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Allison and David: A Fun Navy and Yellow Wedding by Cassi Claire

I love it when a photographer emails out of the blue with a submission that bowls you over. That’s exactly what happened with Cassi Claire got in touch. Cassi is based in the US but does travel (Irish brides, take note). She even has a bit of Irish blood in her. Allison’s write-up on her …

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Lindsey and Shaun’s Offbeat Outdoors Wedding by John DeFiora

Today’s beautiful real wedding photos are a group effort, led by the wonderful photographer John Defiora with help from Nino Gallego and Liz Cassano. John told me that when he  heard that Lindsey and Shaun’s wedding would be featured here he did a little happy dance. And I certainly share his enthusiasm! The groom Shaun is John’s …

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Shari and Scot’s Cinema Ceremony by Patrick Hadley Photography

I’m excited to share with you this exquisite gem of a wedding by Patrick Hadley Photography  today. Elegant bouquets of baby’s breath, retro family photos, and did I mention it all took place in a cinema in Michigan, US? Trish of Patrick Hadley Photography recalls  how a last minute change made this wedding even more memorable: “Because Michigan weather …

Perfect New Years Eve Wedding

Jessica and Jordan’s Perfect New Years Eve Wedding by Kampphotography

If, like me, you love a winter wedding, you are in for a treat. Take a peek at Jessica and Jordan’s elegant, hand-crafted New Years Eve wedding which is bursting with vintage details (check out Jessica’s opulent vintage fur stole, and those retro microphones for the band). The ceremony officiant was none other than the …

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A Wedding in the Winter Sunlight by Root Photography

Casi and Ian met on and she knew he was the one when he bought her the DVD Step Brothers, since “it wouldn’t die like flowers”. A country chic vibe inspired the details in their  beautiful wedding, as Casi explains: “I was on a budget but wanted rich fall colors and love the out door …

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…And the Bride Wore Cowboy Boots

This blog is all about getting wed your own way, and this is exactly what Nikki and Barrett did, in Montana’s Red Lodge. In the winter it’s a haven of snowboarding and skiing, but on July 14 it was the perfect green setting for a rustic wedding with a country twist as photographer Kat Skye …

40s Glam Wedding

40s Glam Wedding

A belated happy Movember to one and all… By now we’ve really started to notice the effort the mustachioed men in our lives have been putting in and to celebrate here’s a gorgeous and quirky real wedding that pays homage to that great annual fundraising drive

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Wedding Photographers Tie the Knot… In Antigua

One question I always love to ask wedding photographers is, if they were getting married, who would they have shoot their special day? They are the ones in the know, after all. Today I’m delighted to bring you a photographic treat – the wedding of two photographers which took place in exotic Guatemala and features …

Vintage Back Garden Wedding

Rustic Family Garden Wedding

Jen and Marty had their rustic wedding in the garden that was planted by Jen’s grandparents many years ago. Their ceremony took place surrounded by rhododendron bushes – how idyllic is that? Their wedding photos by the lovely Gypsy Tree Photography ooze style and innovation – from the chalkboard mason jars for drinks (perfect so people don’t …

Movie Love A Cinema Wedding

Cinema Love – A Wedding

A love of the movies was the big inspiration behind Brittany and Casey’s wedding at the picture house. “We loved the idea of getting married in a movie theater. It had a great feel with the art work and it was located in the Heights where we first moved in together. We tried to play off the …

Stylish Swedish Wedding

A Barefoot Artisan Wedding from Sweden

Are you ready for some understated elegance set in the breathtaking Scandanavian landscape? This beautiful couple exchanged vows barefoot in an artist’s studio in Öland, an island in the south east of Sweden. The groom and his father are both artists who work in the studio. Their photographer Malin Bjorkholm recalls: “The lovely opera singer Thomas …

Pugs and Hugs Second Wedding Details

Pugs and Hugs: Second Wedding Details

A pug in a waistcoat? A bride with henna tattoos on her hands and feet? Yes please! Every detail in this funky wedding is bursting with charm and personality. Meet Samantha and Nathan. “This was a second wedding for both of them,”  says their photographer Kesha Lambert “Samantha has 3 children from a previous marriage and her children …

The World in our Back Yard Wedding Streamed Online

The world in our back yard… An intimate Internet wedding

Have you ever considered streaming your wedding online for guest who can’t be there in the flesh?

Shabby Chic Cali Wedding

Shabby Chic Cali Wedding

Happy Friday everyone. Today’s real wedding inspiration comes from Lorraine Daley Wedding Photography and it’s a real treat for fans of bright colours and stripes! Lindsay and Josh’s wedding seamlessly merges bright colours and timeless style and takes inspiration from Lindsay’s favourite flowers. “ I really love Dahlias and they have special importance to us as a …

Horse Shoes and Cowboy Boots Wedding

Horse Shoes and Cowboy Boots: A Country Wedding

I’m loving the unique rustic charm of this beautiful wedding. Art teacher Kelly rolled up her sleeves and put a personal touch on her wedding to Jeff by making many of the details herself. You will probably know by now that I really love DIY weddings and this one is no exception. Rustic floral arrangements …