With Whimsical Wonderland Weddings what you see is what you get and it doesn’t fit into any box. If you love a little bit of everything in life you have come to the right place, as Whimsical Wonderland Weddings aims to bring eclectic wedding inspiration to you in a bubble of wedding related yumminess, hand delivered by Lou. Whimsical Wonderland Weddings aims to promote incredible photography alongside unique and stylish content to produce gorgeous eye catching features. But that’s not all; Whimsical Wonderland Weddings is all about the couples behind the images too, with couples getting the chance to tell their love story.

Whimsical Wonderland Weddings was founded by Louise Baltruschat Hollis in April 2010, whilst planning her own wedding day. From personal musings and a place bookmark her wedding finds, it grew into a resource followed by couples. When devastatingly Lou and her fiancé decided to cancel their wedding 6 weeks before hand (due to health problems), she could not bear to say goodbye to Whimsical Wonderland Weddings and the community she had established. So she continued in her quest to assist and inspire other couples and to promote the amazing UK wedding industry.


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Wedding Ideas Magazine

Coast Bridal Magazine

The Times Online

BBC News Online

Martha Stewart Weddings Online

Wedding Magazine

Perfect Wedding

The Asian Age

F2 Freelance Photographer Magazine.


Laura Ashley Blog

Belle Bridal Magazine





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Bride Tide Top 100 Wedding Blog

Top 5 Wedding Website by Zankyou International Wedding Awards

Top 50 Cutest Wedding Blogs marriageblog.org

Shortlisted in the Cosmopolitan UK Blog Awards

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7th in the top 100 Wedding  Blogs in the UK by Easy Wedding Search

Bridetide Top 100 Wedding Blog

Shortlisted for a Perfect Wedding Magazine wedding blog award

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Bride Tide Top 100 Wedding Blog

Highly Commended in Best Real-Life Wedding Blog at the Wedding Magazine awards

Channel 4’s Top 10 Wedding Blogs

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Top 25 Wedding Blogs in the World by weddingblogs100.com

4th in Cision’s Top Wedding Blogs in the UK

Highly Commended in the Company Wedding Category at the National UK Blog Awards

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Highly Commended Best Alternative Wedding Blog at the Wedding Blog Awards

Highly Commended Wedding Blog Company at the UK Blog Awards

4th in the Wedding Blogs UK Top 10 by Vuelio

33rd in the Top UK Blogs by Vuelio

Mrs Bow Tie Top 30 Wedding Blogs 2016

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About Me


Hi nice to meet you :) I am Louise Baltruschat Hollis, I am 29 years old and the full time writer behind Whimsical Wonderland Weddings. I live with my wonderful husband ‘G’ and my gorgeous boys; 6 year old ‘A’ and our 1 year old ‘W’, in a little village in Bedfordshire, England.

I am a little bit eccentric, pretty much eclectic and a lot indecisive. Along with featuring a ton of real weddings, I like to feature my personal ramblings, photography, thoughts and inspirations. I love a bit of everything, which reflects in both the style and content of Whimsical Wonderland Weddings.


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I love


Sun glare, Apple gadgets, chocolate in any form, a complete bargain, vampire tv shows and books, getting creative, romance, my maine coon kitty Eva, pink, sparkles, tilt shift, grainy film images, rainbows, geeks, saying LOL in my head when I think something is funny, rainy days watching films under the duvet with G, cardigan weather, Christmas, crochet.

Some past features that will help you to get to know me a little bit more…

Sunday Ramblings: I ramble every Sunday about my personal life, it’s my very own online diary.

The story of my anxiety health problems and Coeliac Disease.

Our proposal story.

Our engagement shoot.

Cancelling our wedding.

We got married.

Our wedding ceremony.

Our wedding reception.

Rachel // UK Intern


Hi, lovely to meet you! I’m Rachel and I’m a wedding and events planner living in London with my boyfriend James. I moved to London after uni 6 years ago and have worked in the events industry ever since. A year ago, I set up my own business planning weddings, so it’s fair to say the wedding world is what gets me up in the morning!

I love hearing all about real weddings and seeing the personal touches that couples include to make them unique. I can’t wait to work with Lou on a blog that is such a source of inspiration for so many people out there.



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Abby // International Features Writer Intern


Hi! My name is Abby and I’m 32 years old. I moved to California six years ago and now live with my handsome German husband Simon, adorable 9-month-old American son Felix and 4 year old poodle-terrier, Henry. I am still a ‘true blue’ Australian at heart and am thrilled to be moving home to Brisbane this year.
Simon and I had three weddings in three different countries (New Orleans in the United States, Brisbane in Australia and Metzingen in Germany), which I organised along with the help of my Mum and Mum-In-Law. Though it was a LOT of work, we ended up with three spectacular celebrations, all very different to each other and we will have fun memories to last a lifetime.
I love reading books, making cupcakes (sometimes successfully), watching movies, travelling internationally with my boys, spending time with my amazing family and friends across the world and drinking wine before hitting the dance floor. My favourite colours are pink and rose gold and I am inherently indecisive, which I blame on being a Pisces.
I am delighted to be the international features writer for WWW and to be working with the lovely Lou. I have always had a passion for weddings and writing, so working on this beyond-fabulous blog is a dream come true!


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