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Thanks to the unpredictable British weather, even a wedding in the height of summer isn’t guaranteed to be hot and dry.

How to make the best of a rainy day wedding

Thanks to the unpredictable British weather, even a wedding in the height of summer isn’t guaranteed to be hot and dry.

Oct 27 2015


One of those tricky little bits of wedmin lots of couples tend to put off until the last minute - the seating plan!

How to Nail Your Wedding Seating Plan

One of those tricky little bits of wedmin lots of couples tend to put off until the last minute - the seating plan!

Oct 16 2015


This has to be one of our most frequently asked questions!

What Does A Wedding Planner Actually Do?

This has to be one of our most frequently asked questions!

Sep 22 2015


Our client Maebellyne shares her experience and advice about how to plan a wedding from abroad.

How to Plan a Wedding from Abroad

Our client Maebellyne shares her experience and advice about how to plan a wedding from abroad.

Sep 01 2015


Venue hunting can be one of the most fun and the most frustrating experiences of wedding planning. Here are a few questions to help you find the right one.

Questions to Ask The Wedding Venue BEFORE You Book

Venue hunting can be one of the most fun and the most frustrating experiences of wedding planning. Here are a few questions to help you find the right one.

Aug 04 2015


We’ve all been there - you’re a guest at a wedding and in between courses and photo opportunities there can be a little bit of ‘thumb-twiddling’ time.

8 Fun Wedding Reception Activities

We’ve all been there - you’re a guest at a wedding and in between courses and photo opportunities there can be a little bit of ‘thumb-twiddling’ time.

Jun 15 2015


With all the excitement that comes with an engagement, it can be a harsh reality check when it comes to sitting down together and realising your grand wedding plans don’t match up to your spending money.

Splurge vs. Save: How to spend your wedding budget

With all the excitement that comes with an engagement, it can be a harsh reality check when it comes to sitting down together and realising your grand wedding plans don’t match up to your spending money.

Apr 23 2015



Hands down the most fun part of wedding planning for so many brides! You can finally, legitimately walk into a bridal shop and look around without worrying anyone is going to give you a funny look…

7 Tips for Wedding Dress Shopping

Hands down the most fun part of wedding planning for so many brides! You can finally, legitimately walk into a bridal shop and look around without worrying anyone is going to give you a funny look…

Apr 14 2015


It can be a tough decision for many couples - should we invite children to our wedding? Children at weddings can be a wonderful thing, but it’s worth having a few tricks up your sleeve to make it as stress-free as possible, for both you and the parents of little ones.

How to Accommodate Children at Your Wedding

It can be a tough decision for many couples - should we invite children to our wedding? Children at weddings can be a wonderful thing, but it’s worth having a few tricks up your sleeve to make it as stress-free as possible, for both you and the parents of little ones.

Apr 11 2015