Fairytales Fairyloot Unboxing

Hey guys! I hope you are all doing well. I received my February Fairyloot earlier on in the week – so obviously I need to do an unboxing! I am absolutely in love with the items in this box and the book itself is a highly anticipated read of mine! There will be spoilers because this is an unboxing, so if you haven’t received your box yet, or you don’t want to know what is in the Feb Fairyloot box just yet, do not continue!


As mentioned above, this months theme was Fairytales. I absolutely love fairytales – both the originals and retellings, so I jumped on the chance to get this box! I love the artwork on the spoiler cards, and I really need to find a creative way to display them! I will also leave links to all the shops etc. so that you can check them out for yourself!

The first item in the box is an exclusive Grimm Tales mug designed by Aunjuli Art. The mug is designed in a way that it shows off various different fairytales all the way around and I am in love with the detail! I’m not even sure I’ll be using this to drink from, but rather as decoration for my shelf!

The next item in the box is an exclusive Hinterland candle designed by Wick and Fable, which was inspired by the book of the month. The scent is Oakmoss and Tealeaves and, even without lighting it, the scent throw is amazing. In the time it took me to take the couple of photo’s for this unboxing, my entire living room had the earthy, foresty scent of this candle.


The next item in the box was exclusive poisonous apple bath salts (disclaimer: not actually poisonous :-P) from Little Heart, inspired by Snow White. I’m a little bummed because I don’t actually have. bath in my home, just a shower, so I can’t try these out… having said that, I am not really a bath person anyway! I do love the vibrant colour of these and I will probably keep them anyway! It’s also worth mentioning that these are Vegan! The artwork was designed by Till and Dill.


Another item in the box was these exclusive The Witch and the Gingerbread House socks from Fairyloot themselves. They are obviously inspired by Hansel and Gretel and have witch hats and gingerbread houses on them! Again, I am not a huge sock person, and really only wear socks for when I wear shoes (I go pretty much barefoot all the time otherwise), but I am definitely looking forward to using these for photos etc.


The Final item in the box before the book was this exclusive Little Red Riding Hood woodmark, created by Ink and Wonder. I love the detail included and I cannot wait to use it for my next book!

The book for this month is The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert. It is an exclusive edition and was signed, as opposed to coming with a signed book plate! As mentioned above, this book is a highly anticipated release for me and I am so looking forward to cracking this one open! I love the exclusive cover and it also came with a letter from the author.


That is is for this months box! I am in love with all of the items, despite the fact that I can’t use the bath salts (thinking a trip to my brothers house would not go amiss here), and I cannot wait to dive into the book! I am so glad that I jumped on the chance to get this box and I loved the representation of various different fairytales!

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November Fairyloot unboxing: Ladies that Slay


Hey guys! I have a different kind of post for you today and that is this months Fairyloot unboxing! As soon as I saw the theme and some of the items that they were going to be including, I had to get it! This months box was absolutely amazing and I am so stoked that I got it! I will link up to all of the shops featured, so definitely go and check those out 🙂

NOTE: This is an unboxing post, so there will be spoilers for the items in this months (November) box – Ladies that Slay. 


I love the artwork for the spoiler cards that they do each month!

The First item in the box was this exclusive Brightest Witch candle from Flick the Wick. It is based on Hermione from Harry Potter and the scent is Lily, Vanilla, Musk, Raspberry and Citrus. I absolutely LOVE the bright colour of the candle! I’ve always wanted to try out Flick the Wick and I am definitely going to have to look into getting some of their candles!

The next item in the box is an Exclusive Blue’s Brew tea created by Bookish Teas. This tea was inspired by Blue Sargent from the Raven Boys series (which I have yet to read!). This tea is fruit with Blackberries and currents and smells divine. I’m not a huge tea drinker, but I am definitely going to go out and buy a tea strainer so that I can try this tea! It also has edible glitter in it.

The next item (and the one I was most excited about) was an exclusive book sleeve designed by Aunjuli Art. This book comfortably fits a large paperback or small hardback (like this months books!) and has a pattern of Swords and books. The inside lining is also waterproof – which is going to come in useful with the most recent weather! I have always wanted a book sleeve and I am so excited about owning this beautiful sleeve.


