It’s a Tradition Something old and something newAll the occasions we celebrate are riven with traditions. Easter has the eggs and the bunny, Christmas has Father Christmas/ Santa Claus – and more besides - depending on the nation. And, of course, every family puts their own spin on these regular calendar markers. And weddings are … Continue reading Something old and something new
March 2021 A look at 5 fab benefits of weekday weddings over the traditional weekend 5 fab benefits of weekday weddingsIt’s been the tradition for as far back as anyone knows, for weddings to take place on a Saturday. And there are historical reasons for that. This article from The Atlantic, on the topic of weekday … Continue reading 5 fab benefits of weekday weddings
A multicultural wedding inspiration with influences from Jamaican and Indian. This styled shoot fuses elements from both countries using the national symbols from both countries. The Hummingbird and the Lotus. The wedding world has been thrown a whopper of a spanner thanks to the global pandemic Covid-19. Couples are still falling in love, still saying … Continue reading A Multicultural Wedding Inspiration
What are charger plates? “What is a charger plate?” That’s a good question. And, unless you're in the wedding or events world, or do a lot of entertaining, it's possible you'll have no idea what they are. A charger plate is a simply a very large plate used for decorative purposes. They're sometimes referred to … Continue reading Charger Plates – When and How to Use Them
Planning a 15-Person WeddingWe have shifting sands beneath our feet and no mistake. It feels as if there are changes to wedding guidelines every week thanks to Covid - and all guaranteed to affect your plans. At the time of writing you’re allowed 15 guests at your wedding. So, we thought we’d use this blog … Continue reading Planning a 15-Person Wedding
On August 22 2020, it happened at last. My best friend Allen and his lovely partner Rakhee finally got married in an intimate minimony wedding. I'm Julian and I was Allen's best man. And here I'm sharing my experience of a coronavirus wedding. The wedding day was a long time coming. Allen and Rakhee had scheduled their nuptials for April. They'd been many months of planning, right down to the smallest detail.
Covid-19 might well have surpassed the British weather as our number one topic of conversation. For sure we’ve written about Covid’s effect on wedding planning on this blog several times now. So in this blog we tell you about an intimate Italian wedding day – albeit with a little twist. That twist being that this wedding happened well before Coronavirus came and changed everything.
August 2020 The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic continues to exercise us all – in and out of the wedding industry. We’ve already tackled aspects of the situation a couple of times on our blog in our article about changing wedding plans and a feature about creating a Covid-friendly intimate wedding set-up. But the buzzword now, to work around the restrictions … Continue reading The Sequel Wedding: What it is and how to do it
In my capacity as a Wiltshire-based venue stylist and as the mother of a groom with Covid-crashed wedding plans, I’ve got both second and first-hand experience of what so many couples are going through right now. As it happens, myself and two people with whom I work closely, at Wrag Barn golf club Nr Highworth, are supporting offspring whose wedding plans, Covid-19 sent into a tailspin. We’ve had to pull them back from crash-landing, keep them on track with their planning and help them hold-fast onto the joy and the thrill of the journey to making their vows.
The top 10 things to do at this stage in the wedding planning timeline In the post under this link here we have an article on the whole wedding planning timeline. But it is a rather long post. So we've decided to break it down into two separate posts, with less of the detail, to … Continue reading Wedding Planning Timeline 12-18 months+