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Turkish delights

Turkish delights

Turkish Delights As the new wedding season approaches and the ecclectic styles are still prominent, I thought I’d share some of the beautiful Persian/Renaissance/Roccoco elements in a new up-coming collection, inspired by my summer holiday in Turkey last year. I’ve mainly incorporated pattern as this falls nicely into […]

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Walton Castle Wedding Fayre

Walton Castle Wedding Fayre

Walton Castle Wedding Fayre I’ve just returned from another wonderful wedding fayre at Walton Castle. If you, the Brides and Grooms get the same feeling I get as an exhibitor, you won’t go far wrong. So – what makes this such a  special wedding fayre? You might expect […]

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Should I or Shouldn’t I ?

Should I or Shouldn’t I ?

Should I or Shouldn’t I? Maybe I should really be topical in this Blog as we think about leaving August behind, but I’m not going to be. Topical, at  the moment, for me, is my Summer Holiday! No, not boring holiday snaps of my and my family […]

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My Bus Journey

My Bus Journey Having been lucky enough to go to the States for a few days, I thought I’d have some exceptional ‘me’ time. Well, I did have some ‘me’ time and it was ‘exceptional’, but not quite in the way I’d planned! Detroit: the home of […]

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Michael’s Again

Michael’s Again

Michael’s Again. After Tuesday’s trip to Canada, I got off to a slightly disheartened start, a) because of the lack of public transport and b) because I hadn’t really bought as much as I had hoped (I had plenty of space in my suitcase and I had hope […]

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Worth the Visit

Worth the Visit

Worth the Visit Michael’s is one of the largest independent Craft Stores in the USA. I wanted to visit at least one of the three relatively close to where I was staying in Detroit. But Detroit is the home of the car and as such everyone is […]

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USA Crafting

USA Crafting

USA Crafting Following on from my last blog on inspiration, I have recently done a Consultation for a customer requesting a Steampunk theme. At first I thought it to be out of my comfort zone as it was a style I had seen from afar, but hadn’t […]

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Inspiration

Inspiration

Inspiration You’ll need to find inspiration from somewhere, whether you opt for bespoke Wedding Stationery or DIY Wedding Stationery.  So how do you find it? There are many sources of inspiration. If you really have no idea at all about what you want, think about things like […]

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What’s the Difference?

What’s the Difference?

What’s the Difference? The first time many couples meet me is at a wedding fayre. Choosing everything for your big day is a daunting prospect. With so many choices, it difficult to see the wood for the trees, so I hope what I’m about to do will take […]

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Bespoke Seating Plan

Bespoke Seating Plan

Bespoke Seating Plan. Do you ever balk at working outside your comfort zone, but then find you actually enjoyed what you did? Well a month or so ago that was me with this bespoke seating plan. I had already produced the invitations; the menus and place cards, followed […]

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