Secondly, a big 'Eeek'!! I'm going to be making a load of wedding stationery for my friend's son and his fiancee - so long as they like what I can come up with. I know that Jess peeks at this blog so I hope she won't be put off by me saying it's quite daunting. I can do production lines OK but want Jess and Stuart to have a choice of options so this week coming I'll be putting together some samples, mood boards (get me!!) and so on ready to show them. All I know so far is that 'aubergine' is the main colour so not a lot to go on as yet.
So, for the samples, I've managed to track down aubergine card, mulberry paper and such for layering or whatever but I had
The order was placed on Wednesday and on Thursday the most scrumptious (today's big word) little parcel arrived, less than 24 hours after I placed the order. In my haste I didn't keep the beautifully striped outer wrapping with a gorgeous oval cream and gold address label on but just look at this:
As you'll probably know, I adore ribbon and this is such an amazing change from ribbon being tightly folded or even stuffed into little polythene bags when it arrives in the post!
I just thought I'd share this with you - the art of beautiful packaging and presentation lives on in The Ribbon Shop for sure and I for one will be looking there first when I want more ribbons. You can never have too many say I!
Hope your weekend is going well and thank you for calling by!