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March 11, 2014

Our beautiful vintage china in The Flower Emporium

Filed under: Events,Finishing Touches,Our Friends,Vintage Crockery — Tags: , , , , — Emma Wilson @ 10:05 am

So proud to have a selection of our vintage china and props in the wonderful, local florist in Heaton Moor, The Flower Emporium.  Michael and the team there are running a ‘Mum, You’re Vintage to Me’ Mother’s day competition where local kiddies are encouraged to draw a picture of Mum and take it in.  The competition will be judged by a local artist and the Mums of the three winning artists will receive a Mother’s Day bouquet.  Sounds good to me – I’ve got the six year old on the case – would that be classed as insider dealings?!


February 25, 2014

See us at The Wedding Fete, Didsbury this weekend

Filed under: Events,Favours,Tea Parties,Vintage Crockery — Tags: , , , , , , , — Emma Wilson @ 8:08 pm


A taste of the last fete...Excitement is building for one of our favourite events of the year this weekend.  We are honoured to join the region’s finest wedding industry talent at The Wedding Fete, which takes place on Sunday 2nd March 2014 at The Old Parsonage, on Stenner Lane in Didsbury, South Manchester.

Open to the public, with free entry from 11am to 4pm, the area’s leading wedding industry suppliers will once again be on hand to offer advice and expertise to couples – you could easily plan your whole wedding in just one afternoon here!

As well as showing off all our beautiful vintage crockery and props for hire plus our range of handmade wedding favours  (plus a few vintage bits and pieces to buy so bring your pennies), we will also be styling a pop-up afternoon tearoom where you can enjoy a cuppa and a slice of cake for £3.  A limited number of luxury gift bags will be provided on entrance so do hurry along and grab one before they go.

Some of the wonderful exhibitors include our good friend Melanie James Bridal Boutique, The Flower Lounge, Lynette Page Make Up, the friendly duo at Dotmoxee Photography and the wonderfully talented Black Ribbon Designs for all your stationery requirements.  Do check out their handmade, personalised oh-so-pretty wedding hangers too.  There’ll be plenty of tasting opportunities for guests, as chocolatiers Cocoa-Cabana showcase their recently-launched wedding cakes, handmade chocolates and truffles; Didsbury ( and our) favourite The Cheese Hamlet offers alternative cake ideas and suggestions for cheese lovers; and creative experts at The Cheshire Cat Cake Company who design bespoke cakes, will have a range of sensational treats to choose from.

There will also be live music by singer/songwriter Gaina Williams – all in all, it sounds like a wonderful afternoon to us!

We will also be taking a few envious glances at “Bruce”, a converted chauffeur driven VW camper van from Great White Occasions – our dream to own one of these one day!

The Parsonage Trust is an absolutely stunning find so if nothing else do take the chance to have a nosy around it on Sunday – we really hope to see you there!




November 20, 2013

It’s been a while…!

Filed under: Pebble,Vintage Crockery — Tags: , , , — Emma Wilson @ 12:01 pm

Hello and welcome once again – it’s been a wee while since our last confession, sorry blog.  The wedding season took hold and we’re only just coming up for air….!  We’ve loads to update you on – the beautiful weddings we’ve been so thrilled to be part of this Summer, our new hire packages that we are about to launch (loads more pottery for your pence peeps…), exciting developments in our handmade wedding favour range and a little bit of help on the Christmas shopping front too – ooh plus we’ve got a new newsletter about to come out to all those that have put their names down via the website (drop me a line at info@pebble-in-the-pond.co.uk if you’d like a copy).  So do keep your eyes peeled.  For now, I’m off to make some nice hot soup for lunch – served in a china teacup of course xx

Soup in a teacup

April 10, 2013

15% off all hire bookings in April

Filed under: Finishing Touches,Glassware,Linens and Sashes,Vintage Crockery — Tags: , , , , — Emma Wilson @ 9:24 pm

To celebrate the launch of our beautiful new website we are offering a wonderful 15% off all hire items for bookings in April 2013.

Enjoy looking through our galleries of vintage crockery and glassware (all vintage, not vintage ‘inspired’) and quirky props such as our fabulous vintage typewriter ‘memory book’.