A Wedding Vending Machine? – It’s A New Approach!

I love this story on the BBC News website today about the AutoWed Wedding Vending machine from a British company Concept Shed.  For £1 you get to get hitched quickly (not legally obviously), receive two plastic rings and a personalilsed certificate.  The machine prompts you for the type of union you require, straight, gay, lesbian [...]

Queens & Bowl

Vintage Inspired Maribou Stole

Add a touch of 1930′s or 40′s Hollywood glamour to your wedding dress with this stunning Valencia Marabou Stole by Sasso at Queens & Bowl.  It can be worn as a cape as it has front fastening or through the arms as a stole for a full on glamour effect.  The stole costs £199 and [...]

Marks & Spencer

Cheap Yet Stylish Wedding Favours From Marks & Spencer

I always think that a wedding favour that your guests can take home and keep is a lovely way to keep the memories of your wedding day alive for you and your guests, which is why choosing something like this tealight candle holder from Marks & Spencer is a great idea and an absolute bargain at £3.50 each.  [...]


Vintage Inspired, Corsage, Peep Toe Wedding Shoes

Perfect with a tea length or calf  length vintage style wedding dress, these corsage, peep toe platforms from Barratts are available in standard sizes as well as petite sizes 1-2 and larger sizes 9-10.  The lace detailing and peep toe gives them a lovely vintage feel with the ankle strap and corsage detail keeping the look [...]

Ian Stuart

Theatrical Ian Stuart Harlequin Wedding Gown

So it’s the year of all things royal in the wedding world and I wonder if Ian Stuart had some knowledge of the royal wedding before the rest of us?  You would think so with his Revolution Rocks Collection with it’s regal aura that would sit comfortably with the aristocracy.  Layers of lace, ruffles and opulent finishing touches make this [...]

One Bridesmaid Dress To Suit All Shapes & Sizes From twobirds Bridesmaid

One Bridesmaid Dress To Suit All Shapes & Sizes From twobirds Bridesmaid

Unless all your bridesmaids are the same shape and size, finding a bridesmaid dress that will suit them all will be almost impossible.  There are plenty of bridesmaid dress suppliers that will have different styles available in the same colours but even these will be fairly basic dress styles, strapless, round neck, halterneck etc, which [...]

Flag and Bunting Store

Create A Right Royal Wedding Theme

Ok, you’ve been planning your wedding for the last couple of years and had everything booked, sorted and organised, then along come William & Kate announcing their wedding day as Friday 29th April.  Does this mean your day will be overshadowed by their celebrations?  Absolutely not, and if you can’t beat them, join them.  Maybe this is the perfect [...]

Night-time Weddings To Be Allowed

Night-time Weddings To Be Allowed

For those romantics who’ve always dreamed of a night-time wedding, taking your vows under the starry skies, there is good news ahead.  You will no longer be constrained to the current hours of 8am until 6pm under the Marriage Act of 1886 as there are plans to allow 24hour weddings in England and Wales as [...]

Confetti fall into Adminstration

Wedding giant Confetti have gone into administration today and its network of 5 high street stores are to close.  This came as a bit of a shock to us as the Confetti website has been around for as long as we have been in the wedding business (since 1999) and has seemingly grown from strength to strength.   [...]

H Samuel

Fairy Princess Picture Frame For A Fairy Princess Flowergirl

How do you reward a little fairy princess for being your flowergirl with a gift she’ll cherish?  With something that she can keep to remind her of her very special day of course, and if you have a flowergirl who loves fairies (and there aren’t many that don’t) then this sweet picture frame from H [...]