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I am totally biased – May is my favourite month of the year because it’s my birthday month. I love everything about this time of year: the sudden heatwave we always seem to get before June arrives; the long evenings outside with friends; the fabulous colour of spring flowers… and top of my list, bluebells.

Love and bluebells - a dreamy springtime wedding shoot in Cornwall with Andrea Kuehnis Photography (24)

These beautiful flowers are an annual favourite. For my birthday last year we were in Cornwall, exploring coastal paths where the sight and fragrance of thousands of bluebells was unforgettably breathtaking. And so this shoot takes me right back to those magical paths and adventures.

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Love and bluebells - a dreamy springtime wedding shoot in Cornwall with Andrea Kuehnis Photography (20)

The bride and groom are a real couple; Emilie and Darren had a shoot with lovely photographer Andrea Kuehnis after their wedding. I think it’s a wonderful way to get a beautiful collection of couple images without all the pressure of wedding guests waiting for you to get back to the festivities!

Love and bluebells - a dreamy springtime wedding shoot in Cornwall with Andrea Kuehnis Photography (19)

All images are by Andrea Kuehnis Photography; a full supplier list is below.

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Love and bluebells - a dreamy springtime wedding shoot in Cornwall with Andrea Kuehnis Photography (26)
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Love and bluebells - a dreamy springtime wedding shoot in Cornwall with Andrea Kuehnis Photography (5)
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Love and bluebells - a dreamy springtime wedding shoot in Cornwall with Andrea Kuehnis Photography (7)
Love and bluebells - a dreamy springtime wedding shoot in Cornwall with Andrea Kuehnis Photography (8)
Love and bluebells - a dreamy springtime wedding shoot in Cornwall with Andrea Kuehnis Photography (9)
Love and bluebells - a dreamy springtime wedding shoot in Cornwall with Andrea Kuehnis Photography (10)
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Love and bluebells - a dreamy springtime wedding shoot in Cornwall with Andrea Kuehnis Photography (12)
Love and bluebells - a dreamy springtime wedding shoot in Cornwall with Andrea Kuehnis Photography (13)
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Love and bluebells - a dreamy springtime wedding shoot in Cornwall with Andrea Kuehnis Photography (16)
Love and bluebells - a dreamy springtime wedding shoot in Cornwall with Andrea Kuehnis Photography (17)
Love and bluebells - a dreamy springtime wedding shoot in Cornwall with Andrea Kuehnis Photography (18)
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Love and bluebells - a dreamy springtime wedding shoot in Cornwall with Andrea Kuehnis Photography (22)
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Love and bluebells - a dreamy springtime wedding shoot in Cornwall with Andrea Kuehnis Photography (30)
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Love and bluebells - a dreamy springtime wedding shoot in Cornwall with Andrea Kuehnis Photography (32)
Love and bluebells - a dreamy springtime wedding shoot in Cornwall with Andrea Kuehnis Photography (33)

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Weddings full of personality are the absolute best! Today’s gorgeous bride and groom had a relaxed, outdoor/festival style theme and being big cider lovers they incorporated this into the day. I adore the sunflowers and mixed wildflower bouquet and table arrangements – they add fun and sunshine in the loveliest way ever! And isn’t Nicola beautiful? Honestly, such a gorgeous couple and I’m thrilled to be sharing their wedding with you all today!

A fabulous summer wedding with cider and scarecrows! Emma Stoner Weddings (18)

“We were privileged to have Kirsty Andrews from Escential Blooms do our flowers. An absolutely fantastic lady who is so great to work with and brings your ideas to life. We wanted wild flowers and Kirsty used those that were in season at the time. We didn’t want a set colour theme and Kirsty listened to this and used so many different colours with a range of beautiful smells! From the wedding arbour to the tables and the addition of flowers to the cake and table plan. Even some for my hair. Just stunning!

A fabulous summer wedding with cider and scarecrows! Emma Stoner Weddings (22)

Wedding photographer’s website:

www.emmastonerweddings.com

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A few weeks ago I shared the most charming luxe barn wedding inspiration from Cornwall with you – the wonderful, cosy lighting and sumptuous bouquet were so popular on our Instagram and I just can’t help coming back to this shoot over and over again. So I’m thrilled to be able to share something gorgeous with you today – a highlights film by lovely Baxter & Ted to transport you lovely people to Cornwall for another look. Those breathtaking views…

“The Cow Shed is a beautiful, unique venue located on the Rame peninsula in Cornwall – full of rustic beauty, rural romance and a perfect location for small, intimate weddings.” ~ Baxter & Ted

Discover more from Baxter & Ted here:

www.baxterandted.co.uk
http://vimeo.com/baxterandtedfilms
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Facebook.com/baxterandted

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Wonderful British flowers for a Cornish wedding inspiration shoot at Tregothnan with Olivia Bossert Photography (3)

I’m lucky being able to do what I do, travelling the country virtually through all the fabulous weddings and shoots which land in my inbox every day. Cornwall is one of my favourite parts of the UK and I’ve gotten to know some incredibly inspiring Cornish wedding suppliers over recent months. I adore discovering Cornwall’s coves and beaches – there seems to be something new and exciting around every corner of the landscape. To learn that there’s a beautiful botanical garden with acres of tea plantations was a wonderful surprise to me… the Tregothnan estate is the home of British tea, (who knew?! over a hundred acres of tea plantations!) and a perfect setting for today’s gorgeous wedding inspiration shoot filled with beautiful botanical styling. I adore the calligraphy by Megan Riera, and oh, that cake….

