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Dreaming of a wedding abroad? No sooner said than done!

Hardly a couple hasn’t at some point or other toyed with the idea of getting married abroad. You may even be among the many who considered a destination wedding a non-negotiable condition! But now that the engagement ring shines on your finger, you might be overwhelmed with the planning process and the possibility of hitches or delays. Well, take it ...

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How to host an epic tipi wedding

With the advent of Pinterest, the rise of the blog and the prevalence of inspirational instagrammers, it is no wonder that an increasing number of couples are choosing to shun more traditional set-ups in favour of something a little different on their big day. Enter, the tipi… If you ask us, there really are no other ‘venues’ as visually striking ...

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How to choose the perfect furniture for your wedding

When we start to plan our dream wedding or event our imagination runs wild with the idea of wonderful food, wine, flowers, the perfect setting, beautiful dress and so on, and whilst there are so many things to orchestrate and pull together to create an idyllic day, the furniture and accessories will form a vital piece of the overall look ...

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Tips to help you look and feel your best on the big day from Perfectil

Getting married is one of the most exciting times of your life and as a bride, you will be at the centre of everyone’s attention! Wanting to look their very best, many brides-to-be pay extra attention to their beauty routine as part of preparations for the big day and indulge in a variety of products and treatments, but don’t forget ...

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Our guide to accepting your “other” proposal

After lots and lots of research, let’s say you’ve booked a consultation with one of your preferred florists. Hooray! During the initial consultation you’ll discuss your budget, the types of floral arrangements and installation pieces you only dream of. Particular attention will be paid to your wedding theme, personal style and your favourite flowers – of course! Pictures are more ...

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The Hottest Wedding Dress Trends Every Bride-To-Be Needs to Know

Congratulations! You’re engaged! But now the questions start – “what are you going to wear?” The panic sets in and you’ve absolutely no idea where to start! Relax! We’ve got you. We’ve compiled that hottest bridal trends for 2018 from the latest bridal catwalks to make it all a little easier for all you brides-to-be out there. Traditional bride? Sexy ...

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How to ‘Get it Twisted’ at your Hen Do with Twisted Halo

In case you didn’t know, Twisted Halo is the official VIP sponsor at The National Wedding Show this year. Jess Titcumb, founder of Twisted Halo, has put together a list of five different activities to inspire every Maid of Honour to ‘Get it Twisted’ and plan the perfect Hen Do. With suggestions for every type of personality and every type ...

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Bridal skincare tips for a dewy wedding complexion

Radiant skin is what every bride deserves on their big day, yet achieving a dewy, even complexion requires careful planning. I always recommend a natural approach to skincare leading up to your wedding which will leave you feeling as comfortable as possible in your own skin, and give you the confidence to feel good on your special day. My top ...

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How to plan the perfect honeymoon

So you have planned a stunning wedding, down to the finest detail, now all that’s left is to plan an equally stunning honeymoon! If the thought of having to organise (and fund) anything else makes you a bit queasy, it’s the right time to call in the experts! The Travelbag Honeymoon Experts based in Solihull gave us their top honeymoon ...

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How to be the ultimate bridesmaid

Being a great bridesmaid might seem pretty straightforward, however weddings often generate a lot of intense emotions and can test strong friendships to the limit. From helping her buy her wedding dress, to planning the hen party; bridesmaid duties are varied and numerous! We’ve put together a brief guide on how to avoid the common pitfalls and make sure you ...

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