Design

The wait is finally over. I am beyond excited to announce the launch of the 4th edition of the International Wedding Trend Report. Each year the team here at the Academy of Wedding and Event Planning bring you the latest and greatest trends that we believe you’ll be seeing in the year ahead as you work with your bridal couples, and we do this with the help of

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One of the things that we teach our students is the power of building networks within the industry.  Every Wedding or Event is a team effort and a great Planner and Designer knows that an event’s success rests on their ability to pull together a great team of Suppliers for their clients.  At the Academy we are no different and we are fortunate to partner with some of

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One of the things we teach you at the Academy is how to design and style a table for your clients and there are certain steps we use in the process which I want to share with you in this quick start guide: No 1 – Nail your Client’s Style. Pin and collect images that truly reflect their colour combination and aesthetics and share with them on a

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Any ‘newbie’ to any industry will tell you that there is nothing like a conversation peppered with ‘industry terminology’ to make you feel like a complete fish out of water and it is no different when it comes to Weddings. I will also put my hand up and say that I still hear words I am not familiar with when ‘working’ a wedding or event. So today’s Glossary

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Can you believe it’s October already? Before we know it we will be into 2018 and wedding and event designers and stylists around the world will be working the 2018 trends into their client’s special events. October also ushers in an exciting time for us here at Academy HQ as we devote ourselves to the huge task of designing and producing next years International Wedding Trend Report, ready for

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Do you LOVE spending hours pouring over the gorgeous details of wedding inspiration shoots and beautiful real weddings? Are you possibly just a little bit Pinterest obsessed? Are your boards overflowing with your favourite wedding styles, themes, colours and decor ideas? Well, you are not alone. I couldn’t tell you how many beautifully curated wedding inspiration feeds I follow on Instagram or how many hours I spend a week

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