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Wedding Inspiration DISCOVER HOW REAL COUPLES CREATED THE BIG DAY OF THEIR DREAMS, P70

CUTTING THE WEDDING GUEST LIST HOW TO MAKE THE TRICKIEST PLANNING DILEMMA A BREEZE

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Dreamy details COMPLETE YOUR DAY IN STYLE WITH OUR HANDY GUIDE PLUS OVER 200 FINISHING TOUCHES

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WOW-FACTOR GOWNS FOR YOU, YOUR BRIDESMAIDS AND MUMS, TOO!

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RO M A N T I C A BRITISH BY DESIGN

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The Romantica bridal collection is influenced by timeless silhouettes, high quality fabrics and on-trend embellishments. Giving a modern twist to classic bridal styles and offering brides everything they dreamed of and more. New styles are designed and developed in the heart of the Devon countryside by our British design team led by head designer Hannah Gardener. A bridal gown is so much more than just a dress, it is a statement of style, personality and above all romance. Our award winning designs are available from a UK size 6 to a UK size 32. www.romanticaofdevon.co.uk


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SLIMMING FOR SUMMER KICK-START YOUR HEALTH PLAN WITH SLIMMING WORLD

Dreamy details COMPLETE YOUR DAY IN STYLE WITH OUR HANDY GUIDE PLUS OVER 200 FINISHING TOUCHES

She’s the one

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WIN YOUR WEDDING DRESS! An incredible prize up for grabs!

CONTRIBUTORS Carrie Marsden

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PRETTY PLUS-SIZE GOWNS Accentuate your curves in this wonderful new selection of designs for curvier shapes

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MAID IN HEAVEN! Our pick of the best buys for your best girls

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ENJOY A FAKEAWAY! Try these brilliant recipes from Slimming World, guilt-free!

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LUXURY FOR LESS Easy ways to give your wedding an opulent gloss without the hefty bill

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WOW-FACTOR GOWNS FOR YOU, YOUR BRIDESMAIDS AND MUMS, TOO!

Allure Bridals STUNNING DESIGNS TO FALL IN LOVE WITH THIS SEASON

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HOW TO CUT THE WEDDING GUEST LIST Our guide to making the trickiest part of the planning process a breeze!

REAL-LIFE WEDDINGS Three beautiful big days to inspire you

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BREATHTAKING NEW DESIGNS FROM CASABLANCA BRIDAL

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LOVE THE COLLECTION: ROMANTICA OF DEVON

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INTRODUCING SARA R – THE ULTIMATE OUTFITS FOR THE MOTHER OF THE BRIDE

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AN ISLAND-HOPPING HONEYMOON WITH PLANET HOLIDAYS

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40 FINISHING TOUCHES Great ways to complete your day

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50 DREAMY DRESSES Whatever you want, we’ve got it!

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rides of Britain, you’re in for a real treat this issue! We have jam-packed so many great ideas, brilliant buys and an incredible competition, to top it off! This issue we have 50 gorgeous gowns to make your wedding dreams come true (page 20), 40 fabulous finishing touches to make your day complete (page 58), and two great planning features showing you how to create a dreamy day for less (page 85) and top tips for cutting the ever-problematic guest list (page 92). But the best thing we have on offer this issue has to be the chance to win a gorgeous Beautiful by Enzoani gown worth up to £1,300 (page 38). With such a stunning selection of dresses available in the new collection, our lucky winner will be spoilt for choice. You’ve got to be in it to win it. So grab a cuppa, put your feet up, JADE PEPPERELL and enjoy your read! Editor

My favourite picks this month! 1. I’m not one to wear dangly

earrings often, I much prefer less fussy studs. This pair of aquamarine earrings from Purely Diamonds has to be the ultimate choice, and they could be your ‘something blue’. 2. Elbeth Gillis offers a glorious range of separates, from cute tops to wow factor skirts, and you can mix up as many as you like! This combination of Amelia and Nina is my favourite. 3. Keep your essentials safe in this cute clutch from Dune. 4. Complete a kitsch wedding style with these cool Trixie Belle heels from Rachel Simpson. 5. Is your dress missing something at the back? This back detail from Richard Designs can be added to your gown for the wow factor!

