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Super Glam. A Real Wedding At Oulton Hall, Leeds – Emily & Cyrus

May 27th, 2014 | Julia Braime

Paul Joseph Photography

Back at your desk and recovering from the long weekend?  I hope it was an epic one! If you enjoyed a tech detox over the holiday, don’t despair – we didn’t! Make sure to check out yesterday’s fashion eye candy before getting stuck into today’s beautiful Real Wedding.

Emily and Cyrus’s stunning, Gatsby inspired celebration at Oulton Hall in Leeds is glossy, golden and gorgeous.  Just the thing to pep up your blue Tuesday.  Enjoy!

Images by Paul Joseph Photography.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily says: Cyrus proposed on 2nd September 2012, the day we arrived home from a trip to New York. I think he lost the bottle in New York!

I actually thought he was joking as I thought if he’d planned on proposing why wouldn’t he have proposed in New York so as you can imagine it didn’t go quite to plan. It wasn’t until he pulled out my Grandma’s wedding ring that I realized he was serious and of course I was overwhelmed with emotion and said yes!

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

We were married on 27th December 2013, we wanted a winter wedding as it’s a magical time of year however we didn’t want a Christmas themed wedding.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Our wedding was at Oulton Hall in Rothwell, Leeds. We fell in love with the period features but loved how they had decorated it in a contemporary style. We also liked the idea of having two separate locations for day and night (our ceremony was in the old, listed part of the building and our evening reception was in the golf club). 

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

We tried to take inspiration from the 1920s, art deco era and chose a colour scheme of black, ivory and gold.  We wanted it to feel like a party from The Great Gatsby!

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

I chose a laced, low back  a line dress which had pearl beading draping at the back. I also had a handmade silk cathedral veil with pearls to match my dress made by Marie Flanagan.

Cyrus had a custom made suit by Owen Scott which incorporated his love for basketball. I think his suit jacket got more attention than my dress!

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

The adult bridesmaids wore black evening gowns from Mango, the teenager girls wore a shorter version of this dress and the flower girls wore ivory dresses from Monsoon. The groomsmen wore black tie hired from Owen Scott

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

I am known by family and friends to always have a house full of orchid plants so there was no choice as to what flowers I would be walking down the aisle with. I chose to have a waterfall bouquet of white orchids, this also carried the family tradition on as my mum and grandma had this style of bouquet at their weddings. My florist Janine at Greenhouse Florist also managed to incorporate some material from my mum’s wedding dress into the bouquet handle too.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

I remember the look on Cyrus’s face as I entered the room, the emotion was overwhelming (we’ve been together since we were eighteen…12 years)!

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

We have nothing but praise for our photographers Paul and Kelly of Paul Joseph Photography. We loved their style of photography and knew we wanted our wedding to be told like a story which they managed to do so well.

We met up on a hot day in July 2013 for our ‘Love Shoot’ where they managed to capture the most amazing sunset photos and from that point we knew that Paul and Kelly had an amazing eye for detail. This was proven in our wedding pictures… I loved how they captured every emotion throughout the day.

I personally think your wedding pictures should be one of your main priorities when planning your wedding. When you look back in years to come you should still be able to feel the emotion you felt at that exact point. Paul and Kelly achieved this perfectly.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

We chose a tall two tier cake. The bottom tier was chocolate cake covered in white chocolate and painted gold and the top tier was red velvet covered with white fondant.  It also had white orchids positioned around it too.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

We lost both my Grandma and Aunty to cancer so we made a donation to Kirkwood Hospice in lieu of a favour and asked everybody to wear the pin broaches in remembrance of them. I also chose to frame my parents and grandparents wedding pictures and display them with the cake.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Music was one of our main priorities, luckily we have friends who are professional musicians so as a favour they helped out on the big day.

Thabo Mkwananzi sang Corrine Bailey Rae’s version of Bob Marley’s  ‘is this love’ accompanied by Stephen Simpson on keys as I walked down the aisle. They also played lots of our favourite songs during cocktail hour and got our friends and family involved in singing along.

