Herb Bouquet - In ancient times bouquets were made up of herbs, garlic & spices. In Celtic bouquets Ivy, Thistles & Heather were also included. The strong aromas of the herbs & spices were thought posses mystical powers that would ward off evil spirits. Xx

Rustic Herb Wedding Ideas

Herb Bouquet - In ancient times bouquets were made up of herbs, garlic & spices. In Celtic bouquets Ivy, Thistles & Heather were also included. The strong aromas of the herbs & spices were thought posses mystical powers that would ward off evil spirits. Xx

Karl Lagerfeld Chanel Spring/Summer 2013 Haute Couture show. Reminds us of bridesmaids dressing identically to the bride but is actually in support of gay marriage. Xx

Karl Lagerfeld Chanel Spring/Summer 2013 Haute Couture show. Reminds us of bridesmaids dressing identically to the bride but is actually in support of gay marriage. Xx

Bridesmaids & Groomsmen -  Roman Law said 10 witnesses where necessary & this was to confuse evil spirits at the wedding. By dressing the witnesses the same as the bride & groom the spirits would not know who was getting married! The Victorians also kept up this tradition. Xx

Vintage Weddings

Bridesmaids & Groomsmen - Roman Law said 10 witnesses where necessary & this was to confuse evil spirits at the wedding. By dressing the witnesses the same as the bride & groom the spirits would not know who was getting married! The Victorians also kept up this tradition. Xx

The Hesitation Step - the ceremonial form of walking used by the bride to walk down the aisle. Step forward, pause, rock back on the back leg and then step forward again. Xx

The Hesitation Step - the ceremonial form of walking used by the bride to walk down the aisle. Step forward, pause, rock back on the back leg and then step forward again. Xx

Carry your Groom over the threshold! There's not reason why a modern woman shouldn't protect her man from evil spirits too! Xx

Carry your Groom over the threshold! There's not reason why a modern woman shouldn't protect her man from evil spirits too! Xx

Jumping the Broom - This phrase & custom has been practiced for centuries by many different cultures from Welsh, Romani Gypsy & African-American. The jumping of the broom symbolised many things including who jumped the highest or landed 1st was the decision maker in the house.  (Photo: New York African American Wedding)

Jumping the Broom - This phrase & custom has been practiced for centuries by many different cultures from Welsh, Romani Gypsy & African-American. The jumping of the broom symbolised many things including who jumped the highest or landed 1st was the decision maker in the house. (Photo: New York African American Wedding)

Modern Confetti - Bubbles! Pretty, delicate bubbles add to the magic of your wedding photos & create no mess. Xx

Modern Confetti - Bubbles! Pretty, delicate bubbles add to the magic of your wedding photos & create no mess. Xx

Throwing Rice - Before Confetti in Britain it was traditionally rice that was thrown over the bride & groom as they left the ceremony. Rice is the 2nd most produced grain in the world & due to this is associated with fertility & prosperity. Xx

Throwing Rice - Before Confetti in Britain it was traditionally rice that was thrown over the bride & groom as they left the ceremony. Rice is the 2nd most produced grain in the world & due to this is associated with fertility & prosperity. Xx

Italian Confetti! The word Confetti is Italian & in Italy it is the name for a type of confectinary. Sugared Almonds are thrown at carnivals in celebration, red ones are given at graduation, white at weddings & baptisims as favours, where they are wrapped in tuelle. Xx

Italian Confetti! The word Confetti is Italian & in Italy it is the name for a type of confectinary. Sugared Almonds are thrown at carnivals in celebration, red ones are given at graduation, white at weddings & baptisims as favours, where they are wrapped in tuelle. Xx

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