The little white dress…

A vintage christening gown, made to measure…. For Munchkin’s christening a couple of weeks ago, I wanted to get one of our traditional family gowns altered to fit her, short enough so she could run around in and smart enough to suit such a special occasion. Understandably, a couple of the dressmakers I approached initially…

Invite Only…

When it came to the invitations for Munchkin’s christening, I wanted something that was simple and understated¬†(this isn’t a wedding after all), but playful and friendly too. The wonderful English Stamp Company will make bespoke stamps for you, with up to ten lines of varying fonts and size, meaning you can easily make your own…

Vintage lace for a little lady…

I have been searching around for what Munchkin will wear at her Christening in August… She’ll be over one year old, and it’ll hopefully be the height of summer and blissfully warm and she’ll be running (or rolling) around on the grass with all her little friends – so the classic white gown is out,…

A summer christening…

We’ve finally settled on a date for Munchkin’s christening… Early August is the date of choice, ¬†a time when hopefully the awfully full diaries of everyone we know are free enough to converge on our little village for a sunny day of celebration. We intended to christen our little one much earlier than this, but…