In the evening we had hired a vocalist Louise Golbey and her band who made sure everyone was up on their feet. After the band finished their set we then chose to have a DJ (Sean Marks) play out for the rest of the night, he made sure no one was sitting down!

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

For our honeymoon we stayed at the El Dorado Royale in the Riviera Maya, Mexico for two weeks.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

My top tip for other Brides Up North would be don’t sweat the small stuff! Remember what the day is actually about, never lose sight of that and you will enjoy every moment!

Emily and Cyrus's elegant black tie christmas wedding at Oulton Hall near Leeds.

Congratulations Emily & Cyrus!

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Golden Admiral. A Beautiful Butterfly Inspired Styled Bridal Shoot In The North West

May 13th, 2014 | Julia Braime

Celynnen Photography

It’s nearly home time and I’m finishing off your Tuesday with a burst of lovely from a very talented collection of wedding industry suppliers over North West way. 

Showcasing the butterfly inspired rare but beautiful colour combination of pale blues and rose gold and with gorgeously understated yet frightfully glam styling from friend of the wedding blog Boris & Betty, in these stunning shots from North Wales Wedding Photographer of the Year, Celynnen Photography, we’re going for gold!

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Planning & Styling: Boris & Betty

Images: Celynnen Photography

Venue: The Isla Gladstone Conservatory

Wedding Dresses: Charlotte Balbier 

Wedding Dresses: Amanda Wyatt 

Bridal Accessories: Vintage Styler

Shoes: Aruna Seth

Hair & Makeup: Artiste Creative

“Big Heart” Prop: Typical Type

Wedding Cakes: Cakes by Andrea Lee

Butterfly Garland: Flutter Designs

Sequin Backdrop & Cloth: Pudding Bridge

Art Deco China: Pretty Little Trio

Model – Abigail Tara-Lilly, CAST Models, Liverpool

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Winter Blush: A Real Wedding In Cheshire – Hayley & Nick

January 28th, 2013 | Julia Braime

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Let’s get this week off to a very pretty start, with this beautiful Winter wedding, sent to me by Joanne Kelly Photography and Brides Up North reader Hayley.  Looking around this little corner of the blogosphere, you might be able to tell that I am quite partial to a touch of pink, and today’s stunning celebration proves that you needn’t strike a blush colour palette off your wish list just because the skies might be looking a little grey.  Rather than raising temperatures with traditional berry reds, it’s time to subtly turn up the heat, with a pretty mix of pinks, golds and just a touch of twinkle.  All together now: ahh. 

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Hayley says:  Nick asked me to marry him at Mottram Hall on my birthday on 26th August 2011 and we were married on 21st December 2012 at Combermere Abbey, Whitchurch. 

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We instantly fell in love with the beautiful glasshouse and gardens at Combermere. The pathway up to the glasshouse is truly breath taking. We also really liked that you had exclusive use of the grounds on the day and we wouldn’t have to share our day with anyone else.

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Although we got married only four days before Christmas, we didn’t want it to run too much into our wedding day. We had a romantic vintage theme with low textured floral displays and lots of candles to give it that romantic feel, using a colour base of golds and taupes with dusky pink and dark lilac rose posies.

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I fell in love with the dress instantly. It was a Pronovias design from The Bridal Path in Altrincham. The dress was an elegant Grecian style, with the most stunning beading over the shoulder and down the back.  my heels were by Jenny Packham

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My makeup and HD brows were by Makeup by Lucy Hill and finished off my look beautifully.

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I had a posy in a range of Winter pink flowers to give a lovely vintage look and texture.

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The bridesmaids wore Jenny Packham gold/taupe full length dresses with jewelled waistlines and beautiful asymmetric drapes over the shoulder. The groomsmen had dark charcoal suits with low waistcoats and ties to match the bridesmaid dresses.

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My favourite part of the day was walking up to the glasshouse before the ceremony, it was the only part of the day that seemed to go slowly. Nick was very nervous for his speech so the evening reception was probably his favourite part of the day when he could relax!

