Posts tagged wedding planning
Hanson & Hopewell Partner Spotlight: Meet Bluebird Creative

Every month at Hanson & Hopewell, we highlight one of the independent businesses we love and this month we’ve chosen Bluebird Creative, a luxury wedding and event planning company, based with us in leafy Surrey. We met Lauren, one half of Bluebird back in August and we fell in love with both her and her wedding planning business instantly. Lauren just has that natural ability to both inspire with amazing ideas and her styled photoshoots have been published in the likes of Love my Dress and Whimiscal Wonderland Weddings too. She also one the most organised people we’ve ever met and has the best little black book in town, the perfect wedding planning combo to ensure your wedding day is an unforgettable experience.

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A Hanson & Hopewell Spotlight: Lizzie - Bride-to-be

As the eternal single girls, living together in our heavenly ‘boy free’ bachelorette pad, my dear friend Lizzie and I didn’t think the day we chat wedding plans would ever come! We were far from crying over Bridget Jones and planning our future cattery business, it’s fair to say, we were really enjoying single life. Little did we know though that three years later, I would be married, and Lizzie would soon be walking down the aisle too – and all thanks to tinder! On this week’s #BridesmaidBible entry we chat to the gorgeous Bride-to-be Lizzie for a real account of all things wedding planning - a Hanson & Hopewell spotlight on the Bride-to-be.

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The 5 must have cocktails for your 2017 wedding

You might have already realised that here at H&H, we’re slightly cocktail obsessed. And for us a wedding is not a wedding without a signature cocktail on offer. Once you’ve planned and organised the reception, the dress and the table plan – it’s time to work the detail, so don’t let the bar become an afterthought! At Hopewell’s summer French destination wedding, we both had lychee martinis and rum jungles to rehydrate the team in style, whilst Hanson entertained with mulled wine and lumumbas at her Christmas festivities (whilst also sharing her passion for gin with gin bottles as table settings).  We couldn’t let the summer pass without sharing our favourite must have cocktail recipes for your 2017 wedding. We’ve certainly enjoyed the research. It’s a hard job eh!

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Hanson & Hopewell Partner Spotlight: Meet Shropshire Petals

Every month at Hanson & Hopewell, we highlight one of the independent businesses we feature in our luxury bride-to-be gift boxes. This month, we’ve chosen Shropshire Petals, who grow the most stunning natural petal confetti, wheat sheaves and dried flowers which are all handpicked from their farm in the rolling fields of Shropshire. We’ve both used Shropshire Petals for both our weddings so we couldn’t wait to feature their confetti pops in our bride-to-be gift boxes. Here’s Ashley and Emma to tell you a bit more…

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How to choose your bridesmaids

How to choose your bridesmaids - from the moment you said ‘yes,’ a whole lot of questions and requests start to flood in.  What style of wedding are you having? Have you decided themes and colours yet? What kind of venue are you looking for? Who are your bridesmaids? I’m a bridesmaid right? So many questions!

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