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23Dec

Table Décor: A bit of fun…

Okay, so if you know either Sylvia or myself, you will know how we tend to embrace the slight quirky take on things.  Traditions are lovely in their proper place, but if we can add a new spin to it, we will!  Take a look

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23Dec

Table Décor: Vintage with a twist

I love Christmas; I love the old traditions of holly and wreaths and the opulence of golds and deep reds – its warm and inviting.  And this year I am embracing it all with the extravagance of a real white Christmas in London!  This table

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23Dec

Table Décor: Mint & Sparklers

Mint is everywhere at the moment – and we are loving it!  Instead of the traditional red, green and gold colour scheme, why not embrace the colour trends of the season?  We had such fun creating possible table settings, especially with mint.  Don’t you love

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19Dec

Gift Wrap: Pink

This is definitely my favourite!  I simply adore the girliness of pink; and how perfectly the softness of baby pink compliments both black or grey, when added to white.  Its both classy and playful.  Again, so simple to achieve: wrap your gift in grey and

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19Dec

Gift Wrap: Black & White

Monochrome is high up in the trendy fashion circles this year – and why should gift wrapping not be trendy too?  We couldn’t help but have some fun with this colour combo!  The Special Events’ shop is filled with great gift wrapping options; polka dot

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18Dec

Gift Wrap: Blue Theme

This one is for Sylvia – our True Blue (turquoise counts, right?) Beauty!  And what a simple way to decorate a little box?  Simply attach a cute piece of ribbon with a mini clothes peg.  Isn’t that blue bird super cute (and very trendy!)? Or

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16Dec

Gift Ideas @ Special Events

Did you know Special Events stocks a whole range of possible Christmas gifts?  Especially something a little different for the kids!  Just have a look at these lovely stocking filler ideas… I just love the lambs and knitted teddy bears; they remind me on times

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16Dec

Wrapping up those Gifts

You spend so much time, thought and effort in finding the perfect gifts for your loved ones… and then wrap it up in commercial wrapping paper, making it look like just another Christmas present under the tree.  This year, why not be inspired by the

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11Dec

Christmas Countdown: Creative Homemade Gifts Part 2

Nothing quite compares to the delight of receiving a bag of homemade cookies; its sure to place a smile upon anyone’s face.  And what we, at Special Events, love most about the humble cookie is how creative you can be in creating your own variation

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09Dec

Christmas Countdown: Creative Homemade Gifts Part 1

Not only are foodie gifts on-trend this year, they are also a personal and thoughtful way to show your love and appreciation.  And what better way to show that love than with an old classic?  This box of coconut ice is not only pretty, it

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