Sarah and Rob One Year On – and a little video to celebrate

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My, my how time does fly! It’s been a whole year since we assisted the gorgeous Sarah and Rob Knott with their wedding on Gower, on a scorching summer’s day hitting almost 30C outside their marquee. We hope they’re enjoying the heat this year for their first anniversary too!

We’d like to wish this lovely pair a very happy first anniversary, and thought we would celebrate today by sharing Aurora Video’s incredible film of Sarah and Rob’s wedding to enjoy for yourselves as well. It really is just stunning, I’m sure you’ll agree…

Sarah and Rob from Aurora Video on Vimeo.

If you’d like to see our portfolio of photos from this summer Gower Romance, just click on this link to see them all on our blog.

Need help planning your wedding day? Visit www.ohsoperfect.co.uk for our full list of wedding planning, styling and coordination packages and services.

Sarah and Gareth’s Video Clips by Love Seen

I’m absolutely delighted to be able to share Sarah and Gareth’s Hollywood wedding clips video with you, filmed and produced by Clare Adams at Love Seen.

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Modern Hollywood styling by Samantha Imbimbo – Oh So Perfect

You may recognise this lovely couple from their appearance with us on Rhod Gilbert’s Work Experience on the telebox a few weeks ago, but as well as the BBC cameras, Clare was on hand throughout the day too to produce a beautiful wedding video for the lovely couple too, highlighting the more personal moments of the day for them and their family to treasure.

Please click on this link to view the full set of photos from Sarah and Gareth’s day on our blog.

The Wedding of Gareth & Sarah from Clare Adams on Vimeo.

Need help planning your wedding day? Visit www.ohsoperfect.co.uk for our full list of wedding planning, styling and coordination packages and services.

Something Kinda Vintage – it’s back!

We’re delighted to announce that Oh So Perfect will be exhibiting once again at this fabulous wedding fair on Sunday 17th March…

 

Due to the Success of last year’s vintage wedding fair at Brangwyn Hall in Swansea (which over 700 people attended) we thought we’d do it all over again this year, but this time in Cardiff!

With the most eclectic, talented and creative exhibitors, mainly from Wales but a few from across the bridge and far, far away! (England) you Brides & grooms are going to be totally and utterly inspired by what they have on show.

for people who aren’t getting married, you are welcome to come for a day out full of entertainment! We will also have a vintage & Handmade emporium full of non wedding items too!

♥ 40 of the most creative, quirky and darn brilliant wedding suppliers

♥ Interactive workshops such as up-cycling, ‘DIY wedding touches’ and ‘birdcage veil making’

♥ A vintage and handmade emporium (non wedding businesses)

♥ A fully decorated tearoom, with waitress service

♥ Fashion show

♥ Impromptu performances and entertainment in the crowd

♥ Live music

…And lots more, that we are waiting to confirm (we’ll keep you posted!)

Visit www.facebook.com/Somethingkindavintageweddingfair to keep up to date with everything going on!

Need help planning your wedding day? Visit www.ohsoperfect.co.uk for our full list of award winning wedding planning, styling and coordination packages and services.

 

‘Best New Business’ Regional Winners at the 2012 Welsh National Wedding Awards

We are absolutely thrilled, amazed, delighted and generally chuffed to bits to announce that Oh So Perfect were presented with the award for…

‘Best New Business – South Wales and Central’

At the 2012 Welsh National Wedding Awards, at the Brangwyn Hall in Swansea.

We’d like to extend a huge, huge thank you to all you delicious people out there who nominated and voted for us; in particular to our wonderful couples who we so enjoyed working with this year – we couldn’t have won this without meeting such gorgeous, loved-up lovelies like all of you and we’re so proud to have been able to get to know you and be included in the making of your perfect day – thank you!

It is, of course, our duty and pleasure to thank all of the suppliers who we worked with this last year as well for making our job so much more fabulous than it already is! Well done to all of our friends in the industry who won awards this weekend in their respective categories, and commiserations to our friends who just missed out although being shortlisted is such a huge recognition in itself, you are winners in our eyes too. It was so inspiring to be surrounded by so much Welsh wedding talent in one room, and hearing the names of the suppliers we’ve worked with directly this year (and working with already next year!) called out in the running for big awards made us so proud to be working with some of the UK’s best industry pros.

