Delightful Celebrations by Tamarind Weddings – Making every day special

Tamarind Weddings believes that celebrations can occur anywhere anytime. We had the opportunity to rekindle the flames of a beautiful British couple on the shores of the Arabian Sea. Stuart and Sandra chose to vacation in India in March this year. Their vacation dates coincided with their 51st wedding anniversary and Sandra’s 70th birthday. So, to honor this couple who had spent more than half their life together, their daughter Stephanie and Stuart’s brother Ian Mason teamed up with us. They briefed us on their idea for a live event to resanctify Stuart’s and Sandra’s vows and love for each other. […]

Honeymoon Checklist – What To Know When Visiting A Foreign Country

After a bustling wedding, filled with festive celebration, every couple needs to relax and get away on an unforgettable honeymoon. Let your wedding bliss translate into fond memories in this quality time you both spend together. If you are travelling abroad for the first time, planning a honeymoon might be a challenge. Consult with couples or friends who have visited foreign countries to gauge a fair idea about the place, cuisine, transport facilities and laws. A travel agent can also help you aplenty. If you are a frequent traveller, you may already be familiar with many procedures related to foreign […]

World’s Most Expensive Wedding Cakes

Designer Wedding Cakes Designer wedding cakes are just a fabulous way of saying that you’re having a grand party at your wedding. Cakes with diamonds and gems, gold-plated icing, rare varieties of cocoa and preserves, even some outlined with platinum chains and pendants; Wedding cakes can go to any level in terms of flamboyance and style. Tamarind Weddings showcases some of the world’s favorite and most celebrated wedding cakes:   Designer Engagement Cake by Debbie Wingham – $75 million Created by: Debbie Wingham What’s special: Inspired by a fashion runway, this 450 kilo engagement cake has a 5.2 carat pink […]

A Special Message to Parents

Weddings bring up those treasured memories of your son or daughter’s childhood in the most heart-warming way. But with the pain of loss comes the hope for a bright future. A wedding also brings together a family like never before. The hidden wedding planners within our family arise to complete brilliance when the occasion comes around! Also, relatives from far-off places fly in to join in the joyous celebrations. The dreams of a new life awake in your child from the time of the wedding, making it a most cherished memory. A child is born with certain innate gifts. They […]

A Blissful Kerala Destination Wedding – Deepti + Anthony

“Every love story is beautiful, but ours is my favourite” – This is something every dreamy-eyed, love-struck couple would say. At the end of Deepti and Anthony’s Kerala destination wedding celebrations, we at Tamarind realized that this love story is definitely going to be one amongst our favourites! Deepti and Anthony both have amazing personalities! You can easily fall in love with their enchanting styles of interaction! Deepti is quirky, fun and ever so beautiful! On the other hand, Anthony is a man of few words whose charm you cannot ignore. Maybe its these surprising differences that made them hit […]

Althea Bridals & Bespoke: Crafting Fairytales Into Bridal Gowns

The first thing that strikes you when you walk into Althea Bridals & Bespoke is the store’s elegant ambience! The attention to detail, the exquisite gowns on mannequins, bejewelled shoes and charming curios, are all hallmarks of Althea. And when you speak to Althea Dcouto, the lead designer at Althea Bridals, you realise that she is one designer who is ever ready to go the extra mile to put a smile on her client’s face. Our designer, Althea is a champion of sorts when it comes to wedding gowns. She loves challenging her creativity with designs. “It is the dress that […]

Hindu Vedic Wedding Traditions Guide – What you must know

In a land so rich culturally, marriage is considered to be a union of mind, body and soul amongst individuals. The customs and rituals of the ceremony may vary with diverse traditions, language and regional differences. But the tenets of a Hindu Vedic wedding remain the same with each ritual or custom having its own significance. Typical traditions followed in a Vedic wedding ceremony: Vara Satkaraah – The day begins with the welcome of the groom by the bride’s family.  In some cultures, the mother of the bride welcomes him, while in others, it will be her brother. The groom then […]

Entwined – Shoba & Amitav’s Destination Wedding at Bolgatty Palace

Towering pillars, large chandeliers, intricate woodwork and rustic architecture. Every nook and corner of the Bolgatty Palace speaks of an old world charm. And every chance we get to work with this beautiful heritage venue excites us! We face challenges however, on creating a unique experience in the same venue, over and over again. But this is a welcome twist to our wedding planning experience. Shoba and Amitav are both successful doctors, settled in the UK. Both of them are self-made, hardworking and humble. Despite being brought up in the West, Shoba is deeply rooted to her Indian culture. This […]

Groom’s Speech: Thanksgiving Wedding Speeches

A wedding is a result of days, months and years of planning. A lot of people play significant roles in turning your dream into reality. At the end of the day, many of us forget to thank the ones we love. In Western countries, it is tradition for the groom to say a few words at the end of the reception. Although this is a trend that is catching up in India, never shy away from taking a moment to thank your family, friends and all your guests who have taken time to celebrate with you and be a part […]

Personalized Compere Script for Weddings and Receptions

The Emcee, or the Master of Ceremony, is one of the most important factors in the success of a wedding reception. While you do not always have to go for a professional compere for your wedding, you can choose someone from your family or friends so that they can lend their special personal charm towards the compere script. The emcee could be your sister, brother, favorite aunt or best man! These people will know you and your fiancé better than anyone else and will have a fair idea of how you want your wedding to be. Another advantage that a family member […]