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It’s hard to believe we have only a few days left of the summer! With the glorious weather we’ve enjoyed we’ve not found ourselves in the usual August panic over the summer nearly ending and we’ve been able to properly get caught up in the beauty of the season. If you do find yourself with a spare evening in we’ve got these great reads lined up below from tackling your gift registry to some great advice on how to turn your moodboards into reality. Have fun and catch you in Autumn!

August’s Top Summer Wedding Planning Tips & Inspiration

Wedding Planning 101 – A Guide to Wedding Gift Registries

Gift registries can often be tricky territory as Brides and Grooms try to match options that will serve them most practically with their guests’, who span different generations, expectations. From the traditional registry to more new age choices, including honeymoon and charity registries, Junebug Wedding provide a useful guide to explore. We love their out of the box wine registry suggestion!

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Neutral Wedding Inspiration in a Glass Factory

This inspiration shoot is all about texture and detail, perfect for couple’s who are not a fan of bold or bright colours. We adore the soft yet edgy industrial tones of this gorgeous wedding design style on Green Wedding Shoes this month.

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From Wedding Moodboard Inspiration to Reality

The ever fabulous Pocketful of Dreams gals do it again with a splendid article on how Brides can take their moodboards to reality. They explain the process and use beautiful real life examples to illustrate each step. We are very honoured to have collaborated with POD and Jay Archer Floral Design to bring their Botanical inspiration to life for this Love My Dress feature.

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Ask the Expert: Taste Catering & Event Planning

A fab Style Me Pretty feature where real Brides’ wedding questions are answered; from how to cater for your vegetarian friends to the affordable gastronomic delights of an Amuse Bouche, Hayley Seed from top US catering company shares her secrets!

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A Photographer’s Perspective on Pinterest

A really interesting article by fellow  photographer Aimee Grover guest posting on Jasmine Star’s blog on how what is popularly perceived as a source of inspiration can in fact be stifling for the creative process.  They discuss how those one of a kind shots we fall in love with should be appreciated precisely because of their uniqueness rather than feeling the pressure to try recreate it and perhaps lose what might have been had we had the freedom to follow our own vision and instincts.

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Nicola and Glen are an international wedding photography duo based in the Cotswolds. They specialise in destination weddings in the English countryside servicing clients from London and abroad getting married in the English countryside. Their work is about helping people feel relaxed and natural in front of the camera and experience the joy of having their love documented. They are themselves a couple and together bring their own unique perspectives to create the most beautiful record of two people on their wedding day.





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Nicola & Glen