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Bootyful Baby Shower Decoration Ideas

Nappy wreath

Wanting a little inspiration for some baby shower decoration ideas? Or wondering what to do to bring a little fun to an upcoming baby themed party?

We had the pleasure of providing decor for a yummy mummy’s baby shower. We created a few handmade, decorative bits and bobs full of colour. Including a nappy wreath, lace bunting, pink tissue blossom tree and nail varnish favours.

It was a beautiful afternoon full of laughter, cake and baby clothes galore! If you have an upcoming party you’d like some creative decor ideas for we’d love to hear from you! Get in touch here.

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A nappy wreath made of nappies, pink tissue paper, baby footprint ribbon and a pair of pumps to finish it off!
lace bunting Baby shower decoration ideas
Lace bunting watched all the guests enjoy all the cake
Baby shower bunting Baby shower decoration ideas
White lanterns are great for decorating and add a wow factor to any space
pink pom poms Baby shower decoration ideas
Pink tissue paper pom poms are easy to make and add a little colour to the room
drinks dispenser lemonade stand Baby shower decoration ideas
Our lemonade stand with matching pink straws, yummy cakes and our lace and pink bunting
pink blossom tree Baby shower decoration ideas
We made a display using branches and tissue paper to create the blossom effect
dont say baby game Baby shower decoration ideas
Don’t say baby game, give everyone 3 pegs to begin with, if you say the word baby, the first person to notice gets to take a peg. The person with the most pegs at the end of the event gets a prize.
guess the size of mummys tummy game Baby shower decoration ideas
A classic but a goodie!
flower arrangement in a jar of lemons Baby shower decoration ideas
We created a display of a vase within a vase, using lemons and matching yellow flowers
pink hangers Baby shower decoration ideas
These pink hangers we bought from ebay to hang up the clothes all the guests bought for the bubba
nail varnish favours Baby shower decoration ideas
We made little favours for all the guests, nail varnishes all different shades of pink

Need some help thinking of baby shower decoration ideas, we love helping people get creative with their events. We’ve got a baby themed board on pinterest for other ideas too. Get in touch or check out our catalogue of decor available to hire for your next event.


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Rustic Wedding Signage – Happily Ever After This Way

Rustic wedding signage is all over pinterest at the moment.

We wanted to create a few new signs suitable for rustic weddings and today we officially welcome this uber cute new lil’ sign to our prop collection.

This bespoke handmade signpost has been designed to be placed at the start of the aisle. It could also work at the entrance of your venue. We’ve used left over fencing to create it and handpainted it with white paint.

It’s available to hire for £15 for a 3 day period.

If you want unique bespoke signage at your special event, get in touch we love getting creative and would be more than happy to build you a one of a kind sign! Rustic wedding signage, copper signage or floral displays, you name the style and we’d love to create something unique for you.

rustic wedding signage Happily ever after sign for wedding made from reclaimed wood

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Looking for a handmade gift idea? What about this?

If you’re looking for a handmade gift idea, here’s one for a friend or loved one.

Do you like receiving happy mail? Me too, I’ve been given a few packs of beautiful postcards and notelets which I can now send to some of my friends when I want to say hello, or thank you in the post.

I wondered if I could make my own notelet kit for my friend who LOVES sending little cards and notes. So I made this little kit filled with lots of love and decorated paper to use to send to people.

handmade gift idea writing kit

You’ll need:

  • 2 sheets of A4 card
  • Alphabet stickers
  • String
  • Pretty paper
  • Double sided tape

All of these can be bought from most craft shops like Hobbycraft. Take one piece of A4 card and cover it in your decorated paper, I used this pink stripy paper shown in the photo below. Use double sided tape to stick it to the card (I find you get less air bubbles/glue bumps). This will become your cover of your writing kit.

Now lightly score 2 parallel lines where the cover of your book will fold. I made mine to have a spine of about 1 inch thick which is just enough to hold several letters and envelopes.

handmade gift idea writing kit in the making

Next take the second sheet of card, hold it landscape, and cut a vertical line down the middle of the card so you end up with 2 equal sizes of A5 card.

Score 4 parallel lines along each sheet of A5 card of where you want the folds for the pocket to be. See the photo below for help on how I folded mine. These 4 fold lines will create a ‘tab’ that will be the actual bit that sticks to the inside cover of your book.

Before you stick it down, cover in your decorative paper, maybe use a different one to the one on the main cover. No need to cover the whole of the tabs as these won’t be seen. I then used double sided tape on the tabs of the pockets, and stuck them down.

handmade gift idea writing kit in the making

Once stuck down, I stuck a little bit of string on the inside of each pocket at the bottom which ensures nothing falls out. I used Sellotape for this. You shouldn’t be able to see the string on the outside of the kit.

