tranquillity

Tuesday, 19 July 2011

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tranquillity, a gallery on Flickr.

Need to relax? here is a gallery of tranquil inspiration from flickr...

This weeks round up....

Monday, 18 July 2011

This has been a fabulous week of inspiration as well as winding down finished projects and beginning new ones whilst adding new elements to continuing designs...

THIS WEEKS DESIGN DIARY UPDATE:-

With the deadlines and on going custom orders we have had this week, there has been little time to work on the Garnet and pearl wedding gown but I have made some progress, the cuffs have been eyeleted and laced with Garnet ribbons and I have started work on the first layer of the skirt .

NEW PRODUCTS FROM THIS WEEK:-

The vintage underbust that we have written about before in the studio blog is finally finished and up for sale. What with our own wedding and custom orders, the poor love did get left on the shelf for a while....

This cream and burgundy front lacing underbust is a limited eddition version of one of our best selling corset styles made using this rare vintage fabric...

MY DIY WEDDING HAIR DO:-

Deciding how to have my hair on my wedding day is a dilema that some of you are facing right now. I did most of my research on line looking for images that would suit my face shape and hair type...

INSPIRATION IMAGES FROM THIS WEEK:-

This time of year offers us so many opportunities to witness the beauty and inspiration that nature can offer, our inspiration pictures for this week are more about the world outside than being confined to indoors have a look round the inspiration gallery here.

FABULOUS FINDS FROM THIS WEEK:-

RECOMMENDED READING FOR THIS WEEK:-

A selection of useful and inspiring sites from the web...

THE ORGANISED BRIDE WEDDING NEWS - you can also keep up to date with the organised bride on twitter -

http://twitter.com/organisedbride

Next week look out for tips on bridesmaids dresses, shoes for all budgets and more inspiration and updates.

Have a great week all! x

Victorian botanicals

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1884 'Lawyer's Wig Mushroom', Victorian Botanical Chromolithograph1887 Maple Tree Varieties. Victorian Era Botanical Illustration1887 Maple Tree Varieties. Victorian Era Botanical IllustrationKate-1753Victorian DistrictVictorian Sphynx
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Victorian botanicals, a gallery on Flickr.

to go with some recent pictures I took in a victorian rose garden for colour inspiration, I wanted to have a browse around flickr to see what other images people had posted for Victorian botanicals, this is what I found …

Dream Idea ~ Vintage Suitcase Chair

Wednesday, 13 July 2011

I just had to pass this on...Have a look, it's so amazing!!

Dream Idea ~ Vintage Suitcase Chair

A treasury from Ruth Bridges...

Wednesday, 6 July 2011



Many thanks to Ruth for putting this together, you can see some amazing creations of her own on her website: Ruth Bridges