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Isn’t it cold this week?! I’ve gotten so used to all the glorious sunshine I’m having to layer up in jumpers again until we get a second wave of SUMMER! But in the meantime I’ve this glorious August wedding for you, full of sunny tropical florals and vibrant colours, with images by lovely English Wedding member Tara at Pudding & Plum Photography. Alex and Pete’s day is wonderful with some fabulous styling touches, and still brilliantly real and down to earth. The gorgeous happy couple celebrated their day at their family home, with a marquee reception and lots of lovely personal touches.

I love these two because their wedding is just so personal and full of the things they love – all the food was locally sourced, the gin was home made and they had a beer keg wall (which is just awesome. Keg walls are the future!) There’s a photo of villagers outside the church with a home made drinks station which is so charmingly English – and then a London bus to take guests to the reception. They had a Fijian choir – Alex spent some time in Fiji – and the tiki print on the cake and table cloths are Fijian inspired. The tropical florals add so much colour to the day – even Flick the dog wears a little floral collar.

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A special treat for you this weekend to brighten up your Sunday! I just love the naturalness of gorgeous couple Kim & Graham’s photos as they walk through wildflower meadows on the evening of their wedding. We’ll have times like these again soon, lovelies! Hang in there… it’ll all be worth it for moments like these.

Kim & Graham tied the knot last August, at Wellington Barn in Wiltshire. They chose our lovely friend and Wiltshire wedding photographer Linus Moran to capture their day in his unmistakeable documentary style, and described their horses + motorbikes-themed wedding as a beautiful, happy, perfect, love, family, mad, epic, best, day, ever! The images tell their story perfectly…

With love,

 

Kim & Graham's gorgeous Wellington Barns wedding, with Linus Moran Photography (51)

Wedding photographer’s website:

www.linusmoranphotography.co.uk

How did you choose your photographer?

We were looking for a documentary style photographer who would capture natural photographs as things unfolded throughout the day, as neither the bride or groom enjoy posing for the camera! We came across Linus’ website on a web search and really loved all the beautiful photographs he had included in his portfolio. The images really stood out to any other work we’d seen, he seemed to have an eye for capturing very intimate and beautifully natural interactions and connections between people.

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Let’s fill our Friday with a real wedding – and a blast of colour, fun, love and joy with our gorgeous couple Lauren & Lewis. These two chose Thornton Manor’s Lakeside Marquee to celebrate their love, with elements of Chinese and Malaysian culture bringing the party to life! Images are by Jules Fortune Photography, who gets a glowing review from the happy couple.
With love,

Lauren & Lewis's vibrant fun lakeside wedding, with Jules Fortune Photography (8)

Wedding photographer’s website:

www.julesfortunephotography.com

How did you choose your photographer?

Months of searching online and recommendations, we wanted a natural vibe to our pictures with nothing too staged, and when we found Jules we knew she was exactly what we were looking for.

Were you pleased with your wedding photographer? Do tell… we love a brilliant review!

We absolutely adored working with Jules! We aren’t fans of staged photos and she managed to capture the whole day magically, from an entirely candid perspective. Jules got in and amongst us, without us really even noticing she was there. She made us feel relaxed and her warm and lovely personality made her a delight to have at our special day.

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Louisa and Will’s August wedding was filled with sunflowers and rustic, elegant styling touches. I think it’s a perfect promise of summer to come – and I hope it lightens your heart a little this Friday morning. The venue is Lapstone Barn, and the day was full of love, laughter, friends, family – and freely flowing champagne! Grab a cuppa, snuggle for a moment and enjoy the virtual company of this gorgeous pair. All images are by Hannah K Photography, who gets a glowing review from Louisa and Will.

Louisa & Will's light and airy sunflower wedding at Lapstone Barn, with Hannah K Photography (1)

Wedding photographer’s website:

https://hannahkphotography.co.uk

How did you choose your photographer?

