Wedding Planner Books & Organisers
With this book you really can have a fabulous wedding that you'll remember forever - and still save hundreds, if not thousands of pounds. In this short, easy-to-read guide, an experienced professional wedding planner gives you the benefit of her advice. With the practical help of useful checklists you will find out how to plan and manage the perfect day, including: - Planning and managing the hen and stag parties. - Choosing and booking the venue. - Planning and organising the drinks and catering, cars and drivers, photographs, flowers, DJs, invitations, etc. - Choosing the bride's and bridesmaids' dresses. This book will make sure you keep all the romance in your special day without the stress of costs spiralling out of control.
- RRP £8.99
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Presenting small gifts, or favours, to your wedding guests is a time-honoured tradition; a small but significant way in which to say thank you to friends and family for their generosity, support and good wishes. This beautiful little book is packed with dozens of ideas for creative wedding favours. There are edible goodies, such as biscuits, cakes, chocolates and sweets (many of which can be made at home); flowers, candles and scented treats; and luxurious keepsakes for special members of the wedding party. There are also ideas galore for pretty packaging and presentation. Whatever your taste, creative abilities and budget, you'll find something that both you and your guests will love.
- RRP £6.99
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The question has been popped, the ring has been presented and the celebrations have begun! What's next? Just the wedding. Tops Tips for Brides presents ingenious ideas for the any bride-to-be, covering the ever-so-stressful months preceding the wedding - including the hen party and choosing your attire - to the big day itself.
- RRP £5.99
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It includes scrapbook layouts to preserve wonderful memories forever. In today's economic climate, savvy brides know they have to get crafty! From homemade invitations to handcrafted bouquets, table settings to keepsake gifts, here are 75 breathtaking projects for a wedding that's personalised, heartfelt...and money-smart. The gorgeous ideas include specially-made baskets and pillows for flower girls and ring bearers; monogrammed champagne flutes to toast the happy couple; an elegant guest book; a fondant cake to match each theme and beautiful albums, frames, memory boxes and scrapbook layouts to preserve wonderful memories forever.
- RRP £12.99
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The question has been popped, the ring has been presented and the celebrations have begun! What's next? Just the wedding. Tops Tips for Grooms presents ingenious ideas for the any groom-to-be, covering the ever-so-stressful months preceding the wedding - including surviving your stag party and choosing your outfit - to the big day itself.
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The Picador Book of Wedding Poems is not just a pocket-sized Cyrano de Bergerac for the romantically tongue-tied: it is a veritable dictionary of all the ways in which love can be declared. If you're in the first throes of new love, need to put a relationship to the test, or have reached the point of a great affirmation or commitment, you'll find a poem here beautifully fitted to the occasion. This is an ideal book when a speech whether public or private has to be made, an instant cure for love-letter writer's block, and the perfect companion on those lonely evenings when we need our strongest emotions put into words written by the greatest poets in the language.
- RRP £9.99
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The critically acclaimed WEDDING BIBLE is the definitive guide to arranging a wedding with style, sophistication and panache. Described by Conde Nast Brides magazine as: "the ultimate guide to getting married" this all new, redesigned and luxurious second edition is beautifully presented with special papers, bookmarks and inspirational imagery from real weddings from four world-renowned wedding photographers to offer international appeal. Contains detailed advice and shopping tips, planning solutions and checklists, with easy to access money-saving advice for the bride on a budget. Sarah also peppers the book with tips and insights from some of the biggest names in the international events industry who she works alongside when planning big budget weddings across the globe: from the fashion famous, leading hotels, celebrity florists and photographers, stylists to royalty and the stars (some of whom worked on the Royal Wedding). A publication with a proven track record, this new edition retains it's 'Brit Glam Wedding' status whilst adding international appeal and from CNN's Royal Wedding Expert.
- RRP £40.00
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Filled with everything a modern bride needs to organize her perfect big day, The Bride's Essential Wedding Planner is like having your own personal wedding consultant. It contains a wealth of completely up-to-date information about the entire planning process: checklists for every step, interview questions for potential service providers, worksheets to record vendor services and costs, DIY and money-saving hints, at-a-glance advice, a 16-month fill-in calendar, sleeves to hold business cards, guest list and seating chart organisers, pockets on all tab dividers and more!
- RRP £27.26
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Created as a three-ring binder, this title has tabs for each category: The Big Picture and Contacts; Budget; Location, Location, and Location; Menu and Flowers; Rentals; The Dress! (And What Everyone Else Is Wearing); The Guests and the Invitations; Music, Photography, and Videography; and, Making It Official: Rings, Licenses, Vows, Officiants. Packed throughout are tips, tools, checklists, spreadsheets, and schedules to help brides (and grooms) manage everything from building a wedding timeline and organizing the dreaded seating chart to getting the wedding party matched and fitted. From "Will you marry me?" to "I do", nothing will slip through the cracks.
