I am such a fan of pretty fabrics. There isn’t a day where I am not looking over the internet at fabric, cushions and such. There is a beautiful old mill around 3 miles away from where I live that has the most beautiful fabric stalls, I can often be found here when I have a free hour or two. For me, today’s DIY post is perfect. These Fabric hoops would look fantastic in any home, as a wedding decoration or even a wedding favour. They look so beautiful, unique and Jenny from Zazzle has provided all the information and easy instructions on how to make your very own Colection of Fabric Hoops.
Jenny from Zazzle tells us more about the Fabric Hoops
Outside Spring is in full swing, but I looked at my apartment this weekend and it looked barren.
For a little refresh, I decided to give my living room a makeover with one of the easiest DIY wall treatments ever. Using Zazzle’s new custom fabric and a few inexpensive supplies, I spruced up my walls in a fun and kitschy way, in less than an hour.
If you’re looking to brighten up drab walls for Spring, this project may be the solution to a happy, creative space.
Happy Monday everyone and how are you all today? I do hope you all had a lovely weekend and managed to enjoy the sunshine? We have some fab weddings for you this week I just know you are going to love them, starting off with this gorgeous wedding set in a Railway Museum in East Anglia. It was sent into me by Matthew Long Photography and it really is beautiful. With a venue so unique as this one, there really is no need for much decoration, the venue and what it lays on itself is enough. With a miniature train as entertainment and the brides very own vintage ice cream van this wedding looks like loads of fun for all the guests. I just know you are going to love it.
‘It was out of this world. It was a beautiful day filled with lots of happy moments and memories to last a lifetime’
Brigitte and Rob were married on 21st June 2014. The Ceremony was held at St Barnabas Church, Chappel the canapés were enjoyed at The Swan in Chappel and the reception was held at the East Anglian Railway Museum again in Chappel. ‘We spent a lot of time trying to find a wedding venue and although we had a look at a couple that were absolutely beautiful they didn’t quite feel right for us. We discovered we could hold our reception at The Railway Museum in our village and after a quick look round we realised it was perfect and booked it straight away. We were lucky to be able to book the local church too so we were able to marry in the village we had bought our house together in and now called home. We had 50 guests all day followed by an additional 50 evening guests. The wedding took 11 months to plan.’
Happy Sunday everyone, and how are you all today? I do hope you are having a good weekend? Mine has been lovely. Nik, Dexter and I have been in Chester since Friday visiting my good friend Becky, she is also Dexter’s godmother. It has been lovely spending some time with her and her lovely family, chilling out, eating, drinking and taking Dexter to Chester Zoo, which he LOVED! It’s been lovely for Becky to spend some time with Dexter as well. It seems to have been a week of making plans and appointments, lots to get done before we go on holiday in 3 weeks time! And lots of dreaming and scheming to do for the blog between Kelly C and myself, so watch this space!
Now though it’s time to put your feet up, sit back and enjoy this weeks Best Bits, my weekly round up of the best the wedding world has to offer.
I just love this weeks wedding of the week, the location is just stunning, the outside wedding ceremony is just beautiful and the reception area is equally as gorgeous. With a wonderful collection of details and decorations, along with a very handsome bridal party, this wedding really does have it all. Found via Green Wedding Shoes, Photo by Jaime and Chase Photography.
Whimsical Ranch Wedding – From Green Wedding Shoes
Easy Clay Votive DIY – From A Beautiful Mess
DIY Dyed Muslin Bags – From Style me Pretty Living
DIY Baby’s Breath Floral Crown – Love and Lavender
DIY Paper Flowers – From BijouBride
Eye Manicure DIY – From A Beautiful Mess
DIY Felt Rose Napkin – From B.Loved
Rustic Wedding Sign – From Boho Weddings
Gio and Omar – From Daniel Aguilar
Riviera Maya Wedding – From Fer Juaristi
Brighton Wedding – From Devlin Photos
Olivia and Adrian – From Our Labour of Love
Jewish Wedding in London – From Polly Alexandre Photography
Sam and Scott LA Wedding – From Tyler Branch Photo
Mountain Goat Madness in Melbourne – From Tod Hunter McGaw
Miriam and Sam – From Samm Blake
It’s finally the weekend. How are you all? I am hoping the weather stays nice so we are able to enjoy the weekend as much as we can. I am having a huge spring clear out, we have so much clutter in the house. I am then spending the rest of the weekend working and making time for Fearne and Paul. Is anyone attending a wedding this weekend? I hope you have fun whatever plans you have.
Anyway, back with todays regular Saturday feature, our Top 10 pins of the week. Kelly H and my favourite picks from accross the intenet. I hope you like our selection.
So here is a selection of our top 10 pins of the week……………..
IMAGE SOURCE – This looks like heaven on a plate
IMAGE SOURCE – Strawberry mascarpone mini trifles: layers of lady finger biscuits with strawberries and creamy honey mascarpone. – amazing desert, perfect for a summer wedding and they look so cute. (more…)
As you know the Blog also has its own Wedding Directory in the form of Boho Wedding Directory. The Directory is a hand-picked list split up into suppliers and regions making it super easy for you to find the perfect Boho supplier for your wedding.
Just to make life that bit easier for you and to make sure you don’t miss any of the wonderful suppliers that are getting added to the directory, I will regularly showcase the suppliers I have added here as a mini update.
