2018 In Review & Feeling Proud

Well another year bites the dust and Its really not until you properly look back that you realise exactly what you have achieved, I urged you all in an Instagram post a few weeks ago to write down your successes, yes we have to look at what didn’t work too but I promise you even the smallest victories will make you feel good. I hope you enjoy catching up with my year and again thank you so much for all of your support this year, it means the world.

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Christmas With Dobbies

I am not a huge fan of putting up the Christmas decs too early but as you know I like to make an entrance! So working with Dobbies Garden Centres was an excellent excuse to make the front door lovely and festive.

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How the business started and my life changed!

I wrote this piece last November for A Life Loved blog. Its all still true and I thought some of you might like to have a read about how The Vintage House That Could came about.

But What About Your Pension?

Some of the very first words uttered to me by several people including my parents when I broke the news that I would be leaving my career of 17 years to go it alone.

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Do me a favour!

This is one subject that I get asked a lot about when I meet my couples so I thought I would throw some ideas at you. The options are limitless, your budget is not always! I always encourage my couples to think carefully about their favours, not everyone has them but if you want to offer your guests a gift then it needs to be something that they will want and not discard on the table at the end of the night. Even better if it is something that can be taken home and serves as a lovely memory of your special day.

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Garden Studio

When I started the business I never even contemplated the quantity of stock and props that I would acquire or indeed where said items would live!!

One of the best parts of being a wedding  stylist is searching for new and unique pieces but more often than not you don’t just need one of these pieces you need a set of ten or twelve and this soon starts to mount up. So imagine what happens when things start to take over, imagine the constant battle with sorting and rearranging after each event whilst also trying to live in the same space….

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Styling Your Spring Wedding With Crafts

Spring offers so much to weddings – colourful in-season flowers, gorgeous sun, and the giddy, exciting feeling of new beginnings. There’s just so much to take inspiration from during this season, as explained in a previous post here  Spring holds a lot of fresh, warm promise, and is one of the best times of the year to get married.

Whether you’re planning a grand wedding with hundreds of guests or an intimate gathering with your family and closest friends, here are some springtime craft ideas for styling your wedding.

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