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Lego and scrabble themed DIY wedding with Ayelle Photography on English-Wedding.com (36)
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Hey lovelies! I hope you’re staying safe and cosy in this blustery weather! Today’s wedding is the perfect distraction from the wind and rain – Mimi and Jacob married on the 5th of January and incorporated so many cool ideas into their totally gorgeous and unique DIY wedding. The boys are all rocking a tux and dickie bow (and loving the James Bond look!); Mimi is absolutely stunning in a beautiful lace dress and veil. The details though… and the care and creativity these guys put into making their wedding a true reflection of their personalities is amazing!

Lego and scrabble themed DIY wedding with Ayelle Photography on English-Wedding.com (20)

Dodmoor house is beautiful without any extra decoration, but there’s also so much room to make it your own and add your own personality to the place. I always wanted a barn-style wedding and Dodmoor house ticked that box. But Jacob and I also enjoy lots of quirky things and different hobbies, which we were able to show in our table decorations. Each table fitted a different theme – games and superheroes (for Jacob), animals & crafts (for me) and a lego top table with matching wedding cake, as we both enjoy building lego together. This was all the handiwork of my very talented sister (and maid of honor), who handmade all the decorations including a differently themed tree centerpiece for each table, lego figurines of each member of the wedding party, placemats, and bunting.

Wedding bands - photo by Lucas Allman
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Header photo by Lucas Allmann

Planning the entertainment for your wedding can be stressful at any time, but a Christmas wedding? How do you strike the right balance? Do you go fully Jingle Bells, or ignore the festive feeling and stick to the songs and sounds that matter to you? The thing is, with those blazing log fires, mistletoe, and frosty weather – all the better for snuggling close – winter is an incredibly romantic time of year. So, whatever theme you choose for your wedding, it has the potential to be magical. Your wedding entertainment is that little sprinkling of fairy dust on top, that makes the whole thing sparkle.

So, grab some spices, mull some wine and have a little read through our guide to choosing the best entertainment for your winter wedding.

The Earcandy Christmas Band

Same sex wedding styling boho chic festival inspiration - image credit Emma Hall Photography (9)
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Words by Emma Hall & Billie Pingault

This shoot celebrates two fierce females, who want their union to be bursting with colour and fun. Their wedding is a contrast to identikit muted colour palettes and shuns traditional elements that we have come to expect with weddings; it’s a call out to brides and grooms (and everybody in between) who are looking for inspiration for an against the grain wedding, in both spirit and design detail. Truly authentic direction and photography style ensured that people could look at these images and relate with meaning to the story behind them.

Same sex wedding styling boho chic festival inspiration - image credit Emma Hall Photography (1)

Coming up with the concept was easy, as it’s all the things that we love the most; golden hour dancing, lots of flowers and bright colours. Our brief to suppliers focused on a fresh take on an English vintage summer fete vibe, with some glitter and nostalgia thrown in!

Stunning florals and archway flower surround for a breathtaking wedding style article on English Wedding, image credit Lisa Payne Photography (38)
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Sometimes a styled photoshoot will leave me absolutely speechless… and yes, it’s about showing you ideas for styling a beautiful wedding. But it’s also about showcasing the very best wedding suppliers, sharing their creativity and imagination. So while this opulent, feast-for-the-eyes wedding style might be beyond the average wedding budget, every supplier involved can be booked for your wedding – the magic they’ve brought together to share on English Wedding today is only a taster of their talents. So grab a cuppa, take out your wedding planning journal, and make a note of these superb UK wedding talents. Fall in love, watch the video, scroll through the pics and Pin away, and then get in touch to find out what they can do for YOUR wedding!

All images by Lisa Payne Photography, and you’ll find the full supplier list below.

Stunning florals and archway flower surround for a breathtaking wedding style article on English Wedding, image credit Lisa Payne Photography (6)

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Happy Sunday everyone! I hope you’re having a lovely relaxing weekend – and staying cosy and warm! Isn’t it freezing out there?!! Our mountains have just a sprinkling of snow on the tops this week! Before I begin today’s feature I wanted to put out a little reminder about our 50% offer on advertising packages for the coming year – you can still save until Monday, on either my Tier 2 or Tier 3 packages. Find all the details you need here!

So in October I was invited by the lovely people at Storrs Hall to come stay and see their hotel – it was an easy offer to accept, so on a quiet Monday evening me and Mr English Wedding packed our bags and headed into the Lake District for a treat!

Sunflower wedding style inspiration with Hannah K Photography (4)
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Guest article by Truly Experiences. Header image by Hannah K. Photography

It’s happened. Your best mate in the whole world is getting married. He’s found the partner of his dreams and now he’s bestowed you with one of the greatest honours a man can receive – being the best man.

This is not something your friend has done lightly. Out of all of his pals, he’s chosen you to be by his side during one of the biggest days of his life. It’s not just a title; it’s a testament to how much your friend loves and appreciates you. (You feeling the pressure yet?)

But with great power comes great responsibility. There’s a lot you’ve got to consider. If you’re puzzling over how you can do your friend proud, you’ve come to the right place. I’ve put together nine killer tips on how you can put ‘best’ in ‘best man’.

Nicola Norton Photography on the English Wedding Blog (56)
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Although today’s wedding starts with a church service, the vibe is wonderfully whimsical and woodlandy, with celebrations under canvas and even a hand fasting ceremony in the afternoon! The venue is Bedfordshire’s enchanting Tofte Manor; the photographer is our lovely friend and English Wedding member Nicola Norton Photography.

