Category Archives: Rustic Romance

Rustic Romance

So Much More Friendly With Two.

Louisaandemma So Much More Friendly With Two.

Louisa and Emma held a Burns Supper for their wedding day celebrations. If you’re not aware of what a Burns Supper is, it involves reading poems to a haggis, eating said haggis and drinking lots and lots of scotch. I’m sure that’s the official definition*

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Burn’s Night is basically just a proper knees up, in honour of great Scottish Poet, Robert Burns. Scotland has a special place in Louisa and Emma’s hearts, as it’s where they got engaged.

But just because the lovely ladies held a proper party – doesn’t mean they overlooked the pretty details. I’m swooning over the dusky pink and sage green Bridesmaids dresses, the elegant table dressing and the beautiful, beautiful cake.

*Hmmmmm, maybe not so official…

Rustic Same Sex Wedding At Mythe Barn With Brides In Traditional Ivory Gowns By Mori Lee And Donna Lee Designs With Bridesmaids In Dusky Pink And Sage Green 1 So Much More Friendly With Two.


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Planned To Perfection.

louiseandoli Planned To Perfection.

Louise and Oli’s wedding is just so full of summer fun – it’s the perfect wedding to bring you on a Monday morning. There’s a bouncy castle, space hoppers, a candy floss machine AND a Mr Whippy ice cream van!!

It’s a real family affair too…the gorgeous couple held their reception in a tipi at their home and incorporated their little girl’s Christening into their big day as well. Which I think is such a lovely idea.

There are so many pretty decor touches too – I love the chalk board table plan, the flowers in milk churns and the silver candelabras adorned with flowers and elegant ivory candles.

And if you’re looking for sparkly Bridesmaids dress inspiration then Louise’s choice of gown for her girls will definitely give you a touch of the green eyed monsters…

Rustic Tipi Wedding And Christening In The Cheshire Countryside With Bride In David Fielden Gown And Jimmy Choo Sandals And Groom In Reiss 1 Planned To Perfection.


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Paper And Maths.

Ross Nikki Paper And Maths.

There’s something infinity calming about a blue colour scheme at a wedding especially when it’s set amongst a beautiful countryside setting like that of Ross and Nikki’s big day. The pair spent precious hours carefully folding one thousand origami cranes which they later hung in the marquee as part of their wedding decor. Time well spent in my opinion as the finished result looks fantastic!

Looking at Nikki’s beautiful bridal gown you’d never know that she struggled to find her perfect dress. It’s quite clear that the pleated, floaty light creation she chose from Theia was waiting for her all along.

And her bouquet of creamy peonies and roses? Yep I could bury my nose in that all day long.


A Romantic Wedding At Chaucer Barn With A Blue Origami Cranes Theme And A Theia Wedding Dress With A White Rose And Peony Bouquet Photographed By Katherine Ashdown. 0001 Paper And Maths.


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Tea And Cake.

josieandjonny Tea And Cake.

Josie and Jonny are just so cute. There are just so many images of the pair looking loved up that it’ll make your heart melt. I particularly love the shot of their feet while they are canoodling in the shed!!

They served guests the most scrumptious high tea I’ve seen for a while too, in the prettiest array of vintage china.

I do love a good teapot and there are some absolute beauties in this wedding.

All of the hanging paper birds and hearts, the jam jar toppers and the little bird place names were made by Josie from pages of books, which creates such a lovely effect.

Josie also put together all of the flowers for the big day and I think you’ll agree she did an excellent job – I love her colourful bouquet, which is finished off perfectly with a mustard yellow ribbon.

Rustic Backyard Wedding With Bride In Elegant Rapsimo Dress And Groom In Wool Suit And Bowtie With Lots Of Home Made Details And A High Tea Wedding Breakfast 1 Tea And Cake.

Rustic Backyard Wedding With Bride In Elegant Rapsimo Dress And Groom In Wool Suit And Bowtie With Lots Of Home Made Details And A High Tea Wedding Breakfast 2 Tea And Cake.


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A Taste Of Brazil.

natandnick A Taste Of Brazil.

Oh I do love barn weddings. Especially ones in the Cotswolds with pretty vintage details, bundles of gypsophila and mismatched Bridesmaids.

And this one is full of so many lovely details – I just know you’re going to love it.

Nat and Nick made sure that their own Cotswolds wedding had a special twist. Nat is half Brazilian so the pair included lots of Brazilian wedding traditions in their big day.

Including drinking lots of caipirinhas…with the World Cup on it’s way, I keep seeing these everywhere and am ashamed to say that they are actually one of the (few) cocktails I haven’t tried. They sound delicious though…cachaça, sugar and lime – the perfect refreshing drink for a summers day.

A Pretty Barn Wedding In The Cotswolds At The Great Tythe Barn With Bride In Pronovias And Groom In Reiss With Decor From The Vintage Hire And Images From Richard Jones Photography1 A Taste Of Brazil.


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The Rainbow Connection.

maryanddan The Rainbow Connection.

Mary and Dan’s seaside wedding is the perfect wedding for a Friday morning. Relaxed, fun and full of happy, smiley people.

Being a West Country boy, Dan wanted to get married in Devon and the lovely pair chose Tunnels Beaches as their venue.

It looks amazing – there’s a private beach, you can have your ceremony on the terrace overlooking the ocean and Mary and Dan lucked out with a glorious sunset while their guests began to dance the night away.

