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Is it really a whole year since the last Arabian Tents extravaganza?  Must be, because the lovely people at the Arabian Tent Company are holding their annual May Open Day next Saturday 6th May, 2017!

Come and see their wedding tents in all our glory and discover why everyone’s talking about the new 'Greenery’ trend which will be creatively showcased in their Oyster Pearl tent. to give you heaps of inspiration for your big day.

Published: 2017-04-27

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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You’ve got your whole wedding day planned - it’s going to be perfect, but now you’re on to the final invite list and you’re in a dilemma about the children - a real marmite subject.  You want to include your best friend’s kids, your cousin has two little ones and your Aunty’s teenagers are just about, but not quite grown up.  Do you include the children, aged 0 to 14, in your wedding plans or do you just ban all kids from your wedding party? 

I asked Becky Joiner what she thought since, being a wedding photographer, she should be well qualified to comment on the whole knotty subject - click below to read on ...

Published: 2016-06-03

Published By: Rosie Ames

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Photo: Floret Flowers

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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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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You’ve decided to propose to your boyfriend this leap year, but you’re struggling to come up with romantic ideas ...

Your boyfriend’s just realised that 2016 is a leap year and he’s started daring you to pop the question on 29 February - you sort of know he’s not really expecting you to do it, but why shouldn't you be the one to ask for his hand in marriage?  After all, it is a leap year and traditionally 29th February is the one day of the year when girls can propose to their beaus. Go girl!

 

Published: 2016-02-04

Published By: Rosie Ames

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When Pantone, the colour experts, announced their colour of the year 2016 to be not one, but two colours, and those colours a pale pink Rose Quartz along with beautifully soft Serenity blue, what was not to like...

Image: Rosie Ames

Published: 2016-01-07

Published By: Rosie Ames

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Image: Matt Parry

Thought of throwing a solstice wedding in 2016? A perfect moment to start a fresh life together and an auspicious time for a natural green wedding.  You know the time has come and you’ve been planning to pop the question, you’ve got the ring (or maybe not, you’d like to choose an ethical engagement ring together later) and you’re fit to burst with anticipation!  But wait, you just can’t fix on an appropriate time or place …

 

Published: 2015-12-21

Published By: Rosie Ames

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Are you throwing an autumn wedding?  Do you want confetti that doesn’t hurt the environment? Can you only find natural flower petal confetti in summer colours that doesn’t really work with your theme?

If the answer to those 3 questions is YES! then read on to find out how you can make your own biodegradable, totally natural wedding confetti that won’t cost a penny!

Published: 2015-11-18

Published By: Rosie Ames

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Feeling glamorous and perfect on your wedding day calls for a lot of decision making and getting your hair right is a big part of the overall look.  But don't worry a but - a little but of experimentation with some beautiful hair accessories and jewels will make the decision-making so easy!

Published: 2015-07-31

Published By: Rosie Ames

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