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many different shapes in their latest collection, including pretty plus sizes for fuller figures, no matter what the dress of your dreams is, Casablanca have it covered. Our pick of the bunch is Liliana (far right). The breathtaking floral detailing covering this design is just exceptional! See more perfect bridal gowns now at casablancabridal.com.

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ROMANTICA Modern twists on tradition styles create a timeless look you can treasure forever... PAMELA THIS GOWN ELEGANTLY COVERS THE ARMS WITH STUNNING ILLUSION SLEEVES. A BEAUTIFULLY LIGHTWEIGHT DESIGN

PHOEBE FIGURE-FLATTERING AND INTRICATELY DETAILED, THIS DRESS TICKS ALL OUR BOXES!

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SYMPHONY THIS DRESS IS OUR ABSOLUTE FAVOURITE! LIKE SOMETHING OUT OF A FAIRYTALE BOOK BUT WITH A CONTEMPORARY TWIST, THIS PRINCESS DRESS IS STUNNING

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AVERIL GLIDE DOWN THE AISLE IN THIS WOWFACTOR DRESS. SO EFFORTLESSLY ELEGANT FROM TOP TO TOE

BRITANY A SIMPLE A-LINE DESIGN THAT PROVES SOMETIMES LESS IS SO MUCH MORE

STYLE DILYS 274 AARE GORGEOUS A-LINE YOU HAVING A DRESS WITH HIDDEN SPRING COUNTRY POCKETS AND A GARDEN WEDDING? SPARKLING DETAIL THIS GOWN WAS ON THEFOR NECKLINE MADE YOU!

STYLE E19807 GLIDE DOWN THE AISLE IN THIS GORGEOUS GRECIAN-STYLE GOWN. WE LOVE THE UNUSUAL NECKLINE

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AILEEN BLENDING TRADITIONAL WITH MODERN, THIS EXQUISITE DRESS WILL TURN HEADS FOR ALL THE RIGHT REASONS

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nzoani always come up trumps whenever they launch a new collection, tapping into the latest trends whilst keeping their signature elegant style and sophistication. The 2019 Beautiful by Enzoani collection is one of the finest to date, filled with sumptuous silks and lace, stunning illusion necks and backs, and wowfactor trains and capes. Pick your favourite at enzoani.com, and for your chance to win a stunning Beautiful by Enzoani gown worth £1,300, enter our amazing competition! TO ENTER To be in with a chance of winning this incredible prize, simply head over to loveourweddingmag.com and answer one simple question! Competition closes 15th May 2019.

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THE BEST DETAILS TO MAKE YOUR DAY WOW

REAL BRIDES

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THE A-Z OF DRESSES

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100s OF PRETTY FINISHING TOUCHES TO CREATE A DAY TO REMEMBER

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FOUR BEAUTIFUL BRIDES SHARE THEIR STORIES, P74

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MODECA DISCOVER THE INCREDIBLE COLLECTION FOR 2017!

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THE STORY OF A LUCKY BRIDE WHO WON HER DRESS!

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Inspirational Weddings REAL COUPLES SHARE THE DETAILS OF THEIR BEAUTIFUL BIG DAYS

NICHE NECKLINES COOL LOOKS FOR YOUR BRIDESMAIDS

Finishing touches FROM SHOES & CLUTCHES TO STATIONERY & DECOR

ROCK THE DRESS! 50 FIGURE-FLATTERING STYLES WE ADORE – AND SO WILL YOU!

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Show time! ESSENTIAL DATES FOR YOUR CALENDAR

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THE SIGNATURE STYLES YOU’LL FALL IN LOVE WITH

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50 GORGEOUS NEW DRESSES

WE SELECT OUR FAVOURITE BRIDAL DESIGNS FOR 2017

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THE BEST IDEAS FOR UK BRIDES!

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Enzoani HOT 2018 STYLES FOR EVERY BRIDE

REAL IDEAS, ADVICE AND DETAILS TO INSPIRE YOU

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DREAMY DISCOUNTS GREAT DEALS FOR EVERY READER!

