Wedding dilemas – Should I add plus ones to single guests invitations?

In the second of our wedding dilemas we’re looking at whether single guests invitations should always have a plus one. Call me harsh but unless the person doesn’t know anyone else at the wedding I would personally say no.  At the end of the day most couples deliberate for weeks on end who to invite […]

Wedding dilemas – Should I ask children to our wedding….

Chatting to engaged couples over the years, other suppliers, friends and family getting married and now getting married ourselves there seems to be some common awkward decisions to make which should be so easy.  With the help of some now married brides over the next few weeks we’ll be looking at a few of them […]

Where to start when choosing an engagement ring

Choosing something that you hope will last a lifetime and be as loved and treasured as an engagement ring especially considering the cost should be something researched like any life purchases however where to start can be a minefield leaving many people going to a high street chain jewellers for inspiration and to make the […]

The DIY trend in weddings – how DIY do you make your day…

In recent years the trend for DIY weddings has become huge mirroring the rise in the crafts industry in general with HobbyCraft alone reporting an increase in turnover of 12.8% in the 52 weeks ending 20th February 2011*. We’ve seen a large increase in couples wanting to add their own stamp to their wedding day from […]

Fun Friday – Ensuring a fun evening reception

If you’re worried about your evening reception being a little flat if guests feel tired after the wedding service and breakfast  (particularly if your service is early)and your budget doesn’t stretch to hiring a band there are lots of ways to overcome this. Most venues will have guests leave the room after the daytime reception while they clean up for […]

Vintage Inspired Weddings

Following on from the UK’s first ever Vintage Wedding Fair held in Harrogate last Sunday we’ve put together an inspiration board and it’s been a real struggle as there are so many beautiful vintage inspired wedding ideas on the market we really were spoilt for choice: Vintage Inspired Wedding by AATN2308

Wedding Theme inspired by the Take That Circus Tour

It had to be done, I couldn’t possibly have gone to see something as truly amazing as the Take That Circus Tour and not incorporated it into our blog!  The astonishment from the crowd and general feel of excitement from the spectacular entertainment and the gorgeous array of vibrant colours would just create the most magical […]

Ideas for children at weddings

If you are having children at your wedding it’s a good idea to include some special details to make them feel welcome and entertain them.  As wedding favours are our speciality we are often asked what alternatives there are for children.  There are a wide range of favour alternatives including these adorable chocolate ladybirds which are […]