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Diary Date: NEXT WEEKEND! Mia Sposa Bridal & Menswear Launch Event

January 6th, 2013 | Julia Braime

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Diciembre by Pronovias

Diciembre by Pronovias 

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I’ve worked with long time Brides Up North Featured Suppliers Joy and Mark of Mia Sposa Bridal & Menswear since the launch of the wedding blog way back in 2010, and so was thrilled to be invited along to their brand new premises in Newcastle Upon Tyne recently to see the space for myself.

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Take it from me, this new boutique is something else!  Huge dressing rooms, lofty showrooms and dedicated areas for bridesmaids and menswear – it felt more like a chic loft in Manhattan’s fashion district than your average bridal boutique.  Get ready to strut your stuff!

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Alcanar by Pronovias

Alcanar by Pronovias

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Average is something that Mia Sposa are not: if you are in the market for a gorgeous gown, with exceptional service levels and are based in the North East, then make Blandford Square the first stop on your search.  

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And - BONUS! – they also want to ply you with Champagne and canapés as they celebrate 10 years of business, showcase their new collections (like the gorgeous Pronovias gowns showcased in this post – all available on site) and the launch of their new boutique next weekend!

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Mia Sposa Bridal & Menswear Launch Weekend

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Joy says: We are thrilled to be showcasing our gorgeous new boutique, latest collections and also celebrating 10 years helping brides and grooms in the region with a re-launch event on Friday 11th – Sunday 13th January 2013 at Blandford Square in Newcastle Upon Tyne – by appointment only.   

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We have a few bridal appointments left for Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th January and would love to meet Brides Up North readers and help them to celebrate with a glass of bubbly too.

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We are working with our trusted wedding suppliers Karen McGowran , Daisychain Events , Burnett 4 Cakes, ND Make Up and Greener Interiors who are setting up inspirational displays over the weekend in the boutique. 

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Diango by Pronovias

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For more details or to make an appointment please contact Joy at Mia Sposa Bridal & Menswear:

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18 Blandford Square

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Dakota by Pronovias

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  – Images © 2013 Mia Sposa Bridal & Menswear and Pronovias – all dresses shown available from Mia Sposa Bridal & Menswear

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A Wedding Blog Welcome to 2012!

January 3rd, 2012 | Julia Braime

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Welcome to 2012 wedding blog readers!  The turkey is (finally) all eaten, the tinsel is packed away for another year and this is ready to embrace an exciting new year. 

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Are you ready with your resolutions for 2012?  If you are getting wed this year, it’s sure to be once of the most exciting yet!  It certainly feels that way at Brides Up North HQ, with some huge plans for the next 365 days and beyond:

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Brides Up North UK Wedding Blog: Join The Northern Revolution

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Brides to Be: Do you have the Brides Up North Wedding Exclusives with Dine Venues in Yorkshire in your diaries yet? 

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Sunday 12th February 2012, Allerton Castle, Knaresborough, 12pm – 4pm

Sunday 26th February 2012, The Mansion, Roundhay, 12pm – 4pm

Sunday 15th April 2012, Nostell Priory, Wakefield, 12pm – 4pm

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Three days of bridal brilliance at Yorkshire’s most desirable wedding venues.   A choice selection of the region’s finest wedding suppliers will be on hand to inspire and advise.  With fabulous giveaways and on the day discounts too,  only the best will do for Brides Up North and Dine.   Details of how to register as a Brides Up North VIP Bride To Be coming soon. 

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And how about the massive Brides Up North Super Showcase at Ramside Hall Hotel, Durham, for you North East ladies? 

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The region’s top wedding suppliers will be out in force at this huge, not to be missed bridal event.  With two professional fashion shows, oodles of wedding inspiration, on the day discounts, amazing giveaways and surprises galore this is a must do date for any North East Bride To Be. 

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You can click here to register now as a VIP Bride to Be for the North East’s most exciting new wedding exhibition event on Sunday 4th March 2012. 

