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An Amazing Wedding Day Was Celebrated In An Irish Manor

Ballyfin  Today’s real wedding blog showcases our fabulous couple Robin & John, who travelled from California to Ireland for An Amazing Wedding Day was Celebrated in an Irish Manor, the beautiful estate of Ballyfin Demesne in County Laois. The minute Robin and John set foot inside Ballyfin, they knew this was where they wanted to have their destination wedding in Ireland. From the start of the wedding planning process, the couple knew exactly what they wanted, but were completely overwhelmed by what wedding planner Michelle McDermott had organised for them and over 70 of their closest friends and family members
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Categories: Destination Wedding Ireland, Effortless Entertaining, Inspirational Ideas, Real Life Romances, Wedding Colours and Themes, Wedding Flowers, Wedding in Ireland, and Wedding Planner.

Wedding Highlights from 2019

2019 was a “Wonderful Wedding Year” for us so we are very excited to share some Wedding Highlights from 2019 with you. All over Ireland from east to west we created clients dream weddings including at venues such as “beyond everything” Adare Manor, “fairytale” Luttrellstown Castle and “michelin star” Loam while in the South, “Kerry” was a 2019 favourite location! The year saw our founder Michelle speak at some prime industry events including Drew Media “Wedding Breakfast at Adare Manor”. Watch out in 2020 as you are sure to catch her speaking at some fantastic bridal & industry events nationally
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Categories: Bridesmaids, Castle Wedding Ireland, Celtic Wedding, Destination Wedding Ireland, Effortless Entertaining, Inspirational Ideas, Ireland wedding, Irish Castle Wedding, Luttrelstown Castle, Luxury Wedding Planner, Stress-Free Planning, Tips & Advice, Top Wedding Planner Ireland, Wedding in Ireland, Wedding Planner, Wedding Planning, wedding style, and West Coast of Ireland.

How To Make Your Wedding More Eco-friendly – Part 1

Many couples are looking for a way to make their big day more sustainable and avoid lots of food waste, throwaway décor & plastic packaging and we are here to help. Keep on reading for the first part of our series ‘How To Make Your Wedding More Eco-friendly – Part 1’ regarding tips for flowers and décor. Flowers It may surprise you but not all flowers are organic or sustainable. Some places use harsh chemicals to treat the plants which affects the environment. However we are very fond of flowers & know so too are most brides. Therefore we compiled
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Categories: Castle Wedding Ireland, Delightful Decor, Eco-Friendly Wedding, Effortless Entertaining, Inspirational Ideas, Tips & Advice, Trends, Wedding Flowers, and Wedding Planning.

2020 Wedding Trends

We are very excited looking ahead to the 2020 Wedding Trends,we are seeing some fab new & continued trends in 2020! Its all about the Fairytale Dress , Decadent Tablescapes & Eco Conscious Weddings Weddings are feeling fresh and really reflect the couples personality. Ambience & vibes rather than trends and colours. Sustainable More Environmentally Friendly Weddings Couples are now looking for ways from all vendors to see how they can make their weddings more eco conscious. Florals Fabulous bold colours and hanging ceiling installations are the big flower vibe. Video Mapping Once upon a time it was the big
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Categories: Delightful Decor, Eco-Friendly Wedding, Effortless Entertaining, Food for your Wedding, Inspirational Ideas, Ireland wedding, Luxury Wedding Planner, Pantone Colour, Photography Perfection, Stress-Free Planning, Tips & Advice, Top Wedding Planner Ireland, Trends, Wedding Cake, Wedding Colours and Themes, Wedding Flowers, Wedding Planner, and wedding style.

Their Beautiful Wedding On The Wild Atlantic Way

It was a sunny day in Mid-summer when Kara & Jeff tied their knot in beautiful County Kerry on the south coast of Ireland! The landscape is truly remarkable and one of the reasons the couple picked Kerry as their wedding destination. Let us show you more of ‘Their Beautiful Wedding Day On The Wild Atlantic Way’! Let The Celebrations Begin The couple’s three-day wedding kicked off with a welcome party in Jarvy’s Bar where guests were entertained by wonderful local musicians & enjoyed delicious pub food. The night prior to the wedding all of the guests attended the rehearsal
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Categories: Celtic Wedding, Destination Wedding Ireland, Effortless Entertaining, Food for your Wedding, Inspirational Ideas, Ireland wedding, Photography Perfection, Real Life Romances, Top Wedding Planner Ireland, Wedding Cake, Wedding Colours and Themes, Wedding Flowers, Wedding in Ireland, Wedding Planner, and Wedding Planning.

