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Campervans are the best wedding transport, I think! I adore Chrissy and Peter’s wedding because they travelled in style… and their entire day is so personal and creative. Chrissy told me it’s great to think creatively about the little details: when buying name tags, for example, just buy what you really like – even if it doesn’t say ‘wedding’ on the box!

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Their Berkshire wedding is just lovely, and this stylish and gorgeous couple have so many brilliant ideas to share. I adore their pastel colour combinations – and the flowers are out of this world. Chrissy “wanted them to look like they had been picked like when you go for a walk! A bit rustic and natural” and Kaye Stallwood made her perfect bouquet, which I love!

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Images are by the fabulous Hannah McClune Photography assisted by James Meek. Hannah is based in Reading, Berkshire and photographs weddings in the surrounding counties too! I can’t wait to feature more of her weddings so do check her out!

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I’m totally lost for where to start with today’s gorgeous theatre wedding… there’s so much to show you and so many things I’d like to say I LOVE…

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Lara and Andrew got married in Sheffield on a bit of a venue-hopping-spree complete with vintage bus. Their images from the Lyceum theatre bowled me over, and then I saw the Crucible photos, and pics of the bus, and well… I was hooked.

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Lara is that knock-me-down-with-a-feather kind of beautiful and Andrew just looks super handsome. Their colours are inspiring for a winter wedding: bright yellows and blues give the kind of colour pop which really makes a contemporary wedding.

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Images are by my lovely friend Mark at Tierney Photography in Sheffield. Check out more weddings by Tierney Photography and get in touch at:

www.tierneyphotography.co.uk
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Hello there beautiful blog readers. How has your week been? I’ve had the loveliest time writing the English Wedding Blog this week, and with submissions from some of my favourite photographers waiting in the wings, I know April is going to be an amazing month too. For today though, I have a very special sneak peek for you as top British bridal designer Sassi Holford unveils her 2015 Savoy Collection. The gowns are divine, combining delicate European fabrics, imaginative beaded florals and romantic embroidery for soft impact and femininity. These beautiful designer wedding dresses are individually handmade to order in Somerset, and exclusive to Sassi Holford London.

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Scroll down for exclusive designer dates with Sassi at boutiques around the country including a personal favourite of mine: the wonderful Julia Tasker Bridal Couture in Bowness on Windermere.

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A few weeks ago I fell head over heels in love with My Fayre Favourite: real vintage accessories given new life by designer Charlotte, and sold worldwide in her Etsy shop. I’m sooo thrilled to be able to show you her beautiful one-off designs as part of a gorgeous and inspiring vintage shoot at Sprivers Mansion in Kent.

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Images are by the very lovely Penny Young Photography. Penny’s featured many times on the English Wedding Blog and her images are always inspiring. Find out more about her here:

www.pennyyoungphotography.com
www.facebook.com/pages/Penny-Young-Photography/277932812258375
blog.pennyyoungphotography.com/

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The shoot features the work of a brilliant group of wedding suppliers from the Kent area, and every little detail is carefully placed and fits the style of the Georgian inspired country manor like a velvet glove.

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I’m sure most of you will have an idea how you’ll wear your hair a long time before the big day comes around: from the first dress fitting you’ll picture how your locks will look… or at least imagine yourself as the gorgeous boho bride with loose locks, or the elegant vintage girl with fabulous curls and lippy to match… right?

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Images in today’s feature were first published on the English Wedding Blog in Sanshine Photography‘s brilliant article for wedding suppliers: 5 basic rules of editorial shoot etiquette

A full supplier list is shown at the end of the feature.

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So I expect you’ll also have chatted to your hairstylist in plenty of time before the big day. (Could any girl not talk about the wedding in a routine hair appointment?! I know I’ve spent hours talking to my hairdresser about her sister’s wedding!) Maybe you’ve already booked your pre-wedding hair appointments and trials, or maybe you need some advice before you do… so here’s some expert help!

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Hey everyone! Would you like to help me with a discussion coming up on the English Wedding Blog soon? I’m asking for your thoughts on exclusivity… brides, suppliers, other wedding bloggers I would love to hear from you all!

