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Styled Wedding Shoot at Stratton Court Barn with a Woodland Fairy Theme

I’m super excited to be posting my first styled wedding shoot here on HollyGoesLightly and boy is it a good one!

Featuring a fair maiden on horseback with a stunning venue as a backdrop, what more could you want from a summer wedding? I’ll let the photos and the wonderful Karin, Wedding Coordinator at Stratton Court do the talking, but this is serious wedding inspiration fodder. Enjoy…Continue reading

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I’m a Wedding Planner

It won’t come as a shock to some of you that know me or that read this blog, that I love weddings. Even after my own wedding, I’m still obsessed with weddings. I love everything about them, I love attending them and I love planning them!

I’ve been on maternity leave, which I think is always a time in a woman’s life where she can take a step back from work, reassess her life, be a mother and then work out what she wants to be when she grows up. This is exactly what I did and I realised that I wanted to get back into the world of weddings and not only that, but I was bloody good at planning them. Continue reading

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Top 5 Exclusive Use Wedding Venues

Searching for the perfect wedding venue is one of the toughest tasks of all, when planning your special day. It’s a minefield out there, with hundreds of thousands of venues of every size, shape and colour on offer to suit all budgets.

That’s why hiring a Wedding Planner like myself can often take some of the headache out of the search for you. I can help narrow down your choices, zero-in on an area or a style of location and negotiate the best rates for your event. Plus it’s always fun to have someone to bounce ideas back and forth with and to send-off to do the initial leg work for you.

I’m an advocate of exclusive use wedding venues wherever possible. I think those venues offer a wedding party true privacy and there’s no danger of randoms stumbling in and helping themselves to your buffet. Continue reading