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Wedding Inspiration

I only recently acquired an Ipod (hooray for becoming a person of the 21st century!) and so have been having a lot of fun downloading all kinds of great content.I really love the vodcasts that are available nowadays (it’s especially handy when I miss a TV show!) and have recently discovered Get Married’s vodcasts.Based in

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Depression glass is highly collectible for its translucent beauty and many uses. It was manufactured during the 1920’s to 1950’s in the USA and comes in many colours including amber, burgundy, blue and the by far the most popular – peachy pink and green. Not all glass made during the Depression was known as Depression

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Photo from Treasure Trove AntiquesRuby glass is a beautiful coloured glass available from antique shops or if you are really lucky – from collectable markets.Photo from K & M AntiquesUsed as a really special touch as part of your reception it invokes an air of the gentility of days gone by. Perhaps it brings back

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When I visited Georg Jensen in January I knew nothing about Vivianna Torun. During my visit I was introduced to the story of this amazing woman and the beauty she created with her jewels.Mobius Bangle- The Mobius Bangle echos the figure of eight that Vivianna Torun was so enchanted by.Born in 1927, Vivianna Torun became

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I love red carpet fashion. Especially when we see so much of it pass into bridal fashion.White and pastels seems to be a favourite at award ceremonies this year. Some more bridal then you might ever expect to see on a red carpet. Taraji P. Henson (Roberto Cavalli), Marisa Tomei (Versace) Miley Cyrus (Zuhair Murhad),

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Photo by pipwildheadHow beautiful it would be to include fresh orange blossoms in your bridal bouquet or bridesmaid’s bouquets! These waxy white flowers which grow in small groups amongst the glossy green leaves of the orange tree have a citrus-y fresh scent which is sure to trail after the bride as she walks down the

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Herbs add a wonderful fragrance to your wedding tables. They can be part of the main theme, set in large pots, or can be given to guests as wedding favours.As with flowers, since ancient times, there are particular meanings given to each herb.Basil – friendship, best wishesMint –wisdomRosemary – remembranceSage – wisdom, long lifeTarragon –

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A few months ago a new Aussie site dedicated to all things craft, design, art and living launched and it’s definitely worth a look!Living Creatively brings out a new “issue” of their online magazine every month and the site is filled with projects, suppliers, forums, competitions and even tips and tricks on how to grow

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Seeing as tomorrow is the big day, I thought it time for one last Christmas inspiration entry!A Christmas time wedding in Australia brings to mind cocktails and lazy days on the beach, but seeing as we still hang snowflakes on our trees there’s still a touch of winter magic!Christmas can be a lovely time to

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Twinkle, twinkle little star. I think stars have a certain magic about them. We always place a star on top of our Christmas tree and hanging stars on the branches makes everything seem a little more special. A symbol of hope when you see one shooting by, a star to make a wish on.StarsA romantic

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Jingle bells, jingle bells! It’s a family favourite and there’s something a little whimsical about bells twinkling! They’re also a symbol of weddings – bells ring out as an announcement of a brand new union.BellsCreate wreaths from bells and hang over doorways and on door knobsMartha StewartInstead of carrying a ring pillow or flowers, have

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Candles are one of my favourite way to decorate- Christmas or year round! They’re almost an essential part of decorating an evening wedding and so magical!CandlesStack candles on a tiered cake plate for a beautiful glowy centrepiecePhoto via Megan Hobson Place candles all the way down the aisle and surrounding the altarFete NY Place candles

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 WreathsWreaths – a circle of many meanings. In pagan times the evergreen wreath was decorated with four candles signifying water, wind, earth and fire. They feature in many religions but even if you are not religious they can be a ‘sign of faith in humanity and life, and victory over life’s challenges’ – a nice

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Today’s entry is on fairy lights (or twinkle lights) ! These are often used at weddings, but come out in full force during the festive season!Fairy LightsSurround poles, pylons, rafters and doorways with strands of fairy lightsAmelia Lyon, Drew B, Blue Castle Photography Hang strands of lights from beautiful treesStephen Grant Take a canvas and

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Since it is the season to be jolly, merry and all around happy I thought Christmas entries were the right ingredient to add to the mix.There’s a lot of gorgeous decorations around at the moment and I think it’s a shame pretty things- which would normally be fit for a wedding are packed away come

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