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Now that the witches and vampires have disappeared and the fireworks have exploded, are we safe to mention.....the next big thing?

Wonderful Winter Wedding Ideas

Now that the witches and vampires have disappeared and the fireworks have exploded, are we safe to mention.....the next big thing?

Nov 08 2016



A special feature in the latest edition with a lovely mention from one of our clients.

Wedding Forecast Trends for 2017 Derbyshire Life Magazine

A special feature in the latest edition with a lovely mention from one of our clients.

Sep 22 2016



You’re not down with this whole ‘year long engagement’ thing - you want to get married now! Is it even possible to get a wedding planned in less than 3 months? Or even 30 days?

How to Plan a Last Minute Wedding

You’re not down with this whole ‘year long engagement’ thing - you want to get married now! Is it even possible to get a wedding planned in less than 3 months? Or even 30 days?

Aug 03 2016


You’ve got the Pinterest board started, the vision locked down - your wedding is completely planned and perfect in your head. Now it’s time to pull together your wedding planning dream team to make it all a reality.

How to Hire Your Wedding Dream Team

You’ve got the Pinterest board started, the vision locked down - your wedding is completely planned and perfect in your head. Now it’s time to pull together your wedding planning dream team to make it all a reality.

Jul 05 2016


It’s not something every bride and groom may think about but it’s an important one - keeping your wedding pros fed and watered on the day is a small detail that could make a real difference.

Feeding Your Wedding Suppliers: How, when and why?

It’s not something every bride and groom may think about but it’s an important one - keeping your wedding pros fed and watered on the day is a small detail that could make a real difference.

Jun 07 2016


It’s happening, it’s nearly here! You’ve spent months, maybe even years, getting your plans together for your big day and now you’re in the home stretch, the final few weeks.

Crunch Time Checklist: What to do in the final weeks before your big day

It’s happening, it’s nearly here! You’ve spent months, maybe even years, getting your plans together for your big day and now you’re in the home stretch, the final few weeks.

May 31 2016


Every bride wants to look flawless on their wedding day. Whether its natural boho or smokey eyed glam, your skin is one of your biggest assets.

Get Your Skin Wedding Day Ready

Every bride wants to look flawless on their wedding day. Whether its natural boho or smokey eyed glam, your skin is one of your biggest assets.

May 16 2016


Pinterest is an amazing source of inspiration but it can also be completely overwhelming.

Pin Like a Pro With Pudding Bridge

Pinterest is an amazing source of inspiration but it can also be completely overwhelming.

May 04 2016