Portfolio

2019

Take A Break: How to make a potting bench (print)

Take A Break: What is in my craft toolkit (print)

Take A Break: Ask the experts – craft ideas (print)

Take A Break: How to make a blanket cape (print)

Take A Break: How to make an advent calendar from a pallet (print)

Simply You – An article on Intermittent Fasting (print)

Belle Bridal: Styling trends for 2019 (print)

Unveiled Magazine: Bridal trends for 2019 (print)

Daily Express: Article about Lady Gabriella Windsor’s wedding dress (online)

Daily Express: Lady Gabriella’s wedding (online)

Daily Express: Kate Middleton and Princess Diana’s wedding dresses (online)

Daily Express: Kate Middleton’s wedding dress and the impact it had on design (online)

Daily Express: Princess Beatrice’s wedding dress (online)

TelegraphArticle about Intermittent Fasting (online and print)

Stella Magazine, Telegraph: Middle aged Instagram users (print and online)

BBC: Article about decluttering your home (online)

Ideal Home Magazine: debate on having kids parties at home (print)

Love My Dress: How weddings have changed (online)

Refinery 29: 11 places to get the best second hand wedding dresses (online)

Refinery 29: The best places to buy plus size wedding dresses (online)

International Business Times: Kate Middleton’s wedding dress sets trends (online)

Indian Express: Meghan Markle’s post baby bump, mothers praise Duchess of Sussex (online)

Australian News: Meghan praised for natural new mum look (online)

The Lady: How to create a 1920s wedding (online)

The Lady: Get the 1920s Downton Abbey look (online)

BBC 3: Inside the toxic world of wedding shaming (online)

BBC Radio Scotland – debating online dating

2018

TV & Radio:

Talk Radio: chatting about weddings

Vistaprint: Mumpreneurs campaign

Channel 4’s Bang on Budget featuring our home

Ethical Hour Podcast: Confidence, comparison and Christmas ads – how to be your authentic self in life and business

National Newspapers:

The Metro: Article about making money from your homewares (online)

The Metro: How to buy a vintage wedding dress (online)

The Metro: Article about wearing vintage to work (online)

The Metro: Ethical weddings (online)

The Guardian: The impact of Instagram on design (online)

The Guardian: Costs about destination weddings (online and print)

The Sun: Spotting hidden treasure in your home (online)

The Sun: Selling locally to make money (print and online)

Daily Express: Princess Eugenie’s wedding dress (online)

Daily Express: All the details of Princess Eugenie’s wedding (online)

The I paper: Our 3K wedding (online)

Magazines:

Red: Tips for vintage shopping (online)

Take A Break: How to make a macrame plant holder (print)

Take A Break:  How to make a vintage brooch necklace (print)

Take A Break: How to make a starburst mirror (print)

Take A Break: How to make Christmas decorations (print)

International Business Times: Princess Eugenie dons high street dress (online)

International Business Times: Princess Eugenie’s wedding dress (online)

International Business Times: Princess Eugenie on Instagram (online)

International Business Times: Princess Eugenie  (online)

International Business Times: Princess Eugenie’s wedding dress (online)

Small Business.co.uk: Freelancer confidence tips (online)

Closer: How to have a hen party on a budget (print)

Saga: 1970s fashion for 2018 (online)

My Weekly: 1970s fashion (print)

Psychologies: How to prepare yourself for the daily curve balls thrown at you (online)

Mashable: Royal wedding etiquette (online)

Real People: Wedding Tips for a DIY wedding (print)

Elite Daily: How to get a piece of royal wedding cake (online)

Huffington Post: How 13 Reasons teaches us to survive, not to kill ourselves (online)

Bustle: 6 wedding cake trends you will want to borrow (online)

Vintage Life: How to have a vintage wedding (online)

Feather and Peals; an art deco wedding (print)

Pretty in Punk: an 80s punk wedding (print)

Kiss Me Quick Wedding (print)

This is England Wedding Shoot (print)

A Hawaiian Festival Wedding (print)

A 1940s real wedding (print)

The Lady: Nostalgic gifts for Valentine’s Day (online)

How to have a 1950s vintage wedding (online)

The history of leisure wear (online)

How to have an outdoor wedding (online)

How to wear the 1970s trend (online)

5 simple ways to transition your wardrobe into autumn (online)

A retro gift guide (online)

Refinery 29: Getting married the second time (online)

Reloved Magazine: 

Upcycling a laundry basket (print)

Making a chopping board planter (print)

Upcycling pretty crystal for your dressing table (print)

Upcyling a drinks trolley (print)

Making a retro kidney table (print and the cover!)

