15 March

Wedding Flower Ideas you’ll Love

Wedding Flower Ideas you’ll Love

Your wedding flowers will be one of the most talked about and photographed details on your wedding day (second only to you of course), so its important that keep the Fabulosity at maximum by picking centrepieces and bouquets that complement your style.  We’ve put together a compilation of centrepieces and bouquet ideas to set you […]

28 March

Real Nigerian Wedding Photos – Chibby & Nago

Darlings!  How I’ve missed you so!  We’ve been busy being fabulous and hope you have too.  Got some new yumminess coming your way!  Check out these real Nigerian wedding photos from Chibby and Nago’s big day.  Excited to share these pics with you – so fluff up some clouds, get comfy, turn up the #Fabulosity […]

18 March

Hot Wedding Trend for 2013 – Vintage Chic

Need a smoking hot wedding trend for 2013? We’ve got a fabulous one for you! I absolutely adore the vintage chic style of the 1920s and I think it will be a super wedding trend for 2013.  Why?  Two reasons: Downton Abbey and the upcoming remake of The Great Gatsby (check out the movie trailer […]

12 March

Abuja Young Entrepreneurs Awards

Exciting news darlings … We’ve been nominated in the Abuja Young Entrepreneurs Awards this year! WOOOHOOOO!  Super excited to have been nominated in the ‘Hospitality and Event Management’ category – there are some great nominees and we’re honoured to be amongst them. Okay Team #Fabulosity, we need your help to make this happen!  Please head […]

5 February

Brides of Culture Multicultural Bridal Exhibition

Fancy some event Fabulosity to perk up your week?  Well, look no further darlings!  Brides of Culture’s Spring Multicultural Bridal Exhibition will be taking place on Saturday March 23, 2012 at the Hilton Hotel, Canary Wharf, London.  If you’re planning to be in London during that weekend, then it’ll be well worth checking out!  Keep […]

21 December

Real Nigerian Wedding Photos – Ene & Isi

Hi darlings!  Its time for your daily dose of pretty with some more fabulous real Nigerian wedding photos!  Opulent decor and eclectic touches set the scene for Ene and Isi’s glamourous wedding reception and a show-stopping stage area ensured that all attention was focused on the beautiful couple.  The day was brimming with class and […]

18 December

Real Nigerian Wedding Photos – Abubakar & Shamsiya

Hi darlings!  Hope this post meets you well!  In keeping with the season, we thought we’d spread some festive cheer by sharing some of our most recent real Nigerian wedding photos.  We’ll kick things off with the ‘Pink-alicious’ photos from Abubakar and Shamsiya’s Nikkai Ceremony and Reception.  The event took place on 24 November 2012 […]

10 October

The Ultimate Wedding Checklist – What You Need For Your Perfect Day

It is meant to be the happiest day of your life, and one that you will remember above all others. It’s undeniable however that organising a wedding can be extremely hard work and unless you start delegating to friends and family members, you’ll soon end up worn out and exhausted. Of course you are actually […]

24 September

Tips for Working with Your Overseas Stationer

Hello again!  It is a pleasure to be back and guest blogging for Ufuoma!  I’d like to take some time to discuss some helpful tips when working with your overseas stationer.  Sage & Time Designs is a US based company, but I have designed and shipped product to Nigeria (Ask Ufuoma–She loves her stationery!), Great […]

3 September

The Nigerian Event Awards 2012: We Won!

Hey lovelies!  So, a while ago I broke the news that we were nominated in two categories at the Nigerian Event Awards 2012.  Well … the results have been announced  and we are so grateful to you and to everyone who voted for us this year! Thanks to your AWESOME support, we won the much much […]

23 July

Top 5 Wedding Dresses of the Week – Portrait Back Edition

The absolute first thing I thought when I saw Bella’s wedding dress (Kristen Stewart’s character) in Breaking Dawn was, “LOVE the back!”  You’ll see what I mean with the first picture below!  So ladies, we’re bringing sexy back with our top 5 wedding dresses of the week!  Enjoy! I found all these gorgeous wedding dresses […]

2 July

Real Nigerian Wedding Photos – Obinna & Ugonma

Happy Monday darlings!  Its time to perk up your day with our recommended dose of Fabulosity.  These real Nigerian wedding photos should do the trick!  I’ve got to say, we absolutely LOVED working with this couple.  We were so happy to be part of their wedding!  I think our day was pretty much summed up […]

26 June

Move over Ladies, Here Come the Groomzillas!

Before I get into this blog post, allow me to set the scene (cue dramatic music and light effect)!  Imagine this: a groom-to-be asks the bride to give up her walk down the aisle so HE can make the grand entrance instead.  Say what?!  Keep reading! So we all know about Bridezillas, right?  Well it […]

20 June

Top 5 Wedding Dresses of the Week – Lace Edition

Its that time again ladies!  These are some of our favourite lace wedding dresses from the Spring 2013 walkway.  Enjoy! Oscar de la Renta  Monique Lhuillier Maggie Sottero Maggie Sottero  Monique Lhuillier I’m LOVING the Monique Lhuillier dresses!  Which is your favourite?

