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April 2013 - Posts

Centre your thoughts on your centrepieces...

The table centrepiece has got to hold the table name or number, so it's got to be eye-catching, and also lovely to look at during the meal, but it mustn't block the guests' views of each other. Or tip over when someone reaches for the wine. No small ask! Think small, steady and gorgeous focal point, make sure you write the name or number on both sides of the card, and you can't go wrong. This retro saltcellar vase with its wire ring card holder ticks all the boxes; strikingly pretty...
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Creative table plan ideas to suit every wedding...

We love the idea of the table plan working for it’s place on your wedding day – more than just a list of names, it can help decorate your venue and entice your guests! For my wedding, I wanted something unusual, preferably personalised, and I wanted daisies. I tracked down the perfect personalised apple crate, and some shabby-black, metal heart-shaped card holders. We planted the flowers well ahead of the day and they were abundant and lovely when it arrived! The crate would work just...
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Gorgeous favour ideas from Wedding in a Teacup

At Wedding in a Teacup we have an aversion to gimmicky favours that look like outsized Christmas Cracker toys, so you won't find novelty wine bungs or tacky keyrings on our site! We are, however, great fans of favours. They can be excellent value for money if you make them work for their place in your day. Name-labelled attractively, they double up as place markers. (Or the place marker can be the favour too. Check out our badges, slate hearts and tiny candle bags!) Their style and prettiness...
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Get creative with Wedding in a Teacup!

DIY is a huge part of what Wedding in a Teacup is about. DIY means: 1. You save money 2. You create something that is totally unique to you 3. Everyone gets the warm glow that only the handmade can create 4. Because you're most likely not going to DIY all on your own (and why would you? You’re the bride! Summon people to help!) you get to bond with your 'maids, relatives, groom, anyone who can be roped in to stamp, stick, fold and tie. It's a good feeling, and with a bit of music...
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An introduction from April's Guest Blogger...

Hello! My name is Hester, owner of online boutique Wedding in a Teacup , and I’m thrilled to have been asked to guest blog on the wonderful hitched.ie throughout April. I’m going to start off by giving you a little background on myself and my company, and then talk about decorations, favours, DIY and all things wedding wonderful in the following posts! I planned my wedding pretty quickly; the time from totally unexpected proposal to big event was just five months. I was working in fashion...
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