Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Wedding Planning

Wedding Planning

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 big day like a pro

Are you of a simple book and pen approach and looking for something personal for your big day memories? You'll love these 6 alternative guest book ideas!

Be our guest: 6 alternative guest book ideas

A guest book is the perfect way for friends and family to leave heartfelt messages, a reminiscent quip or well wishes for a newly married couple....
Our real couples tell us their weddings pass by in a flash, so we bring you 10 ways to make the most of your wedding countdown to make it last longer!

Your wedding countdown: 10 ways to make the most of the...

If there are two things that our brides tell us time and time again, it’s what we're about to say next. Your wedding day...
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...
Weddings are all about the wow-factor, but it’s not all about being bold. Sometimes the smallest of touches make a big impact...

10 little things that make a big impact on your big...

Weddings are all about the wow-factor, with the dress, venue, and all the details designed to impress. But it’s not all about being big...

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...
Wedding videos are your chance to relive your most magical of days - but did they make it to your short list or did they cut from your wedding budget?

Wedding videos: do you really need one?

It’s one of those decisions that you keep putting off, a heart versus head type. Budget versus wedding videography. So, how essential is it...
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...
Don't have your wedding theme ruined by forgetting to put up the decorations! These 5 tips to get your venue ready on your wedding day have you covered

5 tips to get your venue ready on your wedding day

Your wedding morning schedule: hair and makeup, girly photographs, a bite to eat and trip down memory lane, and, the all-important finally getting into...
Getting married in a marquee? Here's exactly what you need to transform it into a magical multicoloured marquee wedding that no one will forget!

Source the style: a multicoloured marquee wedding

Transform your blank canvas venue into a multicoloured marquee wedding. Bursting with rainbow shades, you'll have a truly magical reception. The beauty of hiring a marquee...

Reasons to secure your wedding venue ahead of the New Year...

If you’re reading this article then you’re probably newly engaged, so huge congratulations to you both! You’ve got a really exciting time ahead of...

Your easy wedding planning infographic in stages

Often the initial bliss and excitement of the engagement can be in danger of wearing off quickly and becoming total bewilderment once the wedding...

Top 10 commonly forgotten wedding costs

Staying on budget can be one of the hardest parts of planning your wedding, mainly because there are so many costs that aren’t likely...

SHOP 20% off wedding decor for your day!

GET YOUR MUST-HAVE WEDDING DECOR DETAILS FOR LESS WITH 20% OFF WEDDING DECOR AT WEDDING IDEAS! Brides, have you heard about the Wedding Ideas Shop?!...
Your winter wedding survival guide in three simple steps to make your magical wintery day stress-free and simply stunning!

Your winter wedding survival guide in 3 steps

So you've decided to tie the knot in winter, congratulations! Whether you've chosen it because it's a fantastically festive time or so you can spend...
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...

6 amazing wedding planning apps for burnt-out brides

You’re sitting amongst detailed scrapbooks and magazines, red in the face as you figure out where to sit three rouge family members. You haven’t...
3 of the fastest ways to cut your wedding costs without having to sacrifice the most special elements of your dream day - get saving!

3 of the fastest ways to cut your wedding costs

With the price of weddings going no where but up, many couples are increasingly looking to save money and reduce their overall spend, especially...

A guide to creating your wedding seating plan

How to choose the seating plan for your wedding   There may be some among you who have a fairly cavalier attitude towards organisation and order,...
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...