I popped into London at the end of last week to see the girls at
Fur Coat No Knickers and to pick the winner of our wedding dress contest ( congratulations to Diana by the way!) On my way out of Kingly Court, where they’re based, my eyes were drawn to this enticing looking shop. It could have been the pink lighting, the fluffy marshmallow poufs in place of chairs or the words ‘ medicinal marshmallows‘ emblazoned on the window that drew me in, but either way I was drawn.
Unfortunately I didn’t have time to actually pop in and see what this craziness was all about but as soon as I got home I had a googlefest – and now I’m even sadder that I didn’t take the time for a visit because it’s only there for two short weeks. WAAAH!
So now I’m really sad and I’m going to console myself with a big tub of shop bought marshmallows which is really not the same
In other news we finally relaunched our private forum for
The Blogcademy graduates this week. Up until now we’d just been using a secret group on facebook – which was great, but as the member numbers have now exploded to over 100 blogcadets, facebook’s limiting feature just wasn’t cutting it any more. The forum has been hopping since we flung open it’s doors with loads of questions, advice and general bouts of love flying around. It’s so flipping exciting to see all the changes our graduates are making after the workshop, and to get to know the undergraduates we’re yet to meet. SERIOUSLY SO EXCITING.
And finally, the real reason you popped by today – all things treatalicious..!
Weddings & Weddingy Things
Recognising when DIY wedding projects just aren’t worth it
♥ Who would have thought that Winnie the Pooh wedding inspiration would work so well?
♥ Love this Americana decor
♥ A 30th anniversary where the theme was a wedding costume party!
♥ Colourful French and romantic styled shoot
♥ Budget friendly Iowa farm wedding
♥ Beautiful & funky beach side wedding
♥ A floral affair. Goddamnit Brooke Davis is amazing
Wedding polaroids on the beach – SWOON
♥ Gorgeous sea view engagement
♥ Secret Hawaii wedding
♥ Handmade New South Wales wedding
♥ A Princess Bride wedding
♥ Rocker chic inspiration
♥ Bright mod wedding ideas
♥ Eclectic California wedding
Best of the Rest
♥ Love these
street art animated gifs!
♥ ban.do’s fall and holiday shoot is perfection
♥ Vimeo’s Echograph looks ahhh-mazing. Dang it having an Android phone really sucks sometimes. Sad face.
Katy Perry & Willy Wonka got married and had a candy wedding to celebrate (LOVE the wedding cake!)
Digital Dream Productions
DIY electronic wedding invitations. I just know Gareth will be gutted he didn’t think of this for our wedding!
“I am grateful that you were born”. Jon made
Amber this felt stop motion video to celebrate their ten years together. Awww
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December 6, 2012
Happy Thursday my little muffins! The weekend is nearly upon us as we're edging closer and closer to the big C... oh yes I am so excited for Christmas already. We haven't got our tree up yet but - and this is a big but - I have managed to start my Christmas shopping which is always a huge weight off my shoulders. Does anybody else get Christmas shopping anxiety!? I never want to be the one to buy the rubbish gifts! Anyway, I've broken the seal this year and - shock horror - I've actually been enjoying it. I am on the look out for gift guides for geeky, picky and very specific long haired men though. Gareth is impossible to buy for! Any ideas?
Thursday Treats: Blissful Spa Days, Koala Cuddles and Surfing Beach Babes!
October 31, 2013
Well, Queensland you certainly haven't disappointed! After a 24 hour journey (London to Dubai to Singapore to Brisbane) I touched down in Australia just before 1am on Sunday morning. I was dreading having such a long flight but I need not have worried. I flew with Emirates, who I’ve never experienced before, and they were amazing! The planes not only had wifi (!!) but power outlets behind every seat… which, when you’re a computer addict like me is a total revelation! I spent most of my time in the air obsessively devouring Homeland episodes (my latest TV obsession) and writing – bliss!
Thursday Treats: OMG Australia, Here I Come!
October 24, 2013
I have no idea what's in store for me over the next three and a half weeks. Having such a packed schedule recently means that I've had little to no time to research much of what Gala, Shauna and I will be getting up to while we're down under. Thank goodness for Virgo friends who obsessively arrange everything on your behalf! All I do know is the week before our first class in Brisbane I've been promised a spa day, surfing lessons, koala cuddling and zip-wiring through a rainforest. WHAT!? Oh you bet ya I'll be reporting back on all this stuff when I return.
Thursday Treats – 22nd September 2011 + Partying with Choccywoccydoodah on Brighton Pier + Please Vote for me to Win A Cosmopolitan Blog Award!
September 22, 2011
It's been a busy few weeks in Rock n Roll Bride Land. This week I attended the Perfect Wedding Awards and today I'm at the 30 year celebration of Sassi Holford party. Last week I was invited to party on the pier with Choccywoccydoodah. Oh it's such a hard life being surrounded by such fabulous yumminess...
(honestly, I'm knackered...it's a good knackered though!)
Thursday Treats: 3rd May 2012 – New York, Neeeew YOOOOORK!
May 3, 2012
Wooohooo guess where we're flying off to today!? Yeah I know, I'm subtle aren't I!? Gareth & I are off for 2 weeks and I couldn't be more excited. We've hired an apartment, we're gonna hang out with Gala & Mike (I'm well excited to meet Mr. Darling!) and Megan & Dave who are flying in from Omaha to see us. I'm also dying with the anticipation of making a brand new BFFs in Christina of Made u Look Photography who's going to be shooting Gareth & I! Squeeee!
Thursday Treats – 26th July 2012: Hello Sunshine!
July 26, 2012
Wow, what a scorcher this week has been! I ain't complaining (honest!) but my productivity has gone waaaay down. That glorious sunshine outside my window has just been too darn tempting. I did purchase the brightest neon orange dress known to man though. I am seriously excited to wear blind people in this baby!
I also found out this week that I'm going to be featured in Cosmopolitan Magazine! I don't usually mention my press features here anymore but this is a really exciting one. I'm going to be profiled in their 'So you think you want my job?' section and oh boy I can't wait. Squeeeeeal!
But the biggest news of the week is that a truckload (literally) of copies of issue two of the Rock n Roll Bride print magazine are being delivered to our house tomorrow!! I know, I KNOW It's taken so flippin' long to get this project completed but oh boy it is gonna be worth it. I have a new found respect for anyone in the magazine industry. How they manage to pull together monthly editions is beyond me! Issue two is bigger, better and even more glorious than the first. Again, we've ordered a limited print run, so be sure to pop by the blog 9am on Monday to find out how you can get your hands on a copy! HOLY GUACAMOLE I MIGHT EXPLODE.
Thursday Treats: The Blogcademy, Inbox Hemorrhage & Bumping Back down the Earth
October 25, 2012
Gee wizzola what a fortnight! My jet-lagged brain is currently struggling to catch up with life let alone put any kind of semblance of sense into writing some blog posts, so I apologise in advance if this post is a little...chaotic.
Thursday Treats: 14th June 2012 – Pleeeease Vote for me?!
June 14, 2012
I'm not one to beg but... Who am I kidding? Yes I am! But why the begging today you ask? Well last week I had a rather exciting letter through my door informing me that I'd be nominated for a Perfect Wedding Award! Now I know awards are not the be all and end all... but hell, I'm not gonna lie, I really want a shiny trophy to put on my mantelpiece!
To vote for me and a plethora of other UK suppliers in the awards, simply click the button below. Voting is opening until 6th August 2012 and the winners will be announced in the magazine out on 5th September... Plus there's even a fancy awards dinner...and I like dinner...and awards... (OK promise I'll shut up now!)