Recommended Supplier: Knife of Brian

Finding a caterer that is not only adaptable and understanding of your needs, but who is exciting and innovative isn't as easy as it sounds. However, Suffolk-based Brian Pow lives for the trade and for the food, and it translates. From his mouth-watering recipes on his blog to his excellent barbecue catering, he's the perfect chef for a large summer event or wedding- and he comes complete with glowing testimonials!

Recommended Supplier: A Little Joy Handmade

Anything that comes in garland form is alright by me; bunting, ribbon, whatever! But these little felt creations have really changed the game of home and venue decor. From darling felt initials, which are perfect for baby showers and whimsical weddings; to cheerful garlands which can brighten up a summer garden party or outdoor event, Lucy Dye can introduce something very fun and indeed joyous to your event!

Recommended Supplier: For Keeps by Amie

Calligraphy is an honest art, and an underrated one in my opinion. It reminds me a lot of Japanese Ensō art which exists when the hand and mind are uninhibited enough to bring something creative into existence. Anyway, I'm sure it's much more disciplined than I imagine but Amie Childs, creator of For Keeps by Amie, … Continue reading Recommended Supplier: For Keeps by Amie

Recommended Supplier: The Little Horse Box

From Karen, with Love had the opportunity to speak to the ever-charming Liddy Goodrum, the owner of an equally charming horsebox-cum-luxury mobile bar. We have fallen in love with its charisma and would love to welcome The Little Horse Box to our recommended suppliers!

Recommended Supplier: Bracken & Twine

Katy Rayner, the mastermind behind Bracken and Twine Flowers should be known as 'el duende' - the spirit of evocation for her amazing floral works. Check out her talented, personalised and whimsical work here

Recommended Supplier: Your Makeup by Victoria

Following her career as a makeup artist for the last four years has been absolutely enchanting. From her masterly face charts, her cartoon makeup, to the avant garde drag makeup, Suffolk-Based Victoria Last is highly talented in her field.

Recommended Supplier: Flamingo Amy Hair & Beauty

Twice a year since 1988, Norfolk sees a revival of the 1950s in all it's rockabilly charm. The portmanteau of two different music genres It was there, at the world famous Hemsby Rock 'n' Roll Weekender that hair stylist and makeup artist Amy found her love of styles from the Golden Ages. Norfolk-based Amy's looks … Continue reading Recommended Supplier: Flamingo Amy Hair & Beauty

Recommended Supplier: Boomting Bunting

From the turn of the 17th century, the lightweight worsted wool known as 'Bunting' was manufactured and used for making signal flags for the Royal Navy. Since then, it has become a symbol for quintessential Britishness and is regularly seen at weddings and events. One of my new idée fixes is Boomting Bunting; a mother-daughter run … Continue reading Recommended Supplier: Boomting Bunting

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Lowestoft-born, Suffolk wedding photographer Georgia Rachael Ainley talks photography & love with Suffolk Wedding Planner, Karen Mhende