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Thank you 2014!

Friday, December 19, 2014

VHH 2014 round up

As another year draws to a close and the fabulous festive season awaits — I just wanted to take the time to say thank you for an incredible 2014. I have been honoured to have worked with some fabulous people this year...

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Our Theo Paphitis #SBS win!

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Theo Paphitis small business winner logo

So for those who love to Tweet — Theo Paphitis (Dragons Den, owner of Ryman Stationers and other businesses) runs #SBS (Small Business Sunday) over on Twitter every Sunday between 5pm — 7.30pm. During this time small business owners across the UK tweet him about their business and cross their fingers that Theo will choose them to […]

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Top 5 Glamorous Cocktails for your Hen Party

Tuesday, September 30, 2014


I heart cocktails and so when Social and Cocktail, Scotland’s number one cocktail events company, wanted to share their Top 5 Glam Cocktail choices with The Vintage Hen House and tell you how to make them for your hen party – it would have been oh so rude to say no! Shaken not stirred — over […]

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All That Glitters

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Brighton vintage hen jess 4

Inspiring hen parties that are — wait for it — STYLISH and so different from the norm that they totally rock, is what I do and I love it! Take Kimberley’s hen party back in July. This was one of my bespoke bookings where I arranged the hen party experience to travel to the apartment […]

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Hen Party Myths….Busted!

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Since running The Vintage Hen House I’ve planned a fair few vintage hen parties from London to Brighton, Harrogate to Birmingham and other parts of the UK in between!  I’ve dealt with bride to bes, best friends and hens who don’t really know each other – and I’ve learnt a lot. So time to share […]

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Guest Blog – Staying sane when planning a hen do

Monday, June 23, 2014

Vintage girls

If you’re helping out your best friend by organising her hen party then this article is for you. Today’s guest blog post is from Janie who runs Glam Hatter’s Tea Parties hosting fascinator making workshops. Here she shares some of her top tips to organising a hen party without losing your head! There are 5 […]

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Time for Tea

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Mrs tea vintage tea party 3

Saturday saw me host a vintage tea party for a hen group in Hove, with my vintage tea party business Rose & Olive in a large, beautifully decorated house especially rented for the occasion. Afternoon tea was just what was needed for the girls who each had various degrees of hangover from their celebrations the […]

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Your hen party needs Vintage!

Friday, May 23, 2014

Boudoir Hen Collection shoot 18

You’ve only got to head to the hen party capital Brighton on a Saturday night, to see hoards of stereotypical hen party groups adorned in veils, L plates and feather boas. When I say to people I run a hen party business — I can see those images flashing through their eyes. It’s pretty clear that […]

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Oh what a night!

Friday, March 28, 2014

Kent Women In Business Awards

Last night saw me at the Kent Women In Business Awards where I was a finalist for Home Based Business Woman of the Year. Well I am thrilled to say that I won Runner Up in my category — considering the amount of fabulous businesses there it’s such an achievement — that and the fact I only […]

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Turning One

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Hen Keepsake Box

Rewind 12 months today — March 24th — and there I was exhibiting at a vintage wedding fair in Hove in all my polka dot finery, relaunching The Vintage Hen House. Today as The Vintage Hen House turns one I’m reflecting on what an awesome first year it’s been. I rarely ever take time to think of […]

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