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Luxe Botanical Styled Shoot

April 20th, 2019 Posted by About me, Accessories for your Wedding, Botanical Weddings, Branding your business, Bridal Hair and Make Up Marbella, Delightful details, Destination Weddings, Elegant Weddings in Spain, Exclusive Wedding Venues Spain, Extraordinary Inspirations, Fabulous Florals, Fairy Godmother of the Costa Del Sol, Fairy godmother of weddings, Fairytale Weddings, Gin Bars for Weddings, Gin Palaces for Weddings, Gorgeous Table Settings, Luxury Weddings in Marbella, Luxury Weddings in Spain, Mediterranean weddings, My life, Photoshoots, Planning a Destination Wedding, Portfolio building, Reviva Weddings Exclusive Weddings, Romantic Weddings in Spain, Running a business in Spain, Secret Garden Wedding, Shiny Sponsors, Spanish Drinks for Weddings, Spanish Flowers for weddings, Spanish Wedding Stationery, spanish wedding themes, Spanish Weddings, Sponsors, Styled shoot Europe, Styled Shoot Spain, Styled Shoot Workshop, Styled Shoots, Styling Weddings, Styling Weddings in Spain, Stylish Weddings in Spain, Stylists for Weddings in Spain, Table Settings, The Business of Weddings, Themes for weddings, Uncategorized, Weddding Photographers in Spain, Wedding Business, Wedding Cakes, Wedding Cakes in Spain, Wedding Dresses in Spain, Wedding Flowers, Wedding Flowers Marbella, Wedding Flowers Spain, Wedding Photographer workshop, Wedding Photographers, Wedding Photographers in Spain, Wedding planner training, wedding planners Marbella, Wedding Planners Spain, Wedding Planning service, Wedding props Marbella, Wedding Stationery, Wedding Stationery Marbella, Wedding Stationery Spain, Wedding Stylists, Wedding Stylists Spain, Wedding Supplier training, Wedding Suppliers on the Costa Del Sol, Wedding Venues in Spain, Wedding World Unveiled, Weddings in Andalucia, Weddings in Malaga, Weddings in Marbella 0 thoughts on “Luxe Botanical Styled Shoot”

On the 11th April, the threatened rain disappeared and the sun shone for our Luxe Botanical Styled Shoot at the beautiful location of the Hacienda Nadales in Malaga. The week leading up to the styled shoot was spent constantly checking my phone weather app but was reassured by Jeremy with his very hi-tech swirling cloud app it would be fine, and it was

I couldn´t be happier as we woke up to blue skies and sunshine.

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Wedding Speech Bingo

November 25th, 2018 Posted by Accessories for your Wedding, Cool Wedding Ideas, Delightful details, Destination Weddings, Elegant Weddings in Spain, Fairy Godmother of the Costa Del Sol, Fairy godmother of weddings, Festive Fun, Fun Stuff, Getting Married in Marbella, Getting Married in Spain, Helpful Hints for Weddings, I Love, Ideas for Weddings, Making memories, Marbella Weddings, Mediterranean weddings, My life, Our Weddings, Planning a Destination Wedding, Reviva Weddings Exclusive Weddings, Spanish Wedding Stationery, Spanish Wedding Stationery in Marbella, Uncategorized, Unusual Ideas, Unusual Ideas for Weddings, Useful Information, Wedding Planners Spain, Wedding Planning service, Wedding Printables, Wedding Speech Bingo, Wedding Speeches, Wedding Stationery, Wedding Stationery Marbella, Wedding Stationery Spain, Weddings in Andalucia, Weddings in Malaga, Weddings in Marbella, Weddings in Seville, Weddings in Spain 0 thoughts on “Wedding Speech Bingo”

One of the things I love most about our weddings are the speeches. I have listened to some amazing ones during my 12 years of wedding planning.  Some are hilariously funny and others really thought-provoking and tear-jerking.

