I’ve discussed Trello before, and to me, it is the ultimate organiser and FREE. I’ve got it on my computer and on my phone and they integrate with each other.
I’ve just been catching up on a lot of reading (knowledge is power and all that) and I came across a bride to be Trello list. I’ve just done a few screen shots for you to have a nosey at.
If it helps just one bride or groom in their wedding prep, then it’s all good, if you ask me!
Check it out you groovy wedding peeps!!
LINK: Trello Wedding Planner
…or you can be really savvy and check out Helenae – Couture Millinery Wedding Hats in Preston, Lancashire. If any of my clients’ mothers, aunts, sisters etc, or would be clients extended family members are looking for headwear, then check Helenae out. She has the most beautiful bespoke hats & fascinators and then some…
Want to know a little more, then read on…
‘Inspired by classic 1950s cocktail hats but with a modern twist, Helenae Hats are individually designed and made by hand in windswept Lancashire using traditional millinery techniques. We’ve been designing and creating occasions headwear for Brides, Bridal Parties, Weddings Guests, Ladies’ Days, Race Days and day wear since 2001. Our hats are one-offs, so there’s no chance of someone else wearing the same piece.
We use traditional millinery methods to produce the highest quality hats and fascinators in a range of fabrics to coordinate with your outfit. We consider your face shape and hairstyle when designing a hat for you to ensure you have something that’s both comfortable to wear and makes you feel amazing wearing it! Our ready to wear collection aims to provide something for everyone, but alterations can be made to ensure they’re perfect for you. We also offer an alteration service for hats, adding extra colours, feathers, a bit of sparkle or a full re-trim. We can make both big and small alterations to existing hats so you can re-use an old favourite. Or, have something new designed and made to suit your personal style.
We’re exhibiting in Preston at the Harris Museum as part of The Alternative Wedding Fair on April 7th, 2018, and we’re travelling to York Racecourse on March 18th for The UK Wedding Event. You can also find us at “Moments in Time Bridal” in Blackpool.”
Find us online here:
If you are:
- A soon to be bride
- A soon to be groom
- A mum of a bride or a groom for that matter
- An organised person
- Wants to be organised, haha!
- A photographer who wants to be organised
- A budding cook with recipes
- A start-up company
- A so-on-and-so-for-fer 😉
Maybe you should check out Trello (who, what, where…yeah, I’d never heard of it too. I adore reading about the latest gizmos, software, business tools, apps and anything remotely wedding-ly, haha. Bring all these together and you have an app and a smart piece of desktop software which talk to each other (not literally, but you know where I’m coming from).
I came across this because I was looking for some business software which originally was going to cost me mega-bucks. I couldn’t quite believe Trello was free, but it is. It’s really intuitive and I love how it works with the app version on my phone. There is a super write-up further down and there are stonking video tutorials online if you’re not that computer savvy.
I still like to be a dinosaur and save hard copies in a box, I don’t think that will ever leave me. But, I’ve got to say, Trellos organisation has really impressed me. The FREE bit just nailed it, haha! Go show it some love and make your wedding planning and life a bit easier. Check out the lady who organised her wedding on the link too…super stuff!!!!
Peace out from, Nancy Lisa Barrett Photography – “From Lancashire With Love”
Attention Brides & Grooms:
Did you know…that if you go to the Trip Advisor landing page and type in the magnifier search tool top right:
Find: Wedding Venues
It will come up with a whole host of wedding venues around Lancashire with all the reviews you could wish to find…Trip Advisor, it’s not just for holidays and it’s not just for Christmas haha.
Most of the venues I knew, but some I didn’t and a few I’d totally forgot about…and a few more were totally lovely surprises. It covers every price, every type of building and I guarantee you’ll be looking through the pages for ages.
It’s nice to see Beeston Manor getting fab reviews and the Shireburne Arms too. Anyway, I hope this helps you on your ‘nuptials fact-finding missions’…peace out, from Nancy, somewhere in Lancashire…with love x
Whilst looking for some Kraft card for a project earlier this evening on the internet I came across this rather fabulous little site. It’s called Razzle Dazzle Rose and it’s a little treasure trove of eco-friendly, work presentation, craft project, wedding invitations and business promotional stationery all rolled into one big ball of re-cycled goodness.
There are many (and I mean many) beautiful things on the site and I was hard pressed to pick one thing, but pick one thing I did. The photo booth Wedding Invitations are just Fab-U-lous, check them out here: Photo Booth Invitations.
…and the prices are cool too…enjoy!
From Nancy, somewhere in Lancashire….With Love x
Looking for an app/software where you can save all your wedding notes, ideas, your appointments and photos too, then carry on reading…
A while ago I wrote about what a great piece of software Evernote was…and it still is…but I’ve/you’ve got to pay to get more space now. I don’t like that, I want something for free like it was in the beginning. It’s like shifting the goalposts when they do stuff like that. So…I decided to try and hunt for something else. I tried a few, they were ok but sluggish, I like to wait for a nano-second for things to load haha.
