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.
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
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.
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.
When my Mother and Father got married, they ended up with many, (mannnny) sets of fine crystal, all of which were beautiful and of course appreciated, but they had much more than they could use in three lifetimes! (And, since they were only planning on being married for the one lifetime, this was in no … Continue reading The Fine Art of Gift-Giving.
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.
There's SO many wonderful things about getting to be a bridesmaid for your BFF. Helping her plan, design & execute her perfect wedding day, and there's plenty of advice out there to help you do so... But what about the hens? What do you do and where do you start? We've all been to the … Continue reading How to plan the perfect hen’s weekend.
So you’ve become engaged! Yay! It’s such an exciting time and you want an awesome tribe around you to help you celebrate and join in as part of the lead up to your big day. But, one main question that comes up time and time again for the newly engaged couple is: … Continue reading The Bridal Party Dilemma.
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?
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.