The souvenirs though, have been terrible. Up 'til now I honestly haven't seen anything that comes close to my treasured Charles and Di souvenir cross stitch sampler, and that I rescued from a Sue Ryder shop.
Then I saw this wonderful series of plates on House to Home, which Living Etc had commissioned from nine designers to mark the wedding. All profits go to the housing and homelessness charity Shelter, which the couple would be rather pleased by.
A Right Royal Booze-Up by People Will Always Need Plates
Lovely! Such a nice change from that engagement picture writ large over mugs and flutes.
To Love and Companionship by Rob Ryan
These are my two favourites, but have a look through the other seven. I think I might just have found my perfect wedding souvenir.
You can get your hands on them by sending a sealed bid (at least £30) to firstname.lastname@example.org before midnight tomorrow.