a silver lining

I am embarrassed to say I have the ability to tarnish jewellery, easily. I don’t wear a lot but I do fancy myself a necklace and earring gal and my collection was looking sad … well actually, tarnished.


After doing a Google deep dive, I discovered I am not a bad person, found this site and decided to give it a try. SPOILER ALERT – it is the best-kept silver cleaning secret ever!

My friend Amanda lent me a polishing cloth (something I should own) and here is the result.


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After a quick polish using just the polishing cloth:


The process:

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And Ta-da!

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As you can see (despite my photography skills), there is a big difference! I think the cleanse is worth it, especially since it only took five minutes and I already had all of the ingredients but, the polishing cloth alone did a great job. So, if you just need to do a quick surface clean, don’t bother with the science but the solution will work better on chains and smaller pieces. Have fun!

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down by the sea

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Next up for our I Thee Wed series is a cottage wedding next to the ocean. Surf, sun and beach offer a colour palette of blues and greens plus a pop of peach.

Here are the colours:

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And here is an inspiration board:


Voila! Wouldn’t this be a lovely day. xomeg

A. JUST MARRIED Beach Wedding Banner Garland with Starfish Kraft & Burlap / B. Shabby chic candle holders in distressed blue (set of 10) / C. Succulent bouquet / D. Tissue fringe tassel garland / E. All wrapped up pearls (short necklace with box) / F. Seaport pearl studs / G. Wedding windmills / H. Porcelain hurricanes – dotted / I. Starlight Surf Wedding Ring Band / J. Eva by Dana Bolton – ’50s, dropped waist, boat neck, cap sleeves, full skirt, buttons / K. Peach jam favours / L. Pebbled Glass Drink Dispenser / M. Carved wood starfish (set of 5) / N. Tying The Knot wedding stamp / O. Flower hair comb / P. Kate Spade Micah heels / Q. Surf boards / R. Scallop platter / S. Custom wedding cake topper – beach theme / T. Sparklers / U. Casco Bay Adirondack chair with seat cushion, stripe / V. Patent-leather and ostrich shoulder bag / W. Seashell garland

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Golden Vineyard is the first wedding from this series. City and Colour is the second wedding from this series.

Psst… If you have an idea for another wedding theme let me know!