Category Archives: Weddings

Ox Pasture Hall hotel

Review: Ox Pasture Hall hotel and wedding venue, near Scarborough, North York Moors National Park, North Yorkshire

After a week’s camping, culminating in a hard night’s partying, we were ready for four walls and a roof, a bath and a proper bed. It wasn’t time for home yet, but lucky for us we had been invited to stay at Ox Pasture Hall, a country hotel set in the North York Moors National Park, ...

Highstreet Outlet

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A little while ago, I was introduced to Highstreet Outlet. It's an online store selling brands like Zara, Topshop, Boden, Dorothy Perkins and Monsoon for a fraction of the price products sell for in the shops. And a lot of it is current season! Highstreet Outlet kindly let me choose a couple of items for review. This lemon ...

Outfit of the week: pastel green

Pastel green sweater, gem jewellery, black jeans and Jones Bootmaker Mercy boots | www.angelinthenorth.com

Blimey it's been a long time since I blogged an outfit post! I've been waiting for the sun to come back out. Pastel shades have been around for a while but I'm really pleased they've had staying power. These delicate, ice-cream colours were plentiful on the spring/summer 2014 catwalks (and at the more recent autumn/winter 2014 shows, for that ...

These boots are made for walking

Review: Hi-Tec V-Lite SpHike mid walking boots | www.angelinthenorth.com

I've been feeling a little cooped up of late. Not that I haven't been out and doing things. I have, and that's part of the problem, because it hasn't really given me the time to get out out into some big sky country. One of the reasons living in Yorkshire is so special is that we ...

Rainbow Club wedding accessories

Rainbow Club Anemone bridal headpiece | www.angelinthenorth.com

Rainbow Club has long been a staple stockist for brides-to-be, probably best known for its great range of shoes in practically every style and colour imaginable. But did you know they also stock bridal accessories and handbags? While Rainbow Club have been designing, making and colouring shoes since the 1980s, the veils and headdresses range was launched just ...

Decorating a dated venue on a budget

How to transform an old-fashioned social club or village hall on a budget of £60 | www.angelinthenorth.com

I recently organised a surprise party for my mum and dad's ruby wedding anniversary. They're a very special couple. You may have read this post on the perfect piece of poetry I gave them as a thank you on my wedding day. Sums up the debt of gratitude I feel for my upbringing, the way they ...

Ey up! Yorkshire phrases greeting cards

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This collection of greeting cards made my thoroughly Yorkshire soul smile. They're actually made by an American, Phylecia Sutherland, who married a Yorkshireman and made West Yorkshire her home. Phylecia said: "It all started with the "eyup love" card. When I moved here it was one of my favourite Yorkshire sayings. When my friends came for our wedding, ...

Wild West wedding shoot at Yorkshire farm

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Remember when we talked 2013 wedding trends and said 'rustic luxe' would be popular this year? It's described as rough-and-ready-industrial paired with lace, glitter and feathers. This gorgeous Wild West-inspired shoot at Hill Top Farm, near Masham, North Yorkshire is perfect for fans of that trend. The team behind it (full credits at the bottom) drew on the rugged beauty ...

Ideas for unusual wedding invitations

unusual wedding invitation passport

Receiving a wedding invitation is an exciting thing. It gives you an insight into the nuptials to come and the couple behind it. No one wants their invitation to be an anti-climax, to have guests a bit disappointed that it's just something like they've seen before. Stationery designers and brides and grooms are getting ever more creative ...

Wedding styling inspiration: aisle decor

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One of the best moments of my wedding day was the moment I stepped into church with my dad and saw all the people we love gathered under one roof. That moment will be the first time the guests clap eyes on the bride but it's also the first time the bride gets a look at ...

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