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A Destination Wedding Tour

Portofino to Alassio

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The Italian Riviera

Throughout my career as a luxury wedding planner, it has always been my goal from the very beginning to travel, travel, and travel some more. And with the International Wedding Retreat 2018 being planned as we speak, my wanderlust has been greater than ever before. So you can imagine how happy I was when the exclusive invitation from Love Me In Liguria landed in my inbox one working day. An invitation, that was sending me, along with nine other international luxury wedding planners, to the Italian coast to experience first-hand the romance and breathtakingly beautiful vistas that couples can witness on their own wedding day. I really didn’t need asking twice!

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Incredible views

Fast forward through the exciting stages of packing, planning and pinching myself and I was on my way, ready to meet my travel companions for the next four days. Arriving in Genoa, the first destination on our agenda for the week, the port provided the picture-perfect location to meet everyone for the first time over a welcome lunch at our boutique hotel.

Sitting and soaking up the rays under an ocean of blue skies we were given a very warm welcome by the organisers of this incredible adventure: Francesca and Valentina of Love Me in Italy and the Lunargento Publishing House and wedding and event planner Simona Chiavaccini. Safe to say we were in very good company! And glancing around the table I could tell it was going to be a week full of swapping stories, discussing all-things-weddings and genuinely spending time in some very good company.

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Marco, Pamella & Daria with Portofino in the background

And with that, let me introduce you to my new friends: Simona the PR and Marketing Manager from Zankyou – an online magazine reigning large in 23 countries and the largest wedding portal worldwide. Elisabetta of Intimately Inspired Events, Rui of Rui Mota Pinto Tailor & Planner, Froonck from Froonck of Der Wedding Planner, Olivia of Love Circus, Millie from Matthew Oliver Weddings, Daria of Caramel Events Wedding, Mirjam Wedding Guru, Marco from Ihr Hochzeitsplaner und Trauredner, and Mihai of High Emotion Weddings,

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Rui, Foonck & Marco

The welcome lunch swiftly gave way into a four day blur of guided tours, meeting expert wedding suppliers, dining on Michelin-starred meals and raising champagne to toast the trip. I guess it is just the way things go when 10 international wedding planners meet 55 Ligurian Vendors in the country of love.

We were welcomed into castles and villas, palaces and restaurants and truly educated on the hospitality of this Italian paradise. Love Me In Italy excelled themselves in bringing together the area’s industry finest to firmly place Liguria on the map as a land of weddings and love. Not too much of a stretch for a region that is known and loved all over the world. And what’s not to love? Marinas, blue skies, sunshine and wine – it’s all right here.

However, even with its reputation preceding itself it was a wonderful opportunity to experience the beauty, scenery, culture and history of this enchanting region up close. Mountain view after mountain view, each one a worthy postcard picture, signed sealed and delivered with the promise of the most breathtakingly beautiful wedding one could ever hope for. Along with the fine dining, perfect wine selection, and impeccable customer service that we knew our clients would certainly be treated too as well, this trip was one we will never forget.

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Exclusive Villas

When we weren’t indulging in canapes and aperitifs, we were winding our way through the streets of Portofino and Alassio where we could marvel at the villas and private gardens which hinted at the affluent lifestyle of Liguria’s locals.

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Exquisite Gardens With Breathtaking Views

Our journey took us onto Santa Margherita Ligure and Zoagli – all offering something totally different from the last, boasting their own appeal and sentiments, but all jostling for that special place in our memories that we would fondly recall once back in the UK.

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I cannot thank Love Me In Liguria enough for their incredible welcome, hospitality and enlightening trip through the Ligurian region of Italy. I can firmly conclude that anyone lucky enough to be loved in Liguria should certainly take the chance. I am already itching to share the details with our international clients who are searching for their dream wedding location. Liguria truly is the land of the loved.

 

Until our next adventure …

Much love Pamella x

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Luxury Retreat Preview Woodlands Boutique Hotel Leeds

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Our eagerly awaited preview to the International luxury retreats was last Sunday, it was a truly fabulous day and here Charlotte from award winning blog Redamancy shares all the fabulous details ….

