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Let It Snow! A Styled Vintage Winter Bridal Shoot In Durham City

November 19th, 2013 | Julia Braime

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I absolutely adore this pretty and simple styled shoot sent to me by wedding blog favourite Lee Scullion and House Of Mooshki.  It might be the fantastic photography, the romantic backdrops, the cool couple or the to-die-for dress.  It might be the fact that I’m super excited at the prospect of a (very) cold snap and gallons of snow (hey, wedding exhibition season is over… lets get to sledging)!  It might be that these cats are actually a real life engaged couple as well as being super gorgeous…

Or it might be that this entire shoot is staged oh, let me see, at the most ten yards from my old school in Durham City. In fact, I think some of these pictures are outside my old headmaster’s window.  I kid not.  So: unique and gorgeous images, a real life love story, snow upon snow and a good dose of personal nostalgia = one happy wedding blogger. 

Bring on the magic and sparkle!

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Lee says:  Time to cool things down with a snowy wedding shoot in the historic city of Durham.  This was shot back in the spring of this year – our English weather sure knows how to surprise us! Our model Tamzin wore  “Sarah" a tea length full lace dress by House Of Mooshki alongside Vivienne Westwood jellies and a faux fur stole. The groom was head to toe in Raven Vintage

If you are looking for a unique and tailor made wedding dress visit House Of Mooshki, and check out Raven Vintage Clothing if you are vintage fans. 

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Bride: House Of Mooshki, Vivienne Westwood

Groom: Raven Vintage Clothing

 

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THIS SUNDAY! –The Brides Up North Luxury & Vintage Wedding Exhibition At National Railway Museum, York

November 15th, 2013 | Julia Braime

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It’s been one seriously fabulous year here at Brides Up North, both online (the prettiest real weddings, most fabulous regional suppliers, lots of great press in the National media and a Wedding Blog Award for “Best Big Day Inspiration” from Wedding Magazine, thank you very much) and offline (sixteen absolutely brilliant wedding exhibitions packed to the rafters with wedding industry talent, inspiration and brides to be, plus two super fun wedding industry parties). 

Whilst your double weekday daily dose of online inspiration ain’t going anywhere, it’s time to wrap up our offline season of bridal events with our grand finale – The Brides Up North Luxury & Vintage Grand Wedding Exhibition at National Railway Museum, York, on Sunday 17th November 2013, 10am till 5pm – and completely FREE entry!

That’s THIS SUNDAY!

Now didn’t that come around fast?!

Peter Boyd Photography at National Railway Museum York Luxury & Vintage Wedding Exhibition

Peter Boyd Photography at National Railway Museum York Luxury & Vintage Wedding Exhibition

Peter Boyd Photography at National Railway Museum York Luxury & Vintage Wedding Exhibition

Peter Boyd Photography at National Railway Museum York Luxury & Vintage Wedding Exhibition

Peter Boyd Photography at National Railway Museum York Luxury & Vintage Wedding Exhibition

Peter Boyd Photography at National Railway Museum York Luxury & Vintage Wedding Exhibition

Peter Boyd Photography at National Railway Museum York Luxury & Vintage Wedding Exhibition

Brides Up North Luxury & Vintage Grand Wedding Exhibition

National Railway Museum, Leeman Road, York, YO26 4XJ

Sunday 17th November 2013

10am till 5pm

FREE ENTRY

Like it says on the banner above, this is one seriously beautiful event.  Set amongst the vintage carriages, our suppliers really do pull out all the stops to show you what they can do – and how they can make your wedding day dreams a reality.  With vintage styling and luxury products and services, we have literally every detail covered.  Join us in this unique and stunning setting for a bridal event that feels like a “proper day out” and leave with more inspiration than you can handle. 

Images from our last event and photo shoot by Peter Boyd Photography.  And that was just a warm up!

