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Pinspiration: 2016’s Most Popular Wedding Pins

Pinspiration: 2016’s Most Popular Wedding Pins

13/12/2016

Pinterest has captured the heart of many since it launched in 2012. With the majority of users being female, the site is overflowing with food recipes, cute crafts but more substantially, wedding inspired photos. We’ve rounded up the top 10 most popular pins from this year, enjoy... 10th. 42,935 Repins 9th. 45,025 Repins 8th. 46,097 Repins 7th. 46,861 Repins 6th. 52,470 Repins 5th. 55,036 Repins 4th. 57,317 Repins 3rd. 62,090 Repins 2nd. 62,298 Repins 1st. 62,725 Repins ...

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The Perfect Winter Bridesmaid Gifts

The Perfect Winter Bridesmaid Gifts

09/12/2016

Bridesmaids have stuck by your side through and what better way to show your gratitude than a personal and useful gift! We’ve rounded up some great ideas for a winter bridesmaid: Personalised Bauble This is a super cute idea for any of your Bridesmaids when you’re in the run up to Christmas, why not personalise with names etc. to make it the perfect gift! Faux Fur Throws Let your BFF’s cosy up this winter in a gorgeous faux fur blanket or throw, they make an ideal companion to any sofa or bed. Winter Handbag For the fashionistas in your group, why not give them the gift...

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Winter Wedding Details

Winter Wedding Details

06/12/2016

Summer is seen as the ideal time to get married, but if you’re willing to brave the cold and host a winter wedding, we salute you! It’s the effort and little details that make your wedding all the more special, so we’ve rounded up some super cute winter wedding ideas for you to try… ...

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3 Styles Of Music For Your Wedding Reception

3 Styles Of Music For Your Wedding Reception

02/12/2016

Congratulations on your engagement! With the excitement and thrills of the proposal behind you, it’s time to think ahead to your big day and the planning for your ceremony and reception. There are so many dynamics to hosting a great reception party. The food, the drinks, the service, they all need to be carefully planned and well thought out, with special attention paid to the wedding entertainment. The entertainment for your reception will tie together the venue, the theme, your guests and the atmosphere of the reception together, so it's important to ask yourself what genre of music would best suit these...

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Wedding Budget Breakdown

Wedding Budget Breakdown

29/11/2016

It’s best to take charge when it comes to your wedding day budget to ensure you get the most out of your day. We’ve put together this graphic of average wedding costs to help you out......

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A Real-Life Fairy Tale: Happy Anniversary Ma’am

A Real-Life Fairy Tale: Happy Anniversary Ma’am

22/11/2016

November 20th marked the 69th year of marriage for Queens Elizabeth II and her own Prince Charming, Duke of Edinburgh, Phillip. The Queen, who is now 90, is the longest reigning monarch in history. She’s not done this alone however; Prince Phillip has been with her every step of the way since they engaged back in 1947. The couple originally met way back in 1934 at a wedding, but it has been said that the Queen has been in love with Phillip since the early age of 13. Their wedding took place at Westminster Abbey in front of 2,000 guests on...

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Showcasing our Venues: Balmer Lawn Hotel

Showcasing our Venues: Balmer Lawn Hotel

18/11/2016

In celebration of our new venue section, we want to showcase the first venue to be on weddingfayre.co! Balmer Lawn Hotel is an iconic New Forest wedding venue, less than 2 hours’ drive from London and half an hour from the coast. The hotel has hosted many famous guests throughout history including King George V, Russian Royalty, J.J. Sainsbury, Winston Churchill and U.S. General Dwight D. Eisenhower. More recently, the Top Gear team filmed at the hotel, and countless Autumn Watch episodes are filmed around the hotel with the TV personalities staying at the hotel. Here’s a picture of the hotel during the Second World War! The Balmer Lawn is...

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Wedding Nightmares from Reddit

Wedding Nightmares from Reddit

15/11/2016

We’ve scoured Reddit in a bid to discover the most shocking wedding disasters. Users on Reddit were asked "Did you ever attend a wedding that was a complete disaster? What happened?" Prepare yourself, and take note - some of these are pretty bad… User 'KMP514' posted: "Recently attended a wedding this past September. Bride and groom have been together for 11 years, high school sweethearts, could not possibly be more excited to marry each other. Ceremony went great, quick, emotional, everyone cried. They used the same venue for both the ceremony and reception, and the bridal party were taking pictures when my...

