Short Engagements

We’ve been looking at how to stage each part of the planning process of your wedding so you aren’t swamped with things all in one go. But what if you’re having a short engagement, how can you still have the perfect wedding in a shorter time frame? Read more

1st Year Anniversary

As the year draws to an end, I realise that I’ve been doing this for twelve months now and am struck by two questions.

  • Where did the year go?
  • What gifts are traditionally given for first year anniversaries?

I also realised that there are many of you who have gotten married in my first year so it’s like we’re sharing our anniversary. These days there are always two themes you can choose from; traditional or modern. Read more

New Year’s Cocktails

This is a special New Years themed cocktail edition because if you’re having your wedding around the new year, it’s a double celebration. Here are some delicious recipes that come with extra sparkle. Read more

Bouquet Styles

We’ve looked a lot at seasonal British flowers this year, but we haven’t talked about bouquet styles. The types of flowers you want will impact the bouquet style you have and vice versa, so it is important to know what you want as soon as possible.

Here are six different types of bouquet to consider. Read more

Living Coral

If you’re a bride who loves to be on trend, then you’ll be excited to learn Pantone have revealed their Color of the Year for 2019; Living Coral. Read more

Six Months and Counting

A little while back we looked at all the things you need to do twelve months before your wedding day. Today we’re looking at what you need to do six months before the big day in our count down series, putting the planning in first so you can glide effortlessly down the aisle. Read more

5 Themes for a Winter Wedding

If you’re planning a winter wedding there are lots of ways you can make your wedding stand out over the period. Read more

Wedding Jargon Buster

When you start talking to suppliers for your wedding, it can at times feel like they’re talking a different language. All sorts of new words appear and can leave you a little confused. In order to arm you with the proper vocabulary to navigate this minefield, I’ve put together a list of the most common words and phrases you’ll hear. Read more

New Year Weddings

Weddings are all-year events. They don’t take time off for Christmas and New Year. If you’re having a wedding over the period between Christmas and New Year, you can incorporate New Year celebrations into your day. Here are some ideas to get your imagination going. Read more

Four Seasons

You’ve gotten engaged! Congratulations! Take a moment to celebrate because it is a fantastic moment and deserves a proper party.

Once you’ve announced your wedding you’re bound to get the same question from everyone; have you set a date? Now, you may already know exactly when you want your wedding. If not, here are some seasonal pros and cons for you to bear in mind. Read more