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Flowers ...

I don't know about you but I think flowers are one of the most important ingredients of a wedding day, I think they embody the wedding with romance and poignancy.  Wedding flower trends come and go, and sometimes I'm not convinced but right now, I totally LOVE what’s happening in our world of flowers.  Read on to get the latest wedding flower trends that are so synonymous with Green Union!

Published: 2016-04-28

Published By: Rosie Ames

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I know you try to be eco-friendly in your every-day life, and you’re determined your wedding day won’t be any different so this week, to celebrate Earth Day (yup it’s this Saturday, 22 April) I’ve put together some perfectly easy tips to help you go green on your big day. Get them all below …

Published: 2016-04-21

Published By: Rosie Ames

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If you’re not sure how a handfasting wedding ceremony works then I’ve got a perfect example for you this week.  Annette and Ravi chose to pledge their vows within a log circle in the Forest of Dean and invited 180 guests from round the world to share their special day in July 2015 embraced by the natural world. With flowers from Organic Blooms and photos by Esther, Annette and Ravi’s wedding is full of natural magic.  Annette tells us more …

Published: 2016-04-15

Published By: Rosie Ames

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Now here’s a unique idea for your hen do …

A pop up sewing atelier in Wales which makes it easy to learn how to fit and sew your own custom bra!  I can’t think of a more fun way to spend a hen weekend with your besties.

This uniquely different one day workshop is being held on 14th May at the Ceridwen Centre home of Welsh Green Weddings.

Published: 2016-04-11

Published By: Rosie Ames

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Following on from my post about wedding colours, here's a little blast of natural wedding petal confetti made up specially for you in blush pink, ivory and green - available from Shropshire Petals for the month of April ...

Published: 2016-04-09

Published By: Rosie Ames

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Time to introduce you to our brand new series - GU Soulmates.  Over the months I'll be sharing stories from all kinds of couples, in all walks of life, at all stages of their wedding planning. And today I’m really delighted to introduce you to our brand new GU Soulmates member who is part way through her wedding planning journey.  Tamsin and her H2B Jim are due to tie the knot in September this year – welcome to Green Union both of you …

Published: 2016-04-07

Published By: Rosie Ames

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Whoa, how did we get past Easter so quickly! Did you eat too much chocolate? Thought so! 

This week I've got something equally delicious but not edible - a little bit of colour inspiration to kick you off on your wedding dreams ... a few thoughts on colour and colour trends.

Picking your wedding palette and working out how your wedding is going to come together visually is where the fun really starts.  It gets your creative juices going as you’re beginning to work out the look and feel of your wedding day. 

Published: 2016-03-31

Published By: Rosie Ames

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FLASH GIVEAWAY! Order your wedding confetti from Shropshire Petals before the end of the month (yes, that's tomorrow!) and one lucky person will win their order for FREE!

Published: 2016-03-30

Published By: Rosie Ames

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Now you’re at that exciting stage in your wedding planning journey - venue viewings.  Getting to the venue viewing stage means it’s suddenly really happening - exciting and possibly a bit stressful? To help you get a grip, lovely eco friendly wedding planner Clare de la Motte has been super busy with this road map of what to take with you on your search ...

 

Published: 2016-03-24

Published By: Rosie Ames

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This week I’ve got a dreamily earthy natural Welsh wedding for you to drool over, which took place at the stunning Fforest - an outdoor glamping wedding venue in Pembrokeshire.   

When I heard that Natasha was a professional herbalist with her own company, Forage Botanicals, I just knew this stunning midsummer night's dream wedding, beautifully shot by the talented duo Peach and Jo, was going to capture all our imaginations …

Published: 2016-03-17

Published By: Rosie Ames

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THE GUIDE

Wedding planning can be a daunting prospect, but it needn't be. Just take a deep breath and rummage through our pages of information, advice and useful tips for throwing an eco friendly wedding. We'll take you through the planning process from start to finish. Have a wonderful journey!

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