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My question: should wedding blogs ask for exclusivity for styled shoots and real weddings? How long for?

Exclusivity for wedding blogs

Every wedding blogger wants their blog to stand out from the crowd, and being able to publish gorgeous shoots before anyone else is key to that. If two blogs published the same shoot within a week it wouldn’t look so good…

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I’m a calligrapher as well as a wedding blogger, and I’m often asked to write place names and bespoke stationery for styled wedding shoots. I love seeing those shoots featured as widely as they possibly can be… the more blogs feature a shoot, the better the publicity for every supplier involved.

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I love a Pixies wedding… there will always be those ‘wow’ photographs – and for Steven and Sara there were so many. Today’s real wedding on the blog is a fun celebration full of brilliant ideas. Sara wears a Stella York gown, and Steven’s Next suit looks perfect… they’re a fab couple, as creative as they are gorgeous and I know you’ll adore their wedding!

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My favourite idea from their wedding is the table plan, accompanied by polaroid pics of every guest with the instruction to “Find You”! – I love this! And there’s so much more… the jenga guest book, wedding signpost, the amazing flowers and glorious portraits taken in woodland at Abbeywood Estate.

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Thanks to Steven and Sara for sharing their day, and to fab Manchester wedding photographers Pixies in the Cellar. Do check them out:

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Onto the wedding… watch out for those ‘wow’ moments!
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Kate and Chris’s wedding is divine: a luxury summer celebration with fabulous white hydrangeas and a marquee reception at Kate’s parents’ farm. It’s beautiful: Kate told me they had lots of help from their families to plan and style the perfect day… and oh, didn’t they just!

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The white hydrangeas make a bold statement; Kate’s bouquet is gorgeous. The images are wonderful – Samantha Jane Photography gets a glowing review from the happy couple. “We thought the photos were amazing and really told the story of the day, capturing moments that myself and my husband didn’t always get to see.

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See more from Samantha Jane here:

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Look out for gorgeous bridesmaid photos, snazzy sunglasses and those striking hydrangeas… today’s wedding is as fun as it is beautiful, with lots of lovely little details and of course a stunning bride and groom!

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Our wedding story: Kate + Chris

Wedding photographer’s website:

www.samantha-j.co.uk

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What could be lovelier for a Sunday afternoon than a screen full of glorious wedding cakes?! Discover the top trends for 2015 in this enlightening article written especially for us by Carolyn, wedding coordinator from our sponsor The Pavilion at Lane End. I hope you find it really useful… I’ve really enjoyed looking at all the beautiful cake pics!

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Hello there!

I recently had the rare opportunity to bend the ear and pick the brain of a top class wedding cake designer who displayed some of her wonderful creations at one of our recent Wedding Open Days. It was too good an opportunity to miss, so I just delved in and got it from the horse’s mouth – this year’s top trends.

Soft pastels

Soft pastels are definitely an in-demand colour for weddings in 2015. Think soft lemon, pearl, pistachio, orchid tint. Looking at cakes on Pinterest, one idea that seems to be quite popular is choosing a different shade for each layer, creating a wedding cake with a colour gradient from light to dark.

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Ian and Rose used family heirloom fabrics as one of the key themes of their wedding at Manchester Art Gallery. I love their wedding all the more for those really personal touches: today’s bride and groom use their family history as inspiration, and it’s amazing.

Real wedding at Manchester Art Gallery, 1920s style, images by Tony Fanning Photography (25)

Rose looks incredible. Her dress and accessories are divine – a little Gatsby inspired, with 1920s touches. Ian’s suit has its own story, which I love. This is a wedding I know you’ll adore…

Real wedding at Manchester Art Gallery, 1920s style, images by Tony Fanning Photography (17)

Images are by Tony Fanning Photography. I love Tony’s style and his passion for photographing weddings. He’s based in North Wales and shoots weddings around the country… oh, and his wedding photography bucket list is highly recommended reading!

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So… grab a cuppa and join me in swooning very happily over one of the loveliest Manchester weddings I’ve seen…

Enjoy.

