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Taking a new twist on wedding traditions

Letter LightsWhether you’re getting married yourself or you are helping a friend or relative to organise their big day you’ll know how important keeping to some of the old wedding traditions is. Wedding traditions have been around almost as long as marriage itself and are designed to give the bride and groom good luck on their wedding day and to ensure that they have a long and happy marriage. Most people have heard of the rhyme “something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue” which describes the four things that a bride is meant to wear as she walks down the aisle. However in the 21st century we’re seeing many couples take a new twist on many wedding traditions and it’s fascinating to see how they are evolving over the years. Here are some ways that that we have seen brides updating wedding traditions and giving a modern flavour to a time honoured ritual! Continue Reading →

What’s your wedding dress style?

If you’re planning a wedding then it’s a pretty sure bet that getting the perfect dress is one of the first things on your to do list. But wedding dress shopping can be hard and it’s not always easy to find the right style for you.  With so many stunning dresses available many brides can feel rather overwhelmed! At Wedding Letter Hire we get to see some amazing wedding dresses and we think all of our brides look absolutely gorgeous. But if you’re feeling a bit confused about what type of dress might be ideal for your wedding day then why not take a look at our wedding dress style guide. Continue Reading →

Unique photo ideas for your wedding!

 

wedding couple and bridesmaids pose in front of light up love letters

 

At Wedding Letter Hire we’ve got a lot of experience in the wedding industry, and one thing we have really noticed over the years is a big change in what couples want from their wedding photography. Gone are the days of staid, traditional photos with formal shots of family groups. Nowadays brides and grooms want a far more relaxed feel to their photography – and they really want the true essence of their happy day captured on film. Hiring a professional photographer for your wedding is a big investment, and so it’s important to get those pictures exactly how you want them. Here’s our guide to some great photo ideas that will be the perfect memento of the best day of your life! Continue Reading →

2016 Summer Wedding Trends!

We do love a summer wedding! Sunny days and long balmy evenings make summer a super popular time for getting married, and we’re looking forward to adding a touch of sparkle to lots of events this June, July and August! One thing that we really enjoy is seeing how creative our brides and grooms are when they come to adding the finishing touches to their big day – we always keep up to date with the latest trends to its great to see them put into practice in real life!

So what are our predictions for summer wedding trends in 2016? Read on to find out what we think is going to be hot, hot, hot this season… Continue Reading →

Top Tips to Planning a Corporate Event

So you’re going all out to celebrate a business success, or perhaps you want to transform a venue into a glamorous showcase to launch your latest product in style. Whatever the occasion, you can have a lot of fun putting your stamp on a corporate venue with original, fun and memorable touches, making your event the party that everyone talks about for weeks and months to come. Here, we list some of our top tips to planning a corporate event. Continue Reading →

5 Questions to ask when planning your wedding

Planning your wedding can be exciting, frustrating, thrilling and amazing! It’s a real whirlwind of emotions and we know that brides to be can often find it hard to co-ordinate all of the different elements that are needed to create their perfect day. That’s why it can be really important to take a step back and ask yourself some key questions about how you want your big day to be. These questions can help to focus your thoughts and will give you some structure so that you can start to plan your wedding with confidence. So pour yourself a glass of wine, get a pen and notebook and ask yourself the following 5 questions… Continue Reading →

Find out why we’re leaping for joy in 2016!

marry me in light up letters

At Wedding Letter Hire we love nothing more than to bring a touch of sparkle to your special occasion. Our letters have been seen on the catwalks, at anniversary parties, bar mitzvahs and of course at weddings. However we’ve never been involved in a proposal before so we literally ‘leapt’ at the chance of helping some lovely ladies propose to their partners on the 29th Feb this year. As you may know it is an ancient leap year proposal tradition that women are able to propose every 4 years on the 29th February – and in 2016 there were many brave ladies all looking to take the plunge! Continue Reading →

Marquee Letters For A Vintage Wedding

light up love sign

Having a vintage theme has been on-trend in wedding styling for a number of seasons now. We live such hectic, stressful lives that it’s not surprising that many brides want to use their celebrations to look back to a more glamorous and sophisticated vintage world. Our marquee signs are the perfect accompaniment to a vintage wedding. Continue Reading →

Will this be the year YOU propose?

will this be the yearThere’s something a bit different about February 2016 – and that’s the fact that, because it is a leap year, it has 29 days instead of 28. That’s all very interesting you may be thinking – but what has the number of days in February got to do with weddings? Well that extra day is very important because traditionally it has been a day when women were allowed to propose to men instead of the other way round. Continue Reading →

Your’re Engaged…so now what happens!

ringIf you are one of the happy brides to be who had a surprise proposal over the festive season, you are no doubt feeling excited, nervous and maybe a little bit stressed! Once you’ve finished showing off your bling and made sure that all your friends and family know your happy news the reality of planning a wedding can be a slightly daunting and with so much to do it’s hard to know where to start! Continue Reading →