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  • Sharon & David at Hayfield Manor by Moat Hill Photography

    Wednesday 24 August 2022 - Real Weddings - Tags: etsy, vintage-wedding-style, real-wedding, hayfield-manor, moat-hill-photography

    We already know what you're thinking. The dress? Yea, thought so. We love it too. Sharon bought this stunning number from Vintage Opulance, a beautiful little boutique of handmade treasures on, and made some changes to it. "The dress originally had a slip style top which really didn’t suit my shape," said Sharon, "so I found Susan at The Sew Zone who modified the top of it to suit me better and give it a bit more of a bridal feel!"

    Now that we've addressed that. Enjoy the photos. By the incredible Paul from Moat Hill Photography, |

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    The bespoke 5* Hayfield Manor was a perfect location for Sharon and David's intimate gathering. The small luxury hotel is located in the centre of Cork, and yes, it is as beautiful as it looks in the photos!

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    Sharon's flowers were from Bragging Bags on She wore Kurt Geiger shoes, and David wore a waistcoat from Brightwall on 

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  • Sheena & Dave at Coolbawn Quay, by Dave McClelland

    Tuesday 23 August 2022 - Real Weddings - Tags: coolbawn-quay, real-wedding, wedding-veil

    Wedding Date: 4th June 2011
    Wedding location: Coolbawn Quay
    Photographer: David McClelland,

    We met...We kind of knew each other when we were teenagers but I guess you would say that we met properly five years ago. Dave was playing a match down in the rugby club and I went with a friend to watch. After the match Dave and I recognised each other and got chatting. He denies it but he then chased me for a couple of months before I eventually succumbed to his charms and went out with him on a date. I was pretty much hooked after that.

    First impressions...I thought "I know him, he's that crazy guy", and he thought "I know her, she's that messer kid".

    Our proposal...It happened last August when we were island-hopping in Belize. We were lying out under the stars on a rickety old dock one evening, waves were lapping and dodgy reggae music drifted over to us from the beach-front bars. Dave caught me utterly by surprise and popped the question, I didn't believe he was serious until he produced a $50 ring he had bought from a stall a few days previously. I said yes of course but only when I realised that he wasn't joking!

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    My dress...From the start I knew I wanted something vintage, romantic, bohemian and unique. I only went to one bridal boutique, Myrtle Ivory, and "Yolanda" by Claire Pettibone was the second dress I tried on. The bridal cap was also from Myrtle Ivory and finished the look off perfectly. The look was part Mucha's ladies, part Great Gatsby and I loved it.

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    Our ceremony...We were married in Terryglass Church, Co Tipperary. It was important to us both that we made the ceremony personal, we found we could do this through the decor and music. I walked up the aisle to a piano score of Elbow's "One Day Like This", and our very talented friend Louise of Wave Acoustic Duo was fabulous singing songs like Eva Cassidy's "At Last", Florence and the Machine's "You've Got the Love", Israel Kamakawiwo'ole's "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" and the Beatles "Here Comes the Sun". We tied pink and blue gingham ribbons to the pew ends and our stunning bouquets and flower arrangements were by Stephanie at The French Touch.

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    Our wedding theme/colours...I guess retrospectively you would call our wedding Vintage DIY but that wasn't a conscious decision. We absolutely didn't want to be penned in with a strict theme but rather set out to create a day that would reflect our personalities and taste. We wanted to have a day full of colour, creativity and most of all fun. We filled our day with little details that made it our own mostly the wedding stationary and decor styling. We put our stamp on everything: the hand-painted entrance sign; the bunting and pom-poms; the origami curtain; the retro sweets on the tables; the little fireman groom and blonde bride cake topper; the sunglasses for the bridal party; the groomsmen's silly socks; the photo booth; the place-settings, table-names, the mass booklets; the dessert buffet table... the list goes on and on but these details added so much to our day.

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    My favourite part of the wedding day...I honestly loved every minute of our wedding day but the highlight has to be when I was walking up the aisle and Dave turned to see me. I was so nervous about that part of the day, much more than the actual getting married part! The thought of all those eyes on me filled me with dread. I walked in clutching my Dad's arm, trying to lift my head so that I wasn't staring at the ground. It's soppy, I know, but when Dave swung around I remember thinking "There he is, it's all going to be okay, we're going to do this and I can't wait to marry him" and all the fear just fell away.

