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Timeless & Romantic Wedding Inspiration
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Desert Desire – Romantic Wedding Inspiration in the Glamis Sand Dune

I Am Latreuo Photography

Hidden in the dunes of California known as Glamis, today’s inspiration shoot showcases how a wedding (or elopement) in the desert can be as captivating as any location! Especially when paired with romantic florals, a minimalist yet inviting sweetheart table and an ethereal wedding cake…. Photographer Ashley of iamlatreuo photo shared these words about the shoot…  “The vision always began with the bride…

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Modern-Vintage Christmas Tree Farm Wedding Inspiration in Garnet & Copper

B-MATTHEWS PHOTO

We’re continuing our countdown to Christmas today with some more seriously gorgeous Festive wedding inspiration! Schilling’s Christmas Tree Farm provides a charming backdrop to this surprisingly elegant affair, with the rustic setting contrasting perfectly with the glamour and opulence the beautiful palette of garnet and copper lends it. The bride wears a beautiful long sleeve wedding dress…

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Fall Desert Elopement Inspiration

Wild Love Photography

Today’s shoot abounds with the most breathtaking florals in rich Fall colors that pop against the dramatic desert backdrop. Captured at Enchanted Rock, a hidden gem just outside Austin, the creative team mixed vintage details with boho and rustic charm, to bring together this truly inspiring elopement editorial….. Photographer Christine Pegany of Wild Love Photography shared these…

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Romantic & Rustic Barn Wedding Inspiration with Mid-Century Modern Details

LISA KATHAN PHOTOGRAPHY

The inspiration for this summer-into-fall wedding inspiration shoot was the new rustic barn venue, The Barn at Wagon Wheel Farm. But rather than the traditional rustic farm details, the creative team of local vendors from Chicago and southern Wisconsin, juxtaposed the setting with mid-century modern flair, to create something unexpected yet contemporary and utterly charming…….

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‘Setting the Mood’ – Regal Wedding Inspiration at Anderson House

HOLLY VON LANKEN PHOTOGRAPHY

After the oh-so-elegant royal wedding last weekend, today’s editorial couldn’t be any more perfect. Captured at the beautiful Anderson House with its palatial staircases and rooms, the details are rich with regal opulence, from the calligraphy stationery and lavish table, to the organic seasonal blooms and the floral adorned wedding cake. And the bride’s heavenly blue lace…

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Romantic Lavender Field Wedding Inspiration

THE GANEYS

Whilst we’re enjoying the most beautiful Autumn here in New Zealand, today’s wedding inspiration shoot makes me yearn for Spring again! With the heavenly lavender field setting providing the most perfect backdrop, it conveys a timeless romance with rustic chic styling guaranteed to leave you feeling inspired….. A few words, by way of introduction, from the lady behind…

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Modern Art Deco Wedding Inspiration at The Historic Post Office in Hampton

ANGELA ELISE PHOTOGRAPHY

Today’s inspiration shoot abounds with all the elegance of a vintage celebration, yet manages to remain still utterly contemporary. In an exquisitely muted color palette of cool neutrals splashed with greenery, a visual feast was created that is just perfect for a modern Art Deco loving couple and a truly timeless wedding….. Photographer Angela Elise, the lady…

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Southern Fall Wedding Inspiration at the Palo Alto Plantation

DARLING TODAY PHOTOGRAPHY

The historic Palo Alto Plantation in Onslow County again takes centre stage in today’s charming seasonal wedding editorial. Its history filled rooms, and antique furniture provide the perfect Fall palette of rich browns and cream, complimenting the floral arrangements on show with their ‘just-picked’ feel. A simply styled tablescape adds to the understated elegance of the shoot,…

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Glamorous Green & Gold Wedding Inspiration

OANA FOTO

Today’s green and gold wedding editorial was inspired by its Spanish influenced setting, but the vintage styling, lush greenery filled florals and bold color palette created an oh-so-glamorous look I am sure you will appreciate. With a romantic allure thanks to the vintage picture frame backdrop, calligraphy ceremony backdrop and splashes of velvet, you will…

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Art Nouveau Wedding Inspiration at the old Michigan Theatre in Detroit

LYNSEY LUE PHOTOGRPAHY

Today’s wedding inspiration shoot took place in downtown Detroit, but abounds with olde world elegance that compliments the architecture of the venue that serves as its backdrop, the old Michigan Theatre. The rich color palette of peach, emerald and gold, and Art Nouveau details bring together this breathtaking vision of modern romance….. Here’s photographer Lynsey Lue to tell us all about…

