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The Art of the Wedding Invitation – Guest Post by Sarah at Papier Press

As a self-confessed letterpress fanatic, I am very excited to introduce today’s guest post by Sarah from Papier Press, a new Irish wedding stationer. Sarah wades

Bride and Joy in Irish Brides Magazine

Bride and Joy in the Press! Irish Brides Magazine

I’m a little bit late in posting this, but just in case you haven’t already seen it, the lovely folks at Irish Brides Magazine have included Bride and Joy in it’s Online Inspiration feature this season, alongside other fabulous blogs like Rock n’ Roll Bride, London Bride, and the gorgeous new Irish wedding blog Sparkle and …

Camping and Canoeing Engagement

Canoeing and Camping: An Outdoorsman Engagement

All aboard for an adventurous engagement session! Ranae and Elliot took inspiration from the idea of summer nights and when the lovely Becky and Kara of

Our Wedding

Happy Leap Day…and a special preview!

Today’s the day lots of ladies (and maybe some gents) have been waiting for… February 29th. It only happens once every four years… have do you know

Yellow and Grey Wedding

Wedding Detail Spy: Yellow and Grey

Yellow and grey is one of my all-time wedding colour combo faves. The neutral grey really showcases the bright, sunshiny yellow in today’s Wedding Detail Spy,with photographs by Jennifer Eileen Photography.

pinterest vintage wedding board

Pinterest Featured Board – Vintage Wedding

Vintage is such a timeless source of wedding inspiration, and it ain’t going anywhere. From clutches to bird cages, from tea cups to lace garters, you’ll

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Our DIY Wedding: The Ultimate Photo Booth How-To Post

One of my personal favourite things about our DIY Wedding has got to be the Photo Booth. I put up the photographs from it recently, and

Ring Hook

Top Tips: Ring Hooks

Here’s a quick top tip for your Wednesday… We all know the safest place for your engagement ring is on your finger, but there are two places

Happy New Year Balloons

Happy New Year!

Happy 2012 to one and all! It may be your first New Year as a Mrs, or maybe this week marks the next phase in the BIG

Christmas Wishes

Happy Christmas from Bride and Joy!

Well the season is nearly upon us and I am one happy winter bride. The wedding and honeymoon were so brilliant, we could not have asked

Winter Weddings - Featured Pinterest Board

Pinterest Featured Board – Winter Wedding Craft Inspiration

Today the Winter Bride Guide continues with the second installment of our new Pinterest Featured Board Series – highlighting some of my favourite boards on the virtual pinboard. Winter Wedding Craft Inspiration Today’s post is a special winter-themed double-whammy of inspiration – first up is the board I gathered all my winter wedding craft inspiration …

Wedding Pic Envy - Featured Pinterest Board

Pinterest Featured Board – Wedding Pic Envy

Today I’m dee-lighted to set the ball rolling on a new regular blog feature – designed specifically to deliver maximum wedding inspiration in one place. You may recall our previous feature on Pinterest – the online virtual pinboard where you can create inspiration boards and share photographs – well this series will highlight some of my …

Lisa and Rohan wedding photo

A short announcement… We’re married!

Well guys, you may have seen from the tweets over the weekend that I was the bride with the joy on Saturday. Rohan and I tied

Champagne Uncorked

If you put the words ‘celebration’ and ‘drink’ together then you’re most likely to come up with ‘champagne’. And what day could be greater cause for

Nautical Wedding

Vintage Beach House Wedding

Whether you’re a pure landlubber or a water baby, there’s something so appealing about the seaside. Fiona and Jason definitely fall into the latter category, so