Hen Party Ideas

Hen Party Ideas

Long gone are the days when a hen party was a simple dinner or few drinks at your local bar. Now hen parties are much more fun with a whole range of options available, no matter what sort of celebration you are looking for.

The choice can be overwhelming, so to help you decide we have chosen some of our top picks!

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Eco Friendly Wedding Favours

Eco Friendly Wedding Favours

If you would like to treat your guests with some eco friendly wedding favours, here are some great ideas for sustainable gifts that are friendly to the planet!

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The Benefits of a Midweek Wedding

The Benefits of a Midweek Wedding

We have been seeing a lot more couples enquiring about midweek weddings at Capesthorne Hall.

It really is amazing how many benefits there are to choosing midweek when making your wedding plans!

The biggest advantage of a midweek wedding is usually the saving.

The wedding budget is obviously a very important part of organising your wedding and your venue can be one of the most expensive parts of your wedding cost!

There are some savings to be made by opting for a midweek wedding date.

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Naked Wedding Cakes

Naked Wedding Cakes

The new alternative to the traditional Wedding Cake is the Naked Wedding Cake.

Their light sponges come in a variety of flavours with scrumptious fillings oozing out, decorated with your choice of fresh fruit and flowers.

We have been seeing a lot of these beautiful cakes at Capesthorne Hall weddings recently!

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Bridal Hair Accessories

Bridal Hair Accessories

When it comes to choosing your bridal hair accessories you will find you have a lot of choice…from clips, combs and hair-pins to flower crowns, wreaths and tiaras!

The main rule to follow is to ensure that the hair accessory you choose will compliment your wedding dress, hairstyle and jewellery.

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A Guide to Choosing Your Wedding Veil

A Guide to Choosing Your Wedding Veil

When it comes to choosing your wedding veil there are two very important things to consider.

First and foremost, think about your wedding dress. The style, the length and whether or not you are having a train. All of these will make a big difference to the type of veil that will complement your overall look.

Secondly, consider your wedding day hairstyle. Your veil needs to be attached securely whether you are wearing your hair up or down.

I would advise that you arrange a trial run with your hairdresser well in advance of your wedding day. Take along your choice of veil along with the hair accessories you are planning to wear on the day. Read more

A History of Wedding Veils

A History of Wedding Veils

There are many myths surrounding the history of the wedding veil. Its origin can be traced back centuries; even predating the wedding dress by many hundreds of years.

Here is a look at the story behind the wedding veil and the reasons why it continues to be worn today.

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Gorgeous Green Bridesmaid Dresses

Gorgeous Green Bridesmaid Dresses

Whatever season you’re getting married in, green is a timeless colour that lends itself perfectly to bridesmaid dresses. It is synonymous with nature and symbolises growth and renewal, which seems very fitting for the occasion in question.

All shades of green are currently on trend for weddings – and gone are the days when bridesmaids have to wear matching dresses in matching shades. Of course, you want your bridal party to feel cohesive, which is where choosing one colour can work, but you want them to stand out as individuals too by picking a cut, fit and style that suits them best.

From paler shades of aqua and sage, to rich shades of olive and emerald there are lots of beautiful green bridesmaids dresses available.

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Renting Your Wedding Dress

Renting Your Wedding Dress

One of the key wedding trends in 2022 is to rent rather than buy your wedding dress. Here we take a look at the pros and cons.

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Floral Design for Your Stately Home Wedding

Floral Design for Your Stately Home Wedding

All stately homes have their own unique atmosphere and personality, which can be enhanced by the floral decorations you choose for your wedding.

Here are some guidelines to consider when planning your theme and designs with your florist.

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