Purple wedding shoot

Pantone Ultra Violet Shoot

December 13, 2018 | News

Today we hand over to stylist Lauren Alexander to tell us all about her recent Cadbury-coloured shoot… The brief behind the shoot was to embrace the nature of the season and pull upon the Pantone 2018 colour of the year, Ultra Violet. We used flowers that were dainty and elegant but still packed a punch with colour; lilac roses, purple lisianthus and rosemary, red dahlias, eucalyptus, blue eryghium and white spray roses. This was then lifted with dried lavender, pine cones and amaranthus to create a beautiful and unique bouquet. The table was very indulgent. Purple is an indulgent colour,…

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Wedding catering

Tie The Knot Catering Industry Dinner

December 10, 2018 | News

Myself and the suppliers I work with are all small businesses, therefore we miss out on the fun and frolics of an office Christmas party. We don’t get to dress up, get smashed and behaving inappropriately with our colleagues… But this year we did! A couple of months ago I received a lovely invitation from Tie the Knot Catering to an end of season dinner at Balcombe Place. Back at the beginning of the summer I coordinated a bridal shoot at Balcombe Place so I knew what a stunning venue it was and I jumped at the chance to have…

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Wedding Balloons

The Great Balloon Debate

December 6, 2018 | News

A quick one today because I have a sick child off nursery (oh the joy when I have the whole special issue to put together!) I’ve decided to revisit a topic I covered in the very first issue of the magazine, waaaaay back in 2013. The Great Balloon Debate! This is what I wrote back then: “Balloons. Love or hate? I think there’s a fine line between deflated kids birthday party, and helium-filled balloon happiness. Who remembers the 1990 film ‘Stella’? Where all Bette Midler wants is a room full of balloons. Crummy apartment. Room full of balloons. Classic romantic…

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