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#149: Pared Back Luxury

Pared back luxury – one of 2014′s biggest trends – is a move away from lots of hand-crafted, personalised details and towards a few beautiful, luxurious ones with just as much sentiment.  We saw a touch of this last week in the Frambroise et Menthe board I created for bride-to-be Stephanie, and in Chenel & […]

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#148: framboise et menthe

Morning ladies! How was your weekend? It’s been a mix of work and play at b.loved HQ, as today I’m off to the White Gallery to discover the latest bridal collections coming to the UK, catch up with industry friends & get some time out of the studio! Today’s inspiration board is a reader request […]

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#147: Monochrome & Sparkle

Morning my lovelies! This week I’m breaking out the glitter, because there’s nothing more glamorous than a monochrome wedding with a generous sprinkling of sparkle, right?  For this look I’ve softened the harsh monochrome contrasts with a touch of blush, a hint in your bouquets and flowers and pretty maids dresses is just enough.  Add […]

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#144: Roses & Romance

Morning wedding lovers!  If you missed my post yesterday, click here to read b.loved’s exciting news! This week’s inspiration board is for the truly girly-girl.  Using the most romantic of flowers, the rose, in soft blush pink, champagne and ivory shades this classic combination oozes romance and elegance.  These blousy blooms, combined with a little […]

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#143: Peach & Rust

Happy Monday wedding lovers!  I’ve got some deliciously peach inspiration to share this morning, with peach and coral tones still ever popular, I’ve added a new twist to this week’s moodboard combining soft peachy tones with a hint of rust.  These beautiful, warm shades are generally associated with Autumn weddings, but there’s no reason you […]

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#142: Midnight Shimmer

Happy Monday lovely ones! Did you all have a gorgeous weekend? I’ve just stepped off the plane back from a sunny weekend in Dubai celebrating our anniversary. I even got an upgrade, thank you Mr B! A couple of weeks ago as part of my Blogger Ambassador role for Brides The Show, I wrote a […]

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#141: be mine, valentine

It’s Valentine’s day this week  – your  number one excuse for unashamed romance, love hearts and girliness! With a bold Kate Spade-y feel this week’s mood board certainly makes no apologies, it’s cuteness overload!! If you’re getting married around this time of year forget soothing winter-y palettes and embrace a fun red & pink colour […]

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#140: polka dot wedding

Hello gorgeous ones! I’m excited to kick off the week with some news I’ve been struggling to keep quiet over the last few weeks… b.loved has just been announced as an official Blogger Ambassador for Brides The Show this March!  I’ll be sharing the latest news and insider gossip from the show right here over […]

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#139: an italian romance

Morning ladies! How was your weekend? I’m sure for most of you the wedding planning is in full swing, especially if you can now say you’re getting married this year, and your days off were filled with wedmin, venue visits and probably a little Pinspiration!  January is the month for fresh starts, and with an […]

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#138: pastel geometrics

Happy Monday readers! What an absolutely beautiful wintery weekend we’ve had! The brilliant blue skies and a lovely crisp chill in the air were a welcome relief from the non-stop rain and grey that has loomed for the past few weeks.  But no matter what’s going on out there, you’ll always find a little sunshine […]

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the new england issue: inspiration

Afternoon my loves! I am so excited to be back blogging and after this morning’s round up of 2013, I couldn’t think of a better way to kick off the New Year than with some fresh and new inspiration in the shape of our new Style Guide.  This month, the b.team and I have created […]

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#136: winter romance

Good morning my loves! This morning I’m sharing the last of my festive wedding inspiration boards, and this one is so different to the rest! Gone are the rich reds and greens, bold colours and festive tones, as we embrace the cosy romance of winter with a toned down and pretty peach and silver palette.   […]

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#135: A Scandinavian Christmas

The decorations are up and there’s a definite frost in the air – there’s no getting away from it Christmas is nearly here!  We might be covering all things seasonal in our Style Guide this month, but frankly there’s only one time of year I get to share Christmas inspiration with you so I’m going […]

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The Festive Issue: Inspiration

Afternoon readers!  You’ve followed The Autumn Issue, and downloaded our exclusive Style Guide, so now it’s time to unveil the theme for the next issue… you guessed it, Festive!  Whether you’re a Christmas bride, or just looking for some seasonal inspiration, the latest issue of The Style Guide is packed full of ideas from me […]

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#133: Festive Fancy

Morning b.loved brides! Did you all have a lovely weekend? Mr B and I spent a lazy few days at home, doing some 2014 business planning, cooking a delicious roast and cosying up on the sofa with a glass of wine, or two!  With the wintery morning frosts and short days upon us, for me […]

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#132: chevrons & succulents

Happy Monday readers!  I am literally jumping up and down as I prepare this post! Today I get to share the inspiration behind a very special wedding.  Earlier this year, as I was driving back from a weekend of wedding fair exhibiting, I received a text that made me squeal!  My brother-in-law had finally proposed […]

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#131: shades of grey

Morning my b.loved’s! There’s only been one word to describe this weekend; grey.  Hence my inspiration for this week’s board.  Far from being miserable, cold and boring, a grey wedding palette is the ultimate in cool and calm sophistication.  It would work for any style of wedding from 1920′s vintage glamour {just like Bianca & […]

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Introducing The Style Guide

Hello you lovely things!  This morning I’m extremely excited to unveil a new feature that the b.team and I have been working hard on behind the scenes over the last few months!  It’ just over a year since I first introduced the team, and with the addition of four new team members in 2013, we […]

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#129: b.party teaser

Happy b.party week lovelies!! As we’re finalising all the details with our host of wonderful partners, I thought I’d let you in on a little secret… with the inspiration behind the décor for the evening. It promises to be an evening of style & sparkle, with our b.loved brand shining though.  There’s so many treats […]

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#128: so succulent

Good morning lovelies! I hope your weekend was filled with wedding loveliness – perhaps you visited Brides the Show?  We’ll have our own review on the show coming up soon!    My weekend has mainly been spend working on the b.party, with bloved HQ turning in to a hub of activity, and lots of b.team […]

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#127: shades of the sea

Good morning readers! I’m back!! Did you miss me at all?  I’m pretty sure you didn’t even notice I was gone with the b.team doing such a fab job with the takeover last week!  I may have been away from b.loved HQ, but it doesn’t mean I stopped working. Oh no.  Over the past week […]

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#126: lavender & orange

Morning b.lovelies!  This week’s mood board combines pretty  lavender tones with juicy peach & orange hues for an unusual spring/summer wedding palette.  I love that the contrast of these colours, using their pastel tones with a few bright pops to give the scheme a sense of understated ‘wow’.  Fresh spring flowers like scabiosa, ranunculus, stocks […]

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#125: contemporary rustic

Morning brides-to-be, I do hope you all had a wonderful weekend.  Have your registered for the b.party yet? At the end of this week I’m heading back to South Africa for a couple of weeks, so it’s been a busy few days of packing, prepping content, oh, and styling the wedding of a rather stylish […]

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#124: copper & rose

Morning my loves! Did you think I’d forgotten? With all the excitement of the b.party on Monday I didn’t share my weekly mood board, but don’t worry, it’s been sitting quietly in the wings just waiting for today! We’re already well into September (how did that happen?!) and although my thoughts are turning to cosy […]

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#123: white on white

Good morning readers! Are you all ready for your dose of Monday morning inspiration?  For me, this week’s cool, calm and collected moodboard is just what the doctor ordered as September is going to be a busy month!  A classic white wedding is the ultimate versatile theme.  It can be modern and edgy, romantic and […]