Everything You Need to Consider When Planning a Wedding

•Collaborative Contributed Post•   Planning a wedding is a notoriously difficult task. But if you’re planning on having a wedding and want to make a big deal of the event, it’s something you’re going to have to face up to at some point or another. Now, there are big things and little things that you’ll have to plan. This can span from major necessities like a venue to tiny details...

The Hidden Costs of a Destination Wedding

When Ed and I got married in Santorini two years ago, there was no denying it wasn’t an incredible experience and one I wouldn’t change for the world, but something we hadn’t anticipated was how expensive getting married abroad would be. As the cost of weddings in the UK rises higher and higher every year, it is easy to believe when people say that a destination wedding is a more...

The Benefits of Using a Wedding Venue Search Website

•Sponsored Post• Although I am no longer an events coordinator, I still love everything about planning weddings and look back fondly on my time working with engaged couples whilst they planned their nuptials. One of the biggest challenges that couples face when they start wedding planning is finding a venue. It can be hugely overwhelming to whittle down a list of local venues to find the right one for you...

4 Big Mistakes To Watch Out For When Planning A Wedding

•Contributed Collaborative Post• Your wedding day should be one of the happiest days of your life, second only to the birth of your children. But the months leading up to the wedding are going to be one of the most stressful. There are so many details to sort out and you’re constantly going to be worrying about whether everything will go to plan or not. For the most part, you...

How To Make Your Wedding Day Perfect

•Contributed Collaborative Post• The question has been popped, and the answer was yes. You are getting married. Your life will never be the same, and for the months in the run-up to your marriage ceremony, it will be chaos.  You’ll want to start thinking about wedding planning and ideas straight away. There is no time like the present when it comes to getting a head start on preparing for your...

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...