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Wedding Planning

No-one knows weddings like we do - we've seen thousands in our time and can let you into a little secret - the best ones are the ones that have been planned to perfection.

But we understand that this is a very unique and surreal experience, and one that you might not know much about. So, here we've put together some of the most useful planning guides you'll find anywhere. Fact!

Simply choose from our 'Planning Your Wedding' posts below to start planning your big day like a pro

6 wedding decor essentials that your wedding needs - these won't blow the budget like some ideas you'll see, but they will pack in plenty of prettiness!

6 wedding decor essentials every wedding needs (including yours!)

It's easy to get carried away when planning your reception decor (we're looking at you, Pinterest!). Sometimes the grand floral installations and chandelier ceilings can distract...
Throw the party of the century, packed with style and fun your guests will love - it's never been easier thanks to this retro wedding reception decor guide!

Source the style: a rocking retro wedding

PHOTOGRAPHY Craig Goode, Mr & Mrs Boutique Wedding Photography, mr-and-mrs-wedding-photography.co.uk Bright pops of colour, quirky trinkets, exposed bulbs and pom poms worked to the max. Fun and playfulness...

A-Z of wedding trends that will save you £££s!

Having an on-trend wedding doesn't mean you have to bust your budget – this A-Z of wedding trends is full of hot ideas that...

The one where she said yes!

A blog by Becci! Our lovely deputy editor documents her very own perfect proposal during a romantic weekend away at Headland Hotel, Newquay where...

The Wedding Destination Quiz: What does your style say about your...

You are swaying towards the idea of getting married abroad, but choosing the right setting can be really difficult. Do you go luxury, beach,...

3 tips to beat pre-wedding stress!

So the much anticipated moment has arrived (yay!) and you’re finally engaged to the person you love! You are over the moon and you...
Three ways to choose your wedding menu to give you the dishes and dining style you've been dreaming of AND keep your guests happy too!

Three ways to choose your wedding menu!

As more and more couples become self-confessed foodies, couples are raising the stakes when it comes to choosing their wedding menu. Whether you desire...
Quirky canapés: ideas that will spice up your reception, wow your guests and ensure you have deliciously memorable wedding food your guests will love...

9 quirky canapes you need to try!

Canapés are traditionally served in the hours between the ceremony and the wedding breakfast, accompanied by Champagne or perhaps Pimm’s or bespoke cocktails. They are food...

Inspired Shoot: boho up dos to compliment your dress

STYLED SHOOT PHOTOGRAPHY BY MARINA BICHEVINA facebook.com/marina.bichevina   Fresh from-the-beach tousled locks, relaxed and laced dresses featuring wild bouquets...     Easy beach ready boho up dos to compliment the most relaxed wedding...

Should you take your children on honeymoon with you?

Intimate adult escape OR family holiday? Does marriage really change things that much? Should you mark this special occasion with just you and your newly-wed?...
Inspired by the drama of the 1920s Gatsby era, inject the bold and chic tones of black and gold into your wedding colour scheme for glamorous wedding decor

Source the style: glamorous black and gold colour scheme

PHOTOGRAPHY: Jacob and Pauline Black and gold; it's a stylish and sophisticated colour scheme that channels the glitz, glamour and roaring energy of the 1920s. The monochrome...

Easy ways to add the fun factor to your wedding day:...

Make your wedding day unforgettable with the first part of our fabulously fun wedding ideas that will please everyone!     Photo booths Make sure all of your...
Ready to save yourselves time, money and heartbreak when you're planning your wedding? Then these 5 winning wedmin strategies are for you!

5 winning wedmin strategies

Now the question has been popped and a new ring graces your finger, you're officially part of the wedding club! And whether you've been secretly...

Where can you cut down on the estimated wedding cost?

It is estimated that the average cost of a wedding now totals £26,989 when happy couples hire a supplier for the traditional elements of...
7 reasons to feature artificial flowers in your wedding day. When you could save money and have your pick of flowers, whatever the season, why not?

7 reasons to go faux with your flowers

Chances are before you started planning your wedding you didn’t know when peonies were in season – but we bet you do now! Even the...

Why a Toastmaster could prevent all stress on the big day…

If you have decided to rope in the help of a planner to organise everything in the lead up to your big day, brides...

20 unique ideas that made these real-life weddings, WOW!

At Wedding Ideas, our stunning real brides continue to provide the BEST REAL inspiration to pass on to our brides-to-be with every new issue...
Wedding favours that won't be wasted need to have a use beyond looking pretty. Here, we bring you all the ideas you need to do it on budget and in style!

How to choose your wedding favours

You don’t need to be the disgruntled couple who spent their hard earned cash on wedding favours, only for them to be left behind. The...
So your best friend and you are both engaged, but what if their wedding is better? End the bride wars now before you become bridezillas with these 4 steps

Bride wars: how to end the competition & become a bridal...

We’ve all seen the films and, no matter how good friends you are, the thought will have crossed your minds at least once if...

Tired of wedding traditions? Here are 3 you can skip!

When you're a relaxed kind of gal or groom, planning a relaxed kind of wedding, the rigid traditions attached to weddings can feel more...

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