Cornwall festival weddings with Wild Tipi, image by Verity Westcott Photography (21)
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Join me this morning for some especially beautiful wedding inspiration. This is right up my street – natural styling, eco-conscious and gorgeous ideas for a boho chic wedding celebration in one of the finest locations in the UK. We’re heading to Hendra Cottage in Penwith, St Just, Cornwall, with a super talented group of wedding suppliers whose vision comes to life in the most wonderful way. Words are by Wild Tipi weddings; images by Verity Westcott Photography. 

The inspiration behind this shoot was to capture the rugged beauty of Cornwall’s north coast. Wild Tipi have just partnered with Hendra Cottage, Wedding and Events Venue – St Just in Penwith and we wanted to celebrate this with a wild Cornish coastal shoot. We hope to inspire brides and grooms with our use of nature; our ethos at Wild Tipi is to create stunning, individual weddings immersed in nature. Our tipis themselves are inspired by nature’s tree canopies and all of them are made in the UK from sustainable wood. We always endeavour to work with local suppliers here in Cornwall who share our ethos.

Beach boho wedding styling ideas from the UK, image credit Katie Mortimore (29)
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Last month it was announced that the laws governing where folks get married in England and Wales might change – and it’s about time, we think! We dream of windswept elopements on sea cliffs, of secret woodland glades for our tipis and festoon-lit wedding celebrations… and of creating and speaking our own vows which don’t include legal jargon or a single religion if we don’t want them to! We’ll be watching the development of that little story carefully here at English Wedding HQ.

Today’s wedding inspiration shoot fits perfectly into the free-spirited, beautiful boho vibe… it’s from wedding photographer www.katiemortimore.com who worked with a lovely creative team to put together a stunning backdrop for a natural or humanist wedding by the beach. With a beautiful dress by Lisa the Dressmaker, flowers from Bellafiori and props / styling by Wonderlands, who provided the props (we LOVE!!!) and gorgeous stationery from Ananya Cards.

Beach boho wedding styling ideas from the UK, image credit Katie Mortimore (2)

Same sex wedding styling boho chic festival inspiration - image credit Emma Hall Photography (9)
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Words by Emma Hall & Billie Pingault

This shoot celebrates two fierce females, who want their union to be bursting with colour and fun. Their wedding is a contrast to identikit muted colour palettes and shuns traditional elements that we have come to expect with weddings; it’s a call out to brides and grooms (and everybody in between) who are looking for inspiration for an against the grain wedding, in both spirit and design detail. Truly authentic direction and photography style ensured that people could look at these images and relate with meaning to the story behind them.

Same sex wedding styling boho chic festival inspiration - image credit Emma Hall Photography (1)

Coming up with the concept was easy, as it’s all the things that we love the most; golden hour dancing, lots of flowers and bright colours. Our brief to suppliers focused on a fresh take on an English vintage summer fete vibe, with some glitter and nostalgia thrown in!

Stunning florals and archway flower surround for a breathtaking wedding style article on English Wedding, image credit Lisa Payne Photography (38)
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Sometimes a styled photoshoot will leave me absolutely speechless… and yes, it’s about showing you ideas for styling a beautiful wedding. But it’s also about showcasing the very best wedding suppliers, sharing their creativity and imagination. So while this opulent, feast-for-the-eyes wedding style might be beyond the average wedding budget, every supplier involved can be booked for your wedding – the magic they’ve brought together to share on English Wedding today is only a taster of their talents. So grab a cuppa, take out your wedding planning journal, and make a note of these superb UK wedding talents. Fall in love, watch the video, scroll through the pics and Pin away, and then get in touch to find out what they can do for YOUR wedding!

All images by Lisa Payne Photography, and you’ll find the full supplier list below.

