Birdcage veils for the vintage-inspired and modern bride.

Birdcage veils are a big wedding trend right now; they are flying high with both the modern and the vintage-inspired bride. First popular in the 1940s, the birdcage veil is the perfect accessory for many brides planning a vintage-style wedding.  … Continue reading

Ombre wedding cakes

I adore ombre (or shaded) effect and I use it in my jewellery as much as possible. Right now, the ombre trend is all over wedding cakes.  You don’t see so many traditional, stiffly-iced plain white cake these days.  Gorgeous, … Continue reading

Red and blue wedding colour theme

Today, I’m taking inspiration from one of Pantone’s boldest autumn colours: samba.  This rich red will make a gorgeous colour for autumn and winter weddings. But summer is not quite over and the skies are still blue, so I’m contrasting … 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

Chevrons: a bold wedding theme for a modern bride.

Chevrons: they’re everywhere.  If you’re a modern bride looking to make a bold, on-trend statement, then chevrons may be for you! Chevrons can be colourful, vibrant and fun, like these multi-coloured chevron wedding invitations: Or monochrome chevrons can convey elegant … Continue reading

Rustic barn wedding pinspiration

Well, I’m fresh from a barn wedding, still with the hay in my hair!  Strictly speaking, it was a silver wedding – of friends of ours, Rachel and David (who got married absurdly young) and threw a big party to … Continue reading

Vintage wedding pin board

I have to confess: I’m a Pinterest junkie.  All those idyllic images – it’s creative heaven.  I greedily have several pin boards, which I use for inspiration and sharing ideas.  Every now and then, I’d like to blog some of … Continue reading

Ode to colour-pop lips

I’m sitting on the sofa right now, gripped by the final of The Voice UK.  I’m supporting Leah McFall all the way.  I love her vocal acrobatics, her funky bi-colour fringe and the way she makes tiny little shorts look … Continue reading