After months of planning (and panicking!) my new collection officially launched yesterday on Valentine's Day. It's called 'Lumiere' and it's a collection of twenty accessories from statement headpieces, smaller hair adornments and jewellery. This little collection is inspired by beautiful delicate Japanese floral art, beautiful botanical details and a touch of ancient golden Greek laurel … Continue reading New Collection ‘Lumiere’ and a chance to win your hair accessories with Love My Dress!
This is a first for me - I'm having my first little mini sale. If anyone has ever visited my studio then they'll know that it is a tiny little space jam packed full of stuff. I run both my jewellery and wedding businesses from my studio and, although I'm doing a lot of the … Continue reading Mini Sale! Starts Friday 12th January 9am
I cannot believe how quickly the time has whizzed by this year, it only feels like summer was five minutes ago and now, Christmas has happened and we’re nearly ready to welcome in another new year. So much has been going on since I last wrote anything in September and I’ve got lots to talk … Continue reading New Collection for the New Year
Well, this week has been quite a challenge to say the least. I've decided to opt for a 'soft' launch for my re-brand and new website so I can get my new name out there into the big wide world and update my website and then, in the new year, I will officially launch my … Continue reading My new website is happening on Monday 18th Sept!
For anyone that might read my blog, you will have noticed that the name has changed to 'clarelloydaccessories.wordpress.com. Vintage Button Bridal Designs is very shortly going to officially become 'Clare Lloyd' and I thought I'd better start changing all of my social media sites ready for the official change and so my blog has been … Continue reading Changes….
Part two of my first styled shoot has been featured on The English Wedding Blog this week so I thought I'd share some of my favourite images by OXI Photography from this part of the shoot. I have a bit of an obsession with 'vintage' - well, particularly, the clothes, style, embellishments, jewellery, literature, art, … Continue reading Old Hollywood Inspired Shoot
At the very end of February this year, I organised my very first styled shoot. I've been wanting to have a try for a long time and, after being involved in lots of other people's shoots, I thought I would have a go. Initially, I was just going to do a product shoot so I … Continue reading Modern Ballet Inspired Shoot
I've been a bit quiet on my blog for the last couple of weeks as I've been so busy with my other jewellery range. After a very busy Open Studios, a big family celebration and lots of behind the scenes work on my re-brand of Vintage Button, I'm currently being featured on Folksy with my … Continue reading New Designs ….
As part of the annual Frome Festival, The Frome Open Studios returns with over 70 artists and makers taking part and opening their studios and workspaces to the public and holding exhibitions all over the town. I'll be taking part again this year and opening my studio in The Silk Mill alongside several other residents … Continue reading Frome Open Studios: 8th – 16th July 2017
It's always lovely to be asked to be involved in styled shoots and I love to see what different photographers and stylists do with my headpieces. So, when Devon based fine art photographer Irena Kabalis asked if I would like to be part of Spring wedding shoot she was organising in Pentillie Castle overlooking the … Continue reading Irena K Photography Styled Shoot at Pentillie Castle