The Week Before Your Wedding

We are well and truly into wedding season. Lots and lots of weddings going on all over the world. Do you know what this means? Lots and lots of brides thinking ‘how am I going to do all of this?’ You may be a month out before your wedding day and have it all under […]

Cloghan Castle

Someone once asked me {it was Mike Patterson Photographer actually and stay tuned to his blog for the full interview}, if I had total control and decisions to plan a wedding {which only would happen if I got married again!} what would I do? The answer is something similar to Cloghan Castle and keep it […]


Lighting and atmosphere is a hugely important part of your wedding ceremony and reception and much overlooked. Today I am going to start simply and just talk about candles. Everyone loves candles. You don’t need to pay a fancy lighting guy {although if budget allows you may like to do that too} and they are […]

Watch-Out Cupcake

Our new sweetie is the Whoopie Pie! This new {but traditionally Amish} treat is the new craze in America and moving quickly over the Atlantic. It is two individually baked round cakes, normally chocolate pressed together with a lovely sweet, creamy frosting sandwiched between them but you could use any flavor or color really. But […]

Joan Shum Bridal Corsets and Skirts

So when I was posting the beautiful Style Lab Shoot from Boutwell Studios a while back I promised to show you more on the wedding dress designer who designed the gorgeous dress for the shoot. She is Joan Shum and she loves making beautiful things. Which she does make! Joan graduated from The Fashion Institute […]