Karen Toms

Posts with Category: Our wedding

Bride on a boat wearing a cardigan over her wedding dress

Because we traveled by boat from our wedding service to our reception, having a cardigan on hand to put on over my dress was an essential part of my bridal outfit planning.

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Our 1st wedding anniversary

I can’t believe that a whole year has passed since our wedding day.

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Our 1st wedding anniversary

US wedding blog, Snippet and Ink

I’m excited to share the news that our wedding has been featured this week on the US wedding blog, Snippet and Ink.

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I’ve told the story of our wedding in a series of posts over the last couple of weeks – thanks for your patience! – and to round things off I thought I’d share some of the advice and sources that played such a big part in making our day a huge success.

Plan the party of your life
Early in the planning process, Richard and I were given the advice that we should plan the party of our lives.

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Getting our wedding flowers right was a big deal to me as I used to work for the Flower Council of Holland earlier in my career. However, flowers can quite easily become expensive so it was an aspect of our wedding budget that I couldn’t splurge on either.

Inspiration
Two bouquets heavily influenced my choice of wedding flowers.

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The interior of our wedding marquee in Polruan, Cornwall

We decided very early on in our planning that we wanted to have a marquee reception in my family’s boatyard, just as my sister had.

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