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

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

Blush

Blush pink and rose gold are still really popular colour choices this year and it's easy to see why - blush pink is a soft, pale, pretty version of the colour pink, it's easy to wear and works well with so many other colours.  Rose gold is quite lovely too, although, I think I prefer … Continue reading Blush

Styled Photo Shoot

One of the best bits of working in the wedding industry is getting asked to do styled photo shoots with other creative folks in the business.  These collaborative photo shoots are wonderful as you can be asked to create really unusual pieces that you might otherwise never get to make and you can be really … Continue reading Styled Photo Shoot

Pretty Bridal Jewellery

I love making and wearing jewellery.  My bridal jewellery is delicate and pretty and, I hope, it's the type and style of jewellery that you would wear long after your wedding day.  I'm very much influenced by styles from times past and I aim to create vintage inspired, timeless and elegant jewellery that's a joy … Continue reading Pretty Bridal Jewellery

Button Bouquets

Making a button bouquet for my sister's wedding back in 2012 was really what got me started on this wedding business journey.  I've made quite a few since then and I still think they make a lovely alternative to real flowers - plus, they're everlasting and are a wonderful reminder of your wedding day. Recently, … Continue reading Button Bouquets