A word on Hen Parties. Guest Blogger Polly’s own real wedding inspiration

Hello! Me again, taking over the de Winton Paper co blog to talk all things wedding. Last time I shared how, while I love weddings, I (controversially) did not want one of my own – you can read about it here (link). This time around I wanted to talk about, another potentially controversial topic, Hen… Read More

Real Wedding Inspiration: Emma and Neil

I worked with Emma and Neil for the best part of a year, creating their save the dates, right through to cocktail menus and place cards for the day itself. It was a wonderful working relationship, even involving my getting a glimpse of the dress early on so we could combine its midsummer night’s dream romance… Read More

5 pieces of planning advice. Guest Blogger Polly’s own real wedding inspiration

Dear reader, I want to give you a broad perspective on the world of wedding inspiration, so without further ado, let me introduce Polly, a dear friend and brilliant blogger. She had a very different kind of wedding, and it was just perfect. She will be telling her story over the course of a few… Read More

Inspire: elegant styled shoot at CliftonPavilion

There are times in life where nothing other than timeless elegance will do. The wedding industry is constantly on the look out for the next ‘trend’ or  the new ‘must have item’ at your wedding. It can be easy to forget what is at the heart of it: two people standing up in front of friends and family… Read More

Real Wedding Inspiration: Sarah and Jack

I love being able to share photos from the couples I work with. Here is a brief post about a delightful couple Sarah and Jack, and Sarah’s mum Katherine, who I had the pleasure of working closely with to design their stationery. They went for the Dusk collection and I wantd to share these photos… Read More

Inspire: watercolour shoot featured in You & Your Wedding

I have been SO excited about this shoot coming out. The shoot day was one of those moments when you look around and realise you are in a room full of people at the top of their game. Organised by Kirsten Butler (aka The Little Wedding Helper) and shot by Frances Taylor (aka Evoke Pictures) this… Read More

Real Wedding Inspiration: Nicola and Tom

It is always a pleasure to get a stationery request from someone you know. Nicola was the year below me at school, and although she did all her wedding planning from Australia, we got to chat on a number of times as she ordered everything from Save the dates through to Thank you cards just… Read More

New Christmas Card range available on Not on the Highstreet now!

Ok, so this isn’t strictly wedding inspiration, but I know my brides and grooms are into their stationery so I am very happy to share with you my new Christmas Card range. Last year I designed this Fern Christmas card, which many of you who have looked through my wedding collection will recognise the design… Read More

Inspire: French Vintage Shoot featuring our Chateau Collection published in Vow Magazine

Our Chateau Collection was originally designed to feature in this French Vintage Shoot. I love having an excuse to create a new collection and it is always a bonus when you have such a talented team working to make it all com together so beautifully. The shoot was published in Vow Magazine. The Chateau collection… Read More

Real Wedding inspiration: Ellie and Ed

Ellie and Ed are a couple I didn’t actually meet until right up before the day when sorting out the table plan. I had the pleasure of working with Ellie’s Mum, Ro, throughout the process. We had a great time extending the Sorbet collection through to on the Day stationery which perfectly complimented this light… Read More

Inspire: Leafy Green and Gold, Luxurious Botanical inspiration on Love My Dress

Our Fern collection was featured on the fabulous Love My Dress this week; included in a shoot styled by Helen Howell and shot by Georgina Harrison   This shoot is a perfect step on from the classic Botanical style inspired by victorian green houses and swathes of glossy green leaves. Helen created a colour scape… Read More

de Winton Paper co is hiring!

Since launching in January 2015, I have had an amazing, exciting and very very busy time of it, working with countless couples and developing the line of products. I am now in need of a fabulous freelancer to come on board for a day or two a week to take charge of de Winton Paper… Read More

Open Day at Hayne Devon, an enchanting Dartmoor Wedding Venue

Here’s something new…   Hayne Devon is an utter gem of a Wedding Venue. An enchanting, historical venue on the edge of Dartmoor and it is having an open day: SATURDAY MARCH 19TH 11 AM – 3.30 PM £5 ENTRY INCLUDES BESPOKE COCKTAIL & CREAM TEA (little ones free) Would you like to come and… Read More

Modern Botanical Watercolour Course

Modern Botanicals and loose watercolour flowers have flooded Pinterest of late. Watercolour is experiencing yet another surge in popularity and party/wedding planning blogs are awash – excuse the pun – with the pale and interesting medium. At the de Winton Paper co our party piece is watercolour; it’s our jam, our bag, our… it’s simply… Read More

Pomegranate Christmas Wedding inspiration

Crisp Winter Weddings are truly special. My sister Anna got married in December with Black tie and evening ceremony. The light was warm and low and I just loved the cosy atmosphere and glistening lights. I designed the Pomegranate Stationery collection with this Wedding in mind. Anna went for deep reds and navy blues; the… Read More