Top 5 tips for event organisation

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Event Organising

Organising an event can be an overwhelming experience. There are so many different elements to consider, from the choice of venue, through to overall theme and costs. Regardless of whether you’re looking to organise a wedding, a corporate event or private party, here are our top tips to help make your event organisation a little easier! #1: Plan your event … Read More

Top 7 tips for planning your wedding

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There’s so much to organise when you’re looking to get married. Initially, your dress will be the number one task, as it’s going to be centre stage on your big day. However, the day itself also needs organising – and that’s where the overwhelm tends to kick in. If you’re looking to ease that overwhelm and get a clear plan … Read More

How to select the right bridesmaids for you

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How to choose your bridemaids

The bridesmaids and groomsmen you select for your wedding day are going to play an important role, both before and during the event. It’s therefore essential, that you select the right people for the task. Here’s some top tips to help you make the best selection for you. #1: Think first, ask later! When you’re riding high on the euphoria … Read More

What’s the etiquette, when thanking your bridal party?

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Buying gifts for your bridal party is a traditional part of your wedding day, as is presenting those gifts to the recipients during your meal or reception. Gifts are given to those people you wish to thank, for either taking a part in your wedding day preparation or having a role on the day – but who do you give … Read More

10 things to look for, when booking a romantic wedding venue

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Romantic Wedding

When it comes to weddings, some women grow up with firm ideas about how their perfect day will look. For many, their wedding day needs to be the most romantic day of their lives, based on the fairy-tale stories of princes and princesses they grew up with. It’s no wonder then, that booking a romantic wedding venue for this fairy-tale day is top of … Read More

With this ring, I thee wed… The history of the wedding ring

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Wedding Rings

Wedding rings are a traditional part of the modern wedding ceremony. They’re most often worn on the left ring finger to indicate that the wearer is married, although in some countries it’s worn on the right ring finger. For many couples, one or both partners have made the decision to not wear a ring at all, making it an optional, rather than … Read More

Choosing the right wedding car for your big day

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There’s such a vast array of wedding car hire venues available to soon-to-be brides. With so much choice, it can be difficult knowing what you want, let alone what option works best for you. However, picking your wedding day transport doesn’t have to be stressful or difficult, if you follow these simple tips. Location Before you decide what type of … Read More

Top tips on choosing your wedding venue

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Top Tips Choosing Wedding Venue

Your wedding venue is going to be one of the biggest decisions you’re going to make. Not only will it take up a huge chunk of your overall wedding budget, it also needs to portray your character, fit in with your wedding theme, cater for the number of guests you’re looking to invite and be available! Most wedding venues get … Read More

How to choose flowers for your wedding day

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There’s a massive amount of planning to be done, once you’ve agreed to get married. Initially, your focus will be on the all-important wedding dress and venue however, once those key factors are in place, your attention will inevitably turn to your wedding floral arrangements. So, how do you choose what flowers to have on your wedding day? Here’s some … Read More

What colour is your wedding dress?

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When it comes to picking the colour of your wedding dress, you’re often driven by three main factors – personal preference, theme and the time of year. However, there is actually a fourth factor you may like to take notice of – the meaning behind the colour. Colours and the meaning behind them, was an important part of the Victorian … Read More