A Stapleford Park Wedding for Shade Bridal

A Stapleford Park Wedding For Shade Bridal

Grace's Choice of Wedding Dress for her Stunning Stapleford Park Wedding.  Our lovely bride Grace was recently married to her best friend Andrew at Stapleford Park in Leicestershijre. The choice of dress reflected the dreamy perfection of the venue. We love it here at Shade Bridal when a bride comes in and tirelessly strives for the vision of their dress. Grace knew exactly what she wanted. She found what she was looking for and her ideas of bespoke additions to the dress became our mission as well as hers. The dress journey was shared by her three sisters and her…

The Cake Story’s Best of 2017

The Cake Story’s Best Of 2017

I have been very busy this year with lots of couples to make bespoke wedding cakes for.  I have received some fantastic reviews from my lovely brides and I thoroughly enjoyed making each and everyone single one of them. They were all so different, with different flavours in each tier on most of the cakes. I especially like creating new designs and brides have been very creative with the themes they have in mind, colours they want to use and their choice of flowers, favours etc. If you would like to discuss your wedding cake and know that you are…

Zara and Pete’s Real Wedding at Prestwold Hall | Dottie Photography

Zara And Pete’s Real Wedding At Prestwold Hall | Dottie Photography

A love of travel and vintage chic brought this real wedding to life Prestwold Hall set the scene for the wedding of Zara and Pete, providing a stunning backdrop for the work of Dottie Photography. Bride Zara shared some words with Buckinghams to shed some light on her beautiful wedding day and the process leading up to the big event. How did you meet - tell us a little about yourselves? We met at university in 2005. Pete was in his second year studying Geography, and I (Zara) had just started my Biology degree. Since then we have done a lot of growing up…

Liz and Stu’s Doddington Hall Real Wedding | Chris Snowden Photography

Liz And Stu’s Doddington Hall Real Wedding | Chris Snowden Photography

A love of Lego and the most beautiful of flowers Doddington Hall was the perfect backdrop to the wedding of Liz and Stu photographed by Chris Snowden Photography. How did you meet - tell us a little about yourselves? We knew each other through mutual friends for a few years before we started dating. Eventually, after some not-so-subtle matchmaking, we finally got together – and thanks to our friend for locking us out of the house and leaving us in the garden until we finally kissed! How did Stu propose? Stu surprised me for my birthday with a trip to London.…

Harping On…with Harpist Soraya Vermeulen

Harping On…with Harpist Soraya Vermeulen

Harpist Soraya Vermeulen's recent real weddings I had the pleasure of playing for two wonderful weddings this weekend!..... and you may also notice from my featured image that my new logo has arrived! Woohoo!! Saturday saw the beautiful wedding of Kerri & Dan at The Walled Garden, Beeston. It was such a gorgeous setting, all pretty in pink, my wedding favourite! I even sat in the best spot; under the bandstand with hanging flowers all around me (made by Kerri herself!!) Kerri chose a lovely selection of music including, A Thousand Years by Christina Perri (for the bridal entrance), Pachelbel's…