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Southern Garden Wedding Inspiration at Palo Alto Plantation

DANIELLE HUTCHINSON PHOTOGRAPHY

The historic Palo Alto Plantation in Onslow County takes centre stage and provides the perfect backdrop to this super romantic Southern affair. Showcasing summery floral arrangements with a ‘just-picked’ feel, a beautifully styled tablescape, and a drizzle cake deliciously topped with seasonal berries; everything about this styled shoot is utterly charming….. Here’s a few words from photographer Danielle Hutchinson …

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Greenery & Copper Infused Elopement Inspiration at Heartland Meadows

MATTHEW DAVIDSON PHOTOGRAPHY

Heartland Meadows and the rolling hills of Knoxville Tennessee form an idyllic backdrop to today’s elopement styled shoot. The rustic vintage styling adds a layer of richness deserving of such a special occasion; and the intimate table infused with copper, citrus, and this year’s biggest trend greenery, invites the happy couple to continue their celebration in style…… Simplicity…

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A Morning with Bridesmaids – Romantic Blush Pink Wedding Inspiration

LARA LAM PHOTOGRAPHY

For today’s breathtaking inspiration shoot, fine art photographer Lara Lam and the team of creatives drew inspiration from the stunning venue, the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. Playing with its soft pink hue, they incorporated lush florals in similar tones, mismatched bridesmaid dresses and an elegant  tablescape laid, alongside beautiful calligraphy wedding stationery by Seniman Calligraphy, to…

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Old World Castle Wedding Inspiration

LARA LAM PHOTOGRAPHY

There’s nothing quite like a castle to create a fairy tale wedding! And this heavenly styled shoot filled with opulent and ethereal wedding inspiration in a pretty palette of greyed blues, is tailor-made for modern vintage romantics. The sweetheart table, adorned with lush white blooms, coupled with the incredible venue, and celestial bridal look are absolutely swoon-worthy…… Equally…

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Dreamy Garden Wedding Inspiration with Provence Charm

TARALYNN LAWTON PHOTOGRAPHY

Today’s romantic inspiration shoot from the fabulous Taralynn Lawton exudes elegance and chic Provence charm! Set in the gardens of the gorgeous Rose Story Farm; with flowers from A Splendid Occasion, gowns by Emily Riggs Bridal and a simple yet enticing courtyard tablescape, all impeccably styled by Tinge Floral; it is my idea of modern-vintage heaven and I am a little giddy at…

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Fairytale Romance for Bella Belle’s ‘Enchanted’ Bridal Shoes Collection

KURT BOOMER

I have long been swooning over the beautiful bridal shoes of Bella Belle – since they first introduced themselves some 2 years ago (you can see their first two collections here and here on Chic Vintage Brides) The intricate designs fusing old world elegance and contemporary details, exquisite luxury and attention to detail including their ‘Something blue’ sole, make them…

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‘Love Grows’ – Organic, Farm-to-Table Wedding Inspiration

SAVAN PHOTOGRAPHY

I absolutely love the idea of embracing local and planning an organic farm-to-table wedding; and today’s inspiration shoot showcases just how lovely it could be. Drawing inspiration from their community garden venue, Savan Photography, The Blooming Bud and Just A Kiss Weddings And Events fashioned an intimate celebration mixing rustic and elegant styling with lush seasonal blooms. The stunning lace wedding…

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Breathtakingly Romantic Terracotta Wedding Inspiration

KAYLA BARKER PHOTOGRAPHY

A color palette of soft shades of ink and deep emerald greens perfectly complement the terracotta backdrop of this exquisite wedding inspiration. Between the floral arch, cascading bouquet, cake topper and centerpieces, everything sets the tone for a stunning celebration inspired by nature in its most verdant and beautiful season! The blush and terracotta hues of Rosewood Mansion on…

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Timelessly Romantic Wedding Inspiration in Garnet & Gold

ALEXIS JUNE WEDDINGS

I have been dying to share this elegant and opulent wedding inspiration for AGES! Captured at the Aisle Society Experience presented by Minted during last year’s NYBFW (the biggest and best NYBFW party!), it is full of timeless romance and lavish styling with a contemporary twist; and all in the most beautiful palette of garnet and gold…… Fusing modern trends such as greenery…

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‘Gilded Elegance’ – Romantic Gold Wedding Inspiration

REBECCA YALE PHOTOGRAPHY

Today’s inspiration shoot is an enchanting ode to olde world European elegance that is jawdroppingly gorgeous! Beautifully blending romantic floral arrangements with lavish gold details to create a feminine, glamorous yet elegant look that I just know modern vintage brides everywhere will be inspired by. And whilst it was captured in the Summer, I can’t help but think the rich hints…

