Stacey’s Wedding Blog

Soughton Hall wedding venue in Mold, North Wales, photographed by Stacey Oliver Photography

Wedding at Soughton Hall, Mold, North Wales

I came to Soughton Hall to photograph the beautiful wedding of Phil and Aleisha and it's a place that I've fallen in love with. Based in Mold, North Wales, the stunning Georgian building is surrounded by acres of Welsh countryside and is full…
Bride and groom standing on a bridge in a satin wedding dress

Do satin wedding dresses photograph well?

Your wedding dress will likely be the most special and important item you'll ever buy, so you want it to be absolutely perfect. However, many brides seem worried about the prospect of a satin dress, thinking that it may look unflattering or…
photographer taking a picture at a wedding

What questions should you ask your wedding photographer?

As you plan your wedding, it's likely that you'll get to know each of your professionals very well. Hair and makeup trials take time, so you'll probably spend a couple of hours speaking to your hairdresser and makeup tech. You'll usually have…
hashtag symbol on a table surrounded by food

How to create a hashtag for wedding photos

Custom wedding hashtags have become all the rage in the last few years. Your wedding photographs can take a long time to be edited and delivered back to you, and you may want to look at some non-professional photos of the day to remind you…
Top wedding table with bridesmaids bouquet in vases with rose gold runner

How to decorate a wedding table

There are plenty of aspects of your wedding that you want your guests to be wow-ed  by. You want them to love your dress, devour the food and dance the night away with a memorable band or DJ. But one design aspect that you might not have thought…
Autumn inspired wedding bouquet made from roses and pale pink flowers

How to plan a wedding on a small budget

Weddings can be expensive, but you don't necessarily need to spend tens of thousands of pounds in order to have the best day ever. If you want to be a little more frugal when it comes to your wedding days, here's some ideas and inspiration that…
bride holding a bouquet of white peonies

How to deal with wedding planning stress

Although wedding planning should be fun and exciting, there are  absolutely times when the whole process can become stressful. Many couples might become worried that they're "supposed" to be happy and enjoying the planning process, but this…
Photo booth props laid out on a table for build your own photo booth

How to build your own photo booth

Looking to cut costs and build your own photo booth? Here's how you can do it. Entertaining your guests can become expensive - bands can cost hundreds of pounds, as can DJs, and what about the cost of a magician? Whether you're trying to save…