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Silver screen glamour is a big bridal trend for 2009

Silver screen glamour is a big bridal trend for 2009

Many of the top wedding dress designers are predicting that silver screen glamour is going to be big in 2009.  One who is cynical may say they are making such predictions to fit in with what they have designed, but it could be that they are designing for the weddings we are seeing more and more of, which is weddings [...]

Gold & ivory rose embellished bridesmaid shoes

Gold & ivory rose embellished bridesmaid shoes

Many companies will dye your wedding or bridesmaid shoes so that you can get a fully coordinated look, however if you’re looking for something really bespoke that will bring your colours, flowers or any other theme together, Kate Pennington Designs will work with you to hand decorate your shoes.  There is a gallery of shoe designs on [...]

Many overseas weddings hit by XL collapse

Many overseas weddings hit by XL collapse

Many couples planning to get married abroad have been hit by the collapse of XL as planes have been grounded and the cost of replacement fights has shot up (which is disgraceful behaviour from the other airlines).  Those who have booked a package holiday will at least have renumeration as they are protected by ATOL, [...]

KT Tunstall gets married at Flodigarry Country House Hotel

KT Tunstall gets married at Flodigarry Country House Hotel

  Well you can certainly see why KT Tunstall held her wedding at Flodigarry Country House Hotel on the Isle of Skye, the backdrop is absolutely stunning and the house itself is not only beautiful, but steeped in history as well.  KT and her now husband Luke Bullen hired out the venue for four days [...]

Would you trust the Hairy Bakers to make your wedding cake?

Would you trust the Hairy Bakers to make your wedding cake?

Quite a risk to take, asking the Hairy Bakers to make your wedding cake just a week before your wedding without having tasted what their cakes taste like!  Seeing the lads trying to master the art of cake decorating at Patisserie Viennoise of Otley makes you realise why wedding cakes cost so much money. At [...]

Red ruffle flower girl dress in the style of Coleen’s wedding dress

Red ruffle flower girl dress in the style of Coleen’s wedding dress

If you loved Coleen’s wedding dress by Marchesa with it ruffles upon ruffles and want something similar for your flower girls, this cute little dress from Perfume River at £89.99 is perfect.  The bodice is covered in beads and sequins, and that’s the plainest part of the dress!  At the waist there are beautiful organza [...]

Choose to give your wedding gifts rather than receive them

Choose to give your wedding gifts rather than receive them

Last night I read ‘Random Acts Of Kindness’ by Danny Wallace and his Karma Army, which was very funny and I’m quite proud to say I had already done many of the acts of kindness suggested in the book before having read it.  One of the suggestions (on page 95) is to buy someone in [...]

Sassi Holford long wedding coat

Sassi Holford long wedding coat

A wedding coat doesn’t need to be just for a winter wedding where you need to keep warm, as this beautiful full length Sassi Holford coat shows.  Use one to cover up for a beach wedding over a flimsy dress or casual trouser suit (no-one wants to have sunscreen smeared all over them on their [...]

Pretty beaded butterfly hairpins from Isabel Kurtenbach

Pretty beaded butterfly hairpins from Isabel Kurtenbach

These beaded butterfly hairpins by Isabel Kurtenbach are just stunning and would look beautiful in a simple updo or if you have a funky short hairstyle.  The large rhinestone butterfly hairpins are £79 and the small ones £32, they are part of the ready to wear collection which includes snowflakes, daisies, roses or just simple pearls [...]