Curious Clare's Homemade Wedding

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Hard copy of 'Mariages, idées et créations' has arrived from Paris featuring our handmade wedding on pages 92 - 97. Looks lovely in print!

Hard copy of 'Mariages, idées et créations' has arrived from Paris featuring our handmade wedding on pages 92 - 97. Looks lovely in print!

Hard copy of 'Mariages, idées et créations' has arrived from Paris featuring our handmade wedding on pages 92 - 97. Looks lovely in print!

Hard copy of 'Mariages, idées et créations' has arrived from Paris featuring our handmade wedding on pages 92 - 97. Looks lovely in print!

Our wedding, as featured in Handmade Wedding magazine

Curious Clare's Handmade Wedding - Part Two

So far this year, Hyperemesis Gravidarum and anaemia have brought normal blogging service grinding to a halt. However, I am feeling slightly more human these days and to celebrate here is a post on our wedding as featured in Handmade Wedding magazine (pages 86-91). The article is written really well and sums up the spirit of our wedding beautifully. In short, our wedding was a colourful, handmade family affair from the wedding dress and cake to the laser cut invitations, paper pompoms and…

Our wedding, as featured in Handmade Wedding magazine

Curious Clare's Handmade Wedding - Part Two

So far this year, Hyperemesis Gravidarum and anaemia have brought normal blogging service grinding to a halt. However, I am feeling slightly more human these days and to celebrate here is a post on our wedding as featured in Handmade Wedding magazine (pages 86-91). The article is written really well and sums up the spirit of our wedding beautifully. In short, our wedding was a colourful, handmade family affair from the wedding dress and cake to the laser cut invitations, paper pompoms and…

Our wedding, as featured in Handmade Wedding magazine

Curious Clare's Handmade Wedding - Part Two

So far this year, Hyperemesis Gravidarum and anaemia have brought normal blogging service grinding to a halt. However, I am feeling slightly more human these days and to celebrate here is a post on our wedding as featured in Handmade Wedding magazine (pages 86-91). The article is written really well and sums up the spirit of our wedding beautifully. In short, our wedding was a colourful, handmade family affair from the wedding dress and cake to the laser cut invitations, paper pompoms and…

Curious Clare: Curious Clare's Handmade Wedding - Part One

Curious Clare's Handmade Wedding - Part One

Bird bunting can be ordered here Our wedding reception at a local village hall was the perfect venue for this handmade vertical bird bunting. It added a splash of colour to an otherwise tall and dark ceiling. The bunting decorations hung beautifully with tissue paper pompoms and lanterns. The bird motif used in the laser cutting is taken from the robin on my Curious Clare logo (see above!). I had great fun making this bunting and it looked so pretty hanging above the trestle tables at our…

Curious Clare: Jam jar, ribbon & hydrangea for wedding table flowers. Photography by Kelly Clarke of Imagesplash.

Upcycled Jam Jar Tutorial

-Several clean jam jars with labels and sticky residue removed -Spray paint (I used Plasti-kote Fast Dry enamel in Sky Blue & Hot Pink from B&Q) -Plastic toys – new or discarded! -Strong adhesive (Araldite works best) -Plastic carrier bags – cheap thin ones are the most suitable -Protective sheeting or newspaper -Good ventilation! -Apron to protect clothing 1. Eat lots of delicious jam or chutney. 2. Soak empty jars in hot soapy water to remove labels. Use nivea and a J cloth to remove the…

Save the date card - hinting at the wedding transport by Curious Clare

Save the date card - hinting at the wedding transport by Curious Clare

Montage of our wedding decorations in the entrance hall - photo and montage by Kelly Clarke of Imagesplash

Montage of our wedding decorations in the entrance hall - photo and montage by Kelly Clarke of Imagesplash

Back of my beautiful wedding dress made by my clever mum

Back of my beautiful wedding dress made by my clever mum

Paper pompoms and bird bunting by Curious Clare

Paper pompoms and bird bunting by Curious Clare

Wishing tree - all the guests had a paper heart to write down their best wishes for our future together

Wishing tree - all the guests had a paper heart to write down their best wishes for our future together

Bird bunting and lanterns by Curious Clare

Bird bunting and lanterns by Curious Clare

We hired a vintage double decker bus to travel on with our guests.

We hired a vintage double decker bus to travel on with our guests.

My beautiful wedding dress made by my mum from duchesse satin and lace, based on a 1950's vintage vogue pattern.

My beautiful wedding dress made by my mum from duchesse satin and lace, based on a 1950's vintage vogue pattern.

Laser cut and hand foiled bus invites by Curious Clare. Note the bird riding on the top deck!

Laser cut and hand foiled bus invites by Curious Clare. Note the bird riding on the top deck!