Saturday, January 25

Wedding trends for the 20s

Back to the 20s

Gorgeous Gatsby

The Great Gatsby movie and shows like Dowton Abbey brought the glitz of the 1920s back into fashion, a look that has stayed popular with weddings for over 7years. And now with the 2020s vintage inspired and art deco weddings have never been more on trend!

Pics: Art deco cake via Cake Central, Gorgeous Gatsby 'i do' it yourself stationery range, dress detail from Burnett's Boards. Telegram style photo save the date from 'i do' it yourself

Saturday, December 15

Living Coral

Pantone has announced their pick for Colour of the Year for 2019 and it's beautiful living coral. There are so many great ways to incorporate this into a wedding next year, naturally a beach wedding would be perfect. Here are a few 'i do' it yourself stationery ideas.
Seahorse signature guest book 

Wednesday, October 24

Trick or treat

Our cute free Halloween download is back in the shops FREEBIES section. These fun printable party circles are an easy last minute DIY project for Halloween. Use them as cupcake toppers and gift tags or to decorate cards, party hats, place cards and more!

With 12 coordinating images designed to be used with a 2" or 2.5" paper punch. Available as a free download in the new 'i do' it yourself shop.

Friday, February 23

ombré wedding ideas

Ahhhh ombré! It's hard to resist the dreamy look that those graduated shades can create. Of course you don't want to go ombre overboard! But there are so many amazing ways to incorporate a pretty gradient into your wedding design and decoration, it's hard to not to pick them all. This month we're teaming the gradient, watercolour effect with pretty sparkles of bokeh to create soft spot...

Credits: Ruffled gradient gown by Dominique Nadine, Pink Ombre Tassel Garland, $37 from Gen Woo, floral centerpiece from Martha Stewart, Jumbo pink ombre tissue pom pom, $8.80 from PomTree, Pink Ombre Candy Lollipop Wedding Favors, from $13 from Sweet Caroline Confections. Pink omber cake with swirl icing from Glorious Treats, Blackberry Thyme Sparklers via the Effortless Chic, ombre XO cookies shot by Liz Banfield via Style my Pretty, Ombré wedding invitation by 'i do' it yourself, Pink ombre stiletto court shoes by Anne Klein via My Lovely Big Feet, Ombré Wedding Aisle via Martha Stewart
Colour pallet: candy and almond

GET the look... 

Add the fashionable ombre look into your life in shades of pink
1. Ombre printable wedding invitation from 'i do' it yourself 2. Ombre tights salmon - purple, $42 from virivee 3. Feather Fascinator, $1325 from Batcakes Couture 4. Pink graphic bokeh earrings $11 from Beans & Pepper 5. Pink and cream photo pillow, from $50, Irina Wardas Fine Art Photography 6. Paris Hand Painted Statement Necklace, $292 from Doloris Petunia 7. Watercolour and magnolia linen clutch, $32 from Sandrine Marsh Accessories

DIY project 

Add some pizzaz to the party with gorgeous glitter champagne bottles. Camp Makery has a fantastic step by step guide to sparkle up your own bottles with a glitter ombre effect everyone will love.

FREE download 

Time to get glittery with this months free party printable. These fun faux glitter party circles in a mix of different ombré shades is available to downloads from the 'i do' it yourself freebies section.

REAL wedding 

Be inspired by Angela and Dan's breathtaking ombré wedding...

Pictures by Elisabeth Millay Photography

STEAL that style 

If you loved the look of Angela and Dan's ombré wedding, here's how to get it...

1. Ombre menu and order of service design from 'i do' it yourself 2. Ombre Bridesmaids Dresses from $123 from MJVO Couture 3. Grace by Monique Lhuillier sweetheart illusion neckline 4. Ribbon flower girl headband $43 from Blue Sugar Bridal 5. Kastehelmi glass plate € 28.95 from Droog 6. Lavender Stripe Paper Straws Pack of 100 $18 from Beve! 7. Purple Pink Ombre ribbon $23 from Cottage Crafts Online

VENUE view 
Half Moon Bay, California 
With the most amazing views of the Pacific, this Northern Californian wedding location is simply stunning. The Ritz-Carlton at Half Moon Bay has two breathtaking outdoor ceremony locations - the Ocean Lawn and the Bluff both with ocean views, and four reception venues including the The Ritz-Carlton Ballroom.

Pic: The Ritz Carlton, Half Moon Bay
Pic Bob and Dawn Davis Photography
Pic Bob and Dawn Davis Photography

DIY project 

Ombre yarn wrapped letters 
Monograms are a great personalised touch for a wedding. So impress your guests and make your own 3D versions in a beautiful ombre effect. All you will need is card or wooden letters available from most craft stores, wool in a few different shades and glue. My Sisters Suitcase has an easy to follow step by step for the process.

Pic My Sisters Suitcase


Bokeh. If you've ever wondered what that beautiful blurry light effect in photos is, its called bokeh. It's used to describe the out-of-focus areas of a picture and comes from the Japanese word meaning blur. There is a simple way to take your own romantic bokeh shots and all you need is a bit of black paper! Just cut a circle of card to cover your lens and make a hole in it the shape you want your little lights to be, like these cute little hearts. Check out this great step by step from Yellow Eleven Photography.

Theresas Thompson


Wednesday, February 21

TRENDING: nude wedding dresses

Photo: Clayton Austin custom dress via Green Wedding Shoes

It seems that more and more brides are choosing wedding dresses with a nude tone. This most popular way of adapting this trend is to choose a nude coloured lining under your dress with lace over the top - gorgeous. 

You can see more of our favourite nude gown ideas on pinterest 

Wednesday, January 10

space themed wedding save the date

Newly released - our starry night save the date card. With an image of stars and space in blues and purples it's perfect for an evening celebration under the stars. Inspired by pantone 2018colour of the year choice ultra violet!
Available here

Friday, January 5

starry night inspiration

Perfect for an evening wedding or reception is this romantic wedding theme with stars and space in blues and purples, add a bit of gold or silver for some extra sparkle.

Our inspiration is the night sky (pic from science photo library) and Pantones pick of their 2018 colour of the year - Ultra Violet. Gorgeous peacock earrings by etsylojewelry.

Starry Night wedding invitation by 'i do' it yourself.  Constellation wedding cake by the butter end. Two amazing  wedding venues lit up with stars. (right pic by Rent my wedding) A navy and indigo bouquet via we heart it.

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