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Wedding Ideas: Venue Decoration

Why we’re crazy about woodland weddings

Maybe it’s because the days are closing in as autumn arrives, or maybe it’s because there is nothing prettier than a room filled with wildflowers and green foliage, but here at Guides for Brides we are just crazy about woodland themed weddings. We’ve pulled together some stunning woodland wedding ideas to share with you brides-to-be, so get pinning!

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Inspiration for the Boho Bride

It’s hard to imagine a more beautiful bride than one surrounded by twinkling fairy lights and bunches of wild, bohemian-style flowers. Boho weddings are amazing during the summer months, and they’re something that you and your guests will never forget, so we’ve gathered together some gorgeous ideas to get you inspired…

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8 Reasons to love a Castle Wedding

For many brides, getting married in a castle fulfils a childhood dream; it’s the perfect opportunity to feel like a princess for the day. Castles offer stunning landscapes, sweeping staircases and stunning architecture – whilst offering couples the opportunity to create unforgettable memories in a unique and luxurious venue. If we haven’t already convinced you, check out our 8 reasons to get married in a castle.

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WIN your Confetti

Confetti is a magical part of a wedding day and an opportunity for your guests to celebrate that special “post-wedding” moment. Shropshire Petals is a unique confetti company who grow natural petal confetti on their own Shropshire farm. Natural bio-degradable confetti is eco-friendly and is therefore preferred by venues.

*Competition* – Shropshire Petals are giving TEN lucky brides the chance to win confetti for their big day. The competition ends on July 14th 2015.  

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Upcoming Wedding Trends in 2015

With a new year comes new wedding trends. From edgy coordinates to aerial photographs – 2015 is looking bigger and braver than ever.  If you’re getting married this year, here are 8 top trends to watch out for:

The Two Piece – Out with the wedding dress and in with the two piece.  As designers get daring and brides get braver, the “co ordinate” fashion trend will be a popular option in 2015. Creating a stunning, less traditional look – the two piece is perfect for brides seeking something unique and classy.

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Your Centrepieces

Table centrepieces have the power to transform your wedding venue, helping you to achieve a desired theme or ambiance on your big day. Here’s 5 centrepieces which are sure to wow your guests!

1. Elaborately Stunning – A tall vase overflowing with flowers makes for a dramatic centrepiece.


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Fall for the Autumn Wedding

Autumn has arrived – bringing a unique array of colour and scenery.  If you’re planning a wedding this Fall, check out these 8 unique ideas to add a touch of Autumn to your big day.

1. An Autumn Invitation – Send out invitations with a pressed leaf on the front to set the theme for your big day.


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DIY Wedding

For some brides, the idea of designing their own wedding is an exciting way to take complete control and be creative. For others, hiring someone to take care of the wedding planning is a much better option. We wonder, what are some of the advantages and disadvantages of doing it all yourself?

If you are working on a tight budget, you might find that planning your wedding yourself could work out cheaper . Working on a budget might also just spark your creativity; you will find a way to achieve the look and feel you want without spending more than you would like to.

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The Rise of the Village Hall Wedding

Finding the perfect wedding venue can be a tricky affair, and more and more brides are looking for ways to make the day really different.

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Here are Kemp and Kemp’s Top 5 reasons to choose a village hall:
1. You have power, toilets, parking and furniture already on site, and often very good well equipped kitchens. There will sometimes be a bar area or other room available for presents, dancing or wet weather alternatives for your canapé reception.
2. You can easily find halls to hire in most large villages.
3. They are usually very cheap to hire once you find the bookings secretary.Read More

Alice in weddingland

Inspired by Lewis Carroll’s timeless novels, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, we have come up with some quirky ideas that can transform a classical wedding into a wedding wonderland! To incorporate the Alice in Wonderland theme it would be a great idea to host the ceremony and reception outside so choose a venue that has lots of garden space, marquee and trees that can be decorated. For the reception host a Mad Hatters tea party by serving, aromatic teas, classy cocktails, sandwiches and cute cupcakes which have tags that say eat me on them, this will definatly go down a treat with your guests.

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