Antique Engagement Rings

Antique Engagement Rings

Have you considered an antique or vintage engagement ring ?

As well as being unique, they are a sustainable and environmentally friendly option.

Antique and vintage engagement rings are entering a renewed period of popularity.

Antique rings, (which are classed as 50 years or older), frequently offer a superior level of craftsmanship to more recent designs, having been made entirely by hand.

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Sunflower Wedding Ideas

Sunflower Wedding Ideas

The sunflower maze is in full bloom here at Capesthorne Hall.

It has inspired us to think of the pretty ways you can incorporate beautiful sunflowers into your summer wedding celebration!

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Wedding Styles for Long Hair

Wedding Styles for Long Hair

Long hair is so beautifully versatile, you can choose to wear it straightened or curled.

You also have the choice of a sophisticated ‘up do’, Bohemian ‘down do’, or swept back off the face in a half up half down style.

All styles can be finished with gorgeous hair accessories, added hair pieces or extensions and finished with a tiara, flowers or sparkling hair combs.

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Stag Party Ideas

Stag Party Ideas

Traditionally it is usually the Best Man who has the responsibility for organising the stag party.

Whether you opt for a day or a whole weekend event, the key is to choose an activity that reflects the Groom’s personality .

We have chosen some of our top picks to get you started!

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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