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3 Steps to Budgeting For Your Wedding Planning

When planning your wedding, setting your budget should be the very first task you undertake. So many times, couples start booking suppliers without any real thought into how much it's all going to add up to. The problem with this is, you might not have enough budget for every element you will need to make…
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6 Tips On Giving A Successful & Memorable Speech

The thought of giving a speech can be the stuff of nightmares, I know this to be true for myself. The pressure to pull off a heartfelt, funny and memorable speech and not falling flat is seriously intimidating. Here are our top tips to ensuring that your speech is all that and a bag of…
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How To Be The Bride’s Best Support Person

So... your daughter/ daughter in law/ sister/ best friend/ niece or some lucky lady in your life is getting married and she's going to need a lot of support. You think you are fit for the job? Let's make sure with our 3 must haves to being the Bride's best support person.   Be Available…
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20 Things You Just Don’t Know Until You’ve Planned A Wedding

Wedding planning is one hell of a ride and until we are right in amoungst it do we realise this and then when it's over we wonder how we made it through alive. To prepare you here are 20 things that you really don't know before you have planned a wedding... There is just SO much to organise and…
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How To Deal With Negative Or Unsupportive Family Or Friends

When we think about wedding planning we picture forming closer relationships with our loved ones, swooning over wedding details with our besties and all round just having a great time! For some that absolutely happens but unfortunately weddings can also bring out the worst in some people. I've heard stories of overbearing mother in laws,…
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When Is It An Appropriate Time To Take Photos At A Wedding?

With so much talk about 'unplugged' weddings and using wedding hashtags, it can get confusing for guests to know when it is appropriate to take photos on their phones or cameras at a wedding so here it is... DO- BEFORE the ceremony by all means it is appropriate to take photos with other guests or…
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The 5 Stages Of Wedding Planning

Your've probably heard about the 5 stages of grief but have you heard about the 5 stages of wedding planning? Oh my goodness this is SO exciting- I have no idea why people complain! Holy shitballs- there is literally so. much. to. do. I did it! I can't believe I have most of this wedding…
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How To Deal With Your RSVP’s

One of the biggest complaints couples have is collecting RSVP's and it comes at the most stressful end of the wedding planning process. Here are a few do's & don'ts to help you keep sane and get those RSVP's in on time.   DON'T send your invitations too far in advance When sending your invitations…
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Tech-Inject Your Wedding

Technology- you either love it or hate it but one things for sure- it's everywhere. And weddings are no exception. From couples creating their own social media hashtag to...... moving images projected onto a cake. Go figure! So if your looking for a little tech injection then read on... Create Your Own Wedding App [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="319"] I…
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What’s Hot in Twenty Sixteen? – This Years Wedding Trend Guide

This years biggest trends have been emerging for some time but were about to see them being taken to a whole new level as couples embrace the unknown and just go for it. Were stepping a little away from DIY and finding the perfect balance between rustic & glam and vintage & modern. 2016 your'e going…
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What Your Guests Really Care About While At Your Wedding

Yes your guests notice how extravagant your dress is and how much work went into the flowers and table settings (and so they should!) but are those the things that your guests really care about, are they the elements that stay in their memories after the day has past? After years of observing guests enjoying themselves at…
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Five Reasons To Have A Winter Wedding

Goodness it's been a little chilly here in Auckland this week (what's that about?!)  It got me thinking about Winter weddings which do seem to be gaining in some popularity and we wanted to look at the pros of having your wiedding during the colder months. We all know why summer is so popular but…
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The Best Lawn Games For Your Wedding Or Event

It's no suprise lawn games have been a hit at recent weddings and events, in fact almost every wedding we have worked on in the last year has jumped on this trend. Check out our faves... Bean Bag Toss Jenga Croquet Dominoes Ring Toss Bowling    Hula Hoops Connect Four Twister
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