Tag: weddingplanning

Q&A with Bride-To-Be, Laura

This week, we have the pleasure of speaking to the lovely Bride-to-be, Laura. She tells us how she met her ‘now’ fiance, Pete and how they fell in love by accident! Where did you meet your partner?We first met through our media studies class at college in 2010, and then met again back in a pub in Hayward’s Heath in…

5 of Our Suppliers Worth Checking Out

With the current situation in the world, supporting local businesses is more important now than ever before. In March 2020 we launched our wedding directory with the intention of helping to connect budding brides-to-be with local wedding businesses and suppliers of all sizes.  We are absolutely thrilled with the responses we have had to our directory so far and are…

Everything you need to know about Wedding Hair…

There are so many things to consider when planning your hair for your big day. I mean your hair is your crown, it’s seen from every angle and can really give that WOW factor to your whole bridal look. But it can also be overwhelming to choose the right style, especially with all the incredible intricate braids, voluminous updos and long,…

Ashley Kay Bridal Services

Hello Lovelies! I’m Ashley Kay – a freelance hair and makeup artist based in Cambridgeshire & Norfolk – providing local, national and destination bridal services! I was born in Texas and raised in California – resulting in a hybrid accent you’ll pick up on when we speak! However,  I’ve been living in the UK since 2002 and transitioned from working…

Wedding Postponements

My heart truly goes out to all the brides who have unfortunately had to postpone, or even cancel, their big day as a result of the current COVID-19 pandemic. So this blog post is a tribute to them. I would like this post to bring you hope, and joy, and ideas of how you could celebrate your special day instead. I…

Choosing The First Dance For Your Wedding

Do you need help choosing the First Dance for Your Wedding? Are уоu dreading уоur firѕt dаnсе аѕ Husband and Wife? As the leader оf a professional wеdding band, I соmе across соuрlеѕ every wееk that are nоt keen to bе lеft оn thе dаnсе flооr оn thеir оwn fоr tоо lоng. Thiѕ iѕ реrfесtlу undеrѕtаndаblе. Thеrе are very fеw реорlе who feel…

Why wedding stationery should be top of your list – especially now!

2020 is proving to be hugely challenging for everyone, including those of you who were meant to be celebrating your wedding this year and for those out there with weddings still hanging in the balance. I understand the heartache first hand as my wedding is scheduled to go ahead in September this year… (Fingers crossed!) I’m Chloe, the founder of…

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…

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…

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…