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16 Unique Bridal Bouquets and none containing flowers!

Unique non-flower bouquets are becoming increasingly popular, I still believe nothing beats fresh flowers but these bouquets are pretty neat- I can see the attraction. Check it out... Becks Lollipop Bouquet. I don't think I could resist the temptation to take a little nibble! Silk flowers bouquet. Just divine. The all popular burlap & lace, but as…
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Wedding Day Survival Kit

Here is a list of items you may want to assemble for your wedding day in case of emergencies...This list is not an exhaustive one though and depending on your circumstances some things may not be needed. Tis better to be safe than sorry... Becks   ·        Make up Kit (Foundation/Powder/Concealer, Mascara, Blush, Lipstick/Lip-gloss) ·       …
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The Sustainable Soiree

Being 'green' and living a sustainable life is not something that I am overly active with but I do like to feel like I do my part (like recycling) even if it is small. When it comes to weddings and events thinking of how to incorporate 'green' elements would have scared me a few years ago…
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10 Things you DONT know about planning a wedding!

Most brides have had their dream wedding in the back of their minds for years, some planning the day from a child, before even meeting your fiancé and some even ogle over wedding details before they have a ring on their finger. So it’s safe to say, we’ve all thought about it, most of us…
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Am I Invited To Your Wedding?

Am I invited to your wedding? This question can make for a very awkward conversation and is something that as a bride and groom to-be you will be asked- probably more than once! We have a few ideas to help you get around this... Get them before they get you One way of getting people…
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Top Ten Tips to a Successful Marriage

So much talk about weddings, how to plan the perfect day, how to enjoy it and capture it but have you gone to the same effort to ensure your marriage will live up to the same ideals as your wedding day? Time to get real! These days many couples think life will be no different…
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New Trends- Feathers in Weddings

Feathers are the next big thing in wedding trends and when done right can look great. We hope you enjoy these images we have sourced that showcase feathers at their best.Using feathers in your wedding? We suggest using feathers in moderation in a couple of areas only, don't go overboard. Either a feather place setting or a centerpiece etc.…
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Common Misconceptions on Wedding Planners

Were busting some of the top myths of Wedding Planners...right here, right now!   Wedding planners will take over the wedding and I won’t get any say…  There’s no truth in that (well there shouldn’t be!) A role of a wedding planner is to create YOUR wedding using YOUR ideas. They will certainly guide you, put…
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The Big Vs Small Wedding- What’s right for you?

There’s only really two questions to ask yourself when considering going big or small on your wedding day. What do you want? and What can you afford? It would be a bit boring and not very helpful if I left it there so I’ll go into a few more details to help you decide what is right…
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8 Steps to an Epic Hen’s Night

Generally the Maid of Honor or Bridesmaids plan the hen’s night. A hen’s night should be a fun and laid back event where the bride feels relaxed and can let loose a little before the big day, getting rid of all that wedding planning stress. It shouldn’t be an opportunity for the hosts to make…
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Guest Books- Traditional to Unique

There are some fun and unique ways for guests to leave their messages at the modern day wedding and we are so spoilt for choice it's sometimes hard to decide. This blog outlines the best guest book ideas we've come across in our travels...Did you know we hand-make personlised guest books? Find more out here...Becks The latest trend…
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What you HAVE to know about ordering your Invitations

Today we have a guest blog from Riz at Beech Tree Creative with some excellent tips and suggestions on what you have to know about ordering stationary for your big day... Thanks Riz! First Impressions Count! When a couple starts planning their wedding, they have a lot of things on their minds. They have to…
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Love Shoes! Our favourite wedding shoes…

What girl doesn't love shoes? We are so lucky to be spoilt for choice with wedding shoes these days and it's easy to find something unique that suits everybody's different styles and tastes. So....here's some shoe inspiration!       
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Seating your Wedding Guests- Your Options

Here are the 3 common options when it comes to seating your wedding guests at the reception and the good and bad points of them all…  Seating Charts √          Seating charts are great because guests can find their name on the chart and take themselves to their tables at their leisure. X      …
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Tips & How-to’s on Arranging your Wedding Seating Plan

Tips on how to arrange your seating plan Remember like with like, you want your guests to feel comfortable and know others at their table but it’s also good to have half of the table from another group. Choose guests that you think will get along well. Are you having children with their parents or…
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Top 5 Tips on being the Perfect Guest

I thought it was time to turn around from host to guest in this blog so I am writing about how to be the perfect guest. These top 5 tips to being the perfect guest may  be obvious to many of us but it’s always good to be reminded from time to time so here…
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Wedding- who pays for what?

There are no hard and fast rules as to who pays for what these days but it is a question that comes up regularly. Traditionally The Father of the Bride was responsible for paying for the wedding, now either sets of parents and/or the couple choose to share the expenses. The Bride’s Family Wedding Gown & Accessories…
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Old Wedding Customs & Traditions

I  love traditions! I am constantly thinking of my own life and what new customs and traditions I can create for my family. I'm also interested in how traditions began which is what this blog is about. There are many old customs and traditions in the modern day wedding, some of which are derived from…
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