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Love in the Countryside

" Two things revolutionize life:moving to the countryside and falling in love" - Nick Love- And what happens when the two meet? Then you have just the perfect wedding! Full of romance, beauty and waves of laughter. Just like your entire life should be.    

Italian Wedding - Food Bonanza!

Food is such a fun part to organise if you are doing a wedding in Italy. Couples do usually come back for a second visit (the first one being the one where you look at possible venues) in order to taste the wedding menu. This is right as food is such a memorable part of the wedding day in all coun[...]

Diamonds as Girls' Best Friends

According to documented report, the first diamond engagement ring appeared in 1471 thanks to King Maximilian I of Germany who proposed to Mary of Burgandy. The king offered his wife a diamond to symbolise his precious love. Men, you now have someone to blame!

Glowing and shimmery wedding

Candles are a pretty way to decorate the reception hall whatever venue you chosen. You can choose from a wide variety of candles such as tealights, lanterns, citronella scented candles or flares. They can be placed in various areas of the room. Tealights and lanterns are particularly nice on the din[...]

Why Wedding rings are worn on the ring finger

Throughout history wedding rings have been worn on different fingers of both right and left hands. The tradition to wear it on the ring finger of the hand dates back to the Romans. This was because it was believed that there was a vein in the finger known as "Vena amoris" which linked directly to th[...]

Italian superstitions at wedding

All cultures have their share of superstition rituals. Italians are well known for being a very superstitious crowd. This becomes really evident at weddings. In Italy the groom carries the bride across the threshold of their new house to keep away bad spirits which could lurk from below. Rice is al[...]

The Symbolism of Wedding Rings

Today wedding rings are precious items full of the sentiment of love. It is believed that the Egyptians were the first to introduce attribute a specific meaning to the rings. For them, the circle symbolised eternity, with no beginning and no end. Even the hole inside the ring had a meaning, represen[...]

From the Lodge on the loch to Tuscany!

When Jon decided to take a rucksack for his walk on the beach with girlfriend Nicola she knew something was definitely not right because he never carried anything! But the beach was teaming with people so they returned to their hotel in Scotland. It was only when he suggested a walk on the beach at[...]

Wedding in a Volkswagen Van

"Love is the ultimate trip" ~ Author Unknown~ This lovely quote from an unknown author evokes the spirit of this fun loving happy wedding that we organised. No big flashy modern bridal car but a comfortable, "pink, hippy style Volkwagen van. With a very special guest of course; Bruno the dog. [...]