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    My piece of advice for other brides...Be yourselves and make it your own. It is the one day in your life where you can surround yourself with the people you love and the things that you love. So do it! Be creative with your wedding stationary and the inexpensive little touches, it's these details that will tell your story.

    Other suppliers...

    Bespoke stationary and event styling : Fancies & Frills;
    Flowers : The French Touch ;
    Dress and headpiece : Myrtle Ivory ;
    Bridesmaids dresses : Julien, St Stephen's Green Shopping Centre
    Groomsmen's ties :
    Groomsmen's socks : Debenhams
    Cupcakes : Buttercup Pantry ;
    Other desserts : The Butlers Pantry ;
    Church Music : Wave Acoustic Duo ;
    Band : Soul Purpose ;

    Click on the supplier you would like to find for your wedding:

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    For FLOWERS click HERE

    For DRESSES click HERE



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  • Rachel & Mark in Ballincurra House, by Brian Terry Photography

    Monday 22 August 2022 - Real Weddings - Tags: ballincurra-house, real-wedding, brian-terry-photography

    Wedding Date: June 3rd 2011
    Wedding location: St Patricks church Knockavilla, Co. Cork followed by reception in Ballinacurra House, Kinsale, Co. Cork.
    Photographer: Brian Terry,

    We met...Through friends on a night out in London in 2002. It was a “less than subtle” set up by our friends Matt and Lucy.

    First impressions...He had potential!

    Our proposal...We went for four days skiing in the beautiful setting of Adelboden in the Swiss Alps. Mark went down on one knee and produced a beautiful platanium diamond solitare that he had purchased 6 weeks earlier on business trip to Boston. The scenery (including the ring!) was spectacular. After first removing my ski goggles I of course said yes!

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    My favourite part of the wedding day...Getting ready in the morning, we were all staying at Ballinacurra house and my hair and make-up people came to the house. As I was getting ready I could hear all the other guests milling around in the grounds of the house getting ready. I even got a few sneaky peeks at the groom out the window as he left in the car to cheers from our guests. This part of the day and the cermony were very special. If I could one bit again it would definitly be the cermony.

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    My dress...My dress was a custom made Kathy de Stafford design that combined features from two dresses that were available in her shop on Exchequer Street in Dublin.

    Our ceremony...Was in a beautiful little church in a small parish called Knockavilla Co. Cork.

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    Our wedding theme/colours...Our wedding was a summer garden party. Thankfully the weather cooperated in a way we could not have expected. Our colours were purple and green.

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    My piece of advice for other brides...If you can, don’t worry about the cost or the time it takes to do something, or how difficult it is going to be to achieve something. In the build up to the wedding you worry about all these  details but after the event you are glad you put in the effort. It is one day in a whole lifetime so make the absolute most of it.

    Photographer: [email protected]; 087 910 6909 
    Cake: Sue Cummins
    Head piece: Matt Doody Powerscourt, Dublin
    Dress: Kathy De Stafford
    Hair: Powder Room Girls
    Flowers: My aunt Eileen Riordan!
    Groom Suit: Brown Thomas
    Bridesmaid dress: BCBG Maxzaria on eBay
    Cocktail band: The Darktown Strutters

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  • Give me a Sign...

    Monday 15 August 2022 - DIY, Decor Inspiration - Tags: photobooth-ideas, wedding-signs, diy-weddings, decor

    By Karen Birney

    From chalkboards to wooden blocks and steal hangers to paper garlands, wedding decor has gone sign crazy. Perfect for photobooth props or to give guests directions to the candy buffet (most important!), wedding signs are a super cute and easy way to give your wedding a little personal touch, and they often make great keepsakes too!

    Here's some of our favourite, no matter you need a sign for...