HOW TO PLAN YOUR PERFECT WEDDING!

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rides aren’t the only ones who feel pressure to find the perfect dress for the big day – the mums do, too! Many of the outfits however can feel a little too simple, or old-fashioned. That’s not the case for Sara R – a beautiful label created by the very talented Spanish designer, Sara Ruiz. Her mother of the bride outfits are fun, modern and elegant, whilst keeping that much-wanted sophistication for the special day. Here’s just a taste of some of the pretty designs she offers, show mum them all now at sara-r.co.uk!

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Fakeaway recipes

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Trying to keep trim in time for the wedding, but still get takeaway cravings? Try these delicious treats, guilt-free!

Burger in a bowl Ready in 20 minutes

For the sauce 3 level tbsp extra-light mayonnaise INGREDIENTS 5 tbsp fat-free natural Low-calorie cooking spray 500g lean beef mince (5% fat or less) fromage frais 1 onion, finely chopped 1 level tbsp American-style 2 garlic cloves, crushed mustard ½ iceberg lettuce, roughly shredded 2 tbsp tomato purée 2 tsp white wine vinegar 8 gherkins, sliced 1 small red onion, finely chopped ½ tsp garlic salt ¼ tsp onion granules 2 tomatoes, roughly chopped ¼ tsp sweet smoked paprika

SERVES

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METHOD Spray a large, heavy-based non-stick frying pan with lowcalorie cooking spray and place over a high heat. Add the beef, onion and garlic and stir-fry for 6-7 minutes or until the beef is cooked through and the onions have softened. Season well. Meanwhile, put all the sauce ingredients in a

bowl with 4 tablespoons of water and whisk until well combined. Mix together the lettuce, gherkins, onions and tomatoes and divide between four wide bowls. Spoon the beef mixture on top, drizzle over the sauce and serve hot.


Creamy chicken korma Ready in 45 minutes

SERVES

4

INGREDIENTS Low-calorie cooking spray 3 bay leaves 1 cinnamon stick 1 tsp cardamom seeds, crushed ¼ tsp ground cloves 2 tsp cumin seeds 1 onion, finely chopped 1 tbsp ground coriander 1 tbsp ground cumin 2 tsp mild curry powder 3cm piece of root ginger, peeled and finely grated 3 garlic cloves, finely crushed 200g chopped tomatoes 4 skinless and boneless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces 200ml boiling chicken stock

5 tbsp fat-free natural fromage frais A small handful of roughly chopped fresh mint, to garnish Boiled, dried rice, to serve METHOD Spray a large non-stick frying pan with low-calorie cooking spray and place over a high heat. Add the bay leaves, cinnamon stick, cardamom seeds, cloves, cumin seeds and onion and stir-fry for 5 minutes. Add the coriander and ground cumin, curry powder, ginger, garlic and tomatoes and stir-fry for another 3-4 minutes. Put the chicken into the pan, pour in the stock and bring to the boil. Season to taste, cover tightly, reduce the heat to low and simmer gently for 20-25 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the fromage frais. Scatter over the mint and serve hot with your choice of rice.

Vegetable noodles with tofu Ready in 25 minutes,

SERVES

4

INGREDIENTS 350g dried egg noodles 3 tbsp light soy sauce 4 garlic cloves, crushed 2cm piece of root ginger, peeled and finely grated 1 tsp Chinese five-spice powder Low-calorie cooking spray 200g mangetout, trimmed and halved 100g shiitake mushrooms, sliced 1 red pepper, halved, deseeded and thinly sliced A bunch of spring onions, sliced diagonally 1 pak choi, roughly chopped 1 level tbsp sweet chilli sauce 2 tbsp dark soy sauce 300g firm tofu (plain or naturally smoked), cut into large cubes

METHOD Cook the noodles according to the packet instructions then drain and set aside. In a bowl, mix together the light soy sauce, garlic, ginger and Chinese five-spice powder and set aside. Spray a large non-stick wok or frying pan with low-calorie cooking spray and place over a high heat. Add all the vegetables apart from the pak choi and stir-fry for 5 minutes or until just tender. Add the garlic and ginger mixture and stir-fry for 2-3 minutes. Add the noodles, pak choi, sweet chilli sauce, dark soy sauce and tofu pieces and toss together for 3-4 minutes. Serve hot in warmed bowls.