I had a recommendation from a friend who was unable to have Hannah as her wedding photographer. When we looked at her website we knew we had found the woman to capture our wedding day. We were drawn to the amazingly light bright and airy style she showcased on her website.

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Hannah and Zira’s wedding is sunny and joyful and beautiful. These two girls are amazing – Hannah is a pro rugby player and former England player, and Zira is a firefighter who also played for England women’s rugby. The weather was perfect and the images from around their venue (Tewin Bury Farm Hotel, Welwyn) are magical. The flowers just burst with summer… and with spring well on the way (I hope, right?!) this seems the perfect wedding to share with you lovely lot today.

Tewin Bury farm wedding blog, photo credit Absolute Photo UK (36)

 

Wedding photographer’s website:

https://www.absolutephotouk.com

I googled local photographers and we had an engagement shoot with our dog… Howard did a great job!

On the day of the wedding he was amazing, we barely noticed him and got some incredible shots!

 

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3. What’s your top tip for saving money?

Do as much as you can yourself, our parents did a lot of the decorations, My Nan did the cake

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Charlotte & Sean’s wedding is simply glorious, with beautiful August sunshine and elegant muted, nude and pastel styling, and some wonderfully romantic moments. The florals are stunning, Pentney Abbey looks fantastic – and there are giggles too (scroll down to see Charlotte’s epic bouquet throw!) An absolutely wonderful wedding with the most amazing images by our friend Rob Dodsworth Photography. Charlotte told us it was “the most romantic summer’s day of my life” – what a beautiful memory to have.

 

Charlotte & Sean's beautiful Pentney Abbey (Norfolk) wedding, with Rob Dodsworth Photography (35)

Wedding photographer’s website:

https://www.robdodsworth.co.uk/

How did you choose your photographer?

We chose Rob based on a recommendation from a friend.

Were you pleased with your wedding photographer? Do tell… we love a brilliant review!

Absolutely! Rob is funny and we instantly felt at ease with him. We didn’t feel awkward on camera because Rob made us feel comfortable in front of the camera and when he wasn’t taking photos of us, he was in the background naturally capturing the moments that made up our special day.

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Morning lovely! I have been looking forward to sharing this beautiful wedding with you – Corinne and Paul tied the knot at The Green in Upton Cross, in Cornwall. Their intimate wedding was family friendly – with even their adorable pooch playing flower girl! The theme was late summer, rustic countryside and Corinne’s lovely Augusta Jones wedding dress is wonderfully elegant with fabulous movement (see the dancing pics!) and pretty ivory flowers down the back. It’s a beautiful wedding with some wonderfully romantic moments, and I’ve a feeling you’ll love this as much as I do!

Real wedding at the Green, Cornwall - photography credit Alexa Poppe (44)

Wedding photographer’s website:

https://www.alexapoppeweddingphotography.com

How did you choose your photographer?

Alexa was recommended by our wedding venue team. She has a lovely website with clear examples of her previous work, and at a good price.

Were you pleased with your wedding photographer? Do tell… we love a brilliant review!

Alexa was lovely. We met 9 months earlier and had an engagement shoot, we really liked her style. We were over the moon with our images, she really captured the day like a storybook. It was like re-living our special day all over again. Alexa knew the venue well also which helped 🙂

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… because you can’t beat a llama surprise, right?! Honestly, this wedding is everything. Glowing with newly wedded happy vibes, Moran and Danny celebrate their love at Ashdown Park. Their day is magical, breathtaking, beautifully designed and brilliantly captured by our friend and English Wedding member Damion Mower Photography. Morag’s dress is exquisite, unique and different; from the fabulous Needle & Thread. The venue is oh so special – Ashdown Park is in the Ashdown forest, believed to be the inspiration for the Hundred Acre Wood (home of Winnie the Pooh!) – and the converted chapel with its stained glass windows is so enchanting all Morag & Danny had to do was add flowers – which, it has to be said, are stunning!

