Wedding Planner Tips

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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Getting organised for your upcoming wedding

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If you are getting married within the next 6-8 weeks then this blog post is for you. As a wedding planner the lead up is so busy with last minute organisation that I’m invariably incredibly busy. I often think how this time must be for couples organising their own wedding, dealing with last minute planning as well…

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How To Create Your Wedding Budget

Recently I presented at the National Wedding Show in London, my topic was wedding budgets. When there I asked the audience how many of them have a wedding budget set and I was astonished to see only 2 couples had one confirmed. Open Communication No one enjoys talking about money, but you need to set the…

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How To Get Married in the UK

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It’s not hard to see the appeal of getting married in the UK, no matter what your wedding style – glamorous London hotels, rustic countryside barns, historic castles and drama coastal venues. We’ve got it all. But if you’re planning a UK wedding from abroad, it can definitely be a little more than overwhelming when…

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UKAWP Coaching Service

As many of you know as well as organising fabulous events for my clients I am also an owner/director for the UKAWP. I am rather proud of the recent gorgeous transformation – if you get a moment do go and view the gorgeous new branding. I adore my work at the UKAWP, I’m proud of…

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Wedding Trend Predictions for 2017

Wedding Trend Predictions for 2017 | Dream Occasions

In my line of work, most weeks are spent immersed in beautiful photography of real weddings and styled shoots, blogs, Instagram and Pinterest. I make it my mission to keep an eye out for developing trends and decor choices I believe brides will be making in the year ahead. So what are the predicted wedding…

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Pre-Ceremony Bridesmaid Bonding

Picture the scene: bottles of champagne open, shoes scattered on the floor, makeup across the table and friends standing in their dressing gowns. No, we’re not talking girlfriends getting ready for a night out, but rather the bride and her bridesmaids before the ceremony. This is such a special moment of laughter and bonding, the…

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