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A Modern Twist on Vintage Romance

ARTIESE Studios

I quite simply adore today’s inspiration shoot from ARTIESE Studios! In the prettiest palette of blush and gold, and abounding with the most beautiful florals, it is the epitome of romance. And with its modern twist on vintage, it encapsulates everything we here at Chic Vintage Brides love…. Therese of ARTIESE Studios collaborated with Tanya from Taffete Designs in…

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‘Spring Awakening’ – A Delicately Dreamy Bridal Shoot

JESSICA LITTLE PHOTOGRAPHY

Today’s Spring garden bridal shoot from Blooms and Bowties and Jessica Little Photography delights with a delicate beauty. With a sweetheart table that truly tempts, organic floral arrangements in a palette of soft Spring hues and a romantic bridal look, all set against a lush green and blossom-filled garden backdrop, it is heavenly in every sense of the word! Here’s the…

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Soft Blush Wedding Inspiration Full of Southern Romance

Today’s inspiration shoot with its soft, blush-hued palette is sheer perfection! Filled with organic florals, an elegant outdoor tablescape with splashes of luxurious gold and a gorgeous blush pink wedding dress it is romantic and oh-so dreamy. The Happy Bloom documented the beautiful affair perfectly, so get ready for some serious swooning!….. Here are Justin & Amanda of The Happy Bloom with…

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‘Love Letter’ – An Enchanting Woodland Bridal Shoot

KURTZ ORPIA PHOTOGRAPHY

Exquisite florals abound in today’s enchanting Woodland editorial from  Sue Gallo Designs. The gorgeous affair unfolds in a magical Fall forest, with the bare trees and bed of crispy Autumn leaves the perfect blank canvas for the incredible red blooms. With vintage elements including a beautiful long sleeved wedding dress from Second Dance, a velvet chair from Warehouse 84 as well as a…

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‘Love letters from Willowbank’ – An Elegant, Art Nouveau Inspired Wedding Styled Shoot

NATASCHIA WIELINK PHOTOGRAPHY

Sometimes an inspiration shoot lands in my inbox that takes my breath away with its beauty (like this one) and sometimes with its creativity (like this one); well today’s incredible shoot from Sue Gallo Designs and Nataschia Wielink floored me with both! With an historic backdrop, the most perfect vintage styling, lush green florals (greenery is such a…

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A Romantic Woodland Wedding Shoot Inspired by the Elements

LIVE VIEW STUDIOS PHOTOGRAPHY

Today do take a few moments to swoon over this moody and utterly breathtaking inspiration shoot from Live View Studios. With a lush Autumn palette inspired by its woodland setting and a truly inviting sweetheart table with surprisingly elegant place settings, Anna & Brent and Michelle Wright Events have really raised the bar with every pin-worthy detail….. Here are a few words…

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Romantic Rustic Vintage Wedding Inspiration

ANNA ROUSSOS PHOTOGRAPHY

All the way from Greece, captured by photographer Anna Roussos, comes this gorgeous inspiration shoot. With sumptuous florals, perfectly pretty berry red and pink hues, one of the most delicious looking dessert tables I ever have seen and an enchanting rustic vintage setting….. it is nothing short of perfection! I will let the lovely Eleni from Love4Wed who co-ordinated this gorgeous Autumn…

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Mid Century Mod Elopement Inspiration in Shades of Summer Sunshine

AMANDA DUMOUCHELLE PHOTOGRAPHY

In a summery colour palette of bold retro brights, today’s stylish Elopement inspiration shoot captured by the lovely Amanda Dumouchelle Photography, is full of mid-century dash and modern flair, and is the most perfect way to end the week! With a surprisingly pretty street setting, decor that manages to flawlessly mix modern with vintage and the most lush and summery florals, it evokes the 1960s whilst…

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Romantic Spring Boudoir Abounding With Seasonal Blooms

WE ARE ORIGAMI PHOTOGRPAHY

Today’s beautiful bridal boudoir session from We Are Origami Photography and Chanele Rose uses the prettiest pastel floral designs to bring a sense of Spring to this feminine scene, and shows off some seriously lovely bridal robes and accessories from Three Sunbeams to complete the oh-so-romantic look….. The lovely Chanele Rose who styled this romantic beauty has these words about where…

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Exquisite Anniversary Session on the Dramatic Californian Coast

