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Creating your Running Order

Creating Your Wedding Running Order

A Wedding Running Order is an essential document for any wedding – big or small.  With so many elements, suppliers and people requiring coordination throughout the days, not having a Running Order is like trying to drink your favourite cocktail with a paper straw….. it will be ok at the start, but after a while it will all fall apart (yep, not my favourite part of being environmentally conscious!) What is a Wedding Running Order? A Wedding Running Order is

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Wedding planning resources

Top 5 Wedding Planning Resources

With so many elements involved in a wedding day, it is vital that you are armed with functional wedding planning resources to keep you on track, in control and on budget. Regardless of whether you are an electronic guru or a lover of the old school paper and pens, find a system that works for you to keep all of your notes, quotes and records up to date and handy. Whatever system you use, it needs to be: easily accessible

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Wedding Coaching; Wedding Planner

Wedding Planner v’s Wedding Coach

Weddings can be a beast of a thing. And knowing how to plan a wedding can feel like you are trying to tame the beast! They have so many moving parts; so many people to coordinate; so many expectations and opinions to navigate. I don’t think I’m off the mark to say that weddings can consume and overwhelm us – if we let it! So to have a wedding planner is a fabulous idea. Someone who loves checklists, spreadsheets and

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Stunning Outdoor Ceremony Locations In Perth

Perth is blessed with stunning beaches, a picturesque river and oodles of grass, bush and parklands for us to enjoy. Meaning there are loads of outdoor wedding ceremony locations in Perth! For those of you that know me, I’m a huge fan of having your wedding ceremony and reception at the same place. It cuts down on logistics, saves money and just makes it so much easier for your guests. But I understand that this is not always possible within

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10 Incredible D.I.Y Wedding Venues in Perth

If you love the idea of creating your wedding day EXACTLY how you want it, you are good at organising or you have engaged a Wedding Planner for your day, then a DIY wedding venue is the perfect place for you. In recent times, we have seen a large number of DIY wedding venues in Perth pop up in all different shapes and sizes – so you can guarantee that there is one that is beautifully you. Here is my

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10 Unmissable Perth Wedding Venues

Finding the perfect wedding venue in Perth can be tricky. Whether you want views, privacy, something quite different or a DIY space to make exactly you…. there is a wedding venue in Perth that will be perfect for you. However, all of this choice can be quite overwhelming and confusing, and with so many newbies popping up, it’s difficult to keep up to date with what is out there. Booking your wedding venue should be the first thing you lock

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Top Tips on How to Plan Your Wedding From Perth Wedding Suppliers – Part 2

Wedding planning can be painful, overwhelming and tedious…. but it doesn’t have to be. This entire blog is focused on providing tips and tricks on how to plan your wedding and begin searching for your perfect Perth wedding supplier. Buckle in for Part 2 – I hope it’s helpful for you. FOOD – GRAZING TABLES – The Long Table Perth www.thelongtableperth.com Fbk – @thelongtableperth Insta – @thelongtable_perth How to select a grazing table company? 1. Make sure you check that

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Top Tip on How to Plan Your Wedding from Perth Wedding Suppliers – Part 1

Weddings have so many moving parts and each element of it is a little bit same-same and quite a bit different!! So how on Earth are you supposed to know all of this when you are figuring out how to plan your wedding? Well, you don’t!! So, I asked some of Perth’s amazing wedding suppliers a few simple questions to get the inside scoop on how to plan your wedding and commence planning with suppliers from their speciality area. Here

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Wedding Cancellations and Postponements – What are you entitled to amidst covide19?

If you are one of the many couples who have had to cancel or postpone your wedding due to this pesky virus called “Covid19”, my heart breaks for you. I understand the frustration, the annoyance and the desire to have something so bad. Making the decision to cancel or postpone your wedding date is one thing. But what refunds or reimbursement are you entitled to if one of your suppliers is not available, or you change your mind about something

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How to make guest list that fits with your perfect wedding day

Planning your wedding is supposed to be one of the happiest times of your life, but the reality is that it causes so many couples oodles of stress and worry. And this is not surprising given the pressure so many couples put on themselves to create “the perfect” day whilst sticking to a budget and keeping everyone happy. So first things first – how do you work out your guest list so that it fits with your idea of your

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Top Tips On How To Plan A Wedding

Knowing how to plan a wedding can be confusing and stressful – where to start; what order to do things; what options are out there; am I get ripped off? So many couples start researching with such enthusiasm and excitement, but get overwhelmed with finding a venue or after after locking this in. So often I hear them say “well, what should I do next?” or “what do others do now?”  Although I am a firm believer that your wedding

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3 Key Ways To Select Your Perfect Wedding Colours

The colour scheme of your wedding day is the heart of the entire aesthetic (or look) of your day. Get it right and the look of all the elements of your wedding day will fit seamlessly together and decisions on what to choose will be easier. Get it wrong, and your wedding day will look like a mixed bag of lollies with ideas, colours and styles all over the place. Nowadays, Pinterest and Instagram make researching the perfect look for

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Top Tips For Choosing The Perfect Wedding Venue

Water views or bush setting? Marquee or inside? Sumptuous feasts or dancing under the stars? What do you see when you dream about your ideal wedding day? A wedding venue sets the tone for your day; creating the feel and style that aligns with your vision. It is one of the big spend items that can dictate other costly parts of your day and helps the other elements fall into place during your planning. Therefore, it is vital that you

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The Most Important Thing To Do When Planning Your Wedding

When you think of your wedding what is the sexiest thing you can think of? What gets your heart racing and kicks off those feelings in your stomach? So much so that it aches to have to wait for your incredible day! I can guarantee that the answers to this question are widely varied but I’m not sure if anyone would say BUDGETING! Sadly though, getting intimate with your budget and knowing it inside out before you start planning your

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How to save money when planning your wedding by thinking outside the box

Wedding Planning Tips and Tricks It’s funny how things change with time and new ideas gather momentum. What so many once HAD to do tends to become what so many don’t WANT to do! And planning weddings is no different. This is even far more noticeable when we acknowledge that our society is so far from the typical 1950s “mould” – the majority of our couples we marry are living together before marriage; have kids and a mortgage before marriage;

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WA Wedding Celebrant – Lesley Gasmier

What to look for and how to choose a Celebrant, and tips to write beautiful vows When couples commence planning their wedding, they generally have an idea about the look or feel that they want for their wedding day; the venue or general location they are considering; sometimes even the photographer. However, it is rare that they know which Celebrant they want to use. Role of a Celebrant A Celebrant’s role is to make everything legal. They are the person

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