Considering a Reception Line at your Wedding?
Reception Lines Historically a wedding reception was held at the Bride’s parents’ home post Ceremony, with the couple ‘receiving society’ for the first time as a pair. Depending upon a family’s status, this took the form of a tea, a dinner or perhaps a ball. Typically each guest was received via the…Read More
Am I allowed to?
One of the saddest things for me to be asked by clients, which often happens, is ‘am I allowed to?…’ about some element of their wedding. Now, for sure, one has to remain within the letter of the local law, wherever you may be, and there are of course the legalities around the wedding ceremony…Read More
What to ask your wedding photographer
Have you thought about what to ask your wedding photographer? Your photographer is one of the most important suppliers you will hire for your wedding. The photographs will become your pictorial memories of the day so it’s very important you get what you want. Also, albeit I’m a strong proponent of you getting on well…Read More
Your Wedding Photography Style
Have you thought much about your wedding photography? Styles There are various styles of photography and over the years what’s popular has changed. Like art, we tend to be drawn to one particular style or another, even if we can’t quite explain why. It’s important to spend time looking at different styles before making a…Read More
Choosing your wedding suppliers during lockdown
Are you spending time researching suppliers whilst you have more time at home? Finding suppliers who really understand your vision for your day is key. You want to work with people who will be excited by your ideas and help you build on them – not run steamrollers over your dreams and tell you what…Read More
Who’s making a speech at your wedding?
I’m often asked by clients whether it’s OK to mess with, or change up, the traditional line up for wedding speeches. Well as far as I am concerned, absolutely if that is what you want. Let’s look at that… Traditionally there are three wedding speeches, delivered in a specific order, covering certain core subjects. Father…Read More
Fun, free, online wedding planning event coming soon!
Do you feel as though you can’t get started, or do any wedding planning whilst you’re stuck at home? Actually, especially if you’re fairly newly engaged, I’d argue there’s quite a lot you can be doing whilst you have a bit of time, so you’re ready to hit the ground running once you can physically…Read More
I’m in such a panic about my wedding planning I’m doing nothing!
Is this you? If it is, please understand you’re not alone. In the current climate, planning a wedding is more difficult and uncertain than usual, however even in more ‘normal’ times brides to be often become overwhelmed, especially at the outset of wedding planning. It’s not at all surprising. You’ve not done this before, or…Read More
Wedding Planning in Lockdown
Are you a newly engaged bride to be wondering what you can actually do at the moment towards planning your wedding? Well firstly, huge congratulations and how lovely to have something happy, and to look forward to, at this difficult time. If you’re keen to get on with something, you have an opportunity to do…Read More
Why does everyone think they know better than me?
Why does everyone think they know better than me? Planning your wedding is meant to be fun. However, for some it can be really worrisome, especially if people seem to be interfering in your plans or have expectations you feel you either can’t, or don’t wish to, fulfil. Even for the most harmonious of families…Read More