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If you are based elsewhere in the North you won’t be missing out for long, as Brides Up North has exciting new dates and venues to announce across the whole region in 2012!  Watch this space.

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Exhibitors can email julia@bridesupnorth.co.uk for details of all events.  

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Brides Up North Tweet Ups

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Wedding Industry Suppliers: How about another Tweet Up with Wedding Ideas Magazine or three?  Contact me stating your name, email and location to pre-register for the guest list.  Dates and locations to be released shortly.  Remember: all three events were completely sold out in 2011. Click here to see all the photographs (and video evidence!)

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I’ve also got a few other pretty huge treats up my sleeve for you lovely ladies and gents.  Let’s just say that 2012 is going to be a very, very busy year for Brides Up North.  There has never been a better time to Join the Northern Revolution!

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Check back this afternoon as we get 2012 off to an absolutely cracking start, with the Ultimate Vintage Wedding Competition and prizes totalling £2,000!

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Before we look forward, lets take a moment to look back.  Just before Christmas, I sent out  a special edition of my monthly newsletter to all my wedding blog subscribers, charting what has been a really excellent year for Brides Up North and the Northern wedding industry in general.

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It’s been fabulous, and I have each and every one of you to thank for that, so whilst we forge ahead with another year shouting about Northern talent, I thought it might be nice to reflect on how far the Northern Revolution has come in 2011, so I have decided to share the content of that bulletin on these pages too.

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This blog post is dedicated to you, my amazing loyal readership and my wonderful wedding industry friends.  None of this would be possible without you… after all, I just write it down…

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The blog celebrated it’s first birthday in November and I can’t quite believe how much the Brides Up North brand has grown in the past year and a bit.  Thank you to each and every one of you for all your friendship, love and support.

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In November 2010 Brides Up North was born and went live just as Royal Engagement fever hit the airwaves.  Talk about being in the right place at the right time!  Thanks to Kate and Wills, everyone in the UK was wedding hungry and the site launched to almost overnight success.  

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In December 2010 Brides Up North began to shout about all the fabulous Northern bridal talent that is out there – and yours for the choosing.  The ranks of Brides Up North Featured Suppliers began to swell as more regional bridal businesses made it into the pages of the directory

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In January 2011 it was all about me – as well as featuring my own Real Wedding on the site, me and the hubby appeared in an article on The Times’ Wedding Page, and my article An Honest Bride was featured in the Autumn/ Winter edition of Belle Bridal Magazine, a North East title. 

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February 2011 saw a follow up article in Belle Bridal – An Honest Wife – alongside more coverage of our own Real Wedding, plus I posed for a Trash The Dress shoot on Bamburgh beach.  

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In March 2011 Brides Up North was "Hitched" and the blog was profiled in the same magazine alongside Love My Dress – Meet The Brides Who Blog.   

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In April 2011 It was a month of Cool Britannia! Brides Up North ran a month of giveaways to celebrate the Royal Wedding, including the chance to win a Mia Sposa Wedding Dress worth £1,200, took part in a very special Rock The Royal Wedding photo shoot and contributed to an article in The Daily Mirror: Marry Like A Princess, Pay For It Like A Pauper.

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In May 2011 and June 2011 the seed of the idea for the inaugural set of Brides Up North Tweet Ups was planted.  An invitation to what I imagined would be a tiny get together at my local pub got 250+ overnight responses and soon became a series of three regional networking events, scheduled for August and September. 

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In July 2011 Brides Up North had it’s first Expert Advice column in Wedding Ideas Magazine, was invited to become an Associate Contributor to Hitched Magazine and Wedding Ideas Magazine lent their support and became official sponsor of the Brides Up North Tweet Ups.