TARALYNN LAWTON PHOTOGRAPHY

There is an almost magical quality in the luminous photography of Taralynn Lawton that captivates with each and every image she captures. I always know to expect something special when her name appears in my inbox, and today’s modern-vintage anniversary shoot is no exception. Set against the dramatic backdrop of the Californian Coast, this simple session celebrates love in the most perfect…

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Rustic Vintage Winter Wedding Inspiration in Red, Blue & Gold

SHANNON DUGGAN PHOTOGRAPHY

Set in the rustic grounds of a private estate today’s wedding inspiration shoot, captured by photographer Shannon Duggan, features the most inviting Winter tablescape, a romantic painted wedding cake and the perfect vintage getaway; all in a palette of red and blue with highlights of gold, and against the backdrop of a classic red barn….. …… striking just the right balance of vintage…

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Enchanting Winter Wedding Inspiration in Moody Shades of Blue

HALO WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY

A bit of a change of season today, after Tuesday’s super pretty Spring garden wedding shoot, with a hauntingly beautiful styled shoot from Scelta di Classe and Halo Wedding that perfectly showcases the drama and romance that a Winter wedding can evoke!….. Unfolding in the grounds of a romantic Italian villa, in a pretty palette of dusky blues inspired by the season, the scene…

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An Enchanting “Little Red Riding Hood” Wedding Inspiration Shoot

Joielala Photography

Who would have thought that the fairytale “Little Red Riding Hood” would make the most romantic subject for some seriously stunning wedding inspiration? Today’s styled shoot, beautifully captured by  Joielala, is not only a masterclass on how to theme your wedding without it looking like fancy dress party, but also the perfect start to this week’s countdown to Valentines…

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A Cosy Christmas Wedding Inspiration Shoot

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And when it comes to seasonal decor I am a traditionalist at heart (if you hadn’t already guessed from yesterday’s inspiration board!) It just isn’t Christmas for me without holly, mistletoe, candles and cardis; and all in bright yuletide shades of red, green and gold. Luckily that’s…

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A Love Poem Brought To Life – Fine Art Wedding Inspiration

I have such a truly breathtaking inspiration shoot to share with you today. From the organic and unstructured floral designs by Gardenia Floral Design, to the romantic wedding dresses from Truvelle and ethereal hair accessories from Romantic ART Life, all set against the backdrop of the historic Taylor Grady House; it is a perfect example of modern vintage and why I love…

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Elegant Winter Wedding Inspiration in a Chic Palette of Green, White & Gold

LIVE VIEW STUDIOS PHOTOGRAPHY

Today’s romantic wedding inspiration shoot from the fabulous Live View Studios and Greenhouse Picker Sisters exudes elegance and chic rustic charm! Set in a lovely new wedding venue, the intimate Mims House; with lush organic flowers from Serendipity Designs, and an inviting tablescape, set with beautiful vintage cutlery and china; it is a Winter wonderland! So, grab a cuppa, sit back and have your pinning finger…

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Literary Love – A Bright & Quirky Mid-Century Vintage Wedding Shoot Inspired by Penguin Books

I love inspiration shoots, and how they allow professionals and experts in the wedding industry to get their creative juices flowing. The result is always breathtaking and yet often something a bride might not otherwise have thought of. This fabulous Mid-Century inspiration shoot from Ilene Squires Photography and Party Task Force is the perfect example of just such a…

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Stylish Jazz Age Wedding Inspiration Full of Decadence

I am following yesterday’s stylish City wedding (I hope you saw it!) with some stunning Art Deco wedding inspiration today. With the historic Inn on Westwood as its backdrop, every glorious detail captured perfectly by Sarah Hooker Photography and abounding with 1920s glamour and Jazz Age razzmatazz, it is elegant, opulent and everything a girl could ask for…… I will…

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A Romantic Gothic Wedding Inspiration Shoot

Ooh do I have something special for you today! Dark yet romantic and with more than a hint of Gothic drama this beautifully moody garden wedding inspiration shoot, with bridal wear from Emily Riggs and dreamy floral creations from Ponderosa & Thyme, all captured by the brilliant Maria Lamb, is utterly bewitching….. And more than a little bit perfect for the…

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Breathtakingly Romantic Fall Wedding Inspiration at Twickenham House

ARCHETYPE

Albert Camus wrote “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” And inspiration shoots like this elegant beauty from Rebecca Rose Events and Archetype photography, full of turning leaves and gorgeous golden light, capture the essence of that sentiment perfectly…… The historic Twickenham House in Jefferson, North Carolina, was the perfect backdrop to this opulent Autumn wedding…

