Tuesday, April 08, 2014

G is for ...

Gift List - Like we need more stuff! So we've asked people for donations to Cancer Research and I'm planning on decorating a box that guests can pop pennies and pounds in over the weekend. Also going to have a manzanite tree next to the collection box with some hanging hearts of the people that have lost, and won, the battle against cancer.
Gifts for Guests - Oh wow! Well let's just say I wish I hadn't started - cos of course I'm making everything by hand - except for the bottles of wine - although they might get a personalised wine label depending on time constraints! For weddings it's usual to give them to the main party - mothers; bridesmaids; best man; and ushers. For our do I've made a small personal gift for all my girlfriends that have helped us through all the cr*p over the years. All the adult guests are getting a glittered glass and wine charm - yes, making them myself - eek I've decorated the oldsmaids shoes - but not letting them keep them LOL The dresses they can have, but the shoes are good samples for my business :) Oh .... these photos are the first actual sneak peeks!
Guest Book - Not sure yet that we will have one, but if we do, will probably have some hearts that people can write on that I can add to the scrapbook I will no doubt be making afterwards LOL!


  1. I want to help you make all these pretty sparkly things!!!!!!!! Love your idea for the donations in lieu of gifts.

    1. I wish we lived near each other JoJo, I would so take you up on the offer :) xx

  2. I love the idea for the guestbook! From the looks of all those pics, it is going to be an absolutely beautiful wedding.

  3. Friends, who recently married, generously donated to charities. That is such a thoughtful way to mark your important day.

  4. Handmade gifts are so special. It's a lot of work, but the keepsake is more than worth it.

    M. J.
    A - Z Co-Host

  5. If you're making everything, I'm betting it's going to come out pretty! I love those sparkly red glasses. You're guests are lucky :)

  6. Thank you everyone :) Getting excited myself now! xx


Love to hear from you. Please leave your thoughts below. Suzanne xx