1 - Set you budget This is extremely important from the beginning. Avoid disappointments further down the planning when you realise you can’t have all the elements on your wedding day.Your budget will determine the type of wedding you want to plan.Work with the amount you can afford. Avoid taking loans or getting into debt. … Continue reading I’m engaged! What’s next?
Organisation is key to a successful wedding or event. The bridal couple is at ease knowing that your vendors and guests are aware of your order of events.Your timeline will ensure that all your planning put into your wedding will run smoothly on the day.Always keep in mind that your timeline is a guideline, you … Continue reading The importance of a wedding day timeline
Consider the following when creating your wedding day timeline: Travel time to the venue.Travel time if ceremony and reception is at different locations.Arranging transport for bridal party to ensure a quicker smoother run.Will there be a first look?Hair & make up, Length of your ceremony, signing your register, reception, first dance, allocate the correct timings … Continue reading Guidelines to creating a wedding day timeline
Depending on your budget, you have an option to choose from a cash bar, wine and malt or an open bar.The bar costs increase depending on your bar choices and type of drinks.Are you including bottled water, shooters, wines, champagnes in the bar option you chooseAre you choosing top brands?On average you are looking at … Continue reading Bar Guidelines
• This is usually done about 8 - 12 months prior to your wedding date.• Take into consideration, where your guests are travelling from so that they can plan in advance.• I suggest you send your save the dates after booking your venue. Sometimes the venue you want may not be available on your date … Continue reading Save the dates
People often don’t realise how stressful planning a wedding can be. It can take up to 200 hours to plan a wedding. Once you start the planning process, it can become overwhelming. It’s the beginning of a new chapter in your life so you want it to be perfect.With that said, below are a few … Continue reading What does a wedding planner do?
If you can afford a wedding planner then I suggest you hire one. They will save you time and they will get you exactly what you want.There are a lot of venues out there and this can be really confusing. Book 3 site visits at your top venues and then make a decision. Looking at … Continue reading Things to consider when searching for a venue
A wedding can range from R100 000 and upwards. This really depends on the couple’schoices and number of guests. A few main factors to keep in mind 1 - Guest numbersYou can spend between R1500- R2000 per person for an average wedding. For high end weddings, you are looking at R2000 and up per person. … Continue reading How much does a wedding cost?
The wedding day is important to both the bridal couple and their families. Therefore, it is extremely important to ensure everyone is happy. Multicultural weddings are exciting to plan. Its fun and you can be so creative by bringing in the two cultures together. On your wedding day, you are bringing together two families from … Continue reading Multicultural weddings
Being in the industry for years, I have often been asked if a seating plan is necessary and my answer...