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DIY Wedding Tutorial #2 Stylish Centrepieces

Welcome to the second instalment of my DIY Wedding Tutorial Series! I am so excited to share this week’s tutorial with you! I have surprised even myself by how simple this tutorial is, how inexpensive it can be and just how beautiful the final result looks! This week I bring you […]

Stylish Centrepiece

Budget Beautiful #13 A Vintage Barn Wedding

Welcome to this weeks Budget Beautiful. A place to admire and inspire beautiful weddings on a budget of less than £12,000! So, how does Budget Beautiful work? I have interviewed several gorgeous ladies (and men) who’s weddings have been beautiful but have been pulled off with some incredibly low budgets. […]


DIY Wedding Tutorial #1 Tissue Paper Pom Poms 1

Welcome to the first post in my brand new DIY Wedding Tutorial series. Here, I will show you how you can create some beautiful wedding decorations and stationery for half the cost of having a supplier provide them for you. Many brides choose to ‘DIY’ lots of aspects of their […]


A Rustic DIY Dream

Budget beautiful Inspiration, A Rustic DIY dream! 1

        Welcome to this week’s Budget Beautiful inspiration post! This is where I take the theme from the wedding I shared with you earlier in the week and give you some shots of inspiration, so you can achieve a similar look for a similar kind of budget!     […]


Budget beautiful #7 A Beach Theme with Cadbury Purple Colour Scheme

Welcome to this weeks Budget Beautiful. A place to admire and inspire beautiful weddings on a budget of less than £12,000! So, how does Budget Beautiful work? I have interviewed several gorgeous ladies (and men) who’s weddings have been beautiful but have been pulled off with some incredibly low budgets. […]

Cadbury Purple, Beach theme

Budget beautiful #6 A Rustic theme with a pink & white colour scheme 1

Welcome to this weeks Budget Beautiful. A place to admire and inspire beautiful weddings on a budget of less than £12,000! So, how does Budget Beautiful work? I have interviewed several gorgeous ladies (and men) who’s weddings have been beautiful but have been pulled off with some incredibly low budgets. […]


Budget Beautiful #1 A 1950’s Spectacular! 6

Welcome to the brand new, exciting series on Sons, Sand & Sauvignon; Budget Beautiful! A place to admire and inspire beautiful weddings on a budget of less than £12,000 So, how does Budget Beautiful work? I have interviewed several gorgeous ladies (and men) who’s weddings have been beautiful but have been […]

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a nautical nursery theme

A Nautical Nursery 8

When deciding how to decorate Kinley’s nursery. I didn’t want the usual pale blue or green, transport or animal themes. I’m onto my third boy, we have done all that before. If I am honest I find it all a bit bland now! During my pregnancy I was convinced I was going to paint […]


Sometimes you just have to let go! 1

  Well this week saw the start of ‘project garden’. Hubby worked as a landscape gardener for a few years before we met so I have (very reluctantly) allowed him to take control of this part of our home. We moved into our first (bought by us) home in September […]