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In August 2011  I hosted the first ever Brides Up North Tweet Up North West and handed in my notice as a lawyer to concentrate on the blog and brand full time.  Brides Up North was also crowned Blog Of The Week on the Wedding Magazine website, produced a Guest Edit for Wedding Magazine online and launched a regular column in Hitched Magazine: Rock The Dress With Brides Up North.  I also styled and modelled in a bridal fashion shoot featuring a collective of North East wedding suppliers which later featured in The Evening Chronicle – Glamorous Brides Go Vintage – and was profiled as Champion Of North Brides in the same title.

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In September 2011, Brides Up North was officially on tour at exhibitions across the North as a guest of Wedding Pages, The Wedding Affair and The UK Wedding Shows, amongst others.  To celebrate, the blog launched an amazing competition to win your wedding dress with The Harrogate Wedding Lounge.  Two more regional Brides Up North Tweet Ups in Yorkshire and the North East followed.  Not quite ready to pack up my party dress, I unveiled plans for some branded Brides Up North Wedding Showcase events in Spring 2011.

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In October 2011, Brides Up North was invited to be a regional judge in The 2012 Wedding Industry Awards, presented to the Forward Ladies on Blogging For Business at their Positive Women’s Day, appeared in Wedding Ideas Magazine with an Expert Advice tips column Wow Factor Weddings For Less, The Times Online as a contributor to the article Will we ever get sick of a Vintage Wedding? and styled a Winter Bridal fashion shoot for the Sunday Sun.

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In November 2011, one year since it’s launch, Brides Up North was officially registered as a trademark ®, profiled in a cover story two page spread Blogging It! in wedding industry bible Bridal Buyer Magazine, contributed to a feature on top UK Wedding Blogs 20 Amazing Ideas Blogged in Wedding Ideas Magazine, featured a Don’t Tell The Bride Real Wedding and of course, celebrated it’s first birthday with loads of cake!

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There was no easing into Christmas gently, as the blog was busier than ever last month.  December 2011 saw features in Wedding Ideas Magazine, Pure Weddings and The Times and Brides Up North was been invited to judge the Best Retailer Website Award for the prestigious Bridal Buyer Awards.  Brides Up North was also recognised as the best blog for Northern Brides by Channel 4 Beauty!

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I’ve been recapping some personal favourites on the wedding blog over the past ten days, but 2011 was an amazing year for Real Weddings.  Check out all the beautiful big days that were featured on Brides Up North right here.

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Don’t miss out on future newsletter bulletins!  You can subscribe using the little black box at tip right.  I have a no spam policy.

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While you are at it, why not follow Brides Up North on Twitter, or like the wedding blog on Facebook?  Over 5000 other social media users can’t be wrong!

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  – Images © 2012 Brides Up North or as tagged by Karen McGowran, Blue Lights Photography, Mandy Charlton, Greyeye Photography and Assassynation 

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Real Wedding Recap 2011: Easter Eggstravaganza! A Real Springtime Wedding In The North East – Jordan & John

January 1st, 2012 | Julia Braime

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Happy New Year!  The normal wedding blog schedule will resume on 3rd January 2012, but while I nurse my hangover with the best of you, here is a burst of Real Wedding freshness, with one of my favourite Spring weddings from 2011.  Happy New Year Jordan and John!

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Wedding blog favourite Karen McGowran Photography sent Brides Up North Jordan and John’s beautiful Real Wedding at Close House Hotel to share with you.  I adore the duck egg blue colour scheme and fresh floral styling.  It’s all in the detail girls!

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Over to Team J:  We got engaged at Ramside Hall Hotel, Durham, in April 2009. John took me for a surprise treat to celebrate our anniversary and popped the question!  We were married on Easter Saturday, 23rd April 2011 at Close House Hotel, Heddon on the Wall. 

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We looked at loads of venues but as soon as we pulled up to Close House we fell in love with it! When we went inside it just felt right and we knew it was the place for us. It has such an amazing intimate atmosphere and we could immediately imagine it filled with our families and friends. The light airy feel and the gorgeous grounds fit with the type of wedding and colour schemes we wanted.

