A taste of Africa – cupcakes by Delights by Cynthia

October as you know, is Black History Month. How cool are these African themed cupcakes by Delights by Cynthia celebrating African arts and crafts – textiles, sculpture, beading and of course, nature! Cynthia Akinsanya created this collection to celebrate Black History Month and as a nod to her West African heritage. Her family is from Sierra Leone. Cynthia Akinsanya says: “These... Read More

Fab Find: weddingorg.com wedding websites

Have  you ever wanted to design a website for your wedding to display information to your guests? You trawled the internet for free templates and tried to do it yourself, and then given up after not getting it the way you pictured it in your head? Ever thought that maybe it would be easier to have someone else do it? WeddingOrg.com do exactly that.  They started designing... Read More

Fab Find: Bespoke Wedding Invitations made from your material

What a fab find this is – a bespoke wedding invitation or table numbers made from your specially chosen fabric? Yes please! To find out more contact Ethnikards or follow them on Twitter.  Read More

How to keep children entertained at weddings

A wedding can prove to be a long day for your little guests, so organising someone to keep them entertained at your reception location creates a fun alternative to fidgeting in a ceremony chair, and trying to stay quiet. Alex Watson from top wedding planning agency Collection 26 gives you her top tips when it comes entertaining children. When looking for the best entertainers,... Read More

How to care for your engagement ring

Well, well if it isn’t that time of year again! If you are lucky to be getting an extra bit of bling on Valentine’s Day (congrats!) you are going to need to know how to keep that sparkler sparkling! Your engagement ring is meant to last a lifetime –but like all good things it needs a little maintenance to keep it looking super sparkly at all times. Luckily, we have... Read More

Wedding Planning: Helpful Hints & Tips

1)      Setting your BUDGET Before you start planning your wedding, you need to know what you’ve got to spend and who is paying for what. This may involve a slightly awkward conversation with your families, but being up front now is essential. The largest part of your budget will be spent on your reception venue, food and drinks followed by your wedding dress, décor, entertainment,... Read More

Going for Gold: African Vintage Wedding Inspiration

There are many people going for gold at the moment at London 2012, but here on the blog we are going for the golds, blacks, whites, reds and purples of the African sub-continient! This African vintage styled shoot is a contemporary interpretation of Africa’s diverse and unique cultural heritage and an homage to the modern day African princess, using colours ranging from dramatic... Read More

Hen Party Idea: Wedding Flowers Workshops

If you have ever wondered about having a different type of hen party, then learning how to arrange wedding flowers may be right up your street. Expert florist, William Clarke will be running workshops from 1st September 2012 in Battersea. Groups will run with between 8-12 people so plenty of room for your mum, mother of the groom, nan as well as your BFFs! All hen party workshops... Read More

Rainbow Club Wedding Shoes, Tiara & Accessories

Rainbow Club are well known for their wedding shoes, but they have a new range of veils, tiaras and accessories. The full range can be viewed on their website. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 20%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1... Read More

We love: Diamond Engagement Rings – Diamond Geezer

We love this frog diamond engagement ring from Diamond Geezer – perfect for all budding princesses! Diamond Geezer is a second generation family run firm based in the Cotswolds, launched in 2002,  and they design and make everything they sell in just 7 to 10 days. All products are made in Britain and all 150,000 varieties of diamonds sold are from a legitimate source and... Read More