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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!

Frosini + Adam || Boreham House from White Dress Films on Vimeo.

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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One of the things I love most about wedding blogs is that we all share so many real weddings. It’s real life. You can flick through the first twenty pages of any wedding magazine and see models in wedding gowns, posed and beautifully lit… whereas on a blog you see real brides and grooms straight away. Our features thrive because of YOU! And what better way to introduce you to couture bridal designers The State Of Grace than to show you some of their beautiful real brides…

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Photo credit – Jez Dickson

Chic silver screen bridal style

Tamsin married at the famous Savoy Hotel in true old school Hollywood style. She looked like a silver screen goddess. To suit the iconic venue, Tamsin and her husband sought something sophisticated but still sensual and playful in nature. Made with over ten metres of lavish Parisian silk with a suggestive cowl back and puddle train, Tamsin’s bespoke wedding dress took her husband’s breath away.

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Photo credit – Jez Dickson

Image Credits – Jez Dickson http://www.jezdicksonphotography.co.uk/

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Morning! How are you? I’m all bright and bubbly today – it’s going to be a great day! I’m happy too because – in the spirit of Piglet – I’m about to do a Very Grand Thing. I’m going to introduce you to the very wonderful Rosie and the Boys. Rosie makes papercuts for wedding day gifts and keepsakes. I think they’re incredibly beautiful.

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Papercuts by Rosie and the Boys

Rosie told me, “The idea behind this papercut was to allow people to hide a message within the design. At first glance you just see the beautiful flowers but look closely and you’ll find the special message. As an example I chose “Sweetpea, my sweetpea” a favourite Paul Weller song of mine. I wrote a blog post about the creation of the piece which you can see here: http://www.rosieandtheboys.com/2013/06/19/the-story-of-a-papercut-from-inspiration-to-creation/

“A client contacted me recently to create a Peony design along the same lines, her message hidden in the very centre of each flower. I love creating bespoke designs so welcome requests to feature other meaningful flowers.”

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I seem to be on a roll finding new businesses to share with you, and I’ve been saving up Crystal Bridal Accessories for this afternoon. With an impressive array of top bridal designers and collections (Rainbow Club, Diane Hassall, Benjamin Adams, Harriet Wilde and more) there’s plenty to choose from and a nice range of prices for every bride and bridesmaid. If you’re still looking for your accessories, shoes or bridal jewellery – check them out!

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Discovering Crystal Bridal Accessories on the English Wedding Blog

I asked Amy, the lovely lady behind the business, to tell me more: Crystal Bridal Accessories is the home of stunning bridal accessories to help brides complete their look for the big day! A selection of glamorous crystal wedding shoes, elegant headpieces and beautiful bridal jewellery along with a range of bridal sashes, wedding gloves, bridesmaid gifts, handbags, birdcage veils and more. Shop online or visit our Meadowhall, Sheffield showroom to try before you buy.”

www.crystalbridalaccessories.co.uk

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Every now and then I stumble across something gorgeous which stops me in my tracks – and I have to share it with you. I was flitting around Pinterest and wedding blogs and gazing at wedding inspiration on facebook last week when I discovered these gorgeous images taken for Froufrou bridal boutique in Kent. Aren’t they beautiful?

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Froufrou Bride – Photograph by Matilda at http://matildarosephotography.com

I had a quick chat with Froufrou’s Nicole and Helena who told me a little about their gorgeous, charming boutique in the royal spa town of Tunbridge Wells.

Froufrou bridal boutique has sensational handpicked bridal and bridesmaid collections from our talented, sought after designers. These include Stewart Parvin, Elizabeth Stuart, Ivy & Aster, Sarah Seven, Nicole Miller, Lusan Mandongus, Belle & Bunty and Twobirds. We also hold a stunning selection of accessories, veils, lingerie and jewellery.”

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Froufrou Bride – Photograph by Matilda at http://matildarosephotography.com

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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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A beautiful Wiltshire wedding at Trafalgar Park – Marcia and James

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Wedding venue:

Trafalgar Park, Nr Salisbury

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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Morning everyone! Eagle-eyed readers will have spotted this offer when I wrote about a little road trip with Kent wedding photographer Benjamin Toms recently, and now I’m sharing it with everyone!

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Wedding photography by Benjamin Toms

Save £100 when you book Benjamin Toms as your wedding photographer

Benjamin Toms will be happy to offer English Wedding Blog readers £100 off your wedding photography! If you are looking to book a photographer for your wedding this year, get in touch with Ben to find out more. www.benjamintomsphotography.co.uk

Ben is brilliant – he’s had four gorgeous weddings featured on the English Wedding Blog and recently been published in You & Your Wedding magazine too. Just have a look at some of his beautiful wedding photography on the blog:

Ryan and Laura’s Gatsby inspired vintage wedding at Chiswick House

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Ryan and Laura’s Chiswick House wedding

Ryan and Laura’s Gatsby inspired wedding is gorgeous – a backless dress, elegant styling and a stunning wedding venue in the magnificent Chiswick House.

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Morning everyone! I quite fancied talking about toilets at weddings today. Hope that’s ok!? More specifically, where are your wedding guests going to wee, and is it going to be a special experience? Now I’ve got your attention 🙂 All wedding venues have loos, and you’d naturally expect a stately home to have a lovely bathroom. But what about luxury wedding toilets if you’re having a tipi wedding reception? Either way, adding special surprises and treats for guests on a loo break can be a very memorable and welcome touch!

Bathroom accessories – adding luxury to your special day

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Everyone wants their outdoor wedding to be memorable and fun for their guests. There are a few simple, yet luxurious, additions that you can easily do to make that happen. Every outdoor wedding needs bathroom facilities for the guests and adding a personal touch to them is an easy way to achieve luxury. One of the best assets you can provide for your guests are pre-made bathroom baskets. Bathroom baskets are an ideal way to make sure your guests – male and female – feel looked after on your big day.

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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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Hello everyone! Are you having a nice week? It’s nearly the weekend – I have a wedding to go to so I’m quite excited and hoping for sunshine! Today I want to share some news from one of the loveliest wedding photographers I know. It’s a bit of a bonus blog post really with four gorgeous venues to discover, four very different wedding styles and a road trip around the UK! Ben is a Kent wedding photographer who is available to work throughout the UK and overseas – so if you’re in Kent, Suffolk, Cornwall or even Perthshire(!) he’d love to hear from you!

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Benjamin Toms is brilliant – he’s had four gorgeous weddings featured on the English Wedding Blog and recently been published in You & Your Wedding magazine too. He’s a busy man as well… his latest weddings on his blog are from far and wide…

A wedding road trip with Benjamin Toms Photography!

  • The Polhawn Fort wedding featured in You & Your Wedding magazine – breathtakingly colourful with a striking gold colour scheme, and brought to you from sunny Cornwall
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