‘Will you be my bridesmaid?’ Boxes

Picking bridesmaids was super easy I’ve been best friends with Sophie & Claire since I was 12 and Holly & I have been inseparable since we met in our first year of university. I’m sure they pretty much knew this too but I did want to show my girls how important they were to me…

The Blacksmith Wedding – The Bell Inn, Hampshire

On the 12th August 2017 team Sage Joan headed to The Bell Inn in Hampshire for one of our best friends weddings. Stacey got engaged in front of the northern lights a little over 18 months before – and we were beyond excited to be heading to her big day. The Bell Inn is nestled…

Choosing A Wedding Venue

As I mentioned in my post ‘how to start wedding planning’ finding a venue was the key part of the early stages of wedding planning that started a domino effect of so many decisions. I’ve followed quite a few local wedding photographers on Instagram for the last year or so – this gave me quite a…

Bespoke Wedding Wax Seal

I have 4 notebooks on the go at any one time and an entire cupboard dedicated to all the ribbons, papers & craft materials I own. Stationery is one of my greatest loves so being able to design something bespoke for our wedding has been my favourite part of wedding planning so far. My wedding…

How to Start Wedding Planning

I’ve always dreamed of my big day but when I came home from holiday with a ring on my finger the actual planning felt a little overwhelming. I was caught up in this spiral of looking at venue’s then gasping at the price, then looking at more venue’s followed by more gasping. However since stepping…

Making Our Forever Official – I said Yes!

On December 10th 2005 I went on a first date with a friend of a friend. I instantly felt at home in his company and nestled into his shoulder for the entire movie without even thinking about it. Fast forward a lot of life events and 11 years we took a holiday with two of…

Styling a Wedding on a Budget

It’s not that we wanted a cheap wedding, but right from the start, we knew what our budget was, and wanted to stick to it. The pessimists said it couldn’t be done for less than double what we wanted to spend but I was resolute. The basics quickly gobbled up most of our allowance. Registrar,…