18 June

The Nigerian Event Awards – We Need your Votes!

YAY!  We’re excited to announce that we’ve been nominated for two categories in The Nigerian Event Awards! OMG!  We’re so delighted, its beyond words to be nominated as ‘Best Event Designer’ and ‘Event Manager of the Year’. We’re so so pleased with the Fabulous response we get from our clients, 98% say they’d recommend us […]

11 June

5 Benefits of Custom Wedding Invites

Happy Monday!  Today we are featuring a guest blog post by M. Shannon Hernandez of Sage & Time Designs.  In this post Shannon talks about custom wedding invites and stationery, handcrafted with love!  Enjoy! Imagine opening an envelope that has been delivered to your doorstep, and immediately upon working the glue free from the flap, […]

7 June

Real Nigerian Wedding Photos! Amaka & Emezie

I’ve always been a fan of sensibly adding accents of the colour black to a wedding, I find it adds an air class and elegance to the event – a certain va-va-voom!  So when the gorgeous bride approached me and said she wanted a wedding with a black and white theme, it was just music […]

30 May

Genius Idea for your Wedding Reception

I’m very lucky to be in a position where I get to interact with a lot of brides, and the one constant I always find is that the bride wants her day to be memorable!  Who wouldn’t?!  Well, the ultimate judges of your wedding will be … Cue drum-roll … Your guests!  Keep your guests […]

28 May

Losing Weight for your Wedding? Here’s What not to Do!

Happy Monday everyone!  Hope you had a fantastic weekend!  So I’ve decided to stop hiding my running shoes and finally embarked on a new mission to get fit again!  YAY ME, pre-children body here I come!  My new found fizz for fitness is the inspiration for today’s post – losing weight for your wedding! If […]

23 May

Kosibah Couture Bridal Comes to Lagos!

Every Bride dreams of looking Fabulous on their wedding day!  Well ladies, it appears your dreams are about to come true!  Award winning designer Yemi Osunkoya will be holding Consultations in Lagos between 20th – 23rd July.  Believe me when I say, you REALLY don’t want to miss this!  Saturday 21st July is already fully […]

21 May

Top 5 Wedding dresses of the Week – One Shoulder Edition!

Ready for your weekly dose of Fabulosity?  Check out these superb selection of one-shoulder dresses. Kosibah Carolina Herrera New York Maggie Sottero Monique Lhuillier Romona Keveza Which of these one-shoulder dresses would you wear?  I think I’m picking the Kosibah gown!

15 May

Photo Booth Fun!

Hi darlings!  Who’s in the mood for some good wholesome fun this fine day?!  If you read yesterday’s post, you’ll know that I posted some insanely cute pictures from my daughter’s 1st Birthday Party – do check them out if you haven’t already done so.  This post is a follow up from yesterday – I’m […]

14 May

A Winnie the Pooh Inspired 1st Birthday Party!

My little miss sunshine is one!  Wow, time really does fly!  We had her party this weekend and went with a Winne the Pooh (ish) theme!  I had a lot of fun doing this one (as you can imagine) and I’m really excited to be sharing some of the pictures with you!  So, get ready […]

2 May

Real Photos! 30th Birthday Party

Hey people!  Hope you’re all having a wonderful Wednesday!  I’m really excited to be sharing these photos with you – particularly because they are from my hubby’s 30th birthday (he turned 30 last December & we pulled off a Surprise Party for him)!  I was actually quite nervous doing the decor for this one – […]

1 May

Stephanie Okereke & Linus Idahosa’s MUST WATCH Wedding Video!

I have to start this post with a warning.  This video will “Stop” your heart!  OMG!  I don’t think I’ve ever seen this amount of cuteness lovingly jammed into an incredible three minutes of absolute AMAZINGNESS!  I’m going to go out on a limb and say that Stephanie Okereke and Linus Idahosa’s wedding video is […]

30 April

Top 5 Wedding Dresses of the Week: Trumpet Style Edition

Want that curve-a-licious hour glass figure without going over the top?  A Trumpet style wedding gown might just be the solution for you!  The trumpet silhouette is figure-hugging through the bodice, tapers close to the legs and begins to gradually flare at around the mid-thigh.  This a a great option to accentuate your curves add […]

23 April

Real Wedding Photos! Yemisi & Bode

Yemisi and Bode’s wedding was nothing short of amazing!  This couple couldn’t be more in love, and there were so many pretty details at their ‘Love Birds’ themed wedding.  Get inspired by some of the real wedding photos from the day. Let us know if you’d use any of the decor shown by leaving a […]

20 April

#FridayFabulosity – Chef Fregz

Welcome to #FridayFabulosity on Red Diamond Events, home of Glam Evangelists and Purveyors of all things Fabulous!  #FridayFabulosity will feature extraordinary Nigerian, African and International talents that are already household names, as well as those we think you should know about.  We’ll tell you how they started in their industry, what makes them unique and […]

19 April

A Super Cute Way to be Woken Up on Your Wedding Day!

