Planning your wedding may seem a little daunting at first, but with the right tools for the job it’s a breeze. Knowing what you should be doing when, being clever with your budget and getting creative with your style or theme is just the tip of the iceberg.
In this section we’ll give you more than advice on how to plan your wedding from start to finish, we’ll give you (yes, give you) a variety of FREE online planning tools to enable you to create your own to do list, plan your table seating, organise your wedding guest list and more.
Booking that dream venue is one of the first and most important items on your to-do list. With so much wedding planning on your mind, it’s really important to ask the right questions to avoid disappointments and costly surprises later.
It’s a question asked by many brides every single year: how do I ask for cash instead of gifts without offending the guests? Read on for advice on the most tactful ways to ask for a gift of cash as well as some examples of poems to insert into your invitations. To ask or not to ask… read more
Planning your wedding is a rite of passage to be shared with your nearest and dearest, and with the right help it can be a rewarding and enjoyable experience. Here’s how how to get started. Traditionally the bride’s parents planned, paid for and hosted their daughter’s wedding, but these days it’s mainly the couples who… read more
A wedding show is so much more than a great day out. With swish champagne bars, designer catwalks and all the very latest inspiration, expert advice and amazing offers, it is the place every bride-to-be should start her wedding planning. Here are 5 reasons why you should go to a wedding show this year. Image from the catwalk… read more
Here is our exclusive all-singing, all-dancing wedding planner checklist, because being organised is the key ingredient to planning a successful wedding. Download your FREE printable copy of this Confetti Countdown here and use it to tick off tasks to ensure you don’t miss a thing. We’ve thought of everything so you don’t have to. Image from Stephanie and Alistair’s Real… read more
Choosing the right caterer for your wedding breakfast is one of the most important decisions in your wedding planning. It’s right up there with who you should marry, so here’s everything you need to know. The wedding breakfast is an important part of your wedding day, and something you and your guests will remember. The key is… read more
If you’d love to secure a lower price but don’t know where to start, here’s my guide on how to negotiate a discount with your venue to get the price you want to pay. Not every wedding venue will be able to offer a discount, but there are some who are only too happy to negotiate as they’d simply rather have the booking… read more
If you’re wondering which wedding gift list to choose, or perhaps you have already decided that a traditional gift list is not right for you, here’s a little insight into 3 of the best wedding gift list services in the UK and how they could be just what you’re looking for. The Honeymoon Gift List Wouldn’t it… read more
Here’s an alternative gift list idea. Patchwork is the only list that lets your wedding guests contribute cash, time and skills to help you make something amazing happen – piece by piece. Whether it’s a honeymoon, a flat deposit, or a new sofa you want, you can create a Patchwork to share the dream. Invite… read more
Recipe Gift Book.com has the ultimate personalised wedding present from all of your guests; a unique celebration cook book full of recipes from all of your friends and family.a gift the bride and groom will treasure long after their wedding day. Personalise Your Wedding Gift List with Recipe Gift Book Still wondering what to do about… read more