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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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Our DIY Wedding!

For a wedding blogger, writing about your own big day should be a doddle. After all, not only were you present on the day but you

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Pinterest Featured Board – Vintage Wedding

Vintage is such a timeless source of wedding inspiration, and it ain’t going anywhere. From clutches to bird cages, from tea cups to lace garters, you’ll

Irish Rock n' Roll Wedding

Fun, Quirky Irish Wedding that Rocks

Every so often I come across a bona fide quirky wedding that puts a big grin on my face, and that’s prescisely what this beautifully unique


Quirky Waterside Wedding

I fell in love with this wedding the first time I saw it. Stephanie and Daniel’s casual waterside wedding is so full of colour and quirky

Candlelit DIY Texas Wedding

Wedding Detail Spy: Candlelit DIY Texas

Today’s Wedding Detail spy is a beautiful hand-made wedding with carefully considered details that radiates warmth from every photograph. The couple in question – Shelbey and

Sweet DIY Architects Wedding

Planning a wedding the Architect’s Way

This is for you if you like the how behind the pretty. Today we’re joined by recent bride Heidi who’s approach to planning a wedding was influenced by the fact that she – and her husband James are trainee architects. You can see from their wedding photos by the wonderful Jeff Simpson Photography that they paid …

50s Retro Wedding

Wedding Detail Spy: Fifties Retro

Today’s real wedding is a treat that could have stepped off the set of Mad Men. Katie and Jim’s 1950s Retro themed wedding from Sedona, AZ is packed with DIY inspiration of the mid century variety, with lots of vintage details to feast your eyes upon. The little shock of yellow petticoat beneath the bride and …


Mie and Nathan’s Rustic California Wedding

When Mie and Nathan tied the knot in California last July, they designed and created the invitations and other stationery at the reception. Apart from the bridal bouquet, they created all of their own floral arrangements using potted plants and herbs from their garden. Crafty pair, eh! I love the subtle wild west elements, like the …


Katie & Ben’s Village Wedding

Katie and Ben tied the knot at The Village at Lyons. Their wedding was a fusion of high-end glam and rustic surroundings. Look at the bunting

Eileen and TJ’s Ranch Wedding

Prepare to fall in love… Eileen and TJ’s ranch wedding is full of inspiration for DIY brides – so many wonderfully considered details. Shoe love! Check out the hand-drawn

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Oh. Em. G!

It definitely must be modernist week here on Bride and Joy – hot on the heels of yesterday’s Modern Minimalist wedding I bring you this


Seamus & Lara’s Burren Wedding

One of my friends on Facebook (you know who you are) noted during yesterday’s torrential rain: “Twould be a lovely little country if we could only

Manitoba Vintage Details

Here is the antidote to yesterday’s It’s all in the details post. Like it vintage? You’ll like this beautiful, whimsical find from La Belle Bride. All

English Country Wedding

There is something inherently romantic about pale pink and white roses. They are the inspiration for this English Country Wedding mood board. For a wedding as elegant