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The Sequel Wedding

There's only one thing better than your wedding day - Having TWO wedding days! With over 75% of couples choosing to postpone their wedding receptions due to the pandemic, we are seeing a new trend known as "a sequel wedding." This is the perfect option for couples who are still conscious of keeping their wedding guest circle small. Couples may choose to have a small ceremony with close relatives and friends present before a bigger wedding elsewhere at a later date with extended family and friends. 

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Why Wait? 3 Months To Plan Your Wedding

With indoor weddings and civil partnerships allowed to resume, Northern Ireland hotels are facing a nuptials nightmare thanks to a backlog of more than 3,700 weddings this summer!  A lot of weddings have been postponed, not to mention those who have had the ceremony already and are planning the wedding reception for a later date, creating an unprecedented situation for the country’s wedding industry. Due to this reason, we are seeing an increased number of couples choosing to fast-forward their wedding plans so they don't have a long wait for their chosen venue. We have came up with a schedule for how you can plan your wedding in up to three months for those couples whose love simply can't wait!  The Countdown Begins 3...

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It's Not What You Wear, It's How You Wear It

"A woman makes an outfit her own with her accessories" ~ Oscar de la Renta ~ Now that you've picked the dress of your dreams, it's time to start thinking about different ways you may want to style it. Obviously your dress will be the star of the show, but little details such as the addition of a drop earring or show-stopping necklace can take your bridal look to the next level! We have devised a list of our top rules we try to follow when styling one of our lucky brides-to-be!   Less Is More "Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and remove one accessory." ~ Coco Chanel ~ We at Elody Bride live by this...

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How To Plan A Sustainable Wedding

Whether you're planning a lavish, expensive wedding or a simple celebration in your back garden, your Wedding Day is one of the most magical days to remember and we all want to make it the wedding of our dreams. Unfortunately, weddings create a staggering amount of waste for just one day of celebrations. On average, one wedding can produce as much as 20Kg of plastic waste, not to mention on average £488 is wasted on food at every wedding! Planning a sustainable wedding doesn't have to be hard and often it works out much cheaper. We have a few small changes you can easily incorporate into your wedding planning that will make a huge impact to the environment. SUPPORT LOCAL Luckily,...

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The Country Bride

The Beautiful "Barn" Wedding is the perfect, rustic venue for a lockdown wedding. Restored country barns and stables are proving to be very popular due to the current restrictions, why not have your wedding in your very own back yard or neighbours farm? Northern Ireland may not guarantee us warm weather, but we do have an abundance of charming countryside which offers plenty of stunning photo opportunities.

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