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Pastel roses, creatively stamped luggage labels, birdcages, candles and wicker hearts… oh, and Spiderman. Anna and Adam’s beautiful English wedding is both inspiring and achievable – something I always try to show on the blog. It’s important to me that you can take ideas from every wedding featured, and use those ideas to create your own wedding styling.

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Coltsfoot Country Retreat is a luxury boutique hotel in the Hertfordshire countryside – the perfect setting for a romantic and charming wedding day. Their wedding photographer is the lovely Dominic Whiten – thank you Dominic for sharing on the English Wedding Blog today.

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Anna and Adam – huge congratulations to you both! You’re a gorgeous couple and I’m so proud to be able to feature your big day on my blog. I’m sure you’ll inspire many other brides and grooms today! Everyone – enjoy. Claire xxx

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A beautiful English wedding from Coltsfoot Country Retreat – Anna and Adam

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Wedding venue:

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Morning! Have we all had enough of sunshine yet? Oh, you’d like some more? Me too 🙂 What a lovely week it’s been. And I’m feeling sunny inside because I get to share Sarah and Mickey’s Henley wedding with you today – it’s pretty much my idea of perfect.
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Sarah’s advice for other couples rings very true with me:

Enjoy it. Today is the day you get to promise to spend the rest of your life with the person you want to spend your life with. It’s going to be a good day and literally no one is going to care if there’s a typo in the order of service or the ushers don’t have matching socks!

How true!

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Other highlights of today’s wedding blog include Sarah’s gorgeous Justin Alexander dress, the beautiful images from the country fields, all of the lovely details – watch out for the impressive cake! Oh, and all the personal touches from the handmade wedding sign to fairy cakes and bunting. I especially love Sarah’s recommendation for ceilidh bands… the ideal solution for shufflers and lurkers – and tons of fun too!

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Morning everyone! How are you? I have a pretty amazing real wedding feature for you this morning – one that shows just how a wedding bursting with personality can be an incredibly memorable occasion. Katie and Tristan are the loveliest couple, and their Newquay wedding blog simply oozes with ideas and inspiration with a very personal touch.

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Katie’s written a brilliant wedding report to share with you so I will hand over to her as soon as I can! I must just say a huge thank you to the beautiful, beautiful bride – Katie, you’re a real star! And to her gorgeous groom Tristan as well for sharing such an inspiring wedding story. Their wedding photographer is Pat Kelman, based in London. Do check out his website – Katie and Tristan insisted on having Pat travel all the way to Cornwall for their wedding, which goes to show how special he is!

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Hello everyone! I’m so pleased you’re here to enjoy Janie and Paul’s London wedding blog with me today. They’re the most gorgeous couple and their wedding day has lots of personal touches which really made me smile.

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Watch out for the table plan with a bit of an animal theme – the wedding reception was held at London Zoo! Janie’s dress is a beautiful Stewart Parvin gown which she looks incredible in, and Paul wears a fantastic suit hired from Impeccable. Other ideas on the blog today include the cheese and chutneys… which are making my mouth water! I’d love to see this at a wedding, wouldn’t you?! The food looks delicious and it goes to show that every little detail counts when it comes to catering. A beautiful day with lots of thoughtful and great-looking touches.

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Congratulations to the gorgeous bride and groom – Janie, Paul, thank you so much for sharing your big day on the English Wedding Blog. Special thanks also to lovely wedding photographer Jonny Donovan for sharing the images with us all today. I hope you love them! Enjoy 🙂 Claire xxx

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Hi everyone! Just a quick blog feature to brighten your afternoon 🙂 I wanted to share this gorgeous wedding from Lightworks Photography in Cambridge. Charlene and Jonathan are such a lovely couple and their wedding has a lightness of style I adore.

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Madingley Hall is a magnificent country house, built in the 16th century and with all the features and atmosphere you could dream of. It’s becoming more popular as a wedding venue and it’s easy to see why!

I’d love for you to see more so click on the link for the full blog of Charlene and Jonathan’s Madingley Hall wedding – with thanks to Andrew from Lightworks Photography for sharing!

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This one’s a tearjerker… the lovely words from Adam’s wedding speech at the beginning of this wedding film had me wibbling on the brink of tears before it even began… “In the words of Robert Browning, grow old with me – the best is yet to come…” There’s something in the way he says it.

