My heart did a little skip into my mouth as I read through Melanie’s wedding report this morning! I always ask couples to tell me how they met, and today’s couple’s story is similar to mine: this gorgeous couple met online, and Melanie told me, “Colin was the only person I sent a message to, one drunken evening of searching for the love of my life!” Funny – I spent one begrudging evening on and it was the luckiest moment of my life as I found my guy too!

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So here is a story close to my heart, as well as a fantastic couple with lots of lovely images of a wonderful wedding day. And what an incredible location: they married on Tower Bridge! Images are by super London wedding photographer Adam Szczepanski of Adam’s Photo Art:

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The setting of this wedding is breathtaking, the bride is beautiful, the groom handsome… what’s not to love! Enjoy 🙂
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It’s always fantastic to see wedding stationery taking centre stage in a beautiful shoot, and this lush feature on the UK Alliance of Wedding Planners’ blog caught my eye for all the fabulous details. It exudes luxury with a warming colour combination of pink and orange roses. Glassware is edged with gold leaf and the handwritten calligraphy adds a delicious finishing touch to the table decor.

Autumn wedding shoot (1) Images are by JKB Young Photography and the shoot was styled by UKAWP member  Aruna Nicholas from Perfecto Mundo Weddings & Events.
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Carrina and Simon were lucky enough to be married at the spectacular St Audries Park in Somerset in October, and their wedding caught my eye for its rich colours, styling and location. St Audries Park is gorgeous – the ivy climbing the tower is the most romantic backdrop and makes for amazing images.

St Audries Park wedding (1) The beautiful bride and groom braved rain showers for some wonderful wedding photos outside the venue – complete with wedding wellies they look as though they only have eyes for each other.

Images are by Somerset wedding photographer Simon Biffen, who you’ll find here:

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The magic of raindrops and lighting make this a really special wedding and I know you’ll love it. Read more…


When it comes to weddings pink never goes out of fashion. Ever. Never ever. Shades of pink come and go… fuchsia isn’t as big as it used to be. Baby is back. Mismatching pink with a-little-bit-of-everything-else is big news. So today I’ve made up this little inspiration feature for you to share, Pin, get inspired by and just enjoy while you enjoy a cup of tea 🙂
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pink wedding ideas (1)Wedding table planner cards and canvas by CalligraphyStore on Etsy from £20 per card;  dress by Ted Baker; roses by Boutique Florists and bouquet image credit is Albert Palmer Photography
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Paper rose place settings £2.50 each by; cake by Rosalind Miller Cakes; dress by Sassi Holford, pew decoration by Dinah for Maunsel House (image credit Neale James Photography)


The details from Daniella and Scott’s Saddleworth Hotel wedding are just divine. As wedding coordinators they knew their venue inside out, and chose a sparkly winter wedding theme to make the most of the spectacular venue. Daniella’s dress is stunning – a Manuel Mota design with intricate beading.

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Images of the day are by the fabulous Pixies in the Cellar wedding photography, whose magic touch brings the atmosphere and elegance of the wedding celebrations to life in their wedding photography. With congratulations to the gorgeous bride and groom, and thanks to the Pixies for sharing such an incredible wedding with us today. Enjoy!
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Our wedding report: Daniella & Scott

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Were you pleased with your wedding photographer?

Absolutely delighted, stunning with some really unexpected wow shots!

Wedding venue:

The Saddleworth Hotel, Delph.

Can you describe your wedding in a single sentence?

A completely magical day I wish I could relive again and again.


I’ve hated – and been fascinated by – wedding fairs for the last decade. They can be hell on earth, and they can be inspiring and fun. Wedding suppliers love and dread them in equal measure, while 62% of brides enjoy them and only 2% of grooms survive more than one fair*. But times are changing and there are some pretty amazing new wedding ‘fairs’ to discover if you know where to look!

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All images by Steve Holcroft Photography at Storrs Hall

So what’s the deal with wedding fairs?

The purpose is – publicly – to unite brides and grooms with suppliers: to provide a place where they can meet face to face, get several quotes and choose suppliers. It’s a great idea and in theory, helps everyone. Find the right wedding fair and you’re sorted. Even at the wrong wedding fair you can find a gem of a supplier. But how do you know if a fair will be inspiring or terrifying? Read on…

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Hello lovelies! I hope you’ve had a good day and are just about packing up your pens and pencils ready to dash out of the office for hometime… a moment I used to love when I had what we call a “proper job”!