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    Chalkboards, whiteboards, or even framed glass are perfect ways to give information to your guests, whether it be about what's on the menu,or where they can find your guestbook. Heartshaped slate, 8, from Slate Gift Company on Rectangle slate, 12.99, from

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    If your having cocktails outdoors, these cute signs will add some extra sparkle to your decor. "Here comes the Bride" sign, $34.99 by Bragging Bags on, "Mr. & Mrs. Davids" personalised signs, 7.99, "Reception" sign by Sweet Wedding Details, $26, on "Bride" chair hanging sign, $24 by Wedology on

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    Each of these decorations make really lovely keepsakes for after the wedding. Personalised hanger from RockaBuyCreations, $26 on Cream and gold LOVE blocks, 20 from Decorative Wooden Letters, 13, from Ali's House of String on

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    Vintage style cupcake signs, $75.60 for 50 signs, Crafty Pagan Designs at Personalized Custom Engraved Monogrammed Tall Birch Bark Wood Vases, $390 for set of 20, Bragging Bags on Personalised cupcake toppers, $12 for 12 by Creative by Heart on

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    If you want to send out personalised Thank You cards after the wedding, these are perfect props for your photos! "Thank You" burlap bunting, $20 from Mirtillo Shop. LOVE burlap banner, $14 from Lazy Caterpillar. Personalised parasol, 35 from

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  • Beauty Giveaway!

    Wednesday 10 August 2022 - Beauty, Blog Competitions - Tags: competition, redken, haircare, thinning-hair, beauty-giveaway, beauty

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    It's a wet Wednesday, and you need some pampering... so here's WOL to the rescue! If you fancy a chance of winning the Redken Intra Force collection, including shampoo, toner and treatment, all you have to do is: Leave your name (WOL username) in the thread 'Redken Competition' in the Old Faithful forum! It's that simple! We'll then pick a winner at random from the thread! Also make sure to like us on Facebook if you have already, that's where we announce our competitions and you don't want to be missing out on free stuff now do you!?

    Good luck chicks!x

    *Competition will close Friday 12th August at 1pm. Only open to residents of Ireland.

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  • Day-After BBQ

    Monday 8 August 2022 - Decor Inspiration, Wedding Food - Tags: bbq, barbecue, summer-decor, outdoor-decor, ikea, diy-wedding, recipes, cocktails

    By Karen Birney

    Many people say that your wedding is just one day of your life (I’m looking at you, George Hook) but I tend to disagree. I think it's about 18 months of your life, give or take. By the time you factor in the excitement of the engagement (about two weeks), the stress/pleasure of planning(on average about 12 months), the anticipation of the day (the six month run-up), the day itself (+1), the high the day after (+1), the longing for the honeymoon (approx 2 months) and the inevitable downer in the months that follow (anything from 1 month to about 5 years), it’s a long time. Nevertheless, it’s a good idea to stretch out the big day itself for as long as possible, and by that I mean by having a big blowout the day after.

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    A great idea to do this is to have a BBQ for your guests the day after the wedding. Some people choose to have a dinner the evening before, but with guests travelling, ladies wanting to do their tans (cough), or wanting to get a decent rest so they can don their dancing shoes for the big day, the day after is often a better option. So without further adieu, here we present some of our fave ideas for the day after BBQ.

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    Turkey Burgers with Lemon Mayo (

    1. In a nonstick skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of the canola oil. Add the sliced onion and cook over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, until golden and softened, about 25 minutes. Transfer the onion to a bowl. Wipe out the skillet.
    2. Heat 1 tablespoon of the canola oil in the skillet. Add the celery, apple and scallions and cook over moderate heat until softened, about 8 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and add the chipotle; let cool. Stir in the turkey, parsley, 1 teaspoon of the lemon zest, 2 teaspoons of salt and 1/4 teaspoon of pepper. Shape the mixture into four 1/2-inch-thick patties.
    3. In the skillet, heat the remaining 1 tablespoon of canola oil. Add the burgers and cook over moderately high heat, turning once, until no longer pink inside, 10 minutes.
    4. Meanwhile, in a small bowl, mix the mayonnaise with the remaining 1 teaspoon of lemon zest, the lemon juice and chopped thyme and season with salt and pepper. Spread the lemon mayonnaise on the top halves of the buns; set the burgers on the bottom halves and top with the caramelized onions, lettuce and tomato. Close the burgers and serve.

    BBQ Thai Chicken Legs (Jamie Oliver)

    1.      Slash the chicken legs all over with a knife.

    2.      Pick the coriander leaves and put them to one side. Add the stalks to a food processor with the rest of the ingredients and whizz to make a paste.

    3.      Rub the paste into the slashes and all over the chicken legs.

    4.      Place in a snug-fitting tin to marinate and light the barbecue. Place the roasting tin on the edge of the barbie so the chicken starts to cook gently without starting to colour too much.