Your wedding speeches are one of the highlights during your wedding day, they connect your guests as they listen to stories, they gain more of an insight into your lives with your family and close friends and it makes them happy they are celebrating your special day with you. Speeches do bring a closeness and warm fuzzy feeling into the dynamics of a wedding day.  (more…)

The Business of Weddings in Spain

October 29th, 2018 Posted by About me, About Us, Autumn Wedding Ideas, Blogging, Branding your business, Christmas in Spain, Coaching and Mentoring, Destination Weddings, Fairy Godmother of the Costa Del Sol, Fairy godmother of weddings, Fairytale Weddings, Instagram Love, Life in Spain, Luxury Weddings in Marbella, Luxury Weddings in Spain, My Inspirations, My life, Photoshoots, Planning a Destination Wedding, Portfolio building, Spanish Weddings, Styled Shoot Spain, Styled Shoots, Styling Weddings, Styling Weddings in Spain, The Business of Weddings, Uncategorized, Wedding Business, Wedding planner training, Wedding Planners in Barcelona, wedding planners Marbella, Wedding Planners Spain, Wedding Planning service, Wedding Stylists, Wedding Stylists Spain, Wedding Supplier training, Wedding Suppliers on the Costa Del Shttp://www.blogger.com/img/blank.gifol, Wedding Suppliers on the Costa Del Sol 0 thoughts on “The Business of Weddings in Spain”

Tonight I am curled up on my terrace, watching lightning flashing over Morocco and have also read it is snowing just behind me up in the hills behind Marbella. What a diverse and wonderful part of the world I live in and am so embracing the winter season as the clocks went back last night.

Cosy knitwear, fluffy socks, winter food, endless tea, winter beach walks, I just love it and of course the build-up to Christmas! Yes, I am one of those Christmas freaks that will be dying to put the tree up once Halloween has finished but will have to sit it out for November at least! (more…)

Spanish Drinks for Weddings

October 23rd, 2018 Posted by About me, Autumn Style, Autumn Wedding Ideas, Castle weddings in Spain, Caterers, Catering for Weddings, Christmas in Spain, City Weddings in Spain, Cocktails for Weddings, Cool Wedding Ideas, Cultural Weddings in Spain, Delightful details, Destination Weddings, Elegant Weddings in Spain, Fairy Godmother of the Costa Del Sol, Fairy godmother of weddings, Fun Stuff, Getting Married in Marbella, Getting Married in Spain, Gin Bars for Weddings, Gin Palaces for Weddings, Helpful Hints for Weddings, I Love, Ideas for Weddings, Instagram Love, Luxury Weddings in Marbella, Luxury Weddings in Spain, Marbella Weddings, My life, New Products, Planning a Destination Wedding, Spanish Drinks for Weddings, Spanish food, spanish wedding themes, Spanish Weddings, Weddings in Andalucia, Weddings in Seville, Weddings in Spain 0 thoughts on “Spanish Drinks for Weddings”

I always love theming up our weddings, not just the decor, but the food and drinks.

Coming from a family that celebrates any event going, yes even Eurovision themed nights, it is no wonder I have always loved hosting parties and my job is creating weddings and celebrations. It is deep rooted!

My gorgeous sister is also the proud author of her latest book, the Rose Cocktail book which you can buy on Amazon, and it is full of delicious Rose drinks and cocktails. Her book was a big seller this summer with over 10,000 copies sold since its publication in May 2018.

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Styled Shoot in Casares

April 15th, 2018 Posted by About me, Bouquets, Branding your business, Bridal Beauty Marbella, Bridal Hair and Make Up Marbella, Cool Wedding Ideas, Delightful details, Destination Weddings, Elopements in Spain, Engagement Shoots, Fairy Godmother of the Costa Del Sol, Fairy godmother of weddings, Florists in Marbella, Getting Married in Marbella, Getting Married in Spain, Gorgeous Table Settings, Instagram Love, Life in Spain, Lifestyle photography, Marbella Weddings, Mediterranean weddings, My Inspirations, My life, Photoshoots, Portfolio building, Romantic Weddings in Spain, Running a business in Spain, Spanish Weddings, Styled shoot Europe, Styled Shoot Spain, Styling Weddings, Styling Weddings in Spain, Stylists for Weddings in Spain, Table Settings, Trends for 2018, Venues, Weddding Photographers in Spain, Wedding Cakes in Spain, Wedding Dresses in Spain, Wedding Magazines, Wedding Photographer workshop, Wedding Photographers, Wedding Photographers in Spain, wedding planners Marbella, Wedding Planners Spain, Wedding props Marbella, Wedding Stylists, Wedding Stylists Spain, Wedding venues in Marbella, Wedding Venues in Spain, Wedding Venues Marbella, Weddings in Andalucia, weddings in private villas, Weddings in Sotogrande, Weddings in Spain 0 thoughts on “Styled Shoot in Casares”

