Even though I’d been a bridesmaid three times, here are the things I wish I’d known, when getting married
… That no matter what our simple ideas for a simple wedding were, I’d get sucked into all the weird and wonderful wedding stuff eventually. It even started early when, instead of the texted invite we’d discussed, I set about individually making all my invitations. I was setting the ‘tone’ of the day with imported Japanese paper on my hand-made cards! Read more
Weddings… have you thought about a gift registry for your big day? With so many Irish couples living together before getting married maybe you think a gift registry isn’t relevant and that cash is king. However, wouldn’t it be nice to get something you’ll both enjoy doing or treasure for a lifetime instead? Create an online gift registry that suits your unique tastes, here are some unusual Irish gift ideas to get you started…
When planning your wedding it’s always great to get some insider advice from the experts, saving you time and possibly expense. Recently I spoke with a few local experts in the wedding trade to get the best tips for Irish brides planning their big day.
Are you searching for the one, your dream wedding dress? Over the past couple of weeks Audrey Vance, of Wedding Dress Ink, went to visit some gorgeous Wicklow bridal shops and designers to find out just what Irish brides are buying and to glean some pearls of wisdom for all those brides-to-be starting out on their journey.
Tatler magazine has a wonderful ‘Women in Business’ section and it was a fabulous honour to be asked to write for it. What could be better than getting invited to feature in one of your favourite glossy magazines? Christmas came early here at Wedding Dress Ink!
Read on for the full Tatler interview…
A mother of two girls, living not far from where I grew up, secretly ordered two illustrations for her girls. The gifts were opened over the weekend on the mother’s 35th wedding anniversary at a Sunday family gathering. Here is what I received by email on Monday…
For all you magazine readers out there – check out Page 17 of this month’s issue of Irish Tatler magazine. Just down at the bottom of a double page spread titled ‘Pandora’s Box – Irish Tatler’s most wanted for September‘ is a lovely little piece on Wedding Dress Ink. Read more
Celebrity endorsement for Wedding Dress Ink came via twitter after celebrity model and TV personality Pippa O’ConnorOrmond tweeted to all her 26,000 followers on the night of her birthday. My brand new twitter account @WeddingDressInk was like a lightening rod for the next two hours as lots of Pippa’s avid followers reacted to her endorsement.
LMFM Radio broadcasts to the Louth and Meath region of Ireland, reaching deep into all the surrounding counties too. With a great following of young and old, wasn’t I only thrilled to be invited onto their airwaves by the jolly afternoon presenter, Gerry Kelly. Read more
“Unique business makes precious dress a part of your home”
Written by Margaret Roddy for the Dundalk Argus Wednesday July 10th 2013
Of all the outfits which a woman will own, her wedding dress is the one which has the most memories. Yet most wedding dresses languish packed away at the back of the wardrobe or in the attic.