Flowers: Shropshire Petals
A wedding isn’t complete without a showering of delicate confetti. Shropshire Petals grow and produce natural petal confetti on their Shropshire farm. Natural petal confetti is the preferred choice for venues and churches as it is 100% bio-degradable. Choose from an array of colours and petals to create your own unique confetti mix.
More information: www.boho-weddings.com/shropshire-petals
Venues: The Wellbeing Farm
Are you looking for a wedding venue which is fun, packed with rustic charm, flexible and can give you the vintage-inspired barn wedding you’ve dreamed about since you were young…? Try The Wellbeing Farm in Turton, Lancashire – located just 20 minutes from Manchester city centre our venue ticks all the right boxes…
More information: www.boho-weddings.com/wellbeing-farm
Stationery: Little Bird Invites
Little Bird Invites lovingly create beautiful, contemporary, quirky and fun stationary. We produce well designed, colourful collections that are easily personalised with your choice of wording and colour theme, making them unique to your wedding. All of our stationary is printed on 100% recycled card and paper in the UK.
More information: www.boho-weddings.com/little-bird-invites
Flowers: Berry House Flowers
At Berry House Flowers we design traditional, vintage inspired flower arrangements which are truly personal, beautiful & unique. We use locally sourced & home-grown seasonal flowers, herbs & foliage to create the country-garden look we specialise in.
More information: www.boho-weddings.com/berry-house-flowers
Marquee/Tipi/Tents: Elite Tents LTD
At Elite Tents your wedding is not just another date in our diary. We treat every event uniquely and with the same level of passion as if it were our own. Our experience, time and care means that you can feel confident that your day will be in safe hands and completely stress-free. We help you to create a magical atmosphere that you and your starry eyed guests will remember for the rest of their lives.
More information: www.boho-weddings.com/elite-tents-ltd
Venues: River Cottage
Tie the knot and celebrate one of the best days of your life at Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s iconic River Cottage HQ, based in 65 acres of organic farmland and just a stone’s throw from the beautiful Jurassic Coast. River Cottage is a unique licensed wedding venue where the bride and groom share centre stage with the food.
More information: www.boho-weddings.com/river-cottage
Hair/Make-Up: Bridal Stylists
The Bridal Stylists are a hand picked team of some of the industry’s finest hair stylists and makeup artists, committed to ensure you have beautiful, long lasting hair & make-up for your special day. Experts with creating a calming and relaxed atmosphere on your wedding morning, your chosen stylist will make sure that your day gets off to a perfect start.
More information: www.boho-weddings.com/directory-entry/bridal-stylists
If you are interested in getting yourself added on to the ‘Boho Wedding Directory’ email me at email@example.com for an application form. Have a Good Weekend
Big Boho Love
Has everyone got that Friday feeling? I certainly have! This week has been a great one. The weather was so beautiful, we have showed you some amazing weddings, we have had some amazing wedding submissions fall into Kelly H email box and we are so excited to be blogging these in the upcoming weeks. I went to London this week on a very exciting visit for Boho Weddings and I will be revealing more about the trip very soon. So all in all this week has been a great one!
Today we are back with our weekly Boho Bride feature and I am so pleased to welcome back Sarah to the blog. Last time Sarah and Del chatted all about changes afoot and honeymoons and this week they are sharing with us Traditions. I love this post because Sarah and Del have really worked out together what exactly they do and don’t want with regards to Wedding Traditions.
I’ll pass you over to Sarah and Del…..
Hello from Glasgow. We did it! We survived moving house 7 weeks before our wedding. Some of the DIY didn’t quite make it, but all in all we’ll take that! I wouldn’t recommend it, but then moving is always going to be stressful whatever you’ve got going on. The wedding gave me a good excuse to take a break from unpacking to go to taste some cheeses at the lovely George Mewes’ in Glasgow.
Del’s just back from his stag in Budapest, which I’m assured was lots of fun, so much that he missed his flight on the way home. I’ve started my new job too this week, so we’ve been busy again. We’ve also sent out invites and are impatiently waiting for RSVPs – chasing them is not fun, and so family and friends reading this – if you’ve received an invite please RSVP as it’s making me grumpy! I can’t really remember what else we’ve done as it’s been such a busy time, so I’ll just get on to the main theme of the post – wedding traditions.
We’ve written before about how important it is to us to personalise the wedding, and so this post is about our approach to some wedding traditions. I’ve always been quite apathetic – I’m not superstitious and I find lots of the traditions a bit cringey -but what’s surprised me is that some are really important to Del, and so there have been lots of conversations and compromises along the way relating to traditions. It’s also surprising to me how many (older) people are shocked if you choose not to follow a tradition, but you’ve just got to go with what you think is right…. I promise that, despite suggestions to the contrary from some family members, the sky will not collapse if you fail to put a silver sixpence in your shoe the morning of the wedding!
So what is it with many traditions that I’m not keen on? Some I find a bit cringey – like photo opportunities when cutting the cake, but then I’ve never liked posed photos – much prefer those natural action shots. Mostly though I think some traditions come from quite sexist origins. I know this can be quite a controversial topic – marriage and sexism – and so I won’t go into that debate, but just talk about how I think we have tackled some of my concerns, and where we’ve compromised.