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You deserve a wedding that’s as unique as you, which is why we have thousands of inspirational wedding planning ideas to personalise your day. From décor inspiration to the latest trends, wedding themes to wedding favours, dates ideas to gift ideas, you’ll find everything you need to know about wedding planning here.

50+ of the Best Engagement Gifts for Couples in 2022
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From biscuits to baubles, check out our pick of the best engagement gifts to say your congratulations to a special couple
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The 22 Wedding Gifts Guests Love to Give
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Wondering where to start with your wedding gift list? Take some inspiration from these gifts that guests love to give from The Wedding Shop
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13 Types of Bridesmaids Everyone Will Recognise (and the Jobs You Should Give Them)
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Ever wandered what job to give the flaky bridesmaid? Or what role to assign to the one who is miles richer than everyone else? Here are 13 types of bridesmaids and the duties they should have
21 Alcohol Wedding Favour Ideas Your Guests Will Love
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From miniature bottles to shot glasses and boozy lollipops, these are the best alcohol wedding favour ideas that will keep the celebrations going!
Nathan Massey Shares How He Planned the Perfect Proposal to Cara Delahoyde
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Love Island's Nathan Massey reveals how he planned the perfect proposal to his now-wife, Cara Delahoyde
Relationship Reality with Cara & Nathan: 'Below Deck is the Secret to Our Marriage'
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Cara and Nathan discuss the pressure to be perfect, Love Island flukes and how Below Deck is the secret to their five year marriage
Marriage, Mini-Mes & Maybe One More: Love Island's Cara & Nathan Reveal All
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Love Island's Cara Delahoyde & Nathan Massey discuss relationship changes after kids, and why they're not ruling out baby number three just yet...
45 of the Best Couples Halloween Costumes for 2022
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Halloween is just around the corner, so team up with your better half on 31st October by donning one of the best couples Halloween costumes for 2022
13 Things That *Really* Annoy Bridesmaids
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We shed some light on what it's *really* like to be a bridesmaid during the wedding planning - prepare for some serious venting...
18 Things Wedding Guests Absolutely Hate (And How to Fix Them!)
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Wedding guest bug-bears come in all shapes and sizes. From rumbling stomachs and empty wallets, to long journeys and queueing at the bar - how many of these things annoy you too?
Toasts for the Best Man's Speech: 22 Ways to End Your Speech
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Part of the best man speech includes making a toast to the happy couple - here are 22 best man toasts to inspire you!
11 Things That Go Wrong at Weddings: How to Handle W-Day Disasters
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Most potential wedding day disasters are so unlikely that they're not worth worrying about. But what about the things that could *genuinely* go wrong? Here, three wedding planners reveal how to avoid the most common big day blips...
12 Groom Speech Tips: How to Make a Killer Groom's Speech
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Are you nervous about giving your groom's speech? Our experts have 12 top tips to giving the ultimate speech and help calm your nerves
65 Gifts for Your Wife That She Won't Have Thought Of
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No matter what the reason or your budget may be, these 65 thoughtful gifts for your wife are bound to impress.
45 Stylish Botanical Wedding Ideas Inspired by Stacey Solomon's Wedding
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The most stylish wedding theme going, it's all about the botanics right now and we have everything from botanical wedding venues, décor ideas and bridesmaid dresses for you to swoon over
106 Amazing Wedding Favour Ideas Your Guests Will Love
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Show your guests how much you appreciate them by treating them to one of these awesome wedding favours! There's over 100 to choose from so you're bound to find a special something to suit the style of your big day
30th Wedding Anniversary Gifts: 40 Thoughtful Pearl Anniversary Ideas
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Whether you're looking for a gift for a special couple you know or you're celebrating your own 30th wedding anniversary, don't miss our roundup of the best 30th wedding anniversary gift ideas
40th Wedding Anniversary Gifts: 32 of the Best Ruby-Inspired Ideas
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Whether you and your partner are celebrating your 40th wedding anniversary or you need inspiration for gifts for friends and family, we’re found dozens of ruby-inspired ideas that they’ll love.