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Free bunting for all

To celebrate our 7th birthday we’ve made a beautiful printable for you to make and use at home, either for celebrations, as gifts, or decorations for the home.

All you’ll need: string, a hole punch and some scissors.

Print out this floral bunting by clicking on the link below.

You’ll find the first few pages are the letters ‘happy birthday’. If you would like to create your own personalised message, I’ve designed the whole alphabet, so print out the letters you need for whatever phrase you would like to create.

Print onto paper or thin card, then cut out the flags.

Hole punch or use scissors to make teeny holes in the top corners.

Thread the flags along the string (in the right order) and there you have it.

To add some va va voom, before making holes, you could mount these flags onto different coloured card or paper.

Use the bunting for a wall, along the edge of a table or along a curtain pole. Keep somewhere safe and flat, and reuse again and again!

Credit: I used a stunning photo taken by Georgia de Lotz to create this bunting. Thank you Georgia! 🙂


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Rustic Barn Wedding Inspiration

Need a little inspiration for your rustic barn wedding?

Our latest adventure took us to the Great Barn . Tucked away in Ruislip, West London, stands a magnificent venue you would never know was there. We had the pleasure of designing and decorating the space for two sweethearts who were having the ceremony and celebration inside the barn. They wanted a rustic barn wedding and we had just the answer.

Welcome the decor… 

Guests were welcomed to the venue with a floral fairy lit ladder, set infront of a  backdrop of hanging jars full of baby buds of gypsophila and LED candles.

One half of the rustic barn we set up for the ceremony using our lace and hessian chair ties. We created eight trees sprinkled with a frosting of fairy lights pinned to each of the beams of the barn. Overlooking the vows from up high were white lanterns strung across the beams.

As the bride entered the aisle she was greeted by an uber cute personalised chalk board and two picket fences. Our hessian fairy lit heart was at the focal point at the front of the aisle with vintage sacks and buckets lining the registry table. Each chair down the aisle also had a stem of gypsophila poking its head out of the chair tie.

Fast forward to the celebration, afternoon tea was organised for each of the guests. Tables had a log, vase of gyp and numbers in the centre. Our personalised signpost proudly overlooked the party pointing to the four main facilities.  

It was such a pleasure to put together all the pretty bits and pieces for the lovely couple. We were over the moon to hear they had a fabulous day surrounded by bespoke rustic barn wedding delicious-ness.

Ladder decorated with jars flowers and personalised chalkboard rustic barn wedding inspiration
Decorated ladder and personalised chalkboard £35 to hire
Hanging jars filled with flowers rustic barn wedding inspiration
Jar Wall – From £20 (without flowers)
Barn wedding with fairy lights and chair ties rustic barn wedding inspiration
The barn was transformed into a fairylit wonderland
Suitcases filled with confetti and personalised signage rustic barn wedding inspiration
Vintage suitcase £5 per pair to hire
Lace and hessian chair covers rustic barn wedding inspiration
Hessian and Lace Chair Ties – £1.50 each to hire
Fairy lights in barn with lace and hessian chair covers rustic barn wedding inspiration
Bespoke Fairylit trees
Lace and hessian chair covers rustic barn wedding inspiration
Fairylit heart – £15 to hire
Centrepiece log with table number rustic barn wedding inspiration
Centre pieces – From £8 without flowers – to hire

Log for wedding cake for rustic barn wedding inspiration
Cake log – £3 to hire


If you’d like any of this decor plus more rustic barn wedding inspiration for your upcoming event we’d love to help create your very own enchanted wonderland, get in touch. 




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Alternative Signage Idea

Typewriter and personalised sign

Looking for alternative signage ideas or signage a bit different to the standard signpost?

Add this lil’ beauty to your event to decorate and brighten up any corner.

It could be great for an entrance directing guests the way to go, it could go also on a table in your venue to share information on. Or use it to add a decorative touch showing people where your guest book is, or where to leave cards and gifts.

We will happily design you a personalised sign to go with the typewriter making it a truly unique and bespoke piece.

Either hire the typewriter on its own for £15 or with signage £19 for 3 days.

Get in touch if you’d like to add this your special day or want to discuss other alternative signage ideas.

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Anniversary Gift Idea – Spooning Since…

Looking for an anniversary gift idea? This creative make could be the one.

