2012 was a year of vintage dresses, classic colour schemes, and delicate detail. Of all the beautiful wedding memories we captured this year, we've selected our three favourites below. Enjoy!
Summertime traditionally is the most popular time to get married, but more and more couples are choosing winter wedding dates so that they can use the venue of their dreams without having to book 18 months in advance. But that's not the only advantage to a winter wedding. There are fantastic photo opportunities not to be missed! Here's our top 3:
There are occasions when things don't quite go according to plan. The night before his wedding, Tom was seriously ill. Lily shares how they managed to carry on:
Your wedding day is one of the best days in your life, and it's probably one of the busiest too! We asked some brides what 'one thing' they most loved about their wedding day, one of their best memories they will cherish forever.
Second only to Cardiff, Swansea is Wales' second largest city, and has the huge advantage of its beautiful coastal location with stunning views over the Gower peninsula. If you're thinking of getting married in Swansea, there are plenty of great hotels and bespoke wedding venues to choose from. But what about doing something a little bit different? Meet two couples who decided to get away for some exclusive photo-shoot time on their big days in two unique Swansea venues.
You spend months planning it. You've talked about it to anyone who will listen for hours on end. But after the big event, how do you remember your wedding day? How do you treasure every intimate detail of the day which, more than any other day of your life, was so carefully prepared for?
It's your worst nightmare. Usually you manage to escape; sometimes you hold the camera. But on your wedding day there's no way you can avoid having your photo taken.
With the rise of all-inclusive hotel wedding packages, it seems that many modern weddings are very predictable. There's the ceremony, the champagne reception, the photos, the wedding breakfast, speeches, cutting the cake, and a first dance... They even provide you with a master of ceremonies to announce each stage of the day as it progresses (watch out for the black-suited woman with her hair in a bun and a monotonic voice). Perhaps you'd like something different.
"You're engaged? Congratulations! When's the big day, then?"