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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 …

Hay Loft Eclectic Wedding Shoot

Eclectic Hay Loft Winter Wedding Inspiration

Snuggle up warm folks, cause this Elegant Hay Loft Inspiration shoot is snowy and gorgeous, with oodles of quirky inspiration. I don’t feature a lot of styled shoots on the blog but this one I really couldn’t pass up as it ticks all the boxes – elegant, warm, and more than a little bit kooky …

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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 …

Wedding Photographers Get Married

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 …

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Quirky Dresses: Ombre Love

Two massive wedding trends at the minute are chevron and ombre (thank you, Pinterest!), and today we have found a dress that incorporates both. This beautiful gown is available from Ouma on Etsy. Love how the theme is carried through with the cake, balloons and the bouquet in these lovely photographs from Michelle March Photography. …

Candy Bar Sign from our DIY Wedding
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 …

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Wedding Detail Spy: Vintage Cars and Sunflowers

Ever wonder why vintage is such a popular style for weddings, year in and year out? For me it’s about nostalgia – reminding ourselves of a feeling of belonging.

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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 …

Retro Style Red and Blue Wedding

Retro Style Red and Blue Wedding

By now you may have noticed that I have a lot of love for all things retro, and Brooke and Clayton’s wedding by Living Art Photographer is one of my all time retro favourites! The theme the couple chose was Rat Pack and this stems from their love of Mid Century Modern style. Brooke was truly …