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Here’s how to avoid a guestlist meltdown!

There’s a very common grumble that crops up time and time again when planning a wedding, one that leaves couples pulling their hair out in fact – the dreaded RSVP situation, or should we say – lack thereof! Yes, we know you sent save the dates out well in advance and we completely understand that […]

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Weddings are expensive enough! Here’s how to avoid some unexpected wedding costs…

Let’s face it, guys, getting hitched is expensive! Whether you are just starting out on the journey to planning your perfect day or are now feeling like a seasoned pro with your wedding just around the corner, the chances are you have some sort of fantastic, colour coded, all singing, all dancing spreadsheet or software […]

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How to throw a festival wedding!

We’ve had the pleasure of working with some amazing couples so far this season and have absolutely loved seeing the different ideas and visions being brought to life. One of our most popular style of wedding this year is the festival wedding or ‘wed-fest’ – think the great outdoors, tipi’s, relaxed vibes and a party […]

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Time for a feast! Quirky food ideas for your wedding.

As much as there is something charming (and tasty!) about a traditional sit-down wedding breakfast, this year, more than ever before, our couples are striving to break with tradition and are looking for ways to incorporate their own personality through creative catering options into their big day. From street food trucks, bbq’s, sharing platters, picnics […]

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Simple ideas for your summer wedding!

With the great British summer finally making an appearance with the arrival of a super sweltering heatwave, we take a look at some brilliant ideas that you can incorporate into your summer wedding. Garden games Loved by both kids and adults alike, garden games are a fantastic way to get everybody mingling and having fun! […]

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Wedding planner or wedding coordinator – which do I need?

Today we’re going to look at one of the most common questions we get asked at One Curious Dream – what’s the difference between a wedding planner and a wedding coordinator? Firstly, we want to dispel a myth for you – having a planner or a coordinator is not simply an American tradition or a […]

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Guest blog – What exactly is a marriage celebrant and why should you consider using one for your ceremony?

At One Curious Dream, we work incredibly hard to create a day that is personal and unique to each couple we work with – no conveyor belt weddings here! One of the key aspects of your big day is the ceremony itself, however, many couples are still unaware that a celebrant led ceremony can be […]

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What information should you include on your wedding invitations?

We’ve spent lots of time this week helping some of our gorgeous couples put the finishing touches to their wedding invitations but one common question that keeps cropping up is what information should you include on them? Here are our top tips to make sure your guests are fully in the know! The basics Seems […]

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Should you invite kids to your wedding?

Now guys, if there’s one topic that’s guaranteed to cause a bit controversy, it’s whether or not you should invite kids to your big day. On one side of the fence, there are those that firmly believe that children put the magic into the day, after all, you won’t get the brilliant pictures of knee […]

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Top tips for choosing your wedding suppliers.

Whether you are having a completely DIY wedding or are going for a managed package with a venue, there will come a point in your planning process where you will need to get outside suppliers on board. Whether you want to engage the services of a photographer, get somebody to bake your wedding cake or […]

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Colour chameleon – how to pick your wedding colour scheme!

So, guys, this week we are going to talk about colour schemes. You can pretty much guarantee that it will be one of the first questions you’ll be asked by friends, family and anyone else that knows you’re getting married -but don’t panic if you if you haven’t chosen one yet! Here are our top […]

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It’s all about the numbers!

In this day and age, couples are absolutely spoilt for choice when it comes to finding resources to help you plan your dream wedding. Pretty much every bride on the planet will spend time pinteresting, googling and reading wedding websites such as Rock My Wedding, Style Me Pretty, Hitched and Confetti for ideas and inspiration. […]

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Wedding Etiquette – What are the rules for inviting colleagues to your wedding?

Let’s face it, sharing the news of your engagement at work is super exciting – in fact, you’re bound to spend a fair bit of time graciously accepting congratulations from your colleagues and of course flashing that sparkly ring about the place! Having said that, one of the common dilemmas facing many modern couples is […]

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Simple hacks to keep your wedding costs down

Planning a wedding on a tight budget isn’t always easy but having a small pot of money to work with doesn’t mean you can’t still have an incredible day. With some careful planning, dedication and serious organisation, you will be amazed at what can be achieved. The venue The key here is to see potential […]

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Visiting a wedding fair? Here’s how to make the most of your experience!

At One Curious Dream, we are really excited to be exhibiting at several gorgeous wedding fairs throughout the region this year and look forward to meeting lots of lovely couples! Wedding fairs are a brilliant place to gather ideas and meet with local suppliers who can help inject the pizazz into your big day. Here […]

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Help – Wedding Hair 101!

Getting the right hair for your wedding day can be a tricky business. “Does it match the theme of the wedding?”, “will it date when I look back on photographs?”, “is it right for the dress?” and “will I get annoyed with it over the course of the day?” are all questions you should be […]

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Dealing with challenging in-laws – when patience is a virtue!

A very delicate subject today, but one that frequently rears its ugly head when we meet our lovely couples…the in-laws! Whilst we know there is nothing quite like a wedding to bring out a bit of drama, like it, or lump it, your beau’s family are here to stay so here’s our guide to keeping […]

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Buy, DIY or Hire your wedding props?

Well ladies, this is one of the common questions we’re asked by budget savvy couples looking to get the most bang for their buck. Essentially, when it comes to creating beautiful, unique wedding décors, you essentially have three choices – buy, DIY or hire, all of which have pros and cons. So which option is […]

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What have we done for you lately? Why you should hire a wedding planner.

Now listen up ladies, hiring a wedding planning company could be the best decision you make when it comes to creating the day of your dreams. Once a luxury reserved for the rich and famous, wedding planners are now a necessity for busy brides looking for some ideas, help and support leading up to and […]

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How to have a beautiful wedding without breaking the bank!

Well ladies, I’m sure you don’t need us to tell you that weddings cost a blooming fortune! Unless you are the daughter of an oligarch or a self-made millionaire, the chances are there isn’t an endless pot of money to pay for the big day. At One Curious Dream we love helping couples stretch their […]

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