I love Mary’s candy coloured bouquet and her red lip and nails combo – both add a wonderful sense of fun to the day, as does Dan’s baby blue suit and trendy brogues.

A Fun Filled Wedding At Tunnels Beaches Devon With An Outdoor Ceremony And Bride In Diana By Enzoani With Groom In Light Blue Suit And Bridesmaids In Red Candy Striped Dresses From Jack Wills 1 The Rainbow Connection.


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If You Go Down To The Woods.

cottonwoodcover If You Go Down To The Woods.

This afternoon’s inspiration shoot is brimming with pretty gowns and florals, and if you’re not already holding your ceremony outside…it may well make you wish that you were!

Styled by Sweet Dream Events, this romantic and dreamy shoot showcases some of the magical and idyllic locations managed by new venue company – Cottonwood Weddings. They specialise in outdoor weddings in the New Forest. And by the looks of the shoot, already have some fabulous go-to suppliers.

As far as I’m concerned, any floral display that uses blackberries is a total winner – so I’m in LOVE with the bouquet and table centre piece you see below.

There are also some gorgeous Jenny Packham and Claire Pettibone dresses to swoon over. And quite possibly the sweetest little flower fairy you ever did see.

A Pretty Romantic Inspiration Shoot Styled By Sweet Dream Events Showcasing Outdoor Wedding Venues In The New Forest From Cottonwood Weddings With Images From Carrie Bugg Photography 1 If You Go Down To The Woods.


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On The Farm For A Country Fete Wedding.

vickiandalex On The Farm For A Country Fete Wedding.

If you were to imagine the perfect country-fete inspired, marquee wedding in rural North Yorkshire – then it would DEFINITELY look like Vicki and Alex’s big day!!

Floral crowns, bunting, beautiful wild blooms in jam jars…hanging from shepherds crooks…over the doorway to the church…honestly, if you’re after a similar look, this wedding executes it to perfection.

Vicki, Alex and all of their family and friends just look so relaxed and happy. There are children playing, people dancing and laughing, and the older generation gazing on wisely as the day unfolds.

I promise that even just looking at the images from Andy Gaines will make you feel all warm inside and put a lovely big smile on your face.

Rustic Marquee Wedding At Mallard Grange In Yorkshire With A Dusty Pink Cream And Grey Colour Scheme With Bride In Gown From Eternity Bridal With A Vintage VW Camper Van 1 On The Farm For A Country Fete Wedding.


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Yellow Daisies For A Pretty Summer Wedding.

LaurenandRoss Yellow Daisies For A Pretty Summer Wedding.

This week seems to have flown past and we’ve got ANOTHER bank holiday this weekend! Hooray!! I do hope you are all either getting married, attending a wedding or devoting the time off work to planning! Isn’t May just the best month?

This morning’s wedding is a very pretty, home spun affair. Lauren & (Bradley Cooper’s long lost brother)* Ross were lucky enough to marry at the church Lauren had attended as a child with school.

It literally looks like THE most idyllic English countryside location and the sun shone down on them for the whole day.

Their reception was held at Lauren’s parents beautiful farm house. Again, idyllic English countryside springs to mind.

Yellow is a colour that I absolutely love – the gorgeous pale yellow hue of Lauren’s maids gowns is so pretty and the sunshine yellow daisies and tulips couldn’t be more perfect for a summer wedding.

I love how Lauren’s Blue by Enzoani gown falls too, creating the most beautiful silhouette and the addition of a slightly boho headband keeps her look relaxed enough to match the day. And what a wonderful day it looked…

* I can’t be sure that Ross is ACTUALLY Bradley Coopers brother…but lets just go with it.

Pretty Back Garden Wedding In Hampshire With Bride In Blue By Enzoani Gown And Nude Carvela Shoes With Wild Daisies And Bridesmaids In Pale Yellow Gowns And Groom In Grey 1 Yellow Daisies For A Pretty Summer Wedding.

Pretty Back Garden Wedding In Hampshire With Bride In Blue By Enzoani Gown And Nude Carvela Shoes With Wild Daisies And Bridesmaids In Pale Yellow Gowns And Groom In Grey 2 Yellow Daisies For A Pretty Summer Wedding.


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We Danced The Night Away Under The Stars.

Cover Image4 We Danced The Night Away Under The Stars.

My oh my have we got a treat in store for you lovelies this afternoon. Oh it’s a real stunner of a wedding even if I do say so myself. There are also details galore so if you’re a teepee loving, bohemian inspired, calligraphy lusting, rustic kinda boy or gal then you’re probably going to want to get your pinning fingers at the ready.

Before I go too much further can we all take a moment to appreciate Mary’s off-the-shoulder lacy dress from Daughters Of Simone. Oh man! It is heavenly and possibly the most perfect piece of frockage for a rustic Teepee wedding. And Ben doesn’t scrub up too badly either in his tweed and blue three-piece complete with perfectly pink tie.

Frankly there are many things I could wax lyrical about in this big day, the beautiful mismatched maids for example or the cutesy wedding favours or the handmade order of service but I figured you’d just want to take a look for yourselves…

A Bohemian Rustic Teepee Wedding At McShane Glen Country Cottages In Northern Ireland With A Daughters Of Simone Dress And A Floral Headpiece With Photography By Navyblur. 0001 We Danced The Night Away Under The Stars.


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