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Glamorous Edinburgh wedding with Jade Osborne Photography (28)
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Stunning bride Jill & Luke were married at Carlowrie Castle last year in a beautiful wedding full of glamour. Their minimal, elegant styling is wonderful – and set to be a big trend for 2018 / 2019 weddings! Jill wore a stunning Suzanne Neville gown and Jimmy Choo shoes, and Luke and his groomsmen were in black tie.  Jill’s bridesmaids wore matching cowl back gold sequin dresses and also had a bridesman wearing his tux with a gold sequin bow tie.

Glamorous Edinburgh wedding with Jade Osborne Photography (15)

Our wedding florist was recommended to us by Jen at Carlowrie Castle, who had used Vickys Flowers for her own wedding. We had pure white gypsophila with white roses for my own bouquet. Bridesmaids carried pure white gypsophila, Luke’s buttonhole was a white rose, and the groomsmen’s buttonholes were pure white gypsophila. The ceremony table had a pure white gypsophila arrangement, with white pillar boxes that had tall vases with pure white gypsophila.

Classic elegance for a Royal Holloway wedding with Dale Stephens Photography (7)
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David and Louise’s wedding is classic, elegant and makes the most of a magnificent venue – the picture gallery at Royal Holloway, University of London. Louise is stunning in an Enzoani gown with a pretty lace layer and delicate straps – a beautiful summer dress. Decoration and styling touches are minimal, with a simple colour palette of navy blue and ivory. Their cake is gorgeous – made by Louise’s friend and former housemate – “she did such an amazing job and we loved it!

Classic elegance for a Royal Holloway wedding with Dale Stephens Photography (17)

“One of the reasons we chose Royal Holloway was that the Picture Gallery where we had our wedding breakfast didn’t need any decoration beyond the tables because you weren’t allowed the touch the expensive paintings! We did decorate our evening reception room though and ordered balloons as well as bringing down the table decorations from the dinner. My aunt also made some lovely bunting to hang.

Classic elegance for a Royal Holloway wedding with Dale Stephens Photography (10)

Damion Mower Photography, Buckinghamshire on the English Wedding Blog (1)
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Happy Wednesday you lovely people! I’m happy to be introducing another new member of the English Wedding team today. Super talented Buckinghamshire wedding photographer Damion Mower joins us and will be sharing some of his beautiful weddings on the blog in the coming months. We first featured Damion’s images when we shared gorgeous Malin and Simon’s Swallows Oast wedding on the blog last month – they left such a glowing review for Damion, and I personally loved how his shots captured the story of their day. So – brilliant news – there’ll be more where that came from and I’d love for you to take a couple of minutes and scroll through some of Damion’s very best shots. Stop and look, and you’ll smile, feel all warm and fuzzy inside, and perhaps even giggle (those heels are high for such a cute little guy!) I’ll hand over to Damion to introduce himself…

Damion Mower Photography, Buckinghamshire on the English Wedding Blog (10)

Hello, I’m Damion, a Buckinghamshire wedding photographer, capturing documentary style weddings across Buckinghamshire and South East England.

Watercolor wedding style ideas with the Little Wedding Helper, image credit Evoke Photography (1)
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Hello there lovely people! It’s a creative day for me in every possible sense – I’ve been writing some beautiful invitations for a friend this morning and will be spending the next couple of hours discovering all the lovely weddings and shoots in my inbox… but first I have to share this stunning creative styling from The Forge in Bristol. I LOVE the paint splatter stationery and beautiful calligraphy by De Winton Paper Co, the colourful styling by lovely English Wedding Directory member Kirsten (Little Wedding Helper) and glorious images. This is wedding styling for artistic souls and I hope you adore it as much as I do! Happy Tuesday everyone!

Watercolor wedding style ideas with the Little Wedding Helper, image credit Evoke Photography (8)

All images by Evoke Pictures

 

Tucked away in the middle of Bristol sits The Forge, a beautiful bespoke event space and workshop venue with huge windows, exposed brickwork, bare floorboards and a real New York loft space vibe. As soon as Kirsten Butler, aka The Little Wedding Helper, saw the space from its renovation to completion she knew she wanted to do a shoot to showcase this space and the talents of a local wedding suppliers.

