Fashion, Wedding day topics

A Splash of Color

I love the idea of bright bouquets for a beach wedding - it really stands out the colors really stand out against the white of the beach and dress. It's a real statement of summer and fun. it was while looking at these colorful creations that i found a couple that just took my breath… Continue reading A Splash of Color

Wedding day topics

Wedding day Emergency Kit

I don't want to make it sound overly dramatic but it is always better to be prepared and it's best if you have a wedding day emergency kit . Maybe we should just call it a wedding day kit.   Ask one of your bridesmaids or friends to assemble the items for you in a… Continue reading Wedding day Emergency Kit

Ceremonies, Wedding day topics

What exactly is a celebrant?

  Many people aren’t really sure what a celebrant is; after all, there aren’t that many of us around and it’s one of the newer professions. It was only in the 60’s that the idea of celebrants caught on. The first ones mostly operated in Australia, where they provided alternatives to church weddings or starchy,… Continue reading What exactly is a celebrant?

Wedding day topics

Giving away the bride: new variations on an old theme

 It’s usually an emotional moment. Most weddings start this way. A tradition that’s centuries old: the bride comes down the aisle on her father’s arm. He then gives her away, entrusting her to her soon-to-be husband, saying a few words to him. There’s nothing wrong with any of this. But the question remains: why is… Continue reading Giving away the bride: new variations on an old theme