How to prevent sunburn on honeymoon

I used to think that if you had black skin you couldn’t get sunburnt due to the higher levels of melanin – I soon found out that was not the case on a trip to Lanzarote when all my shoulders started to peel off! Ouch!  Needless to say I make sure that I make sure my skin is always protected now! Ultrasun is a new preservative and perfume free sun protection that offers protection against UVB and UVA rays. It only needs to be applied... Read More

Choosing your Colours for your Wedding Stationery

Today we speak to to Intricate Creations, a luxury laser-cut stationery brand  to find out, when it comes to wedding stationery should you choose your colours carefully? Choosing your wedding colours can be a much more complicated decision than first meets the eye. When it comes to cultural meanings behind colours, they can be extremely important and picking the right colour for a couple isn’t always easy. Intricate Creations have one of the widest... Read More

We love: Simply Bridal Wedding Dresses

  Simply Bridal is an online retailer that started back in July 2011. They aim to deliver quality wedding and bridesmaid dresses without the fuss, hassle, and expense of middlemen.  They are able to keep costs affordable since they don’t have the high overheads of retail space, whilst concentrating on using superior materials and delivering a fast, friendly, and professional service. Simply Bridal is based in  Los Angeles, California... Read More

Queen’s Silver Jubilee Wedding Inspiration: White, Red and Blue

  With the Queen’s Jubilee coming up in June, the UK is awash with red, white and blue! Here is some wedding inspiration to incorporate some red, white and blue in your wedding theme! Blazers and shift dresses for your bridesmaids Make your own boutionerries from old bus conductor badges (eBay) Neck scarves or Kikoy wraps Bakewell tart favours Birdcage veils Union Jack dress by House of Hannigan (Make up Frooti Beauty)  Red wedding... Read More

Free Wedding Magazine with Mollies Makes

If you are a crafty bride and like DIYing bits for your wedding, Let’s Get Hitched (produced in association with Etsy Wedding Registry) is a free wedding lookbook featuring handmade inspiration from real brides. The free lookbook is included with issue 14 of Mollie Makes – on sale on newstands from 11 May 2012! US brides have to wait an extra 2 weeks before the magazine is out, but if you can’t wait till then, you can check out... Read More

We love: Cakes by Krishanthi

How gorgeous is this bird cage wedding cake with mini cakes by London wedding cake maker, Cakes by Krishanthi? Perfect for your spring wedding!  Read More

Monochrome Honeymoon Wardrobe Inspiration

Here is a monochrome honeymoon wardrobe inspiration from the latest looks hitting the high street this summer!  Strapless black/white dress & black/white stripe hat – Primark One shouldered Jena swimsuit by Miraclesuit at Figleaves Jumpsuit – Next 3/4 length leggings – Dorothy Perkins Gladiator sandals & sunglasses – TK Maxx Gobi oversized shirt & white fondant wedges – Monsoon Filigree Leaf Ear cuff, skinny... Read More

The History of Wedding Favours / Elenamaria

Favours are by no means a modern idea. They have been part of weddings for hundreds of years, although it’s thought that they started in Italy around the 1700s. Back then, it was something only wealthy aristocrats could afford, presenting their wedding guests with a little box filled with sugar that was very much a luxury at the time. But as sugar became more affordable, sugared almonds were used instead. And this is what is very often used... Read More

How to choose a Menu for a West African Wedding

As promised part 2 of Sid’s guest post on how to choose the menu for your wedding breakfast. If you missed Part 1 on how to select a West African caterer click here! Next big thing on your list is a caterer; but before you contact caterers you need to come up with at least a sample menu. You need to know your budget for food and an example of what you want served.  If you are working to a budget then a set menu and price per head may be the... Read More

We love: Deco Drop Earrings by Stella & Dot

There’s bling and then there’s bling. Deco Drop Earrings. Available from Stella & Dot.  Read More

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