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Don't let these Wedding GIF's be your reality!

Don't let these Wedding GIF's be your reality!

14/11/2016

Weddings are full of joy and laughter, but sometimes things can get a little out of hand! These wedding GIFs are sure to make you giggle!  Ladies, this may be something you can relate to... a trip to the bridal gown shop can be both delightful and confusing, I mean, how can you choose from so many perfect dresses?! Time to say your vows! Just make sure the ring bearer isn't the clumsiest person at the wedding... Picture-perfect. People risk everything to get the right shot, but even we saw this one coming... The first dance is one you and your guests will remember,...

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Bridesmaid pictures you’ll regret not taking

Bridesmaid pictures you’ll regret not taking

08/11/2016

Cousins, Sisters, School friends, your bridesmaids derive from all walks of your life and are now about to walk with you while you commence the next chapter in your life.­ Cherish this moment with your female companions, here are some great photography ideas for you all to try out... Cover photo credit: http://adesignerportraits.com/bracketts-crossing-country-club-wedding/bride-bridesmaids-back-of-dresses-flower-bouquets-bracketts-crossing-country-club-wedding/...

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Celeb Couple’s Halloween Costumes

Celeb Couple’s Halloween Costumes

04/11/2016

Another Halloween has flown by, and celebs never fail to impress in daring and extravagant outfits. The majority of them turning up to parties with their partner in a perfectly paired costume, we’ve taken a look at some favourites over the years that you can get inspiration for next year! Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon This ones, hmm, interesting? Take some inspiration from Mariah and her beau by dressing up as your favourite snack; they pulled it off particularly well. Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt Ok, this is more up the ‘normal’ Halloween costume ideas list (if that’s a thing). A prison officer and...

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Glasgow proposal hotspots, from the experts at ROX

Glasgow proposal hotspots, from the experts at ROX

01/11/2016

ROX is an award-winning British luxury jeweller, originally based in Glasgow. They sell bespoke, in-house designed jewellery collections, including some jaw-dropping engagement and wedding rings with the most expensive being £130,000! They’re forever hearing proposal stories from clients, both good and bad. So, who better to offer proposal advice than them... They’ve pieced together a map of their favourite proposal spots in and around Glasgow, to help you plan for the perfect proposal – good luck! Blythswood Square 11 Blythswood Square, Glasgow G2 4AD Blythswood Square is an award-winning, 5-star luxury spa hotel. A chic restaurant, stunning salon with garden views, and private dining...

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Twinkle Toes: Embellished Wedding Heels

Twinkle Toes: Embellished Wedding Heels

28/10/2016

Wedding heels can make a big statement, particularly for shorter dresses or short-front dresses. Although some brides, still make a big effort to find the perfect princess shoes to go with their gown! We’ve taken a look at some of the super sparkly embellished heels that we love for any style wedding. ...

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The Guests You'll Find At EVERY Wedding

The Guests You'll Find At EVERY Wedding

25/10/2016

Every wedding is unique, but one thing that will always be the same, are the types of guests attending. Be on the look out for these guys and make sure they’re behaving themselves…   The Incorrectly Dressed There’s always one - they’re either too dressed up, or too dressed down. Did no one ever tell them the bride should be the only one wearing white? The Couple Hogger It may be your wedding day, but that won't stop your Great Uncle Ron telling you about his recent hip surgery. The Elderly Grump Usually the brides' granddad, he’ll complain about anything he can and will make a habit...

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Bouquet Ideas for an Autumn Bride

Bouquet Ideas for an Autumn Bride

21/10/2016

Autumn is a popular time for weddings and it offers some fabulous colours and backdrops! The flowers and plants, in particular, are gorgeous this season, so we took a look at some autumn bouquet ideas you can steal. Have you got any favourite seasonal flowers? Share them with us over on our Twitter @WeddingFayre_!...

