Ceremonies, Uncategorized

Intimate villa wedding by the sea

Much of today’s wedding was in Chinese. I don't speak a word but it didn’t matter; one of the couple’s friends translated everything I was saying, line by line. The couple said their vows in Mandarin, and then exchanged rings. The atmosphere was very intimate, even though we were all right by the beach with… Continue reading Intimate villa wedding by the sea

Celebrations, Decoration, Recent Weddings

Villa Wedding August 9th

 This beachside wedding was held at one of Samui's most beautiful villas, right in the south of the island. The couple chose to have bubbles instead of confetti, an idea that worked brilliantly. And a thank you from the couple: Hi Dimitri,  Thank you so very much for all of your help and for marrying… Continue reading Villa Wedding August 9th

Recent Weddings

Karina and Alessandro’s wedding at Banyan Tree, Samui

Towards the south of the island, just before you come to an extremely secluded bay, you'll find a beautiful valley that meanders down through coconut trees to the beach. This was the setting for Karina and Alessandro’s wedding. The grass, trees and surrounding foliage were all deep greens, contrasting with the dark blues and purple… Continue reading Karina and Alessandro’s wedding at Banyan Tree, Samui

Wedding day topics

Cake pops – the new trend?

For the past couple of years cup cakes seemed to be the taking the place of the traditional wedding cake, but is it now time for the cupcake to take a side step as well, as we see the rise of the cake pop. These cake pops can be as simple, as fun, or as… Continue reading Cake pops – the new trend?

Recent Weddings

Kylie and Xavier: a wedding in both English and French

2014-07-09 (The Passage) It would have been impossible to guess that Xavier’s family came from Belgium; his English was perfect, as he’d grown up in South Africa. We were chatting at the couple’s pre-wedding meeting and he said that half the guests were French-speaking. “Not all of them can understand English, but we can’t do… Continue reading Kylie and Xavier: a wedding in both English and French