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Our wedding story: Ian and Rose

Wedding photographer’s website:

http://www.tonyfanningphotography.co.uk

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Oh, this couldn’t be more perfect… glorious and glamorous vintage with a personal, characterful and theatrical twist. Think smoky – smoking – eyes and moody, bruised lipstick… sumptuous fabrics and delectable detailing. This shoot features every rock chick’s dream wedding look – and the inspiration comes from a group of the most creative UK wedding suppliers, at Moggerhanger Park in Bedfordshire.
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I fell in love with this shoot the instant I spotted it on Michelle Wood‘s photography blog. Check her out at:

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I’m thrilled to be sharing these fabulous images with English Wedding Blog readers today – I know you’ll adore them as much as I do! There are three distinctive looks and styles, each wonderfully vintage-inspired but with a divine grunge twist which is right up my street.

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Michelle told me a little about the day: “Styled by myself and Anika Miller, the shoot was inspired by the glamour of the 1920s but with a grunge twist. We wanted dark smudgy eyes, deep violet lips and hair that looks its best back-lit. Think hazy hedonistic rather than roaring 20s…”

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Spring is well and truly in the air this morning – I’ve just come back from a wonderful little break in Richmond (we stayed in “a large Wedgewood vase” aka Culloden Tower – it was fantastic!!!) and the spring flowers were looking beautiful… so what could be better this morning than to share this beautiful spring wedding shoot with you.

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The blue hydrangeas are divine! The whole look of the shoot is fresh and springlike, and it’s a wonderful look for a contemporary English wedding. Ideas and styling are by Alexandria Events (Alexandria is just so lovely!) and images are by Jacques Lloyd at Real Simple Photography.

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Alexandria told me, “I jumped at the chance to hold our shoot at a venue as beautiful as Oakley Hall. The grounds are gorgeous, and there were so many lovely shoot locations we were spoilt for choice! I wanted to create a fun and fresh spring feel to the shoot, and luckily the weather was on our side that day (apart from a rather gusty wind!). Overall I would describe the shoot as colourful, feminine, and soft, with an emphasis on flowers and nature.

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Photography @bloomweddingsuk ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Makeup @khmakeupartistry⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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  • 5 top tips for planning an EPIC wedding video - on English-Wedding.com today with our lovely friends at @hdmoments ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Pic: James & Daryl at @clivedenhouse ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Photographer @zosiazacharia ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Flowers @joannacarterflowers ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Wedding coordinator @lydia_kenny3 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Bride's dress @oscardelarenta ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
MUA @kristinagasperasmua⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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  • I've waited for months to share this beauty with you! English-Wedding.com right now ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Photographer: @evatarnok⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Second shooter: @neliprahova⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
⁣Planning: @brideandbelleweddings ⁣with @champagneandsparklesltd and @victoriasykesevents⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Floral Design @maryjanevaughan ⁣⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Dress boutique: @morgan_davies_bridal ⁣⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Dress design: @ersaatelierofficial⁣ @ersaatelier⁣⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Bridal accessories @poppyinpearls @clarelloydaccessories⁣⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Shoes: @harrietwildeshoes⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
HMUA @alisonrjenner ⁣⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Cake @thehoneybeeweddingcakeco ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Venue: @chiswick_house ⁣⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Stationery: @dimitriajordan ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Silks: @silkandpurl⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Videography: @handcraftpictures_weddingfilms⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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  • Groom's view - the best things about marriage: "Looking at my ring finger every day to see the ring and what it means to us. Being able to introduce Rowena as my Wife as opposed to the girlfriend! Having the lady that I fell in love with at pretty much first glance now being my wife. Coming home after work and just talking to one another spending time as a three with our 3 and a half year old daughter."⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Howard & Rowena are on English-Wedding.com today with beautiful images by @robingoodladphotography⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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See the blog for their reviews of @stunningtents @caigerandco @steelstrum and more!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Modern blue styling ideas with calligraphy for an alternative beach wedding (18)

Image credit: Oobaloos Photography

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