Groom kissing bride's hand onThe National Wedding Show catwalk

Win VIP Tickets to the Autumn 2016 National Wedding Shows

Groom kissing bride's hand onThe National Wedding Show catwalk

The National Wedding Show returns this autumn with a spectacular line-up of the nation’s finest wedding suppliers, and we’ve got tickets to give away to each of the shows in London, Birmingham and Manchester.

The National Wedding Show Catwalk

The autumn 2016 National Wedding Show promises to be the best and most beautiful yet. Take a seat at the UK’s biggest bridal catwalk show, showcasing the latest bridal party fashion trends from top designers including Vera Wang, Alfred Angelo, Jenny Packham, Maids to Measure and more*.

Make-up artist at The National Wedding Show

Try on more dresses from your favourite bridal designers and retailers than you could ever imagine in the Bridal Boutique and Designer Boutique, with many dresses available to buy on the day. Then head to The Wedding Theatre** for advice on hair and beauty from a line-up of award-winning industry experts, who will divulge their tips and tricks for creating stunning bridal make-up looks and create head-to-toe makeovers live on stage.

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Champneys Spa Break

Win a Spa Break with Your Maid of Honour

Champneys Spa Break

Shropshire Petals has teamed up with Champneys Heath Spa to give away a fantastic spa break for one lucky bride and her Maid of Honour.

They’re calling on brides-to-be to share their stories of why their Maid of Honour/bridesmaid is so important to them. They want to hear stories of love, friendship, selflessness and comedy.

The winning pair will win a relaxing spa break at one of four Champneys locations*, including an overnight stay, welcome drink, breakfast, three-course lunch, evening meal, use of the resort’s facilities and access to exercise classes, a 25 minute treatment, and a resort tour, worth over £400.

Shropshire Petals is also giving away a £50 voucher each month until the competition ends on 31st August 2016.

To enter the competition, find our more or view the terms and conditions visit the Shropshire Petals competition page.

*Choose from Tring in Hertfordshire, Forest Mere in Hampshire, Henlow in Bedfordshire or Springs in Leicestershire.

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Kyrie and Natalie Bespoke Couple Illustration from Paper Veil

Paper Veil Competition Winner

Kyrie and Natalie Bespoke Couple Illustration from Paper Veil

In February we launched our competition to give away a Bespoke Couple Illustration from Paper Veil, a mounted, hand-drawn illustration of a lucky couple on high quality watercolour paper. Our winner was Natalie, who is planning a rustic barn wedding with her partner, Kyrie, which will take place at Doxford Barn in August 2017.

Laura from Paper Veil got in touch to share Natalie and Kyrie’s beautiful illustration with us, and she told us a little bit about how the illustration came together…

“Starting a new illustration is great for me because it’s a totally blank canvas ready for my interpretation of the couple to take place.

“After Natalie sent over a couple of photos of themselves and the flowers, clothing etc I got a feel for their style and started by drafting out the couple, using the shape and size of the flowers to determine how the wreath at the bottom would sit around them.

Kyrie and Natalie Illustration Sketch

“Once the draft is approved then the inking and colouring is really where things come together. I picked out colours from the bouquet Natalie had chosen for the flowers underneath and blended them using brush pens to bring it all together.

“Finally, some hand-lettering for their names at the top finished off the design.”

Kyrie and Natalie Bespoke Couple Illustration Mounted, from Paper Veil

Natalie and Kyrie were absolutely thrilled with their beautiful illustration, and our thanks go to Paper Veil for providing this fantastic prize. For information on how you could have your own Couple Illustration, and the other fantastic services available from Paper Veil, visit www.paperveilweddings.co.uk/services

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Win £100 to Spend at Kitty and Dulcie

Win £100 to Spend at Kitty and Dulcie Competition Header

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We’ve teamed up with Kitty and Dulcie, the number one bridal company for outstanding affordability, quality and style, to give you the chance to win £100 to spend at their online boutique!

To add to their already fabulous collection of vintage inspired bridal gowns, bridesmaid dresses, bridal jackets and accessories, Kitty and Dulcie has just launched their 2016 ‘Ruby Bloom’ collection, four fashionably stunning, retro bridal gown designs. Available exclusively from the Kitty and Dulcie website, like all of their other bridal gowns they are all priced under £400!

Kitty and Dulcie Ruby Bloom Collection

Pieces from the Kitty and Dulcie online boutique range from just £5 – £396, so you’re sure to find something gorgeous to spend the £100 prize on and complete your bridal look.

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Couple Illustration by Paper Veil

Win a Bespoke Couple Illustration from Paper Veil

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The Wedding Community has teamed up with Paper Veil, specialists in creating beautiful illustrated wedding stationery, to give you the chance to win a fantastic Couple Illustration, worth £70.

Couple Illustration by Paper Veil

The illustration will be a completely bespoke original drawing of the lucky couple on good quality watercolour card, and will include a matching mount, perfect for framing!

Couple Illustration by Paper Veil

The winners will also receive a high resolution scanned version of the illustration that they are free to use on their own wedding stationery.

Couple Illustration by Paper Veil

How to Enter

If you’d like to be in with a chance of winning this beautiful, unique prize simply fill in your details in the form below. The winner will be contacted via the email address they used to enter the competition.

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