Category Archives: Wedding Tips

Women propose to their men … February 29th 2012 (Leap Year)

According to an old Irish legend, or possibly history, St Bridget struck a deal with St Patrick to allow women to propose to men – and not just the other way around – every 4 years. This is believed to … Continue reading

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Acclaimed photographer Catherine Mead at ‘I Do’ Wedding & Bridal Show at 1 Lombard Street

On Monday 6th February we launched the first ‘I Do’ Wedding & Bridal Show at 1 Lombard Street which was a huge success thanks to the ‘team’. Firstly, to the three couture dress designers who made it happen.   Lise Herud headed … Continue reading

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Paul Antonio works his ‘window calligraphy’ magic for “I Do” at 1 Lombard Street

Paul Antonio the acclaimed calligrapher worked his magic on the windows of Butterfly London’s two boutiques in the heart of the City of London earlier this week.   To view Paul in action click on the following link to watch the … Continue reading

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Nicola Hall, Hall of Cakes features on Hairy Bikers Best of British

  The acclaimed Wedding Cake Designer, Nicola Hall of Hall of Cakes featured on Hairy Bikers Best of British series on ‘weddings’.   Nicola was interviewed by the Hairy Bikers as she created one of her amazing six tiered bespoke traditional … Continue reading

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Tips on creating the perfect ‘Order of Service’ for a Church Ceremony

  When you decide have the church wedding the first think to ensure is that you choose the right support for the Groom i.e. the best man and ushers and for the bride, the bridesmaids and then others who you choose to read. Many … Continue reading

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Wedding Insurance should I? Or do you think, it will never happen to me!

Wedding Insurance is one of the most fundamental elements to the wedding and it doesn’t have to be expensive but it gives you ‘peace of mind’.   I always use an example when explaining to my couples as a wedding planner … Continue reading

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A symbolic element of any Wedding Celebration is the cake

The wedding cake is symbolic at a Wedding and the ritual of cutting the cake and sharing a piece of the cake is important.   The traditional fruit cake as a wedding cake where the top tier was saved for the christening … Continue reading

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To invite children or not to your wedding and how do you make it clear?

  ‘Should I invite children to my wedding?’   ‘How do I make it clear children are not invited?’   These are questions that I am asked regularly as a Wedding Planner (SJD Events Limited) and how best to advise the guests of the children policy.   … Continue reading

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Fireworks are the perfect ‘wow’ factor for the end to a magically Wedding Day

Fireworks are the perfect way to end a wedding if your venue allows.     But, always hire a professional fireworks company and make sure you add it to your wedding insurance cover.  And, if having fire works at home ensure you … Continue reading

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