Since my groom-to-be is a Scotsman and will be spending our big day in his kilt,
we decided early on that our English-Scottish wedding should be detailed with very English lace and white roses and very Scottish tartan and thistles.
I designed our Save the Dates using Campbell tartan as the main focus,
so now that it's time to think about the Invitations,
I wanted to use a similar style to keep everything complementary but using lace in place of tartan.
I thought the above was just perfect for use on invitations...
and if there's any left over, I can think of lots of other uses for it, from favour packaging to the seating plan.
I think this simple lace-wrapped candle holder is lovely.
Although peep toes and slingbacks are both terrible ideas for a wedding at which there is likely to be a great deal of snow... I can't help but love these.
All of Alex Bridal's shrugs and boleros are absolutely beautiful,
there's not one that I don't love.
This basket of favours just makes me so happy to look at!
Isn't it beautiful?
So... I was out and about yesterday, hunting through shelves of ribbons and buttons and craft books, when I stumbled across some paper doilies.
Not just normal paper doilies either, but sweet heart-shaped ones.
And because I'm nice enough to share,
here's everything you need for a super simple doily lace garland...
1. You'll need a pack of these, or something similar.
These were from the Range, at an amazing price of £1.50 for a set of 30...
Naturally I needed to buy at least a couple of packs... you know, just in case!
2. White thread. Needle. Easy.
3. I spent a little white with a needle poking out the holes that hadn't quite got poked out by the doily making machine, so that they were all even and beautiful.
4. String them up, either running a single length of thread through each side of each heart, or simply create a super tiny stitch between each one.
It's that easy!!
And I think it looks mega cute, no?