26

Feb

2020

Anna and Ilaria’s Bright and Beautiful Cactus Filled Outdoor Italian Wedding by Laura Stramacchia

Happy Wednesday everyone. How are you all? As we reach the mid-point of the week I have the most gorgeous wedding to share with you. Anna and Ilaria are our two beautiful brides, who decided to get married in Italy, close to their home town and a place that Anna used to visit as a child. This exquisite palace makes such a breathtaking venue for a wedding, filled with the most amazing backdrop and perfect for a grand yet laid back outdoor reception. I love their sense of style, their use of colour, the cactus favours, the handmade dreamcatchers, the smoke bombs and the 2 gorgeous outfits. What an amazing wedding. Big thanks to Laura Stramacchia for sharing the images with us.

Dreamlike and full of music and joy. Best day of our lives so far.

Anna and Ilaria's Bright and Beautiful Cactus Filled Outdoor Italian Wedding by Laura Stramacchia Anna and Ilaria's Bright and Beautiful Cactus Filled Outdoor Italian Wedding by Laura Stramacchia

Anna and Ilaria were married on 14th September at Palazzo della Loggia, Brescia Palazzo Barbò, Torre Pallavicina in the Italian region of Lombardy. ‘We were looking for a place not too far from our hometown, Brescia, and possibly close to our families too. We wanted a place reflecting our love for nature and our idea of simplicity and we decided to visit Palazzo Barbò, a 15th century palace in the middle of the countryside. Anna immediately fell in love with the venue, a wonderful place full of history and magic. Moreover Palazzo Barbò was part of Ilaria’s childhood memories. She used to cycle there with her dad and her brother as a child. We knew it was the right place the moment we saw it. We had 110 guests and it took about 5 months to plan. Anna proposed on April the 5th and Ilaria started planning the wedding the day after.’

Anna and Ilaria's Bright and Beautiful Cactus Filled Outdoor Italian Wedding by Laura Stramacchia Anna and Ilaria's Bright and Beautiful Cactus Filled Outdoor Italian Wedding by Laura Stramacchia

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25

Feb

2020

Ask The Experts: How to Find The Right Wedding Makeup Artist For Your Big Day

Your Wedding Make Up is going to be an important part of your big day, getting the right MUA (Make Up Artist) booked is an important part of your wedding planning. BUT what makes an MUA the right person for YOU and YOUR wedding? What look are you going for? Do you normally wear a lot of make up or are you more of a natural kind of bride (or groom). Will you need a trial? What sort of questions do you need to ask? There are many things to consider, but fear not, as today we have expert Wedding Artist Victoria Northbrooke on the blog to guide you on the right path.  Victoria has just launched her own Podcast Beauty & The Bride. She says ‘It is a new series dedicated to protecting brides from overdone Youtube style makeup, heavy ‘insta-brows’ and badly made hair extensions. She says ‘Beauty & The Bride guides discerning brides through the beauty jungle to ensure they look effortlessly stunning when they say, “I Do”.’ Victoria is on hand to offer her expert advice so feel free to leave her a comment if you have any further questions for her.

How to Find The Right Wedding Makeup Artist For Your Big Day

Ask The Experts: How to Find The Right Wedding Makeup Artist For Your Big Day Ask The Experts: How to Find The Right Wedding Makeup Artist For Your Big Day

1) DO YOUR RESEARCH

The secret to booking the best wedding makeup artist is to treat it like an interview. You need to do your homework and ask the right questions, so you can book the best professional for you. Typing in ‘best wedding makeup artist’ in Google is no guarantee that you’ll find the best. You need to do some legwork.
Search for makeup artists in your area but be prepared to also go further afield if you don’t find a local artist that excites you. Read forums, check testimonials and ask your friends and family for recommendations.

