When the world is your garden, where on earth do you begin with choosing your florist? We've quizzed some fabulous Warwickshire florists for their tips on choosing your wedding florist! We wouldn't be GfB without adding our own, so, read on for the definitive top 10...
If you're planning your wedding flowers for your 2018 or 2019 celebration, then you'll want to know about the latest floral trends. We caught up with award-winning Oxfordshire florist Penny Blossoms to find out more about the world of wedding flowers.
If you're feeling inspired by the Royal Wedding, but don't have the £32 million budget to match, then here's how to get a wedding worthy of a princess.
One of the standout elements from the Royal Wedding this May was the incredible floristry from floral designer Phillippa Craddock, who created some amazing decor as well as the bouquets and hairpieces for the bridal party.
We love finding new colour trends to inspire you, and the latest colours to reach the Guides for Brides HQ is this stunning combination; blue and deep red. Luscious and romantic, they really make the perfect match, don't they? Take a look below for some beautiful ideas you can use to add this colour into your wedding day.
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.
We are delighted to announce that Sonning Flowers will be exhibiting at this years National Wedding Show at Earls Court. Located at stand D102, pop in and discover the their passion for beautiful fresh flowers. With expertise, they create stunning bouquets giving your wedding the 'wow' factor!
With all this wet weather we thought that we might give you some tips for a wet wedding! You have dreamt of your wedding day your entire life and after all your careful planning the last thing you want to happen is for the heavens to open over your special day! After all the wet weather this summer here are some tips on how to cope with a wet wedding!
1. Accept what you can't change - Whether you have planned your wedding obsessively or not your day will not go 100% to plan. Therefore it is essential to just ignore any mishaps that might occur so you can enjoy the special moments you will treasure forever!
2. Have a collection of umbrellas and raincoats at the ready- proper preparation prevents poor performance! If you have them at the ready you will not have to waste precious moments on your big day searching round the house for that camouflaged kagool.
3. Soggy Photographs-any photographer
worth his salt will be able to find some special spots for those treasured photographs. Whether it is the doorway of the church or the reception entrance. There is no need to panic. In addition you may get some dramatic shots against a stormy sky!
4. Think outside the box- if you know it is likely to be wet on your day, you could look into 'weddington boots
' or dramatic (and sturdy!) marquees. It will just add another feature to your wedding making it unique!
Rain is not the end of the world, the flowers
won't wilt, everybody will stay in one place and you can have as much sun as you want once you are on your honeymoon
. Your wedding day is about you and your man not the overcast skies!