    5.      When the legs are about half cooked, take them out of the tray and place them directly on the barbecue. Grill, turning now and then, until cooked through and crispy brown on the outside. Sprinkle the coriander leaves over to serve.

    Tip: Grill the chicken on the medium-hot bit of the barbie, so it has a chance to cook before it crisps up.

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    1.      In a large pot, cover the potatoes with cold salted water and bring to a boil over moderately high heat. Cook until the potatoes are tender, about 35 minutes. Drain the potatoes and, when they are cool enough to handle, slice them in half.

    2.      Meanwhile, in a medium skillet, cook the bacon slices over moderate heat until crisp, about 6 minutes. Drain on paper towels and coarsely crumble.

    3.      In a large bowl, mix the mayonnaise with the barbecue sauce, mustard oil and sherry vinegar. Fold the potatoes into the dressing while they are still warm. Let the potato salad stand, stirring a few times, until the potatoes have cooled and absorbed most of the dressing, about 20 minutes.

    4.      Add the celery, red onion, parsley and tarragon to the potatoes and season with salt and pepper. Let stand for an additional 20 minutes, stirring a few times. Garnish with the bacon and sprouts, then serve.

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    1. Champagne Fruit Punch -Serves 6

    3 tablespoons Grenadine
    3 tablespoons Cointreau
    2 tablespoons Brandy
    1 3/4 cups Champagne
    Raspberries, apples, or other seasonal fruit

    Fill a small ice bucket halfway with ice. Pour grenadine, Cointreau, brandy, and Champagne over ice. Stir gently, and ladle punch into two wide-mouthed stemmed glasses. Garnish punch with raspberries, apples, or any other fruit in season.

    2. Spearmint Julep -Serves 4

    2 1/2 cups Bourbon,
    1 cup packed fresh spearmint, plus 4 sprigs for garnish
    2 to 3 tablespoons superfine sugar
    Ice cubes, for serving

    Combine bourbon and mint in a large pitcher, cover, and refrigerate 12 hours or up to one day. Strain, discarding mint. Add sugar, stirring to dissolve. Divide julep mixture among four ice-filled glasses. Garnish each with a mint sprig. The strained mint-infused bourbon can be refrigerated for up to 1 week in advance.

    3. Bing Cherry Mojitos -Serves 12

    1 1/4 cups sugar
    1 1/4 cups freshly squeezed lime juice (about 9 limes)
    3 pounds Bing cherries
    18 ounces best-quality black cherry or plain Vodka
    1 bottle sparkling water (750 mL)

    Bring sugar and 1 1/4 cups water to a boil in a small saucepan, stirring until sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat; let cool completely. (Makes about 2 cups syrup.) Syrup can be refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 1 month. Put lime juice into a medium nonreactive bowl. Halve and pit cherries; add to lime juice. Stir in syrup. Refrigerate for at least one hour (up to overnight). Stir cherry mixture and vodka in a large serving bowl. Fill 12 glasses with ice. Spoon 1/2 cups of cherry-vodka mixture into each glass. Top off with sparkling water. Serve immediately.

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    If you can find a way to get instant photos on the day of your wedding, it is well worth it. Poloroid/photobooth photos would make great decor at your BBQ the day after and are guaranteed to get your guests chatting. They are also really nice to have for yourself while waiting for the professionals to come through! All you need to display them is some twine, and some mini pegs. To let your guests know what's in the salads etc... just jot the ingredients down on a chalkboard.

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  • Love Vinyl?

    Thursday 4 August 2022 - Decor Inspiration - Tags: decor, vinyl, music, stationary, stationery, wedding, invitations, unusual

    By Karen Birney

    About two weeks ago I spent an extremely lazy Saturday browsing through the vinyl market fair in the Mercantile on Dame Street. Ever since that I’ve wanted to do something for the site/magazine on music-themed weddings. Unfortunately four times a year my head falls off and is attacked by little magazine monsters so I’m unable to muster a thought for approximately 24 hours a day (don’t worry, I secretly love it). Anyway, I received a mail from a friend of mine (HOLLA ATCHA RO!) that simply read ‘Please put this in B Magazine’ and linked to some vinyl-themed wedding invitations. And here we are.

