Ireland's blue Book is a collection of romantic Irish Country House Hotels, Manor Houses, Castles and Restaurants. Located throughout the island of Ireland these charming boutique hotels are some of the most stylish and unique places to stay in the country.
1)Vintage is currently the post popular wedding theme. With personalised and homemade décor for the wedding day proving very popular at weddings this year!
Brooch Bouquets have featured in lots of weddings this season. This is a great way to get the best of both worlds; a beautiful
wedding bouquet which you can keep for a lifetime as a centerpiece in your
Perhaps enroll in a class to make
your own bouquet, a great excuse for a girls day out with your bridesmaids is a
“Brooch hunt” at your local vintage fair.
and its sophisticated elegance have remerged as a style favourite throughout
weddings at each of our Blue Book houses. Femininity at its best dressed
in satin or silk.
are becoming increasingly popular, bringing the best elements of the outdoors “indoors” and
incorporating the country style into their décor. Upon first thought,
when you discuss Tree Rings, Mason Jam Jars and rusted birdcages, wedding décor
is not immediately what springs to mind!
However, a recent trend amongst couples is to use Mason jars (sometimes covered in lace) as
Vases as part of their table display, rusted birdcages to display their table plan or using
tree ring slice upon which to display their Wedding Cake!
Party Wedding – Reflecting the obsession with all things vintage, couples have
been selecting Blue Book Houses as the destination for their wedding because of
the classic Country House Style!
Brides have been known to bring
in their own antique floral tea cups in which to serve their arrival
drinks. Whilst many serve traditional Breakfast Tea, the more
adventurous have been know to serve colourful summer cocktails which reflect
beautifully the myriad of vibrant floral designs Although many find
hiring the antique cups and easy solution, a way to ensure a more personal
touch is to create a collection by borrowing from extended family sets.
5)Garden Games and
activities are a prominent feature of weddings at the Blue Book Houses.
Summer Weddings may feature lawn games such as croquet and boules to entertain
guests while the photos are being taken, large paper flowers have been dotted
along ancient trees and even the odd Petting Farm has been arranged to
entertain the young (and old)!
The Blue Book Tip for March:
To create your own Personal theme (which could be a mishmash
of multiple eras), start a mood board and begin collecting. This will
ensure that your day reflects the two of you as a couple!