After everything you’ve put in to planning your big day, you really don’t want that dream shattered by the shrill cry of a restless child – particularly during the all-important vows and speeches. Every bride and groom has nightmares of crying babies or bored kids being a burden on their wedding day, and likewise parents can be overly conscious of their children’s behaviour and find the fact they have been invited stressful.
Finding the perfect dress can be hard but is such a happy experience, and when you’ve found it, the fun doesn’t stop there! Now is the time to start thinking about your accessories. Blue Lily Magnolia specialises in unique, handmade bridal accessories, items that are bespoke to your requirements or that you won’t find on the high street.
Whether you’d like a gorgeous sash or belt to accentuate your waistline, a statement neckline to draw attention to your upper body, hair embellishments to bring interest in your hair do, or even a keepsake bouquet that you can cherish in the future, here are some advice on choosing your accessories:
Do you want something different for your wedding guest book? Traditionally, wedding guest books are usually in the form of a book with blank pages for your guests to leave their messages of congratulations for you on your wedding day.
However, after your wedding day, how many times would you look at your guest book to read the comments? With traditional book style guest books, they tend to get placed on a shelf or in a cupboard and forgotten about.
If you want something different to be able to look at time and time again, here are four alternative guest books from The Wedding Tree:
Drop Top Guest Book
If you’re attending a wedding this summer and you’re wondering whether or not you should adorn your head with a hat, here are a few reasons why you should say yes to the hat.
1, Hats add a little something extra to your outfit
Whilst you may have found the perfect dress, it is the smaller touches that really complete an outfit. From a clutch bag, to the perfect shoes to the most amboyant hat, the smaller touches can really bring an out t to life, so don’t neglect them.
The ultimate bridal accessory still remains the veil and with a vast amount of styles out there it can feel like an overwhelming task when trying to choose the right one! Finding the perfect veil is a bit like finding the perfect dress, you just know when you nd it! To make your job a whole lot easier I’ve compiled my top tips on what to look out for in your hunt for accessorizing your gown to perfection.
While some people prefer having the limelight more than others, your wedding day is one of the few times in your life that you’ll be the subject of your guest’s undivided attention. With everyone’s eyes on you and your groom, it is important to dress the part, no matter what your style.
One of the best ways to ensure this is with your accessories, which can make or break any outfit. With that in mind, here are our top tips on how to make a statement with accessories on your big day.
Look and feel like a princess on your big day - Mastercut Diamond are offering brides the chance to shine in the one-of-a-kind diamond tiara, worth £30,000! The tiara is available for all customers, who buy a Mastercut Diamond engagement ring over the price of £2,300. Sparkling with over 400 individually set diamonds of over 5 carats, the Mastercut tiara is the perfect wow-factor accessory to pair with a stunning white gown and turn the heads of all your wedding guests.
Better still, each Mastercut diamond is like no other having been cut with 89 facets, which is 32 more than a traditional round brilliant diamond. It is also cut with a unique star pattern that can be seen in the stone, which gives it phenomenal brilliance and beauty and maximum sparkle!
Who are The English Soap Company? And how did we get started? Producers of pretty, sweet smelling soaps, The English Soap Company was founded more than a decade ago by co-founders Bob and Juliet. The pair discovered a large number of vintage soup moulds in a disused machinery workshop in Kent. Inspired by the vintage and classic designs that had seemed to be forgotten, they created a brand to revive the wonderful designs from the past and spent lots of time perfecting the fragrance of each individual scent .
"Ethical jewellery brand Arctic Circle Diamonds has unveiled its latest bridal collection Arctic Flowers, featuring sculptural engagement rings crafted in Fairtrade gold and set with scintillating and better still fully traceable Arctic Circle Canadian diamonds.
With flowing white and yellow gold designs, the Arctic Flowers collection comprises sweeping four-claw and crossover engagement rings, alongside matching stud earrings and pendants in that wrap embrace the brand’s signature Arctic Circle diamonds.
Are you a bride who dreams of wearing glasses on the big day? Are you worried they’re just not special enough to sparkle alongside your dream wedding dress?
The Crystal Diva collection, from luxury eyewear brand Silhouette, is the perfect accessory for brides who want to wear their glasses with pride on their big day. These beautiful rimless frames are like a piece of stunning jewellery for the face, ensuring that the bride’s eyes aren’t obscured on the happiest day of her life, and the breath-taking crystal detail will make sure all eyes are on her!
The clothes a bride and her bridesmaids wear on the big day will probably be among the most expensive they ever buy.
With this in mind, it would be a shame to not go all out and get the perfect accessories to match. For some ideas to help you complete your wedding outfits, here are our rundown of the must-have wedding accessories for brides and bridesmaids.
SPAfternoon Tea Range From Cognito Bath, Body & Home
If you are looking for an elegant and beautiful product to use in your pre-wedding preparations or for wedding favours, then the SPAfternoon Tea Range from Cognito Bath & Body could be for you.
The SPAfternoon Tea range is a sumptuous collection of beauty products inspired by the timeless Afternoon Tea tradition. These luxury beauty products come in a range of delectable flavours designed to delight the senses and soften the skin without ever having to gain a single pound.
A personalised map gift in the shape of two love hearts. Centred on any postcode in England, Scotland & Wales - a great way to celebrate where you met, got engaged or married. Make the gift even more special and add your own personal inscription or message. Ideal for all those in love.
Love Maps On has access to the largest collection of Victorian and present-day Ordnance Survey mapping that can be centred on any UK address to add a personal touch to your decor.
Alanis Morisette sang about it, couples have nightmares about it and for many people, rain on your wedding day is a bad omen. However, we are here to tell you that showers on your special day can actually be the perfect backdrop to a romantic occasion.
Here, we talk rainy weddings and how to make the most of the bad weather by turning it into something spectacular.
You’ve looked gorgeous all day. Now it’s time to kick off those heels and light up that dance floor.
Rollasole are here to help your perfect day go without a hitch. At the end of the night, your heels can just become too much to bear after hitting the dancefloor and doing the table rounds visiting and thanking all your loved ones and guests. Rollasole is a revolutionary roll-up design meaning you can sneak an emergency pair under your table on your wedding day and slip them on during the night!
Fold-up shoes, roll-up shoes, flirtatious flats or pretty ballet pumps - whatever you want to call your Rollasoles; there’s a pair for every occasion, night or day and style to suit your personality and compliment the all-important dress!