November 2014 archive

How to make confetti

One of my most distinctly dream like memories is of standing on a small hillside at a festival years ago, when the bass line of the headlining act kicked in, a small plane was flying low over head. It suddenly dropped a load of beautiful, paper confetti over our perambulating bodies. It flowed over us […] Read more…

Things to do the night before your wedding…

So, its the night before your wedding day.  Excited?  Nervous?  Want to show your other half how much you love them?  Want to remember it forever? Why not consider our list of 25 things to do the night before your wedding… Stick with tradition and spend the night apart Spend some time with your closest family […] Read more…

Create the perfect top table

It is traditional for there to be a ‘top table’ at the wedding reception with the bride and groom seated with their closest friends and family looking onto their guests.  Guest get a good view of the bride and groom and the speech-makers and the bride and groom get to see everyone either beside them or in […] Read more…

Things to consider when planning your reception

Receptions are THE fun bit of the wedding – after all, there aren’t wedding crashers for nothing!  Like every part of your wedding they take thinking about and careful planning.  Here are 25 things we think you should consider when planning your reception – One of the first things to think about is how much you […] Read more…

DIY Tutorial: Make your own pinwheel

Today’s DIY tutorial comes to us from Betty Pamper, blogger and writer of the wedding book: Handmade Wedding Crafts. She shares with us how to make a pinwheel which are perfect for table decorations or button holes for your big day. You will need A square piece of paper or card (the sides must be […] Read more…

Perfect songs for your first dance…

Ah, the first dance.  It is a truly magical part of any wedding.  Its the point where the newly married couple dance together for the first time and hopefully share something of themselves in the process.  Whether you chose a song that means something important to you as a couple, pick a perfect romantic ballad […] Read more…

Make your wedding bouquet last forever

Have you thought of preserving your bouquet for display after your wedding?  In today’s blog we show you 5 different ways that can help you make your wedding flowers into a beautiful keepsake:    Drying flowers in a vase is effortless. Just place the stalks in a few inches of water and forget about them. […] Read more…

Our Original Vintage Wedding Dresses

We had a phone call a few weeks back from a bride asking why she should come to our fair instead of any other fair. As there are so many vintage wedding fairs out there right now, she wanted to know what made ours different. What makes our fairs different is the amount of vintage […] Read more…

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