Kate & Josh ♥ Hertfordshire, England
Photographer: Bohemian Weddings
For those of you who read the blog in the UK we are not going to travel too far today! This delightful DIY wedding took place on a fabulous farm deep in the Hertfordshire countryside.
Kate and Josh turned this country farm venue into a carnival of colours; pretty ribbons, bright blooms, vibrant red bridesmaid dresses and some of the best DIY details I’ve seen added pops of colour and personality.
An elegant garden marquee was decked with pretty lanterns, super-sweet bunting and not forgetting a mouth-watering naked cake to deliver a rustic and rural finish. And check out the cheerful red balloon send off – such a steal-worthy idea!
Not only did this cute couple create an adorable wedding crammed with character, but they also smiled and laughed with their guests throughout the whole day, their love for one another clear to see…
Christia & Yannis ♥ London, UK
Photographer: Elias Kordelakos
Welcome to 2015 folks and a warm welcome to any new readers to the blog!
Were you proposed to over the festive season? If so…congratulations!!! What a super exciting time for you, enjoy every moment of the celebrations…oh and if you’re thinking of getting married abroad, you have of course come to the right place! There will be a plentiful supply of destination wedding pretty to feast your eyes on this year and of course top tips, advice, ideas and inspiration.
So with it being a brand new year and with newly engaged readers joining us today, what could be a better way to start 2015 than with a bright, springtime engagement shoot in everyone’s favourite city – London.
If your partner has just popped the question or even if you’ve been wearing your ring for ages, an engagement shoot is a great way to document this special time in your life. A love shoot is also the perfect way to get used to having your photo taken before your big day and if you have your shoot with your chosen wedding photographer it means that you get to meet and bond prior to the wedding day too.
Anyway back to the capital city…did you know that an estimated 18.7 million international visitors came to enjoy the delights of London during 2014? This whopping figure makes London the world’s most popular city for foreign tourists (info via Conde Nast Traveller) and if you’ve had the pleasure of spending some time in the big smoke then you’ll know why it is a firm favourite with visitors near and far.
Every metropolis has its hidden gems far beyond the tourist sights and I believe you don’t get to fully understand a city and truly experience its vibe until you discover its underbelly. With this in mind today’s photographer Elias Kordelakos guided Christia and Yannis (who first met each other in this cool city) away from the London landmarks and instead captured their happiness in the streets of London that the locals know and love.
Vikki & Michael ♥ Hertfordshire, England
Photographer: Bohemian Weddings
This wonderful wintertime wedding seemed perfectly fitting for Christmas Day!
If you’ve opened your stockings and given out your gifts and you’ve settled down on the sofa with your loved ones to enjoy a glass of bucks fizz before your turkey dinner, this fabulous festive wedding is here to wish you all a very Merry Christmas!
Filled with love, laughter (so much laughter! I don’t think I’ve seen a happier and more beaming bride) and happy ever after, this Christmastime soiree is a December wedding done right, with just the right amount of mistletoe, winter blooms, Christmas decorations and of course wine!
“When couples choose to have a winter wedding you know it will be pretty special come rain or shine. It’s a very different feel with different light and not to mention weather!”
“Vikki & Michael decided to hold their wedding on the 21st December, which meant Christmas trees, decorations, mistletoe and a festive open fire!”
Vicky & Matt ♥ Hertfordshire, England
Photographer: Bohemian Weddings
It’s St George’s Day today and what better way to celebrate England’s national day than with a garden party wedding?
Vicky and Matt tied the knot in a quaint countryside village church in Hertfordshire, before celebrating in the garden, enjoying the late summer sun and some bubbles (in the form of champagne and blowing bubbles!). An impressive tipi was filled with fairy lights to create a unique venue for the wedding breakfast.
From the blackberry-filled bridal bouquet and buttonholes, to the white cab wedding transport and the bright red post box for the wedding cards, today’s back garden wedding was intimate, sweet and oh-so-English.
“Vicky and Matt’s wedding was a small English country wedding, set in the lovely Hertfordshire countryside. They held their ceremony in St Mary’s Church in Rickmansworth, as Vicky grew up in a nearby village, where her mum still lives.”
“Vicky and Matt opted for a simple but elegant white cab to be transported in and their reception was held in Vicky’s mum’s garden – the perfect venue!”
Being newly engaged is such a special time in your life. You can’t wait to buy your first wedding magazine, you are overwhelmed with excitement from the recent proposal whilst enjoying the whirlwind of starting to plan your wedding day.
The first important decision you need to make is where you’re going get married and then of course you have the task of finding the perfect venue…
That’s where the stunning new website Find Your Perfect Venue comes in. Recently launched by tech-savvy team Rachel and Mat, the site aims to take the stress out of finding the amazing venue that you’ve always dreamt of, but you weren’t sure even existed! You no longer need to spend hours wading through websites, because Find Your Perfect Venue have done it for you.
Search for venues across the UK and Ireland by region, or if you have a type in mind you can search by style, such as City, Festival, Boutique or Barn.
The website is packed full of pretty and practical pictures, ensuring that you get a real feel for each venue without even having to leave the house. Perfect!
Rachel from Find Your Perfect Venue tells us more:
“Mat and I have both worked in website development for many years. Our inspiration for setting up the site came when we realised how difficult it was to find venues online quickly and easily; we saw a gap in the online world of weddings and realised we could fill it by creating a site that allows you to simply browse for specific criteria, on one site, for venues fitting your personal preferences.”
“In Find Your Perfect Venue you will discover a site that provides a straightforward, visual way for you and your partner to find the perfect wedding venue to match your vision for your wedding day. We believe that websites should be accessible, intuitive and effortless to use. Planning your wedding, after all, should be fun!”
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