Behind the scenes at a styled boat wedding in Spain

We go behind the scenes at a styled boat wedding in Spain what to see what really goes on at a bridal editorial shoot currently trending on YouTube

Year round weddings in Spain

The best wedding suppliers are super-busy during the actual wedding season so this styled vow renewal shoot in Spain’s Costa Tropical was actually filmed in DECEMBER!

With blue skies, sunshine and calm seas, proof if ever it were needed, that the microclimate of this part of southern Spain really does indeed average 320 days of sunshine a year and that year-round weddings are a possibility.

This styled shoot was filmed at pretty Marina del Este which has featured several times on UK TV programmes such as “A Place in The Sun” and “A New Life in The Sun”.

International wedding community supporting each other

Spain’s Costa Tropical is one hour from Malaga and one hour from Granada and attracts an international …

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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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10 top tips for planning a destination wedding in Greece

by Sarah Hatjipavlis, Grecian Ceremonies Photography by Katerina Tsavari Giallouraki

Chosen Greece for your special day? Here are just ten top tips to help you before you start wedding planning!

Venue choice – Greece has great weather, fantastic views, so much history and of course there is an almost endless choice of places to choose from. Mainland venues or Island venues, this is where you need to start, bearing in mind, the more popular the Island, the more pricey the wedding will be. If you are planning a destination wedding on a budget, choose an Island a little less well known, not one where the A listers hang out, there are in fact about 200 inhabited Islands in Greece, so there are plenty of options

Type of venue – Are you thinking of a beach wedding? It sounds so romantic, and what great photos, but you must consider a couple of things. Firstly, most beaches in Greece are not privately owned, meaning that there will be other people aro…

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