Interactive Wedding Budget Tool

Deciding on your wedding budget can be difficult and I have previously posted tips and advice on this; Start Planning Early then Sit Back and Relax, What you Should Know About… Wedding Planning, and What you Should Know About… Wedding Budgets. This post is looking at a fantastic wedding budget tool that is available for free on the Wedding Paper Divas website.

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This interactive wedding budget tool lets you map out the budgets for your big day even allows you to extract your personalised budget to an excel spreadsheet. The tool can suggest how much to budget against each category based upon how much you want to spend on your wedding. The budgets do appear in $s but you can easily ignore or change these in the excel version. Continue reading

Enjoy It

Enjoy It

Your wedding day is a fantastic celebration of you both as a couple, unfortunately with so many things happening many couples find that the day has swept past and they weren’t able to enjoy the special moments as much as they would of liked. So here are some simple ideas and tips to help you both truly enjoy your special day together. In particular have a look at why you should have Omega 3 and Vitamin C in your wedding day breakfast, how you can have a ‘deep breath’ moment in your ceremony and why you should have your food to go. Continue reading

Secrets of a Stress Free Wedding

I’m so excited to announce that Lauren from APIECEOFLL will be writing a series of guest posts on her own recent wedding experience. Lauren got married to her partner Bryce in Victoria, Australia on 19th March 2016 and her post All of Me…Loves All of You (19.03.16) described how herself and Bryce stayed stress free and how they made sure that their wedding stayed true to them both as a couple. So in her debut guest post for Tartan Rose Weddings Lauren gives us an honest insight into her wedding preparations, alongside great tips and some brilliant stories. Continue reading

Remember it’s a day for both of you – not just the bride.


So many companies and vendors will put all the attention and focus on the Bride, one thing that we said straight away was any vendors that decide to solely talk to me or ignore my partner are certainly not the vendors for us. This is our day and there are going to be so many amazing personal touches (and I have a few surprises in store for my hubby to be). Continue reading

Thank your vendors and suppliers

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Now this may sound silly or a bit obvious but when you choose a wedding supplier make sure they know how much you appreciate them being part of your big day. Of course giving a good supplier a thank you card and / or gist after the wedding is a fantastic idea, but you don’t only have to send your appreciation after the wedding. Continue reading

Keep it personal (Part 2)

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So as I said in Part 1 of this post it easy to get distracted in the planning and organization of your wedding, so much so you may miss the personal things that your guests know you both for. Whether you love the Little Mermaid or Lord of the Rings, whether your a Potterhead or a Whovian, this post will give you some ideas and ways in which you can add a little bit of your fandoms into your big day. Continue reading