Next the fun bit… Decorating the letter paper and envelopes! I used my alphabetical stamps, washi tape and some embellishments I had in my craft box. See some ideas you could create…

handmade gift idea writing kit in the making notelet ideas
handmade gift idea writing kit in the making notelet ideas
handmade gift idea writing kit in the making notelet ideas

Then, cut a piece of string to go all the way around your book plus extra to tie a bow. Tie it into position, tying your book firmly shut. Then cut out a rectangle of decorative paper and stick this on top of the string on the front cover, holding the string in position. I then decorated this rectangle personalising it for my friend using lettered stickers and ribbon.

handmade gift idea writing kit in the making
handmade gift idea writing kit in the making

Fill up your writing kit and your sorted! You could add a loop of material to hold a pen if you’re keen. Add stamps to the envelopes and you’re good to go! A lovely little handmade gift idea for any budding writer!

handmade gift idea writing kit in the making

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Travel Themed Seating plan

World map seating plan

Are you on the hunt for a travel themed seating plan for your wedding? This idea is a lovely way on incorporating your love for travel into your special day.

Have you both been on adventures around the world or have destinations that are close to the heart? This personalised seating plan will add that bespoke touch to your wedding.

If you’re low on time, we’d love to make this for you and can rent out this plus the easel for your day. It would include:

  • 1 hessian board
  • Personalised luggage tags
  • 1 map of the world
  • 1 easel

Get in touch to discuss this travel themed seating plan and we will transform your table plan into an international delight!

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Bunting – Campervan style!

We’ve been busy designing new styles of bunting including this campervan bunting.

With the current VW campervan craze going on at the moment, why not combine two vintage classics – bunting and campervans!

So we came up with this…..!

If you’re looking for bespoke bunting with a specific design like this, get in touch to get your paws on yours!

campervan bunting
campervan bunting
campervan bunting



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A Beautiful Navy Wedding Adventure

If you love a navy wedding theme this one’s for you!

We had the opportunity to let our creative juices go to town by providing some handmade bespoke props for a beautiful wedding held in West London which had a navy wedding theme.

We both had a great time cutting, sticking and sewing, getting all the different props ready for Saturday morning. Then when everything was in place, we stopped, we looked around and I’m sure my hearty did a backflip with excitement – it looked beautiful.

navy wedding

We had our homemade picket fences standing proud at the front of the venue with a personalised chalk board – these always help add that bespoke feel to any event.

chalkboard navy wedding
navy wedding

We designed the seating plan in line with their navy theme, adding a touch of romance with roses intertwined around the frame.

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navy wedding
navy wedding
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Gift idea time – skittle flavoured vodka!

Here’s a gift I’ve made for a few of the ladies in my life! Skittle flavoured vodka!

I bought a few 250ml Kilner clip top bottles, filled them with vodka and popped in about 20 of their favourite coloured skittle. It’s best to stick to one colour of skittle type in each bottle as it could look quite mucky in colour if you went for the fruit salad option!

Leave them to stand for about 3 days, and by the power of magic the skittles disappear! You’ll need to filter them a few times though to drain away some of the sugary sediment left at the bottom of the bottle. To do this, either grab some muslin and pour the vodka over it into another container, or a paper coffee filter works well. When you’re done, pour the magic juice back into your bottles and design a tag to go around the neck.

I wrote some serving suggestions of ways best to enjoy – with lemonade and ice or neat on the rocks!

Great prezzy for alcohol drinking chummys – it taste delicious and is handmade with lurrrrve 🙂

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Love you lots like jelly tots

There are lots of times in the year when I just want to tell my bestie’s I love them, Just because!

So I bought a few 7 day pill boxes from ebay and filled them with my chummys favourite sweeties and stuck alphabet letters on top!

Pop it in the post and heyyyy, you’ve helped spread some love in this world!

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52 reasons why I love you – Gift Idea

This handmade gift idea is such a lovely thing to make for any friend, partner or family member.

I made this gift for my husband. I thought of 52 reasons why I love him and listed each one in this handmade gift. To be honest I think I probably appreciated this gift more than he did! (He’s not a handmade gift kinda guy shall we say!)

You’ll need:

  • Personalised deck of playing cards
  • Thick card
  • Decorative paper
  • Alphabet stickers
  • Coloured string
  • Hole puncher
  • Sharpie marker

I ordered a pack of playing cards which I had personalised with a photo of the two of us. (You can type into google “personalised playing cards” and there are many online retailers to choose from)

Once the pack arrived, I designed two playing card sized covers, one for the front and back. I used thicker card for this.

I decorated the front with alphabet stickers – that said “52 reasons why I love you”.

I then hole punched everything and thread coloured string through each playing car to create a mini book.

handmade gift 52 reasons why I love you

Then with a marker pen I wrote a reason on each card. I gotta admit some of the reasons did stretch my imagination! But call it a test to your relationship! Can you name 52 reasons for your loved one?

handmade gift 52 reasons why I love you

This would be a great gift for any loved one, I personally think it’s adorable!


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6 reasons why I love you

You may have seen from my previous posts, I’m a sucker for homemade cards. I saw this idea and thought I gotta try this one…

I managed to create my own mini envelope template out of paper. To do this, I took a normal sized envelope, opened it up to see the shape I would need and drew my own, on a much smaller scale.

I then drew around it to make 6 mini envelopes out of cream coloured card.

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I folded the mini envelopes and stuck them with Prit Stick to the front of pretty patterned card.

I used stickers at the top to say 6 reasons why I love you. And filled each envelope with a mini piece of card with a message on. Super cute!

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