The lead up to your big day is both nerve-wracking and exciting and it will be full of all the emotions under the sun. Needless to say, there are a million things which you will need to do, from booking suppliers to food tastings and as your wedding planners, we have plenty of checklists to share with you. However, this guide is more personal to the bride. It is about you as opposed to the actual planning of your wedding. There are many things which you can do in the lead up to your wedding to make it that bit more relaxing. Having worked with so many brides, we believe that these seven preparation steps will definitely help you to get the best experience out of your wedding day.[Read more…] about A Bride’s Seven Step Preparation Guide
A Beautiful Destination Wedding in Marbella
When you plan your dream destination wedding, there are so many magical places to consider, but this blog zones in on one which has it all. Marbella is known as the ‘Coast of the Sun’ and it is one of the dreamiest coastal locations to have your wedding day. One of the best things about hosting your wedding in Marbella is the diverse number of locations, whether by the sea in an authentic Spanish beachside restaurant or in an architecturally beautiful villa set amongst the scenic mountains.[Read more…] about A Beautiful Destination Wedding in Marbella
Intimate birthday bash at a stunning private venue close to Marbella
Being a wedding and event planner gives us the best advantages when knowing about the most beautiful private venues available, I was very lucky to be able to arrange an intimate celebration for my own birthday in one of our all-time favourites. Bringing together a small group of friends for dinner, music, dancing, and plenty of laughter under the stars could not have been more perfect.[Read more…] about Intimate birthday bash at a stunning private venue close to Marbella
Destination Weddings: Should you fly out a supplier or use a local one?
A destination wedding is often a combination of local culture and certain traditions that are from a couple’s home country. One of the biggest questions is whether to use a local supplier or fly one out especially for the big day. We have clients who have done both and we hope to help you by shedding some light on the pros and cons of both options.[Read more…] about Destination Weddings: Should you fly out a supplier or use a local one?
UK Wedding Venues
Choosing a venue is one of the most important decisions that a couple needs to make when planning their wedding. There are many factors to consider, such as; location, venue capacity and the style of the venue. Once upon a time it was traditional to pick a classic hotel, but now many couples often choose something alternative or even a beautiful country estate. We have found four stunning UK venues which we believe offer options for every couple’s desires and dreams.[Read more…] about UK Wedding Venues
Destination Bridal Gowns
Choosing a wedding dress is one of the biggest decisions that a bride will ever make. There are so many factors to consider, do you want a fitted gown, a ballgown, or perhaps a fishtail gown? Do you want lace or organza and do want something with sleeves or no sleeves? This decision is made a little more complex when planning an abroad wedding. Not only do you have to take into consideration your own style preferences but also the climate of the country where you are going to get married.[Read more…] about Destination Bridal Gowns
Take over Seville for a three-day Indian extravaganza…
When Zam the brother of one of our fabulous brides and his fiance Selina told us they wanted to have their wedding five months after his sister we could not have been more delighted, this meant we got to stay with the family even longer than usual.
This time the events were to be set in Seville in October, the most perfect time for this wonderful city with the orange trees abundant with the fruit giving everywhere the wonderful small that is pure Spain.
Selina fell in love with Seville a couple of years earlier on a visit with a friend and immediately knew that even though at the time she was single when she did get married this is where she wanted to be amongst the history and atmosphere of this magical city.
When Zam and Selina visited Seville together for the first time he was immediately under the same spell… This would be their place when the big day came. [Read more…] about Take over Seville for a three-day Indian extravaganza…
7 Days…2 Countries…That’s what we call a Real Indian Wedding
After Alicia’s mum read about optimum weddings in the Confeti magazine in Spain, she made a quick phone call and we set up a family meeting. On a sunny Thursday afternoon, we all met for drinks in Marbella and the bond was formed. We would plan both parts of this wonderful wedding, the first two days in the UK and back to Spain for the next four amazing days of events and ceremonies. This really was an extravaganza and we loved every minute of it. The optimum team really became part of this family, having fun together filling the guest welcome bags at their Marbella home whilst eating a wonderful Indian lunch made by mum whilst dad poured the wine… This was the only job we would let him do! [Read more…] about 7 Days…2 Countries…That’s what we call a Real Indian Wedding