How to make your wedding eco-friendly

Single use plastic and disposable decorations are not cool and definitely not a necessary element of any wedding these days. With many couples choosing to be more eco-friendly and focused, companies are responding to demand and offering a great selection of products. But which ones to choose and where to find them? If you are looking at incorporating more eco-friendly ideas into your celebration, read on for some ideas of how you might go about achieving this…

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Laura & Kevan's perfect woodland wedding

The day of Laura and Kevan’s wedding dawned gloriously hot in June at High Billinghurst Farm, set within the beautiful Sussex countryside. Laura and Kevan had fallen in love with this stunning area and venue when they first visited it and knew it would be the perfect spot for them to celebrate with their family and closest friends, and give them the woodland wedding they were dreaming of.

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Kim Thackery
What to do if it rains on your wedding day

Unfortunately, weather is the most unpredictable beast and as a planner, the one thing we cannot control or handle for you. With the current spell of awful rain – its June!!! – and having spent the last weekend at a wonderful yet soggy wedding, now seemed to be a good time to share some tips for bad weather with you. So what happens if it rains on your wedding day?

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Your Wedding Alphabet: The A-Z of wedding inspiration

There are so many aspects to planning a wedding and so many things to think about. So, for each day of February I shared some tips and inspiration on my Instagram feed to give you some food for thought and now it’s here in its entirety, all in one place. So, without further ado, let’s work our way through the alphabet and see what things can spark your imagination…

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Why do I need a wedding planner?

Wedding planners are for the rich and famous, or for couples with big ideas and even bigger budgets right? Wrong!  With over 25% of couples now opting to use a wedding planner to plan all, or some, of their big day, hiring someone to help you plan this momentous event is becoming more popular and common-place, but should you also be investing in one?

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Top 10 tips for a stress-free wedding

The big day is looming. Do you have butterflies yet? Are you starting to worry you’ve forgotten something or that there just isn’t enough time left to do everything you want? If you’re starting to feel the niggle of stress and are worried about last minute things popping up that weren’t in the plan, here are some top tips to contribute to a low stress wedding day.

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May your day be as flawless as your make up! Professional make up tips to make your wedding day look stick

Looking your best on your wedding day is every brides’ priority, whether its maintaining a natural look or rocking a full-on statement face. Particularly in this hot weather for those of you who are summer brides and bridesmaids, keeping cool and keeping your make up in place for as long as possible might seem like an insurmountable task, but fear not!  Help is at hand!

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Keeping cool at a summer wedding.

With all this sunny hot weather and wedding season in full flow, the Summer vibe is everywhere. If you are dreaming of an outdoor wedding on a beautiful sunny day, you may be planning a summer 2019 or 2020 wedding. But with the sunshine also comes the heat, and surviving a wedding in these conditions, whether you’re the bride or a guest, can sometimes be a challenge.

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Botanical styled shoot at The Highden Estate

Choosing a theme or style for your wedding can often be tricky.  Don’t know where to begin or just wanting something modern, beautiful and simple? Well look no further!  One of 2018’s biggest trends that looks to be rolling right through into 2019 is the use of stunning botanicals. Simple, clean white and green colour palettes that are so understated but absolutely beautiful – what’s not to love!!

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Blooming Marvellous – a seasonal guide to a beautiful bouquet

Flowers, as we know, are seasonal so choosing the right ones for your wedding is crucial to make sure they are looking their best, and also don’t break the bank! With so many varieties, colours, sizes, scents and foliage to choose from, a helping hand is for most of us, most definitely needed.

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