Hello Fabulous people, hope the day meets you well!  I’ve just thought of a super cute way to be woken up on your wedding day!  So, I was driving along the other afternoon (think it was Tuesday) listening to Vina on the Kiss FM and she played the beautiful new single by Brymo, ‘Good Morning’. […]

16 April

Vintage Bridal Jewellery for 2012

When it comes to bridal bling this year, vintage is the new modern.  2012 weddings are being served up with a double helping romance, embellished with a generous serving of sparkles – thanks largely to the Royal Wedding last year.  I, for one, am LOVING this trend!  Nothing says ‘Glam’ quite like a bride tastefully […]

13 April

#FridayFabulosity – Yemi Osunkoya

Welcome to #FridayFabulosity on Red Diamond Events, home of Glam Evangelists and Purveyors of all things Fabulous!  #FridayFabulosity will feature extraordinary Nigerian, African and International talents that are already household names, as well as those we think you should know about.  We’ll tell you how they started in their industry, what makes them unique and […]

12 April

Real Wedding Photos! Sharon & Ojeifo

Sharon and Ojeifo had a Winter inspired wedding, complete with snow! Get inspired by some of the real wedding photos from the day. Let us know if you’d use any of the decor shown by leaving a comment below.   Venue: Homeville Hotel, Benin City. Photography: Red Diamond Events. Decor: Red Diamond Events.

10 April

5 Wedding Worthy Hairstyles

How you wear your hair is key to completing wedding day look.  I think your hairdo is just as important as the dress, shoes and accessories!  Think about it, there is so much to consider: the formality of the event, the neckline and shape of the wedding dress, and the most important factor … how […]

9 April

We Want to Feature you on our Blog!

At Red Diamond Events, many things inspire us. But our biggest inspiration by far is … wait for it … YOU! We want to feature you on our blog! We’re always on the look out for amazing weddings so we’d love to give you the opportunity to submit a profile of your wedding, or a […]

6 April

#FridayFabulosity – Anita Quansah

Welcome to #FridayFabulosity on Red Diamond Events, home of Glam Evangelists and Purveyors of all things Fabulous!  #FridayFabulosity will feature extraordinary Nigerian, African and International talents that are already household names, as well as those we think you should know about.  We’ll tell you how they started in their industry, what makes them unique and […]

4 April

Wedding Dress Trends for 2012

I recently did a post on 12 Wedding Trends for 2012 and a lot of you Fashionistas really liked the wedding dresses that are trending this year (coming to think of it, so do I)!  So it just felt natural to do this follow up post on the key wedding dress trends that have been […]

3 April

Real Wedding Photos! Karen & Tonye

Karen and Tonye’s wedding never fails to bring a smile to my face.  We created a charming and intimate space for the ceremony and it was just amazing to see the reaction of the couple and the guests – smiles all round (and a few tears too)!  Get inspired by the real wedding photos from […]

2 April

10 Engagment Rings from Blue Nile!

I was getting my fix of engagement ring eye candy on Blue Nile and I just had to share with you!  So many pretty, sparkly, bling-tastic rings!  I almost can’t stand it (almost)!  Prepare to drool! Ring 1:   Ring 2:   Ring 3:   Ring 4:   Ring 5:   Ring 6:   Ring […]

30 March

Real Nigerian Wedding Photos! Kabiru & Maryam

In the mood for some fabulous inspiration to spice up your day?  Yes?  Well, then look no further darlings!  From High Fashion chair covers to High Drama centerpieces, every moment from Kabiru and Maryam’s Posh Pink Wedding  is just delicious!  Tell us what you think of these real Nigerian wedding photos by leaving a comment […]

29 March

12 Wedding Trends for 2012

If you’re planning a wedding in 2012, Romance is back in a big way! Whoop Whoop! Of course, all weddings should be romantic in their own little way; but hands up, anyone who’s left a wedding with a sense of routine rather than romance – you get that feeling you’ve seen it all before, right? […]

28 March

25 Romantic First Dance Songs

We all have that one particular song, right? You know, that one song that just brings an irrepressible smile to your face each time you hear it because it’s just so beautiful! Here, in no particular order, are 25 of our favourites. 1. Elvis Presley: Can’t Help Falling in Love 2. Adele: Make you Feel […]

28 March

Welcome to RDE!

Welcome to the wonderful world of Red Diamond Events, home of Glam Evangelists and Purveyors of all things Fabulous! We’re a proudly Nigerian Event design company bringing you sparkles from the Rock City, Abuja. I’m really excited to be writing our very first post! This blog is pretty much the birth of a conversation I […]