Wedding Wednesday…Gorgeous Grey Wedding Theme

Following on from our earlier posts on choosing your wedding theme, or handing over creative control to others, we’ve been squirrelling away working on some gorgeous ideas for wedding themes. One trend I’ve particularly fallen in love with this year is for using gorgeous greys…..and no, not because of Mr Christian Grey, because they are beautiful!!

Tones of greys, silvers and platinums are quite unusual for a wedding theme, and lend themselves really well to be used in soft or vibrant ways, as accents or features.

We’ve put together a pinterest board for you to grab some inspiration from!

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Follow Blossom To Flourish’s board Gorgeous Grey Wedding Theme Ideas on Pinterest.

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Chocolate Orange Pinwheel Biscuits

This stunningly beautiful yet simple biscuit recipe can be easily whipped up using ingredients kept in your larder, and the end result is impressive and yummy Makes between 25-30 Required: 2 greased baking trays, food processor or large mixing bowl and … Continue reading

Throwback Thursday…Track 21

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This weeks track is ‘The Recluse’ by Plan B. His album The Defamation of Strickland Banks from 2010, was a departure from his usual style of rap hip hop, showcasing his singing ability and an adoption of a soulful r’n’b style.  The album as a body of work told the tale of a successful man brought down in his prime and spending time in prison.

This song in particular stood out for me because of the strings coursing throughout the track. Man, I love me some strings. The rise and fall, the intensity and the persistence of them throughout the song aid in the telling of his tale. Have a listen, and let me know what you think.

Enjoy,

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Throwback Thursday…Track 20

This time a year ago, my husband and I treated ourselves to a once in a lifetime gig. Prince was on tour in the UK, and after trying to get tickets for the first round of releases, we thought the chance to see him had passed. 

But luckily for us, he released some more dates and we got booked on – at our most expensive gig ever!

We received an email the day before making some requests on behalf of Prince. Dress in purple. Lovely stuff. 

I considered this:

  
But opted for something more subtle in the end:

  
Watch the performance through your eyes, not your phone screens. Even better. 

So we took this pic before he came on, then put the phones away to enjoy the the show.

  
Needless to say it was an absolute brilliant gig, and one I’m glad we did when we could. He was supported by Laura Mvula, who was magical and he performed non stop for around 2 and a half hours, before flouncing off stage and courting a 45 minute encore. 45 MINUTES. On a weeknight! We felt for some people who had to leave to get the last train, but we stayed to the end to enjoy every last minute! We even managed to sneak a pic right at the end. 

 
So this weeks track is I Would Die 4 U by Prince. I would have embedded this, but Prince is not a fan of the YouTube generation and has blocked his videos from being on there!

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Enjoy!

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