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    Meet the Marriage Makers | Primo Parties
    proudly part of 'The Recommended Collection'

    CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT PRIMO PARTIES' FAB DIRECTORY PAGE

    Tell us a little about you and your lovely business!

    Primo Parties is made up of Adam and Jason (and our wives!).  We are two friends who have a love of DJing! Adam is based in Poole (our main office) while Jason is just outside of Dorchester. This means we are able to cover the area from Southampton right up to Yeovil - we also travel as far north as Salisbury.

    2019 is our 5th Anniversary, however as individuals we have been DJing for around 20 years combined! Specialising in music from the 1980's to now (we will also happily play songs from other eras), we believe we know everything there is to know about the last 30 years of music!

    In 2018, we were awarded the Dorset Wedding Supplier Award for best DJ.  An award we were also 2016 runners up in.  We also hold a platinum DJ mark, which assesses our professionalism and organisation regarding licences, testing and administration.

    What is your favourite thing about working in the wedding industry?

    Our favourite thing about working with our amazing couples is watching their faces when 'their song' comes on...the sheer joy of that song, on that day is something we will never tire of. The fantastic (sometimes not so!) sound of family and friends singing at the top of their voices to a song that we have chosen for them is an amazing feeling!

    Are you spotting any trends for 2019/2020?

    We offer a 'glo-wedding' package which is very popular at the moment. Those couples particularly into their 90's/00's dance music are opting to 'rave' for the last couple of hours of their reception. We provide the music (obviously) and the glo accessories and they show us their moves!

    What do you offer that others can’t? What makes you special?

    Primo Parties is unique because of us. With experience of planning weddings ourselves (Adam was a wedding planner in a previous life) we are able to advise our couples about anything and everything connected to their big day. We are happy to chat through timings and plans and will give our help and advice when required. We find that couples book us because we aren't the stereotypical DJs - we don't talk too much, hide behind our DJ booth or play the same songs every night. We invite children to take a look at what we do and we will happily demonstrate a party dance or two!

    What five words would you use to describe your business?

    Different | Bespoke | Modern | Passionate | Dedicated

    What top tips would you like to share with our lovely couples planning their big day?

    For us, we see too many couples plan their evening reception based on what they THINK their guests will want. This is your day and it is important that you get what you want from it.  If the bride and groom are stood at the bar or in another room then your guests will be doing the same. Make sure your night is perfect for you - your guests will love it because it will reflect you and your love for each other!

    Anything else you’d like to tell us?

    We would love for you to follow us on instagram and facebook and if you're looking for a DJ for your special day, please don't hesitate to get in touch.  


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    Meet the Marriage Makers | Bride by Design
    proudly part of 'The Recommended Collection'

    CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT BRIDE BY DESIGN'S BEAUTIFUL DIRECTORY PAGE

    Tell us a little about you and your lovely business!

    We are a small family-run business, run by Mother and Daughter team, Clare and Lisa.

    Based in the small market town of Warminster, Wiltshire, situated halfway between the cities of Bath and Salisbury, we also cover parts of Somerset and Dorset too, with towns including Frome, Shaftesbury, Gillingham, Westbury, Trowbridge and Melksham.Having a direct train line into Warminster means we also get lots of Brides travelling from London to come to us too. 

    We opened our boutique in January 2013, so we've just started our 7th year of trading.  We specialise in offering a beautiful range of designer wedding dresses, bridesmaid dresses and bridal accessories such as shoes, jewellery, veils and hair accessories. 

    We were one of three finalists in the Wedding Industry Awards 2018 for ‘Best Bridal Retailer- South West’. Sadly, we didn’t win but we were very proud to have been in the top three and have our fingers crossed again for the next industry awards!

    What is your favourite thing about working in the wedding industry?

    Our favourite thing about working in the wedding industry is helping our customers find their dresses of course! Seeing their reaction when their dress arrives and it’s all hanging up in the changing room waiting for them is just great! Weddings are such a happy occasion, so we love being involved and helping our ladies' plans come to life. 

    Are you spotting any trends for 2019/2020?

