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Boho Loves Fabulous Wedding Suppliers – W/C 29th June


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As you know the Blog also has its own Wedding Directory in the form of Boho Wedding Directory.  The Directory is a hand-picked list split up into suppliers and regions making it super easy for you to find the perfect Boho supplier for your wedding.
Just to make life that bit easier for you and to make sure you don’t miss any of the wonderful suppliers that are getting added to the directory, I will regularly showcase the suppliers I have added here as a mini update.

Accessories: Jupe by Jackie

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GROOM ATTENTION: Hand embroidered ties and bow ties are a perfect match for your wedding suit; giving you that elegant and sophisticated sharper look. Jupe by Jackie combines exquisite design with an exceptional level of craftsmanship. There are chic and more outspoken designs to complement your (wedding) suit. Customization options upon request.
More information: www.boho-weddings.com/jupe-by-jackie-grooms/

Entertainment: Mango

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Mango Music is an entertainment agency allowing you to hire a band for your public or private event. If you are looking for top quality wedding entertainment or if you want to hire a band, duo or singer for a birthday party, corporate event or any other occasion then Mango Music is the entertainment agency for you.
More information: www.boho-weddings.com/mango-music

Stationery: 4 Love Polka Dots

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4 LOVE Polka Dots designs invitations and wedding accessories such as guest books, ring pillows, favor gift boxes, flower girls accessories etc. All our products are made by hand with love and care. We offer unusual and unique solutions that will express you and impress your guests! Our offer is directed for those of you who are tired of the typical and boring wedding printing and other bridal accessories. We realize all custom orders. Our products are original, exclusive, unique .. different. We draw inspiration from the graphic, design, nature and fashion. We love colors and new ideas !
More Information: www.boho-weddings.com/4lovepolkadots

Dresses: Elegance 50’s

 

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Hey there! We specialize in 50s inspired dress design and made to order! We offer made to measure for all sizes and have the ability to welcome all custom design requests. Have your dresses exactly as you envision them! With delivery worldwide
More Information: www.boho-weddings.com/elegance-50s

Venues: Lillibrooke Manor

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Lillibrooke Manor, a unique grade II listed venue in the Thames Valley, is not only stunning but also incredibly flexible with a variety of barns that can be used in many different ways during your day. Conveniently located just 2 miles from Maidenhead train station and forty minutes drive from central London, the venue is also accessible for guests from near and far alike
More Information: www.boho-weddings.com/lillibrooke-manor

Photography: Barbara K Photography

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Are you planning an unconventional wedding? Then you’re my type of people! If you want your photographs to remind you of all the great moments and little details of your special day then get in touch! We might just be made for each other
More Information: www.boho-weddings.com/barbara-k-photography

 

 

If you are interested in getting yourself added on to the ‘Boho Wedding Directory’ email me at directory@boho-weddings.com  for an application form. Have a Good Weekend

Big Boho Love

Kelly xx

 

 

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Jul

Diary of a Boho Bride – Jo & Paddy, Entry 2: Choosing our Photographer


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My gosh are you all enjoying the heatwave we are having? It’s been so hot! I love the UK when the weather is so hot and sunny, it makes everyone smile. I do hope it is here for a little while.  Today we are back on the blog with our regular Boho Bride feature.  Today it is the turn for Jo and Paddy and my goodness they have been busy since their last entry which you can find HERE.

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I’ll pass you over to Jo and Paddy………

So a little update from us over here in sunny Kent.  We have around 10 weeks to go and as busy as ever but still enjoying it !!!!

  • Furniture booked with Anthology Vintage Hire (www.anthologyvintagehire.com)
  • Make up trial done – www.kentbridalmakeup.co.uk
  • Wedding dress has arrived in store – eeeeeeek!
  • Pre wedding shoot done
  • RSVPs are arriving
  • Boys suit trip is arranged
  • Wedding ring appointment is booked
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Choosing the Photographer

Googling and looking for a photographer was left to me! Seeing as I spend my life on my phone it was probably the best decision.  As soon as we starting looking at venues I also started looking, I deemed this to be an important part of our day for a few reasons (more…)

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Renee and Andy’s Bohemain Farm Wedding by Megan Steen


Happy Friday everyone, have you made it through the heat wave? It looks like another hot one today and tomorrow and then it’s all back to normal. I’m looking forward to a few more restful nights I have to admit, although it would be nice if the sun cold stick around for the rest of the summer! Todays real wedding is a real beauty, a fab way to finish off the week! It comes all the way from Canada and is filled with lots fo Bohemian touches. Renee the bride is absolutely stunning in the most gorgeous dress and her entrance on horse back is quite something. The setting is gorgeous, the outdoor ceremony, the rustic farm touches all go together to make it the perfect way to end the week. Big thanks to Megan Steen  for these wonderful images.

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Megan says about the wedding…..

Renee and Andy were married on 15th August 2014 at Renee’s parent’s farm in Manitoba. Her dress was one-of-a-kind, bouquets were hand picked local wildflowers, and their cake was made by Renee’s aunt herself. The reception included live music by some of their closest friends and family, and a catered East Indian feast!

