June 2016 – She Said Yes – Wedding Planning Advice

June 2016 archive

How to Host Brunch Wedding (or Brunch the Day-After)

For many, it’s the most important meal of the day (and often my favourite part of a weekend), so why don’t more couples have a morning service and a champagne brunch to celebrate their wedding day? Via myinspiredwedding.com I only wish I’d thought of this sooner, but here’s all you need to know about throwing an […] Read more…

How to Choose Between Wedding Catering Food Options

Ask any wedding guest what makes a good wedding, and their mind soon turns to catering.  Enjoying food and beverages is easily the most social part of a wedding, and it is a big decision to get right, as it takes a huge portion of your wedding day budget.  With these considerations in mind, you may need […] Read more…

Wedding Day Hairstyles for Brides with Thin Hair

If you have very thin or fine hair, you might be researching wedding day hairstyles and be worried about what might suit you.  I also have very thin hair (though I also have lots of it), and on my wedding day I really wanted voluminous, bouncy and full hair.  If you have between 1 and […] Read more…

Bridal party – the complete guide! Choosing bridesmaids and groomsmen and ensuring happiness

The bridal party’s role in the wedding is so much more than smiling for photos and organising a hen’s party or bachelorette.  I didn’t realise the extent of this myself until the days leading up to the wedding itself, and didn’t fully appreciate how completely indispensable my bridesmaids were until even after the wedding. I’ve put together a complete guide to […] Read more…

Nicky Wu & Shishi Liu’s first New Zealand Wedding Photos released

Earlier this year beautiful Chinese actress Shishi Liu married popstar Nicky Wu, and had wedding photos taken at none other than New Zealand’s Waitomo Glowworm caves. Want to recreate the power couple’s shots?  You might not be able to hire world-renowned fashion photographer, Liu Zongyuan (whose work has featured on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar, Vision […] Read more…

Will you change your name after Marriage?

While we didn’t follow every marriage tradition, the tradition to change your name after marriage was one that felt really right to me.  I took my new husband’s surname, Hutchison, after our wedding in February and was surprised by two things: How easy it is to change your name after marriage; and How much I […] Read more…

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