I Should Be So Lucky.

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This is the ridiculously beautiful wedding of Nicola and Jack. You will more than likely recognise Nicola as she was one of our 2014 real brides – her writing style is aces, as is her taste in venues. The French Chateau setting is the stuff made of dreams, as are the white on white florals with a smidgen of glitter and twinkle.

This is timeless glamour at its very finest, soft feminine decor touches combined with a selection of sartorial triumphs. It’s probably a big no no to admit you are jealous of someone else’s wedding but I’m going to come right out and say it – I am.

Nicola’s report is LONG, there’s no denying it but it’s well worth a read folks, perhaps gawp at the lush imagery and then come back later for proper sit down?

I expect muchos pinning action to be occurring this morning, I know we will be!

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The Sparkle Of Winter Frost.

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I HATE in-between weather. I like my Springs green and fresh, I like my Summers filled with blue skies and bright sunshine and I need Autumn to be crisp and full of burnt orange and mustard yellows. So I’m tired of this windy/rainy/mild/cold combination. Sort it out weather…

I’m ready for the icy blue skies of Winter, the sparkling glimmer of frost and a low full sun that barely seems to make it above the horizon.

With this in mind, we’re going Wintery this afternoon. We’re looking forward to actually needing to wear a scarf and a hat – rather than just thinking you need to wear one, then leaving the house and ending up a sweaty wet mess within five minutes, because it’s actually rather humid.

I love Winter weddings. There is just so much you can do in terms of decor and styling. Metallics, rich deep berry tones, icy blues and greys, ivy green and Father Christmas red…the colour schemes are endless.

Experimenting with lighting is a dream too – creating a space that looks cosy and magical is such fun. And then there’s the accessories…this is where amazingly pretty scarves, gloves, jackets and even capes can all be brought out…

I’ve stuck to a white, silver and grey palette for this afternoon’s post – hopefully it will ease you into the upcoming clock change and make you look forward to Winter.

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RMW Rates – Rich Imagery

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We are really pleased to welcome Rich Imagery to The Love Lust List. The Rock My Wedding directory with a difference.

Rock My Wedding hand select and verify each of our suppliers, we know for a fact that every member of our directory has the ability to make your wedding day rock!

You can find Rich Imagery in our North West Videographers category.


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Check Rich Imagery out and remember if you are looking for vendors and suppliers with the RMW seal of approval, the Love Lust List is only one click away via the ‘Find A Supplier’ tab in the header section.

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A Pretty Pub Wedding With A Picnic.

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If there was ever a perfect wedding to cure the Monday morning blues – Lorna and Will’s big day would definitely be it.

Honestly, by the time you’ve finished looking at the lovely images from David Long and read the report from Lorna, you’ll be smiling.

The brightly coloured details are perfect for a Summer marquee wedding – retro children’s party balloons, multicoloured pinwheels, floral garlands and an abundance of blooms create such a happy atmosphere. I also particularly love the table plan made from a sunshine yellow vintage door.

Lorna looks beautiful in a printed dress from Beyond Retro – we do like it when ‘the one’ is something unusual and a bit different.

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The Weekly Round Up.

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So another week has flown past – it’s been a busy one here at RMW HQ. We were up in Shropshire at the beginning of the week shooting for the second issue of our magazine. We’re ALREADY excited to share the results with you, but I’m afraid we’re going to keep you waiting…

Don’t worry though, issue one is brimming with pretty and you can view it right here.

In other news, our lovely Editor Lolly had her baby boy – huge congratulations to her and husband Ste. If you’re relatively new to RMW, you might not have seen Lolly’s very own gorgeous wedding – if not make sure you check it out. It’s every bit as stylish as you’d expect it to be :)

We also featured a plethora of stunning weddings – first up is this unbelievably elegant Italian wedding.

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Friday Filler – How To Apply Cream Blusher.