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Supplier Shout Outs

  • Photographer:  Megan Steen Photography
  • Band: Brother Peter
  • Caterer: Charisma of India
  • Favors and Gifts: Cornelia Bean
  • Dress Designer: Country Threads
  • Ring Designer: Heavy Metal Design
  • Tuxedo and Mens Attire: Moores Clothing For Men
  • Cake Designer: Rhonda Simcoe Holm

 

For more information on Megans work go to

www.megansteen.com
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FACEBOOK
I: @megansteenphotography

 

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Jul

Ideas and Inspiration for your Rainbow Wedding


 

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Today I am back with our monthly ‘Ideas and Inspiration’ feature. Last time I featured one of my favourite wedding themes Metallic Weddings, so popular at the moment and a theme I think will stick around for quite some time. Today I have picked a themed that has been around for ages but is always a winner in my book, it’s the bright and beautiful Rainbow Weddings. There is nothing better than a splash of colour at a wedding, so why not make that splash all the colours. If you are a fan of colour but can’t decide on a colour scheme, then why not pick them all! From the flowers to the cake, the outfits to the decoration there are so many ways to incorporate colour into your wedding day. Here are a few ideas.

 

BOUQUET

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Photo Source: Top left / Bottom left (photo by Carly Bevan) / Top right (photo by Masha’S Photography) / Middle right  (photo by Lara Hotz) / Bottom right

 

CAKE

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Photo Source: Top left  / Top right (photo by Rebecca Douglas) / Bottom left (photo by Nicola Thompson Photography) / Bottom middle / Bottom right  (more…)

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Rosie and Richie’s Gin and Tonic Loving Eclectic Sheffield Wedding by Roar Photography


How are you all today? Surviving the heat wave? I have to say I’m not a fan, I know us brits complain when it’s too cold, but my little ginger head really can’t take the heat! It’s been unbearable, lets hope that today is a little more comfortable, lets not frighten the sun away, but a breeze would be most welcome. I have a fabulous wedding for you today, it comes from my home town of Sheffield and is set in the wonderful Kelham Island area, in fact my brother-in-law is getting married here in 3 weeks time on my recommendation! It’s a fantastic wedding that covers a few different venues and is both rustic and urban at the same time. An eclectic mix of decoration, great food and a wonderful couple. Big thanks to Paul from Roar Photography for the fab images.

‘It was a really relaxed day, full of lots of laughter and love. Not forgetting to mention lots of delicious food and plenty of gin’

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Rosie and Ritchie were married on 23rd May 2015 at Kelham Island Museum in Sheffield, then a few drinks at the Fat Cat pub, before going on to the reception at Hagglers Corner. ‘We wanted to get married in Sheffield because this is where we met and now live. Kelham Island seemed perfect for the ceremony as it was a bit different, and we wanted to show all of our visiting relatives a little bit of Sheffield. A colleague at work suggested Haggler’s Corner and so we went down to have a look – it has such a relaxed vibe and the owners, Sarah and David, were so friendly and enthusiastic about helping to plan the reception, so we knew it would be perfect for us. We had 110 guests in total. We got engaged in April 2014, so about a year to plan.

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Jul

Own Your Wedding – FREE Wedding Planning Guide


 

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This morning I had the pleasure of sharing with you Hannah and Dean’s gorgeous country fayre themed wedding. Well today they are back with a very special offer for all Boho Readers, a FREE 47 page wedding planning book.

Hannah and Dean set up ‘Own Your Wedding‘ after planning their wedding last year and realising they had so much useful wedding planning information that they wanted to share it with other brides and grooms. Fast forward a year and Hannah and Dean now have 2 amazing, information packed resources on offer and today the book is yours for FREE.

Packed with everything you need to know the book containes information on budgets, planning, where to gain inspiration, timescales and so much more. To gain your FREE copy just pop down to the bottom of the post.

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Why we Started Own Your Wedding

We tied the knot in June 2014 following a relatively short and intense 7 months of wedding planning. Like many couples, we worried about every little detail, but in the end our wedding went without a hitch and was the most fantastic day we could have imagined. So, with lots of amazing memories and a little sigh of relief, we settled into married life.

In early 2015 we finally got round to sorting through some of the bits and bobs from the wedding, including some of the DIY decorations and lots of the paperwork we had collected along the way. It reminded us of just how much work went into it all. We looked back over all the plans and especially the spreadsheets we had put together, thinking it would be a waste to just delete them. We have to admit in hindsight, we spent way too much time fine tuning these spreadsheets, but we like to be organised! We decided they might be something that other couples would appreciate – a fully developed and functioning set of spreadsheets, plus a guide book based on our real-life experience and advice. And so, Own Your Wedding was born – we thought the name emphasised our ethos, which is that this is your wedding, so go OWN it!

7th June 2014. Hannah and Dean's wedding at Middle Ashton House in Oxfordshire.

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What we offer

At Own Your Wedding we offer the tools and guidance to help couples to take control of their own wedding planning.

We currently have two products to help couples plan their wedding.  (more…)