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A Champagne Reception – the perfect way to start a sunshiny Sunday

What do the words ‘luxury’ and ‘styling’ have in common? It’s a pretty straightforward answer; Pamella Dunn. Pam, or Pami to friends (which I am so lucky to be able to call her), has been stirring up styling sensations in the wedding industry for the last 7 years. I first met Pamella when I was given the enviable title of intern and brand ambassador, along with 6 other fabulous ladies, back in June 2016 and getting to know her and her business has been an absolute delight. The number one thing I have learnt? If Pam asks you to go on an adventure, you don’t even hesitate. It will be the best ride of your life.

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Tall tropical floral designs made conversation easy across the banquet table

Ever since I first met Pam I knew that one of her dreams was to take off around the world, inspiring little wedding wannabes (and I use that in the nicest sense of the world, as I too was a wedding wannabe) with her sparkling style and creative coaching methods. I love it when people hustle for their dream above and beyond anything else, and so when Pam mentioned to me that she was putting on a Preview of the Luxury Styling Retreat in Leeds before it headed to SYDNEY (!!!) I was practically happy dancing around my kitchen. Actually, I was literally happy dancing around my kitchen. Would I like to assist in planning it? Boy, would I!

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Place setting details were carefully considered

Cue excited emails passed back and forth between myself, Pam, and all-round wunderkind Ellie Kime, a brainstorming session, a very delightful meeting in Filmore and Union (still dreaming about that Pistachio Rose Latte) and lots of instagram promotion. Sunday 14th of May had certainly seemed like a long way off when we were planning it but as with all majorly exciting things it soon came around quickly!

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Sponsors were featured on arrival surrounded by this showstopping organic balloon arch

The night before the event I couldn’t sleep. I know this sounds like a terribly clichéd thing to say but it’s true. Not even the thought of setting my alarm for 5:45am could dampen my spirits (I’m more of a 8:45 girl myself). The next morning at 6:37 – I’m always 7 minutes behind schedule, potential future clients look away now – I was in my car, downing coffee in world-record time, and hot-footing it along the motorway.

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The gorgeous YSL consultants Steph and steph from Harvey Nichols leeds

I arrived at the beautiful Woodlands Hotel to find Pam doing what Pam does best – styling up a storm. It was a golden botanical haven, and the marquee styled to the nines really felt like a place where plans would be made and goals would be set. Exactly the type of place you want to be if you’ve got a hunger and passion for all things wedding biz. I immediately set to work helping recreate Pam’s vision, and as more of the LSRT (Luxury Styling Retreat Team) arrived it began to sink in that this was really happening.

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Chloe and Javie catching up at the drinks reception

This event was all about style, so I’m going to have to go into lots of adoring detail and descriptions and you’re just going to have to bear with me! Gold sequin tablecloths bathed the banqueting table running down one length of the room, lined with chivari chairs standing proudly dressed in their sashes. Golden glass charger plates, luxe golden cutlery and gold-rimmed goblets from Whitehouse crockery delivered opulence at its very best. Leafy green tropical table centrepieces stood high on golden plinths and candles filled every available gap. Palms reinforced the botanical look and balloons from Swoon Balloons provided some luxury fun. Pam’s favourite detail from the event was the stunning name plaque hoops she’d had designed to sit above each keynote speaker’s chair and I have to say it was an inspired idea which really added something a little bit special. Sofas created a chill-out area (3 course fine-dining experiences can be tiring, you know) and the table lined with gift bags just made me want to squeal.

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Tropical gold tablescape styling

By 10:00am setup was pretty much complete, which gave us half an hour before the guests were due to arrive. It was just enough time to revel in what Pam had created and take in the incredible atmosphere, which stayed with everyone for the rest of the day. During this time I met Kylie, the CEO of the Wedding Academy – with whom I completed my Advanced Diploma in Planning and Design – and Brand Manager for the Academy, Martha. After chatting with them for just 10 minutes I already felt totally inspired, so how the heck was I going to feel after the inspirational speeches?!