Gorgeous Goodnestone Park wedding blog with Rubie Love Photography (9)
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Happy Monday everyone! I hope you’ve had the loveliest weekend. Did you spot our two amazing weddings from Priston Mill and Union Club Soho over the weekend? Today we’re heading all the way across to Canterbury for a beautiful summer wedding at Goodnestone Park. The venue is AMAZING and it’s also where Jane Austen stayed just before she wrote Pride & Prejudice.

Gorgeous Goodnestone Park wedding blog with Rubie Love Photography (29)

Photographer Ami from Rubie Love Photography captured their day so beautifully. She told me Polly and James were the most wonderful couple with so much love for one another – and it totally comes across in their images from the day.

Gorgeous Goodnestone Park wedding blog with Rubie Love Photography (23)

The lovely couple had on the day coordination from Georgie at Ethereal Events and beautiful florals by Lucy at Wild Bloom. Polly’s hair and makeup was beautifully done by the girls from Wye Beauty  and entertainment was provided by the highly recommended magician Chris Harding.

Gorgeous Goodnestone Park wedding blog with Rubie Love Photography (20)

Discover more from lovely Kent wedding photographer Ami at Rubie Love Photography:

http://www.rubielovephotography.co.uk
Instagram: @rubielovephotography
Facebook.com/Rubieloveweddingphotographer

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Gorgeous Goodnestone Park wedding blog with Rubie Love Photography (7)
Gorgeous Goodnestone Park wedding blog with Rubie Love Photography (8)
Gorgeous Goodnestone Park wedding blog with Rubie Love Photography (9)
Gorgeous Goodnestone Park wedding blog with Rubie Love Photography (10)
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Gorgeous Goodnestone Park wedding blog with Rubie Love Photography (14)
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Gorgeous Goodnestone Park wedding blog with Rubie Love Photography (17)
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Gorgeous Goodnestone Park wedding blog with Rubie Love Photography (21)
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Gorgeous Goodnestone Park wedding blog with Rubie Love Photography (27)
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Gorgeous Goodnestone Park wedding blog with Rubie Love Photography (31)
Gorgeous Goodnestone Park wedding blog with Rubie Love Photography (32)
Gorgeous Goodnestone Park wedding blog with Rubie Love Photography (33)
Gorgeous Goodnestone Park wedding blog with Rubie Love Photography (34)
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Priston Mill wedding photographers Martin Dabek (4)
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Today’s real wedding is a stunner: beautiful bride Sarah wears a breathtaking dress by Jesus Peiro, while her bridesmaids simply shine in vibrant red. Groom Tristan looks amazing in a Horace & Sons suit while his groomsmen (many, as recommended by Sarah in her interview below the images!) look distinctive and dapper in braces and flat caps! This is a stunning wedding shot by our lovely friend and Priston Mill Wedding Photographer Martin Dabek.

Priston Mill wedding photographers Martin Dabek (31)

Our wedding flowers were big and colourful! Rustic feels to the decorations for the venue but still, lots of colour! Emma Norton was our florist. I cannot tell you how fantastic her work was and how well she understood what I wanted. Perfect.

Priston Mill wedding photographers Martin Dabek (15)

Other than the flowers, we dotted around a few home made decs but the venue certainly didn’t need this. It is so beautiful and full of character as it is (I mean it has a working watermill in it!!)

Priston Mill wedding photographers Martin Dabek (16)

Wedding photographer’s website:

https://martindabek.com/priston-watermill-wedding-photography/

Gloriously eclectic and fun Soho wedding with Becky Harley Photography (33)
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Chloe and Sam’s chic Soho wedding is wonderfully non-traditional. I love Chloe’s approach to wedding planning – she avoided the traditional suppliers and sought out more unusual things to style their day. The venue (The Union Club) is fabulous – the surroundings just seem to suit Sam and Chloe perfectly, and I think the shots of them just loving walking to the venue and in the surrounding area are unique and fascinating! Flowers are by Wild at Heart and Chloe’s dress is from Phase Eight – doesn’t she look incredible?

Gloriously eclectic and fun Soho wedding with Becky Harley Photography (12)

My wedding dress was sparkly, chic and classic and fitted so nicely. We found it on a high street bridal window shopping spree to generate inspiration and it turned out to be the one. It was also under budget, I initially set out for a different design, I really wanted a loose, boho type dress with long sleeves but couldn’t find any ready to wear ones that I liked. It’s from Phase Eight at John Lewis bridal in Oxford Street.

