The First Dance

The First Dance

The first dance at your wedding is a very special moment for you to share with your new husband/wife and your guests.

You could choose a song that represents your relationship or has a special meaning to you and your fiancé, or simply a song you both love!

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Winter Wedding Colour Schemes

Winter Wedding Colour Schemes

Choosing the colour scheme for your wedding is such an important part of the planning process.

You don’t need to follow what other couples are doing, now is the time to embrace your individuality and creativity!

Taking inspiration from your wedding venue and it’s surroundings is the best place to begin.

Here at Capesthorne Hall we have hand picked some of our favourite winter colour schemes to get you started ….

 

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Wonderful Winter Weddings

Wonderful Winter Weddings

We love winter weddings here at Capesthorne Hall, they are catching up with summer as a perfect time to say “I do”.

From winter wonderland décor, to warming jewel tones, there is so much to love about a magical winter wedding.

 

Here are some of the main reasons to choose to get married at this time of year. . .

 

A Wider Selection of Available Dates

Many wedding venues will have more availability at this time of year, as many couples choose to get married in spring and summer.

Talk to your chosen venue as you have a better chance of securing your chosen date at this time of year.

 

Stretch Your Wedding Budget Further

If you have a strict wedding budget, you will find a winter wedding more affordable. Choosing this time of year can mean you will be able to afford the venue of your dreams

 

Wear Fabulous Winter Accessories

A long-sleeved gown, a chic velvet stole, a beautiful fur cape.

Winter wedding fashion is simply stunning, there are so many beautiful styles and accessories to choose from.

Not only will you look stunning, you can layer up in style to keep out the winter chill!

Dreamy Wedding Photographs

Winter wedding photographs are so beautiful, the soft light is so flattering, and a snowy landscape is so romantic.

 

Serve Up Some Comfort Food

Your guests will love some winter warming dishes, seasonal soups, or a spicy chilli will go down a treat.

You could ask your caterers to set up a mulled wine station to keep everyone warm and cosy!

A Honeymoon In The Sun

Winter is the perfect time to jet off for a romantic relaxing honeymoon in the sun!

Holiday deals are often more affordable outside of the main summer season.

 

 

Why not take a look at the other wedding blogs on the website for more inspiration!

Top Men’s Fragrances For The Groom

Top Men’s Fragrances For The Groom

An irresistible men’s fragrance is simply a must for the groom on his wedding day.

Studies have shown that wearing a great fragrance can improve your mood, give you confidence and leave a lasting impression in the memory.

All the more reason for choosing your fragrance carefully, it really is the perfect finishing touch!

 

What is a Cologne?

The term Eau de Cologne relates to the potency of the fragrance. Eau de Parfum has a strong concentration of fragrance oil, and will last for more hours on the skin.

Eau de Toilettes and Eau de Colognes have a much lower concentration of fragrance oil making them less potent.

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Looking After Your Wedding Guests

Looking After Your Wedding Guests

It goes without saying that you will be the centre of attention on your wedding day. But, when planning your celebrations, it can be the little things you add in that will make the day even happier and more memorable for your guests.

Here are a few ideas you may wish to consider.

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Stationary Ideas For Winter Weddings

Stationary Ideas For Winter Weddings

Your wedding stationary is the perfect way to give your wedding guests a big hint on your colour scheme, wedding style or theme; the venue and even dress code of your big day.

Stationary should fully reflect the theme you have chosen for your wedding, so your guests will know what to be ready for.

Sending invitations should be done in advance, of course, and it’s now time to send some to your guests to invite them to your Christmas or New Year’s Eve wedding.

Let’s have a look at some inspiring ideas that you may like and hopefully choose for yourself!

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How to Wear a Pocket Square

How to Wear a Pocket Square

A stylish pocket square is the perfect finishing touch for the groom and his groomsmen.

The origins of the pocket square go back to the 16th century when it was linked to the handkerchief, but it evolved to become a symbol of wealth, status and style.

It may seem quite a simple accessory, but there is an art to wearing one, including several techniques for folding.

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Mother Of the Bride/Groom Outfits Autumn 22

Mother Of the Bride/Groom Outfits Autumn 22

As the Mother of the Bride or Groom, it’s not always easy to find the perfect outfit that fits and flatters your body shape, looks elegant, and makes you feel good on the most special of days.

The thing to bear in mind is there are no hard and fast rules, gone are the days of stereotypical frumpy outfits.

These outfits are figure flattering, age appropriate and designed to give you confidence on the day.

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Pretty Flower Girl Hairstyles

Pretty Flower Girl Hairstyles

For the youngest member of the bridal party, the chance to dress up with the adults and be pampered is a rare and very grown-up occasion.

As an added bonus they will probably be on their best behaviour when they feel included. All eyes will be on your flower girl before you make your grand entrance, so be sure to choose a hairstyle and outfit she will love.

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Perfect Wedding Day Nails

Perfect Wedding Day Nails

Choosing how to wear your nails on your wedding day might seem like a small decision, but your nails will be front and centre in many of your wedding photos.

From the all important ring shots, to the cutting the cake pictures, your hands will be in the spotlight more than you realise.

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