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f you want stunning bridal jewellery and accessories, look no further than Laurel Lime. The new 2019 collection features elegant tiaras, hairvines, combs, hairpins and jewellery that are both dreamy and celestial. All their hair accessories and jewellery can be made in silver or gold, and as everything is handmade in England, there is the option to customise the size, fit, colour and materials. To celebrate the launch of this new collection, Laurel Lime is offering 10% off all their made-toorder bridal accessories. Just use coupon code LOW2019 on their website laurellime.com.

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ne of the biggest trends we’ve seen so far this year is the injection of colour throughout weddings – from the stationery to the table decor. Adding colour without taking away style is not

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always easy, but if done well, it can be beautiful and effective. This gorgeous shoot shows how you can get the balance of colour, elegance and luxury just right, and we can’t get enough of it! Our favourite pick? Just look at that cake!


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Rural love

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ometimes it’s easy to go overboard with the decorations and styling of your big day, but this shoot proves that with a gorgeous venue, you don’t need to mask it with dramatic details. Simple

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touches and elegant lighting can create a far more effective and beautiful look, whilst enhancing the venue itself. This wonderful shoot uses metallics, greenery and pretty lights to create the most opulent wedding style.


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Amanda & Luke A PRET T Y IN PINK W E D D I N G C E L E B R AT I O N

We adore this gorgeous wedding at one of our favourite venues – The Italian Villa. Amanda tells all... How did Luke propose? “Luke proposed whilst we were away on holiday in the Dominican Republic. He suggested a walk on the beach before dinner. He

had thought of everything, including a light up ring box so I could see the ring sparkling away. For me, it was the best surprise in the world.”

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What dress did you wear? “I knew before I even started my wedding dress hunt that I wanted something modern, with lace and a big train. I found my dress initially in a bridal magazine and then had to go looking for a bridal shop that stocked the designer. I bought my dress from Anya Bridal Couture in Wickham. After trying on a

dozen or so dresses, I came right back to this one.” And the accessories? “All of the bridal party were wearing Links of London earrings on the day. My bracelet was my ‘something borrowed’ courtesy of my mum. My shoes were from Rainbow Club. Not only are they super comfy but


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The Details DATE: 21st July 2018 VENUE: The Italian Villa, Compton Acres PHOTOGRAPHER: Emma Hurley Photography AMANDA’S DRESS: From Anya Bridal Couture LUKE’S ATTIRE: DKNY BRIDESMAID DRESSES: Kelsey Rose ACCESSORIES: Links of London & Rainbow Club

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Rainbow Club will dye them a colour of your choice after your wedding so they don’t go to waste.” What did the groom wear? “Luke was ever-eager to keep up with my dress budget and picked out a navy blue ink scratch suit from DKNY alongside shoes from Ted Baker.”

of a wedding to me. Who doesn’t love seeing the way a groom looks at his bride walking down the aisle? I was full of nervous excitement walking along with my proud father in a room full of our closest friends and family. I felt exactly the same way as the first minute I met him.”

Who were your bridesmaids and where How did you feel when you were their dresses from? saw him up the aisle? “My bridesmaids were “This is one of the best parts Yasmin, Hannah and Hayley.

Not only great friends but also hugely organised and supportive – exactly what I needed when I was questioning invitation fonts, flowers, guest lists and all sorts! Yasmin threw me the craziest hen party in Amsterdam and I can’t thank her enough for making it a weekend to remember. All my bridesmaids wore Kelsey Rose cowl back dresses in pink. The dresses were beautiful and they all looked stunning in them.”

What was your theme? “We didn’t have a specific wedding theme but tried to pick things that complemented our venue. I am so lucky to have had the help of Luke’s stepmum, Nicky, who turned our hundreds of Instagram and Pinterest favourite tags into a reality. Nicky helped with the designing throughout the wedding and supplied all of the flowers through her shop Penelope’s Petals in Cosham.”

