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April 2016 - Posts

Real weddingDon't miss these stunning photographs from our latest real wedding!

I'm really excited to share this beautiful real wedding story with you! Maria and Matthias are a seriously glamorous couple with a fabulous international lifestyle, so it's only natural their wedding had to match up. The couple married in a traditional wedding ceremony at Southwark Cathedral before celebrating their union with a seriously stylish, glamorous reception at Danesfield House. I am in love with their centrpieces, beautiful flowers and the timeless and traditional feel of their big day...
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Royal wedding anniversaryTo celebrate the fifth wedding anniversary of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, we spoke to American Express who reveal their tips for making every milestone special.

Can you believe that it’s been five whole years today since Kate Middleton and Prince William tied the knot? I don’t know about you but I still remember being glued to the TV on 29th April 2011 watching that special day unfold. Finally seeing Kate emerge from her car in that beautiful Alexander McQueen lace dress will always be one of my favourite ever wedding moments. Fast forward five years and so much has happened in the life of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. They welcomed Prince...

WinWin a honeymoon worth £3000!

Yes, you read that right! If you complete our wedding planning survey, you could be in with a chance of winning a luxurious honeymoon consisting of one week at a five star hideaway in the Scottish countryside. As part of our 21st Century Bride research we want to hear all about your big day - did you go traditional? Did you buy a new perfume, and if so which one? Did you have some sort of plastic surgery ahead of your wedding? Whatever you did to make your day more 'you', we want to know about it...
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Wedding illustrationsBrowse beautiful wedding illustrations from Drawberry Jam

Are you a couple who loves to travel? You're going to love this! I discovered Drawberry Jam whilst compiling gorgeous and alternative wedding invitations for couples looking for something a bit different and fell in love with her designs - Jenna, the illustrator behind Drawberry Jam , creates stunning bespoke illustrations for your wedding stationery, including beautifully detailed maps. Whether you want a map of your relationship journey, a personalised map to get your guests from the ceremony to...
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Wildgoose treasure huntIf you're looking for the perfect activity for a hen or stag party, we tried and tested the amazing Wildgoose treasure hunt app in London!

Recently, the hitched team were lucky enough to experience a treasure hunt around London, thanks to a brilliant interactive app created by the award winning events company Wildgoose . The prize for the winners? Eternal glory, a shiny medal and a well deserved drink in the pub! It’s also perfect for stag and hen parties too, as Wildgoose also have another two separate websites and apps designed especially for the occasion. It’s a great way to get everyone laughing and bonding, not to mention...
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Thomson weddingsPlanning a destination wedding with Thomson

Having a wedding abroad can make your big day unforgettable – there’s something so romantic and magical about jetting off to a new land with all your closest family and friends to celebrate this special day. With celebrities like George and Amal Clooney and Kim and Kanye jetting to exotic locations for their nuptials, destination weddings have never been a hotter topic and are emerging as one of weddings' biggest trends. We have been chatting with the weddings team at TUI as they explain...
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The re-opening of The Gardens wedding venueTo celebrate the Spring 2016 re-opening of Kent venue The Gardens, we take a closer look at their stunning revamp.

If you’re looking for a super pretty summer wedding venue for your big day, then look no further than The Gardens – a gem in the Kent countryside that’s reopening this Spring as a wedding and events venue. This beloved and historic garden has just undergone a beautiful restoration which has totally transformed it. The best part is, this unique wedding venue will be open from May 2016 - so you won’t have to wait long to come and view what it has to offer. Image credits: David...
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