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There’s something about cream blusher that sucks me in. I’m not sure what it is but every single time I visit the glittering make-up counters you can be sure as sure that I’ll be dipping my fingers into the latest range of creamy blushers of that particular brand. In fact I’m carrying at least three around in my bag at the moment – from Charlotte Tilbury’s Beach Sticks in ‘Moon Beach’, Chanel’s ‘Inspiration and Laura Mercier’s ‘Oleander’; I think I have all the bases covered.

With this in mind – this simple Friday Filler tutorial is right up my street.

Hopefully it’s up yours too…

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How The Cool Kids Get Married.

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I’m not sure you get actually get much cooler than Millie and Christopher’s East End nuptials…

The pair began proceedings with a three week road trip around California – which included a stop at Coachella Festival (ALWAYS the most hip and stylish looking of all of the festivals).

They had planned a Las Vegas wedding, but Santa Barbra captured their hearts and so they married at the Court House there instead. On their return to the UK, the pair held an intimate and laid back reception in London for their closest friends and family.

A beautiful giant heart shaped wreathe, sparkling with fairy lights and adorned with tiny flowers brings a gorgeous sense of cosiness to the white walls and parquet floor of their venue, St John Bread & Wine. Where guests were served traditional British fare at long wooden tables, surrounded by candles and tulips.

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Summer & Robin: The Witches Coven.

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As we approach the spookiest night of the year, Halloween, Rock My Wedding readers – I proudly introduce you all to…my coven.

Also known as my bridesmaids (also known as my sisters). We aren’t actually witches by the way, we’re just dorks who love The Craft and Sabrina The Teenage Witch (SALEM!!) and dressing up on Halloween. The last time we where together for Halloween, Florence dyed her hair blue to be Enid from Ghost World, Roslyn was a scary dead bride and I was evil Mary-Kate (or) Ashley Olsen. Marianne was too little back then…she’s the baby.

Roslyn, Florence and Marianne or Roz, Floz and Maz, are all younger than me and we are spread out between Bath, Leicester and Paris. We don’t usually all find ourselves in the same place at the same time, so where better to do the introducing than The Canopy and Stars Chapel. Hidden in the woods around Walcot Hall in Shropshire, it was our first holiday all together without Mom n’ Pop.

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The National Wedding Exhibition 1st & 2nd November.

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The National Wedding Exhibition is at the Leicester Tigers Stadium on 1st – 2nd November 2014. The event will feature more than 100 handpicked exhibitors who will be offering their help and advice over the two days.

The catwalk show takes place three times a day with industry leading brands showcasing their latest collections – perfect if you’re still looking for ‘the one.’

There’s even a restaurant area to inspire your wedding day menu and to provide you with a much needed refuel during all of the inspiration!

The live bridal area is sponsored by Anika Chauhan and Leanne Brown, who will both be their recreating various beautiful make up looks in front of your very eyes.

There will also be a Bridal Competition on the day, sponsored by Jessica Nails. To enter brides need to register on the day for the phenomenal prizes.

This is the perfect event for anyone planning their wedding day – lots of suppliers to talk to, someone for every style and taste – but all handpicked by the National Wedding Exhibition team, so you know you can meet people who will help make your wedding wonderful.

The Details

Date: 1st – 2nd November 2014
Time: 10am – 6pm daily
Tickets: FREE ENTRY & FREE CAR PARKING

Each Bride registered on the day will be entered into the Bridal competition – you’ll need to attend to find out what wonderful prizes are on offer.

For more information call 0208 819 3274 or visit the website www.nationalweddingexhibition.com.

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Peonies And Pearls At Babington House.

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Sam and Luke seriously know the meaning of the words ‘class’ and ‘elegance’ because their big day has it in spades. You’ll see what I mean when you take a look at the images below…

It helps that this pair are ridiculously good looking, like a pair of Hollywood film stars just destined to be together. But it’s clear that the pair are completed besotted with one another which makes me smile from ear to ear.

There’s so many things I love about this big day – from Sam’s voluminous white peony bouquet and sleek and sophisticated Caroline Castigliano gown to the sage green bridesmaid dresses and off-white table centrepieces. Oh and they got married at Babington House too which always looks sublime whatever the season.

I have a feeling that you folks will like this ‘I Do’ as much as I do.

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