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Pretty pastels and in-vogue coppers – the loveliest of styled shoots with Bowtie & Belle Photography

Happy Friday lovelies! It’s been an amazing week here at English Wedding Blog HQ… we’ve booked our second Manchester calligraphy workshop and had some amazing weddings and styled shoots in our inbox (but there’s always room for more – hint!!!). Here’s something I’ve been soooo excited to share with you for weeks now… a wedding ideas feature with copper and pastel tones, beautiful photography and the most ridiculously gorgeous flowers you can imagine…

Incredible florals by Garden and Wild for a Rectory Hotel shoot by Bowtie and Belle (7)

Today’s feature comes from the wonderful Bowtie & Belle Photography, aka Thomas and Samantha who are Cotswolds-based fine art photographers. Samantha told me, “For a long time we’ve had one theme in our heads, an idea to create beautiful imagery inspired by one of our favourite parts of the wedding day – the drinks reception.

Incredible florals by Garden and Wild for a Rectory Hotel shoot by Bowtie and Belle (19)
Incredible florals by Garden and Wild for a Rectory Hotel shoot by Bowtie and Belle (28)

Incredible florals by Garden and Wild for a Rectory Hotel shoot by Bowtie and Belle (30)

The invitation suite by Lizzy May Designs is adorable; the flowers by Garden & Wild are simply out of this world. Sophie’s hair (by Bella Bridal) is so pretty – a really special wedding day for those of you with long locks…

Incredible florals by Garden and Wild for a Rectory Hotel shoot by Bowtie and Belle (8)
English summers and garden drinks were the inspiration for our bridal photoshoot at the picturesque The Rectory Hotel, Wiltshire. Our aim was to combine a delicate colour palette of pretty pastels and in vogue coppers with elegant classic styling to create and inspire brides in their wedding planning.

Incredible florals by Garden and Wild for a Rectory Hotel shoot by Bowtie and Belle (22)

“Shooting both film and digital we wanted to transport brides-to-be and show how they too can take inspiration for their big day and style their drinks and reception. Working with a team of wonderful wedding suppliers we were able to create unique imagery, from incorporating beautiful braids, a natural make up look, touches of copper and pretty glassware to individual canape cakes, stationery suite and incredible wild florals to complete the look.” ~ Bowtie & Belle Photography

www.bowtieandbellephotography.co.uk

Incredible florals by Garden and Wild for a Rectory Hotel shoot by Bowtie and Belle (1)
Incredible florals by Garden and Wild for a Rectory Hotel shoot by Bowtie and Belle (6)
Incredible florals by Garden and Wild for a Rectory Hotel shoot by Bowtie and Belle (9)
Incredible florals by Garden and Wild for a Rectory Hotel shoot by Bowtie and Belle (2)
Incredible florals by Garden and Wild for a Rectory Hotel shoot by Bowtie and Belle (16)
Incredible florals by Garden and Wild for a Rectory Hotel shoot by Bowtie and Belle (17)
Incredible florals by Garden and Wild for a Rectory Hotel shoot by Bowtie and Belle (18)
Incredible florals by Garden and Wild for a Rectory Hotel shoot by Bowtie and Belle (20)
Incredible florals by Garden and Wild for a Rectory Hotel shoot by Bowtie and Belle (21)
Incredible florals by Garden and Wild for a Rectory Hotel shoot by Bowtie and Belle (3)
Incredible florals by Garden and Wild for a Rectory Hotel shoot by Bowtie and Belle (4)
Incredible florals by Garden and Wild for a Rectory Hotel shoot by Bowtie and Belle (5)
Incredible florals by Garden and Wild for a Rectory Hotel shoot by Bowtie and Belle (10)
Incredible florals by Garden and Wild for a Rectory Hotel shoot by Bowtie and Belle (11)
Incredible florals by Garden and Wild for a Rectory Hotel shoot by Bowtie and Belle (12)
Incredible florals by Garden and Wild for a Rectory Hotel shoot by Bowtie and Belle (13)
Incredible florals by Garden and Wild for a Rectory Hotel shoot by Bowtie and Belle (14)
Incredible florals by Garden and Wild for a Rectory Hotel shoot by Bowtie and Belle (15)
Incredible florals by Garden and Wild for a Rectory Hotel shoot by Bowtie and Belle (23)
Incredible florals by Garden and Wild for a Rectory Hotel shoot by Bowtie and Belle (24)
Incredible florals by Garden and Wild for a Rectory Hotel shoot by Bowtie and Belle (25)
Incredible florals by Garden and Wild for a Rectory Hotel shoot by Bowtie and Belle (26)
Incredible florals by Garden and Wild for a Rectory Hotel shoot by Bowtie and Belle (27)
Incredible florals by Garden and Wild for a Rectory Hotel shoot by Bowtie and Belle (29)
Incredible florals by Garden and Wild for a Rectory Hotel shoot by Bowtie and Belle (31)
Incredible florals by Garden and Wild for a Rectory Hotel shoot by Bowtie and Belle (32)

 

The Shoot creatives:

Photography – Bowtie & Belle Photography www.bowtieandbellephotography.co.uk

Florist – Garden and Wild – www.gardenandwild.com

Cakes – Marie Green – http://www.madebymariegreen.co.uk/

Hair – Bella Bridal – www.bellabridalhair.co.uk

Makeup – Samantha Davis Makeup – www.samanthadavismakeup.co.uk

Stationery – Lizzy-may Designs – www.lizzy-may.com

Venue – The Rectory Hotel – www.therectoryhotel.com

Glassware – Chipping Norton Tea Set – www.ChippingNortonTeaset.co.uk

Model – Sophie Organ

Claire Gould

Claire spends her days writing - either in beautiful calligraphy or online. She lives on the edge of the English Lake District only minutes away from the beach, where she loves to escape and unwind. Claire's calligraphy can be found at www.byMoonandTide.com. Claire launched the English Wedding Blog in November 2009 - it's been a top 10 UK wedding blog ever since, with a regional focus we hope you LOVE.

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