Win a personalised wedding keepsake from oodlique

Personalised wedding keepsake

Your Wedding day will be one of the memorable days in your life and we have got just the perfect thing to make it a lasting daily reminder in your home of your most special day! oodlique.com have teamed up with A Beautiful Sign, to give one lucky person the chance to win this absolutely gorgeous "Happily Ever After" personalised freestanding Wedding keepsake plaque. The plaque is engraved with beautiful wording, including the couples names & special date!

It makes the perfect gift to you and your future Mr or Mrs which you can also display as a prop at your Wedding party.

Share your wedding highs and lows with Vows And Venues magazine -

Share your wedding highs and lows with Vows And Venues magazine 

and win £100 in vouchers

For many people their wedding day is the biggest day of their lives together. Why not share your experience in Vows And Venues magazine. We’d love to hear from you...

In most cases planning the big day takes months if not years, with so much to think about, from setting the budget, choosing the venue, the dress, flowers, cake and the all important guest list...

It’s an incredibly special experience, gathering all the most important people in your lives together in one wonderful place to help you celebrate the start of your married lives together.

Gazebo opens up home wedding options

wedding gazebo

Throwing your own bash at home is becoming a fantastic option for those with a larger garden, saving thousands on booking a venue. If you're planning a pre-wedding get together, an outdoor wedding breakfast or evening party, check out the range available from Market Gazebo World. Here Stephen Evans, managing director, explains why the range is ideal for an outdoor soiree…

What material are the gazebos made of and what makes them waterproof?

9 Unique Bride And Groom Gift Ideas For A Summer Wedding

Female sunglasses

Summer is officially upon us, and with that comes wedding season. Alongside the planning and anticipation that goes into a loved one’s special day, there also comes one big worry — what to buy them?!

If you have a summer wedding coming up and are struggling for gift ideas, we’ve got your back.

Whether they’re the traditional type or favour a more quirky style, we’ve put together a selection of bride and groom gift ideas that are sure to make their big day just that little more special!

 

9 unique summer wedding gifts

 

Summer wedding photo displayAn innovative photo display

Celebrate your love, your wedding, your bridesmaids and your anniversary with ASTRA 

Celebrate your love, your wedding, your bridesmaids and your anniversary with ASTRA 

Celebrating the precious moments that life gives us, ASTRA embraces every memory and makes sure it lasts a lifetime. Designing a world that allows you to tell your story through jewellery, with ASTRA, everyone has a story. 

LOVE 

Whether it’s first love or love at first sight, ASTRA celebrates romance with key pieces themed around the feeling of never wanting to let someone go. The collection features designs such as the beautiful Infinity Heart, a symbol for love everlasting, a Double Heart, symbolising how two hearts intertwine and the Be Mine cupid and his arrow, to visualize how quickly one can be struck by the emotion. Ensure a piece of your partner is constantly with you with these timeless and emotive pendants, earrings and rings. 

Hotels.com reveals rising 'stagflation' with brits spending £988 on hen & stag dos abroad

Hotels.com reveals rising 'stagflation' with brits spending £988 on hen & stag dos abroad

The ‘Spend’ do: UK travellers spend £434 on average for staycation stag or hens but a stag-gering £998 per person if they go abroad

47% of 18-45s find stags and hens boring because of the predictable itineraries and 49% would prefer to head off the beaten track

Hotels.com has teamed up with engaged Love Island favourites Alex Bowen and Olivia Buckland to share their top tips for planning the ultimate stag and hen [include local market expert for other markets]

64Facets Is Bringing Beauty To London From Every Angle

64Facets Is Bringing Beauty To London From Every Angle

After their initial success in the US, 64Facets is proud to announce the launch of their versatile diamond jewellery line in London, designed for the modern woman.

64Facets has combined delicate creativity with multigenerational craft to perfectly encapsulate the wants and needs of today’s modern woman. They do so by transforming beautiful, sustainably sourced rough diamonds into versatile, honestly priced pieces of jewellery.

Launching the business from June 2018 in the UK, 64Facets is proud to bring their uncompromising high-quality and modern collections to London.  

