Saturday, 20 July 2013

A Date for your Diary - The Fairy Tale Fair

A Date for your Diary: The Fairy Tale Fair - This fair is a real community event, we welcome families and all ages to come along and enjoy the crafty creations and treats! All the stall holders are local Brighton or Sussex makers, with over... 35 stalls selling a range of handmade crafts. These include jewellery, knitted items, cute characters, cushions, cards, prints, candles, children’s clothes, accessories, vintage style items, hair pieces, bags, decorations, beads and much more. There will also be face painting, beauty, and Alice in Wonderland themed cakes, summer time treats with tea and coffee served on vintage china. A fun day out close to Brighton for all the family!! For more info visit their blog.... Maygreen Fairies will be there so do pop by and say Hello!  For more information visit:

Wednesday, 17 July 2013

My Best Friends "Daughters" Wedding

I had a fabulous time last weekend helping my Best Friend Sarah celebrate her Daughters Wedding. On the Friday I attended the Venue; The Ashdown Park Hotel in Wych Cross, East Sussex.  We had a room packed full of gorgeous summer flowers to create the large pedestal flower arrangements and also the table decorations.  Sarah's Brother worked on the large arrangements whilst Sarah and I produced the table ones, it was such great fun to do and the smell of the flowers in the room was amazing.  Above I am working on one of the table decs.
On the Saturday I met with my parents at the venue for lunch and also to hand over my lovely boys to their care for the afternoon/evening so hubby and I could enjoy a child free few hours and stay at the hotel after the wedding.
The Hotel and it's Grounds are stunning and the boys loved exploring when we first arrived, it was a very hot day so we took a stroll down to the large lake for some photo opportunities.
As we walked back towards the Hotel we were able to look at the Summer house and seating area where the Bride was to marry later that day, it looked so pretty with all the white parasols over each chair to help provide the guests with some respite from the warm weather.

Below is the Bridal Party making their way towards the Summer House and their awaiting guests, just around the corner of the trees to their left.
We had a scrumptious lunch on the patio area of the Hotel, mouth watering prawn sandwiches, and pimms and of course lemonade and cola for the boys!

 Me and my Daddy

 Me and My Hubby

Here is one of the table decorations I helped to create for the Wedding Breakfast.  This was held in the converted Church on the grounds, so the room had stunning stained glass windows all around it and at the main end of the room where the dance floor would be later in the evening.

Below are the happy couple; The beautiful Bride, Handsome Groom and to the left of the Bride her lovely Sister...

And below, here I am with my lovely Best Friend Sarah (Mother of the Bride) and our other wonderful friend Noels. Happy Times!

Thursday, 4 July 2013

End of Term "Teachers Gifts"

I can't quite believe that another year is nearly over for my boys at their School, time goes by so quickly once they start School, I almost set my year on their School Time Clock!!  And end of year means that tricky time when you don't know what to buy their Teachers.  So, if like me, you've done the candles, flowers, plants and chocolates to death then why not give them something a little different this year that wont break the bank!  There are many affordable gifts at Maygreen Fairies that would be great for Teachers, above is just one example;  I have made a small Lavender Bag packed with French Lavender at just £5, wrap it in some old music sheet paper tied up with string and a pretty tag and it'll not only look fantastic but smell great too!  You can view it here!  But hurry they are selling out fast!!