Posts featuring ‘craft’

Alternative altar : archway of books

For the book-loving couple this is the alternative altar…

Alternative altar book arch

Awesome image credit: Rubin Photography via Huffington Post

I love it!


Coveted cake : foxy lemon & poppyseed chiffon sponge

A paper sign, cute foxes with speech bubbles, a naked cake drizzled with icing, fresh flowers, and a pretty ceramic stand… there’s a lot to love about this amazing wedding cake!


Awesome image: Illuminate Photography via The Pretty Blog


Kelton & Cole : Framed wedding decor details

I’m a fan of recycling. As well as it being good for the environment it can also look pretty darn awesome! Such as the use of door and window frames in weddings. It’s a trend that’s been appearing for a while now but when I saw Kelton & Cole’s wedding I had to share some shots, to show you just how creative you can get with frames.

They’ve used window frames hanging from rafters to display flowers on and hang candles from, and it looks amazing! An old door becomes a chalkboard for wedding details, escort cards are strung within a frame and even the table numbers are framed.

It’s fantastic how they have a consistent theme running through the wedding that has been explored in numerous ways. I’m a fan!

Framed wedding decor details : Kelton and Cole-by Sassyfras Studios

Awesome images: Sassyfras Studios via Ruffled

For lots more shots of this wedding just do that magical internet thing of clicking here :D


Alternative altar : Paper flowers

Another incredibly awesome alternative altar on the blog today!

And even a link to the tutorial where you can learn to make your own! Oooo I am good to you ;)

DIY alternative wedding altar made with paper flowers
DIY alternative wedding altar made with paper flowers

Awesome image credit: Zach & Sarah Photography via Flickr

Pretty right?! I will never get bored of craft in weddings!


Handmade Weddings weekend at Bedruthan, Cornwall

When I get married I’m just going to see it as a huge excuse to hit up Hobbycraft and go craft crazy! Obviously it won’t be as important as marrying ‘the one’… but the chance to craft is a pretty close second ;)

For those brides-to-be that want to add handcrafted touches to their wedding, but perhaps need a little help, the ‘Handmade Weddings’ weekend, 17th-19th May, at the Bedruthan hotel in Cornwall could be what you need.

Handmade Wedding Weekends at Bedruthan Cornwall

Here’s more info on a weekend where you’ll get to make jewellery and bunting for your big day…

Guests can Bring along a memento – maybe their Grandma’s brooch, the family pearls, or a little lace from their mum’s wedding dress perhaps, and re-make them into a headdress, necklace, cuff or ring. Expert jewellery upcycler Sarah Drew will provide plenty of vintage lace, old brooches, earrings, silk flowers and crystals from her own collection too, so they can create a really eclectic handmade look.­­

Even complete beginners will finish the weekend with pieces they’ll be proud to wear on their walk down the aisle. And bridesmaids, mothers-of-the-bride and friends can also come along and make lovely jewellery to co-ordinate with their outfits.

Learn how to choose bunting fabrics so that they ‘read’ well when displayed, create different effects using shape and spacing and make beautiful, quality bunting that will last a lifetime. Fast stitchers can also learn how to make matching wedding cake and car bunting using left over scraps.­­

Handmade Wedding Weekends at Bedruthan Cornwall
Handmade Wedding Weekends at Bedruthan Cornwall
Handmade Wedding Weekends at Bedruthan Cornwall

The cost

A two night break at the hotel including lunch and all materials is priced from £320 per person, with the option to join the course as a day visitor for £150.

Other craft courses

And if you’re a fan of craft with no wedding on the horizon, then check out all the other courses they do. Personally, I’m putting the Green Woodwork course on my wishlist :)


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