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Welcome to the weekend! And OMG – to June! And roll on summertime… I can’t wait for lazy sunny evenings and beach sunsets 🙂 Today I have a stunning late summer wedding to share with you. Gorgeous couple Rachel and Ben had a very relaxed, informal, vintage-inspired day with a party vibe for the evening party. The wedding breakfast was loosely based on Alice in Wonderland, complete with mismatched crockery and vintage cake stands with styling touches in dusky pinks and mauve.

Rachel’s dress is stunning – the perfect princess style and it suits her perfectly! She told me she tried on 8 dresses before falling in love with this Essense of Australia gown from Ava Rose Hamilton. The guys – including Ben and their 7 year old son – wore lovely 3 piece Marc Darcy suits. Ben’s tie and pocket square were champagne coloured to match Rachel’s dress.

Rachel & Ben's beautiful Iscoyd Park wedding with Anna Beth Photography (6)

Wedding photographer’s website:

https://annabeth.photos

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Refined elegance is a thing we do oh so well in this country – and today’s couple Charlotte and Nick chose to keep their day perfectly elegant with pristine details and the prettiest styling. Pale blues and white florals make this a really beautiful day, with the cake and bouquet both being showstoppers I think you will LOVE!

Chicheley Hall wedding by Nicola Norton Photography (4)

Beautiful bride Charlotte wears a stunning traditional dress with embroidered bodice and layers upon layers of tulle for a fabulous skirt full of movement – while her gorgeous groom Nick looks the part in a traditional morning suit with a pale blue tie and white wedding waistcoat.

Charlotte and Nick chose our lovely friend and English Wedding member Nicola Norton Photography to capture their day. Nicola is a Hertfordshire wedding photographer who covers the surrounding counties, including magnificent Chicheley Hall where the wedding reception took place. Before heading to the hall, the happy couple paid a quick visit to Charlotte’s horses to say hi – and get some adorable photos of their little family! [more on Nicola’s blog here!]

Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (36)
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Emma & Matt’s wedding was a beautiful and elegant one held at the Georgian House, Shilstone. The look is elegant and graceful, with pretty pink and white florals. I love the subtle autumnal twist to the flowers – they’re full of texture and look wonderfully natural with a mix of gorgeous greenery, blousy blooms and delicate smaller flowerheads.

Emma’s stunning dress is tightly fitted with a beautiful lace design and a flowing veil – she looks amazing! The pics of Emma & Matt sharing some quieter moments around Shilstone House are romantic and beautiful – and there are tons of styling ideas in here for you to gather and get inspired by!

Huge thanks to lovely Emma Barrow Photography for sharing this fabulous day on English-Wedding.com. Scroll down to see all the images and a full Shilstone House wedding supplier list below!

Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (30)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (2)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (3)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (4)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (5)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (6)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (7)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (8)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (9)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (10)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (11)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (12)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (13)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (14)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (15)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (16)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (17)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (18)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (19)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (20)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (21)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (22)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (23)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (24)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (25)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (26)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (27)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (28)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (29)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (31)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (32)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (33)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (34)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (35)

Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (37)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (38)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (39)
Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (40)

Glamour and elegance at Shilstone House for Emma & Matt's beautiful wedding. Image credit Emma Barrow Photography (1)

Fabulously feminine sparkly wedding styling from Rectory Farm on English Wedding - credit Nicola Norton Photography (44)
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It’s the weekend so let’s PLAY! I have the funnest, prettiest, PINKEST wedding to share with you today, with gorgeous couple Poppy and Panos. They married in church and had a reception at Rectory Farm in Cambridge, where they styled the marquee with two beautiful big chandeliers hanging from the roof, and decorated the dace floor with huge pink paddle balloons with pink and white tassels. The David Austin roses everywhere are such a show stopper – this is most definitely a wedding for those of us who love pink!

All images by our fabulous friend and Hertfordshire wedding photographer Nicola Norton Photography.

Fabulously feminine sparkly wedding styling from Rectory Farm on English Wedding - credit Nicola Norton Photography (38)

Wedding photographer’s website:

https://www.nicolanortonphotography.co.uk/

Nicola did the photos for my sister in law’s sister’s wedding, she also did the photography for a wedding I was a guest at. From looking at her pictures and experiencing her bubbly personality we knew Nicola was the photographer for us! This turned out to be TOTALLY true!