    We are noticing a huge change in dress colours.  When we first opened we were selling lots of white dresses, whereas now our ladies are asking for golds, champagnes, blush pinks and ivory. A few trends for next year’s Brides include lots of lace and shaped trains (when is lace not on trend for weddings!!) We do have some stunning plainer styles in store too, as we have noticed more and more customers wanting something just as beautiful but a little more understated.

    What do you offer that others can’t? What makes you special?

    I think the main difference between us and our competitors and what makes us special is the fact we can have bespoke dresses made by one of our suppliers.  This gives our ladies the chance to make their dress completely unique and their own - it means if they find a dress which they love, but would like to add an illusion neckline of sleeves etc, then that’s exactly what we can do.  Even the smallest changes can make the biggest difference.  We are renowned in our area for giving excellent customer service too - nothing is ever too much trouble and we are here to help our customers every step of the way, from the moment they book an appointment with us right up until their wedding day! Our website testimonials speak for themselves and we are very proud to have such wonderful comments left about people’s experiences with us!

    What five words would you use to describe your business?

    Friendly, professional, accommodating, reliable and honest!

    What top tips would you like to share with our lovely Brides to-be planning their big day?

    A few top tips for wedding dress shopping… be open minded when trying on dresses, you may fall in love with a dress which you would never have imagined choosing - but that’s OK and happens all the time! They look completely different on the hanger so be brave and try them. Don’t start looking for your dress until around a year before your wedding (unless you are just super organised). Looking too early will result in you possibly falling in love with a dress which will not be available to order nearer your wedding. Dresses usually have a 6-month order time, so coming a year before is perfect. Another top tip we have learnt over the years is not to take too many people with you dress shopping (no more than 3).  Too many opinions makes it impossible and ultimately it’s your dress and you have to have what you love, you can always bring your friends back to see your chosen dress another time.

    Anything else you’d like to tell us about? 

    Being based in a military town we offer a 10% discount for military personnel, so please bring proof of this to your appointment and we will be more than happy to offer this to you.  Please follow us on instagram and facebook, which will give you a little more insight in to your bridal experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you soon.

     

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    Meet the Marriage Makers | JASHAIRGROUP
    proudly part of 'The Recommended Collection'

    CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT JASHAIRGROUP'S BEAUTIFUL DIRECTORY PAGE

    Tell us a little about you and your fab business!
     
    Hello, I’m Jayne Prigent and I own the JASHAIRGroup – we’re pleased to be celebrating 30 years in business and are regionally renowned for offering the best hair and beauty in the area.  With a team of 40, we have three multi award-winning salons in Salisbury, Wilton and at Parkwood Health & Fitness.

    What do you love most about weddings?

    Without doubt, our favourite thing about weddings is seeing a Bride’s reaction to the beautiful look we have created for her. We also love being part of the special day and meeting the family and close friends – it’s all so exciting and really does give you goosebumps!  
     
    What’s hot right now?

    For hair and beauty, we’re finding more and more Brides would like a natural look, and are opting for soft bouncy curls that are pretty and graceful.

    What five words would you use to describe your business?

    We love what we do and do what we love (little more than five words!)

    What do you offer that others can’t?

    Our team is super friendly, they’re all experts in their field and together we offer a relaxed environment in our professional salons.

    What advice would you like to share with our lovely Brides to-be planning their big day?

    Start early and make time for a hair plan – think about your colour, work on your hair’s condition and think carefully about the look you want to achieve on your big day.

    Anything else you’d like to tell us?

    Couple of things ... firstly, we'd obviously love to chat wedding hair with you, so do give us a call to make an appointment and secondly, together with Love That Wedding! we’re thrilled to be giving you the opportunity to win a JAS ‘BeautifulME’ Pamper Package - 1 hour 45 minutes of pure indulgent bliss.  Look out for Love That Wedding!’s facebook post in the next few days to find out how you can enter. 

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    WHOOP! WE HAVE A NEW WEBSITE

    Exciting news guys, I've just hit publish on our fab new website! What started a week ago as what I thought would be a few small 'tweaks' here and there to freshen things up a little bit, has grown into a full-blown website 'redesign' with all new pages, and an updated fab new Recommended Collection - now categorised for ease of searching. 

