The Diploma In Floral & Event Styling – Meet Our Expert Tutor

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We are very excited to be launching our first blended learning course this May through the UK Academy of wedding & Event Planning. As part of The Diploma in Floral & Event Styling our students will spend two days at our London styling studio with expert Academy Tutor Dee McMeeking. Dee is a wedding stylist, wedding planner & floral designer operating under her business Dee McMeeking Wedding Styling.

Its All About the Details

Dee is a self proclaimed perfectionist and with a natural eye for details and what will just “work” together. Organisation and making sure that things look right are her guilty pleasure, aptitudes that lend them selves perfectly to Wedding Planning & Styling. “What is most important to me in life” says Dee, “is being true to yourself and being happy. And I believe your wedding should TOTALLY reflect this ethos.”

Dee’s Journey

Following an extensive education in humanities that saw her graduate at PHD level, Dee went on to a 7 year career in teaching. After planning her own wedding Dee found her passion for weddings, enrolled with the Academy and graduated as an accredited Wedding Planner and Event Designer/Stylist. Then in 2011 she launched her Warwickshire based wedding planning & styling business Dedicated2Detail Wedding Design, going on to work on over 200 events. In 2015 Dee focussed her business to be a more personalised wedding styling service and added floral styling to her services, putting her name to the business.

Tips from the Expert

Dee has won numerous wedding industry awards and has written extensively on wedding planning & styling, including being the author of 3 eBooks available on the Amazon Kindle Store, Dee has written extensively on wedding planning & styling.

How To Organise My Wedding – A Wedding Planner Book For The Modern Bride To Be
100 Wedding Planning Tips For The Organised Bride
101 More Wedding Planning Tips For The Organised Bride
With only 15 course places on offer, and spots filling up fast contact us today to find out more about enrolling, and to be in with a chance to learn new skills with Dee.

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David Tutera

Leading Wedding & Entertaining Expert, David Tutera is hailed as an artistic visionary whose ability, uniquely creative talents and outstanding reputation have made him a tremendous success in the lifestyle arena. Tutera has created a name for himself by taking his passion for designing spectacular events and transforming it into a lifestyle.

He continuously exceeds the expected with an unmatched level of inspiration, imagination and innovation to create the latest trends in entertaining. Tutera’s grandfather, a successful florist, first noticed his grandson’s artistic ability at an early age and encouraged David to pursue his destiny. At age 19, with the sound advice of his grandfather and only one client, David opened his own event planning business.

Today, David Tutera presides over an award winning company built from experience, dedication and Tutera’s natural talent for transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary. His name has become synonymous with style, elegance, creativity and vision. David Tutera has a natural talent for transforming the ordinary into the extraordinary. His name has become synonymous with style, elegance, creativity and vision.

Honored by Life & Style Magazine as “Best Celebrity Wedding Planner,” David’s impressive client list includes Jewel, Star Jones’ wedding, Real Housewife Taylor Armstrong’s wedding, Los Angeles Clippers’ Chris Paul’s wedding, NY Giants Antonio Pierce’s wedding, Shannen Doherty’s wedding and events for Jennifer Lopez, Matthew McConaughey, Brandy and Ray J, Jenni “JWoww” Farley, Lil’ Kim, the Official Post Grammy Parties in New York City, Elton John, Barbara Walters, the Rolling Stones, Nancy Reagan, Prince Charles, The White House, private events for the Vice President, Kenneth Cole, Tommy Hilfiger, Susan Lucci, The John F. Kennedy Center, as well as countless film premieres and celebrity parties for royalty, politicians and socialites.

Tutera has also designed events for several charities including the Prevent Cancer Foundation, the Alzheimer’s Association, DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting Aids) and the Make-A-Wish Foundation. David has made guest appearances on Today, Extra!, Good Morning America, The View, CNN, The Rachael Ray Show, The Talk, Steve Harvey, Wendy Williams and many more. In addition People, USA Today, In Touch, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, In Style, Cosmopolitan, Redbook, Bridal Guide and Town & Country have all featured his work.

Tutera has also made special television appearances in the popular daytime soap, The Young & the Restless and TV Land’s The Exes. David lives in Los Angeles with his husband Joey, daughter Cielo and their rescue dog Lucy.