The Glitter Phenomenon | UK Wedding Blog

My glitter obsession began a long time ago – as soon as I discovered makeup, the textures of anything iridescent and sparkly just fascinated me, and now it seems the whole world is currently feeling the same, as festival -style chunky glitter is suddenly absolutely everywhere! Social media is awash with sparkles – on faces, in hair, and on bodies {including in some places that we maybe never thought we’d put it!} It’s also reached wedding world, as festival style glitter application becomes the latest reception trend.Read More

Blogging bride applications are now open for AW17- AW18 | uk wedding blog

facebook-profile-picture By Phoebe

Evening all! As you will have guessed from the title we are looking for our next blogging brides to join the team! We said goodbye to Helena and Megan, and Sarah is about to join the bride tribe in August. If you are getting married and have thought about blogging, would you like to share your planning with us?

image | Natasha Hurley

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THE BRIDE’S SPEECH

It’s hard to believe that tomorrow is the last day of the school year and that in just a little over a fortnight it’ll be wedding bells for us! So now, I’m thinking about the speech I’m planning to make after everyone has finished the meal…Read More

a little catch up!

facebook-profile-picture By Phoebe

photograph | Anna Beth

Hello all! Just a quick update from me. I have taken July off from wedding blogging, I have a lot going on behind the scenes at the moment and I wanted to step away (I am still accepting submissions and replying to emails so please get in touch!). I will be back here on August 1st with some amazing real weddings and editorials (hello above image). I have also started to take the blog in a different direction stylistically so I hope this shows in the weddings I have selected moving forward.

In the meantime, I am being an absolute demon on instagram so follow on there, it will also give you an idea of the new vibe I am trying to create for SYGM. You can also keep up to date with my personal life via my lifestyle blog Simply Weekend.

I will see you back here in a few weeks!

Phoebe x

BE YOUR OWN FLORIST

Gertrude Jekyll once said that ‘a garden teaches industry and thrift’ and I think she was right. Being a wannabe plantswoman and garden maven, I worried that a florist might not be able to emulate my taste in informal, blousey, Derbyshire cottage garden flowers. And hiring a florist would take a significant chunk out of our budget. So, taking a leaf out of Gertrude’s book, Mum and I are doing it ourselves.Read More

would you like a helicopter wedding proposal? | uk wedding blog

facebook-profile-picture By Phoebe

Good morning all! Something for a little hint/suggestion you may want to send your other half, have you ever thought about a helicopter proposal? If you are a long time reader, or follow my personal blog Simply Weekend, you’ll know that getting in a helicopter is a no go for me but one of my friends was proposed to after a helicopter ride and she said it was the most exciting day of her life. It is something I would never had written about if High Flying Helicopter hadn’t got in contact, they also include an image from a recent proposal.
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Jo Loves Fragrance and Candle Experience | UK Wedding Blog

Whilst I was away on holiday, I read the very inspiring autobiography of Jo Malone and knew as soon as I finished it I needed to experience her new brand Jo Loves for myself – a brand she has lovingly crafted post-JML for the last 6 years, with an idea to turn fragrance into an indulgent and interactive experience, and into a journey to discover something super unique. I was lucky enough to be invited to try two experiences – fragrance tapas and shot candle making, Read More

Front Row | UK WEDDING BLOG

By Laura

Hello! I hope you enjoyed reading up on our recent trip to Le Palais Paysan here. Isn’t it beautiful – anyone considering it? Luckily for us, we teamed up with Front Row while we were out there, a luxury online platform where you can rent designer brands for a fraction of the retail price. What a great idea, if you want to wear high end pieces on your honeymoon to make you feel and look a million dollars – literally!

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Le Palais Paysan | UK WEDDING BLOG

By Laura

Well, I’m sure you won’t be surprised to hear that I’ve just spent the most beautiful weekend in Morocco after spamming the SYGM Instagram story with countless photos and boomerangs! We stayed at Le Palais Paysan a 16-room hotel nestled in the Moroccan countryside and only 30 minutes away from Marrakesh. Despite its proximity to the city, the hotel was the picture of serenity and bliss and the antithesis to Morocco’s busy souks and markets. Although we were only there for 2 nights, we got to witness a traditional tea ceremony, join the head chef in the kitchen to learn how to make hearty Moroccan dishes and meet with the owners to pick their brains about the weddings and events they hold there.Read More