    I must say a massive THANK YOU once again to Lydia Stamps who has kindly allowed me to share some of her beautiful images across the site - be sure to check her out www.lydiastampsphotography.com

    Hope you love what you see? Would love to know what you think, so feel free to comment below.

    Over the coming days and weeks I'll be taking a much closer look at our 'Recommended Suppliers', so stay tuned for that. In the meantime, go and make yourself a cuppa and take a little look around... you're very welcome here.

    Happy Monday lovelies!

    Catherine x

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    Have you discovered 'The Recommended Collection'? Not yet? You really need to!

    It's the start of the first full working week of March! Oh my goodness, how is that even possible? We've had a crazy busy start to 2019 here at Love That Wedding! and the last two months have absolutely whizzed by in a flash.  What have we been up to I hear you ask? 

    Well, we've already hosted two big wedding shows in Poole and Marlborough, and there's another happening this coming Sunday 10th March in Salisbury at the City Hall [FIND OUT MORE]. We've also hosted more of our lovely "Mingle & Meet" wedding supplier soirees and we've been SUPER busy behind the scenes working on 'The Recommended Collection' and that's what I'm here to talk to you about today ...................... I've got some awesome new wedding experts to introduce you to, who have all recently joined our growing "family" and been added to the Love That! Loves List and I also wanted to remind you who's already in our "gang".  I'm soooooo excited to share everyone with you - they're all SO fab, it's no wonder we love them.

    What is 'The Recommended Collection'? Allow us to tell you more ... 

    The Recommended Collection is a fantastic group of the finest wedding experts you'll ever have the pleasure to meet and they're all based in either Wiltshire, Hampshire or Dorset.  These guys proudly take their place on the 'Love That! Loves List', quite simply because we love them and we know you will love them too. We'll be telling you lots, lots more about 'The Recommended Collection' and all our lovely suppliers within it, over the coming weeks and months, but for now, let's take a little look at who's currently on the list and who's recently been added to the list. 

    Recently recommended Love That! lovelies :

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    Bride by Design

    Wiltshire’s most luxurious bridal boutique, situated in the small market town of Warminster, Wiltshire - just a 30 minute drive from both Bath and Salisbury

    Find us on the Love That! Loves List >> CLICK HERE

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    Victoria Fergusson Accessories

    I believe I have the best job in the world! Trusted with creating the beautiful finishing touches to a Bride's look. Whether it be a statement headdress, delicate earrings or a bespoke hand-beaded dress applique, these are the items treasured and kept as heirlooms. I get to work in a sparkly, pearly tinted world!

    Find me on the Love That! Loves List >> CLICK HERE

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    Brides of Winchester

    Leave everyday life at the door; enter a haven of tranquility where discerning, style-conscious Brides from around the world come to find their perfect wedding gown.

    Find us on the Love That! Loves List >> CLICK HERE

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    Bridal Hair in Hampshire

    Stunning and creative Bridal Hair for today's modern bride - professional, highly-experienced, on-trend designs.

    Find me on the Love That! Loves List >> CLICK HERE

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    Emily Celebrant

    Award-winning celebrant who loves to bring your beautiful story to life... who knew a wedding ceremony could be so much fun!

    Find me on the Love That! Loves List >> CLICK HERE

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    Cakes by Helen

    Beautiful wedding cakes made with love, creating something truly special for your perfect day. Bespoke elegant designs and delicious flavours with a personal and professional service.

    Find me on the Love That! Loves List >> CLICK HERE

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    Dawn Clarke Designs

    It's truly magical creating beautiful bespoke children's clothing, working hand in hand with a Bride and Groom where the children are very special to them.

    Find me on the Love That! Loves List >> CLICK HERE

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    Teresa Jolly Makeup

    Beautiful, luxury makeup from a professional makeup artist with 10 years’ experience. Flawless, radiant, long-lasting makeup for the best version of you on your wedding day.

    Find me on the Love That! Loves List >> CLICK HERE

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    Love by Design Weddings & Events

    Whether your venue needs a complete makeover or you just need an extra hand putting up decorations, Love by Design is here to help.

