Alice Spake

Alice Spake

My name is Alice Anne and I'm a freelance writer and blogger. I'm also a part time blogger for jewellerybox where I get to share my love of fashion, beauty, lifestyle and of course jewellery with all of you. I'm no jewellery expert, but I love accessorising with sterling Silver!

it’s time to dip your toes in the pastel pond

Black, whites and neutrals have always been a wardrobe staple but one thing I didn’t realise until recently was just how much certain pastels have become a staple too. Pastels, for me, scream spring time, and the second the blossom flowers and the spring sun starts to shine I’m painting my nails in cornflower blue, pastel pink and the softest coral – but pastels are …

go getting ways to start your day positively

Starting the day more positively can make such a difference to how the rest of your day goes. I’ve never had much of a morning routine other than opening my eyes, grabbing my phone for a quick scroll, followed by a shower and then getting ready to get out the door for work. I found this didn’t make me very productive and by 11am, I’d …

why you should be excited about summer ?

No sooner has Spring come and gone, we’re fast tracking our way into the next season. The season of sun, sea and um…sand? Whether you follow the meteorological or astronomical calendar; we’ve been in the mist of hot and humid temperatures for a few weeks now. It seemed only right to take a look at some of the reasons summer is the best season, and why we …

four tips for looking after your hands

We are very slowly coming out of the depths of winter and the sun is thankfully shining (hopefully it will last!) so it seems that now is the perfect time to really pamper and prep the skin in time for summer. The one place I always forget to really take care of are my hands and with no more gloves to hide them, and some …

what does your jewellery mean?

Over the years I’ve gone from wearing silver to gold to rose gold and back to silver. I think deep down I’m a silver girl at heart, even having my engagement ring changed to sterling silver after an unfortunate skin reaction. After this, I started to look into metal properties and what different metals meant – it’s actually super interesting. A lot leads back to …

five fab things about spring

It’s seemed like the longest Winter in history this year and as we’re getting hit again with minus temperatures from a Siberian blast of wind it seemed only right to try and look forward to the beginning of Spring. I’ve spied my first blossom tree flowering, hopefully the snow didn’t kill it, and the sun has had his hat on, so pull on your positive …