- RRP £25.29
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A lavishly illustrated, hardworking wedding organizer, a personal journal, and a source of ideas and information to inspire, this three-ring binder is filled with tips for the bride. It includes fill-in space and prompts to help keep the busy bride organized, divided into seven sections: Ideas and Resources, To-Do Lists, A 13- Month Calendar, Vendors and Location, Bride and Wedding Party, Guests and Gifts, and Keepsakes and Photos. It has a place for everything the bride needs to know and everything she needs to do. There are pockets, business card holders, photo sleeves, DVD holders, and space to add pages to the binder. Both an organizer and a source for the bride s dreams, inspiration, and her own creative planning display, A Bride s Planner is packed with facts, trivia, and advice on music, vows, cake, flowers, honeymoon destinations, showers, classic traditions, menu suggestions, floral arrangements, and reception themes. It also offers suggestions from an expert and valuable tips and advice on wedding customs and traditions, locations, and timing all to help the bride realize her own individual style in the look and theme of her wedding
- RRP £24.95
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This gorgeously designed wedding organizer from wedding planner Alison Hotchkiss includes thoughtful advice and guided worksheets to track all aspects of wedding planning: guest lists, vendor information and contracts, hotel and venue details, budget, floor plans, seating charts, inspiration, resources and more. Fresh yet classic 4-colour tabs designed by the wedding experts at Hello!Lucky make this a must-have for the Style Me Pretty and Design*Sponge bride.
- RRP £25.99
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Bestselling cake decorating author and world-renown sugarcraft teacher, Lindy Smith shows you how to make a wedding cake with the minimum of fuss but with maximum effect! Today's brides are looking for simple wedding cakes that look modern and stylish but also want unique wedding cakes that don't cost the earth. This step-by-step guide will show you how to create a wide range of styles for modern simple wedding cakes, using the latest trends in cake decorating and wedding design, for a DIY wedding cake book like no other! Lindy Smith is one of the world's best-selling cake decorators, and has sold over half a million books worldwide. The simple wedding cakes in this book feature on-trend designs that break with tradition, using styles, colours and shapes that today's brides are looking for. With achievable wedding cake designs and accessible cake decorating techniques, this book covers the whole process of making a wedding cake - from conception to construction to decoration and even demolition!
- RRP £19.99
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Just like you, your wedding day will be personal, one-of-a-kind, and completely unique. We're not here to tell you what you should do to make your day perfect, only that you can do it. With advice and guidance on the individual aspects to consider when planning your wedding day - from where to begin and recommended questions to ask your supplier, to plenty of alternative decor ideas - we hope that you'll find inspiration, reassurance and a little bit of escapism in these pages as you embark on planning one of the most special and joyful days of your lives.
- RRP £20.00
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Whilst making your own wedding cake can seem daunting, it's actually easy when you've been shown the right materials and techniques. In this gorgeous and essential book, Natasha Collins (the owner of the homemade wedding cake business Nevie-Pie Cakes in Hertfordshire) reveals how a complete novice can create something stunning and inspirational for an unforgettable day.With projects split into chapters entitled Romantic beginnings, Putting on the glitz, Laughing all the way to the alter, Home(spun) is where the heart is and Magic in the air, Natasha's recipes cater for all types of personalities and preferences. There's a Nuts About You Hazelnut and Chocolate Cake for the romantic traditionalists; a Going for Gold Chocolate Orange Cake for those after something a bit more Hollywood; a Key Largo Coconut & Lime Cake for the couple who don't take themselves seriously; Love-in-a-box Short Bread, Iced Gems & Melting Moments for the couple after a more homely feel; and a Lulled in These Flowers Elderflower & Gooseberry Cake for the non-traditionalists. Each recipe is accompanied with stunning photography and an entertaining and instructional narrative, which guides you through the whole process of choosing a design, baking the cake, embellishing it, transporting it, presenting it and serving it so the experience is as stress-free as possible. Each project also includes a timetable indicating how long each part of the process will take as well as whether it's easy, medium or hard, and gives a schedule for when the cake should best be decorated and set up in relation to when it is going to be eaten.Packed full of gorgeous wedding cakes and vital advice, The Homemade Wedding Cake is the must-have cake baking and decorating manual for anybody looking to design and create something memorable for a very special day.
- RRP £20.00
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First published in 2008, The Wedding Book is the most comprehensive wedding planning book on the market and a bestseller with 158,000 copies in print. Now Mindy Weiss is giving her book a front to back update for a new generation of brides and grooms. What's new? NEW PLANNING TOOLS: Pinterest, Etsy wedding apps and websites, Uber for guest transportation NEW CUSTOMS: social networking, lnstagram hashtags, same sex weddings NEW ETIQUETTE: dealing with food sensitivities, managing growing costs for bridesmaids NEW TRENDS: information on digital photos and wedding albums, new destination wedding ideas, non-traditional wedding cake options The core of the book remains as exhaustive and evergreen, whatever the subject - stationery, lingerie, tents, insurance, port-a-potties, the vows, the toasts, looking great in photos, and thank you notes.
