| Meet the Maker | April Delights
With grazing stations having quite the moment right now, dessert tables have become a popular alternative to a traditional tiered cake and, we have to admit, we are big fans! Not just delicious, dessert tables offer an opportunity to extend your styling through a plethora of edible treats and can be a total showstopping focal point.
A talented cake maker, will help you pull the look together and bring your “makes and bakes” vision together. We caught up with expert of all things sweet, Adele from April Delights to find out her top picks for a decedent dessert table...
The Day We’ve Missed
Corr blimey, what a year 2020 was. In the midst of a global pandemic, every aspect of our day-to-day lives were turned upside down. But, in amongst all of the life changing sacrifices and restrictions, the wonderful world of weddings took a massive hit – celebrations cancelled, plans changed and so many special days were, heart
Just like the couples themselves, wedding suppliers have been devastated and dearly wished they could be part to the best day of someone’s life again. So, feeling in the mood for reminiscing, we asked our industry friends to find out what they’ve missed most from the days that didn’t happen in the year that was like no other...
| GETTING TO KNOW | Daisy Works
Nestled in 10 acres of glorious Nottinghamshire countryside, Daisy Works is an eco-florist & specialist flower grower. Growing most of the flowers used in their floristry on their very own flower farm, their signature style is nature-inspired, evocative, seasonal blooms. We were delighted to catch up with lovely Fiona, the lady behind the bouquets, to find out more about Daisy Works.
| CHATTING WITH | The Kedleston
During these tricky times, one of the most affected industries has to have been weddings and venues in particular. Here, we chat with Olivia over at The Kedleston Country House to discuss what it’s been like and how they are looking forward to welcoming weddings again.
| SPECIAL OFFER | From Temprell
Our lovely friends over at Temprell currently have an amazing offer on wedding rings - 10% off all wedding rings!
Temprell is a family run business in the heart of Nottingham City Centre who specialise in fine jewellery. With amazing customer service and top quality jewellery, they really are one of the best. This offer is especially good as Temprell specialise in bespoke shaped wedding rings so that you don’t have to compromise with a design that doesn’t fit your existing engagement ring perfectly.
| 5 MINUTES WITH | Weddings by Harry and Annie
Based in Nottingham and one of our ‘Cream of the Crop’ suppliers, this dream-team are utterly passionate about capturing those special moments in time during your big day. Their strapline of ‘Capturing awe and elegance’ really does encapsulate their ethos for natural, storytelling photography and videography. Having recently taken the plunge to beautifully rebrand, we caught up with the faces behind the new look “Weddings by Harry and Annie” to find out more.
| TOP TIPS | for Planning A Micro Wedding from Fine and Dandy
Fine & Dandy is a boutique wedding planning & styling company
based in Nottingham, where they have a creative studio and
showroom. They style weddings all over the East Midlands, and also
venture further afield.
Here, Charlotte the stylist at Fine & Dandy, tells us her top tips for
planning the perfect micro wedding;
| CONNECTION SHOOTS | Advice from Daniel Hughes
As part of their wedding packages, wedding photographers often include a pre-wedding shoot. Many of us feel nervous about the thought of being front & centre and the pressure of wanting to come away from your wedding with perfect pictures can be a worry. Engagement (or connection) shoots are great opportunity to get used to being comfortable in front of the camera and get to know your snapper before the big day. We caught up with photographer, Daniel Hughes, who gives us the lowdown on what to expect and how to make the most of YOUR pre-wedding shoot.
| GETTING TO KNOW | Wonderland Wedding Venues
Wonderland Wedding Venues is a joint venture between the marketing leading British Tipi manufacturers, Kata Tipis, and the award winning Midlands Tipi rental business, PeakTipis. They have combined their expertise in quality Tipi products, outstanding industry knowledge and event management, to offer an unparalleled wedding venue experience for all their brides and grooms.
Kata Tipis manufacture Event Tipis in the UK and supply stunning Tipis to the UK rental, venue and festival markets. Their vision is to create Tipi products with a sustainable ethos at its core, utilising UK craftsmanship and championing British quality.
PeakTipis are one of the UK's leading and multi-award winning Tipi rental businesses, delivering over 500 successful weddings and events throughout the UK since 2011 in the rental market.
Their aim is to bring together their fantastic Tipi products and unrivalled industry knowledge with amazing locations, enabling as many people as possible to experience the magical wonder of Tipis. Together they run three successful Tipi wedding venues across Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Lincolnshire with an additional three, brand NEW and exciting venues launching in 2020 across Staffordshire, Leicestershire and Durham.
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