Blog - Inspiration

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 >

Advice From The Experts – All About The Flowers

If you love flowers just as much as I do then you are going to get really excited about this beautiful creative part of the wedding planning process. Kirstin Halstead shares her top ten flower tips to give you a head start. 1. Think about your venue – Always take into consideration your surroundings before thinking about dressing your venues with flowers. […] Read more >

Barn-dancing Through The Evening

We have inspired you with all things rustic, vintage and outdoor themed in our previous mood boards, but this week we are looking at barns as the perfect wedding venue. Converted barns are becoming one of the hottest locations to host a special day with original features taking centre stage. It’s all about using the unique features to create a personalised venue. […] Read more >

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 >

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 >

Crisp Nordic Wedding Style

Nordic style isn’t just for Winter. This is the perfect theme for an outdoor Tipi wedding if you’re looking for stylish minimalist meets woodland rustic. Create this style with crisp ivory materials in soft textures, bringing together your gorgeous gown and veil with the tablecloths at the reception. Clear glass vessels can be simple and cute with twine and herbs wrapped around a […] Read more >

Made In England – Glory Days Bridal

Glory Days was founded by Hayley Claire Neil – dressmaker, costume designer and vintage devotee. Having developed a passion for fashion history and design at an early age, Hayley designed, sewed, sketched and embroidered her way through school, gained a degree in costume design, maker, and embroidered her way through school gained a degree in costume design at the Edinburgh College of Art […] Read more >