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Claire & James

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A traditional wedding in blue, silver and white created the perfect day for this couple. Claire shares all... What dress did you wear? “It was ivory with a sweetheart neckline, detailed with lace and sequins. I had a jewelled belt stitched into it around the waist and had detailing added to the straps to flow over my shoulders. I bought it from Lucy Alexander in Stafford.” And the accessories? “I wore a pair of silver pearl 74 ♥ L OV E O U R W E D D I N G ♥ M A R C H / A P R I L 2 0 1 9


earrings and a necklace that my mum bought me the previous Christmas. I also wore a silver bracelet from my bridesmaids saying ‘he put a ring on it’. My lace comb hair piece was from Lucy Alexander. I wore a pair of customised Converse that were designed with sequins and had written on the left

foot ‘2.12.18’ and the right foot ‘Mrs Scerri’ with a small bow at the back.” What did the groom wear? “James wore a very modern navy blue three-piece suit. He decided to buy the suit because it wasn’t much more then renting. My dad and James’ dad wore the same

suit and they all looked very smart. They all also wore black shiny patent shoes, which looked amazing.” How did you feel when you saw him up the aisle? “If I’m honest, I was nervous getting ready, it almost felt it wasn’t real. Then as soon as I got into the car leaving

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The Details DATE: 2nd December 2018 VENUE: Ceremony and afternoon tea at Staffordshire County Buildings, followed by the evening reception at the Aston Marina Boat House, Stone PHOTOGRAPHER: Cris Lowis

my house with my dad, my nerves went away. Then while I waited outside the room where all the guests were, I just wanted to get in there and see him. I felt so overwhelmed and emotional and could see James was holding back the tears when I stood beside him.”

Who were your bridesmaids? “My bridesmaids were my two best friends, Kim and Sara. I also had James’ sister as a bridesmaid, although she was with James on the morning of the wedding. My maid of honour was my big sister Nicola.”

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What was your theme? “It was around Christmas and the venue had their trees and decorations up. Our colour scheme was white, silver and royal blue.” What was the highlight of your day? “Our afternoon tea was

amazing at the Staffordshire County Buildings. We had a relaxed atmosphere where two families came together to celebrate with us. James also decided to play a song and sing to me, despite, on his own admission, his poor guitar skills and questionable singing abilities!”


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Harriet & Andrew A GORGEOUS HIGHL AND WEDDING

This couple celebrated with a beautiful rustic-meets-Highland theme! Harriet shares her story... How did Andrew propose? “Andrew surprised me with a long weekend in Gairloch for my 30th birthday, to stay at the same house we later decided to hold

our wedding ceremony! The weather was beautiful when we arrived, so we decided to take advantage of the garden hot tub, with a stunning view overlooking

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the Torridon mountain range. While holding a glass of champagne, contemplating my surroundings, Andrew took me by complete surprise with his proposal.” What dress did you wear? “My wedding gown was by Stella York in Moscato, which is a pale antique beige/blush. This was a

romantic, but classic ball gown with beading, lace and a full, floaty tulle skirt. The sheer lace and net-trimmed bodice features a sweetheart neckline with cap sleeves, and Swarovski crystals accenting the waistline. I bought my dress from Wedding Belles Bridal in Alness, with a lot of greatly appreciated help from Mel.”


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The Details DATE: 14th July 2018 VENUE: Ceremony at a family friend’s house in Gairloch, Scotland, followed by a wedding party at Bogbain Farm, Inverness (10th August, 2018) PHOTOGRAPHER: Alison White Photography HARRIET’S DRESS: Stella York ANDREW’S ATTIRE: Karen Bethune, Braemar & Slaters BRIDESMAID DRESSES: Debenhams, Coast & Monsoon ACCESSORIES: Jenny Packham, Debenhams & Jon Richard

