2019 Wedding Trends

Royal trends: Wedding trends in the UK this year will undoubtedly feel the influence from two royal weddings. Florals will continue to dominate with a neutral palette and more creative structures overflowing with greenery. Both Royal brides opted for matching bridesmaids dressed in the same colour with simple flower garlands Read More...

White Weddings

Last week, I was asked by Brides magazine to contribute to a feature they were doing on ‘White Weddings’. Well it got me thinking. So I will share some of the ideas, it might inspire you to go for a white wedding theme. SPRING WEDDING White marquee, in a field of daisies. Read More...

Garden party wedding

Bunting! Sets a great atmosphere for a marquee wedding. You can buy it from lots of stores like The White Company, and Laura Ashley. Or personalise your wedding day by making your own. Better still, delegate to a family member who is good with a sewing machine. Keep it simple, Read More...

Wedding cake

Wedding cake is always hard to choose as there are so many options. Many brides who are having a traditional english summer wedding are opting for a table of homemade cakes on cake stands. This acts as a lovely table of desserts and means you can choose all your favourites. There Read More...

Wedding trends 2010

Wedding trends for 2010! These ideas are chic, retro, cost effective and environmentally friendly. Book a taxi for wedding transport ( black cab is great) Don’t print order of service, use traditional hymn books for the service. They are wonderfully chabby chic, and people don’t really need to be told everything about Read More...

Wedding bouquet

A simple way to personalise your day, with your flowers. The brides bouquet can be made with 2 special flowers placed loosely into the arrangement. These 2 flowers can be taken out of the bouquet and handed to both mothers or special guests. This is a lovely surprise for the mums, Read More...

Valentines wedding

I love this kiss stamp, with red ink pad. I could get completely carried away with it – invitations, order of service, napkins. It might all be a bit girlie, but love and kisses what could be more romantic. Cox & Cox have lots more lovely romantic table decoration and favour ideas. Read More...

Wedding cakes

You don’t have to be traditional when it comes to wedding cake, or any other part of your wedding for that matter. Why not select cheeses that you like, stack them up and decorate with flowers or fruit. You can put it on a cake stand or for a more Read More...

Wedding place settings

These fabulous mirror edged picture frames are £4 each from John Lewis, great value, glamorous and quality too!. Just select a favourite picture of each guest or a comedy pic related to their nickname, and insert in the frame. Place pics/frames on the table, it will serve as a Read More...

Editors choice

We were pleased to see that Rachel , wedding ideas mag editor, has included our blog on her editors choice pages. Congratulations to those who got engaged over Christmas or New Year. Pleas feel free to email us if you have any questions you would like a quick answer to. We Read More...

Weddings abroad

Whilst stranded at Luton airport last week because of the snow, I met several couples who were due to fly out to weekend weddings. It reminded me of a few tips for weddings abroad, namely make sure all key guests get out to the location on time. – consider how Read More...

Wedding Favours

Why not add a bit of interest, by putting a lottery ticket in an envelope with the guests name on as a table name setting and also as a favour. It could be the best £1 you ever spend on guests, especially if they win!. It is fun, easy, and reasonably Read More...

Gift vouchers available

Struggling to find an unusual, but useful gift for your fiancé, best friend or daughter? Wedding planner gift vouchers are a great idea. ( I might be a little biased) Most planners will sell you time by the hour. Which can be redeemed by the bride when she feels she could Read More...

The groom's suit

Many grooms now opt for getting a tailor made suit they can wear again, rather than hiring a morning suit. It allows them to  feel comfortable and natural in a style that suits the day and their personality. It also means that any attendants can relax in a suit, Read More...

Wedding car ribbon

I met a couple this week, who are so enjoying planning their wedding. They are loving all the decisions and just using us for a bit of guidance and advice along the way. We met at their venue, and the discussed options for getting guests safely from the church Read More...