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Tuesday Type – Courtesy Script Pro

by | Made, Tuesday Type

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TUESDAY TYPE2 Tuesday Type Courtesy Script Pro

Courtesy Script Pro Tuesday Type Courtesy Script Pro

What a delicious curly and flamboyant script Courtesy Script Pro is! If only my hand writing writing was this neat and beautiful!

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Courtesy Script Pro is available from My Fonts.

Etsy Roundup – Orange Flowers

by | Etsy Roundup, Made

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Etsy Roundup2 Etsy Roundup Orange FlowersOrange Flowers Etsy Roundup Orange Flowers1. Paper flowers from caramelos 2. Paper flowers on wire stems from wacomarket 3. Tiny recycled mulberry paper flowers from swettacraftsuplies 4. Paper flowers with glitter from Hennytj 5. Handmade paper flowers from DragonflyExpression 6. Bunch of tiny flowers from ArtAngelsDesigns

Cocktail Friday – Old Fashioned Whiskey Recipe

by | Cocktail Friday, Made

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Karen Hardy
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old fashioned whiskey Cocktail Friday Old Fashioned Whiskey Recipe

“The Great Gatsby” theme is one which has done the rounds of the wedding circuit over the last eighteen months. A beautiful art deco style that truly emulates luxury. The jewellery, the cars and the fashion are all old world treasures that transcend into this century and will continue to do so long into the next. This old-fashioned whiskey cocktail is an old world tart treat that oozes sophistication and charm.

Old Fashioned Whiskey Recipe

  • Sugar Cube
  • Angostura Bitters
  • 3 oz of Whiskey
  • 1 orange slice
  • 1 lemon slice
  • “Old Fashioned” Glass – think a beautifully cut, short thick glassed tumbler
  • Ice (optional)

1. Place the sugar cube into the glass. Wet the sugar cube with a few dashes of Angostura bitters – two or three should be fine. Add a short splash of water or club soda if you prefer.

2. Crush the sugar with a wooden meddler or a strong spoon. Make sure you rotate the glass so the sugar and bitters leaves a tang on the sides of the glass, much like a lovely warm coat. Add the whiskey, orange and lemon slice and stir slightly. Add the ice cube and serve.

This is a tart and powerful drink, reminiscent of late night clubs and smokey whispers, of jazz and hourglass figures. This is a way to incorporate that old world charm into a newly inspired wedding. This could be your something old – something that emulates style and class. This is a drink to sip slowly while you enjoy the ambiance of a smooth, jazz infused environment.

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