Essex Belles

Over the weekend we visited Valence House Museum in Dagenham to take a peek at the last 100 years of the borough’s brides in the current exhibition ‘A Century of Local Brides‘. It all started when volunteers from Valence House Archives and Local Studies set up a display on the history of royal brides to … Continue reading

Leap Year Love

If your man needs a kick up the bum regarding a marriage proposal then don’t miss your opportunity today to take advantage of 2012’s leap year. Traditionally, women can propose to men on the 29th February as it is considered a day that has no legal status, therefore no traditional status either. So many women … Continue reading

By Special Invitation

Thanks to all those who came to see us yesterday at the De Rougemont Manor’s wedding open day. We loved talking to each of you about the ideas you’ve had so far for your forthcoming big day – hopefully we’ll be getting involved and helping to create your perfect wedding real soon… xxx In the … Continue reading

The Not So Purrfect Photoshoot

We couldn’t resist posting up this pic of Poppy (Louise’s cat) as she so desperately wanted to be in every photo that we were taking yesterday of our latest project. So, sneaking in the shot (as if we didn’t even notice!) in all her glory and striking her best pose, here she is… come on … Continue reading

Crazy in Love

There’s nothing more romantic than forbidden love, but as far as wedding ceremonies go, we couldn’t think of anything more bonkers than this one! Taking place today at the Yunnan Wild Animal Park in Southwest China, inseparable Changmao the ram and Chunzi the doe will be saying “I do” at their very own wedding ceremony. … Continue reading

Five of Our Favourite… St Valentine’s Day Cards

It’s nearly that time of year when Cupid will be firing his golden arrow once again at all you lovebirds and casting his spell of love. Need some inspiration for what to write your love notes on? With just one month to go, we’ve trawled the internet for the best handmade cards, and here are … Continue reading

Eat More Cake

Well that’s our new year’s resolution anyway, especially wedding cake. You won’t need to wait for an invitation to taste a slice of this cake though. Get you taste buds tingling and bake yourselves this scrumptious strawberry affair at home. It has one of your five a day in it so it must be good! … Continue reading

We’re Loving Knitted Cupcakes & Tarts…

For the last post of 2011 we want to share with you these cute little knitted cupcakes and tarts from Deborah Sparks. Perfect as little gifts for your bridesmaids or if your feeling frivolous decorate your wedding tables with them as favours, they’d look incredible! You can buy them from NotOnTheHighStreet.com.

We’re Loving These Christmas Decorations…

… And who says they have to be packed away after the festive season? They could easily be used as wedding decor. Get recycling all those couples out there with a red colour palette or even if you’re having a rainbow theme…

Will You Marry Me?

For all you confident boys out there about to pop the question, we’ve found the quintessential engagement ring for your financĂ©-to-be. Look no further than this fun, alternative version to the traditional diamond, available to purchase from Lala Design Studio via Etsy. The perfect Christmas gift…