Tag Archives: Wedding Elements

25 Non-Diamond Engagement Rings

alternative non diamond wedding engagement rings

Diamonds aren’t always a girl’s best friend. Whether it’s for ethical reasons, they’re just too damn expensive, or just because you really want something a bit more individual, there are so many alternative engagement rings to be found!

Here are some of my current favourites.

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Moissanite engagement ring

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Lapis Lazuli ring

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Morganite and white sapphire engagement ring

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Blue topaz, peridot, or red garnet rings

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Pink tourmaline ring

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Spring Wedding Bridesmaid Dresses Under £100

spring bridesmaid dresses under £100

Spring is finally in the air (hurrah!) which means the high street is quickly starting to resemble a floral garden party. It’s not only my favourite time of year, but if you’re having a spring or summer wedding, this is the perfect opportunity to start scouting out dress possibilities for your bridesmaids.

Here are some of the best ones I’ve found, and praise the lord, they all come in at under £100!

ASOS spring bridesmaid dress

ASOS, £85

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ASOS, £75

Pippa Lynn spring bridesmaid dress

Pippa Lynn, £75

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30 Non-Traditional, Non-Floral Centrepiece Ideas for your Alternative Wedding

30 Non-Traditional, Non-Floral Centrepiece Ideas for your Alternative Wedding

If flower’s aren’t your thing, there are still oodles of alternative options for your bouquet or centrepieces. I hope these ideas will get those cogs whirring and help you come up with something fun and unique for your own wedding.

First, think about what your interests are. Maybe it’s books…

book themed wedding

Handmade book-lovers wedding

Origami…

origami wedding

An origami wedding

Or you’d prefer a mishmash of everything you like!

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Taxidermy and skull wedding

Maybe you’re really into skulls…

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Maritime goth wedding

Or taxidermy…

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Gothic and literacy Lower East Side wedding

Or robots!

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Austin anime and robot wedding

There are plenty of ways to bring aspects of life into your centrepieces without traditional cut flowers. How about logs, billy balls and succulents?

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Antler and animal theme

This cute terrarium is such a fun idea!

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60s inspired punk rockabilly wedding

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Wedding Hairstyle Ideas for Brides with Short Hair

wedding hair ideas for brides with short hair

A couple of weeks ago I received an email from a reader who wanted some ideas on how she could wear her short hair on her wedding day. Having cute and cropped hair shouldn’t restrict what you can do, in fact I think it opens up a world of accessorising possibilities!

Just check out all these ideas…

Keep things simple with an elegant hair comb

hair combs

Clockwise from top left: Celtic inspired, vintage pearls, shabby shic pastel flowers, long comb

Or what about a sweet little alice band?

wedding alice bands

Clockwise from top left: ‘Blossom’ pearl beaded, glitter alice band, ‘Primrose’ ribbon, embroidered leaves 

Faux flower are always a winner

flowers for short hair

All by Crown and Glory (because she’s the best!)

Or you could do for something a bit more fun!

colourful bridal accessories for short hair

Clockwise from top left: Liberace heart clip, butterfly headband, Just Married headband, Gem headband 

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20 Romantic Couples That Will Make You Believe in True Love

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Valentine’s might have officially been yesterday, but in my world every day of the year is an excuse to get all loved up! I challenge you to try not to beam from ear to ear as you look at these gorgeous couples. It’s impossible!

Whatever kind of wedding you’re having – no matter what your theme and how much or how little you spend – the love between the two of you is really all that matters. When you’re freaking out about dress fittings and stressing about guest lists, try to remember that.

Aww ain’t love grand?!

dreamlike backyard wedding

Dream-like backyard wedding

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Rustic and autumnal farm wedding

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Don’t Tell The Bride wedding at The Forum

quirky vintage countryside wedding

Quirky vintage countryside wedding

travel themed whimsical woodland wedding

Travel themed whimsical woodland wedding

weekend long family wedding

Weekend long family festival wedding

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DIY country wedding in Transylvania

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Abandoned church wedding costing $1000

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