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 💐”

No Regrets….

Are you a fan of BBC’S The Apprentice series? Our Weddings on the Mind team likes a watch and chat about it but we were especially excited about this year’s series as it featured one of our wedding industry friends Shannon Martin of Dotty Bridal, based in Holmfirth, Yorkshire! Tabby and Shannon first got to know each otherContinue reading “No Regrets….”

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!”

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…”

Can your dog be part of your wedding?

I heard on the radio yesterday that the newest craze for weddings is having your pets there.Here’s me thinking…errrm that’s been around for years!! Nothing new there! But it got me thinking, as a dog lover, I can’t imagine my dogs NOT being part of my wedding. So much so, when looking for a venueContinue reading “Can your dog be part of your wedding?”

What do they mean?

There are many words in the ‘wedding world’ that you might not know the meaning of, especially if you’re planning a wedding for the first time. Let’s explain a few here: Wedding breakfast: The word ‘breakfast’ can sometimes confuse people with this one. Just think of it as your wedding ‘meal’, whether that is enjoyedContinue reading “What do they mean?”

The wait…

Ring is on the fingerThe date is chosenThe venue is bookedYour suppliers are confirmedNow what…..…….the wait!! On average, couples book their wedding 12-18 months in advance. Now we’re not saying this is the same for all couples, or the ‘right thing to do’. Some couples may wish to get married sooner and some may wishContinue reading “The wait…”