Patchwork’s Favourite Venues: The Giraffe Shed

When a venue describe themselves as a ‘heptagonal palace of joy, confetti and dancing’, what’s the point in us even trying to write an introduction? The Giraffe Shed are a badass new Welsh wedding venue that are totally redefining what b...

Patchwork holiday giveaway

To celebrate the honeymoon/holiday season we’ve partnered up with some of our favourite brands to bring you a Patchwork beach bag full of summer essentials. To win a gorgeous Patchwork tote bag, swimsuit from Lilliput & Felix, beach dres...

Sustainable Wedding Gift Ideas: Meet the Makers.

Husband and wife team Kate and Abi run Nafisi Studios in West Sussex, where together they create beautiful, sustainable one-off commissions for the home, garden, or work place. Their mission is to combine their knowledge of heritage wood...

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Patchwork’s Favourite Venues: Abbeydale Picture House

We’re taking our favourite wedding venue series outside of London, turning our heads from smoke to steel with one of our favourite Sheffield wedding venues, Abbeydale Picture House. We chatted to Elinor, one of the event co-ordinators, a...

Traditional Wedding Anniversary Gifts: A Modern Take

Wedding anniversaries – do you celebrate them? According to a survey from 2016, 46% of UK couples don’t do anything to mark their wedding date, and a fifth don’t even know when their wedding anniversary is. Here in the Patchwork st...

Newlyweds Ditch Luxury Hotels for Honeymoon House Swaps

In search of the weird, the wonderful and the instagrammable, millennial couples are increasingly rejecting traditional honeymoon hotels in favour of home stays booked through peer-to-peer platforms like Airbnb, Love Home Swap and Beds o...

5 Ways to Keep Children Entertained at Weddings

Children at weddings = JOY. But long days and lots of standing around can be hard on them. So if you’d like to avoid tantrums, it’s a good idea to have something planned to keep the children entertained and keep those smiles on their...

10 Ways to Keep Your Wedding Guests Happy at Your Reception

Hooray! The ceremony is over, you’re married, like actually MARRIED (congratulations!) and it’s time for the bit your wedding guests have been looking forward to the most. The reception. Now’s the time to get your entertaining head...

Patchwork’s Favourite Venues: Town Hall Hotel

We’re getting up close and personal with our pick of the most gorgeous wedding venues to hear what makes them stand out from the crowd. We chatted to Tia from the Town Hall Hotel in London’s vibrant East End to share some insider secrets...

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Patchwork’s Favourite Venues: The Ace, Shoreditch

In the first in our new favourite venue series, we’re chatting to Kristie, Social Event Manager from The Ace Hotel in London’s Shoreditch to hear what she loves most about this incredible venue with its amazing panoramic views. Here she ...

5 Wedding Palettes Inspired by our Favourite Florals

We’re so inspired by our very clever florist friends lately – they always bring joy to our instagram feeds. And the colours! If you’re planning your wedding right now and you’re not sure what colours you want to go with, start looking ...

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Their Honeymoon: This Modern Revelry

We met videographers Laura and Alan of This Modern Revelry at the brilliant Un-Wedding Show and were blown away by their wedding films. They are so vibrant and full of energy – and once they showed us the incredible film they’d made ...

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