Should you change your name when you get married and what should you call yourself? My Story The strangest thing I found about getting married was changing my name. I had been Emma Beardsley for 33 years, so I was well used to it! I considered for a long time whether to change my name […]
Wedding confetti – what’s that all about?! Why do people throw confetti at weddings? What is confetti made of? These are just a few questions that couples have asked about wedding confetti. History of wedding confetti The tradition of throwing things at the bride & groom on their wedding day came from Italy. Not very […]
To decorate your venue or not? Most couples have some form of decoration in their venue, be it covers on chairs or decorations on tables. I will be doing a post on table decorations in the near future, so for now we will discuss chair covers! Chair covers were something that I would have liked […]
Traditionally brides had genuine flowers for their bridal bouquets, but these days it is becoming more popular to have artificial flower bouquets for weddings. In years gone by, fake flowers were not the good quality, synthetic replicas that you find today. Yes, some places still stock the cheap and nasty, plastic looking flowers, however there […]
The wedding gift list Do you need/want one? what should you have on it? What alternatives are there if you don’t? Traditionally the wedding gift was the dowry that came when the bride wed her husband, be that land, money or other types of wealth. Some years later this evolved into the marriage chest, where the bride […]
Every girl likes to look their very best on their wedding day. For most of us that means getting hair and make up done. You can see more about wedding hair in this post. Here’s what you need to know about wedding make up. Most of us wear make up from time to time, on […]
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