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Have your (wedding) cake and eat it!

Have your (wedding) cake and eat it!

A topic very close to my heart (and sweet tooth) is cake! When it comes to weddings, cakes are often the focal point of the wedding reception - proudly displayed, incorporating themes and colour schemes of the day, and featured in one of the main staged events of the...

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Seasonal wedding flowers – a beginner’s guide

Seasonal wedding flowers – a beginner’s guide

The tradition of wedding flowers is steeped in symbolism and there's lots to think about in terms of colours, meaning and seasonality. Flowers have been a part of wedding traditions since at least Greek times when flowers would have been grouped together in a garland...

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A complete blank canvas: our guide to tipi weddings

A complete blank canvas: our guide to tipi weddings

For those couples who like to think outside of the ‘box’ (or building!) when it comes to picking a wedding venue, you may be interested in having somewhere that is a complete blank canvas (perhaps literally a canvas!). Somewhere unique and flexible so that you can...

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First impressions count

First impressions count

According to the infamous shampoo advert, you never get a second chance to make a first impression. Whilst you have been living and breathing all things to do with your wedding, the first time your guests have any idea about your big day is when your wedding...

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To love and to cherish

To love and to cherish

We don't have a television at the moment. After some building work before the summer we moved it and have never reinstated it. We haven't missed it at all and what it has meant is that we only watch something that we really want to watch now (rather than flicking...

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With pretty (brides)maids all in a row…

With pretty (brides)maids all in a row…

There was a time when I thought I'd always be the bridesmaid and never the bride. I thought the film 27 Dresses was written about me! But despite being a bridesmaid more than three times, I've luckily now been a bride too. Before being married, I was a flower girl as...

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What if? Do you really need wedding insurance?

What if? Do you really need wedding insurance?

My phone broke the other week and I lost all my photos. I was gutted I'd not backed it up recently. It made me realise how important pictures are to me - a lasting memory of a moment in time never to be replayed. Luckily technology nowadays allows us to have a back...

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5 essential tips for booking your wedding band

5 essential tips for booking your wedding band

Booking your band is often one of the more enjoyable tasks when it comes to planning your wedding, however to prevent any hiccups on your special day (apart from those caused by the Champagne) have a read of the 5 essential tips below...

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