A ROMANTIC COUNTRYSIDE WEDDING IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE

A ROMANTIC COUNTRYSIDE WEDDING IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE

A Romantic Countryside Wedding in the South of France

So Much to Think About. So Little Time. That’s Where WE come In.

 

We are more than thrilled and honoured to show you one of our photoshoots from Roquebrune, France.

We went to a secret venue, a perfectly hidden villa, a beautiful place with beautiful landscapes, secret gardens and pool, a perfect place for a wedding to be organized here.

We need to tell you just a few words about this location. It is Exquisite!

A LUXURIOUS RETREAT

Between Menton and Monaco, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin was long one of the most sought-after locations by both artists and the aristocracy of the Belle Epoque. The medieval village huddled around the castle rears up above Cap Martin, a well-preserved haven with typically Mediterranean vegetation.

THE PHOTOSHOOT

Sabine, the owner of Avalon Events Organisation planned a photoshoot at the villa to showcase how beautifully and amazing a secret wedding destination would look like.

THE PHOTOS

We have the photos and we want to share these with you!

We would also like to mention in this article, and also give proper thanks to our collaborators: from florists to photographer, from models and the owners of the villa, Sabine and the team from Avalon Events Organisation we say thank you for all of your time, energy and involvement. 

We credited these amazing people, down below at the end of the article.

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We will be more than glad to show you a sight visit!

It’s Going to be Perfect!

Let’s Plan Your Big Day!

Your Ultimate Wedding-Planning CHECKLIST

Your Ultimate Wedding-Planning CHECKLIST

Your Ultimate Wedding-Planning CHECKLIST

So Much to Think About. So Little Time. That’s Where WE come In.

 

Congratulations! The love of your life has popped the question, and you’ve said yes. Now that you’re on the path to married bliss, it’s time to make the most of your engagement period.

We have a simple but effective checklist for you!

DRAFT YOUR GUEST LIST

If deciding who’s coming (and who isn’t) many wedding planners recommend scaling back and honing in on the people who really matter. Sabine, the owner of AEO suggests to look at extending invitations not as a social obligation, but as being surrounded by those you love and who love you.

FIND AND SECURE YOUR VENUES

Every wedding venue has its pluses and minuses, so find a spot that’s convenient, exciting, and cost-effective.

Also take into account its existing décor. “If you want a red, black, and chrome modern-art-inspired wedding, don’t pick a plantation home and waste money trying to reinvent it.

Once you love a venue, set a wedding date. Avoid holiday weekends. Travel is more expensive for guests, and you’ll pay staffers overtime for working a holiday.

A wedding planner can help find and negotiate with the other vendors you’ll want to start hiring now as well.

DEVISE A RECEPTION TIMELINE

Copy ours below, or create your own play-by-play to keep things moving smoothly.

00 Cocktail hour starts.

1:00 The couple enter and have their first dance.

1:30 At a sit-down dinner, the first course is served. The host and best man offer toasts.

2:30 The main course is served.

3:00 The newlyweds dance with their folks; guests join in.

3:50 The cake is cut.

4:00 Cake and dessert are served.

4:45  The bouquet is tossed.

5:00 The bride and groom depart.

START PACKING

Think like a Boy Scout, and be prepared. You’ll need all of the following gear on the big day.

You Should Bring

  • Your dress, shoes, undergarments, and jewelry
  • The groom’s and attendants’ gifts (if you didn’t give these tokens of appreciation the night before)
  • Your vows, if self-penned, and the wedding bands to hand off to the best man

Your MOH Should Bring

  • Ibuprofen
  • Bobby pins
  • A sewing kit
  • Earring backs
  • Buttons
  • Krazy glue
  • Deodorant
  • Baby powder
  • Stain remover

FINAL ARRANGEMENTS

Day-before tasks include everything from arranging tip envelopes (for certain vendors and waitstaff) to preparing snacks for the getting-ready rooms (unless they’ve been pre-ordered through your caterer).

To look your best on your special day, invest in a mani and pedi (you’ll need the break, we promise!), and after confirming times and addresses with your transportation (limo, etc.) service, head over to your rehearsal dinner and practice, practice, practice.

ENJOY IT

Your monumental day will go by so fast. Take care to stay in the moment.

First, stay close to your new spouse. “Try to stick together the entire reception,” says Kaforey. “Having shared moments of your wedding is so important to set off on your life as a couple.”

Also, don’t forget Dad. If you have a good relationship with your father, build a memory by having a moment with him after you’re dressed, Savage suggests. “It gets forgotten in the first look with the fiancé.” The same reasoning goes for mom, your sibling, or a grandparent.

 

It’s Going to be Perfect!

Let’s Plan Your Big Day!

