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Wonderful Winter Wedding Décor


It’s the most wonderful time of the year, so naturally, it’s one of the most magical times to tie the knot. However, there’s a fine line between decorating your big day like an enchanting winter wonderland and it resembling Santa’s grotto. But don’t fear; with Bubblegum Balloons’ top tips, your wonderful winter wedding will look super-stylish and chic, without a Santa in sight. 

All white

Are you dreaming of a white wedding? An all-white colour scheme is clean, classy and timeless – especially for a magical Christmas ‘do. Balloons like our Innocence Tassel Tail giant balloon in a choice of either white feather-filled, pearly white or sophisticated silver add a simple yet stunning look to festive proceedings.  

Let it snow  

The 2016 Winter Wedding Guide:

Best Value Destinations 

Brides and grooms looking to escape the typical British weather on their big day could bag a bargain by choosing a wedding venue abroad, new research has revealed.  With the rising cost of weddings in the UK and no guarantee of sunshine on the big day, it is no surprise that more brides are choosing to tie the knot overseas. 

The research, carried out by The Money Shop, looked into a range of wedding packages, flights and the cost of a honeymoon at locations across the world, including Australia, Canada, Mexico and Fiji. 

Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale

pool villa


Pledging your eternal troth on a yacht cruising off the cerulean blue waters of the Indian Ocean or promising to love and cherish whilst barefoot on a private island beach as gentle waves lap against pristine white sands…. Hurawalhi Island Resort wants to create the wedding of your dreams. Opening on December 1, 2016, this stunning private island destination is delighted to announce the launch of their wedding packages for those looking to celebrate love in a truly magical and once in a lifetime location. 

What To Consider When Choosing Your Dream Wedding Venue

What To Consider When Choosing Your Dream Wedding Venue

'Nowadays, almost anywhere can be considered a potential wedding venue for your magical day - from seafronts to tree houses, castles to aquariums, farmyard barns to school halls.

However, before you lay down the deposit and start sending out your invitations, you may wish to bear in mind some key factors before making your final decision on the wedding venue.'

Getting married abroad? 5 fabulous overseas wedding villas

Cepheus House Corfu

When it comes to planning an overseas wedding, we’re all searching for a venue that reflects our taste and requirements, whilst providing a beautiful backdrop to your special day. 

Hiring a private villa is an ideal way to suit your needs when choosing a venue abroad. Not only do many have stunning landscapes and gardens, but you are also free to choose a location with space to accommodate the bride and groom as well as a selection of special guests, enabling you all to enjoy this magical time in an intimate setting. 

Whether you’re aiming for rustic charm or opulent luxury, if you’re searching for an elegant venue with space to sleep a few guests, then look no further than this selection from luxury villas specialist CV Villas

The Gay Wedding Guide Launches Manchester-based Campaign

The Gay Wedding Guide Launches Manchester-based Campaign

To Help Same-Sex Couples Plan their Wedding with Confidence

In celebration of the first year anniversary of the Same Sex (Marriage) Act, The Gay Wedding Guide has launched a campaign to promote the city as an iconic wedding destination for same-sex couples looking to get married, and to highlight some of Manchester’s most stand-out wedding venues that are not only unique but, crucially, are openly supportive of same-sex marriage. In the week running up to the first year anniversary of the Act, 120 same-sex marriages had taken place in Manchester.

The Gay Wedding Guide’s campaign is aimed at same sex couples in the UK as well as foreign nationals who are planning to wed in UK and are looking for somewhere special to tie the knot.

Moddershall Oaks reveal New Outdoor Events Space

Moddershall Oaks outside wedding ceremonies view of the lake at night


Picture an ambience like no other… peaceful surroundings, soft outdoor lighting, a woodland backdrop and your wedding ceremony on the water’s edge.

After years of planning and construction, Moddershall Oaks, 5* Country Spa Retreat state of the art wedding venue opened its doors in December 2010 after a million pound investment. 4 years and hundreds of weddings later, Moddershall Oaks have decided to add something a little different. Famous for their best possible service, delicious food & most memorable experience, Moddershall Oaks wanted to make the most of the breath-taking Staffordshire countryside location.

Peckforton Castle - Grand and romantic

Peckforton Castle, Cheshire grand and romantic wedding venue


As you pass through the magnificent gatehouse and sweep up the long drive, it becomes apparent how Peckforton Castle can make the most important day of your life even more special.

This fairytale castle provides a magical backdrop to any wedding celebration. Hold your wedding and wedding breakfast in this breathtaking venue whilst enjoying idyllic views of Cheshire. The Castle grounds, the red sandstone walls, the marble floors, the vaulted dining rooms and  open fires all make for vibrant photo opportunities.