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Top 5 Engagement Rings 2016

Are you thinking of popping the question this year? Or have you just got engaged? One of the first questions a bride-to-be is always asked is “let’s see it”, referring to the ring. We can’t help it, we all want to see the ring!

For me, I think an engagement ring says a lot about the person and the couple. It’s one of very few things that you’ll wear every single day of your life (along with knickers and deoderant hopefully), so it’s so important that it feels right and that you LOVE it.Continue reading

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27 Questions to ask a Wedding Venue on a show-round

So you’ve narrowed-it-down to a few venues that you’d like to visit for a proper show-round, hoping that one of them will be THE wedding venue.

It can be quite an over-whelming experience visiting venues, as there is so much to take in and so much to remember. Definitely go armed with a camera and although you may feel silly, take a note-pad with you too. It helps as you can note down little things specific to that venue. You’ll be surprised how confusing it gets once you’ve seen a couple of places and believe me, you think you’ll remember which place allows corkage and which supplies you with a cake-stand, but you really won’t.

Also, don’t forget, Wedding Planners at venues are there to sell the dream. I should know, I was one! Luckily most of the planners out there are very honest and will be forth-coming with information, but some aren’t as open with the venues “bad points”. So you will have to remember to ask the questions.Continue reading

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What to wear to a Winter Wedding

Winter weddings are becoming more and more popular for many reasons. First things first, they’re often cheaper than summer months, they give you the opportunity to have roaring open fires and glittery centre-pieces and, if you’re lucky, you might even have a white wedding full of fluffy snow.Continue reading