A Guide to Writing your Own Vows

A Guide to Writing your Own Vows Personal touches can be added to every detail of your big day, and what better a way [...]

Wedding First Dance Songs

Wedding First Dance Songs The first dance at a wedding is a very special moment for the couple, shared with their closest friends and family. Over the years I’ve played a huge number of different songs at the 2,000+ weddings that I’ve performed at, and seen a huge variation in the way the couples have danced to the songs as well, but I’ll leave that for another post. Recently a few brides-to-be have asked about some of the songs that have been requested for the first dance by previous couples, and so below is a list of some of the songs that have been asked for over the last few years. Adam Sandler (Wedding Singer OST) = I Wanna Grow Old With You […]

How to Avoid Wedding Planning Stress

How to Avoid Wedding Planning Stress While planning a wedding is incredibly exciting, it is also a notoriously stressful task – and can be the cause of many arguments between friends, family members and the bride and groom-to-be. One episode of BBC Three’s Don’t Tell the Bride is enough to realise the scale of the anxiety involved, but there are ways to ensure you are not a slave to stress while planning your big day! So, why is wedding planning so stressful? To start, there’s the weight of expectations. Women often admit they have dreamed of their wedding day since they […]

5 Creative Catering Ideas for your Wedding

5 Creative Catering Ideas for your Wedding Alongside the venue and wedding entertainment, your catering choice is one of the most important decisions you will make for your big day. A poor caterer can leave your guests feeling hungry and miserable, while more creative food can bring a buzz of energy and some delightfully full tummies, too. While some people prefer the idea of a traditional sit-down meal, a formal three-course menu doesn’t appeal to every bride and groom-to-be. If you want something a bit different, there’s a whole world of choice out there when it comes to catering, with inspiration taken from cuisine across the globe. Here are 5 creative catering ideas for your wedding. 1. Summer picnic There’s something whimsical and romantic about a picnic; making it a wonderfully casual way to enjoy food on your wedding day. Embrace […]

Unique Bridesmaid Gift Ideas

Unique Bridesmaid Gift Ideas They’ve endured the tears, tantrums and hours of wedding planning. Now your big day is over, it’s time to show your bridesmaids just how grateful you are for their love and support. To show your appreciation, here are some unique bridesmaid gift ideas – from the traditional to downright fantastical. 1. Gifts inspired by nature If your wedding embraced the great outdoors, a nature-inspired gift will be a perfect reminder of the day. Edinburgh-based Wishes on the Wind sells delicately romantic bridesmaid jewellery; designer Lana incorporates real flowers into her pieces, and also takes custom orders. We love her Forget Me Not Orb Necklace. Continuing with the natural theme, Rococo Rose London create exquisite […]