Made by Me Craft Parties – Guest Blog

Made by Me Craft Parties specialise in unique, personalised, fun craft parties for children, tweens, teens and adults.  The parties are perfect for birthday parties, large family celebrations, corporate events, festivals, hen parties and weddings. You can choose from some adorable off the shelf packages such as a hot air balloon party or fairy wings
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2018 Wedding Decoration Trends

2018 Wedding Decoration Trends Guest blog post from Rachel Pertee, Love By Design Weddings There are so many timeless wedding themes. Pretty vintage weddings with family heirlooms and a sense of romance, and gorgeous rustic weddings filled with wood, lanterns and nature-inspired decor will always be popular. However, 2018 is set to offer couples the
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Dorset Wedding – On the Day Coordination

Our most requested Dorset wedding package is definitely On the Day Coordination. So many couples, understandably, want to put their own stamp on their weddings; this is what makes each and every one so personal and unique. Our role is to step in during the lead up and on the day and take all of your
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Lace Outfits for Weddings

Lace dresses are back in vogue.  Lace bridal dresses are proving really popular again – look at Pippa Middleton’s recent choice. If you looked at a lot of her wedding guests, you will have noticed lace dresses were the top choice for many of them too.  And of course, if you flick through the history
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Granny’s China Cupboard

Welcome to a blog about Granny’s China Cupboard – a vintage china hire company based in Poole, Dorset. Vicky, the owner of Granny’s China Cupboard, has been passionate about vintage china since a she was a young girl, when she used to play tea parties with her Nanny’s precious tea set which she kept in a
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Photoshoot with Bridle Photography at The Wedding Party Barn

Before we begin, let’s take a minute to appreciate the bearded one that is Keith Bridle. We have had the pleasure of knowing this mischievous and lovable man-child for about five years. In that time, his photography has gone from strength to strength and we are so proud of him and his achievements! His ability
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South Coast Weddings – Our Packages

South Coast Weddings, based in Bournemouth, provide a flexible wedding planning service for everyday people! From full planning through to on the day coordination, South Coast Weddings takes the stress away and saves you time, so you can focus on everyday life! So, whether you’re planning a DIY wedding and need some help on the
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DIY Wedding Venues Dorset

One of the most common questions we get asked is “Where can we do everything ourselves?” This is due to budget constraints but also so that people can have choice and put a personal stamp on their special day! We’ve put together a list of Dorset venues, although not exhaustive, where you can bring in
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On the Day Wedding Coordination, Dorset & Hampshire

Image Credit: Affinity Photography Who needs On the Day Wedding Coordination?  Typically, couples who have hired land or who are using their own/a friend’s land. Those using a DIY venue. Those having a marquee wedding and those that are having a ceremony elsewhere and can’t be there to ensure everything is ready for when guests
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Booking Live Wedding Music

Guest blog by… The rural counties of Dorset and Hampshire between them host over 50,000 weddings and civil ceremonies a year. With Dorset’s varied landscape spanning chalk downs, limestone ridges and clay valleys, not to mention the county’s Jurassic coast, there’s an inspiring expanse of rugged landscape dotted with superb wedding venues including country houses,
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