A Costal Wedding in Wales

September 4, 2013

This wedding was photographed by Pete Cranston who exhibited at the Eco Wedding Fair last year and when he shared a link to the storyboard I asked if I could share it immediately… because it looked like such a fun day and the images are just amazing… take a look!

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Go to Pete Cranston’s website for more images of this day, including lots of great portraits of the newlyweds.

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Wedding Wednesday –

August 14, 2013

Amazing dress…

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You can see it in real life at Brides – The Show – I wish I could go!

Last Week…

July 2, 2013

Last week was a busy one…

We headed to a friend’s wedding on the first weekend, at Clevedon Hall which has the most beautiful grounds, it made for some amazing portraits. My friend is the wedding planner there so I can highly recommend it!

My bump is growing all the time, luckily a friend lent me a pretty maternity dress to wear… I love the colour, hopefully I will get to wear it again…

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I had a marathon cleaning and sorting session at home, one of my favourite things to do is to sort through things and get rid of things I no longer need. Then I filled the house with peonies…

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I am currently obsessed with my new perfume from Paris and this Elemis oil… little pampering treats are so important, as is red lipstick, as I grow bigger and bigger. 

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We have finally had some sun, there are still cloudy days and the odd rainy one but the sunny days are making up for it… I am taking strolls when I can, slowly of course… 

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One particularly grumpy day I decided to go to Harts Bakery near my office and treat myself, I had an awesome Moroccan spiced sweet potato and feta pie and spied some poppies by the side of the road on my way back… which actually cheered me up, of course the pie helped.

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Friday I picked up some new wheels, a Pashley Little Black Bike… which I love already and must try to get out more this week before I can’t ride it for a while… then that evening stayed in for Mexican bowls and movies… 

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Then at the weekend we took it easy, I haven’t been sleeping well and my energy levels are quite low at the moment but it’s so important to still get out and do things, and see people.

Saturday we mooched down our local high street to buy our Sunday roast meat at Rare Butchers, and pick up freshly grown herbs… they were setting up for a street party so the road was closed and the bunting was up, love that.

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We visited a little flower stall where the flowers are picked from local gardens, and had a coffee in the sunshine.

Then we got in the car and headed to the Cotswolds for a friend’s birthday lunch, the pub we visited was amazing. The garden was huge but all sectioned off in little areas by flowers beds so it felt so secluded.

We went to The Wheatshef in Northleach, which I can highly recommend… the drinks selections, for those boozing and those not was immense, service good, food even better. The garden is beautiful and I so want to go and stay there!

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I wasn’t the only preggo which was lush, and meant I didn’t bore everyone (I hope) by not being able to talk about anything else, and being able to compare experiences with someone pretty close to due dates as me was great… makes everything a little less scary and easier to laugh at. The barman also made us delicious elderflower and mint carafes which made us both very happy.

The best thing though was the ridiculous portion of fries, it turned out this was for two people but when pretty much the whole table had ordered some we still had a lot. A lot, a lot, a lot. I was pretty happy with the situation.

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Happily I am craving normal healthy food again as well, Sunday I wanted juice so my husband made me this amazing pink lady apple, pineapple and kiwi juice. So. Good.

Then we had a friend over for a summery roast chicken which we served with roasted Jersey royals, home-made ratatouille and steamed asparagus. So simple and delicious. 

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I also had the most amazing present for the Baby arrive, in the shape of a quilt from my Godmother… it’s so beautiful it went straight into the cot. She is getting quite the collection now.

We also finally finished my chocolate from Paris… which was quite upsetting, I need more of those!

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And now it is Tuesday already, I wasn’t quite ready for the week to start yesterday… but I am looking forward to a yoga class and going shopping for a big list of Baby needs this week.

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You won’t believe me but it’s true, this dress was made by the bride’s Mum…

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INSANE!

Go see more of this super cute wedding from Salt Lake City over on 100 Layer Cake, it’s so frothy!

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A treat for me and for you, today I am sharing the beautiful wedding of my good friends Daniel and Octavia, who used the same photographer as I did, Max McClure.

Their day was the best, a huge reunion for me and so many friends from university, it was a party!

The wedding was at Folly Farm just outside of Bristol and the inspiration behind the day was the traditional British village fete… it really was beautiful… this is a long post, I edited the photos as much as I could but they are too stunning.

Enjoy.

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The flowers were everywhere, so stunning…

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Her bridesmaids were all in bright yellow, the little ones in white with dark red capes. The headdresses are the cutest touch…

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Her Granny looks like the Queen!

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I couldn’t pick just one wedding portrait… they are stunning, with the dramatic sky and the pop of the flowers…

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I loved the details…

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I was about 3 months pregnant at this wedding, and it was a serious party… I still had the most amazing day… these two are good people and the love from our crew was immense!

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Huge congratulations once again to Dan and Ocky and a big thank you for letting me share… massive wedding inspiration here!

Also thank you to Max McClure who of course I highly recommend.

ALSO please check their wedding video… it is insanely amazing… I cannot stop watching it and that song always makes me think of them both and their special day now.

Link – https://vimeo.com/62973333

I had to share this one with you, so amazing, and so different from the western white wedding… and looks like a real party was had…

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This wedding was featured on Poppytalk, go check out the full post with more beautiful photographs here

All photos by Celine Kim.

I had to share this wedding… it’s insane gorgeous, and that dress… so frothy!

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So much love for the nuzzling horses and the sleigh ride!

Go check the post at Poppytalk for the full low-down and more photos.