Everyone at your wedding – from the parents of the happy couple to the page boy and guests – has a role to play. The bride and groom arrive at the ceremony separately, make their vows to each other and exchange rings before signing the marriage register. Together they attend the wedding breakfast at the reception venue, where traditionally the groom makes a speech (a modern bride could also make a speech), the cake is cut and the newly wed couple have their first dance.
Modern couples choose to observe many of the traditional conventions of marriage whilst embracing new ideas like the bride’s speech, the best woman and the bridesman.
You’ll have to choose your maid of honour carefully; it’s a huge responsibility and there are quite a few qualities she needs to have to make her the perfect choice. She’ll need to be a good listener and advisor; she’ll need to be organised and willing to help; she’ll need to be able to take… read more
Personalised jewellery and keepsakes make gorgeous gifts for mothers of the bride and groom. Stylish and casual accessories and minimalist but no less elegant tag pendants. As solitary charms, bracelets, or necklaces, these pendants come in rose gold, matte gold, and silver finishes. Contemporary and understated, they go with any outfit and can be worn anywhere. Have… read more
Flower girls, ring bearers and child attendants are all ways to get your young guests involved in the wedding, but what is it that the kids do? Make sure that your cutest guests are ready for their roles on the big day. Flower Girls These adorable little princesses tend to be 4-8 years old and this… read more
After months of planning, your wedding day has finally arrived. Here’s a guide to your schedule on the big day and what to expect so you can plan your routine in advance, calm any nerves and enjoy the preparation for the happiest day of your life. Delivery of the flowers The morning is likely to… read more
You and your partner have planned the perfect wedding, but you will be too busy getting married to ensure that every minor detail is handled. So you need to create a dream team to handle that kind of stuff. Well this article will help with choosing your men. Best Man The best man is your… read more
Many modern day couples live together before they get married and some have a joint bank account. This means that the wedding costs are usually split 50-50 or just paid entirely from a joint account. After watching Don’t Tell the Bride however, there are some things that your future husband should not be involved in!… read more
You and your significant other have spent months planning the perfect wedding, booking the suppliers, hiring the venue and inviting your guests. So when the big day finally rolls around, you want to make sure that all your money, time and effort doesn’t go to waste. This groom checklist will make sure that your wedding… read more
Being asked to be a bridesmaid is a real honour. The role usually goes to the best friend or sister of the bride, but just because you’re her closest confidant doesn’t mean you’ll definitely be asked. Here’s how to know if you’re the right woman for the job, what is likely to be expected of you, and when… read more
Bridesmaids play an important role on the day. These are the chosen ones: the girls a bride can count on to be there for her when she needs a helping hand. Here’s your essential guide to a bridesmaids duties on the day of the wedding, from cheerleader to childminder to toilet assistant! Be a calming influence As… read more
No matter how amazing the bride to be is, she will definitely have some gaps in her knowledge. One of the greatest things about having a partner is that there is someone who will always have your back and lend a hand, wedding planning is no exception. The wonderful fiancée will be tearing out her… read more