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Our DIY Wedding Stationery

My first post on here about our wedding (which was nearly 3 months ago now), starts with how we created our DIY Wedding Stationery. As we were working to a tight budget, we decided to have some DIY elements to our wedding and it also gave us the chance to really stamp our personalities on our special day.

As we got engaged nearly 20 months before our chosen wedding date, we knew save-the-dates would be an important element to ensure our wedding guests were available for our big day. I personally had so many different inspirations when it came to this, most of which can be found on my Wedding Pinterest Board. So it was difficult to zero-in on an idea. The main thing we wanted was something cute, cool and easy for people to store and refer to up until our wedding day.

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New Covent Garden Market – picking our wedding flowers

The New Covent Garden Market is THE most awesome, inspiring and vibrant place. I can’t believe I’d never been before!

My incredibly talented friend and florist Pascal Gabory, kindly offered to be the florist for our wedding, which was great as I trust him immensely and have seen his work over the years and have never been disappointed. It also meant that I knew I’d get just want we wanted and that he’d totally get it. I had the added bonus of being able to go along with him to help choose our flowers and daddy came too. So off we went to choose our wedding flowers.

It was a sunny morning, 2 days before the wedding when we arrived New Covent Garden Market. I had a spring in my step as I was back in London, excited for the days ahead and the sun was positively shining. As soon as we walked in, I was happy. There were rows and rows of gorgeous, vibrant flowers just waiting to be picked for our wedding. I knew we wanted our flowers to be natural, spring-like with lots of creams, ivories, greens and blues. So where to start…

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