The South Coast Wedding Podcast

The South Coast Wedding Podcast
Who are we, and what do we do?We are a wedding planning company based on the South Coast of NSW, covering the South Coast, Illawarra and Southern Highlands region.We offer a range of services, from partial to full wedding planning – we can coordinate t?

DIY Wedding Vs Hiring a Professional Planner
Oct 23 • 22 min
In this episode, Vanessa was in Las Vegas for the massive Wedding MBA conference and had the opportunity to sit down with a real wedding planning pro!
Should you have your pet at the Wedding?
Oct 1 • 11 min
Apart from having your best friends standing alongside you on your wedding day, for animal lovers having your furry pet bestie included in the wedding is often just as important.
Josh Withers from The Elopement Collective
Sep 17 • 36 min
In Today’s episode’, we have a chat with Josh Withers, celebrant and founder of The Elopement Collective, a group of wedding industry leaders that conduct elopements all across the world.
The 3 Planning Documents You Can’t Live Without
Aug 27 • 12 min
As a wedding planner and coordinator there are three main templates we take to a wedding and honestly cannot live without! If you are going to DIY your own wedding, I highly recommend listening to the advice in today’s podcast, so you can use them too,…
How to plan an eco-friendly ethical, low waste wedding.
Aug 14 • 10 min
Listen in for some hints and tips and how you can potentially implement into your own special day, together we can reduce wedding waste as a collective!
Wedding Bands with Ellie from Oberon Lane
Jul 23 • 30 min
Today’s podcast is all about wedding bands and we sit down for an interview with the lovely Ellie from Oberon Lane. Choosing the right music for your wedding day can really set the scene for an epic or….boring reception!
All there is to know about Wedding Invitations with White Cherry Invitations
Jul 9 • 23 min
On today’s episode, we are diving into the world of wedding stationery, when to send your invites, what to include on your invites and all of the details in between.
What is the role of a Wedding MC? Interview with MC Adam Straney
Jun 25 • 40 min
Apart from having an amazing wedding coordinator on your day (aka my company of course) it’s so so important to have a killer MC that works together with the venue to help the wedding both run on time but also flow beautifully to keep a fantastic wedding…
All About Your Wedding Photography- An Interview with Red Berry Photography
Jun 11 • 37 min
On today’s podcast episode we are talking all things wedding photography. Having gorgeous professional photos from your wedding I think is so important, the day goes so quickly and a good photographer will often capture those moments…
The 10 Step Process to Planning your Wedding
May 28 • 10 min
There is no right or wrong way to plan a wedding, well there are some do’s and don’t to try and stick to but everyone plans a little different.
Children at Weddings- Yay or Nay?
May 14 • 21 min
To have or not to have kiddies at your wedding…that is the question
Venue Spotlight; Seacliff House, Gerringong
Apr 30 • 19 min
On today’s podcast episode I sit down for a chat with Brendan the owner of Seacliff House in Gerringong.
Our top 3 ways to style on a budget!
Apr 16 • 7 min
Everyone wants the epic Pinterest and Insta worthy wedding, but reality is not everyone has the hundreds of thousands to drop on that. In this podcast we have come up with some savvy way to be smart with your wedding styling
How to create the ULTIMATE wedding reception!
Apr 2 • 11 min
In this episode we delve into some key factors in making your wedding reception absolutely amazing! Tune in!
Wedding Dessert Ideas
Feb 3 • 12 min
Let’s talk wedding desserts- so many ideas so little time! Just do a google or Pinterest search and you can get the ideas flowing.
Ways to save money on your wedding!
Jan 1 • 9 min
Todays episode gives you some helpful hints on where you can save money when planning your wedding.
What does a wedding coordinator do?
Dec 18, 2018 • 12 min
People often get confused between all the different terms and who does what so I thought it might be a good idea to run through the role of a wedding coordinator.
Things to consider when having an Outdoor Wedding
Dec 11, 2018 • 9 min
I thought it would be a great idea to discuss things to consider when having an outdoor wedding, and its interesting because we always have back up plans for wet weather but I think the wind needs to be considered just as much as the rain and if not more.
The Seating Chart
Dec 4, 2018 • 11 min
In this episode we delve into how you go about getting your RSVPS’s back, what to include on your RSVP card, the importance of getting dietary requirements from your guests, and top apps/websites and ways to go about putting your seating plan and chart…
Interview: Amy from Wed Shed; Wedding Planning Tips & Chit Chat
Nov 27, 2018 • 25 min
Amy is a wealth of knowledge on wedding planning and we discuss what Wed Shed’s couples often email in to ask them to answer or help with during their wedding planning journey.
