21 Jun | Kim Houston | No Comments

Wedding signs?

Signs have recently become quite the common sight at weddings and events. Not only can you tie them in with the styling and décor, but they also serve a greater purpose in steering guests in the right direction. Whether its guiding to the ceremony location, the bar, lawn games, location of their seats, or even ...


23 May | Kim Houston | No Comments

To Veil or not to Veil?

A veil is the ultimate bridal accessory and can be the perfect addition to show off a fabulous wedding gown. How gorgeous was that moment when Prince Harry lifted Meghans veil and gazed adoringly at her! Such a precious moment between the two of them. I may or may not have shed a few happy ...


10 Mar | Kim Houston | No Comments

Love in Bloom

Asad & Rabia's 'love in bloom' wedding inspired by their love of 'Cherry Blossom's and as featured in wedding of the week http://www.stuff.co.nz/life-style/weddings/weddings-of-the-week/99582231/Wedding-of-the-week-Asad-and-Rabia To honour and acknowledge family members this lovely young couple thought that this theme of 'Love in Bloom' - the cherry blossom, Japan and a very multi-cultural group of friends - was ...


26 Feb | Kim Houston | No Comments

Wedding Stationery Suites

Wedding Stationery Suites Save the dates, invitations, wedding website, menus, signage, place cards, seating plan, favour tags, thank you cards, labels......  SO many things to think about when looking at your wedding stationery. As planners, we love to have a cohesive look across your entire stationery suite.  You should have an idea of the type ...


26 Sep | Kim Houston | No Comments

Tent, Marquee, Teepee, Sperry or Stretch Tent?

We are very spoilt for choice in New Zealand for tent suppliers. If your looking for shelter from sun and/or rain, or simply want a unique wedding venue, tents can certainly make a beautiful and atmospheric statement on your big day. You may picture a festival theme, elegant affair, casual garden, farm, or orchard wedding. ...


24 Aug | Kim Houston | No Comments

Making the cut! How to whittle down your guest list.

  It’s always a hard one when planning who to invite to your big day. Let’s face it, weddings are expensive and the more guests you invite, the bigger the bill will be. Starting out life as a newly married couple doesn’t have to result in getting a 2nd mortgage. Here’s some tips from the ...


14 Aug | Kim Houston | No Comments

Man of Honour, Best Woman, Bridesman?

More recently, couples are more likely to have a bridal party attendant of a different gender stand on their side of the altar for their wedding. The terms “maid of honour”, “best man”, “bridesmaid” and “groomsman” have been around for a long time, but there’s definitely no written rule saying that you have to separate ...


2 Aug | Kim Houston | No Comments

Miniature wedding cakes

Miniature wedding cakes are the talk of the town, and look particularly fabulous in the styling of the dessert table, or individually boxed as ‘favours’. They are sweet, elegant, tasty, and are the perfect sweet treat for your guests. They can be personally individualised, embellished with flowers, hearts, succulents and more. If you really want ...


22 Jun | Kim Houston | No Comments

Tropical Flamingo party competition

Tropical Flamingo Party giveaway! How would you like to win a flamingo party for your little ones birthday? Take A Vow Wedding Planning & Events, along with the very talented team from Del Bakes Claire Robertson Design and The Floral Studio are offering a beautiful party including:- * Styling, Design & Set up of a Tropical ...


16 Jun | Kim Houston | No Comments

Nicholle & Paul as featured in Bride & Groom magazine

Exciting mailbox delivery today with Nicholle & Paul's wedding featured in the latest Bride & Groom Magazine. Go out and grab your copy now for inspiration! We loved working on this wedding style which was full of colour.  Bright pops of violet (inspired by the Birds of Paradise flower), fuchsia and burnt orange looked gorgeous against ...