Category archives: Weddings in Style

WHITE WEDDING

It was, not an Italian or a Hollywood film star but Queen Victoria the trend setter for what has now become a tradition in terms of wedding in the modern era. In 1840 she married prince Albert wearing a white court dress. Until then brides had worn heavy brocaded gown in a variety of colour such as[...]

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[...]

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. [...]

Wedding ring different traditions

In some countries like Norway, Russia, Greece, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Poland, Austria, Germany, Portugal and Spain, wedding rings are worn on the ring finger of the right hand instead of the left hand. Moreover, in the Jewish tradition, the groom places the ring on the index finger of his bride. [...]

The Origin of Wedding Rings

The tradition of wedding rings originated in ancient Egypt. Egyptians used to make rings out of marsh grass which was braided into rings and worn by women. The Romans refined the tradition by using iron instead of marsh grass to make thrings. They also started the fashion of engraving wedding rings[...]

Proposal picnic in Puerto Pollenca!

Adele and Matt Selby from Cheshire had been school friends for years  but when they left they lost contact. Meeting again years later they discovered they had both recently broken up with their partners and started dating. Despite promising to take it slowly to ‘protect their friendship’ they soon [...]