Your Wedding Day Budget | Essex Wedding Planner

Agreeing your budget is not the most exciting task you will undertake whilst planning your wedding, but it is an important one. As discussed in a previous blog post, Planning Your Wedding. Confirming your budget at the very beginning of your wedding planning journey will help you to identify early on the wedding you are…

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A Guide To Planning your Wedding | Essex Wedding Planner

Let’s cut straight to the chase, as romantic and fun as wedding planning sounds, the harsh reality is it can be stressful and overwhelming at times.  You have been riding high in engagement heaven, to then come back down to reality with an almighty bang, and now find yourself in unfamiliar wedding planning territory. Fuelled…

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Planning a Winter Wedding From Essex Wedding Planner

Often dismissed as the season to avoid by engaged couples, when in reality the winter months offer an abundance of inspiration and opportunities for your wedding day. I have always had a soft spot for winter weddings.  In fact, I chose to host my own wedding in December.  I fell in love with the romance…

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Inviting children to your wedding

As a wedding planner, it’s vital that I establish a couples intentions regarding inviting children to their nuptials in the early stages of planning their wedding.  This will not only allow me to recommend appropriate wedding venues, (as it is not unusual for some venues to either limited the number of children attending a wedding,…

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Do I need a wedding planner by Hayley Jayne Weddings & Events

It’s inevitable that couples will experience a whole host of emotions throughout their wedding planning journey, ranging from pure excitement through to utter overwhelm. For some, a brand new venture that they can project manage is beyond exciting.  Gathering inspiration, creating spreadsheets, reaching out to potential wedding suppliers and fine-tuning logistical detail is second nature…

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Plans to finalise a week before your wedding by Hayley Jayne Weddings & Events

As a wedding planner utilising the time correctly in the week leading up to a clients wedding is essential in ensuring that I am able to seamlessly deliver their wedding.  I will always be busy confirming and re-confirming all plans that have been put in place throughout the planning process. Of course, everything would have…

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Wedding tips to keep guests cool at your wedding

With the Summer months being what all wedding professionals call “Wedding Season” it goes without saying the majority of engaged couples are still choosing to get married in the height of Summer. With the weather being one factor we are unable to control most couples will have a plan B in place in the event…

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How to organise your wedding DIY bar

Typically DIY bars are popular with couples who are hosting their wedding within a temporary structure such as a marquee or a dry hire venue.  Such weddings require additional planning hours, so, for many organising the bar is a step too far and instead choose to hand the reigns over to the professionals aka a…

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The Planning Platform a wedding planning service from Essex wedding planner

I am very excited to share with you today a brand new wedding planning package that I am now offering to couples planning their wedding day. The Planning Package has been created to provide assistance to couples who are planning their own wedding, but require guidance with a particular element of planning their big day.…

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Points to include in your brides speech from Essex wedding planner

With many couples now choosing to incorporate a variety of non traditional elements into their wedding day, the bridal speech is an increasingly popular and much welcomed addition to the modern wedding.  Gone are the days that you can expect to hear only from male members of the bridal party, brides are now viewing their…

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