RSSArchive for February, 2008

Bauble Name Card Holders

Bauble Name Card Holders

  These elegant Bauble Place Card Holders from Cox & Cox are beautifully simple and won’t clutter your table.  They have a flat base to ensure they sit steadily and will catch the light from any candles as the glass is faceted.  At £14 for ten, they will serve as a lovely keepsake for your guests.  Cox [...]

Place Cards that help save lives

Place Cards that help save lives

You will not find place cards as memorable and full of meaning as those provided by the Giving in Celebration site of Cancer Research. For a minimum donation of £1.00 per guest you get a simple personalised place card and an optional Cancer Research UK pin badge. There is nothing fancy about these place cards of course but the [...]

29th February – Now is your chance ladies

29th February – Now is your chance ladies

A tradition stretching back over 1500 years makes a recurrence today.  Every leap year the traditional gender roles swap and women ask men for their hand in marriage.   Tradition says that this began in the 5th century when St Bridget of Kildare told St Patrick that it was unfair that women had to wait for [...]

Cool First Dance – Very Funny

Cool First Dance – Very Funny

You have to have a look at this first dance on You Tube.  It starts off all smoochy to romantic music, with the sort of dancing most of us have done since the school disco, but then it changes.  If you feel in the slightest bit down today and overwhelmed with planning, take a few minutes [...]

Waterlily Tiara from Leigh-Anne McGague

Waterlily Tiara from Leigh-Anne McGague

It was hard to choose a tiara from Leigh-Anne McGague’s collection because there are so many wonderful and original creations.  I picked this Waterlily Tiara because it is unlike most tiara designs you are likely to come across.  All too often Tiara designers like to impress us with the intricacies of small wirework and miniature gems but this [...]

Bombonieres – The Traditional Wedding Favour

Bombonieres – The Traditional Wedding Favour

   Traditional needn’t be old fashioned, indeed all things vintage are making a comeback.  In a time when we are all trying to out-do each other with how much we spend and how different we can be, why not go back to the tradition of giving Bombonieres to your female guests.  The five almonds signify [...]

Trivia Cards for the Wedding Reception

Trivia Cards for the Wedding Reception

These wedding trivia cards from Find me a Gift are a great icebreaker for the reception do.   Don’t thing of a boring Trivial Pursuit style game that will send your guests to sleep before the speeches.  Think more like a simple questions and answers game that will get your guests chatting to each other and break down [...]

Save the Date Fridge Magnet

Save the Date Fridge Magnet

These Save the Date fridge magnets from Pink Sherbet are a great idea for making sure your guests don’t forget your wedding date.  All their Save the Date designs are available as fridge magnets and they have a good choice to cover all seasons and styles.  It’s very easy for a card to get put in [...]

Wedding Bunting

Wedding Bunting

If you’re planning your reception party in a garden or hall and need to decorate it, a great idea is this wedding bunting from The Cotton Bunting Company which will immediately transform your venue to give a crisp, white wedding ambience.  It can be used indoors or outdoors and comes in 5m lengths that can [...]

Gothic Wedding Bouquet

Gothic Wedding Bouquet

Wow.  I bet you havent seen a bouquet like this before.  My thoughts immediately turn to a sophisticated evening wedding.  This Moulin Rouge style wedding bouquet from Pink Corsage has a gothic elegance that will coordinate beautifully with the recent trend towards wedding dresses and bridal make up that have a rennaissance flair.  A central core of deep [...]