Advice to IGNORE When Planning Your Event

While planning your event, you may come across various pieces of advice, but not all of them are helpful or relevant to your situation. Here are some common pieces of advice you should ignore: 1. “You Need to Please Everyone”: Trying to accommodate everyone’s preferences can lead to a disjointed and unfocused event. Focus on […]

Top 10 Ways to Save Money During Your Event Planning

Are you in the process of planning a large scale event, milestone celebration or your wedding? Unsure where to begin with your budget and concerned as the cost of living crisis worsens day by day? Planning an event on a budget doesn’t mean sacrificing quality or style. Here are ten tips to help you save […]

Is a Wedding Planner Right for Me?

Deciding whether to hire an event planner particularly for your wedding is a personal choice that depends on various factors. Here are some signs that a wedding planner may be right for you: 1. Limited Time: If you have a busy schedule or limited time to dedicate to wedding planning, a wedding planner can take […]

Alternatives to Alcohol at Your Event: Creating a Sober-Friendly Experience

Since the 1920’s when prohibition took centre stage – alcoholic drinks at lavish parties, weddings and social events has been glamourised. Be it a cheeky cocktail on arrival, a champagne tower to celebrate or an open wine, beer and spirit bar to keep your guests merry; alcohol has long been a staple at social events. […]

Is a Gift Registry an Outdated Tradition?

The tradition of gift registries has long been a staple for couples preparing to tie the knot. This tradition is first known to have come into present day in 1924 when a Chicago based department store realised they could capitalise on the Wedding and Baby Industry by setting up what they called a registry. However, […]

Top 12 Winter Wedding Destinations

Winter weddings offer a unique opportunity to celebrate love amidst the beauty of the season, with cozy venues, warm ambiance, and picturesque landscapes, it’s white on white all round. If you’re planning a winter wedding, consider these top destinations that promise charm, romance, and unforgettable memories. 1. Banff, Canada: Nestled amidst the breath taking Canadian […]

Top 10 Wedding/Event Trends in 2024

Staying up-to-date with the latest trends is essential for creating memorable events. Here are our favourite the top 10 event trends for 2024. 1. Sustainable Weddings: Eco-friendly options like biodegradable confetti, locally sourced or fake flowers, and sustainable catering are becoming increasingly popular. 2. Bold Colours: Vibrant and bold colour palettes are making a comeback. […]

10 Step Guide: How to Set and Stick to a Wedding/Event Budget

Every event begins at the same place: setting a budget. The truth is without a budget you will end up in a world of trouble – either doubling, tripling or even quadrupling what you were expecting to spend, or failing to spend your funds in the “right” places – the things that are most important […]