Getting The Proposal Right

•This is a collaborative contributed post•   A wedding proposal is a moment that should be cherished for the rest of your life. If your man is attentive, he will get every detail of the proposal right for you. He will be thoughtful and considerate, and everything will have been thoroughly planned and executed in a way that shows how he will be throughout the rest of your lives together....

My Favourite Bournemouth Wedding Venues

Having lived in the Bournemouth area over twenty years, and worked in the local wedding industry, I have come to know quite a few of the local wedding venues. There are some beautiful places to get married and celebrate your wedding in and around Bournemouth, and these are some of my favourite venues. The Greenhouse Hotel This hotel is gorgeous both outside and in. The Greenhouse is a luxury boutique...

Where to Shop for Wedding Gifts

•Features gifted items• Wedding season is upon us, and if you are heading to a wedding as a guest this summer, you may be wondering what to get the couple if they haven’t provided a specific gift list. I have done the leg work, and have put together some brilliant online shops with an array of gift ideas to suit all budgets, and tastes. 1102 Candles If you are searching...

An Open Letter to The Bride Planning her Wedding

Back when I was planning my wedding three years ago, I felt like everything was getting on top of me a little. Although I had experience as a wedding coordinator in the UK, I didn’t know much about getting married abroad, and our wedding planners both in England and Greece seemed to be intent on making things more stressful, rather than less. I would have loved to have spoken to...

Planning An Energy Packed Wedding Day

•Collaborative contributed post• Energy is something we all want to flow through the biggest days of our lives. We want to look back on the moments that made us happy with a smile, knowing everyone else around us was feeling good too, and to be able to keep those positive feelings in our chest. And it’s the energy you feel on the day, the energy you both create and inspire,...

Why Bournemouth is So Good for Hen Parties of All Types (and Not Just Loud Ones)

•Guest Collaborative Post• With a range of fun activities, a great nightlife, and a plethora of dining options, it should come as no surprise to anyone who has visited it that Bournemouth was recently named as one of the UK’s most popular destinations for hen parties. This town on the UK’s south coast has been building up a solid reputation as a fantastic place for a ‘staycation’ – and has a range of features...

Flower Crown Making – The Perfect Hen Party Activity

•Review Visit• A few weeks ago I took part in a flower crown making activity with the Bournemouth Bloggers and Crafts and Giggles, which is a company run by the lovely Katie from My Best Make. Flower Crown making wasn’t something I had ever done before, and it wasn’t necessarily something I would have chosen to do myself, however I am trying to be more open to trying new things...

5 Reasons You Should Hire a Wedding Planner

OK, as somebody who has worked in the wedding industry, I may be a little biased, but honestly, there are so many reasons why hiring a wedding planner can make all the difference. These are five of the reasons why you should hire a wedding planner. It Saves Time For busy couples, a wedding planner can be a lifesaver, taking all the hard tasks on and leaving time for you...

Getting Wedding Ready with Cosmetify

Paid Collaboration with Cosmetify  May is by far my favourite month. Not only is it my birthday month, it is also generally warm and sunny and it marks the start of wedding season! With experience of working as a wedding coordinator, wedding planning is still something I offer on a freelance basis, and I love everything to do with the wedding industry so when Cosmetify got in touch asking if...

Bridal Makeup with Iconic London

Features gifted items I haven’t watched The Only Way is Essex in years, but when I did, two of my favourite characters from the show were the Faiers sisters. Recently the younger of the two sisters, Billie, got married in the Maldives, and make-up artist Krystal Dawn revealed how she used Iconic London products to create her stunning bridal makeup look. As well as Iconic London’s hero product, the Illuminator,...