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...

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,...

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...

Wedding Dress Styles: How To Make Sure Your Dress Is Completely You

How can a bride ever make their big dress decision?  Most girls dream about their big day for as long as they can remember.  Then when it comes around to it, it can end up being a lot more work than imagined.  Choosing a dress turns out to be a mammoth task, with the huge amount and range of wedding dress styles out there today.  The best thing to do...

Wedding Wednesday – Behind the Bride – Beccy

This week’s Behind the Bride is with Beccy from Raucous by Nature! Hi Beccy, first of all, congratulations on your marriage! When was the big day? We got married on May 4th 2013. The other half is a big Star Wars fan.  Tell me a bit about yourself and your partner. When and where did you first meet? We actually met online – on a dating website. He mentioned a...

Wedding Wednesday – The Five Planning Tools for Brides to Be

Wedding planning can be a stressful time. It can be difficult to know what to do first, when to book suppliers and where to go for inspiration. Having worked in the wedding industry previously, with first hand experience planning weddings, I wanted to share with you five planning tools for brides to be. These are where I go and tools I use for inspiration, guidance and advice when it comes...

Wedding Wednesday – The Three Things Brides May Have Overlooked

Wedding planning can be pretty stressful. In fact, weddings rank as one of the most stressful events in life. It’s no surprise that frazzled brides to be can become more than a little overwhelmed as the big day approaches. Although it can feel a little like the world is against you and you will never find the time to organise all the little things, try and take a step back,...

Wedding Wednesday – Behind the Bride – Stacy

This week’s Behind the Bride is with Stacy from Mom of Two. Hi Stacy, first of all, congratulations on your marriage! When was the big day? Thank you! The big day was 30/05/2015 after a 3 year engagement. Tell me a bit about yourself and your partner. When and where did you first meet? I’m 26 years old and my husband is Jacob and he is 27. We met back in...

Wedding Wednesday – Top Tips for Autumn Brides

I have made no secret of the fact that I am a big fan of autumn. As a season, here in the UK, I think it has some of the best qualities – it is generally not too cold but chilly enough to feel cosy and warm inside and the colours in nature can be simply stunning during the months of September, October and November. There are so many factors...