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Sarah
Hair & Make Up Trial
Sarah, 5 May 2022 at 11:43

Just wondering if/when people are having their hair and make up trials will they be letting their FH see them or take it down / wash it off? I kind of want the whole look to be kept a secret (not just...

Charlotte, friday 6-May-22 8 175
AJX
Colour schemes
AJX, 28 April 2022 at 16:17

When choosing the colour scheme for the wedding (bridesmaids dresses, decorations, groomsmen outfits etc) did you just know what you wanted it to be or did you have a few options? I feel like everyone...

Michelle, friday 6-May-22 33 390
Kim
Wedding songs
Kim, 3 May 2022 at 10:20

Wedding songs help been told i need to pick 3 iv pick the one to walk in yo bit struggling with the other 2 x

Hannah, friday 6-May-22 3 131
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No photos or social media
Jess, 19 May 2021 at 09:42

Hello everyone! We really don’t want our wedding to be full of people on their phones or uploading sntrginf to social media but how do we politely ask? Do we put something on the invites but how do we...

Geriorsini25, thursday 5-May-22 9 585
Charlotte
Scottish vibe with Handfasting
Charlotte, 3 May 2022 at 19:46

After some people's views, has anyone ever had a handfasting at their wedding or due to be married with/by handfasting? My H2B is Scottish, lives in North East, he lost his dad a few year ago and I'm...

Michelle, thursday 5-May-22 12 92
Lindsey
Kids or No Kids!
Lindsey, 21 March 2022 at 13:04

Hi fellow future weds! I'm trying to work out our guest list, and I'm struggling a bit when it comes to kids. We don't think we want kids at our wedding as it'll be a bit of an elegant affair, and...

Yousef, thursday 5-May-22 11 367
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How do people afford it?
Beajeebride, 1 May 2022 at 23:05

Hey everyone, I’m quite new here but have read through lots of budgeting posts already. Myself and my fiancé have been engaged for nearly 3 years now and while I didn’t dream of a long proposal with...

Daniella, wednesday 4-May-22 13 673 1
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Anyone else having a non-weddingy wedding?
Mature Bride, 1 May 2022 at 09:14

Hey everyone, new to forum. My partner and I decided yesterday that we will get married in 12 weeks. 2nd time around for both of us. We are getting married outdoors at a place that means a lot to us...

Joanne, tuesday 3-May-22 12 267
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Dark underarms........ UPDATE!
, 17 March 2012 at 07:22

Hello and welcome to my very embarrassing post. I have an ongoing problem that I need help with. My underarms are always really dark. I shave but then I am left with this dark stain, I'm not sure if...

Sky, tuesday 3-May-22 14 5,383
Sarah
Invitations
Sarah, 3 May 2022 at 11:31

Hello all I am finalizing my wedding planning spreadsheet and wondered when I should send out actual invitations for a June 2023 Saturday wedding? I am making them myself so just want to leave myself...

Claire, tuesday 3-May-22 5 146
Lindsey
Best Wedding Insurance
Lindsey, 21 April 2022 at 19:17

Hi all! I'm just wondering if anyone's had any luck with a good wedding insurance company. I've been seeing some frighteningly mixed reviews on the major sites, and as much as my lovely man and I...

SuilaPAX, tuesday 3-May-22 5 160
xkimx007
Dance Lessons
xkimx007, 28 April 2022 at 00:02

Hi all, Wondered what everyone's thoughts were on dance lessons before the big day? I don't want to choreograph anything (neither of us are dancers and so however hard we might try I feel like it will...

Chloe, tuesday 3-May-22 3 120
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Selling drugs
Michelle, 11 June 2021 at 16:36

What is going on with this site now its selling cannabis its stupid

Michelle, monday 2-May-22 6 247
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Casino hire Shropshire
Crawf4963, 29 June 2021 at 18:16

Due to the current guidelines around dancing at weddings we are trying to come us with other evening entertainment for a small wedding of 30 guests. Has anyone got any recommendations for a casino...

Duroi, monday 2-May-22 48
Pookie8911
Wed2B
Pookie8911, 11 June 2016 at 21:17

Hi! Has anyone bought their dress from Wed2B? I've only tried on 'designer' dresses so far, and wanted to try on something less expensive just before I make the definite decision about spending a...

Lee-Anne, monday 2-May-22 14 14,598
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Confetti?
hotcookie, 16 April 2016 at 21:51

We are planning on having a confetti shot after our wedding, and I am currently looking to buy some. It has to be biodegradable, and I think I prefer dried petals. We can get dried lavender (enough...

