Saturday, December 3, 2016
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

It's easy to overthink things when it comes to your big day, but there are some supposed wedding disasters that aren't so bad if you handle them right...

5 wedding disasters that aren’t so bad after all

Some things just have to go right: the bride and groom must both attend; the “I dos” must be said; the photographer must show...

6 tips to help you choose your wedding date!

What time of year to choose your wedding date...   Angela Ashman, wedding events manager at Swynford Manor in Newmarket, having managed over 200 wonderful weddings...
11 things they don't tell you about getting engaged... you might be loved up and on cloud nine, but are you ready for these realities to kick in?

11 things they don’t tell you about getting engaged…

Yay! You're engaged! This is a huge step for you as a couple and it's definitely a time to celebrate. But while we don't mean...
These potentially awkward wedding traditions might slip by seamlessly, but they're worth considering if you want to avoid giggles or it getting awkward!

3 potentially awkward wedding traditions

Wedding traditions - love them or loathe them, they've certainly made their mark. Whether you'll be tucking a sixpence into your shoe or you're...

Must-have wedding decor picks

Get your must-have wedding decor details for less with 20% OFF everything at Wedding Ideas!   Brides, have you heard about the Wedding Ideas Shop?! The perfect one...
Will you let your groom see your wedding dress before the big day, or will you stick to tradition and superstition, keeping it all top secret?

Should your groom see your wedding dress?

It’s a given that your dream dress will be discovered in the company of your best girls, be that your mum, sisters or friends,...
It's easy to see why brides dream of creating their own Disney moments at their wedding, but not every Disney moment is fit for a wedding day...

3 Disney moments every wedding needs (and 3 they definitely don’t!)

Even if your childhood wasn’t spent dreaming of your wedding day, as time old saying would have it, it probably did include a fair...
7 things your wedding invitations must include for your wedding planning and day to go smoothly and be shared with the most special people to you!

7 things your wedding invitations must include

The first impression, the prettiest palette, the neatest design – you’ve chosen your wedding stationery with care, but are you missing the essential details...

A meadow catwalk of beautiful boho brides at BoShow Festival

Bohemian Dreams, the events company behind the BoShow Wedding Festival partnered up with Bath Spa University to offer a film student the opportunity to produce...
The all-inclusive A-Z list of wedding food and drink ideas so that you can savour a sensational wedding breakfast and cater to your budget and guests' needs

A-Z of wedding food and drink ideas

When it comes to weddings, food and drink is often anticipated, sometimes mediocre, and almost always one of the priciest parts of your day.   However...
Dreaming of a charming country reception theme, full of romantic fairy lights and rustic details? We have all the picks you need to make it happen!

Source the style: a charming country reception theme

  With a beautiful barn backdrop, this Nashville wedding reception oozes cowboy-style country charm. Long trestle tables encourage relaxed, convivial dining while the jam jar and...
Fall in love with the inspirational dresses, styling, decor, flowers and venue in this fairytale, feminine Four Seasons photo shoot!

A feminine, fairytale, four seasons photo shoot!

A Hampshire manor house played host to this feminine photo shoot. Photographer Tasha Newland of Ikonworks is here to share all the inspirational details behind...
Are you desperate to stop others planning your wedding for you without offending them? We have your solution in three easy steps

Stop others planning your wedding for you in 3 steps

We’ve all been there. That well-meaning family friend, relative, or soon to be mother-in-law who want to share their pearls of wedding planning wisdom...
Make your walk down the aisle magical with the perfect wedding ceremony music - here's how to choose the perfect tunes to make the most of the moment!

The dos and don’ts of choosing wedding ceremony music

The build up to your walk down the aisle is enormous. For many brides, the moment they step down the aisle is the moment...

10 genius wedding styling ideas

At Wedding Ideas, we love to bring you new and quirky ideas that will make your wedding a raging success for all! Styling your...
5 wedding planning vows every groom should make to make sure your dream day is stress free, completely perfect, and, above all, yours (both of you!).

5 wedding planning vows every groom should make!

Whether your groom dives head first into wedding planning or avoids it at all costs, whether he is laid-back or knows exactly what he...

Summer wedding styled shoot

English summers and garden drinks were the inspiration for this stunning photoshoot at the picturesque The Rectory Hotel, Wiltshire. The shoot combines a delicate...

5 top tips for delivering the best wedding speech

You know if the father of the bride starts his speech with, ‘I won’t talk for too long,’ you are doomed. Children fall asleep...

A guide to transporting your wedding essentials abroad

Tie the knot abroad and it can be blissfully beautiful. Transporting your wedding essentials, on the other hand, is often far less idyllic. To...

She Walks With Beauty – The romantic new wedding dress collection...

  Beautiful gowns for the modern bride who want to feel utterly fabulous on their wedding day. Inspired by red carpet glamour combined with whimsical...