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Crafts and Cocktails at Whinstone View

We are delighted to be back at the gorgeous Whinstone View, Great Ayton hosting our very popular Crafts and Cocktails event on Thursday 5th October 6-9pm.  The rustic barn, tranquil setting, fine food and delicious cocktails are the perfect combination for the ultimate ‘Girls Night Out’.   Tickets are on sale now at only £15 per person We generally have about 8 […] Read more >

The Back-Up Plan: How To Avoid Wedding Nightmares

Have you woken up in the middle of the night, sweating, after a nightmare that something in your wedding doesn’t go to plan? “What if the venue forget? What if the dress is five times too small? What if the stylist lets me down?”. These are the thoughts that go through every single bride and groom’s mind in the run up to […] Read more >

Aruna Seth Ballet pumps

I was pretty excited to be researching shoes for this post, what little girl or mum doesn’t dream of being a ballet dancer, as a child I was obsessed with ‘The Red Shoes’ ballet, although probably not fully understanding the story but was drawn by the power of the red shoes to possess the owner.  I set out to find some stunning ballet pumps […] Read more >

Sophie and James marry at The Tetley, Leeds the Art Lovers choice

We are delighted to feature the wedding of Sophie and James, they really made the day their own; a celebration of everything that they love.  They chose The Tetley, Leeds and I can see why, this venue perfectly suited them and allowed them to create a beautifully personal celebration.  With special Thanks to Paul Joseph photograph for the beautiful images. To set the […] Read more >

Gowns fit for a Ballerina

I’m in bridal gown heaven right now, I think this might be my favourite style ever! It was so ridiculously hard to pick our top picks for this look. The criteria was strictly ethereal, acres of tulle, soft draping, gossamer fine fabrics, pastel colours and lots of movement.  I hope we ticked all of these boxes for you, these designers are incredibly […] Read more >

The Groom’s Guide – How to Fold a Pocket Square

Don’t just stuff it in your top pocket any-old-how. James Bond wouldn’t do that. Step One – Start out by laying the pocket square on a flat surface. Step Two – Fold one corner in so that you get two overlapping triangles (they don’t want to line up exactly, giving you two points at the tip). Step Three – Fold one side […] Read more >

Wild at Heart – Animals at Weddings

Warning: This blog post contains cuteness! Today we are bringing you a photograph collection of animals at weddings because … well, just because! Be prepared for dogs, cats, donkeys and lambs wearing flower crowns, bow ties, tuxedos and mini-veils. (Wear Wag Repeat – Pinterest – Taylor Lord – Paula O’Hara – Sapphire Event Group – Megan Kay Photography) (Lissa Alexandra Photography – Josh Madson – Hilary Cam Photography – […] Read more >

Simple DIY: Personalized wedding hangers

Personalized wedding hangers Today we are showing you how to make some quick and easy wedding hangers, which are perfect for the bride to hang her dress on as well as the bridesmaids dresses, avoiding any unnecessary confusion on the big day, helping make your wedding that touch less stressful. We had so much fun making this simple project, we are  going […] Read more >

Made In England – Kate Fearnley Bridal

Kate Fearnley is a fashion designer who’s bespoke designs and beautiful women’s clothing has been spotted on celebrities such as Alexandra Burke, Girls Aloud, The Saturday’s and many more. In 2010 she won Cosmopolitans Fashion Entrepreneur Award and this year Kate has launched her first official bridal collection. Tell us about your background in fashion and design? I come from a very […] Read more >

The Groom’s Guide – Honeymoon Hero

Whether your other half has your wedding plans filed and categorised alphabetically, chronologically and by colour and you’ve taken a back seat, or you’re pulling more than your fair share, earn some serious husband points (these do actually exist, we checked) by volunteering to plan and book the honeymoon of your dreams. The world has never been more accessible, and thanks to […] Read more >