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DIY Wedding Garland Ideas

Garlands, bunting and paper chains are a great way to decorate many types of venue or marquee. They add colour and can help to tie your theme together. Whether flapping in the wind at your outdoor wedding or bedecking the beams of your barn ceremony, garlands and bunting can be very low cost if you [...]

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Something Old, New, Borrowed and Blue – Will You Be Sticking to Tradition?

Most of us will be familiar with this poem, but what are its origins and what part will it play in your wedding? Let’s delve deeper into the meaning, taking it line for line. Something Old This is supposedly to act as a symbol of continuity for the bride, remembering her past and her family [...]

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Diary of a Bride-to-be: On the Hunt for Budget Bridal Wear

I’ve yet to trawl the bridal shops in search of the perfect wedding dress, however one thing I’m sure of is that it has to be reasonably priced. We’ve set a budget for the whole wedding and a Jenny Packham gown (however utterly gorgeous they are) would wipe out about half of it. With this [...]


Shakespeare? Corinthians? Try Winnie the Pooh and Dr Seuss

While traditionally its Shakespeare and Corinthians who are synonymous with wedding readings, increasingly its children’s literature that is playing a much more prominent role in weddings. Winnie the Pooh, Margery Williams, Edward Monkton and Dr Seuss are all used by brides and grooms wishing to inject a little personality. While religious literature, poetry or traditional [...]

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Have Yourself a Yellow Wedding

From marigold to lemon there are so many different shades of yellow that can be incorporated into a wedding theme. Whether the sunshine shade is used to complement green or blue or used on its own, I think it looks fab – especially at this time of the year.


A Boost from a Bridesmaid

As I’ve alluded to in my previous posts, Jon and I are spending practically no time at all on organising anything for the wedding at the moment, in fact we don’t even really talk about it. It’s that thing in the back of our minds that we really want to get excited about but just [...]


A Magician, Casino and VW…

Sarah and Neal married in a Church in which three generations of Sarah’s family have married, and followed this with a gorgeous reception complete with a magician, crazy golf and a casino. The beautiful photos below are by Caroline Lucy Photography.                                     How we met: Through friends on a Where’s Wally fancy dress night out! How would [...]

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7 Summer Wedding Marquee Décor Accessories We Love

Marquees allow you to enjoy all the beauty of being outside but without the danger that your day will be spoilt by the unpredictable British weather. There are a range of additional facilities that can be supplied with marquees such as dance floors and furniture to really make them comfortable. When all decked out, wedding [...]


Summer-Proof your Makeup

Summer is a gorgeous season, the smell of freshly cut grass, pretty blooms providing kaleidoscopic colour, bright afternoon sunshine, long, hot evenings. The cons? The fact that makeup decides to slide off at super speed. This is annoying at the best of times, for a bride however, it can be a nightmare, but there are [...]

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Dress, Check? Fabulous,now for the Lingerie…

The wedding dress is probably the most prioritised item after the venue on any bride’s pre-wedding list, but lingerie is just as important and often overlooked. It’s akin to choosing the most scrumptious dessert as the crescendo to a below-average meal or the most beautifully wrapped gift box with nothing inside. No matter how beautiful [...]


Beautiful Vintage Elegance

Ruth and Kirk had a beautiful ceremony at St Nicholas Church, Boldmere, The Old School House, Weeford. The beautiful photography is by Paul Pope Photography.   Can you tell us, briefly, how you met? My friend was going out with one of Kirk’s best friends they introduced us and the rest is history. How would [...]

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Diary of a Bride-to-be: Just Keep Pinning

With our move inching ever closer, my time to pour over Pinterest and pin my dream wedding ideas has gone from a pinch to absolute zero. I knew I had a blog post coming up and I’ll admit it, I’m using you as an excuse to steal 30 minutes of unadulterated pinning bliss, masking this [...]


A Lovely Wedding Reading

Edward Monkton’s a Lovely Love Story is one of my favourite wedding readings (a part from anything Shakespeare) but another one of his lesser known writings is Love Monkey. I think it’s such a sweet wedding reading, check it out for yourself and let us know what you think: “It was once custom that every [...]


A Bouquet of Brooches and a Cake of Cheeses

On a sunny April afternoon I am fully nostalgic for the festive season, perhaps a few months too late or a few months too early, either way Christmas trees, twinkling lights and snowflakes are very much missed – all thanks to Frances and Tom’s beautiful winter wedding photos. As well as the Christmas feel, what [...]


Diary of a Bride-to-be: The Nightmare of Discovering My Dad Has Written a Speech

I went to visit my dad over the weekend and we shot the breeze over a few beers. He’s often teased that he’s had his wedding speech planned out for years, but this weekend I discovered the dreaded father-of-the-bride speech has been written. My dad is carrying it around in his wallet and won’t let [...]


5 Wedding Towers for Traditional Cake Haters

Wedding cake as we know it is such a huge tradition, yet many of us would often prefer a different sweet treat when faced with a fruit cake covered in royal icing. If you are thinking about ditching the traditional wedding cake in favour of another sweet (or savoury) tower then the following ideas might [...]


Diary of a Bride-to-be: Can I Have the Dog at the Wedding?

