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Becky is at her happiest when dunking a slightly chilled chocolate digestive into a very warm, very milky cup of tea. She also loves her job and pinches herself every day to make sure that she isn’t in a graphic design dreamworld.

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Multicultural Weddings – How To Plan one

Are you planning a multicultural wedding? Then you’re going to want to read this. Today’s post comes to you from multicultural wedding planning expert Assumpta Vitcu. Assumpta is founder and lead planner of Ave Creations, a multicultural wedding planning company based in London.

Assumpta is going to talk you through how to plan your multicultural wedding and how to get the most out of it ensuring your cultures are represented. Please check out her social and YouTube links at the bottom of the post too. You can find an IGTV from Assumpta related to this post here and you can click through to all the real weddings below to see how our real wedding couples have navigated their way through to having successful multicultural days too. Over to Assumpta.

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Bridal Shoes – How To Nail Comfort And Style

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Nicola Thompson Photography

Have you been looking into how you can nail comfort and style when it comes to your bridal shoes? Maybe you’ve tried taping your toes together (whaaaaat), perhaps you’ve tried those jelly cushion things, slathering vaseline on the heel maybe? I’m here to tell you that you don’t need to do any of those things. I know. Shocker right. If you get the right shoe in the first place you’ll be skipping from the aisle to midnight in total comfort. (Skipping, staggering. Same thing.)

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How To Have A Socially Distanced Wedding

I mean, it’s not a title anyone wants to write is it? But since we know that having a socially distanced wedding is a reality that our couples may face in the coming months… We want to help prepare you.

So, is it possible to have a wedding with lockdown restrictions still in place? Is it possible for your guests to adhere to the 2m distance rules? It is. Be prepared to approach it with an open mind and be willing to make some changes. But rest assured that although your vision for your day may change, that it will still be full of love, magic and cake. Or cheese, if that’s more your thing.

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Elopements: How To Elope In The UK

We have been sent lots of incredible elopements recently to share with you and it’s spurred us on to dedicate a post to elopements; how you can have one, what does it even mean and it’s an opportunity for us to re share some of our all time favourite eloping couples. As well as elopements we thought it was a good opportunity to touch on smaller gatherings in general especially as that is now becoming a consideration for lots of planning couples what with the ongoing government restrictions put in place because of COVID-19. We have enlisted the help of elopement enthusiast Emily Black Photography to answer your questions. You can find out more about Emily here on our recommended directory. Thanks so much for all your insights Emily.

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How To Have A Virtual Hen Do

Do not let lockdown hinder your celebrations. I repeat, do NOT let lockdown hinder your celebrations. Who is up for being virtually reunited with their best girls, playing some hilarious games and dancing until they fall asleep on their sofa? I see your hands up. Here we go…

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How To Plan The Order Of Your Wedding Day

What time are you getting married? Due to the recent (we won’t say strange or unprecedented times) surge in wedding postponements you might find that to secure a new date that you’re happy with you have had to accept an alternative time for your wedding. Perhaps you had originally planned for a 1pm ceremony but now you’re looking at an 11am or a 3:30pm ceremony instead. All of this culminating in the fact that you now need to plan for an alternative order of your wedding day.

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How To Make Your Spring Wedding Work In Winter

You may have caught our Instagram Live where Charlotte and I talked through all the things we love about winter weddings. We also have a post on the same subject if you wanted to check that out. We know a lot of weddings have been postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak and that a lot of you are now planning an unexpected winter wedding. You were so close to your wedding date (be it an April or a July date) that you will have had almost everything sorted. Now that your spring or summer wedding has been postponed to autumn or winter we thought it would be really helpful for us to give you some tips on how you can make your spring wedding work in winter. Because it can work. Promise.

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Winter Weddings – 15 Reasons We Love Them

We have been inundated with requests to big up the winter weddings vibes. With Coronavirus meaning many spring postponements, a lot of you now find yourselves setting a new date for the winter months and are keen to know the benefits of having a winter wedding.

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Wedding Order Of The Day

We get asked a lot about how your day should run. What happens when, what time should you have photos, what’s the optimum time for the wedding breakfast, what time should your evening guests arrive? So it makes perfect sense that we dedicate a whole post to the order of the day.