Two boho brides, one resting chin on other's shoulder

Black Rocks and Ivory Bones Alternative Wedding Inspiration

Today’s wedding inspiration comes from the volcanic rock fields of Utah, and is quite simply, amazing! The pictures of this incredible alternative wedding inspiration shoot by Miesh Photography blew us away.

With geometric and geological inspiration playing a big part in wedding styling right now, this shoot fits perfectly with this growing trend. It’s edgy, bold, alternative and definitely cool and quirky!

Two boho brides, one resting chin on other's shoulder

We love the mix of the edgy landscape and modern elements used to create such amazing styling. There is a real bohemian feel to the bridal styling with the stunning oversized, loose bouquets with draping ribbons, cool hair accessories, twig crowns, boho dresses and raw crystal jewellery.

The moody setting of the volcanic rocks really set the scene for this shoot. The wedding pyramid rock-look cakes, antique platters for place settings, rugged wedding stationery and bone details all bring this black rocks and ivory bones alternative wedding inspiration together.

If you are searching for inspiration for an alternative wedding then this shoot will rock (pardon the pun) your world!

Harsh Landscape

“We wanted to show how much beauty this seemingly dark and desolate landscape offers.

“Playing off the juxtaposition of the feminine elegance and harsh landscape, we incorporated a lot of geometric or modern items, as well as overly feminine antique dresses and accents.

“This part of the earth is seemingly season-less, which can make it feel timeless and non-changing.”

Three boho brides laying on rocks

Boho brides Bride's necklaces

Bride laying on cushions on rocks

Bride wearing twig crown

Three boho brides laughing together on rocks

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Karen Willis Holmes Spring Meadow 2017 Alesha Wedding Dress

Karen Willis Holmes Spring Meadow 2017 Bridal Collection

We are very excited to be sharing the lookbook of the incredible new Karen Willis Holmes Spring Meadow 2017 Bridal Collection.

We love every delicate detail and the exquisite, feminine styles. The new collection showcases flattering silhouettes, floral embroidery, beautiful lace and embroidered detailing. The epitome of romance, sparkling beaded gowns, flowing georgettes and hints of nude tulle feature.

Karen Willis Holmes Spring Meadow 2017 Alesha Wedding Dress

The array of bodices and skirts can be mixed and matched seamlessly, and beautiful overlays and trains can be styled with any number of slip options.

Azelea

Each dress in the new collection is truly delightful, but our favourite dress is Azelea. This dress has a beautiful illusion neckline, tulle overlay featuring nude shoulders, and lace detailing.

Azelea Wedding Dress from the Karen Willis Holmes Spring Meadow 2017 Bridal Collection
Azelea

We absolutely adore the neckline. The illusion that the dress sits off the shoulders, when actually there is a beautiful nude tulle layer, is stunning.

Ellie

Next up is Ellie – we just adore this dress. The corded lace overlay is divine and gives such a romantic feel to this gorgeous wedding dress.

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Cottage Garden Theme Personalised Confetti Cones

Personalised Confetti Cones from Shropshire Petals

We all want our wedding day to stand out and not to look the same as others we’ve been to. Personalised details are one way to add the originality and distinctiveness you are looking for. Shropshire Petals has just launched a new range of personalised confetti cones, so you can add your own unique style to your confetti moment.

Cottage Garden Theme Personalised Confetti Cones

How It Works

Choose Your Confetti Petals

Select your petals, either from the range of recommended mixes available or by creating your own using the Pick and Mix selector. Choose colours to match your wedding theme, your favourite colours or a total random selection. Whatever your style, there are colours to make your confetti unique.

Watercolour Flowers Theme Personalised Confetti Cones

Choose Your Confetti Cone Theme

Choose your theme from the 11 stunning designs…

  • Bunting
  • Cottage Garden
  • Fairy Lights
  • Fairytale
  • Heart
  • Lace
  • Photo
  • Rose Pattern
  • Travel
  • Watercolour Flowers
  • Woodland

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