    Find us on the Love That! Loves List >> CLICK HERE

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    Celebrant Sally Bawden

    Life is a celebration. Let’s make memories together. Your ceremony, your choice. Make it unique and personal.

    Find me on the Love That! Loves List >> CLICK HERE

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    Charlee Hulbert Makeup

    Independent, highly qualified, experienced Bridal Makeup Artist - Charlee specialises in makeup techniques perfect for the modern day bride.

    Find me on the Love That! Loves List >> CLICK HERE

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    The Sweet Suite Artisan Cakery

    The Sweet Suite – Artisan Cakery, is a multi award-winning cake company based in Dorset, creating stunning wedding cakes, dessert tables and favours.

    Find me on the Love That! Loves List >> CLICK HERE

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    Primo Parties

    Award-winning wedding DJs providing bespoke packages throughout the South - your wedding, your choices, your day. The perfect soundtrack to the best night of your life!

    Find us on the Love That! Loves List >> CLICK HERE

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    MK Hair & Makeup

    Multi award-winning Hair & Makeup artist Marie Kelly will have you looking picture perfect for your big day.

    Find me on the Love That! Loves List >> CLICK HERE

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    Nanny Nellie's Attic

    Beautiful, timeless, vintage pieces always catch my eye! They inspire me to put together a creation as individual as you, while encompassing the aspirations of your theme along with a practical budget.

    Find me on the Love That! Loves List >> CLICK HERE

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    Saddlers Bar

    Offering a diverse range of beverages, from draft ales and lagers to craft spirits, Saddlers is a beautifully converted vintage mobile horse box bar finished to the highest of standards.

    Find us on the Love That! Loves List >> CLICK HERE

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     Keep on scrolling! Here's a quick reminder of who we've been "Loving & Recommending" for a little while :

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    Amazing Face Bridal Hair & Make-Up

    Beautiful, bespoke, award-winning bridal hair and natural makeup throughout the South West. Our technique spotlights natural flawless foundation with soft focus blending and creative up-to-the-minute hairstyling.

    Find us on the Love That! Loves List >> CLICK HERE

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    Ben Radley Wedding Films 

    I love making wedding films. I have a desire to constantly perfect each and every film I make for my wedding couples. I specialise in creating cinematic, emotional and creative wedding films to allow you to remember your day forever. Each film is tailored to the couple, and I am creating it in my mind from the day I first meet you.

    Find me on the Love That! Loves List >> CLICK HERE

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    Dinner Jazz Sax

    Playing music that's perfect for your ceremony, drinks reception and wedding breakfast.

    Find me on the Love That! Loves List >> CLICK HERE

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    JASHAIR Group

    Jashair's award-winning Hair & Beauty salons are ideal for your special day!

    Find us on the Love That! Loves List >> CLICK HERE

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    Joe Stallard Photography

    Joe lets his reviews speak for themselves, working with you to capture the wedding you want in a relaxed and discreet manner. Catching memories and creating stunning photographs you will cherish for a lifetime.

    Find me on the Love That! Loves List >> CLICK HERE

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    Kismet Photography

    Sonja & Harry are recognised as talented experts in their field. We are our couples' eyes throughout the day, we don't insist on time-consuming groups and awkward moments, we go about our business discreetly.

    Find us on the Love That! Loves List >> CLICK HERE

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    Legacy Rose & Crown Hotel

    The Legacy Rose & Crown, with its beautiful riverside location and picturesque views over to Salisbury Cathedral, will be the most romantic setting for your special day.

    Find us on the Love That! Loves List >> CLICK HERE

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    Lydia Stamps Photography

    Lydia Stamps is a multi award-winning creative wedding photographer. Based in Salisbury, Wiltshire but working all over the world, she specialises in creating fresh and natural images in a relaxed and unobtrusive style with no awkward posing or hours of formal shots

    Find me on the Love That! Loves List >> CLICK HERE

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    Mark Bastick Photography

    Mark provides beautiful and natural wedding photography you and your family will cherish forever. Offering a tailor-made service he will ensure you get exactly the quality and expertise you would expect from an experienced professional photographer.

