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Our gorgeous magazine is now available worldwide for FREE in a digital format so you can enjoy it instantly wherever you are!  With such demand and due to the huge popularity of the magazine, from November we will be a bi-monthly publication.  That’s six awesome issues a year instead of the current four!  Wow, just…

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The Ombre Lip: makeup tips for the DIY bride

Want to create a gorgeous ombre lip look for your wedding day? Read on, because OB columnist Bethany Jane Davies from Fatale Cosmetics is here to help… Many alternative brides will be seeking out styles that reflect their inner vamp as part of their wedding-day look. You can create your own dark and sumptuous bridal…

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Adventurous Venues: Sky Weddings

by Hazel Orton You may be wondering what on (or off) Earth sky weddings are! Well, today I am really exploring the outer limits of outrageous wedding venues. I’m sure a few of us feel like leaving the planet at the moment, but did you know that it is entirely possible to get married without…

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Elopement Adventures

By Jennifer Claire Whether you’re newly engaged, have had to postpone your wedding or are in the throes of planning your big day, perhaps you are starting to wonder what you actually want. More and more couples are turning their backs on what is sometimes seen as the archaic formula of a big white wedding…

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To Theme or Not to Theme… that is the question! 

Photo credits: Celebrant: www.creatingceremony.com Photo: www.edwattsweddings.co.uk by Bev Seal It’s a big question, this idea of whether to theme or not to theme. We have gotten very used to feeling like our weddings have to be Instagram-ready at every second, now, more than ever, we compare our big days to others and there can be some pressure felt…

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Adventurous Venues: funfair themed!

Funfair themed wedding? Why not! While many couples know from the start that a traditional venue isn’t what they’re after, they often struggle to figure out where exactly they do want to hold their special day. Well, we’re here to help, having ferreted out some of the most outrageously inventive venues around. This time Hazel…

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Makeup tips for the DIY bride

by Bethany Jane Davies Finding the best makeup tips for the DIY bride is essential in helping your create your very own perfect look for your special day. Makeup is something few brides would want to be without but not everyone wants to hire someone to do it for them. I’ll go over the key…

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We won at the European Publishing Awards!

Yep, we won at the European Publishing Awards 2022 and we are thrilled! Outrageous Bride was nominated in a couple of categories, including Lifestyle, Fashion and Beauty, and we WON in the Special Interest category. Having our work honoured in this way is incredible and means so much to the OB team. A huge thank…

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Finding the perfect photographer

By Sheryl Oobaloos Congratulations!! You’re engaged! You are about to embark on one of the most important, and exciting chapters of your life! A happy marriage starts with…you’ve guessed it… The big day. Your wedding! It is the day that most girls have been planning and dreaming about waaaaaaay before they even met Mr or…

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How to make 1000 paper cranes for your wedding

Above image by Yaz of Forever Pictures Editor Grace Davis shares a Japanese-inspired hand-made decorating idea for your big day… For our wedding, my fiancé and I decided to hand make as many things as we could. One of those things was 1,000 paper cranes. The folding of a thousand cranes is an old Japanese…

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