Peter Boyd Photography at National Railway Museum York Luxury & Vintage Wedding Exhibition

Peter Boyd Photography at National Railway Museum York Luxury & Vintage Wedding Exhibition

Peter Boyd Photography at National Railway Museum York Luxury & Vintage Wedding Exhibition

Peter Boyd Photography at National Railway Museum York Luxury & Vintage Wedding Exhibition

Peter Boyd Photography at National Railway Museum York Luxury & Vintage Wedding Exhibition

Peter Boyd Photography at National Railway Museum York Luxury & Vintage Wedding Exhibition

Peter Boyd Photography at National Railway Museum York Luxury & Vintage Wedding Exhibition

Peter Boyd Photography at National Railway Museum York Luxury & Vintage Wedding Exhibition

Peter Boyd Photography at National Railway Museum York Luxury & Vintage Wedding Exhibition

Come along and meet Add Vintage, Booth Revolution, Boutique 14 – Wedding Stationery, Cake Pops Ville, Cat Hepple Photography, Club Class Entertainment, Mark Waddington Magician, Designer Travel, Dirk Van der Werff, Fenwick York, Heirloom Bouquets, It’s a Wind Up, JB Creatives, Joel Skingle Photography, KM Cakes & Cupcakes, Laura Calderwood Photography, LCH Jewellery Design, Lee Scullion, Lucy MacNicoll Flowers, Miss Deal Fun Casino, Peter Boyd Photography, Photo Booth Hire UK, Seat Me Pretty, Silk Floral Art, Silver Sixpence Films, Smooch, Stark Film Pictures, Sweetnique, Taylor & Co, The Greenhouse Florist, The Hawkhills, The New Vintage Band, The Vintage Vocalist, The Wedding Guide, Twisted Willow Floristry, Unforgettable Memories, Victoria Farr Hair & Make Up Specialist, White Petal Design, The Harrogate Wedding Lounge, Linda Abrahams, Swirly Sweet, Martin Waring, Gabriella Brook Florist, Marquee Bar, Adorna Wedding Rings, Wedding Belles & Beaus Of York and more…

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As well as all that inspiration – completely FREE – we are also giving away up to 200 FREE Bride To Be goody bags, filled with glossy magazines, on the day discounts, treats from Brides Up North, exclusive offers and some little pressies from our amazing sponsors Fenwick York.  Just because we love you.  As demand is high, to pick up your VIP pack all you need to do is pre-register using the form below.  While stocks last only. 

To register for for speedy entry and a free Brides Up North VIP Bride-To-Be goody bag fill in your details below, marking “NRM YORK in the subject line and quoting “VIP”.   Only the bride need register for larger groups.

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You can also email contact@bridesupnorth.co.uk if you do not wish to use the contact form. Welcome packs are limited and subject to availability.  We operate a first come, first served policy. 

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Brides Up North UK Wedding Blog – Images © 2013 Peter Boyd Photography, photo shoot dresses by The Little Bridal Company 

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Pure Beauty: A Real Wedding At Hardwick Hall Hotel – Zoe & Ian

July 5th, 2013 | Julia Braime

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Happy Friday everyone! This morning the wedding blog is visiting the North East and Hardwick Hall Hotel as Zoe and Ian celebrate their big day in style. 

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With images by Brides Up North Featured Supplier Lee Scullion and at one of our very favourite venues (have you pre-registered for our Grand Wedding Exhibition in September yet?) let’s join the couple for their classically beautiful wedding day. 

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Zoe says: Ian asked me to marry him on Christmas Day in 2011 and we were married on 17th May 2013 at Hardwick Hall Hotel, Sedgefield. 

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We chose Hardwick Hall Hotel as we have been going there for over 20 years and it is so beautiful. 

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We opted for a vintage theme with lots of flowers and bird cage centre pieces on the tables.   We used a colour palette of soft pink and French blue. 

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I chose a traditional white dress with a long train and veil to match, and carried a bouquet of white avalanche roses by Charlotte at House Of Flowers. 