Pink Princess, sunday 1-May-22 16 3,891 2
Michaela
Renewal of the vows
Michaela, 1 May 2022 at 17:51

Is any one else planning their vow renewal? We’ve been together 10 years and married for 8 years but will be 10 years next year!! We never got the big ‘wedding’ just a small intimate wedding with...

Michaela, sunday 1-May-22 32
laineywhu
Confetti
laineywhu, 5 July 2010 at 21:55

Is anyone else not having confetti at their weddings? basically we can have confetti at the registry office but we decided against it, basically the way i see it is im gonna spend all day trying to...

Becky, sunday 1-May-22 9 1,974
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Wedding websites?
Clare, 21 April 2022 at 12:14

Hi all Has anyone made a wedding website and if so, do you have any recommendations? (something simple ideally / pre-made templates). I've seen hitched has one obviously haha but just curious if...

SamuelKaf, sunday 1-May-22 15 345
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Anyone had the timberfolk for a band
Gemma, 28 July 2021 at 20:42

Hi, I’m currently thinking of booking the timberfolk off entertainment nation. I absolutely love them and willing to pay the price for them even though the original plan was to have no band! They are...

Stephen, friday 29-Apr-22 3 225
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Any recommendations for ties / bow ties??
Moonbeam88, 17 May 2016 at 13:05

We are having normal suits purchased from next. Does anyone have any recommendations for ties / bow ties? We are considering ties for all groomsmen apart from the groom who will have a bow tie so need...

Stefan, thursday 28-Apr-22 5 1,223
Kayleigh
Dress dilemma
Kayleigh, 9 February 2022 at 09:00

I've still got what feels like a million years to go, but I've suddenly wondered if my dress choice is right... I've always been completely set on a black dress, now I'm second guessing my choice......

Michael, thursday 28-Apr-22 8 301
Caroline
Advice on where to hold wedding
Caroline, 26 April 2022 at 14:32

Hello everyone, My fiance and I are really struggling with where to hold our wedding. He is originally from Cheshire and I'm from Bedfordshire, we currently live in Cambridgeshire. We've been looking...

Caroline, thursday 28-Apr-22 4 139
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Wedding deposit down, 2 years to go?.....
JadeMayWedding2019, 2 July 2017 at 22:11

We just put a deposit down today for our wedding venue , our wedding is in just short of two years, 23rd May 2019. it might seem abit far in advance but to stay one step ahead is there anything that...

Diomiakoro, thursday 28-Apr-22 5 1,350
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Venue help
Natalie, 27 April 2022 at 18:03

Looking to get married in June 2024. We are based in the new forest. Have looked at a few places online but struggling to get that real wow. Partly I think because I don’t know what I want. We are...

Lizzie, wednesday 27-Apr-22 5 97
Denise
Wedding planning experience
Denise, 25 April 2022 at 21:04

Hello brides, Have any of you been struggling with wedding planning checklist? I found it to be endless process to begin with. What challenges have faced so far and how did you overcome it? Thanks for...

snowshine123, wednesday 27-Apr-22 10 182
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Inviting teachers - during term time
Josh, 12 April 2022 at 22:35

Me and my SO are planning our wedding, we’ve found our dream venue and have a date that has somewhat of a significance to us. The only problem, it’s the Thursday before the end of the school term. We...

Trina, wednesday 27-Apr-22 34 903
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Birmingham Jewellery Quarter or Hatton Gardens?
Helen, 24 April 2022 at 22:12

Hello, recently engaged here, and my £6 ring from Sainsbury’s is starting to tarnish!! I think I would like an emerald cut ring with diamond around the band. I haven’t even seen one to try on in the...

Laura, wednesday 27-Apr-22 3 109 1
Chloe
First look or wait until the alter?
Chloe, 9 February 2022 at 14:51

What's everyone going for and why? I'd been erring towards the traditional alter moment, but it seems first looks are gaining in popularity and feature in a lot of the "real weddings" articles out...

Chloe, wednesday 27-Apr-22 23 381
Ostira
Giving Notice
Ostira, 27 April 2022 at 16:08

My wedding isn’t till late next year but I do like to be organised! I was wondering if someone who married at Gretna or in Scotland could let me know if you still have to give legal notice to your...

Ostira, wednesday 27-Apr-22 47
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Photography invoice
Silly Sausage, 22 July 2008 at 13:41

can anyone help? our photographer has asked us to pay the full invoice before the wedding- is this normal?

Michael, wednesday 27-Apr-22 7 3,363
Colin
Our dog at our wedding
Colin, 26 April 2022 at 10:21

Morning all, we have a 70kg newfoundland dog. He's coming up to 2 years old. The issue me and beautiful fiancee have is, should we bring him to the wedding? Has anyone got any experience of a large...

Ostira, wednesday 27-Apr-22 8 170

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