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Thinking about a festival style wedding or want to treat your guests to something different?

Bawdon Lodge Farm Supplier Spotlight - Tinker's Bells

Thinking about a festival style wedding or want to treat your guests to something different?

Aug 16 2013


With plans for the Open Day at Bawdon Lodge Farm well underway it's time to shine the light on the fabulous suppliers we have lined up for the event.

Recommended Supplier Spotlight - Tineke Floral Designs

With plans for the Open Day at Bawdon Lodge Farm well underway it's time to shine the light on the fabulous suppliers we have lined up for the event.

Aug 13 2013


Choosing your wedding stationery is an important step in your wedding planning. With so many styles to choose here's a little expert help.

How To Organise Stylish Wedding Stationery

Choosing your wedding stationery is an important step in your wedding planning. With so many styles to choose here's a little expert help.

Jan 18 2013


Just wanted to share with you two of my favourite wedding dresses from the latest Elizabeth Stuart collection.

Lace Love: Elizabeth Stuart White Label Collection

Just wanted to share with you two of my favourite wedding dresses from the latest Elizabeth Stuart collection.

Nov 14 2012


I recently had the pleasure of meeting Nikki Wright from Butterfly Lane who is about to launch a brand new wedding styling and high quality wedding gift service with a range of beautiful items.

New Wedding Styling and Bespoke Gift Service

I recently had the pleasure of meeting Nikki Wright from Butterfly Lane who is about to launch a brand new wedding styling and high quality wedding gift service with a range of beautiful items.

Jul 19 2012


Elizabeth Stuart Bride are having a fabulous Summer Studio Sale.

Couture Wedding Dresses - Summer Studio Sale

Elizabeth Stuart Bride are having a fabulous Summer Studio Sale.

Jul 18 2012


More treats in store with this second part of our couture bridalwear feature.

Couture Bridal Fashion - Part 2

More treats in store with this second part of our couture bridalwear feature.

Jul 05 2012


To mark Paris Couture Fashion Week I have a wonderful couture bridalwear treat for you.

Couture Bridal Fashion

To mark Paris Couture Fashion Week I have a wonderful couture bridalwear treat for you.

Jul 03 2012


Our guest and featured supplier today is make up and hairstyle artist Kathryn Parr.

Supplier Feature - Kathryn Parr

Our guest and featured supplier today is make up and hairstyle artist Kathryn Parr.

Mar 12 2012


Today it is my great pleasure to introduce Emma Woodhouse, The Wedding Reporter.

Supplier Feature - The Wedding Reporter

Today it is my great pleasure to introduce Emma Woodhouse, The Wedding Reporter.

Jan 17 2012