Bright and Graphic First Anniversary Celebration

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Lauren and Paul had a quiet and intimate wedding at Hackney Town Hall with just their parents and siblings a few family and friends, followed by a trip to one of their favourite local pubs, the Commercial Tavern, to meet up with a few friends and then a family dinner at The Hawksmoor in Spitalfields. Lauren says,

“We knew we wanted to celebrate in a bigger way at some point, so hosted a party for family and friends on our first wedding anniversary. We basically stretched the wedding celebrations out as long as we could!”

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Win a Claire Austin England Flower Crown!

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I’ve been doing teaser posts and pictures about this announcement for a while, and I’m really excited to actually spill the beans now! I’m going to be running regular giveaways and discounts, and you are all in with multiple chances to win every week! All you need to do is be a subscriber to my newsletter – it’s that simple.

When you join my mailing list, you’ll receive roundups of posts you might have missed, plus you’ll be the first to know about future giveaways and discounts, and I’ll be doing supplier specials where a recommended vendor will be giving you fantastic hints and tips for your wedding day. This will be exclusive content that won’t appear on the blog itself. Lots of reasons to join!

The first prize to be won is this gorgeous wedding flower crown from Claire Austin England‘s Rosey Posey collection, and is just perfect for spring and summer weddings. The pink and white colours are wonderful for that time of year, and the little bird just nestling at the top is a really cute feature!

How to Win!

To be in with a chance of winning, all you have to do is join my mailing list by clicking here or filling in the form at the end of this post.

And for as long as you remain a subscriber, you’ll be automatically entered into any future competitions!

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Bright Bohemian Wedding Inspiration

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The colours in this bright bohemian wedding inspiration shoot are hot, spicy, sultry and summery, and they will uplift you and transport you to exciting far off places…

Styled by Hannah Taylor Wedding Stylist, it features lots of vibrant tones mixed with Indian textiles, delicate lace, handpainted glass and stationery, and much more.

Hannah says,

“This is the perfect inspiration for free-spirited colourful themes such as Boho Bollywood, Boho Punk, Fairy Wonderland, and Bright Bohemian.”

Hannah designed the set and styled the shoot, creating and supplying the décor, textiles, flowers and stationery.

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