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And the accessories? “My shoes were by Jenny Packham, my hair piece was by Jon Richard and my bracelet and earrings were from Debenhams.” What did the groom wear? “Andrew wore a traditional kilt in-keeping with his family origins and clan. The tartan was of the MacDonald of Glencoe Muted; handmade by the lovely, local kilt-maker Karen Bethune in the Black Isle. To complement his

kilt, Andrew wore a white shirt and dark grey Braemar jacket, waistcoat and kilt socks, all bought from Slaters in Inverness.” How did you feel when you saw him up the aisle? “Although there were only 10 guests, I was terrified. I remember taking a deep breath right before I walked into the room and hearing the song we had chosen. I didn’t look at anyone else but my husband-to-be. I

remember thinking he looked incredibly handsome, and his calm gaze and smiling eyes kept me steady.” Who were your bridesmaids and where were their dresses from? “My maid of honour, my best friend Kate, wore a forest green full-length dress from Debenhams. My sister Megan also wore a forest green dress from Coast. My nieces, Milly and Eliza, wore Monsoon dresses.”

What was your theme? “Rustic woodland, with a Highland twist. We created our theme with inspiration from nature; tree log slices, wild flowers, foliage, lavender and thistles.” What was the highlight of your day? “Our photographer drove us to beautiful locations around Gairloch – the first time my husband and I were alone together. These made magical highlights of our day.”

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aving a unique wedding day doesn’t mean blowing the budget! Here are some wedding details that’ll make all the difference to your big day, but won’t cost the earth... Choose balloons Wedding balloons are an easy way to make a big statement without the price tag to

match, and can transform a room in seconds. Before you start to worry, we’re not talking children’s party balloons here, we’re talking big, high-quality latex balloons in gorgeous colours and designs. Have your bridesmaids hold them as they walk down the aisle, or use one per table as a centrepiece.You can even jazz them up with pretty tassel tails or fill them with confetti.

Print your own wedding stationery Stationery is a major part of the day when it comes to creating your wedding theme, so doing your own can really make a difference in both budget and personalisation. If you, your partner or a friend have great graphic design skills, then you can design your own labels, invitations and on-theday stationery from scratch

and have them printed at a local printer. Alternatively, if you’d rather have a creative professional come up with the design, plenty of fantastic stationery companies in the UK will offer digital printables, which means that they’ll create a unique design for your wedding and send it over in PDF form for you to have printed up at home or with a local printer.

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personal touch, and means Buy investment decor that your guests have plenty of This may not sound like it’s sweet treats to choose from. going to save you money, but trust us – in the long run Pick statement shoes it’s totally worth it! The key Instead of shelling out on a to making the most of your pair of ivory shoes you’ll only wedding decorations is to wear once, why not choose a buy reusable pieces wherever pair of bright statement heels possible, and to keep waste to that you can wear again after a minimum. Instead of buying the big day? It’ll completely bulk items that are either change up your look, and going to end up in the bin or means that you’ll have a sat in your garage, invest in wearable reminder of your day. pieces that you’d be happy

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to have in your home after the big day, such as vases, glassware, bar carts, rugs, cushions and pillows. They’ll make all the difference to your décor and won’t end up a wasted expense. Have a nighttime wedding Did you know that thanks to laws passed in England and Wales in 2012, you can technically get married at


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any time of day? Having your wedding in the evening not only gives your celebration a romantic, intimate feel, but also means that you save money on catering costs as you’ll only have to feed everyone once! For a short but sweet celebration, you could get married at sunset, before heading to a beautiful candlelit reception, with plenty of fairylights, both indoors and out. If you and your husband

are party animals, you can even host a dance party until the small hours, with glow sticks and a silent disco! Keep your accessories in the family Instead of buying brand new wedding jewellery, raid your family’s jewellery box for any heirloom pieces that complement your bridal outfit. Not only does wearing your parents’ or grandparents’

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jewellery mean that you’ll have ticked your ‘something old’ and ‘something borrowed’ off the list, but you can guarantee that no other bride has your unique wedding jewellery. Win-win! Hire a face-painter This fun idea won’t cost much, but it’ll keep younger guests (and some older ones!) happy and make for some brilliant photos. This is particularly fitting entertainment if

you’re having a festival-themed wedding, or a summer fetestyle celebration. Choose singlebloom bouquets If you want to make an impact with your flowers but don’t have the high-end budget to match, buying a single sort of flower in bulk can help keep costs down while still looking modern and beautiful. Gypsophila and daisies are