Classy rustic wedding styling at Dumbleton Hall with Oobaloos Photography (37)
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Today’s wedding is everything. I love it – I love the atmosphere in the pics, the excitement (and the nerves) and the celebration and love. The styling is fabulous; it’s elegant with quirky touches. Emma and Paul are gorgeous and their day just totally ROCKS. The weather didn’t quite play ball: check out the “dramatic” October skies over Dumbleton Hall (and – spoiler alert – the rainbow, which obviously brought a few raindrops along with it!)

Classy rustic wedding styling at Dumbleton Hall with Oobaloos Photography (1)

The images by my fabulously creative and talented friend Sheryl at Oobaloos Photography are literally stunning. You’ll be wanting to grab a cuppa and snuggle down somewhere comfy to scroll all the way through this one! Enjoy.

Dumbleton Hall near Evesham is a 19th-century Cotswold stone manor house set in many acres of gardens. The picturesque lake and black swans were the icing on the cake for Emma and Paul. “It was dreamy and had so much character. Staff were so thoughtful, supportive and friendly. Our guests praised how well staffed the venue was for getting drinks and serving our wedding breakfast. Everything throughout the day went so smoothly with them.”

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Hey Lovely! I’m having the busiest day with calligraphy orders in my little studio today, so apologies for the slightly later-than-usual blog post! I’m excited to share this pretty folk festival styled wedding which was done on a tight budget, believe it or not! The personal touches make this day ever so special: both Lauren & Stefan are involved with the morris dancing & folk music scene, which adds a wonderful traditional, old English flavour to their day! The gorgeous couple had a friend play Lauren down the aisle and were given a morris guard of honour as they left the church before having a dance. They used Lauren’s fathers old American Camaro for the transport and had two different bands in the evening, one of which was Stefan’s dad’s band!

village wedding in Lincolnshire, Shearsby Bath wedding by Johnny Dent Photography (6)
“Our venue didn’t need much decoration at all, we just did the usual table decorations and gift table, that was all. I put together our wedding favours. They were hangover kits for a giggle so we included paracetemol, plasters, a tea bag, chewing gum, a berocca sachet and a couple of other extras. I also bought fake flowers from The Range to put into bunches and decorated the aisle in the church with them.

Eleni and Shane's stunning Dulwich Village wedding, images by Emily Black Photography (35)
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Forgive me, lovelies, because today’s wedding has more images than I normally post… it’s just that there are so many little stories in today’s gorgeous celebration, and the little sequences of images tell them so beautifully! (Watch out for my fave – when Shane sees Eleni in her second dress his jaw literally drops!) So welcome to the wedding of gorgeous couple Eleni & Shane, who wed in October at Belair House in Dulwich Village, London. Their photographer was our lovely friend and English Wedding sponsor, London wedding photographer Emily Black.

Eleni and Shane's stunning Dulwich Village wedding, images by Emily Black Photography (40)

“I was quite relaxed about my dress – I bought it online in the sale at BHLDN.com, and had it shipped from America. I knew I wanted an ankle length dress, and when I saw “my” dress, I fell in love – I also knew I wanted to have some amazing shoes. I was also lucky enough to be gifted a Needle & Thread wedding dress from a friend, which I had altered to be ankle length also and wore that after dinner for dancing the night away.

A stunning Yorkshire wedding on the blog, images by Amanda Manby Photography (38)
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Hey there lovely! How are you getting on with the first week in April? It’s all lambs up here in the Lakes at the moment – they’re everywhere, and they’re SO cute!! I’m managing a pre-blogging walk in the countryside every morning, and loving it! So how’ve you enjoyed the blog so far this week? We began with Rachel & Steve’s gorgeous Iscoyd Park wedding, and yesterday was all about the florals at Almonry Barn… so today I thought a wonderfully warm autumn wedding would be a bit of a treat! Rob & Hannah were married at Wharfedale Grange, Yorkshire, in its very first year – it was still being built when they went to visit, but they trusted in the owner’s vision for this lovely venue, and Wharfedale turned out to be the perfect venue for their best day ever.

A stunning Yorkshire wedding on the blog, images by Amanda Manby Photography (14)

 

 

Wedding photographer’s website:

https://www.amandamanbyphotography.co.uk

Amanda was recommended by friends, they got married in the June before we did in the November. I was a bridesmaid at the wedding so it was great to see Amanda in action on the day and get comfortable with her before our wedding.

Farm wedding in Dorset full of DIY styling ideas, images by Dorset wedding photographer Robin Goodlad Photography (11)
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How is your week going? Do you have sunshine? It’s been beautiful here… I think spring is my favourite season of all when it’s like this! I could almost be on my laptop in the garden right now!

