Category: real wedding

Emily & Edd’s Bijou Country Garden Cotswolds Wedding

Q. What was the theme/style for your big day? A. Our theme was laidback country garden. Our colours were lots of green, with touches of white and grey. Q. What was most important to you when it came to tying the knot/celebrating your marriage? A. My husband and I have been together for 10 years. We thought it was about time that we got married. As a wedding photographer I didn’t want to have a big wedding. We both wanted something small and relaxed with just our closest family and friends. Q. How did you chose your venue and suppliers?…

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Back Garden Wedding – Nicki and Joel

Recently, Hampshire-based wedding photographer Jason Williams provided a guest blog post for us. His Top Five Wedding Venues in Hampshire. His curve ball suggestion was ‘your own back garden’. “Let’s be real” says Jason, “weddings cost an awful lot, so it’s a great way to save serious moolah”. Jason is booked for three back garden weddings this year and these photos of Nicki and Joel’s back garden wedding last summer demonstrate what you cam acheive. Over to bride, Nicki… Q. What was the theme/style for your big day? A. A ‘summer garden party’. After the ceremony, we held our reception…

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Top 5 Wedding Venues in Hampshire

We hand over to Hampshire-based photographer Jason Williams for today’s guest post!.. Let’s be honest, there are quite literally hundreds of wedding venues in Hampshire. Personally, I think Hampshire is one of the best places in the UK for weddings. We’re blessed with beaches, forests, urban venues, and everything in between. It can be a little bewildering when trying to find the “perfect” venue when what defines perfect for one would be an idea of hell for someone else. Therefore, to come up with a definitive list of “the best” is impossible. What I’ve tried to do here is to…

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A Relaxed Shimmery Kent Wedding

Lavinia and Chris’s Kent wedding was a relaxed celebration with plenty of good food and music. The Night Yard offered the perfect blank canvas venue and Lavinia’s amazing dress dictated the loose ‘gold’ theme. Over to bride Lavinia to tell us more… Q. What was the theme/style for your big day? A. Relaxed. We had flowers from my mum’s garden to decorate the reception venue we used a selection of homemade decorations. The only other main theme was gold to tie in with my dress. Q. What was most important to you when it came to tying the knot/celebrating your…

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Fun Wedding Photography

Let’s imagine you’ve planned your wedding, the day’s been and gone, the honeymoon’s over and your photographer has finally delivered your eagerly anticipated edited wedding photos. What photos are you going to cherish and why? Lets think of reasons you might love a photo: Because you look super cool/gorgeous (good angle, good light, you look svelte, a natural smile etc etc). Because it oozes emotion (a heartfelt moment with your father before he walks down the aisle, the first look moment, speech laughs/tears etc). Because it’s heartwarming (a happy moment with a child or elderly relative perhaps). Because there’s a…

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‘Tidy Wild’ Real Wedding at Firle Place

December 13, 2019 | real wedding, Sussex Wedding, Wedding Venue

Ellie and Jonathan’s wedding theme focused around wild flowers, brown paper, wood and greenery. They wanted as many people to celebrate with them as possible and Firle Place offered the rustic yet formal feel they were looking for. Ellie has been kind enough to share details of her planning journey, top tips and supplier list… Q. What was most important to you when it came to tying the knot/celebrating your marriage? A. Definitely having as many people there as we possibly could and for everyone to have a really good time! We decided good times = good people + plenty…

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Real Wedding @ The Worthing Dome – Alison & Oisin

As you probably know, we’re affiliated with The Worthing Dome, we run wedding fairs there twice a year. We love seeing photos of real weddings at the venue, the dreamy beachy images are just so damn British and nostalgic! When one of our favourite wedding photographers, Photography by Paloma, contacted us with a beautiful child-centric real wedding, we had to share it with you. Here’s a Q&A with the happy couple, Alison & Oisin… Q. What was the theme/style for your big day? A. Relaxed family party Q. What was most important to you when it came to tying the…

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Freya & Matt – If the Shoe fits…

Celebrity shoe designer Freya Rose is based in our hometown of Southsea, Hampshire. She has recently launched ‘The Station at Freya Rose’ which is a one-stop-shop for occasions located at Freya Rose HQ. They’re stocking beautiful fashion brands as well as flowers and chocolates, and the best local hair stylists and make up artists are there to offer express services. The perfect solution if you’ve got a fancy event to go to… Freya married lawyer Matt Archer this year at the picturesque St Hubert’s Church in Idsworth, one of the oldest churches in the country. Freya’s own grandfather had been…

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Lisa Pascoe – On Love

Lisa Pascoe is a qualified NLP Master Practitioner with over five years’ experience, and is the host of Bravehearts Rising, a podcast for deep feelers, dreamers and empaths. As Lisa prepares to marry Bekky (very soon!) we asked her to contribute a piece on LOVE. Over to Lisa… While I loved the Little Mermaid as a child, I never grew up wanting the fairy tale romance. I didn’t dream of a big wedding and never wanted to be rescued. What I did crave, however, was marriage, Marks and Spencers and a mortgage. It sounds funny now but as an only…

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Real Wedding – Fay & Perry go LARGE in Worthing

It’s the end of Dome Week on the blog and we only have TWO MORE SLEEPS until Margot’s Wedding Fair at The Worthing Dome! We’ve got a quirky, colourful Dome real wedding for you today, shot by one of our faves Photography by Paloma… We love that Fay and Perry took inspiration from Margot’s Wedding when planning their day, and coming to one of our wedding fairs sealed the deal when deciding on their venue! (Sorry about the early noughties Harry Enfield movie pun in the title there…) Over to Fay… Q. What was the theme/style for your big day?…

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