With all the focus on the bride and groom, it’s easy to let children’s entertainment slip at a wedding. Whilst children love the joyous occasion of weddings, they will require some form of amusement to help keep them entertained throughout the day. The good news is, with a bit of imagination and creativity, you can keep children entertained at a wedding without too much difficulty. If you’re getting married this summer or are attending a wedding with children, take a look at the following tips on keeping kids amused.
Hen parties are one of the best parts of an impending wedding. Not only do you get to head off somewhere exotic with all your best girl friends in tow, you also have the perfect opportunity to go as wild, as extravagant, as debauched or as indulgent as you see fit. Looking for a bit of inspiration for your upcoming hen do?
Here, leading European hen do organiser Eventhuse, has put together a list of celebrity hen dos to show you how and where to party like a VIP.
A festival weekend like Kate Moss
Most couples wait between 13 and 18 months from saying “yes” to saying “I do”. [i]And in an ideal world, long engagements present the perfect, relatively low-pressure opportunity to thoroughly consider (and sometimes reconsider) exactly how you want your wedding day to be. Do you want a luxury venue or something simple and low key? Do you want to go abroad or do you want to stay local. Church or registry office? Full length and fabulous or on-the-knee and quirky? Rustic summer ceremony or romantic mid-winter wedding?
On your wedding day, you want everything to be just perfect. From the weather, cake, dress to makeup.
We all have an idea how we want to look on the day but when it comes to the wedding photos; it can be a daunting experience. How do you look picture perfect with a confident smile?
There is no point in having the perfect lipstick shade for your complexion, when you your teeth are the same colour as your fake tan! A very visible part of your appearance in photos, your teeth need to be a big part of your big bridal beauty routine.
Photo Perfect Teeth
'Nowadays, almost anywhere can be considered a potential wedding venue for your magical day - from seafronts to tree houses, castles to aquariums, farmyard barns to school halls.
However, before you lay down the deposit and start sending out your invitations, you may wish to bear in mind some key factors before making your final decision on the wedding venue.'
They say a wedding is one of the biggest days of your life but it can often turn out to be one of the most expensive ones too. If recent statistics are anything to go by, the average wedding will cost you a hefty £21,000. All brides-to-be know that it’s important to stick to a wedding budget and identify opportunities for cost savings wherever possible. Making your own items such as invitations, thank you cards, bunting and table centrepieces is a great way to save some cash whilst putting your own personal stamp on your big day.
Are you looking to get married in a location that can be made to look and feel just how you want it to?
Barns are perfect as they are often a blank canvas, giving you the scope to have your wedding styled exactly how you always imagined, however their size alone can be daunting. Lindsey Hunter of Get Knotted gives us her recipe for transforming a barn from blank and chilly to warm and romantic.
In May the girls from Caroline Clark Bridal Boutique, Droitwich visited the White Gallery, London’s top bridal exhibition to see what is in store for 2017 brides.
Floral details are huge for 2017, bringing a breath of fresh air to bridal. Whether you opt for a
full oral print gown, 3D oral embellishment or delicate oral embroidery on your veil, there is a choice for every bride.
Neil Geddes is the owner and managing director of NJ Geddes Fine Jewellery – an exclusive jewellery concierge and private couture diamond buying company based between Leeds, Manchester and London.
Working with some of the UK’s wealthiest and time poor individuals, Neil established his exclusive jewellery concierge service in 2008, in order to create a truly personalised, bespokeand luxurious jewellery buying and investment experience that stands for exquisite quality and attention to detail.
One of Neil’s important areas of specialism lies in helping couples source or create the perfect wedding jewellery for their big day, including engagement rings and wedding bands.
As a stylist and wedding planner identifying trends is something that’s so important to keep on top of. While it’s always important not to go too over the top with ‘trend over timeless’ and risk your wedding photos looking dated, incorporating new and exciting elements can set you apart as one of the coolest, most creative couples.