Following the exchange of your wedding vows, tradition states you should then treat your guests to a three course sit down wedding breakfast. However, as we know, couples are now choosing to break with tradition and include a variety of non traditional elements into their wedding day. With alternative catering choices topping the list as…

Read More
Planning a Winter Wedding From Essex Wedding Planner

Image Credit: Terri & Lori Fine Art Photography & Film Most engaged couples will bypass the winter months when choosing their wedding date. When in reality this season offers 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…

Read More
Inviting children to your wedding

    Image Credit: Terri & Lori Fine Art Photography & Film Studio 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…

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

Image Credit: Terri & Lori Fine Art Photography & Film 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…

Read More
Questions for your wedding suppliers from Essex wedding planner

Photo Credit: Terri & Lori Fine Art Photography & Film For anyone new to the world of wedding planning it can be a daunting place.  With so many wonderful wedding suppliers available, couples are often left overwhelmed and at a loss at where to begin. To help you along the way I have put together…

Read More
Wedding drink trends for 2019 from Essex wedding planner

When Heather from The White Mule Company asked if she could share her wedding drink trends for 2019 on my blog, I of course jumped at the chance. Having run this beautifully converted horse trailer since 2017, I could think of nobody better to put us in the know about all things cocktails, bars and well…

Read More
Things to do whilst planning your wedding from Essex wedding planner

I’m hoping that you are now obsessed with wedding blogs and are enjoying your daily fix of wedding prettiness. I am also hoping that you have confirmed your budget. Which means one thing, your wedding planning can commence….. Venue A large portion of your budget will have been allocated to your venue, so securing this…

Read More

Photo Credit: Terri & Lori Fine Art Photography & Film If you are reading this blog post, then I’m guessing you are newly engaged. So, many congratulations to you both, and welcome to the wonderful world of wedding planning. As you have probably gathered, I am an Essex based wedding planner who is completely obsessed…

Read More
Hiring a wedding planner from Essex wedding planner

The number of couples choosing to reach out to a wedding planner has increased considerably over recent years.  In fact, an article recently published on Hitched suggests that 26% of couples planning their wedding are now choosing to work alongside a planner.  Considering that hiring a wedding planner was once thought of as a luxury…

Read More
Wedding day co-ordination from Essex wedding planner

Terri & Lori Fine Art Photography & Film I completely understand that wedding planners are not for everyone. In fact, some couples love planning their own wedding and fully submerge themselves in spread sheets, mood boards, colour swabs & linen samples. However, planning a wedding and co-ordinating a wedding are two very different tasks. And…

Read More