Skip to contentSkip to primary navigationSkip to quick searchSkip to supplier / event searchSkip to sign inSkip to footer

Wedding Ideas: Real Weddings

Your chance to WIN a pair of tickets to the WedAway VIP preview

Destination wedding show, WedAway, is the UK’s only dedicated destination wedding show, and a must-attend event for anyone thinking of tying the knot abroad. You’ll be able to get information about all of the most spectacular wedding destinations worldwide, with over 150 wedding planners and suppliers on hand to answer all your questions. 


Read More

An Italian Love Affair

February, the month of love. In Italy, that’d be l’amore. Valentine’s Day itself originated here, with Shakespeare penning Romeo and Juliet set in romantic Verona. With spots like the Amalfi Coast, Sorrento, Capri and Venice seen as idylls, it’s no wonder that the popularity of Italy as the backdrop to the ideal wedding has soared. We’d have to agree that it’s second to none for intimacy, declarations and serenades. If you’re looking for an exquisite destination wedding, Italy has plenty to offer from it’s sprawling coastal shores to it’s evergreen olive groves and quaint towns nestled in the hillside… 

Read More

WIN a Lypsyl Bridal Bundle!

This month, Lypsyl are offering one lucky bride the chance to win an AMAZING bridal bundle, filled with all kinds of on the day treats for your wedding handbag. 

lypsyl competition

Read More

WIN five customised wedding signs

This month, Guides for Brides have teamed up with Made With Love Designs, to offer one lucky bride the chance to WIN five customised wedding signs for her big day. 


Read More

Proposing to your bridesmaids: 6 gorgeous gift ideas

Asking your best girls to be at your side on your wedding day is one of the most exciting wedding planning moments. They will be so touched to have been asked and will be keen to help you out with wedding and hen party planning, adding a little fun to this otherwise stressful process. Brides-to-be are always looking for beautiful and unique ways to ask their girls to be part of their #BrideTribe, so Guides for Brides have come up with some great little gift ideas. We’ve teamed up with Getting Personal to offer you the chance to WIN a £50 voucher and get your hands on these goodies – all you need to do is leave a review of one of your wedding suppliers on and you’ll be automatically entered.

Proposing to your bridesmaids: 6 gorgeous gifts

Read More

Advice from real life brides

Wedding planning can be very time consuming, with brides spending an average of 320 hours planning their big day. That’s over 13 days! We recently sent a survey to newlywed brides to get the low-down on their planning process and the big day itself. Whilst blogs and articles can provide some great tips, advice from real life brides who have recently experienced the wedding process will give you invaluable first hand knowledge.

bride swing

Read More

Beautiful Disaster

Despite perfect planning sometimes things don’t go to plan, but it is how the two of you deal with it that dictates whether it turns the wedding into a disaster or gives you and your guests wonderful memories of a catastrophe averted. This month the flooded wedding depicted by photographer Jon Dennis in A Beautiful Disaster demonstrates this perfectly.

Read More

Kanye West and Kim Kardashian – a wedding to remember!

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s wedding (or KimYe as they are now known) can definitely take the title of the most talked about event of this year. Since their engagement in 2013, there has been tremendous speculation about what these two star’s wedding day would involve and they did well to keep their special day out of the media despite their high profile.

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West

Read More

Bad taste proposals

Christmas is a busy time for wedding proposals and new grooms-to-be will be sighing with relief today at romantic proposals successfully pulled off while their new fiancée shows off her ring.

Spare a thought for the bride who was the victim of what must be one of the cruelest and craziest proposals ever, and watch the video of their proposal.

Wedding or engagement ring

Ant and Dec need YOU!

Ant and Dec Wedding ShowThe lovely Chris Weller from ITV’s production team has asked for our help in finding couples to take part in Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway. They are looking for couples who are getting married on a Saturday in February, March or April to play a game live on the show.

It doesn’t matter where in the country your wedding is – you don’t need to be near London.

So, if you are up for a bit of fun, email Chris for a full application form:

Alternatively you can nominate someone to be surprised! If you know someone who is getting married on a Saturday between February and April, and think they would enjoy the surprise, email: You never know … you might even get to meet the boys themselves.

Ant and Dec


Receive our newsletter