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  1. Winter wedding trends we’re totally crushing on

    Winter wedding trends we’re totally crushing on

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    For the 2019/2020 season, winter weddings are in vogue, but hosting your celebrations in the cooler months can seem a little tricky… how do you make the winter chill a hit, rather than a hinderance, on your big day?

    We look at the trendy (yet budget-friendly) additions that can bring some warmth to your winter wonderland wedding.

    ‘Twas a dark and stormy night…

    Play up to the long nights of winter by drawing deeper tones into your colour palette, and then feature them throughout every element of your wedding décor.

    Gold, black and silver accessories will be the order of the day, whether in your wedding invitations, on your personalised and

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  2. Valentine's Day: how a pagan fertility festival became a Hallmark holiday

    Valentine's Day: how a pagan fertility festival became a Hallmark holiday

    Every year around the world on February 14, people recognise their lovers, friends, spouses, teachers, offspring and secret sweethearts with romantic gestures, gifts, and declarations of love and affection. The Feast of Saint Valentine has become so popular, there is even an established anti-Valentine movement (cos' you haven't really made it until you've got some haters). With sources claiming Valentine's Day generates around $15 billion in sales in the US, and with more than one billion Valentine's cards sent across the globe, have you ever wondered how this global love affair began?

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    From pagan roots love does bloom

    It all started with Lupercalia, a pagan fertili

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