When is the right time to do your Prenup Shoot?

This is a very common question for any couple getting married. When is the right time to do our prenup shoot? Next month? After 6 months? 1 month before the wedding? Next holiday? As a former bride myself, I’ve been through these questions dozens of times to the point that Garry was telling me to…

Be #StyledbyJeffGalang for Free

Weddings are crazy especially when it comes to organizing things and choosing the best possible suppliers in town but still within the budget. Since some couples, like us, prefer to do engagement/prenup shoots, hiring a stylist is a must, more so if you have a specific theme in mind. But the problem comes when you…

DIY: Save The Date Video 2

During our wedding preps, everything was on a tight budget. From our major suppliers until down to the very smallest detail, everything was accounted for. And like any other couple, we, of course wanted everyone to be reminded of our special day but not to the extent of printing save the date cards and sending…

Unofficial Prenup and Wedding HMUA Photos

After checking my Ipad for photos, I stumbled upon our unofficial photos during our prenup sessions and on the wedding day itself. If you’ve been reading the blog you’ve probably noticed that we got the services of three fabulous and popular wedding HMUAs based in Manila! Below are some of our photos which can help you decide…

Prenup Supplier Review: Vidlens

Video Prenup Videographer: VIDLENS PRODUCTIONS Supplier Rating: 5/5  Package inclusions: Comes with our Heartfelt wedding package PROS: It was Garry who found Vidlens among the long list of upcoming Wedding Videographers in the Philippines and we booked them for our wedding long before we joined the Weddings at Work community so it’s really nice to see how the team…

Prenup Supplier Review: Ish Sison HMUA

Video Prenup HMUA: ISH SISON  Supplier Rating: 4.5/5  Package inclusions: Airbrush and unlimited look for the couple OOT Fee: Php 5000 (for Batangas area) PROS: Ish was on top of my shortlisted choices for our HMUA since I’ve seen her works on FB and I really adored how perfectly neat the eyebrows of her clients were! I heard it…

Prenup Supplier Review: Taal Town Heritage

Video Prenup Location: TAAL TOWN HERITAGE (3 locations) Since we have a vintage theme in mind, we stick with the concept and decided to check around Manila (going out of town is last of our priorities due to OOT fees) for great places until we found out about Taal Heritage Town where the known Basilica of St. Martin…

Official Prenup AVP

Below is our official Photo Prenup (Engagement) AVP. For supplier reviews, you can check our previous posts. “QUERER” Photo:      Benjie Tiongco HMUA:    Toni Aviles  Stylist:     Jeff Galang Venue:    Casa Domingo

Prenup Supplier Review: Benjie Tiongco Photography

Photo Prenup Photographer: BENJIE TIONGCO  Supplier Rating: 5/5  Package inclusions: AVP slideshow, USB with all the raw and edited files and Album ** There will be an update with the rating soon because of something we failed to see only after checking the USB files and photos after the honeymoon. ** PROS: I really like his editorial style…

Prenup Supplier Review: Toni Aviles HMUA

Photo Prenup HMUA: TONI AVILES Supplier Rating: 5/5  Package inclusions: Airbrush and unlimited look for the couple PROS: Toni was just exceptional with his craft! From the time I saw his IG works of his former brides, I knew I had to get Toni and thankfully he was still available for our hot-peak-season-date! We booked him for…

Prenup Supplier Review: Casa Domingo Venue

This is for our Prenup Photo Supplier Reviews. Photo Prenup Location: CASA DOMINGO Supplier Rating: 5/5 PROS: Budget-wise, location, size and the atmosphere of the place perfectly fits our theme in mind. Very friendly and prompt sa replies si Ms Michelle Domingo, in-law of the owner. We only had our transactions via FB chat and…

About Us

We are Garry and Aiki, a newly-married Filipino couple based in Kuwait. We created this blog to document our own wedding planning journey after we got engaged last August 2015. For 15 months, we carefully planned Our Budget Dream Wedding while we are both based overseas as OFWs where we heavily relied on the resources…

Things to ask your Photographer

One of the most essential suppliers in a wedding event is the Photographer. In the age of digital media where it’s so easy to just take photos with your cam and post it online within seconds, some people feel like getting a pro won’t be that important anymore. But hey, photos would definitely last more than the imported…

Supplier Pencil Booking No-No

I know not everyone would agree with me on this but pencil booking literally sucks. Yes, I need to vent right now because we had been frustrated for a week because of this HMUA that we were talking to for our engagement shoot. Talk about some wedding preps stress! Well we tried to book this certain HMUA…

PreNup Shoot Preparations

If there’s one thing we learned this past couple of weeks, it’s about the exclusivity of Engagement/Pre Nuptial shoots. Trust me, they’re like a separate entity from the whole wedding planning in itself. Yes, it’s true that the output from doing such will play a role up to the big day – hence reminders for…

DIY: Save The Date Video

Weddings would always entail spending to book the best possible suppliers that you and your fiancé can afford. But it doesn’t mean that you guys need to splurge on everything because it would still depend on your budget. DIYs or do-it-yourself has become a trend lately especially for budget-conscious couples. Instead of booking wedding vendors…