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Kylie with wedding academy students past and present

There was no time to dwell on that though as I shot off to the conservatory to be on hand to greet guests when they arrived. Champagne, anyone? This little welcome soiree was made even better by Liz Keeting doing her thing, performing some of the top wedding songs to ever exist. L is for the way you look at me… O is for… “Omg that balloon arch looks incredible!” I said in my inside voice, because I did not want to drown out Liz’s beautiful voice for a single second. Claire from Swoon Balloons had created an amazing display of white and gold balloons that really set the tone for the day as soon as guests arrived. My favourite detail? The printed banner displaying all of the suppliers involved in the event, from the lovely Zoe at The Golden Letter who designed the most stunning stationery suite ever, to YSL who sponsored the gift bags. Yes, you read that correctly – Yves. Saint. Laurent. There were also these super gorge quotation cards on the welcome table, inscribed with motivational sayings to get everyone in the mood. “Work until you no longer have to introduce yourself” is my favourite quote of all time and I’m very happy to say it made the cut.

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The amazing voice of Liz Keeting

After guests had enjoyed a little bit of bubbly in the sunshine, we all headed inside to commence the day. Liz, who was also acting as super-glam MC, had a special announcement for our guests. Hidden under 5 chairs were golden tickets that awarded the lucky recipient a free consultation with the lovely ladies from YSL in Harvey Nichols in Leeds, as well as a £50 voucher for a beauty makeover. What a prize, is what I thought when Pam told me, which was definitely echoed by the girls in the audience who threw themselves on the floor to check under chairs!

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Helen Davies Curator at Sarah Beeny’s Rise Hall

Bums firmly back on seats, it was time for the speakers. First up, Helen Davies of Rise Hall. It sounds like an incredibly fancy title, and this lady deserves every single bit of it. ‘H’ is for Helen, but it’s also for Hustle and she has this in abundance. Helen started her own wedding planning company, The Wedding Concierge, 5 years ago. Within 12 months, Helen had been approached by Sarah Beeny (yes, the very one) who asked her to take over the wedding side of things at Rise Hall, which up until this point had been pretty poor, and turn it into a wedding venue of dreams. Helen was unsure at first, as anyone would be, but six days later she moved into Rise Hall with just a computer and a suitcase. What she has accomplished is quite frankly astonishing, or it would be if it wasn’t the result of sheer graft and determination. Because that’s the real reason Rise Hall is now a top wedding venue and hotel, hosting around 40 weddings a year – Helen quite simply worked her arse off. Her talk provided inspiration in bucket-loads and you could tell there was a buzz amongst the guests once she’d finished.

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Keynote speakers Helen Davies and Anita Massarella

Next up, couture dress designer Anita Massarella. Now, let me tell you, this woman has a wicked sense of humour! – she had us all in absolute stitches! She’s a fantastic speaker and storyteller, and you want her to keep reeling off amazing anecdotes all day! She happened to mention that she had designed a wardrobe for Margaret Thatcher and I swear every single jaw in the audience dropped. Imagine being able to say that?! Anita also brought along some of her stunning dresses, and it’s not hard for one second to see why people pay the prices they do for Anita’s designs. To put it simply – they are bloody gorgeous! Anita is one of the most focussed and driven people you could hope to meet, and I’m very glad I got the chance.

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Haute Couture designer Anita Massarella

Kylie Carlson, Director and Founder of The Wedding Academy rounded up the inspirational talks. I was really intrigued to hear Kylie speak because I’d already heard what a charismatic and engaging speaker she is, and she did not disappoint. I even lent over to Pam during Kylie’s talk to comment on what a ‘ball-buster’ she is, because when Kylie sets her mind to something – she achieves it. She doesn’t let anything stand in her way, and if there is an obstacle of some sort then she quickly susses out the most efficient way around it and achieves her goal. Which is why it’s not hard to see why The Wedding Academy has received the international acclaim it has. With Kylie at the helm how could it have achieved anything less?

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Academy CEO Kylie Carlson with academy students past and present

That rounded up the morning’s events, and as the guests seated themselves at the table for lunch, the suppliers quickly headed off to the bar for a well-deserved glass of vino and a bit of a chin-wag. You just can’t beat it on a summer’s day! I did ask the guests how they enjoyed their food though, and I was met with lots of faces that resembled the heart-eyed emoji. However, with this being an industry event, it’s safe to say that this bunch of lovelies enjoyed the networking opportunity just as much as the food!

