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Looking for some help, inspiration or tips for your wedding? You’re in the right place! Read on for loads of helpful advice and ideas!

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Wedding Planning – Spend or Save? Savvy tips to create your beautiful day!

There’s no denying it, weddings can be expensive! But it is possible is have an amazing wedding without financially...
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How To Choose A Wedding Venue

How to choose a wedding venue? You're engaged! There are no doubt plenty of things running through your mind,...
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Considering a Cocktail Style Wedding?

Cocktail style weddings – are you a fan? Planning a wedding now gives you freedom to move away from wedding traditions...
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Ten Reasons for a Magical Waipuna Wedding

Here are ten reasons for a Waipuna wedding! We could go on and on about why you need a Waipuna wedding! To make it...
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5 Things to Avoid Doing on Your Wedding Day!

No doubt you’ve had plenty of advice on all the things you should do on your wedding day – have you given any thought...

How to plan your wedding during Covid and avoid unnecessary stress?!

Wedding Planning During Covid! How to plan your wedding during Covid?! As if you didn’t have enough to think about...

Pros and Cons of a First Look

Pros and cons of a first look! Just when you thought you had your head around wedding planning and a list to tick off…...

Five Unique Wedding Ideas

Weddings are steeped in beautiful traditions as most of us know, but not everyone wants a hugely traditional wedding....
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8 Tips to Beat Wedding Planning Overwhelm!

Beating wedding planning stress is important - overall planning your wedding should be fun and hopefully enjoyable!...

How to Create Your Wedding Budget!

Ok, let’s be honest from the get-go! Your wedding budget may not be one of the most exciting parts of planning your...
The Easy Guide to Working Out Your Wedding Priorities

The Easy Guide to Working Out Your Wedding Priorities

Wedding planning can feel overwhelming with so many decisions to make, and so much to think about. Let’s face it, there are likely loads of things you don’t even know about! Working out your wedding priorities at the start of your wedding planning is an essential way...

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Five Things You Truly Don’t Need for Your Wedding!

Five Things You Truly Don’t Need for Your Wedding!

In all the advice you will receive about planning your wedding and the things you need to do, here are five things you don’t need for your wedding! Save yourself some time and question your planning no more! When you’re in the depths of wedding planning, it's easy to...

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The Best Timeline for Your Wedding Day

The Best Timeline for Your Wedding Day

Trying to determine the best timeline for your wedding day can be challenging, you want to strike the balance right to ensure you have enough time for preparations and getting ready, but also enough time to do all the things you want to do for your wedding without...

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Ways To Wow Your Wedding Guests

Ways To Wow Your Wedding Guests

Your wedding will be a magical day, there is no doubt there! You might be wondering how you can really wow your guests and make it incredibly memorable and a huge hit! Of course, your wedding is about you and your partner and celebrating your love, however it's also a...

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Super Fun Cocktail Hour Ideas For Your Wedding

Super Fun Cocktail Hour Ideas For Your Wedding

Set the scene for your wedding by having some fun and tasty things for your guests to experience following your beautiful ceremony. Thinking about cocktail hour from your guests perspective can be a great way of ensuring your wedding has the right balance of relaxing...

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What Can Your Wedding Venue Offer You?

What Can Your Wedding Venue Offer You?

What Can Your Wedding Venue Offer You? There are many beautiful wedding venues throughout Canterbury. So, when you are planning a wedding, choosing which venue you want to use can be a tough choice! Rather than looking at the beauty alone, it can be helpful to...

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How To Plan A Wedding When You Are Time Poor

How To Plan A Wedding When You Are Time Poor

Starting to plan your wedding? Massive congratulations! Getting all the arrangements locked in for your special day can be an exciting process. But it can also be a time-consuming one. Which is something of an issue if you are busy with work, family or other existing...

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The Who’s Who of Christchurch Wedding Vendors

The Who’s Who of Christchurch Wedding Vendors

Planning a Christchurch wedding? Then, you’ll want to know all about the very best wedding providers in the area! We’ve compiled a huge list of who’s who in the Christchurch wedding scene so that you can pick the best vendors to create your magical day. Here they are:...

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Winter Wedding 101: Create A Winter Wonderland Moment

Winter Wedding 101: Create A Winter Wonderland Moment

Winter Wedding 101: Create A Winter Wonderland Moment Winter weddings are growing in popularity and we can see why! Unique and memorable, there are plenty of reasons to consider getting married when the weather is slightly cooler. Picture snow-capped mountains, cozy...

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Wedding Planning: Book The Key Aspects Early!

Wedding Planning: Book The Key Aspects Early!

When it comes to wedding planning, there are a few essentials you are going to need. A partner to marry and the ultimate wedding outfits are a given. But, there are some other big aspects that you will need to consider too. Things like a venue, photographer, celebrant...

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