According to Bridebook’s 2018 Wedding Report, the venue is reported to be the highest associated cost to the wedding with spend in venues and marquee reaching £6,152 and £5,468 respectively. There was also a 22% increase in venue dressing (transforming a venue to meet the theme of your wedding) which now amounts to £882.
As the mother of the bride, you’d want to be able to support your daughter in every way possible, from finding the perfect dress to helping her plan the big day. In fact, your presence and support, in general, will be essential during this joyous but also stressful time.
One of the most exciting moments in a woman’s life is being proposed to by the man she loves. Next comes the rather daunting task of planning the wedding. When confronted with the many things that need to get done for the big event, things can get pretty overwhelming, pretty quickly.
It’s nearly three and a half years since the first same-sex wedding was celebrated in England and Wales, with Scotland soon following suit, and since then, same-sex marriage has become commonplace. Straight marriage has centuries of traditions, and many of these have been incorporated by gays and lesbians in the run-up to a wedding and on the day itself.
For second weddings, many things are different. You are a little older, hopefully wiser, and with a better sense of what you want your wedding to be like. Maybe you feel more deserving of a party and less likely to kowtow to etiquette rules. You are perhaps more in tune with decorating tastes, have a clearer idea of what you don’t want and no longer feel the pressure of parents’ views. This time you may have even written your wedding vows together.
Planning your wedding is an exciting milestone as you tie the knot with the one you love. Everyone wants to make their wedding stand out and there’s no better way to do so than having a weird and unusually themed wedding. It seems that dressing up and doing the playful character bit is no longer the domain of the fancy dress party.
When planning a wedding even the most well organised couples get things wrong. It helps to know the pitfalls and avoid the most common wedding planning mistakes. Here’s how to miss those landmines.
Nothing beats having all your loved ones with you on your wedding day. But it’s not easy to pass such milestones in your life without remembering those friends and family that have died and mean so much to you.