Gina and Matt’s stunning summer wedding at Shottle Hall

A champagne supernova…

Gina and Matt wed at Shottle Hall, and were blessed with just stunning weather allowing them to make the most of the outdoor ceremony area. Gina was keen to make the wedding a day to remember for everyone, and left no detail untouched. She created an old school glamour feel by using a subtle champagne gold colour palette which was reflected in all her accessories and even added fine champagne flecks in her bouquet.

The tables were adorned with wonderful golden sequin linens and all the glassware had the Midas touch too! We created mid height rose and hydrangea vases to carry on the glamour, and I’m sure you’ll agree they really looked the business.

Her stunning maids wore fabulous sequinned gowns and her flower girls wore delicate wax flower crowns in their hair. They really looked just darling.

This is surely what classical wedding dreams are made of?

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Tipi-luxe shoot, The Heath House

A tipi feast for the eyes!

Earlier this year I was fortunate to be given almost ‘carte blanche’ to create a styling and floral theme for the Peaktipis spring open weekend, hosted at The Heath House in Staffordshire. Working with the dedicated and incredibly hard working team at Peaktipis we pulled together a super luxe look that suited the elegance of the country house setting, and challenged the theory that tipis are for rustic weddings only.

I was keen to create a fully opulent look, and the starting point was ‘that’ amazing dress I selected with the help of Lorraine from Lori G Bridal in Derbyshire. The voluminous tulle and lace gown had shades of pinks and blues within the skirt and I used this as the colour direction for the rest of the styling. I pulled together the best and most beautiful blooms available to create a to die for bouquet and finished the bridal styling with a unique floral hair piece and necklace. The long tables were brimming with foliage runners, guilded candle sticks and compotes, with golden grapes and apples to give it that little bit extra.The hand painted stationary by Yellowstone Art Boutique and cakes and treats by Bake Ashbourne fitted perfectly with the scheme.

As with all shoots, you’re in the hands of the photographer, and I’m sure you’ll agree that Ben from HBA Photography has created an awesome set of images for us all to enjoy!

And if you want the hairs on your arms to stand on end watch this beautiful film by Jason Lynch. And yes, the models are a real couple – can’t you tell?

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Excuse me while I indulge in blue a while…

It’s like rain, on your wedding day…

I just wanted to take this opportunity to share images of a very special, rainy summers day wedding here in Derbyshire.

If you’ve read the “about” page you may see some familiar faces? These pictures are from OUR wedding day and we wanted to take this chance to thank everyone who was involved in making this day so special.

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Kate and Rob’s colour pop wedding at The West Mill, Derbyshire

Colourful and cosy in Darley Abbey

So here is a beauty of a wedding at The West Mill – that was featured a few months ago in Perfect Wedding magazine for its fab details and use of colour – just perfect for a late winter wedding.

This lovely couple contacted me late last year to provide the most lovely cheery florals for their January wedding  in the very picturesque Darley Abbey area of Derbyshire.

You will have probably seen on earlier posts that The West Mill is a wonderful venue full of quirky details and Kate and Rob really wanted to play this up! With the use of their lovely collected Golden Syrup tins, used as table centres and vintage bottles with colour pop blooms. The couple created a super cute light bulb installation to which I added in more flowers from their scheme.

Kate and her maids wore really pretty dresses, that were all high street finds, but boy did they ‘rock the look’, along with Rob sporting the very best in tweed and bow tie combos they really were a great looking bridal party.

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Jane and Tommy’s Gold and Green Buxton Bandstand Wedding

All about the details

I met Jane and Tommy at the Save the Date wedding event in Derby when they were in the initial planning stages of their Buxton based wedding, and I was thrilled when Jane confirmed I’d be their florist for the day! Jane was bursting with ideas and was keen to show me all her collections of curiosities that she wanted to incorporate into their big day.

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Prohibited Love a styled shoot at The West Mill

A collaborative shoot at The West Mill

Back in February 2016 some of my favourite wedding pros added their time and expertise to create this stunning selection of inspiration images at The West Mill, in Derbyshire. The Mill is a venue unlike any other, and we were keen to style this venue in a way that really showed off its style and atmosphere, in a shoot a that was just a little bit more Rock ‘n’ Roll. It was a full day shoot, and boy were we tired when we blew out the final candle but we were also thrilled with the outcome.

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