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Our video was taken by Cinematic Vizion, I loved the unique documentary style that Chris used to capture the day.

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Our photography was by Joanne Kelly and we were delighted by all the beautiful photographs from both our wedding day and also the pre-wedding shoot. Joanne is really creative and is able to capture some stunning images.

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We used lots of music throughout the day.  For the ceremony we a harpist, Una Linett. We had a string trio to play during the meal and then for the evening reception we had The Livewires. The Livewires were the second thing we booked after the wedding reception, as soon as Nick heard them, and they were great!

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We had a beautiful plain three tiered cake, with roses dusted in a gold shimmer and trimmed with gold antique lace.

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We rented out all the cottage accommodation the night before and the night after the wedding. The guests really enjoyed sharing the whole experience with us and not just the wedding ceremony and evening reception.

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After the wedding, we wanted to spend Christmas at home with our family and move into our new home. We are hoping to go away on our honeymoon later in the year.

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My top tip for other Brides Up North would be on the day, forget about all the planning and worrying how well the day goes and just enjoy the day.

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Congratulations Hayley & Nick!

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Wednesday Wedding Inspiration – A Touch Of Frost

November 14th, 2012 | Julia Braime

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1. Louboutin Flats 2. ESME Jenny Packham 3. Glitter Nails 4. Deco Cake 5. Pom Pom Bouquet 6. Wedding Stationery 7. Chandelier Earrings 8. Clay Tags 9. LEENA Monsoon Dress

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I feel like I say this every other Wednesday, but the latest wedding inspiration board from Brides Up North Guest Blogger What Katy Did Next has to be the prettiest yet. Annnd, I think every deserves a pair of Louboutin sparkly flats… don’t you?

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Katy says: With Julia feeling in a rather festive mood ahead of the Brides Up North Christmas Party, she requested a Frost themed wedding inspiration board for this week and I was more than happy to oblige. To me, frost brings to mind a cut glass, crystal, a delicate sparkle and glitter – a whole load of beautiful to theme your big day around.

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The palette I have used is simply white, ivory and silver whilst introducing subtle hints of champagne and dove grey – perfect for Winter weddings or even Spring!

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I couldn’t resist featuring those beautiful glitter Louboutin flats, perfect for tall brides or brides with short grooms! The very beautiful Esme dress from Jenny Packham fits the frosty bill perfectly, with it’s fabulous detailed embellishment – another great design for tall brides, the swirling pattern creates movement and curves. The modern design of the dress does all the talking, you could easily wear amazing chandelier earrings in place of a veil.

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Keep your decor crisp and light with simple ‘less is more’ touches. The beautiful round peonies create a snowball effect bouquet highlighted by the grey green foliage – the style of your bouquet could be mirrored in table centrepieces too. To add a personal touch, how about the fabulous handmade clay tags from The Faded Nest. They come in a variety of designs and are easily personalised! The company also specialise in hand stamped silverware – a perfect gift for your groom, bridesmaids or family members, or another fabulous way to decorate your tables.

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Remember: the plan is to share a new inspiration board in this time slot every other week, either compiled by myself, regular guest blogger Katy or YOU: get in touch with your own ideas and inspiration boards! We’ll be discussing our inspirations behind the images too so it’s simply going to be a whole load of lovely.

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If you are a little less arty but in need of inspiration and still want to play along, we will also be taking requests for colour schemes and themes and making bespoke boards for my readers. Please contact me to suggest a theme or colour scheme.

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L.O.V.E: A Real Wedding In The North West – Jane & Graham

April 26th, 2012 | Julia Braime

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This afternoon I’m over in the North West as guest speaker and just plain old guest at the North West Wedding Vendor’s Party with Lace Bridal.  I’m probably somewhere on the M62 now, singing along to the radio and checking my lippy in the rear view mirror.  I can’t wait!