We’ve had a week of beautiful weddings and features, and today’s is a real favourite: the relaxed and elegant styling is fabulous; Lucy & James are gorgeous and their day looks so much fun. It’s all beautifully captured by our friend and outstanding Dorset wedding photographer Robin Goodlad Photography.

Farm wedding in Dorset full of DIY styling ideas, images by Dorset wedding photographer Robin Goodlad Photography (31)

Lucy’s Alice Temperley gown takes my breath away. The delicate embroidery and soft, swishing fabric of that fabulous skirt make this a true dream dress!

Having a boho / rustic wedding can still involve lots of styling and creative projects, and I fell head over heels for all the foliage in Lucy & James’s marquee – they made hazel frames running along all the tables and hung hops and other foliage from it – it looks fabulous. Even the bar is covered in hops! I love it!

Fine art wedding photography blog from Brinsop Court UK, images by Joanna Briggs Photography (6)
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Happy Wednesday lovelies! I have a wonderfully bright and beautiful wedding to share with you today – say hi to gorgeous couple Bethan & Tom, who were married at Brinsop Court in Hereford. Their wedding was relaxed and elegant, with a classic English countryside style – and it’s simply perfect. I adore the floral styling and Bethan’s dress is just perfect! Images are by lovely Joanna Briggs Photography.

Fine art wedding photography blog from Brinsop Court UK, images by Joanna Briggs Photography (18)

“After trying on A LOT of gowns in many, many bridal boutiques and loving quite a few of them I didn’t think I would have that moment of ‘this is it!’… but on a spur of the moment visit to a store in Cardiff I tried on the gown which I would later walk down the aisle in, and twirled in front of my Mam, we both looked at each other and said ‘this is the one’.
I was a little in shock too as it was the complete opposite of what I had been looking at and thought I would wear – turns out that isn’t a cliche, it actually happens!

Eversholt Hall wedding with feminine floral styling, image credit Matthew Bishop Photography (24)
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Hey lovely! How’s your weekend going so far? I’m so excited to be sharing such a pretty celebration with you today – beautiful Sophie and gorgeous hubby Stephen were married at Eversholt Hall in October and chose a dream team of East of England wedding suppliers for their wedding day including Matt Bishop Photography and lovely Lorraine from Wild Orchid Floral Design. The look is wonderfully romantic and the images are light and fresh and oh-so-beautiful.

Eversholt Hall wedding with feminine floral styling, image credit Matthew Bishop Photography (1)

Our florist was Wild Orchid, based in Leighton Buzzard. Lorraine was amazing and created some stunning displays. The flowers were full of blush, ivory and amnesia roses, which matched perfectly with my bridesmaid dresses.

Eversholt Hall wedding with feminine floral styling, image credit Matthew Bishop Photography (5)

My bouquet was stunning, Lorraine created an antique styled bridal bouquet filled with amnesia, mini rose (mimi eden), large headed David Austin roses and sweet avalanche and soft foliage of eucalyptus.
We had tall, gold hollow stands for the centre piece tables, which were full with the flowers that were in my bouquet and included trailing ivy and eucalyptus. The top table had a stunning end to end floral runner, filled with all the bridal flowers throughout as well as all foliage and hidden tealight holders to be super romantic. One of my favourite displays were the floral hoops that were hanging on the wall behind the top table, this made a great backdrop.

Colchester wedding with a fabulous summer bouquet, image credit Grace Elizabeth (4)
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This week has just flown by! I hope you’ve had a lovely one and are all ready for the weekend. Before we kick off our work gear I have one more wedding to share with you (and watch out for some fabulous advice features over the weekend too!). Today we join gorgeous couple Sarah & Alex for their Essex wedding at St Osyth church with a reception in Alex’s grandmother’s back garden! The bouquet by Miss Fleur Floral Design will make you fall-over-swoon and the images are just soooo beautiful! They’re by our lovely friend and English Wedding member Grace Elizabeth, who is based in Colchester.

Colchester wedding with a fabulous summer bouquet, image credit Grace Elizabeth (10)

The blue stone from Alex’s grandmother’s ring which you’ll see in the photos was actually the centrepiece for Sarah’s second engagement ring, so it’s become something of a family heirloom – not to mention totally stunning too! Theirs was a beautiful, small wedding, and in no way a big affair.

Wedding photographer’s website:

www.photographybygrace.co.uk

Facebook: @GraceElizabethPhotography

Colchester wedding with a fabulous summer bouquet, image credit Grace Elizabeth (7)