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Green and Red Flags in Suppliers
Natasha, 8 of May of 2024 at 15:23

Just getting properly stuck in with starting to look into quotes and get things booked and was just wondering if anyone had any advice on what to look out for in terms of good suppliers and signs you...

PhotographybyBillHad, yesterday at 22:03 1 41
Black wedding theme
Jessica, 13 of May of 2024 at 11:31

My favourite colour is black but I never really thought I could have it in my wedding. However someone has just suggested and shown me an all black wedding theme where the bride and groom ask all...

PhotographybyBillHad, thursday 16-May-24 2 28
Black wedding theme
Jessica, 12 of May of 2024 at 21:24

Seen the idea of a black wedding theme in that you ask all the guests to attend wearing black. Everyone who knows me knows black is my favourite colour and whilst I initially thought I couldn’t really...

Jessica, sunday 12-May-24 4
Hen party dropouts
Estina, 21 of September of 2023 at 05:52

Out of all of my friends, I am the very last person to get married. I will be 40 next month. Most of my mates have been married for 10-13 years already. Have the kids, the house, you name it. I was...

Estina, monday 6-May-24 7 308
Finacee's family 'drama'
Toni-Joy, 26 of April of 2024 at 23:38

Hi my lovely's! I use the word 'drama' in place of not having a better word. My Fiancee (31f) wants to invite her brothers, both married and one with 2 kids. The problem is the middle brother and his...

RomanticGreenStation, wednesday 1-May-24 1 57
Transfer opinions
Chelsea, 13 of March of 2024 at 16:33

Honest opinions, Is a 35/40 min journey to long.? from place of marriage to the reception xx

FrankGarrett, sunday 28-Apr-24 15 187
Payments for photography
Cazpot88, 20 of February of 2024 at 18:01

Hey beauts, need some advice We found a photographer on Facebook who charge different amounts depending on how many hours you want They've already sent me their bank details for the deposit, which is...

FrankGarrett, saturday 27-Apr-24 1 95
Cake maker not responding
Future Mrs J, 21 of April of 2024 at 21:08

Hi, we’re getting married in less than 3 weeks and we’re getting a little worried about our cake. We booked with our cake maker in summer last year. At the time of booking they were a little slow to...

FrankGarrett, saturday 27-Apr-24 2 80
My mum
Jennifer, 18 of April of 2024 at 08:15

Hi beautifuls! I need some advice. I am a 2025 bride and I am seriously hesitating to invite my mum and her partner at all. She has changed a lot since my dad died 12 years ago. She's all over...

Jennifer, saturday 27-Apr-24 8 156
Giving away
Kayleigh, 8 of January of 2024 at 14:20

Has anyone had anyone other than their father/stepfather etc give them away? I’m getting married in August 2024 and I don’t have anything to do with my parents or family. I don’t really have anyone in...

Toni-Joy, friday 26-Apr-24 21 497
Bridesmaids don’t get on
Mae-Jones, 15 of April of 2024 at 06:51

One of my bridesmaids doesn’t get on with my other bridesmaids, she’s always been more on the reserved side whenever we have done anything wedding related and never messages in a group chat we have...

Toni-Joy, friday 26-Apr-24 2 62
Web site - menu options
Janet, 13 of April of 2024 at 12:44

Hi, For my wedding meal I’m having 2 choices for starters, mains and desserts. I really need 3 drop downs added to the rsvp section. I have added and amended the one existing menu drop down but it...

Greeny, thursday 25-Apr-24 5 78
Bridesmaid troubles
Mae-Jones, 14 of April of 2024 at 23:47

I have a few bridesmaids, some know each other outside the bridal party whereas some only met through being bridesmaids. I’ve planned a few bridesmaid meet ups so they all get to know each other more...

Greeny, thursday 25-Apr-24 4 151
Evening wedding - need opinions on timings
Hayley, 18 of April of 2024 at 11:22

Hello brides! My partner and I aren't doing a sit-down meal at our wedding, instead we are doing an evening wedding with canapes, grill and dessert. I've written out a rough timeline, and need...

Rebecca, monday 22-Apr-24 1 22 1
Hen do drama
Lucy, 20 of April of 2024 at 13:03

Any advice please. I am a bridesmaid with 3 other girls. 2 bridesmaids I don’t know and the other one is my friend. One bridesmaid Kate wanted to sort the hen do and we were all fine with that....

Lucy, saturday 20-Apr-24 35
Hen do drama help
Abby, 18 of April of 2024 at 18:21

I’ve had my first bit of wedding planning drama and I’m not liking this part !! I’m not planning my hen do , my friends are but I am aware of some plans going on. Anyway long story short they have a...

