Wedding Favours

It has long been a tradition to give away little goodies to your guests on your wedding day.  They have often travelled far and wide and there is nothing like a little surprise gift to make them feel really welcome.

Bespoke Initialssmall close up largeLavender is an ideal gift to present for your guests.  At Celia Lindsell we have been working with Provencal Lavender for years and can make up little sachets from the finest Provencal Lavender which your guests can keep for many years to come to remind them of your wedding day.  These sachets can be colour matched to the them of your wedding and can be customised with your initials as well.

Over the years I have been following the  wonderful blog Love and Lavender , a wedding inspiration blog based in the US but with a world wide following.  Now if you need some great ideas check this out.  It is quite stunning.

S & D_253If you are wanting a true Provencal Wedding and need help with the organisation Lucy Till  is the lady to contact.  She has been organising weddings in Provence for the past 5 years with anything from 10 to 300 guests.  She knows all the great venues; chateau’s, pretty vineyards, flowering lavender fields, romantic hotels and can organise everything for you from the button holes to your going away car.  So where ever you live it is possible to wed in the romantic setting of Provence.  Let Lucy take the hassle out of your big day, she’s an expert.  Find out more here

 

So wherever you are getting married giving your guest wedding favours is a great little welcome treat.  It puts everyone in the mood for celebration.

How the French ‘La Poste’ celebrates Valentines Day

St Valentines day is a great excuse to show someone you love them and this can only be a good thing.  The more LOVE in the world the better and this collective giving of love must produce some great positive energy in the world.

chanelThe French post office, La Poste, publishes a series of heart shaped stamps every year to coinside with Valentines Day with a design from a renowned designer. Imagine the joy in receiving a letter with a stunning heart shaped stamp designed by Chanel.  They also have had Hermes, YSL & many other couture names gracing their stamps.  It does make the envelope look pretty inviting.

 

 

Yves Saint Laurent used to create a new LOVE image every year, in collage form,and send it to his friends and clients.  Below are some examples from the Gallery at the Jardin Majorelle in Marrakech, Morocco.

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ysl 2And a few close up details as they are so great and I cannot resit it.  Yves Saint Laurent was a truely creative genius.

 

Treat someone to a colourful hearts Lavender Bag.  They will always cherish this.  See our collection here

 

I hope you have a special Valentines Day, enjoy giving LOVE