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Get all the planning advice and tips you’ll need to plan your perfect wedding! Articles cover topics including wedding vows, invitation layouts and printing, toasts, order of service, budget planner, civil celebrants and much more.

How much to spend on a hen party gift?

You have received the invitation to a hen do and your excitement is through the roof. But while it is easy enough to find an outfit that will fit the party and any possible theme, it can be a headache-inducing […]

The history of wedding veils

Nothing shouts out ‘Wedding!’ from the mountains like a veil. They have been around for as long as the concept of marriage has and are still as favoured by brides today. Take a look into the history of wedding veils here: […]

How to choose your wedding cake flavours

So, you’re having an amazingly epic wedding cake and you know exactly what you want it to look like, but have you considered your options for flavours? While many wedding cake makers will have varying flavours, we spoke to a cake […]

Superstitious wedding rituals from around the world

Outside of the ol’ Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue, there really isn’t all that much that is exciting in the way of wedding superstitions in this part of the world. While things like being carried over the […]

How to meet your future in-laws for the first time

Are you yet to meet your future in-laws? If you and your partner have become engaged before you’ve had the chance to meet the future in-laws, you’d best get a wriggle on and start to build a connection before the […]

12 wedding makeup mistakes you don’t want to make

When your wedding day comes, all eyes will be on you and it is your time to shine. You have picked the most gorgeous gown, have planned a complimentary hairstyle, and all that is left to complete the look is […]

Groom requests £150 per wedding guest

The Rotherham couple requested that each guest contribute £150 in order to attend their Derbyshire wedding. This spend includes a three-night stay at the venue, and people are referring to this groom and his “genius” idea as a “business model!” […]

15 paper gift ideas for your first anniversary

Congratulations on making it to the milestone of one year of marriage! If you want to follow tradition, you’ll be on the hunt for a paper gift for your spouse to mark the occasion. While there are some truly traditional paper […]

Wedding gifts you should avoid giving

Wedding gifts are not a quick fix. You can’t just run down to Poundland and hope for the best. The maid of honour has likely kept a record of what you’ve given, so don’t think you’re off the hook once the […]

Does a wedding cake smash suit you?

If the thought of standing in front of your wedding guests with your perfectly coiffed hair, flawless makeup, and stunning gown, and having your new spouse smash cake into your face sends shivers down your spine… a wedding cake smash […]

What nobody tells you about eloping

Picture this: You and your fiance are happy, relaxed and standing on a remote beach staring into each other’s eyes as you declare your love for one another and say ‘I Do’. It is intimate, it is romantic and it […]

Wedding vs elopement: what would you choose?

Congratulations on your engagement! Before you can fully launch yourself into the world of wedding planning, you and your fiancé will need to decide if you would like to throw a celebration that all of your nearest and dearest can […]

Your ultimate engagement party checklist

Your partner likes it and has put a ring on it, so now it’s time to celebrate your engagement! Here’s our engagement party checklist to ensure you’ve got everything covered: This is the party before the main event and your […]

Unique Nigerian wedding traditions you probably didn’t know

In Nigeria, a wedding is much more than the celebration of joining the lives of two people into one. It is when two entire families join together as one and a Nigerian wedding is an all-out affair that is full […]

What to say in the perfect maid of honour speech

While the spotlight will be shining on the bride on her wedding day, there is one moment where you, as the maid of honour, will get to revel in a bit of a special moment – the all-important speech. Public […]

Mrs or Ms? The differences between titles

Your whole life, you have been a Miss and you’ve been rocking it. But after you say, “I do,” you’ll need to start thinking about whether you want to become a Mrs or a Ms. When it comes to tradition, […]

10 things happy couples do well

Whether you are dating, engaged, newly married, or approaching a marriage milestone, the way you interact with one another is a strong sign of how happy you are in your relationship. Here are 10 key things that happy couples do […]

Dos and don’ts of wedding favours

 It was the French who began the tradition of giving gifts to guests at weddings. While it originated as boxes of sweets, most notably candied almonds, wedding favours now come in all sorts of variations that are as unique as the […]

Traditional religious wedding vows from across the world

Civil ceremonies may make up a good majority of weddings these days, but thousands of religious ceremonies of every denomination still take place every year. And, though each religion has it’s own traditional vows, there’s beauty to be found in all […]

Well groomed: The art of choosing your best man

Is your best man really the best man for the job? When it comes to choosing a best man and groomsmen for their wedding, most men will tell you that it’s an easy and straightforward decision. Oh, and the same […]

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