Archive for April, 2010

  • Top 10 Milliners

    Top 10 Milliners

    Being an American based in London, I have had a fear of wearing hats to weddings. When I first moved here it made me very nervous. Of course this was because I had never truly looked into it. I am now DYING to be invited to wedding where I can wear one of these. In […]

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  • Antonio Riva Wedding Dresses

    Antonio Riva Wedding Dresses

    I feel the need to warn you before reading any further that these dresses are not available in the UK. Antonio Riva is an Italian wedding dress designer / genius whom I feel in love with the moment I saw one of his dresses. I really don’t think I’ve seen anything like the detailing he […]

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  • Bruce Oldfield – Wedding Dresses

    Bruce Oldfield – Wedding Dresses

    Bruce Oldfield is another extremely noteworthy British designer who creates stunning wedding gowns. His shop showcases 2 lines of dresses, one which comes in normal UK sizes and then altered accordingly, and another that is custom made to order and a bit more expensive. I went with my friend (who is getting married in less […]

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  • Lemon Yellow & Black Velvet Mood Board

    Lemon Yellow & Black Velvet Mood Board

    Sources: Wedding Favors Damask Wedding Table Lemon Centerpieces Wedding Lights Sweet Pink Meringue Kisses with Yellow filling Yellow Damask Wedding Cake Wedding flowers – yellow roses Black and Yellow Guinea Feather Hair Clip Fascinator with Vintage Button Sunny Yellow Chrysanthemum Hair Pin Set Bird and Twig Wedding Cake Candle Wedding Dress Cookie Vera Wang Dress […]

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  • Suzanne Neville Wedding Dresses

    Suzanne Neville Wedding Dresses

    Another point for British designers, Suzanne Neville is stocked in a variety of stores throughout London and the rest of the UK and offers 3 beautiful collections – Botanical (my personal favorite), Royal and Bourgeois. She also has a smaller “Niche” collection that looks suitable for bridesmaids or mothers of the bride. For more information […]

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  • Lewtrenchard Manor – Devon, UK

    Lewtrenchard Manor – Devon, UK

    I’m no sure what it is about ornate ceilings that gets me so excited. Maybe its when the decor extends down onto the surrounding walls? I don’t know. But the ballroom in Lewtrenchard Manor is my new favorite place. I love it. Sit down meals for 65 are possible within the house, which can be […]

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  • Ston Easton Park – Bath, UK

    Ston Easton Park – Bath, UK

    Licensed for both civil ceremonies and receptions, Ston Easton Park is a beautifully restored stately home near Bath. With a maximum capacity of 160 people for a seated meal, this is one of the bigger venues I have come across with indoor space. The venue is also available for exclusive hire which includes all the […]

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  • High Street Honeymoon – Safari Style

    High Street Honeymoon – Safari Style

    One of the many exciting parts of getting married is the honeymoon! My dream is to go on an African safari. My worst nightmare is to be unprepared. Every bride wants to look amazing and effortlessly beautiful during their wedding, but they also want to look this way the next day and the next. Thus […]

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  • Engagement Shoot – Tara & Ryan – London V&A by Rowell Photography

    Engagement Shoot – Tara & Ryan – London V&A by Rowell Photography

    Welcome to the first of hopefully many engagement posts. Engagement shoots were one of the first things I stumbled upon when I began to scour the internet for wedding inspiration. I had never heard of them but I wanted one. bad. My fiance is a teeny bit camera shy so we haven’t really gotten around […]

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  • OMG My Top 10 Wedding Blogs & Why

    OMG My Top 10 Wedding Blogs & Why

    As a newcomer to the wedding blog industry and weddings (I’ve been engaged for about 6 weeks!) and in light of reading Liene Stevens’ most recent article on her OMG fab blog Think Splendid about blogging and the wedding industry, I thought what better way to pay homage to those who have inspired me than […]

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  • Ickworth Hotel – Suffolk, UK

    Ickworth Hotel – Suffolk, UK

    As you would expect with a National Trust property, the Ickworth Hotel is pretty impressive. With a variety of function rooms, it can accommodate between 30 – 60 people for a ceremony and reception. I really like the retro feel to the interior, it definitely sets it apart from some of the other stately homes […]

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  • OMG Venue – Lower Slaughter Manor – Gloucestershire, UK

    OMG Venue – Lower Slaughter Manor – Gloucestershire, UK

    Hello more beautiful interiors and ceilings! I really LOVE the moulded ceilings in this venue – they are so intricate and beautifully maintained. Capacity for this venue is 74 in the restaurant for a reception and / or ceremony, however if you require more than 22 guests, they require you to hire the whole venue […]

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  • OMG Venue – The Royal Crescent – Bath, UK

    OMG Venue – The Royal Crescent – Bath, UK

    I’m a sucker for good interiors and I haven’t seen anything quite like the Royal Crescent. Impeccable restored ceilings and gorgeous detailed finishes are one thing, but what about the amazing lime green dining area?! The use of such modern colours and decor brings this venue out on top for combining the old with the […]

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  • OMG Venue – Samling Hotel – The Lake District, UK

    OMG Venue – Samling Hotel – The Lake District, UK

    Another one of the impressive Von Essen Hotels, the Samling is located in the lake district and offers a beautiful backdrop for your wedding. Definitely suitable for a more discreet and intimate wedding, the hotel has 11 bedrooms which are all individually styled and decorated to suit a number of different tastes. You can have […]

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  • Hello Super 8!

    Hello Super 8!

    I am so excited to be posting about this fab company Hello Super 8! Thanks very much to Megan and Tatiana for all your input! See below for all the OMG details. OMG where are you based? Hello Super 8 is based in Brooklyn, NY but we also have a team of cinematographers based in […]

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  • OMG Lola’s Kitchen

    OMG Lola’s Kitchen

    The best and the worst thing in the world is to wake up to cupcakes in your inbox. I have been thinking about bright pink frosting all morning and it’s not going away. In fact its getting worse. Therefor the only thing for me to do, was to involve as many of you as possible. […]

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  • Orchardleigh House

    Orchardleigh House

    Orchardleigh is a huge private gated estate 10 miles south of Bath offering expulsive banqueting and luxurious accommadtion for up to 165 guests or a marquee for up to 400. This family run venue has a beautiful grounds for photos and loads of things to do for your guests including golf, horse riding and shooting. […]

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  • Dalhousie Castle – Edinburgh, Scotland

    Dalhousie Castle – Edinburgh, Scotland

    Based in Scotland with a hotel and gorgeous spa, Dalhousie Castle offers a variety of rooms and amazingly decorated bedrooms for your perfect wedding weekend. You can hire the venue exclusively, just use their chapel and function rooms. I’m absolutely loving some of the ceiling details. Lastly, and a big reason for this post, is […]

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