Silver Sixpence Collection

Silver sixpence range


The old sixpence coin was always known and remembered as “the lucky sixpence” and had a long tradition as a lucky wedding charm.

Bride/Groom sixpence card


Something old,

something new,

something borrowed,

something blue,

and a sixpence in her shoe………

It is often recited as the four “somethings”, and not including the sixpence.


Each item in this poem represents a good-luck token for the bride. If she carries all of them on her wedding day, her marriage will be happy. “Something old” symbolizes continuity with the bride’s family and the past. “Something new” means optimism and hope for the bride’s new life ahead. “Something borrowed” is usually an item from a happily married friend or family member, whose good fortune in marriage is supposed to carry over to the new bride. The borrowed item also reminds the bride that she can depend on her friends and family.

As for the colourful item, blue has been connected to weddings for centuries. to symbolize love, modesty, and purity.

Our range comprises a gift card for the bride and groom, which can be given to each other. or more traditionally from the father of the bride. The front carries the traditional poem.

Lucky Sixpence gift card inside

The inside has a history of the lucky sixpence tradition.With a blank page for a message.
We also have a wedding favour “Lucky Sixpence” includes a card with a silver sixpence and the back of the card carries a personel message . Also a “Lucky Sixpence” placecard , which could double as a wedding favour.

Luck sixpence wedding favour

Lucky sixpence place card
A sixpence is a coin that was minted in Britain from 1551 to 1967. It was made of silver and worth six pennies. Many sources say this tradition began in the Victorian era.

It may also date back to a Scottish custom of a groom putting a silver coin under his foot for good luck.

For optimum fortune, the sixpence should be in the left shoe.
All our sixpences are original coins and cleaned.

A look at one of our stands.

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Here below is the Lovestationery stand at the recent Goosedale wedding show in Nottingham.

We have advertised Lovestationery wedding shows many times here, yet we have never really shown you just what we do at a wedding show.

Lovestationery stand front centre

Lovestationery stand front centre

Lovestationery stand at Goosedale wedding show March 2014

Lovestationery stand at Goosedale wedding show March 2014


Left side of stand

Left side of stand

Wedding Show


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New wedding invitation samples almost ready for what looks like being a busy show, over 60 exhibitors and 200 plus brides to be expected.

If you are into the planning of your big day then this is a must go to show……. and to help you along we have free tickets for you!


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We will also have our first same sex wedding invitation.

Our first save the date card for a same sex wedding invitation and not a civil partnership.

Our first save the date card for a same sex wedding invitation and not a civil partnership.



Come along and say hello!

News on our new Geometric patterns

One of the most exciting additions to the Lovestationery 2014 colour collection is our stunning new Geometric patterned collection. These are not your average geometrics. Envelopments designers have refined these smaller scaled patterns to give a structured, classic, heart-stopping designs. We are thrilled to able to offer 16 versions of 8 new patterns likeKnot,Jacquard, Link and Retro Circles

 2014 New Geometric Patterns

These you can use to make your wedding invitations different to any you may have seen before.


In all the total 34 new colours added to the range allow us to offer you the widest range of cardstock, enclosures, and envelopes to create the wedding invitations you deserve.


Call us on 01158 544631 or e-mail for your free consultation at our Eastwood, Nottingham studio

Looking back to 2013

So, before moving on to our 2014 wedding invitations a look back to of our favourite wedding invitations of 2013.

Awedding in Paris

A wedding in Paris

We liked this one as the actual wedding invitation had highlights and the Eiffel Tower created in a gold foil to add an extra piece of luxury and uniqueness to the invitation.


For the save the date invitation we took inspiration from the Eiffel Tower theme to use the tower as the letter A in Save the Date and so tie the 2 pieces of  the wedding invitation together.