Burple and Prown

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I love this colour combination, but there is always a danger of veering towards a Cadbury theme. I love how warm and rich the purple is when set against a chocolatey brown, it’s perfect for this time of year. 

There will be some new bits and bobs being added to the blog over this week. Remember, if you’d like to feature just email phoebe@millerweddings.co.uk

Enjoy this blustery day!

Tweedy, Not Cheryl

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It’s nearly autumn, which means fur, feathers and tweed (for me anyway). Log fires, spiced treats and enjoying the fruits of a days shooting (not actual fruit obvs). I wish I had put Michael in tweed for our wedding day. 

The beautiful gingerbread cape is by Holland Cooper. It is on my Currently Loving list (coming soon).

The stationery is by Knots and Kisses

The wedding dress is Pronovias

Feathered clutch is by Ferragamo

The flowers were from my wedding by Miss Pickering

Enjoy! What part of autumn are you looking forward to?

One Photo Friday #buntweetup

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Now, I don’t know how many times the average person goes in to a photo booth at a networking event…but this is how many times I went in. I had a hoot. 

Laura (www.bonfirenightbride.co.uk) and I

Laurra (www.onelifeceremonies.co.uk) and myself

And again…

Laura, Myself and Rachel (www.theconfettidiaries.co.uk)

Jaye (www.tuxandtalesphoto.co.uk) and Moi

Myself, Andy (www.peacockpix.co.uk) and Jaye

Laura, myself and parts of Fiona (www.firenzafloraldesign.co.uk)

Have a lovely weekend. There is some rugby on, some reading to do and some pointers to be walked. See you on t’other side!

One Photo Friday

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Just because its raining, that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy it. So put on your wellies (if they aren’t being used as umbrella stands) and splosh! 

I hope you all have a lovely weekend. Mine shall consist of spanish food, a good book, a few films and a whole lot of animals. I will fill you in on Monday, when I shall be blonde or brown.

A One Off

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In case you are working off a budget…these aren’t bad at all are they?! 

At £38.99 what is there to complain about? From www.missguided.co.uk

Five More Things…| uk wedding blog

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…you probably didn’t know about me. (Following this post)

  • I used to play World of Warcraft. I stopped when I had a level 80 Tauren Druid. (I am a geek)
  • I have a bath every day, and I have done since I can remember
  • At a young age, whilst in Edinburgh, a gypsy put a curse on me.
  • I can play the violin and piano
  • Haha…I was in a “band”, we recorded a single and everything, it was called Come And Catch Me. I was worried it would make an appearance at the wedding

A Mixed Bag| uk wedding blog

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Did you all have a lovely bank holiday? 

This is what mine consisted of…
Going out for supper…Christmas comes early in Leeds
Baking a birthday for Rachel 

Setting up for a little birthday party, complete with candy bar…

We ate scallops, black pudding, jelly babies, maoam and drank prosecco. We discussed important matters such as almonds, the Pacific, Natalie Imbruglia and wedding photographers. We toasted the birthday girl who went home with her very own birthday bunting…
It was a beautiful day on Sunday, 
I read this in bed, and enjoyed the illustrations
I then found new places to store umbrellas
And I found my sister’s face on the internet…
I hope you had a lovely time? 

♥ Boris & Doris ♥

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There are 3 reasons why I am already in love with Boris and Doris…

1) I love the name Boris, it is on my list of dog names ( I named this cushion Boris in the mean time…)

2) They used fruit sherbets in one of their photos
3) Its all so ruddy pretty!

So here is a bit about Boris and Doris

Boris and Doris are Briony and James. We’re both in our late twenties, met in London and have moved to Kent to be nearer to pretty pubs and parks. We have designed a range of invitations and are currently creating other stationery such as bunting, message tree cards, place cards, and thank you cards.

Boris & Doris started out as a sketch on a napkin on a summer’s day, as Briony and James were picnicking with friends. We had been asked to design a friend’s wedding stationery, and created our first collection. We enjoyed it so much, that we decided to take the plunge and start up Boris & Doris. We’ve never looked back, and have loved creating beautiful designs over tea and cake.

Our inspiration

Briony loves looking at vintage fabrics and dresses, reading wedding blogs (particularly ones with a 1950s or country garden theme), and can’t resist anything which is floral or kitsch. James has the difficult job of turning Briony’s pretty ideas into an invitation.

An unusual fact about Boris and Doris

Briony – I own over 400 pairs of knickers (another weakness – I can’t resist buying any which are floral, heart covered, or kitsch) and theme them to what I’m doing in the day!

James – I have a big weakness for trying new cheeses and always pick some up wherever we go. Our fridge usually has at least seven different types in!

Website: http://www.borisanddoris.co.uk

Twitter: www.twitter.com/Boris_and_Doris

Facebook: Boris and Doris laser cut invitations and cards

Email: enquiries@borisanddoris.co.uk

Our current special offer is free personalisation on all of our invitations. Your names, initials or text of your choice can be included in the laser cutting on the front of the card at no extra cost. There is also a 10% discount when mentioning this blog when ordering.

Q & A time…

Favourite Colour: Pink! I (Briony) can’t resist buying any kitchen items in pink, although since moving in with James I’ve had to curb this (only a bit!).

Favourite Film: Briony: I’m slightly ashamed to say it’s the completely fluffy, but lovely, Legally Blonde.
James: Napoleon Dynamite “because it’s when ski boots came back into fashion”.

Favourite Song: Le Vie en Rose, Louis Armstrong (when James finally gets around to proposing, this will be our first dance song). For something a bit less slushy, CSS, Foals or Two Door Cinema Club, LCD Soundsystem.

Favourite Month: July – Summer holidays and picnics!

Favourite Drink: A good cup of tea!

Favourite Food: Cheese! We have a big weakness for trying new cheeses and always pick some up wherever
we go. Our fridge usually has at least seven different types in!

Favourite Word: Kerfuffle

Favourite Book: Best in Show, the Leon Cookbooks, anything with a pink cover or with a wedding theme.

I don’t even know if its possible, but I now want pretty laser cut business cards. Head over to their website and place an order for their beautiful stationery now! Remember to mention the blog, and I will give you a high five…through twitter. 

Cupcake Schmupcake

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There’s more out there. When will we move away from ruddy cupcakes? I’m bored now. 

There are other options you know? Par example…

Whilst I’m on it, may we please also move away from Alice in Wonderland and roses in teacups. Thank you.