Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Planning Your Wedding

Planning Your Wedding

No-one knows weddings like we do - we've seen thousands in our time and can let you into a little secret - the best ones are the ones that have been planned to perfection.

But we understand that this is a very unique and surreal experience, and one that you might not know much about. So, here we've put together some of the most useful planning guides you'll find anywhere. Fact!

Simply choose from our 'Planning Your Wedding' posts below to start planning your wedding like a pro

You've planned your decor, but have you got a plan to make your ceremony count? It's the most romantic moment, so try these 3 ways to make it extra special

3 ways to personalise your wedding ceremony

Whether you’re totally traditional or you have a taste for slightly more bohemian style, making your ceremony count is a concern for almost every...
The most romantic wedding photographs are the ones with magical lighting - whether it's a bright summery haze, fairy lights or sunset...

11 wedding photographs with magical lighting

Ever wondered what the difference is between pretty wedding photography and the kind that makes you need to catch your breath? We did, so we...

How to create your own decadent dessert table

When it comes to creating a decadent dessert table, it's as much about the display as it is the desserts themselves. Inspired by a dessert...

12 days of wedding planning: honeymoon ideas

It’s no secret that brides often have big dreams for their wedding day, but they don’t stop there. Honeymoons are ranking ever higher on...

12 days of wedding planning: dreamy reception décor!

If you followed our advice earlier on in the 12 days of wedding planning, you'll have chosen a venue that will work with your...

12 days of wedding planning: the wedding cake!

On the day you say "I do" to your sweetheart, it's only right that you celebrate with something equally sweet, so let's have our fill...

12 days of wedding planning: choosing your florist and flowers

Power to the petals! Green fingered or not, choosing your wedding flowers matters. They share your journey down the aisle and appear in lots of photographs....

12 days of wedding planning: sort your stationery

You might not have spent much time thinking about stationery since your school days, but that’s all about to change. The stationery suite you choose...

12 days of wedding planning: think theme

Your theme will help to make your wedding day stand out. And we all want that, right? Once you’ve chosen the right one for...

12 days of wedding planning: Grooms

If you’re reading this then you’ve already got one thing in the bag – your groom! But there’s still a lot for him, and you,...
We turn to some of our fabulous featured weddings to showcase the pick of the crop of wedding bouquet ideas to give your wedding a finishing flourish!

Bouquet ideas that will give you a fabulous floral flourish

When many brides (us included!) aren't all that green-fingered, knowing where to start with bouquet ideas can be a challenge. Here, we bring you...

12 days of wedding planning: your photographer matters

It’s a given that you’ll be looking more than picture perfect on your big day, but will your chosen photographer be as successful with...

12 days of wedding planning: your dream dress

You’re about to start the search for the one all over again. Yes, you might have thought you’d found it with your husband or...

12 days of wedding planning: find your venue

Now your budget is in the bag, you know what you’ve got to spend on your ceremony and reception space. It’s time to get...

12 days of wedding planning: where to start

If you’re reading this, you’ve likely just got engaged – eek! Once the Champagne has been drunk and congratulations said all round, the task...
Be inspired by Andrew and Louise's glimmering gold wedding with a grand venue - intimate, romantic and absolutely beautiful, there are many ideas to steal!

The glimmering gold wedding with a grand venue

Andrew & Louise   Andy and I met at work, I used to wind him up chronically, hiding his expensive pens and covering his desk in...
Can't imagine not having your dog at your wedding? Wedding planner Gia Visco from Sophisticated Weddings, Italy, shows you how to include them!

Make your wedding pawfect!

You’ve chosen the dress, finalised your dream venue and booked your photographer. The excitement of saying your vows in front of family and friends...
The wonderful journey of wedding planning, where magical and meltdown moments meet. These are the seven truths you and your fiance need to know...

The 7 truths about wedding planning all couples should know

The wonderful journey of wedding planning, where magical I’ve-found-the-one moments meet the less than ideal it’s-out-of-budget heartbreaks. There’s more to it than that, though,...

The best 2016 REAL weddings!

Where we made our editor choose a wedding from every issue of Wedding Ideas in 2016!     January brought us the classically elegant wedding of Maria...
For a truly incredible wedding, look to show-stopping florals for your finishing touches! Hang them, add them to chandeliers, to the tops of your tables...

Source the style: show-stopping florals

Photography Anna Fowler Shimmering crystals; glittering glassware; flowers adorning every surface imaginable. This wedding reception encourages the show-stopping florals in multiple designs to take centre stage....