I created this fancy number to give to the husband as my 2nd wedding anniversary gift. I secretly knew I would appreciate this much more than he would, I also knew my hallway would look that lil’ bit cuter coz of it too! The husband of course is blissfully unaware of my crafty tactics!

Traditionally, 2nd anniversary is cotton, so I wanted to incorporate cotton fabric in there some how and came up with this…

I bought an ikea box frame (£3.50 in white or black), and got 2 spoons personalised by ‘Washed Up Wood’, they can engrave anything you like onto a spoon! Covered the backing of the frame with fabric and held it in place using super glue on the back of the board.

I tied the spoons together using coloured string and then tied this string around the board and made a knot at the back. It held in place naturally due to the tightness of the knot at the back, so no need for glue here.

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I attached a flower to cover the knot on the front of the spoons and placed this into the box frame.

Et voila! The perfect anniversary gift idea!

anniversary Gift idea for 2nd anniversary
anniversary Gift idea for 2nd anniversary
anniversary Gift idea for 2nd anniversary


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Decorate your home with a wine themed DIY make

Do you like decorating your home with handmade goodies? This is a creative make for any wine loving enthusiasts.

I had one of those decisions to make last week; to finish some of the crafty projects I’ve already begun or make that list longer and start a new one… I chose the latter. It’s just too exciting to start something new.

I kept all the corks from our wedding day and they have been sitting on a shelf waiting for me to pick them up and begin this project, poor things. I knew one day I would want to construct the first letter of our family name, and that day had arrived and I had my glue gun at the ready!

I got the letter ‘A’ cut out of MDF by a timber shop. You can order letters online too pretty cheap and you can choose from loadsa fonts. Then you get glue gun happy! Start covering the wood in glue and sticking each cork down. Most corks have a pattern on one end, I chose to have these facing out and I’m super pleased with the outcome.

My house is slowly becoming a haven of handmade delights! My poor husband!

Decorate your home with Cork letters
Decorate your home with cork letters



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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

Check out our full range of signage available to hire




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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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A rustic wedding in a tipi

If you’re planning a rustic wedding, check out this wedding we decorated.

rustic wedding in a tipi

We recently had the privilege of providing props for a tipi rustic wedding – a first for us… I can happily confirm that tipis are defo a great option for weddings! We worked with the lovely bride, Rebecca, to create a few bespoke pieces especially for her (and the hubby of course)

As you entered the tipi we created a personalised seating plan named ‘Where in the world are you sitting’. All tables were named cities that the bride and groom had been to. Great for a couple who have experienced the travel bug! We loved doing this and will be making this as a special bundle for more brides.

rustic wedding in a tipi seating plan
rustic wedding in a tipi seating plan

Inside the tipi we hung our fairy lit hessian heart behind the top table, making it obvious where the focus was in the room. Rebecca’s family had crocheted Mr and Mrs bunting which we tied across the front of it.

rustic wedding in a tipi

The bride and groom had a table especially for photos of their parents’ and grandparents’ wedding pictures, we used our scroll frames and jars to decorate here.

rustic wedding in a tipi

Our drinks dispensers and crates came out to play with our personalised drinks labels.

rustic wedding in a tipi
rustic wedding in a tipi

At the end of the evening they had fireworks and sparklers so they purchased our sparkler bundle adding a personalised touch to another table with the chalkboard we designed for them.

rustic wedding in a tipi sparkler bundle

When we were there we spotted a few cute looking props the bride and groom organised themselves, my favourite was the old school milk bottles used as centre pieces.

rustic wedding in a tipi
rustic wedding in a tipi
rustic wedding in a tipi
rustic wedding in a tipi
rustic wedding in a tipi

This rustic wedding was beautiful and we wish Rebecca and Phil all the best as the new Mr & Mrs 🙂



barn weddings inspiration

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One Stunning Vintage Barn Wedding

A barn wedding is always such a privilege to decorate. Most of the time, the barns are so magnificent, it doesn’t need a lot to impress your guests! I love the look of the brown wood against the lace and white fabrics of the table cloths.

We recently helped the lovely Nicky & Oliver with their beautiful barn wedding. The venue looked stunning, we loved all of their great ideas they chose – my favourite was their table numbers.

Our hessian chair tie backs all behaved themselves adding a touch of vintage to the room. Take a look through some of the photos we shot.

