It's not a secret that the first year of marriage is apparently the hardest, with Los Angeles-based psychologist, Yvonne Thomas, Ph.D. explaining that "In the first year of marriage, couples must learn and practice the skills of how to compromise and work as a team more than ever before, both of which aren't always easy to do." …
Katherine Hudson, the owner of The Pearl Tent Company, once wisely said “The Pearl Tents are to Architects what The Arabian Tents are to Interior Designers." Inspired by the traditional tents of the Mughal empire, these tents are designed to create an air of decadance with their tall ceilings and exaggerated peaks. They are perfect for …
"I think when you’re older, you are, I hope, quite sure of yourself. I know what I like and don’t like, what I can and can’t wear and who I do and don’t want to spend time with." Read about the joys of getting wed over 40, and revel in the retro heaven of Zee and Lee Battersby's wedding
Finding a caterer that is not only adaptable and understanding of your needs, but who is exciting and innovative isn't as easy as it sounds. However, Suffolk-based Brian Pow lives for the trade and for the food, and it translates. From his mouth-watering recipes on his blog to his excellent barbecue catering, he's the perfect chef for a large summer event or wedding- and he comes complete with glowing testimonials!
Wedding Gifts can be a source of anxiety for many guests when they aren't presented with a gift wish-list by the intended newlyweds! Us guests are guilty of falling back to safety nets like champagne, gift cards, or even kitchen appliances! How about actually spoiling the happy couple with something they can cherish forever and that doesn't totally suck?! Check From Karen, with Love's ultimate picks for all sorts of couples.
I cannot tell you how many times I have had couples who have turned down wedding planning services because their venue has an in-house coordinator and then regretted it. Your venue coordinator and wedding planner work perfectly together to ensure your wedding day is stress-free, fun, in your complete vision, and better than your hopes and dreams. Understanding the difference between a wedding planner & a venue coordinator can help avoid a lot of disappointment and frustration.
Anything that comes in garland form is alright by me; bunting, ribbon, whatever! But these little felt creations have really changed the game of home and venue decor. From darling felt initials, which are perfect for baby showers and whimsical weddings; to cheerful garlands which can brighten up a summer garden party or outdoor event, Lucy Dye can introduce something very fun and indeed joyous to your event!
Calligraphy is an honest art, and an underrated one in my opinion. It reminds me a lot of Japanese Ensō art which exists when the hand and mind are uninhibited enough to bring something creative into existence. Anyway, I'm sure it's much more disciplined than I imagine but Amie Childs, creator of For Keeps by Amie, …
March Equinox- also known as the first day of spring welcomes lighter evenings, and romantic sunsets. Take a walk through the wildflower and blossoms for some spring wedding inspiration!
We all know the Irish are incredibly patriotic, and live in tradition- and rightly so after centuries of having their cultural identities erased and disputed. If you or your partner are Irish, or of Irish descent and proud, you might want to showcase some of these amazingly beautiful, historic, and downright lucky traditions on your wedding day.