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5 Ways To Avoid A Wedding Planning Meltdown

If you've been close to anyone planning a wedding before then you'll be aware of the moments of bridal hysteria that can occur; it is after all notorious for being one of the most exciting, yet stressful, times for any bride (or groom!) to be. So how can you avoid having a pre-marriage meltdown? Besides hiring a wedding planner of course...

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Say Cheese

For me, wedding photography is SO important...these are the images you're going to look back on for the rest of your life so you want to make sure your day is captured perfectly (please do not attempt to budget by relying on your guests to take images for you on disposable table cameras - criminal!) There are several photography styles, and whilst some photographers will do a range of looks, others have their distinct style so get a feel for what you like; the most common styles are reportage, traditional or contemporary. If you're not familiar with these, a simple Google search will help answer your initial questions. Regardless of your photography preference, I think there are a few key shots you want to capture:

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Say A Few Words

Guest books have long since been a wedding tradition and understandably so, they're an opportunity to capture comments that will make you laugh, smile and even cry (for all the right reasons of course!) for years to come. The best way to ensure your guest book reaches as many people as possible is to make it a feature of your wedding, here's a few ideas on how to do just that...

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Portray Your Personalities

One of my strongest beliefs as a wedding planner is that every wedding should be individual; yes, some weddings may have similarities or follow the same theme, but it's the little touches that are meaningful, to you as a couple, that make your wedding day special to you and those closest to you. So, how do you portray your personalities both individually, and as a couple, on your wedding day? (Without being super slushy of course!)

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A Fabulously Floral Wedding

There are usually a few things that stand out at a wedding, and each aspect will vary in importance from couple to couple, for me one of the most important elements is the flowers.

Here are my 10 favourite ways to incorporate florals into your wedding day (it was a challenge to pick just 10!)...

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A Small Favour

Wedding favours have been a tradition for a long time now and personally, I think it can be difficult to choose ones that feel special and individual (rather than look like you've picked them just to cross another thing off the ever-growing, wedding 'To Do' list).

I've put together my top wedding favour ideas to help make your dilemma a little bit easier...

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Bridal Back Detail

It's no secret that you're going to be centre of attention on your wedding day (and so you should be!) however it's inevitable that you're going to have your back to people at times - the ceremony, the first dance and generally mingling amongst your guests, it's impossible not to - therefore you shouldn't neglect your back when choosing your dream dress!

Although back detail isn't exactly a new trend, (I first noticed backs really becoming a bridal gown feature in late 2012) it's a trend that doesn't seem to be going anywhere. So here's my top 10 ways to turn your back to your guests…

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Chic and The City

More and more brides are choosing to establish their career before getting married these days…and why not, with the average cost of weddings rising and women now being more independent than ever (go girls!) it should come as no surprise that a large number of brides are high flying business women dreaming of a modern wedding in the country's capital. 

So here are my top 5 essentials for the perfect city chic wedding:

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Signature Cocktails

Now don't get me wrong, I am the first to enjoy a nice, chilled glass of Champagne and I believe a glass of bubbly is just what every guest needs for the first toast to the new bride and groom. However, that doesn't mean we can't come up with a creative alternative for your welcome drink. Here's my top 10 ideas on how to incorporate your personalities into your drinks…

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