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Wild weddings are soooo incredible – I love the idea of marrying in a relaxed space, surrounded by nature, and let’s face it breaking the rules and ditching tradition and etiquette for something altogether more fun. Today’s styled shoot introduces us to the rather fabulous Browning Bros. – a wedding location where the extraordinary welcomes you with every step.

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The shoot was beautifully photographed by lovely Ayshea Goldberg Photography. Ayshea’s eye for styling brought together a lovely bunch of suppliers who worked together to create a perfectly pretty woodland wedding scene: with tumbling florals, flowing calligraphy, nature-inspired cakes and delicate details for the loveliest boho woodland look!

Contact & Bookings: Ayshea Goldberg Photography

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Facebook.com/AysheaGoldbergPhotography

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I loved writing these little calligraphy quotes along with the place names and invitation suite for the shoot. Ayshea hung them as part of a floral display, and they look so pretty hanging from the trees! The florals are a huge highlight for me too:

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Photography: https://ajg-photography.co.uk

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Lovers of tropical colours, vibrant details and playful wedding styling will enjoy today’s fun wedding feature from sunny Suffolk, with wedding photographer Ayshea Goldberg, one of our lovely English Wedding Blog sponsors! This is fabulous, funky and bold wedding DIY… and it rocks!

Words & images by Ayshea Goldberg Photography

This wedding at the http://www.westletoncrown.co.uk was on such a hot summer day.  Jess’s tropical colour scheme looked amazing on such a sunny day.  Cerise pink and fiery orange bouquets and centre pieces really popped against the cool black and white venue décor.  The homemade pom poms in the skylight were a fun touch and tied the styling together really well.

I loved that Jess and Ben had planned to go on a drive after they said ‘I do’ to the beach.  We’d planned to have some personal portraits and for them to enjoy a drive through the countryside in their vintage car.

Contact & Bookings: Ayshea Goldberg Photography

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It’s really important to me to feature REAL weddings on the English Wedding Blog. For me, that means not importing the most lavish or unusual weddings from overseas photographers, but sharing UK weddings from my photographer friends. And Anna and Dale’s wedding strikes me as one which is elegant, timeless and uniquely English in flavour. They’re gorgeous; their day is simply styled and looks lovely, and I love their images too!

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The weather was perfect – sunny skies and a warm summer day for people to enjoy the grounds all day long and well into the evening celebrations.

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Contact & Bookings: Ayshea Goldberg Photography

AJG-Photography.co.uk
Twitter.com/ajg_photography
Facebook.com/AysheaGoldbergPhotography

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This wedding was just perfect!  Everything had been planned so carefully and worked so well on the day. The couple are lovely, their colour scheme was elegant – navy, silver and ivory flowers, their venue was idyllic (I love working here).

Anna is beautiful and her choice of dress was exactly what I’d imagined her in too.

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Happy afternoon lovelies! How many of you have already heard of lovely Ayshea Goldberg? She’s a wedding photographer from Essex who’s featured on the English Wedding Blog many times already – and I’m thrilled to have her as one of the blog’s handpicked sponsors. Her images are just so wonderfully charming… take a look and see!

Essex and London wedding photography by Ayshea Goldberg

Contact & Bookings: Ayshea Goldberg Photography

AJG-Photography.co.uk
Twitter.com/ajg_photography
Facebook.com/AysheaGoldbergPhotography

 

Essex and London wedding photography by Ayshea Goldberg

Ayshea is a storyteller through images. She will blend in with your guests on your wedding day, capturing the moments as they unfold, so that when you come to view your wedding photographs you will relive your day through the eyes of your guests. Ayshea’s approach to wedding photography means your images will show the bonds and emotions of everyone – and become your personal love story.

Essex and London wedding photography by Ayshea Goldberg

I have a very natural approach to wedding photography and love using natural soft light to create light and airy imagery. I’m unobtrusive and always ready to find that perfect expression; love, happiness, tears – everything that a wedding day should be.” ~ Ayshea Goldberg

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I have to confess I’ve neglected my little Vespa over recent months: but seeing today’s wedding makes me desperate to go and play out again! Lovely Suffolk photographer Ayshea Goldberg knows me too well: send me a gorgeous wedding with a Vespa and I simply can’t say no. I love this so very much!

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The venue and its floral decorations are super pretty: I know those of you with a love of traditional weddings will adore this. Rosanne is absolutely stunning; Isaac is ever so handsome and that grin for his bride and his Vespa have kept me smiling since the moment I first saw this amazing wedding!

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Glemham has a beautiful staircase in the Grand Hall, which our amazing florist decorated with flowers –  but we let the rest of the venue speak for itself. The Rose Garden in particular was stunning when we got married in September. The reception meal was held in the marquee outside, but we kept things fairly simple with tall, elegant centre pieces.

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Calligraphy isn’t as expensive as you’d think; there are many creative ways to inject a little lettering into your wedding without breaking the bank. It’s not uber formal either: if your wedding is intimate and relaxed, you can style your wedding with little touches of modern calligraphy: signs and quotes are just one way to do this.