Anyways, fast-forward to Google Keep…it is mega magnificent with cherries and cream on top. If you’re looking for an app/software for keeping notes, “voice” notes (whilst you’re on the move) which record you and also show you as text (make sure you speak clear, haha, and that’s alls I’m going to say. But jesting apart, it really is a neat bit of kit and works on so many platforms and you can share your ideas too. You can also prioritise and get reminders…they have kept it simple which is important and it runs at the speed of light.
I needed to get all my hard-copy material on-line yesterday and it is perfect for what I want…Google…you rock…and then some!!!!
Want to know more? Then check out this very helpful tutorial:
Photo above: Nancy Lisa Barrett Photography
Peace out for the mo…Nance x
Tis well known in my photography circles that I adore techno things, be it some new software, a free programme, a new app or a free app. Well i’ve been researching all this morning for a free app for planning your wedding. I have looked at a lot and downloaded the ones I ‘thought’ would be uber cool and time saving…hhmmm…some were, shall we say, not very good. Some crashed!! Some had adds on them and a few looked a tad suspect, haha…say no more. Just as I was losing the will to live and was thinking about changing the content of my new blog I came across a little gem. Not only was it a gem, it was a Lancashire gem too. Not only did the app work perfectly but it was crystal clear on what to do and how to do it. Could it get any better…well yes it could and did. They had a little video tutorial to show you what to do, just in case. Could it get any more better (is that the Queens English lol)…oh yes…they also have a super web page and blog.
If you’re planning your nuptials, you need to check the app, the video and their website out…if you know what’s good for you.
Webpage: LITTLE WHITE BOOKS
Video Tutorial: LWB TUTORIAL & LINK TO APP
I hope this has been of help to all you brides and grooms to be…peace out for the mo, Nancy x
My photo above is from the very beautiful and talented ladies at: ICED OF GARSTANG
A couple of months ago I wrote a blog about coat hangers (yes, you read that right and yes I need to get out more). The blog was about choosing the right coat hanger for your wedding gown. Well fast forward a few months and one very creative Bride-To-Be who read my blog, decided to go ahead and make her own, not just for herself, but for her bridesmaids too. She kindly sent me some photos so I could share them with you all, which was jolly decent of her. Ruth, you’re a star…thank you very kindly. I hope this inspires you all to get your creative heads on. Enjoy Ruth’s photos and for the mo…peace out, Nancy x
Are you up to the stage where you are planning your transport for your wedding or have you just cut to the chase and already done it. If you haven’t, here’s a little tip for you. There are many wedding transport arrangements that you can google, but an absolutely awesome one is hiring a bus. I especially like the older type buses, they really have a lot of character. Besides being a super transport option for you or your guests, they can also double up as a very quirky place to take some of your wedding photographs if the weather turns rainy on your big day. This is maybe worth a thought for all you budding brides and grooms.
I’ve just come across a lovely little site that does the above (I have no affiliation with this site, I google just like you guys, the photo is mine from another company)…it seems like a cool site and it’s in Lancashire which is always a good thing. Hope this little snippet helps…peace out for the mo, Nancy x
Saddleworth Vintage Bus
I’ve recently had the good fortune to visit The Kintyre Peninsula and visited many lovely places which assisted me in my Landscape & Wildlife Photography (my hobbies when I’m not shooting Weddings). There were many lovely beaches and many of these were without people…haha…which makes me sound a tad unsocial but worry not…I was thinking that some of them would make ace Wedding/Honeymoon destinations. Bear with me…I know I’m a Lancashire Lass and my blog is mainly about Lancashire Wedding Ideas but this was too nice of an idea not to share…and as a friend of mine used to say, “sharing is caring.”
Anyway, on my last day I happened to come across a very secluded beach which just happened to have a castle on it, a little fisherman’s cottage and a couple more beautiful little and one large white-washed houses. The beach isn’t private, but whilst I was there (which was a good few hours) there wasn’t another soul. There was seals though and numerous types of birds and a resident sea otter who visits on occasion too. It really is a little bit of heaven on earth!!
I noticed when I got back to Lancashire that the Landmark Trust who own the castle and houses don’t have a licence to do weddings but you CAN get married on the beach because I’ve just come across another couples/photography blog. Link To A Saddell Beach Wedding The video below is about the houses and the beach, it really is a beautiful piece of work. The castle and houses could hold a lot of guests potentially, and if you get the weather…well, you could save yourself a small fortune (and the savings should be spent on an excellent photographer haha). I hope this has been a little bit of help for all you lovely brides and grooms to be…Peace out, Nance x
Saddell Bay Landmark Trust Video
Oil Painting Photo by Yours Truly of the beach at Skipness (which is awesome too) 😀