Budget Saving Wedding Tips

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Trying to find ways to cut the cost of your wedding? It’s no secret that one of the easiest ways to cut the cost of your wedding day is to make cuts within your guest list. However, there are so many different aspects of your wedding that you and your fiancé may be able to DIY, which will save you both money and still make your day exceptional.

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Why Engagement Parties are a Great Idea

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You’ve just got engaged? Congratulations!

Many couples decide to have an engagement party as it is a great way to announce your engagement to your loved ones, as well as allowing you and your new fiancé to let your hair down before the serious wedding planning commences!

Traditionally it is normally the bride’s parents who throw the engagement party for the couple. However anyone can throw an engagement party for you both, including yourselves!

Are engagement parties really essential? In todays blog we have scoured the web to find out why people decide to have engagement parties (apart from them being lots of fun of course!)

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How to Plan the Perfect Wedding and Stay on Budget!

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It shouldn’t come as a huge surprise that planning a wedding can be hard work. Weddings can be as big or as small as you want them to be and as long as you have the basics covered, everything else is just an optional extra!

In todays blog we are going to look at some of the basics involved with planning a wedding, to help getting you and your fiancé on the road to planning the wedding of both your dreams!   Continue reading…


Benefits of Hiring a Wedding Planner

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In the early stages of your engagement you may wonder whether or not it is necessary to hire a wedding planner. It is known that brides and grooms sometimes feel that wedding planners are just an expensive extra for celebrities, and by having a wedding planner, they may have to limit themselves to specific vendors. Brides and Grooms may also worry that they will not have a say with the final decisions.

These are all common misconceptions that are regularly associated with wedding planners, so in todays blog we are going to list the benefits that a wedding planner can actually bring to your big day! Wedding planning can get overwhelming, so by considering hiring a wedding planner could save you a lot of stress!

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How to Find the Right Wedding Vendors

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Finding the right vendors for your wedding day can be a tricky process, especially as the vendors that you choose will ultimately be in control of making the vision of your big day a reality. It is important that you are able to have faith in your vendors and trust that they will deliver the quality service you have paid for.

Read on to find tips on finding your ideal vendors for your wedding!

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10 Hen Party ideas

Hen Do’s are often considered a right of passage for brides to be, as well as a last chance for them to let their hair down before going from a Miss to a Mrs. Hen Do’s are normally an all female event, however there are no set rules and anyone can be invited who is close to the bride.

As long as the bride is doing something that makes her happy surrounded by the people that she loves most, you cannot go wrong with organising a hen do. In case you need some ideas though, we have listed 10 popular Hen Do ideas for your inspiration. Please note that although this guide is aimed at hen parties, it is not gender specific and could also be used for Stag parties.

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How to Plan the Perfect Guest List

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It’s not surprising that most couples when asked will admit that choosing and managing their guest list was one of the most stressful parts of planning their wedding planning.

Are you dreaming of a low-key wedding with just close family and friends but your work colleagues have asked you if they are invited? Maybe your family are paying for your wedding and their guest list (mainly of people who you barely know) is tipping you over boiling point? If you answered yes to any of these questions, read on to see tips on how to get your guest list under control.

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How to Find your Dream Wedding Dress

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Some brides have dreamed about the day that they will get married since they were little girls, while others have only started thinking about it since becoming engaged.

Nevertheless finding a dream wedding dress is often a top priority for women once they begin planning their wedding, but before you book yourself into the first appointment available at a bridal boutique read our tips on finding the wedding dress of your dreams.

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