Best ways to remember lost loved ones at your wedding
Honouring friends and family who have passed away can be a meaningful and beautiful part of your wedding, whether you choose to have a public tribute for all your guests to see or a private one for only your partner and yourself (or a bit of both). Whichever way you choose, you should consider the emotional impact it may have on you as well as on your guests, especially if you're still coming to terms with your loss.
Bride and groom send food bill to couple who didn't turn up to their wedding
Managing guestlists and RSVPs has become known as one of the less enjoyable parts of planning a wedding. And, we think this tale from a couple in America will definitely get you thinking about who's right and who's wrong. Have a read and tell us below - whose side are you on?
The worst things to say at a wedding
It's not as simple as receiving the invite, picking out a new outfit and turning up for some free drinks and a tasty snack, you know. As a wedding guest you have a responsibility to follow acceptable wedding behaviour guidelines and help make sure the bride and groom have the best day of their lives. In short, DO NOT, at any point of the day, feel tempted to say any of the following things…
20 ways to surprise your wedding guests
It’s pretty much guaranteed that your guests will be in a good mood on your wedding day – there’ll be a merry atmosphere whatever your reception’s like. But if you sprinkle your day with treats and surprises, it’ll light up everyone's faces and make your wedding stick out from the blur of speeches and ceremonies of weddings past. From buying mini-me Lego favours to serving ice-lollies on a summer’s day, these ideas are easy to do but will make your guests feel extra special.
12 wedding ideas you can ask guests to help with
If you’re on a budget or going down the DIY route of wedding planning, you’ll definitely stumble across tasks that seem to take forever. Whether it’s your homemade orders of service or the hanging decorations that you need, like, a million of, it’s a case of more hands make light work. So why slave away for hours when you can gather your friends for a chat and tick something off your wedding to-do list at the same time? Plus, your guests will love spotting the things they’ve contributed on the day and it will make the whole event more personal. So here are 12 things where it’s ok to put your feet up and let your happy helpers do the work.
10 ways to keep the kids entertained at your wedding
Brides-to-be with little people on the guest list often worry that the kiddies will run riot, drive their parents insane, or get bored. The secret to having a stress-free and child-friendly reception is to provide lots of fun activities. With that in mind, we have put together a list of ways to keep the children entertained at your wedding, so their parents are free to sip cocktails, give toasts, and have a catch-up.