Get the look: a festival wedding at Careys Manor

Get the look: a festival wedding at Careys Manor

Delicate floral crowns, silver birch arches, tealights twinkling as the sun goes down, and dancing under the stars. With the festival season in full swing, it’s easy to see how that laid-back festival vibe would work wonderfully for a relaxed woodland wedding. 

With more celebrities like Kate Moss and Matthew McConaughey opting for bohemian-style weddings, Careys Manorhotel in the beautiful New Forest has pulled together a few ideas for couples wanting a festival wedding full of charm and personality.  

1 A woodland setting

Revealed: THIS is how much you should spend on that all-important wedding present 

Revealed: THIS is how much you should spend on that all-important wedding present 

With wedding season in full swing, guests across the country will be asking themselves the same questions: how much should I spend on a present and is it okay to give cash?! 

Research* from personal loan provider, Hitachi Personal Finance, has got to the bottom of just how much the nation spends on (and expects to receive as)  a wedding present, and if cash/vouchers or a physical gift is better. 

Jewlr Introduces New Classic Line To Their 'One and Only' Luxury Collection

Jewlr Introduces New Classic Line To Their 'One and Only' Luxury Collection

Following the success of its first luxury line, online tech jewellery brand Jewlr introduces a classic collection to their One and Only engagement ring range.

The brands original ‘One and Only Signature Collection’ which launched in November 2017 consists of six customizable engagement ring styles. With the brands first venture into luxury jewellery receiving a positive reaction from its customers Jewlr announces its plans to expand its range of luxury goods to offer customers a higher quality of diamond in classic styles.

A cracking addition to your wedding day Personalised crackers by Simply Crackers

A cracking addition to your wedding day Personalised crackers by Simply Crackers

Make your wedding go with a bang with Simply Crackers personalised cracker gifts. A favourite for favours or as a unique thank you for bridesmaids and the best man, these luxurious crackers are a gift with a difference and one that will be remembered by everyone.

Simply Crackers’ products are truly unique and guaranteed to put a smile on your guests’ faces. From only £5 each, the crackers can be ordered online and delivered directly to your venue. Choose from a range of colours (match your colour scheme!), sizes and even tailor the gifts and messages inside - the options are endless.                                             

Composed By You - Crafted By Clogau

Composed By You - Crafted By Clogau

Celebrate your love story by composing your own Compose by Clogau engagement ring that is as unique as you are. Discover your bridal style as you effortlessly fall in love with their beautiful rings, all of which contain arguably one of the most sought-after golds in the world— rare Welsh gold, as favoured by some royal brides since 1923. A completely new collection of stunning designs, you won’t be able to resist the latest styles of completely customizable styles!

Let us guide you through the simple but important steps to designing yours! 

Step 1 

Decide on your ring style 

Luxury Shepherd Huts for Honeymooners at The Fish Hotel

Luxury Shepherd Huts for Honeymooners at The Fish Hotel

The new honeymoon trend for British couples is both simple and luxurious, and it takes the form of a shepherd’s hut, just like the five new Hideaway Huts at The Fish Hotel.

Blackdown Shepherd Huts’ most notable new honeymoon suites are at The Fish Hotel near Broadway, where there are five luxury Hideaway Huts within the grounds of this Cotswolds back-to-nature bolthole.

Traditions are overlooked as modern brides go for contemporary elegance at The Chester Hotel​

Traditions are overlooked as modern brides go for contemporary elegance at The Chester Hotel​

Exchange vows, line up and meet your guests, sit down to a three-course meal, cut the cake and have the first dance. Traditional weddings tend to run like clockwork – but what if you’re a modern bride who wants to break all the rules?

While our parents’ generation may have spent hours pouring over stationery books and pondering cream of tomato soup over prawn cocktail, in 2018 DIY brides are making their own invitations and serving up street food.

“Wedding traditions still have their place, but many brides now feel that some of them are old hat,” said Ngaire Stanaway, events manager at The Chester Hotel in Aberdeen. “In the past, weddings were pretty much identical – each one would follow the same format and most venues would offer very similar packages.