Alternatives to walking down the aisle with your father

social distancing rules Due to the current government restrictions for weddings during the corona virus pandemic, you may have to rethink some of your wedding plans. Unless you live in the same...

Celebrating 6 years of Hanami Dream

Fourth of July What did you do this fourth of July? Did you celebrate the easing of lockdown due to corona virus (COVID-19) in most of England? Did you go off to the pub? Get a hair cut? Or tie the...

New rules for weddings during a pandemic

Fourth of July We've now been in lockdown for over 100 days, due to the Corona virus (COVID-19), and things are beginning to slowly ease to allow the economy to kick start again (for now at least)....

5 reasons tiny weddings rock

Tiny wedding trend Before coronovirus threw wedding plans up in the air, couples were already thinking about down sizing their weddings and decreasing wedding guest numbers. And now this could be a...

Celebrate your original wedding date

Wedding plans on hold What a strange few months we've been living through. A time when pretty much everything in our diaries has been wiped out. When plans have all been put on hold. It has all felt...

cotswold wedding inspiration

Stronger together

Stronger together

Speechless I've been quiet for a while. I haven't really known what to say or do. Things are so hard to comprehend. It's overwhelming. It's scary. And it's pretty much unbelievable. What a year! Brexit, floods, Caroline Flack, storms and now a pandemic virus. Events...

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Get the bunting out!

Get the bunting out!

For centuries, 'putting the flags out' was the cue to celebrate something great that has happened and to really push the boat out. And these decorative strings of paper or material triangles, often called 'bunting', have been used at many a street party commemorating...

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Always the bridesmaid and never the bride

Always the bridesmaid and never the bride

Bridal party support team When you tie the knot you want to make sure that you have the best support team around you. Like the advice from one of the real brides in wedding day advice from real brides and grooms, you should 'choose your team well'. Just the same as if...

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wedding venue reviews

Wedding venue review: Ashmolean Museum

Wedding venue review: Ashmolean Museum

Ashmolean Museum wedding venue review You'd be forgiven if you didn't realise that you could get married at the magnificent Ashmolean Museum in Oxford - there are some wonderful unknown venue options on offer right on our doorsteps. Licensed wedding venues In 1995,...

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Wedding venue review: Caswell House

Wedding venue review: Caswell House

Caswell House wedding venue Caswell House is a wedding venue that almost needs no introduction due to its overwhelming popularity. A beautiful one stop wedding shop, where you are taken in hand and don’t need to worry about anything. The day I looked round started as...

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Wedding venue review: Bodleian Library

Wedding venue review: Bodleian Library

Bodleian Library wedding venue One of the things I love about our region is the complete diversity of the types of wedding venues available in and around the Cotswolds and Oxfordshire. With an abundance of barns, manor houses, hotels and beautiful backdrops to tie the...

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Hanami Dream creates and collates wedding inspiration in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside of the Cotswolds.

Showcasing my own beautiful and inspirational, trend-led styled wedding shoots, collaborating with local venues and innovative wedding suppliers to provide captivating (yet attainable) wedding inspiration for couples in the midst of wedding planning.

work with Hanami Dream

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advertise on Hanami Dream’s growing wedding blog and help couples planning their wedding in the beautiful Oxfordshire Cotswolds

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submit your top tips for a guest post or your own wedding inspiration – something fresh, creative and unique that tells a story that a couple would aspire to have for their special day

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collaborate on a styled shoot to show case inspirational trend-led wedding inspiration for couples in and around Oxfordshire and the surrounding Cotswolds

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Celebrating 6 years of Hanami Dream

Celebrating 6 years of Hanami Dream

Fourth of July What did you do this fourth of July? Did you celebrate the easing of lockdown due to corona virus (COVID-19) in most of England? Did you go off to the pub? Get a hair cut? Or tie the knot? The fourth of July is often a day of celebration with...

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“It is always a joy to partner with a talented blogger”

“It is always a joy to partner with a talented blogger”

“The Ashmolean Events team have been lucky enough to collaborate on several features on Nicola’s Hanami Dream wedding blog. It is always a joy to be able to partner with a talented blogger that has a flair for capturing a couples’ wedding journey and tell the story of...

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Stronger together

Stronger together

Speechless I've been quiet for a while. I haven't really known what to say or do. Things are so hard to comprehend. It's overwhelming. It's scary. And it's pretty much unbelievable. What a year! Brexit, floods, Caroline Flack, storms and now a pandemic virus. Events...

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