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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 ...

Wedding styling inspiration: aisle decor

wedding styling ideas - aisle decor - glitter sparkle confetti and candles

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 ...

Secret wedding in the Sydney sun and a winter shoot in rugged Derbyshire

secret wedding in sydney australia and winter shoot in derbyshire

Matt and Sophie knew from the start they wanted a relaxed, intimate and fun wedding. They also had a serious case of itchy feet, so when they finally managed to swing a month off work to fulfill their long-held dream of travelling around Australia, they decided to combine the trip with a small and very secret ...

Wedding styling inspiration: industrial Sheffield meets vintage glamour

sheffield industrial vintage glamour wedding inspiration

Some of the things I love and love to feature on this blog: strong women, Yorkshire, beautiful things, unique design and vintage influences. So this wedding inspiration shoot had just to be here. It has all of the above and then some. Even its title, Women of Steel, packs a punch. Set in Sheffield, it is the ...

Ripon Cathedral charity wedding fair

ripon cathedral vintage wedding fair

Standard issue wedding fairs can be a bit bland, but later this month there is an event in Yorkshire promising to be a little different. Apart from the fact the backdrop is the stunning Ripon Cathedral, it will have live music, hen party workshops and a tea room. Plus, it is raising money for a very good ...

Wedding trends for 2013

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Every January Phoebe Miller looks into her new year crystal ball and comes up with the wedding trends she thinks are going to big in the next 12 months. The Leeds-based wedding blogger is usually right on the money. Take a look at my round-up of her 2012 predictions and see if you agree. Phoebe thinks 2013 will be a ...

Wedding hair inspiration: real flower crowns

A little while ago, I featured the beautiful silk flower crowns made by Zoe Taylor of The Wimslow Collection. Zoe crafts pretty wedding hair garlands using silk flowers. While a silk flower crown could be kept as a permanent souvenir of your wedding day, sometimes only the lush fragrance of the real thing will do. To inspire ...

Drawing the big day: wedding illustrator Nick Ellwood

Today I'm bringing you something I've never seen before: an artist who draws weddings. York-based Nick Ellwood is an award-winning location and reportage illustrator. He believes he’s the only person providing this service, and I think he could be right. Nick is offering a generous 15% discount on any bookings from Angel in the North readers. How beautiful ...

Wedding styling inspiration: alternative guest book ideas

We didn’t have a guest book at our wedding. At the time I didn’t really see the point of a book with 100 messages all saying “Congratulations! Hope you’ll be very happy!” I’ve kept all our cards, containing words of that kind. I’d been at plenty of weddings where a book was thrust in front of me ...

Wedding styling inspiration: literature lovers

For literature lovers, wordsmiths and book worms, for those who refuse to get a Kindle and choose the book over the film every time. For those who find it easier to write rather than say what they’re thinking, this wedding styling inspiration is for you. For us. By reading we imagine and experience love before it really ...

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