Wedding Planner v Venue Co-ordinator sign | Essex Wedding planner

Image Credit: Terri & Lori Fine Art Photography & Film I have lost count how many times I am asked to explain the difference between a wedding planner and a venue co-ordinator. With the roles being both similar and complementary, it’s easy to see where the confusion may lay, but as an independent wedding planner…

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Image Credit: Terri & Lori Fine Art Photography & Film If you’re reading this blog post, chances are you’re recently engaged, so first things first, huge congratulations on your engagement. Planning Journey Most newly engaged couples are blissfully unaware that they are about to embark on the biggest planning journey they have encountered so far.…

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As a wedding planner I always take special care to fully understand venue’s and suppliers pricing structure before sharing their costs with my couples. Ensuring there will be no additional costs added to the final invoice not only prevents unexpected surprises, but it also allows you to compare all prices like for like. Keeping track…

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  If there is one thing I have learnt from being a wedding planner it’s that table plans always change at the last minute. Whether it’s a guest who accepted your invitation late, a guest that has had to drop out at the last minute, or an unexpected guest has joined you without prior warning.…

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There’s no denying Covid 19 has presented us with a whole host of challenges this year not least couples who had chosen 2020 as the year to marry or become engaged to marry. And as we approach engagement season I’m sure many of the Christmas and Valentine’s proposers will be adjusting their plans, getting creative…

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Background music for your wedding day | Essex Wedding planner

  If you have decided not to include live music throughout your wedding breakfast then you should consider creating a playlist which can be played as background music whilst your guests enjoy the delicious feast you have carefully chosen for them. Background music will be the finishing touch to your wedding breakfast, pulling together each…

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Planning Your Wedding Day Music | Essex Wedding Planner

  Image Credit: Weddings By Anesta The music choices you make for your wedding day will add to the emotion of your ceremony, set the tone for your drinks reception and wedding breakfast, as well as ensure a good time is had by all throughout your evening celebration. And whilst most couples will remember they…

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Maybe you’re planning a micro wedding because of current government restrictions, or maybe it’s your wedding day of choice and you were always intending to plan a romantic and heartfelt intimate wedding. Whatever the reason, no doubt you will be searching for inspiration on how to make your smaller wedding feel every bit as special…

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Planning checklist | Essex Wedding Planner

  Planning a wedding within a dry hire venue requires thorough planning, a good eye for detail and the ability and time to address the logistical challenges associated with planning a wedding within a blank canvas venue. When arranging a wedding within a dry hire venue it will fall to you to arrange the hire…

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How much alcohol do I need for my wedding | Essex Wedding Planner

  For anyone who is a regular visitor to my blog you will know that I have previously shared my tips on  how to successfully run a DIY bar on your wedding day, which has been particularly helpful to couples planning their wedding within a marquee or a dry hire venue. Today I am very…

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