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Romantic Outdoor Wedding Inspiration with Vintage Boho Elegance from Flora Fetish

We’re creating something of a rainbow here on Chic Vintage Brides with this week’s colourful posts – that incredible red dress in Monday’s Venice elopement, the dusky blue palette of Tuesday’s whimsical beach wedding inspiration shoot, the soft shades of creamy peach in yesterday’s bouquet recipe, and today some romantic outdoor wedding inspiration with a fabulous vintage-boho…

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Elopements

An Enchanting Elopement in Venice

ARCHETYPE

Ooh do I have something special for you today! Something seriously swoon-worthy; with an air of magic and positively brimming with romance. Ladies, this gorgeous elopement not only features beautiful heels by Chic Vintage Brides sponsor Bella Belle Shoes, but also a bespoke red wedding dress by one of my very favourite designers Joanne Fleming; and with images from…

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Opulent 1930s Wedding Inspiration Aboard a Vintage Train from Tausendschon Photographie

Big on style, elegance and opulence – and not to mention positively brimming with the most fabulous vintage details (we’re talking feathers, pearls, gold candelabras and gramophones); this 1930s inspired wedding shoot from Tausendschoen Photographie and Facts and Feelings is sure to make your knees weak! Seriously, Jay Gatsby himself would have been happy attending a wedding this lavish…..

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Bridesmaids

Elegant & Romantic Bridesmaid Dresses from Jenny Yoo

If you loved last week’s post packed full of beautiful bridesmaids looks, then what I am sharing with you today will definitely have you swooning! Because the latest collection of bridesmaids, and bridal, dresses from Jenny Yoo is absolutely breathtaking. Created with the refined elegance that Jenny has become renowned for, each and every design screams romance….. With a…

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Stunning Marsala Wedding Inspiration

Good morning lovelies! Whilst many of you are in the midst of Spring, it is feeling increasingly Autumnal here in Hawkes Bay, and though it is often almost impossible to find wedding inspiration that works for brides in both hemispheres, today I have something that is perfect! In a stunning palette of Marsala (Pantone‘s colour of the…

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Romantic Vintage Wedding Inspiration from Sue Gallo Designs

Today’s vintage wedding inspiration shoot, brimming with romantic Edwardian details, was created by a super creative team of wedding pros who believe that inspiration for your wedding can come from anywhere. Theirs just happened to be found within a beautiful old historic country estate….. This swoonworthy shoot brimming with vintage wedding ideas was inspired by and took…

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Stunning Autumn Wedding Inspiration Dripping with Deco Decadence from Honey & Cinnamon

Ooh do I have something special for you today! Something deliciously dark and decadent, glimmering with touches of gold and abounding in romance. Lovelies, the rich shades and gorgeous details in today’s Italian Autumn wedding inspiration shoot from Vanessa Illi Photography and Honey & Cinnamon will be sure to make your knees weak!….. Set in the stunning Società Filarmonico Drammatica, a palatial old building…

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Beautiful Blossom-Filled Spring Wedding Inspiration in an Orchard From Jen Fariello Photography

Good morning lovelies! We’re continuing the distinctly Spring theme to this week’s posts (I hope you didn’t miss Monday’s fabulous real wedding with that lush bridal bouquet, or the gorgeous Lavender & Lilac wedding inspiration board – do go and take a peek if you did) with today’s heavenly blossom filled inspiration shoot from Jen Fariello Photography! In the most…

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Romantic Italian Wedding Inspiration

I love Jane Austen, and I mean LOVE verging on obsession! I have read her complete works 10 times at least (re-reading it every year since I first discovered her); I own all of the adaptations, with the BBCs Pride & Prejudice being my favourite, of course! And when I lived in the UK I…

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Natural Beauty Wedding Inspiration

AMB PHOTO

Today’s inspiration shoot from dynamic duo Anne-Marie Bouchard of  AMBphoto and Brittany of Satin & Snowflakes is so packed with pretty, from the gorgeous florals to the lavish Lhuillier gowns and the super soft and romantic palette, that it will quite simply take your breath away…… I am going to let Brittany, and Anne-Marie’s photos, do the talking for this…

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Elegant Vintage Wedding Inspiration from Sarah McEvoy & Jenn Hadley

Eeek….is it terrible to love Mondays??? But how can I not when every week I get to share the most gorgeous Wedding inspiration? Be it the latest beautiful bridal collection or, like today the most exquisite inspiration shoot, it is impossible for me not to love Mondays and the excitement they bring! I have been simply bursting about sharing today’s elegant inspiration shoot with you ever…

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