Becoming a wedding planner

  I often get asked how I became a wedding planner. When I was writing my business plan, I asked many planners the same questions but didn't get much response. Now I am a busy mummy and business owner, I unfortunately often flag these types of enquiries to reply to later...

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Diamonds! The 4 C’s

CUT The precise shape and positioning of a diamond’s facets—determines the stone’s general appearance and its beauty. A beautiful diamond is properly proportioned and cut to achieve the ideal balance of brilliance, dispersion and scintillation. "Two one-carat stones can vary widely in price when clarity, colour, cut and presence are taken into consideration."   CARAT WEIGHT “Carat” denotes the...

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To my clients – 2015, what a year!

This was a post I was going to write after Christmas to summarise 2015 but I think having been to The Wedding Industry Awards this week has prompted me to say these things a little earlier than planned. I got married 5 years ago this December, started writing my business plan...

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Abbey Farm, Kirkstead Woodhall Spa

Fancy a barn wedding? Abbey Farm is the most beautiful new build barn and is the perfect setting for a romantic wedding. I went to meet Jo this week who showed me around and I must say, I was amazed at the quality of the build and the little finishing touches...

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The Wedding Industry Awards 2016

I have had the most amazing year, in business and in my personal life, but goodness me it has been hard work! I entered the Wedding Industry Awards a few months ago and I have been shortlisted to go through to the Regional Finals in 2 weeks time. I have...

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I am so in love with Tipi's. They offer such a quirky and rustic alternative to a traditional marquee and are such a fantastic statement for your wedding. The decor ideas are endless and I want to get married again (yes Ben, to you), just so we can have a...

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Kate & Alex-461

Thomas the Caterer

I've met Thomas a number of times now and was invited to his kitchen earlier on in the year. Not only is his food incredibly delicious but his passion and ethos is amazing. #letsmakeweddingcateringawsome About: Thomas decided to be a chef at the tender age of 7. He ate Spaghetti Carbonara for...

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Top Tip – Budget

TOP TIP: It is so easy to overspend on your wedding (I know I did). My best bit of advice would be to sit down and work out what you have to spend. You can find budget sheets in Magazines, Online or ask me to provide you with one to...

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A mixed platter of canapes

The Red Olive Catering Company

I worked with The Red Olive Catering Company in August at Fiona and Chris's wedding and their food was exceptional. Guests kept coming up to me to tell me how delicious the meal was.   About: At the initial chat we discuss menus, venues and book in a date whilst learning all about...

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