Rome. Festive Greetings from Isabel Smith Wedding Design

Final trips & Festive Greetings

2014 saw the launch of our new destination planning service. We’ve had a wonderful time designing luxury weddings, both at home and abroad. In a year packed with globetrotting, Rome was the final destination on the ISWD travel itinerary. In November, we popped over to Italy for Borso del Matrimonio, an invitation-only B2B networking event. The emphasis was on connections at Borso del… Read more »

Festive Wedding Designs - Isabel Smith Weddings

Your guide to festive wedding design

Our 2014 season ended with a beautiful marriage at Hedsor last Saturday. It’s safe to say we pretty much adore a festive wedding. We’ve been lucky enough to coordinate some beautiful December weddings this year (not to mention starting to plan those already booked in for 2015!) Thematically, festive weddings offer so many decorative features; it’s all… Read more »

Festive Little White Book Featuring 'Alice' a cake by Abigail Bloom, photographed by Mark Bothwell - Isabel Smith Weddings

THE ISWD WHITE BOOK OF WEDDINGS | DECEMBER

We can’t promise snow this December, but we can bring you a festive instalment of our little white book of weddings. Today we’re taking the opportunity to showcase suppliers who’ve caught our eye during a jam-packed autumn here at ISWD. If you’re after a unique photography service that guarantees to capture every aspect of your nuptials, look no further. The seemingly… Read more »

Maunsel House wedding reception wedding table decor

A Beginner’s Guide to Maunsel House

Are you on the hunt for a unique gem? Do you dream of staging a complete venue takeover for the duration of your wedding celebrations? If so, we may have uncovered just the place! Last month we were lucky enough to take a trip down to Maunsel House for their Planners and Press venue showcase. Situated at the heart of… Read more »

Upni Duniya, Koh Samui, Thailand http://upniduniya.com/

Announcement: Going Global

We’ve had lots of big news recently at ISWD. Firstly, there was our brand new website ‘refurb’ and the formal launch of our sister company Isabel Smith Wedding Consulting. Then, earlier this month, I hosted an ‘On the Sofa’ talk about Wow-pieces for your Wedding, at Brides, The Show. Today, I’m here to talk about… Read more »

Brides The Show Flower wall by Wildabout Flowers

Wedding Wows At Brides The Show

This weekend, the UK’s favourite bridal magazine came to life at a wedding planning experience like no other with over 130 luxury suppliers and inspiring ideas. Brides The Show was in full swing and featured catwalk shows showcasing top designers – including Browns Brides, Ian Stuart, Stephanie Allin, Naomi Neoh and Kate Halfpenny, bridal expert workshops, wine tastings, beauty master classes, champagne and much… Read more »

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Brides The Show. Are you joining me on the sofa?

Brides The Show, 3 -5 October 2014, Business Design Centre, Islington, London This October, the UK’s favourite bridal magazine comes to life at a wedding planning experience like no other with over 130 luxury suppliers and inspiring ideas. Brides The Show features catwalk shows showcasing top designers – including Browns Brides, Ian Stuart, Stephanie Allin, Naomi Neoh and Kate Halfpenny, bridal expert workshops, wine tastings, beauty… Read more »

Honey-and-Lemon

Iswd Instants | 8 Ways (+ a Recipe) To Guarantee Wedding Speech Success

Speeches are often the feared element of a wedding day. Solid preparation ahead of the day is the key to eliminating nerves. 1.  Cover the essentials. Whether you’re the groom, best man or father of the bride, make sure the customary elements are researched well in advance and included within your speech. Debretts offer guidance… Read more »