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12 Alternative wedding cakes

By Cila Warncke

Your wedding is unique. Why should your wedding cake look just like everyone else’s? There are all kinds of creative, alternative wedding cake options that will give your celebration a personal touch. Here is a dozen of ideas we love. Cheese If you prefer a cheese plate to a sweet dessert, why bother with a […]

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Six ways to make your lesbian wedding special

By Cila Warncke

In Spain same-sex marriage has total equality with heterosexual marriage, meaning lesbian couples enjoy exactly the same rights and privileges as their straight counterparts. But you don’t have to have the same rites just because you have the same rights! A wedding should be a unique expression of your love and personality — not just […]

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Six ways to make your gay wedding special

By Cila Warncke

Same-sex marriage has equal rights and privileges with heterosexual marriage in Spain, meaning gay couples enjoy legal entitlements as their straight counterparts. But having the same rights doesn’t mean you should have the same rites! Your wedding should be a unique expression of your relationship. Here are six ideas to make your gay wedding special. […]

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6 Tips for a pet-friendly wedding

By Cila Warncke

For many of us, pets are beloved companions that share every day of our lives — good and bad. It is natural to want them to be part of the very happy occasion that is your wedding! Including your pet in your celebration is a way to acknowledge his/her importance as part of your family, […]

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How to nail your first dance

By Cila Warncke

Your first dance is one of the highlights of the reception. It’s your first turn around the dancefloor as a married couple and it sets the tone for the whole party. Given this is Ibiza, you want your dance to be memorable for all the right reasons. But don’t get stage fright. Even if you […]

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What to wear to an autumn wedding: men

By Cila Warncke

It isn’t just the groom who needs to look his best. As the guest at a wedding, you want to show up in an outfit that is appropriate, stylish, and will show up well in photos. During the summer in Ibiza lighter is better — think cool fabrics and breezy white shirts — but with […]

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What to wear to an autumn wedding: women

By Cila Warncke

It isn’t just the bride who has to worry about her dress. Wedding guests also have to choose something elegant to wear, and what that is varies widely depending on the season. Summer weddings in Ibiza are easy. Find a pretty sundress and you’re good! Come autumn (and winter) the cooler weather and tranquil mood […]

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Blended families: Ideas for inclusive ceremonies for your new family

By Cila Warncke

Many couples planning a wedding have to think about not just their parents but also their children, step-parents, step-grandparents, and so forth. Rather than let this stress you out, take it as an opportunity to celebrate the joyful mingling of families. Including children and step-family members in the ceremony is a way to create happy […]

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Wedding speeches: does and don’ts

By Cila Warncke

Speeches can be one of the most moving parts of a wedding ceremony. They are an opportunity for family and close friends of the couple to share happy memories, pay tribute to the wonderful character of new spouses, and remind everyone in the room how fortunate they are to share the happy day. Speeches can […]

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Personalised gifts: ideas for one-of-a-kind wedding present

By Cila Warncke

Finding the perfect wedding gift can be a challenge. In the past, when the couple was setting up home together for the first time, giving household items was practical. These days, many couples live together or have homes of their own, meaning they don’t need a new toaster or duvet. Personalised gifts that reflect your […]

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The groom wore… – wedding attire suggestions for men

By Cila Warncke

The bride’s dress is always the centre of attention at a wedding and there are countless articles, websites and magazines devoted to helping the bride find her perfect gown. We say, what about the groom? After all, they are both getting married! In the spirit of equality, here are some ideas and tips for grooms […]

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5 Romantic Ibiza Proposal Spots

By Ori Sweeney

Ibiza is part of many people’s love stories, and as well as weddings – many people choose it for the location to pop the question. Here are some of natural romantic recommendations… In Front of Es Vedra Where: Cala D’Hort – South West About: Said to be one of the most magnetic places in Europe, and probably the most iconic […]

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Unique celebrity wedding dresses – One of a kind looks to inspire

By Cila Warncke

Choosing the perfect wedding dress is one of the biggest challenges for a bride-to-be. Not only should it be beautiful and timeless, it should reflect your personality. After all, this is you day, and it will be preserved in memory and photos for years to come. Let these nine unique celebrity wedding outfits inspire you […]

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Love the earth – Tips for an eco-friendly wedding

By Cila Warncke

There is so much to think about when planning a wedding that you might think, Who has time to be green ? The truth is, though, there are lots of small, easy adjustments you can make to have an eco-friendly wedding. This will give you the satisfaction of knowing that you are helping preserve the […]

