Planning a wedding can be an overwhelming task and can make any bride-to-be crazy sometimes. It’s normal to be frazzled and stressed by all the deadlines, details, budgets, and more.
Planning a wedding can be an incredibly rewarding experience – but that doesn’t mean it’s an easy one. In fact, many, if not all, brides find themselves overwhelmed as they attempt to juggle their personal lives on top of planning one of the most significant events in their lives. That’s where the wedding party comes in. And to take point on the operation is the Maid of Honour, who can do quite a bit to make the bride’s life easier. Sometimes it can be difficult to know where to step in and how to help, however, which is why we’ve created this quick guide! Here are seven wedding planning tips for the Maid of Honour.
There is no need to emphasize the importance of looking perfect on your wedding day. However, the final, glowing look cannot be achieved in just a week. The best time to start preparing yourself for the wedding is as soon as you get the engagement ring.
Happy Friday all! That is unless you are in the UAE… then happy mid-weekend!
Spring is starting to touch our little life in Bradford on Avon and I imagine we’re not alone… as the sun decides to make more of an appearance and natural beauty literally starts blossoming all around, perhaps you are thinking about making a huge gesture with a little ring? If that is indeed so, then look no further! Today we have the lovely Olivia from LIV, an engagement ring specialist who knows all too well about the occasional struggle behind finding a ring and ensuring it fits! And so without further ado, I shall let Olivia give us her pearls of wisdom on the matter…
How are we all? …Cold? Me too… but ‘hey’ it’s winter, what can you do?! I know! Ignore the weather and talk about weddings! Something we don’t usually have much time to write about here at Matthew Oliver Weddings, but I’m alone in the office (singing to musicals) and thought I would write a quick blog (check out the multi-tasking!). I’ve seen a few people writing about wedding trends for 2018 and so I thought I would (as Matthew calls it) ‘put in my 5 eggs…’ :/
Coming to you all the way from sunny France, sat typing in the beatuiful Château de Grand Lucé, I wanted to share with you a great guest post from the wonderful Elena Tahora, a passionate fashion blogger and an avid traveller, writing all about some of the more unusual wedding traditions from around the world! Also a writer for the excellent American Tungsten have a look at what Elena has to say…
I’m Ceri which is pronounced as Kerri. I was born and raised in Barbados and sadly never appreciated the beautiful beaches and lovely sunny weather until moving to UK just over a year ago. At the moment I am still adapting to British culture and learning new things each week with the help of my fabulous uni friends. Today is my first day in the office and of course I woke up excited and nervous. I was greeted in Bradford-on-Avon by a breathtaking view while crossing the bridge on my short walk to the office and then the wonderful Winston as soon as I came through the door. I couldn’t have asked for a better welcome than snuggles, rubs and licks.
Yes I know, it’s been to too long! Though I’m here now, sat on a plane after a fairly hectic week in Italy… which is exactly what I want to tell you all about! The Matthew Oliver team have been in full professional(ish) working swing in both Venice and Tuscany this week. I’m sure I won’t need to tell you what we’ve been up to, it’s no secret Matthew and I are ‘trigger happy’ when it comes to photos and the inevitable social media-ing that comes with it! Alas please indulge me as I run through the highlights, if only to get them straight in my head!
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Huge apologies for it being 9 days late! But hey ho, we’re still in the ‘New Year’ and we are certainly still wishing you are all happy! We have slightly been off the grid over the holidays, what with traipsing around the country visiting wonderful family and friends. The other thing that has kept us busy (as well as continued planning of our fantastic 2017 weddings – more to follow on this), is that Matthew, Winston and I have just moved house (exciting!) and dealt with all the craziness which comes with it! But we are settled in now and love it!
Right, I think that’s enough of a catch up and now to the important bit! Which is our first guest post of 2017, coming from the lovely people over at lunss.com, a site dedicated to custom made dresses online. They’re here to talk about subtle but important wedding day tips, have a good read and pop over to their site to see what they’re all about…
I hope all is well with everyone?!
During our crazy but wonderfully successful July of weddings, i’m sure you all saw but we did a particularly beautiful wedding at the fantastic Trinity Buoy Wharf in London. It was a long exciting day with many elements and cultural traditions,many of which were new to me, but were all befitting of the theme of the day and designed to bring two families together. This got me thinking about wedding traditions in general and more specifically the tradition of speeches.
Bonjour lovely people, how are you all doing? Any lovely weddings happening this weekend? Do tell us what your plans are?
I’m sure most of you can relate to my #fridayfeeling today – ‘Your Speed Doesn’t Matter, Forward is Forward!’