This month I thought it would be great to spread the love! I’ve put together a guide to some of the fabulous businesses Surbiton has to offer, perfect for Valentines Day!

First off…. Surbiton Sitters – Stacey and her lovely team offer amazing sitting services for every occasion. Even in last minute and emergency situations, Surbiton Sitters have you covered! So, why not plan a night out and give yourselves a break! You deserve it. {https://www.surbiton-sitters.co.uk}

The French Table is fabulous if you are looking for romance! I can’t recommend The French Table enough, it has an intimate and sophisticated atmosphere, located on Maple Road in Surbiton. It’s not a surprise the restaurant has been awarded a Michelin Plate for its outstanding contemporary French food! Don’t get me started on the ‘to-die-for-desserts’ {https://www.thefrenchtable.co.uk/ } Remember to book quickly to avoid disappointment.

Fancy a drop of Wine and Mediterranean Flavours?  Ex-Cellar can be found on Brighton Road in Surbiton. A warm ambiance and a ‘French Style Epicerie’ wine bar. Housing plenty of space and up to 50 different varieties of wine to try (that will make you merry!) they also sell cheese, charcuterie, pies, olives and much more. It’s also a fabulous place just to catch up for a coffee and heart to heart with friends {http://www.excellar.co.uk/surbiton}

Langleys Restaurant & Wine Bar on Ewell Road in Surbiton is a great night out with friends, A brasserie style restaurant & wine bar who serve the local community with locally sourced ingredients. Serving freshly prepared food in a relaxed yet sophisticated atmosphere, with a menu that will entice and cater for all palettes. Wednesday nights are ladies nights so get your gals together and head down! Beautiful setting in the heart of Surbiton, this place gets very busy so don’t forget to book early! {https://www.langleysrestaurant.co.uk}

Is your hair in need of some Love? Look no further than the wonderful Hair by Mitch. Michelle and her team are ready to make you fabulous whether it’s a total change you’re after or a glam event you need perfect hair for! The perfect pampering experience the team will make you feel relaxed and really listen to your needs. We LOVE our neighbours and cannot recommend them enough! {http://hairbymitch.com/}

Now that you’re full of ideas and inspiration for the evening, what about that day time? Well,  why not purchase a fun family session with us at Rock and Rose Photography?

We’d love to welcome you into our lovely warm and cosy studio. We love to capture all those cheeky natural moments and love to work with families to create unique and bespoke artwork for their homes. I’m sure there are many of you who have always wanted to come in to capture the memory of your family together having fun and now is the perfect opportunity to get organised and honour those New Year resolutions! Why not surprise your other half with a personalised session gift voucher and make those memories happen! There is also still time to have your little ones posing on our very adorable kissing booth and of course you can enjoy of all our props, fabrics and colourful backgrounds. After your photography session (or before) take a lovely walk to the River Thames and a little stroll to Bushy park, perfect place for the little ones to play and see the charming Deer and handsome Swans.

If you have any suggestions for us just comment below:)and would love to hear about your plans!

Lots of Love,

Emily, Orli and Cate xxx

 

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With the days getting colder, why not come and have a fun family session, now on offer ONLY £25!

The session includes an hour in our lovely and warm studio with a complimentary 8×6″ print. We will take a range of different photographs for you so you have lots of choice. We have many different colour backdrops and props for you to choose from to really add some variety and we always encourage changes of outfits as well as fun and personal touches from home. We can get gorgeous shots of the family all together as well as your children together and individuals too.

Call now to book your slot! Please give us a call on 0208 390 5558

Best Wishes,

The Rock and Rose Team xxx

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It’s finally in! ‘Love you to the moon and back’, our dreamy window with stars, clouds and A GIANT MOON, WHAT?

Now this window display was debated a lot by everybody in the studio – what size moon? Half or Full Moon? Silver or Gold (note to self Orli hates gold) and is it even Christmas? The answer, yes! Christmas is about magic, creativity, and dreams.  This was a very challenging display with determination and lots of laughs.

Twinkle twinkle little star! Each star was lovingly cut out and glued together, the stars sparkle in the light and add magic.  It’s all come together with a lovely mix of glittery stars and golden hues, if you come in for a session with us you’ll see these little stars twinkling in the background of your photoshoot. Additionally we also made a crown fit for a queen and a fairy’s ward to make wishes with to make it extra special.

The Moon… well what can I say? (before we start, I’m not tiny… it’s a giant moon) Now this was a mission… firstly we thought MDF would be best however in reality it would be to heavy and difficult to hang. So, Cate came into the studio one morning with an idea – heavy duty paper and card (don’t ask where we found the cardboard). We had a plan in action, so it was off to the shops to buy the necessary tools… glue, spray paint and glitter.  I thought I would let Cate have the honour of drawing the moon and cutting out the shape (as I am pretty useless at that stuff) it was my job to keep us going with optimism and positivity! Once cut, we sprayed the entire moon with white gold paint, it didn’t take long to dry. Afterwards we cut the card out for the back, to add strength to it, this is where things got interesting! The lines seemed to keep moving, nothing sat properly and to top it off we were running out of glue… After a bit of a messy job we finally trimmed the Moon and it was looking fabulous again! We can’t wait for the Moon to take centre stage.

The fluffy clouds- we cut out each cloud by hand and glued the stuffing together.  This was more difficult than expected! Cate and I, suffered greatly, little burns EVERYWHERE! As you can imagine gluing fluff isn’t easy, it got stuck to our jumpers, jeans and fingers! I have to be honest, we looked at a few youtube videos beforehand…it’s a lot harder than it looks. Our first attempts just looked like sheep! But we did finally get it right! Practice makes perfect and it’s totally worth it, almost good enough to eat.

Come and have a look at our winter wonderland dreamscape and book yourself a magical session. Our Christmas sessions are available for all the family and include a 10×8″ print and a Digital image of your favourite photograph all for £50, call us on 0208 390 5558 to book now.

Lots of Love,

Emily, Orli and Cate xxx

 

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The count down to Christmas is here! (38 days to go) Lets play those festive tunes and grab those dusty Christmas decorations from the loft. We have fun family sessions available with TWO dreamy Christmas set-ups-  dreamscape and snowy Christmas scene. We are always dreaming of a white Christmas, so for the next few weeks leading up to Christmas the studio will be a mini wonderland with fluffy clouds, sparkly lights, glittery stars and of course …snow! We would love to invite you to spend an hour with us, each session is £50 and includes a complimentary 10×8” print and 1 digital of your favourite image, which is an amazing idea for Christmas cards and beautiful personal family gifts ( that’s grandma and granddad covered 😉 )

The sessions book up quickly, so call now to secure your slot with us 0208 390 5558
PS Keep an eye out for a new window display, which will be changing very soon!

Love from the Team,
Emily, Orli and Cate xxx

 

 

 

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Last night we attended the Kingston Business Excellence Awards and we were COMMENDED! Thank You to our amazing customers for 7 years of wonderful support, it really means a lot to us as a small business! It’s a honour to be on Surbiton high street and we will continue to strive, create beautiful photographs and build lasting relationships with our Rock and Rose families!

Love from the Team xxx

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