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Advice From The Experts – Sugarland

So you want to find your perfect wedding cake, but there are so many different flavours and styles to choose from. Where do you start? Sharon, founder of Sadie May Cakes talks cake shopping and trends. Sharon has always been creative, developing a true passion for cake design and a love for perfecting her client’s visions, especially when it comes to making […] Read more >

An Interview with Watkins-Wright Hairdressing

Watkins-Wright hairdressing provides top quality styling and cutting. Across their five branches in Thirsk, Knaresborough, Great Ayton, Boroughbridge and Kirkbymoorside, the team are trained to consistently high standards of excellence in hairdressing. Kirstin interviewed Amelia and Katie from the Great Ayton salon to get an insight into their top products, styles and trends for your wedding day. Do brides need to be […] Read more >

Multiple Award Wins For North East Wedding Venue, Newton Hall!

Champagne corks are popping at a top North East wedding venue after it scooped four major awards in just three months. Newton Hall, which overlooks the award-winning Northumberland coast and specialises in innovative and creative outdoor weddings, has seen off competition from across Britain to be named Best UK Coastal Venue at the UK Wedding Awards. And the win follows hot on […] Read more >

Advice From The Experts – Beauty with Laura Mac

We have your beauty questions answered! We asked one of our favourite make-up artists Laura Mac about the latest trends in bridal make-up. Laura Mac trained to become a make-up artist in 2012 at the Academy of Freelance Makeup, London. Her passion for make-up began when she was a dancer surrounded by costume, hair and make-up! Fast forward to now, Laura offers a […] Read more >

Advice From The Experts – The Elopement

Wedding and Event Planner Kirstin Halstead shares the photographs from her elopement and talks to us about the practicalities of eloping. Ash and I had been together only a matter of months when he proposed to me and suggested eloping to Nashville, Tennessee. We both have a shared passion for America so I just knew this was going to be a seriously […] Read more >

In Love With Italy

The beauty of the Sorrentine Peninsula is nothing short of spectacular; we took four days out to explore Ravello, the Amalfi coast, Positano and Sorrento with our guide Cheryl Pagano of Bella Sposa. The extraordinary landscapes are incredible: in one direction you face lush green mountains, turn to see dramatic limestone cliffs overlooking azure blue seas and then wander down tiny medieval […] Read more >

The Wedding Wednesday After Party – 5th April

Welcome to the Wedding Wednesday After Party, where we round up who we featured in this week’s Wedding Wednesday on our Facebook page. Wednesday 5th April Pretty Gorgeous Weddings have an adorable collection of flower girl dresses in sizes 0 – teen. Greenwoods Menswear has a quality range of formal suits for men to hire on their important day. Bex Brides specialises […] Read more >

Unique Ideas for Wedding Entertainment

Although your wedding day is all about you and your partner, keeping your guests entertained following the ceremony and wedding breakfast is one of the key elements your friends will remember from your day. Choosing the right entertainment doesn’t have to blow the budget and can be tailored to your style to create a unique experience. The classic go-to entertainment has always […] Read more >

The Wedding Wednesday After Party – 22nd March

Every week, we promote some of our recommended wedding professionals on our Facebook page. Here we have put together a handy round-up of who we featured this week on Wedding Wednesday. Wednesday 22nd March Durham Wedding Video offers a service that is friendly and discreet and amazing value for money. Totem will allocate a member of the team to help co-ordinate your event […] Read more >

The Pretty Gorgeous Wedding Show – Weekend Spectacular

I am taking a little breather from goody bag HQ just to recap on what is set to be an amazing weekend.  There is an incredible line up of suppliers with an exciting selection of venues; from tipi’s, hotels and stately homes to brand new venues such as Chapelgarth Estate and Acklam Hall.  This really is everything you need under one roof, […] Read more >