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We are delighted to announce that Debbie Bryan will be running a series of creative workshops at the Wedding Event with a Difference on Sunday 19th October.

Debbie Bryan, based in Nottingham’s historic Lace Market area is a hidden-gem, selling the very best array of craft, accessories, heritage, gifts and also hosts a brilliant program of regular creative classes and cultural events.

On the 19th October, Debbie Bryan will be presenting 8 BrideMade Creative Tasters at the exciting Wedding Event with a Difference.

Debbie Bryan promises brilliant ideas, inventive designs, a magical atmosphere and of course not forgetting, something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue.

From a vintage queen to a boho princess, a retro diva to an English rose, from the traditional to the avant-garde, this is the perfect place for you.

Friendly in-house specialists will share their knowledge and encourage you to embrace your creative personality ensuring you create the best possible day for you and your family.

Debbie Bryan Creative Tasters are the essential guidance for you to achieve your #UltimateCreative wedding perfection, providing you with tips and inspiration to design, display and dress every detail yourself.

Check out the following workshops on offer:

{Fallen in Love…with Florals}

 Take Debbie Bryan’s lead and forage from quintessentially English gardens, orchards and woods for romantic ivies, decorative berry clusters, lustrous greenery and wild treasures – team them with your must-have, in-season flowers.


Faithful Foraged Flowers, £15
Workshop Time – 10.45am – 11.30am
A gift from the shop’s impressive in-house china collection, your display will be created in an exquisite vintage tea cup or delicate milk jug.
In this 45 minute long BrideMade Creative Taster, you will learn top tips and techniques to create your own array of contrasting floral textures and shapes, making your own perfectly delicious and demure floral arrangement.

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Love You Heart, £15
12.45pm – 1.30pm
Romantic and pretty, this BrideMade Creative Taster is a mini master-class of practical floristry skills.
You will learn to create fragrant and petite hand tied bunches from foraged and in-season flowers; an eclectic mix of the rural, the rustic, the dainty and the delicate.

Learn the important rules to consider when sourcing, cutting and preparing your flowers before, during and after your big day.

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Language of Love Buttonhole, £15
Workshop Time 2.15pm – 3pm
This end of the day BrideMade Creative Taster is a class of two parts and a fabulous floral finale.
Starting with a charming introduction.
Indulge your romantic nature and explore the meanings behind your wedding flowers.
Discover which flower is the classic symbol of grace and elegance or which colour represents new beginnings…

Then dedicate your time to the simplistic elegance of creating your own buttonholes. Let your new found knowledge compliment your choices.

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{Tender Loving Textiles}
With expertise in re-purposing textiles, learn from Debbie Bryan herself how to use the special wedding fabrics you love in a new inspiring way. Bringing her own studio materials, from antiques to specially prepared textiles, you’ll learn the art of reviving…

Photo-Nostalgia By Invitation, £15
Workshop Time – 10.15am – 11am
This BrideMade Creative Taster is about adding those unforgettable, personal keepsakes to your big day. With adaptable and transferable techniques you’ll be making creative variations of this idea even after the wedding bunting has been neatly boxed away.
You will learn a touch of ‘love’ chemistry and homely hand-stitching to create a truly personal Wedding Invitation, you’ll announce your day with photographic pride and perfect hand-crafted essence.

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Royal RoseBud Lace, £15
Workshop Time – 12pm – 12.45pm
Debbie Bryan’s Shop is located in St Mary’s Gate, an area renowned for its iconic architecture and being the historic heart of the Nottingham bygone Lace Industry.
This special BrideMade Creative Taster takes inspiration from The Hampton Court Embroiderers, creators of Kate Middleton’s Wedding Dress Lace*.
With access to Debbie’s studio Lace archive, you will create your own luxuriously detailed lace appliqué flower design.

*Locally made lace trims used to created the beautiful hand-stitched appliqué detail on the Royal underskirt, veil and shoes will be part of your Lace choices.

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The Perfect Pairing: Vintage Wedding Book, £15
2pm – 2.45pm
Not only does Debbie Bryan’s Lace Market shop have a wonderful archive of antique and locally made Laces, it houses a small shelf library of treasured vintage books too.
During this BrideMade Creative Taster, select from a handful of chosen titles and search through locally made elegant Nottingham Lace to find your perfect pairing.
Create an original and distinctive future family heirloom using hand-printing and ladylike embellishment techniques. Perfection!

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{Paper Passion}

Do you love Paper Craft?
Do you want to dress out your Wedding venue with decadent décor…?
Do you want to give your family and friends a very special keepsake…?
If you’ve said ‘I do’ to one or more of the above..
then Paper Passion BrideMade Creative Tasters are the ones for you

Courtship Cranes, £14
Workshop Time – 11.15am – 12pm
Learn with ease and create a pair of lovestruck paper cranes in this BrideMade Creative Taster. Debbie Bryan has an excellent source of stunning papers to choose from, with vintage book papers and old school poems printed just for you.
Your invited to bring along personal love notes and heartfelt photos to inspire you or use to make your Courtship Cranes.

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Folded Favour, £12
Workshop Time – 1:15pm – 2:00pm

Health, Wealth and Happiness…
Fold by fold you will create your own Wedding Favour, filled with sweet treats.
All your materials are provided but to create a personal gift box on the day you’re welcome to bring along hand-written notes, pages from your favourite book or even your Wedding Vows!
Your BrideMade Tutor will be on-hand to inspire with endless examples and ideas on how to personalise and decorate your papers.

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