Our engagement photos

Taken at the totally awesome Ace Hotel in Palm Springs by the very talented and inspirational Michael Fletcher We were both a bit nervous about getting these photos done as we’re usually on the other side of the camera! We soon mellowed into it and I stopped making suggestions to Michael, our photographer after Karen …

iPhone wedding highlights

I downloaded the 8mm iPhone video app for a bit of fun. It gives an authentic Super8 film feel to your clips. I thought I’d give it a whirl at Emma & Ben’s wedding who were happy to be my guinea pigs – thanks guys! I shot and edited the whole thing on my iPhone. …

How to wear a Buttonhole

I’m often asked if I know the correct way to wear a button hole, or to use the correct term; Boutonniere. In short; the slit in the jacket’s lapel should be used to hold the stem of the flower, rather than using pins to secure it. This gives good support and hides the stem which …

Planning your family photos

Family photos Family photographs will undoubtedly feature at some point in your day. It isn’t often families are able to get together, particularly if they live in different parts of the country, or even abroad and especialy not on such a happy occasion!. We suggest a basic six combinations that will cover the key family …

Pinterest

Pinterest is a virtual pinboard. It’s a great way of collecting and sharing ideas and therefore a perfect tool for planning your wedding. When you see something you like on a webpage, click the Pin It button and it adds the image to your boards. You can categorize your pins and boards and give them …

Barbour Gold Label

Alice Temperley has collaborated with Barbour to create this desperately desirable collection. Perfect for an engagement party ‘wow’ factor outfit and essential kit for that romantic Paris getaway (Richard…please take note x) …

Paris vs New York – a tally of two cities

We came across Vahram Muratyan’s beautifully illustrated ‘Paris vs New York’ which in his own words is… “A friendly visual match between two cities told by a lover of Paris wandering through NewYork. Details, clichés, contradictions.” Our copy is on order and we’ve got our eye on some of the prints… …    

Cross-dressing

If you’re a bit bored this weekend, why not dress up in each others clothes and take photos of yourselves? Well, these guys and gals thought it was a good idea… Original blog post and photos from Sincerely Hanah …

3 Valentine gift ideas for him

Acqua di Parma eau de Cologne Prada card holder Timex Fly-Back Chronograph watch Valentine’s day is very much geared in favour of us girls, and so it should be. That doesn’t mean we shouldn’t throw the occasional treat in the direction of our darling men from time to time. These are a selection of Richard’s …

3 Valentine gift ideas for her

Ray-Ban Aviator sunglasses Louis Vuiton change purse UGG sheepskin gloves If you’re struggling for gift ideas this year and you couldn’t find the right coloured pony she wanted, any one (or all three) of these Valentine prezzie ideas will work a charm. My top tip: go for the Aviators and you can ‘borrow’ them yourself …

Free Personal Wedding Website

We came across this very cool site that offers free, personalized wedding websites: weddingjojo Amongst other things you can send invites, upload photos and create a guest book. And… it’s FREE! Once you’ve had a go, send us a link and we’ll feature your blog here. Have fun!

We’re fans

You may have noticed our address is ‘The Old Bake House’. The building was originally used to bake bread for the village. Ironically it’s one of the coldest places on Earth. We heat the place with an enormous industrial woodburner, which isn’t worth putting on for the short time we’re in the house in the …

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