Archive for March, 2018

Remembering Your Mum

Monday, March 12th, 2018

Getting married when your mum has passed away can be difficult, You are full of excitement at starting your new lift but part of you is sad she cannot share the occasion with you.

Here are a few simple ways you can remember your mum at your wedding.

Remember Your Mum At Your Wedding

Remember Your Mum At Your Wedding

1 & 4. Our pretty Wedding Bouquet Photo Frame Charms a discrete way to have your mum walking with you down the aisle. They can be tied to the stem of your bouquet and made in your colour scheme to match the flowers in your bouquet or they can be made in soft blue as your “Something Blue.” Available from our website: Flutterby Weddings.

2. A symbolic way to remember your mum, a cluster of balloons suspending her favourite blooms and then tied to an empty chair.

3. A memory candle burning throughout your ceremony. Possibly in her favourite scent to evoke happy memories. The sign is available to customise from Orchard Berry.

5. A pretty forget me not brooch in soft shades of blue, pin to your dress as a symbolic keepsake and also perfect for your “Something Blue.” Handmade to order from KnopkaRU on Etsy.

6. A beautiful photo op with both the bride and groom holding their parents wedding photo. Inspiration from All Womens Talk.

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Mother Of The Bride Gifts

Friday, March 9th, 2018

With Mothers Day fast approaching I thought I would look for fun gift ideas for Mothers Of The Bride or indeed Mothers of The Groom.

There is a wealth of fabulous ideas out there, here are my favourites.

Mother Of The Bride Gifts

Mother Of The Bride Gifts

1. Pretty floral personalised mugs for both the Mother of the Groom and Mother of the Bride. Made to order by Mugsby on Etsy.

2. Simple but so pretty cotton tote bag available in several print colours perfect as a survival kit! Available from Alphabet Bags. 

3. Beautiful rose gold and blush pink scalloped sash. Fully adjustable and perfect for your hen party. Available from Party Delights.

4. Shabby chic Mother of the Bride gift, personalised with your wedding date a beautiful keepsake. Handmade by Shop Willy Nilly.

5. A personalised white ceramic heart embellished with a paper roses, beautiful as a wedding keepsake. Handmade by Rustic Weddings GB. 

6. A delightful pocket sized fabric tissue holder with the sentiment “Mother of the Bride” hand embroidered and embellished with a pretty heart button. Perfect for her tears of joy! Handmade by The Button Company.

7. Vintage Chic Pearl and diamante necklace and matching bracelet, great statement pieces for the Mother of The Bride! Available on our website: Flutterby Weddings Vintage Chic Bracelet and Flutterby Wedding Vintage Chic Necklace.

8. A bright pink ombré pouch, perfect gift for the mother of the bride! Fill with emergency essentials, this zip pouch makes the ideal accessory for the big day! Handmade by Alphabet Bags.

9. A cute pampering kit for the mother of the bride to use on the morning of the wedding while getting ready for the big day. Handmade made by Little Picture Co.

10. A great way to gift wrap your mother of the bride and groom gifts with in a pretty way with these adorable bags. Handmade by Just Beautiful Gifts.

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Bride and Mum Photographs

Thursday, March 8th, 2018

In celebration of International Women’s Day I have put together a collection of inspirational photos of Brides with their mothers on their wedding day.

Bride and Mum Photos

Bride and Mum Photos

1. A stunning photo of a mother of the bride helping her daughter with the finishing touches to her outfit. Photograph by Katelyn James Photography.

2. Another beautiful photo of a mother of the bride helping her daughter with the finishing touches to her outfit but this time reflected in a mirror. Photograph by Christina Carroll Photography.

3. A unique shot of the hands of the bride, mother of the bride and grandmother of the bride. Photograph by Megan Wynn Photography.

4. A quirky shot of the mother of the bride and mother of the groom framing the happy couple. Photograph by Van Daele and Russell Photography.

5. Another unique shot of a bride and her mother crossing on the stairs. Photograph by Danelle Bohane. 

6. A snap of a moment in time as the bride and groom walk back down the aisle. Stopping to kiss the mothers. Photograph by Jeremy Beasley.

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Spring Colour Trends

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

New blog post today, it is about The Black Tux, suit and tuxedo rentals  in the USA and Spring Colour Trends of 2018.

They have collated three on trend colour themes for spring this year. First up is lilac and a moody rich shade of forest green styled with a soft tan suit, perfect for a laid back relaxed exotic wedding.

Lilac and green spring 2018

Lilac and Green Spring 2018

Next we have the ever popular vintage combination of blush pink and grey. Floaty soft blush pink bridal dresses, rose gold accessories, organic floral arrangements, vintage linens and the groom decked out in tones of silver grey.

Blush and Grey Spring 2018

Blush and Grey Spring 2018

And…. finally we have Slate Grey and Moss, dark inky slate suites, light slate blue bridesmaids dress, soft ivory roses in contrast to spiky sea thistles and succulents as well as mossy green foliage to complete the look.

Slate and Moss Spring 2018

Slate and Moss Spring 2018

If you love these colour combinations please checkout The Black Tux’s tuxedo and suit rentals!

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Book Themed Wedding

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

Today is World Book Day here in the UK but unfortunately a lot of schools are closed due to heavy snow fall so I guess it is being celebrated at homes around the UK instead as costumes will have been made or bought. So Happy Chilly World Book Day!

Inspired by this yearly event I have put together a collect of fantastic ideas for a book themed wedding for all you Bibliophile Brides.

Book Themed Wedding

Book Themed Wedding

1. A beautiful stack of pastel coloured vintage books with a pretty posy of roses and greenery bursting from between the pages. Inspiration from Put A Ring On It.

2. A lovely library themed way to collate well wishes from guests inspiration can be found here.

3. Vintage book pages hand rolled into confetti cones. Handmade to order by Song Bird B Designs on Etsy.

4. A stunning book page backdrop perfect for photo ops or for behind your cake table. Inspiration from Make It Franke.

5. A delicious and opulent wedding cake created to look like a pile of antique books, almost looks to good to eat! Handmade by Galatia. 

6. Library card themed place cards handmade to order by In Focus Designs on Etsy.

7. A handmade paper wedding bouquet. Each individual flower is made of hand cut petals from vintage and aged book pages. The bouquet has been further embellish with frayed flowers, so gorgeous! Handmade to order by Heart Of Heidi on Etsy.

8. A unique wedding Save The Date Card styled like a library card. Handmade to order by Wedding Monograms on Etsy.

9. Pretty heart hanging decoration made using vintage book pages. They would look lovely hung on a rustic string a la bunting or garland style. Handmade by Bookity on Folksy.

Stay warm and safe perhaps by the fire with a good book!

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