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White On Blonde: A Real Wedding In Yorkshire – Kellie & Andrew

June 23rd, 2012 | Julia Braime

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It’s the weekend!

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Unfortunately it’s a half day in the Brides Up North office for me today before meeting friends later on, as I prepare to tackle my burgeoning inbox.   Mustn’t grumble though, there are worse things that an email account bursting to the seams with gorgeous real weddings and inspirational bridal fashion shoots!

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As I get my nose to the grindstone, I’ll leave you with one such beautiful big day in Yorkshire, sent to me by real bride Kellie and Georgina Harrison Photography.  Be inspired by Kellie & Andrews pretty colour palette and simple but stunning details. 

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Kellie says: Andrew asked me to marry him in New York, Central Park in December 2010. We were married on 1st June 2012 at The Hospitium, York.

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The Hospitium is just beautiful! We wanted somewhere with natural beauty and fell in love with the ceremony room the first time we saw it.  

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My dress was from Broughton’s Bridal in Shadwell, Leeds.

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My dress had a fitted top, with pleated material, and a semi sweetheart neckline. I had pleated straps added to the dress and some French lace in the middle of the neck line and at the base of the train. The bottom half of the dress was lovely smooth flowing material with a bubble hem and a court train.

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I carried a bouquet of closed and open ivory roses and white sweet peas by Fiona Hogg Florist. 

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We wanted a romantic, classic look in the ceremony room, then for the wedding breakfast we opted for a relaxed feel. We went for “just picked” from the country look with the flowers, and a blue colour scheme. 

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I travelled in a white 1960′s classic Mark II Jaguar. Reece Wedding Cars is a not for profit wedding car company run by Roger Stewart supporting the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign.   

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The ceremony itself was lovely and we smiled the whole way through.

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My bridesmaids wore the Allure Short Dress, in blue from Coast.

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We picked a fondant fancy wedding cake from Bettys Of York.  The top tier was a fruit cake with white icing and three white icing roses. The 2nd and 3rd tiers were white fondant fancy cakes.

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Bradshaws of York were the caterers for the wedding breakfast and in the evening we had a traditional Scottish ceilidh by Fiddlerswreck, and a disco by Night Owls.

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After the wedding we went for a mini-moon to Scotland. Later in the year we plan to go to Canada.

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My top tip for other Brides Up North would be don’t forget to look up at your husband to be when you first walk in the ceremony room. It is such a happy moment and you don’t want to miss it.

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Congratulations Kellie & Andrew!

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Are you newly wed?  Contact Brides Up North to share your Real Wedding memories. 

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  – Images © 12 Georgina Harrison Photography

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comments

  • June 23, 2012 | Permalink | Reply

    A massive congratulations to Kellie and Andrew. :) What a beautiful wedding, I am loving the electric blue theme that is going on, the bridesmaid’s dresses, even the ribbon on the name tags! Fab wedding and venue. :-) T x

  • June 23, 2012 | Permalink | Reply

    Gorgeous photos, superb quality, colours are so vivid and vibrant, captures the atmosphere of atmosphere of this setting. A beautiful day recorded for ever. Some great shots here to use for other providers to use for advert/cards promos.
    Great work Georgina.

  • Claire
    June 23, 2012 | Permalink | Reply

    What beautiful photographs. Amazing attention to detail. Really captured the beauty and essence of both the bridal party and the venue. Fabulous work Georgina am sure the bride and groom are very pleased with the end result.

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Julia Braime
Former lawyer and bride to be Julia founded Brides Up North in 2010 with a chip on her shoulder. Frustrated by the poor Northern presence in glossy bridal magazines and online, she decided to do something about it herself. Astounded by the rapid growth of her blog and brand, Julia now manages Brides Up North’s online content alongside their busy wedding exhibition season, industry events and related commissions. And she’s always, always, got a new project on the go…

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