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Having a Child Free Wedding

Having a Child Free Wedding

Having a Child Free Wedding A child free wedding is a topic that always generates lots of discussion and opinions.  There are various reasons you may choose not to invite children. You may just not want any children there, you may not have space or budget...

Venue Review – Wharfedale Grange

Venue Review – Wharfedale Grange

Venue Review  - Wharfedale Grange   Last week I went to see what's been happening at Wharfedale Grange.  This is a relatively new venue which has been converted from a group of barns and what a conversion.   I have serious venue envy with this one (not to mention a...

Vintage Styling with a Modern Twist

Vintage Styling with a Modern Twist

Vintage with a Modern Twist - Styled Shoot   Sometimes a group of people come together and create something magical. I’m so pleased to be able to share these images with you from my first styled shoot of the year. The shoot took place back in March on a very cold and...

Venue Review – Jervaulx Abbey

Venue Review – Jervaulx Abbey

Jervaulx Abbey Venue Review Jervaulx Abbey is a wedding venue with a difference – not least because it’s completely open air! If you're looking for a beautiful place to hold a marquee or tipi wedding, then this might be the one for you. I met with Gayle from Where the...

Wedding Supplier Expenses

Wedding Supplier Expenses

Unexpected Costs from Suppliers? Are you incurring additional costs from wedding supplier expenses? When you’re considering your suppliers for your wedding, one of the big factors in your decision making will probably be the cost. And if you want suppliers who don’t...

Industrial Glamour – Styled Shoot

Industrial Glamour – Styled Shoot

Industrial Glamour - Styled Shoot at River Mills Ballroom Back in May, on a very hot & humid bank holiday, I missed a day in the garden to spend the day with a fantastic team of creative wedding suppliers. No it wasn’t someone’s wedding day – we were having fun on a...

My Thoughts On The Royal Wedding

My Thoughts On The Royal Wedding

My Thoughts on the Royal Wedding   So what did you all make of the Royal Wedding?  I have to say I absolutely loved it!  And I admit I did shed a tear (or four.) But I cry at every wedding so it’s no surprise. The thing that stood out for me was Harry and Meghan’s...

Your Wedding Shoes

Your Wedding Shoes

  For many brides their wedding shoes are just as important as their dress – some would even say more important!  This may be your chance to finally purchase the designer brand you’ve always dreamt of owning.   Here are my top tips for choosing your footwear for your...

Royal Wedding Traditions

Royal Wedding Traditions

As the excitement builds for the Royal Wedding, I thought I’d share some interesting royal wedding etiquette traditions with you.    Sadly, I didn’t get the gig to plan this one, so I’ve been consoling myself reading about previous royal weddings instead! The Queen’s...

Choosing your veil

Choosing your veil

  So you’ve found THE Dress.  Now what?  Time to start thinking about choosing your veil. You may have tried a veil on when choosing your dress. Come on – we’ve all seen the ‘veil moment’ on Say Yes To The Dress!  And seen how it can transform a dress and reduce...

Finding THE Dress

Finding THE Dress

Finding THE Dress is a biggie.  Many of us have been dreaming about our wedding dress since we were little girls.  So when the time comes to actually look for your dream dress it can be a little nerve wracking as well as mega exciting. So I thought I’d share my tips...

Wedding Transport

Wedding Transport

What springs to mind when you think of your wedding transport? Will you travel in a stately Rolls, a horse drawn carriage or a vintage camper van? Whatever your style there are things to consider and questions you should ask potential suppliers.   What do you actually...

Choosing Your Bridesmaids

Choosing Your Bridesmaids

  I know it’s really tempting to dive in and ask all your friends to be bridesmaids the minute you get engaged. But please wait. You need to think this through to avoid upset and difficult conversations later on if your expectations of your bridesmaids are not turning...

Music at Your Wedding

Music at Your Wedding

Music is generally a big part of most weddings and can really set the mood for your day.   It's important to plan the music at your wedding and be aware of what you will need. Hearing one of your wedding songs in the future will instantly transport you back to that...

On The Day Wedding Management

On The Day Wedding Management

As your wedding day draws nearer, your thoughts will start to turn to the logistics for the day. Even the most relaxed brides can start to feel the pressure in the last few months.  No matter how organised you are, there is a lot to do that can’t be done any sooner.  ...

Venue Review – Secret Seaview

Venue Review – Secret Seaview

  Secret Seaview Venue Review I’ve found a gem of a venue and because I’m not selfish I’m going to share it will you all. Secret Seaview is a converted chapel in Robin Hood’s Bay, right on the cliff edge with fantastic seaviews.   It’s tucked away at the end of a row...

YFW Kids Christmas Activity Pack

YFW Kids Christmas Activity Pack

  I hope you've all had a Fabulous Christmas and are enjoying some family time (and lots of chocolates!). Something a bit different again this week.  My lovely husband has put together a selection of puzzles and pictures for colouring in for the kids. Hope it keeps...

YFW Christmas Quiz

YFW Christmas Quiz

Something a bit different for you this week.  As I'm sure you're all busy preparing for the annual festivities, we've put together the YFW  Christmas quiz for you to take part in. I hope you enjoy it.   Feel free to forward on this link to your friends and family so...

Wedding Etiquette – Part 3, Reception

Wedding Etiquette – Part 3, Reception

  In the final part of our wedding etiquette series, let's look at traditions for the wedding reception and how things have changed.   Receiving Line This is a tradition not followed by many couples anymore but it’s a welcome line to greet all your guests personally...

Wedding Etiquette – Part 2, Ceremony

Wedding Etiquette – Part 2, Ceremony

  Today we bring you the 2nd part of our series about Wedding Etiquette.  In this blog we’ll look at traditions for the ceremony along with the latest views.   Walking Down The Aisle Traditionally the bride’s father walks her down the aisle.  This dates back to when...

Wedding Etiquette – Part 1, Stationery

Wedding Etiquette – Part 1, Stationery

  We’ve put together a series of blogs covering traditional wedding etiquette.  Many of these traditions are changing but it’s still useful info when you’re planning your own wedding. In this first blog, we’ll cover wedding stationery.   Invitations This is quite...

Wedding Planning for All Weathers

Wedding Planning for All Weathers

  Oh the irony of writing this blog about planning for all weathers as the wind is howling through the trees and the sky is black (despite it being mid morning!).  Yes I know it's winter but it's fair to say that good weather can't be guaranteed at any time in the UK....

Top 10 Floor Fillers

Top 10 Floor Fillers

  So, your wedding party is in full swing. Your guests have been watered, fed, then watered some more!  It's time to herd them onto the dance floor to give them chance to let their hair down and strut their stuff. There's an infinite number of songs that can be played...

The Timeline of Your Big Day

The Timeline of Your Big Day

  As you get closer to your big day, you’ll be thinking about the details of how the day will go and how long to allow for each part of the day.  You need to have a good idea of your wedding day timeline to include in your order of service (if you’re having one). ...

How to create your wedding guest list

How to create your wedding guest list

For many couples, agreeing their guest list is a really tough job with a number of factors to consider.  Everyone seems to have an opinion about who should be on the list and they’re not afraid to voice their opinion. So let’s try to break this down....   Before you...

When is a Wedding Planner the right choice?

When is a Wedding Planner the right choice?

We’ve all seen those wedding planners in American movies: design focused; overtly camp (let’s be honest you’ve seen that a few times right!); and get easily stressed when plans go awry.  It’s all about them and they seem to be more work than help.  But everyone seems...