The A to Z of weddings – An expert guide to help you plan a dream of a day

Part 35 of our guide to planning your A to Z of wedding continues…..

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There are so many things to consider before embarking on planning a wedding, lots of overwhelming choices. First is to have ample time to plan your wedding, you’ll be able to enjoy the process.

Be organised and set deadlines!

Get a wedding planner notebook and start writing down everything!!

Before you can begin to plan your wedding you must first define your personal wedding style, think about all your favourite and least favourite things, colours, flowers etc. Use keywords to represent the mood and style you wish to achieve.

What makes you happy?

How do you visualise your wedding day?colours

Choosing a theme and working with it. Look at both your likes, passion, hobbies etc. Do you both like to travel or learning new dance moves or savouring exotic cuisine!

Do you like traditional, modern, cultural, intimate, large, religious or destination ?

What venue do you envision your wedding at?a100687_spr04_car_xl

Look at both you & your partners wedding priorities, in order of importance list them down.

What budget do you have in mind, be realistic (manage your expectation)?yellow

What time of year do you plan to have your wedding and when in the week do you plan to have your wedding. Is it day time wedding or evening wedding (prices vary)?

keywords & inspiration

Write down inspired keywords, cut out inspired visuals from magazines, visit museums, shows etc. Gradually a concept would start to formulate.




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About The Author

Bisi ira Bordley is the planner & founder of Love, iara sanyang. After an early career in product, interior design & window dressing, Bisi apprenticed herself to Jane Packer (London) to learn floral styling. Elements of these influences are evident in her designs. Later melding her affinity for entertaining and design with her knowledge of horticulture to create a thriving design business Love, iara sanyang. Love, iara Sanyang bespoke is a Bournemouth based Wedding/floral design company that provides stylish creative services for special events from wedding planning, floral installation, intimate dinner to grand scale occasion. Our signature style is the ability to find our clients signature for their events. Love, iara sanyang is known and recognised for their ever-observant eye and attention to details. Their dual strengths in organisation and creativity keeps Love, iara sanyang events personal and unforgettable. From Charity Benefits, corporate parties to intimate weddings, they continue to successfully coordinate, design and produce a wide array of private, collaborations and floral installations. Bisi ira Bordley Wedding planner/floral stylist

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