EPIC CAROUSEL WEDDING CAKE TOPPER BTS

We made this crazy detailed, personalised carousel wedding cake topper for Chloe & Dan’s fun fair themed wedding. It took about a month and required woodwork, clay, fine painting, miniature works and a lot of glue! But in the end, we think it was worth it, what do you think? Get in contact with us now for a quote and to discuss how we can help you give the perfect personalised gift!

This Weeks Wish List – Spring Wedding

Planning your wedding soon? May is a wonderful time for a wedding; the spring flowers are in bloom, the warmer weather has arrived and the evenings are ended in beautiful sunsets. These handmade items should help inspire your perfect big day: Spring Wedding Felt Flower Hair Clips £15.00 This is a delicate little touch of fun that would look great on bridesmaids or on the bride herself. The spring flower hair clips come in a set of 2. The first is a trio of felt flowers with green leaves, and the second is a single pink flower with a gold leaf. Colour customisations are available upon request. The felt flowers are …

PERSONALISED CARTOON CUDDLYS – New from Shiny Creations!

Introducing our brand new service, personalised cartoon cuddlys! Just send us some nice clear photos of yourself or whoever you want us to make, along with any details like what clothes they should be wearing, with any props or pets or in any particular pose and then we will hand draw the cartoon version and print it onto fabric. Then transform your cartoon cuddly pal into a beautiful little plushie full of polystyrene beans to be extra squishy! A brilliant unique gift for a friend or loved one, or get your whole family made with all their little personalities proudly represented in these adorable cartoon creations! Only at www.shinycreations.co.uk or …

This Weeks Wish List – Cuppa Tea & a Biscuit

What Brit doesn’t love a good cup of tea and a biscuit or two? Well if you get passionate about your tea and biccies, then these handmade items should be right up your alley:   Tea Gang Pin Badge £1.00 This is the badge to tell others how much you love tea! Badges and pins are making a come-back and this cute little illustrated tea cup motif badge is not to be missed! Digitally drawn and coloured by the artist Jam Ferguson. Made by: MindTheJam     Peter Pan Quote Typography Print £6.50+ “Would you like an adventure now or shall we have our tea first?” Peter Pan, J M Barrie …

This Weeks Wish List – County Fair

Roll up roll up! It’s the county fair and we’ve found some gorgeous handmade crafts with all the fun of fair. Check out these items on Etsy: Girl’s Rainbow Summer Dress £20.00 Your daughter, granddaughter, niece or little sister would love this cute little rainbow dress. Made from beautiful Michael Miller cloud print cotton this little dress features spotty flutter sleeves and a big bright rainbow screen printed by hand. Plus £1 from the sale of each of these dresses goes to green peace! Made by: LittleBinks     Ferris Wheel Centre Piece £22.00 Roll-up, roll-up for the Toot Sweet celebration where you will be amazed to see the one and …

This Weeks Wish List- Holiday

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Have you got your holidays booked? Before you pack your bags and set off to the sandy shores, or some slick city escape, be sure to check out these brilliant handmade holiday items: Island Retreat Inspired Picture Frame £23.99+ Enjoy the vacation of your dreams, capture a moment, and frame it! Treasure and share the memories as you display your adventures. The perfect wedding gift, personalise the designs as a honeymoon picture frame and let your gift do the talking. Made by: DesignstheLimit     Travel Holiday Ribbon £2.85+ Need to add a little something to your suitcase so you can easily pick it out at …

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Men

Let’s face it; us ladies are a little spoilt for choice when it comes to Valentine’s Day gifts. We have a huge range of flowers, chocolates, jewellery, clothing, books, cuddly toys and other suitably romantic gifts designed for us. But when it comes to shopping for our men folk, the high street seems to be sorely lacking in manly love gifts. Even the Valentine’s cards seem to be geared towards the girls but don’t really have anything suitable for the dudes. Well, we like to think that Shiny Creations has a little something for everyone, especially if you can’t find it anywhere else. So, I’ve dedicated this blog post to …

Shiny Creations at Spring Fair 2016, NEC Birmingham

We explore one on the UK’s largest open trade shows, Spring Fair 2016 at NEC in Birmingham. Shiny’s Helen goes on a trend hunt through fashion, jewellery, accessories, homeware, toys, gifts, gadgets and lifestyle and ends up sitting front row at the jewellery & watch catwalk show! If you enjoyed this video please give it a thumbs up & SUBSCRIBE for more! Xoxo For more information on Spring Fair visit: http://www.springfair.com/  

Why go to wedding fairs as a vender or visitor?

Weddings are beautiful, but let’s face it; organising one is not a pretty process! The word ‘Bridezilla’ gets thrown around a lot, just because you have an image of what your big day will look like and so far, this isn’t it. With so much to take care of, in such a short amount of time, it’s impossible to put in the research necessary to know if you have picked the right photographer, venue, dress, DJ or band, ceremony, appetisers, florist, chair covers… wow I think I need to lie down. Everyone is telling you that they are the best at what they do but you rarely get to meet …

How to Hold on to That Holiday Feeling… Even When the Tan’s Gone!

Technically, it’s still summer, but it seems someone forgot to tell the weather. Never fear, Shiny Creations has some top tips to help you hold on to that holiday feeling… even when it’s raining cats and dogs! Summer scents: Did you have a particular perfume/body spray this summer? Most ‘holiday marketed’ scents are there one month and off the shelves by the next. So when they come into season, bulk-buy so you can keep that summer spritz for longer. Or maybe you picked up a certain scent whilst on an exotic holiday; passing a lemon stand in Italy, or drinking a cocktail from a coconut in the Caribbean.  Find a …