Tips For Rescheduling Your Event  Due To Coronavirus

Tips For Rescheduling Your Event Due To Coronavirus

Tips For Rescheduling Your Event Due To Coronavirus

We had to postpone a lot of our events this year, especially in the months of March and April and we are sure that many more brides and other people are making this difficult decision given our battle with this global coronavirus pandemic.

So we asked our founder and owner of Avalon Events Organisation, Sabine Bahry Lembo to give us some concise advice on what to do with our already planned and scheduled events for this upcoming spring / summer of 2020:

1. You can postpone without setting another date just yet.

 

I’ve been encouraging my clients to remember that it is okay to make the decision to postpone without knowing when the later date will be. Many have spent months planning this big day.

You’re not expected to come up with a solution in 1 week! If you can nail down a new date, that is amazing! But if not, take some time to weigh your options. Notify your guest list now and let them know an alternative date is to be determined.

2. Be realistic about your guest list and travel

 

Are you doing a local wedding or destination? How many people are you expecting and how soon is your wedding?

This no-doubt has quickly become your biggest decision to make surrounding your wedding (aside from deciding to marry the love of your life!) but taking into account travel needs, the number of attendees and the age of attendees will provide the most clarity on how you need to adjust your wedding day. Making a decision with confidence will allow you to have the clarity to move forward with your plan, whether it’s an adjusted plan or not.

 3. Rebook what you can as soon as possible

 

Gather information from all your major vendors and see what other dates they have available. Do any of the vendors have common open dates? Have you considered a week-day wedding? Weekday weddings are really wonderful as it gives your guests a few days following the celebration to truly enjoy the location and the gathering of friends! We are all in uncharted territory and will do our very best to make your new day just as exciting and joyful as your original.

It may feel like the coronavirus is dictating our lives right now, but the reality is you are in control of your own wedding. There is no one way to go about this, as it is a deeply personal decision.

If you’d like to think of out-of-the-box ways to ensure everyone joins on the original date, try live-streaming your ceremony and selecting a later reception date! Keep in mind this is more of a date adjustment than a total cancellation. And if you have to move your celebration months ahead, you may now be WAY ahead of schedule with the typical wedding planning timeline!

 

READY TO MAKE THE NEXT STEP?

LET'S TALK ABOUT YOUR EVENT!

SABINE BAHRY LEMBO, WEDDING PLANNER | OWNER OF AVALON EVENTS ORGANISATION

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WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT THE WEDDING INDUSTRY

WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT THE WEDDING INDUSTRY

WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT THE WEDDING INDUSTRY

We are so proud to say that we have been in the wedding and event planning industry for about 20 years now and 10 years since Avalon Events Organisation was born. And we have learned so much from this career.

And because so many of you read our blog posts every week we thought that you would enjoy this one too. We would like to share a few of the most important things that we absolutely love about the planning industry.

1. 100% UNIQUE

No two couples are alike, so no two weddings are alike. We love that we’ve been able to meet such a diverse group of people, and help put together so many different events that reflect their very own unique vision for the wedding!

We love this aspect of this industry. Everything we organize and plan is customized according to the client’s requests. Nothing gets copied or over used here. 

Everything we do here at Avalon Events Organisation is done with love and appreciation of you – the client.

2. CHALLENGES

Finding solutions to challenges is what we boast about.  We have a saying here at Avalon Events Organisation: If there’s a way, there’s a will!

Wedding planning isn’t always a walk in the park; problems arise, but we love finding solutions!

 

3. RELATIONSHIP

We believe in serving well and we like getting to know who we work with. We love that we get to know the special couples and even their families! 

From Save the Dates to Programs, our relationship can span over more than 3-6 months. 

4. THE COLLABORATION

You already know this but we love our vendor collaboration and professional relationship that we have achieved in our 20 years since we work in this field.

When there is a wedding to be planned and executed, all vendors come with their best efforts and their unique take on the table so everything will look perfect for the big day,

5. IT IS WHAT WE BELIEVE IN

There’s something really special about being a part of something this important – and seeing it come to life, from brainstorming to show time is truly a fulfilling feeling! 

We believe in love and marriage and we are honored to play a small part in such a beautiful display and celebration!

READY TO MAKE THE NEXT STEP?

LET'S TALK ABOUT YOUR EVENT!

SABINE BAHRY LEMBO, WEDDING PLANNER | OWNER OF AVALON EVENTS ORGANISATION

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THE GRAND BALL OF PRINCES AND PRINCESS

THE GRAND BALL OF PRINCES AND PRINCESS

THE GRAND BALL OF PRINCES AND PRINCESS

The Fairytale Event

We are beyond excited to be a part of this glamorous event and we already gave you a sneak peek on our social media last week. We also promised you some more details about the event and we knew that writing it in a social post will not be enough.

