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The Case of the Curious Bride opened in April 2013 and aims to provide stylish and quirky dresses with a vintage edge. Owner Melanie dreamed of creating a quirky boutique selling reasonably priced wedding dresses with real style. Brides who bought her bespoke head wear at Ivory Tuesday were also looking for unique and affordable vintage-inspired dresses, so The Case of the Curious Bride was born!

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This bridal shoot from Cheshire’s Arley Hall features stunning wedding dresses and accessories from The Case of the Curious Bride. Dresses are by Erica Stacey and The Case of the Curious Bride. Accessories are by the wonderful Ivory Tuesday.

Four fab wedding photographers were involved in the shoot: the lovely Martin Hambleton, Andrew Billington, David Stubbs and Johnboy Wilson, all wedding photographers in the north west. Please do have a look at their work if you’re looking for a UK wedding photographer.

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The two dresses used were Manhattan which is from Orange Blossom and Pearls by The Case of the Curious Bride (left), and Rebecca from Erica Stacey (right).

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Hey again lovely! Don’t you just wish these cold mornings would go away and we could all wake to rays of sunshine peeping through our windows? I’m heading off on a little road trip across the Lake District this morning but had to share this gorgeous wedding blog with you before I leave!

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Gorgeous Hayley and David were married in Scotland at Hoscote House, and created their own tartan to style their day as well as roping in family and friends to help out. Their wedding is beautiful, personal and full of character – and their smiles are as good as those rays of sunshine we’re all missing right now! So relax, grab a cuppa, sit back and enjoy this gorgeous wedding blog courtesy of my extremely talented friends Peter and Sara, wedding photographers at Pixies in the Cellar.
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Hayley and David – a gorgeous Scottish wedding at Hoscote House

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Our wedding report: Hayley and David

Wedding photographer’s website:

www.pixiesinthecellar.co.uk

Were you pleased with your wedding photographer?

We were thrilled!

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I love how today’s beautiful bride Claire describes her wedding, don’t you? She and Martin were married at The Hillbark Hotel on the Wirral, and chose lovely Jamie from Vickerstaff Photography as their wedding photographer. The images are wonderful and I’ve been so excited to share the wedding with you! What better way could there possibly be to begin the week?!

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The gypsophila (baby’s breath) bouquets and the bridesmaids’ flower crowns are lovely. Claire’s dress is stunning, and together she and Martin make a gorgeous couple. The venue is magnificent, dating back to 1891 and with that classic old English black and white Victorian front… oh! and can you believe they moved this wedding venue in 1930? All of it, brick by brick. Why? Because the owner’s wife wanted it in a different place! Now that’s devotion for you!

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Do you dream of wearing a designer hair accessory for your wedding? Something with vintage-inspired jewellery, maybe… or perhaps you’re wondering if you’re brave enough for a flower crown or art deco diamantes across your forehead. I’d love to wear some of the vintage accessories I see in my virtual travels as a wedding blogger, but I’m not sure I’d know where to start! Designer Samantha Walden is here to help with a look at the history behind bridal hair accessories, and some tips on choosing the right style for your favourite era. Enjoy!
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I’ve always been fascinated by tiaras. If I could, I’d wear a different one for every day of the week. They are beautiful, elegant and striking pieces of jewellery, associated with glamour, wealth and status, and worn by many cultures throughout history. Vintage-inspired wedding hair accessories are a real trend for 2014, with styles from art deco bands to Victoriana and vintage tiaras enjoying a little renaissance with UK brides. But where do these adornments come from, and why do we wear them?

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Do you love papery bits and pieces? Are you searching for something really special for your wedding day, a creative statement or something really on trend and exciting your guests will remember? Perhaps I can help!
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As many of you will know I’m a calligrapher as well as a wedding blogger, and combining the two makes me ridiculously happy! I love coming up with new projects and ideas for wedding calligraphy, and constantly update my Etsy shop with new calligraphy bits and bobs for weddings. 2014 will be the year of the calligraphy menu and I’ll be sharing some new menu designs on my calligraphy website very soon – but in the meantime I’d like to offer all you lovely English Wedding Blog readers a 10% saving on calligraphy for your 2014 weddings.

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What perfect timing! When I first saw Caroline and Lee’s wedding on Samantha J‘s website I loved it, but had no idea their story began on Valentine’s Day… Then when I read Caroline’s wedding report I couldn’t believe the coincidence! Amazing that an anonymous Valentine’s card in the internal post can end so beautifully:

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Caroline and Lee’s beautiful English rustic barn wedding

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Our wedding report: Caroline and Lee

Wedding photographer’s website:

http://www.samantha-j.co.uk/

Were you pleased with your wedding photographer?

