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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.

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Charity Wedding Gift Lists: 5 Ways to Give Back
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From a charity gift list to social pledges, via ethical companies and sustainable honeymoons, here are the best ways to make your gift list support causes you care about - and some of it is completely free for your guests!
25 Something Old, Something New Ideas to Include on Your Wedding Day
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Thinking of including 'something old, something new' in your wedding? We explain the meaning behind the superstition and bring you the best ideas for following this good-luck tradition
Your Essential Post Wedding To Do List: 17 Important Tasks
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Your to do lists don't stop with the wedding - find out what you need to do after the big day with our essential post-wedding to do list
31 Cute Dog Wedding Outfits for Your Best Pal
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Move over flower girls and page boys – these dog wedding outfits will make sure your pup is the ultimate star of the show at your ceremony.
31 Engagement Party Tips & Ideas to Kick off Your Wedding Journey in Style
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Your engagement party theme search is over! We've got the most amazing engagement party ideas that are going to get excitement sky high for your big day
How to Put Together a Wedding Guest List (and the 5 People to Cross Off Immediately)
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Trying to work out how to put together a wedding guest list that makes everyone happy? Our guide will help you navigate the politics and make sure everyone you love is where they need to be on your big day
The Complete Guide to Changing Your Name After Marriage
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Planning to change your name after you get hitched? Find out everything you need to know about the legalities and options in our handy guide
The 30 Cutest Flower Girl Gift Ideas She'll Adore
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We've handpicked our favourite flower girl gift ideas for every stage of wedding planning, from 'Will you be my flower girl?' presents to perfect thank you gifts, including beautiful bracelets, super-cute teddies, the best books and much more!
Flower Girls: Everything You Need to Know
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If you are unsure what a flower girl should do, what they wear, whether to buy them a gift and what their role in the wedding is then our guide is here to help!
32 Best 10th Wedding Anniversary Gift Ideas: Traditional & Modern
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Whether you go for the traditional 10th wedding anniversary gift of tin or the modern alternative - diamonds - we have picked out the best gift ideas your other half or the happy couple will adore.
70 Wedding Traditions & Their Meanings in the UK & Rest of the World
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Why does the bride throw her bouquet on the big day? Why do we wear something blue? Here, we explain all of those weird and wonderful wedding traditions, so you can decide whether to include them in your wedding.
How To Create Your Wedding Gift List: 10 Top Tips
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We've got 10 top tips to ensure your wedding gift list is easy to make and buy from - are you ready to start compiling your free wedding gift list?
33 Unusual Wedding Place Card Ideas Your Guests Will Remember
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These beautiful wedding place cards will get guests to their seats as well as adding extra personality to your reception tables. From traditional flat cards to vintage-inspired ideas, there's something here for every style of wedding
49 of the Best Wedding Hashtags (and How to Make Your Own)
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Drum up excitement for your big day and share your photos in real time by creating a catchy wedding hashtag. Here are our favourites…
27 Fun Wedding Favours for Kids to Keep Them Busy
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Treat younger wedding guests to one of these awesome children's wedding favour ideas - from a yoyo to an activity book, Lego superhero, puzzle book, dinosaur biscuit and I Spy kit!
Navigating a Blended Family Set Up: How to Make it Work for You
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Struggling with bringing together a blended family? Relationship expert and Hitched Love Guru Anna Williamson shares her top tips for a successful step-family