It seems a lifetime ago we created this fabulous styled shoot at the Cortijo Pedro Jimenez in Casares.

I have been meaning to blog this for ages as this shoot was in February but March arrived and we were full on with our real weddings.  We had a lovely exciting month of new bookings, client visits, food tastings, suppliers meeting, etc before the Easter holidays.

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The Andalucian Lake Workshop Update

April 8th, 2018 Posted by About me, Branding your business, Bridal Hair and Make Up Marbella, Cool Wedding Ideas, Delightful details, Destination Weddings, Elegant Weddings in Spain, Elopements in Spain, Exclusive Wedding Venues Spain, Extraordinary Inspirations, Fabulous Blogs, Fabulous Florals, Fairy Godmother of the Costa Del Sol, Fairy godmother of weddings, Fairytale Weddings, Florists in Marbella, Getting Married in Marbella, Getting Married in Spain, Gorgeous Table Settings, Inspirations, Latest Bridal Fashions, Life in Spain, Lifestyle photography, Luxury Weddings in Marbella, Luxury Weddings in Spain, Marbella, Marbella Weddings, Mediterranean weddings, My Inspirations, My life, Our Weddings, Photoshoots, Pink Weddings, Planning a Destination Wedding, Portfolio building, Reviva Weddings Exclusive Weddings, Romantic Weddings in Spain, Running a business in Spain, Secret Garden Wedding, Shiny Sponsors, Shoes, Spanish Flowers for weddings, Spanish Wedding Stationery, Spanish Wedding Stationery in Marbella, spanish wedding themes, Spanish Weddings, Sponsors, Styled shoot Europe, Styled Shoot Spain, Styling Weddings, Styling Weddings in Spain, Stylish Weddings in Spain, Stylists for Weddings in Spain, Sweet and treat tables for weddings, Table Settings, Tapas, Themes for weddings, Uncategorized, Weddding Photographers in Spain, Wedding Cakes in Spain, Wedding Decorations, Wedding Dresses in Spain, Wedding Flowers, Wedding Flowers Marbella, Wedding Magazines, Wedding Photographer workshop, Wedding Photographers, Wedding Photographers in Spain, wedding planners Marbella, Wedding Planners Spain, Wedding Stationery Spain, Wedding Stylists, Wedding Stylists Spain, Wedding Suppliers on the Costa Del Sol, Wedding venues in Marbella, Wedding Venues in Spain, Weddings in Andalucia, Weddings in Marbella, weddings in private villas, Weddings in Spain 0 thoughts on “The Andalucian Lake Workshop Update”

Well, with two weeks to go we are beyond excited as we finalise all the glorious details for our first styled wedding photographers workshop here in Andalucia.

With a whole host of amazing suppliers contributing to The Andalucian Lake Workshop set in the most fabulous location on the Istan Lakes, plus an hugely talented creative team, it really is going to be head turning!  I never do anything by halves and presented with a challenge I will always go for it!

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Finding the Perfect Wedding Venue in Spain Part Two!

