Now don't get me wrong, I am a huge fan of a barn wedding - they're a great blank canvas, can be exclusively yours for the day, have beautiful grounds and are steeped in history. But the problem is, the rest of the country are pretty big fans too.
If you really don't want to invite someone then - within reason - you shouldn't have to. I'm all for wedding etiquette as a general guideline but at the end of the day, nothing is gospel and if it's going to upset you having that individual there, then don't invite them.
But there are definitely some aspects that need careful consideration before committing to such a big decision. While getting hitched at home can be the more affordable option, don't be fooled, done incorrectly it can most certainly add up. So to assist you in making the decision on whether an at home wedding is for you, here are the things you must nail:
So with wedding season well and truly in full swing, what culinary delights are being dished out (from hipster food trucks, garnering their own hashtag or just generally delighting guests) up and down the country this year?
I know I'm not the only one grappling with this predicament. Newly engaged couples all over the world are debating whether to have their weddings at home or opting for the blissful proposition of a destination wedding. Plus for us Brits, the lure of a wedding abroad, where we may be able to guarantee some sunshine, is often even stronger. Hopefully this realistic list of pros and cons can aid those conversations...
With grooms around the world stumbling into strip clubs, being attached to street-lamps starkers or ending up in police custody during their supposed 'last night of freedom', it's fair to question whether the stag in question is having quite as much fun as his friends are. Despite being someone who is regularly up for a messy night out, I still definitely know what I do and don't want for my stag do - and I'd like to think my friends do too.
Having attended hundreds of weddings over the past six years, either through work or friends (but mainly work), I have always felt there is something truly special and spiritual about a religious ceremony, whether it's held in a church, a synagogue or a mosque.
With everything from your morning run to the cute office dog now being a <em>crucially</em> important thing to document across every social media platform going, it's no wonder people are starting to question how you can utilise these technologies for slightly bigger milestones in your life such as say, a wedding?
23/04/2017 22:16 BST
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