Posts tagged wedding planning tips
How to Plan a Tipi Wedding: Practical Tips & Styling Inspiration from the Gold Coast, Tweed Coast and Byron Bay

Here at HEH, we love a good tipi wedding! Whether you’re planning an epic cocktail party in the hinterland or a sit-down reception surrounded by nature, tipi’s can help to create a warm, relaxed and unique atmosphere for you and your loved ones.

With that being said, there are definitely some practical details to consider as you start planning your tipi wedding, from site selection to tipi configurations and styling details to complete the look. If you’re currently considering a tipi celebration, read on for our words of advice to get you started!

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Marquee Wedding Reception Styling Ideas!

Marquee weddings are the perfect option for couples wanting to create their ultimate wedding day from scratch. We’ve recently shared our complete guide to the planning and logistics involved in a marquee wedding... but what about the styling and decor?

When it comes to marquee reception styling, there really are no rules! With a blank canvas to work from, you can design a wedding that truly represents your own personal style. From furniture and decor through to flowers, lighting and signage, each detail can be specifically chosen to bring your ideal wedding vision to life.

Over the years, we’ve seen some seriously beautiful marquee weddings - so thought we’d compile a few of our favourite styling concepts to get you started! Keep scrolling for some marquee styling inspo from recent celebrations, including colour palettes, furniture hire and more.

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Our Top 5 Tips to Keep in Mind When Hiring Furniture for your Wedding!

Over the last 8 years, we’ve been lucky enough to work with countless couples on hundreds of beautiful weddings. From marquee celebrations to beachfront cocktail parties, we’ve well and truly seen it all - which also means, we have some words of wisdom when it comes to all things furniture hire!

If you’ve never planned a big event before, it can be tricky knowing where to start, what to look out for and what situations to prepare for. It’s so important to consider both the visual AND functional elements of your day, in order to pull off a seamless wedding.

We love helping couples navigate their way through the process of hiring furniture and decking out their day. So if you’re currently engaged, keep reading for our top 5 furniture hire tips to keep in mind for your upcoming wedding!

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Cocktail vs Sit-down Wedding Receptions: Costs Involved and Things to Consider

Planning a wedding involves endless decision making. Spring or summer? Big or small? Beachfront celebration or hinterland escape? No matter where or when you’ve decided to host your special day, one of the trickiest decisions can actually be choosing between a cocktail or sit-down wedding.

Personally, we love both options equally, although there seem to be some misconceptions out there surrounding the differences in costs and logistics for each one. So, we thought we’d talk you through each style to help you make your final decision.

If you’re currently torn between a cocktail or sit-down wedding reception, keep the below tips in mind to choose the best fit for your celebration.

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When to Hire Furniture For Your Wedding: A 12-Month Timeline!

Throughout your wedding planning experience, it can seem like there are endless things to organise before the day - especially when it comes to locking in all of the suppliers and products you’ll need to bring your wedding to life. So where exactly does furniture hire fit in?

“When do I need to hire furniture for my wedding?” would have to be one of our most frequently asked questions, and after helping hundreds of happy couples over recent years, we have a general timeline that we recommend based on our previous experience.

Keeping in mind that some furniture items book out faster than others, this timeline is basically a rough guide on which furniture items you should lock in first, and which pieces can wait until you finalise your plans. If you’re currently wondering exactly when to hire furniture for your wedding, keep reading for our suggested 12-month guideline to get you started!

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How to Plan a Marquee Wedding Reception on the Gold Coast, Brisbane or Byron Bay!

We love marquee wedding receptions, but competely understand how overwhelming it can be trying to figure out where to start with essentially building your wedding from scratch.

So we thought we'd offer some of our own insight and advice for brides-to-be planning a marquee wedding (including some visual inspiration, of course!).

Head on over to the blog for our team's top tips!

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Sit-Down Wedding Reception Planning Tips & Inspiration!

One of the first decisions you’ll make when planning your wedding is the actual style of your event - sit-down, or stand-up/cocktail.

We’ve previously shared some of our top tips when it comes to planning cocktail weddings, so we thought it was time to talk about seated wedding receptions (and how to plan the perfect one!).

When planning a sit-down wedding, there are a few key things to keep in mind - from your floor plan and guest seating to menu styles, table styling and decor to bring it all together.

Keep reading for some practical tips for all things sit-down weddings, along with some beautiful inspiration from recent events to get you started!

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Our Top 10 Wedding Planning Tips (For a Stress-Free Wedding!)

As a newly engaged couple, it’s completely normal to be feeling overwhelmed by the sheer number of things to organise before the big day rolls around.

From choosing the perfect venue to booking your wedding vendors, finalising invoices, creating a seating plan... it’s a lot to think about!

But, you only get to plan a wedding once, so we think it should be as stress-free (and enjoyable) as possible. If you’re at the beginning of your wedding planning journey, keep these 10 practical wedding planning tips in mind to help you plan a seamless event.

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Everything you Need to Know About Table Layouts!

One of our most frequently asked question is hands down – "how many guests do your tables seat" or "how many tables will I need for ‘x’ amount of guests". It's definitely something that you want to take the time to think about properly – too many tables and you'll lose the sense of intimacy with so much empty space, but not enough tables and you may have some floating guests without a seat!

If you're currently trying to determine how many tables you'll need for your wedding reception, keep reading as we walk you through some different floor plan options and things to consider before making a final decision.

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