The number one thing I’m asked about planning weddings

The number one thing I’m asked about planning weddings is probably not what you think it is. It’s not ‘don’t you wish you were planning your own again’, nor is it anything to do with ‘the pretty’. What people actually ask me most often is ‘Isn’t it terribly stressful?’ Well, of course it would be […]

Choosing Wedding Suppliers

Choosing wedding suppliers who really understand your Vision is key. You want to work with people who will be excited by your ideas and help you build on them. Not those who’ll run steamrollers over your dreams and tell you what ‘their norm’ is. How far have you got to date with choosing and hiring […]

Choosing Your Wedding Team

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 […]

Putting together your Wedding Budget

Putting together 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 […]

Forgetting something

Are you worried about forgetting something? Many brides who can’t, or don’t want to, hire a wedding planner worry about this. I recently surveyed a large number of brides to be to establish what their biggest concern is when it comes to planning their weddings. Of the 221 who responded, a huge 99, or 45%, […]

Why I do what I do

I often get asked why I do what I do, not having started out in events or weddings. Where did I come from? What seems like an eternity ago I was a senior marketing manager, I worked for a company I loved, with great colleagues and clients. This was work I grew up with from […]

Your Guest List

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Your Guest List This is one area of wedding planning where couples can become really unstuck. You can become overwhelmed and often overshadowed by supposedly well meaning loved ones’ suggestions. Think about your venue Sometimes the venue’s capacity pretty much dictates how many guests you can invite. Make sure you know this number first. Wish […]

Your Wedding Timeline

Wedding Timeline Are you planning your own wedding? Have you put your wedding timeline or project plan together? I don’t mean to make this sound like work. I sincerely hope it will be your favourite project ever. But viewing it as such, with a start date, end date and milestones along the way is helpful […]

What’s your Big Vision for your wedding?

So what’s your Big Vision for your Wedding? Are you recently engaged or finally getting down to the nitty gritty of planning? Take time at the outset to work out exactly what it is that the two of you want. This might sound obvious but it’s easy to get carried away with the excitement. You […]