Archive of ‘Wedding Advice’ category

Do I have to change my surname when I get married?

In the past, it’s been taken as a given that a bride would take her new husbands surname after marriage.  There is the romantic vision of an excited bride to be practising her new signature whilst caught up in the giddy rush of wedding planning but in this modern day and age with the rise […] Read more…

Ordering wedding cake: How much do you really need?

Ordering wedding cake: How much do you really need?

So you know what style of wedding cake you want after extensive research on Pinterest and blog posts like our one featuring our favourite cakes of the moment  but how do you know how big it needs to be for all your guests. Today, Laura Moyle from Pudding Fairy shares everything you need to know […] Read more…

How to create a Frida Kahlo Inspired Headdress

Want to rock the style of Frida Kahlo for your wedding, or indeed any day? Then let milliner Janie Lawson of Glam Hatters’ Hen Party Workshops show you how. Materials needed: fabric flowers & leaves, thin wire (ideally 0.4mm) thin headband to wire on to baubles Equipment needed: pliers sharp scissors needles and pins leaf […] Read more…

Does the Mother of the Bride have to wear a hat? with Joanne Edwards Millinery

Does the Mother of the Bride have to wear a hat?

Church weddings traditionally require the mother of the bride to wear a hat, this etiquette is in keeping with a formal style of wedding ceremony. But with many weddings now taking place in more informal settings – from simple outdoor ceremonies to exotic beach locations in far flung locations – relaxed ceremony styles are becoming […] Read more…

Everything you need to know when ordering wedding stationery by Hertas Creative

Everything you need to know when ordering wedding stationery

Ordering wedding stationery is more important than you think as it gives your guests the first impression of what is to come for your special day. It builds up the excitement and contains the most important information you will be telling your chosen guests, so to help here is everything you need to think about before […] Read more…

How to create the perfect wedding scrapbook from The National Vintage Wedding Fair blog

How to create the perfect wedding scrapbook

A wedding scrapbook is something that can be cherished forever more, once your big day is over, so it’s a good idea to make a start on it in good time. Here’s how to create the perfect wedding scrapbook and what to include: Dedicate time  Whether it’s an hour in the evenings or a whole […] Read more…

Wedding photography with mobile phones being used by Hazel Buckley as featured on the National Vintage Wedding Fair

Should you put away your phones at a wedding?

This has been something many have debated recently. Should a wedding have a “no phones” rule and whether as a bride and groom you would feel confident in asking for this. Today we speak to Hazel Buckley, a wedding photographer to get the professionals view on whether you should out away your phones at a […] Read more…

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