Wonderful British flowers for a Cornish wedding inspiration shoot at Tregothnan with Olivia Bossert Photography (20)

Words and images by the fabulous Olivia Bossert Photography

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I love Suzanne and Dan’s wedding – it’s relaxed, homemade, filled with DIY and the loveliest personal touches. It’s also at a winery… which ticks every box for me!

Wildflowers, DIY and the loveliest barn wedding venue for a relaxed summer wedding, with Alexa Poppe Photography (13)

“My mum did our flowers as she’s a horticulturalist and I knew that no-one could do them better. We had Cornish wildflowers in a blue, pink, lilac and white colour palette, and they were arranged in sweet little jam jars.

The venue was a converted barn with beautiful exposed bricks, so we just added lighting, bunting, flowers on the windowsills, and the table decorations. The whole venue and setting was very picturesque, so we didn’t want to gild the lily.

Wildflowers, DIY and the loveliest barn wedding venue for a relaxed summer wedding, with Alexa Poppe Photography (25)

I made the invitations, bunting, table plan display, and cutlery pouches, which also served as name place settings at the table. I did enjoy them as I allowed myself plenty of time to complete them – I’m sure it would have been much more stressful if I’d had to rush.

Wildflowers, DIY and the loveliest barn wedding venue for a relaxed summer wedding, with Alexa Poppe Photography (9)

 

Wedding photographer’s website:

www.alexapoppeweddingphotography.com

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Today’s gorgeous real wedding is all about beautiful bride Leigh and her gorgeous groom Karl, their minimal, elegant wedding with a divine bouquet, fabulous stationery and the most breathtaking coastal location you can imagine. Oh, and it’s hard to believe this is true, but they married in November. Just look at those endless blue skies…

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We chose to get married at Talland Bay Hotel http://www.tallandbayhotel.co.uk. We looked at a few other venues around Cornwall but Talland was the perfect fit for our small wedding. It is a stunning Cliffside boutique hotel. We booked the whole hotel for 2 nights allowing our guests to travel down from the West Midlands and have plenty of time in Cornwall.

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Talland is such an eclectic mix of paintings, pictures, ornaments etc that we didn’t need to style the rooms at all. I added the flowers and a few decorations around the fireplace only. We chose not to have a cake, but we did have delicious desserts and a Cheese Board at the end of the Wedding Breakfast.

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Welcome back to the English Wedding Blog! If you were here yesterday you’ll have seen the first of our weddings of the year – Jess and Rich’s fabulously colourful vintage wedding in London. Today we’re in Cornwall for a beautifully whimsical, DIY-filled country wedding which I know you’ll love.

“We didn’t really have a theme, everything was very ‘us’. I suppose, understated, elegant, natural, romantic. We made a lot of elements ourselves, we love that sort of thing. We made our wooden signs and painted them ourselves, including the menu and table plan which were made from wooden pallets, and the Bride and Groom signs on the backs of our chairs.

Try not to get overwhelmed by the amount that’s on offer to buy or hire for your big day. It’s not about how much decor you have or having things because you’ve seen them on Pinterest and you feel they are compulsory, it’s about your friends and family being together to celebrate your love. Will and I saved so much by spending time on making our decor, thoroughly enjoyed it along the way, and felt so proud on the day because it was all a result of our partnership.

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DIY weddings don’t get much prettier than this… and beautiful bride Rosie just happened to marry her lovely husband at one of our favourite wedding venues, the fabulous Launcells Barton in Cornwall. Safe to say then, that today’s wedding is magical inside and out…

Cornwall's new barn wedding venue Launcells Barton, Rebecca Roundhill Photography (9)

The flowers are divine – gorgeous colours, super bright and colourful throughout the day. I love Rosie’s flowers in her hair – aren’t they pretty? The cake is spectacular, the bouquet wonderfully trailing foliage and with statement blooms to create a real talking point. The crafts are so lovely too… I adore the pretty baubles on the tree, the forget-me-not favours and sweet place settings.

Cornwall's new barn wedding venue Launcells Barton, Rebecca Roundhill Photography (25)

Rosie’s dress is stunning! I do love seeing brides in colours other than white, and the pattern on her full skirt is so so pretty. Bridesmaids wear the softest sage green; what’s not to fall head over heels in love with here?

