When beginning to plan your big day there are so many questions to answer and decisions to be made. One key decision is a colour theme. It will be present from as early as shopping for your bridesmaid dresses to choosing your wedding invitations before you even get to your big day when your flowers at your ceremony, centrepieces at your reception will have the presence of your colour theme. You will see how important it is to fall in love with your colour theme. I have seen many wonderful, co...

Bride holding a green bouquet on her wedding day

Ah, March..we’ve been waiting for you! The beginning of Spring is finally here.  One of my favourite seasons for a wedding as it offers beautiful flowers, colours, and usually better weather!? March is not only the beginning of spring, it’s also the month of our National day which means an extra day off during the month. Lots of couples take advantage of this & set their wedding day for around St. Patricks Day and I’ve listed some ideas below that will help you bring some of the Patr...

Love hearts

“Being someone’s first love may be great, but to be their last is beyond perfect.”Have the wedding bells stopped ringing? Has the romance drifted away ever since you realised that the snoring has just gotten louder? Being married has its up and downs, there’s no denying that but that’s why Valentine’s Day allows you to relive the good moments. Valentine’s day is not just for new couples, it’s for those long & happily married couples as well because let’s face it; we need a reminder...

Woodford Dolmen Hotel Carlow Winter Weddings

‘’Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth. For the touch of a hand and for a talk beside the fire. It is the time for home’’ – Edith SitwellWinter is a magical time to get married and since it’s fast approaching I thought it would be a good time to talk winter weddings. In this blog, I will give you some of my top do’s and don’ts to make your winter wonderland themed wedding absolutely magical.Do… Think About Your VenueSelecting a wedding venue is one o...

Wedding couple champagne on arrival at Woodford Dolmen Hotel

I'm writing this months blog with a big cheesy grin on my face as I have just received a confirmation email advising that both the hotel and I have been nominated for the 2018 Weddings Online Awards in the Hotel venue of the year Leinster & Venue coordinator of the year categories. To be nominated is a great honour for us all here but we really need your votes now to get us to the next stage where we will be independently judged by industry experts, so if everyone reading this cou...