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MEN’S COLLARS FOR GROOMS AND GUESTS

An introduction to collar types for the groom or guest. In the past I have spent a long time trawling the internet for information and advice on what collar to pick. I usually end up getting bogged down with technicalities on etiquette from the early 1900s or specifics on face shape. I am no … Read More

Our Styled Photoshoots

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STYLED SHOOT: JANE AUSTEN STYLED SHOOT

When organising this shoot I envisioned an empire-line dress, piles of books and a romantic feel - running through fields, dreaming of Mr. Darcy... But for every shoot we try to have a second dress. It's in case the first one doesn't work and to give us an extra set of photographs. I'm so glad we … Read More

Inspiration for Brides

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LIGHTS OF LOVE: WEDDING LETTER LIGHTS

  Above Image: Kevin Mullins, www.kevinmullinsphotography.co.uk Guest blogger Becky Stead felt inspired when she was browsing the latest trend for lighting decoration - … Read more

Future

BURNING CHROME: SCI-FI & FUTURISTIC WEDDING

Inspiration? William Gibson's 1982 short story, Burning Chrome and Fritz Lang's 1927 film, Metropolis. For the bride's hair, think slicked-hair in a sleek pony or some fancy chunky plaits. … Read more

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WEDDING PLANNING APPS: THE MAKING ON AN ‘APPY BRIDE

Bride-to-be Ellie James gives us the latest in her wedding planning journey, with the latest addition being a wedding planning app. I am someone new to technology and rather behind in the world of … Read more

Food & Drink

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TOP SIX: BEE THEMED FAVOUR & DECOR IDEAS

Britain’s countryside provides an idyllic, romantic backdrop for getting married. And for brides wanting embrace the country theme, there’re plenty of bee-themed favours and stationary to choose from. … Read More

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THE BEST OF BRITISH WEDDING VEHICLES

I am not going to launch into a moist-eyed, nostalgic rant about the golden age of British motoring and its subsequent decline.  As a fan of old motor vehicles, I needed a starting point and … Read More

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FIVE REASONS NOT TO PRE-WEDDING DIET

Under the glare of cameras and standing at the front of a crowded room, the centre of attention - it’s not surprising that brides want to look their best. However, not everyone needs to diet and … Read More

Wedding Decoration Ideas

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DIY GUIDE: HOW TO MAKE A TISSUE PAPER POM-POM

These are a very cheap and fun way to liven up your wedding reception, or even the aisle of the church. You can get the tissue paper in all sorts of colours and you can vary the size, according to … Read more

Photography: Suzanne Fossey

25 WEDDING CHAIR DECORATION IDEAS

Decorating the chairs at your ceremony, the aisle, or the chairs at your reception, can be an expensive additional cost. It's not normally your first thought during wedding preparations and if your … Read more

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WEDDING THEME IDEA: DINOSAURS

My friend Laura is a little dinophile and last weekend she had a party to celebrate the anniversary of Jurassic Park. So this post is inspired by and dedicated to her! A dinosaur-inspired wedding … Read more

Galleries

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GALLERY: WEDDING TABLE PLACE SETTING IDEAS

When you're seated in what's often an uninspiring space - a marquee or large hotel room - it's nice to draw your guests' attention away from the walls and down to the pretty tables. You can have a lot … View more

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GALLERY: THE GROOM’S SUIT

It depends on what kind of a man you are but Tom is the kind that is very particular about his clothes. It seems that it can go either way - very nonchalant or very particular! So, needless to say, … View more

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GALLERY: SEATING PLAN IDEAS

Once you've got past the difficult decision of who you're going to invite and where you're going to sit them, you can turn your attention to the fun bit; designing your wedding seating plan. Yes, … View more

Real Weddings

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REAL WEDDING, ITALIAN STYLE: TOM & JACQUELINE MOORE

Pregnancy, a new baby, organising a wedding in Italy and dress dramas. Tom and Jacqueline Moore certainly deserved their beautiful wedding. Jacqueline tells us how she shopped for her wedding dress while pregnant, searched other countries for her designer wedding shoes and planned all the detail … Read More

DIY GUIDES

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DIY CONFETTI CONES: A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE

To make your own confetti cones, you will need: ESSENTIALS Scissors A stapler Doily or paper bags in the colour and pattern of your choice EXTRAS A pen (we used a gold pen) Glue Double sided sticky tape http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xGHlNEqDins STEP 1: Fold the doily in … Read More

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COLOUR INSPIRATION: AUTUMN ORANGE WEDDING IDEAS

I've just returned from the Peak District and can't get over all the beautiful colours everywhere at this time of year. Autumn brides and grooms are so lucky - it's such a simple yet stunning theme. My cousin Elaine Kim's wedding theme was 'the seasons' and in the entrance hall to the hotel there … Read More