Some Unusual Modern Marriage Facts

Following the rather dry previous post, today I came across some rather interesting and sometimes unusual facts on the state of modern marriage in The Huffington Post. The pick of the bunch are below:If You Like This, You'll Love:Recent Wedding Statistics Young people nowadays have a very positive view on marriage and the vast majority expect the...

Wedding Statistics for 2013

Although it's a somewhat dry topic for discussion today, the facts and figures presented below suggest that despite the recent difficulties attributed to the economic climate, the wedding industry remains extremely healthy and is continuing to go from strength to strength.If You Like This, You'll Love:Some Unusual Modern Marriage FactsMarriage Rate...

News: Our Latest Wedding Planning Training Course (V8) Launches!

1 August 2013 Breaking News: Our Latest Training Course (V8) Launches!   We are delighted to announce that following a 6 month review, V8 - the latest and greatest version of our wedding planning course - is due out on formal launch on 1st August 2013. In fact it's out today - we couldnt wait!! V8 is an absolutely immense wedding planning reso...

Definitive Wedding Planning Checklist

Professional Wedding ChecklistUpdated 7 April 2020: If you want to plan the perfect wedding, you'll need a comprehensive wedding checklist. So here for your convenience is our ultimate wedding planning timeline. It's a checklist of all the things you need to do and when you need to do them. As you can see there's tonnes to do so bett...

Popular First Dance Songs

First Dance SongsThe choice of first dance song is an entirely subjective and personal decision for every couple to make. For many it is an easy choice - often a song that was playing when they first met or a song that they heard during an important and memorable point in their relationship. Some couples however find it hard to decide what their fi...

Tall Wedding Centrepieces

Flowers are an essential element of any wedding, no matter what the budget might be. From the subtlest of buttonholes to the boldest of bouquets, creative and imaginative floral displays are one of the best ways to a decorate a wedding. Elaborate, tall wedding centrepieces As you can see the focus of today's post is on tal...

Spring / Summer 2014 Wedding Dress Trends

At last, it's an end to speculation with New York's Bridal Fashion Week... we finally get a sneak preview of what's to come next year! (And in all likelihood we will see these many of trends continue into 2015) If You Like This, You'll Love:Wedding Dress Trends, Spring / Summer 2015 Oscar De La Renta Spr...

Lemon Yellow Wedding Ideas

It’s right back to basics on this one – once again letting the images do the talking.  Fresh lemon yellow… it is the perfect colour for a spring or summer wedding!Yellow cascade bridal bouquetYellow guest bookYellow bridesmaid shoesYellow calla lilly bouquetLemon bon-bon sweet stationYellow craspedia pomanders via The Knot...

2013 & 2014 Wedding Trends II – Striking the Right Balance Between Formal and Fun

Both ‘circus’ and ‘rustic’ styled weddings are popular themes recently, mainly because they offer a more informal, natural and relaxed alternative to a traditional white wedding that some perceive as overly formal, staid and stuffy. Circus styled weddings These are just a couple of indications that demonstrate that there has been a no...

The Prophet on Marriage, by Khalil Gibran

Happy New Year!Thought we would go with some wise and beautiful words instead of images for our first post for 2013. Introducing Khalil Gibran, on marriage...Then Almitra spoke again and said..."And what of Marriage, master?"And he answered saying:You were born together,and together you shall be forevermore.You shall be together when the white wing...

Colourful Champagne Cocktails

Only two weeks until Christmas, the party season is in full swing and the cocktails are flowing! So we thought a champagne cocktail post would be rather appropriate. Champagne & raspberry-bellini Few would disagree that the best drink on the planet is champagne. After all, it's the go-to drink for any celebration or event, especially we...

Baroque / Marie Antoinette Wedding Styles & Ideas

Baroque Wedding Ideas In informal, every day usage, the word baroque implies that something is "elaborate" and "ornate", with many details. It's derived from the fabulous, Baroque style of the 17th and 18th centuries that was popular with the infamous Marie Antoinette, Queen of France until she lost her head in a guillotine accident!  From bar...

2013 / 2014 Wedding Trends

We are often asked for ideas, comments and suggestions on the next season’s wedding trends. At the time of writing this article will summarise 6 months of commentary on 2013 & 2014 wedding trends as we highlight a few select ideas that we believe will remain popular for this season and the next.If You Like This, You'll Love:2013 / 2014 Weddin...

Some Fabulous Wedding Stationery

The task of highlighting a few select wedding stationery designers from such an enormous and talented field is no mean feat. However the designs chosen to feature today speak for themselves. Take a look below.Wedding stationery by Beth Ann SealWedding stationery by Aimee OBoyleWedding stationery by KamalMore wedding stationery by Aimee OBoyleMore w...

Crystal sashes and bridal belts

... From Badgley Mischka, Vera Wang, Sash & Co and Debbie Carlisle. Enough said.  Crystal sash / bridal belt by Badgley Mischka Crystal sash / bridal belt byVera Wang (also in white) Crystal sash / bridal belt by Sash & Co Crystal sash / bridal belt by Debbie Carlisle  ...