Ask The Experts: How to Find The Right Wedding Makeup Artist For Your Big Day

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25

Feb

2020

Kristen and Garrett’s Modern Rose Gold and Greenery Detroit Wedding by Rosy and Shaun Wedding Photography

I have the most gorgeous wedding for you today, courtesy of Rosy and Shaun Wedding photography as I take you off to Michigan for the wedding of Kristen and Garrett were married on 10th May 2019. Kristen and Garrett’s wedding day was perfect. The ceremony was held at St Anne’s cathedral and the Reception was held at Eastern Market Corporation. Their dogs and Sparty (Michigan States mascot) made an appearance at the reception just in time to congratulate them! The reception venue looks absolutely amazing, huge flower arrangements add a modern look to this stunning warehouse type venue and the rose gold detailing keep it looking super stylish. Pure wedding perfection!

Kristen and Garrett's Modern Rose Gold and Greenery Detroit Wedding by Rosy and Shaun Wedding Photography Kristen and Garrett's Modern Rose Gold and Greenery Detroit Wedding by Rosy and Shaun Wedding Photography Kristen and Garrett's Modern Rose Gold and Greenery Detroit Wedding by Rosy and Shaun Wedding Photography Kristen and Garrett's Modern Rose Gold and Greenery Detroit Wedding by Rosy and Shaun Wedding Photography

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24

Feb

2020

Lewis and Lucy’s Copper Filled Homemade Barn Wedding by Anna Marie Stepney 

Hello Monday and how are you all? I hope you had a good weekend and that you haven’t been affected too much by the terrible weather?! Roll on Summer is all I can say, I will be glad to see some sunshine! With Half term done and Dexter back at school, I am back to my normal working hours here at Boho HQ, so back with more wonderful weddings and amazing articles and advise for you all. Do feel free to drop me a line if you have a question for me. Today we head to Sussex as it’s the turn of Lucy and Lewis and their gorgeous barn wedding, filled with copper details and lots of homemade projects. They created most of the decoration themselves, the whole day is filled with personal elements. Lewis is a plumber, so they had a fun take on this and created the copper pipe candelabras that adorned each table, as well as the copper pipe bar sign. So clever! Anna Marie Stepney  was there to capture the day in all it’s glory.

Our wedding encapsulated both our personalities and us as a couple exactly how we wanted it to! It was fun, relaxed and the decorations looked so beautiful all together.

Lewis and Lucy's Copper Filled Homemade Barn Wedding by Anna Marie Stepney  Lewis and Lucy's Copper Filled Homemade Barn Wedding by Anna Marie Stepney 

Lucy and Lewis were married on 31st August 2019 at The Yoghurt Rooms, East Grinstead in Sussex. ‘It was so unique and only holds a maximum of 15 weddings a year, we also knew we wouldn’t find another venue where all out friends would be able to stay with us and there was a rave room for the after party! There was lots of accommodation on sight including yurts and all the animals too! Wwe had 90 guests and it took 15 months to plan.’ 

Lewis and Lucy's Copper Filled Homemade Barn Wedding by Anna Marie Stepney  Lewis and Lucy's Copper Filled Homemade Barn Wedding by Anna Marie Stepney 

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21

Feb

2020

Boho Wedding Directory: This Weeks Awesome Suppliers – 21st February

The Boho Wedding Directory is a hand-picked list of all awesome wedding suppliers in the business, ready to help you plan your Boho wedding. The Directory is located in the main menu bar at the top of each page and is super easy to use. It is split up into suppliers and regions making it easy for you to find the perfect Boho supplier for your wedding.

To make sure you don’t miss any of the wonderful suppliers that have been added to the directory, each week I showcase the suppliers that have joined in a mini update. This weeks new suppliers added to the directory are:

Entertainment: Warble Entertainment Agency

Boho Wedding Directory: This Weeks Awesome Suppliers – 21st February

Warble Entertainment Agency hire entertainers and live bands for weddings. From classical wedding music to cover bands playing the latest chart music… Warble has all your wedding entertainment needs in one place. The booking agency also provides unique wedding entertainment ideas, such as fire performers, caricaturists, magicians and dancers.
More Information: www.boho-weddings.com/warble-entertainment-agency

Catering: Bespoke Catering and Events

Boho Wedding Directory: This Weeks Awesome Suppliers – 21st February

The Bespoke team is filled with some of the most creative and experienced professionals in the industry, bringing with them a wealth of experience in high-end catering, event styling, mixology and event management.
More Information: www.boho-weddings.com/bespoke-catering-and-events

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