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Wedding Ideas: Great ideas

Mother’s Day Treat: The Afternoon Tea Edit

This year, our Mother’s Day activity focuses on the good stuff: Cosy conversations over a mug of tea. It goes without saying that everyone can enjoy a quintessentially English cream tea. What’s more elegant than afternoon tea in the capital? Whilst London exudes a certain glamour, you can get the best of both worlds by taking this Sunday to show your mum some love – whether it be at a fancy hotel, or, at your own kitchen table. Afternoon tea makes the perfect Mother’s Day Treat and, it also offers the chance to get excited over all those wedding details you might be planning together! Any excuse, right? 😍 

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Spring Signatures For Your Wedding

We can all breathe as sweet sigh of relief – Spring is here. Yes, it may be breezy. Yes, it may rain a bit (well, maybe a lot) but the daffodils are out, so, we call it: Spring. For brides-to-be, there are oh so many things to look forward to, dates down in the diary, dress fittings, bright mornings and cocktails with the girls out on a terrace somewhere rather lovely. Adorable additions to your wedding? We share a few Spring signatures that’ll truly make your day blossom and bloom… 

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Spring is Here – how to make your wedding green and gorgeous

The man with the green thumb, boutique florist Agent F is back with us to talk trends and, Greenery is absolutely perfect! As a specialist in luxury wedding ideas and gorgeous botanicals, Agent F is primed on social media with some of the best inspiration going. Here’s his take on getting your wedding bursting with life! 

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Why you should have a wedding festival

One thing that The Wedding Festival Company know? Your Wedding Festival will be fantastic! Experts in the field, The Wedding Festival Company have a fantastic grip on planning big events outdoors scaled to your special day! Creating the perfect party atmosphere is promised by an entirely unique approach to planing – bringing together family, friends, live music and all the trimmings you’d expect from a festival! Fancy getting your guests talking? We’re going to walk you through what you can expect from a Wedding Festival and trust us, you’ll be wanting to pull on your wellies! 
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Words To Love By

It’s Valentine’s Day ❤️ and we all know what that means. The shelves have been bursting with gifts and sentiment, roses are delivered to the door – dinner for two is on the menu this evening and it’s all about that special little something or someone… It’s wonderful to love! Behind all the red glitter and loved up statuses on social media, we want to shine the light on some of the truest words about love ever spoken, by a few of the greats. We’re here to get you inspired with 10 of our favourite quotations on the art of romance… 

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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… 

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Say It With Handmade Stationery

These days, it’s the personal touches which are everything. Thankfully, customisation is a watchword these days and you can put your mark on almost everything! At Guides for Brides, we adore independents and small suppliers of the craft trade – and bespoke stationery has a real flair. Truly made with love, you can work closely with a designer to provide gorgeous wedding stationery which’ll strike the perfect note with your guests. 

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Treats for your Bridesmaids

Feeling the love for your girls? Your bridesmaids: They’re handpicked, there for you and a big part of your big day. Often, when you’re stressed, they’re stressed. When you cry, they cry – they’ve got your back! Sharing is caring, so, we’ve gathered some ideas to make your bride tribe feel especially special! 💕

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We LOVE this bridal advent calendar

Stuck for a thoughtful gift for the bride-to-be? We absolutely LOVE this adorable bridal advent calendar, with a little wedding-related gift every day in the lead up to the big day. 


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5 ways to add a pop of colour to your wedding day

Break the neutral colour-scheme mould and go for a splash of colour on your big day. Whether you go for creative food choices, brightly coloured flowers or an alternative wedding dress, adding a pop of colour to your big day is simple. We’ve come up with some simple ways to brighten up your day:

6 ways to add a pop of colour to your wedding     

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