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for a green feel (or use fallen leaves for an Autumn wedding), pebbles or shells for a beach wedding theme, or even home-grown apples or pears! Just write the guests’ names Use natural place names on your chosen item in silver, Using natural objects can make gold or black marker pen for a a real difference to the look of pretty place name with impact. your table settings, but don’t cost a thing! In fact, they’ll even Have a picnic save you on printing costs. Use There’s no rule that says you leaves from trees or bushes must have a sit-down threeperfect for a boho theme, tulips and carnations are romantic, and sunflowers and gladioli are wow-factor statement blooms.

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course meal for your big day. In fact, more casual dining such as a buffet, a BBQ or an afternoon tea can be just as a delicious but save you serious cash in the long run. We love the idea of a summer picnic wedding breakfast, with guests sat on blankets and enjoying hampers full of sandwiches, pies, salads and fruit (as well as fizz, of course!). A fun idea that won’t cost the earth.

Write notes This last idea doesn’t cost a thing, but can make more of an impact than any decorations. Taking the time to write a personalised place setting note to each of your guests, thanking them for coming is a sure-fire way to make your guests feel loved and welcome, making it a memorable detail that brides of all budgets should include.


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The final cut Who makes the guest list? Worried about causing offence? Here’s our how-to guide to keeping your cool

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here’s always one element of wedding planning that causes more headaches than anything else – the guest list. Not only is it the one area that may cause rifts between you and family members, it will also take a huge bite out of your budget. So how are you meant to decide

who makes the final cut? Are you inviting children? What about plus-ones? Or your auntie and uncle you haven’t seen since childhood? The potential pitfalls are everywhere, and you can bet your bottom dollar everyone in your family will give you their opinion. Before you even cross that bridge, you

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must choose the venue of your dreams and see how many people they can cater for. This will then give you guidelines to work with. Do a rough guest list before you book to see if the numbers can add up. Next you need to discuss costs per head and find out exactly how many people you can afford. Now comes the tricky bit; choosing who will fill those precious spaces. It’s very easy to say it’s your day so it must be your decision, but in reality that can’t always be the

case. Whether your close family has invested in your wedding or not, you should consider their feelings about other family members. Sit down with your nearest and dearest before you decide and explain to them about the financial implications of inviting everyone to your big day. It won’t be the easiest conversation you’ll have, but at least there won’t be any nasty surprises when the invitations come out. To give you a helping hand, we’ve created some top tips to help you decide who


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should and shouldn’t make the final cut... WHEN DID YOU LAST SEE THEM? As a general rule, if you haven’t seen or heard from someone in more than a few years, they probably shouldn’t be invited. And consider this: would they invite you to their wedding? CONSIDER A SMALL CEREMONY The latest guest cutting trend is to have a small ceremony with only your closest family, then an

earlier ‘evening’ party with everyone else. With a lower cost per head, it’s the perfect way to not offend anyone and ensure that all family members are with you for the majority of the day. DON’T INVITE CHILDREN This one can ruffle a few feathers, but cutting out the cuties will save you lots of money and any distractions during the ceremony. You might be pleasantly surprised – the opportunity for parents to have a ‘night off’ may go down well!

GET MARRIED ABROAD It may seem a bit extreme, but getting married abroad will definitely mean that only the people who you really want there will make the effort to come, and those who don’t can’t be upset that they weren’t invited. You could always have an evening-style reception back home on your return to invite everyone who couldn’t make it. IMAGINE YOURSELF A YEAR FROM NOW One of the best ways to decide who makes the final

cut is to picture yourself a year after the wedding. When you look back at your photos, are they going to be filled with people you still see, speak to and love? Or if certain guests are there will you be annoyed at yourself for feeling pressured to invite them, having most likely not spoken to them since the big day? This is a surefire way to help you make up your mind. The last thing that anyone wants is to look back at their wedding photos with any regrets. Don’t make that mistake!

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