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Image credit Camilla Arnhold Photography – see the full wedding by clicking on the image 🙂

Those of you who are in the business of photographing weddings, I need your help. I’m getting ahead with blog features for the rest of the month (as I’m now an official Explorer – it’s in my email signature and everything*) and I’d love your submissions. I’m definitely in a YES! mood so if you have a wedding up your sleeve you haven’t submitted yet (the lighter and summerier the better!) email me!

Just send me a link to your blog post or facebook album of the wedding. My email is

Thank you 🙂

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*Can’t prove it until you email me that wedding submission now, can we?! 😉


How many couples incorporate elephant poo into their big day, I wonder?! Today’s gorgeous couple Rebecca and Tom did just that… you’ll have to read their wedding report after the images to find out how! This is a wonderful wedding I know you’ll love… Rebecca had her wedding dress made for her by a specialist dressmaker, and it’s exquisite!

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I love how they made their wedding day very personal, welcoming and friendly. The tipis are fab (aren’t they always?!) and other decoration is kept sweet and simple. Tom and Rebecca chose not to have a wedding cake, which makes perfect sense to me as a) they don’t have a sweet tooth and b) if you’re not cake fans it’s a good way to save money for other things!

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Oh! And today’s bride and groom are a down to earth couple whose wedding report makes me happy, especially this bit:

What’s the best thing about being married?

That our relationship is exactly the same as it was before we were married!


Morning everyone! How is your day going? I’ve been making inspiration boards for you today – some gorgeous ideas in soft green shades. Flowers take centre stage at weddings… but sometimes foliage can be as beautiful a theme as a floral one… see what you think!

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 Image credits and supplier information from top left: Vintage butterfly wedding invitation by Olivia Samuel, flower crown bride via www.StyleMePretty (image by Wendy Laurel Photography, green earrings for bridesmaids Weddings by SS on Etsy, cork place card holders by Karas Vineyard Wedding on Etsy, table planner calligraphy cards by

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 Suppliers from top left: Pearl bracelet by Bridal Designs, Vintage butterfly place setting by Olivia Samuel, bouquet by Rosa Rugosa (image credit Pixies in the Cellar), pearl earrings and necklace Bridal Designs, Mr & Mrs party picks by Vintage Twee, cupcakes by Cotton and Crumbs.

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 Bouquet by Joan Simms in Derbyshire, image credit HBA Photography, party drinks image credit Camilla Arnhold Photography, table flowers image credit Albert Palmer Photography, flowers by Boutique Florists


This wedding is a treat – a magical celebration full of character and style, and the most amazing images I know you’ll love! It sounds as exciting as it looks, with thunder and lightning, hailstorms and finally sparklers to end the day as beautifully as it began. The bride and groom – one of the loveliest couples I’ve seen on the blog this year! – are gorgeous Mish and Jai. Images are by lovely Pixies in the Cellar.
Rowton Hall wedding photography (2)The Pixies – aka Peter and Sara – said the whole day had a great modern/vintage feel. Jai and his best man wore stylish great suits and funky shirts whilst Mish took the brave decision to be herself by wearing her glasses, which definitely looked amazing and complimented the whole look of the day.
Rowton Hall wedding photography (1)Jai had made a ‘signing bench’, a great idea, along with card/pressie box and signs for the road to Rowton Hall Hotel. Oh! And the best thing of all? A rice crispie wedding cake, perfectly topped with playmobil Mr & Mrs figures. Awesome. Read more…


Here’s a little something to get excited about then – in my inbox the news that new brand Made By Niemierko (a streamlined and scaled down service overseen by Mark Niemierko, star wedding planner) offers wedding planning for as little as £5,000 – it isn’t peanuts, but for a top wedding planner it isn’t bad at all! This is how you might just be able to enlist the help of one of the most luxurious services in UK weddings! Read on…

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Made By Niemierko gives couples access to celebrity wedding planner Mark Niemierko for the very first time. Mark is responsible for planning Rochelle and Marvin Humes’ Blenheim Palace wedding, Julia and James Corden’s Babington House nuptials, and has overseen weddings with royalty in attendance, such as the society wedding at which Prince Harry was a guest in September last year.

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Niemierko, the leading luxury wedding and event planners founded by celebrity party planner Mark Niemierko, launches a new streamlined service, Made By Niemierko, for couples on a smaller budget who still want that wow wedding as well as guaranteed peace of mind on their wedding day.

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