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Beautiful wedding invitations retailer Bride and Groom Direct give their opinion on the biggest and best wedding invitations trends for the upcoming year.

With Christmas only just having passed, and Valentine’s Day just the other week, now is the time when the biggest wedding trends of the year will start to emerge. Last year we were blown away by the beautiful colours and styles we saw featured in weddings around the world, and how they dictated wedding theme trends too, our favourites being rustic and Hollywood styles. This year we’re even more excited to see how the following trends grow and take shape.


Butterfly Wedding Invitations

Butterflies symbolise elegance and beauty and butterfly print is very on trend right now. This makes it a perfect style choice for your invitations and stationery this year. The style can be used to create a very subtle theme, and will tie in beautifully with your spring or summer wedding. Choose from subtle monochrome prints, or choose a design with the colours that you would like to include in your big day.

Naturally simple and beautiful #weddinginspo with Eva Tarnok Photography on the English Wedding Blog (7)
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Peter and I got engaged in May 2017 whilst on holiday in China – Peter proposed on the very first day of our three week holiday, so it was a good job I said yes! As I spend every day talking about and planning weddings, we agreed not to make any plans until we arrived home, so after an amazing holiday, a 24 hour delay and a 12 hour plane journey, our wedding planning began…

For Peter and I, 2019 had to be our year. I have always wanted a spring or summer wedding, and when we took into consideration our day-to-day schedules and other plans we were already committed to, getting married in 2018 would have been too close for comfort. This led to a bit of a problem – my fiancé is adamant that he wants to be married before he is 30 and he is 30 in June 2019! Which meant May 2019 was our best option – longer days, trees and greenery in full bloom, and (fingers crossed) some sunshine!

Documentary wedding photography in Birmingham by Clive Blair (18)
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For a wedding photograph to catch my eye, it has to make me feel something. Whether that’s a warm fuzzy feeling or a sense of excitement and anticipation will depend on the image. Sometimes I find myself smiling at the screen before me, or lifting my hand away from the screen and stopping in my tracks as I scroll – because I want to take it all in. I have always had a little motto when choosing images for the English Wedding Blog – “never delete a grandma” – this is why.

Documentary wedding photography in Birmingham by Clive Blair (23)

Clive Blair is a Birmingham wedding photographer whose images all have that something that stops me in my tracks and makes me feel something. Just look at the selection we’ve chosen to share with you today, and you’ll see what I mean. Because after the big day it’s not about the styling or florals anymore: your dress and suit will be packed away; stationery forgotten and cake all gone – but the memories held in your images will last a lifetime and more. 

Beautiful Essex wedding by photographer Craig Williams on the English Wedding Blog (26)
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This will brighten up your Wednesday – I promise! I’m totally in love with today’s wedding from The Copse, and Daisy and Will are just gorgeous – in fact everything about their wedding is just perfect from Daisy’s dress (wow!!) to the florals and greenery. Images are by English Wedding Directory member and super talented Essex wedding photographer Craig Williams – whose website and instagram are both wonderfully addictive!

Beautiful Essex wedding by photographer Craig Williams on the English Wedding Blog (25)

Daisy and Will’s venue is fabulous. The Copse allows couples to choose their own caterer and bring wine with no corkage – which we think is pretty special! I know it’s a favourite of lovely friend, English Wedding feature writer and wedding planner, Jenna Hewitt. “Jenna ran everything for us and that meant we had much more time to relax and enjoy the day. Having Craig as our photographer and Jenna as our on the day coordinator made all the difference in the world.”

Beautiful Essex wedding by photographer Craig Williams on the English Wedding Blog (14)

the best uk rock bands for weddings from warble entertainment (2)
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Speculative weather, incredible vibes and stunning music. Festival season is something we all go mad for and it has sewn its way into the ever growing tapestry of British pop culture. Festival themed weddings or ‘wedstivals’ are no surprise then as couples strive to recreate that festival atmosphere on their big day.

Guest article by Joey Burdon of Warble Entertainment

Live music is one of the main staples of a good festival wedding. It’s all about the entertainment and making sure that everyone has a good time! Here are 5 of the best Rock & Pop bands available for your festival themed wedding this summer.

Gentlemen Of The Road

This Surrey quartet can be described as the perfect festival wedding band. Treading the line between festival favourites Mumford & Sons and big rock anthems from bands like The Killers and Kings Of Leon, Gentlemen Of The Road are ideal for bringing that festival fever to your day.

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