Cutting Costs – Cheaper Wedding Dresses

We discovered last month that on average a bride will spend £1,268 on her wedding dress when we looked at the average cost of a wedding in the UK. Which means after your venue and catering costs the wedding dress is the third biggest expense out of your wedding budget. But it doesn’t have to be! We appreciate everyone wants to feel and look a million dollars on their wedding day but have a read over our top tips to find cheaper wedding dresses without compromising on style and you can have the dream dress without breaking the bank.  Continue reading

Cutting Costs – Cheaper Wedding Reception Venues

Last week we looked at exactly what the average cost of a wedding in 2016 was. At a staggering £27,000 this kind of left us a little heartbroken. Taking a closer look at what the top three factors in this massive budget amounted to, we wanted to know how we could reduce this big budget to something a little bit more obtainable and bank friendly.  One of the biggest expenses for wedding couples nowadays is the venue hire for your reception.  It costs on average £3,919 to just hire somewhere to host your party – never mind feed your guests. So how can you bring the costs of your reception venue down? Take a look at our top tips for cuttings costs with cheaper wedding reception venues.  Continue reading

High Street Wedding Cakes - Marks & Spencer

High Street Wedding Cakes – Marks & Spencer

We are seeing an increase in the amount of couples moving away from having a wedding cake designed and created especially for them to using high street store brought cakes and we aren’t surprised! You can now purchase both aesthetically beautiful and scrumptious cakes from many of the big high street retailers; we take a closer look at Marks & Spencer and bring you our top picks currently available. Continue reading