The next item is an exclusive Fire is Catching Badge, inspired by Katniss Everdeen, designed by Literary Emporium. I like the fact that this is an easy iron on badge, but I am not entirely sure where to put it yet, because I don’t really own anything that I can put a badge on – it’s definitely beautiful, though!


The next item is an exclusive Fight Darkness sticker, designed by Reverie and Ink, and quotes An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir. Again, not entirely sure where I want to put this, but I do have a lot of options.

We also received a couple of swag pins from The Last Namsara by Kristen Ciccarelli and This Mortal Coil by Emily Suvada – both of which are on my TBR.


The first book included in this months box is an ARC of Furyborn by Claire Legrand. This book was definitely bigger than I first thought it was going to be, but I am extremely excited about getting to this! This is set to release next May and is being released by Sourcebooks Fire.

When assassins ambush her best friend, the crown prince, Rielle Dardenne risks everything to save him, exposing her ability to perform all seven kinds of elemental magic. The only people who should possess this extraordinary power are a pair of prophesied queens: a queen of light and salvation and a queen of blood and destruction. To prove she is the Sun Queen, Rielle must endure seven trials to test her magic. If she fails, she will be executed…unless the trials kill her first.

A thousand years later, the legend of Queen Rielle is a mere fairy tale to bounty hunter Eliana Ferracora. When the Undying Empire conquered her kingdom, she embraced violence to keep her family alive. Now, she believes herself untouchable–until her mother vanishes without a trace, along with countless other women in their city. To find her, Eliana joins a rebel captain on a dangerous mission and discovers that the evil at the heart of the empire is more terrible than she ever imagined.

As Rielle and Eliana fight in a cosmic war that spans millennia, their stories intersect, and the shocking connections between them ultimately determine the fate of their world–and of each other.

The other book we got in this months box was The Last Namsara by Kristen Ciccarelli. This is an exclusive Fairyloot edition, which has silver foil, rather than the gold of the normal edition. This also came with a letter from the author and a signed book plate. This is the first instalment in a YA Fantasy series and features Dragons – So I am definitely excited about getting this one!

In the beginning, there was the Namsara: the child of sky and spirit, who carried love and laughter wherever he went. But where there is light, there must be darkness—and so there was also the Iskari. The child of blood and moonlight. The destroyer. The death-bringer.

These are the legends that Asha, daughter of the king of Firgaard, has grown up learning in hushed whispers, drawn to the forbidden figures of the past. But it isn’t until she becomes the fiercest, most feared dragon slayer in the land that she takes on the role of the next Iskari—a lonely destiny that leaves her feeling more like a weapon than a girl.

Asha conquers each dragon and brings its head to the king, but no kill can free her from the shackles that await at home: her betrothal to the cruel commandant, a man who holds the truth about her nature in his palm. When she’s offered the chance to gain her freedom in exchange for the life of the most powerful dragon in Firgaard, she finds that there may be more truth to the ancient stories than she ever could have expected. With the help of a secret friend—a slave boy from her betrothed’s household—Asha must shed the layers of her Iskari bondage and open her heart to love, light, and a truth that has been kept from her.fullsizeoutput_597.jpeg

That’s it for this box! I absolutely loved this month’s items and I cannot wait to use some them. Fairyloot have definitely outdone themselves and the packers did a great job of getting all the items in the box!

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Meraki Candles Unboxing

Hey guys! I come to you with a long awaited box!! I ordered the Far Away lands box (April box) from Meraki Candles and it got lost in the post!! This only happens to me… Either way, they sent a replacement box and it finally arrived today! 😀 So, here are the items that were in the April Far Away Lands box:


The First Candle in this box is Rivendell! This smells like Wildflower and Cashmere Woods and you can smell it as soon as you take the lid off! Whilst you can smell it when you take the lid off, it isn’t an over powering smell and I absolutely love it. It is my favourite of the lot!


The next candle in the box is Narnia! Now, I have never actually read the Narnia books… including the one pictured here – but I have seen the film and this candle reminds me of the snow and the lantern that they meet just outside of the wardrobe. This candle smells like Menthol, Lavender and Pine.


The next candle in the box is Elendel – which is based on the Mistborn series by Brandon Sanderson. Again, I haven’t read this, but I do have it on my TBR! This smells like Jasmine, Amber and Musk! I absolutely love the colour of this candle, as well!