RomanticGreenStation, friday 19-Apr-24 1 69
Blended Family - including children and step children in ceremony ideas?
Sara, 10 of April of 2024 at 16:08

Hiya We're getting married this year, and my FH has a 20yo lad and me 2 teen girls. We're involving the children in the day with special roles, one of the best man and 2 bridesmaids to make them feel...

Sara, thursday 18-Apr-24 2 38 1
qr code for wedding invites and Rsvps
Alison&Ben24, 18 of January of 2024 at 21:37

Hey! Does anyone know if you can create QR codes with Hitched? Or can anyone advise the best and easiest way to create these? We want to use it on our invites for the RSVPS. Many thanks, Alison and...

Alison&Ben24, tuesday 16-Apr-24 4 80
Room allocation
Chloe, 1 of April of 2024 at 17:47

We have our venue which has rooms which we have to allocate but they will pay for. I need some help with a couple of things. 1) We can pre-allocated who we want to stay on site, but how would we...

Sarah, monday 15-Apr-24 2 77
Best Man Issue
Sam, 18 of March of 2024 at 10:02

Hi. I'm looking for advice if possible. I have two best mates. One of which (B) I have been mates with since we were 14. The other (A) I have been best mates with since 18. We are all now 30/31. When...

Mae-Jones, monday 15-Apr-24 2 90
Gift of euros request wording
Tracey, 11 of March of 2024 at 10:25

Hi, has anyone asked for euros as gifts? I’m struggling to find wording. 🤦🏻‍♀️ help 🤯🤯🙏🏼

Sarah, sunday 14-Apr-24 3 34
Awkward hotel arrangements
Rose, 17 of March of 2024 at 23:12

Hey everyone! I’m getting married in August next year and we’ve specifically chosen a venue with lots of rooms for people to stay. My mother in law to be is keen for her family to stay onsite, but it...

Sarah, sunday 14-Apr-24 11 622
Web site help
Janet, 13 of April of 2024 at 13:39

Is it possible to add more than one dropdown option for menu choices? I have a menu with a choice of starters , mains and desserts and i cant see a way to do this. I have added and amended the...

Janet, saturday 13-Apr-24 5
Christian celebrant
Taylor, 3 of April of 2024 at 16:17

Hi all, I am a Christian and my partner is agnostic. We are having a celebrant as our wedding is outside but I want there to a be a religious element to the service. Is there any way I can find a...

PhotographybyBillHad, saturday 6-Apr-24 2 34
Food for photographers etc.
Aimee, 15 of February of 2024 at 14:24

Hi all What is the appropriate etiquette for providing food for people you have hired? We have two photographers and a videographer (or two, not sure yet). The photographers have said they don't...

Mrsg, saturday 30-Mar-24 19 672 1
Led dance floor
Tina, 29 of March of 2024 at 14:24

Hello everyone. I’m seeking a Dj who supplies led dance floors / lighting etc for a wedding in Sedbergh. Has anyone used any companies before who provide this ?

Tina, friday 29-Mar-24 6
No plus one desitination wedding?
Faye, 25 of March of 2024 at 14:04

We are planning a destination wedding in South Africa, and are only wanting close family to come. This is due to the cost as we are paying for the full 3 day event in a game reserve ourselves for...

RomanticGreenStation, tuesday 26-Mar-24 1 44 1
Wedding Favours for Bride & Groom
Jade, 16 of March of 2024 at 15:40

A random thought occurred to me. Do I put wedding favours and mine and (my soon to be) husbands place settings? We have resin name coasters and then little bags with either pink gin or whisky and a...

Jade, friday 22-Mar-24 5 144
Photography payments
Cazpot88, 20 of February of 2024 at 18:04

Hey beauts, need some advice We found a photographer on Facebook who charge different amounts depending on how many hours you wantThey've already sent me their bank details for the deposit, which is...

Cazpot88, friday 22-Mar-24 10 156
Ever felt judged on how much you've spent on your wedding? 👀
Dani, 22 of March of 2024 at 09:35

Hey, lovely people! Let's dive straight in... 📢 It's time to stop judging people for how much they spend on their weddings 📢 Our Editor Zoe Burke explains why she is over people criticising wedding...

Dani, friday 22-Mar-24 77 1
Save the Date/invitations through Hitched
Adam, 21 of March of 2024 at 05:23

Good morning Has anyone used the Save the Date/Invitations function through Hitched? I've had a quick look and it doesn't seem there is much you can do to personalise them? Also can you select who you...

Adam, thursday 21-Mar-24 23
Save the dates questions!
Harriet, 18 of February of 2024 at 12:28

Hi, We are so excited because we booked our venue in Italy for October 2025! When would you suggest we send out the save the dates? We thought we would do it around April of this year so that there is...

Harriet, monday 18-Mar-24 22 564

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