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Mouthwatering Macarons

Macaron Tower Ganache Macaron

As The National Wedding show approaches, we’ve got another exciting preview to warm you up for the main event! If you thought you liked macarons, think again. Audrey from Ganache Macaron will have you falling in love with macarons forever more… How did Ganache Macaron get going? I grew up in Paris, France, where food is a true art form and it is possible to express your creativity through it. I think that this artistic passion for food was something I was eager to channel myself when I arrived Read more [...]

Edible Flowers for Wedding Sweets

Pansy Lollipops

Some of the most gorgeous wedding desserts are those that have been decked out in flowers, be they cakes resplendent with gum-paste peonies, or chocolate truffles with tiny rosettes perched upon them. Using real flowers adds another dimension of delicate charm to your celebration, so let’s take a look at some of the loveliest edible petals out there. Sugared Flowers: Madly In Love With Life Edible flowers have been used to decorate desserts for well over a thousand years, but never before have Read more [...]

Old World Romantic Bliss: A Wedding in Prague

Black, White and Red

With its stunning architecture, winding, cobbled streets and thousand-year-old history, Prague isn’t just a historic city, it’s one of the most darkly romantic cities on earth. Some of the world’s most celebrated writers, musicians, and artists have hailed from this glorious place, and if you’re planning a wedding that revels in all things romantic and mysterious, this is the city that’ll make it happen. Photo: Emre Ergin To echo the aesthetics of the town and to evoke a true sense of romantic Read more [...]

Wedding Favours Your Guests Will Love

Personalized Lip Balms in Silver Jars

In all respects, the big day should be reserved for ourselves and our soon-to-be lawfully wedded partner, shouldn’t it? Taking care of yourself, your man, your parents, your big family (let’s assume you have a big family), and your friends all at once is a pretty demanding chore not to be underestimated. After all, even though your wedding is all about you, your life is not. You have friends and acquaintances and of course you want to make them happy! And you certainly don’t want your biggest night Read more [...]

Your Name in Bright Lights

Cotton-Candy

So, you’ve thought about those pretty pastels your mum would like, you’ve looked into the destination wedding your mother-in-law is hinting you should have and you’ve ruled out the football themed wedding the best man suggested… in jest… you hope. You’d like something classic, but also something fun with a lot of character. Ideally, you’d also like to keep it in the UK, so that everyone can attend. What do you do? Whether you’re considering a vintage themed wedding around New Year or an Read more [...]

Top 5 Wedding Themes at National Wedding Show Preview

Lansdowne Club Ballroom

On Tuesday 30th July, the Lansdowne Club opened its doors to reveal a sparkling preview of exhibitors set to be at The National Wedding Show later this year. We saw a stunning collection of bridal fashion from Katya Katya Shehurina, Qiana Bridal and Hazaar of London, colourful bridesmaid dresses from Bridesmaids Boutique and groom attire courtesy of Moss Bros. But, as you’ll anticipate, we’re going to leave the bridal fashion for now and focus on the décor and details we know and love! The Read more [...]

A Wedding in Florence

Tuscan wedding

There are few places on the planet that are as lush and romantic as Florence, and if you’re planning your wedding in that stunning locale, you could be married in a potato sack and you’d still look and feel spectacular. I’m guessing that isn’t your gown of choice, so let’s play with some ideas about how to pull off an exquisite wedding, Tuscan-style. Photo by Wedding in Italy Simple elegance is the way to go here: no princess dresses or grandiose poufs. Aim for a shift dress that can flow in Read more [...]

Traditional Wedding Roles & Duties

Wedding Party Duties

It’s the 21st century! Rules are being broken. Traditions aren’t being followed and new rituals are being made every day. And that’s perfectly okay. It’s welcomed in our new and creative day and age. The bride and groom are paying for their own wedding, the best man is helping out with the rehearsal dinner and the bride’s sister is paying for the wedding dress! When you’re planning your big day, it’s hard to decide who should do what. Sometimes, it’s even harder to simply ask for Read more [...]

Wedding Planning Disasters, and How to Avoid Them

Unimpressed Bride

Wedding planning disasters: They don’t happen all that often, but when they do, they happen hard. Photo by Blue Wolfie Boy When planning a wedding, people tend to be terribly excited about all the amazing things they’ll be able to put into play, from the colour scheme and decorations to the hors d’oeuvres and take-away gifts. Some of the most vital planning that has to be taken into consideration, however, has to do with management and damage control of those unpleasant-yet-generally-avoidable Read more [...]

Peonies, Rosebuds, and Mint: A Pastel-Hued Wedding

Groom feeding bride

Pastel hues and delicate blooms are hallmarks of spring and summertime, and designing your wedding around this theme can be an absolute delight. These hues suit women of any age – from the 18-year-old bride decked out in mint and blush, to the 80-year-old bride in apricot and cream – and you can find accessories to suit any taste or budget.  Photo by Diloz Choose a primary hue that you’d like as your main wedding colour, and then use complementary ones as accents. Are you in love with Read more [...]