Wednesday 2 March 2016

The Vintage Collection from Jubly Umph and balcony musings

I've always loved reading. From the time I could read, I read. My mum often talks about me parroting books with my grandfather.  Sadly its a past time I've been seperated from for quite a long time. Adult life seems to take over when you first enter it and suddenly a lot of the free time you enjoyed as a kid seems to be swept out from underneath you. 

Readers Gotta Read Book Brooch
But is a past time I intend to begin to make time to revisit as its one that always bought me happiness and the thing that got me thinking about it was one of my new broochest from Jubly Umph. The "Readers gotta read" brooch is quirky and fun. The first day I wore it, I honestly felt like I was part of a secret club and fellow readers who saw my brooch both in real life and on social media gave me a smile/comment about how true it is.

Play it again brooch
So darlings, you must be wanting me to hurry up and get on with it! As anyone who follows me on social media would know, I'm a bit of a brooch nut addict. As someone with sensitive ears and who works in a job that makes earrings and bangles impractical, I love how easy it is to dress up and finish an outfit with the simple act of adding a brooch. I'm now so known for my brooches at work that on a day I forgot to wear one, I had multiple comments from Co-Workers about the missing pin on my shirt. So, when Jubly Umph contacted me about collaborating on their new collection I naturally said yes.

Blue Butterfly brooch
Jubly Umph is an Australian brooch designer based in Melbourne. Her designs truly caught my eye due to their incredible attention to detail and colour. Their backs are metal, meaning they is an extremely low chance of breaking your brooch and the designs seem to almost jump off their backing. Unique, beautiful and memorable, these brooches are for ladies who love something a little more dramatic to add to their outfits.

"Talk is cheap" telephone brooch
Her newest collection 'The Vintage Collection' is perfect for any retro girl! Busting with designs that include music, reading, telephones, adorable puppies and world globes...there is truly something to suit any brooch loving gal. The Talk is Cheap Brooch for example is one I can wear to work, as I spend a lot of time on the phone. The Snap Happy Brooch can relate to both my desire to work more behind the camera as well as my drive to get back infront of it. There is honestly something for all tastes!

Snap Happy Brooch
And if brooches aren't really your thing, Jubly Umph's designs also come as earrings, necklaces, cardigan clips, prints, handbags, wallets and mugs! Isn't she just an incredibly talented lady! I find the styling of these brooches to be incredibly versatile! The bold colours means they work well against block solids as well as patterned pieces. I've worn mine with both to great success.

These perfect wearable pieces of art also won't break your bank! Brooches from her Vintage Collection are only $24.95AUD plus postage. She also ships internationally!!

So next time you are on the hunt for some incredible Australian made brooches, give Jubly Umph a look! You won't be disappointed!

I hope you've all enjoyed this blog post! I have even more coming this week!

Til later darlings!

Disclaimer: Whilst I received these brooches as part of a sponsorship with Jubly Umph, all opinions expressed are honest to help ensure the most accurate information for my readers.