There’s a lot of pressure to have your Best Day Ever on the day you get married. And weirdly, the machine that is the wedding media would have you believe that your Best Day Ever depends on the stuff you buy to make it pretty.

London documentary wedding photography by York Place Studios

Here’s the absolute proof that your wedding day will be amazing because of who you are, and what you say and do, and who you invite, and how the day FEELS, over and above how it looks.

It’s been a little while since we’ve shown you a stunning Sperry Tent on these pages, but these beautiful structures are timeless and oh so elegant – I’d love to see them more! Today’s elegant and refined photoshoot comes from lovely Martina, wedding planner at Wonderful Events, who I’m very proud to say is an English Wedding member. The tablescapes are out of this world, and I’m smitten with the Sophia Tolli dress! I’ll leave Martina to tell you more about the styling – there’s a full supplier list below, so do check out the talented team who brought this together so beautifully!“english

Article by English Wedding member Garden Weddings Tipi Hire (Yorkshire)
Images by Glix Photography

There is no one single thing more capable of sprinkling magic on a wedding than the hire of a tipi. Tipis have a special atmosphere about them and at the same time represent a blank canvas for any couple to imprint their own style. They’re perfect as a backdrop for any festival, country style or boho wedding theme that might clash with the interiors of regular buildings.

By English Wedding member Your Story Events
All images by Ferri Photography

There is always so much to think about when planning marquee weddings, as you’re creating a wedding venue and everything that comes with it from scratch. Please see below my top marquee wedding tips to ensure nothing is missed.

Warm out there, isn’t it?!! I’m loving how summery I’m feeling this week – and just before I take my little packed lunch to the beach (because I’m the luckiest wedding blogger and it’s like 2 minutes’ walk!) I have this stunning summer wedding to share with you. Beautiful bride Victoria got in touch with me a few weeks ago. She married Stephen last July and chose a quintessentially English theme for their wedding day.

 

Modern blue styling ideas with calligraphy for an alternative beach wedding (18)

Image credit: Oobaloos Photography

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