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5 minutes with...Buffy Jones, Wedding Co-ordinator at Arnos Vale Weddings in Bristol

5 minutes with...Buffy Jones, Wedding Co-ordinator at Arnos Vale Weddings in Bristol

All throughout July, we’re going to be sharing some thought provoking interviews with some awesome suppliers. We’ve interviewed experts across the wedding industry to get their inside take on what it means to plan a wedding. We’ll be talking advice, inspiration and about some of the biggest challenges of planning your day.

First up, we’ve been talking to Buffy Jones, the wedding co-ordinator at Arnos Vale Weddings in Bristol. They have stunning venue with different options for a stunning outdoor woodland wedding as well as unique inside wedding options.

5 simple steps to choosing your perfect wedding photographer

5 simple steps to choosing your perfect wedding photographer

Choosing a photographer is one of the biggest, most important and ultimately hardest decisions of the whole wedding planning process. After all, once the flowers have wilted, the food and drink has been eaten and the ringing in your ears has faded from that amazing party, what are you left with as a lasting memory? That’s right, your photos.

Creative confetti - the ultimate guide to a fun, photogenic confetti photograph

Creative confetti - the ultimate guide to a fun, photogenic confetti photograph

Some of the most amazing, spontaneous, photogenic moments at a wedding often happen when the couple just married and are in a flurry of confetti!

Whilst now it’s a fun moment for guests to toss confetti in the air, the tradition actually started in Italy when throwing petals or rice at the happy couple was a sign of prosperity and fertility. Today, the confetti shot comes in a variety of shapes of sizes and sometimes these don’t even involve confetti but other unique and colourful creations (more on that later!)

So when and where should we do a confetti shot? How do we go about organising it?

Laura and Ashley's outdoor wedding | Pitt Hall Barn, Hampshire | Nottingham wedding photographer

Laura and Ashley's outdoor wedding | Pitt Hall Barn, Hampshire | Nottingham wedding photographer

How many of you wish, or have wished, for an outdoor ceremony in the the middle of a whimsical, fairy tale woodland? But risking the good old British weather put you off. Well, Laura and Ashley took that brave chance for their September wedding and had their wish granted! It was touch and go on the day, with the skies threatening to open, but at the last minute the registrar declared, “You shall be married outside” and saved the day. Hooray!