In your shoes…

How to plan your perfect handmade wedding: setting the scene for your perfect handmade wedding through beautiful, contemporary design & styling – adding those personal finishing touches and details to tell your story…

‘In your shoes’ is your personal guide packed with inspiration, thrifty ideas and top tips for planning your perfect handmade wedding. Grab a coffee and enjoy…

If there is a handmade wedding topic you would like to see more about or you would like to add a top tip – send me an email, your feedback is always welcome.

A touch of metallic – embellishments

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A touch of metallic – embellishments

Written by Becks     |    August 2018

 

Metallic Embellishments

Working with the finest metallic thread, exquisite ribbon and sparkling gem stones you can add a gorgeous touch of metallic to your invitations, orders of ceremony, and gift tags. This finish adds a real touch of charm.

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A touch of metallic – paper & ink

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A touch of metallic – paper & ink

Written by Becks     |    July 2018

 

Paper & ink are the perfect combination for announcing your special celebrations and milestones in style. Providing a beautiful, lasting keepsake to remember the details and feelings of your day.

How do you make it really unique to you? What special finishes can you add? Here’s a little insight into luxury paper stock options available along with the process for adding metallic ‘ink’ to create stationery unique to you and your day.

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How to add a metallic gilt edge

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How to add a metallic gilt edge

Written by Becks     |    June 2018

Looking for a do-it-yourself option to add a touch of metallic to your stationery? Try adding an elegant gilded edge to your tags and invitations with metallic paint. Here we’ve used #plastikoteuk fast dry metallic enamel and loved the results!

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A Royal Occasion

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A Royal Occasion – The Royal Wedding 2018

Written by Becks     |    May 2018

 

“Two young people fell in love and we all showed up” Bishop Michael Curry

So many people excitingly gathered together to see the young, royal couple make their vows on Saturday 19th May 2018. From the coverage around the UK and the rest of the world, along with the sound of the almighty cheers from the crowds lining the streets, the royal couple have clearly touched so many lives, and will continue to do so with their relatable personalities and interests. And what a beautiful sight to behold.

Prince Harry & Meghan had carefully chosen every element of their celebration. Each detail holding special significance to the couple and their union. The breathtaking result? Their true love shone through. In the words of Prince Harry “The stars have aligned”.

We take a look at the individual elements the couple chose in keeping with many traditions, but with a subtle contemporary twist to make their perfect day;

  • to honour the memory of loved ones.
  • reflect their values and personality.
  • and to give us an enchanting insight to the royal couple’s love.

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Order of Ceremony – personal to you

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Your Order of Ceremony – personal to you

Written by Becks     |    March 2018

 

When it comes to your Order of Ceremony what do you include? How do you make it personal to you? Do you really need an Order of Ceremony? Discover how you can achieve a personal keepsake that beautifully documents the details of your day.

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5 great tips for when the unexpected happens

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When the unexpected happens

Written by Becks     |    March 2018

 

With the recent wide spread snow and freezing conditions throughout the UK, couples faced a truly white wedding of their own!

You can never predict what the weather will be like for your special occasion. You start planning your day far in advance. Keep fingers-crossed that your day will be filled with sunshine and everything you’d hoped for.

What to do when the unexpected happens on your wedding day.

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Beautiful flowers, beautiful words – love & sentiments

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Love & sentiments

Written by Becks     |    March 2018

 

Add a romantic, sentimental touch to your wedding through the beautiful flowers you personally handpick for your bridal party:

  • bouquet
  • boutonnières
  • posies
  • corsages
  • floral crowns and hair pieces

through to your confetti, table decorations and pedestals.

Beautiful flowers, beautiful words.

Did you know that each flower has it’s own sentimental value?

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Spring Wedding Inspiration

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Head-over-heels in love with Spring

Written by Becks     |    Feb 2018

Fresh and bright, or soft and chic colour schemes. An abundance of flowers. Bright clear days. Sunshine and showers (remember those brollies & wellington boots as a just in case). The natural beauty that Spring time brings, captivates our choices for colour, style, fragrance and inspiration – leaving us head-over-heels in love with it all!

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How to make natural confetti

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Natural Petal Confetti

Written by Becks     |    #Howto-makeconfetti

 

Freshly picked petals from your garden makes wonderful natural confetti; creating a romantic moment and a beautiful photo opportunity as the thrown petals delicately drift and gracefully fall to the ground – a timeless shower of petals.

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Groom & Groomsmen

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Groom & Groomsmen

Written by Becks     |   8th Jan 2018
When it comes to sorting out the attire for your Groom and Groomsmen, there are great ways you can reflect your wedding theme and personalities for all budgets.
From tailor made suits, new suits, hired suits, or suits your men have in their wardrobes…

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