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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How to choose your wedding day photographer | Essex Wedding Planner

Your wedding day was a huge success and you have just returned from your amazing honeymoon. Now you can look forward to receiving your wedding day photos. Your photographer will capture key moments of your big day, from exchanging wedding vows, your speeches, cake cutting and first dance. But many couples often forget that their…

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Once the foundations for your wedding day have been laid, you can then move onto making your special day a unique celebration that perfectly reflects your personalities, and provides both you and your guests with precious memories to be cherished forever. Including thoughtful gestures is a guaranteed way to make sure your guests feel looked…

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Outdoor Wedding | Essex Wedding Planner

Photo Credit: Terri & Lori Fine Art Photography & Film If you’re considering planning an outdoor wedding, or are part way through planning an outdoor wedding you will no doubt be aware this is a task not to be taken lightly. Whether you are thinking to hold your ceremony outside, your reception or both, there…

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Planning A Marquee Wedding | Essex Wedding Planner

  I must confess, I do have a soft spot for marquee weddings. Not only do I adore the creative flexibility they offer, but I also love putting together a dream team of suppliers to transform a blank canvas space into a wonderful backdrop for my clients weddings. But, as flexible as marquee weddings are,…

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A Guide to Wedding Day Timings | Essex Wedding Planner

Image Credit: Danielle Smith Photography Planning your wedding is quite possibly the first large event you have planned. So, if you are struggling to put together a wedding day schedule, then this is perfectly normal. It can be hard to strike the balance between enough structure to ensure your day runs smoothly, whilst allowing a…

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Image Credit:Danielle Smith Photography As a wedding planner I have listened to many wedding speeches and can confirm they are a fun and much anticipated element of a wedding day. Guests love to be entertained with comical stories from the best man, tear jerking words from the bride’s father, as well as hearing the groom…

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Rain on your wedding day | Essex Wedding Planner

  With the weather being one of the few elements of your wedding day that you are unable to control, many couples worry that rain will be an uninvited guest on their wedding day. And, along with it’s arrival, will ruin each of their well laid plans. Whilst I of course appreciate that rain on…

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