Your wedding day has finally arrived! You’ve probably not slept much the night before, and are conscious that numerous people are going to begin bundling through your front door any moment. So how can you keep calm and focused? How can you actually survive and enjoy the should-be-exciting getting ready process? I was very lucky to get married in June […]
You’ve secured the date, booked your dream wedding venue and drafted the all important guest list. But it’s the small details at a wedding that make all the difference. Guests will remember your day for the little extras, and these will make your day the most talked about wedding for years. Here are my top simple and budget friendly picks […]
Congratulations! You’re engaged…but now what?! You may have landed here in a desperate search to learn exactly how to start planning for your wedding day. I’m not going to lie; wedding planning is a lengthy process and the final result is the outcome of months of tough decision making and stress. BUT — it’s fun too. And you should absolutely love […]
Before we get into my newest and most exciting program launch EVER — I’m going to give you a reality check when it comes to planning your wedding, the right way. Wedding planning mistakes can cost you a hell of a lot of money, and cause you unnecessary stress. Fact. Not forgetting of course that it’s a complete waste of […]
Your wedding budget. Something that Brides want to ignore, and most simply don’t know where to start when it comes to setting a budget, distributing costs and keeping track of everything. That’s why I decided to make my incredibly handy wedding budget planner available for YOU to download, fo’ free. I’ve used this spreadsheet numerous times during my time as a […]
Most Bride’s are unaware of hidden wedding costs. But you’re already very wise to search the net for any potential nasty surprises that will knock a hole in your budget. With lots of hidden wedding costs sprinkled throughout the planning process, it can cause you to go way above your budget, around 30% in fact. Ouch. So where are these […]
Deciding which flowers you’d like will help you to focus your discussions with your florist, and most importantly, stay within budget.
The first step to finding the perfect blooms is to sit down and put together a list of all the floral elements you could ever possibly need for your wedding day, including your favourite flowers. We’ve created a checklist for you, just to make things a little easier.
There are numerous misconceptions of what a Wedding Planner actually does. The most common being that we take full control and change the bride’s vision. This is of course completely incorrect. The media has totally glamorised wedding planning; making us out to be only for people with high budgets and tiaras. So what exactly do we do? I thought I’d […]
One thing you should consider when you buy wedding favours for your guests is if they’ll keep and use them. After all, it’s such a waste of money if your guests are binning the favours as soon as they get home. Here are some of the best wedding favours (I believe) that will make your guests think twice about throwing them away. […]
As a self employed Wedding Planner, it’s important to broadcast my services as much as possible. So when the chance to hold a photo shoot at The Grosvenor Pulford Hotel & Spa in Chester arose, I grasped it with both hands and plunged myself into the opportunity. Not only can I use the images for promotional purposes, it was also a […]