January 27th, 2018 Posted by About Us, Beach Weddings, Beach Weddings in Marbella, Botanical Weddings, Bridal Hair and Make up Barcelona, Castle weddings in Spain, Catering for Weddings, Celebrity Weddings, Chuppahs for weddings, Churches in Marbella, Cinematic Wedding Videography, Destination Weddings, Elegant Weddings in Spain, Elopements in Spain, Exclusive Wedding Venues Spain, Fairy Godmother of the Costa Del Sol, Fairy godmother of weddings, Fairy Lights for Decoration, Florists in Marbella, Getting Married in Marbella, Getting Married in Spain, Helpful Hints for Weddings, Hidden costs of weddings abroad, Indian Weddings in Spain, Jewish weddings in Spain, La Cabane Los Monteros, Los Monteros Hotel, Luxury Weddings in Marbella, Luxury Weddings in Spain, Making memories, Mandaps in Spain, Marbella, Marbella Club, Marbella Weddings, Mediterranean weddings, Norwegian Weddings in Marbella, Planning a Destination Wedding, Reviva Weddings Exclusive Weddings, Scandinavian Style, Sex in the City Wedding, spanish wedding themes, Spanish Weddings, Styling Weddings in Spain, Stylish Weddings in Spain, Useful Information, wedding planners Marbella, Wedding Planners Spain, Wedding Planning service, Wedding Stylists Spain, Wedding venues in Marbella, Wedding Venues in Spain, Wedding Venues Marbella, Weddings in Andalucia, Weddings in Barcelona, Weddings in Malaga, Weddings in Marbella, Weddings in Spain 0 thoughts on “Finding the Perfect Wedding Venue in Spain Part Two!”

Today I will cover the popular beach venues and what to consider when you are looking for a beautiful ceremony and reception overlooking the Mediterranean sea.

Spain is a diverse country with the Costa Del Sol and the coast of Barcelona being the two most popular beach locations for weddings but the two coastlines are totally different. (more…)

Making Dreams Come True in Marbella

January 23rd, 2018 Posted by Beach Weddings, Beach Weddings in Marbella, Churches in Marbella, Destination Weddings, Elegant Weddings in Spain, Fairy Godmother of the Costa Del Sol, Fairytale Weddings, Florists in Marbella, Getting Married in Marbella, Getting Married in Spain, Gorgeous Table Settings, Making memories, Marbella, Marbella Weddings, Mediterranean weddings, My Inspirations, My life, Paperwork for Weddings in Spain, People we love, Pink Weddings, Planning a Destination Wedding, Romantic Weddings in Spain, Spanish Weddings, Styling Weddings in Spain, Uncategorized, Venues, Weather in Marbella, Wedding Cakes in Spain, Wedding Ceremonies in Spain, Wedding Dresses in Spain, Wedding Flowers Marbella, wedding planners Marbella, Wedding Planners Spain, Wedding Planning service, Wedding Suppliers on the Costa Del Sol, Wedding venues in Marbella, Wedding Venues in Spain, Wedding Venues Marbella, Weddings for physically challenged people in Marbella, Weddings in Andalucia, Weddings in Marbella, Weddings in Spain 0 thoughts on “Making Dreams Come True in Marbella”

I don´t really know where to start with this epic wedding so I will start at the beginning!

Mary first got in contact with me in June 2016.  I had been recommended to her by a great Irish Photographer and Videographer, Dougie Farrell from Silverscreen Weddings,  thanks Dougie, I still owe you a drink!!! (more…)

A Floral Garden Fantasy Wedding in Sotogrande

November 22nd, 2017 Posted by Botanical Weddings, Bouquets, Bridal Hair and Make Up Marbella, Bridesmaids colours, Catering for Weddings, Churches, Churches in Marbella, Delightful details, Elegant Weddings in Spain, Fabulous Florals, Fairy Godmother of the Costa Del Sol, Fairy godmother of weddings, Fairy Lights for Decoration, Fairytale Weddings, Favours for Weddings, Florists in Marbella, Getting Married in Spain, Gorgeous Table Settings, Lanterns and Candles, Luxury Weddings in Marbella, Luxury Weddings in Spain, Mediterranean weddings, Reviva Weddings Exclusive Weddings, Romantic Weddings in Spain, Secret Garden Wedding, Spanish Flowers for weddings, Spanish food, Spanish Wedding Stationery, Spanish Weddings, Styling Weddings, Styling Weddings in Spain, Stylish Weddings in Spain, Stylists for Weddings in Spain, Table Settings, Weddding Photographers in Spain, Wedding Decorations, Wedding Dresses in Spain, Wedding Flowers, Wedding Flowers Marbella, Wedding Flowers Spain, Wedding Photographers, Wedding Photographers in Spain, wedding planners Marbella, Wedding Planners Spain, Wedding Planning service, Wedding Stationery, Wedding Stylists, Wedding Stylists Spain, Weddings in Andalucia, weddings in private villas, Weddings in Sotogrande, Weddings in Spain, Woodland Wedding 2 thoughts on “A Floral Garden Fantasy Wedding in Sotogrande”

