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Choosing Your Wedding Favours with Sophie’s Barn

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No-one is surprised that there are many decisions to make when planning a wedding. Fewer people have heard of decision fatigue, however, which is where you can only make a certain number of decisions before your brain wants to catch some Netflix and make everything else just stop. It’s not just procrastination. It’s a thing. And Sophie’s Barn can help you avoid it. I can help you get your wedding favours sorted and delivered before your brain seeks the refuge of its favourite TV show. Why Give Handmade Soap as Wedding Favours? Giving soap as a wedding favour is a...

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The Discovery Call: Understanding the Client's Dream Wedding

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I like to talk to my clients so I can truly understand what is required and send the ideal wedding favours in perfect packaging. Weddings are best when everything is – or at least seems - seamless. Everything should look like it belongs – not only the happy couple. That means attention to detail. And that’s why a good discovery call is so important. I love talking to clients via Skype if they have it, because that face-to-face contact really helps me get to the bottom of what will work for the wedding. I can get a lot of information...

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Styling a Wedding: the Big Ideas behind Archetypes

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Archetype branding is one of the best things to come out of identity creation in the last few years. It can be an extremely useful tool for bringing all the details together and binding them into themes that give them real meaning. They are also a great measuring stick for assessing the usefulness of new and last-minute suggestions.

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Discover the amazing superpowers of salt

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Salt was demonised for years, but the tide is turning for this most fundamental molecule.   It is a flavour-enhancer, so manufacturers add it to processed foods by the bucket-load. While it’s true that consuming more than 2.3g of salt every day is too much of a good thing, making sure that you have adequate salt in your diet is also important. For example, a bit of extra salt will help to reduce junk-food cravings and promote more efficient blood-sugar regulation. Getting enough salt can also boost the immune system and improve electrolyte balance. There are many kinds of salt,...

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Choosing Your Packaging for Your Wedding Favours

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Presentation is super important. Once you’ve chosen the scent and size of soap you would like for your wedding favours, it’s time to dress it up some more with the right packaging. Sophie’s Barn packaging is extremely customizable. I will work with you or your wedding planners to get the perfect look and feel. Show me a style board, name the wedding archetype, send over examples, or just tell me your ideas. However you want to communicate your needs, with a little input to work with, I will do the rest to make sure that your wedding favours get the...

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