Blogs:

Vows and Venues

Bespoke Bride

Manchester Confidential

Very Manchester

2017

TV & Radio: 

This Morning, ITV,  discussing juggling business with being a mum

5 News: a piece on harrassment

Radio/Podcasts: Soulful PR podcast discussing my business journey and how I get press 

BBC Radio Manchester: Interviewed at The National Wedding Show about vintage weddings

National Newspapers:

Guardian Labs: How bots are helping businesses to engage with customers (online)

Daily Mail: I model this seasons must have dress (print and online

Daily Mail: My vintage bag collection (Print and online)

Daily Mail: Juggling mobile phones with parenthood (print and online)

Daily Mail: I write about Dry January (online)

The I paper: The Future is retro (online)

Fabulous Magazine (The Sun) Discussing how I save money by buying vintage (print and online)

Fabulous Magazine (The Sun): I share some Christmas hacks (print and online)

The Metro: My thoughts on New Looks T shirts (online)

The Metro: My thoughts on planners (online)

The Metro: The best wedding fairs (online)

The Telegraph: Discussing table manners (print and online)

Daily Express: I advise on planning a wedding on a budget (Print and online)

New York Post: I changed my life with a push of a button (online)

Magazines:

Psychologies Magazine: 4 pages on my home (print)

5 ways for entrepreneurs to really take time off at Christmas (online)

Bella Magazine: Water O’Clock about being teetotal (print)

Prima Magazine: Advice on how to have a fairy tale wedding on a budget (online)

Cosmopolitan: interviewed as a vintage expert (print)

Closer: My expert tips for selling at car boot sales in Money section (print)

My expert tips for selling online  in Money section (print)

My expert tips for selling your old things (print)

Woman and Home: My expert tips for collecting (print)

At Home Magazine: My expert tips for breaking fashion rules for over 40s (print)

Take a Break: My vintage wedding (print)

Top Sante: One thing that changes my life – being teetotal (print)

Mother and Baby: 4 Ways to Maximise your maternity  (online)

Real Homes Magazine: How to create a mid century living room (online)

The Lady Magazine: The History of the Fit and Flare dress (online))

Get the 1940s look from ITV’s The Halycon (online)

1970s inspired wedding dresses for the modern vintage bride (online)

Get the 1930s Durrells Look (online)

Father’s Day gifts that even the mums will love (online)

Dress to impress at Goodwood whatever your shape (online)

Nostalgic gifts for him (online)

Nostalgic gifts for her (online)

Wedding Ideas Magazine: Why to buy vintage (online)

How to get the best from wedding fairs (online)

Vintage Life Magazine: 10 things to take to a vintage festival (print and online)

Let’s Dance: an article on early 20th century dance (print and online)

Get the 1950s prom look (online)

A pastel real wedding (print)

Why you should buy vintage (print)

Real Brides (print and online)

A Rockabilly Wedding with a tonne of attitude (print and online)

A Vintage Yorkshire Wedding (print and online)

How to make a flower head crown tutorial (print)

Pretty in Pink prom article (print)

Retro Groom (print)

Frida Kahlo Circus Wedding (print)

Autuman Couture Punk Wedding (print)

An American pastel wedding (print)

Reloved Magazine: DIY Tutorial: Drawer blackboard (print)

DIY Tutorial: Valentine’s Day wreath (print)

DIY Tutorial: A vintage bakeware bird feeder (print)

DIY tutorial: vintage fabric fairy light shades (print)

How to make a copper pipe magazine rack (Print)

DIY Tutorial: How to make an Easter wreath (print)

How to make a cocktail cabinet from a suitcase (print)

How to make a footstool from a tyre (print)

How to make trouser hanger frames (print)

How to make fairy light lamp shades (print)

How to make a cotton reel Christmas tree (print)

How to make a copper pipe candle stick (print)

The Huffington Post: Don’t quit! 5 tips to help you with Dry January (online)

5 reasons to give Dry January a go (online)

Thanks to Taylor Swift, now is the time to stand up to men groping women (online)

Why I won’t be detoxing my wardrobe any time soon (online)

Working Mums on their smartphones are inspiring the next generation of entrepeneurs (online)

Create your own Back to School intentions (online)

1000 days sober; how quitting booze changed my life (online)

Forget Black Friday, choose charity shops instead (online)

County Weddings: Tips for creating a 1950s wedding (Your West Midlands Wedding Magazine)

News on my Chester fair (Your North West Wedding Magazine)

A Retro Groom (Every county magazine)

Blogs: Love My Dress blog: Groomswear article I styled (online)

Way Out Wedding blog: Why vintage wedding dresses rock (online)

Rock n Roll Bride: 10 alternative button holes (online)

Love My Dress: Embrace everything creative for your wedding (online)

The National Wedding Show: 2018 creative bridal trends for the design led bride (online)

2016

Real Homes Magazine: Get the 1950s kitchen look (online)

12 ways to create a vintage style girls room (online)

How to use retro fabrics in your home (online)

How to create a mid century home office (online)

How to create a vintage style bedroom (online)

How to source mid century furniture (online)

National Newspapers:

Daily Telegraph: Advice on taking selfies (online and print)

The Daily Mail (Femail) My opinions on drink trolleys (print and online)

Reloved Magazine: My home and interview (print)

Home Style Magazine: My home and interview (print)

Prima: How to declutter your home (online)

The Lady Magazine: The history of the mini skirt (online)

The history of the pencil skirt (online)

4 ways to vintage this party season (online)

1910s Vintage Weddings (online)

Vintage Life Magazine:

2015

TV:

ITV’s Lorraine: How to haggle at antique fairs

Channel 4: The French Collection

Vintage Life Magazine:

Reloved Magazine:

2014

TV

Channel 4 News

Vintage Life Magazine:

Homes and Antiques:

(updating the rest of 2016-2010 is work in progress!)


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