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Woman in business doing what they do best – networking with a glass of champagne in hand

The afternoon kicked back off with a floral styling demonstration, from florist support on the event – Jade from Flowers By Jade. I think the guests were a bit disbelieving when it was explained to them that Jade was going to demonstrate how they could recreate a very similar centrepiece to those on display, at home, however her easy way of explaining things made us all realise that it’s actually possible. That’s the great thing about Jade; she’s down-to-earth, she’s bubbly and she’s very approachable. I find flowers quite daunting, because there are so many different types and I can never remember their names let alone their appropriate seasons. But Jade put us all at ease with her demonstration, and then it was time for everyone to try out these tips and tricks by styling their own greenery display in a gorgeous white vase. Bonus – they got to take it home too. And there were some absolutely fabulous creations!

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Tall centrepiece tropical florals

Once everyone had arranged their own floral display, and after a very inspirational note to end on from the woman herself – Pam, it was time for mojitos and a dessert table selection to wind down the afternoon. One way to move 24 women into another room fast is to mention ‘cocktails and cake’, just FYI. It was so lovely to see everyone chatting to the people who they’d met during the day, swapping Instagram handles and friending each other on Facebook, especially as many of them had turned up alone without knowing anyone else.

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Fabulous wedding industry professionals, L-R Ella, Katie, Louise and Laura.

I couldn’t believe how fast the day had flown by when everyone started coming to say thank you and goodbye, laden with the luxury goody bags stuffed full of treats. I met some truly wonderful people who I know I will stay in touch with, and it was definitely a sentiment that I could see a lot of people shared. There was such a positive tingle in the air come 4:00pm that day. It’s like when you’re little and you go to a children’s party – you’ve had the best time playing with all of your friends and you’re so chock-full of sugar that you genuinely feel that life is better than it ever has been, and you can’t wait for tomorrow. That’s the feeling that the Luxury Stylist Retreat gave me. And with a conclusion like that, you can’t possibly tell me that you don’t want to come to Sydney and do it with us all over again? I’ll see you down under. G’day Mate.

A fabulous day and a wonderful article, thank you Charlotte. I’ll finish with the highlights from the day by hugely talented photographer Soniya Zeb, including the super stylish gold foil stationery suite from The Golden Letter, gold chargers, tableware and glassware from luxury event hire company Whitehouse Crockery, all styled to perfection by Rebecca from Pop Up Weddings and Charlotte of course from Redamancy. 

Soon to follow, a fabulous film from Ash at To Have And To Hold Films

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A very warm welcome for all the guests at the champagne drinks reception
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Sunday sunshine networking
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Luxe tableware place setting, with luxury gold foil stationery and gold glass chargers
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Candle lit details on the mirrored gold tablescape
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Bride to be and her gorgeous Mum
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Luxury Retreat guests L-R Chloe, Javie and Dee
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Exquisite gowns from Anita Massarella
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There was a wonderful buzz in the room as speakers shared inspirational stories
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Lucky winners of the 5 golden tickets
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Mini bouquets and vases for the afternoons guest Style Challenge
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Banquet tablescape and chiffon drop chair sashes
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Hello Love rose gold balloons decorate the marquee wall
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hello – love balloons from Swoon Balloons

 

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Luxury chiffon drop and diamante tie chair detail
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Thank you gifts for the wonderful support team
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Pamella Dunn finishing the final styling
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Pamella Dunn Luxury Wedding Planner, wedding business trainer and mentor

 

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All props available to hire from My Wedding Hire email pam@pamelladunn.co.uk or call 07900 216132

 

Should I Hire A Wedding Planner?

5 key questions:

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Where you begin your personal wedding planning journey really depends on how you visualise your marriage taking shape. Most of us live in an era where we struggle to find extra hours as we rush from one demand on our precious time to another, where often just finding time to even think about what you might like for your significant celebration is tricky.  Consider this short list and step into the magical world of wedding planning confident you are heading in the right direction.

  • Have you chosen a date, place and venue?
  • Have you a budget you will work to?
  • Are you a creative looking to DIY your wedding, with support from family & friends?
  • Do you need help with the design and styling?
  • Do you need help with the administration, the coordination and on the day management?
  • Have you identified key suppliers who you can work with?

These considerations will help you highlight where you will want additional support, advice and guidance. The answers will be quite different for every couple but using the services of experienced professional planners for all or part of the above will allow you those moments to reflect and take in the whole experience confident in the knowledge you are in safe hands.

