Wednesday, August 25, 2010


thanks for the memories

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Someone on Formspring asked me about the bracelets I always wear, and I was talking to Christina and she was telling me about her bracelets that she wears daily too. I currently wear 6 different ones, Each has its own meaning to me and my past, I thought I'd share them with you! No they don't smell (that is a common question I'm asked!) and No I never take them off! I even had my festival bands on at my Dads wedding!

Reading Festival 2006+2007 wristbands: Yeap, I still have these on, 4 years and counting! Reading Festival 2006 was the first time I ever went to a festival, and it was amazing. I met so many amazing people and have such brilliant memories from it. From finding a trampoline with my friend Sara and then never finding it again, Hugging Carl Barat and petting his poorly arm and singing Bohemian Rhapsody with like 1000 people!

Freshers Fest 2008 Sheffield Hallam: From my short but well loved stint at Sheffield Hallam University. It makes me think of the city and the people I met their. Its a shame I left because I kinda regret it now, However its still memories!

Black beaded bracelet: Ivor gave me a bracelet like this on the first ever date we went on. Silly I know but it was kinda "our" relationship thing, When I was in New Zealand last year my baby brother, Zak, kept playing with it so I took it off to give it to him to play with, Of course because I'm so used to having it on my wrist I thought nothing of it until we got to a Motel and I hadn't got it. It had fallen out somewhere along the way and I was so upset I couldn't stop crying! However months later Ivor actually found me an indentical one and now I have it back!

Turkish Eye: They are supposed to protect you from bad spirits and that, So my mum bought me one when I was being troubled by really bad dreams and little bit of depression, Maybe it didn't really help but it does remind me that Im always protected from things and I shouldnt worry as much as I do!

Jesus Bracelet Thing: I'm really not sure what the correct name for this is but if you know please correct me! My mum bought me a wooden one when I firsted started being with Ivor, Ivors a right posh boy, well he went to private catholic school and my Mum thought I should get one too impress him! However that one broke eventually so my Step Dad bought me this plastic one in Turkey when we went a few weeks ago!

I'm always adding and taking away from the wrist, But those are the ones that really stick with me, Do you have anything you wear daily? Or something that means so much to you and holds all your memories? Let me know!

PS. Will get back to everyone regarding my new little project, If you follow me on Twitter you'd know already, I'm at Ivor's right now and hes bugging me to get off the laptop so we can watch a movie! Will be posting about it tomorrow or Friday as I've got a day off! Yayyy!

30 comments:

  1. great post:),i love the meaning behind the black beaded bracelet,sounds like you and ivor make a great coupple:)xxx

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  2. Lovely post. I don't wear my Freshers wristband anymore, they made it in white so it just looks horrible! Great planning ahead there... :p I used to wear 2 white gold charm bracelets that my parents bought me for my 16th and 18th birthday, but haven't in ages now for some reason! x

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  3. My mum bought me that jesus bracelet too! Despite, time ago in Spain, so many women use that, i dont like it at all, because i´m not catholic, and never wear it XD
    By the other hand i always use a bracelet that was given to me by my boyfriend.
    XoXo

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  4. I'm wearing lots of bracelets atm too- most of them serve to remind me of all the places I've been! Holidays, random trips with friends etc... I hope they last as long as I do!

    Danni
    xxx

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  5. I have one I've been wearing for 4 years now.And my bonfims, that will fall off when the wishes I did on them come true...:)

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  6. I got sent one of those jesus bracelets in the post! it was really weird. In a way it was free but obviously the letter asked for a donation.
    I also have another friend who wears that bracelet all the time because it was a gift from a homeless person. LOL.

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  7. My boyfriend still has Leeds Fest and V fest wrist bands on from 4 years ago, he said he's gonna take them off when he gets a real proper job (or when I buy him a nice watch haha)! I don't get why people would think they smell, they go in the shower with you and obviously get wet i.e. washed!
    The only piece of jewelery that has any sentimental meaning to me is a necklace my boyfriend bought me for our first valentines day. I lost it when I was helping him move house and was gutted, but then I found an identical one like 2 years later and he got it me for my birthday :)

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  8. I used to have an awesome wrist of festival wristbands and bracelets from 2006 but was made to cut them off by a silly crappy cafe job :( now i cant have things on my wrist but wear a million wrings instead. yours are totally cute though and i love that they all have a meaning, especially the boy ones!

