A comprehensive guide to the marriage legalities, processes, and paperwork for civil, religious, and humanist wedding ceremonies in the UK, for both UK and foreign nationals, and for both straight and same-sex couples. The UK offers an absolutely staggering variety of gorgeous wedding backdrops, and is home to some exceptionally talented wedding suppliers – so […]
Tips and advice for finding the right wedding dress for you in a happy, mindful, and authentic way.
Six suggestions on how to preserve your wedding flowers in a mindful ,beautiful way.
Something I often discuss on social media and on my blog is just how strongly I believe in the community aspect of the wedding industry. I love getting to know other wedding professionals, their whys, their passions, and their behind-the-scenes processes too – as a wedding planner, I truly feel that the most complete way […]
I recently had the pleasure of contributing to an article on Rock n Roll Bride which explored the meaning of luxury, and how to attain it in a way that is low key, bespoke, and mindful of budget. “Luxe doesn’t mean everything is ostentatiously expensive – it means the elements you’ve chosen to include are […]
No matter how large or small the wedding, every couple finds themselves asking how best to puzzle in all their guests into groups for dining. Table plans and escort cards are your accomplices, beautifully and creatively guiding your loved ones to the table or seat you’ve carefully chosen for them (by strategising post-its on your […]
The Stars Inside is all about immersive, magical, experiential weddings – but of course this focus on experience signifies different things to different people. For me, ‘immersive’ means creating experiences that help us reconnect with our inner child – awakening the part of us that enjoyed exploring, curiosity, and imagination. It means crafting augmented versions […]
Today I have the great pleasure of interviewing a colleague in the wedding industry whom I admire very much, and who is as lovely as her cakes are adorable – and that’s saying something! Sarah from Tiny Sarah’s Cakes is a French Vegan baker in Berkshire, who followed her studies of philosophy with studies in […]
These days, many couples reach their wedding day after many years of having nested together – and the traditional route of asking for house paraphernalia may not be the best reflection of what’s most valuable to them at that time. Cash or honeymoon contributions, for example, are becoming increasingly popular, as newly-wed millennials save to […]
For many couples, planning a wedding is the single most expensive, logistically complex, emotionally delicate, and largest scale project they have ever had the joy of undertaking together. Sitting down and understanding the costs involved is a process as scary as it is vague – even for those who feel they know their priorities, and […]