Save the Date and SAVE 20%!

To celebrate the launch of my new Esty store, I’m offering an additional 20% OFF all orders placed between now and the end of September. Simply enter the promo code SAVE20 in the checkout.

Product of the Week {Cross my heart} Save the Date Cards

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{Cross my heart} Save the Date Cards. RRP $20 SAVE $4 with promo code!

These modern and fully customisable Save the Date Cards are the perfect way to ask your guests and also a great way to save you money! Print as little or as many as you like from your own home printer. Files are also compatible with Visatprint.

View the full range of stock here and keep checking back for more exciting items coming soon…

Until next time,
Keep calm and marry on!
Jacqui.
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5 creative ways to ask your bridesmaids

Asking your bridesmaids to be a part of your big day should be a special moment…after all, these girls will be the ones keeping you sane throughout the planning process, helping you out with tedious tasks and putting up with your Bridezilla moments. You could keep it simple with a card and a heart-felt message, or go one-step further by popping the question to your girls in a way that will make them feel extra special and jumping  for joy that you’ve asked them to be a part of your big day in such a thoughtful and creative way.

I haven’t quite decided how I’m going to ask my girls yet, but I’ve spent a lot of time looking at different and unique ways of popping the question, here are some of my favourites:

1. Paper Chain Girls

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These nostalgia paper chain girls are a simple, inexpensive and much more personal alternative to sending a card. Click here for more more details and the DIY instructions.

2.  Vintage Handkerchief

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These keepsake handkerchiefs serve as gorgeous backdrops for the big question and for wiping away tears of joy when your girls see how gorgeous you look on your big day. Check out AllieRuth on Etsy to buy.

3. Wooden Spool

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These cute wooden spools unravel to pop the question. Buy them online from ChoosingYou on Etsy, or if you’re feeling crafy, learn how to DIY here.

4. Bridesmaid Box

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Give your girls the low-down on your wedding plans by filling a box with details of the wedding, photos of inspiration, colour schemes etc. That way they’ll feel much more involved in your big day. Read the full step-by-step guide here.

5. Scrabble Ring

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Want to know how your fiance felt when he got down one one knee and proposed? Pop the question to your girls individually with their very own ring, initialed either ‘B’ for Bridesmaid or for their first name. Find out how to make your own Scrabble Rings or buy them online.

For more unique ideas, check out my Pinterest board. Which ever way you choose to ask your maids, I’m sure they’ll be thrilled to be a part of your big day.

Keep calm and marry on,
Jacqui.
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Sweet Inspiration: Top 10 Wedding Candy Bars

I’m so excited to do my own wedding candy bar and have already started buying glass jars, candy scoops and other bits & bobs! I know I’m getting a bit ahead of myself, given that the wedding is still over a year away yet, but you can never be too organised, can you?

A candy buffet bar is sure to be a big hit at any wedding. It’s also a great way to inject your personality into the reception room, create a focal point and get your guests talking. You really can have fun with this and it needn’t break the bank or your budget.

Over the past few months I’ve been pinning away images and inspiration. Here are some of the best candy bars I’ve come across so far:

1. Candy Brights

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2.  Contrasting Colours

Pink & Blue Candy Bar

3. Ombre

Pink Ombre Candy Bar

4. Traditional Candy Shop

Old fashioned candy bar

5. Secret Garden

Garden Candy Bar

6. Bronze Glamour

Orange Candy Bar

7. In Bloom

Tree Candy Bar

8. Sweet Love

Sweet Love

9. Candy Chic

Candy Chic

10. Taste the Rainbow

Rainbow Candy Bar