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REAL WEDDING, PINK & PRETTY: REBECCA SHAW & PAUL STEAD

Rebecca Shaw and Paul Stead got married in Moreton in Marsh, Gloucestershire, on 21st May 2011. With candy-like pops of colour, and all of our favourite flowers decorating their day, it looks both beautiful and fun - I just wish I could have been there! We spoke to Rebecca about their Big … Read More

Our Styled Photoshoots

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STYLED SHOOT: A BOHEMIAN, PEACH & GREEN WEDDING

A BOHEMIAN WEDDING Two days ago we posted the results of our first styled photoshoot but what we did't tell you, is that we did a second look. And this time, we were a little more adventurous. We persuaded our very own Tomasz Pendleton to be our ‘groom’ but we recruited the talented group … Read More

Inspiration for Brides

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LIGHTS OF LOVE: WEDDING LETTER LIGHTS

  Above Image: Kevin Mullins, www.kevinmullinsphotography.co.uk Guest blogger Becky Stead felt inspired when she was browsing the latest trend for lighting decoration - … Read more

Future

BURNING CHROME: SCI-FI & FUTURISTIC WEDDING

Inspiration? William Gibson's 1982 short story, Burning Chrome and Fritz Lang's 1927 film, Metropolis. For the bride's hair, think slicked-hair in a sleek pony or some fancy chunky plaits. … Read more

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WEDDING PLANNING APPS: THE MAKING ON AN ‘APPY BRIDE

Bride-to-be Ellie James gives us the latest in her wedding planning journey, with the latest addition being a wedding planning app. I am someone new to technology and rather behind in the world of … Read more

Food & Drink

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THE SWEETEST THING: WEDDING CAKE DESIGNERS

There’s a little bit of Marie Antoinette in all of us and there is no better time to explore your sweet tooth than on your wedding day. Tied in with tradition, wedding cake tiers are traditionally … Read More

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THE BEST OF BRITISH WEDDING VEHICLES

I am not going to launch into a moist-eyed, nostalgic rant about the golden age of British motoring and its subsequent decline.  As a fan of old motor vehicles, I needed a starting point and … Read More

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TOP SIX: BEE THEMED FAVOUR & DECOR IDEAS

Britain’s countryside provides an idyllic, romantic backdrop for getting married. And for brides wanting embrace the country theme, there’re plenty of bee-themed favours and stationary to choose from. … Read More

Wedding Decoration Ideas

Pink Flowers

YOU MAKE ME BLUSH: PINK WEDDING FLOWERS GUIDE

HOT TO BLUSH - HERE'S THE RASPBERRY WEDDING GUIDE TO PINK FLOWERS Pink bouquets are flower arrangements are the obvious choice when looking for a colour symbolic of young love and happiness. … Read more

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WEDDING COLOURS: PALE GREEN & PINK

  When I first mentioned this colour combination to Tomasz, he balked and said it sounded like it'd clash horribly. Little does he know that it's one of the most popular colour combinations … Read more

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LUXE ENVELOPES: DIY LINED ENVELOPE

I spent yesterday scouring the city for a lined envelope with black and white stripes and, perhaps not surprisingly, I couldn't find one. So I thought I'd try and make my own instead. I was SO pleased … Read more

Galleries

Raspberry Styled Shoot - A Bohemian Wedding. Photography by Katie Drouet Photography

GALLERY: WEDDING CAKE INSPIRATION

Wedding cake options are endless but your budget often isn't, so it's as much about what you can afford as what you'd like. Our wedding cake, a three-tier fruit cake made by my mother-in-law, cost … View more

Lisa and Chris Robinson's Wedding

GALLERY: SIGN IDEAS FOR YOUR WEDDING DAY

It's logistical but if you want you wedding day to run smoothly, it's detail like signs that make all the difference. Even if it's just pointing your guests at the toilets! However, the signs don't … View more

Emma and Tomasz's wedding

GALLERY: WEDDING CONFETTI IDEAS

You can get confetti in every shape, colour, size and material these days but one thing that doesn't change is their ability to make any wedding photo look happy and brilliant! You can get … View more

Real Weddings

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REAL WEDDING: JAMES & MASAKO MA

James and Masako Ma are one of those couples who have been together for the longest time, they met at boarding school in the Portsmouth when they were in Year 12, and are perfectly suited. They met at school in England but after university, Masako re-located from Japan to Hong Kong to live with … Read More

DIY GUIDES

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DIY GUIDE: HOW TO MAKE A TISSUE PAPER POM-POM

These are a very cheap and fun way to liven up your wedding reception, or even the aisle of the church. You can get the tissue paper in all sorts of colours and you can vary the size, according to what your needs are. Here's our very easy, step-by-step guide to making a tissue paper … Read More

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CHOOSING A WEDDING HAIR STYLIST: A PIECE OF ADVICE

I loved my wedding day - there aren't many things that I would do differently. But one of the few, is my hair... it just wasn't right. I'd decided to have a fringe cut in a little over a month beforehand (a big no, no) and promptly changed my mind about having one. It's very hard to disguise a … Read More