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Impossible to say no proposals

Impossible to say no proposals

18/10/2016

Every girl dreams of her perfect proposal and while she’ll be more than happy to plan her entire wedding single-handedly, the proposal is down to you, guys. It’s not only a reflection of your feelings towards her, but also how much you know her. We’ve put together a mood board of our favourite proposals to give you some inspiration – you have literally have one job, good luck. ...

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Short dresses - to be or not to be?

Short dresses - to be or not to be?

14/10/2016

A classic long gown is always elegant, however, short dresses can be just as fabulous! We've rounded up some of our favourites!  ...

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Our Top Celebrity brides of 2016 so far

Our Top Celebrity brides of 2016 so far

11/10/2016

Eniko Parrish During her wedding to comedian Kevin Hart, Model Parrish wore 2 gowns designed by Vera Wang. Ciara While getting hitched to American football player Russell Wilson, singer Ciara wore a custom made gown by Peter Dundas, creative director of Roberto Cavalli. He even showed up on the day to make sure the dress looked perfect. Eva Longoria Eva wed Jose Antonio Baston in Mexico in May. She wore a dress specially designed by her close friend Victoria Beckham. ‘I asked Victoria to do my dress because I wanted it to be special and made with love - and I knew that Victoria would...

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Hen Party Games

Hen Party Games

10/10/2016

What better way to break the ice and have some fun than hen party games! If you’re in charge of the hen party then here are some games you might want to consider. 1. Pin the moustache/beard on the groom – classic spin on the family fun game. 2. Challenge your bridal party to not say certain words for the whole day/night and give a prize to the winner. 3. Who can make the best wedding dress… out of toilet paper! Get some teams together and game on. 4. How well do you know the bride? Great for a bridal party that doesn’t know...

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Put a ring on it!

Put a ring on it!

04/10/2016

Engagement ring shopping can be a difficult task at the best of times, there’s a lot to consider; the price, the size, the cut, the band, the colour? We’ve made a quick list of the basics so you don’t get too caught up! ONE First things first, make sure you tell the jeweller about your partner’s lifestyle i.e. their job and hobbies as this can be an important part of what material ring you should opt for and what setting of the stone you should as some are more prone to damage and some can be easier to clean etc. TWO You also need...

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Celebrity Wedding Anniversaries: October

Celebrity Wedding Anniversaries: October

30/09/2016

Tomorrow welcomes the start of October, one of the most popular months for getting wed according to research, along with June, August and September. We’ve created the most comprehensive list of celebrity wedding anniversaries. Do you share your special day with any A-listers? October 1st - Sigourney Weaver & Jim Simpson October 2nd - Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller October 3rd - Barack & Michelle Obama October 5th - Tiger & Elin Woods October 6th - Pamela Anderson and Rick Salomon October 7th - Tim & Jane Allen October 9th – Paul Mcartney & Nancy Shevell October 10th - Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton October 11th - Bill Clinton...

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Tie-ing the knot in style!

Tie-ing the knot in style!

27/09/2016

It is equally important to make sure the Groom and Groomsmen have impeccable style for their wedding day suits. They don’t have to be a classic black or grey suit, why not mix it up? We’re lusting over patterned and floral ties at the moment and we’re pretty sure you will too! Send us your patterned/floral tie pictures over on twitter!...

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Autumn Wedding Colour Palette

Autumn Wedding Colour Palette

22/09/2016

As of this week, Autumn is officially here. Embrace the change in season and wow your guests by hosting a magical autumn wedding. We’ve been searching Pinterest and have put together our favourite autumn wedding inspiration... Having your own Autumn inspired wedding? Tweet us your pictures!...

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Food Inspiration: Impress your guests with savoury nibbles

Food Inspiration: Impress your guests with savoury nibbles

20/09/2016

Catering for all of your guests can be tough and often very expensive; there’ll be meat lovers, vegetarians, guests with special diet requirements, and of course, calorie counters! A sure-fire way to impress all is to cater for all, new trends focus on nibbles and mini meals that your guests can choose from, meaning you can go all out and get something for everyone. Here’s a few of our favourite looking nibbles! Like what you see? Follow our Pinterest for more food inspiration!...

