Welcome to the last Wednesday Wedding Wonders of 2014!! Can you believe it? I certainly can’t.
I am hoping to be away from the computer for a couple of weeks starting on Monday, for some much needed quality time with my family and our newest little addition W. There of course will be some gorgeous weddings featured over the holidays, do keep popping by so that you don’t miss a single love filled celebration :-)
I can’t wait to start seeing the proposals popping up on my time line already, it’s so exciting!! Here are some of my favourite weddings from the end of the year…
Today’s couple are the sweetest and their friendly wedding just shows off their personalities perfectly.
WWW readers Dominic and Jennifer were married on the 10th May 2014 at The Secret Garden in Kent. They hoped for a small and relaxed feel to their outdoor Spring wedding.
I love the home made touches to their wedding day, with family and friends making contributions to their décor including an abundance of pretty bunting.
There was gorgeous attire, romantic florals and a wedding dress that sounded like it was meant to be.
Thanks so much to the fabulous Rebecca Douglas for sharing her photographs today.
Tags: Blue Wedding Ideas, DIY Wedding, Kent Wedding, Real Weddings, Rebecca Douglas Photography, Small Wedding, The Secret Garden
WWW readers Amanda and Martin tied the knot on the Sunday 6th April 2014 holding their wedding at Kent Life in the prettiest village hall. They wanted to keep their wedding small in numbers but with a pretty shabby chic feel.
Cue vintage china, tea cups for the Champagne and bunting galore. I love the decadent rose flower arrangements, the bridesmaids in lace and the VW camper.
Amanda was beautiful in her Essence of Australia gown with statement necklace and custom painted shoes, while Martin wore a sharp three piece suit.
Thanks so very much to the wonderful Assassynation for sharing her images this afternoon.
Tags: Assassynation, Black Bridesmaid Dresses, Black Wedding Ideas, Essence of Australia Wedding Dress, Kent Wedding, Real Weddings, Restoration Cake, Village Hall Wedding
The butterflies fluttering around Kamal and James at their wedding ceremony held on the 6th September 2014; must have been a magical moment.
Their wedding day reflected both of their cultural backgrounds, Kamal’s family are Punjabi Sikhs and James’ are Catholic. It made for the most personal yet beautiful celebration.
They had an English style wedding during the day before a full on Indian style party in the evening. Cue a change of outfits and a lot of dancing.
Kamal looked stunning in her two dresses, I adore her Henna adorned hands and purple bouquet, while James was dapper in a custom made suit with emerald tie.
Thanks so much to Scuffins Photography for the gorgeous imagery today.
Tags: Abbeywood Estate Wedding, Alfred Angelo Wedding Dress, Blue Wedding Ideas, Indian English Wedding, Lengha Bride, Multicultural Wedding, Rachel Simpson, Real Weddings, Scuffins Photography
Image by Jacqui Marie Wedding Photography
We all want to look like the best version of ourselves, which is wear make up artist extraordinaire Frances Moore comes in.
Relaxing on the morning of your wedding with a refreshing beverage, giggles with your loved ones and a professional on hand to pamper you is just the perfect start to a brilliant day.
Plus you will look and feel a million dollars once Frances Moore has worked her make up wonders. Let’s get to know Frances a little more…
Hi Frances, could you firstly tell WWW readers a little bit about you?
Hi! I’m Frances and I am a Professional Bridal Makeup Artist from the beautiful New Forest, in Hampshire. I’m a bit of a wedding geek – to the extent that I regularly play a popular wedding game app on my phone… cringe worthy I know!!
I have a wonderfully funny and very beardy husband called Steve, and together we live in the gorgeous Georgian town of Lymington with our daughter Elspeth of 18months – who completes our family x
Image by Lauren Lilly
What do you love/dislike about your job?
There’s nothing I don’t love about my job (well maybe the tax return!) getting to talk to amazing people, and being apart of their wedding day is truly an honour – it’s a position of trust and I fully respect that.
I also love the quiet moments when I’m working on the Bride, listening to her thoughts and feelings makes me want to get married all over again!
Image by Robbie Khan Photography
How did you get into the wedding industry?
I’ve actually had my business a couple of years now, but trained as a Makeup Artist much earlier. I started off like many wedding suppliers do, by being asked to do a few friend’s weddings here & there (I was the friend of a friend ‘who knew makeup!’) After word spread and I was getting more bookings each time, and discovering a (some say obsessive!) passion for weddings, I just said to myself ‘I need to go for this’ so I did!
What do you aim to achieve for your clients?
When I first talk to my clients I often hear the words ‘I don’t wear a lot of makeup’, followed by a very nervous look, as makeup can be such an intimate oddity – it can be scary allowing someone new into your personal space, and having them judge what they think works best for you.
I always try to make my brides feel at ease by talking through their ideas, colour themes and overall wedding style to design a look together that will make them feel confident and look stunning. I often find when I do a little bit of soft nudging the bride comes out with the most wonderful thoughts on what they want – it’s all about just having the confidence to say what you really want and I will always listen x (more…)