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The Hills Are Alive

As a general rule, I shy away from wedding inspiration that embraces films, it can be hard to translate exactly what you’re trying to convey without things looking ‘themed’ or ‘twee’ but RMW Recommended planners and stylists A Very Beloved Wedding have created absolute magic with this romance based on The Sound Of Music.

I’m blown away by the creativity, elegance and sheer joy these images portray. Sandra Aberg’s beautiful film photography just makes everything all the more beautiful. If you’re ready to escape the day and immerse yourself in some wedding inspiration then this dreamy story is for you…

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Cheryl & Jak

Ohhh beautiful Cripps Barn, I don’t think I’ll ever tire of seeing weddings from there, which is truly testament to what an incredible venue it is. Cheryl and Jak filled the spaces there with gorgeous floral arrangements, quirky skiing details and lots and lots of twinkly fairy lights.

And those ski details? Make sure you read these cuties engagement story as that will explain it all 🙂 Thanks to lovely Katy at Katy & Co. for the gorgeous images!

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Emma & Dan

Chateau weddings don’t come much more relaxed than this gorgeous, intimate wedding at the beautiful Chateau De Lisse. Emma and Dan considered many venues in both France and Italy and this one ticked all of their boxes. We can see why – the outdoor ceremony space alone is just stunning, without even mentioning the grounds and charming house!

They chose the lovely Oli from McGivern Photography to capture their big day and he truly did it in style, as well as lots of gorgeous shots from the day, it looks like one helluva party went down after dark…and don’t worry, we’ve got the film from MotionCraft Creative for you too, so you can see for yourselves!

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Kate & Dan

We seem to be featuring all the Northamptonshire weddings at the moment, and I love it! If you love the thought of a wedding in this neck of the woods, then be sure to check out Melanie & James and Natalie & Jack’s weddings too.

Anyway back to the gorgeous Kate & Dan and their outdoor orchard wedding at Sulgrave Manor, non other than the ancestral home to George Washington don’t you know. It looks like the perfect Summers day with blue skies, pretty blooms and ribbons billowing in the wind, and it is so dreamy.

Kate wore a gorgeous Charlie Brear gown with a stunning low back that she accessories with a delicate necklace. She also carries the sweetest bouquet of handpicked blooms and I just love her bridal up do.

Capturing all this emotion and pretty is the lovely Nicola Casey Photography whose style is as dreamy as this day.

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How To Allocate Your Wedding Budget…

While every wedding is different and as a couple, you’ll find you have priorities (food and drink over flowers, cake over favours perhaps), most of us have no idea how to split our wedding budgets to make sure we’ve covered everything. We’ve come across lots of guides on Pinterest but none felt quite right for our readers. So armed with our favourite wedding planning book and the wealth of knowledge from you lovely readers, we’ve created our own 🙂

The idea is you decide on your overall budget, making sure you’ve added a little extra in for emergencies, then use this breakdown to plan all of the aspects of your day…

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Abi & Ben

You are going to feel nothing but pure joy viewing this colourful industrial wedding by the sea. Bride and Groom Abi and Ben are a creative duo by trade and the masterminds behind Dearly Beloved stationers, with their style shining through every inch of their fabulous wedding.

Bride Abi for one wears a bespoke jumpsuit and cape designed by dressmaker Ailsa Munro and looks absolutely incredible. She completes her look with a golden yellow, burnt orange and sumptuous red bouquet of proteas, roses and craspedia billy buttons, which are also found in bottles and jars dotted around the Ocean Studios venue.

Now sit back, relax and let all the beautifully captured moments of family, love and laughter by Freckle Photography fill your soul.

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How To Ask {Graciously} For Wedding Presents

So you’ve curated your perfect wedding gift list. You’ve got several price brackets covered. Upgrades on some of your every day items. Some statement pieces for your home, as well as a couple of incredible experiences to help ward off those post-wedding blues. But how on earth do you ask for wedding gifts without sounding like a demanding bridezilla?! Asking for presents doesn’t come naturally to us, we are British after all.

But never fear, our exclusive gift list partners The Wedding Shop know a thing or two about asking for gifts graciously. As the UK’s longest established gift list company, they’ve been helping couples to curate and manage their gift lists for almost 30 years, so they know exactly how to ask for what you want, in a polite and helpful manner…

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Nina & Jakob

Frankee Victoria Photography

Frankee Victoria Photography

The gorgeous Stone Barn in the Cotswolds in decked out in the Pantone Color of the Year: Ultra Violet, and looks absolutely incredible. Take the hanging flower installation for the instance, the delicious lilac and green hued blooms perfectly frame the ceremony and dance floor and make those already memorable moments and captures by Frankee Victoria Photography even more immense.

Then there’s bride Nina’s exquisite Claire Pettibone gown which will make your jaw drop it’s THAT stunning. Every angle you look at it you’ll fall in love with a different detail. It’s the perfect mix of elegance and boho beauty, just like this rustic barn wedding.

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Georgia & Max

The gorgeous blousy blooms in this real wedding feature are really getting me excited for Spring time and the start of some of my favourite flowers being in season. I was delighted to read that Georgia did all the flowers for her wedding herself, with the help of family and friends, which makes them even more special. Plus I think she’s harbouring a secret talent there! The bouquets and buttonholes are just stunning.

The images come from Miss Gen, who was the perfect person to capture this stylish London wedding day, which took place at our favourite ceremony space Asylum Chapel, followed by a reception at One Friendly Place. City wedding lovers rejoice, I have a feeling you’re going to love this wedding…

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