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Luxury Red and Gold Themed Wedding: Kristi+Steve

Luxury Red and Gold Themed Wedding: Kristi+Steve

The Ivy Ballroom at Merivale in Sydney is the ideal setting for a luxury wedding and, here, Blumenthal Photography beautifully captured Kristi and Steve’s special day. Kristi wanted their guests to be blown away by everything. The result is a visual treat for you. Inspiration abounds in this red and gold themed wedding. Three Bridal […]

Wedding Planning Checklist and Step-By-Step Timeline (with PDF Download)

Wedding Planning Checklist and Step-By-Step Timeline (with PDF Download)

There is no getting around the fact that wedding planning involves a lot of details and follow-up. It is easier, however, to think of the process in terms of steps. As time passes and the wedding day approaches, the types of activities change. With that in mind, to help preserve your sanity, I’ve compiled this […]

Romantic Mansion Wedding: Evan + Katie

Romantic Mansion Wedding: Evan + Katie

Today’s post is from photographer Tina Dean. She and her husband, Richard, are the team behind Surrey Lane wedding photography. She shares her photos from a romantic mansion wedding in Surrey, just outside of London. ~Bobette The event was held at Nonsuch Mansion, a Georgian-style venue set in stunning parkland. It provided the perfect backdrop […]

How to Choose a Wedding Ring for a Man. 8 Questions to Answer Before Buying

How to Choose a Wedding Ring for a Man. 8 Questions to Answer Before Buying

When choosing a wedding band for the groom, there are often practical considerations that go beyond appearance. Here are 8 questions to ask yourself before purchasing. 1. Which metal does he prefer? Many men think they like plain gold bands best. But that is often because they don’t know how many choices there are available. Traditional […]

Why Finding a Wedding Makeup Artist at an Early Stage is Important

Why Finding a Wedding Makeup Artist at an Early Stage is Important

We recently talked about DIY wedding makeup ideas, but many brides opt for the professional approach. Here, Sarah Meredith gives us advice for getting the most pleasing results on your big day. Thank you to Sarah for collaborating on as well as providing information and client photos for this post. ~Bobette For any bride her […]

Top 7 Wedding Makeup Tips: DIY Ideas from Professional Makeup Artist Gary Cockerill

Top 7 Wedding Makeup Tips: DIY Ideas from Professional Makeup Artist Gary Cockerill

We all want to put our best face forward for the wedding. And while most of us have a basic understanding of makeup application, the details of looking drop-dead gorgeous escape us. Fortunately, Gary Cockerill has come to the rescue with his new DIY makeup book, Simply Glamorous, which includes numerous step by step makeup […]

Catered vs Self-Catered Weddings; which is right for you?

Catered vs Self-Catered Weddings; which is right for you?

There are some incredibly big decisions to make when planning a wedding. Would you like a fishtail dress or a ball gown? Will you go for a platinum, titanium, silver or gold wedding band? Who will make the guest list? And what exactly are you going to do about food? The latter question can certainly […]

Top 3 Engagement Ring Customisation Considerations

Top 3 Engagement Ring Customisation Considerations

In today’s modern world, one in three women are said to have chosen their own engagement ring, while 75% regret not having some input into such an important purchase. – Daily Mail Planning a trip to find the perfect ring for you can be one of the most thrilling experiences of getting engaged, and sets […]

5 “Less is More” Inspired Wedding Ideas

5 “Less is More” Inspired Wedding Ideas

Planning the look of any event is a balancing act–more of one element means less of another. Strike just the right balance and you create an affair to remember. But less of what? And more of what? Here are some ideas to get your own creativity flowing. Disclaimer: Some links on AspirationalBride are affiliate or […]

Marquee Styling

Marquee Styling

Over the past few months I’ve had the opportunity to attend a few gorgeous weddings, and the weddings which really stand out in my mind for creative flair are those which involve a marquee. Having a marquee at your wedding is a great option if you’re creative and want to start with a blank canvas. A marquee […]

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