Last week was pretty exciting for Nicola from Silver Sixpence in Her Shoe, it saw the launch of her beautiful new ‘Blush’ collection over on Love My Dress (you absolutely must take a look). ‘Blush’ is a super romantic collection of bridal accessories featuring the softest chiffon florals, delicate beadwork, and each handcrafted by Nicola.
I am thrilled to share with you her brand new collection of wedding horseshoe charms, each made from real horseshoes, sourced from local farms and carefully reconditioned by Nicola. As you can imagine, it involves quite a bit of cleaning to transform a horseshoe previously worn by a horse into one of these beautiful charms!
These pretty handcrafted corn hearts, lover’s knots and horseshoes are the latest items available from the Wedding in a Teacup online shop – aren’t they beautiful? I am always at risk of over-using the word ‘natural’ here, but I do love how ‘natural’ these items are, and according to Hester from Wedding in a Teacup they have centuries of British rural tradition behind them.
If you’re planning an autumn wedding I can’t imagine many things more lovely than these to decorate your ceremony or reception venue with. In fact, it was my family church decorated for the harvest festival that inspired how I wanted the church to feel for our wedding – among other details, they used two big milk churns outside filled with dried corn, we used those same milk churns but filled with cow parsley for our wedding. You could also give them as wedding favours.