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Calligraphy quotes have been one of my best selling items this year – I’ve written everything from song lyrics to wedding vows to traditional poems. The best thing about wedding quotes is they can be framed and kept forever on your walls at home as a reminder of your day.

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Photography – https://ajg-photography.co.uk
Venue –  www.hylandsestateweddings.co.uk
Cake – www.cakesandlace.co.uk
Calligraphy – calligraphy-for-weddings.com
Table dressing – www.lovelyweddingtouches.co.uk
Flowers – www.inflorescence.org.uk
Props – KVS

 

 

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Hair & makeup –  wendyshairandbeauty.co.uk
Dresses – www.bellissimaweddings.co.uk
Jewellery – www.tlk-jeweller.com
Models -Pandora Ind & Jess Nicoll

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So many of you are injecting colour into your weddings… and I just love bright, bold and beautiful celebrations. Modern brides are combining glamorous dresses and red lipstick with statement bouquets and striking detail – and I love this trend for statement wedding style.

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Today I have something fabulous to show you: a 1920s inspired bridal shoot from one of our classic English wedding venues, with lovely Ayshea from AJG Photography.

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“I love Hylands House and after capturing a wedding reception there earlier this year, I knew it would make a beautiful venue for a styled shoot.  It had to have a very rich and decadent theme to the day, to be in keeping with the rooms, and as I love Downton Abbey and The Great Gatsby I thought a fusion of English splendour and 1920’s glamour would be perfect. by Ayshea Goldberg

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I’ve been sharing my calligraphy with photographers all across the UK this year, and had the pleasure of working on a handful of styled shoots myself as well. It’s a part of my work I really love – and seeing the images from every shoot is such a treat!

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I owe a huge thank you to Ayshea Goldberg for including my calligraphy in several shoots this year. I met Ayshea at Aspire Photography Training in May 2014, and she was one of the fab photographers who sent images back from Venice for me to publish on the blog this summer.

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Ayshea’s own styled shoot took place at Kersey Mill in late summer. The pinks and pastels created a relaxed summer vibe, with a rustic tiered cake and pretty table styling perfect for an intimate wedding.

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The calligraphy details were super casual (a bit of an experiment for me, and one I LOVED playing with for Ayshea!) – with an invitation and handwritten envelope, place settings, table name cards and a quote in brush lettering in shades of pink. You can buy all of these details in my Etsy shop at www.Etsy.com/shop/CalligraphyStore

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I do love hearing stories from all of my brides and grooms whose special days feature on the English Wedding Blog. You’re all so amazing it’s unreal! The tips and advice you share have taught me pretty much all I know about wedding planning… and I know so many other couples are inspired by your words and images every single day.

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Today it’s Charlotte and Chris whose beautiful wedding will be published on the pages of the English Wedding Blog. They’re a stunning couple whose words and images about their wedding will stay with me for a long time. I found it hard to select images because so many were just gorgeous. (Happy news: there are loads for you to scroll through! Yay!)

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The same goes for tips and advice from the happy couple, but I do love this brilliant advice: “make sure you plan a special exit because otherwise it tails off and you just walk out which isn’t very special. We went for the classic running through the sparklers – it was lovely and everyone got to have fun playing with sparklers as we drove off.”

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Italian wedding styled shoot Aspire Photography Training (2)

Mary-Kate had no idea she’d return from Venice with a ring on her finger… she was modelling along with her boyfriend Lee for a styled wedding shoot in Italy, having the experience of a lifetime which she probably didn’t think could get any better.

She was in for the most amazing surprise…

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Today I bring you the most delicious shoot I could ever dream of showing you! I’ve been working alongside the lovely team at Aspire Photography Training recently, writing little bits of calligraphy and helping super stylist Yasmin with wedding shoot plans. It’s really exciting.

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I was thrilled when Yasmin from Aspire asked me to provide calligraphy for a shoot at Castello Ceconi in Italy. I adore the images and how they tell a story, especially with the incredible twist right at the end!

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Images are by Lisa Aldersley, Ayshea Goldberg, Teresa Cunningham and Marta May. I’ve included a little about each of the photographers who shared their images for the shoot at the end of today’s post. Please visit their websites and discover more – they’re all brilliant and I love their photographs to bits!
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Morning lovelies! Time for a splash of colour and a dash of craftiness… because today’s English Wedding Blog stars are beautiful couple Helen and Ben, whose bright and funky May wedding is simply glorious! I adore their colourful style, and the attention to detail not just in the homemade elements of their day but in the thoughtful touches which made it truly personal.
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Helen turned her hand to papercrafts and more in the run up to their big day. The invitations, table plan and orders of service were all home made, as well as the blackboard timetable, guest envelope board, photobooth, signpost outside the venue, bike flowers and basket decorations… but the loveliest touch of all is that Helen had kept notes and letters from friends and family over the years, which she placed at their tables to some very mixed and wonderful reactions on the day!
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I adore the look of their day – and you know me; I can never say no to a stunning wedding blog like this. The flowers are perfect for the style of the day, and one of my favourite touches is the striking signpost (to Bali!).
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