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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


The media are on standby awaiting the arrival of the latest member of the Royal Family so here's a style board showing how you might infuse a wedding design with the royal touch - glamorous, understated but luxurious.

Style Board - The Royal Touch

The media are on standby awaiting the arrival of the latest member of the Royal Family so here's a style board showing how you might infuse a wedding design with the royal touch - glamorous, understated but luxurious.

Apr 29 2015



Not every couple dreams of receiving lines, cake cuttings, and four-course meals when it comes to their big day. The idea of a ‘traditional' wedding might not be what you have in mind!

Wedding Style Ideas for Laid Back Couples

Not every couple dreams of receiving lines, cake cuttings, and four-course meals when it comes to their big day. The idea of a ‘traditional' wedding might not be what you have in mind!

Mar 26 2015


Every year, colour experts Pantone announce a ‘Colour of the Year’ which goes on to inspire and inform colour choices everywhere for the next 12 months - be it in film, fashion, art or design.

Pantone Colour of the Year: Marsala

Every year, colour experts Pantone announce a ‘Colour of the Year’ which goes on to inspire and inform colour choices everywhere for the next 12 months - be it in film, fashion, art or design.

Mar 12 2015


Yes I know, we’ve only just started to get used to the idea that Spring is on it’s way (despite the snow!) and here I am skipping Spring and Summer altogether, and about to talk about the beauty of Autumn weddings.

Falling in Love with Autumn

Yes I know, we’ve only just started to get used to the idea that Spring is on it’s way (despite the snow!) and here I am skipping Spring and Summer altogether, and about to talk about the beauty of Autumn weddings.

Mar 08 2015


It’s World Book Day! Schools up and down the country are encouraging their students to dress up as their favourite book characters - keeping the magic and excitement of the written word alive.

A Literary Inspired Wedding

It’s World Book Day! Schools up and down the country are encouraging their students to dress up as their favourite book characters - keeping the magic and excitement of the written word alive.

Mar 07 2015


The ring is on the finger and it’s finally happened, you’re engaged! Whether you’re the kind of bride who has been keeping scrapbooks of their dream wedding day since they were ten years old, or if you’re the kind who barely has a grasp on all the wedding vocabulary, the first few weeks and months of being engaged are fun and exciting. Then wedding planning reality sets in...

Why Should I Hire a Wedding Planner?

The ring is on the finger and it’s finally happened, you’re engaged! Whether you’re the kind of bride who has been keeping scrapbooks of their dream wedding day since they were ten years old, or if you’re the kind who barely has a grasp on all the wedding vocabulary, the first few weeks and months of being engaged are fun and exciting. Then wedding planning reality sets in...

Feb 20 2015


In case you missed it (though we doubt it) tomorrow is Valentine's Day!

Valentines Day Wedding Inspiration (without the fromage)

In case you missed it (though we doubt it) tomorrow is Valentine's Day!

Feb 13 2015


The final part of our Mullen & Mullen series with secrets of impeccable wedding guest style.

The Gentlemen's Guide to Wedding Guest Style - Part 3: Subtle Style

The final part of our Mullen & Mullen series with secrets of impeccable wedding guest style.

Dec 11 2014