Posts Tagged ‘real weddings’

I think I enjoyed wearing my coat as much as I enjoyed wearing my dress. At what other time are you going to get the opportunity to wear floor length blue velvet? My mother-in-law did an amazing job on the coat and I’ve heard velvet is a very tricky fabric to work with. We both had great fun going to all the fabric shops in Berwick Street in London to choose the velvet and silk for the coat. The plan is to snip the train off the coat so I can use it for special occasions. That will leave quite a lot of velvet to make something out of. What should I do with it do you think? Any suggestions?



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We were lucky enough to be invited to a lovely wedding on a farm in Suffolk. Fairy lights filled the trees and twinkled in the rivers that surrounded the farm.


The bride had got crafty and made most of the decorations. Bunting was created from different textures of white fabric and blue and pink fairy lights trailed the beams of the farmhouse along with homemade butterflies.



Each guest was given a local pickle or chutney in cute little jars tied with rose pink ribbons printed with the message ‘To have and to hold’. Get these ribbons for your own big day at Cox & Cox.


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Great idea from Victoria Brewer & Bill Brazell’s wedding in New York magazine. I used to play with these in primary school and love the way they’ve adapted them into something playful but good-looking

Victoria says:

“We got customized ‘cootie-catchers’ and filled them with questions we often get asked, like, ‘How tall is Bill? Six-feet-six. The Yankees or the Mets? The Red Sox …’ and so on. We thought they’d be fun conversation starters, so we scattered them on all the tables.”

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