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Expert Interview with Sarah Haywood

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At eventjuice we love weddings, and in a rabid fan like way we wanted to feel a bit closer to the brains behind some of Britain’s most luxurious weddings. So we’ve used the run up to Valentine’s Day as an excuse to talk with one of the world’s leading wedding planners and best-selling bridal author […]

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54 Must-Follow Event & Wedding Planning Twitter Accounts for 2014

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Staying connected is easier than ever thanks to the explosion in popularity of social networking sites like Twitter. The micro-blogging phenomenon is a great way to follow the comings and goings of the movers and shakers in your industry, and event and wedding planning is unsurprisingly well served. After all, have you ever met an […]

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People Involved: Step 2 of the 8-Steps to Wedding Planning

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Welcome to the second part in our comprehensive series on how to plan the perfect wedding. By now, you should be underway with the basics such as choosing a date and setting the budget and are getting ready to get down to the nitty gritty. This second step isn’t groundbreaking stuff, but it’s still an […]

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The 8-Step Process to Planning A Wedding, Step 1: Where To Start

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Firstly, congratulations! A wedding day should be the most important day of any couple’s life and something that you should relish, so don’t let the planning put you off. We understand it can be a daunting prospect, especially as most people have little experience of organising an event for dozens, if not hundreds, of guests. […]

A Crash-Course on How to Lighten Up the Party

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Lighting creates atmosphere. Use it to create effect, to illuminate, mask, highlight, create shadows and to set a certain mood or tone. This post is a crash-course in lighting party solutions and a handful of alternative, exciting ideas: LED/Plasma screens: Play favourite clips from a relevant movie in the background to help “set the scene” […]

Dealing with Inebriated Guests

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An over-served guest can ruin a function faster than a plague of locusts or an afternoon thunderstorm. How do you keep that lushy board or family member from taking over your carefully planned affair? The most important decision is whether you should invite them at all. Is it truly unavoidable? When was the last time […]

The Role You Will Regret If You Forget

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Pop quiz: What is the job you can assign for your event that will have you breathing sighs of relief (and admiring a little extra shred of intact sanity) that you have probably forgotten? You have someone to make the key tradeoff with the cranky venue attendant, you’ve hired the limo driver, you know exactly […]

Little Touches: Utilizing Craft Blogs to Create Memorable Favors

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Choosing favors for your party can be a strange adventure as you navigate the lines between cheap and over-the-top, elegant and quirky, or personal and universally appealing. You want favors that are incredibly related to who you are and what your special day is about, but you want something your guests will love to save. […]

Dealing Tactfully with Bridezilla

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You’ve met with a potential new client, and everything’s gone well: she’s lovely and charming, and you think that you two could work together to create the wedding of her dreams. The contract is signed, things start moving forward, and all of a sudden that lovely lady turns into a shrieking harpy who freaks out […]

Wedding Planning Tips from a Professional Events Manager

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Planning a wedding can be a stressful and nerve-wracking experience.  For many people, it’s the biggest celebration they’ll ever be responsible for planning, and it’s also one of the most important days in their lives.  It’s only natural to worry about making sure that everything goes well.  Fortunately for all would-be wedding planners out there, […]