Wedding fireworks can add a lot of excitement and fun to your big day. Planning for your fireworks display takes a bit of time – like all wedding planning, really! - but here are the five simple steps that can lead to a perfect fireworks display.
We are officially in engagement season. This is the biggest time of year for wedding planners for enquiries and bookings after Christmas, New Year and upcoming Valentine’s Day being the most popular time of year for couples to get engaged.
Yesterday Pantone released their colour of the year for 2019 - Living Coral. There has been a mixed response to this colour, it definitely seems to be a love it or hate it kind of colour. So will you be using coral as part of your colour palette for your wedding?
Are you dreaming of a winter wedding? Whether it’s the roaring open fires, glistening fairy lights, beautiful Christmas trees or those crisp frosty days you’re dreaming about, I explore some of the positives of choosing a winter wedding in my most recent blog post.
I’ve been meaning to write a blog post on destination weddings for a while so when I received an email from Sainsbury’s Bank blog, Money Matters asking me if I would feature their new guide to getting married abroad on my website I knew this was the perfect time…
It was announced in yesterday’s Budget that the current laws about how and where couples can marry in England and Wales are seriously outdated and the government have asked the Law Commission to propose a simpler and fairer system, giving couples more choice. This is fantastic news and a step in the right direction which will bring England and Wales into line with Scotland, where couples have enjoyed this freedom for a number of years.
It wasn’t long after I started my business that I soon realised there is little knowledge amongst people about what a wedding planner actually does. You may think the name gives it away, however I found people asking me questions that made me doubt the fact that people realise a wedding planner does plan the whole wedding, every detail, if indeed that’s what you hire them to do.
Whether you currently live in South Wales, have connections to the area or have just fallen in love with this part of the world, South Wales has a lot to offer couples looking to escape city life and surround themselves with natural beauty of stunning coastline and rolling countryside. Below I explore in more detail why you may want to consider South Wales as your wedding location.
There are so many wedding photographers out there, where do you start? Laura is a professional wedding photographer and owner of Laura Grace Photographer, she is the latest wedding supplier of my guest blog series to help you find the perfect wedding photographer for you.
Choosing a Wedding Celebrant gives you the freedom to be creative and to include additional rituals and customs for example the Unity Candle Ceremony, Hand Fasting and Sand Ceremony, but new ceremonies can be created using your own ideas, customs, traditions, and heritage.
Since starting my wedding planning business, it has been important to me to build relationships with wedding suppliers, as well as visiting venues that can provide my clients with less traditional hotel packages, to having a collection of hidden gems of beautiful and unique wedding venues, which gives couples the freedom to style their wedding to suit their own personal style.
Carolyn is delighted to have been invited to contribute to this Good Housekeeping article on wedding gift etiquette rules. If you're attending a wedding this year and not sure what to do about the gift, then these tips may help!
Planning a wedding is renowned for being stressful, but it’s a special experience that should be fun! That is where iVOW – Wedding Planner steps in - Find out more with our Interview with Gemma King, Manager and Designer of the iVOW Wedding Planner App and Ex Wedding Co-ordinator for 4* and 5* venues across South Wales.
You may have read my recent blog post about what to do if it rains on your wedding day (if not, you can catch up here: https://www.carolynlouise.com/blog/dancing-with-my-baby-in-the-summer-rain)… well if the recent heatwave that has hit the UK has got anything to go by and with temperatures soaring above 30 degrees in parts of Britain, you won’t be needing those any time soon. So whilst most brides to be are wishing for the sun to come out for their special day, I thought I’d write a blog with some wedding planning tips to help keep you cool during the hot weather.
With wedding season in full swing finding that perfect outfit can be daunting. After the initial excitement of a wedding invitation landing on your welcome mat, comes the sheer panic of what to wear. Whilst fashion rules and wedding guest outfit etiquette has been thrown out the window, there are a few simple steps you can follow to make sure you are looking and feeling great from the ceremony right up until the DJ announces the final song.
Wedding season is well and truly in full swing. The summer is still the most popular time of year to get married in the UK, but as we all know the weather here is hardly reliable. I have come across so many brides that are worried about having rain on their wedding day and it is in fact it is the number one fear amongst brides, so I felt drawn to write a blog post on it, if not just for the reason I got to quote Belinda Carlisle in the title, it will help you not become obsessive about checking your weather app in the run up to your big day.