Grown Up Parties

May
05

Eurovision Song Contest Party

Glitter-microphoneIf you’re a Eurovision fan, get behind your favourite nation on Saturday 10th May and gather fellow aficionados for an evening of Euro-Pop madness, with fancy dress, food, dancing – and questionable voting tactics. Complete the evening with a karaoke session of your own…

 

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Apr
30

WEDDING WEDNESDAY: Stationery Do’s

vintage wedding ideaThe Card Gallery has 10 years of experience in the wedding stationery industry and has helped thousands of couples with their wedding invitations. They have put together a guide of do’s and don’ts, as they understand stationery etiquette can be rather tricky – and getting it ‘right’ can be crucial if you don’t want to upset anyone…

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Apr
23

WEDDING WEDNESDAY: Bridegroom Q&A

ringsWhoever said that pre-wedding nerves and excitement was reserved solely for brides to be? This week we put a few questions to Party Pieces’ very own dashing bridegroom Harry, to see what he’s looking forward to most about his big day…

 

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Apr
22

Cinco de Mayo Floral Fiesta

fiesta buntingCinco de Mayo is Spanish for  the 5th of May, and is celebrated in the US and certain parts of Mexico.  We think it’s a great reason to hold a Mexican-style fiesta over the May Day bank holiday. Here are some ideas to get you started…

 

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Apr
16

WEDDING WEDNESDAY: Lighting Tips

wedding lights marqueeWhen it comes to a party, lighting can be used to great effect to conjure the right atmosphere, and at no occasion can this be more apparent than on your big day. Whether its lanterns and tealights you’re after or colourful lighting effects here are some things to consider…

 

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Apr
09

WEDDING WEDNESDAY: Hen Party Cocktail

girls-gossip mojitoWhen the girls get together, all they want to do is have a catch up and a gossip and nothing gets the conversation going like a good punch! Try this heavenly mixture of limes, strawberries, mint, rum and brown sugar from Girls’ Night In by Hannah Read-Baldrey on your hen night.

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Apr
02

WEDDING WEDNESDAY: Summer Wedding Planning

Hanging Decor & BuntingAs the days become longer and lighter, thoughts are turning to summer wedding celebrations. Here are a few tips on things to bear in mind when you’re planning your summer wedding from the lovely Lianne Crosby at Hitched. Take it away, Lianne…

 

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Mar
26

WEDDING WEDNESDAY: Home-made Bouquet

_MG_2437-EditThis week, a gorgeous DIY project from Christine Leech’s book, Scissors, Paper, Craft. Nothing quite matches the beauty of real flowers but these paper versions of two of her favourite flowers make a quirky and long-lasting bouquet for any bride.  Using a cupcake baking tray ensures the flowers hold their beautiful curved shape.

 

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