Sarah´s first enquiry with me was in the spring of this year, with less than 5 months to go and a large wedding to organise, she had hit what I always refer to as the ´Wedding Wall´ and she knew I was the only wedding planner here that would envisage her dream and make it come true.

Whilst quite a few suppliers were in place, there was still a lot of work to be done.  With a short engagement combined with a busy date in September set Sarah had also discovered many popular, and easy to find on the internet, suppliers were already booked.

When I met with Sarah, and her charming mother, at their beautiful home in Sotogrande, the location for her wedding, they also explained to me that they wanted the pressure taken off them, someone who knew exactly what they were doing, had experience and to assist and finish the planning, finalise the budget, organise the suppliers and have a team present on the day.

I explained I was already personally booked on their actual wedding day and would be in Barcelona, but I would work with them on the lead up to the wedding and put a team into place to oversee the day.  (more…)

Magic in Mijas

November 20th, 2017 Posted by About Us, Blush for Weddings, Bouquets, Bridal Hair and Make Up Marbella, Bridesmaids colours, Bridesmaids Ideas, Catering for Weddings, celebrity events, Cool Wedding Ideas, Delightful details, Destination Weddings, Fairy Godmother of the Costa Del Sol, Fairy godmother of weddings, Fairytale Weddings, Getting Married in Marbella, Getting Married in Spain, Glitter, Gold Sequins for weddings, Latest Bridal Fashions, Marbella Weddings, Mediterranean weddings, Our Weddings, People we love, Pink Weddings, Planning a Destination Wedding, Reviva Weddings Exclusive Weddings, Romantic Weddings in Spain, Rose Gold Wedding Inspiration, Sequins for Weddings, Spanish Weddings, Sparkle and Shimmer, Styling Weddings, Styling Weddings in Spain, Stylish Weddings in Spain, Stylists for Weddings in Spain, Stylists for Weddings in the UK, Table Settings, Useful Information, Venues, Weddding Photographers in Spain, Wedding Ceremonies in Spain, Wedding Colours, Wedding Dresses in Spain, Wedding Flowers, Wedding Flowers Marbella, Wedding Flowers Spain, Wedding Photographers, Wedding Photographers in Spain, wedding planners Marbella, Wedding Planners Spain, Wedding Planning service, Wedding props Marbella, Wedding Stylists, Wedding Stylists Spain, Wedding Suppliers on the Costa Del Sol, Wedding venues in Marbella, Wedding Venues in Spain, Wedding Venues Marbella, Weddings in Andalucia, Weddings in Marbella, Weddings in Spain 2 thoughts on “Magic in Mijas”

Nestled in the hills between Mijas and Fuengirola with stunning views over the coastline, is the location of an extremely popular restaurant which has been running for years, the Valparaiso.

Since 1984 Valparaiso´s charismatic owner, Raffaele, has welcomed hundreds of famous people to his establishment and as you enter you are whipped back in time to the glamour of the 80´s and 90´s.

The walls of the reception are adorned with framed photos of famous faces who have frequented this restaurant from James Hunt, the racing driver, to Cilla Black and more recently the Beckhams.  There are so many famous faces it is really quite a sight to see.

The charming restaurateur, Raffaele, works his magic to make sure visiting his restaurant is a romantic experience and always hands out red roses to the ladies, me included!  Often during planning this wedding I rocked out of there with a red rose between my teeth!

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