Category Archives: Wedding

Wedding flowers

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Wedding flowers

I like to think that between my mum and myself, we have many of the skills to tackle most things wedding related. I choose the things I knew I could do well, without a huge amount of pressure falling on us in the lead up to the day, and opted to bring in others when I couldn’t. Without splitting myself in two, I knew I couldn’t do everything.
I knew I wanted to do my own flowers. I knew I didn’t want to spend my flower budget completely on blooms that we would only appreciate for a short time on the day and would wither very soon after. I was very drawn to the idea that my flowers, or at least the table centres, would live to see another day.

Back in February I started making these

You can see my paper rose tutorial here. Read the rest of this entry

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A gift of crochet

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I was, quite simply, overwhelmed by the generosity of a friend made over the last year through our respective blogs, when early this year I received an email from the TheGrangeRange asking if she could contribute anything to my wedding day.

Table settings

Table settings

I thought long and hard about Geraldine’s generous offer of her time and skill when she could have been busy creating for herself. Read the rest of this entry

Wedding daze.

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Yes, I’m back.Handmade wedding bouquets Yes, I have photos.

Yes, it did get a little messy with 60 adults intent on having a good time. Read the rest of this entry

Hen night bunting

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Not made by me, this gorgeous bunting, but my friend Claire.Wedding bunting

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Clutch bags for wedding days

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Clutch bags for wedding days

After I’d stopped procrastinating and got down to sew, these clutch bags came together very quickly.

What do you think? Bridesmaid clutch bags This was my first make for White Tree Fabrics. Read the rest of this entry

Spot the obvious mistake

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This is me doing some wedding prep at the weekend, stamping place names onto labels

Name place stamping

Did you spot my mistake? Read the rest of this entry

A wedding keepsake box

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A wedding keepsake box

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Well, surprise, surprise, it’s a box. A handmade wooden box purchased from Home Deco Art  for a mere £15.99. Dovetail joints and everything!

I wanted to personalise a sturdy box for the wedding. A box in which our guests can leave their cards and which will double as a keepsake box; a sort of wedding day time capsule.

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