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Get all the planning advice and tips you’ll need to plan your perfect wedding! Articles cover topics including wedding vows, invitation layouts and printing, toasts, order of service, budget planner, civil celebrants and much more.


Accessories  6 articles

Bridal accessories checklist

There are so many things to buy and arrange for your wedding that it's easy to overlook a few of those wedding accessories.... Read more

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Accommodation  4 articles

Wedding night accommodation

Traditionally it is the groom's responsibility to arrange the wedding night accommodation, but it's always a good idea to make... Read more

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Beauty Services  6 articles

Top ten spray tan tips

Nothing highlights a pale complexion like a white or ivory gown so many brides choose to have a spray tan as part of their beauty... Read more

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Bomboniere  20 articles

When to order your bombonieres

Your bombonieres are often an element of your wedding that gets overlooked until the last minute, but as a special present from... Read more

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Bridesmaids  18 articles

Who pays for the bridesmaid hair?

There is a general rule that the bridesmaid pays for her own dress, although some brides choose not to stick to this, but when it... Read more

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Cakes  12 articles

White wedding cakes

All white weddings are an eternally popular choice, and white is currently a very fashionable colour for a fresh wedding theme.... Read more

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Cars  12 articles

Vintage wedding car hire

The romance and charm of vintage wedding car make them a popular choice with couples the world over, especially with those having... Read more

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Caterers  17 articles

Wedding cocktail food

Whether you decide to forgo a sit down dinner altogether and just provide cocktail food, or you just need to come up with a few... Read more

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Decorations  17 articles

White themed weddings

As if to offset the growing trend for bright, bold wedding colour schemes, pure white weddings are big news this season. White is... Read more

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Destination Weddings  13 articles

Destination wedding cost

One of the major attractions of a destination wedding is that it usually works out cheaper than a destination wedding... Read more

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Dress Designers  7 articles

Lace wedding dress

Lace is big news in the bridal industry this year, and with the trend for vintage inspired weddings looking set to continue, a... Read more

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Dress Retailers  13 articles

Preloved wedding dresses

Getting married in a second-hand wedding gown is gaining popularity in a world where recycling is big news, and purse strings are... Read more

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Flower Girl Dresses  5 articles

Flower girl tips

Including a flower girl in your bridal party can add a touch of charm and childlike innocence to your ceremony, and if there is a... Read more

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Flowers  19 articles

Wedding flowers

A wedding without flowers would be like a beach without sand. They are an essential element of your big day, and come in a whole... Read more

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Formal Wear  16 articles

Hiring a wedding suit

Although the majority of brides buy their wedding dresses, grooms are far more likely to hire their outfits. This may well be... Read more

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Hair & Makeup  13 articles

Bridal cosmetic treatments

All brides want to look their best on the big day, and many will start a new diet or beauty regime months in advance to make sure... Read more

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Hens Nights & Bucks Parties  22 articles

Hen’s party planning tips

If you've never arranged a hen's party, it may sound like a fairly simple task but for those of us who have, well, we know just... Read more

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Hire  11 articles

Marquee decoration

A wedding marquee is the perfect way to accommodate a lot of guests for a wedding at home, or in your favourite garden location.... Read more

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Honeymoon  11 articles

Action honeymoon ideas

For many couples the stress of wedding planning and the excitement of the big day leave them longing for a relaxing honeymoon on... Read more

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Invitations  19 articles

Wedding invitations – printing information

The design of your wedding invitations should reflect the formality and style of your wedding. If you have simple colourful... Read more

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Jewellery  24 articles

Choosing a bridal necklace

Your bridal necklace is a key wedding accessory and will feature in every wedding photo you are in, so you need to make sure you... Read more

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Lingerie  1 articles

Final fittings for your wedding dress

The style of wedding gown you have chosen, as well as your personal body shape will determine how many dress fittings you need,... Read more

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Marriage Celebrant  19 articles

Wedding vows

If you're choosing your own wedding vows for the ceremony, please find a selection of popular vows below. For a choice of more... Read more

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Music  29 articles

The 10 most popular first-dance wedding songs in the world

Streaming music giant Spotify has analysed the wedding-themed playlists of more than 30,000 of its 40 million global users and... Read more

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Photo Booth  1 articles

Wedding photo booth

Hiring a photo booth to capture hilarious pictures of your wedding guests enjoying themselves has been a growing trend in recent... Read more

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Photography  19 articles

Wedding photography tips

Once you've chosen the wedding photographer and the package you want, you might think that your part in the wedding photos is... Read more

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Planner  20 articles

Tips on how to save for your dream wedding

The dream of a big wedding is a common one, complete with fine cars, gorgeous flowers, a lavish reception and hundreds of guests... Read more

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Services  7 articles

Disposable wedding camera tips

Your wedding photographer is responsible for getting all the mandatory 'official' wedding shots as well as the stylish ones of... Read more

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Shoes  6 articles

High heel wedding shoes

Wedding shoes with a high heel are popular with brides the world over. They add elegance and glamour to your outfit, elongating... Read more

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Venues  15 articles

Wedding venue trends

One of the first issues couples need to address when they start wedding planning is where to hold their receptions. Wedding... Read more

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Video  12 articles

Wedding video packages

When you start looking for a wedding videographer, the quotes you get could vary from under $500 up to $2000 or more, so what... Read more

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Wedding Gifts & Gift Registries  22 articles

Registering for electronic gadgets on a gift registry

The dos and don’ts of wedding gift registries can be complicated, and sometimes it feels like the etiquette experts are just... Read more

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