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What not to eat – foods you shouldn’t serve at your wedding

By Cila Warncke

You want everything perfect for your wedding, including the food. But getting it right can be a real challenge. When catering to a large group of family and friends you have to think about the ages of your guests, likes and dislikes, allergies, and of course the budget! It’s not for us to say what […]

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Fresh Summer Food

By Maddalena Scarpellini

Summer is the perfect time for lighter, healthier, dishes—refreshing gazpacho, delicious salads topped with watermelon, chilled shrimp cocktail—all of which are more than weather appropriate options. But make sure to have a few hearty choices mixed in there to give your guests energy to go on all night long on the dance floor! Summer is the […]

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How to choose wine for a wedding

By Cila Warncke

You want every aspect of your wedding to be perfect — including the drinks menu! This gives you the chance to create a wonderful personal wine list for your wedding. Choosing wines for a large party might sound intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. Once you understand the different types of wine available and […]

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10 great wedding cocktails

By Cila Warncke

Cocktails add a touch of fun and sophistication to your big day. To keep the drinks flowing freely, and the bar running smoothly, it’s a good idea to create a small menu of, say, three to five cocktails. That means the bar only has to stock specific ingredients and the bartenders can be trained to […]

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5 Fun Ideas To Serve Drinks Without Glasses

By Maddalena Scarpellini

One of the most fun parts of planning your wedding is getting creative with the details. Even something that usually is done in a classical way, can be tweaked and transform into something unique, distinctive and funny. We pulled together a few of our favourite ideas for serving drinks – without pouring them in glasses. […]

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Herbs Love – Use of Scented Herbs in Weddings.

By Maddalena Scarpellini

How you can incorporate scented herbs in weddings? A wedding tradition infused with a deep symbolic meaning, fresh herbs are a beautiful addition to your wedding day – whether you are incorporating them into your bridal bouquet or using them to decorate the venue. Fresh herbs have been essential to the language of love for […]

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Local Favours: Unique Ibiza Gifts

By Cila Warncke

Unique local gifts add a thoughtful touch to a dream wedding in Ibiza. Whether you are the bride and groom looking for special mementos for your wedding party, or a guest in search of lovely present for the happy couple, these inspiring ideas will bring an extra element of style and elegance to the big […]

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Hang the DJ: 10 Tunes to Avoid at a Wedding

By Cila Warncke

Wedding music is easy right? Just pick songs everyone knows the words to, or can dance to, or preferably both. While familiarity and bounce-ability are good rules of thumb they can lead the to awkward moments. Because, let’s face it, a lot of our “feel good” favourites don’t feel quite so good if you listen […]

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12 Summer wedding ideas you’ll want to steal

By Anne Walker

You’re having a summer wedding, and better still you’re having it in Ibiza! Our weddings have a lot going for them, the warmth, the (almost) guaranteed sunshine and the laid back vibe. All this allows you to take your wedding and make it into an enjoyable and unforgettable event. Great for those couples with a […]

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Beating the heat at your Ibiza wedding

By Anne Walker

Everyone loves a summer wedding and it’s every couples dream to see the sun shining brightly on their special day. One of the reasons so many people choose Ibiza is the almost guaranteed great weather but there can be a small downside, all this sunshine comes with a lot of heat. The majority of Ibiza […]

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7 Ibiza Edible Wedding Favours

By Maddalena Scarpellini

We love wedding favours, they’re the perfect way to say thank you to your guests for attending the wedding – and we’re pretty sure that your guests will love the ones that are edible even more. Edible wedding favours can be tricky to pick, especially for a destination wedding. You need to consider that your gifts […]

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6 Ideas for a Kid-friendly Wedding

By Cila Warncke

Create a Kid Space The simplest way to maintain harmony among all ages is to make a separate space for kids at your wedding. If you’re having an outdoor celebration create a “kids’ corral” with picnic blankets, toys, and child-size furniture. Children are nothing if not independent! As soon as they realise they have their […]

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More Than Skin Deep: Alternative Therapies for Bride and Groom

By Cila Warncke

Wedding planning can be stressful, even some place as laid back as Ibiza! Luckily the island is home to a wonderful array of alternative therapists who can help you refresh, revive, rebalance and realign your chakras (if that’s your thing). Usually pre-wedding body care rituals involve hair, nails and make-up – which can leave the […]

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Food for all: Catering for allergies