Absolutely over the moon! She captured the day perfectly!

Wedding venue:

Packington Moor, Lichfield

Can you describe your wedding in a single sentence?

Relaxed, informal and fun!

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Jutta and Rob’s wedding in a rustic barn is relaxed, characterful and exciting. With plenty of DIY details and atmospheric photography by Barney Walters it really stands out from the crowd and I think it’s wonderful! Jutta wears a Phase Eight wedding dress, bought last minute – but she fell totally in love with it and looks stunning.

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The rustic styling is lovely: a real testament to the creative talents of our British brides and grooms! Enjoy the feature 🙂
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Rob and Jutta: our beautiful DIY country vintage wedding with a worldly twist!

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Our wedding report:  Robert and Jutta

Wedding photographer’s website:

http://barneywalters.com

Were you pleased with your wedding photographer?

Thrilled to bits!

Wedding venue:

St Muebred Church, Cardinham and the bride’s parents’ farm on the Bodmin Moor, Cornwall.

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Good afternoon lovely blog readers! I hope you’re having a good day… but if you’d like a little break from work come and join me for Chris and Naomi’s wedding from the Grange Hotel in York. It’s wonderfully warm and the venue is gorgeous – as are the bride and groom, of course! There’s plenty more to see on the Vogue Shot Photography website, with thanks to David Wade who’s written a little introduction to the day below. Enjoy!
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Christmas time is a time for friends and family so it’s no surprise that having a wedding over the Christmas break is becoming more and more popular. This was the case for Chris and Naomi, they are both very family orientated and chose to have a small but elegant wedding on the 29th of December.

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I really should have breakfast before I write blog posts… these photos are making me hungry! Today – an article for those of you who don’t have a sweet tooth or a taste for traditional wedding cakes. Learn how to build the perfect cheese wedding cake with Andy Swinscoe of The Courtyard Dairy, Settle, owner of the best job title ever:

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Imagine introducing yourself at a party… “So what do you do for a living?” “I’m Cheesemonger of the Year. What do you do?” Awesome…

How to make your perfect Cheese Wedding Cake…

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Whether you are looking for a cheese wedding cake for the main meal, a replacement for a classic wedding cake, or simply something to help keep the after dinner drinkers more sober, a stunning cheese wedding cake is definitely in vogue at the moment.  Andy Swinscoe of The Courtyard Dairy (recently awarded Cheesemonger of the Year at the 2013 World Cheese Awards, and with plenty of previous experience creating his own unique range of farmhouse cheese wedding cakes and helping to develop John Lewis’s online cheese wedding cakes) can help you ensure that your cheese wedding cake is perfect in every way.

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I truly believe that part of a wedding supplier’s job is to inspire, to create and to invent. While it’s easy to stick with popular products, couples still like to see innovative designs, unique ideas and creative touches to eke an “ooh” out of wedding guests.

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I want to push myself, create new things and help other wedding suppliers do the same, so we can share them with you lovely brides and grooms. I also want to find the most creative wedding inventors out there – whether they’re pro suppliers, start up businesses or even crafty brides and grooms – who would like to share their own ideas and products with engaged couples.

In 2013 I had a great time being involved in creative shoots, with my calligraphy featuring first of all in Fiona Campbell and Kat Forsyth’s fantasy fairytale wedding inspiration shoot.

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Lucy and James’s wedding at the wonderful Woburn Sculpture Gallery is just gorgeous. Every detail is so elegant from Lucy’s lace dress to James’s Jeff Banks suit (yippee no Moss Bros!), and set in such a great art deco wedding venue – I love it!

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There are of course some fantastic wedding photos here by the lovely Aaron Collett, but do read Lucy and James’s wedding report at the end of the feature as they share some great wedding day tips for future brides and grooms. With huge thanks to a wonderful couple – I hope you enjoy today’s wedding on the English Wedding Blog!
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A friend of mine asked me last weekend which was the best wedding I’d seen recently, and I forgot to tell her about this one. For me personally, this is pretty unbeatable and it’s all down to the location chosen by beautiful bride Emma and her husband Tom. They married on the spectacular Isle of Skye and really made the most of their surroundings with their wedding photography.

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What struck me when I first saw this wedding is Emma’s bridal look: she wears her hair up for the ceremony and looks fabulous, but standing looking out across the Isle of Skye for the portrait photos later with her hair loose she is one of the most beautiful brides I’ve ever seen. Her secret? Keeping it real – falling in love with the landscape, choosing a location which literally means the world to her and Tom, and being herself.

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