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What to do with your wedding dress after the big day!

So the day comes and goes, the champagne has been drunk, presents opened, thank you notes sent, pictures cried over etc etc.  But the dress is still very much with you. What do you do then? We have some ideas and, for once, I can’t even claim credit for all of them!  These tips come to you straight from the horse’s mouth so to say. 

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Give your guests the WOW factor

Everyone wants to host an event that leaves guest saying ‘Ok, the gauntlet has been well and truly thrown down’ (in terms of planning execution and not offering someone out!) and here at Bumble Events we live for planning the type of event your guests will love.

There are so many things that you can do to create a unforgettable occasion but, as usual, the Bumble Events team has narrowed down on the key 5 tips to help you give great WOW.

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Savvy wedding seating plan tips to save you stress

I’ve never known an element of wedding planning to cause couples as much angst as working out the seating arrangements.  Is it ok for Uncle Bob to be seated next to Aunty Sandra because they had a colossal falling out last Christmas.  Should you put Cousin Simon on a table alone with your boss (who you’ve only invited out of a sense of duty and in hope of a pay rise) because they are both belligerent characters who will likely offend your other guests before the day is out!

Not to mention where to seat the guests who you didn’t even want to invite but Mummy Dearest has insisted you accommodate them or risk the threat of being cut off from the family inheritance!

It can all feel a little stressful and get temperatures rising.  So in usual form we have thought of some handy pointers to help you plan your wedding or event seating a bit more peacefully!

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How to prepare before your big event

No one wants to feel flustered and not in control before a major event. Here at Bumble Events we’ve been around the event planning block a bit so we’ve rustled up some tips to help you feel serene and in control on D-Day.

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Faking the Cake

Did you know that having a show cake at events (namely weddings) is all the rage. Elaborate 10 tiered wonders, designed only for the purpose of a looking outstanding, are on the up. Why would anyone want a fake cake I hear you ask……well, let’s explore some of the pros and cons.

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January Focus – Event Planning Masterclass – 3. Budgeting

The third instalment of our January bite-size event planning tips for you aspiring event planners.

Budgeting skills are a life necessity full stop, but an absolute necessity when preparing for and planning your client’s events.  It will be your job to make sure you keep a check on all the little (and big) expenses and make sure there are enough funds to cover them.

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Sun, Sea and Destination Weddings, Nov 21st 2016

With more and more couples opting to leave the rain and cloud behind in search of sunnier and scenery to seal their wedding deal, we thought it was timely to share Bumble Event’s top tips for planning your destination wedding.

This year we’ve been lucky enough to have covered weddings in beautiful San Antonio Ibiza, the chic shores of Marbella in Spain and the romantic & breath-taking Tuscany in Italy.  So, get a glass of wine, grab a notepad and pen and get comfy because we have some real planning gems to share with you.

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Supplier Management 101

So, you’re planning your event and have chosen your vendors. Managing your vendors, known in the IT world as stakeholder management is critical to the success of your event. Your suppliers will annoy you, test your patience, challenge your professionalism, sometimes under deliver, run late, and the list goes on and on.

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Summer menus – do you dare to buck the trend at your wedding?

So summer is upon us and we feel it’s our duty to share some key food and drink ideas to inspire our summer brides to mix things up a little.  Hashtag #NotEverydayTraditionalSometimesModernTwist also simply known as getting with the times.  I hear from so many couples that they need to serve this, that or the other because it’s expected.  Well I am here to confirm that it’s ok to have a little say in what YOU want and also start a trend or two in the process. Alright let’s go.

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Let’s talk about Stress baby

Main speaker doesn’t find the conference venue,  wedding photographer falls ill a day before the wedding, the DJ for the surprise 30th party is running late, it starts raining the day of the garden party!   With all the dependency on other people and reliance on sheer good luck involved in planning an event it’s …

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