Origami Cranes

Want to add a fun pop of colour to your day? How about creating a garland or backdrop of paper cranes? You could even follow the old Japanese tradition of folding 1,000 cranes to bring good luck and fortune to the couple getting married!

All you need is some origami paper, which you will find at most craft stores or online, and a little patience!

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Let there be light… our favourite twinkly looks

Hi lovelies,

I don’t know about you, but this week is really feeling…January-ish. I’m either too cold outside or too hot-and-itchy-eyed from central heating, and I really miss how festive everything looked a month ago. When Christmas decorations come down, everything always just looks a little sadder – no winking lights from people’s windows as you pass, no gold-garlanded bridges or street lamps. Sigh. Thankfully though, you don’t have to be in the countdown to the holidays for things to get all twinkly at your wedding. Repeat after me: Fairylights are not just for Christmas!

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Another year over, a new one just begun…

Hi lovely ones,

Well, we’re here, it’s New Years Eve! I hope you’ve all had brilliant Christmases. To any of you who are now sporting a slightly heavier and sparklier left hand after the festive season – CONGRATULATIONS, and welcome to the fabulous and bonkers world of weddings, we think you’re going to love it, and should things ever get a little on the stressful or faff-laden side, then we’re always only an email, tweet or Facebook message away, and we’d love to help.  Continue reading

Perfect Christmas entertaining from Pudding Bridge

Happy Sunday, lovelies. Hope you’re all well. I am bamboozled by how warm it is, and blaming the unseasonal weather on my lack of organisation in the way of Christmas prep. If anyone else is in the same boat, and having that ‘oh my word it’s actually Christmas THIS WEEK and I’ve got people coming and there’s so much to do andandand aaargh’ realisation, then fear not! Help is at hand for you today to make festive entertaining a breeze. Please give a very warm welcome to the first of our fabulous guest posters – the lovely Helen from Pudding Bridge.

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Pantone 2016 Colour(s) of the Year

So, those lovely folks at Pantone have released their colour of the year for 2016 – only this time we’ve got two colours to play with – Rose Quartz, and Serenity. I have to confess that normally I’m a bright colours and jewel tones kinda girl, but there’s something about these two whispery shades that is really rather evocative and romantic.

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