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Another key factor was the staff – Laura, Close House’s Wedding Coordinator was so reassuring and down to earth, and all of the staff are friendly, professional and can’t do enough for you. We just felt certain everything would come together and all our guests would be looked after.

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Spring is my favourite season so we wanted a light, fresh and colourful wedding with lots of spring flowers and colours. Since our wedding was on Easter Saturday, Springtime Easter became our theme, with duck egg blue being the main colour. Our place cards were little eggs and we had an Easter egg hunt during the drinks reception for the kids. We hid Easter bunny cards around the house and gardens, which they then swapped for an Easter egg when they found them.

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My dress was Maggie Sottero’s ‘Alannah’, which I got from The Wedding Wardrobe in Chester-le-Street – a fabulous service, I’d recommend them to anyone!

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In keeping with the light floaty feel, my bridesmaids wore gorgeous tea length dresses from Monsoon. It turned out the colour we’d chosen was very difficult to find and match in the perfect shade – so when I spotted them I was over the moon!

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Their gifts were pearl bracelets with their initials on from Not on the High Street, pearl earrings and a cute necklace from Oasis.

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Instead of a guest book we had a wedding wish tree – which was really popular with our guests.

I gave my two young bridesmaids ‘My Day as a Bridesmaid’ albums with cameras, which gave them certain things they had to take pictures of on the day to add into the album… they loved it and it even kept four year old Lily entertained all day.

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We handed a quiz with funny questions about myself and John out during the wedding breakfast – I’ve never seen our families and friends get so competitive!

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My bouquet was a domed, hand tied posy of champagne roses, pale pink roses, cream double lizzianthus, cream freesia and pale pink blush and lemon tulips.  I was so excited when the flowers arrived – it finally felt real!

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Even though I love cake, when we prioritised our budget near the start neither of us saw the cake as something we wanted to spend a lot on. So I was over the moon when it turned out to look so impressive on the day! My Grandma baked the bottom tier fruit cake, while ‘Kirsty’s Cakes’ made the top three sponge tiers, and iced all of the cakes plain ivory. We then added a gorgeous pearl and crystal brooch and some ivory ribbon, and Wedding Flowers for You added fresh flowers.

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It looked stunning and if we’d had a bigger cake budget is exactly the kind of cake I’d have chosen anyway!

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It’s so hard to choose but if I had to pick my favourite moment from the day I’d say the ceremony itself. I never expected that would be the case as you spend so long planning all the other bits, but it was beautiful. This sounds cheesy, but it felt like it was just me and John in the room, and every word the registrar said meant so much.

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Another thing I have to mention that I just loved about the whole day is the way that everyone just mixed with each other and laughed all day. I’d be looking around and see two people chatting who didn’t know each other and just loved the friendly relaxed atmosphere. I think Facebook helps! Everyone finds it easier to go up and chat to people as they already know a little bit about them and have a conversation starter!

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Two weeks after our wedding we went on Honeymoon on a Caribbean cruise on the Allure of the Seas. We’d never been on a cruise before and were blown away by it.

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My top tip for other Brides Up North is to decide in advance that from when you wake up in the morning nothing can spoil your day and you’re going to enjoy your day as much as your guests will!! The floaty fabric of my dress was quite fine and after a few group photos I was covered in grass stains and had a tiny rip right at the bottom of my dress. I quickly decided I could either stand still and worry about my dress all day – or forget about it and have as much fun as possible with all my favourite people! The little things don’t matter – when the formalities are over, enjoy yourself and be a guest at your own wedding!

