20 November 2012

Liebster Blog Award

So, i've been tagged for this award by two lovely people, Lili Julian at Lets Get Lippy and Janine at What Renee Made. Thank you guys for showing some love to my blog, means a lot!
The rules...
Post 11 random facts about yourself
Answer 11 question's from the person who tagged you
Create 11 new questions for who you tag
Tag 11 blogs with under 200 followers, and no tag back

11 Randon facts about me...
* I am the eldest of three siblings and my sister is my BESTEST friend!
* My favourite colours are black and purple
* I cry really really easily and over silly things, which can be a bit embarrassing at times!
* I'm a country girl at heart (from Gloucestershire) living in the Big City
* I love lipbalms, lipsticks and lipglosses... don't think I go a day without wearing them!
* I am a badass fashion designer and pattern cutter
* I have 9 piercings
* I wear glasses, which I hate as i feel very nerdy! You will not see many pix with me wearing 

* I am half Nigerian and half Jamaican... best of both worlds!
* I have a very sweet tooth... not the best thing for my stomach or thighs but I don't mind my
   ass getting bigger!
* I can be quite shy at times

Lili's questions...
1. Why did you choose this name for your blog?
I chose Oh Sew Fashion because my main passion is fashion. I am a fashion designer and pattern cutter and wanted my blog to be focused around that and give tutorials including sewing. Plus, I think it's quite catchy!

2. Designer or High Street?
I prefer high street or up and coming designers.

3. If you had a genie within a lamp; what three things would you wish for?
* world poverty to vanish
* to be wealthy and have a very successful fashion business
* to find a genuine, honest, decent guy and fall madly in love and have a family!

4. What is your GO TO Emergency food?
Anything sweet! Such as vanilla and strawberry cheesescake, biscuits, especially chocolate, malted milks and shortbread, skittles and WHITE chocolate.

5. What does your beauty regime consist of?
Erm, not a lot really! I begin with a primer, then apply foundation or sometimes just concealer depending on the occasion, some eyeliner and mascara. I use face wipes to take off my make up or if I don't have any, go back to basics.. flannel and water!

6. If you could be President or Prime Minister for a day, what laws would you change or enforce?
Dunno! Too many to think of!
7. Forget Celebrity ‘Come Dine With Me’; there could be one for Bloggers! Which 4 Bloggers would you bring to your dinner party?
Ha! My sister, Lynnike at Cherry Lips Cocoa Hips, my friend, Janine at What Renee Made, and i'm struggling for the other two!
8. Lipstick or Lipgloss?
Lipgloss for sure! I like my lips to be popping!

9. What has been your biggest life challenge so far?
Getting through uni with all that coursework and very little sleep! Never again!

10. If Jack Sparrow [the pirate] delivered you a chest full of riches, what would you spend it on?
I'd buy a gorgeous house or two, go on quite a few holidays, go on a shopping spree, put money into my own business and help out family and friends. The rest I would save!

11. What will you do after you finish answering this question?
Make something to eat!

Janine's questions...
1. Why did you start blogging?
I started blogging to express my creativity and stuff that I love and find interested.

2. What is the reason behind your blog name?
I chose Oh Sew Fashion because my main passion is fashion. I am a fashion designer and pattern cutter and wanted my blog to be focused around that and give tutorials including sewing. Plus, I think it's quite catchy!

3. What 's your favourite food?
Fish, especially prawns... I could eat them all day every day! I also love salmon and haddock. Besides fish, I love macaroni cheese and homemade coleslaw.

4.Where would you like your blog to be in 2 years time?
Erm, just to keep growing it really and providing content that people find interesting and helpful!

5. What is your pet hate?
I HATE when people say they will call you and they don't, I absolutely hate when i'm annoyed or pissed off and the person i'm pissed off with is smirking at me... that drives me crazy and arrogance, bad manners, being lied to, materialistic people... the list can go on forever so I will stop now! 

6. Is there a beauty product you can't live without?
MAC studio finish concealer.

7. Vintage or high street?
I do like vintage but would probably go for high street.

8. Where in the world would you like to visit?
Thailand, Jamaica and Nigeria to see my family and Hawaii. The are loads more places, but think this would be my first choices!

9. Who is your style icon?
Don't really have one but I do love Rihanna's, Beyonce's and Gwen Stefani's style.

10. Which do you prefer reading magazines or blogs?
I used to love reading magazines, I would buy them every month without fail... Sugar and More springs to mind! BUT nowadays, I much prefer reading blogs... so much more diverse and interesting!

11. What is the best piece of advice you have ever been given?

To never watch what people are doing, concentrate on yourself and never give up and to follow your dreams/goals no matter how hard or how long they take to achieve.

The blogs I am tagging...
Cherry Lips Cocoa Hips

My questions for them...
1. What is your dream job?
2. What is the reason behind your blog name?
3. Going to an island, what are the 3 beauty products you would take?
4. Favourite way to spend your free time?
5. If you had 3 wishes, what would they be?
6. Favourite item of clothing in your wardrobe?
7. If you could travel anywhere, where would it be?
8. Favourite place to shop?
9. Lipstick or lipgloss... and what's your favourite colour?
10. Who is your favourite fashion designer?
11. What do you think of my blog?

So that comes to the end of the tag, hope you enjoyed reading my answers and if I tagged you, please feel free to let me know when you've done it so I can have a nose at your answers!

Thanks again for nominating me! 


  1. Congrats on the award, and I love skittles in like every flavor!


    1. Thanks hun, my favourite skittles are the crazy cores (orange pack)... bloody juicy!!!

  2. Aww..congrats love and funny we have so much in common..Lol..am such a shybird too, Nigerian & I've got mad luv for purple.:)
    Thanks so much for the Nom btw ... really means alot :* ..have a great day hun xx

  3. Thank you soo much for tagging me hun. I'll answer your question on the weekend. You sooo deserve to win. LOVE.

    1. Thank you... and that's ok hun, I like your blog :)

  4. Awww I love this post Ro. The part about me- LYNNIKE being your BESTEST friend was the absolute best part of the post ;p

    Thanks, I am honoured to be blessed with such an amazing sis. Thanks for the nomination. I will respond now.xxx

    Cherry Lips Cocoa Hips

  5. Thank you so much for your comments!! :)
    I always love these tag/awards - you get to learn more about the blogger as a person!
    Saadiya x

    1. Definitely Saadiya and it's usually an interesting read! xx

  6. Thank you for the Nomination!! I just answered your questions! It was so fun!!


    Super Hugs, Vanessa

    1. No probs Vanessa, I loved reading your answers!

  7. Thanks for the nomination :). Congrats also.
    Totally agree about people who say they will call and they don't, lol.

    1. That's ok, you have a lovely blog :) It's so annoying isn't it?!! x