10th March 2015

It’s Spring which calls for bursts of bright colours.  I’m partial to the brightest pinks in celebration of the return of sunshine and removal of chunky knits.  The look is best worn matt with minimal eye make up; perfectly coated mascara and neat brows will do it.  Here are some of my favourite Spring pink…

11th January 2015

It’s January so like the rest of the World I’m on a health kick.  As part of a healthier 2015 my husband’s bought a juicer.  The benefits from his point of view are “one glass equals your 5 a day, simple and saves on cooking.”  Hmm to prevent the inevitable boredom with this new gadget,…

23rd December 2014

As 2014 draws to a close it’s a time to rest and reflect on the year that has pasted.  I always enjoy flexing my creative muscle and collaborating with other wedding suppliers.   2014 was a bumper year for that, there was… MIXED METALLICS & GEOMETRICS This shoot was such fun, a glittery giggle from…

13th December 2014

Did someone say CHRISTMAS!  If partying has been your priority then venturing out in the cold to be swamped by other frantic shoppers certainly won’t bring any festive cheer.  Take it easy in your pyjamas, tuck up in the warm with your best hangover cures and do all that festive shopping without the drama.  I’ve…

16th November 2014

Taking inspiration from this elegant Oscar De La Renta lace wonder spotted on Lover.ly today.  The dramatic fit and flare style with that high neck would typically be teamed with classic makeup but I want to show you how to make it fresh and modern.  Berry bridal makeup takes winter’s most coveted colour and teams with…

6th November 2014

Have I got some pretty for you today!  It’s fuss free, simple romantic wedding styling from the team at Chosen Wedding Fair and a very talented bunch of their favourite suppliers. Chosen Wedding Fair are all about unique, fresh wedding ideas that are attainable but no less inspiring.  Kiki, the brains behind Chosen, explains how…

4th November 2014

If you’re looking to create your own big-day look, perhaps you have a destination wedding or simply want to do it yourself then today’s post is a must read.  Award-winning hair stylist and makeup artist Tori Harris offers one-to-one or group bridal makeup masterclass lessons and I was lucky enough to attend one along with…

27th October 2014

You know I love trend-spotting and this week I’ve been catching up on all the goings on at Bridal Fashion Week in New York.  Spring 2015 isn’t as high maintenance as previous seasons, below are some of my favourite beauty and hairspiration spots for you 2015 brides. 1.  Fuss free was the order of the…

5th August 2014

Summertime treats for my dear Bijou brides in the North East, you could win tickets to The North East Wedding Show in September!  I’ve got 5 pairs of tickets to giveaway, see below for details of how to enter.   Every element of the wedding will be covered with 100 of the very best regional…

3rd August 2014

Now we’re right in the thick of the Summer heat, I’ve had a much needed bathroom cabinet update so thought I’d share my new discoveries and Summer beauty must haves. 1. Bee pollen and honey are the new beauty buzz words but bees are an endangered species so we should all be mindful of what…