27 March

Idea of the Week

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Idea of the Week

Now this is some serious planning ahead, but have you thought about what you are going to do with your bouquet after you’ve tied the knot? Well this week I have the perfect idea for you. However I’d like to start by telling you a cautionary tale. I decided that I wanted to have my […]

20 March

Idea of the Week

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Idea of the Week

In my opinion, some of the most beautiful pictures from your big day are those when you and your new husband are walking to the car after tying the knot and for me it’s all about the confetti. The big smiles not only from your guests but from the two of you make the pictures […]

13 March

Idea of the Week

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Idea of the Week

It’s time for some mouth-watering favours. When I saw these I wanted to get married all over again. One of the best things about this delicious favour, apart from the obvious, is that you can customise it to match your colour scheme, whether that’s with the smarties or the mason jar decoration. There’s simply no […]

11 March

Completely Clueless

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Completely Clueless

What is it with people thinking that just because you are getting married you are an expert on all things bridal? I don’t know how many times I got a disapproving glare or a disappointed tut when I didn’t know the correct bridal lingo or the exact, to the detail, plan of my wedding. I […]

11 March

Samuel Pepys Ermenegildo Zegna Spring Summer 2014 Promotion

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We are pleased to inform you that our Ermenegildo Zegna Summer fabrics are in store. Our Ermenegildo Zegna Representative Daniele Siciliano, will be with us on Monday 10th and Tuesday 11th March 2014 and would be delighted to show you the new fabrics for the coming Summer season. Please contact David Whitby on 727616 for […]

6 March

Idea of the Week

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Idea of the Week

One of the oldest wedding traditions is the cutting of the cake. The tradition of a wedding cake actually dates back to Roman Times when the custom was for the groom to break the cake over the brides head to symbolize the end of the bride’s virginal state and to ensure fertility. Bearing in mind […]

27 February

Idea of the Week

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Idea of the Week

Something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue. Even those who aren’t suspicious will no doubt strive to at least keep this bridal tradition going. For me, the something blue was a challenge, where on earth does the colour blue fit into your perfectly styled wedding outfit? I doubt you’ll be wearing  a bright […]

24 February

My Two Cents

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Every married couple you meet on your journey will be keen to pass on a little bit of advice to you, to help you get the most from your day. I’m sure you’ve heard the words ‘it flies by’, ‘don’t drink too much’, ‘try and speak to everyone’ or ‘make sure you eat’ countless times, […]

20 February

Idea of the Week

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Idea of the Week

If you’re planning a rustic wedding then ‘Grapevine Balls’ are a must have, and they’re even better if you are planning an outdoor rustic wedding. It’s a straightforward idea, take a grapevine ball, either pre-purchased or you can make it yourself and quite simply add sparkle. The natural rough design of the grapevine merged with […]

15 February

‘Pinspiration’

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‘Pinspiration’

Just got engaged? Looking to make a scrap book of ideas? Put the scissors and sticky tape down now. Wedding scrap books have a new face, and it’s red. Glue covered fingers are a thing of the past because now there’s Pinterest. Now let me tell you about Pinterest. If you haven’t heard of it […]