Light Up Outdoor Spaces At Weddings – Outdoor Lights For Weddings

Do you have an outdoor area at your wedding venue you are hoping to use on your wedding day. Why not enhance the outdoor space with lighting, globe festival lights look fab hanging between trees, above tables or along walkways to illuminate pathways.

As the night draws in and daylight fades your outdoor spaces will look magical as they become lit up.

Outdoor Lights For Weddings

light up outdoor areas at weddings

Photo credits: 1  Jodi Miller Photography // 2 Mary Margaret Smith

At The Wedding of my Dreams we have long lengths of globe festival lights available to buy, these lights are extendable so you can attach two or more sets together to create an even longer length if you wish. Have a go at creating this look yourselves with our outdoor lights for weddings.

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Wedding Table Names – So Many Ideas!

A while ago one of our customer got in touch and wanted some help naming her tables. She knew she didn’t want to number her tables but was stuck for ideas for table names. We put the question on our facebook page, thanks to everyone who took the time to give their suggestions for naming tables. As there were so many fab suggestions we thought we would publish them on our blog for you all to see.

40 + ideas for naming wedding tables

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Ideas for Naming Wedding Tables

  1. Favourite band names
  2. Bands you’ve been to see live
  3. Names of festival’s / events you’ve been to
  4. Favourite song names
  5. Favourite film names
  6. Famous couples
  7. Names of your favourites walks / mountains you’ve climbed
  8. Names of pubs and clubs you first went to
  9. Restaurant you have been on dates
  10. Places relating to your relationship eg 1st home, 1st holiday, hen party, stag party
  11. Cities around the world you have visited
  12. Countries around the world you have visited
  13. Tourist attractions in countries / cities you have visited
  14. Names of sites in the city he proposed
  15. National trust houses you love
  16. Names of streets you’ve lived on
  17. Named after something to do with your theme
  18. Relative to time of year, eg Spring: blossom,  Christmas: mistletoe / names of reindeer
  19. Names of different shades of the colours in your colour scheme
  20. Beach wedding – items you find on the beach
  21. Castle wedding – items you find at a castle
  22. Names of trees
  23. Names of flowers
  24. Names of herbs
  25. Names of butterflies
  26. Names of birds
  27. Names of your family pets
  28. Favourite sports
  29. Favourite sports players
  30. Olympic events
  31. Sporting venues around the world / country
  32. Words that sum up your relationship – trust, happiness, love, laughter
  33. Favourite drinks
  34. Favourite wines
  35. Favourite food
  36. Favourite tea
  37. Favourite cheeses from around the world
  38. Random numbers with photo of the bride and groom at that age, eg 5 with photo of the bride and groom aged 5 years old
  39. Dates that mean something to you eg, 1st June date we met, 25th December date we got engaged
  40. I Love You In different languages
  41. Activities to do with your honeymoon eg) if going on safari names of different animals
  42. Colours of the rainbow

If you have suggestions that are not on this list please leave them in the comments box below to help others planning their wedding.


Top 7 Best Wedding Guest Books


Today we are looking at our top 7 best wedding guest books. These are our more traditional wedding guestbooks, for alternative wedding guest book ideas scroll to the bottom of this post.

1. Pink and gold wedding guest book £12

pink gold guest book

2. Brown paper and twine wedding guest book £18

linen guest book with twine

3. Silver glitter wedding guest book £20

silver glitter guest book

4. Just Married Wedding Guest Book £18

just married guest book

5. Gold wedding guest book £20

gold guest book

6. Silver wedding guest book £20

silver guest book

7. Mr and Mrs wedding guest book £12

wedding guest book mr and mrs

Alternative Wedding Guest Books

If you are looking for alternative wedding guest books you may like to read our blog post.

A couple of our favourite alternative guest books include

Advice for the bride and groom coasters £5 for 10 advice for the birdes and groom coasters alternative wedding guest book

Top tips for a happy marriage £5 for 10

top tips for a happy marriage coasters alternative wedding guest bok

Wedding finger print tree £12

fingerprint tree canvas alternative wedding guest bok

Please sign our guest book sign £19

please sign our wedding guest book chalkboard sign

How To Make Paper Confetti Cones – Step By Step Guide

Today we show you how to make your own confetti cones from pretty paper. You can use these steps to make cones from whatever you choose, brown paper or chalkboard paper for a rustic wedding, paper doilies for a vintage wedding, coloured paper to match your colour scheme, or postcard / map paper for a travel theme. You may have also spotted this tutorial in the latest issue of You And Your Wedding Magazine in their fab DIY supplement.

If you like this idea of giving guests a cone of confetti each but don’t fancy making them from scratch fear not, we have cones available in our shop.

how to make paper confetti cones step by step guide What you will need:

1. Cut your paper into squares, draw lines to cut along on the back of the paper using a ruler and pencil, here we have used paper 15cm x 15cm

2. Choose one corner of your paper to be the point, gently fold one side of the paper over to make a point, then fold in the other corner so it is a cone shape.

3. Open the paper back out.

how to make paper confetti cones step by step guide

4. Glue down one side of the paper.

5. Fold back into the cone shape and stick down firmly.
how to make paper confetti cones step by step guide

6. Decorate the cone with a sticker or twine

7. Display the cones in a small wooden crate or basket and add confetti for guests to help themselves.

how to make paper confetti cones step by step guide how to make paper confetti cones step by step guide

Photography by Daffodil Waves Photography

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Dusty Blue And Grey Wedding Ideas & Inspiration

Thinking of having dusty blue as one of your wedding colours? Today our inspiration board pulls together dusty blue and grey wedding ideas, these colours make a lovely soft colour palette prefect for a spring or summer wedding.

You could have grey suits for the men with dusty blue ties, dusty blue bridesmaids dresses would also look stunning. For the bouquets and table centres, flowers in blue-ish grey tones look stunning. You could used hydrangeas, nigella, delphiniums, succulents, dusty miller, thistles. To add more colour to the tables dusty blue table runners could be added, ribbons in shades of blue could be tied around napkins and blue macarons could be given as wedding favours laid at everyone’s place setting.

Dusty Blue And Grey Wedding Ideas

dusty blue and grey wedding inspiration and decorations

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