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Weddings: Steph and Russell Vintage Pinks, Parasols and Poms

Following our earlier posts last week on our PAPER BLING BALLOONS and PAPER BLOOM BROLLY.. here are a few more snaps of the Easter Weekend Wedding we did with the totally fantabulous photographer Lisa Devlin.   Steph and Russell looked amazing and if you would like to see more of their wedding you can see […]
April 09, 2013 by Jacqui P

Celebrations: Big Bespoke Bling Balloons

We have been creating our BIG BLING Balloons for a few years now – helping celebrations go off with an extra large bang with our 1m giant BIG BALLOONS …  with a selection of our off the shelf paper and metallic fringed tails. Behind the scenes, we have also made lots of  bespoke tails for […]

Vintage Loves: Embee Egg Cups

Look what I found and nabbed on Etsy for a tenner…  these delicious Embee orange Breakfast set egg cups salt & pepper found by planetutopia!  Memories of childhood eggs and soldiers – these are going in the stash for our vintage van project.  They are in the post ..
January 30, 2013 by Jacqui P

Vintage: Christmas Glass Decorations

In my Christmas past our family decor involved a LOT of paper decorations (hence our Pearl and Earl obsession) but also involved getting a rather forlorn box from the loft every year that was filled with glass decorations for our tree, much like these vintage ones by vintage junque.  Every year as we unwrapped the […]
November 05, 2012 by Jacqui P

Vintage: Bambi Obsession

I have an obsession, that comes from when (as a child) I thought baby cham sipped from champagne coups was the epitome of glamour! Plus the obvious adoration of Bambi!  Hence my yearning for this Vintage Deer Pair by Ocean Swept. I think they make a rather whimsical alternative Christmas decoration …  no?
November 02, 2012 by Jacqui P

Vintage Christmas: Santa Light

I am on the hunt for Vintage Christmas Style and am in love with this vintage santa lamp by LoveButlerVintage..  HO HO HO
October 30, 2012 by Jacqui P

Vintage: Mint Green Sewing Machine

  How utterly delicious is this mini vintage Mint Green Toy Sewing Machine Mid Century by LoveButlerVintage?  I want it so desperately – but am showing immense will power…  can you give it a good home?
October 25, 2012 by Jacqui P

Thrifty Stitching Tips

embroidered sainsburys basics napkins January is a penny pinching month at the best of times – let alone in the depths of a recession!  I have read lots of comments and had lots of emails of late about ‘thrifty crafting’ from lots of lovely folk.Whilst it is our job to tempt you with all our […]
January 17, 2011 by pearlandearl

Lovely old school Embroidery

  We love old school embroidery and techniques and I am thrilled to have discovered these little beauties on a recent shopping trip… in one of our local vintage stores…I am always inspired by textures and techniques and I think these are simply full of charm. Apologies for the picture quality as they were just […]
November 15, 2010 by pearlandearl