Morning lovelies! I wanted to quickly show you these beauties from my Etsy shop. Lovely Jessica Reeve Photography sent me a handful of photos which I’m over the moon with (thank you Jess!) and I couldn’t wait to show you! This wedding invitation set is sustainable, made from recycled card and doesn’t cost the earth. I can also address your envelopes by hand in modern calligraphy – it’s an optional extra I love to provide for my couples.

Rustic elegance sustainable wedding stationery from By Moon and Tide Calligraphy, photography credit Jess Reeve (1)

These elegant rustic wedding invitations come fully personalised with your names, wedding date and time, venue and rsvp address. They’re designed in a simple, minimal style with our fave calligraphy font, and printed on recycled kraft card.

These designer wedding invitations don’t have a designer price tag: they start from £2 each including blank envelopes. They’re created in our home studio on the edge of the Lake District, and will arrive at your door beautifully packaged and ready for you to send to your guests.

Rustic elegance sustainable wedding stationery from By Moon and Tide Calligraphy, photography credit Jess Reeve (2)


Well good morning, beautiful! I have a stunning wedding inspiration photoshoot to share with you today. This will appeal to those of you who aren’t so fussed on pretty pastels and are looking for a bolder, more dramatic and impactful statement. Here’s one STUNNING way to make your wedding stand out from the crowd. Huge thanks to lovely wedding stylist Nonie Leonard for sharing this glorious shoot with us! I’ll leave Nonie to tell you all about it.

With love,

The style and concept was brought together, by a bride’s take on bringing modern elegance to a rustic venue. Lillibrooke Manor is beautiful and surrounded by amazing grounds and scenery, perfect for an elegant wedding whilst staying true to the style of the venue.


The English Wedding Directory is our curated list of brilliant wedding vendors. I have so much admiration for all the independent creatives who make up the UK wedding industry: the photographers, stationery designers, florists, stylists, wedding planners… all 100% dedicated to helping you create the wedding of your dreams!

These lovely people have joined the English Wedding Directory in the last couple of weeks – and we have more coming up to share with you soon! Do take a moment to discover them, and if you like what you see why not get in touch and even book this weekend?

Fiona Kelly Photography London

Fiona Kelly Photography (London)

M and G Wedding Photography Yorkshire

M and G Photography (Yorkshire)

Damien Vickers Photography

Damien Vickers Photography (Cambridgeshire)

Evolve wedding photographer in devon

Evolve wedding photography (Devon)

Jennifer Jane Photography

Jennifer Jane Photography (Devon)

London wedding photographer Fiona Kelly loves to bring a relaxed approach while capturing beautiful, natural images that tell the story of your wedding day perfectly.


Today’s stunning couple were married at Chippenham Park Hall in the springtime, and styled their day with the most incredible cherry blossom and pink peonies. Maryanne’s dress is incredible: the designer is Jenny Packham and the embroidery detail couldn’t be more perfect for the springtime! She looks beautiful – every bit the English springtime bride – and Adam her perfect match in his made to measure suit, bought in Dubai.

The colour theme was pink, white, green and gold. Both the marquee and church were covered in cherry blossom with real trees lining the aisle in the church. In the marquee the mixture of trees and hanging flowers from the ceiling was truly spectacular! The floral creations were the work of the amazing Lucy Vail. Maryanne told me her favourite flowers were the peonies and hydrangeas – the smells were simply divine!

Incredible florals for Maryanne & Adam's beautiful Chippenham Park Hall wedding, with images by Nick + Maria (1)


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Nick & Maria


This week has FLOWN by! Lovelies, I hope you’ve enjoyed all the beautiful weddings and shoots we’ve shared on the blog this week. Time now for a relaxing weekend and some sunshine… but I want to leave you with something incredibly beautiful. I love everything about Maisie and David’s day – it’s full of fun, love and laughter… and the little details are just stunning (as are our gorgeous bride and groom!) All images by our lovely English Wedding member and Bristol wedding photographer Joab Smith Photography.

Have a lovely weekend,

Maisie & David's beautifully simple Bristol wedding, with Joab Smith Photography (32)

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How did you choose your photographer?

Lots of searching on the internet. We were really impressed with his portfolio pictures. Joab then came for a visit and his patient & relaxed attitude won us over.

Maisie & David's beautifully simple Bristol wedding, with Joab Smith Photography (40)

Were you pleased with your wedding photographer? Do tell… we love a brilliant review!

Joab was absolutely brilliant! He had clearly done his research on the location and we think the photos speak for themselves. There is not a single guest we have shown the photos to who has not been seriously impressed with the photographs.


This BEAUTY of a wedding photoshoot has everything I love most. It’s French, it’s filled with flowers and golden sunshine, and the styling and details are from sustainable brands – ethical weddings being one of my favourite things for 2021 and beyond. And oh, it’s proof that ethical weddings can be insanely beautiful. Huge thanks to lovely Pauline from Calypso Events for sharing this with us, and to the entire team for their work in creating such a breathtaking collection of images.

With love,

Elegant, floral and Ethical wedding inspiration shoot, image credit Amandine Ropars (7)

We only used ethical and responsible products, such as the flowers, the dress, and the rings. It was really a huge part of our concept to produce something beautiful that was completely ethical and respectful of the environment.
The flowers are all seasonal blooms from an organic farm. The napkins and ribbons are natural hand-dyed. The dress is made of 100% bio gore-tex cotton. For the guest favours, we choose little soaps made by hand, organic and biodegradable (and they smelled like paradise!) . The rings with fair trade silver, were made by the groom for the bride, and vice versa.