Interview: Amy from Wed Shed; All things Wedding Venues!
Nov 20, 2018 • 31 min
We sit chat down with Amy from Wed Shed to chat about how to find the perfect wedding venue
Interview: Karen Willis Holmes
Nov 6, 2018 • 24 min
KWH dresses have been featured across a range of high profile media through the years from blogs like Hello May, Green Wedding Shoes, through to print magazines like Vogue, Cosmo Bride and Modern Wedding, just to name a few.
Interview: Faye of Faye Cahill Cake Design
Oct 16, 2018 • 18 min
In this episode I sit down with the talented cake decorator Faye from Faye Cahill Cake Design in her Sydney Studio.
Including loved ones in your wedding
Oct 9, 2018 • 7 min
Wedding days are meant to be shared with your family and friends, and including them in the lead-up and on the day of the wedding can be part of that journey and make it all the more fun, albeit sometimes stressful (depending on your family of course).
Breaking Traditions
Oct 2, 2018 • 8 min
In this podcast we discuss a range of traditions and alternatives you may or may not want to include.
Interview: DJ Nana Blade
Sep 25, 2018 • 31 min
A wedding DJ can make or break the DFloor at your wedding, so it’s super important to make sure you ask all the right questions and lock in the perfect DJ!
Interview: Cath from Coastal Ceremonies
Sep 19, 2018 • 35 min
Finding the person that will conduct your ceremony is such an important step in your wedding planning journey. Choosing a celebrant that reflects you both as a couple, is super important as it sets the scene for your life together and the rest of your…
Interview: Megan from Makeup By Megan
Sep 11, 2018 • 21 min
In this episode, we sat down with the lovely makeup artist Megan from Makeup by Megan to have a chat. Megan is an absolute wealth of knowledge and the absolute master in luminous lightweight natural makeup
Why you don’t need a bridal party
Sep 4, 2018 • 5 min
Do you or Don’t you? Ultimately the choice is yours if you do decide to have a bridal party, and that is absolutely fine, but this episode we discuss reasons why you don’t have to feel like you HAVE to have a bridal party and valid reasons behind deciding…
How to write your own wedding run sheet
Aug 28, 2018 • 9 min
A wedding day run sheet is one of the most important things to have on your wedding day! It’s our absolute bible as a coordinator and you most definitely need one!
Interview: Jess of Henry Clive Caravan Bar
Aug 21, 2018 • 25 min
We sit down for a chat with the lovely Jess from Henry Clive Caravan Bar for some amazing advice about bar service for your wedding!
Why having a backup plan is an absolute must!
Aug 14, 2018 • 4 min
A bride’s worst nightmare it pouring rain on their wedding day but having a good back up weather plan in place will ensure it doesn’t all end in disaster.
How to pick the perfect wedding venue!
Aug 9, 2018 • 6 min
Choosing the right wedding venue that ticks all your boxes is the first step to your wedding.
Interview: Jo of Garnish Creative Catering
Jul 31, 2018 • 33 min
We discuss everything you need to know about organising a caterer, types of food service, the pros and cons of cocktail vs sit down and everything you need to consider when planning your wedding, food-wise!
Important Things to Consider When Having a Beach Ceremony
Jul 24, 2018 • 6 min
Beach ceremonies are super popular, especially over the warmer months in Australia, everyone loves the beach! Here are some important things to think about when deciding if a beach ceremony is for you, and tips for how to host your ceremony on the beach.
Cocktail VS Sit Down Weddings
Jul 17, 2018 • 9 min
There are so many options for weddings when it comes to what style of wedding you want to achieve. The more traditional sit down 3-course wedding is not the only food service option out there when it comes to weddings, other options include banquet…
Interview: Florist Elyza from Ivy Lane Collective
Jul 10, 2018 • 22 min
We are always asked by our brides for help in choosing a florist and how to go about choosing their gorgeous wedding florals.
5 Expert Tips for Planning your Wedding
Jul 3, 2018 • 9 min
5 Expert Tips for Planning your Wedding
The Top 5 Things Forgotten at a DIY Wedding
Jun 26, 2018 • 13 min
The Top 5 Things Forgotten during the planning stage of your DIY Wedding
Tips for having a winter wedding!
Jun 21, 2018 • 9 min
Winter is often overlooked for weddings as it doesn’t have the balmy summer evening vibe, but there are so many benefits for a winter wedding.