Welcome to your personal wedding planning inspiration corner!

Here, you can expect to find fresh, modern ideas to aid you with the creative and logistical elements of your big day. Planning a wedding in the countryside is a joyful and exciting experience that I want you to enjoy wholeheartedly.

Browse through my selection of blog posts and use them freely to inspire, empower and motivate you whilst you plan the most special day of your life!

Weddings

Why should I have a dry hire wedding?

I love dry hire. There are so many reasons why it can be a perfect fit for a wedding. It’s personal, it’s bespoke and it allows the bride and groom to make their wedding unique to them. Yet so many people do not know what dry hire is, so please let me explain.  Dry...

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Do we need to provide childcare at our wedding?

I am often asked by a couple whether they should provide childcare at their wedding. It is of course dependent on number of children, age range and budget. For little ones it can be very exciting to attend a wedding, but they can easily get restless and want to let...

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Weddings

How does Partial Planning Work?

  The beauty of Partial Wedding Planning is that it can be implemented at any stage. When you first become engaged it is so very exciting. You will be busy telling family and friends and then choosing a ring if you have not already been presented with one. Of...

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Thorpe Manor

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...

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Weddings

First Steps and Set Up

I would like to introduce my new service that I am offering, and to tell you a bit about it.  It is called First Steps and Set Up, and is tailored especially for couples who are struggling to make a start with the initial process of wedding planning, and feel they...

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Weddings

The benefits of holding a Marquee Wedding Reception

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 the couple.  If...

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Parties

Why you should celebrate at 50

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...

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Wedding Design Workshop

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 www.alwaysandri.co.uk and...

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