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My bridesmaids wore dusky pink dresses from Laura Lee Boutique  and the groomsmen were in a French blue slim fit suit with a pale blue silk skinny tie by Leaf Clothing in Newcastle.  Brian and the staff at Leaf Clothing really went that extra mile to ensure that everything was perfect. 

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We made sure that there was lots of canapés and champagne for our guests while we were having our photographs taken with Lee Scullion.  The day was nice and relaxed with no strict time limits. 

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In the evening we used the resident DJ at the Hardwick Hall – Zodiac Disco – who did a cracking job of keeping the dance floor buzzing all night

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After the wedding we honeymooned at Armathwaite Hall Hotel and Spa in The Lake District. 

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My top tip for other Brides Up North is to try to relax and allow yourselves to enjoy your day.  It is over so quickly!  Try to complete your arrangements in good time so you are not adding to the stress that weddings create. 

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Congratulations Zoe & Ian!

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Snowkissed! A Real Engagement In The Lake District – Amanda & Aaron

March 8th, 2013 | Julia Braime

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Nothing like a bit of fresh air and a lovely love story to round off the week!  Amanda and Aaron are getting married this very weekend in the North East (congratulations!), but first, we join them and their wedding photographer, Brides Up North favourite Lee Scullion, at the spot – of immense natural beauty – where Aaron got down on one knee.

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Leave those stilettos at home!  It’s walking boots at the ready as we are headed to the great (and gorgeous!) outdoors…

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Aaron says:  We got engaged in April 2012, in the Lake District. Amanda guessed it was going to be that weekend. It was at Aira Force. It’s a waterfall, with a stone bridge over it (we have a tradition of kissing in the middle of every bridge we walk over together). We went to the lakes for the weekend, and we climbed Helvelynn on the Saturday. Amanda thought that I would propose at the top, but I didn’t, so she was a little upset that night. I waited until the Sunday night, just before we were due to come home, and I got down on one knee on the bridge as it was pouring down with rain. And she said yes, of course! We were both very excited and did a bit of jumping around and kissing each other!

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We are getting married this weekend in the North East!

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Amanda came to the UK to study at the University of Nottingham and we met when some mutual friends and family went out to dinner.

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Amanda asked me if I would be her tour guide as she wanted to travel around England. I suggested taking her to the Lake District for a long weekend! It seemed to start out as a sightseeing trip, but I think we both had ulterior motives. By the end of it we knew we wanted to be together.

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When Amanda had to go back to America after her visa expired and I couldn’t bear the thought of being without her,  I knew she had to move back as soon as possible.

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We love how happy we make each other, and our biggest wish for married life is to grow together and be there for each other through thick and thin.

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We chose to have an engagement shoot as we wanted to capture and share how we felt in the beautiful setting where I proposed. It was also a great opportunity to get to know our fabulous wedding photographer, Lee Scullion, and get used to being photographed before the big day.

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We would like to make a small album and use our favourite photo for a signature frame at our wedding ceremony for all our guests to sign. We are also using two more photographs to give to our mums as thank you presents since our wedding is on Mother’s Day. After seeing the photographs, we have a lot of confidence in our photographer and are extremely excited about having him on our wedding day. It was a great decision to have the engagement shoot! I would recommend it to everyone.

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We love Brides Up North as it’s a great jumping off point when looking for suppliers and ideas, and we’ll definitely be back to share the photographs from our big day!

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Congratulations Amanda & Aaron!

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Gilded Glamour: A Real Wedding In Northumberland – Rebecca & Steven

March 1st, 2013 | Julia Braime

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And would you look at that, it’s only bloomin’ Friday!  What better way to round of a week of loveliness here on the wedding blog than with a really rather gorgeous Real Wedding courtesy of Brides Up North Featured Supplier – and all round nice guy – Lee Scullion, and today’s beautiful bride Rebecca. 

