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This week, as we're nearing the end of our series on wedding planning, I thought it would be fun for you to see things from the other side.  So Claire has written a piece about her own experience of being a wedding planner. 

If it's a mystery to you what a wedding planner really does and why it could be a budget friendly choice for many brides, read on to find out what Claire actually does in her day to day job.  Over to you Claire ...

Published: 2016-09-17

Published By: Rosie Ames

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You must go check it out!

Our fabulous friends over at World Inspired Tents have just revamped their very well recognised website as an early celebration of their 10 years in business.

With fresher tones and a nod to colours of the year serenity and rose quartz, they have truly retained the essence of their original website, letting it evolve gracefully rather that creating a totally new look - perfect!

Published: 2016-09-09

Published By: Rosie Ames

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This week I’m over the moon to introduce you to Jemma Slade’s beautiful handworked ethical wedding and engagement rings.  You won’t believe how stunning her rings are until you’ve checked out this collection of her work which I think is uniquely qualified to be labelled Rustic-Luxe!

Published: 2016-09-02

Published By: Rosie Ames

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Here's a lovely story for Saturday morning ...

It seems such a short time since I started talking to Tamsin about her September wedding plans and met her for a coffee and large slice of cake in South Molton just before her hen do on Exmoor.   Now, with just three weeks to go, Tamsin share's how she's feeling and gives us a roundup of her wedding plans…

Published: 2016-08-20

Published By: Rosie Ames

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This month Claire's put together an essential kit of wedding day survival tips and what a brilliant list to bear in mind as you get closer to the BIG DAY.  Over to Claire to fill you in on the detail ...

So you’re putting together the finishing touches to your BIG day, dotting all the i’s, crossing all the final t’s and you’re pretty much all set!  I’m sure you have an amazing bridal party that you can rely on and who’ll make sure your day is extra special.  

But if you DID ask me to give you and your bridesmaids some last minute tips it would be these:

Published: 2016-08-13

Published By: Rosie Ames

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Wedding photos …

This is a trickey one - you’re probably getting used to the feeling now, that there’s just so much choice and so many photography styles to choose from these days!

Of course you want your wedding photos to reflect who you are and leave you with a timeless reminder of what an amazing day your wedding was, when you married the one of your dreams, your life’s partner.

How on EARTH are you going to be able to make a decision?  Jennifer Jane Photography may be your answer ...

Published: 2016-08-05

Published By: Rosie Ames

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The beliefs and lifestyle you have chosen to follow is to always tread lightly upon the earth and you’re inspired by a simple desire to preserve our beautiful planet so that our descendants can enjoy it as much as we do today.

By now your head is probably spinning with all the information and inspiration overload you’re getting on the interweb.  You’ve Pinned to your heart’s content.  Now you’re trawling through all the wedding directories, looking for wedding suppliers who will match your own ethos and help you create a wedding that embraces your ethics and delivers a stunning day to remember without compromising on style.  Read on to find out how Green Union helps you find them ...

Published: 2016-07-22

Published By: Rosie Ames

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You’ve been engaged for a while, months, years, and you chose your engagement ring some time ago.  Now you’re getting married and really want to find the perfect wedding band to match your engagement ring.

Maybe, when he proposed, your OH gave you a family heirloom which will never match a new wedding band exactly but you absolutely adore it! 

Maybe your style has changed a little, or maybe you’re thinking it would be really lovely to have totally mismatched set.  Ethical jeweller Arabel Lebrusan gives us some fantastic tips on how to go about finding the perfect match.

Published: 2016-07-14

Published By: Rosie Ames

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I was super excited when Little Cherry recently told me about their super new range of Designer Sugarcane Bagasse Tableware – I think it is simply the most stunning biodegradable tableware available anywhere in the UK!

The range was designed by Dutch designer, Annelies Hermsen who came up with these beautiful ergonomic shapes while working closely with Michelin starred chefs looking to showcase their stunning food in equally stunning biodegradable tableware. This new range of elegant tableware, made from sugarcane, would look fantastic gracing the chicest of weddings.

Published: 2016-07-11

Published By: Rosie Ames

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WOW lately I’ve been spoiled for choice with an abundance of Green Unions to choose from!  

Today the lovely Maxine and Adam have let me feature their very down-to-earth hand made winter wedding at The Longhouse in Somerset, an eco friendly venue that I have known and loved for many years - in fact The Longhouse had been listed on GU since we launched. Thank you, Matt, for keeping the faith!

Jo Hansford’s photos evoke the true feeling of this totally relaxed and fun filled wedding ...

Published: 2016-07-08

Published By: Rosie Ames

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