Morning beautiful! Ah – isn’t it lovely to have an extra day of weekend though? We’ve just basically been outside the whole time, away from humans and exploring nature. It’s been bliss! How about you? I’ve been thinking about wedding blogging – sometimes it just feels like pure, blissful escapism. I hope you get a flavour of that from reading the blog too! Looking at beautiful weddings all day is an absolute joy and today’s takes stunning to a whole new level! Charlotte and Alex are gorgeous, and their day is just amazing from start to finish – you’re going to LOVE this!

With love,

Super elegant and sophisticated black tie wedding in Hertfordshire, photographer credit Simon Biffen Photography (3)


I also have a bit of a love for pineapples so there was literally pineapples everywhere from our wedding invites, to the bottom of my shoes (Aquazurra), to my flowers and the copious amount of decorations!!

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How did you choose your photographer?

My best friend had Simon at her wedding and he was awesome. We loved his style and also how comfortable he made us feel when he was taking photos.


Take a little time today to breathe, to relax and to escape from reality with this tranquil and beautiful wedding editorial from Beth, wedding planner at Miss Carlysle & Co. I’ve fallen head over heels in love with the light, the florals, the styling and atmosphere of this enchanting set of images, and I just know you will too. The venue is Sissons Barn, the photographer is Nikki’s Moments. The talented team of Cambridgeshire wedding suppliers created a fairy tale of soft tones, simplicity and a perfect love story. I’ll hand over to Beth to tell you more.

With love,

A fairytale of soft tones, for a beautiful wedding look from Sissons Barn (1)

We decided on a simple, elegant styled shoot which started from a mood board into the creation that came together from the suppliers, with the use of a grey and white theme, through the stationery to the flowers. Traditional but with our very own twist, to inspire a modern couple.

It was a true love story for the modern couple Chelsea and Kristian, with romance in the air, full of laughter and love. From the ceremony through to the wedding breakfast.


If I could do one thing this Bank Holiday Monday it would be to whisk away all your worries and fill you with happy. These crazy, scary times won’t last forever, and if you’ve had to postpone your wedding until 2021 please, please look forward to your new date with absolute joy. My heart says 2021 is going to be an incredible year full of amazing wedding celebrations. Weddings like Ruth & Jonny’s. Weddings full of glorious love and laughter, and with a party to end all parties. This is epic, and I do hope it brings a smile to your day. Ruth and Jonny are just gorgeous; their day has everything – I’m in love with Ruth’s dress and all those stunning florals! All images are by one of our fave UK wedding photographers, lovely Warren from Howell Jones Photography.

With bank holiday love,


Beautiful wedding photography from Somerset, with great reviews for Warren at Howell Jones Photography (6)

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Photo by JESHOOTS.COM on Unsplash

With everything going on in this crazy world right now keeping in touch, socialising and spending quality time with friends is now more important than ever. People are spread across different locations, stuck inside and feeling a bit odd about the world around them. Hen dos are always a fun, bonding experience but also, almost always, a drama to organise and adding drama to anything at the moment is to be avoided at all costs. 

If the idea of organising a ‘virtual’ hen party has you filled with fear or perhaps leaves you feeling a bit cold then seek help from a planner like heyyholly; someone who gets your group, most importantly the hen, and understands the nuances of how to make something virtual into something memorable.

When it comes to organising a ‘Virtual Hen Do’ the creative ideas, the personalisation and all the little details are just as important as ever and the icing on top is making it fun, inclusive and memorable….and not in a ‘I just had a really cringeworthy conference call’ but in a ‘we lived moments that we didn’t think were possible’ kind of way. 


Happy Sunday, lovelies! I hope you’re enjoying a relaxing (if blustery!) weekend, and managing to take a little time for self-care today. It’s been a funny old week with the blog – my inbox is bursting with joyful and beautiful images, and I’ve spent every day chasing my tail… so I wanted to end the week with one of the loveliest shoots I’ve seen all year. This one was sent in by lovely Weddings by Emma Louise, a supremely talented stylist and wedding planner whose love of nature shines through in this sublime collection of images. I will leave you with Emma to talk you through this breathtakingly beautiful springtime wedding styling feature.

With love,

Effortlessly romantic, colourful spring wedding style from Botley Hill Barn (4)

Join us for a weekend wedding spent in the rolling hills of Surrey with family and friends at exclusive use wedding venue The Barn at Botley Hill.

A contemporary spring wedding filled with fresh colours, abundant florals and whimsical romance.

Effortlessly romantic, colourful spring wedding style from Botley Hill Barn (43)

There is an inside outside Ceremony, casual wedding breakfast and an intimate Sunday brunch made for retelling stories of the day before.


This article is by English Wedding member and Hertfordshire wedding photographer Becky Harley Photography

So, you’ve booked your dream venue and secured your wedding date in the diary – yay! What’s next?

Things can be complicated when booking a wedding photographer – firstly there are so many about! First and foremost I think it’s really important to choose someone whose work speaks to you and transports you to a moment, and that you get on with them on a personal level.

Once you’ve found your photographer, some will have various packages and extras that you can book to create your perfect wedding photography package. Today I wanted to talk about second photographers.

Should I book a second photographer for my wedding? Photo credit Becky Harley Photography (9)

You may have heard the term ‘second photographer’ bandied about by some people, but what does it mean, and why would you want to book two photographers?

There are several reasons that booking a second photographer might be a really good idea for your wedding.

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