Our directory covers most of the services and products you might be looking for in planning your wedding, however there are many other services that you should be aware of to help you make your special day just perfect.
Here are many wedding service providers based in South Wales from places like Cardiff, Swansea and Newport, whom you might want to get in touch with...
Don't forget to mention Your South Wales Wedding magazine when contacting a wedding service supplier.
County Wedding Events is delighted to announce its Signature Event at the iconic Wembley Stadium - one of the largest and best wedding shows to be held in London.
Personalised Wedding Gifts
Memorable presents for bride and groom.
Farrar & Tanner offer a wide range of beautiful, stylish, and thoughtful wedding gifts - many handcrafted, and all high-quality. From gift boxed fine wines and Champagnes to sleek, modern homeware and hand-blown glasses, selecting a delightful gift to spoil your favourite couple on their big day is easy. Most items can be personalised with a name, date, or special message too - creating wonderful memories that last a lifetime.
A wedding celebrant is someone who creates your personal wedding ceremony and afficiates on your wedding day at your chosen wedding venue whenever that may be,
however there is still a requirement to give notice and do your declarations via your registration office for your wedding to be legally recognised.
Weddings come in all different shapes and sizes, and there are so many unique traditions that make them special in different countries. There are many customs you are likely already familiar with, such as proposing with a diamond engagement ring and throwing your bouquet on the big day. However, there are so many other interesting traditions from around the globe that you're sure to love.
New research from engagement ring retailer, Angelic Diamonds, takes us on a trip around the world to find out more about wedding traditions and costs in every corner of the globe. Today, we're taking a closer look at some of our very favourite traditions. Despite their differences, there is one thing that all these traditions have in common. They are all in place to bring luck, happiness, and love to a union between the happy couple.... read more
Posted: 14 January 2022
Here at County Wedding Magazines HQ we've heard it many times before "they could relax once the speeches were given".
This anxiety of the wedding speeches affects not only the groom but also the groomsmen. Whether you enjoy public speaking or not, there's a lot of pressure on the best man to remember to thank the bride, do justice to the groom without revealing his worst stories, and crucially be funny - but not so funny you ruin the big day!
No matter how confident the bestman is, or how often they may do presentations at work, this is still a daunting task.
If you've a wedding on the horizon and need some tips, James Robinson, Marketing Manager at presentation design agency Buffalo 7 offers his top tips on incorporating a slideshow in to the speech to help with proceedings...... read more
Posted: 11 January 2022
New research by London cornerstone jewellery brand, ABELINI, has revealed that even a global pandemic can't stop romantics tying the knot, as it is revealed that 79% of Brits would be happy to get engaged in the UK.
If you're reading this after having a festive proposal at the end of 2021 - did your very own engagement location make one of the top listed?
Whether your loved one is an ocean-obsessed water sign or a glamorous city slicker who would love to be proposed to with views over the capital, here at County Wedding Magazines HQ we're loving these winners.... read more
Posted: 7 January 2022
The ethical jewellery brand Ingle & Rhode have put together a guide on how to plan a sustainable wedding without compromising on that luxury feeling on your big day.
With the world becoming more environmentally conscious, a spokesperson for Ingle & Rhode said: "We're very passionate about ethical sourcing and we know through our customers that there are so many people out there who are interested in the idea of having a more sustainable wedding.
"Weddings often include a lot of single use items wrapped in plastic which of course isn't great for our environment.... read more
Posted: 3 January 2022
Sarah Scorey, the photographer of this gorgeous shoot, tells us more about these images: "I recently organised this shoot at Coed Weddings and it was amazing working with other local suppliers and having the creative freedom to make something wonderfully romantic." Suppliers: Coed Weddings, Withmylittlecamera, Break Every Chain Productions, Cinnamon Pig, Elyn Boutique LTD, R H Cakes, The Little Box Of Goodies, Seedball, Vanity Weddings, Bars Of Distinction, Your Special Celebration and Eva Ashley Bridal Limited.... read more
Posted: 31 December 2021
Zoe and Dan met on Bonfire Night in 2004. "A friend of mine asked Dan for his number," says Zoe. "Dan shouted asking for a pen and paper as everyone was leaving, and a lady handed it to him and said 'invite me to the wedding.' We didn't contact each other for nearly a year, but we've been inseparable ever since." Dan proposed on Valentine's Day in 2018. "I wanted to get married before I was 30, so I told Dan he needed to pop the question soon," laughs the bride. "He asked me to be his wife while we were in bed with our three kids."... read more
Posted: 17 December 2021
Very Peri, Pantone Colour of the Year 2022, is a gorgeous shade that can inspire your wedding theme and colour scheme.
The Pantone Institute says of this new hue: Displaying a carefree confidence and a daring curiosity that animates our creative spirit, inquisitive and intriguing PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri helps us to embrace this altered landscape of possibilities, opening us up to a new vision as we rewrite our lives. Rekindling gratitude for some of the qualities that blue represents complemented by a new perspective that resonates today, PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri places the future ahead in a new light.
We are living in transformative times. PANTONE 17-3938 Very Peri is a symbol of the global zeitgeist of the moment and the transition we are going through. As we emerge from an intense period of isolation, our notions and standards are changing.... read more
Posted: 16 December 2021
If you're animal mad and love alpacas, then why not incorporate them into your big day to create special memories? Our beautiful animals love to look their best and can be colour coordinated with floral garlands and bow ties to match your colour scheme. They also love a selfie and will keep guests entertained while you have your group photographs taken. Look for packages that can be tailored to meet your requirements, from ring bearers to alpaca feed favours, the choices are endless.... read more
Posted: 15 December 2021
Sam and Rhys met through a mutual friend. "Our relationship quickly blossomed," says Sam. "Rhys proposed in April 2019, and it was a complete surprise. We had visited a couple of venues and decided to pop into Pencoed House Estate and quickly fell in love with the surroundings and the beautiful main hall. For our favours, we chose to support prostate cancer after my dad went through treatment. Our table plan was decorated by Pink Peony Weddings and Events Design."... read more
Posted: 3 December 2021
Lyndsey and Paul knew each other from school. "We met again years later through work," says Lyndsey. "We have the same sense of humour and love music." Paul popped the question on Lyndsey's birthday. "He bought me a birthday card that said 'to my fiancé' on the front," shares the bride. "He then presented me with a ring, and it was a big surprise." Llwyn Country House, Paul Davies Photography, Samantha K's and Sarah Marie Wedding Hair Specialist.... read more
Posted: 19 November 2021