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Hen Weekend Accessories

Here are Acacia HQ, we absolutely love hen weekends. Pulling together a stylish weekend centred around the blushing bride-to-be, is priceless. If you’ve booked your cottage and added in some activities, your organising is almost there. Now it’s time to think about the accessories, games and special touches. Decorating and styling your cottage adds a
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Wedding Flower Spotlight

Flowers not only add the colour to your wedding, they can set the tone and provide the most amazing lasting visual impression. With something that important, we thought we would ask the lovely Caroline from Classic Flower Designs to let us know all about what she does and to get an idea of the key

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Winter Hen Party Ideas & Special Offers

It may be cold, dreary and blowing a gale outside but winter hen weekends are nothing but fantastic. The key to organising, is to embrace the season – plan exactly what you’ll do over the weekend and choose a venue where hiding from the elements is seen as a bonus. Our essential guide to planning

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7 Hen Party Types You’ll Find On A Hen Weekend

Hen Weekends are like no other weekend away. I mean, when else would you dare to bring together a completely eclectic group of individuals from your childhood, workplace, grooms family and general life? Key to the success is understanding the types of hens attending and managing them accordingly. To give you a heads-up, here’s our

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Top 5 Wedding Cake Icing Finishes

With so many decisions to make planning your big day, we thought we would help with possibly the sweetest one of the day… the Wedding Cake. Gone are the days of a traditional fruit cake covered in fondant icing; these days almost anything goes! So, who better to ask than the phenomenally talented Pia Cato,

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9 Fabulous Hen Party Games

Is there any better way to inject fun on your hen weekend than with some well planned hen party games? Not only do they help break the ice with hens who may not know each other but they are also a great way to show the bride-to-be how much she is loved. Here at Acacia

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Choosing your fairy-tale wedding dress

The love of your life has just dropped down onto one knee and popped the ultimate question. Congratulations! Once you’ve flashed the ring and told all your friends the exciting news, the wedding planning starts. And what better place to begin than with the dress? After all, you want to look and feel amazing on

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The Best Hen Weekend Ever…

So, your best mate is getting married and you’ve been given the task of organising the weekend. No pressure! How do you make it a weekend she’ll remember for all the right reasons? Here at Acacia HQ, we feel the key is making it all about her whilst adding little touches to make her feel

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The Ultimate Hen Party Packages

Woo hoo! You have been asked to be a bridesmaid! Congratulations!  Such an honour.  Now for the fun to begin.  Hen party planning will be high on your list of duties.  But where to start when there are so many things to do.  Choosing what to do, when to do it and then deciding on

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10 Things Every Hen Weekend Should Have…

1. Laughs What else do you do when you’re with your best mates? 2. Food and lots of it! Is there a better excuse to indulge in some serious feasting? 3. Stories About The Bride-To-Be After all the weekend is all about her! 4. A Bit Of Crazy We all have that one friend who

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