Guest Blogger of the Month

Meet June's guest blogger, Donna from Lilac Rose Bridal Boutique

August 2013 - Posts

In her final post, Linda explains how to start your wedding planning...

It can be hard to know where to start when you have just got engaged. Enjoy the buzz and all the fun that comes with the engagement. Everyone is asking to see the ring and hear the story. You will soon be blue in the face from telling everyone! It's on to planning the actual day. Yes, the day does actually happen. But where do you begin? Well, I would start by buying a few magazines and looking online for ideas of what you want. First and foremost you need to set a date. If your partner plays football...
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Pick a wedding dress to suit your shape...

Picking the dress is one of the hardest things to do for the wedding. You have probably bought lots of magazines and cut out your favourites. You have spent hours browsing the internet and have pinned dresses that you love. But wait, there is one problem. Will they suit your shape and frame? This is the key element to your dress. Knowing your shape sounds easy, right? Well no. I have girls come into me who don’t realise they are a completely different shape than what they think. They picture...
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Are you wearing a veil?

“In the eighteenth century the veil evolved into a symbol of modesty and chastity where it remains to this day.” It can be something a girl dreams about her whole life, having a veil on your wedding day. But sometimes when it comes to it, we don’t actually know if we want one. It’s not as simple as sticking on a veil. There are different lengths, different trimmings, different crystals and the list goes on. So how do you decide? Well it’s something that will reflect...
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 Where to go and what to do for your hen party...

Once one of our friends gets married it seems to start a role of engagements and parties and off course the big hen party. This is the girls last night of “freedom” so to speak so it’s got to be good. There are so many hen party ideas to choose from. I suppose it all depends on the personality of the hen! Spa treatments are always a good shout. There are so many treatments to choose from your chicks will be more than happy to participate. Local spa in Brookeborough, Colebrooke Spa...
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 Linda from Serendipity introduces herself...

Hi there, my name is Linda Beacom and I own Serendipity bridal boutique in Fivemiletown. The store is only recently opened in March 2012 and is going from strength to strength. As a past bride myself, I know the up’s and down’s brides go through when trying to find their dream dress! I wanted to create an environment to help lessen this stress and provide a calming experience. For brides in the West of Northern Ireland, it can be hard to know where to start. We usually have to trip all...
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