Stunning florals and archway flower surround for a breathtaking wedding style article on English Wedding, image credit Lisa Payne Photography (6)

Opulent blush and gold wedding ideas on English-Wedding.com image credit Bond Photography (35)
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Happy Tuesday everyone! Today’s blog is all about lush, floral luxury – and unashamedly soft and feminine! The flowers are key to this look, which just oozes glamour and classic wedding style. A brand new wedding venue for 2018, The Barns at Redcoats in Hitchin, Hertfordshire has been lovingly restored by its owners and this provided the perfect opportunity for a team of highly creative wedding professionals to create a haven of elegance, opulence and romance through beautiful blush pinks, golds and pops of navy. The images are by Bedfordshire wedding photographers Bond Photography – a unique father & daughter team who work so well together capturing beautiful weddings all around the UK.

Opulent blush and gold wedding ideas on English-Wedding.com image credit Bond Photography (5)

I adore the stationery by Olive & Millicent – the wax seal is fabulous and the foliage illustrated around the edges of the invitations is just beautiful. To add a luxury element, the suite was finished with a vellum wrap with gold detailing. The stationery for the table was hand calligraphed on clear acrylic to work alongside the stunning floral display.

English heritage style inspiration for 2019 weddings, with Photography by Michaelangelo on English-Wedding.com (48)
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Today we’re sharing the loveliest English country house wedding style with you – a theme I adore and which is popular every single year with you lovely lot. The ideas come from a talented group of local wedding suppliers around Nurstead Court in Kent. There’s so much inspiration to take away from it – from the styling and stationery, to the dresses and shoes and flowers. The sublime images are by Michaelangelo, with fabulously romantic flowers by Bohotanical, cakes from Ever After Wedding Cakes, and showstopping designer dresses by Diana Elizabeth Bridal. Watch out for the pretty accessories by lovely Lorna Green, which are just adorable!

English heritage style inspiration for 2019 weddings, with Photography by Michaelangelo on English-Wedding.com (41)

Image credits and introduction:
Photography by Michaelangelo www.bymichaelangelo.co.uk

Back in July, myself and a huge team of mainly Kent-based suppliers organised a bit of an epic styled wedding shoot at a cute little venue called Nurstead Court.  It has a real English country house feel to it with some period pieces and areas (like a piano and a lovely panelled library) as well as some lovely grounds.  This was a real collaborative effort and we were there the whole day!

Minimal elegant wedding style ideas by Wildflower Wedding Planner Natasha, images Helene Elliott Photography (5)
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The key emerging trend for 2019 weddings right now seems to be minimalism – simple styling and elegant touches, with a focus on quality rather than quantity of styling touches! Tables and place settings can be kept beautifully clean with minimal fuss and subtle colours, bridal styling is only subtly hued and florals are soft, lush and green. Simplicity is beautiful; understated is our dream wedding look for the coming year!

Minimal elegant wedding style ideas by Wildflower Wedding Planner Natasha, images Helene Elliott Photography (8)

Rock the Frock Bridal provided two dresses – a modern style from Mila Mira, taking elements from traditional bridal styling and with a taupe lining. We love the second look, with a two-piece top and skirt by Zetterberg Couture. Make up was by Clarissa Clary, with the look kept soft and neutral with hair by Jennie in a soft braided up-do. The hairline is by PS With Love, and veil from lovely Sash & Veil.

Minimal elegant wedding style ideas by Wildflower Wedding Planner Natasha, images Helene Elliott Photography (25)

Michelle Cordner Photography on the English Wedding Blog (17)
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Good morning, beautiful! Today we’re sharing a key look for 2019 weddings – one that can be recreated easily once you ‘get’ the styling concepts – and one I know will make 2019 a year of weddings to remember. It’s all about understated elegance with careful attention to a few quality details. For me this is a look of almost effortless wedding style – combining simple, minimal details with the smallest touches of real luxury and softness. The florals are absolutely key: delicate and feminine blooms in a soft palette of ivory, nude, blush and soft peach with pops of glorious coral. Texture comes from hare’s tail grasses and striking white anthuriums, while white lilac and butterfly ranunculus bring softness to the look. The colours are what I love most about today’s floral design: those carefully arranged coral blooms really make the arrangements look contemporary and luxurious, don’t you think?

