Getting Started
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How To Budget For Your Wedding

So, you’re now officially engaged and you’ve had your party to celebrate, it can only mean one thing. It’s time to get planning. First things first, the most important thing to do is set your overall budget for the weddi...

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12 Money Saving Tips To Help You Plan Your Dream Wedding

According to Refinery 29, the average cost of a wedding in the UK is standing at an average of £27k, and over £38k in London! With supplier prices soaring as soon as the word ‘wedding’ is added, it’s not surp...

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7 Tips To Designing The Ultimate Guest List For Your Wedding

So, you’ve decided on your budget and your next task is to decide on your guest list. Easy, right?! Think again. It is wise to start forming a guest list during the early stages of your wedding preparation. This is harder than it so...

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How To Choose A Colour And Theme For Your Wedding

What comes first – colours or the theme? This article will give you an overview to some popular wedding themes and wedding colours. Although the list of themes and colour combinations are endless it should still give you some ideas ...

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Hiring A Wedding Planner? It’s Not Just For The Rich And Famous!

As you’ve probably now realised, planning a wedding is a lot to take on. The larger details, such as the venue and dress, down to the small intricate things like favours and table decorations all need to be designed, arranged, and th...

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6 Reasons Why You Should Have Wedding Insurance

According to Money Saving Expert, you could be looking at a minimum of a whopping £25,000 spend on your wedding day. Realistically, every couple should be protecting their pennies, as for the average person, £25,000 is a huge a...

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9 Things You Need To Consider When Booking Your Wedding Transport

Deciding on the right transport for your wedding can be tricky; after all, you want your means of transport to be special like the rest of the day. For a lot of couples, arriving in style is a top priority! Whether you have set your heart...

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Choosing your Ceremony and Reception
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Everything You Need To Know About Religious Ceremonies

When you get married you will need to choose whether you wish to have a religious ceremony or a civil ceremony. This can sometimes be quite difficult, especially if you both have different beliefs, or your families have a strong opinion. ...

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Everything You Need To Know About Having A Civil Ceremony

What is a Civil Ceremony? A civil ceremony is a legal marriage ceremony in which there are no religious links. Civil ceremonies can take place at registry offices and at other locations, such as stately homes and hotels, as long as they h...

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9 Things To Look Out For When Searching For Your Wedding Venue

Here are 9 things to consider when searching for your wedding venue: 1/ Count your guests! First things first, make sure your venue is big enough to accommodate all of the invited guests! This might be an obvious tip, but the venue migh...

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7 Wedding Venue Ideas

With venues in the UK being able to apply to become approved marriage premises, there is a whole range of different types of venue you can now get married at. We’ve listed a few below to get your imagination flowing, but there are ma...

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Dressing the Bridal Party
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How To Choose Your Dream Wedding Dress

All eyes on you – this dress is one of the most important dresses you will ever wear! With more and more brides choosing their own unique wedding outfit, whether it is a gown or two piece, it is probably going to be the most importan...

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How To Choose Your Bridesmaids Dresses

Dressing your bridesmaids can be a difficult thing to do. Although they have accepted the role of being your bridesmaid, there needs to be an equal level of respect between you, as the bride, and your bridesmaids. You want your bridesmaid...

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5 Tips For Dressing The Groom & His Groomsmen

For the groom, picking the outfit is probably the one element within the wedding planning process that they can look forward to, and have complete control over. If the groom is happy for his ‘soon-to-be-bride’ to come along, o...

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19 Tips To Get You Wedding Day Ready, Without The Professionals!

These days, more and more brides are scrapping the professionals, and doing their hair and makeup themselves. By scrapping the professionals, you could easily be saving close to £1000, if not more, especially when you start to add up...

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How To Accessorise Your Wedding Dress

When it comes to accessorising, there are lots of things that you could look at, but try not to go overboard. Make sure it all teams in with the dress and the overall look you are going for. Below are a few examples of accessories to consi...

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7 Tips To Ensure You Get A Make-Over Not A Fake-Over

For the bride, this topic can either be an exciting one, or a daunting one. When you consider your hair and makeup for your wedding day, most commonly brides will opt for a professional to come in and get you glammed. Other brides, howeve...

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Stationery
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Top Tips For Your Save The Dates

So, your wedding is booked, and your guest list has been finalised, but is it too early to send out the invitations? Generally, you would normally send invitations out about 6 months before your wedding, but if you have guests coming fr...

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Wedding Invitations: What To Include & How To Design Them

Invitations should normally be sent to your guests 4-6 months before your wedding. This should then allow enough time for guests to arrange travel and accommodation if they need it, especially if you haven’t previously sent out Save ...

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The Reception
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Top Tips For Choosing Your Dream Wedding Cake

Unless you already have a firm idea of the kind of cake you’d like, there will need to be time to look around at options, as well as booking the cake creator, allocating the funds, and finding any special decorative elements. So be ...

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5 Tips To Consider When Hiring Bar Services For Your Wedding

Whether or not you have an inclusive bar will depend on your venue. Not all venues will have a bar, so you may need to hire one. This is especially important if you are hosting your wedding reception within your own marquee or hire marquee...

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16 Ultimate Design Tips For Decorating Your Wedding Venue

Decorating your venue really allows you to put your own stamp on your wedding, especially if you are tying it in with a specific theme or colour scheme. One of the first things you will probably do is choose your venue. This will form the...

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The Ultimate Guide To Finding Your Perfect Wedding Guest Book

What is a guest book? The guest book provides an additional way for you and your now husband or bride, to capture special moments of your day from your guests' perspective. A guest book is a beautiful way for you to be able to reflect bac...

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5 Ways To Keep Your Guests Entertained At Your Wedding

Entertainment is a big thing at a wedding and no wedding is complete without it. In order to get the entertainment that’s right for you, time should be taken when choosing. DJs There are many different types of entertainment that y...

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Is This The Newest Tradition For Weddings?

More and more often, brides and grooms are adding little ‘surprises’ to wow their guests; and a trend that is definitely growing is sweet treats. Sweet treats can include candy carts, popcorn, ice cream vans / bikes, chocolate...

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Have You Ever Considered Hiring A Toastmaster At Your Wedding?

Before now, it is possible you may not have heard of a toastmaster, or what they do. Traditionally, a toastmaster’s role is to be responsible for proposing toasts, introducing speeches, and making any other formal announcement, such...

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It's Your First Dance As A Married Couple! So Choose Your Song Wisely

This is your first dance as husband and wife, and all eyes will be on you, so you may feel like you’ll want to get some practice in first. Many couples like to keep this a slow dance, but there is also a growing trend towards hav...

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Hen and Stag Parties
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Top Tips for Making a Hen or Stag Event One to Remember

Organised mayhem by the best man and maid of honour, that will be remembered for years to come…..no pressure! When arranging a hen or stag night, the first thing you will need to get hold of is a guest list. This can only really be...

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The Honeymoon
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How To Save For Your Honeymoon & Places You Could Visit

When it comes to the honeymoon, budget is a big factor, but you can still have a great honeymoon no matter the size of your budget. Whether you choose to honeymoon in the UK, Europe or further away, there are lots of options available for...

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The Speeches
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How To Nail Your Wedding Speech!

The Speeches Here it is, the moment you’ve been dreading all day, the speeches! Traditionally, there are three speeches at a wedding - the father of the bride's speech; the groom's speech and finally the best man's speech. These sp...

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The Photography
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Top Tips On How To Choose Your Photographer For Your Wedding Day

When deciding on a wedding photographer, the first thing you need to decide is what kind of pictures you would like to have. Would you prefer traditional pictures that are posed for and the photographer arranges everyone into the position...

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