Author Archives: Zoe

Looking forward to a Scottish wedding this weekend.

Just getting packed for Edinburgh, all the best Gordon and Gillian for this weekend. Read More...

Simple and fun wedding design touches

Earlier this year, I worked on a wedding and there were some great touches that personalised the event. They are not expensive but made a real impact for guests and the couple alike. These are just a few ideas, but with the help of a planner you can make some Read More...

A sneak peak at Alanna and Joe's wedding

Alanna and Joe live in California and wanted a very English wedding, and Cherish was there to help organise it – via email!So glad the sun shone for them and their family/friends that had travelled so far. If you are planning a destination wedding, give us a call or Read More...

Angelina Jolie's wedding dress

What a great idea to personlise your veil – I think this will catch on. It has also inspired me to think of other ways to add an original touch to the day in the fabrics, so creative and yet so simple. Read More...

Have a great day – Laura and Chris Friday 5th Sept

All the best to Laura and Chris, for their wedding at Bassmead Manor this Friday. Hard to believe it has come around so quick. Weather forecast looks fab for the crazy golf and outside drinks reception. See you Thursday for the venue prep, very excited to see all the ideas come Read More...

All the best for Saturday 23rd Aug – Alanna and Joe

Looking forward to this weekend’s wedding as Alanna and Joe have planned it all from California (with a helping hand from Cherish). They arrived from America a few days ago and have been flat out with appointments and supplier meetings, and today is the day they relax with their families Read More...

Why hire a wedding planner?

Last week Andrew Hind from lightworks Photography  www.photographyatlightworks.co.uk interviewed myself and 2 other planners to find out a little more about what a wedding planner can do for a couple planning their big day. Have you Ever Considered Hiring a Wedding Planner?Mine is the first interview and if you would Read More...

Planning ahead for the weather

In the UK, the weather is always a consideration whether a summer or winter wedding. I say, plan for all eventualities and then embrace it. Some of my couples most memorable wedding photo’s have been created when the weather took a last minute turn from what was forecast.Have extra umbrellas, Read More...

Industrial Graffiti inspired wedding – 14th June 2014

Saturday 14th June was the culmination of 18 months planning for Emilie and James. They had some fabulous ides and really stamped their personalities on the day.  They had an Industrial and graffiti influence and their choices along the way made for a dramatic venue and a very fun wedding. Guests Read More...

Wedding planner courses

I often get asked about my job and how you get to be a wedding planner. If you are thinking of a career change it is a lovely job, especially the excitement I feel for each wedding – tomorrow’s wedding has been in the planning for 18 months so Read More...

Good Luck to James and Emilie this weekend

We have been working together on this wedding for 18 months and the wait is nearly over. I have been having sneak peaks from the designer ( Mad Philomena) and it is all coming together well. Can’t share any pictures yet but will upload lots next week. It is an urban, Read More...

Last 6 weeks wedding planning

The last few months are exciting as everything comes together. The final flurry of organisation comes after the RSVP’s have all arrived back.You will then be ready to notify all suppliers of the final numbers. Organise the guests into a seating plan and finalise the stationery ( name place cards, table Read More...

Wedding RSVP's

Wedding RSVP’a are exciting, it is lovely to see all your guests replying. I have weddings over the next few weeks who are looking to finalise their numbers. I have some advice to make this all run smoothly. * Firstly send out the invitations as early as you can with a stamped Read More...

Wedding – Save the date cards

I have been researching fun, innovative ways to send ‘save the date’ messages for a bride who is looking for something unusual. Handkerchiefs printed with the information seemed the solution.If you are struggling for time to research ideas for your wedding please email me zoe@cherishweddingplanning.co.uk, I can give you some Read More...

Cambridge wedding venue

I am working with a couple getting married at Bassmead manor -http://www.bassmeadmanorbarns-weddings.co.uk/ It is a lovely venue, set up especially for weddings. There is some beautiful on site accommodation and the galloping Gourmet caterers to provide all your food and drink. It has a very new barn function room, and they Read More...

Jelly wedding cake?

Could be fun, although tricky to set up but I sort of like the idea.  Not sure how you eat it either…..Read More...

Photography focal point

As a wedding planner, it is often the finishing touches that brides ask for help with. They have lots of ideas and want to be involved in the planning process, but they are running out of time to give the day its final sparkle of design. A focal point for guests Read More...

Alternative to fireworks

Some venues do not allow fireworks, and I have another suggestion that will bring a similar wow to an event. Confetti canons are proving very popular, and I suggest them for my couples as they are flexible, fun and add a touch of excitement to a special moment.They can be Read More...

Use of lighting for a modern twist to wedding design

I have recently been asked to source some table centres for a very ‘modern look’ wedding theme. If you are looking for a wow, and something new and unique,  then I suggest you have a look at these ‘table Art’ creations.http://kaleidoscope-events.co.uk/listing/tableart/ Read More...

Happy Valentines day 14th Feb 2014

I hope today is everything you wish for – especially if it’s a proposal!We are ready and waiting for news of your wedding plans – so email us now if you are wondering where to get started. We can meet or email zoe@cherishweddingplanning.co.uk for a chat about our wedding PA Read More...