Wedding invite HQ

by Jemma on August 5, 2012

in EATS!, Operation Wedding

…or should that be wedding invite madness?!

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 We have been extremely busy and getting crafty in order to get our wedding invitations posted out tomorrow.  Ribbon, adhesive stickers, printing envelopes, ticking people off our guest list pretty much sums up our weekend.

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Despite all of the hard work that was involved we are very pleased with the end results.  We are totally in love with our invitations and they are definitely the epitome of vintage glamour. We ordered them from Strawberry Sorbet and not only do they make beautiful letterpress invitations but their customer service is impeccable too.

Of course there was lots of delicious food consumed whilst sealing lots of envelopes, and by the way why does the gum paste on envelopes taste so gross, yuck!

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Tomato, spinach, onion and cheese omelet with a toasted wholemeal bagel with vegan spread.

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Rice cakes topped with Justin’s peanut butter with honey.

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Super refreshing honey dew melon slices and green tea for a light breakfast.

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Salad beast of romaine lettuce, rocket, tomatoes, butternut squash, cucumber, celery and a green pesto dressing.

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Using my boyfriend’s words, today’s breakfast was an epic kind of beautiful!  A vanilla and cinnamon wholemeal pancake topped with super sweet strawberries, blueberries and a raw chocolate sauce.

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Steamed broccoli with ordered in aromatic tofu and tao woo tord tofu (I don’t know what it means but it tasted darn good!)

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Barabara’s Bakery vanilla snack animals.

Surprisingly I haven’t had a smoothies this weekend, shock horror!  I think it was down to being lazy and not wanting to clean out the blender.  After all of the work that the invitations have involved I did everything that I could to keep the washing up as minimal as possible.

I just had some of the leftover tofu for dinner with more steamed veggies, yum!  Now I think I can hear my Raw Chocolate and Salted Caramel Hearts calling me from  the freezer.

What have you been up to this weekend? Are you into arts and crafts? Do you like to do a lot of DIY craft projects?

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Eleanor@eatinglikeahorse August 5, 2012 at 9:04 PM

Those invitations are beautiful – and Serena’s such a lovely name.
That’s my favourite sort of omelette too, love it!
I got a bit DIY-ish the other day when I replaced the broken zip in my favourite jeans – I was very proud of myself :-)

Rebecca Gillies August 5, 2012 at 9:10 PM

Some lovely eats and the wedding invites are gorgeous! :) I kind do any kind of craft, I’m too clumsy. But you obviously can!! Gorgeous invites :)

Nicole Marie Story August 5, 2012 at 9:14 PM

Gorgeous invitations! You live in Warwickshire? I have an ex boyfriend who lives in Rugby! :D

Sophie August 6, 2012 at 8:50 AM

Your invitations are just beautiful, your guests will love receiving them :-) Your breakfast looks amazing – just my kind of thing! I like arts and crafts but I hardly ever have the time, I’m making a cushion this week though :-)

Laura Agar Wilson August 6, 2012 at 10:46 AM

Gorgeous wedding invites, I definitely think its a lovely touch to make them yourself!

Jemma @ Celery and Cupcakes August 6, 2012 at 5:50 PM

Thanks, I think it gives it a nice personal touch.

Jemma @ Celery and Cupcakes August 6, 2012 at 5:50 PM

Thank you, we love them!

Jemma @ Celery and Cupcakes August 6, 2012 at 5:50 PM

Seriously? It’s such a small world!

Jemma @ Celery and Cupcakes August 6, 2012 at 5:51 PM

I think I would be proud of replacing a zip too, they seem kinda tricky to do!

Live Learn Eat August 6, 2012 at 6:16 PM

Wedding invites – how exciting! I love arts & crafts, but I don’t DIY as often as I’d like. I ought to! I just don’t make the time, though, and I’m not necessarily the best at it :P Your eats all look super delicious and I agree with your bf (or rather, fiance!) that the pancakes look fantastic!

Kailey August 6, 2012 at 7:09 PM

I LOVE Justin’s Honey Peanut Butter :D I feel like it doesn’t get enough love haha.

Those wedding invites are so pretty!!

Ffion August 6, 2012 at 11:43 PM

Love the letterpress invitations, I really need to get on to designing and making my own!

Jemma Andrew August 7, 2012 at 6:04 AM

Thanks, we love them!

Jemma Andrew August 7, 2012 at 6:05 AM

It is so tasty isn’t it!

Jemma Andrew August 7, 2012 at 6:05 AM

It was a pretty tasty pancake. :D

Jemma Andrew August 7, 2012 at 6:06 AM

Thank you!

Jemma Andrew August 7, 2012 at 6:06 AM

Thank you we really love them!

Jemma Andrew August 7, 2012 at 6:06 AM

Seriously?!? It’s such a small world!

Jemma Andrew August 7, 2012 at 6:07 AM

Thank you!

Jemma Andrew August 7, 2012 at 6:10 AM

Thank you! :D

Christina Wilmowski August 7, 2012 at 1:21 PM

All of the food looks so good! Your wedding invites are beautiful :)

LilyLipstick August 7, 2012 at 7:34 PM

Your invites look beautiful. I really want to try Snackimals, gutted that I didn’t buy any when I was in the US! x

Heather Powers August 15, 2012 at 12:06 PM

The pancakes are gorgeous, the omelette is making me drool, but the tofu and broccoli? Can’t.stop.staring!!! Omg, it looks amazing!

I rarely ever find the time, but I love arts and crafts and DIY projects…Pinterest is my muse! ;)

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