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Shortlist planners who fit your brief and arrange a consultation. These are invariably complimentary and will give you a good idea if you are a good fit. Personality, compatibility and a good close working relationship will be vital. An experienced planner will have all the answers, and more that arise during this exciting time, and will often not only be the planner, but your designer and stylist too. They will save you hours of research and add value to your budget. Their advice and support will be invaluable, they will be the calming confidant, fully understanding how you are feeling at each stage. They will be inspiring and thought provoking, discussing ideas with you that have meaning to you both as you celebrate your love for each other.

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Your Wedding Planner Does More Than Just Wedding Planning

As the considerations are seemingly endless the earlier you discuss your plans with a professional the less likely you are to encounter any issues that were so important to you. These could be restrictions at your venue that don’t allow naked flames or even insisting on their preferred suppliers, it could be crazy weather, your timings, the additional costs that squeeze your budget or noise restrictions that exclude your favourite band. Saving precious time early in the process could be the best wedding decision you make.

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Design & Styling

And one of the best pieces of advice I could give would be to carefully consider any decision to style your own wedding. It is an exciting time and if you are a creative with passion and vision for how your wedding will look I know you will be tempted to enlist the help of your bridal party to place your pretty details in your beautiful venue. You will want to oversee the proceedings whilst liaising with your hand picked suppliers, but the reality is you rarely have the time and your photographer and hair and makeup team will be calling you. Your closest friends and family will want to shower you with love and attention, and you will feel under pressure. A talented team of stylists will bring calm and joy to your most memorable of occasions. Enjoy this magical time and don’t be afraid to ask for expert advice.

Looking forward to hearing from you x

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Luxury Yorkshire Wedding Flowers

We have been shortlisted and could not be happier ….

Shortlisted by hitchedYou and Your Wedding & Perfect Wedding Magazine it is now all down to public vote and you can vote for us here: Vote For The Best UK Wedding Florist

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Pretty gold beaded charger plates , crisp white napkins and a single cymbidium orchid add stylish details to your tablescape.

Wedding flowers are our absolute passion and as a Yorkshire Wedding Florist we have the pleasure of working in some of the most beautiful venues. With every client comes a new brief, a never been seen before design, a fabulous opportunity to create really beautiful floral bouquets, centrepieces, huge statement pieces, and luxe petite buttonholes. Our style is pure luxury. Glamorous, high fashion, and perfectly executed. The freshest flowers in absolute pristine condition are the only ones to grace the creative designs of our discerning clients.

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We plan, design and style luxury weddings with stylish contemporary single colour themes. We create atmosphere, planning wedding tablescapes with mixed metallics, gold charger plates and luxe gold cutlery. We incorporate luxurious colours, rich textures creating compelling high gloss installations.

These are a selection of stunning images taken at The Wedding Affair Designer Show  at the stunning Royal Hall Harrogate by the fabulously talented photographer Eleanor Woodruff

The seating plan was a long low banquet table with sparkling sequin table linen. Our long low design in green and white was the perfect arrangement for an intimate family wedding or rehearsal dinner.

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Are you looking for wedding flowers in Yorkshire? A Yorkshire wedding florist to bring to life your dreams of fabulous florals? We would love you to get in touch and share your exciting plans with us. We will guide you through the limitless options of flowers, styles, colours and designs, whether your a keen flower lover with a passion for peonies or you are in need of inspiration and wedding ideas for your pretty flower details we will have great fun creating wonderful designs just for you; it is why we do what we do!

Much love Pami x

Would you vote for us – We Have Been Shortlisted!

For the ‘Best Wedding Florist’ in The UK Wedding Awards 2016 – sponsored by

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I started the business with big dreams and huge goals. I dreamt of planning, designing and styling fabulous weddings for lovers all over the globe. I wanted to share my love of fresh flowers and passion for stylish accessories and blow the minds of our clients. I wanted to take their ideas and exciting plans to the next level, giving first class customer service using the freshest most beautiful blooms.

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And through meticulous planning, hours of hard work and so much support from my gorgeous family, amazing friends, wonderful clients and fabulous wedding industry professionals I have seen my small Yorkshire based business grow and achieve so much in just 5 years. This year we launched International consultations, meeting our gorgeous brides and grooms face to face across the globe and I couldn’t be more excited.

 

We have a small cutting garden where we can pick the freshest seasonal flowers with the most beautiful perfume. The David Austin Country Garden Roses are our favourite.

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Roses cut from the garden when in season have the most amazing perfume, they remind me of being a little girl.

