Sizzling September – brought more celebrations

Back  in September 2015 there were more celebrations of all kinds for both customers and staff. On the 1st of Septmber 2015, I’m pleased to say Celebration Invitations took the plunge from a cottage industry to a small business now based in Skipton, North Yorkshire within the building of Choice Baskets  Helped by good friend […]

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Always and Forever – The Sweet Pea Wedding Invitation

Here we are, another sunny day and some more wedding inspiration. I’ve just added to my facebook page  a photo of  one of the – Always and Forever collections – The Sweet Pea Wedding Invitation  – A square invitation with a panel of Sweet Peas and Satin edged organza ribbon. I took the photo myself […]

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What a lovely weekend – Wedding fair

What a lovely weekend  Wedding fair.  Well really it was a venue open day which lasted the whole of the weekend and what a venue.  This image is of course in summer and sometimes we forget what an area of outstanding beauty we live in but even in January the view is still amazing as […]

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Marry me in Tuscany – Wedding planners

This is going to be my shortest blog ever.  Here the news from my friends at  Marry me in Tuscany – Wedding planners.  Sad yet happy to see my pal  Jackie  founder of MMIT moving on to a new adventure, and great to make a new friend Hewelin, I wish you both well.. xxMarry me […]

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George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin marry

Ah well ladies, that’s it, it’s official, George is off the list now as he marries the fabulous Amal Alamuddin.  We’re off back in Italy for another blog, our last blog being a feature for   marrymeintuscany   now we’re back again for the wedding of the year of  George Clooney and  Amal Alamuddin. Most of […]

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Destination weddings

How nice of my friends at MarryMeInTuscany to ask me to write a blog for them about our services at Celebration Invitations Here at Marry Me In Tuscany as destination wedding planners we very rarely get involved with helping couples choose their wedding stationery, but it’s an important part of the wedding, it sets the […]

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Do me a chocolate favour!

On Monday evening I saw one of my hero’s names on the TV guide Michel Roux Jr., the title of the programme, Chocolate Perfection. It was a must watch and I’m so glad I did.  Full of information and the historic  journey from the Aztec’s, throught to the modern day uses of chocolate. If you […]

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The French Connection

Well lots of dates are put down as days to remember for many reason and this weekend the 5th and 6th July 2014  is no exception as 2.5 million spectators lined the route of the Yorkshire Grand Départ – Tour de France.Gary Verity made a huge promise to Christian Prudhomme that he would deliver the […]

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Sweet combination – How it came about

What a fabulous way to invite  guests to your wedding or any celebration come to think of it.  Well this is what happened when Gill contacted me probably about  2 years ago now,  to ask if we could make a chocolate bar wedding invitation similar to one she had seen but was unable to find […]

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Lace, Pearls and Roses were the order of the day

Well it’s just over 3 years since Prince William and Kate Middleton were married.  Kate’s wedding dress, designed by London-based designer Sarah Burton at Alexander McQueen started the trend of lace which has influenced many brides,  not only for  their wedding dress  but also seen on many wedding cakes, wedding stationery and chair covers.  Kate’s […]

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Your Honeymoon

The most romantic holiday of your life AKA Your Honeymoon! Your honeymoon should be the most romantic holiday of your life so Eddie Allen author of Around the world in 90 days – A Yorkshireman’s view of the Globe, has put together a selection of destinations to give you inspiration and advice, whether your splashing […]

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Just got Engaged-Congratulations!

Well Happy New Year to one and all! I guess you may be reading this if that all important question was popped over Christmas or New Year and the answer was YES! So Congratulations maybe in order if you’ve just got Engaged. Last year on my blog I featured valuable information from some of my […]

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Choosing your Wedding Dress

Hi, so sorry I’ve not blogged for a few months now, the summer has been so busy but I’m pleased now to be able to carry on the blogs aimed to help couples through the wedding maze. So without further ado let me introduce Mandy and Doug from Cinderella’s, Skipton, North Yorkshire, where you can […]

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Wedding Cake

How to choose your Wedding Cake

Well I’ve had a break from blogging for a few weeks with the birth on my beautiful Grandson Archie Lawrence Allen. He’s gorgeous. Well back to business and I have a tasty treat for you this time with some sound advice on choosing your wedding cake from no other than The Yorkshire Cake fairy AKA […]

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Tips on Wedding Photography

Choosing your Photographer

So to continue with advice on how to choose the best in the business, this week I’m going to hand you straight over to Courtenay Hitchcock Wedding Photographer from Dorset with some great advice on choosing the right person to capture your special day. Courtenay… It’s easy to pick out the really bad Wedding Photographers, […]

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Choosing a wedding venue

Choosing your Wedding Venue

I’m trying on the blog to bring help and advice to you, from the experts I know, on each aspect of planning your Wedding. My ‘Wedding Plan Guide’ which if you haven’t already found it, is listed on my ‘Bespoke Service’ page. It’s a tick list you can print off to help you get organised, […]

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Welcome to Celebration Invitations

The potted version of Celebration Invitations. Celebration Invitations was born of a love of Crafting and Weddings. My love of all things Wedding came from helping my daughter and son-in-law plan their wedding 10 years ago. It took up such a lot of time I was bereft after the event so kept on looking at […]

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