Choose flowers that are in season 💐

#weddingplanningtip When planning your wedding flowers, always take into consideration which flowers will be in season when you are due to get married. ☀️ For florists to get hold of flowers that aren’t in season, this may provide you with a large unexpected expense as they have to source them, usually from other countries. ChattingContinue reading “Choose flowers that are in season 💐”

Speak to your caterers about different options – it doesn’t just have to be plain white! 🍽️

#weddingplanningtip There’s so much variety with your catering items these days – you don’t have to settle for those plain white catering items we all remember from school dinners if you want to create a specific style for your wedding breakfast. Of course, there is likely to be an additional cost involved to upgrape yourContinue reading “Speak to your caterers about different options – it doesn’t just have to be plain white! 🍽️”

Be clear with your pictures and social media wishes! 📷

#weddingplanningtip Whether it’s a note on the invitations, a sign to explain your wishes (like this one ⬆️) or instructions from the celebrant or registrars before the ceremony – make sure you’re clear with your guests about what and when they can post to social media! There’s nothing worse than evening guests seeing your dayContinue reading “Be clear with your pictures and social media wishes! 📷”

Avoid uncertainty and reserve seats! 🪑

#weddingplanningtip Here are a few questions we hear when guests are taking their seats for your ceremony; Where do we sit❓Which side do we sit on❓Am I sitting on the front row❓ Guests like to know where they need to be and don’t want to sit in the wrong places so we highly recommend providingContinue reading “Avoid uncertainty and reserve seats! 🪑”

Always plan in some time for just you two on your wedding day!

#weddingplanningtip Everyone will tell you, the day goes by so fast! So make sure you have some time to yourselves during the day – you did just get married to each other after all! ⌚ Most of the day can be taken up with getting ready, greeting guests, having photographs, catching up with people andContinue reading “Always plan in some time for just you two on your wedding day!”

Don’t be afraid of rain on your wedding day!

#weddingplanningtip So often we hear the worry of “”but what if it rains?!”” ☔ Rain on your wedding day is actually a sign of good luck because it signifies that your marriage will last. A knot that becomes wet is extremely hard to untie – therefore, when you “tie the knot” on a rainy day,Continue reading “Don’t be afraid of rain on your wedding day!”

Let’s chat ceremony chairs…

#weddingplanningtip Kindly ask your venue to set your ceremony with the exact number of chairs you require🪑 This may seem a tiny thing in the grand scheme of wedding planning, but making sure you have the exact number of chairs for your ceremony means you won’t have empty seats in your wedding photographs – potentiallyContinue reading “Let’s chat ceremony chairs…”

Secondhand September! How can you use pre-loved for your wedding?

We’re now in a world where we love giving things a new lease of life and we’re now keen more than ever to use second hand, and rightly so! When you think of a wedding, you might imagine everything all brand spanking new, all sparkly and fresh…..…which comes with an accompanying price tag! But itContinue reading “Secondhand September! How can you use pre-loved for your wedding?”

Just Married….now what?

Congratulations! You’re married! Your wedding was amazing and you were relaxed and calm (thanks to us!) and enjoyed every moment of your wedding day. But what’s next? Post wedding blues are a real thing!- You’ve been working up to this one day, planning like you’ve never planned before and been through every emotion possible. OnceContinue reading “Just Married….now what?”

Real Life: Meet Sarah Richardson

In this Weddings on the Mind blog, we chat with founder of Leafy Couture and all-round amazing lady, florist and businesswoman, Sarah Richardson. How does nature help emotional wellbeing? Nature is a great force to help me maintain my emotional health. I’m lucky to have chosen a profession that means I get to work withContinue reading “Real Life: Meet Sarah Richardson”