Nature and Romance Wedding Inspiration

Nature and Romance Wedding Inspiration

Today Gloria Darko from My Wedding Fixer talks us through this gorgeous wedding shoot at Littleton Park House.

The Concept

Littleton Park House provides the breath-taking backdrop for a wedding inspiration shoot combining nature and romance. The concept brought to you by My Wedding Fixer, a London based Wedding Planner, is beautifully complimented by a group of wedding vendors to inspire couples looking to celebrate their love with chic accents, laughter and fun. By tying in greenery and natural styling, our design goal was to provide warmth and shared experiences that would create cherished wedding memories. Full of romance and natural beauty, the shoot captured by Lidia K of Love in Bloom Weddings celebrates the beautiful love story and joys of nature.

The Fashion

Our Bride and Groom for the day were Sophie and Dave. They both had real chemistry together and beautifully embraced their romantic love story within this Nature and Romance inspiration shoot. The Bridal wedding dress by Jacqui James,  created a look that would appeal to any modern bride with its intricate beading and full texture. Stephen Bishop Suiting completes the Groom’s look with  navy blue suit trousers and grey waistcoat, perfect for a modern look and relaxed day.

The beautiful and authentic friendship between the Bridesmaids (Thabz, Cels and Carly) personified the supportive girl gang every bride would like beside her from the prep butterflies to ‘I Do’. If you are looking for Not Another Boring Bridesmaid Dress, the bridesmaid dresses by NABBD provided floor-length dresses in a floral and blush shade to compliment a soft and romantic look.

The braided hairstyle was a versatile wedding look created by Hair by Meagan who incorporated some subtle florals to match the bouquet. Jenny Ojo MUA led the make up concept by rolling out the signature red lippy to showcase a lovely pop of colour in collaboration with Laura Messina to bring to life each make up look.

The Details

Blakes of Bookham flowers provided bold floral arrangements and bouquets which brought a beautiful connection with nature and the picturesque outdoor setting.

Tableware and crockery by Classic Crockery were a delightful accent with the Rustico Collection dinner plates  which in itself, inspired by nature with a brown textured finish and irregular shape; made a lovely alternative to traditional formal dinner wear.

The vertical drop sashes supplied by To Have & To Hire for the chairs, helped create an elegant and refined look.

The stationery suite offered an abundance of greenery and a nod to the setting, designed by the Stationery Garden it also incorporated delicate floral detail.

The exquisite 4 tier cake had a subtle mix of delicate ruffles and intricate sugar flowers created by Little Sugar Box to give an elegant warmth for a romantic outdoor wedding setting.

The Props

For a unique and fun touch we featured a range of props on the day. They all showcased a beautiful backdrop for a special wedding day.

GB Elegant Events complimented the stunning décor with several decorative props including the candle holders and plinth for the table arrangement and floral garland across the swings.

For a grand ceremony entrance we used the freestanding doors designed by Peacock Prop Hire for the unveiling of the bridal party. They also provided the wow factor for this setting with a cosy place to relax around the fireplace for a romantic and dreamy feel.

The Vintage bike by Greige Stories reflected a quirky way for the Groom to travel to the wedding in style. The bike was the perfect prop for a keen cyclist with a love for the outdoors.

Prosecco Palazzo provided the bubbles with a mobile bar, probably the cutest vehicle for an outdoor setting for some prosecco on tap.

What better way to add a playful element to your wedding day than with some outdoor swings. The beautiful swings supplied by the Vintage Iron Company made a lasting impression in keeping with the outdoor relaxed vibe.

A huge well done to all of the amazing suppliers who worked so hard to put together this beautiful shoot.

Much Love

Emily xx

Supplier Credits

Wedding Planner My Wedding Fixer

Venue Littleton Park House

Photographer Love in Bloom Weddings

Decor and Styling GB Elegant Events

Florist Blakes of Bookham Flowers

Swings Vintage Iron Company

Doors and fireplace Peacock Prop Hire

Vintage Bike Greige Stories

Crockery and Glassware Classic Crockery

Chair Sashes To Have & To Hire

Prosecco Van Prosecco Palazzo

Stationery Stationery Garden

Cake Little Sugar Box

MUA Jenny Ojo MUA and Laura Messina

Hair Hair by Meagan

Wedding dresses Jacqui James

Menswear Stephen Bishop Suiting

Bridesmaid dresses Not Another Boring Bridesmaid Dress

Female models Sophie, Thabz, Cels and Carly

Male model Dave

Who is the fairest of them all?