If you’d like help decorating your venue, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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sacks vintage barn wedding
Mr & Mrs sacks – £3.00 each
Hessian and lace chair tie £1.50 each
vintage barn wedding
Simple but effective personalised doily for place names – we loved what they did with this!
Vintage barn wedding Vintage suitcases - £10.00 for two
Vintage suitcases – £10.00 for two
Vintage barn wedding This was their table numbers - a big 3D number with a set of old vintage keys
My favourite – this was the table numbers they organised – big 3D number with a set of old rustic keys on one of our logs



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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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Use these shuttlecock fairy lights for a games area

Shuttlecock fairy lights

These cute fairy lights are perfect for any event with has an element of ‘play’ about it. If you’re having a games corner for kids at your wedding or a sports themed party these are perfect.

Measuring 2 metres in length, they are battery operated so can be hung wherever you like. We’ve added them to our catalogue of lovely bits and pieces. We’ve got 2 lots of them in total, costing £7.00 to hire for a 3 day period

Get in touch 🙂

shuttlecock fairy lights
Shuttlecock fairy lights £7.00



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Customise your event with this personalised bunting

Personalised hessian bunting

We love making personalised bunting for customers. If you’re looking for a way to name a table, share a message, or add a special touch, this personalised bunting is a great option.

Tie it around the edge of a table, hang it on a wall, of weave it along a curtain pole. There’s a few ways to make it look part of the building!

Get in touch to hire or buy yours.

personalised hessian bunting
Personalised hessian bunting £1.50 per lettered flag



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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.

navy wedding
navy wedding
navy wedding
flower on lace table cloth
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navy wedding
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navy wedding
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Wedding Signage With A Difference

Say hello to our scrabble style wedding signage. We’ve got the words LOVE and MR & MRS for you to feast your eyes on.

The scrabble design has been printed onto canvas, each letter measuring about 15cm x 15cm. They stand on their own and would look good anywhere at the event.

Prices for hiring these for a 3 day period:
£5 – L.O.V.E
£8 – Mr and Mrs

wedding signage
mr and mrs signage for wedding

wedding signage and decor to hire

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Personalised hessian bunting

We had a busy weekend designing the beginning of our personalised bunting range. I always loved the thought of turning hessian into bunting, it’s such a vintage look.

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We’re taking orders for weddings and events, available to purchase or if you’re trying to save pennies why not hire?! Message us for deets!

Little note for all you crafty readers – if you’re making yourself, be careful not to buy the cheapest hessian available (as tempting as it sounds) this tends to fray just by looking at it. Try to choose hessian which has been woven quite tight – it will make it easier to sew.

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Will you be my bridesmaid??

It was my 6 month wedding anniversary this week… on top of reminiscing about the lovey slushy stuff…. I was taken back to the moment when I asked the girls if they fancied a mission…. ‘Will you be my bridesmaid?!’

Being the creative soul that I am, this question involved some scissors, decorative paper and sweeeeets!

As the plan in my head was for each bridesmaid to wear a different coloured shoe, I made them each a sweetie bouquet representing that colour. I added to this a paper chain of 5 girls so each one would know who the others were. And popped each gift in a bag which had the ultimate question on the front!

I can happily say they all said yes 🙂

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Love heart garland

Hearty’s doing somersaults right now! Loving our new Love Heart Garland 🙂

We bought a variety of material, cut out heart shapes, sewed around the edge, leaving a 2cm gap at the top and filled with stuffing. Embroidered the gap closed and used parcel string to sew them to thicker parcel string to hang them up. Super simple!

It’s very happy right now in front of the fire place making itself very comfy in its new home! We’ll be making these available to hire, they’re a great equivalent to bunting!

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Chairs wrapped in love

The latest vintage order we’re hard at work at, is our hessian bow chair tie backs. I’m totally in love with these!

They’re part of a vintage wedding, set in a rustic barn – they’ll blend in perfectly! I love how each chair will look like a present wrapped up in delicious hessian and every guest attending will technically be like a gift to the beautiful bride and groom!

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Sweets for all

We’ve been working on our latest job this weekend getting lots of bespoke vintage props ready for a wedding vow renewal party. One of the things on the list is a personalised chalk board advertising a vintage sweet table.

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I love creating all the individual vintage pieces and then put everything in place at the event… My heart does somersaults when I see the puzzle complete!