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Yours Occasionally

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Award winning wedding stationery.
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Products and Services

Albums / Guestbooks
Bespoke Design
Handmade
Last-Minute Orders
Online Invitations
Online Shop
Pocketfold Stationery
Pre-Wedding Consultation
Print
Programs / Place Cards / Menus
Recycled Paper Options
Save the Dates / Thank You Notes
Signs
Table Plan
Wedding Invitations
Full Description
Welcome to the Award Winning Yours Occasionally Wedding Stationery, where every item is individually handmade or hand embellished to designs unique and exclusive to me. All of my handmade wedding invitations and other stationery items are designed and hand crafted in house, there are designs for you to choose from including Pocketfold styles or traditional invites, or you can let me design something truly unique for your wedding. Like our page on Facebook, there's always something new to see. We pride ourselves on our high level of customer service and we aim to please. We invite you to have a free one hour no obligation consultation to talk through your wedding stationery, or you can do it all on-line. Whichever way you choose, you can be guaranteed a high level of customer service every time. We now work mainly on recommendations, not only through our recommended suppliers but through our clients who have used us and recommend us to their friends and family. When you're on a fourth line recommendation, you know you're doing something right! Why not contact us today and see what we can do for you. PLEASE NOTE: When you email us, please check your junk mail for replies, the reply will be from fred_foster@hotmail.co.uk We do not provide catalogues or free samples of our products, all of the prices are available on our website. Samples are made to order and charged accordingly.

Personal Message from the Manager

Name of Wedding Contact: Fred Foster
Hi, welcome YOs to my page. I am a very hands on person who likes to get to know my client to ensure that I design and make exactly what the couple wants to fit their wedding. Join me on Facebook and Instagram for hints, tips and plenty of photos!

Experience

Year Business Was Established
2011
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
Yes
No. of People In Team
1
Reviews
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Becca & Danny Todd
Married in January 2018
January 2018
I Genuinely Can't Express How Great Fred Is!!
I genuinely can’t express how amazing Fred is! Her designs are without a doubt the best I’ve seen and after having received several invites Fred had made for other couple...
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April & Graham
Married in October 2017
October 2017
Highly Recommend
Highly recommend! Fred was very patient with me after turning into a bit of a bridezilla, but after sending her a design I liked she has personalised it to exactly how I ...
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Ben & Leah MacCallum
Married in July 2017
July 2017
Nothing Was Too Much Trouble.
Myself and my fiancé used Yours Occasionally for all of our wedding stationery. I am a perfectionist and finding someone with the same vision as me was difficult, but we ...
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Natalie & Adrian
Married in April 2017
April 2017
A Friendly, Professional, Creative Service
Fred is an absolute pleasure to work with and is always very willing to go that extra mile. A professional, friendly creative service who is helpful in making your design...
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Location & Contact Details

Address

Brentwood, Essex, England

Travel Notes

I hold consultations in the Premier Inn Hotel Brentwood opposite the train station.

Nearest Town

Brentwood

Nearest Motorway & Junction

M25 J28, A12 J28

Nearest Train Station

Brentwood Station

Nearest Airport

Southend, London City, Stanstead

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Press & Awards
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Press & Awards (2)

Vogue - January 2014
Closer Magazine - July 2014

Industry Awards (12)

Wedding Industry Experts Awards - Most Popular Invitation Designer - Essex 2013
Wedding Industry Experts Awards - Most Popular Invitation Designer - Essex 2015
Wedding Industry Experts Awards - Most Popular Invitation Designer - Essex 2016
The Essex Wedding Awards - Best Stationer - Finalist 2012
The Essex Wedding Awards - Best Stationer - Finalist 2013
The Essex Wedding Awards - Best Stationer - Winner 2014
The Wedding Industry Awards - Best Stationer- Regional Finalist 2015
Business Recommendation Award - 2015
Wedding Supplier of the Year Award - 2015
Wedbiz Peer Appreciation Awards - Creative Talent Award 2016
Wedbiz Peer Appreciation Awards - Outstanding Service Award 2016
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FAQ
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What is your most memorable wedding?

I can't narrow this down to just one wedding, every wedding is unique and special and to pick one out of all of the weddings I have made stationery for would be too hard.

Describe your style in 5 adjectives.

Bespoke, modern, stylish, embellished, fresh

What about your business are you most proud of?

I'm proud that I started this business from nothing just five years ago and worked hard on getting myself known and on my reputation, and winning six awards has made me feel like I'm really in the right job. I just love what I do.

What is your No. 1 wedding planning tip for couples?

HAVE FUN!!! When you're planning a wedding it can be very daunting sometimes. If you ever start feeling stressed, stop what you're doing, take a step back and remember what you're doing it for. You're marrying the person that you love, all that matters is the vows you exchange at the altar, after that everything else is a bonus. Once you have that in your head, you'll start enjoying it again.

What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?

I really love personalisation, it makes people feel special, so things like personalised readings make such a lovely keepsake of the day.

Describe your typical process with a couple.

I normally meet with the couple (sometimes the groom is enthusiastic!) and we talk though their wedding and what ideas they have and what they want the overall look to be. We then discuss style and designs of the invitations, once that's agreed, we talk through what else they might need for their wedding, which is where I will recommend my suppliers to them. The following day I will send a quotation to the couple and if they want to go ahead, I send them an invitation checklist form which gives me all of the details I need to design the invitations, I then go on to make the invitations once all of the proofs have been approved by the couple (and only when!). When they're finished I photograph them for my website (and posterity!) and ship them to my couples.

What is the most important piece of stationery for a wedding and why?

The invitation is the most important piece of stationery you need for your wedding, not only does it set the tone for the wedding, as it is the first thing your guest will see that is related to your wedding. It then gives guests an idea of your colours, style, themes etc. It is also an important information giver, the more detail and information you add to your invitation, the less likely you are going to be answering none stop questions about your wedding day, which you really don't need.

What is your best seller?

My best seller would have to the the Dior Bow Invites, they are so simple, but they are a timeless classic and with 47 ribbon colours to choose from, there's always a colour for you.

What is the most innovative delivery method you have come across?

Well that's a good question....I often have clients collect directly from me so that I can talk them through their order, but I wouldn't say that was innovative, just convenient!

How do you add romance to any wedding stationery you do?

I think that fonts really do speak a thousand words, there are some beautiful fonts available and they can really set the tone of your stationery, but equally as important is the wording you choose, with good fonts and beautiful words you can make any colour seem romantic, even lime green (well almost!!)

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