How To Set A Reasonable Wedding Budget

Your wedding budget is crucial for creating the wedding of your dreams with funds you have available. The budget is one of the first things you and your partner should discuss before you begin the actual planning process! As a wedding is a once in a lifetime occasion I am sure many of you don’t know what it costs to host one. We’ve compiled some tips on ‘How To Set A Reasonable Wedding Budget‘ as well as a budget checklist for you to download! Build A Contingency Amount Into Your Total Budget Once you’ve decided how much you can afford
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Categories: Castle Wedding Ireland, Destination Wedding Ireland, Effortless Entertaining, Food for your Wedding, Ireland wedding, Luxury Wedding Planner, Stress-Free Planning, Tips & Advice, Wedding Flowers, Wedding Gowns, Wedding Planner, Wedding Planning, and Wedding Transportation.

A Beautiful Star-studded Day Fit For Royalty

Following a cathedral ceremony, Lyndsey and Paul treated their 600 guests to a star-studded wedding celebration at the recently refurbished magnificent Adare Manor. The event was beyond everything at a #beyondeverything venue . From Royal Ascot to London to Dublin the wedding was the one of the hottest invitations of the season – A Beautiful Star-studded Day Fit For Royalty! Wedding Styling Lyndsey and Paul dreamt of a classic, elegant and romantic wedding with an opulent & luxe feel. The design team headed by our own planner extraordinaire Michelle and Wedding Designer to the stars Viv Keating certainly worked their
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Categories: Beautiful Bridal Wear, Bridesmaids, Celtic Wedding, Children at your Wedding, Delightful Decor, Destination Wedding Ireland, Effortless Entertaining, Food for your Wedding, Inspirational Ideas, Ireland wedding, Luxury Wedding Planner, Photography Perfection, Real Life Romances, Top Wedding Planner Ireland, Wedding Beverages, Wedding Cake, Wedding Colours and Themes, Wedding Dinner, Wedding Flowers, Wedding in Ireland, Wedding Music, and Wedding Planning.

How To Create The Perfect Multicultural Wedding

We’re a melting pot society and it is not a rare thing anymore for the bride and groom to come from different cultures and backgrounds. You will both want to include some of your traditions as symbolism on your big day and we want to help you with this process. Here are some tips on ‘How To Create The Perfect Multicultural Wedding’. Do some Research Firstly, turn to your family to learn about wedding traditions. They can share customs you may not be familiar with or just give you some inspiration through their own weddings. After talking to them, use
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Categories: Destination Wedding Ireland, Effortless Entertaining, Food for your Wedding, Inspirational Ideas, Multicultural Wedding, Stress-Free Planning, Tips & Advice, Wedding Planner, Wedding Planning, and Wedding Traditions.

Top Tips To Ensure You Enjoy Your Wedding Day

Today we share our “Top Tips To Ensure You Enjoy Your Wedding Day”, what is sure to be one of the most important days of your life. 1)    Hire a wedding planner: Wonderful to have a confident as you deal with the enormous task of organizing a wedding. Hiring a bridal professional, will ensure you have a stress free wedding day, safe in the knowledge your planner will oversee the smooth running of the day.A qualified & experienced planner will save you money in fact they should save you’re their fees! 2)    Be careful with alcohol: to ensure you don’t
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Categories: Beautiful Bridal Wear, Castle Wedding Ireland, Destination Wedding Ireland, Effortless Entertaining, Inspirational Ideas, Irish Castle Wedding, Real Life Romances, Stress-Free Planning, and Wedding Planner.

Just Engaged What To Do? Your Ultimate Wedding Checklist

Once the thrill and excitement of your engagement fades it can be quite overwhelming to plan your wedding. From flowers to food and venues to entertainment, there are so many decisions to be made. That’s why we have created an amazing wedding checklist which you can get for free as a PDF form: Just Engaged What To Do? Your Ultimate Wedding Checklist! 12  Months Before Set the conditions: What is your budget? Work out how many people you want to invite and what the overall wedding theme is. After answering these questions, you can start planning! Find and secure the
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Categories: Castle Wedding Ireland, Destination Wedding Ireland, Effortless Entertaining, Ireland wedding, Stress-Free Planning, The Legalities, Tips & Advice, Wedding in Ireland, Wedding Planner, and Wedding Planning.