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Changes in marriage law for outdoor weddings

Today could mark the start of some exciting changes to where couples can get married in the future in England and Wales. I’m looking forward to hearing about changes in marriage laws today when Chancellor, Philip Hammond, announces the Budget later. He is expected to announce relaxed rules around wedding venues. the cost of weddings […]

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Finalist in UKAWEP Pantone® colour trend challenge SS19

Pretty chuffed to have one of mood boards picked as finalist again in the UK Academy of Wedding and Event Planning SS19 Pantone® colour trend challenge. Sweet Lilac | pink sugary treats IMAGE CREDITS: Dress | Gem Harris via Rock N Roll Bride via…/20-stunning-non-white-wed…/amp/ Milk shakes | Lovely little partiesky Flowers | Miss Zeit […]

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Royal wedding part two

Obviously, I love a good wedding and even more so a royal one. Well, if you wait longer enough then two come along at once and we’ve certainly been spoilt for royal weddings this year! I was glued to the television once again on Friday to see Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank get married for […]

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Finding the perfect wedding dress

For many, picking a wedding dress may be the most exciting purchase that you make and, some may say, one of the best (and hardest) decisions in the wedding planning process. wedding dress trends Finding the perfect wedding dress is no mean feat and wedding dresses over the years are an example of fashion trends […]

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Children at weddings

wedding guest list The wedding guest list is often cited as being one of the top stresses for couples during wedding planning (whether you plan to invite children or not to your big day). Who to invite is personal to each couple, as every family has different circumstances and it depends who is ‘hosting’ the wedding (and often […]

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5 reasons tiny weddings rock

Tiny wedding trend On average, wedding guest numbers are decreasing and a lovely trend in micro or tiny weddings is on the rise; with couples wishing to keep things small, personal and more meaningful. Not always in the extreme of eloping but a step away from traditions and expectations. Making the day a wonderful experience for everyone […]

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Vote for Hanami Dream in the Cotswolds Awards 2018

I’m delighted to have been nominated for Cotswold Blogger of the Year 2018! Please take a couple of moments to follow this link (scroll down about 3/4 of the way to find the blogger category). I’d really appreciate your vote for Hanami Dream. We live in such a stunning part of the country, it’s […]

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Top Spring 2019 colours from Pantone®

The current back to school vibe always makes me feel a little sad and melancholy. It’s the end of the summer and the seasons are beginning to change. It is back to work and back to reality, after a summer of fun. The lyrics of ‘Zorbing’ by Stornoway sum up what this time of year […]

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