Pink and mint styled dessert table

A Pink and Mint Dessert Table Shoot

Pink and mint styled dessert table

Dessert tables have become really popular for weddings in the last few years, and we love them! Who wouldn’t want a table full of delicious treats?

Today we are showcasing this amazing ‘Pink and Mint’ styled wedding dessert table, put together by a team of highly talented individuals. The colours are exquisite together and perfect for a spring or summer wedding.

We hope you love these ideas as much as we do.

“Asma from Sugared Saffron put together a great team of wedding suppliers to bring her vision of a pink and mint dessert table to life, which I styled on the day. Chandos House was the perfect backdrop, and the blousy peonies, roses, and sage foliage in the flower arrangements picking up on the different shades of pink and mint on the main centrepiece cake. To tie the theme together, circles were used on the cake and mirrored on the stationery. I also created an elevated cake stand with stripes to echo elements of the stationery, and the heart and pink swirl macarons on sticks gave the table a playful touch.” Andri Benson, Always Andri Wedding Design

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Flower girls with flower crowns

A Vintage Style Flower Girl Shoot

Flower girl with flower headpiece

Today we are featuring the cutest vintage style flower girl shoot with the most beautiful little girls.

If you are having flower girls at your wedding then these pictures will really inspire you and give you ideas for accessories and hairstyles. Claire Salter has done an amazing job with the girls’ make-up and hair, keeping it very minimal and relaxed.

We adore this little shoot that was captured by Ursula Kelly Photography, and we are sure you will too.

“We wanted to create a magical vintage, yet authentic look on the photo shoot. We worked outdoors (in between showers!) just using daylight and one giant reflector, and this allowed the natural beauty of the young girls to shine through. Keeping it simple works best, especially with little ones, as it’s all about ensuring they are relaxed in front of the camera so you can capture that wide-eyed innocence.” Ursula Kelly Photography

“The girls on the shoot were selected for their beautiful doll-like skin, wide eyes and innocence. The make-up I applied was very minimal; a touch of Vaseline on the lips of the younger girls ( Livi and Tianna ), with a slight POP of colour on their cheeks.

“For Bonnie (the older girl) I added a highlighter to really enhance her skin, a very small amount of cream eye gloss to the base of her lids and a very light stroke of mascara.

“The hairstyles I created also needed to be innocent, relaxed and not too contrived, and they were complemented by the simple, cute flower crowns and lace headpieces.” Claire Salter

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Bride sitting on sofa with three dogs

A Deer Park Spring Wedding Shoot

Bride sitting on sofa with three dogs

Before Christmas we featured an amazing Winter Wedding Shoot at Deer Park; you know, the one with the reindeer. There are no reindeer in today’s shoot, but there are three super-cute little West Highland Terriers. Full of the joys of spring, we are sure you will love these images taken by Venetia Norrington. Come on spring!

“We were delighted to work again with The Deer Park Hotel, a stylish boutique hotel nestling in the outskirts of Honiton, Devon.

“Spring is a season of renewal and growth, and therefore it was an easy choice to select a colour palette of yellow and green. Spring is also the season of frothy blossom; we included a bower of blossom in the drawing room which is licensed for weddings.

“The table settings echoed the theme and colours, and I used spring bulbs as favours, with the label ‘Let Love Grow’. We also had a little help from some white and fluffy four legged extras; the hotel welcomes well trained dogs.

“There was a host of golden daffodils in the grounds, and a beautiful tree swing, a romantic spot to take some time out together as a couple and a fantastic photo opportunity.

“The Summer House is also licensed for weddings, and we were able to carry the theme through by adding an arch of blossom and yellow aisle flowers. The yellow accent colour was picked up in the chair cover bows, the lanterns decorating the summer house and the yellow umbrellas.”

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New 2014 Olivier Laudus Bridal Accessories Collection Shoot

New 2014 Olivier Laudus Bridal Accessories Collection

New 2014 Olivier Laudus Bridal Accessories Collection Shoot

Today we are delighted to be featuring the stunning new 2014 bridal jewellery collection from The Wedding Community’s very own Wedding Jewellery and Accessories Advice experts Olivier Laudus.

Following the huge successes of The Great Gatsby and Downton Abbey, the ‘Great Glamour Collection’ is all about evoking Hollywood glamour and the elegance of bygone eras, and includes exquisite pieces which will be popular with vintage and contemporary brides alike.

Below are some pictures from the fabulous collection shoot, as well as some of our favourite pieces from the new 2014 collection, photographed by Fiona Kelly Photography.

Sangeeta Laudus, co-founder of Olivier Laudus, told us about the new 2014 collection…

“The Great Glamour Collection was put together with the stylish bride in mind. Our philosophy has always been less is more with the emphasis on design and quality, so that is what was at the forefront of our minds when Olivier and I were picking pieces for our new season collection.

Bride in Corinthia Massimo Restaurant

Bride wearing Clarisse Forehead Band £135 & Alejandra Bracelet by Olivier Laudus

Bride wearing Arabelle Hairpin by Olivier Laudus

Bride wearing Maggie Headband by Olivier Laudus

“With the continued love of vintage and the huge successes of the Great Gatsby and Downton Abbey, we wanted to offer pieces which gave a subtle nod to the twenties but were still bang up to date and would work for contemporary brides. A forehead band like the Bohemia just oozes glamour with its mix of Swarovski pearls and crystals, and the Melody tiara has a distinct regal air without being overly fussy.

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Bride sitting next to coloured paper pom poms

A Confetti Inspired Styled Wedding Shoot

Bride sitting next to coloured paper pom poms

We adore today’s bridal shoot as it is so vibrant and whimsical. Bea and Jude of EFC Photography created this shoot based around a theme of confetti, and used amazing handmade flowers and paper pom poms, confetti chains, streamers and LOVE signs for styling. The Coast dresses the models are wearing are to die for, especially the blue evening dress at the end.

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“The idea came about after we worked with Alicia at a Coast display in their House of Fraser, Oxford Street concession. Coast had been promoting their wedding dresses that day and we thought we could put something together for a small shoot to round things off. Our first choice of venue cancelled at the last minute, so Charlotte found Hendall who were the perfect hosts, even when we set the fire alarm off while steaming the dresses!

“We’d decided on a theme of confetti as we thought it would go nicely with the dresses, and we aimed for muted, autumnal shades. When discussing the concept with a florist she recommended paper poms instead of flowers, which is where we found Juliet, who in turn recommended Scene Setters and their gorgeous signage. We weren’t concentrating on flowers so made a bouquet ourselves and brought loose flowers for accessories.

“All the contributors were very generous with their time and expertise; we are very grateful.”

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