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Bridal Hair: Up-do Inspiration

Bridal Hair: Up-do Inspiration

16/09/2016

Wearing your hair up can draw attention to your face & makeup, while even making your face appear slimmer. It allows brides to be more creative with their hairstyles, allowing them to incorporate things like flowers, diamonds and other things to finish the look. Here are our favourite up-do styles for September... Head over to our Pinterest for more hair inspiration!...

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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

13/09/2016

Makeup choices for the big day all depend on the bride; some love a natural dewy look whereas others opt for Hollywood glam. Whichever style you go for, it is imperative that you know what works for you. Your makeup artist will always guide you in the right direction but if you’re looking to DIY here’s our tips for the best eye makeup to suit your colour eyes! Brown Eyes; Blue Eyes; Green Eyes; Check out our Pinterest makeup inspiration board for more ideas!...

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Budget Bride: The ASOS BRIDAL collection

Budget Bride: The ASOS BRIDAL collection

09/09/2016

According to experts, the average cost of a wedding in the UK is £20,500 – but there are ways to cut back. We’ve rounded up 8 of our favourite dresses from the new ASOS BRIDAL collection. 1. Embroidered Cami Mesh Maxi Dress - £150  2. Maya Bridal Maxi Dress with Pearl Embellishment - £95  3. Shoulder Button Ruffle Maxi Dress - £120  4. Lace Placed Maxi Dress on Naked Mesh - £120  5. Long Sleeve Lace Mini Dress - £160  6. Pearl Crop Maxi Dress - £95 7. Lace Bandeau Midi Prom Dress with Crop Jacket - £150 8. Embellished Top 3D Applique Dress - £195 Are you an...

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Feature Mason Jars At Your wedding!

Feature Mason Jars At Your wedding!

06/09/2016

Mason jars are a DIY brides dream and a wedding decoration favourite this year. We’ve rounded up the most creative ways to incorporate them into your special day. Tweet us your own DIY mason jars using the hashtag #DIYBride....

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Our Favourite Fairy-tale Wedding Destinations in the UK

Our Favourite Fairy-tale Wedding Destinations in the UK

02/09/2016

A fairy-tale themed wedding would not be complete without the perfect fantasy venue! Whether you’re re-enacting your favourite Disney princess story or your dream is to have your ceremony in mystical gardens, we’ve found some of our top picks in the UK. Chatsworth House, Derbyshire Arguably one of the most luxurious venues in Britain, this ancestral home of the Duke of Devonshire is a perfect fit for any fairy-tale wedding. Augill Castle, Cumbria This gothic castle has everything you need to live up to your dream wedding, not to mention the potential for some fantastic photography. The current owners live on the estate which...

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Everything you need to know about hiring a Celebrant for your wedding!

Everything you need to know about hiring a Celebrant for your wedding!

30/08/2016

Weddings are probably at the top of the list amongst our happiest memories.  They are a part of the journey we take in life, whether for ourselves, or with others. They are one of the major milestones in our lives, and to do them justice, I believe we all want to mark those days forever in our minds and hearts with a beautiful and joyous ceremony. What most couples want is to hold a ceremony that realises their most cherished desires and dreams, and today more couples choose a non-religious ceremony, sometimes as a compromise if they have different faiths, but more frequently because...

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Alternative Guestbook Ideas

Alternative Guestbook Ideas

25/08/2016

A guestbook is a fantastic way to capture memories from your big day, family and friends can write lovely little messages in a book so you can keep it and look back on it. However, books are not the only way you can collect them, we’ve rounded up our favourite picks of unique and alternative ‘guestbook’ ideas that both you and your guests will love!   Have you thought of the perfect guestbook idea? Share it with us on our Pinterest or...

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Not-So-White Weddings: Our Favourite 5

Not-So-White Weddings: Our Favourite 5

23/08/2016

Non-traditional, future brides feast your eyes! We've rounded up our favourite coloured wedding dresses, perfect for a bride that wants shy away from mainstream style. 1. The Hannah Dress in Moon Mist Crepe With its intricate lace detailing and pretty ribbon belt, this dress is perfect for a vintage style wedding for the modern bride. 2. The Alana Dress in Dusty Pink This perfectly subtle printed dress is a must for a summer wedding. The sweeping skirt and high neck bring tons of femininity to this look. 3. Floral Lace A-line Tulle Full Back Dress in Lace Blush While the tail of this dress promotes a classy,...

