Wedding prop hire/styling

Locate to Create – Ideal Dry Hire Solution

Locate to Create is a prop hire and event styling business based in Kent. They hold an eclectic portfolio of props and furniture that can be hired individually, or as packages. Their flexible, creative and bespoke approach make them a great solution for dry hire venues… and they travel all over! Picture the scene, you’ve found your perfect venue, it’s a blank canvas but that’s okay because you want to have your own input into the theme and styling… you just need somewhere you can browse available props, chat to someone about your ideas and have it all transported and…

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West Sussex Worthing Wedding

The Worthing Dome Wedding Open Day 

This is a tricky one… my friends at The Worthing Dome are hosting an open day on the same day as my Outdoor Extravaganza in Hampshire. Why not mark it out in your diary as one big wedding weekender and go to both events? Hell, you could even go dress shopping on the Saturday and binge-watch wedding movies on the Saturday night? While my fair in Hampshire is a festival-style extravaganza with lots of suppliers exhibiting, The Worthing Dome are simply setting up their beautiful rooms, for a ceremony and reception, and their events team will be on hand to…

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Cool London Wedding

Super Chilled London Wedding

Photographer Benjamin Stuart talks us through Fran & Rob’s simple, stripped back wedding at the pub where they first met. “They didn’t want anything traditional, or cliché, no cutting the cake or first dance.” “Their wedding was all about close friends and family. Excellent food and drink in a relaxed atmosphere.” “Fran is a stylist and works in fashion, so she knows lot of great hair and makeup artists. She also dressed Rob and he looked incredible; simple and elegant.” “Fran’s incredible dress and long coat combo was perfectly on point for the chilly March day.” “Fran & Rob had their…

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Wedding celebrant

Supplier Spotlight – Celebrant Yvonne Beck

Every love story is unique and deserves a unique ceremony. All families have their own story and sharing life’s major milestones is important… there is no ‘one size fits all’ solution. If you’re looking for a personal wedding ceremony, full of meaning and truly representative of you as a couple, celebrant Yvonne Beck can help. We asked Yvonne some questions to find out more about what celebrants do, and what working with her entails… Q. Hi Yvonne! Can you start by telling us about the role of wedding celebrant please? A. A wedding celebrant is trained in providing you with…

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Wedding Styling

Pro Styling Top Tips…

Today (extracted from our current issue) we’re excited to bring you five DIY top tips from styling expert Kate Hirons of Jump the Broom… 1. Get Moody First up, don’t just dive straight in! I am a BIG fan of a mood board, mainly because I can start with just one item or colour I love and work outwards from there. Take your time to create a palette, look for images that inspire you online and decide on the kind of atmosphere you want to create: do you want it to be soft, feminine and romantic? Bold, dark and edgy? Or…

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Eco Wedding

Foraged Flowers and Local Feasts…

Weddings are large, expensive events so it’s a great idea to be mindful when it comes to minimising your carbon footprint. Today, Becky from The Garden Chef tells us about a recent shoot she collaborated on with some local florists. Over to Becky… A big part of our ethos is to have great respect for the food we create; how we create it and what we create it from. One of our concerns is the cost and waste related to weddings so we wanted to look at ideas to minimise this. We wanted the shoot to be eco-friendly and sustainable….

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Wedding Photography

Supplier Spotlight – Em J Photography

Today we get to know Emily of Em J Photography… Hello, all you lovely people. I’m Emily the wedding photographer behind Em J Photography.  I live in a little village just outside of Hitchin, with my husband-to-be and our little puppy Harvey. If I’m not shooting or editing photos you’ll find me drinking coffee, practising yoga or walking the dog. I’m happiest when I have a camera in my hand, I love being able capture a whole story with just one simple click. I am so lucky to have been doing my dream job for about five years now and…

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Wedding Catering

Featured Caterer – The Curated Kitchen

May 31, 2019 | News

Your wedding catering doesn’t have to be a choice between formal silver service or super casual street food, it can be both relaxed and completely luxurious. The Curated Kitchen specialises in luxurious feasts, grazing tables, and afternoon tea for informal weddings in Surrey, Sussex, Kent, London, and beyond. They believe in stripping away the unnecessary formality of traditional event catering, and inspiring guests to feast with abandon in a stylish, laid-back atmosphere. There’s no reason informal dining should compromise on taste, style, quality or service. The Curated Kitchen focus on beautiful homemade elements and carefully curated, locally sourced, organic and homegrown…

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Wedding Entertainment

10 Incredible Acts For Your Wedding Day

May 29, 2019 | News

We hand over to Entertainment Nation for today’s guest post… Make your big day exceptional! For unforgettable memories, stunning variety, and the excitement of a no-holds-barred live performance to raise the roof of your wedding venue, nothing comes close to live wedding music. There’s an overwhelming mountain of talent to choose from – so where do you start? Luckily we’ve sourced the best talent the UK has to offer and put it all under one roof. Read on to discover some of the finest live acts in the South of England, all of whom are ready to add some sparkle…

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Outdoor Wedding Fair

Margot’s Outdoor Extravaganza

May 24, 2019 | News

Seriously, where is this year going? How is it almost June? It doesn’t feel like long ago we were hosting our Sussex fair in January, and now our outdoor summer fair is just around the corner. If the date’s not already in your diary, get it out now and, in big bold pen, write MARGOT’S OUTDOOR EXTRAVAGANZA on 21st July. You will also want to zip over to Eventbrite and book your tickets fast because only the first 50 pre-booked brides get a nifty limited edition canvas bag filled with treats (including a copy of our special issue). We’re hosting…

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