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27 Jan 2021

Small, Intimate Wedding Venues in South Africa

By Ursula Forrest |

The most commonly asked question by brides on social media platforms in 2021, "Please help, I'm trying to find a small, intimate wedding venue." Whilst this is a great question, you're bound to be inundated with suggestions that may not all apply to you. Instead, to help narrow down your search, consider these 8 questions first: In which city would you like to get   Read More


15 Jan 2021

Ultra luxurious 4-day destination wedding in Franschhoek

By Ursula Forrest |

When this gorgeous, fun-loving, globe-trotting, sophisticated bride-to-be, asked me to plan her highly personalised, bespoke and intimate wedding, I knew that this destination wedding was written in the stars! From the moment I met Bonny via Zoom, I adored her! Her passion, her vision, her enthusiasm and her unparalleled knowledge of food and wine, combined with her direct appr  Read More


12 May 2017

Elegant and luxurious 40th birthday celebration

By Ursula Forrest |

Photo above: Gold drip cake by The Cake Box This was one of the most wonderful 40th birthday celebrations to be part of. From the moment we met Ronelle and received the brief to style her sister's surprise 40th celebration, we knew this was going to be an incredibly special event. Ronelle's sister, Chantal had no idea that her husband Reagan had a destination birthday weekend planne  Read More


30 Sep 2015

What does a Wedding Planner do?

By Ursula Forrest |

Photo Credit: Lauren Kriedemann I recently sat down with one of our brides and she asked me this exact question. Although it is obvious to a wedding planning expert, there are different levels of planning and even different types of wedding planners and coordinators in the industry. In fact, the wedding industry has become such a large industry that there are companies who have  Read More


07 Sep 2015

20 Expert Tips for Wedding Planning

By Ursula Forrest |

Wedding Budget (http://www.boutiquebridalconcepts.com/blog/wedding-budget-who-pay-s-for-what) Set your wedding budget first as this will determine how much you can spend on each element of your wedding. Work on these ratio’s; 48 -50 % of total budget to wedding reception (/Our-Suppliers/reception-venues); 8-10% for wedding flowers (/Our-Suppliers/wedding-flowers);   Read More


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