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  9. Such a cute post. I love the jesus bracelet my friend has it too, they sale them in Camden I must pick one up as they are so pretty. I hope you are well and that the hater's are giving you a break :(
    I hate that people are mean to you when they don't even know you, I love your blog and hope that your new job is going well my dear. Ignore peep's as they are just bitter and sad. Loveage xxxx

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  10. I wear the same rings everyday. My newest addition is a silver one with the letter "A" in cursive. It was my Mom's when was a teenager!

    Sally
    http://ursaminor-sally.blogspot.com/

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  11. great blog! going to start following =) I dyed my hair a rustic red hair and am thinking of going ombre via your tutorial. thanks!!

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  12. Aaah love I didn't realise you went to Hallam (albeit briefly), I'm there and I love it! How come you left?

    jazzy ♥

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  13. On my left arm I wear one of those brazillian bracelets where each of the three knots tied represents a wish. I got in Sweden last year in february when I was an exchange student. It looks so ratty but I love it. I also have one that I got in London. I got two and me and my younger brother wore them. He had to take his off for school though. The last one is a recent one, it is one those pash bracelets that you make with the inside of a bottle cap, it is the first one I have ever made!

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  14. I think they're just called "Saint Bracelets" or "Protection Bracelets" actually. I wear a wooden St. Jude one. I'm not religious or anything, but I love it and wear it all the time, lol.

    Love me...Love me not

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  15. Loved this post, i have a few bracelets that i wear quite often, a couple of them are from family members but some of them are just ones i've bought myself and love wearing! I did have a friendship one that i wore for ages but it got really big and fell off one day - hope it's not a sign!!

    Stacey xx

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  16. Hi! Been a long time reader but never commented before. I really like the tone and style of this post, personal but accessible. I dont wear any bracelets every single day - only thing I wear every day is a ring on my thumb I've had since I was a kid. My gran bought me it from Argos for like a tenner, just a plain silver band but I would feel like half a person without it. Lost it once at the cinema and was on my knees for 40 mins in the darkness rifling through the popcorn and filth to get it. Precious.

    Much love x

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  17. Sentimental things are the best accessories! x

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  18. i love the little turkish eye bracelet! i choop and change what i wear all the time, but i usually wear my pandora bracelet :) x

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  19. Loved this post! I definately agree with Nikki :)
    This summer i just started building up my bracelets that i wear 24/7. I got a bracelet at Summerfest in July, which is this huge summer festival (haha, obv.) that has loads of amazing bands & stands/shops & such. It was probably the best night of my entire summer & whenever i look at the bracelet, i just remember how amazing it was :) xoxo

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  20. jesus bracelets are spread all over the world, just like christianity. I don't leave the house without :)

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  21. Love your bracelets, great storys behinf them spesh the jesus one! ihave four bracelets that i never take off, they bath with me and everything! xx

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  22. Love the stories behind your bracelets. I wore my 2002 Leeds Fest (yes, I'm old) band for a year before it snapped and I lost it! Gutted. x

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  23. This is such a cute post!
    Alex
    http://alexslifeafter20.blogspot.com/

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  24. I never really wear anything on my wrists, they are too small for a lot of bracelets.
    I like the fact that yours mean something.
    What nail varnish did you use in the pics? I'm after a colour like that.

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  25. I didn't realise 'jesus bracelets' were so popular. I have one I wear everyday, I thought it was unique haha x

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  26. The jesus braclett you have, my friend has the same that she got from croatia. Apparently they now sell them is some local shops :)

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  27. i have leeds 07 leeds 08 and now just this weekend leeds 10.Funny but i went to norfolk with my man to stop in a cottage and we stayed in this little quaint village called briston and they had a summer fair was only small but they had this little stall selling things and i brought one of those jesus bracelets from there a wooden one i hadnt seen them before just thought it was unusual.Then after i saw that pixie lot wears one.it was just one on its own amongst various bric a brac.Anyway i sent you a message on twitter to ask you if you follow me on twitter has you said to let you know if anyone wanted you u to follow them.liked the post :) xx

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