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Love and Marriage and Why Your Wedding is Just the Start

01/02/17 • Lifestyle & Relationships, Relationships & Romance

You’re happily living together and the next natural step seems to be marriage, to make your love and commitment official and legally binding. But how can you know that this relationship is ‘the one’ – a partnership for life, and the one that will endure? Love and marriage is more important than simply planning a wedding;… read more

Sincerity Bridal wedding dress on bride with parasol umbrella |

The Wedding Expert on Wedding Dress Styles for Your Shape

16/08/16 • Ask The Expert, Wedding Planning

Finding the ‘one’ – the wedding dress that is so perfect for your body shape and personal style is more than just choosing a gown you love. Here’s what else to consider on wedding dress styles for your shape, with additional advice on choosing the right gown for your personal style and budget. As Confetti’s wedding… read more

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The Pros and Cons of Outdoor Weddings

10/08/16 • Outdoor weddings, Wedding Help, Advice & Tips, Wedding Planning, Wedding Receptions

Outdoor weddings are very popular, especially during summer, and come with all manner of seductions from beautiful views to once-in-a-lifetime experiences. But there are drawbacks too. So before you decide whether you’re in or out, here are the pros and cons of outdoor weddings. Pros 1) You Can Go (Almost) Anywhere Many couples love the thought… read more

Changing your name passport, Mr and Mrs sign and luggage tags |

The Wedding Expert on Changing Your Name

20/07/16 • Ask Kate, Ask The Expert, Wedding Planning

It can be confusing booking your honeymoon when you know you’re going to be changing your name after marriage. As Confetti’s wedding expert I have answered thousands of your letters over the years, and now I’m sharing my advice to help others with the same dilemmas. Q:  Which name do I book my honeymoon in? I want… read more

Best Wedding Planning Books

07/07/16 • Wedding Help, Advice & Tips, Wedding Planning

Planning a wedding is a big deal. And when you’re wondering how to word your invitations, make a table plan or need help with your budget, you’ll find an expert’s ‘how to’ guide essential reading. Here’s our pick of the best wedding planning books, complete with real reviews on why they’re so great. The Essential DIY Wedding Planner ‘Useful and… read more

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15 Things Not to Say to the Bride

10/01/16 • Wedding Etiquette, Wedding Help, Advice & Tips, Wedding Planning

Some things are better left unsaid—things that will cause the bride no small level of anguish, things that will make her feel awkward, and other things that are downright rude and will show you to have all the tact of an eggplant. Make sure you don’t put a bride, a friend, in the position of… read more

Bride-to-be New Year Resolutions |

Bride-to-be New Year Resolutions

29/12/15 • Wedding Checklists, Wedding Help, Advice & Tips, Wedding Planning

We love the new year- the promise of a fresh start, new beginnings and exciting plans, especially if you are getting married! Whilst we usually vow to cut down on our alcohol consumption or join the gym, we have some rather more useful bride-to-be New Year’s resolutions! It’s time to crack on with those wedding plans… read more

First dance at Laura and Kriss real wedding by Douglas Fry |

5 First Dance Photos to Recreate on Your Wedding Day

12/10/15 • Inspiration, Photography & Video, Trends, Wedding Photography

Beautiful backdrops, flowing moves and elegant venues make for stunning wedding photography. Here are five fabulous first dance photos to recreate on your wedding day. First dance photos are some of the most romantic images of your whole day as they show you together as newlyweds in embrace, surrounded by all your loved ones. Have your photographer… read more

Umbrella in the rain at crossroads by Halo and Hobby |

10 Reasons You Need Wedding Insurance

10/10/15 • Wedding Insurance, Wedding Planning

However well you plan, with so many suppliers to depend on for one never-to-be-repeated day, you cannot ever guarantee perfection. Here are 10 real reasons why you need wedding insurance. 1. Bad weather This most often covers severe adverse weather conditions, such as deep snow, that could actually prevent the majority of guests or the couple… read more

8 Things to Include in Your Wedding Invitations

09/10/15 • Stationery & Invitations, Wedding Checklists, Wedding Planning

Sending a wedding invitation isn’t as straight forward as telling your guests the place and time. So we have outlined the 8 most important things to include in your wedding invitations to ensure your guests have all the information they need for your big day! 1. The Reception Card If your wedding reception isn’t in… read more