styled shoots

A chic & unique styled shoot for Bridal Musings Wedding Blog with Pink Peonies & Red Lipstick by Louise Beukes Styling and Marianne Taylor Photography on

Pink, Popcorn & Peonies shoot for Bridal Musings

Eeeep! I’m so excited to share the pics from this super pretty shoot, photographed by Marianne Taylor, that I styled recently for the super stylish girls at Bridal Musings.  Founder and Editor-in-Chief Elizabeth and I started blogging around the same time back in 2011 and it’s been so fun to share the journey so far!  Bridal […]

Perfect Imperfections Romantic Styled Shoot by Alexandra Vonk Photography on

Perfect Imperfections Styled Shoot

Words and lyrics can provide such beautiful inspiration for your wedding.  Today’s shoot from a creative team of Dutch suppliers coordinated by stylist & designer Lucia Sandaal and photographer Alexandra Vonk was inspired by words from two different sources (one of which happens to me my favourite song right now!) that both acknowledge the ‘imperfectness’ […]

Emma Tindley 'Faith' wedding dress custom design for Luella's Boudoir

Lavender & Honey: The Fashion

Morning lovelies! I’m so excited to share the gorgeous fashion from our Lavender & Honey Style Guide! Isn’t this petal blossom dress from Luella’s Boudoir just SO insanely pretty?!  A custom design by Emma Tindley features hand-appliquéd blooms over a sheer bodice and boat neckline with a gently sweeping back for an oh-so elegant look.  […]

pink, blush, coral & gold styled lifestyle shoot by Jessie Thomson and Louise Beukes

Flourish & Prosper Styled Shoot (and a very sneaky discount!)

Earlier this year Jessie from Jessie Thomson Weddings & Events and I met up for coffee and cake for a conversation that meant just a few month’s later we’d be launching Flourish & Prosper, a brand new and totally unique resource for the wedding industry!  If you’re a regular reader or follow me on Twitter […]

Lavender & honey elegant wedding stationery suite free printable DIY by Itty Bitty & Bijou and Louise Beukes Styling

Lavender & Honey: The DIY

Afternoon my loves! As promised, we’ve got a pretty download from our Lavender & Honey suite ready for you to print & use at your own wedding.  This month Catharine from Itty Bitty & Bijou has provided the Save the Date, RSVP and a cute social media sign!

Lavender & honey wedding stationery

Lavender & Honey: The Details

Yay! It’s time for another instalment of our Lavender & Honey Style Guide.  Last week we swooned over the Mediterranean influences on this look, with touches of lavender and a summery palette of soft, buttery yellows and sweet lilac and lavender shades making it a beautiful choice for a countryside wedding (whether the fields of […]

Lavender & honey wedding table setting with bee motif

Lavender & Honey: The Decor

Hey wedding lovers! This morning I’m on cloud nine after an amazing response to the launch of my new business Louise Beukes Styling yesterday!  As the UK’s only stylist dedicated to creating stunning editorial images for the wedding industry, as well as lifestyle businesses, I’m so excited to help some of my favourite brands create […]

Modern black, white & pink sweetheart table

Be my sweetheart?

Black and white stripes, cascading flowers and heaps of pretty? Seriously, I adore featuring the work of Heike from Fleur le Cordeur!  Her style is instantly recognisable – not because it’s romantic, modern and architectural (which it is) but because she’s really not afraid to push the boundaries and make ideas and combinations you think […]

Loose bridal up do with floral crown

Understated Elegance: The Hair

Afternoon lovelies! Did you catch our post this morning, where Ana gave you the need-to-know for recreating this month’s understated and elegant make up look for your own big day? This look is seriously beautiful, so I’m sure you’re going to want to check it out!  Of course make up is only half the story […]

Bridal makeup tutorial

Understated Elegance: The Makeup

Morning loves! We’re coming to the end of our Understated Elegance Style Guide (sad face) but today we’ve got two posts dedicated to recreating this beautiful bridal look yourself!  This morning our gorgeous MUA Ana is here with the low-down for re-creating this understated wedding make up, and this afternoon hairstylist Jo Adams joins us […]

Rustic Glam Dessert Table Inspiration in Blush, Gold & Mint by The Little Lending Company and Tatum Reid Photography on

Rustic glam dessert table inspiration

What’s better than a wedding cake? A whole dessert table of course! The perfect treat for your guests, the dessert table trend is one that doesn’t seem to be going anywhere (at least not if I have anything to do with it!).  So today we’re sharing a healthy dose of sweetness from stylists The Little […]

