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Mother’s Day

20th March 2017

Spring has finally arrived! Getting out of the dull, damp, cold days of winter always feels a relief, with a flurry of hope and positivity and there’s a couple more reasons for a celebration too. The clocks go forward on the last Sunday of the month, 26th March, so no more getting up and coming home from work in the dark and there’s the extra hour of daylight for evening adventures. Mother’s Day is soon, this Sunday 26th March, so don’t delay, if you’ve not got your card yet here’s a few ideas. After-all it’s that lovely time when we can reflect…

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NOTHS …Colour Saturday

3rd December 2015

On Saturday 5 December NOTHS will be celebrating their very first Colour Saturday. As a partner seller on NOTHS all of us here in the Hummingbird Cards studio are supporting this amazing event… even studio pup! Its a day that showcases the amazing small creative businesses like us across to UK and Ireland at Christmas time and beyond. They’re going to celebrate the tens of thousands of creative entrepreneurs who put human values and skills back into the gifting season and make a vital contribution to the British economy. There’s loads of brilliant things happening and they’ll be unveiling a giant colourful Christmas trees featuring…

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Stephanie Allin Exclusive Invitation

2nd December 2015

Stephanie Allin always offers a full couture experience when you buy your dress from one of their stunning collections.  Their highly trained and so experienced dressmakers work from both London and Mumbles, Wales showrooms to provide you with the very best possible service. Every dress is unique to each bride with the option to personalise it to your style and shape and you can have your dress made exactly to your measurements. A Stephanie Allin dress is created from start to finish in their workrooms and each expertly overseen by their highly experienced team so you get just the dress you…

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Mr and Mrs Unique

3rd November 2015

This week we’ve been taking a little time out and have loved checking out this relatively NEW and amazing wedding magazine. Its just what the wedding industry, in our opinion needs, something fresh, unique & directional and above all we love the simple, clean and uncluttered layout. Its oh so simple design style makes it a joy to read and the carefully selected articles, features and photographs are stunning! Treat yourself and take a look, its great. Erica the founder of Mr and Mrs Unique you can tell loves to celebrate the unusual, the quirky, the interesting and above all the unique…

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Peggies…

24th September 2015

My dear friend Michelle and creator of the beautiful Betty embroideries has been busy beavering away with Janet Gibson on a new little project. Peggies… peg dolls made from lots of found treasures around their studios and Staunton Harrold woods. From scraps of fabric and lace, old buttons and beads and haberdashery odd items such as old cotton reels to foraged finds around the woods such as acorn cups, feathers, sycamore wings, twigs and branches. There was even one little Peggy with an old watering can flower head as a hat, she looked just like Audrey Hepburn in My Fair Lady!!…

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Small Business Saturday 6th December

5th December 2014

We are doing our part to help spread the Small Business Saturday message. Are you supporting your local small businesses tomorrow? Small independent makers, local retailers and start-up companies, offer great service and are vital for our economies and communities, we need your support every day of the year. It’s a really great idea and oh so simple, instead of clicking on big name chain on-line retailers, choose unique, innovative gifts from artists, makers and small businesses. Or go out and shop at a Small Business Saturday events, you’ll be investing in the UK and supporting the innovation and creativity of the people in…

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Wedding Event with a Difference – Rachael Connerton’s beautiful shots!

22nd November 2012

Back in October we spent a Sunday exhibiting at Save the Date’s Wedding Event with a Difference. It was a fantastic day – full of inspirational ideas & lovely people! The very talented Rachael Connerton was on hand to capture the day as it unfolded. You can see some of her beautiful images in this slideshow of the day: If you missed this event, why not pop the date of the next one in your diary? Sunday 14th April 2013, at the Nottingham Conference Centre, Nottingham! (All images credit of Rachael Connerton Photography.)

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Save The Date Wedding Show

16th October 2012

This weekend we exhibited at the Save The Date wedding show, a fantastic event put together by the talented Abbi & Lydia! It was jam packed full of wonderfully unique & creative companies all show casing their ideas for brides and grooms to be inspired for their special day. Everything from catwalk shows, hair styling demonstrations, afternoon tea, live entertainment and of course lots of stands brimming with ideas! We met so many lovely brides, grooms, mothers of, bridesmaids and best friends all who gave us such wonderful feedback about our new Whimsical Heart & Birdcage designs. They were loving the new ‘printed…

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This Sunday

10th October 2012

Just a little reminder that we’ll be exhibiting at Save the Date’s ‘Wedding Event with a Difference‘ this Sunday. The event is taking place at The Roundhouse, Derby between 10am & 3.30pm. We’d love to see you there!

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A wedding event with a difference!

18th September 2012

We’re really pleased to be able to let you all know that we’ll be exhibiting at Save the Date’s ‘Wedding Event with a Difference’ this year. The event takes place at The Roundhouse in Derby on Sunday 14th October, between 10 am & 3.30pm. (You can book tickets now online at savethedateevent.co.uk) We’ll be showing our new laser cut designs (vintage birdcage & whimsical heart) for the first time & we’ll be running a competition to win one of our beautiful laser cut artwork pieces. Why not pop along & enter? We’d love to see you there!  

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