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Gorgeous couple Georgina and Ben had a relaxed and beautiful wedding in the summer. Their day is beautifully styled with glorious bouquets of pink peonies, purple and coral blooms with splashes of greenery and fabulous textures. The peony styling continues through to the wedding cake, which is displayed prettily on rustic wooden tables at the wedding breakfast. Georgina’s stunning lace dress is the star of the show, and her delicate flower crown is just beautiful!

Nicola Norton Photography on the English Wedding Blog (34)

Contact & Bookings: Nicola Norton Photography

www.nicolanortonphotography.co.uk

Facebook: Nicola Norton Photography
Instagram: @nicolanortonphotography
Twitter: @nicolanorton1

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London and Hampshire wedding images from Emily Black Photography on English-Wedding.com (8)
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Hey lovelies! Are you having a nice week? I’m a little black-Fridayed-OUT already, is it just me? My inbox is bursting!!! I have so many lovely things to share with you for the rest of this week though, I’m so excited!

Today we welcome lovely Hampshire wedding photographer Emily Black to English Wedding. I’m more than thrilled to have a handful of weddings from Emily lined up to share with you over the coming months – you’re going to love them, as her images are just STUNNING! Emily’s style is modern, natural and romantic – she combines the best aspects of documentary (or reportage) photography with just a little creative direction for your couple shots.

The feel of your photos will totally reflect your day. If your day is full of smiles, laughter and craziness, your photos will reflect this, just as if your day was quieter and more intimate and emotional. I’m there to capture your unique vibe! ~ Emily Black Photography

London and Hampshire wedding images from Emily Black Photography on English-Wedding.com (7)

confetti shots by Hertfordshire wedding photographer Becky Harley (2)
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Hey lovelies! How many of you have thought about your confetti moment? If you’ve planned it, you’re an amazing genius and we salute you. (There might still be some brilliant tips here you can use!) If you haven’t really thought about it much, or you’re assuming your guests will just bring some confetti on the day, then read on. Because confetti is the funnest wedding tradition of all. It makes for amazing photos, it involves all of your guests, makes everyone laugh and smile, guarantees a few comedy moments and can be as beautiful as it is unforgettable… if you get it right.

confetti shots by Hertfordshire wedding photographer Becky Harley (3)

We LOVE confetti and we’re here to help you nail the magical confetti moment on your wedding day! Thanks to Becky Harley Photography for the gorgeous confetti photos and for the inspiration which went into this blog article! (Check out Becky’s lovely portfolio via the links at the end of the feature.)

Pastel balloons for a modern wedding at Shenley, with images by Nicola Norton Photography (47)
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Header image Nicola Norton Photography

I’ve had the most amazing year of meeting new wedding suppliers, discovering unique and exciting styling ideas and some of the most talented wedding photographers from all around the UK. I’d like to say a huge welcome to everyone out there who’s discovered English Wedding in 2018! Your support means the world to us, it truly does.

Starting this Thursday (22nd November) we’re offering every UK wedding brand the chance to apply to join English Wedding at massively reduced rates. Get in touch to save a FANTASTIC 50% off our Tier 2 and Tier 3 advertising packages.

Here’s what you’ll get…


 

Tier 2 – Directory listing + 2 Features

In a nutshell, Tier 2 is:

  • An English Wedding Directory listing with social shares when you join
  • PLUS Feature post with insta share + facebook share
  • PLUS Guest blog post with insta share + facebook share

Tier 2 membership gives you the brilliant opportunity to raise your brand’s profile with two home page features on English Wedding.

Atelier Rosemood designer wedding stationery
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Whether it was love at first sight when it came to choosing your wedding invitations or you had to search high and low for the perfect design, the decision making isn’t over just yet! Now that you have picked out your favourite design, it is time to tackle your wedding invitation wording. Whether you want to keep your wedding invitations formal and traditional or go fun and original, all wedding invitations should include the same basic information no matter what the style.

wedding stationery by Rosemood on English-Wedding.com (6)

Do not underestimate the power of your wedding invitation wording to set the tone for your big day, as you can turn a wedding invitation from classical to casual by changing just a few words. Getting your wedding invitation wording right will depend on a few different factors including: who is hosting the wedding, whether you are creating day or evening wedding invitations and what style of wedding you are hosting. There is a balance between providing your guests with all the information they need for your big day and having your wedding invitations represent you and your wedding style.

Gorgeous Devon wedding with a cycling theme and lots of ideas! Images by Martin Dabek Photography (32)
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If your husband to be is out on his bike this Sunday afternoon, then this is for YOU! If you’ve both been cycling today and you’re relaxing after an exhilarating day in the saddle, then you’re going to love this more than anything you’ve ever seen on a wedding blog. Natalie and James – who’s a keen cyclist! – had a cycling themed wedding at Rockbeare Manor in August, and incorporated some ingenious styling touches into their day. Their photographer was our wonderful friend and English Wedding member Martin Dabek Photography, who captured the day so beautifully! I love the bicycle wheels with foliage on the walls, the table plan with a shelf full of cyclists… actually I love the whole day. And can we skip straight to that cake?!! The beautiful cake was made by Yvonne at Cherry Blossom Cakes and decorated with flowers by Emma at Brompton Buds.

Gorgeous Devon wedding with a cycling theme and lots of ideas! Images by Martin Dabek Photography (40)

Wedding photographer’s website:

https://martindabek.com/

We researched wedding photographers and found Martin’s website. We arranged to meet and were really impressed with Martins work, and calm and reassuring manner.

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Modern blue styling ideas with calligraphy for an alternative beach wedding (18)

Image credit: Oobaloos Photography

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