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Little Black Book:

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Venue:  Close House Hotel

Photographer:  Karen McGowran Photography

Dress:  Maggie Sottero at The Wedding Wardrobe

Bridesmaids:  Monsoon

Men’s attire: Slaters

Chair Covers:  Simply Bows & Chair Covers

Flowers:  Wedding Flowers For You

Cake:  Kirsty’s Cakes

Cars:  Parkers Execulink

Gifts and accessories:  Not On The High Street and Oasis

Stationery and table decorations: handmade

Bride’s Make Up:  Kate D at MAC

Bride’s Hair: Toni Wardle Mobile Hairdresser

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The Great Brides Up North Birthday Bakeaway – WIN A Grooms Or Engagement Cake With Little Town Bakery! (CLOSED)

November 23rd, 2011 | Julia Braime

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Yum yum yum yum yum yum yum… the sugar rush continues this afternoon on the wedding blog with a birthday bakeaway from Brides Up North Featured Supplier and baker of beautiful buns Little Town Bakery.

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Little Town Bakery is another supplier that I can personally vouch for, having seen and sampled her amazing work at my Brides Up North Tweet Up North East – with a pretty Twitter Bird Cake!  Almost too cute to eat.  I said almost. 

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The Great Brides Up North Bakeaway Continues…

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Brides Up North and Little Town Bakery are offering one lucky wedding blog reader the chance to win a Groom’s or Engagement Cake to the value of £150!

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To be in with a chance of winning, all you have to do is leave a comment using the comments button at the bottom this post, telling us why you should take home the sugar*

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The competition will close on 23 December 2011 at midnight.

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Click here to read an interview with Shona of Little Town Bakery.  Scrumptious!

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*Winner will be drawn at random.  No cash alternative.  Prize to be collected or a reasonable delivery charge may be incurred. 

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  – Images © 2011 Little Town Bakery, tweet up images by Karen McGowran cupcake image by Jed Wee

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I Heart The North East, A Wedding Blogger Wears House Of Mooshki…

October 1st, 2011 | Julia Braime

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A few weeks ago I spent a happy Saturday modelling gorgeous bridal dresses for  House of Mooshki.  The North East based design house creates beautiful bespoke gowns that – take it from me – will make any bride feel a million dollars on her big day. 

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As the behind the scenes shots show, I turned up all scrubbed and scruffy in my civvies and surrendered myself to the skills of Paula Pace at Perfection Nail and Beauty and Lisa Jones on hair.  They had some work to do, for sure – particularly after I had spent the whole of the previous day poncing about in ivory tulle on the Yorkshire Moors – but they didn’t let me down.

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I was a little worried about how I was going to get all that backcombing out of my mane, but after pouring myself into these stunning frocks, my inner diva took over.  All I cared about was who would be touching up my lippy…

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Ok, so that’s a lie!  I was nervous as hell – and I hope you like the beautiful images that Karen McGowran Photography and Kat Timmins Photography and the team produced.  I hardly recognise myself, but what I do know is that I LOVE the North East.

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She’s The One – A Brides Up North Winner – Karen

August 29th, 2011 | Julia Braime

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Karen was a wedding blog winner in this year’s Right Royal Giveaway Bonanza (a month of giveaways right here on Brides Up North to celebrate the marriage of Wills and Kate).  And what did she win?  Only a fabulous couple’s shoot with amazing Newcastle wedding photographer Karen McGowran Photography!

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Karen and her new hubby chose the magical setting of Danby Castle in North Yorkshire for their prize shoot, and I am thrilled to share the results with the rest of my readers today!  Isn’t Karen gorgeous?  I feel all proud…

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Its In The Detail, A Real Wedding – Cathy & Chris

May 23rd, 2011 | Julia Braime

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Brides Up North Featured Supplier, Karen McGowran Photography sent me this gorgeous Real Wedding which took place at Slaley Hall in Northumberland earlier this year.  I love the way they worked with the colours of the furnishings at the venue when choosing their colour scheme – always a good tip.   Loads of inspiring details here to feast your eyes on.

