Alternative Wedding Ideas

Everybody loves a ‘traditional’ wedding – but what if you want something a little bit different? Perhaps you want a theme that’s a little bit unusual. Or maybe you fancy a location that will leave your guests speechless – for the right reasons. No matter how different you want your big day to be, there are no shortage of alternatives to the classic wedding, with ideas ranging from the adventurous to the downright comical, so there’s sure to be something that suits your tastes. Here are a few options to get you thinking.

If you’re desperate to make your big day a little bit different, unless you know exactly what you want and how to achieve it, it might be a good idea to think about hiring a wedding planner with experience in ‘the alternative’. They will be able to get on board with your ideas and make sure that doinf something completely different doesn’t end up disappointing everyone. They will have all the contacts you need to make your ideas become a reality, from the venue hire specialists like G&D Events in London, to the specialist hire companies who will provide all the furniture and accessories to complete the look, and the entertainers who will make sure that the recption is everything you were expecting.

You could always plan everything yourself, and if you have financial constraints, that might be necessary. But if you have the budget for them, and you really want to organise a day that’s truly different and unique, hiring a wedding planner might be the best thing you could do. That way you can make sure that your wedding is unusual, in a good way, and it will probably be a lot less stressful, meaning you get to enjoy the realisation of your alternative wedding along with your guests – for a day that none of you will forget anytime soon.

How to Be a Beautiful Bride

beautiful-brideYou may have put months or even years of planning into your big day and whilst all the plans and arrangements are in place it is time to start thinking about number 1. It is your day after all and you want to look your best, which is why pre-wedding beauty packages (like these offered by our favorite sugaring salon in LA –, are the best way to get everything you need for your wedding. These treatments can be done as a one-off or you may want to spread them out over a number of weeks, whatever you decide they will certainly have you looking your best!

Facials are the best way to give your skin a deep clean and a boost, they increase circulation and hydrate the skin helping it to look its best. Ideally facials should be spread out every four to six weeks but do not have your facial too close to your wedding as you need to give your skin time to settle down. Two weeks before should do the trick! Continue reading

A Gorgeous Wedding On A Shoestring Budget

It’s well-known that the average cost of a wedding today can easily run well into five figures. So it’s hardly surprising then that, in order to make sure their big day is everything they want it to be, many happy couples end up taking out loans and racking up credit cards to make their wedding day special.

However for those brides that want to start married life in the black, there are plenty of ways that the price of a wedding can be driven down, and with the help of a wedding expert, we’ve gone over a few of them. Continue reading