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Now I don’t know about you, but I feel like summer is on it’s way out. Early mornings have a slightly chill in the air, the nights are definitely starting to draw in and I’m already hankering after a piping hot Baileys Hot Chocolate…
Yesterday we even announced the winner of our Autumn Pinterest competition and as much as I love snuggly knits, knee high boots and crunchy leaves I’m DEFINITELY not quite ready to let go of the sunshine and all of the light and vibrant colour it brings. It’s still August for goodness’ sake!!
So with that in mind…today I’m delving into a world of floral print. Versatile and oh so summery – I refuse to believe that there isn’t a floral print out there for everyone! And I’m hoping today you’ll see something you love. Whether whimsical, vintage or bold – floral print provides endless pretty possibilities…
Are you ready to join me in Autumn denial??
Every so often the creative urge takes me and I can’t help but feel the need to pull together an inspiration board or two. It might be something as simple as walking into a proper coffee shop* and having my senses jolted alive by the smell of roasting beans or browsing an antique fabrics store and discovering the perfect piece of Broderie Anglais which kickstarts a theme inspired by texture and soft layers of off-whites.
Both of these are true stories and you can see the results if you’re interested on my Pinterest profile page. This week though it was the moody but oh so enticing tones of Farrow and Ball’s ‘Stiffkey Blue‘ that got my blood a-pumping and the result is what you see below.
If you regularly stop by the blog then you’ll already know that the RMW team is fond of a DIY project or two. In the past we’ve bought you CD mixtape favours, rubber stamp stationery, cake flag toppers, miniature wreaths, golden swings and a whole heap of glittery goodness to name a few.
If you missed out on these splendid projects the first time round then have no fear; all you need to do is to click on the grey ‘DIY Projects‘ tab just underneath the RMW logo and it will take you to a dedicated page containing all the DIYs ever to have featured on the site.
I know, how awesome is that?!
And so, onto the topic of today’s post which I’m sure you’ve guessed by now is another crafting beauty. This time we’ll be showing you lovelies how to create a bespoke table plan for your wedding reception using luggage labels and badges. Well you know us, if there’s ever a chance to incorporate a badge or two into W-Day decor then we’ll use it…
Afternoon folks! And we’re back to earth with a bump after the glorious weekend. Yep it’s Monday but have no fear, we have a whole heap of pretty up our sleeves for you to indulge in this afternoon.
If you stopped by the blog last week then you’ll have seen our Midsummer Night’s Dream inspired extravaganza and this week we’re back with another dose of inspiration for you – namely Peaches And Cream.
Honestly it looks good enough to eat!
Having been shoved to the back of the inspiration cupboard for so long, it’s no secret that Team RMW are huge fans of the peach colour scheme wedding. Perhaps it’s because it’s such a pretty shade or maybe it’s because it’s such an adaptable and flattering hue for all seasons of the year, either way we just can’t get enough of it.
And so as a way of paying homage to the ‘Peach’ wedding, we’ve decided to dedicate this afternoon to it by way of a whole heap of delicious decor, beautiful bouquets and decadent dresses moodboard inspiration.
I hope you like it…
Now I have to be honest here and tell you that green is not my favourite colour. It has just never appealed to me in the same way as gorgeous shades of blue and grey. But having seen this shoot – I have to say that I now see green in a whole new light!!
The sheer number of different shades of green on show here is unbelievable…the vibrant and fresh apple green, the muted and slightly grey sage green, the richness of ivy green and the yellowness of the young budding flowers. All created by nature. Amazing.
I mean just look at that table scape below…it’s like a glimpse into a hidden tropical garden of Eden!
I love the idea behind the shoot too – just because you are getting married in a rustic venue, doesn’t mean that you have to compromise on the glamour!
Every so often I like to share a moodboard or two with you lovelies. In the past these glorious concoctions of delicious images, carefully curated from my favourite blogs and sites, were a far more regular occurrence but I confess I’ve probably been a bit remiss of late in sharing such inspiration with you.
This makes me sad. I have been a bad blogger. But I’m determined to redress the balance over the coming weeks and set about on my mission to inspire and invigorate you beauties once more starting with this Midsummer Night’s Dream affair this afternoon.
This post is a bit of a departure from my usual inspiration posts however. Because I’ll readily admit that as nice as it is to see the most wonderfully composed images slotted perfectly into a neat and tidy moodboard there’s always a part of me that scratches my head and wonders where I’ll be able to source that elegant vase or those calligraphed place names or even that elaborate headdress.
Have you ever felt like that?
The lightening bolt feeling when your eyes land upon the most perfect cushion/desk/pair of sparkly shoes on paper yet you cannot for the life of you find a source for the god damn things and google won’t play ball either.
Well far be it from us to add to your daily frustrations. This post will provide you with a link to each and every item that appears below should you take a shine to one thing or another.… View the full post.
It’s Monday afternoon and that can only mean one thing folks…yep you guessed it. Another healthy dose of wedding D.I.Y magic. I don’t know about you but there’s something infinitely calming about sitting down and making something pretty from scratch.
Speaking of creating glorious and pretty things, as you read this, the RMW team is currently shooting their next piece of editorial on location (hopefully with the sunshine blazing I might add) – we’re beyond excited to share it with you. In the meantime if you want some sneaky peeks or a laugh at Mr Crohill up some ladders then it’s worth checking our instagram feed for some behind the scenes action as the day progresses.
Anyway I digress, back to the post in hand…
As you’ve probably guessed, this afternoon we’ll be showing you how to create a DIY flag topper your cake can be proud of.
Shall we get on with then…
Afternoon folks! And how are you after that damn fine piece of weather yesterday? Rested? Perhaps slightly sunburnt? Or are you feeling slightly despondent with a case of the Monday blues?
Allow me to attempt to cheer you up with another glorious glitzy DIY project for your big day as a way of whiling away the hours until the going home bell rings. It’s probably the easiest D.I.Y project we’ve ever posted on Rock My Wedding…aside from the Glitterific Table Numbers that is.
Hell to the yes! It’s time to get your glitter on!
Afternoon lovely people.
So how was your weekend? Did you tick any items off the wedmin list?
Perhaps you selected your wedding day blooms or decided the theme for your reception decor? If you are anything like I was when I planned my own big day then you’ve probably experienced a miniature meltdown at some point about all the things you’ve still got to do before the big day arrives and panicked ever so slightly at just how much everything costs…
Sound familiar? Well have no fear, if you’re still unsure about how best to ‘number’ your tables from a decor perspective then we have a completely budget friendly but oh so fun DIY project for you this afternoon.
Actually it’s quite possibly the easiest D.I.Y project we’ve ever posted on Rock My Wedding…
Let’s get crafting!
This lunchtime we are introducing you to Pumpkin Events, an award winning, bespoke venue styling company specialising in design and decoration. Renowned for stylish design, they offer the ultimate transformation for weddings, corporate events, private parties and much more.
Pumpkin Events are based in the West Midlands, but are happy to work at weddings & events across the UK.
Voted the Best Venue & Styling Company in the West Midlands 2014 at the Wedding Industry Awards, the Pumpkin Events team, led by Abigail Cunningham, will happily help with styling your big day.