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The thrifty, shabby chic wedding…

From vintage crockery, reused as wedding decorations and displays to cherished family memorabilia doubling up for table settings and stationery, this season, many of the weddings we are working on have combined the elegance of bygone days with a modern twist to create an imaginative, and highly personal mood for weddings across Kent. It’s an approach which proves so popular with guests of all...

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Guest Book Ideas We Love!

Wedding guest books are traditionally that – books for your guests sign and leave a little message to you on your wedding day.  However, there are now lots of alternatives to this which really bring the guest book idea into the Twenty First Century. Polaroid Guest Book Instant photographs are taken at the wedding by a dedicated photographer of each guest. These pictures are then inserted...

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Sustainable Celebrations

Locally sourced Wedding food and flowers Inspired by the ‘Produced in Kent’ team, here is the ultimate list for wedding food and flowers sourced from the garden of England Many of our clients are now conscious of their carbon footprint – especially in relation to their weddings. With so many people being brought together from all over the world and from across the country, the impact of...

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The importance of good wedding insurance

The reason for good wedding insurance became very apparent to us last summer when a supplier went out of business 3 weeks before our clients big day. I have always told my clients to buy wedding insurance.  In the great scheme of costs and what you are spending, a small amount spent on insurance after spending thousands of pounds seems the most sensible thing to do.  It is highly unlikely you...

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Containing the numbers when the guest list spirals…

Who to invite, and critically, who not to invite, is one of the biggest headaches when planning a wedding. It can be an awkward, uncomfortable affair, complicated by family ties and commitments. The most important thing to remember is that your wedding is yours. A good starting point is to begin by considering what you want your day to look like. After you have spent some time visualising the...

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The high cost of cheap photography

Cost is always an issue when it comes to weddings. Deciding on your budget and importantly, sticking to it is a key requirement for many couples planning their day. But for us there is one cost that cannot be shaved. Fashions and trends change, venue hire can be negotiated, but memories last a lifetime, which is why your choice of photographer is one of the most important decisions you can...

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