Category: Wedding Tips & Advice

How to Ruin Your Wedding Reception
16 Jan 2014

How to Ruin Your Wedding Reception

The definitive list on how to ruin your wedding reception and how to avoid that! There is no doubt that your reception is set to be the party of the century. It is, after all, a celebration of your future as a unit. But ...

Cutesy Wedding Ideas
15 Jan 2014

Cute Wedding Ideas For Your Big Day

A lot can be said about the little things when it comes to making your wedding stand out amongst all the other nuptial celebrations. There is no doubt that the little things are the most fun to plan, but they are ...

Makeshift Photo Booth
10 Jan 2014

Homemade Photo Booth – A Few Quirky DIY Ideas

Making provision for photographing the guests at your wedding is a great idea for two reasons. For one, you get to have some great photographs of your closest friends and family, and for another, it is an excellent way ...

Morning Cocktail Recipes
9 Jan 2014

Morning Cocktail Recipes

Just because you’re getting married in the morning doesn’t mean that you have to put the celebratory drinks on hold. Morning wedding cocktails might call for less rum and more fruit juice, but that doesn’t mean ...

More Memorable Reception
8 Jan 2014

6 Ideas for a More Memorable Reception

Admit it: You kind of want your wedding to stand out. You might pretend you don’t, but because this day is special to you and because you have put so much hard work into it, you are definitely hoping that people will ...

Wedding Movies
30 Dec 2013

All About Wedding Movies

With holidays in full swing, we have the luxury of a little free time. To sit, relax on the couch and watch a few of our favourite movies – popcorn and hot chocolate in hand. If you are in the midst of wedding ...

Heatproof Your Look
27 Dec 2013

Heatproof Your Look

With temperatures rising, it can often be a struggle to ensure your makeup stays put throughout the day – a battle between oil, water and everything in between. Whether you are a bride-to-be, a guest or just someone ...

Staying Healthy Over the Festive Season
19 Dec 2013

Tips on Staying Healthy Over the Festive Season

Sigh. That seems to be something that is happening everywhere you listen this time of year. General exhaustion reigns supreme, as the busiest time of the year begins. With end of year functions, weddings, parties and ...

Mocktail Hour
13 Dec 2013

Mocktail Hour At Your Wedding

One of the more fun aspects of a wedding is the cocktail hour – especially if you’ve got yourself a nice signature cocktail named after the happy couple doing the rounds. Not everyone is necessarily keen on the ...

How to Ruin Your Wedding
11 Dec 2013

How to Ruin Your Wedding

How to ruin your wedding and the how to guide on making sure this doesn't happen. When it comes to your wedding there is no doubt that you want your day to be remembered as a special one. You want to be seen as the ...

A Christmas Wedding
10 Dec 2013

All About A Christmas Wedding

Before you shoot this article down in a mountain of cheese … give it some thought. I first stumbled across the idea of a Christmas wedding on a episode of Grey’s Anatomy. Log fires, green ivy, candles and red bows ...

Evening Cocktail Recipes
3 Dec 2013

Evening Cocktail Recipes

These days most evening wedding receptions start with a cocktail hour. A cocktail hour is a great way to entertain your guests while you and your new husband are off playing with the photographer and creating frame-able ...

How to Choose a Wedding Hairstyle
29 Nov 2013

How to Choose a Wedding Hairstyle

The perfect hairstyle goes a long way to completing your fairy princess look and it is a decision not to be taken lightly. Here are a few points to consider while making your choice. 1. Choose your dress first Once ...

The Reception
28 Nov 2013

A Bit of Basic Order: The Reception

It is likely that if you are the bride, you will have very little to do with what is going on at the reception hall. You will be too busy getting ready to get married! It is most likely that the caterers and staff where ...

Gifts for the Groom
26 Nov 2013

All About Gifts For The Groom

For once, this article isn’t about me. Something old, new, borrowed, blue – I had it all. But what about my poor groom? Here are a few ideas of how to make your groom feel special with gifts and goodness. Here are ...

Something Blue
19 Nov 2013

All About Something Blue

The last, and perhaps most difficult in the series – something blue. I understand, this may sound perfectly ridiculous, especially as my wedding colours were blue and white – but I found it almost impossible to ...

How to Hire a Wedding Planner
15 Nov 2013

4 Tips on How to Hire a Wedding Planner

For busy brides who tend to get a little bit on the overwhelmed side, hiring a wedding planner could be the difference between getting things done right and losing your grasp on sanity. Weddings can be chaos to arrange, ...

Something Borrowed
14 Nov 2013

All About Something Borrowed

The saying started off rather easily “something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue” – and the ideas themselves were rather easy to implement. The next two were the trickiest for me – and ...

Ways to Cut Reception Costs
12 Nov 2013

5 Ways to Cut Reception Costs

It’s no secret that wedding receptions can cost a fortune, but with a little creativity there are plenty of ways to save money without running the risk of looking tacky. Here are 5 ways to cut reception costs at your ...

Something New
5 Nov 2013

All About Something New …

Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue Following on from last week’s bridal traditions – we’re on to the easiest, and perhaps most fun line ‘something new’ – or, a simple excuse to ...