What is your most memorable wedding?
The smiles of relief on the faces of the couple when the ceremony is over.
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Being asked to create a ceremony to combine Pagan and Buddhist beliefs. Really exciting and very enjoyable
What about your business are you most proud of?
Pagan Handfasting Wedding at Cambusnethan Priory
What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Get to know them and let them get to know me, if we click we can then start really exploring their vision for their day and, in the process, develop a strong trust and friendship. I am their safety net at all times.
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
Be true to yourself and your vision; this is your day.
Describe your typical process with a couple.
Plan a re wedding run through to make sure everyone knows what they are doing. Being at the venue before anyone else to make sure I am there to support the couple and their supporters
What is the most unusual thing you’ve been asked to plan?
Having children included in a Handfasting Ceremony; as the couple made their vows, their children were standing around them and each handed me a chord as the vows were said. They then held hands with their parents in a circle to make the final vow a family one.
How do you ensure a stress-free wedding?
Eclectic; Offbeat; Traditional; BoHo; Joyful
What do you love most about your job?
Offering a truly personal service; every ceremony is completely bespoke and tailored to the individuality of each couple.
What is your favourite moment at a wedding?
Throughout the planning process remember to enjoy what you are doing and why you're doing it - take time out to actually enjoy being with each other, after all, your wedding day is the start of the rest of your life. Your wedding is to be enjoyed not endured.