    The Album Cover Engagement/Invitation

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    I came across this engagement shoot by Toast Photography on It's is based on Bob Dylan's Free Wheelin' album cover and acted as the base for the couple's wedding stationery. Now I know Irish couples aren't generally the type to jump in front of a camera at any given moment ('cides maybe after a few bevs that is) but think of what a gorgeous keepsake this would be when you're both old and...wise?! And if you're super shy, just hide your face behind a prop. Badabing. See more of the stationery, by Chad Pickett, here.

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    I'm into bunting. There's something I'd never thought I'd say before but there you go. This bunting from Grace & Favour Home on Etsy would look really cute along an escort card table or on the wall behind the cakestand. Another way of creating that rustic, vintage and classic music theme when your guests enter is to use these little stave-printed pegs as escort card holders. They're magnetic so you can stick them to a wall (made of some sort of iron) or just pin some thick twine to the wall and peg them on that.

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    The invites here are by Guestlist on Etsy and include a mixed CD inside with music chosen by the bride and groom (you'll have to check here for terms and conditions, I'm not 'up' on my music copywrite I'm afraid). Found via DesignSponge.

    Other really great ideas for old vinyls is to use one as your guest book and frame it later. Just provide gold/silver pens. via

    Fluted vinyl bowl in top right corner by Vinyl Village via

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    If you fancy something music related for your tables, print out the covers of your favourite albums, paste them onto coloured card and use them as table numbers. Table numbers by Kia Kreations via

    "Wish you were here" frame by Kylies Papercuts via NotontheHighStreet

    Escort card table style by WeddingsOnline, image by Darren Purcell

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  • What's inside the Autumn Edition of B Magazine

    Wednesday 3 August 2022 - Uncategorized - Tags: weddings, b-magazine


    1. Glitzy Secrets 2. Monsoon 3. Lucy in Disguise 4. MAC 5. Coast 6. Dune 7. Bobbi Brown 8. Marc Jacobs 9. Ted Baker 10. Lulu Guinness 11. Edel Ramberg 12. Glitzy Secrets 13. Johanna Johnson 14. Minique Lhuillier 15. Crazy Daisy Florist 16. Hannah 17. Christian Louboutin 18. Biba

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  • Eric Ronan Photography - Photographer of the Month - August 2011

    Monday 1 August 2022 - Supplier Spotlight - Tags: eric-ronan-photography, photographer-of-the-month

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    Eric Ronan is passionate about taking pictures. He is one of Ireland’s freshest and most contemporary photographers. With a mixture of candid/reportage and posed shots, Eric promises that your photos will show the fun and excitement of your special day. On the day of the wedding, he knows that nerves are high and so with his unique style and personality he make shooting as easy and unobtrusive as possible. Eric's wedding albums comprise of a mixture of black and white, colour and sepia photos. 

    Eric is currently running a special offer for Jan/Feb 2012 weddings -Contact him today for details!

    Phone: 01 8414381
    Mobile: 087-2622118
    Email: [email protected]

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  • Jesus Peiro 2012

    Wednesday 27 July 2022 - Fashion - Tags: bridal, fashion, gowns, dresses, designer, jesus, peiro

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    "A collection inspired by a journey from East to West, both worlds influencing the
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    Find Jesus Peiro at:

    White Orchid, Co. Dublin

    The White Room, Westmeath

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  • New Edition of B Magazine -Watch this Space!

    Tuesday 26 July 2022 - News, Fashion - Tags: b-magazine, autumn-edition-of-b-magazine, new-edition-of-b-magazine, vera-wang

    B Magazine Autumn Edition!

    Price: €4 (and at a crammyful 300 pages of goodness, we're probably the best value wedding magazine IN THE WORLD)

    Emulating our super couture front cover (it's Jose Villa shooting Vera Wang dontcha know?!), this is our most stylish edition to date! 

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    In this edition of B Magazine we feature this season’s most amazing bridal fashion, beauty, real weddings, advice and inspiration! We speak to Irish designer Louise Kennedy about her new bridal range, and take a look at wedding dress trends for 2012!

    Here's some of the best bits:

    • 7 Truly Unique Real Weddings (you'll spot one or two Wollies in there fo'sho!)

    • Colour Palettes - pink; green, cerise and purple; mint green; yellow and orange!

