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Vikki's Wedding Planning Stories

Vikki Richman - Your Friendly Wedding PlannerEach wedding day arrives full of its own stories - some good, some less so. I hope my blog's hints, tips, reflections and wedding planning ideas will help you to ensure that you fill your own wedding day with memories that will last a lifetime for all the right reasons.

What is a DIY Wedding? And why do I love them?

There are many different styles of wedding, some based on budget, some based around particular themes or what your particular priority is. The weddings I love most are the ones where a couple create exactly what they want and have a free hand in making elements of it. But why do I love working on them?…

Vikki Richman - 7th February 2021

A Review of 2020

Without a doubt 2020 will be remembered as the year everything stopped. After all the planning and preparation for what was due to be a bumper year for my wedding planning services and supplier assistance, everything was put on hold as the world stood still. But that wasn't the end of it all. …

Vikki Richman - 30th December 2020

Planning a Wedding in a Pandemic

I'm an organiser so planning is what I do, and planning weddings is how I find my bliss, however with the year we've had, many couples are postponing and some are even cancelling their weddings, and I understand why. But there are ways you can continue to plan the wedding of your dreams, even if they're feeling like more of a nightmare at the moment.…

Vikki Richman - 16th November 2020

A Day in the Life of a Wedding Planner

A wedding planner spends an awful lot of time working behind the scenes in the lead up to the big day. Wedding admin aside, you might wonder what does a wedding planner actually do on the day of the wedding? Well, let's take a look……

Vikki Richman - 16th October 2020

What is a Traditional Wedding Anyway?

So many times throughout your wedding planning you are likely to hear the phrase 'well traditionally…' and it may start to grate on you, after all who wants to do what's been done what's already been done before? But what does traditional even mean? …

Vikki Richman - 14th September 2020