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I am looooving these wedding tea towel invitations! With their different designs and colours, you will be sure to fall in love with them as much as I have. If not going for the classic, you can have a bespoke design. You can have one for your day guests, one for the evening… followed by a thank -you […]

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So, with all those planning decisions you’ve been having to make… readings, cakes, food, rings, flowers, music…  have you remembered and are you following this old English tradition… ‘Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue and A Sixpence In Her Shoe’?There are some really funky ways in having your something blue {you only have to browse around the […]

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  • Sam - Love all the something blue ideas….especially the blue heels and also the gorgeous earrings….lovely…! I am going to follow all the traditions but I am struggling on my ‘something old’….hmm…need to have a good think!!! xoxoMay 13, 2010 – 8:21 am

  • Carmen - It is hard to find your ‘Something Old’… how about an old piece of sentimental jewellery that may be from your parents? Or something that your husband-to-be has given you and means alot? It’s so lovely Sam that you will be following both Chinese and English traditions… it will be an amazing fusion wedding! xMay 13, 2010 – 11:13 am

I just found these really cute and creative ideas on Martha Stewart Weddings. The parasols and hand held fans may just be one of those special details your wedding is needing. Click here to download the template for the parasols and for the fans… click here     

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  • Sam - They are sooooo cute!!! xoxoMay 10, 2010 – 10:08 pm

  • Carmen - They are super cute! I hope someone will make them for their wedding… I would love to see! They look so easy too xoxMay 10, 2010 – 11:29 pm

Bringing together two different cultures and tying in traditional customs requires a lot of thought right from the start. First of all, do you wish for a wedding that speaks of one incredible culture or one that is a fusion of both? Here are some tips on how you can achieve the wedding you have in mind. Cultural & Traditional celebration : Consider which […]

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  • Sam - I think with my wedding…its more a fusion than traditional since I am not lucky enough to have two wedding receptions….! I really cant wait to put in the little chinese touches for the wedding….xoxoMay 13, 2010 – 8:28 am

  • Carmen - As much as I love everything with traditional weddings (colours, food, attire and more)… fusion weddings are so unique and inspiring. The little Chinese touches will make your wedding all the more special… it’s very exciting! xMay 13, 2010 – 11:19 am

Congratulations to a lovely friend of mine! Maria is due to get wed Summer 2011 and she asked me for a wedding design.  She would love to tie in elements from her family roots, along with her dream vision… a pretty garden theme . However, Maria is concerned that the dark interior will give the opposite effect. Even with dark […]

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  • Maria - Thanks so much for this board! Its really helped! I think iv got a better view of what im after!May 9, 2010 – 10:14 pm

  • Carmen - Glad I can help Maria! Will get some more wonderful ideas for you soon! xMay 9, 2010 – 10:42 pm