I adore the elegance and grandeur of Boreham House, Frosini’s lace gloves and and how beautiful she looks in her dress. I knew I had to ask Richard from White Dress Films if he’d share the wedding film with us and I’m so pleased he said yes!

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Adam and Frosini – a beautiful wedding at Boreham House

“Adam and I got married at Boreham House on May 11th 2013. Nothing could have prepared us for all the laughter and joyous tears throughout the day; it was simply magical!

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Morning everyone! How are you? It’s been an amazing weekend for me – we were looking down from the mountains onto Britain’s (official!) favourite view on Saturday, and I could see my house in the distance. Reminds me how lucky I am! I hope you had a brilliant weekend too. I thought we’d start this week with a gorgeous wedding at Hill Place in rural Hampshire. Hannah and Ben are simply the best couple – and their wedding photos tell the story of an incredible day. You’ll love this!

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Spotted the surprise mystery guest yet? I squealed – genuinely. It’s Herbie!!! Like, Herbie The Love Bug! More of a legend than Spiderman, Jesus and Daniel Craig all rolled into one. Oh, Herbie. (For anyone feeling bewildered right now, here’s a proper introduction to one of my childhood heroes!)

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Morning lovelies! Marcia and James’s wedding took my breath away when I first saw it. Beautiful styling, timeless grace and a venue with all the grandeur of the finest English stately home… a gorgeous Wiltshire wedding and a fabulous introduction to Trafalgar Park.

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Everyone – enjoy! Claire xxx
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Wedding venue:

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Wedding photographer:

Emma & Ian Davenport from Big Bouquet who both did a fantastic job of capturing our day as you will see from the photographs.

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Today is a day of little discoveries for you! I hope you’ll love this real wedding as much as I do – meet Claire and Rob, today’s gorgeous bride and groom. Their wedding in Leicestershire is full of vintage, floral touches and homemade decor – it’s really creative and right up my street!

wedding in Leicestershire Nine Photots (1) It’s the first time I’ve featured Halstead House on the blog as well, and what a lovely venue – I love Claire’s comments about how proud she felt seeing the venue transformed with all their creative touches. Another new discovery is Joanne from Nine Photos, who is also featuring on the English Wedding Blog for the very first time today! Do read the wedding report at the end of the feature – it’s both inspiring and touching. You’ll love it.
wedding in Leicestershire Nine Photots (2) Huge congratulations to Claire and Rob, and a heartfelt thank you for sharing your wedding with us all today. You’re amazing and it’s a privilege to feature your beautiful day on the English Wedding Blog. Everyone – enjoy! Claire xxx
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Happy weekend everybody! I hope you have a lovely day planned – I do… I’m going to a wedding this afternoon and can’t wait! To make today even more exciting I have one of the loveliest weddings I’ve seen to share with you all today. I’ve been waiting to share this one and I know you’ll love it too! It’s all about bright and fabulous colours, and beautiful design. About time we had another sunflowers wedding blog as well, isn’t it?!

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The very lovely Kate got in touch with me a few weeks back to tell me about her wedding day. She told me, “We got married on 29th June and having read your blog everyday in the run up I would really like to feature on your site… We got married at iconic, art deco hotel The Midland in Morecambe and made the day as personal as possible.” I also got to have a peek at Kate and John’s wedding website – a key part of their day, which I think is fab! and when John’s wedding reading brought tears to my eyes I knew I had to share their sunsets and sunflowers wedding blog with you all.

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Felicity and Matthew’s wedding is right up my street. It’s personal and intimate, stylish and full of smiles and laughter. And what could be more impressive than a real English castle wedding blog? I love this!

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Felicity is amazing – I love her short hair and she’s one of the most beautiful brides I’ve ever seen wearing a David Fielden wedding dress. Matthew is her perfect partner, and looks gorgeous in his suit from Reiss. Do read their wedding report (below) for all the details and wedding suppliers from this Old Wardour Castle wedding, and also check out wedding photographer Alexis Jaworski. He supplied all of the images from this fab day – thanks Alexis!

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I loved Mark and Sarah’s wedding when I first saw the photos on my friend and sponsor Martin Price’s wedding photography blog. I asked if I could share them with you, and he said yes! What’s more, Sarah has written an amazing wedding report to share with you (at the end of the blog feature) which is full of ideas and recommendations.

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