Rustic boutonnoire tutorial

DIY Foliage Buttonhole

Hello lovelies!  Tell me, are you planning a DIY wedding or does the thought of crafting your big day fill you with dread? I think a handmade detail is the perfect personal touch for any wedding – but that doesn’t mean you have to plan a full-on DIY extravaganza!  All the tutorials shared on b.loved […]

Wedding cutlery DIY

twine wrapped cutlery DIY

Remember the gorgeous figs & flowers shoot we featured last week?  Today we’re showing you how to recreate some of the pretty details, thanks to talented stylist Jessie Thomson.  I totally adore the twine wrapped cutlery on this shoot – such a simple but effective way to add a special touch to your wedding table!  […]

Asymmetrical floral headband tutorial

Floral DIY: How to make an asymmetrical floral headband

Morning my loves! This week’s the last in our series of Floral DIY’s, sad face. We know you’ve enjoyed our tutorials, but I have to admit today’s is my favourite! As a short-haired girl I’m always at a loss for prettifying my locks for an event or evening out, so I LOVE this simple floral […]

Floral DIY with Bluesky Flowers

Floral DIY: how to create a hand-tied peony bouquet

Morning lovelies! I have a feeling you’re going to like this week’s Floral DIY… we’re taking the peony loving to a whole new level with this gorgeous hand-tied bouquet!  I adore this romantic mix of faded peach with soft white, this would be such a dreamy posy to carry down the aisle.

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Floral DIY: How to create a spring centrepiece

Good morning lovelies! I’m so thrilled to bring you the next in our series of Floral DIY’s from Bluesky Flowers today, you LOVED our Spring bouquet tutorial, and I’m pretty sure you’re going to love this one just as much! Using a similar selection of fresh Spring blooms, including beautifully perfumed sweetpeas, stocks and roses […]


Floral DIY: How to create a spring bouquet

This morning I’m spending the morning at New Covent Garden Market, a haven for all flower-lovers and brides-to-be searching for the freshest, prettiest blooms.  At this time of year the market is filled with colour and deliciousness as Spring offers up some of the most beautiful, perfumed flowers.  So over the next 4 weeks I’ve […]


The New Romantic Issue: The Details

This month’s Style Guide is just so pretty! Are you ready for the details from The New Romantic Issue? All pretty pinks, silvers and soft greens this month’s look is definitely for the romantic bride, but with some gorgeous textures and metallic hints it’s bang on trend for the contemporary bride too!  There’s so many […]


The Spring Green Issue: The Details

There’s been so much love already for our latest Style Guide!  Spring Green is a celebration of the freshness of the season, and it seems you’re all loving this clean & contemporary take on the rustic look!  If you missed it, you can discover the décor and styling in last week’s post, while today we […]

The Colour Clash Issue: The Details

Morning lovelies!   Are you enjoying this month’s Style Guide? It’s a bit of a contrast to our Autumn/Winter series, but with Spring just around the corner (ok, maybe two corners!) we wanted to shake you out of that winter hibernation mode with a punch of colour.  Last week I talked about the décor for this […]


the new england issue: nautical invites + free download

Hello lovelies! It’s Catharine of Itty Bitty Bijou and I’m here to talk you through the stationery pieces for the New England Issue! We worked with the classic colour palette of navy blue with a hint of pale peach. Of course with a New England style we just had to add some stripes and this […]


The Festive Issue: Stationery + Free Download

Hi All! It’s Catharine here from Itty Bitty & Bijou, your stationery and graphics expert! Today I’ll be telling you about the stationery for the b.loved Style Guide‘s Festive Issue! Louise had a classic Christmas colour scheme in mind for the Festive Issue and I focused mainly on the green tones and added hints of […]


The Autumn Issue: Stationery + Free Download

Hi b.lovelies!  I’m thrilled to bring you the very first post from The Autumn Issue, with ideas for creating a gorgeous monochrome and copper stationery suite.  I mixed a contemporary modern font with a pretty handwritten style font to create interest whilst keeping it simple and clean. The full suite includes an Invitation, RSVP card, […]


free printable: modern graphic save the date

Morning readers! How are you on this beautiful Thursday? The sun has been shining this week in London, and it’s starting to feel like spring (although this morning typically it’s raining!) For all you lovely spring and early summer brides it’s not long to go and I’m sure you’re busy working out all those pretty […]

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DIY: january blues {free printable}

Morning b.loved’s, we’re back with another gorgeous free printable today!! Catherine & James have been busy behind the scenes creating this gorgeous set of stationery for you to download & use for your big day, inspired by my January Blues moodboard.


diy: teacup candle

Afternoon lovely brides-to-be! For all you creative ladies planning a vintage-inspired wedding this post is for you! You might remember Ariane and David’s beautiful and calm vintage-inspired beach wedding featured a few weeks ago?  It was packed full of gorgeous handmade details created by artistic bride Ariane, including pebble place settings, flower arrangements and ever-so-sweet […]

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DIY: toile de joie {free printable}

Happy Thursday lovers! I’m delighted to be back today with another gorgeous set of printables from the talented & super lovely Itty Bitty Bijou!  Catharine & James have been beavering away on this set inspired by my Toile de Joie inspiration board (which I have to admit is one of my faves) and what they […]


diy: how to make a tulle light garland

This morning I shared this stunning Urban Eclectic inspiration shoot styled by the lovely Michelle from Pocketful of Dreams and her talented team, and this afternoon I’m thrilled to share a DIY project behind one of the pretty details that caught my eye, a twinkly fairy light garland. Here it is in action! How to […]

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DIY: par avion {free printable}

Good morning my lovely readers! I am soooooo excited today to introduce a new contributor and improved feature on b.loved!  We have teamed up with the very talented and lovely Catherine and James, from gorgeous wedding stationery company Itty Bitty Bijou, to bring you a fabulous new DIY section dedicated to FREE printables! Yup, you […]


DIY #14: chevron confetti pouches

Good morning and hurrah!! It’s time for another gorgeous DIY project from the lovely Amber of Vintage Princess! In every single wedding I feature, the confetti toss has to be one of my favourite images, it’s the first moment you realise you’ve actually done it!  The crowd of family and friends waiting outside the church […]


DIY #13: Top 5 Easter DIY’s

While many of us are probably planning a little DIY over the Easter weekend, I’m considering some rather more fun projects to get stuck in to over the next few days! So put down that paintbrush, pick up a craft knife and enjoy making some of my favourite Easter DIY’s on the web this week!  […]


DIY #12: fortune teller favours

Today it’s all about the fortune teller! I remember making these at school, and I’m sure you do too, making up all sorts of questions and spending hours creating the perfect designs for the outside! Adding a touch of childhood nostalgia to your day, they are a great way to break the ice with your guests either used during your pre-dinner drinks or as favours at each place setting. These designs from Megan Adams are really pretty too!


diy #11: free printable christmas gift tags

Afternoon lovelies! I hope you enjoyed my festive styling post this morning? Has it given you some new ideas for decorating your home, or perhaps the perfect last-minute gift idea? This afternoon I’m continuing on my festive theme of goodwill & sharing, with these perfect printable gift tags from the lovely (and newly-wed, congratulations Mrs!) […]


DIY #10: top 5 blogs for crafting & DIY

Top 5 blogs for wedding crafts & DIY


diy #9: hot chocolate bar

An indulgent treat for a winter wedding or celebration


diy #8: i love glitter

Yay it’s DIY day! This is one of my favourite days of the week here on Bijoux Bride, and today it’s extra fabulous as I get to share my love of all things glittery with you! A few weeks ago I created this DIY for my friends over on The TWIPS blog, but I want […]