2012: My year in weddings

Wow – what an amazing year 2012 has been!! It is an actual fact that my clients are the best in the world – and I’m so honoured to have shared the biggest day of their lives with the most beautiful, funny, creative and unique brides & grooms. I’ve seen brides arrive by tractor, horse & carriage, vintage buses and golf buggies; I’ve had grooms pacing nervously, getting plastered and learning what ‘monkeying up’ is; I’ve been sung Wuthering Heights by a group of bridesmaids, got a bride to wear Minnie Mouse ears, and have been a witness at a… Read more

Wotten House wedding – a very elegant celebration for Jennie & Chris

Wotten House in Dorking is an incredible venue for a wedding – the drive up to the house alone is enough to convince you that this place is steeped in history and grandeur. Then once you start looking around the grounds, you find these unusual temples and magical caves – it is eccentrically everything that is fabulous about english architecture! It is a brilliant venue and I could see why Jennie and Chris chose it for their elegant relaxed wedding day in October. It was GORGEOUS and so are they! I met Jennie and Chris at a wedding fair about… Read more

From Lancing College to Wiston House – a fairytale wedding day

“Once in a while, right in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairytale….” and I am very pleased to share with you this beautiful fairytale wedding of Samantha & Steven. Aww I really do love Sammy & Steve, they are just the sweetest couple, and Sam is a total romantic – a Disney-obsessed, gorgeous princess who planned her fairytale day with just the right touch of class, elegance and of course the occasional sprinkling of Disney magic. It was brilliant. This gorgeous couple held their wedding ceremony at the chapel at Lancing College – one of… Read more

A wonderful colourful Sikh Wedding extravaganza

Sukhey & Jamie celebrated their marriage with not one but TWO wedding days this year! The first wedding day you can read all about here and I’m delighted to share with you this riot of colour, music and dancing that was their Sikh wedding celebrations. And my word – what an overload of gorgeousness it was too. My first Indian wedding, and I loved every minute of it! Celebrations started at Sukhey’s family home in Slough with the pre-wedding party the day before – which included many important rituals including the traditional cleansing rituals and the bangle ritual – and… Read more

The Walled Garden Cowdray – the sunniest wedding of the year!

Jude and Jay are real characters – so full of life, enthusiasm and energy, they really are incredible individuals. Both Jude & Jay work in travel, and met when they were both working in Cyprus. They had a date in a cafe, but soon after Jude moved to the Dominican Republic with work. It didn’t take Jay long to realise he couldn’t away from her for too long, so he flew 4367 miles to be with her again. Awwwwwww – how romantic is THAT! Over the next 7 years, they travelled the world and finally decided to settle in Brighton…. Read more