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A Sunday stroll to the Altrincham Vintage Market

Those of you who know me will know I love all things vintage, so the Altrincham Vintage Market is the perfect way for me to while away a Sunday afternoon. So with hubby and camera in tow, off I went.

And it didn’t disappoint. With approximately 40 traders, selling a mixture of vintage-inspired handmade crafts, authentic vintage goodies and scrummy food – it’s a fabulous array of stall-holders, hosted in the town’s historic covered market. All of this to a retro soundtrack, spun live by DJs in the market.

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Saturday Night in the Northern Quarter – a review of Kosmonaut, Manchester

At a lose end on a Saturday evening, hungry, thirsty and not wanting to spend too much money – we thought we’d give Kosmonaut, Manchester in the Northern Quarter, a try. I’d heard some good things about it and wanted to find out for myself.

It’s what an evening out in the Northern Quarter promises: cool, hip and a bit off the wall – just what we fancied. When we walked in, it immediately felt very chilled and I fell in love with the loft-style red-brick walls, floorboards, exposed pipes and kitchen tiles. The interior is right-up-my-street and totally the New York-style loft-living that I wish was my reality.

Kosmonaut bar northern quarter

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Our DIY Wedding Stationery

My first post on here about our wedding (which was nearly 3 months ago now), starts with how we created our DIY Wedding Stationery. As we were working to a tight budget, we decided to have some DIY elements to our wedding and it also gave us the chance to really stamp our personalities on our special day.

As we got engaged nearly 20 months before our chosen wedding date, we knew save-the-dates would be an important element to ensure our wedding guests were available for our big day. I personally had so many different inspirations when it came to this, most of which can be found on my Wedding Pinterest Board. So it was difficult to zero-in on an idea. The main thing we wanted was something cute, cool and easy for people to store and refer to up until our wedding day.

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