Ashdown Park Country Hotel wedding photography by Damion Mower (45)

“Our theme was loosely based on a Midsummer Nights Dream style, my dress, hair, bridesmaids and flowers were very ethereal and the original ceremony was going to take place in the Summer House by the lake. The tempestuous weather the night before moved the wedding inside but added a magical twist of excitement to the day.

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Good morning, lovely! Today’s wedding is another stunner – this time we’re at Lemore Manor in Herefordshire with beautiful Alex and Ben, whose wedding was submitted by lovely Sophie Ann Photography. I love the soft blue of the bridesmaids’ dresses (eBay, can you believe?!) and Alex just looks incredible in her figure-hugging dress from Wed2B. The summer flowers are magical, and the spirit of the day is enchanting as can be!

Alex and Ben's beautiful Lemore Manor wedding blog with Sophie Ann Photography (10)

 

Lemore manor’s reception room has marble flooring, which in itself is to die for, but when you add in the details they added when decorating, it really came together. The chair fabrics were super elegant, the cake was incredibly done and the florals, including all the bouquets, were totally Pinterest worthy.

Alex and Ben are also the nicest pair of people you will meet and truly cared about photography. It was an emotional wedding with lots of tears from walking down the aisle to the speeches, all happy of course. It was just a lovely group of people at a stunning Hereford venue on a gorgeous summer day – a pleasure to photograph! ~ Sophie Ann Photography

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I couldn’t be happier with this week’s AMAZING weddings! Following yesterday’s stunning and colourful florals, today we’re going all white with the blooms, and including oodles of wonderful foliage – oh, and of COURSE we have the most insanely gorgeous couple: Joshua and Rebecca are just fabulous! That dress though…

“I have always been drawn to traditional wedding themes and feel like we managed to get a nice blend of classic wedding stylings with an element of whimsical floral touches. Being surrounded by flowers was my dream and one that we decided to spend more money on. Claire from LilyFee created a real life dream! I call her my fairy god mother. We went for white flowers and lots of foliage. I was desperate for a flower arch and we placed it to the entrance of the marque which was decorated with hanging foliage. I was able to work really closely with Claire and she really made my visions come to life, she is so talented!

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Jenny and Ben’s August wedding is instantly a favourite for me – they’re the loveliest, sweetest couple and their day just rocks my wedding bloggy WORLD!! There are some wonderful ideas I just know you’ll love – aside from the hundreds of pom poms, there’s a mobile gin factory on a VW camper van with jars of spices and copper pots to make your very own wedding gin right there on the day – genius. There are sunflowers and pinwheels in a rainbow of colours, along with fairy lights everywhere, and fabulous vintage style tea length dresses, and GLORIOUS florals – it’s just everything. Jenny looks stunning in her Brighton Belle dress. Ben’s relaxed look gets a huge YES from me: suits are not obligatory for weddings, guys! He looks fab – and more than anything, the happiness between these two is infectious. They describe their day as “a colourful rustic, vintage, craft collaboration with a gin twist!”

A gloriously creative Devon wedding at Eggbeer Farm, with images by Linus Moran Photography (2)

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Happy Monday, lovelies! Are you looking for a little escape from all the pre-Christmas busy-ness out there? Because I have the perfect thing: a wonderfully relaxed and romantic, flower- and plant-filled wedding at The Great House, Sonning – and our gorgeous newlyweds Will & Karis who told me all about their best day ever! The images are glorious – they are by our friend and English Wedding member Damion Mower Photography, and the capture the beauty and spirit of the day so very, very well. As you might know, we ask all of our English Wedding couples to give an honest review of their favourite wedding suppliers, and Karis and Will’s review for Damion is just brilliant! I’ve included it at the top of the post for you today. All other suppliers are listed at the end of the feature, with some great tips from the happy couple on who to book for YOUR Berkshire wedding!

Karis and Will's beautiful Great House Sonning wedding with Damion Mower Photography (32)

Wedding photographer’s website:

https://damionmowerphotography.co.uk

How did you choose your photographer?

Searched for different photographers from different websites and blogs and then checked the all important reviews!