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Anna Lao-Kaim

Anna Lao-Kaim

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Planning Essentials Everything You Need to Know About Jumping the Broom

Learn what it means to jump the broom, why couples choose to jump the broom at their wedding and why it’s a tradition that might not be for everyone…

Flowers 21 Beautiful Flower Crowns Ideas (& How to Make Your Own)

Flower crowns aren’t just for festival weddings, as the following inspiration proves. Learn how to make a flower crown, ask your florist to recreate one of the following or buy a flower crown online – there are more options than you’d think…

Stationery and Wording Ideas How to Adjust Your Wedding Invite Wording During COVID-19

Here’s exactly how to invite guests to a wedding during COVID-19, whether you've postponed your big day or are sending invites out at the last minute

Planning Essentials How to Decline a Wedding Invitation During Coronavirus

If you can’t go to a wedding due to COVID-19, here’s how to decline a wedding invitation with kindness, compassion and zero awkwardness

Wedding Fashion The 5 Most Popular Engagement Ring Trends for 2020

From vintage designs to modern settings and coloured stones, pore over the most popular engagement rings for 2020

Wedding Fashion What to Wear to an Indian Wedding as a Guest

Received an invite to an Indian wedding and need pointers for an outfit? We’ve got the dos and don’ts of dressing for traditional and modern Indian wedding celebrations plus Indian wedding guest outfit ideas aplenty

Planning Essentials 35 Creative Table Name Holder Ideas (and How to Make Your Own)

Whether you want to get crafty or keep it simple, we’ve got ideas aplenty for displaying your wedding table names or numbers in these seriously Instagrammable table number holders.

Wedding Songs 37 Romantic Love Song Lyrics to Use in Your Wedding

Whether in readings, vows, speeches or as inspiration for your first dance, we’ve found the best love song lyrics for your wedding day

Beauty and Wellbeing 32 Wedding Hairstyle Ideas for Black Women

Whether you’re going with the ‘fro, styling braids or seeking wedding hairstyles for curls and coils, the following hairstyle ideas for Black brides will give you inspo aplenty

Beauty and Wellbeing 17 Best Wedding Makeup Ideas for Black Brides

The Black wedding makeup inspiration that’ll blow you away, whether you love subtle makeup or want to make a statement

Stationery and Wording Ideas What Does RSVP Mean?

Discover why RSVP is used on invitations, when to send one and how to reply.

Planning Essentials How to Clean a Diamond Ring at Home

These are the best methods for cleaning a diamond ring - and they might surprise you...

Beauty and Wellbeing 7 Things to Do Now to Avoid Wedding Planning Burnout

If you’re feeling stressed about planning your wedding, you’re not alone - but there's lots of practical things you can do to avoid reaching burnout.

Cakes 30 Ways to Decorate a Plain Wedding Cake

There's loads of easy and inspiring ways to turn a naked cake or plain iced wedding cake into a masterpiece!

Ceremony and Reception Handfasting Ceremonies Are Seriously Popular - Here's How They Work

Everything you need to know about handfasting – from what it means to how to include it in your wedding day

Ceremony and Reception Multicultural Weddings: How Real Couples Merged Their Cultures on Their Wedding Day

Three couples explain how they organised their multicultural wedding days - if you’re combining cultures on your wedding day, this is the advice you need

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