Gifts for Him

A little while ago we looked at great gifts to give your bridesmaids. Today we’re looking at gifts for the groomsmen. I’ve moved away from traditional gifts such as cuff links or tankards, although these shouldn’t be dismissed if you know your groomsmen will love them. Below is a selection of fun and unique thank you gifts for the men doing all the directing that day. Read more

Wedding Make-Up Must Haves

When planning your wedding, or attending wedding fairs, you will see adverts for beauticians. But not everyone’s budget can stretch to that, or some of us are happy to do it ourselves. In that case, this blog is a list of essential wedding make-up must haves to keep yourself looking glam and fresh all day. Read more


Here at Capesthorne Hall you can hold your civil ceremony, as well as your reception, in the venue so you’ll have lots of opportunities for music. Although you do have to take into consideration where you’re ceremony is being held. Read more

Traditional Bible Readings

Choosing wedding readings can be hard. There are so many options and narrowing it down can be hard. We’ve looked at alternative readings and quotes from Shakespeare, now we’re looking at verses from the bible.

If your faith is important to you, you should reflect that in your readings, bible verses about love and marriage express the core values at the centre of your relationship, unity between man and woman, and a love that works through hardships. Read more

Our Best Friends

We are a nation of dog lovers. They’re our best friends. We treat them like children. They are a huge part of our family and they’re always there for us no matter what. So, it’s only natural that we’d want to have them at our wedding day. If this is you, if the thought of not having your canine pals at your big day is too much, here are some ways to make it stress free for you and, more importantly, for them. Read more

Shakespeare on Love

Earlier I gave you some wedding readings that were a little different. Contemporary poems, verses from other cultures, excerpts from books. Today, I want to go a little more traditional and look at one of the great writers of love; Shakespeare.

I’ve put together eight of his best quotes about love from his plays and sonnets for you to consider for your wedding. Read more

Ethical You

Carrying on in our series on how to have an eco-friendly wedding, today we’re looking at you, and how to reduce waste and shop ethically with your dress and flowers. Read more

Bridesmaid Gifts

Finding the perfect gifts for your bridesmaids can be difficult. On top of arranging your day, you need to find something meaningful to thank the ladies that have helped you. So, to take the stress out of that, I have found some gorgeous sparkly gifts that say everything for you. Read more

An Easy Eco Wedding

In this blog, we’re carrying on looking at how we can limit our wedding’s impact on the environment, particularly using technology and transport. Read more

Green Details

In our next blog on having an effortless eco-friendly wedding, we’re looking at the little details that will help you reduce waste at the end of the day. Read more