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Hot Chocolate Station Bar

Lets face it, we are definitely in winter now. The nights are cold and dark and all we want to do is cuddle up. In fact my office is so cold I even sit here with a hot water bottle! But do you know what is great about winter? Its having non guilt hot chocolate, after…

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How to plan your winter celebration

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If you are tempted to organise a Christmas party this year then now is the time to start organising. The festive season can be full with other engagements so get the date in peoples diary now.  Do you have a vision for the party, is this to be a fun celebration or opulent dinner? By knowing…

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21st Birthday Party: Modern vs Retro

I was contacted by Alan and his wife to organise a party for their sons 21st birthday party in 7 weeks time. Apart from choosing a date nothing had been arranged, invariably I organise parties in short lead times and I instantly knew what suppliers were suited for their needs. Charlie wanted his immediate family…

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Organising a garden party this summer

If you are organizing a garden party this summer then you might be wondering where to start. Regardless of whether the party is an intimate gathering or a much larger celebration, the planning fundamentals remain the same. The longer you have to plan the party the smoother the logistics will be. Formal or Informal? Invite…

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Special touches for your wedding

Couples always want to incorporate little touches into their wedding. Usually, a lot of time and thought about the guests is put in. Here are some thoughts about those little touches, just for you to be aware of: Encourage your friends and family to send back their rsvp cards by making them more fun. Or how…

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Wedding Cake Ideas

9 Floral Wedding Cakes Which Are Too Pretty to Eat A beautiful floral wedding cake would serve as a fabulous centrepiece at your reception, especially if your day is already filled with lots of flowery details. If you’re inspired to choose a cake covered in beautiful blooms, hitched have handpicked nine amazing floral wedding cakes…

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Why I’m falling in love with table plans again

When I first launched as a wedding planner in 2002, all my clients would have the traditional style table plans. Then as trends evolved I began using escort/seating cards more and have written previous blog posts on this topic . Over the years, I’ve designed some really cool concepts for clients using escort cards. However,…

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What Are Escort Cards?

I’m terribly enthusiastic about Escort Cards as I think you can be far more imaginative with them and really emphasis the wedding theme. I’ve been using them at my weddings since 2005 and I’m delighted at how popular they are now. But still every time I recommend them to clients they look at me blankly…

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7 tips for an easy Christmas

Recently I was standing in the queue for new Christmas tree lights, yep the new ones bought last year no longer worked. I’m standing there for a long time as the women in front send a worker to find a hook she could use for her wreath. Each one he found was too large ,…

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