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‘My DIY Wedding Saved Me Thousands’: The Secrets to a Special Day on a Budget

Thursday 4th April 2019

In a Recent poll, half of us think we spend more on weddings than in the past, seven in ten of those asked blamed the soaring price of wedding venues. Nearly four in five couples choose DIY weddings over a package, and one in three held the wedding in their own home. But not everyone can fit their family into a two-bed semi. When it comes to weddings, thinking imaginatively is the key and will save you thousands. Two DIY brides share their secrets to a 'homemade' celebration Tracy and Mel, on how they saved money on their 'homemade' weddings. Tracy. We didn't just want to save money, but make it more personal. We've been to lots of different weddings and…

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Why it pays to DIY at your wedding

Monday 4th February 2019
Gil Gilroy

DIY weddings are one of the most cost effective ways to say "I do", however, that isn't the only reason why a DIY wedding might be the ideal choice. Let's take a look at some good reasons why it pays to DIY your wedding. You can make your wedding hugely personal DIY means that you take charge of all things related to your wedding and make sure that it is exactly what you want it to be. Get help from Bridesmaids, Groomsmen, Family etc. they will love buying into and feeling much more part of the day. There is nothing better than having a personal wedding that is the perfect reflection of you as a couple. Don't just rely on…

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DIY WEDDINGS

Monday 4th February 2019
Gil Gilroy

DIY Wedding - Take a look at some ways for saving money on your wedding, without skimping on quality. 1 - Choose Your Dates Wisely Peak months: late summer through to autumn, prices skyrocket between August and September Why not go for a fresh springtime wedding instead? Choose a more offbeat date and save money 2 - Consider A Second-Hand Dress New wedding dresses can set you back thousands. You will be surprised what's out there! Why not opt for a less costly alternative and browse for a used dress? You'll pinch the pennies and have your choice of some stunning vintage gowns too! 3 - DIY Invitations Be inventive, Instead of forking out ££££'s for a stack of readymade invitations, add…

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Revealed: The True Cost of Weddings in the UK

Sunday 3rd February 2019
Guides for Brides

The Typical cost of a wedding in the UK is under £12,000 In the most extensive report to date, new figures from over 18,000 couples getting married during 2017 and 2018. These finding are significant as previous reports have put the cost of a wedding at £32,000, leading couples to believe that a beautiful wedding is out of their financial reach. In a recent poll, 83% said that the cost of weddings puts people off getting married. It's not that couples are spending any less, it's simply that previous reports centred around London and included some unusually high budget weddings that significantly raised the average cost, some couples are spending a very significant amount on getting married, with plenty of budgets…

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The Great Outdoor Wedding - in a Tree House!

Saturday 30th January 2016

The Great Outdoor Wedding Weddings today are much more creative and adventuress I felt I just had to mention this one, the couple decided to hold their wedding in a TREE HOUSE! All set in the middle of a wood, their outdoor ceremony looked -well different but very special. Think foliage, ferns, wild flowers, blankets spread on the ground. I am seeing more and more couples in the UK choosing to hold their wedding in the Great British outdoors, and why not? With beautiful diverse scenery and settings there are so many beautiful spots where couples would like to commit to one another. Sadly though here in the UK (not including Scotland) you cannot legally marry anywhere you may wish. There are certain laws…

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A Vintage Fifties Wedding on a Budget?

Wednesday 1st July 2015

The 1950s was a time of pastel colours, patterned dresses, lace and pearls, long gloves, hats and eccentric dancing, fun, creative, crazy and retro! and a 1950s wedding theme is a fantastic way to spend the day, for both the bride and groom and the guests. The 50's jolted the world out of its crooner inspired comfort zone and best of all it's right back on trend. it doesn't matter that you weren't there, just dare yourself to be different, go for style, fun, colour and a wedding to remember. With so many great idea's and best of all it's not expensive, but looks stunning! We all want to get the best deals when preparing our wedding day - but how…

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What's a Bride doing in my tent?

Tuesday 19th May 2015

I woke up to find myself in a tent; the sun was obviuosly out and somewhere in the distance I could hear a live band playing 1950's rock music. I looked at my watch, the time was 10am Saturday, May 2nd. It took me a few moments to realise where I was and then it hit me, the warm glow of pure pleasure and happiness that spread throughout my entire body, I was at the ATOMIC vintage 1950's Rock festival! Now, before I go any further this is not, and I really mean this is not the sort of event I had expected to find any...well resemblance or connection to weddings! I am a videographer, a wedding videographer I spend…

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The interesting new concept in weddings - the all day DJ!

Tuesday 7th April 2015

This really worked very well! As a Wedding Videographer Bristol and whilst filming a couple of recent weddings, the DJ, who would normally only be seen at the evening reception, was in attendance from the start of the day throughout the wedding ceremony to the end of the evening. So, I hear you saying "what was he/she doing? Well, Getting married other than at a church usually involves the wedding venue playing the Brides entrance & signing the register music etc. on a DVD player (come to think of it some churches do too, instead of an organ) which is fine except for the volume and clarity! Also, not all staff at wedding venue,s are very "AU FAIT" with…

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Wednesday 18th March 2015

Our prices may not be the cheapest and we make no apology for that! Our work, our equipment, our quality is of the best quality. We are very proud of our 100% feedback. We are also not the most expensive! Trying to keep prices down however is always an on going theme! That is why we offer a 10% reduction at the wedding venues who recommend us. They know our work very well, we have filmed many weddings and other events over many years and they are local, within 15 miles so therefor fuel and travel cost are less so we pass those onto you! Did you know... What you pay also covers many hidden costs: 1.Royalty fees on music 2. MCPS -…

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