Image Credit: Terri & Lori Fine Art Photography & Film Couples choose to host an intimate wedding for many reasons. For some, complicated family situations may prevent them from hosting a traditional white wedding. Whilst couples planning their second marriage may be looking to plan an intimate, understated wedding in contrast to their first marriage.…

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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…

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  After months and quite possibly years of planning your wedding day, it’s important to have everything in place so you can relax and enjoy the special day that you have planned to perfection. As the countdown to your wedding day begins, it’s easy to become distracted and forget to put in place small details…

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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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Wedding Traditions | Essex Wedding Planner

  From the bride throwing her bouquet through to that perfectly orchestrated confetti moment, weddings are still packed with an abundance of wedding traditions. With couples who are hosting a non traditional wedding also choosing to incorporate a number of age old traditions within their big day. Thanks to COVID 19 lots of engaged couples…

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Choosing Your Wedding date | Essex Wedding Planner

  Once you have finished celebrating your newly found status as an engaged couple, your attentions will no doubt turn to setting a date for your wedding day. Once this date has been set, your wedding planing journey can begin. With many couples choosing to send their save the dates, begin contacting their shortlist of…

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A Guide To Planning your Wedding | Essex Wedding Planner

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

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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…

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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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