So we decided to do some blog posts about the Gala so you know what it is and what to expect; whether you decide to attend or just be informed about it.

And because we would never rise up to the Gala’s glamourous standard explaining in our own words to you what fascinating this event will be, we will give you an excerpt from a presentation made for it, written by professionals.

“An event bursting with glamour will take place in the striking Monaco, at the gorgeous venue that is the Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo: a luxury address in the Casino Square. This will be a splendorous event that must be experienced first-hand: the gala will fall nothing short of magical, a real-life fairy-tale that will immerse guests in a dream space. Celebrating Valentine’s Day with this glorious event is a once-in-a-life time experience, unforgettable for any guest, a really momentous evening for royalty. Sophistication, elegance, and ineffable aesthetic will fill the upcoming Ball of Princes and Princesses. It will be an exclusive Gala for lovers of luxury and

grand parties, for whom this is a truly unmissable occasion. This one night will predictably outshine any other glamorous parties with its romantic aura.

The exclusive event will delightfully blend the romance of the most romantic day of the year with the superb royalty of Monaco, resulting in the most exciting evening of the winter.

The Grand Ball of Princes and Princesses is the setting of a second-to-none amazing show.

Extraordinarily outstanding artists, top performers, singers, and dancers will grace the eyes and hearts of the thrilled guests, who will enjoy a splendorous, opulent display of craft, reaching the peak of the evening. Heavenly melodies, grandiose dances and thrilling performances will take the fortunate guests inside a dreamlike sphere of their compelling Valentine’s gala. As the air will shine with a halo of love and rapture, the evening will truly feel like entering a fantasy fairy-tale land.

Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo thus became a favoured place for Princess Grace. In 1956, on the occasion of her wedding to Prince Rainier, dinner was served in this prestigious establishment, which prepared the wedding cake for the official reception. 20 years later, Prince Rainier and Princess Grace celebrated their wedding anniversary, this time in the intimacy of the hotel’s wine cellars. In 1974, Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo honoured with big pomp the 25th anniversary of the reign of Prince Rainier.”

 

Who is ready to join us on this magical day? We are waiting for you.

Tickets to be sold by Noble Monte Carlo by clicking HERE. Or you could send us an email for more information about the event.

Can’t wait to see you there!

READY TO MAKE THE NEXT STEP?

LET'S TALK ABOUT YOUR EVENT!

SABINE BAHRY LEMBO, WEDDING PLANNER | OWNER OF AVALON EVENTS ORGANISATION

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© 2020 AvalonEventsOrganisation.com Event Planning | branding & website design by Natalie's Box

HOW TO PLAN A WINTER WEDDING. A PLANNER’S EXPERT TIPS

HOW TO PLAN A WINTER WEDDING. A PLANNER’S EXPERT TIPS

HOW TO PLAN A WINTER WEDDING. A PLANNER’S EXPERT TIPS

The festive season may be behind us, but in many parts of the world, there’s still a few months of cold weather and hot drinks to go before we can call it spring.

While a wedding in the colder months does present its challenges, it’s also an opportunity to get thoroughly creative.

 

There’s definitely something magical about this time of the year – huddling around open fires, the crisp clear blue skies and light dusting of frost or snow across the landscape. 

So it’s no surprise that more and more couples are opting for a winter wedding, but planning one does mean you have to make certain considerations that you may not have thought of.

1. KEEP WARM

One of the first things it’s important to consider in any wedding, is your guest comfort and experience.

2. LIGHT IS EVERYTHING

Lighting has an impact, not only on your photographs, but also on the styling and ambience of your venue. 

By the time guests sit to eat the wedding breakfast, it will likely be dark. 

Stick to warm white tones and you’ll create a gorgeous, twinkling effect.

3. THE MENU

Work with your caterer to plan a meal that is warming and seasonal – winter food doesn’t have to be heavy and stodgy, there are some great seasonal options at this time of year so get creative. For the evening, you could even set up a hot chocolate bar, with warm, steaming mugs that guests can personalise from a beautifully styled station.

4. BE PREPARED

A snowy wedding day would certainly look beautiful in your photographs, but snow can wreak havoc with your plans, so make sure that you offer your guests lots of local accommodation options and brief your suppliers to allow plenty of time for arrival and set up.

Or better still, if budgets will stretch, book a wedding planner who can brief all suppliers on your behalf, to prepare and put into practice contingency plans on the day.

READY TO MAKE THE NEXT STEP?

LET'S TALK ABOUT YOUR EVENT!

SABINE BAHRY LEMBO, WEDDING PLANNER | OWNER OF AVALON EVENTS ORGANISATION

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© 2020 AvalonEventsOrganisation.com Event Planning | branding & website design by Natalie's Box

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