Porcelain Flowers and Paper Clay Adventures

A little while ago, I started experimenting with different types of clay to make flowers to use in my headdresses.  I already make simple little roses out of porcelain clay and I use polymer and resin clays as the main ingredients in my Colour Designs range of jewellery but I wanted to have a go … Continue reading Porcelain Flowers and Paper Clay Adventures

The Beginnings of a New Collection

There are lots of things happening behind the scenes at the moment and I've decided to re-brand Vintage Button.  It's been something I've been wanting to do for a very long time but for lots of reasons (including a lot of procrastinating) I haven't managed to find the time to get started or really know … Continue reading The Beginnings of a New Collection

Beautiful Floral Inspiration

So many of my designs are inspired by nature and the British Spring and Summer time is just full of the most beautiful flowers, trees and colours.   I spend so much time trying to replicate tiny little buds, petals and leaves with wire and the smallest of glass seed beads, pearls and crystals, porcelain … Continue reading Beautiful Floral Inspiration

Styled Shoot – Sarah Willard Couture

The second styled shoot I was involved with has just be featured on Love my Dress and features the beautiful new collection by award winning dress designer Sarah Willard Couture. Sarah's new collection is called 'Whispers of Love' and is a play on transparency and luminosity with beautiful separates and dresses in soft silk organzas, … Continue reading Styled Shoot – Sarah Willard Couture

Sienna Von Hildemar: Modern Bohemian Styled Shoot

A little before Christmas I was asked by two very talented dress designers to provide headpieces for their new collection shoots. Both of the photoshoots have just been published so here's the first one with London based designer, Sienna Von Hildemar. I met Sienna at Chosen Wedding Fair in London last year - Sienna creates … Continue reading Sienna Von Hildemar: Modern Bohemian Styled Shoot

All things colourful – accessories

Following on from last week's post about colourful wedding dresses, I thought I'd share some of my more colourful headdresses and accessories. Traditional whites and ivories are totally beautiful and I've really enjoyed creating some of my new season designs in shades of white but my love of colour is quite an obsession and I … Continue reading All things colourful – accessories

All things colourful – dresses

I love colour.  It's the always present theme in my work even if it's the subtlest, tiny differences between shades and textures.  I love to add colour to my designs and now, more than ever, there are some beautiful colourful wedding dresses to choose from. Traditionally, the bridal world has been dominated by whites, ivories, … Continue reading All things colourful – dresses