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Swoon Worthy Engagement Rings

With Valentine's Day fast approaching, we know there will be a few of you hoping that on this romantic day you will be showered with surprises from your partner – including perhaps them getting down on one knee to propose.  Or perhaps, you’re planning to pop the question to your loved one yourself and have stumbled across our page looking for inspiration. We want to provide you with a guide to different [...]

2019-02-09T23:30:55+00:00 February 8th, 2019|

Five Trends for 2019 Weddings

Happy New Year to all our lovely readers! We’re excited for the prospect of a new year and what this year will bring for us. Last year saw the NYA team win three national titles for the Best Venue Stylist in the UK. Our lighting and fresh foliage installations proved extremely popular and our Moon Arch was THE must-have decor accessory for ceremony backdrops and photo booths in 2018. We’re looking forward [...]

2019-01-08T09:41:24+00:00 January 4th, 2019|

The perfect winter wedding flowers and foliage

Last week’s blog was all about the importance of lighting at your wedding, particularly in winter. This week we want to discuss flowers and foliage at your winter wedding.  Once your ideal venue is booked you can really start to plan the style for your big day; including the floral and foliage arrangements that are key to dressing your venue and play a huge part in the overall look. We believe venue [...]

2019-01-06T22:46:10+00:00 December 14th, 2018|

Why lighting is so important at your winter wedding

The nights are drawing in, our Christmas trees are up and we’re all enjoying evenings in by the fire, finalising those finishing touches for our last few weddings of 2018. The shortest day of the year, Friday 21st December, is fast approaching; and this will coincidentally be our final wedding set-up of the year before the team begins to tuck into the mince pies and mulled wine (as if we haven’t started [...]

2018-12-10T16:36:49+00:00 December 7th, 2018|

Countdown to your wedding

Hello December! Over at Not Your Average HQ we cannot quite believe we are on the Countdown to Christmas already! Where did the last year go? For the Not Your Average team it has whizzed past in a flurry of sensational weddings. We have had the pleasure of designing and styling over 100 weddings this year, each one completely and utterly unique to our brides and grooms. We love December; for Kelly [...]

2018-11-30T21:52:59+00:00 November 30th, 2018|

Not Your Average Flowers

It’s here! We are delighted to announce the launch of Not Your Average Flowers. Not Your Average Flowers perfectly complements our range of ceremony backdrops, table centres, arches and altars and our award-winning venue styling service. By asking us to style your venue and design your flowers, you can be assured that the floral design will complement and flow from the Bridal party through to the venue styling effortlessly. Floral arrangements have [...]

2018-11-26T00:22:09+00:00 November 26th, 2018|

Our Top 5 Alternative Wedding Venues

Here at Not Your Average I Do we love nothing more than an unusual wedding venue! A space that is not typically used for weddings can give you ample opportunity to get creative. Spaces that are not bound by the usual 'wedding' look give you the opportunity to put your own stamp on it, making it your own personalised, magical place for the day. Here are our top 5 unusual spaces we [...]

2018-02-26T13:29:58+00:00 February 16th, 2018|

Don’t judge a venue by its cover

When searching for the perfect wedding venue, it can be a daunting experience and sometimes you really need to have a vision to understand how your special day could look at a particular venue. Sometimes a venue can look really drab and boring, however we just see this as a perfect blank canvas to create whatever you want! Don’t be put off a venue until you’ve talked to us and understood what [...]

2017-08-24T12:14:26+00:00 August 24th, 2017|

Wedding Trends for 2017

With wedding season fast approaching. I thought now would be a good time to reflect on what’s hot for 2017. Festoon lighting A real crowd pleaser in 2016, it looks like 2017 will be another year of glory for festoon lighting. We love creating beautiful outdoor areas using our barrel poles and festoon lighting - no rigging required! Statement altars Previously the altar has been somewhat overlooked by the reception venue - [...]

2017-04-24T10:07:24+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|

Love is in the air….

With Valentines Day just around the corner could you be getting engaged this February? We are SO excited to announce our NEW Sussex Wedding Collective ultimate gift in a box – a fabulous gift for any newly engaged couple. Why not give your special someone a voucher from the The Sussex Wedding Collective that they can use towards any part of their wedding – be it planning, catering, decoration, flowers, the Ceremony, furniture hire or hair and make [...]

2017-03-10T11:53:43+00:00 February 9th, 2017|
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