How early would you plan the details of your wedding? Perhaps after you have set the date or after you get engaged? Recent research suggests that actually many women plan their wedding before they have even find someone to marry! In fact the average age that girls in Britain start planning is 13. Such is the allure of the big day with all the trimmings that women are obsessing about it before they have even grown up. Continue reading
Times have changed and these days many brides get married whilst pregnant or plan weddings which will take place shortly after the birth of their child. Pregnancy does throw up some difficulties but there is no reason why a successful and happy wedding cannot be achieved. It is, however, necessary to plan more carefully. Continue reading
It’s the hot potato at many weddings but a necessary evil. The seating plan for the meal can take a lot of effort to produce and even the best laid plans can lead to upset and disappointment. It is almost impossible to keep everybody happy but there are steps you can take to minimise potential issues. Continue reading
No matter how hard you try some guests will always end up disappointed with where they are seated at the reception. It is tempting to think that it is best to just let people choose their own places and the casual approach will certainly relieve the organiser of a lot of work. The lack of a seating plan can cause problems, however, and a little effort before the big day can save you time and trouble later on. Continue reading
Sadly the answer to that question is probably no! There is nothing like a wedding to bring out the worst in people and inevitably everyone will have their own take on what you should be doing with your event. No matter what choices you make you will contrive to upset someone even if you adopt a diplomatic approach. Continue reading
Many brides spend hours poring over magazines looking at styling options for their bridesmaids. The result is often the choice of rather precise colours and styles which may be lovely in theory but which may not be available within the available budget. If you get too picky about the details you are going to waste a great deal of time searching for something which simply doesn’t exist and all you will get out of the process is more stress! Continue reading
Muppets favourite Miss Piggy has been trying to drag Kermit the Frog down the aisle for as long as anyone can remember and it seems that she might finally have succeeded. The new Muppets Movie “Muppets Most Wanted” will shortly hit our screens and Miss Piggy may finally be about the fulfil her dreams as acclaimed designer Vivienne Westwood was commissioned to design a wedding dress for the romantic pig.
When you work in the wedding industry you see pretty much everything you could possibly imagine. In the 9 years I have worked in the business I have had a few shocks regarding people’s behaviour and attitudes. Weddings can bring out both the best and worst in those involved leading to many wonderful gestures and some truly appalling behaviour. This week I read that a women has been jailed for cancelling her brother’s wedding behind his back. It sounds appalling but it is not a unique occurrence. Continue reading