Homemade is well made

So we have been a little quiet recently which is a testament to working hard and being distracted by some nocturnal visitors! Horus the hoglet But we now have less than 6 days to go and by this time next week we will be married and all out hard work and preparation will be complete... Continue Reading →

A green napkin

We want to be as green as possible at our wedding but also create something beautiful and unique for our guests. all the colours As a self confessed fabric addict I wanted to make individualised napkins as an alternative to using paper napkins at the wedding. I sorted through my fabric stash to find as... Continue Reading →

Sophie the niffler

I am a self confessed craft obsessive if I see something I want to try out I buy it and everything that goes with it! Rather than doing a taster session and seeing whether it's for me I go the whole hog and buy everything and I appreciate I am lucky enough to be able... Continue Reading →

Wild thing

Having completed a floristry course earlier this year for pleasure not for business or weddings it made me look at what I grow in my garden. Flowers cost a fortune rightfully so they are a luxury and take a lot of effort to grow. After many discussions with my friend who has an allotment and... Continue Reading →

A shower of petals

Going green and sustainable at a wedding we are discovering is an immense and thoughtful process. Everyday Steph and I discuss the problems with the climate and how our little footprint affects the world and this has made us rethink what we do and how we live. We do try to live our best and... Continue Reading →

A bunting mission

Being an avid crafter with my roots firmly planted in sewing soil I have to add my craft to our wedding and this is where I have the potential to increase my already horder worthy fabric collection! Fabric madness! However that does not fit into our sustainable wedding plans so no buying brand new fabric!... Continue Reading →

Do me a favour……….

The question of wedding favours! It's a tricky one as you don't want people to think they have to take some tat home and then throw it in the bin. That is not sustainable! Also wedding favours can cost a fortune, we wanted to make a favour that meant something to us and represented our... Continue Reading →

Grow your own and decorate

Sweet williams for the wild flower wedding decorations! Sweet williams for the wild wedding jars! Madly we are trying to grow all our real flowers in our tiny garden currently overrun with pots all over the place! These tiny plugs of sweet williams came from Van Meuwen arrived yesterday and I potted them into these... Continue Reading →

Wild garlic pesto

Wild garlic pesto Firstly I wish these were our wedding favours! But too early in the year, great fun foraging for wild garlic and making this pesto! We managed to forage some Sussex wild garlic and had a day mass producing some wild garlic pesto and just an experiment making some wild garlic hummus (had... Continue Reading →

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