Your Wedding Budget
The whole idea of putting together your Wedding Budget can sound daunting, but it’s very important and, if approached in the right mindset, can even be fun (honest!). Establishing and Agreeing your Budget When setting your overall Budget, make sure you have included any contributions which might be made by family members or others. Don’t…Read More
Choosing your Wedding Team
By ‘Choosing Your Wedding Team’ I don’t mean the professionals you will hire, but rather those members of your family and friends whom you trust to help you pull the wedding together. Know your Friends and Family It is likely you will get lots of offers of help. However, you will know who can be…Read More
Choosing your Wedding Venue
Your wedding Venue is the backdrop to your day. Choosing it will help you with every other element going forward, including the suppliers who fit the Venue. Location Where will you get married? Are you planning to marry abroad, in your back garden, a couple of counties away, or have you yet to decide? Venue…Read More
The Emboldened Bride’s Mindset
I talk a lot in my community about the importance of having a big overall vision of exactly the wedding day you want to create, before diving into booking venues and suppliers. Only when you have that vision can you shortlist vendors which meet it. But there’s something which comes even before that. In order…Read More
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
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