How to plan and style the perfect ceremony – step by step guide

If you’ve just started planning your wedding a huge congratulations! Your ceremony – the only truly essential (and legally required!) part of your wedding day (cocktail hour and reception are awesome but not legally binding!!) can definitely cause the most stress!   It’s only natural to feel a bit overwhelmed when starting to plan your ceremony […]

Real wedding – Hanna and Matas’ botanical, bohemian wedding nestled in rugged coastal Dunedin.

It’s been a breeze working with Swell. Tammy is an absolute angel. From the very first contact she felt like a friend – so bubbly, friendly, helpful, and interested. Hanna and Matas, 1 February 2020 Sometimes you meet a couple and you just know that they’re going to create something very special. Not only did […]

Real Wedding – Marisse and Doug’s Beautiful Bohemian Farm Wedding in Dunedin

Swell were so friendly and approachable – they went above and beyond to get to know our vision and make it happen. Thank you for everything. Marisse and Doug Paterson, 18 January 2020 Together for twelve years, Marisse and Doug’s love story started with some good old fashioned flirting on the dance floor.   A few […]

How to develop seating styles

Great moments often happen when people are seated around the table yet this seemingly simple task is more challenging than many would think. It’s no surprise that one of the most common questions we’re asked is, how do I seat people? The key to success is maximising available space and making sure it works for […]