Berries and Blooms – a Styled Photo Shoot with Helen Russell Photography and Belle Bridal Magazine

Last year we planned a styled photo shoot for Belle Bridal Magazine’s SS15 issue to take place at The Old Vicarage in Castleside. I decided to go with a rich plum and pop of fuchsia pink colour scheme mixed with vintage lace details and mercury glass. I had wanted to experiment with darker shades of flowers for some time, as we often use bright or pastel colours for weddings, but I think is another look that is still elegant, whilst perfectly suiting an autumn or winter wedding date and a... Read the Rest →


Roses and Hydrangea at Horton Grange for Vicky and Paul

I am so pleased to share this very sophisticated wedding with you all. Vicky and Paul arranged an intimate wedding at Horton Grange in Ponteland, Newcastle, and, despite just having 30 guests, pulled out all the stops when it came to decorating the venue… Lace chair hoods were added to the leather chairs already at Horton Grange and were finished with a flower corsage to add a pop of colour. Most of the ceremony decorations were then used throughout the venue to add a personal touch to every room –... Read the Rest →


Wildflowers and Hessian for Leah and Tony at As You Like It in Jesmond

As You Like It is one of our favourite venues to dress, because it’s already so beautiful! All you need is a few finishing touches to make the rooms more personal to you and the result is one pretty awesome wedding look! Leah and Tony went for ivory lace sashes for the chairs plus hessian and lace details for the long tables and vintage cream jugs filled with wildflowers as the main table centres. Leah also provided lots of glass bottles for us to fill with plenty of gypsophila. Hessian... Read the Rest →