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In my absence, I leave you with a beautiful Springtime wedding from the North West, Lancashire to be exact, sent to me by Real Bride Jane and Anna Louise Crossley Photography.  There is a whole lorra love in the air this Thursday afternoon…

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Let’s hear from Jane:  Graham proposed on Valentine’s day 2011 and we were married on 31st March 2012 at The Great Hall at Mains Singleton.  We loved that it was one big room so we wouldn’t have separated guests. We loved the beams and the old world feel and the gardens and grounds are beautiful too. Basically, we fell in love with it straight away.  Love was a big theme in our wedding – we didn’t really have a colour scheme other than champagne/ gold but we called all the tables ‘love’ in different languages.

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My hair and make up were done by Hair by Vicky and Louise Maddison Make Up Artist

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I chose my dress as it reminded me of a Vera Wang gown that I had seen. It was from One and Only in Preston and and was by Lusan Mandongus. It was ivory tulle with gorgeous flower detail around the bust and waist and flowers between each layer of tulle on the skirt. It was a much bigger dress than I thought I would have but fell in love with it. 

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I carried a bouquet of white roses, tulips and lisianthus with looped steel grass by Ashton Flower Shop

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My bridesmaids wore long champagne gold gowns from BHS.

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I loved the whole day but my favourite part was probably when registrar pronounced us as man and wife!

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We travelled in style in a cream vintage Rolls Royce!

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To add a special touch we used vintage bird cages as post boxes for gifts and chose charity favours for NSPCC. 

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Our catering was by Twelve Restaurant.  My friend has a cake business called Sugar Wishes. We chose a four tier chocolate fudge cake with ivory icing and hand made roses made of icing up the running up the sides.

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Entertainment wise, we had a harpist – Maxine Molin Rose Harpist – throughout the service and canapés and magician before the wedding breakfast, with a DJ and disco in the evening.

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We honeymooned in Cancun in Mexico for two weeks with the kids! Not very romantic!

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My top tip for other Brides Up North would be to go with your gut instinct. I nearly always went back to my first choices. Also enjoy it! People kept telling me to relax before hand and as soon as I did I loved every second.

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Congratulations Jane & Graham!

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Fields Of Gold: A Real Wedding – Lisa & Chris

August 1st, 2011 | Julia Braime

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Wowzers!  The day of glorious inspiration and imagery continues with yet another knock your socks off, absolutely stunning submission from wedding blog favourite Andrew Ward Photographer.  Could this real wedding be any more perfect?  It’s a cut out and keep, glossy magazine worthy wedding.  Luxuriate in it…

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Let’s hear from Andrew:  This is the beautiful wedding of the lovely Lisa and Chris.

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Lisa looked very beautiful as she floated down the aisle towards Chris, who couldn’t help but take a quick glance at his bride making her way towards him.

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The ceremony was full of smiles and happiness, with the odd tear thrown in.

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It was a great day, and even though the weather was not entirely cooperative it didn’t dampen any spirits. .

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We managed to get outside for about 15 minutes to grab some fantastic shots of Lisa and Chris before the heavens opened again. This was followed a little later by a thunderstorm!

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Spread The Love, A Real Wedding – Sarah & Tom

May 31st, 2011 | Julia Braime

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Jenny of Jenny & Keith McAvoy Wedding Photographers sent Brides Up North a corker of a Real Wedding to share with you this morning.  What really makes this set of photographs stand out to me as a wedding blogger is the people in them – whether it’s the cheeky children or the excited bride, weddings are first and foremost about people.  The one that you love, and all the ones you hold dear. 

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If that doesn’t give you a warm fuzzy feeling Brides Up North, I don’t know what will.  Enjoy. 

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Jenny explains:  This is Sarah and Tom from Aughton in Orskirk, where they both grew up.  The couple got married at the church of St Michael’s in Aughton, with a reception at Farrington Lodge, a Grade II listed Georgian House in Lancashire.  

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Sarah and Tom chose a classic gold and cream theme… plus the obligatory Jimmy Choo heels!

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