How can I make my wedding eco-friendly? 5 Tips for an Eco-Friendly Wedding

 It’s time to start planning your special day! The million and one details to think about can be overwhelming without even thinking about the mark your wedding will have on the environment. Use these five tips to help eliminate the stress of your environmental impact and make your eco-friendly wedding extra special.

Eco-friendly Wedding Stationery 

Have you thought about sending your wedding invitations digitally? We all know they end up in the bin anyways! But, if you would prefer printed invitations, choose recycled paper wedding invitations or plantable wedding stationery. There’s something special about your guests planting and watching their invitations blossom whilst you head off on honeymoon.

Image: Green Manatee 

Local Wedding Suppliers 

When planning your big day seek out local, independent wedding suppliers and businesses that source local products. Not only will it reduce carbon emissi…

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How to style a small beach wedding

Secrets to styling your own small beach wedding

Small in size but high in quality is the key to superior beach wedding styling. From personalising your own champagne glasses to coordinating your colour scheme with a floral wedding bower, chair dressings and place settings, here are some great ideas to styling a small beach wedding with memorable details.

Personalise everything! From glasses and hangers to place settings Personalise everything

Etching your wedding party’s names onto their own personal glass makes a beautiful memento for them to keep for years to come – and is a lightweight gift to pack if you are having a destination wedding.

Chances are that all the outfits for your big day on the beach will be transported on hangers, so why not have individual names printed or burned onto each hanger for that extra special touch.

Wooden cut-out place settings

Place settings like these wooden cut-outs are another great o…

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Getting married in Greece? Where to start?

So, you have chosen the beautiful country of Greece for your destination wedding and now you are feeling just a little overwhelmed. Perhaps you are wondering what the next steps should be? When you are getting married in Greece, you just need to answer some of the following questions. Once you have done that, everything else will start to fall in to place and you will have made a start!

What type of wedding are you planning?

Elopement style-just you as a couple

Micro wedding- you and less than 20 guests

Classic wedding-20+ guests

Are you still hunting down the perfect venue?

Photo-credit-Nektarios-Maniatis

Having trouble choosing the best Greek Island for you?

Do you prefer the Greek mainland?

TOP TIP Both Athens https://www.aia.gr/traveler/ and Thessaloniki have international airports.

Are you looking for a popular Island with loads of organised activities for friend…

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Your destination wedding in Greece on a budget

by Sarah Hatjipavlis-Grecian Ceremonies-Celebrant in Greece

Have you always dreamt of saying your vows on a sandy beach, the crystal-clear blue waters lapping at your feet?

Are you planning a fairy tale wedding in Greece, but you are worried about your budget?

As a wedding celebrant in Greece I travel all around the country writing and officiating unique destination wedding ceremonies, so I have seen a lot. Here I would like to share some wedding ideas and inspiration for any couple planning a wedding in Greece.

Just the two of us- Intimate elopement wedding

You know the old song right, vocals by the late Bill Withers. Well you can get married in Greece, just the two of you! Described as an intimate elopement wedding, these days there is nothing last minute about this type of wedding. Some couples choose not to tell their family and friends about their plans, some do. An intimate wedding like this can be so romantic, so emotion…

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Create a Knockout Directory Listing

During the two years since we launched Tie The Knot Wedding Directory, we have picked up many tips to help increase the SEO and website presence of our listed suppliers. These tips can help even if you are not in the wedding industry.

Utilise the space you are given

Many directories offer a full page to your business, so use it! A good guide to word count is a MINIMUM of 300 words. Many SEO experts have differing ideas on the ideal word count for Google to 'pick up' (and of course, their algorithms can change) but between 300 and 600 words is generally seen as good. These seem to be popular with Google, they like words!

Images

Check how many images you are allowed to have (Tie The Knot Wedding Directory offers up to 5 for each listing) . Make sure you add as many as you are allowed. We add a link to EACH of your images back to your listing, to help more people to find you.

A good idea is to use the name of your company in at least …

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