Wedding Dessert Ideas

Wedding Dessert Ideas Let’s talk wedding desserts- so many ideas so little time! Just do a google or Pinterest search and you can get the ideas flowing. Here are a few wedding dessert ideas and inspiration; Gelato and Ice-cream Everyone likes ice-cream so having ice-cream or gelato at your event brings is a fun novelty…

The Bride’s Guide to Wedding Prep

The Bride’s Guide to Wedding Prep Self-care is probably the last thing on any bride’s list of things to worry about. Between all of the tasks associated with planning a wedding alongside balancing work and everyday life, there is not a lot of time to consider much else. Don’t lose sight of what the big…

What does a Wedding Coordinator Do?

What does a Wedding Coordinator Do? When I first started out about 6 years ago, a wedding coordinator was mainly someone that ran functions in a function centre also known as a function coordinator or manager. Things have come along way since then and weddings are no longer just in function centres but have branched…

The Seating Chart

The Seating Chart I often have our couples tell me what a pain in the bum it has been for them to work out who is sitting where especially if you have interesting family dynamics or large guest numbers. So, this blog is all about how to go about making up your seating plan So…

DIY WEDDING CHECKLIST

DIY WEDDING CHECKLIST Item Details Notes/Tick LOGISTICS Lights Checking all areas of the wedding have lighting Toilets Marquee/Barn Outside area- pre-drinks Connecting areas eg pathway to bathrooms Parking area/Bus collection Catering area Festoons/Fairy (how will you set up, do a check of power location and access) Parking Or Buses Where is it? Access? Signage?or Parking…

Cocktail VS Sit Down Weddings

Cocktail VS Sit Down Weddings There are so many options for weddings when it comes to what style of wedding you want to achieve. The more traditional sit down 3-course wedding is not the only food service option out there when it comes to weddings, other options include banquet service, buffet, bbq and canape/cocktail style.…

Unique and Interesting Arbours

Unique and Interesting Arbours Everything is changing in the world of ceremony styling. Gone are the traditional arbours and only 1 or 2 choices, and IN are a whole range of unique and interesting arbours to choose from. With the ever-evolving stream of inspiration from Pinterest and Instagram, means that local hire companies and stylists…

Tips for having a Winter Wedding

Tips for having a Winter Wedding? ///Have an earlier Ceremony As wedding planners, we always suggest having an earlier ceremony time during non-daylight savings and the cooler weather months to take advantage of the light. Having an earlier ceremony time means you can get the most out of the sunny day and afternoon sunlight for…

Pets at Weddings

What’s a Wedding Without Your Best Friend? Bupa Pet Insurance recently asked us for our experience on ‘How to Involve Cats and Dogs in Weddings’. We were thrilled to share our thoughts and they featured our feedback in one of their articles- yipee! Here are some tips and information taken from that article, we hope…

Supplier Spotlight- Ryan from Paper Hearts

Supplier Spotlight; Ryan from Paper Hearts We have coordinated a number of weddings where the lovely Ryan and Amelia from Paper Hearts have performed, and we can tell you first hand what gorgeous voices and complete professionals these two are! The last few weddings they have done beautiful performances at ceremony and pre dinner drink…

Putting the spark in your Canape Time!

Canape and pre dinner drinks time is fast becoming the best part of a wedding! The bride and groom have said their i’do’s and now its time for a champagne and to socialise with family and friends. With so many couple’s now choosing a venue that does it all on site- ceremony, canape time and reception-…

The Great Gatsby…..1920’s themed wedding

With the popularity of the great gatsby movie starring Leonardo Dicaprio, the 1920’s style theme has catapulted in popularity! We have featured some inspiration pics along with some tips for styling your 1920’s themed Gatsby event; Cut glass, vintage whisky bottles and oil lamps featuring bronze and gold colourings make great props- raid thrift stores…

Winter Centrepiece Inspiration

Winter is a great time for a wedding! Most venues offer a cheaper rate for the cooler months, so why not have a toasty wedding with some fabulous winter inspired centrepieces! Here are some suggestions below; For those that live near the snow or want to bring a bit of ‘snow’ and wintery white to…

Decoration Tips for Planning your Child’s Party

After recently atending a local baby and kids expo where we had a stand promoting our kids party planning services and playpen hire I am inspired to give you some ideas for your next kiddies party! See below for some inspiration when planning your child’s birthday; Display your birthday number shape made out of balloons!…

Ceremony Styling

There are sooooo many lovely ways you can decorate your ceremony! Whether you are having a outdoor civil ceremony or a more traditional Church ceremony there are a plethora of ways you can bring your personal style to this special part of the Big Day. Firstly, let’s start with the chairs. Depending on how many…