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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

21 Aug 2015

2016 Wedding Trend Personalisation

By Ursula Forrest |

One of the hottest wedding trends is all about "personalisation". This luxury wedding trend is focused on creating a wedding celebration that is uniquely yours. Some ideas for personalising your wedding: Wedding Stationery / Printables Have a sign made with your initials Commission one of your favourite local artists to hand-paint a design for your wedding stationer  Read More

04 Aug 2015

2016 Wedding Trends - Metallic Wedding Cakes

By Ursula Forrest |

The latest trend this season is metallic wedding cakes with accents of copper. Hand-painted wedding cakes with floral details are a firm favourite as are metallic cakes adorned with fresh flowers.  Read More

31 Jul 2015

2016 Wedding Trends - Wedding Cakes

By Ursula Forrest |

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09 Jul 2015

Hosting a Cuppa for CANSA

By Ursula Forrest |

On the 18th October 2014, Boutique Bridal Concepts, Spoilt Hair Salon, The Field Kitchen and my fabulous sister Courtney Greene hosted a Cuppa for CANSA in order to raise funds for this very worthwhile cause. We would like to applaud Le Creuset ( for starting this incredible initiative and look forward to working alongsid  Read More

19 Apr 2015

Personalisation - Main wedding trend for 2015

By Ursula Forrest |

2015 is an interesting year so far with regards to wedding trends (/Our-Services/wedding-planning) and wedding themes and styles. The overriding style trend this year is personalisation. Couples getting married are more focused on creating weddings that reflect who they are as a couple. This wedding trend has carried across all aspects of wedding planning (/Our-Services/wedding-planning)   Read More

17 Nov 2014

Wedding Trends for 2015

By Ursula Forrest |

Wedding Trends for 2015 have taken last years trend of opulence one step further into a world of magic where dresses and ceremony and reception decorations are whimsical, ephemeral and a little bit out of this world. Spring 2015 Wedding Colours Colours are either a mixture of subdued shades or bright, deep vibrant tones, rich dark blacks and metallics and golds. The mor  Read More

14 Feb 2014

2014 Wedding Trends

By Ursula Forrest |

2014 – The year of true Romance This year sets the scene for weddings that are softer, gentle, more lush, more opulent yet more heartfelt, definitely more intimate and classically timeless – think modern day Downtown Abbey & The Great Gatsby! This seasons colours Colours for this season – pink is back in gentle shades and soft tones of blushes, nudes an  Read More


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