The final candle in this box was Essos, which is based on Game of Thrones! GoT is one of my absolutely favourite series, so I am so stoked to have this candle! This smells of Lemon, Orange and Aromatic Woods.


The next item in the box was a Lord of the Rings inspired tote bag, designed by Bookworm Boutique. This is one of my favourite quotes and I definitely feel like it describes us bookworms as a whole – so I am absolutely in love with this!


We also received a bookmark designed by Till & Dill! I absolutely love the grey colour schemes going on and I almost feel like I want to frame it, rather than use it! We also got a camp Half-blood pin!

All in all, this was a great box and I am so glad that it finally made its way to my house!!

Fairyloot unboxing!

Hey guys! I am bringing you a FairyLoot unboxing post today! This is going to be the unboxing of the April Dreams and Wishes box, which means there are spoilers abound for people who haven’t received it yet!

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This is my first ever FairyLoot box and I was so excited for it! It actually showed up on Thursday – which was perfect because it was my birthday! It was a gift from me to me! So, spoilers abound for anyone who doesn’t want to know what is in this box!


The first item in the box was a ceramic mug designed exclusively for this box by Rosa Rodil. The design is a quote from ACOMAF – which I am sure that everyone knows! I absolutely love this item because I adore ACOMAF – it will probably stay sat on my shelf because it’s just so pretty!


The next item is a tote bag designed by Miss Phi. This features a quote from The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon – which I have never read! I have heard some amazing things about the series and I do have it on my TBR… this bag is still really pretty!!


Another item in this box was a Gemstone Notebook from Portico. I received an amethyst notebook, which is the birthstone for February! It has gold foiled edges and is the perfect size for a handbag!


The next item is a candle created exclusively for this box by Meraki Candles. As soon as I heard that FairyLoot was working with Meraki Candles… I fangirled a bit! I absolutely ADORE Meraki Candles and this candle is no exception! It smell of Mint, Marshmallow and Candy Floss. I feel like it definitely fits well to Strange the Dreamer (which I am currently reading) and I am really looking forward to lighting it! If I could bring myself to light such a beautiful candle!


This item is absolutely adorable and it is a Dream Jar pin, designed exclusively for this box by House of Wonderland. I think this pin is so cute and I am really looking forward to finding somewhere to put it!


The next item was a Follow Your Dreams magnet brought to us exclusively from FairyLoot. I actually have no where to put this because my fridge has a cupboard front! However, it is still really cute!


The book featured this month was Given to the Sea by Mindy McGinnis. I had actually already guessed the book based off of the description FairyLoot featured on a photo on instagram. I did already have this on my TBR and I am extremely excited to get to it! We also received a letter from the author and a signed bookplate!


FairyLoot also introduced bookmarks in this months box, which they will now feature in every months box – and this is the bookmark I got! I absolutely love this design! I am also still looking for my buddy – not sure if they haven’t gotten their box yet or whether they just haven’t posted it!


All in all, I really loved this box and everything in it and I am definitely planning on ordering more boxes from them in the future!

Meraki Candles – October Villainous Box

Hey guys! So the postal service finally decided to get into gear and delivered me my October Box from Meraki Candles! This is the first ever box that I have bought and I couldn’t wait to open it! The theme for October was Villainous – it included four candles plus some bookish goodies. I did want to get the December box, but they were already sold out by the time I managed to get online :-(. Maybe I’ll get the Fairyloot box instead 🙂 Anyway, here are the goodies from the Villainous Box


The four candles were Umbridge (Wild Rose), Demogorgon (Soy, Cinnamon and Ginger), Darkling (Winter, Woods and Night) and Black Jack Randall (Patchouli and Cedarwood). I love the smell of ALL of these candles – I wish I could scent them to you over the screen! I have to say my favourite from the four is Darkling, though!


Here is also a really cute pin with the quote from Moriaty!!


I love this notebook – although I will probably never ever use it!! I still haven’t read the Grisha series, but this makes me really want to read them! I even have all three waiting on my kindle…


There was also a really funky sticker with the quote Convince me from the Hunger Games (president Snow) as well as a post card and bookmark!

I have to say that I love all of the items in this box and I cannot even wait to light some of these candles and see how good they smell when lit! I will definitely be buying from Meraki Candles int he future and I am definitely looking forward to some more boxes! Its going to be Candles galore in my household!