Amanda and Elvis: An autumnal, African wedding in Belgium

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Amanda and Elvis: African wedding 488A0054

Amanda and Elvis enjoyed a cross-cultural African wedding complete with multiple outfit changes, plentiful food and crazy dancing

This Congolese beauty and her Ghanaian prince had not one, not two, but three amazing weddings in the UK and Belgium, including a full-blown African wedding with a 27-dish buffet and Senegalese dancing. She tells her story to Bouquet Catch. Elvis and I met in the UK in April 2011. We were on the same coach going to London: I was coming from Belgium for an interview and he was coming back to the UK after a placement year in Germany...
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Free destination wedding guide to getting married abroad

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Garden Sunset - Garden Wedding

Getting married abroad: Inspirational destinations

It’s not uncommon to turn your thoughts to warm weather and blue seas when dreaming of an idyllic location to exchange vows. And with so many wedding venues and vendors worldwide opening their arms to couples getting married abroad, it makes sense to consider a destination wedding. You may already have a location in mind: perhaps the country where you met, a place where you shared a memorable  holiday, or even your engagement location...
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Love Story: Emma and Chris

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Love Story: Emma and Chris

A simple destination wedding in Croatia

This love story is set against the backdrop of a small, simple, destination wedding. Emma and Chris knew early on that they were going to go abroad to get married. Lovers of holidays and golden tans, they didn’t want to risk their day being ruined by rain (although as it transpired there was a torrential storm two days before their wedding day in Croatia). They didn’t have a huge budget as they had bought a house together the year before so they decided on a small affair...
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A mountain-top proposal

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Grandfather Mountain

I’m getting married! Wait, what?

As unlikely as it sounds, I did not set up Bouquet Catch as a proposal hint. I did it because I genuinely love everything about weddings, with a vague idea that one day I’d get married myself. Of course, my partner Graham and I had discussed it, but neither of us were in any particular rush; when you know you’ve met the right person, it seems like an inevitably that some day you’ll commit...
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Love Story: Katie and Chris

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Katie and Chris Engagement

One year to go!

Counting down the days to your wedding love story can be as frustrating as it is exhilarating…but how do you feel when you reach the ‘one year to go’ milestone? ‘Love story’ couple Katie and Chris are about to embark on the biggest day of their lives; they just need to wait another year. Growing up less than three miles away from each other on neighbouring farms, Katie and Chris had no idea that their lives would entwine many years later...
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