Summer through Polaroids

Hi chums!

I was super lucky that I got given a Polaroid camera for my birthday this year and I am completely obsessed! Photography has been a hobby of mine for a few years now and within the last couple of years I have been really wanting to try out instant photography.


The Polaroid camera I have is the Fujifilm Instax Mini 8 in blue. I really like the colour because it is a really pretty light blue and also I have heard before that the white one gets dirty really quickly, but mine seems to stay clean.



Obviously taking the picture itself is really fun, but after every picture I also like to take a photo of me holding the Polaroid in front of the thing I just took a photo of.

I'm fully aware that this is not something I came up with, so I wanted to credit the Instagram account where I first saw this kind of picture. The account is called instant.pix and I would fully recommend following them because they take amazing photos and I really love their account.



So there are a few of my holiday Polaroids!

I hope you enjoyed this post and that you are having a good day!

Love

Emma
xxx

Stand Out: Red Outfit

Hi chums!

So summer has officially been looong gone, even though the September weather in the UK has actually been hotter than June, July and August!

Summer might be over but I've been hoarding some summer snaps that I wanted to share so I thought I'd do a belated summer post.


Anyone who knows me knows that I LOVE monochrome. Black and white is my go-to for any outfit, but I also do love a bit of colour sometimes. Black and white is fab for England, but I thought for the beach I should wear something a bit jazzier!



I got my playsuit from H&M in the sale but here is one similar.














I also did a lookbook on my YouTube channel so if you would like to check that out then please click here.

Thanks for reading!

Love

Emma
xxx


The Famous Key West Sunset

Hi chums!

Although I was only in Key West for a couple of days, I was lucky enough to see one of the most beautiful sunsets ever with my family!



I have seen a few beach sunsets before but something about Key West made the sunset seem even more amazing so I could definitely see why it's such a big thing there.

We saw the sunset from the water because we went on a glass-bottom boat tour which timed in with the sunset.

I wanted to share a few snaps so I hope you like them!








Thanks for reading!

Love

Emma
xxx

How to spend 1 day in Key West

Hi chums!

So this summer I made the trip across the pond to the US and headed down the Florida Keys to Key West. I spent two nights there and did a lot of exploring while I was there so I wanted to share some snaps with you!

I have also vlogged my day so click here if you would like to see it.



The first thing we did was go to the historic sea port which was so pretty! We also found this cool sign which you can see above. You can find it between the Turtle Kraals and the Half Shell Raw Bar.



This was my first time in Key West and it's honestly such a different vibe to any other place I've been. It's super laid back and alternative. Everything is so colourful and we were lucky enough to have bright sunshine the whole time.


We had breakfast at a place right near the sea port called Harpoon Harry's. We honestly loved this so much that we went back the next day and chose exactly the same food. The waitresses were so friendly and the food was delicious and came so quickly!




One of the main streets in Key West is called Duval Street so we walked along there. It has all sorts of cute restaurants, cafes and shops. There are also lots of small art galleries that we loved having a look at.

PS How cute is this Hard Rock restaurant below!





Also the fact that they had a whole shop dedicated to hammocks was the most amazing thing ever!










So obviously we couldn't head to Key West without visiting the Southernost Point! The thing that most people don't tell you is that there is always a huge queue of people queuing to take a photo in front of it! For some reason still unknown to me, we decided to queue in the middle of the day and had to stand in the blazing sun for ages - but the important thing is we got the snap!










Another well-known sight in Key West is Hemingway's house. Being from England, neither my family nor I ever studied Hemingway so as we didn't have a particular interest, we decided not to go in. The outside looked so pretty though!



If you continue down the street that Heminway's house is located, you'll find lots of other cute houses.



I almost died when I found a street with my name - dream come true!!


On yet another quest caused by Pinterest, we headed on a long walk to Fort Zachery in search of the sign you can see below which I had saved as a pin weeks before we went.

If you're planning on going and it's super hot like it was when we went, I would encourage you to drive there because although it's not too far, when you feel like you're about to die from heat it can seem miles and miles long!


To end the day we went on a sunset trip on a glass-bottom boat which was really fun! We headed off at 6:00 in the light and saw some fishies in a reef. At around 8:00 the sun set and we had such a great view from the boat!



The Key West sunset was the perfect way to finish to day, but as it was so amazing I decided that I'll do a different post for that which will be up soon!

Thanks for reading!

Love

Emma
xxx

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