Wedding Invitation Errors

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The moment that your guests receive their invitations is really the first moment of your wedding- so make it count. There are some common mistakes that plenty of even the most careful couples make when sending out their invitations- avoid them to get your wedding off to the best possible start. Watch For Typos It’s easier than you may think to send out invitations with a simple spelling or grammatical error glaring out- when you look at something so many times, it’s possible to miss obvious mistakes. Have a friend with fresh eyes and a flair for editing check over…

Honeymoon On The Greek Islands

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Ever since we saw “Mamma Mia”, we’ve been lusting over Greece as a vacation spot. The beautiful islands of Greece are all about clear blue water, bright sunshine and, of course, romance. What better place to spend your honeymoon? The Cyclades This group of stunning small islands is ideal for scouting out the most secluded, romantic beaches. There are ancient ruins to explore, a ferry service to help you island-hop and some of the most beautiful sights in Europe to see. Many of Greece’s most famous islands are part of this group, including Mykonos and Rhodes. Visit Rhodes to take…

Winter Wedding Ideas

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Not every bride wants to get married under the hot sun- winter weddings are more chic than ever, offering a fun alternative to the traditional spring wedding day. Complement your day with a classic winter wedding theme and you’ll be able to create a day that’s truly unforgettable. Christmas Day Embrace the festive season by bringing Christmas Day to life for your wedding. If you feel like the whole green and red scheme is a little overdone, go for a more subtle sophisticated look with gold, silver and soft blues. Adorn your venue with plenty of holly, twinkling fairly lights…

Bridal Beauty Trends For 2015

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Beauty trends are as prevalent in the world of weddings as they are in the rest of fashion. Everyone wants to look stunning on their big day, and each year brings us new great ideas for creating the most beautiful bridal look. This year, it’s all about bold statements with a vintage vibe. Retro Red Lips Think classic Hollywood glamour for brides this year, with women all over opting for a bright red lip to complement their dark, striking winged eyeliner. This look can suit any bride, as long as you get the shading right for your lipstick and get…

Surprise Wedding Expenses

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We all do our best to budget carefully for our wedding, but there are some expenses you may not have considered when planning your big day. Watch out for these hidden costs that can trip you up and push you out of your budget limitations. Beauty Treatments Although you’ve most likely calculated in the costs of your hair and makeup on the day, remember that many brides go for facials, tanning treatments, manicures, waxes and every other beauty treatment you can think of in the lead up to the day itself. Calculate these costs in and book ahead of time…

Winter Honeymoon Destinations

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Although most people envision spending their honeymoon on a tropical beach somewhere sipping pina coladas, there’s something to be said for the romantic winter getaway. There’s nothing more romantic than snuggling up together in front of a cosy fire, and winter can be the perfect time to score great deals on your travels if you’re planning your wedding on a budget. These are some of our top picks for romantic honeymoon destinations with a frosty edge. Hotel Ranga, Iceland This stunning spot just 60 miles southeast of Reykjavik is one of the most romantic places on earth. Couples visiting Hotel…

Rustic Country Wedding

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A rustic, rural theme for your wedding is ideal for outdoorsy couples who are looking for a twist on the vintage theme. It’s also easy to pull off on a budget, with décor ideas that can be homemade or pieced together without spending a fortune. This theme is classic, tasteful and chic. Colour Pallet A rustic theme gives you a beautiful colour pallet to work with. Think autumnal, woody browns, greens and cream for a sophisticated aesthetic. Pale bridesmaids dresses and quirky suits for the groom and his groomsmen will add to the ethereal, rural look. Florals            The key feature…

Matching Your Hair With Your Wedding Dress

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Your wedding dress and the hairstyle you choose for your wedding day should work together to create the perfect bridal look. You may have a particular style in mind that you’d always envisioned for your wedding day, but find that when paired with the dress you’ve chosen, it just doesn’t quite fit. We’ve got a quick guide to help you match your hair with your dress for a stunning, cohesive bridal style. The Simple, Classic Dress If you’ve opted for a simple gown with clean lines and a classic cut, you’ll have tons of freedom when it comes to your…

Wedding Entertainment On A Budget

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Keeping your guests happy and having a great time at your wedding doesn’t have to blow a huge hole in your budget. There are many ways to entertain your guests on a tight budget, as long as you think a little bit outside of the box. Get Them Singing Once everyone has had a couple drinks and is feeling in a festive mood, break out a karaoke machine. These don’t cost much at all, and you probably know someone who has their own karaoke equipment, or you could hire some from a local bar. Everyone loves a good karaoke session,…

Romantic Honeymoon Spots In New York

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Finding a beautiful honeymoon location doesn’t have to involve venturing out of the United States. There are some stunning spots that will give you all the romance you need without having to stamp your passport once. New York State is one of the country’s most diverse, beautiful locations, with plenty to offer newlyweds. The Adirondacks New York’s upstate mountain range is a stunning location for honeymooners, with amazing views, hiking trails and all the rustic pleasures you the adventurous couple could hope for. Our favorite spot in this area is Lake George– a large and beautiful lake surrounded by natural…