Planning Essentials

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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40 Awesome Gift Ideas for Your Son-in-Law

Stuck for what to get your son-in-law? Picking presents that he'll really love can be a tricky task, but we've got you covered with this amazing gift guide packed with 40 unique ideas!

By Lucy Addicott, 01/07/21

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55 Amazing Wedding Traditions Around the World

From whipping feet to sawing logs, smashing bells to stealing shoes (and a month of sobbing before the wedding day!), there's some weird and wonderful wedding traditions around the world - these are our favourites

By Helen Pye, 01/07/21

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2nd Wedding Anniversary Gifts: 30 Cotton Gift Ideas They'll Love

Mark two years of marriage with a thoughtful 2nd wedding anniversary gift. We've picked out 25 great cotton gift ideas to inspire you

By Lucy Addicott, 30/06/21

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8 Reasons Why You Should Have a Wedding Website

From saving you money to keeping your guests happy, creating a wedding website will make your wedding planning process a whole lot easier. Read on to find out how...

By Lucy Addicott, 29/06/21

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Best Man Duties: The Complete Guide

Find out exactly what the best man's duties include and what is involved in the role of best man with our comprehensive guide

By Lucy Addicott, 28/06/21

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Should You Ask Permission to Propose?

We chatted to wedding industry insiders who gave us their opinion on the much-debated topic of whether to ask permission before proposing.

By Emily Deane, 28/06/21

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4th Wedding Anniversary Gifts: 31 Fruit, Flower, Appliance, Linen & Blue Topaz Ideas

From floral themed gifts to handy home appliances and blue topaz bling, we've got your fourth wedding anniversary gift covered.

By Lucy Addicott, 28/06/21

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65 Gifts for Your Wife That She Won't Have Thought Of

No matter what the reason or your budget may be, these 45 thoughtful gifts for your wife are bound to impress.

By Helen Pye, 25/06/21

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60 Unusual Gifts for Husbands We Guarantee He'll Love

Whether it's his birthday, Christmas, your anniversary or just because he's brilliant, these gifts for your husband will mark the occasion in style.

By Helen Pye, 25/06/21

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12 Questions We're Always Asked as Same-Sex Brides

Becky and Ciara, from Northern Ireland, are set to marry in 2023 at the beautiful Segrave Barns. But what's it really like planning a wedding as a same-sex couple? Becky reveals the 12 questions they're asked the most, and what you should say instead...

By hitched.co.uk, 25/06/21

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Anniversary Gifts for Her: 50 Romantic Ideas Your Girlfriend or Wife Will Love

If your anniversary is coming up but you're completely stuck on what to buy your girlfriend or wife, don't panic! We've selected our top 50 anniversary gifts for her - from tech gadgets to personalised presents

By Lucy Addicott, 24/06/21

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18 Things You Need to Do the Night Before Your Wedding

Make sure you have the best possible time the night before your wedding by being as organised as possible - here's everything you need to remember the night before your big day!

By Zoe Burke, 24/06/21

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Anniversary Gifts for Him: 57 Unique Ideas Your Husband Will Love

Shopping for an anniversary gift for your husband can be challenging, especially after a few years together! We've rounded up the 57 best anniversary gifts for him - from personalised presents to unique ideas he will love

By Lucy Addicott, 23/06/21

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The 49 Best Wedding Games for Your Wedding Reception

From outdoor wedding games to wedding table games and games for the kids, this selection of the best wedding games will leave you with plenty of ideas for breaking the ice between your guests...

By Lucy Addicott, 23/06/21

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56 First Date Ideas for Every Budget

A good first date will help you break the ice, spark conversation and make some fun memories with your beau. Not sure what to do? We've rounded-up our favourite first date ideas for every kind of couple

By Helen Pye, 23/06/21

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How to Handle Feeling Left Out of Your Son or Daughter's Wedding Planning

Feeling left out of your child's wedding planning? We asked a relationship counsellor how to handle feeling left out of your son or daughter's wedding sensitively and carefully

By Zoe Burke, 23/06/21