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Congratulations, You’re Engaged! What’s Next?…

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Love is in the air…

If you’ve found yourself on this post then chances are you’ve just said YES! Congratulations!

So, what now!? With all the excitement of getting engaged, usually comes a truck load of stress too. To help you out, we’ve got some top tips to make the most of your engagement, how to get ahead with your wedmin, and tackling the finer details…

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Questions, questions, questions…

Before you’ve even started showing off your ring the questions will come flooding in… ‘Have you set a date?’…’Am I invited?’…’How did he propose?’…Everyone around you will be super excited so get ready for your engagement to be the topic of conversation!

If you don’t want to give too much away, or you haven’t made any decisions yet, come up with a blanket statement to use whenever someone comes pestering. Something like “We’re looking at having a Autumn wedding but haven’t worked out the finer details yet” or “We’re just so excited being engaged right now”. They should get the hint!

At this point, hold off inviting anyone or making them part of your wedding party. You can’t really un-ask someone to be your bridesmaid, so really take the time to think about it.

Guest list & budget…

Your guest list will 100% …

Tips For Styling Your Wedding Day…

Tips and advice for styling a wedding day that is unique and personal to you

Photos by Bai & Elle // Design & Styling by Hannah Charlotte Weddings and Bow & Beau

Newbies to Wedding Styling…

If you’re a newbie to wedding planning (which I’m guessing most of your are!), the thought of designing and styling an entire wedding can seem pretty daunting!

I think it’s a common misconception that styling is purely about the visual look of the day itself. Your venue choice, music, food and even the invitations you send out, all play a part in tying it all together and help tell your own unique story. So today I’m sharing some tips on how to get those creative juices flowing, and some photos from a shoot I recently styled to inspire Bride’s and Groom’s to be!

Use your venue…

Your location is a big factor when it comes to deciding the overall look and feel of your wedding.

Let it guide you and pull inspiration from your surroundings; Whether it’s the colour of the wallpaper, the lighting, or the flowers planted outside. Think of your venue as part of the bigger picture, and go with somewhere that’s in keeping with your ideal ‘theme’ or style.

Tips and advice for styling a wedding day that is unique and personal to you

Make a list…

Initially, don’t worry too much about budget or how something will work – get your ideas down on paper (or Pinterest!) and work from there. Honing in on a …

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