Love Story: Amy and Gavin

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Love Story: Amy and Gavin

A foodie rave in an Islington pub: Amy describes her city wedding London love story to Bouquet Catch

Officially, this is a love story that began in true London style: on the DLR on the way to work. Unofficially, we met five years earlier through mutual friends, lost contact and never thought we’d see each other again. When we reunited that morning in July on the tube, unbeknownst to us, we were living two stations apart...
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Review: Brides the Show 2015

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Brides The Show

Brides the Show: High-end whimsical style at a price

Industry-leading wedding magazine Brides threw their annual event at the light and bright Business Design Centre in Islington this weekend , plainly entitled: Brides the Show. I somehow managed to persuade my other half to join me as long as I paid for the ticket and he was back in time for the afternoon’s football. Turns out, we needed little more than a couple of hours to whiz around this medium-sized but perfectly-formed event...
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Fake wedding flower ideas

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Fake Hanging Flowers

Fake wedding flower ideas for the DIY bride

There’s a reason why DIY, homemade and vintage wedding flower ideas are having their day in the sun – they’re easy to make, cheaper than real blooms and, if made with love and care, can look simply gorgeous as an alternative to real flowers. Here are some of my favourite trends in fake wedding flowers.

Lace posy

Insert little lace flowers with real flowers for a romantic, shabby chic theme...
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Ring selfie

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Natalie R Harris - Engagement Ring

My long-awaited ring selfie!

The time has come to share my long-awaited ring selfie (or #relfie #sorrynotsorry). It’s only taken me four cities (Atlanta, New Orleans, Austin and London), several disgruntled shop assistants and about a hundred rings tried, but I can finally say I found my perfect engagement ring in Hatton Garden. Horrah. And yes, I firmly believe that there’s definitely something to be said for shopping for the ring after the proposal...
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Top 10 Etsy wedding ideas

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Etsy

Happy 10th birthday, Etsy!

Ilove everything about Etsy UK. I love that it houses a community of creators, crafting individual, handmade items that are wonderfully kooky and unique. I love how easy it is to browse almost anything I can think of. But most of all, I love the fact that’s it’s like falling down a rabbit hole of ideas – exactly what you need when it comes to planning a wedding...
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