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Made In England – Bexbrides

Rebecca Lombard-Earl (Bex) is the founder of Bexbrides. Bex is an award winning designer with a fabulous studio in Hurworth just outside Darlington. Bex and her team design made-to-measure bespoke bridal gowns and also provide a specialist customisation and repair service for vintage gowns. Bex offers a wide range of styles to suit every client’s budget and theme and is particularly known […] Read more >

Advice From The Experts – Beauty with Jenn Edwards

We have got your bridal beauty questions covered. We asked one of our go-to hair and make-up artist Jenn Edwards what’s hot in bridal beauty! Since 2012 Jenn Edwards and her award winning team of 5 professional hair and make-up artists have had the pleasure of styling hair and make-up of over 500 gorgeous brides. They have become known for their ‘natural […] Read more >

5 Minutes with . . . coolblu

Picture this. You’ve found your perfect venue – maybe it has family ties, maybe it’s sticking within a small budget, maybe it’s the only venue that can host your volume of guests, but something is lacking. Sparkle. Magic. Wow-factor. It doesn’t quite say “best day of our lives”, and needs an injection of pow. Don’t sweat it – coolblu have seriously got […] Read more >

Real Wedding: Sarah and Damien’s Crathorne Hall Wedding

Sarah and Damien married at Crathorne Hall on 13th March. The couple made this day truly theirs with a combination of themes to match their personalities. Sarah’s bridesmaids wore stunning deep blue dresses with diamante belts and hair accessories and a very special wand for the youngest bridesmaid, while Sarah wore a gorgeous ivory gown with floral embroidery and lace. Damien wore […] Read more >

Make It Monday – DIY Wedding Hairstyles

This week’s Make It Monday is about hair! We have found five different video tutorials for all hair types that can easily be recreated at home for your bridal hair, on your bridesmaids or be shown to your hairstylist to be done professionally. For brides with short hair, the tutorial presented by Pose is great to give a lot of volume that […] Read more >

It’s Just You and Me

Sometimes, there’s is no need for added extras when the day is about you and your partner making a commitment to each other. Minimalism is a sleek, simple and modern elegant style to go for, a traditional white wedding with silky textures. We love the Charlotte Simpson bridal gowns with clean and sophisticated lines to hug the figure. We are also a huge […] Read more >

The Grooms Guide – Ushers & Groomsmen

Asked your mates to be your ushers or have you been asked, and to be honest … don’t really now what the role entails? More than just showing up in a new suit, the Groom’s back-up-boys do actually have a hand in the day running smoothly. From getting a decent breakfast (and perhaps some Dutch Courage) down the groom to guiding the […] Read more >

Advice From The Experts – Paperie

So you want to find your perfect wedding stationery, but there is so much choice. Where do you start? Sarah Alexis Stationery answers your paperie questions! Sarah, founder of Sarah Alexis Stationery has always been creative, with a background as a Graphic Designer and a love of all things weddings, especially all things ‘paperie’. Plan your dates for sending your invitation – […] Read more >

5 Minutes with . . . Flowermaiden

North Yorkshire based florist, Flowermaiden work from a studio off Bow Street, Guisborough neighbouring the priory gardens. The idyllic location with private parking provides a perfect place for couples to stop by and discuss their floral ideas. From colours to flower types, sizes and seasons, fragrances, who should have what, to which side do you wear your floral corsages; all your questions […] Read more >

Real Wedding: Katy and Peter’s Elegant and Personalised Wedding Day

Katy and Peter work for Bauer Media and met at Viking FM in Hull in January 2013. Peter was the new radio presenter and Katy had been promoted to Head of the Yorkshire Cash for Kids charities. Peter carefully and thoughtfully planned the engagement; he surprised Katy with a trip to Dublin where her late grandparents had got married. Peter proposed outside […] Read more >