By Cila Warncke

Wedding feasts have been a highlight of the celebration ever since weddings were invented. Many factors go into the planning, including taking into account guests’ allergies. The challenge is balancing the need to ensure everyone has delicious food they can safely enjoy with the demands of catering to a group. It is possible to create […]

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Wedding Reception Traditions from Different Countries

By Ori Sweeney

As we all know, Ibiza is an international party hub, but it’s also one of the most popular locations for ‘Destinations Weddings’ in Europe, with couples from all over the world choosing to tie the knot here on the romantic White Isle. Especially popular with couples from neighbouring European countries, Ibiza is sort after because […]

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5 Romantic Movie Proposal Scenes

By Maddalena Scarpellini

Check out these 5 romantic movie proposal scenes to get in the mood and melt your heart. Valentine’s Day is the most popular time of the year to pop the question and Hollywood knows perfectly how to re-create the ultimate marriage proposal scenes. To get in the spirit, we decided to take a look back […]

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15 Romantic First Dance Wedding Songs

By Maddalena Scarpellini

You know the perfect song when you hear it, you can’t help but smile because it’s just so perfect for the two of you! Here, in no particular order, are 15 of all-time favourites. We asked Ibiza wedding resident Dj Alex de Luxe to give us all time couple favourite first dance songs.  You can’t […]

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Touches of gold

By Maddalena Scarpellini

In the last couple of years we’ve seen more and more couples that incorporate gold into their wedding decors, from rustic outdoor celebrations to opulent glitzy affairs. This warm metallic colour brings a touch of elegance and enhances the romantic vibe of this special day. It can be showcased in polished, matte, or glitter form – […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Plan a Destination Wedding

By Maddalena Scarpellini

It’s no secret that destination weddings are on the rise, but why more and more couples are choosing to get married away from home? Here are our five practical and personal reasons to celebrate your big day abroad. 1 – Once-in-a-lifetime event with the people you care the most about.  Destination weddings are popular mainly because they allow quality bonding time with your […]

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Light up your wedding

By Ori Sweeney

Enchanting and unique handcrafted wax lanterns to create a romantic and magical atmosphere at your wedding. We all know that the lighting at an event has the power to make or break the atmosphere – and nothing is more romantic than a beautifully lit space. There are some wonderful locations in Ibiza to say “I […]

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Flavours of Spain

By Maddalena Scarpellini

Wedding catering ideas to create a unique wedding day! One, among many of the great reasons to have your wedding in Spain – is definitely the food. Think of Spanish gazpacho, paella & Serrano ham… and we’re pretty sure your mouth will start watering immediately! No wonder Spanish cuisine (within Mediterranean cuisine) has been declared an important […]

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Pre-Wedding Beauty Tips!

By Maddalena Scarpellini

Once you have sorted your wedding dress, your shoes and accessories, it’s time to think about wedding beauty. On your big day it is impossible to avoid being the centre of attention, from when you walk down the aisle, to the ceremony and so far to the last moment of your reception: the dance as […]

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Beach Wedding Favours

By Maddalena Scarpellini

Beach wedding favours for your wedding in sunny Ibiza! Favours are a great way to show your guests you appreciate their support by giving them something to remember the day. But when picking out the perfect favours for your destination wedding you should consider that size matters! Try to help your guests to save valuable […]

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Wedding MUST-have details

By Maddalena Scarpellini

The key to a very unique and personal wedding? It lies in the little details! We’re pretty sure that you are constantly pinning your favourite wedding details and sharing the most inspirational to your Pinterest board. Looking around we’ve noticed that there are some pretty popular items which you should incorporate into your special day, […]

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Put a ring on it! How to choose your gemstone engagement ring.

By Maddalena Scarpellini

Gemstones have always been related to magic and healing properties. Over time many myths and powers have been associated with the various gemstones, while the symbolic meaning behind each stone has been handed down from generation to generation. It comes as little surprise, therefore, that a belief that certain gemstones have a positive influence on […]

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5 fun wedding ideas to entertain your guests

By Maddalena Scarpellini

We are pretty sure that bride and groom want to keep their wedding guests engaged and the last thing they want is for their friends and families to get bored and spend the day checking their watches. But don’t worry, this is a remote possibility if you decide to get married in Ibiza…after all, the White Isle is the entertainment capital of […]

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2016 Wedding Ideas and Tips

By Maddalena Scarpellini

We have searched all over the White Isle to unearth the Top 5 Wedding Trends. If you are planning to get married next year, will you adopt any for your wedding? Read on and decide…   More and more couples decide to celebrate their love abroad and have a weekend-long extravaganza. Couple and guests make […]

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