Category Archives: Budget Monday

Budget Monday: Twinkling (Cheap) Candles for Gorgeous Wedding Atmosphere

Well hello there Monday! I wasn’t expecting you so early! Can you come back in a few hours so I can go back to sleep? I’m not quite ready for you yet… How was everyone’s weekend? Mine was lovely, thanks – Mr M and I escaped the Big Smoke on Friday to head down to…

Budget Monday Shortie @ Monsoon

I think it’s fair to say I love Monsoon. And I think their bridal range is just fabulous, and very affordable. Today’s Budget Monday pick is this stunning Pegasus Lace Dress which at only £150 is a bargain of a wedding dress. The lace dress skims the thigh and has gorgeous vintage beading along the neckline….

Budget Monday: The Shoe Clip Blues

I luurrrve shoe clips. Love that you can take a plain old shoe (without the “bridal” pricetag!), clip on a little something fancy and Bingo! One-of-a-kind, take-their-breath-away (use-on-something-else-after-the-wedding) 100% gorgeousness. Find these beauties in blue, get your BM to buy them and lend them to you, and stick ‘em on a vintage pair of peeptoe…

Budget Monday: Homemade Elderflower Champagne

I was at a birthday party a few weekends ago for my lovely friend Sam when her husband offered me a glass of homemade elderflower champagne. I’ll be honest, he had me at champagne. I was duly handed a glass and had my first sip: delicious! Now being a Yank (of sorts) and therefore having…

Budget Monday: Damsel in a Dress

Monday morning: time to get the calculator out. Add up the receipts, count up the change hiding at the bottom of your bag. Now work out what’s left. Not much? Not to worry, I’ve found you the most stunning Hollywood glam wedding gown that is not going to break the bank. Enter stage left: Kate…

Budget Monday: Vintage Wedding Dress Sewing Patterns

So you’ve set your heart on wearing a vintage wedding dress for your big day – but have searched high and low for the perfect dress and each time came home empty-handed? Take heart – I’m sure you’re not alone. Finding the perfect vintage wedding dress is tough – the fit has to be right…