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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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Unique ways to capture wedding day memories

Unique ways to capture wedding day memories

Wedding days are amongst the most special events of our lives. We enjoy every minute, and want to ensure that our amazing memories are captured to last a life time and even for generations to come. What a picture, what a photograph It's hard to imagine a wedding...

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Take the leap in 2020: save the date

Take the leap in 2020: save the date

Leap year proposals There’s an extra day to play with this year as 2020 is a leap year. So we will have the pleasure of the 29th February for the first time again in four years. When it comes to proposing, traditionally a leap year meant that the tables were turned...

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A guide to eco-friendly wedding rings

A guide to eco-friendly wedding rings

Your wedding ring is probably the most important piece of jewellery that you'll ever wear. Not only does it play a symbolic part of your wedding day but it is also a long lasting keepsake that will stay with you for ever. So choosing, making or buying a wedding ring...

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A (Brides)made to measure wedding dress

A (Brides)made to measure wedding dress

Wedding dress shopping can feel like a fairy tale to some but can also be a little overwhelming. Oftern bridal dress shops have a sea of (generally) white dresses laid out before the lucky bride to be which can leave some feeling a little daunted. There are a few...

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Keeping your wedding guests well watered

Keeping your wedding guests well watered

With World Gin Day this weekend, my thoughts go to wedding drinks. Keeping your wedding guests well fed, watered and entertained is key to a really happy wedding day. Get this right and you're on to a winner. Remember everyone loves free things! If you can’t afford to...

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Dealing with difficult wedding guests

Dealing with difficult wedding guests

There will probably be some tough decisions to make with your guest list. Ultimately, it all boils down to who you want in the room with you and how well do you want to know the people that are there. After the guest list headaches, chasing RSVPs and endlessly...

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10 reasons guests will love your Cotswold wedding

10 reasons guests will love your Cotswold wedding

Wedding venues in the Cotswolds Hanami Dream is based in West Oxfordshire and there are some truly beautiful wedding venues to choose from in the surrounding Cotswolds. Whether in a barn, a manor house, a marquee or a hotel, there are some amazing places to hold your...

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Top tips for a gin filled wedding

Top tips for a gin filled wedding

Gin filled wedding The gin renaissance is still going strong and continues to be the on trend drink of the moment with flavoured gins being on the rise. Here are some ways to include the nation's favourite drink in to your wedding day courtesy of Liz Beswick, Co...

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Dates for your 2019 diary

Dates for your 2019 diary

Happy New Year! And huge congratulations if you’ve got engaged over the festive period. Telling people your big news and flashing your new piece of jewellery is such an exciting time and it won’t be long until you’ll be asked (again and again) when is your big day. So...

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