Burley Manor for a stunning wedding full of foliage and botanical theme with Robin Goodlad Photography Dorset (42)
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Happy Sunday my lovely! It’s a blustery one so I hope you’re staying safe and warm tucked up inside! While you’re all snuggled up and cosy, I have a stunner of a wedding to share with you today, courtesy of our fabulous friend and sponsor Dorset wedding photographer Robin Goodlad Photography. Beautiful bride Natalie and gorgeous hubby James were married in The Barn at Burley Manor last March – their rustic wedding day has everything (sooo much to Pin!) with lush flowers and foliage and joyful country charm throughout. The atmosphere is electric; these two are SO much in love! And the images are the kind of stop-in-your-tracks beauties you’ll be swooning over all day!

Burley Manor for a stunning wedding full of foliage and botanical theme with Robin Goodlad Photography Dorset (35)

The Barn at Burley Manor in Hampshire is a great venue with a rustic charm. It’s beautiful in its own right so you can add as much or as little decoration as you want. We kept it to the foliage runners, some fairy lights on the beams, hessian bunting made by my mum and some candles in jam jars! We had some white chair covers and used some floral accents, again made by my mum, to keep the chairs in keeping with our style. We used wine as our table themes using bottles as centrepieces and grape varieties as table names. We continued the theme with bottles on fireplaces and in amongst the foliage decorations.

Pink flower wedding ideas and cute wedding dogs on English-Wedding.com with Robin Goodlad Photography (9)
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It’s more than wonderful to see a gorgeous bridal bouquet given the attention it deserves – and Dorset photographer Robin Goodlad captures this beauty like a pro! Beautiful Martine and Nick’s wedding day is full of visual treats, glamorous styling and thoughtful details – Martine is stunning and Nick looks gorgeous – but these two little faces almost steal the show… aren’t they ADORABLE?!! 

Pink flower wedding ideas and cute wedding dogs on English-Wedding.com with Robin Goodlad Photography (33)

Martine is SUCH a beautiful bride, and chose a lace dress with a gorgeous and delicate neckline – the beading and detail of the dress is just stunning. A simple pearl pendant and softly curled undo completed her bridal style. The flowers are divine, with roses and peonies, mint and ferns – and floral styling around the venue with more roses, rosemary and plenty of foliage for a modern and textured look.

Pink flower wedding ideas and cute wedding dogs on English-Wedding.com with Robin Goodlad Photography (37)

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I LOVE this shoot! The little details are divine… the cake, the mossy wreaths, the stationery – oh, that table plan!!!! for any of you lovely folks planning a boho, botanical, fresh and creative wedding – this is for you!

Botanical Luxe wedding inspiration with Sophie Bowdler Photography (21)

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Words & images: Sophie Bowdler Photography

I am a wedding photographer based in Dorset. A few months ago I gathered together all of the best wedding suppliers I know to create a wedding inspiration shoot. Many of the suppliers involved were already friends of ours and the others have now become new friends 🙂 The venue was easy to choose as it’s actually the venue for my own wedding which was at the end of May!

So after concocting a Pinterest mood board for the shoot, months of bouncing ideas back and forth over Facebook, dress fittings and meet-ups over tea, we created our “Botanical Luxe” styled shoot! We were keen to have a rural, rustic backdrop but to create a modern fresh look.