 

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Marina Walker Photography's styled shoot with succulents and affordable details for a minimalist boho wedding (25)
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Happy Monday lovelies! Did you have a nice weekend? We were in Manchester – had a lovely time at the folk festival on Thursday night, then shopped on Friday and met up with family, and I had a lovely calligraphy workshop on Saturday afternoon. Coming back into Cumbria was nice… it’s always such a relief to see the sea and mountains again after a trip away! My last calligraphy class this year will be on the 7th of December, and we’re going all festive with lovely ideas for gift tags, Christmas cards etc. Do join me – there’s more info here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/christmas-calligraphy-workshop-tickets-49871542125 and as always I’m looking for a wedding photographer to take beautiful pics of the class in return for a massive discount off the ticket price. Get in touch if you can help!

Stunning destination wedding ideas from Italy, images by Francesco Cesaroni (17)
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What could be a more romantic setting than the Italian countryside, a monastery no less, set amongst rolling hillsides and with its very own vineyard? The Favari Monastery dates from the 17th century and has been beautifully renovated as a destination wedding venue. For today’s English Wedding feature, the monastery serves as a beautiful backdrop for a group of local wedding suppliers who came together to create a lush, modern wedding style complete with al fresco table settings and a bride and groom just radiant with Italian style!

Stunning destination wedding ideas from Italy, images by Francesco Cesaroni (36)

Wedding planner Nadia from Loving Marche sent us the shoot, which features stunning images from Francesco Cesaroni. Nadia is based in Le Marche, close to the monastery, and offers wedding styling, planning and coordination services for couples marrying in Italy.

The florals really make this wedding style come alive: with lush, soft textures and flowing shapes, the bouquet and arrangements are just perfect for an Italian celebration. White peonies, delphiniums and sweet peas combined with lots of foliage make for such a stunning bouquet!

warm, winter wedding styling with heirloom touches on the English Wedding Blog - image by Katie Rogers Photography (6)
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Happy weekend, lovelies! There’s a definite chill in the air this morning, so I’m feeling the need to snuggle up with my guy, in all our cosiest blankets and throws, supping hot chocolate and – is it too early?! – in front of our new fireplace. The plan for the day is most definitely comfort food and staying toasty!

It feels like the perfect opportunity to share some winter wedding ideas with you. Lovely Katie Rogers Photography sent me this shoot full of luscious velvets and Wild Rubus‘s deliciously textured winter florals. The theme for the day was a rich, velvet palette with a hint of metallic, which works beautifully. The dresses by Wendy Makin and Cymbeline are just divine; and I especially adore the velvety vows books by Elmo Paper Stories.

warm, winter wedding styling with heirloom touches on the English Wedding Blog - image by Katie Rogers Photography (12)

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I hope you enjoy these images – do stay toasty on this blustery day, and we’ll be back tomorrow with a really special wedding I know you’re going to love too!

warm, winter wedding styling with heirloom touches on the English Wedding Blog - image by Katie Rogers Photography (1)

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Eco styling ideas for a summer picnic wedding with Bohotanical and the Gilded Fern (40)
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I am a wedding blogger with vegan tendencies. Eco is a big deal for me, and vegan is a #lifegoal I’m working on steadily (chocolate is holding me back)! My Instagram is half filled with wedding pretty; and half with vegan and organic lifestyle influencers’ feeds. These two things make me so happy… and it’s a rare treat indeed to see my two favourite things come together on English Wedding! Gwenda from Bohotanical – you know I love you, right? With the deepest admiration and respect for THE most amazing team of wedding creatives, let’s have a look at today’s photoshoot, shall we?

 

Eco styling ideas for a summer picnic wedding with Bohotanical and the Gilded Fern (3)

Concepts, flowers and styling are by Gwenda (Bohotanical & The Gilded Fern)
“I first had the pleasure of working at Bore Place in 2017, and was immediately captivated by both its beauty and the ecological ethos that underpins it. The founders of the charitable trust wanted to explore how to live and work sustainably, understanding and recognising the interconnectedness of the environmental, social, economic and political aspects of sustainability. They sought to achieve this through practical action and by working cooperatively with others in order to share and inspire change, which they do through community projects, education, green tourism, and leading by example on the farm itself. I was thrilled when they agreed to host the shoot!