Angela Nesbitt, from Cullercoats, is due to be married for the second time next month and is taking the plunge in making her own wedding dress. Despite now working as a bereavement coordinator for Macmillan, Angela previously worked as a seamstress for nine years at a small design studio in Newcastle, after training in dressmaking and tailoring … More Why this North East bride has chosen to make her own wedding dress
Money Saving Expert’s senior writer, Sally Francis, shares advice on how to cut down costs for your wedding. “Don’t be afraid to haggle on elements of your wedding, whether that means getting money off things like rings or having something extra thrown in such as button holes when arranging your flowers.” When it comes to … More Top tips to make huge savings on your wedding according to the Money Saving Expert
The flower-crown up-do: This gorgeous hair style is super easy to do and perfect for any event. And, all you need is an elastic flower hair band! Step one: Put on your elastic flower crown on just like the picture above. Step two: Starting with the sides of your hair, grab the ends of your … More Three amazing wedding hair styles that are so easy even you can do them at home, courtesy of Love Maegan!
Cut down the cost of wedding favours and give them a personal touch by making your very own soap roses in six easy steps! You will need: 1kg of ‘melt and pour’ soap base (£6-7) One 12-pack of silicone rose soap moulds (£7) One bottle of soap fragrance (£4) Three bottles of soap colourants (£4) … More How to make your very own soap favours for under £30
Whether you’re a blushing bride, bridesmaid, mother-of-the-bride or simply a wedding guest, everybody wants to look their best for a wedding. 21-year-old make-up artist, Fahria Yasmin, gives Wedding Belles her top tips in doing your own make up. “Always starts with a contour colour on your lids to find out where your creases are.” This … More The easiest beauty hacks to make your make-up flawless
Let’s be honest- why shouldn’t brides choose to do their own make up for their wedding, it’s totally cost efficient and who knows your face and likes and dislikes better than yourself? This is exactly what Ella Jane Brookbanks from Cheshire did for her wedding: “I got married in Jamaica, so I didn’t want or … More Real Life: Why this bride chose to do her own make up on the big day
When Denise Thompson first got a quote for the invitations for her wedding, she was shocked at the price. So this inspired her to make her own and practically everything else you could think of. Denise and Neil Thompson have been together since March 2014 after first meeting on a night out in Newcastle and on a … More Meet the bride who made her own favours, invites, accessories and more- and saved a fortune in the process
Meet Judah Thomson, the bride whose Grama made her dream wedding dress. Judah and Luke are what you would call childhood sweethearts. After meeting Luke through a mutual friend at the tender age of 14 on a holiday to Scotland, their love story began: “My family and I were visiting Scotland after moving to Africa, … More Real Life: “My Grama Made My Wedding Dress!”