#makesmeME: Creative Mondays Blog Hop

makesmeME: Creative Mondays Blog Hop


Happy Monday everyone. Hope you had a lovely weekend?

Earlier this week Nectar asked me if I would like to take park in a fun challenge.

The #makesmeME Blogger Challenge. How fun!

About the challenge:

  • Spend 10 minutes collecting 10 items from around your home that best reflect your individuality and what #makesmeME. 
  • This could be anything, for example if you like running one of the items could be your favourite trainers. If what makes you you, is your unusual dress sense one of your items could be a favourite item of clothing. Alternatively if you love animals perhaps one of your items could be your pet.

Here goes:

1.) Family : family is the most important thing in my life. I cannot gather them all up for a photo now as my Husband is at work, eldest 2 sons at Uni etc. So I was going to share a picture of a yummy mummy teddy I got for Mothers day, a few years ago.  Then Mollie stepped in to be the family mascot.

2.) Shoes : Ha! I love my shoes. Heels, flats sensible and not so sensible, creative and plain.

3.) Polka dots : I have always been a big fan of polka dots. I would wear them everyday if I could!

4.) Pretty dresses: I love fancy dresses, shame I don’t go out enough to wear them. Hint hint Hubby!!

5.) Tea and biscuits : Eek this is my downfall. I love tea and biscuits, tea and cake, tea and chocolate. Need I go on! I have a sweet tooth..

6.) Lou Lou : I love this perfume : Although I have a few different fragrances, I always have a bottle of Lou Lou. I have wore this perfume since I was 16. Yes a long time! It reminds me of fun times, nights out and being young. I must have gone through plenty of bottles over the years.

7.) Trainers : I have a love hate relationship with running. When its good its very good. When its bad it horrid! It might feel horrid at the minute but I am working on trying to love it again. Need to cut down on the biscuits first!

8.) Blogging : I have blogged nearly everyday for over 5 years. I think I maybe addicted! It makesmeMe!!

9.) Red Lipstick: I love the colour red. Red lipstick always cheers me up and I nearly always wear red when I get dressed up. Another thing that reminds me of my younger days.

10.) Bags : I am not a bag person. Give me a pair of shoes any day! But saying this I love Cath Kidston bags. Throw in a polka dots style, shabby chic print and I cannot resist them. 

How You Can Get Involved:

  • Nectar is celebrating the nation’s individuality with its new #makesmeME campaign, by asking people to share, via the new, free Nectar app what makes them individual, for the chance to be rewarded with a personalised thank you.
  • For more information on Nectar, you can download the free Nectar mobile app or visit Nectar

About this post:

Nectar kindly asked me to take part in this fun blogger challenge. They will be rewarding me with a special personalised gift for taking part. Unfortunately I could not use the gift they sent me. All thoughts are my own and I did not get paid for my post. Thanks for supporting the brands I work with.

Creative Mondays is my favourite blog hop of the week as I get to see all your amazing creative ideas. Link up, have fun reading other posts on the hop and please be kind enough to link back to the hop in your post.

Now onto the party:

To join in the fun:

Link up your creative, recipe, crafty, outfit or anything creative posts on the blog hop below.
Visit a few blogs on the list to make the hop fun for everyone.
Please try to include the Creative Monday button or a text link back to my blog in the post you are linking up.
Be great if you would like to follow? let me know if you do, so I can stop by and follow back.
Don’t forget to tweet me your links so I can re-tweet them.


Claire Justine
Claire Justine

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  1. Margarett Murphy
    26 April 2016 / 19:36

    What a fun collection ..love the shoes clothes ,choc biscs and Mollie !!

  2. Kelly
    26 April 2016 / 03:18

    Sounds like a fun challenge! I love your style and would love to have you join my link-up here: bit.ly/1U84fHcxo,Kelly

  3. Petite Silver Vixen
    25 April 2016 / 23:07

    That's a fun idea!

  4. Mary
    25 April 2016 / 17:28

    I love your shoes Claire! And Molly too! 🙂

  5. Julia Nyanyo
    25 April 2016 / 15:56

    Awh, Lou Lou, that was my "going out in the 80's" perfume! I loved it, even now if I smell it I feel like I should be getting ready for a night clubbing!! Tea and polka dots too – were we separated at birth???

  6. Jessica Jannenga
    25 April 2016 / 15:30

    Very creative idea! I love the polka dots, the computer, family… I would choose tea, my guitars, floral dresses, puppy pics… thanks for hosting!jess xx

  7. Heather{Our Life In a Click}
    25 April 2016 / 12:58

    What a fun post! I always love your shoes and accessories! Happy Monday!

  8. Fashion Fairy Dust
    25 April 2016 / 13:46

    What a cool challenge! And I agree on your choices…pretty much every one of them is apparent on your blog. :)Debbie

  9. Rebecca
    25 April 2016 / 12:42

    Have an equally lovely week!Rebecca

  10. Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas
    24 April 2016 / 22:12

    Thanks so much for hosting!!Hugs,Deb

  11. Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas
    24 April 2016 / 22:12

    Thanks so much for hosting!!Hugs,Deb

    • Clairejustine oxox
      25 April 2016 / 20:35

      Thanks for linking up Debbie 🙂

  12. Julie's Lifestyle
    24 April 2016 / 21:45

    Thanks Claire for the fun and have a nice week. 🙂

    • Clairejustine oxox
      25 April 2016 / 20:34

      Thanks for stopping by Julie 🙂

  13. Tamar SB
    24 April 2016 / 21:44

    Such a great list! Love your shoe collection!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      25 April 2016 / 20:25

      Aww, thanks Tamar 🙂