Pantone colours for autumn 2013

It seems a little premature to be thinking about autumn colours on a sunny August bank holiday…but September is just around the corner and it’s time for me to start looking at Pantone’s Fall 2013 colours. These colours will be … Continue reading

Magpie Workshop: artistic wedding favours

Today,  I would like to share with you the work of my friend Jeanne from Magpie Workshop. Jeanne makes exquisite collage art on a small-scale: bookmarks, notebooks, miniature shrines, tiny boxes and more.  She takes the subjects of Renaissance paintings … Continue reading

Dahlias – wedding flower inspiration

It’s dahlia season and here in Bath, this indomitably colourful, upright flower is in full bloom. The dahlia hasn’t always been the most fashionable flower, having a (not unfounded) reputation for being ever-present in suburban gardens and allotments and almost … Continue reading

Nectarine wedding pinspiration board.

The evenings are getting shorter and the cooler mornings and evenings are reminding us that autumn is only around the corner. Today, I’m focusing on Nectarine, the last of my favourite Pantone spring summer 2013 colours.  This rich, deep peach … Continue reading

Boho bride pinspiration board

Are you the kind of bride that longs to wear flowers in your hair and a dress that flows gracefully and moves with you? Today’s boho bride themed inspiration board could be for you. From top left: Blush lace wedding … Continue reading

Navy blue and pale pink wedding pinspiration

Soon I will be looking at Pantone’s 2013 autumn colours, but today I’d like to take a look at two of my favourite of Pantone’s spring/summer colours: Monaco blue and linen. I love this combination; the classiness of that almost … Continue reading

My favourite things of the week: pink, pretty and playful.

I hope you’ve had a wonderful week.  We are halfway through the school summer holidays -a summer of easygoing bike-rides and ice-creams.  Probably because I am spending so much time with my children, my eye has been caught by cute … Continue reading

Linked rings necklace for bride, sister and mother of the bride.

One of my customers recently sent me a couple of pictures of herself on her wedding day, wearing a Lovelink necklace that I made for her.  I’m so happy to hear that Rachel, who lives in Chicago has worn the … Continue reading

Handmade clutch bags for weddings and gifts – Red Ruby Rose

I love handmade clutch bags, which can make such a unique and stylish accessory for bridesmaids and wedding-goers.  We all need something gorgeous to hold our essentials at a big event and a classy clutch can really finish an outfit. … Continue reading

Coral and light blue wedding pinspiration board.

This week’s wedding colour theme is coral, teamed up with light blue.  Coral is a beautiful, vibrant summer wedding colour…bolder than peach but a little more feminine than orange. In this inspiration board, you can see how well warm coral … Continue reading