Inspiration Archive

  • Yellow is such a cheerful colour, that always invokes a smile and the reminder of warm, delightful sunshine. Grey is elegant, smooth and contemporary. The combination of the two is a perfect one and they make for a really beautiful palette for your wedding. Two of our closest friends are getting married next year and they have chosen these modern and fun colours. Today’s mood board is in celebration of their day to […]

    Cheerful and Elegant Yellow and Grey Mood Board

    Yellow is such a cheerful colour, that always invokes a smile and the reminder of warm, delightful sunshine. Grey is elegant, smooth and contemporary. The combination of the two is a perfect one and they make for a really beautiful palette for your wedding. Two of our closest friends are getting married next year and they have chosen these modern and fun colours. Today’s mood board is in celebration of their day to […]

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  • There is always something so warm about wood. The imperfections in the grain, the honey colours and its durability. Wooden items last forever, and its it nice to have a keep sake from your wedding that will do the same.   This is where The Wedding Tree Company comes in, they “…aims to inspire couples with personal keepsake items made of natural woods, that capture theirs and their guest’s hearts with bespoke wooden […]

    The Wedding Tree Company

    There is always something so warm about wood. The imperfections in the grain, the honey colours and its durability. Wooden items last forever, and its it nice to have a keep sake from your wedding that will do the same.   This is where The Wedding Tree Company comes in, they “…aims to inspire couples with personal keepsake items made of natural woods, that capture theirs and their guest’s hearts with bespoke wooden […]

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  • Purple seems to be one of the most popular colour palettes for weddings at the moment. The two weddings I’m attending this month have both opted for pretty purples, so I thought I’d add a little of my own purple vibes to the blog today.   Im not sure the brides ill be watching walking down the aisle in a purple dress, but I am always excited to see a bride bold enough […]

    Purple with a Hint of Silver and White Mood Board

    Purple seems to be one of the most popular colour palettes for weddings at the moment. The two weddings I’m attending this month have both opted for pretty purples, so I thought I’d add a little of my own purple vibes to the blog today.   Im not sure the brides ill be watching walking down the aisle in a purple dress, but I am always excited to see a bride bold enough […]

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  • If you read SYW regularly you will know I am a huge cake fan, so I love to share new cake discoveries when I come across them. Ladies and gentleman say hello to Ceri from Olofson Design. Her cakes, biscuits and cupcakes are amazing!!!   I had a chance to chat with Ceri and get a little insight into her wonderful cakey world. Over to Ceri…         How did you […]

    Olofson Design – Unique Sweet Treats

    If you read SYW regularly you will know I am a huge cake fan, so I love to share new cake discoveries when I come across them. Ladies and gentleman say hello to Ceri from Olofson Design. Her cakes, biscuits and cupcakes are amazing!!!   I had a chance to chat with Ceri and get a little insight into her wonderful cakey world. Over to Ceri…         How did you […]

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  • When I was at the Something Blue PR press day a couple of weeks ago I can across a fantastic company called Illustries. They are amazing! I was really excited to finally see wedding albums with personality that represented more than a selection of photos, but include quotes, copies of the speeches and some even have cute life map. These are tailor made memory books which are beautifully presented. Illustries don’t just stop at […]

    Illustries: Beautiful Memories

    When I was at the Something Blue PR press day a couple of weeks ago I can across a fantastic company called Illustries. They are amazing! I was really excited to finally see wedding albums with personality that represented more than a selection of photos, but include quotes, copies of the speeches and some even have cute life map. These are tailor made memory books which are beautifully presented. Illustries don’t just stop at […]

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  • When I got married I didn’t freak out and go on a crazy diet or work out for 4 hours a day, I had loads of other things to think about so why worry about dropping 2 dress sizes. I kept up my usual routine of exercise (which some weeks was only two yoga classes) as I sit so much at work it’s quiet nice to get the body moving.   For me […]

    Feeling Fit and Healthy For Your Wedding

    When I got married I didn’t freak out and go on a crazy diet or work out for 4 hours a day, I had loads of other things to think about so why worry about dropping 2 dress sizes. I kept up my usual routine of exercise (which some weeks was only two yoga classes) as I sit so much at work it’s quiet nice to get the body moving.   For me […]

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  • When your wedding has come and gone and you are flicking through photos and reliving the moments, one thing not to forget is your thank you’s. Whether they are cards or short notes, your guests will really appreciate a little thank you. As with all the elements of your wedding, the ‘thank you’s are another way to get creative. Here are a few ideas to get you started.   Photos of Signs Printed […]

    Creative Thank You Ideas

    When your wedding has come and gone and you are flicking through photos and reliving the moments, one thing not to forget is your thank you’s. Whether they are cards or short notes, your guests will really appreciate a little thank you. As with all the elements of your wedding, the ‘thank you’s are another way to get creative. Here are a few ideas to get you started.   Photos of Signs Printed […]

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  • I thought I would bring in one of my favourite little shapes today for some mood board loveliness. Also as it’s so close to Christmas stars seemed rather appropriate. There is so much versatility with stars as they can be all bright and twinkling to create magical receptions or stripped back with more of a constellation theme. They are also perfect for the DIY couple, as there are so many ways to include […]