Jon and I have a dog called Reuben. We adopted him from a rescue centre last May and he’s taken over our lives completely, we love him ridiculous amounts. However, faithful hound he ain’t.  I’ve no doubt in my mind he would happily watch me get kidnapped, rolling over to show my kidnappers his belly [...]


Flawless and Cruelty Free Makeup For Your Wedding Day

If you, like so many others are kicking back against the cosmetics companies that have chosen to test their products on animals, the chances are you are already thinking about which brands you’ll be choosing to wear on your big day. With a little bit of research and creativity, you can prepare your wedding day [...]


What Disney Tells us About Love…

If you know anything about Disney movies it’ll probably be this indisputable truth: Love plays a part in every Disney movie, ever, resulting in some cute, romantic quotes which can be used as inspiration and as part of your wedding. The ones below are just a few of my favourites – but if you wanted [...]


Smartphone Apps To Transform Your Wedding Photography

It’s the biggest day of your life, you all look amazing, so it stands to reason that you are going to want to capture that in the form of beautiful, professional photography. Whilst a talented photographer will always be important to a wedding day, there are now an abundance of Apps that you and your [...]

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Love at First Sight

Abby and Liam knew they would ‘always be together’ as soon as they met at 13 and about a decade later they married in a beautifully unique DIY village wedding. Our favourite story from the day has to be the groom forgetting his vows and having to read them from his phone and the bride [...]

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Diary of a Bride-to-be: Starting My Wedding Playlist

Our wedding is at least a year away so there is no real rush with a lot of things Jon and I discuss, but one thing we have started is our wedding playlist. Music forms a huge part of our life, Jon has been in various bands and whilst I can’t hold a note or [...]


Matching Your Food to Your Wedding Theme

Choosing a theme can be tough enough in itself; a quick Pinterest scour or flick through the glossy magazines will show you dozens of different wedding styles, all of which looking stunning in their own right. Throwing the food into the mix often raises the question of which food really goes with the theme you’ve [...]

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Wedding Beauty Checklist

So you have that ring on your finger, a date in the diary and now you want to make sure you look and feel amazing on your big day but don’t know where or when to start? Allow me to present this little checklist which should set you on your way! One year before the [...]

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Alternatives to Diamonds

Convention would have you believe that an engagement ring is not an engagement ring unless it boasts a huge, sparkly diamond, but let’s face it – not every bride is going to want a diamond. What if you’re newly engaged and want a something else completely – like a sapphire or a ruby or a [...]

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4 Cute Ideas for Children’s Wedding Flowers

When it comes to children in the wedding party, asking them to keep hold of a little bouquet or wear a buttonhole can be a challenge. The following ideas are simple but gorgeous ways to incorporate flowers into children’s wedding attire. Daisy Chain Headbands A daisy chain head band looks absolutely beautiful and won’t weigh [...]

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Diary of a Bride-to-be: My Big Fat Vegetarian Wedding

I’ve been a vegetarian for 14 years and Jon has been a vegetarian for 3 years so to me, it stands to reason that we would opt for an all vegetarian wedding. Since raising this with friends and family, most have replied along the lines of “absolutely, why would you pay for food you won’t [...]

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Almost too Pretty to Eat…

Cakes are one of my favourite things about weddings – honestly I’d probably seriously consider getting married for the cake-tasting alone – so I thought I’d share some photos of beautiful cakes with you. They’re by Sweetness and look almost too stunning to eat!


A Highland Romance

Siri and Anthony married in a Highland ceremony at Rosewell’s Garden in Fife.Look through beautiful photos of their day, by Inverve.


The Questions you Need to Ask your Florist

Can you show me examples of your work? Portfolios, websites and social media are fantastic ways to get a feel for what your chosen florist’s work is like but there’s really no substitute for real-life examples. Pay attention to how fresh the flowers are, how well the ribbon is tied, little things make a difference. [...]

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Candles, Minimalism and Lace with a Sprinkle of Pearls

A minimalist navy and royal blue wedding was the setting for Alison and Jamie’s big day at the Mere Court Hotel in Knutsford. We loved looking through the beautiful photos by Jean-Marie Salmacis from their wedding day.   Bride Q&A: How did you imagine your wedding when you were younger? When I was growing up [...]

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Diary of a Bride-to-be: I’m Having a Fake Engagement Party

I’d never really factored in an engagement party, and given the option I probably wouldn’t bother but it seems the choice has been taken out of my hands, as my mum has decided to throw us one in the summer. Now you may be thinking what a lovely thing for a mother to do, throwing [...]

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Wedding Cake Options for Specific Dietary Requirements

There are many dietary requirements or choices that mean the traditional wedding cake recipe simply isn’t suitable. From opting for a vegan lifestyle to intolerances to gluten, if you are among those who won’t be choosing a traditionally made wedding cake for your big day, this planning article has been created to show you the [...]


Essential Wedding Day Shots

When you look through your wedding album in years to come, what are the moments that you will most want to remember? Many married couples say their wedding day flew by in a blur – one minute you’re making last-minute adjustments to your veil, and before you know it, you’re being showered with confetti and [...]

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