Tuesday, 23 February 2010

Real wedding: Leo and Vixen

What a treat - check out these gorgeous pics from lovely Vicki & Leo Thompson's wedding.
Vicki of Ad Hominem put a personal touch on her day by creating these bespoke waistcoats for each of the groomsmen.
Check out www.ad-hominem.co.uk if you fancy treating your fellas to some!

Tuesday, 16 February 2010

Home swap

Who loves the film, The Holiday?
I do, which is why I also adore this site: www.luxehomeswap.com
Check it out!

Monday, 15 February 2010

Beside the seaside

OMG, how pretty is this!
To wow your guests, this would be an adorable feature to include in your wedding.
Update the 'homemade photobooth' idea by creating your own seaside scene for guests to get snap happy in.
This is truely ideal for any brides wanting beach themed wedding.
Having got going on the research this afternoon I have discovered that these small fishing boats can be hired for less than £20 per day.
Oh I do like to be beside the seaside.

Thursday, 11 February 2010

Individual style

Uber talented Miss Josie Beckett from 'whereareyounow?' is the girl you need to contact if you are looking for something super stand-out for your bridesmaids.
A crusader for individual style, she will make sure that your dress is unique, personal and fun.
If you have a particular colour, shape or theme in mind, Josie is the girl who can make it happen. Give her a shout at info@whereisjosienow.com

Tuesday, 9 February 2010

Baby love

I love the idea of incorporating baby pictures into your day.
This allows your friends to have a good laugh, while also involving your parents.
Mums love picking out baby pics and so it's a good way to occupy them in the planning too!

Ideas on how to use the baby pics:
  • Blow up, frame and use with table names / numbers
  • Create photo bunting
  • Make your own order of service complete with baby pics and bios
  • Stick in your guestbook to add interest
  • Ask all guests to RSVP with a baby pic. Use these to create their place cards
  • Stick around the loos to cheer the place up

** check out Mr Florence Blue. What a gorgeous boy! ;-)

Homemade bunting

Bunting is super popular these days, so why not create your own unique design by pegging gorgeous individual hankies to a rope.
These might also come in handy after the ceremony so guests can wipe away tears of happiness!

London brides can find stacks of old vintage hankies and scarfs in Camden market and near by shops. Oxfam stock cute little mini pegs for hanging.

Pretty flowers

To make you smile

Wednesday, 3 February 2010

Dress Me Daisy

Everyone has that idyllic afternoon in their heads.... catch up with your bridesmaids, wander stress free around the shops, find the perfect dress for each one of them (despite their variation in style, appearance and age), celebrate with cocktails and then saunter home with wonderful attire for your best girls all without breaking a sweat.

In reality, it's not quite that simple, which is why I was so excited to discover Dress Me Daisy - the online shop which offers your very own, real-life personal shopper. Simply log on, tell them what you want and wah-lah - they come back with the goods.

Get the girls round, pop open the bubbles and click away! Easy

Tuesday, 2 February 2010

Picture perfect Pickwell

Close your eyes and imagine a perfect venue.. it's right on the beach, all your guests can stay on site, the utterly lovely owners are beyond amazing, you can have the place for the entire weekend, eat scrumptious food and bask in the sun drenched ballroom.
Want to know more? Then check out Pickwell Manor asap. This truly is a gem.

Magical Marianne

I have recently had the pleasure of meeting the lovely, super-talented photographer, Marianne Taylor.
Marianne takes fun, individual photographs which are guaranteed to make you smile.
For more gorgeous shots, check out her blog

Bridesmaid style

To match, or not to match - for me, that is the question!
Do you opt for a slick uniformed style and go crazy with flowers and accessories, or do you mix it up?
What I do know is that these gorgeous Vivenne Westwood shoes are utterly ahhhhh-dorable!