    Twinkles and Stars Mood Board

    I thought I would bring in one of my favourite little shapes today for some mood board loveliness. Also as it’s so close to Christmas stars seemed rather appropriate. There is so much versatility with stars as they can be all bright and twinkling to create magical receptions or stripped back with more of a constellation theme. They are also perfect for the DIY couple, as there are so many ways to include […]

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  • Ok, so it’s no surprise, I’m a little addicted to cakes, but Im also a huge fan of painting. No Im not thinking the painting your dinning room a bright shade of yellow painting, Im thinking more of a beautiful piece of art painted by someone with creative skill you might hang in your dinning room kind of painting. The great thing is hand painted gorgeousness does have to be limited to canvas, […]

    Hand Painted Cakes

    Ok, so it’s no surprise, I’m a little addicted to cakes, but Im also a huge fan of painting. No Im not thinking the painting your dinning room a bright shade of yellow painting, Im thinking more of a beautiful piece of art painted by someone with creative skill you might hang in your dinning room kind of painting. The great thing is hand painted gorgeousness does have to be limited to canvas, […]

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  •       The sun has been out in London and it feels like summer is finally here, so with all the sunny vibes I couldn’t resist an ice cream inspired mood board this week. There are lots of yummy ideas to keep you busy while you enjoy a lazy afternoon in the sun.       1. I am a huge fan of Eat Chic Drink and this cute favour idea is […]

    Cool and Creamy Ice Cream Coloured Mood Board

          The sun has been out in London and it feels like summer is finally here, so with all the sunny vibes I couldn’t resist an ice cream inspired mood board this week. There are lots of yummy ideas to keep you busy while you enjoy a lazy afternoon in the sun.       1. I am a huge fan of Eat Chic Drink and this cute favour idea is […]

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  • Champagne is such an elegant drink and for most is the perfect celebratory drink. I love to see trays of sparkling wine in pretty tall flute glasses, but Im not really the hugest fan of Champagne’s taste. As I usually go for sweeter drinks, I find myself gravitating towards mixing Champagne with colourful juices or beautiful flowers. If you are looking for something a little different from your champagne reception then why not […]

    Funky Fizz: Champagne Cocktail Ideas

    Champagne is such an elegant drink and for most is the perfect celebratory drink. I love to see trays of sparkling wine in pretty tall flute glasses, but Im not really the hugest fan of Champagne’s taste. As I usually go for sweeter drinks, I find myself gravitating towards mixing Champagne with colourful juices or beautiful flowers. If you are looking for something a little different from your champagne reception then why not […]

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  •       Whether its borrowed or new you can always find a beautiful blue accessory to that that traditional necessity to your day. You don’t just have to little blue details, you can also make it your colour scheme. With its cool and calm tones, it could be just the thing to set an elegant and relaxed mood.       1. These lovely Paper + Cup wedding invitations were featured on Martha […]

    Something Borrowed Something Blue Mood Board

          Whether its borrowed or new you can always find a beautiful blue accessory to that that traditional necessity to your day. You don’t just have to little blue details, you can also make it your colour scheme. With its cool and calm tones, it could be just the thing to set an elegant and relaxed mood.       1. These lovely Paper + Cup wedding invitations were featured on Martha […]

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  • We all know how unpredictable an english summer can be, so if you are planning a wedding it’s not a bad idea to have a few umbrellas with you. Although, you can even use umbrellas in the sunshine, especially if they are as cute as the ones from Love Umbrellas.   Detailed Umbrellas Mt favourite has to be the one with all the buttons , soo cute!             […]

    Love Umbrellas!

    We all know how unpredictable an english summer can be, so if you are planning a wedding it’s not a bad idea to have a few umbrellas with you. Although, you can even use umbrellas in the sunshine, especially if they are as cute as the ones from Love Umbrellas.   Detailed Umbrellas Mt favourite has to be the one with all the buttons , soo cute!             […]

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  • Polka dots always make me think of spring time and cheery days in the sunshine, so I thought it was perfect timing for a little polka dot mood board action.         1. Gorgeous white polka dot dress from Honey Pie Boutique  2. I love these dotty straws which you can buy online at Pipii in the UK and Etsy 3. How cute is this yellow tie, photo by Anne Robert Photography […]

    Polka Dot Mood Board

    Polka dots always make me think of spring time and cheery days in the sunshine, so I thought it was perfect timing for a little polka dot mood board action.         1. Gorgeous white polka dot dress from Honey Pie Boutique  2. I love these dotty straws which you can buy online at Pipii in the UK and Etsy 3. How cute is this yellow tie, photo by Anne Robert Photography […]

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  • There are no words to describe these amazing shoes, well not so much the shoes, but the incredible painted designs that adorn them. Deborah, whose nickname is Figgie, is the artist behind these gorgeous creations. I am a HUGE fan of Deborah and her company Figgie Shoes and she was kind enough to chat with me about her wonderful shoe filled world.           How did you end up becoming  a […]

    Figgie Shoes: Personalised & Painted Shoes

    There are no words to describe these amazing shoes, well not so much the shoes, but the incredible painted designs that adorn them. Deborah, whose nickname is Figgie, is the artist behind these gorgeous creations. I am a HUGE fan of Deborah and her company Figgie Shoes and she was kind enough to chat with me about her wonderful shoe filled world.           How did you end up becoming  a […]

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