We’re In Love
Here’s what has caught our eye this week
This Sunday – the 31st March – the Scotsman Hotel in Edinburgh are hosting their wedding fayre between 12 and 3pm.
You can enjoy a glass of Prosecco on arrival as you get to see how your wedding day could unfold in the heart of Edinburgh’s city centre.
For more details contact Gemma at The Scotsman Hotel.
Following on from our Easter Wedding ideas, we are loving these personalised glass Easter Eggs.
We think they’d be perfect gifts for little people at your wedding, or for styling around your venue – such as on your wish tree.
They’re available from Not On The High Street, they are crafted by the team behind Scottish company Seahorse.
If you’re on the hunt for your wedding dress you may have come across the beautiful designs from Claire Pettibone. We love her dresses lots.
The exciting news is that this weekend Rachel Scott Couture will be hosting Claire and a huge collection of her gorgeous dresses.
Interested? Get in touch with Rachel for an appointment.
If you’re looking for an alternative for your wedding bouquet, then how about having a bouquet made from vintage brooches? You could have one made for you, or even start to collect some of Granny’s heirlooms yourself.
If you love the idea of creating a bouquet that is a little bit different and will last longer than the wedding day, then how about these from Lindsey Hunter at Get Knotted
? To find vintage jewellery for the bouquets, Lindsey scours antique markets for unusual pieces. We love the idea that each one will be completely unique and timeless.
Or how about involving your family in collecting their items of jewellery and create your own bouquet? Warning – this is not for the in-experienced crafts person. If you’re not great with a needle and thread yourself then involve family and friends who are. Who knows – you could even make a party of it and get all the girls round…
Are you having a non-traditional wedding bouquet? We’d love to hear about it…
We’re In Love
Here’s what has caught our eye this week
Scottish catering company Heritage Portfolio has been celebrating this week after being given the Royal seal of approval.
The company, which provides catering services for corporate hospitality, weddings and parties, this week announced that it has been granted the Royal Warrant of Appointment to Her Majesty The Queen as Supplier of Catering Services.
Heritage Portfolio has worked with The Palace of Holyrood House since 2002, catering for prestigious events which include The Queen’s annual Royal Garden Party.
Looking for the perfect photographer for your big day but confused by the huge choice and range of prices out there?
I-Pro Photographers is a group of experienced professional photographers from around Scotland who have collectively come together to share their passion for quality photography and to promote the use of an experienced professional photographer.
The website includes useful advice on choosing your photographer and explains the terms you may encounter along the way.
If, like us, you’ve been sampling a few Easter eggs already this month, then you might find yourself tempted by this selection box from the Highland Chocolatier.
40 Ornate Chocolate Eggshells and Praliné Eggs are presented in an elegant white and gold presentation box.
The eggs are also available at Harvey Nichols Edinburgh.
In honour of the very first International Day of Happiness, here are a few ways to bring a smile to the faces of your wedding guests.
Adding a humorous reading to your ceremony is a sure way to raise laughs and set the tone for the celebrations ahead. Our favourites include Edward Monkton’s A Lovely Love Story, which begins with: “The fierce Dinosaur was trapped inside his cage of ice. Although it was cold he was happy in there. It was, after all, his cage.“.
Also check out Dr Seuss’ Oh the Places You’ll Go – (“You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.”) And we love The Owl and the Pussycat by Edward Lear – “They dined on mince, and slices of quince, Which they ate with a runcible spoon; And hand in hand, on the edge of the sand, They danced by the light of the moon.“
Looking for a gift for your other half? We love this Wooden framed print by House and Interiors Gifts
. For your wife to be, these Silver plated bangles by Tales from the Earth
– which carry a secret message of love, luck and happiness – are perfect. And for your groom, how about these quirky Happy end cufflinks by EVY Designs
And if you are a guest at a wedding and are looking for an unusual gift to give, how about one of these? Personalised ‘Happiness is’ mug by A Type of Design
, Key to a happy marriage artwork by Velvet Ribbon
and Vintage-style Do More of what makes you happy clip board by Posh Totty Designs Interiors
. And we love the Happy racoon couple prints by Moonglow Art
We hope you have a very happy day! If you’re doing something that makes you smile, we’d love to hear about it!
The traditional tiara and veil have been joined by a host of fabulous headwear options. From rhinestone-encrusted headdresses to flirtatious birdcage veils, here are some of our favourites.
If you’re looking for vintage-inspired glamour, then how about these beautiful jewelled pieces? Main image: For an Art Deco feel, try Georgette – a stunning diamante headdress; top right: Amarante comb – a Swarovski crystal vintage style brooch accented with beautiful Swarovski crystal stones and lustrous pearls; bottom right: Verity side headdress – the ultimate statement piece featuring pear shaped and oval diamantes, Swarovski crystals and lustrous pearls. All by Corrine Smith Design
Glasgow-based milliner William Chambers
is a firm favourite at We Fell In Love HQ. We love this crystal double band (left) and Art Deco style beaded leaves headdress with birdcage veil.
Fancy something a little different? Embrace your dark side with this stunning statement piece by Joyce Paton
(top left) or Rene Walrus’
Jet Aphrodite (top right) – an unusual vintage style side tiara dripping with Swarovski crystals, sequins and silver lined bugle beads. We love the Auryn Headdress (bottom left) – A delicate forehead piece with Swarovski crystals, ivory pearls and pearlescent glass bugle beads, also from Rene Walrus’ Black Mermaid collection. Also catching our eye was the range of Edwina Ibbotson Millinery at Magpie Vintage
, which includes this fascinator (bottom right).
If you’re looking for the finishing touch for your lace wedding dress, then check out this elegant ivory lace asymetric headdress with freshwater pearls and crystals by Sarah Drew
(top left). Lace from your dress can be used to make a similar headdress to match your outfit perfectly. Or for a nod to the roaring twenties, we love this delicate handmade layered flower on a lace tie headband (top right) by Silver Sixpence in her Shoe
. We also love this beaded lace comb (bottom left) by Timeless Couture
and this Beautiful ivory feather headpiece with scattered jewel trim (bottom right) by Rachel Simpson
So much pretty, we wouldn’t like to have to pick! We’d love to hear which you go for…