The Bride Diaries. Beth’s Hen Weekend & Final Prep

Image by Christopher Ian Hi Everyone! It’s been a while! Who knew the final few weeks of wedding planning could take over your life to such a huge extent! Well, as I write this I am two weeks away from becoming a wife, and preparations are in full swing. It’s been one heck of a […]

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The Bride Diaries. Chantelle’s Cinema Hen Do

Hello everybody! The wedding is getting beyond close now and we have less than 5 weeks to go. Wedding fever is really upon us and plenty has gone on. The boys had their stag do – a 15-strong team off to Magaluf, whilst I just had my big hen do evening (which I’ll talk about […]

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The Bride Diaries. Beth’s Year of the Party

Image by Christopher Ian Hi fellow wedding planners! It feels like a lifetime since I last updated you on my wedding plans, but so much has been going on I haven’t had a second to sit and write it all down! With the wedding now less than 5 months away family and friends have really […]

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The Bride Diaries. Olivia’s DIY Projects & Hacks

I thought that I would touch on the creative elements that we’ve tasked ourselves with to offer inspiration and also to offer accountability so we actually get these things done! I come from a very creative background – my mum is a great artist and interior designer, one sister is a visual stylist and the other is a make up artist and Olly is also very arty. I wouldn’t say art is my strong point (stick people come to mind!), but I have all the ideas and Pinterest is my friend! So between us it was inevitable

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The Bride Diaries. Chantelle’s Brighton Alice in Wonderland Hen Do

  It has been ever so exciting in the Dyson-Hughes household. Invites have gone out, and come back in again, so things are really getting exciting! I had deemed RSVPs, specifically the card version, unimportant, but how wrong I was… We provided both an address and an email, and not that I am fussed for whichever […]

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The Bride Diaries. Chantelle’s DIY Projects

Well hello there! It’s been a while since I’ve got a blog post together; so much had already been planned for a long time there didn’t seem to be enough of substance to pop into a blog post that would be interesting enough, but now really is the time! Not only have we gone past […]

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The Bride Diaries. Millie’s Making Invitations

Making Invitations   I have to say, after committing to spending the rest of my life with Winston, designing our invitations was the part of wedding planning I was looking forward to the most. Even above trying and choosing a wedding dress. I ran a small gift and homeware company a few years ago and […]

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The Bride Diaries. Beth’s Isle of Skye Engagement Shoot

Images by Christopher Ian   Hello everyone, and Happy New Year! It’s 2018, and so I can finally say it – I’M GETTING MARRIED THIS YEAR!! Ian and I took a well-needed planning rest over Christmas, and spent two lovely weeks of down time with family. It’s amazing how refreshed we felt coming back to […]

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The Bride Diaries. Millie’s Making Confetti

This past weekend one of my best friends in the whole world got married. It was a dream wedding, incredibly chic and understated, just the way she wanted it. I was in charge of confetti for their exit and the Bride’s mother and family friends had collected flowers from their gardens to give out. It […]

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The Bride Diaries. Rebecca’s Getting Crafty

Autumn is my favourite season, it always has been. The crisp early mornings, the colour of the leaves, Halloween, the fireworks and bonfires, it can’t be beaten. It feels extra special now as it was October we got engaged and seeing the leaves turning a familiar gold and amber, brings back floods of memories and […]

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Beauty Junkie Bride To Be Gift Guide. Beth’s Christmas Wish List

Hello fellow wedding lovers – and SEASON’S GREETINGS! I cannot tell I lie. I love Christmas. I truly do. I am actually the most sentimental person you will probably ever meet, so for me, Christmas is all about getting the tribe together, celebrating the blessings that the year has brought, remembering those who can’t be […]

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The Homewear Gift Guide. Ashley’s Christmas Wish List

Hello lovely WWW readers! Although I am technically post wedding now and no longer a bride but a wife (!!) instead, I am sticking around for just a little bit longer to share my Christmas wish list of homeware! I am a self-confessed homeware addict, and now that my wedding is over I feel like […]

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The Bride Diaries // Welcoming New Real Bride Olivia

About Me   Hello gorgeous followers of Whimsical Wonderland Weddings and may I say how delighted I am to be here! I’ll let you into a little secret – this isn’t my first time being featured on Louise’s beautiful blog.  I’m a professional wedding planner you see, and one of my styled shoots was kindly […]

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The Bride Diaries. Beth & Ian’s Life Happens & Anniversary Fun

Hello fellow wedding planners! Hard to believe it’s November already, the months are beginning to whizz by aren’t they?   Autumn Vibes   Autumn is without doubt my favourite season. One of the reasons Ian and I have chosen to get married at the end of August is because (aside from the fact that it’s […]

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The Bride Diaries. Millie’s Found Their Photographer

Within a few weeks of booking our venue we also found our photographer. Winston is a big photography buff and teaches it as part of his job. He often tries to talk to me about a lens or particular camera and I have to nod along or pretend to be looking at my phone because […]

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The Bride Diaries. Tor’s Engagement Shoot

Well….this week has been rather eventful! We were lucky enough to receive our engagement photos from the proper awesome Harry Michael Photography. The shots truly are brilliant and I can honestly say that I have never met anyone with as much enthusiasm for their work, than Harry! His army style, commando rolls in the fields, […]

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