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The Perfect Pre-Wedding Playlist: Our Top 10

The Perfect Pre-Wedding Playlist: Our Top 10

18/08/2016

Music has the power to control our emotions – which is a handy on the morning of the wedding, and you have a bride who can’t decide how she’s feeling. We’ve rounded up 10 of our favourite wedding songs, to get you through the morning and raring for the big day! Let's start off with some traditional golden oldies... 1. "White Wedding" - Billy Idol 2. "Chapel of love" - The Dixie Cups  ...and now time for a sing-song... 3. "Marry you" - Bruno Mars 4. "Love On Top" - Beyonce 5. "Girls Just Want To Have Fun" - Cyndi Lauper Uh-oh, the brides starting to get emotional... 6....

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Something Blue

Something Blue

16/08/2016

You probably know the wedding traditions of something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, silver sixpence in her shoe! We’ve rounded up some of our favourite ‘something blue’ items that you can incorporate into your wedding, whether it is very traditional or a bit quirky. All the above pictures were found on Pinterest! Have you seen a ‘something blue’ idea that stands out from the crowd? We’d love to see it! Tweet us a picture....

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DIY Wedding Makeup:  Top 5 Beauty Tips for Brides

DIY Wedding Makeup: Top 5 Beauty Tips for Brides

11/08/2016

Baggy Eyes be Gone! A drop of haemorrhoid cream dabbed under the eye should do the trick. The cream works by tightening the skin and reducing puffiness. It’s not the most glamorous of hacks; an alternative is to rest a cold green tea bag under the eye for 5 minutes. Thick Trick! If you prefer a thicker and more fanned out lash look rather than long, try applying baby powder to your eyelashes using a cotton bud and add mascara before and after. Ready, Set, Go! Getting experimental with nail art? Create the perfect finish and avoid any smudges by placing your fingers in a...

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Top 5 Unique Summer Wedding Gifts

Top 5 Unique Summer Wedding Gifts

09/08/2016

With summer in full bloom and outdoor weddings being popular this year, it's important to prepare youself with this summers wedding gift must haves. Stand out from the other guests and think outside the box with these uniques gift idea. 1. Jasmine 'The Flower of Memories' - Notonthehighstreet.com £35 Scented flowers like Jasmine are traditionally seen as representing rememborance - whether thats remembering the big day or celebrating the memories to come. 2. Personalised Wedding Mason Jars - Etsy.com £15.53 Mason Jars are a must have this summer. These handmade, laser engraved jars are a fun gift for any couple tying the knot -...

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10 Of Our Favourite Summer Wedding Guest Dresses

10 Of Our Favourite Summer Wedding Guest Dresses

05/08/2016

Summer is a popular time for outdoor weddings, don’t stress about what to wear, we have our 10 top picks of guest dresses for you to lust over and get in time for the big day! ASOS Lace Crop Top Midi Pencil Dress (£70) This classic and stylish lace dress is very flattering with the cropped sleeves and top and a mid-length skirt. The lace and baby pink colour makes it a pretty and feminine pick, perfect for a classic or chic themed wedding! Lipsy - Jessica Wright Off The Shoulder Floral Frill Bodycon Dress (£65)  The bold floral pattern and figure hugging silhouette...

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Welcome to WeddingFayre.co!

Welcome to WeddingFayre.co!

02/08/2016

As some of you may know, our brand new website is up and running and we have some cool new additions that we think you’ll like. If you weren’t familiar with our previous website, weddingfayre.co is an online directory that has been specifically designed to help Brides & Grooms-to-be in finding the best local Wedding Fayres and Suppliers so they can be rest assured that their big day will go to plan. We have dedicated sections for Wedding Fayre Organisers, Suppliers and Venues where they can add their listing to the website for brides and grooms to search for. Wedding Fayre Organisers...

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