire experience I had at Dillon and Lee with Amy, I was a tiny bit nervous as I haven't been to a salon for years - but now I can definitely say I shall be returning!
I recommend this to anyone who wants to feel truly pampered and leave with a head full of gorgeous hair!
I picked up some Moroccan oil - will be doing a review on youtube so stay tuned!
 
There are always special offers at Dillon & Lee on their facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Dillon-Lee/

To book an appointment or purchase some hair goodies visit http://www.dillonandlee.co.uk/












BART SIMPSON GIVEAWAY!

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so now i have reached 1k followers on instagram i will be doing weekly giveaways! 
To be in with a chance of winning this awesome bart raglan tee :
 1. Follow me on instagram (@trixie_belle) & follow my blog (www.thetrendtrap.blogspot.co.uk) 
2. Like and Repost
 3. Tag me once you have shared so i can choose a winner at random �� 
Winner will be announced on friday evening!! Please note this is UK postage only! Good luck �� 

*New outfit post* Last day of summer....

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Dress - Primark £12
Cardigan - Primark £10
Boots - Dr Martens around £100

Please hype on Lookbook!

Also I am open to any requests / Tips / Advice / How to videos
I want to start doing these on  youtube!
Also make sure you follow me on instagram - when I hit 1000 followers I will be doing giveaways!!
( I am on 991 now)
THANKZ x

ROMANCE WAS BORN

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So I recently came across this brand .... how the hell have I never seen it before!?
I am blown away by how playful and colour explosive this label is, its something I would love to have a piece of in my wardrobe

One of the RWB recent collections - Tripsy Gypsy


       



So Romance was born was founded in Sydney, 2005 by 2 fashion students 

Since then they have done 7 runway shows and opened at the SS12 Australian fashion week
Major success!



The brand is stocked at 33 retailers worldwide and also available online at

RWB is worn by the likes of Nicki Minaj, Blogger Tavi Gevinson and MIA






Sammy Icon Collab!

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So i recently got the opportunity to colab with a really cool sock brand straight outta Ukraine
- Sammy Icon
They sent me 5 pairs of socks in the post and asked me to style them!
Below are some of my looks
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AND most importantly don't forget to check out their website!!
Peeeeace out bxtches