Month: April 2020

Wedding Photographer, October James captures a beautiful Outdoor Wedding

Norfolk Wedding Photography by October James Photography The Venue David and Tanya chose Chaucer Barn for their wedding and it gave them a magical setting. Set within the Norfolk countryside, this large converted barn offers both sleeping and living accommodation as well as the all important partying space! The Outfits Tanya and David had planned a relaxed and intimate wedding…

How to Plan the Perfect Barn Wedding

Barns have become increasingly popular in the last few years, with 28% of couples choosing a barn setting for their wedding in 2019. (Source: hitched.co.uk) What’s attracting couples to a barn style wedding? Versatility. This industry is changing, long gone are the days of traditional weddings in hotels, couples are now looking to personalise every aspect of their day and…

The History of Moira J Florist

Oh hi there! I’m Moira, owner and lead designer at Moira J Florist. You may be wondering what on earth makes a normal person (debatable) want to be a florist in the first place! Truth is, I kinda fell in to it. Taking you back over 30 years, my hubby and I wanted to get married. At the time, we…

All about Coco Bridal

Coco Bridal Boutique was born from my own experience as a bride. During my wedding dress search, I really struggled to find contemporary bridal gowns in the East Midlands. I didn’t want a traditional white wedding dress, I always found them a bit grown up. I wanted to look youthful and modern on my wedding day, and wear something different…

Finding your Perfect Wedding Ring & Jewels at Simon Pure

Finding the perfect wedding ring & jewellery is an exciting part of the build up to your big day & the Award Winning Simon Pure are here to help.  At first it might seem daunting but with guidance from the friendly staff you can relax knowing you’re in safe hands. Simon Pure can offer advice & consider your personal style,…

Choosing your bridal squad

An important aspect in the lead up to your wedding and on the day itself, is to have your most trusted and closest people around you, to stand next to you both as you say “I do”. But how do you go about picking them?The bridal party consists of the maid of honour (matron of honour if she is married) and the…

Choose to shop at TDR Bridal

Hey there Lovely Lady! You’re Engaged! Now the real fun begins!! Choosing your wedding gown is like no other shopping you will ever do! Here at TDR we’re experts in making this seriously magical, irreplaceable time, totally unique to you. Our wedding dresses are truly amazing, with Designers from across the globe. We’re open 7 days and 3 late nights,…

WEDDING SPEECHES – A BRIDE’S GUIDE

Brides often think the speeches are the one bit of wedmin they don’t need to get involved with. Sorry ladies, not so! Even if you decide not to give a speech yourself – and we wholeheartedly recommend you do – you can still say ‘er, don’t think so mate’ to three blokes reciting clichés and recycled jokes for half an…

A Luxury Wedding Package Giveaway to an NHS worker

Thank you NHS workers, we appreciate everything you do, especially during this pandemic. As I was browsing through Instagram, I stumbled across @annelimphoto and @besteventsco and saw that they were promoting a GIVEAWAY. I love a good giveaway so I started to read what it was all about. It took me by surprise that they have teamed up with lots…

Bridesmaid Dresses on the High Street for Every Budget

So… we have done our research and found some stunning Bridesmaids dresses for you on a budget. With £300 and under as our limit, we have been surprisingly pleased with the beautiful designs that are available to the budget bride. Bridesmaid dresses for UNDER £100 Bridesmaid dresses for UNDER £200 Bridesmaid dresses for UNDER £300 There it is. A selection…

Invite etiquette

A very common question I’ve seen on social media is “do I need to send save the dates?”.I think this is a personal decision for a couple, but the main considerations are budget, design and time. Is it an expense you can do without? Or perhaps make something digitally and send via WhatsApp or Facebook? Could you design it yourself…