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Have you chosen your colour scheme yet?

Choosing your wedding day colour scheme is one of the biggest decisions you’ll have to make early on in your planning process. As soon as you’ve set your venue, colour scheme is up there on the list that requires a big tick! Knowing your colour scheme will make  all of the other detail decisions easier – invites, flowers etc. Image: Diana McGregor If you’re still struggling – here is a guide that I found in Martha Stewart Weddings to help you!

Berta Fall 2017 Bridal Collection European Launch

BREAKING NEWS: Berta has come to the UK!! How lucky are we?! This is a brand that has taken the wedding world by storm with their fresh, bold and sexy designs. The cutting edge designs push the boundaries and don’t half turn some heads! I was invited to photograph the European Launch last week in the gorgeous Lancaster Ballroom at the Savoy, so I wanted to share with you all the highlights of the collection for me.

bridal separates, bridal two piece.

Bridal separates still on trend for 2017. Two piece inspiration.

Bridal separates are as big as ever and the laid back look is going to continue through 2017 (and beyond!). Think back to 2014 and Olivia Palermo’s wedding – the style sensation around her wedding day look is still evident today. This post is going to guide you through various options within this style. Don’t feel that you can’t have a two piece ensemble if you’re not having a boho wedding! You totally can!

Best of 2016

Best of 2016 showcasing weddings and styled shoots.

This post is all about the best of 2016! I feel its important to celebrate, to reflect and take stock as another year closes. The main wedding season drew to a close a couple of months ago. However I have had some gorgeous winter weddings and been spending the slower pace concentrating on projects for 2017! I’ve created my #2016bestnine grid from instagram. It’s a strong mix of styled shoots, real weddings and my personal travels with an oh so dreamy colour palette. Have you created yours yet? Go to http://2016bestnine.com

Bridesmaid mix and match dress inspiration

It is common knowledge that finding one bridesmaid dress to suit all is almost impossible. Luckily, if this is your wish then companies such as Two Birds are a godsend with over 15 different ways to tie one dress! At a recent wedding at Soho Farmhouse all of the bridesmaids wore different dresses – they looked stunning so I thought I’d explore this idea more. Each girl had different body shapes, skin tones, hair colour and personal tastes….there was even a baby bump!

Summer at Sezincote wedding inspiration with must see floral details!

I’m so excited to finally share this Summer at Sezincote wedding inspiration with you. I was instantly spellbound by the Sezincote Estate. I’ve spotted it before between the Cotswold hills but the drive up to the House is probably the most magical for a wedding venue. You’re then lead up to the big reveal of the 200 year old Mogul Indian palace which is simply breathtaking. What a setting for a wedding!

Wedding design – advanced master class with Zita Elze

Working again with the incredible Zita Elze and her students attending the Wedding Design – Advanced Master Class, the creations of Noriko Kondo from Japan have been featured on Flowerona: Florist Friday. The student This was the third time Noriko has studied with Zita and she says that: “Every time she pulls out some of my hidden, unknown ‘inside’ emotions to enable me to create beautiful pieces. She’s a true magician. This is the distinctive thing about her course, always! Creativity, surprise and art. The working process is intense and tough but I was proud of myself and happy at the end of the courses every time. These feelings motivate me to go to the next level.” Noriko’s designs featured ranunculus, roses, craspedia, scabious seed heads, eucalyptus and bupleurum. They’re perfect colours for a fresh, spring wedding, wanting to bring the outdoors in with those gorgeous greens. Zita Elze See more of Zita’s work here.

Seasonal wedding inspiration at Aynhoe Park

The idea of this shoot came about from a collaboration between myself and Indulgence Catering, a boutique catering company that I work with often at weddings. One of our regular venues together is the indescribable Aynhoe Park so we just knew we had to use this as our location. We created a stunning, seasonal inspired shoot in the Orangery of Aynhoe.