Thursday, 25 June 2009
This blog is a great thing for me, it means I can express myself, and I hope you will lend me an ear for a while.
My aim for Vintage Magpie was simple...to follow my bliss and to live my dreams. But last night I found something that has hurt me, made me sad, made me angry.
Basically someone has stolen Vintage Magpie's, words, work, and style... I feel abused, I feel like someone has taken my baby and slapped their face, right in front of my eyes. This beautiful thing I have created and worked so hard for...my dream.
One woman who doesn't have the ability to be original or to put in any hard work. One woman who claims she is creative...
How can you be creative and offer a "unique" bouquet? How can you make a brides day when you know in your heart that the work you have "created" is a lie and a blatant copy?
I really do not understand, do you not have a conscience?
You say you have a creative flair... what for...copying? Do you not have any ideas of your own? After 20 years of floristry I find that hard to believe... I feel ashamed for you... can you not come up with a style of your own? Or have you always pinched other talented peoples ideas?
That page you have 'cut and pasted' was months of my work. I spent days coming up with just the right words to express my work... they are my words NOT yours.
I hope your brides come to understand that you are nothing short of a plagiarist, a copy cat, and in my eyes, a down right low and dishonest person.
In your stupidity you have hurt and upset someone you don't even know, but someone who you obviously admire...
Vintage Magpie is my world and I will fight for my baby. I'm proud of my work and know that the Love and Passion that I put into my bouquets will ALWAYS out~shine, out~sparkle, be more chic and ooze more style than any lame attempt to copy.
My conscience is clean, lovely and 100% Vintage Magpie.
Monday, 22 June 2009
I hope you get a chance to pop over to Etsy and check it out...more will be added, just not today!
Wednesday, 17 June 2009
A Pretty in Pink hand tied sparkling bouquet.... the most soft and delicate of pinks...which in fact was the silk used to make her dress... and oh my, what a DRESS.... A masterpiece, I'm hoping I will get sent some photo's soon!
Last, but not least... gold and mocha, it is becoming the colour of the year! A warm and light fabric teardrop bouquet. Perfect for a wedding in Italy, don't you think?? I'm hoping it was basking in the Italian sunshine last weekend.
Monday, 15 June 2009
I thought a touch of humour was needed for the Nest... Its summer, and all weddings have a cake.... but maybe not quite like this one!!
Sunday, 14 June 2009
Friday, 12 June 2009
And they look fabulous worn together...
I have a matching set of a ring with a pair of earrings in, Silver, Blue, Green, and Red.
They are all sterling silver and totally handmade with love!
Check out her website here.
Thursday, 11 June 2009
Sunday, 7 June 2009
Orders are going out thick and fast and The Nest is full of half complete bouquets.
....and the after!
A vintage dress in cream, blue and red...with this to top her head! The best bit is that I managed to make it in 2 corsages, so she can use them on dresses, belts or another hat in the future!
Simply pin on and go....Summer must be coming if it's Ascot soon! Enjoy Jo x