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Wording Your Perfect Wedding Invitation

21st November 2017 Classic Final  e

Weddings can be a lot of work and just when you think you’ve ticked everything on your to do list, a new list appears! So, you’ve found the perfect invitation but there’s so much more to think about than just what they look like! Design… tick, colour, font and then we ask you what style of invite you like and ask you to send us the wording you’d like to use! It’s often the last thing you’ve had time to carefully consider, but it’s an important part, so we thought we’d put together some quick tips that may help when it…

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5 Star Weddings

17th March 2017

We’re so delighted to have been invited to join 5 Star Weddings! The luxury wedding website featuring UK and international unique wedding professionals, top wedding planners and luxury venues. If you’re looking to add a touch of glamour to your wedding day, looking for something totally unique, bespoke or exclusive, those extra special touches that will make your dream day so memorable then look no further! 5 Star Wedding Directory have done all the hard work for you and collated the very best wedding ideas in one place. From that head turning designer wedding dress to a special accessory, ideas for…

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Christmas Postal Dates 2015

20th November 2015

Christmas is coming so hopefully lots of lovely ‘snail mail’ or ‘squirrel mail’ Christmas cards  will be fluttering through your letterbox anytime soon! If you’re sending a ‘little something’ to brighten up someone’s Christmas we don’t want you to miss those all important recommended delivery dates so here’s a few to pop in your diary. If you’re sending cards overseas, you’ll need to drop them in the post box by: Friday 4th December – Africa & Middle East Monday 7th December – Asia, Cyprus, Far East, Japan, Eastern Europe (ex. Poland, Czech Republic & Slovakia) Tuesday 8th December – Caribbean, Central &…

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Mr & Mrs Swallow

11th November 2015

Here at Hummingbird we believe a wedding invite is more than just telling your guests when you’re getting married… it’s a chance to make a wonderful statement about the special relationship that you both share and it sets the scene for your wedding! It’s also a chance to create a keepsake that you can cherish forever. A stand-out invitation can have wonderful effect. If it’s stunning it won’t be forgotten and will become a talking point. A unique invitation excites your guest about the day ahead, even before they’ve arrived. So make it special! A wedding isn’t just about two people getting…

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Themes and trends

28th October 2015

We’ve just found the amazing Kristine Go and her amazing work, she is the Creative Director & Curator for Pattern Curator. Pattern Curator collects images and photos to create really visual and inspirational story boards. Their goal is to inspire and connect like minded creative individuals, like us… and since finding them we have loved checking out the website for updates and new theme boards! With our fashion background and love for working on themes we have found Patter Curartor so helpful. They look at everything from print, pattern and colour trends, each board is curated visually in a way that is directional,…

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Introducing Save the Date…

19th February 2015

…we’ve got a NEW collection! Here at Hummingbird Cards we’ve been designing Save the Date cards to send to your loved ones, cards that will stay in everyone’s mind. Perfect reminders so your guests have plenty of time to plan their diaries. There’s lots of new designs from fashionable, stylish and chic postcard styles, to whimsy and retro luggage tags, something to suit everyone’s style! Hummingbird Cards’ Save the Dates are luxurious, quirky, and cute with an emphasis on quality that will make your wedding date truly unforgettable. Over the next few weeks we’ll share with you our new collections. Here’s…

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Elle Wedding Magazine

4th September 2014

We’re so excited with the news ELLE are launching ELLE Wedding Magazine ELLE has always been one of my fav must have reads and now the idea of a magazine dedicated to just weddings sounds perfect. So what is it promising the bride to be, we just had to find out. When a women gets married she needs a magazine to help her plan a wedding that is about individuality not conformity. Today’s bride wants to showcase her own style and personality, not be a cookie-cutter replica of every other newly-wed. She wants her day to be the most stylish wedding ever…

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Brown paper packages tied up with string…

31st July 2014

…these are a few of our favourite things Following our last feature on ‘Make Your Own’ wedding invitations, we thought it was the perfect timing for an offer. Our gorgeous packs of 5 laser cut wedding cards are now REDUCED to just £6.00 from £10.00. These make the perfect ‘Make Your Own’ invitations! You just have to add your own printed insert and there you have it, the prettiest of invitations. The word ‘wedding’ is intricately laser cut into a beautiful white alabaster card with small scattered daisies. Each card has a recycled eco craft inlay and matching envelope. They come…

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Creating Your Own Wedding Invitations

16th July 2014

Feeling creative and would love to make your own invites? Or simply want a great way to save but still have stunning laser cut stationery on a smaller budget? Then our Make Your Own ‘DIY’ wedding stationery is the perfect answer. It’s a great way to get your bridesmaids and friends involved too, we love the idea of getting together for an evening with a bottle of bubbly and being creative! How does it work? Firstly, choose a design from our Make Your Own collection! You can choose from Vintage Border, Butterfly, Dove, Heart & Wedding Word. After you’ve found your…

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Winter White Wonderland

20th March 2013

Last weekend I took the studio pup for a lovely long walk around Staunton Harold. Armed with my camera I headed for Dimminsdale Wood as I was hoping to see the snowdrops out in all their beauty & we weren’t disappointed,  there was a wonderful white carpet of snowdrops all with their heads popping up under the wood land branches with the sunlight shimmering through. It was like a little magical glade & reminded me of an old favourite childhood book, the Flower Fairys! This got me thinking,  how beautiful would a snowdrop wedding be? After a quick search I found the stunning Hodsock Priory…

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