New wedding cake designs from Harrods’ favourite – Rosalind Miller Cakes

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How gorgeous? I mean, these designer wedding cakes are as beautiful to look at as they are (I’ve been told) yummy to eat. Stocked in Harrods, admired by wedding bloggers, mags, brides and grooms everywhere – get inspired by some of the most stunning wedding cakes you’ll see this year.

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Have a brilliant bank holiday, everyone! Claire

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The delightful drama of cycling to your wedding…

Imagine hoiking up your wedding dress, straddling your bike and pelting it to the church on a gorgeous vintage bicycle. The romance, the wind in your hair, perhaps a little wicker basket on the front for your shoes and bouquet….

Image credit: Jennifer Sinclair Photography
(This is Jennifer’s bike and she loves it – it’s as much a part of her lifestyle as can be!)

No?

If this is you, and you cycle everywhere and love your bike to the extent you can’t live a day without it, then I applaud you. (You’re a rare gem, I envy your fitness level and the rest of the article doesn’t apply to you!)

Unless you’re fanatic cyclists and having a cycling theme for your day, there probably shouldn’t be bikes at your wedding venue. They became a big trend – riding in, so to speak, on the wave of vintage a few years back.

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Suzanne and Glenn’s gorgeous English wedding party with an Italian twist, by Amanda Karen Photography

An English wedding with an Italian twist? Oh yes… Suzanne and Glenn’s wedding party, which is all kinds of gorgeous, followed an intimate Italian wedding in Florence. So all their friends in the UK could share in the celebrations, they had a reception back home – and it rocks.

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“As we had a marquee all the decoration was down to us, we tried to keep it quite simple with cream carpet a white linings a lot of the marquee was open so to bring the outside area in. We hired a bar made from wooden pallets and a few other vintage features from Idyllic days.

I made invites, menus, and a wooden pallet filled with pictures of our families on their wedding days. I love anything like that and really enjoyed finding all the perfect elements for each project.”

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Words & images: Amanda Karen Photography

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Metallica – an alternative styled wedding shoot with Ian Stuart and Kerry Baker, images by Teresa C Photography

Today’s styled shoot features a cast of north west wedding superstars, creative talents I’ve admired since the beginning of the English Wedding Blog a whole 6 years ago. Kerry Baker‘s fabulous make up steals the show. Flowers by Red Floral are breathtaking. Jane at HF Couture‘s designer hair accessories are exquisite; the images by Teresa C Photography are out of this world. This is bridal style without compromise: a brave, striking and different look for those of you who don’t wear pastels. I LOVE this.

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Words: Kerry Baker MUA | Images: Teresa C Photography

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Not every bride dreams of a pretty pastel wedding. In the modern age of Pinterest and social media, we are seeing couples experiment more and more with texture and colour. One trend which is set to become very popular is the used of mixed metallics to dress the venue, creating a lavish, decadent and opulent style.

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Helen and Rich’s amazing wedding at Trearrdur Bay, with York Place Studios

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Every wedding I see is a story: a tale of two people – surrounded by dozens of people who love them – declaring their love and celebrating it with every fibre of their beings. Today’s gorgeous wedding blog is all about the story, and you’re about to share the very best moments from Helen and Rich’s best day ever. There are lots – because the party is what it’s all about. These guys really did have the time of their lives…

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Images are by the all-kinds-of-amazing York Place Studios. They’re Yorkshire-based wedding photographers & videographers, and you can discover them here…

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Our gorgeous couple celebrated at the Boathouse Hotel, Trearddur Bay, in Anglesey. I do love the little details, and today’s wedding blog is no exception: the little boats, the cake, Helen’s stunning dress, the flowers… but I’ve also come to appreciate that top hats look best on the dancefloor, and that a massive part of any wedding story takes place after the sun goes down!

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Abigail & Mark’s earthy, bohemian tipi wedding with Chocolate Chip Photography

Your Wednesday just got a whole lot more AMAZING… because we have the most beautiful boho wedding for you to get all inspired by this morning. I love everything – Abigail’s dress and her stunning plait, Mark’s super cool look (and his first dance story!), the flowers, the tipi, the wedding bake-off… and I very much think you will be as bowled over by this stunning wedding as I was!

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“We aren’t a particularly traditional couple, so we knew from the off that a castle or a fancy hotel wasn’t for us. We knew we wanted a real earthy, bohemian feel so after seeing an advertisement on a magazine we just knew we had to have a tipi. Pitching it at our local cricket club was the ideal place.

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“Over the year of planning, my initial earthy theme started to morph into a more Country Garden feel. I sourced some great watering cans and Mark painstakingly cut wood slices for my centerpieces. My florist then filled these with a beautiful arrangement of garden flowers.

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