RSSArchive for August, 2008

Crinkle chiffon bridesmaid dress

Crinkle chiffon bridesmaid dress

Keep your bridesmaids ‘pretty in pink’ in this gorgeous crinkle chiffon dress with ruffle neck detail.  The A-line dress is knee length and is available in a limited range of other colours with satin sash at the waist for approximately £275.  It’s by Alvina Valenta and you will find stockists across the UK.  The ruffle detail at [...]

Cheap votives for romantic reception decoration

Cheap votives for romantic reception decoration

You can get a really romantic setting without spending a fortune on event planning.  These votives are from Ikea and cost £1.49 for a pack of 12, dot them intermittently over the tables for a beautiful romantic setting. For even better value for money, wrap some narrow ribbon in your colour theme around the votives [...]

Chocolate brown wedding cake with pink roses

Chocolate brown wedding cake with pink roses

Pink and brown is a pretty, yet sophisticated combination, chocolate and roses are even better!  This deliciously smooth Milk Chatsworth cake is by Purita Hyam and cost £550 for a three tier cake.  There is a stunning gallery of chocolate wedding cakes in many different combinations,  from a smooth finish to chocolate swirls, you can [...]

Cheap vintage style wedding shoes from Barratts

Cheap vintage style wedding shoes from Barratts

What a bargain, £20 for these vintage inspired shoes from Barratts!  They are described on the Barratts website as ivory, but I would call them pale gold, these peep toe, T-bar shoes have a ruched fabric on the front and back, with a diamonte detail to give them a fabulously glamorous feel.  The heel height [...]

Karen Millen organza party dress for reception chic

Karen Millen organza party dress for reception chic

If you fancy doing a Coleen and changing out of your wedding dress to a party dress for your evening reception, this organza party dress from Karen Millen for £160 is perfect.  It still has a certain bridal feel with the metallic organza fabric, large bow at the waist, and structured neckline.  I can see the [...]

Pink glitter flower girl or bridesmaid shoes

Pink glitter flower girl or bridesmaid shoes

Just the sweetest little pink glitter shoes you’re likely to find for your flower girl or young bridesmaid.  They are from John Lewis and cost between £12 and £15 and are available in sizes 8 (junior) to 2.  Don’t go buying these too far ahead though as children’s feet grow remarkably quick, leave it until [...]

Holistic Silk Slippers for a relaxing foot massage

Holistic Silk Slippers for a relaxing foot massage

If you’re finding yourself getting stressed with all the wedding arrangements, but don’t have time to take yourself off for a relaxing foot massage, slip on these holistic slippers from Holistic Silk to soothe your feet when you get home.   They have removable magnetic massaging insoles which help circulation and can give pain relief to [...]

Hanging heart tea lights for romantic reception lighting

Hanging heart tea lights for romantic reception lighting

Hang these sweet zinc heart tea lights around the garden in trees or along fences if you’re having a marquee reception for soft, romantic lighting.  They come in a set of four for £8.99 from The Contemporary Home.  Dot these antique style hanging heart tealight holders between them for a beautifully ecclectic, romantic setting.  They cost more at [...]

Feather hairband for simple wedding hair

Feather hairband for simple wedding hair

Go for a simple alice band with a floral or feather embellishment if you don’t fancy sitting having your hair done for hours on the morning of your wedding.  They are ideal for all hair styles, whether short and funky or long and flowing, they also work brilliantly for a beach wedding where you don’t [...]

Marabou bag for flowergirls & bridesmaids

Marabou bag for flowergirls & bridesmaids

This is a gorgeous little marabou bag from BHS for your flowergirls or young bridesmaids to carry and is perfect for a winter wedding.  They will love carrying this bag for confetti on the day and will love it even more to use after the wedding for parties.  It’s a great price at £10 and if you’re [...]