January 26, 2012

Green weddings forever

If you're thinking of getting wed in a wood, check out this video from one of our green wedding venues based in the Midlands, Forever Green Weddings, which says it all ...

Enjoy!

Posted in Green Wedding Venues

January 24, 2012

Fabulous ethical wedding ring offer - 30% discount!

CRED Jewellery are offering Green Union readers a fabulous 30% off their bestselling Fairtrade classic court wedding rings. The original and best, as the well known phrase goes!

Use voucher code GULOVES for 30% off CRED court wedding rings, meaning the prices start at just £196, why are you waiting!

CRED's court wedding ring comes in 18ct Fairtrade gold and you can choose either classic yellow gold or a more contemporary white gold in a Matt or Polished finish, allowing you to get the complimentary match for your engagement ring.

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Posted in Green Wedding Ethical Vendors , Jewellery , Special Offers

January 22, 2012

Elegant eco chic wedding gowns

We do love it when beautiful things come together...

One of London's best kept secrets and one of our favourite bridal designers, Sabina Motasem Bride recently teamed up with London's most sought after heritage wedding venue, Eltham Palace in Greenwich to showcase their range of six brand new vintage inspired, elegant wedding dresses, along with their two all time best sellers.

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Head designer Sabina Ali told us she found inspiration for the new collection from the style and glamour of iconic performers at the Folies Bergeres in 1900s − 1930s Paris.

Not only do the slinky, chic wedding dresses complement the opulent, decadent Art Deco interior of the house so perfectly, but these gowns follow the huge trend for understated but luxurious bridal gowns for 2012/13.

What could be more perfect for the style conscious eco chic bride?

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We really think Sabina Motasem wedding dresses hit the perfect notes of being understated, great value, simple and elegant. The company is very flexible - dresses can be altered to fit and brides can select alternative details like different necklines, sleeves, colours and accessories. Prices for the wedding dresses range between £900 – £1750.

If you want to see more of the new range, a sample collection is available to view by appointment at the Islington studio in London. Its very rare to find this, but but not only are all Sabina Motasem Bride wedding gowns made exclusively in the UK but they will be delivered within two months throughout the UK and internationally. Sometimes shorter timescales are possible - even from one week!

To book an appointment email mail@motasem.co.uk or go to www.motasem.co.uk for more information.

Posted in Green Wedding Dresses & Gowns

January 20, 2012

April eco wedding date in Devon - 20 to 23 April

Just got engaged?
Don't want to wait a year to get married?
Looking for a beautiful country wedding setting in April?
Well we have the perfect place...

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Absolutely one of the best times of the year in Devon is April and at Coombe Farm it is just glorious. If the season is early then there will be some bluebells peeking out to smile at you in the woods, but even if they're not in full bloom, the woods are just beautiful with new leaves bursting out in all their intense greenery and dappled sunshine.

The last couple of years have seen April being warm and balmy in the West Country so it's worth snapping up this lovely eco friendly venue for your Spring wedding this year.

They have only one weekend left - 20 to 23 April 2012 so don't hesitate too long or the date will be gone in a flash!

For more information and prices please check out Coombe Farm's website www.combefarmwoods.co.uk

Posted in Green Wedding Ethical Vendors , News , Venues

January 09, 2012

Save the date, naturally

When Simone over at Welsh Green Weddings sent us Ruth and Glenn's save the date photo (they are to be married at Penybanc Farm in Carmarthenshire in April this year) we couldn't help sharing it!

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If you're planning a naturally green and eco-friendly wedding this is a brilliantly cost effective way to announce your wedding date to your family and friends...

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Posted in Green Wedding Inspiration , Natural Nuptials , Venues

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