Why Use A Wedding Planner?

Contrary to what many might think, wedding planners are not simply for the rich and famous. In fact there are a many different reasons why you should consider using an experienced and professional wedding planner to help you plan your Big Day. Today we examine the 7 most important reasons why it's foolish not to hire a planner. To Minimise StressOr...

Why Consider Corkage At A Wedding Reception?

What Is Corkage? Updated December 2019. Corkage is a service charge that is levied by venues for opening and serving bottles of wine, sparkling wine, champagne and even spirits that are bought externally by customers with the intention of consuming them on site. champagne wedding reception It's a little known fact that many venues throug...

Essential Wedding Planning Tips To Minimise Stress & Maximise Happiness

Have you recently got engaged and found that planning your own wedding is not as easy or as straight forward as you thought it would be? Well, help is at hand...If You Like This Post, You'll Love:Ultimate Wedding Planning Checklist & TimelineA Wedding Planner's Top TipsWhy You Should Use A Wedding Planner Wedding Planning Tips N...

Ultimate Wedding Budget Calculator & Planner

UK Wedding Budget Calculator & Price Planner Updated 3 April 2020 -  Surely nobody ever said playing a wedding was easy did they?! One of the biggest issues we see clients struggle with early on in the planning stages is how to manage their budget and divide it up accurately and  efficiently into all its individual parts. Let's be rea...

How To Become A Wedding Planner

Introduction Updated February 2021: This article/guide was first penned in 2007 in response to the growing number of enquiries we were getting from people asking us how to become a wedding planner. At the time there were only a handful of wedding planning companies operating in the UK. But demand had been increasing year on year and the media ...

Save The Date Ideas, Wording, Cards & Advice

Save The Date Cards, Ideas & AdviceSending out Save The Dates are a great way of formally asking your guests to keep your chosen wedding date free. Did someone say shave the date? They can be sent out once the wedding venue and a date have been confirmed so that guests have plenty of advanced warning about the Big Day. This is especially ...

It's Impossible To Please Everyone...

As soon as you get engaged and start planning your wedding it is very easy to get caught up in the moment. After all, it is your Big Day so it simply has to be the most beautiful experience for all concerned.Unfortunately however, many couples are swiftly brought back down to earth when they discover that weddings, by their very nature, can be extr...

Wedding Planning Faux Pas: 5 Mistakes That Are Easily Avoided

Having spent a mammoth amount of time, effort, and hard-earned cash on designing and planning your wedding you might think that you have managed to create the perfect wedding. However, all too often it’s the “the little things” you need to be aware of – the tiny unforeseen elements that have the power to embarrass or offend unintentionally!...

Favourite First Dance Songs

In alphabetical order - 140 of our favourite / most requested / most popular first dance songs from the past couple of years. 1, 2, 3, 4 – Feist5 Years Time –Noah and the WhaleA Thousand Years – Christina PerriAccidently In Love – Counting CrowsAll For You – Sister HazelAll Of Me – John LegendAngel In The Snow – Elliot SmithAnyone El...

Difference Between A Wedding Planner & Venue Coordinator

UPDATED: 03/02/2021. Congratulations! You've finally found the venue and discovered they have a wedding coordinator on-site! That's great news isn't it? A venue PLUS a planner at no extra charge! Ker-ching... Unfortunately however it's not quite as simple as you might think, since venue coordinators and wedding planners do totally differe...

130 Top Wedding Blogs

It’s a short but useful post this week.Admittedly it originally started out as a list of the World’s Top 50 Wedding Blogs. However it soon spiralled out of control and grew to a list of 100 due to the fact that there are so many decent blogs out there. But as you can see, it didn’t stop there…So, here for your convenience we ...

Wedding Dress Finder UK & USA

Updated: 14 November 2017 Your search for the perfect wedding dress has just got easier thanks to our improved and updated Wedding Dress Search tool! Vera Wang Bridal Dress Utilising 14 of the world’s best online bridal dress search facilities including more than 120,000 wedding dresses from more than 750 bridal dress de...

Alternative Wedding Entertainment Ideas

Alternative Wedding Entertainment IdeasUPDATED 10/06/2020 - Looking for a list of fresh, fun, frivolous, freaky and funky ideas on how to entertain and 'wow' your wedding guests? You've certainly come to the right place! Today we present a host of new and unusual, unique and alternative wedding entertainment ideas and options - each one i...

Just Got Engaged? Now What?

Congratulations on your recent engagement! You're about to spend the next few weeks staring at a fantastic bit of bling on your hand as you begin organising the biggest party of your life! So where do you start?Well, our ULTIMATE WEDDING PLANNING CHECKLIST happens to be the perfect springboard! But before you...

Crucial Questions To Ask A Wedding Venue

Wedding Venue Checklist Having drawn up a short-list of wedding venues that look great online, it’s now time to pay each one a visit. But before you head off blindly into the lion’s den (for that is indeed where you are heading!), arm yourself with a printout of our Wedding Venue Checklist - it's a list of crucial questions you'll need to ask t...