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Karen sets the scene: We drove to Slaley Hall in heavy rain but I put my faith in the BBC and they were right, by 11am it was dry and promising to be a fantastic day for the marriage of Cathy and Chris.

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Cathy chose a stunning Maggie Sottero dress with beautiful detail over one shoulder and she looked so stylish and classy. She walked down the aisle to her two favourite boys, Chris and their baby son Tommy and her smile said it all!

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WINNER! Portrait Session with Karen McGowran Photography

May 13th, 2011 | Julia Braime

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How are you all doing this Friday Brides Up North?  Surviving the five day week?

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It’s about to get a whole lot better for one lucky Brides Up North reader, who better start practising their pout, because they have won a portrait shoot with Karen McGowran Photography plus a free 10 x 8 print, in total worth £150!

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    Click here to see the rest of the beautiful real wedding (sans moustaches) featured above!

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    If you didn’t win, your Friday can still be fabulous – remember that the winners of the rest of the fantastic competitions in the Right Royal Giveaway Bonanza will be announced every day at 12 noon throughout May.  Many of the competitions are still open too!  Keep checking the Brides Up North blog daily to see if you are a winner!

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    Girls Allowed: FYEO Portraits Open Evening

    May 3rd, 2011 | Julia Braime

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    The lovely ladies over at FYEO Portraits Newcastle Upon Tyne sent Brides Up North some great photos from their recent open evening.  By all accounts, the gloriously girly affair was a roaring success.  If you haven’t already booked your boudoir shoot, sign up soon!  A great gift for him or just a huge confidence boost for you – this should be on every Bride to Be’s shopping list.

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    Ali spills the beans:  After weeks of painting, and other DIY like jobs, Karen and I rushed back home to get dolled up – the dress code was frocks and heels so we had to look the part!  We had glasses of bubbly waiting for all of our guests (around 60 came), and lovely popcakes supplied by Popcake Kitchen and Cake Poppins. 

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    Throughout the evening, one of our make up artists, Amy was in the make-up room doing little mini make-up sessions with guests and answering questions about make-up styles etc.  We did a demonstration shoot in the studio, showing the guests a couple of the amazing poses we use to really flatter our clients’ bodies.  This was really well received as it helped take the "scariness" out of having a shoot.  We also did a little prize draw to win goodies including a bottle of bubbly, and a shoot with us in the studio.

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    Have you entered the FYEO Portraits giveaway here on Brides Up North?!  Click here to enter for the chance to win a mini boudoir shoot worth £99

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    Right Royal Giveaway Bonanza – Karen McGowran Photography (CLOSED)

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    Have I got a treat in store for you today, Brides Up North!

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    Karen McGowran Photography, one of Brides Up North’s fantastic Featured Suppliers has come up with the goods in the Right Royal Giveaway Bonanza.

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    Karen McGowran Photography is offering one lucky Brides Up North reader the chance to win a portrait shoot plus a free 10 x 8 print, in total worth £150.

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    Click here for the chance to win your WEDDING DRESS (worth up to £1,200!) with Mia Sposa Bridal and Menswear

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    Click here for the chance to win gorgeous Royal Wedding inspired stationery by Cards By Sophie

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    Click here for the chance to win a bed and breakfast break at Hardwick Hall Hotel, County Durham with a bottle of champagne!

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    Click here for the chance to win an  free engagement shoot, a free 14 x11 mounted image for signing and a free storybook album worth £350 with Lee Brown Photography.

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    Click here for the chance to win one of 10 personalised magazine covers from Blue Friesian

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    Click here for the chance to win a Royal Wedding Party Pack from And All Things Nice, including  plates, cups, napkins, cupcake cases, canape flags, confetti & a British trivia game!

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    *Winners will be drawn at random.  Entrants will be automatically be subscribed to the Brides Up North monthly newsletter. Prize does not include travel expenses or must be taken in Newcastle Upon Tyne or within 30 minute drive should Karen McGowran Photography need to travel.

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