- RRP £17.99
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More and more brides are looking for ways to add personal, creative touches to their weddings at a low cost. This book is part inspiration, part DIY, and offers a wide range of how-to projects that will be noticed, appreciated, and not stressful. The Hello!Lucky brand-creating beautiful, unique letterpress weddings invitations since 2003-has taken the wedding world by storm. Now, they offer a gorgeously packaged DIY approach to personalizing your wedding day, with over 50 accessible projects and ideas. From vintage key save-the-dates to exquisite paper wreaths to silhouette bride and groom signs. Handmade Weddings features fully photographed, step-by-step instructions for every kind of wedding accessory imaginable. Clever, creative and budget-friendly, Handmade Weddings is the perfect handbook for the crafty bride-to-be.
- RRP £16.99
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Highly acclaimed wedding photographer Mark Cleghorn discusses how to photograph all types of weddings. It offers invaluable advice on the best poses and explains the full-post production process. It is packed with inspirational photographs and pro tips throughout. Mastering Wedding Photography is packed with expert advice and top tips on capturing those treasured memories. Acclaimed wedding photographer, Mark Cleghorn offers comprehensive information on choosing equipment, manipulating the light, taking candid shots and organizing formal portraits, as well as clearly explaining all the key photographic techniques. Mark also gives plenty of suggestions on what to capture before, during and after the ceremony and how to go about it, plus tips for post-production.
- RRP £19.99
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Paula Pryke has been helping couples plan weddings for nearly 30 years and this sumptuous book distils her talent as one of the most sought after wedding florists into a unique and invaluable aide to planning your own day. In this book, Paula will guide you through every decision from the choice of theme to the selection of individual flower varieties to, offering many ideas along the way. The Wedding Flowers section leads you through the different flowers that form the key choices for many couples giving information on varieties and history from orchids and roses to sweet peas and daisies. Wedding Themes considers different style approaches, from exploring palettes such as classic white or hot pink, to a do-it-yourself vintage approach, a garden decorated for a summer evening reception, or a glamorous hotel ceremony. Floral Decorations gives you a host of ideas for decorations you will be choosing for your big day, from bouquets to buttonholes and headdresses for the flower girls. There are ideas for decorating the venue from floral arches to pew ends. For the reception afterwards there are ideas for table decorations, chairbacks, napkin details and cake toppers that will all set the stage for a wonderful celebration. For those who want to create their own arrangements, 29 step-by-step projects for bouquets and arrangements will give you all you need.
- RRP £30.00
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'The Engagement Ring' is the only fully comprehensive guide, written by a top diamond jewellery expert. With over 25 years of experience hand making jewellery, Lewis takes you behind the scenes and exposes trade secrets that will help you get the perfect engagement ring for the price you will love. It covers how to source the diamond, to knowing which diamond to choose. It gives a better understanding of the pros and cons of buying a ring on the High Street or having a bespoke ring made. It covers the valuation certificate all the way through to the insurance. There are also plenty of proposal ideas, as well as tricks to help you get the 'celebrity look' for less. This guide is all you need to give her exactly what she wants at a price you will love.
- RRP £14.99
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Craft your way to your perfect day! As featured on the BBC and in the Sunday Express, the Daily Mail, The Sun and the Huffington Post, My Handmade Wedding is a practical, friendly guide to planning and personalising your big day. It contains over 20 tried-and-tested projects, with helpful advice on cost-cutting, time-planning and preparation. Whether you want to hand-make your entire wedding, or just select a few ideas to personalise it, this book will show you how. The book begins with a chapter on organisation: assessing your needs and your budget, selecting a theme and a style and working out what to do when. It then covers every element you might want to consider making, buying or renting, providing money-saving tips throughout. The book is packed with projects, from a range of stationery designs, candle favours, wedding cakes, ring pillows and veils, to lanterns, bunting and paper flowers. The book is full of beautiful wedding photographs, which show you exactly how the projects work in a real wedding setting. You might want to recreate Marrianne's wedding exactly, or simply pick and choose elements you love to personalise your big day.
- RRP £12.99
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For decades, bookstore pregnancy sections were dominated by books for women - until Quirk's "Baby Owner's Manual" presented a fun and refreshing alternative for male readers. Now the women-centric world of Wedding books is about to meet its male counterpart: "The Groom's Instruction Manual". Here's everything a groom needs to know for his big day - presented with clear instructions and a visual language that guys can understand.
- RRP £12.99
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YOUR Big Day is a hysterical spoof of the stressful (and sometimes silly) things a bride encounters when planning her BIG DAY. Comedian Laura Willcox takes on the voice of an outrageously overbearing wedding planner, offering guidance on all aspects of nuptial bliss--from the proposal (preferably with a professional photographer lurking in the bushes to capture the exact moment) to the honeymoon. This humorously illustrated guide offers over-the-top "advice" for every wedding-related detail, whether it's dreaming up the perfect wedding-weekend hashtag, creating an outrageous gift registry to flaunt your fabulous lifestyle, or strategically planning to avoid the unfortunates who didn't make the guest list. Laura Willcox's fresh take on all things bridal turns tradition on its head and will have you laughing your way down the aisle and reading passages out loud to your engaged (and married) friends.
- RRP £11.99
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