Category Archives: Our Handmade Wedding

My Estonian fabric

Last year for my birthday my parents gave me the most beautiful piece of linen that they brought back from their travels to Estonia. I wanted to use it for something really special and it has been carefully folded, waiting … Continue reading

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Our Handmade Wedding : Felt Flower Buttonholes

I posted photos last week of my handmade felt flower bouquet. I also made the buttonholes to match! I used the same colour palette, arranged three buds together for each one and tied them together with brown string. Then each one was … Continue reading

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Our Handmade Wedding : My felt flower bouquet

I love working with felt and so it was my material of choice for my handmade wedding bouquet. I picked my three favourite shades of blue, grey and white wool felt and carefully cut out, rolled and assembled sixty rose buds. … Continue reading

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Our Handmade Wedding : Hand Stamped Silverware by The Faded Nest

I wanted to give Matt some handmade presents to surprise him throughout our wedding day. He loves fonts and typography, so I thought that a set of hand stamped cutlery would be the perfect present for him to find when … Continue reading

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Our Handmade Wedding : The Centrepieces

I grew up in the countryside and my family and I spent a lot of time walking our dog through the woods. Matt and I love walking and exploring and we wanted simple, natural decorations for our wedding to reflect … Continue reading

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Our Handmade Wedding : Petal Confetti

When we first started planning our wedding we decided that we wanted it to be simple, romantic and handmade. My Mum suggested that we have petal confetti and very kindly offered to make it for us! So she set about … Continue reading

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Our Handmade Wedding : Our Jenga Guestbook!

Matt and I wanted an alternative guest book for our wedding. We love notebooks but thought that it might sit on a shelf unread. We also loved the idea of having a print that everyone could sign or add a … Continue reading

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Tutorial : Stamen Stripe Knitted Facecloth

Today’s post completes this mini series of knitted facecloth patterns. There are four designs in total, Dashed Stripe, Roman Stripe, Wavy Blocks and you will find the pattern for Stamen Stripe below. I’m sure I will be writing more facecloth … Continue reading

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Tutorial : Wavy Blocks Knitted Facecloth

Today’s post will show you how to knit my third facecloth pattern of the week, Wavy Blocks. I love knitting facecloths, they are a great way of learning a new pattern and trying it out over a small number of … Continue reading

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Tutorial : Roman Stripe Knitted Facecloth

All this week I am sharing my four knitted facecloth patterns. Yesterday I posted the pattern for the Dashed Stripe cloth and today it is the turn of the Roman Stripe! This stitch combination is simple and makes such a … Continue reading

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