A personal thank you as well to all my wonderful, wonderful friends and family for all the support you have given me over the last 12 months, I don’t know what I would do without you all. Every last one of you. Mwah!

And finally, if you have made it this far through my gushy ‘speech’ then you’ll have to put up with just one more before I’m done…

The biggest thank you of course goes to my very own Mr Perfect – my partner, my soulmate and my best friend – for believing in me and helping me to follow my dreams from the very start, for always being so proud of me, and for all the hours you smiled politely and humoured me as I made girlie squealy noises and got excited over chair covers/flowers/paper pompoms, the lot. I remember the day you asked me, “so how does it feel to be a wedding planner?” after my very first meeting, and my answer now is still the same: “not half bad, boy.” xx

 

 

Need help planning your wedding day? Visit www.ohsoperfect.co.uk for our full list of award winning wedding planning, styling and coordination packages and services.

 

 

We’re Going ‘Under The Vintage Veil’ To Help You…

Oh So Perfect are delighted to announce that we’ll be working alongside the wonderful team at top UK vintage wedding blog Under The Vintage Veil to assist as a wedding industry expert and ‘resident wedding planner’ offering tips and advice for all your wedding problems and dilemmas.

We’ve been big fans and supporters of Under The Vintage Veil for a long time, as both regular readers and sponsors of the blog and having attended the rather swanky 1st Birthday party (#veilbash) back in June (remember all that hype about the headwear?!), so it’s an honour to be working more closely with Sara and her team on this new and exciting project.

Photos snapped by the rather marvellous Sacco&Sacco Photography.

Under The Vintage Veil offer a fab mix of real life vintage-inspired weddings and engagement shoots, creative DIY ideas, opinion posts, and personal experience posts by ‘Bride-To-Be-Now-Married-Lady’ Sara, which are always heartfelt, thoughtful and sometimes just plain entertaining, so go on over and take a look…

www.underthevintageveil.com

We can’t wait to get started answering your questions and offering our advice! If you’d like to know more about what we get up to and life here at Perfect HQ as a wedding planner then visit our own blog category ‘Diary Of A Wedding Planner’ for an in-site into Samantha’s daily wedding planning tasks and adventures.

Need help planning your wedding day? Visit www.ohsoperfect.co.uk for our full list of wedding planning, styling and coordination packages and services.

 

We’ve Been Shortlisted!

Wowee it’s excitement and celebrations here at Oh So Perfect as last week we received not one but TWO fantastic letters through our door at Perfect HQ…

 

We are absolutely delighted and honoured to announce that Oh So Perfect – Weddings and Events have been shortlisted into the Top 5 for both ‘Best New Business’ and ‘Best Wedding Service’ for the South and Central Region at the 2012 Welsh National Wedding Awards! Hooray!

So, we’ve booked our table for an ‘evening of high end glamour and glitz’ and are currently hunting for the perfect dress to wear at this wonderful event which recognises all the fabulous wedding industry suppliers across Wales. We’re so pleased as well to see so many of our friends and recommended suppliers up there shortlisted for awards in their own category too, and wish everyone the best of luck!

A huge, huge THANK YOU to every single person who voted for us and nominated us in both categories, it really does mean the world and we are so grateful. It’s all up to the judges now…. so fingers crossed… but over all we’re just chuffed to bits to be acknowledged amongst such an inspirational and admirable bunch of people in the Welsh wedding industry.

Need help planning your wedding day? Visit www.ohsoperfect.co.uk for our full list of wedding planning, styling and coordination packages and services.

 

Who Rule The World – Girls!

Diary of a Wedding Planner

I’m so delighted to announce that this Friday I will be joining some of South Wales’ finest ladies for lunch in the Dragon Hotel by attending the Swansea Business Women’s Awards. Not only am I thrilled to be attending this very special event, but I’m actually a little bit over-excited really as I am honoured to be seated at what I’m sure is set to be the most fabulous table in the room, consisting of not just one but TWO nominees – and two very good friends as well!

I’m so pleased to announce that two very fabulous women in particular are up for nominations this year – not only are these two ladies incredible, dynamic business women, but I am honoured to call them both my friends as well.

