I absolutely adore working in the wedding industry and I never thought I would have said that about a job.
Today I'm going to give you a little bit of a background on me and why I love the wedding industry so so much.
When I left school I went to college to study music and I couldn't have been happier. I got to perform all day everyday with people who loved music as much as me.
However, I got a car and life happens and I needed money. So I made the decision at 17 to leave my dreams behind and get a job. Now if I could go back and talk to my younger self, I'd tell her to not put so much pressure on herself and to stick with the dream. I was young, I really didn't have any commitments other than my car but for some reason I just felt the whole world on my shoulders.
From 17 I was in a job for almost 3 years before Covid hit doing admin and if I'm honest, I liked it. I liked the company, I liked the people ang I could do the work.
Was I doing what I wanted? No. Was I following my dream? No. Did I feel motivated? Absolutely not. So I made the decision to leave.
I found myself constantly searching for that something to fill the empty hole. I didn't know what the hole was, I was trying to find myself in this cooperate world because that's all I knew now.
I eventually moved in to HR and thought that I had found myself, thought that it was the correct path for me. I'm such a people person so why wouldn't it be for me?
And even though it was the closest I felt to happiness in my cooperate life, I still didn't feel happy.
Music has always been a part of my life, I sang at weddings in the past, I sang at college gigs, I sang in restaurants and bars and I just found that my music never went.
So I decided to start Libby Wedding Singing and if I could have given myself one piece of advice, it would have been to have done it sooner.
Because that hole is completely filled, I have noticed such a change in myself, in my life and in my singing. I'm so happy and content when singing, it's where I belong.
And this is the reason why I love the wedding industry, I think 9 times out of 10 a wedding supplier will have a backstory of somewhere they wasn't feeling fulfilled.
The wedding industry is built with people who are passionate, creative and are truly doing the things that they love.
Each one will love your wedding just as much as you because it's what we love!!
You have all made my dreams come true and I honestly couldn't thank you all enough!!
Please keep supporting small businesses and keep their dream alive because trust me when I say that they'll do their all for you and your day.