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Christmas Table Styling

Well hello! I hope everyone had a lovely Christmas and that you are enjoying these days in between – what is it they call it now? Twixmas? I think! I meant to write this post before Christmas, but it all got busy, so am doing it now. To be honest, it doesn’t really matter what time of year it is. The principles are the … Read More Christmas Table Styling

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Can I put fresh flowers on my Wedding Cake?

This is a very good question.  The answer being YES and NO! It may sound very contradictory but the truth is, like anything, there are rules. There are lots of examples of cakes decorated with real flowers out there on the internet, but just because its on Pinterest, it doesn’t mean to say its ok!  Lots of examples used on the internet and in … Read More Can I put fresh flowers on my Wedding Cake?

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Glorious Chelsea & Vintage Inspiration

Every year in May, the grounds of the Royal Chelsea Hospital are transformed into a floral wonderland casting everyone who visits under its floral spell!  Its a very complex task for all involved, making sure everything blooms at the right time just for us! It’s appeal is very broad, from hardcore gardeners to those just there to enjoy the hospitality! {and why wouldn’t you … Read More Glorious Chelsea & Vintage Inspiration

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Vintage Shopping at Ardingly

Wow!  Have you ever been before? I confess to being an Ardingly novice and don’t know why I’ve not been before.  Its amazing!!  Well worth the wait, thats for sure & I will definitely be going again! The home of Ardingly which is an International Antiques fair is at the South of England Showground near Haywards Heath in Surrey and is run over two … Read More Vintage Shopping at Ardingly

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Styling it up for a Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea

“A Mother is your first friend Your best friend Your forever friend” I think its always lovely to do something traditional on Mother’s Day.  A really pretty look can be achieved so effortlessly, there is just so much available in the shops these days.  However, it need not cost a bomb!  Its easy to indulge in those pretty pastel colours … pink … white … Read More Styling it up for a Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea

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July you are so pretty!

I always think that July is a bit on an unsung month don’t you?  Everyone seems to be rushing around prepping for their holidays to even notice it!  Grabbing those last minute bargains in the sale! {I don’t actually blame you for this, its absolutely necessary – hehe!}  But blink though, and its gone.  June is the hero as it comes after spring, the … Read More July you are so pretty!

Lemony Drizzle

I don’t buy many magazines these days what with blogs to read and Instagram but I do buy The Simple Things mag because its a bit different and kind of ahead of the pack!  In this month’s May edition there are lots of lovely recipes, including this lovely Lemon Drizzle Cake.  Infact they call it a Lemon Olive Oil cake, which sounds a bit … Read More Lemony Drizzle

Spring is here … Happy Easter!

Easter is the perfect time of year to break out from the winter doom and gloom and indulge in the beautiful pastels that spring and Easter have to offer.  Just think the colours of Cadbury’s Mini Eggs and you’ll know what i’m talking about!! Spring is a time for doing and once the sun starts to shine we busy ourselves with spring cleans and … Read More Spring is here … Happy Easter!

Happy Valentines

I have decided to do a few little write ups of places I love {mainly} in Kent & East Sussex as this is where we {our family} usually hang out on our days out.  Its really hard these days to grab family time and even harder to whittle out where’s good to, go.  Time is precious! As we move through the year {and even more … Read More Happy Valentines

2016 Here we come! Another Busy Year!

Well 2015 has almost vanished in front of our eyes, don’t you think?  We have certainly not let the grass grow under our feet here at Party In a Teacup headquarters thats for sure!  A few more celebrations to go, then we can put our feet up for a few days, before we spend a bit of time in the deep and crisp and … Read More 2016 Here we come! Another Busy Year!

Wedding Flowers Vintage Style

Well it’s the end of deepest darkest January so I thought I would post a little sunshine from way back in August of a lovely wedding I had the pleasure of doing flowers for at St Julian’s Club in Sevenoaks.  The totally amazing photos are care of fantastic photographer Rebecca Douglas Photography {just click on her name and you will whizz straight there}.  Her photos are amazing – … Read More Wedding Flowers Vintage Style

Happy New 2015

So thats it then,  Christmas is all done and dusted, the decorations have been put to bed for another year, let the spring cleaning commence!!  There are a few signs of the stirrings of spring in the garden.  Minuscule buds on trees & shrubs and a few bulbs are beginning to push their way through, probably due to the mild weather we’ve been having!  I … Read More Happy New 2015

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