So a huge congratulations to Stacey Adamiec of Revue Dance Studios and Ronnie Kerswell O’Hara of Bluestocking Lounge for being recognised and nominated in their own categories – well done girlies! This pair could not be more deserving of their nominations, and it’s all fingers and toes crossed that perhaps this Friday lunch time I’ll be dining with two winners… Time to dust off a fancy frock then!

I can’t wait to bring you the photos and gossip later next week…

With love,
Samantha x

Need help planning your wedding day? Visit www.ohsoperfect.co.uk for our full list of wedding planning, styling and coordination packages and services.

(Wedding) Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Oh So Stylish

Hand’s up if you always dreamed of the day your man would get down on one knee, bring that duck egg blue box out from his pocket, (you know, the one with the white ribbon) and present you with that Tiffany square cut engagement ring you’d been dying for? Just us? Didn’t think so.

OK, so the very pretty alternative he actually whipped out is just as beautiful I’m sure (ahem) but don’t let the dream end there… Tiffany isn’t just about engagement rings after all!

Here are Oh So Perfect‘s pick of Tiffany & co wedding bands, and a couple of sparkly treats for your wedding day too…

We would like to spend…

£200-£500 

Round band ring in platinum ~ £485

£500 – £1000

Tiffany & Co.® band ring in 18k rose gold with round brilliant diamonds ~ £715

Milgrain wedding band ring in platinum and 18k gold ~ £835

£1000 to £5000

Lucida™ wedding band ~ £1675

Ring in platinum with a milgrain edge and a full circle of bead-set round brilliant diamonds and pink sapphires ~ £2075

Over £5000

Etoile 3-row pavé diamond band ring ~ £6775

Victoria band ring. Marquise and round brilliant diamonds ~ £11,600

 

If you feel like being spoiled….

Pearl stud earrings. 18k white gold ~ £270

Return to Tiffany™ heart tag with key pendant ~ £140

Rose-cut and round brilliant diamonds ~ £9,300

… or fancy spoiling him instead!

Return to Tiffany™ Cuff links ~ £195

And finally – ATTENTION MEN! Has she left the room, conveniently leaving the computer screen open at this point? It’s no coincidence, gents – she just wants to make sure you see this…

All images from www.tiffany.co.uk

Need help planning your wedding day? Visit www.ohsoperfect.co.uk for our full list of wedding planning, styling and coordination packages and services.

Tobi Hannah

Oh So Stylish

Whether you’re not keen on the traditional full-length, one-wear style wedding dress, or are simply looking for something a little bit different to wear on your wedding day, British designer Tobi Hannah is your girl when it comes to short and tea-length wedding dresses. Bringing both vintage inspired and contemporary designs to the modern bride, here are Oh So Perfect‘s favourite picks from the Modern Future Classics Spring 2013 Collection.

Lin

Dawson

Sake

Suzette

Illusion

Running

Sour

Bratt

Goddess

Need help planning your wedding day? Visit www.ohsoperfect.co.uk for our full list of wedding planning, styling and coordination packages and services.

 

 

Emma Bunting – Unique British Bunting

When receiving a product or service from a company or supplier, people are often very quick to criticise the bad, but all too slow to commend the good! So when we receive good service from our suppliers at Oh So Perfect we like to shout out about it!

This week we have been super impressed by the dedication and customer service shown by British-based bunting company Emma Bunting (formerly Little Bundles).

Welcome to the world of Emma Bunting, a unique and specialist company based in the heart of Northumberland, who designs and creates some of the best British Bunting around – from the quirky, to the traditional – there are no rules!  As much as possible we use British manufactured materials, as well as up cycled or vintage pieces to create a unique length of bunting that can be treasured for years.

Emma Bunting have been sourcing fabrics to create a bespoke bunting for the wedding décor of one of our couples’ weddings this coming August, and yesterday sent us samples of the chosen fabrics for us to give the go-ahead to get started…

Not only did Emma Bunting work closely to our brief selecting fantastic fabrics to match the colour of our bride’s bridesmaid dresses and chair sashes, she also recommended different types of fabric to compliment and add texture to the overall design.

The service from Emma Bunting has been friendly, helpful and welcoming from day 1 and we can’t wait to see the finished result. Stay posted for the full wedding portfolio of ‘Emma and Andy’s Wedding’ to follow in August where you will see the finished bunting in all it’s glory!

Need help planning your wedding day? Visit www.ohsoperfect.co.uk for our full list of wedding planning, styling and coordination packages and services.

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