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Top Spring 2022 colours from Pantone®

Top Spring 2022 colours from Pantone®

Late sunshine  I have loved the late summer sunshine this week. With the children all back at school, I've actually felt like I've been on holiday as I have managed to eat my lunch sat in the garden in the sunshine with peace and quiet. It's been lovely to extend that...

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Weddings through the decades: 2000s

Weddings through the decades: 2000s

I remember feeling quite anxious about the calendar flipping over to the year 2000. We weren't quite sure what would happen when it got to midnight on New Year's Eve. This didn't stop me partying like it was 1999 (Prince would've been proud of me) but I was relieved...

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Top Fall 2021 colours from Pantone® for autumn weddings

Top Fall 2021 colours from Pantone® for autumn weddings

Autumn 2021 colours We await the roadmap announcement next week, when we hope that there is clearer guidance on the way out of lockdown including what will happen to weddings in 2021. We can assume that weddings may not include receptions for a while and then may...

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Pantone® announce the Color of the Year 2021

Pantone® announce the Color of the Year 2021

Pantone® have picked not one but two colours of the year for 2021. It's only the second time they've picked more than one colour (since 2016 when it was Rose Quartz and Serenity). The Pantone® Color of the Year 2021 is Illuminating 13-0647 AND Ultimate Gray 17-5104....

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Weddings through the decades: 1990s

Weddings through the decades: 1990s

The soundtrack to my lockdown since March has been Fearne Cotton's Sounds of the 90s on BBC Sounds. These tunes and memories from the 1990s have accompanied me whilst gardening, doing chores around the house or out for runs. These songs of my teenage years have...

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Wedding venue review: The Upton Firehouse

Wedding venue review: The Upton Firehouse

The Upton Firehouse wedding reception venue I had the pleasure of visiting the Upton Firehouse socially in the build up to Christmas last year and was blown away by the quality of the food. As someone with (sometimes tricky) dietary requirements I'm often nervous...

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Weddings through the decades: 1980s

Weddings through the decades: 1980s

One of things that has been great about lockdown is the community camaraderie. No longer were our neighbours solely the people that we lived near by chance, but these became some of the only people that we saw for several months earlier this year. Spotting neighbours...

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Top Spring 2021 colours from Pantone®

Top Spring 2021 colours from Pantone®

Some normality 2020 has been nothing like normal. So it is almost reassuring to have some familiarity appear in the calendar this week, with the fashion weeks starting and the announcement of colours for the forthcoming seasons. In light of new government laws, it...

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Socially distanced hen party ideas

Socially distanced hen party ideas

2020 continues to force us to think of alternative and creative ways to celebrate milestone occasions. Weddings can now take place with up to 30 people (within government guidelines). Many weddings have been postponed or paired down. Here are some alternative ways you...

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Weddings in the news

Weddings in the news

I don't think there's been so many changes in the law around weddings in such a short amount of time. This year (and the unfortunate Covid-19 guest) has brought much anguish, speculation, comment and concern about weddings. New guidelines As restrictions have been...

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