    • Honeymoon Destinations from around the world

    • Trash the dress, the new photo shoot trend 

    • DIY Wedding Ideas

    • Beautiful Blooms, a look at the most stylish bouquets

    • Bridesmaid dress trends

    • Make-up artists reveal their favourite beauty products

    • And much, much more!

    It's coming soon to shops and suppliers near you so keep your eyes peeled and we'll keep you up to date! (We're on Facebook as well as the forums every day )

    Front cover Photography by Jose Villa. Dress by Vera Wang.

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  • DIY Wedding Headband

    Monday 18 July 2022 - DIY - Tags: diy-headband, diybridal-headpiece


    Made of pearls, shimmering beads, ribbon and netting, this DIY bridal headpiece is the perfect compliment to your dream dress.


    • Fabric or ribbon covered headband
    • Needle and thread
    • Scissors
    • Fabric
    • Tulle
    • Ribbon (satin and organza)
    • Beads


    Ruffle Ribbon Flowers

    1. Cut about 8 inches of satin and 16 inches of organza ribbon.
    2. For your Satin Ruffle Flower, sew a running stitch up the middle of your satin ribbon. When you get to the end of your ribbon gently pull on your stitches to get a ruffle.
    3. Sew one edge to the other.
    4. Then repeat this step with the organza ribbon.
    5. Add any beading or other embellishments that you’d like.


    Part 2- Fabric Ruffle Flowers

    1. Cut out two strips of fabric. You can play around with the lengths and widths to get different sized flowers.
    2. Fold your fabric in half and sew a running stitch up the cut edges of fabric.
    3. When you reach the end of your fabric gently pull on your stitches to ruffle the fabric. Sew the edges of your fabric together. Repeat on second piece of fabric.
    4. Add any beading or other embellishments that you’d like.


    Part 3- Tulle Pouf

    1. Cut out two rectangles of tulle; once again you don’t need to be precise and you can experiment with different sizes.
    2. Sew a running stitch down three sides of the rectangle, leaving one long edge of the tulle free. Gently pull your stitches to form your pouf. Repeat on second rectangle. Sew both poufs together through the middle.
    3. Add any beading or other embellishments that you’d like.

    Part 4 - Headband

    1. Sew your ruffle flowers to your headband. You can assemble your flowers in any way you’d like but make sure the pouf is facing downwards.


    This DIY wedding headband came from a tutorial with Corrine of Buds and Blooms. To see more great DIY wedding ideas have a look at the La Belle Bride.

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  • Pretty Day After Dresses

    Friday 15 July 2022 - Fashion - Tags: beautiful-day-after-the-wedding-dresses-cure-wedding-dresses


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  • Turquoise and Gold Colour Palette

    Thursday 14 July 2022 - Uncategorized - Tags: colour-palette, turquoise-and-gold-wedding-colours, gold-wedding, turquoise-wedding, wedding-inspiration


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  • Hair Care Giveaway!

    Tuesday 28 June 2022 - Blog Competitions, Beauty - Tags: hair, hair-care-giveaway, competition

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    Because the sun is a'blazing, and we're feeling extra chipper this morning, we have a great giveaway for you Wollies!!! We have four fabulour Redken Colour Extend Sun products for you to get your mitts on, all you have to do isleave a comment here on the blog telling us: What do you love most about the summer?

    Be sure to like us on Facebook too if you haven't already! That's very important all together.

    Winner will be annouced on the Old Faithful forum on Friday July 1st! BEST O'LUCK!

    A bit about the collection:

    Color Extend Sun delivers advanced protection for colour-treated and highlighted hair exposed to sun, sea, or pool. Redken's exclusive Interbond Conditioning System and the Hydra-Shield Complex protect natural hair colour, highlights and colour-treated hair from UV damage and fading while rebalancing moisture in sunstressed tresses. Moisture rich Mango Oil helps prevent dryness and cares for sun-stressed strands by offering intense replenishment and softness.

    Color Extend Sun Waterwear is Redken's first water-resistant treatment for hair that defends sun-exposed tresses leaving hair with a natural look and feel. The concentrated balm forms an invisible barrier that helps shields hair colour & highlights from water and sun damage while helping to protect the integrity of each strand. In addition, it forms a long-lasting humidity resistance seal that resists frizz and flyaways.

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