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May 2016 - Posts

Summer wedding tips from The Essex BarnWe spoke to the team from The Essex barn at The White Hart to get their top tips for couples planning a summer wedding!

Can you believe it’s almost June already? With summer fast approaching, the wedding season will reach its peak with many couples choosing to tie the knot in the warmer months. However, like with every season, there will be a few practicalities that you’ll need to consider in your planning – especially if parts of your day are outside. The team at The Essex Barn at The White Hart have seen lots of lots of wedding celebrations come and go between the months of June and August. Located...
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Seasonal decor from Notley AbbeyFind inspiration for every season at Notley Abbey!

When planning your wedding, it’s important to think about the time of year. It’s a great wedding budget hack to book your wedding for a more out-of-season date in the winter, but that can impact your décor choices. Today on the blog beautiful wedding venue Notley Abbey have inspiration for all seasons, thanks to their most recent styled shoot. Which time of year is your favourite? The Bijou Wedding Venues team worked with Ambience Venue Styling and Laura Anderson Photography to...
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Glamorous wedding cakesLegendary wedding cake designer Elizabeth Solaru unveils her new sugar craft book

I must admit, I really love cake. And I’m so lucky that my job involves a lot of looking at really beautiful cakes – my waistline is also lucky that I mainly just look at them. I’m a terrible chef myself so I’m always in awe of people who can craft works of art out of sugar. When legendary wedding cake designer Elizabeth Solaru, owner of Elizabeth’s Cake Emporium , told me she had published a book on sugar craft, I simply had to check it out. Image by Nek Vardikos of...
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Health hubFind out more about how to revamp your pre-wedding regime...

In the run up to their wedding most brides start thinking about getting fit for their wedding and eating more healthily. We caught up with Holly to find out more about how to revamp your pre-wedding regime... What is My Health Hub? My Health Hub offers you a wide range of nutrition, fitness and wellbeing advice all powered by Juice Plus. We offer a range of products made from fruits and vegetables that don’t contain any nasties. Our products come in a powder or capsule form and can be used...
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Moddershall OaksExplore outdoor wedding ceremonies at Moddershall Oaks

When I was planning my own wedding an outdoor ceremony was something I felt sure that I wanted. Natural light combined with gorgeous grounds and the sounds of the birds and the trees just all makes for a tranquil and serene environment – perfect for your wedding ceremony! If you also love the idea of an outdoor ceremony then Moddershall Oaks in Staffordshire - with it’s stunning woodland and lakeside ground - is the perfect setting for a relaxed outdoor wedding day. Most importantly,...
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Debbie Carlisle Headwear

Choosing my headwear was probably one of my favourite parts of planning what to wear as a bride – and something I chose fairly quickly. After picking out and ordering my wedding veil in less than ten minutes, it was a world away from the time it took to pick out my dress! My hair accessories were also very easy to choose as I very quickly fell in love with the gorgeous 2016 collection by Debbie Carlisle. I won’t go into too much detail as my wedding is not for another ten days (eek!)...
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Alexia Designs competitionThere's still time to enter our amazing competition to win an Alexia Designs wedding dress!

Have you found your perfect wedding dress yet? If not, there’s still time to enter our fantastic competition with Alexia Designs where you could be in with a chance of winning one of their beautiful designs! Renowned for their amazing quality gowns, exquisite attention to detail and extensive choice of styles, there’s something to suit every bride in the collection. From classic shapes and silhouettes to contemporary designs inspired by New York elegance (the label was founded there over...
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