Archive for Wedding rings

Wedding diary: One week to go for vow renewal Charlie!

This time next week, my good friend Charlie Smith from Truly I Do (http://trulyido.weebly.com) will have tied the knot once again to husband of nine years, Dan. They will have seen all their plans come together and declared their never-ending love in front of their family and friends – including myself and Mr Robertson.

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Checking in to see how Mrs Smith is doing with one week to go until her vow renewal…
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Winner! Sarah Carr wins tickets to The Wedding Fair at ExCel London!

Huge thanks to those of you who put your names in the hat to win the pair of tickets for this year’s The Wedding Fair at Excel London.

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Lucky bride Sarah Carr took a friend along to the show at the weekend to see what the best of the best in the wedding industry have to offer for her big day.

 

Thanks to Mercury Events, Sarah and her guest got free entry into the show with access to more than 150 wedding supplier and experts.

 

Congratulations – I hope you took lots of inspiration from the show!

Competition! Win 2 tickets for The Wedding Fair at ExCel London!

The best of the best in the wedding industry are preparing to show off their wares at The Wedding Fair at ExCel London this month – and YOU could be going along!

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ARBG has teamed up with Mercury Events to offer one lucky bride and her guest free entry to the show and access to more than 150 wedding suppliers and experts under one roof.
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Advice: Know your wedding rings

Buying your wedding rings is a pretty important part of the planning process. They can be expensive and will be with you for the rest of your life, so getting it right is vital.

 

Picking the right metal to suit your lifestyle and job is as important as picking a ring you will love for always.

 

I opted for a tiny, plain white gold band so as not to detract from my stunning trilogy diamond engagement ring, while my husband decided a palladium, hammered style would be the most appropriate for his work which means getting his hands dirty! We both have the word Taken engraved inside our wedding rings to represent the first film we ever watched together.

 

If you’re a little daunted by the task of buying your wedding rings, take a look at the Put A Ring On It infographic, giving guidance on styles, profiles, colours, metals and finishes, produced by www.hitched.com.au
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Becoming Mrs Robertson: Our money-saving ideas

We didn’t have a budget for our wedding. There were no spreadsheets and there were no cutting corners and certainly no compromises. I’m the type of person who, if I want something, I simply work my backside off until I can afford it. My wedding day was going to be no different. However, I am also not the sort to waste money, spend it like it’s going out of fashion or spend now and worry later. The plan from the outset was to splurge on the things which were most important to us (the dress, the venue, the photos) and save money where we could on those extras which nobody would notice if they weren’t there.

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In the end, it was about doing a little bit of clever thinking and prioritising. Here’s where we saved money on our big day…
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Guest blog: Kerry’s big day countdown…three months to go!

You know your big day is near when you head off on your hen and stag dos…so reality is hitting real bride Kerry Webster this month. She marries Daniel in just three months’ time and is working all hours to create their DIY wedding.

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Handing over to Kerry…
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I Love…our wedding rings from Blackcarat

My husband blew me away with my stunning trilogy diamond engagement ring. It was exactly the ring I’d always dreamed of having. So, when it came to getting our wedding rings, I didn’t want anything that would detract from its beauty. I also didn’t want to spend a fortune on it as my husband had spent more than enough on my diamonds.

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We had a consultation with our friends at Blackcarat (www.blackcarat.co.uk) and were able to try on lots of sample rings at their home studio. As they are based online, they are able to offer the same high quality products, but at a more reasonable price and with a very personal service.

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