    Find me on the Love That! Loves List >> CLICK HERE

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    Milton Abbey Weddings 

    Welcome to Milton Abbey – one of Dorset’s most spectacular locations for weddings and civil ceremonies, located just a short distance from the towns of Dorchester and Blandford.

    Find us on the Love That! Loves List >> CLICK HERE

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    NJAC Event Bars

    NJAC is the quality event bar service in Wiltshire, Hampshire & Dorset, specialising in cocktails. All budgets can be covered, including free bar hire!

    Find us on the Love That! Loves List >> CLICK HERE

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    Occasions Flowers & Venue Styling

    Your wedding day is one of the most important days in your life and your floral designs and venue decor play a huge part in making it special. I work closely with my brides on a very personal level; I like to get to know you, your likes and dislikes and then from small ideas, together we can build and create the vision you have. 

    Find me on the Love That! Loves List >> CLICK HERE

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    Sarah Williams Photography

    Sarah is a South Coast and Wiltshire-based natural documentary wedding photographer who loves to capture happiness, telling a story of each wedding day she photographs with beautiful images.

    Find me on the Love That! Loves List >> CLICK HERE


    We'll be sharing with you more exciting news about this lovely bunch of wedding experts very soon ... in the meantime, please check out their beautiful pages and book them confidently, knowing you're in the safest hands - we will only recommend the best suppliers we know you can trust!

    Top Image | Lydia Stamps Photography

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    Welcome to Love That Wedding! | the beautiful home of Wiltshire, Hampshire and Dorset Weddings ... and a very warm welcome to our brand new blog - it's really great to have you here.

    Love That Wedding! | for Brides & Grooms

    Firstly, huge and heartfelt CONGRATS to you on your engagement - the team and I are beyond happy for you - exciting times ahead guys and the fun has only just begun! A big thank you for swinging by our lovely site and stopping by our blog - I'm SO thrilled you found us and I hope that you're equally as excited to be here. 

    Our brand new blog will bring you all the inspiration and ideas you'll ever need, to help you plan your best day.  It's here we'll tell you all about the wealth of wedding talent from across Wiltshire, Hampshire and Dorset, who will make sure your big day is the absolute best day and everything you'd ever dreamed of.

    We'll let you know about our fabulous, much-loved and must-visit wedding shows (widely regarded as some of the best in the region) and introduce you to our many trusted wedding experts based in Wiltshire, Hampshire and Dorset, who we couldn't be prouder to 'Love & Recommend'.  These guys are some of the best in the biz and you can book them all confidently, knowing they won't let you down.  You'll find them all on the Love That! Loves List : 'The Recommended Collection', so be sure to check them out now and keep checking back regularly, as the collection is always growing.   

    Love That Wedding! | for the best Wiltshire, Hampshire & Dorset-based Wedding Experts

    Are you a Wiltshire, Hampshire or Dorset-based wedding supplier? If so, a very warm welcome to you too - thank you for stopping by to have a little read, I really appreciate you being here and wanting to find out more about us.

    If you're looking for ways to grow your business and want to meet genuine engaged couples planning their weddings in Wiltshire, Hampshire or Dorset, you've definitely come to the right place and I'm so pleased you found us - we are here to help you! In fact, it would be our pleasure.

    We've helped hundreds of wedding suppliers over the last 11 years and have been extremely fortunate to see many a wedding business launch, flourish and go on to achieve truly amazing things.  Whether you're just starting out in the wedding industry or you're a "seasoned pro", if you want to get more weddings booked, there are a variety of ways we can help you.

    Follow our blog posts to find out about exhibiting with us at our Wiltshire, Hampshire and Dorset Wedding Shows; to find out about our monthly "Mingle & Meet" wedding supplier soirees and to discover how to join 'The Recommended Collection' and enjoy the many benefits.  We'll also share on our blog other events we're organising that we think will be of interest to you.

    Thank you for reading!

    Having just re-launched our Love That Wedding! blog, I'm SUPER excited to share with you many an interesting post throughout 2019 and beyond, starting today.

    Thanks so much for reading - the team and I can't wait to see you soon.

    Catherine x

    Image | Lydia Stamps Photography