March 2019

Thorpe Manor

By | 2019-03-19T13:41:37+01:00 March 19th, 2019|Weddings|

I had the pleasure of visiting Thorpe Manor on Friday 8th March to mark International Women's Day 2019. It was aimed at members of the Wedding Industry and not only gave us a fantastic opportunity to get together, experience workshops and demonstrations, but also to have a first glimpse at this stunning new luxury wedding [...]

November 2018

April 2018

The benefits of holding a Marquee Wedding Reception

By | 2018-11-20T17:17:47+01:00 April 9th, 2018|Weddings|

Image provided by I love a wedding reception in a marquee as it allows you to create a bespoke event.  You have a blank canvas to design and style the day as you wish.  Many marquee receptions will be held at either the bride or groom's home which makes it unique to [...]

February 2018

What to expect when you hire a Wedding Planner for a Full Planning Service

By | 2018-11-20T17:18:37+01:00 February 2nd, 2018|Weddings|

  Once you have got engaged and the initial euphoria has faded, you will start to focus on planning your wedding.  This can be exciting, yet overwhelming and time-consuming.  The average wedding takes 150 hours to plan.  Many couples just do not have that time to dedicate to planning their perfect wedding.  This is when [...]

December 2017

Why you should celebrate at 50

By | 2018-11-20T17:20:01+01:00 December 16th, 2017|Parties|

I recently read in the newspaper that Clinton Cards have declared that sales of 50th birthday cards and party accessories have overtaken those of 21st birthday cards.  Admittedly, most 21 year olds will just leave a message on social media.  On the other hand, in the past many people would try and let their 50th [...]

November 2017

Wedding Design Workshop

By | 2018-11-20T17:20:43+01:00 November 21st, 2017|Weddings|

      Last month I attended the UKAWP (UK Alliance of Wedding Planners) Wedding Design Workshop at B.Loved Hive in London.  A great studio space situated in the Biscuit Factory in Bermondsey.  Our instructors for the day were Andri Benson from and Alexandra Merri from  Two lovely and enthusiastic ladies who had so [...]

October 2017

September 2017

May 2017

Oh what a dress!

By | 2017-05-26T09:12:49+01:00 May 26th, 2017|Weddings|

Oh what a dress! The first photo of Pippa Middleton’s wedding I caught sight of was her arriving at church, where she had stopped side on to pose for photographs with the background of beautiful white and pink flowers. To me this immediately conjured up the image of the quintessential English country wedding. The dress [...]

Pre-Wedding Nerves

By | 2017-05-26T09:13:31+01:00 May 22nd, 2017|Weddings|

I read an article in the Saturday Telegraph recently about brides suffering pre-wedding nerves in the final few weeks, and consequently worrying about the little things. When you are tired and overwhelmed it is easy to lose perspective. This is really the time a bride needs to take a small step back and have a [...]