This week had a very special Australian connection and also featured Dory and organising her paperwork - she's the star of Friday and is such a welcome and exciting addition to our little Campbell's enterprise. But before I get too ahead of myself, here's what happened the rest of the week!
As you know from last week's theme, we love working with other industry creative people and are really big supporters of the fabulous The Natural Wedding Company, if you haven't come across them, and you love natural weddings, then I'd really recommend popping over to their website and blog. We happily found ourselves in rather auspicious company when we were featured in a blog post that Charlie had put together about Christmas wreaths. Click on the link to read more ...
The very lovely Ruth from Shuut Films got in touch with the video that she and her business partner, Shine, (yes, that is her name - isn't it just gorgeous and she wears the most fabulous heels all day?!) made whilst at the recent and rather fabulous Designer Vintage Bridal Show. As regular readers will know, we had the best time there and met some really wonderful industry people. Here's the link to view their brilliant video - if you watch carefully you'll see us in it twice just towards the end! If you're looking for a videographer for your wedding or engagement, I couldn't recommend Ruth and Shine more highly - not only are they brilliant at what they do but they are just lovely too!
I went foraging today and made this for a special DIY guest blog post - I'll let you have details very soon!
Attended the fab B2B Ladies Lunch networking group today. I'm not always great at networking as I find they can sometimes be a bit stuffy and I seem to find that I'm always the one who ends up being a business lead for others rather than ever finding anyone who wants to give me business! Anyway, this was definitely an exception and it was fantastic to meet a group of like-minded, professional businesswomen who were fun, relaxed and lovely with it!
In the afternoon I met with the lovely Rachel from Mosaic Brides for a chat about an upcoming feature. I'd met her (literally a hello and a handshake) a couple of times before but hadn't had the chance to really chat. Sometimes you just really hit it off with people and her enthusiasm and interest was fantastic - more on this to follow!
Dory, the latest addition to team Campbell's arrived and she's gorgeous! She's a Citroen Nemo and is a dream to drive - I just love her already! She needs something really fabulous to wear and M is organising livery for her as I type - I just can't wait to see what he comes up with. Exciting times!
The whole Sydney connection continued on Tuesday, when I received the loveliest email today from a lady in who lives in Australia but was en route for Singapore. Her really dear friend was getting married in Sheffield on Saturday and could she commission a very special Antipodean bouquet for her! The bride is British, but the groom is Australian and my client, Ann, asked if the design could feature eucalyptus, wax flower and banksia if possible. I managed to get quite a number of these Australian natives, adding gorgeous 'Alchemy' roses for the British connection! As you can imagine I was thrilled that our website is appealing to flowery folk from the other side of the world! Here's what I designed ...
Today was also my good friend Amy's Pure Enough second birthday party at her gorgeous shop on Banner Cross. Over the past year Amy and I have really supported each other in our businesses and share the same values when it comes to working with others. Her party was fantastic and she works really hard to showcase the talent and creativity of other businesses in the area. Those contributing to team Pure Enough were Snap Deli who produced the most delicious nibbles, Jenn Edwards who was on hand with hair and make tips and lots of amazing demonstrations, Our Tiny Bees who are a local bee keeping business who make their own fabulous products which Amy now stocks. I couldn't resist and just had to buy! Pop over to Amy's website for how to order all her gorgeous Christmas treats all her lovely products are completely natural and smell divine too!