Eeeeek! Exciting news!!

You may remember a while back that Preloved asked me to write an article for them about being a ‘bride on a budget’ – basically the basis to this blog! I was really chuffed to be asked to write the piece, and today, I got an email through to say that my article has been […]

Apologies for my absence.. updates, countdowns and other stuff

I haven’t been on here as much as I’d like recently – work has suddenly gone crazy so I’ve been juggling my time between that and home improvements. So sadly the wedding has taken a back step. However, one thing we have done is been on the hunt for Groomsmen shirts; we’ve had two failures […]

Calling all budget brides!

Are you a bride on a budget like myself but still planning on holding a FAB wedding, or are you a happily married lady who can share your experiences? Have you made your own invitations? Did you make your own favours or buy your dress second hand? I am looking for any wise married ladies or […]

Happy New Year!!

I’d just like to say a massive HAPPY NEW YEAR to each and everyone of you! AND, an even bigger HAPPY WEDDING YEAR to any of you 2013 Brides out there (including myself)! 2013 Brides…… this is OUR year!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I’m so freaking excited!!!!!! It feels like forever since Mr M proposed, and now I can […]

2012 in review

The WordPress.com geeks prepared a 2012 annual report for my blog, so I thought I’d share it with you! itsabridesworld has come a long way since I started it almost 2 years ago, and that’s all thanks to you! Here’s a very geeky/slightly odd excerpt from the full report: Around 19,000 people fit into the […]

A recent DIY project

This weekend I went on a ‘woodland wreath’ making course as part of my job and I made a pretty little wreath! We went on an ‘off-road’ nature walk and collected all the materials to decorate with. We then made the basic structure by bending willow into a circular shape and then I added all […]

I went to a wedding at the weekend…

….and I picked up lots of ideas! Its really interesting to go to other people’s weddings as you can not only pick up ideas for your own, but you can also find out the things you don’t want. The wedding was lovely, but there were things that I personally would do differently. For example, there […]