Cute & colourful Amsterdam engagement shoot

Cute & colourful Amsterdam city shoot

Today’s engagement shoot is a real celebration of love & cultures.  This Indonesian bride-to-be and her English groom had their engagement shoot in the city of Amsterdam.  It was captured SO beautifully by Turkish wedding photographer Yeliz Actici and styled by a team of local professionals – who hail from all over the world too!  […]

Blush & gold wedding inspiration

Berry & Blush

Morning lovelies! Over the past three-and-a-bit years of running b.loved, I’ve been lucky to share the work of some fantastic wedding suppliers from all over the world.  Some of them I have met and become great friends with and others I have yet to meet in person, but know I would recommend any of them […]

Figs & Florals Styled Shoot

Happy Wednesday wedding lovers! I’ve got some gorgeous inspiration to share with you today courtesy of Jessie Thomson Weddings & Events and Alex Miller Photography.  Everything about this shoot is simply divine, from the rich purple and soft blush colour palette, to the easy-to-steal details, and perfect styling from Jessie.  Jessie is one of the […]


Black is back!

It’s no secret I’m a huge fan of South African wedding design; the creativity and resourcefulness of brides & wedding professionals alike never fails to impress me.  They are continually ahead of the curve – new trends always appear here a season before they hit the UK – and this shoot from the incredibly talented […]

7 ceremony backdrops that wow!

It’s pretty much guaranteed I’ll shed a tear every time I watch a couple exchange vows, it’s the most important part of the day.  And whilst all eyes are on the bride & groom, as the first part of the day your guests will experience it’s a great chance to add a little ‘wow’.  So […]


4 ways to wear flowers in your hair

Spring and summer weddings bring the promise of long days, sunshine and an absolute abundance of fresh, colourful flowers.  We just love a bride who wears flowers in her hair, and it’s not just for the boho-loving brides either. This week Lonneke from Fashion Hairstylist joins us to share floral W-day looks using the prettiest […]

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mint & coral anniversary shoot with a twist!

Planning your wedding is wonderful, fun, stressful and sometimes there’s a massive temptation to ditch it all and just elope! I know the most important part of your day is the actual, you know, getting married bit but I’m pretty sure you’re looking forward to seeing all your hard work come together too, the flowers, […]

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Shall we dance?

Happy Friday beautiful brides! It may have been a short week, but we’ve crammed lots in here at b.loved HQ with a heap of beautiful submissions approved, wedding designs signed off and some exciting decisions made too!  We’re wrapping up the week with a beautiful ballet-inspired shoot from b.loved fave Victoria Fergusson and Lydia Stamps […]


Winter in Maine

A super sweet inspiration shoot to share with you all this Thursday morning all the way from across the Atlantic.  We may be pining for long summer days, but that doesn’t mean I’ve forgotten you winter brides!  While we probably best know Maine as the perfect location for a New England inspired wedding, this shoot […]

Whimiscal wedding inspiration

A French Forest Fairytale

On a freezing cold but beautiful winter’s day last year, I arrived at Le Verger in Northern France with a team of wedding pro’s – superstar photographer Anneli Marinovich, creative florist Jodie from Boutique Blooms, beautifying queen Katy from Makeup by Katy and gorgeous model Shelley – two cars and a van packed with wedding […]


Tales from the Sea

Good morning wedding lovers!  Do you remember the movie ‘The Little Mermaid’? It was one of my absolute favourites growing up, and I’m sure I drove my mum mad with the constant humming of ‘Under the Sea’ and other Disney tunes!  Perhaps this was the start of my dream for a beach wedding, the sand […]


A Blossoming Romance

Sometimes I receive submissions so breathtakingly beautiful that I have to actually pinch myself to check that it’s real and not some figment of my imagination.  One of the biggest blessings for any blogger is to share the most beautiful inspiration out there, and inspire you to incorporate some of the ideas into your own […]


A Modern Fairytale

I know you’ve all dreamed of being a modern day Princess. And if there’s one chance to really go for it, it has to be on your wedding day! Alongside a team of creative wedding professionals, UK photographer Tatum Reid had a vision to bring to life her dream fairytale wedding, and to inspire you to […]


City Chic meets Urban Style

Calling all city brides! If you’re looking to create a stylish wedding in the city with an urban vibe, today’s inspiration shoot from Essex Wedding Beauty and Photography by Tarik has the perfect balance of city chic and raw urban style.  Set in the slick interiors of The Andaz Hotel, and the raw, gritty surrounding streets […]