Sunday, October 26, 2008

Jobs Jobbed

We're into the home straight and it's been pretty productive around here...I even managed to claim a moment at the Knitting & Stitching Show on work time...


Requiring cocktails in volume...and stitching in moderation


Bridesmaids Presents have been made and distributed so now you can see what the two gorgeous girls got...

A satchel decorated with yoyos/suffolk puffs (my new favourite crafty thing)


Notelets with their initial letter on with matching envelopes

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...the bookworm got a Booklovers' Journal...

...and the Sis got the fabulous I'm so Popular address book that I earmarked for her a very long time ago...IMG_1245

All wrapped in on-theme navy & cream wired vintage ribbon, courtesy of VV Rouleaux.


The other fabulous friends and family who have [been roped in]graciously offered to help us with our wedding preparations have their presents all wrapped and ready to give out on the day, but I can't tell you what they're getting quite yet...

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The Sis has been over amassing the 130 mini jam jars into table allocations, labelling the different varieties (featuring strawberry, blackberry, redcurrant, raspberry and blackcurrant jams), covering the lids in on-theme fabric circles and tied on parcel labels of the names of each guest.


Then we packed them into boxes to go to the venue this week, arranged by table for ease of distribution.


And so of course, there was the table plan

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And finally, the flower girl presents which, along with antique pearl-esque necklaces, they will be presented with on the morning.

Can you see the resemblance to the dolls and the gorgeous sisters?


T-minus five days. Am watching my skin and the weather with a close eye: two things I can fret about with absolutely no ability to alter the path of destiny, which surprisingly calms me down somewhat.

Friday, October 24, 2008

To every season...

The news is in!

The wonderful florists at Flowers!Flowers! St Albans have confirmed that the Viburnum Berries and Cream Ranunculus are a go!


Cinderella shall go to the wedding with the bouquet of her dreams!

Ok so maybe this just excites me, but at this time of spreadsheets, lists and coach transportation, a girl takes what she can get!

Irrelevant but pretty image of lush and gorgeous bouquets that I like but are not for me taken outside a hotel in Liverpool Street. Oh the hydrangeas!!

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Extended Delay and imminent countdown!

Hello all and so many apologies for being absent for so very long!

It's been incredibly busy around here as you can imagine and it seems that today is 17 days to the wedding!!! OH MY GOODNESS.

That's all that I can say at the moment. On loop.


The end of September saw a beautifully civilised crafty Hen party with fascinator making followed by DIVINE dinner at a London restaurant


Delirious grins of silliness are due wholly to the fabulousness of the day and nothing at all to do with the scrumptious cocktails!

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The Boy had his stag in the stunning Kent countryside on an incredibly sunny weekend in September. Shooting, Pubbing, Extreme tabletennis and Gin were the highlights of the weekend...

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I think I enjoy most the token milk jug in the fridge. Oh and the Chateau Cardboard on the right.

This weekend it's pampering in Champneys, St Albans, then hair next week and we're into the home straight to 1 November.

Oh my goodness.