June 28, 2017

7 Things No One Told You About Planning a Wedding

Are you ready for the ugly truth??? Planning a wedding is not going to be all sunshine and roses….there are going to be times when you want to give up and elope! Of course you’ll still love it and miss it like crazy when it all comes to an end.

To help you make it through the perils of planning a wedding, I thought I would give you the heads up on some things that no one will have thought to warn you will happen!

You’re going to argue….a lot!

He wants R2-D2 and C-3PO as cake toppers, you want lovely sparkly monograms. You’re not going to agree on everything, so there will be some petty little squabbles over the smallest of things. This is normal, don’t worry and try and come to a compromise that you’re both happy with. You want both of your personalities to show in the wedding, be prepared for a bit of give and take.

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June 21, 2017

9 Tips to Save Money on your Wedding Budget

Do you have a tight wedding budget? Most couples do when planning their wedding and everyone has different priorities. I, personally, would never compromise on quality photography, videography or wedding rings because these are the things that last forever. Other couples would not compromise on the venue, the dream dress, the decor or THOSE shoes!!!

These are a few ways I believe you can save on your wedding budget without any compromises on quality or style.

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August 27, 2016

Wedding Hair: The Long and Short of It

By Natalie Willingham – Bridal Makeup & Hair Specialist

Short hair doesn’t need to be boring on your wedding day. In the last year I’ve styled a number of gorgeous ladies who have all had short hair (above the shoulders). So to give you a little bit of inspiration here are a few tips to take your wedding hair from now to wow!

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If you have a really short pixie cut style then texture can be your friend. Using straighteners or wands you can create texture to provide lift and shape to your cut. Having short hair also means that non traditional headpieces can look stunning. I have had brides with percher style hats with personal features such as a treble clef, feathers, all sorts. A shorter style means you can showcase your individuality and confidence. Bird cage veils work best with this wedding hair style. Continue reading