Cornwall's new barn wedding venue Launcells Barton, Rebecca Roundhill Photography (39)

The beautiful images of the day are by Devon & Cornwall wedding photographer Rebecca Roundhill. Please visit her website and social media to discover more:

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Today’s real wedding, my gorgeous blog-loving friends, is spectacular. If there was a bigger word for spectacular which included amazing, beautiful, creative, artisan, and elegant, I’d be using that word. But sometimes… beauty is too big for any word. Here’s our stunning bride, Jessica. She looks incredible, doesn’t she?!

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Jessica married Matthew at one of our favourite venues, the fabulous Launcells Barton in Cornwall.

Newly launched as a wedding venue, it’s fast becoming a wedding blog favourite (with features on Rock My Wedding, Boho Weddings and of course the English Wedding Blog).

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A true labour of love, Launcells Barton was a major restoration project for owners Lara and Matthew, who have turned this place into a dream venue for all kinds of weddings. It’s welcoming, a little rustic and wonderfully boho, and Jessica & Matthew’s wedding made the very best of every little bit of such a fabulous venue. I’ve fallen hard for this floral chandelier by Brompton Buds

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Photo credit: Travers & Brown

Launcells Barton wedding venue in Cornwall, featured on the English Wedding Blog (5)

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Blogging sometimes feels like a virtual journey around the UK’s loveliest locations, and I feel so lucky to be able to discover these amazing places through the English Wedding Blog! Today it’s my absolute pleasure to show you around the wonderful Launcells Barton wedding venue in Cornwall. It looks enchantingClaire

Words by Lara at Launcells Barton

An occasion as memorable as your wedding day demands a beautiful setting. As well as breathtaking views of the Cornish countryside, Launcells Barton offers exclusive use and an array of different options for your ceremony and reception.

Launcells Barton wedding venue in Cornwall, featured on the English Wedding Blog (6)

Image credit: Travers & Brown

Discover this fabulous Cornwall wedding venue for yourself!

www.launcellsbarton.co.uk
http://launcellsbarton.co.uk/blog
hello@launcellsbarton.co.uk
01288 352352

Instagram: @launcells_barton
Facebook.com/launcellsbarton
Twitter: @Launcellsbarton
pinterest.com/launcellsbarton

Launcells Barton wedding venue in Cornwall, featured on the English Wedding Blog (17)

Image credit: Travers & Brown

Launcells Barton wedding venue in Cornwall, featured on the English Wedding Blog (10)

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Launcells Barton wedding venue in Cornwall, featured on the English Wedding Blog (8)

Image credit: Travers & Brown

Launcells Barton wedding venue in Cornwall, featured on the English Wedding Blog (4)

Image credit: Travers & Brown

 

You can choose to exchange vows in the historic Mill Barn or beneath a custom-built arbour within the beautiful walled garden.

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Coastal wedding ideas in Cornwall with Andrea Kuehnis Photography (16)

To celebrate my birthday earlier this year we spent a week exploring the Cornish coast – fabulous sunsets, glorious beaches and dramatic scenery made it one of the most amazing holidays I’ve ever known. So today’s wedding inspiration has my heart (and a little of my calligraphy! Thank you Andrea!), and I hope you love it too!Claire
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Words & images: International wedding photographer Andrea Kuehnis Photography

One of my most favorite places is Cornwall. I found myself stunned by the beauty, the wild coast, the cold water and the wild wind, and also the rain! Cornwall is inspiring, and popular with so many famous novelists who lost their hearts to its natural beauty.

Coastal wedding ideas in Cornwall with Andrea Kuehnis Photography (38)

Jade and Brad are both from Cornwall, met way back in school, were friends for so many years and finally started dating when they were 19 years old. Engaged for 6 years, they had to wait quite a while until they got married. During this time, their sweet daughter Orla (irish for Golden Princess) was born. They are both such a wonderful and energetic couple, loving life and so happy about their future lives together.

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I love Leah & Brian: she’s absolutely gorgeous and wears her dress like it was made for her, and the beach portraits of them together are divine. They make the loveliest couple and have some really sweet details too: the little hearts on the wishing tree, the flowers (especially that lovely little fern leaf bouquet), and I really love the looks they exchange through the ceremony!

Beautiful English wedding blog St Austell with Freckle Photography (22)

The flowers are sublime: “I wanted a simple bouquet of cream roses with some greenery intertwined and around the edge, which is exactly what I had! For the bridesmaids I wanted something simple but very different from mine, a pop of colour to accentuate the navy! My mum, Hilary and my Aunt, Fliss, arranged the flowers themselves. They also knew exactly what flowers we needed to order, what would look great together, what would be in season, everything! They did such an incredible job! They also made the button holes which were simply wheat sheaths tied with a ribbon. Brian’s was made slightly differently with one of the roses from my bouquet inside his!”