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Dog Friendly Honeymoons: Where To Go

We’ve noticed that more and more couples want to share their honeymoon with their other best friends – the four legged variety! Newly married couples might only have eyes for each other, but there’s always space in their hearts, and ho...

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The National Wedding Show + The Un-Wedding Show

We’ve got a super busy wedding filled weekend coming up on the 15/16/17th of February – exhibiting at not one but TWO wedding fairs. At the SAME time. And they couldn’t be more different! The National Wedding Show From Friday to Sunday...

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Patchwork Couple: Hannah & Chris’ Mexico Honeymoon Fund

Hannah and Chris met in 2013 and became good friends very quickly. Chris became Hannah’s absolute rock a couple of years later when Hannah was given the terrible news that she had cancer. Hannah says it was this tough time that meant a...

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The Best Sharing Economy Businesses

We’re really pleased that Patchwork is part of the UK Sharing Economy – the network of businesses that enable people to trade their skills, their space and their stuff. If you want to get together with friends to share the cost of a uniq...

What’s the Best Wedding Entertainment Ever?

No matter what kind of wedding you’re planning, whether it’s a glam formal affair or an intimate gathering, it’s good form to keep your guests entertained. And there are SO many ways to do so – whatever the mood. Here’s some of o...

Planning a Feel-Good Eco-Christmas

Here are our top tips on how to celebrate a feel-good eco-Christmas and enjoy the festive season whilst reducing your plastic and carbon footprint at the same time. RELAX, IMPERFECT IS PERFECT   Splodgy, glittery paper ones made by littl...

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5 Independent Drinks Brands We Love

Whatever you’re celebrating, one thing’s a given – you’re going to need some drinks. Alcoholic or non, you’ll want some delicious (preferably bubbly) stuff to serve at your party so it goes with a bang. Of course there are the ch...

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12 Reasons Brockley is the Best

Each month we send a Patchwork LOVES newsletter, based around a theme that makes us happy to be human. This month, it’s all about ‘home’. So, Patchwork Founder Olivia decided to write an ode to Brockley – her home and the home of our Pat...

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Create a Kids’ Christmas Wish List and Win £100

This Christmas it’s predicted we’ll give each other 60 million unwanted gifts that will at best end up on eBay, at worst in landfill. So, this year, we’re celebrating the joy of experiences over ‘stuff’ with a readymade wish list of Eco...

Eco Christmas – Best Gift Ideas For All The Family

A TRULY FEEL GOOD CHRISTMAS   A stress-free Christmas that’s joyful and extra special – it’s what we all want, right? Often though, it can feel like an endless to-do list. We feel guilty that we aren’t doing enough, or ironically,...

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Why Old is the New New.

Team Patchwork love nothing more than a Sunday morning wander around a boot fair, a Saturday afternoon rummage through a charity, vintage or antique shop and a bit of late night (drunk) shopping on ebay. Finding second hand treasures is ...

Top 10 Unusual Wedding Venues in London

We asked Liv Rafferty from event space marketplace Headbox to give us a rundown of her top 10 unusual wedding venues in London. Planning a wedding in the city but haven’t found the perfect spot yet? Read on for Liv’s varied list of venue...

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National Wedding Show Autumn 2018 | Competition Winner

  Hello and a big thank you to everyone we met at the National Wedding Show last weekend. And an extra big thank you if you entered our competition to win £100 towards your wedding registry/honeymoon fund. We had such a brilliant time m...

The Patchwork Honeymoon Report 2018

Our top honeymoon destinations for 2018 In Europe, Croatia has been a hugely popular destination this year with its picturesque countryside, stunning coastline and historic villages providing the beauty and romance of Italy without the c...

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