Why you WON’T Have the wedding day of your dreams.

We all remember that scene in Friends where Monica excitedly pulls out her GIANT wedding folder after just becoming engaged. It's a day we've been planning for a LONG time, so we want it to go absolutely perfectly...Down to every last detail: Right? Actually, wrong. The wedding of your dreams? The wedding day you've always … Continue reading Why you WON’T Have the wedding day of your dreams.

Choosing your bridal team- the who, hows and why

So your gorgeous fiance has FINALLY done it! Popped the champagne, popped the question, and you've popped your lid trying to figure out just WHO to choose to have in your bridal party! Fear no more. This blog post is here. (Well, at least I hope to help a little)   Choosing your bridal party … Continue reading Choosing your bridal team- the who, hows and why

Trouble picking wedding music? Consider it solved.

  Girl, put your records on... (Tell me your favourite song)   Sorry, if you love that Corrine Bailey-Rae song as much as I do you may be now playing it in the back of your mind whilst reading this entire article. Although, it's a great song- so actually maybe that's a good thing? My … Continue reading Trouble picking wedding music? Consider it solved.

How to work alone, and not be lonely.

Working for yourself sounds so glamorous, right? We use words like 'girl boss' (guilty) and 'entrepreneur, which make it sound like such a fun adventure. Which it is, a lot of the time.   "Ooooh, lucky you! I wish I could do that, sounds so glamorous..." -Every person I talk to   ...The truth however, … Continue reading How to work alone, and not be lonely.

Hannah + Barnaby: A Dream Day.

images captured by talented Australian duo Lover of Mine Photography Hannah and Barnaby, truly an incredible pair. 12 months beyond the wedding day they are now enjoying, loving and learning through married life together, and as they celebrate their one year anniversary, the Wedding by Jess blog takes a look back upon the glorious day that was. … Continue reading Hannah + Barnaby: A Dream Day.

How do I write my own wedding vows?

Where to begin... Over the years, as I have had the honour of performing many beautiful weddings for a whole variety of different types of couples, from all walks of life. I realised, that after meeting with so many of them that ‘vows’ are such a foreign concept for anybody getting married for the first … Continue reading How do I write my own wedding vows?

Plugged in vs. unplugged- The great debate.

Working in the wedding industry you become very aware of the myriad of wedding ‘trends’ that run in and out of style faster than couples can say “I do”. The looks, styles and ideas for modern weddings change so rapidly it’s hard to keep up! Festoon lighting, flower crowns, wooden bow ties and superhero t-shirts … Continue reading Plugged in vs. unplugged- The great debate.