This is the first award we have been shortlisted for – ever; and I am so ridiculously excited and honoured to be nominated along with 11 other wonderfully talented florists. Thank you to everyone who has supported us on our exciting, and at times very scary journey, if you have voted already you’re superstars and we appreciate so very much.

It is now all down to public vote and those businesses you feel deserve to win the awards in each category. If you feel we deserve your vote it takes just a second, and if you could share with your friends and family I would be over the moon. As a small business in the north we need all the votes we can! I am so proud and this award would really mean the world to me.

You can vote in as many or as few categories as you wish, just click submit votes when you have finished.

 

Click the link here: VOTE FOR US and someone will win a fabulous holiday to Mexico too.

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Thank you so much x

On location in Dubai

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Our exciting plans for the destination wedding consultations kicked off at New Year in Dubai. Staying at the Radisson Blu Dubai by The Creek and then on to Waldorf Astoria on The Palm. It was an amazing opportunity to meet face to face with our clients and really understand their ideas and plans for their dream wedding. We chatted design, style and colour, how the event would feel and how we would create the atmosphere. We discussed venues, complimentary vendors, cake, food, flowers and timings. Planning a wedding is exciting but time consuming, get in touch with us before you do anything. We are always happy to share initial ideas and our experience, saving you time and money whilst our little black book of luxury vendors is a who’s who not to be missed.

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One of our 2015 weddings styled with indoor trees and pretty glass hanging baubles

 

Further dates and destinations for 2016 will be announced shortly but will include, New York, Greece, Ibiza and India. More opportunities for our clients planning their dream wedding outside the UK to meet for a personal consultation in some of the most beautiful destinations across the globe. Travel and adventure are at the heart of the business and my passion for bringing you beautiful props, unique accessories, and sensual fabrics continues to take me to the most stunning places on earth, and I get to meet you in person too.

It’s a dream job!

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So whether you live outside the UK and are planning to travel to England for its stunning scenery, and historic venues, or you are a UK resident with a beautiful destination wedding in mind we will be confirming dates very soon, and would love to hear from you if you would like to add your destination to our travel plans.

 

Dubai a vertical city with high rise iconic buildings, it’s simply breathtaking set against the blue skies. Dubai Marina – Rolex Towers – Dubai Mail Fountains

Launching international consultations

You can now plan your complimentary destination consultation for 2016

We have ridiculously exciting plans for the New Year and I am delighted to announce that this includes the opportunity for our clients planning their dream wedding outside the UK to meet for a personal consultation in some of the most beautiful destinations across the globe. Travel and adventure are at the heart of the business and my passion for bringing you beautiful props, unique accessories, and sensual fabrics continues to take me to the most beautiful places on earth. It’s a dream job!

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So whether you live outside the UK and are planning to travel to England for its stunning scenery, and historic venues, or you are a UK resident with a beautiful destination wedding in mind we have some dates for your diary with more to follow very soon.

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In December and then again mid January it’s Dubai where I hope to catch up with one of our August brides who will fly to the UK to marry just outside York. This huge modern City is one I have been really looking forward to exploring, it has a vast array of stunning wedding venues with every luxury detail you can dream of. Based Downtown in December and Jumeirah in January there will be plenty of opportunity to catch up and chat dream weddings together.

 

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By June we will be half way through the year and already in the midst of peak season but there will be chance for a hop across the pond with a visit to New York City. The Big Apple is my favourite City in America and I cannot wait to return. And one of our wonderful NYC couples will travel back across the ocean to marry in Yorkshire in July, choosing a beautiful countryside estate. Just outside Skipton the Coniston Hotel is the most romantic venue.

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Then by late August I’ll be on a plane to the white isle spending time on the wonderful island of Ibiza. A glorious sun bleached island cooled by the turquoise Mediterranean Sea it is a haven for party people and beach lovers, with a crystal clean and calm interior the island boasts some of the prettiest wedding venues. With chic villas, mountain views, food and fashion it is a European paradise for couples engaged and looking for a fabulous wedding location.

So with three hot spots confirmed we would love to hear from you and make some unbelievably exciting plans together in these inspiring locations. Get in touch today and we can sync diaries. More dates and destinations to be confirmed, and if you have a special request then please let us know. Contact us here at: Pamella Dunn Events

Much love Pami x