Who is the fairest of them all?

Who is the fairest of them all? — A chic and Fairytale love story that adds a sprinkle of magic in this whimsical editorial shoot in a light and blush colour palette. The Fairytale story is reimagined with a chic A-line dress combined with a tiara fit for a princess. A frosted gold carriage transports the cake and to provide a whimsical display the garden is lined with ornate gold mirrors. The enchanting story is made complete with table details from ornate charger plates, embossed goblet cups and a romantic stationery suite. The shoot designed and styled by My Wedding Fixer and captured by Lidia K of Love in Bloom Weddings celebrates a dream come true.

VENDORS

Photographer: Love in Bloom Weddings // Venue: Littleton Park House // Wedding Planner: My Wedding Fixer // Décor/ Styling: GB Elegant Events // Florist: Blakes of Bookham Flowers // Gold Carriage: Vintage Iron Company // Mirrored Frames: Greige Stories // Cutlery/Crockery: Classic Crockery // Chair Sashes: To Have & To Hire // Stationery: Stationery Garden // Cake: Little Sugar Box // Make up: Jenny Ojo Mua // Hair: Hair by Meagan // Bridal dresses: Jacqui James // Menswear: Stephen Bishop Suiting // Bridesmaid dresses: Not A Boring Bridesmaid Dress (NABBD) // Models: Cels & SophieCarlyDave

 

Frozen party

Frozen party

Wow what an amazing Frozen party for Savannah’s 3rd birthday. She loves frozen so it was only right we gave her a frozen party to remember with her family and friends and Elsa of course. Elsa played games with all the children, sang, danced and even had a jump on our bouncy castle. GB Elegant Events creative an eye catching frozen sweets/ deserts table with a variety of blue sweets and a frozen dome cake with everyone loved. We had freshly made hotdogs from our new commercial hot dog machine, and to end the party all the children had a go at our lucky dip were they all picked out a present.

Christmas Mascot advent calendar drop offs

Christmas Mascot advent calendar drop offs

Our Christmas mascot advent calendar special has been very popular this month. Our manned mascots have been dropping of advent calendars to lucky children in London. Our surprise visits included lots of cuddles, photos and a chocolate advent calendar. It was such a lovely and heart filling moment when front doors were opened and children’s faces lit up in excitement. Our most popular mascot this month were Marshal from Paw Patrol and Minnie and Mickey Mouse.

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Floristry school- wedding flowers

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On the 15th September 2016 I had a great time at floristry school learning how to make quick wedding bouquet’s, wedding button hole’s and different flower centrepieces using fresh flowers. I also learnt how to fix broken stems in an emergency and how to maintain flowers so they stay fresh for longer. The course was very interesting and practical and we used a variety of flowers including red roses, salal leaf, leatherleaf, purple statice and gerbera.

Real or artificial flowers?

Now the question is, what are you going to use on your wedding day, fresh flowers or artificial flowers? Although fresh flowers smell lovely and look beautiful, so can artificial flowers these days. A significant number of brides are now using artificial flowers because they are sometimes more cost effective and there seems to be more DIY brides making their own flowers. Artifical wedding flowers are very lightweight, making bouquets much easier to handle and to transport. They don’t need watering and are much more durable. If you want real flowers and your on a budget then it’s a good idea to repurpose your ceremony flowers at the reception.

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Balham Nursery & Children’s Centre

Balham Nursery & Children’s Centre

On 2nd July 2016 we had a stall at Balham’s nursery and children centre summer fair where we sold our freshly made popcorn and candy floss. They had a Pirates and Caribbean theme so it was a perfect excuse for me to have my face painted and to wear a pirate’s hat, as we focussed on our services provided. The weather was not in our favour that day so we proactively moved our machines to an agreed area indoors to ensure all children carried on having lots of fun throughout the event. The centre quickly picked up momentum again and throughout the event became a jubilant space with happy children and adults alike. .