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Rebecca says:  We got engaged on 26th November 2011 at St Mary’s Lighthouse. I thought we were going for a walk and I was complaining the whole way about the cold then he just brought out the ring and got down on one knee. Total shock!

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We were married on 7th September 2012 at St Albans Church in Earsdon, North Tyneside and then held the reception at Doxford Hall, Alnwick. 

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Doxford Hall is just such a beautiful place. The grounds are beautiful and the hall has been restored to a high standard. The room where our reception was held has gorgeous chandeliers and large gilded mirrors and I knew it would suit the style of wedding I had in mind. The staff were also great and that really helped us decide it was the best venue for us.

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The theme was country vintage. I’m originally from the countryside and wanted to bring this into the wedding however, I also wanted quite a glamorous wedding so I tried to bring the two together.  I chose a colour scheme of greens, lilacs and whites but it was really a mixture of light colours that were reminiscent of a country garden in the summer.  I wasn’t strict about colour as I didn’t want everything to look too matched together.

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The bridesmaids and I all carried the same flowers but the girls carried smaller posies. The bouquets and buttonholes were from Andrea’s Florists in North Shields. I was overwhelmed at how well the bouquets turned out. They were so fresh and utterly perfect and lasted for days afterwards. They were a mixture of avalanche and quicksand roses with flowering poplar, lisianthus, freesias and agapanthus. They were great.

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We used the The Jewellers Guild for our wedding jewellery. They designed our rings for us and gave a really good quality service for the money. They also gave good advice about what I should have to match my engagement ring. We were really pleased with the results.

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On the day we had a vintage ivory Rolls Royce Silver Shadow from Webbs Special Occasion Cars. These guys are great and very professional. The cars are immaculate and they really enjoy what they do so bend over backwards to make sure your day is perfect. They even have a dry run from your house to the church or venue to make sure they get the best route.

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I chose an ivory silk and lace fishtail gown by Paloma Blanca. It was the first dress I tried on and although I tried on a few more I always went back to this dress. I bought it from Darcy Weddings in Morpeth. Jennifer and Debbie were great and the service was excellent. I would recommend them to anyone as they really gave a personal touch which made it feel all the more special.

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My bridesmaids wore dresses from Debut at Debenhams. They were aubergine floor-length strapless chiffon dresses with ruching at the front. I told them they could pick any dresses they liked as long as I liked them. In the end my Aunty found these dresses and they were perfect. The girls looked beautiful.

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The groomsmen wore charcoal grey tails from Gavin Scott Menswear in Washington. They wore a pale grey tie as I didn’t really want the men to wear the same colours as the bridesmaids to avoid being too matched. My husband wore an aubergine tie to make him stand out from the others.

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Obviously the favourite part of the day was the ceremony. The Reverend Andrew France helped us plan a really lovely and personal service (that didn’t go on for hours)! We incorporated our friends into the service with readings and were touched at what people had to say. I loved every minute of the wedding day itself. It all came together beautifully and I can’t thank our suppliers enough for all the effort they made.

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I must give a shout out to our amazing photographer, Lee Scullion, he was fantastic throughout the planning process and on the day. He was always there to answer questions or give ideas and the guests at the wedding all commented on how professional he was! We didn’t want a photographer that would be really demanding and in your face and Lee was perfect. The photos are one of the only things you take away from your wedding afterwards so they have to be good. When Lee sent mine to me I cried because they were so beautiful and really captured the feeling of the day.

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In order to add some personal touches to the wedding I contacted The Wooden Ladybird Company who made some wooden signs with Mr and Mrs Colby on them for the top table. They also made our sign for the sweetie table. The signs were fab and I have them up in my house now.

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I did make lots of things myself for the wedding so I also went to Dainty Supplies in Washington a lot. They have great bits and pieces which give you lots of ideas for things to personalise your wedding.

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Our invitations were made by Gingerbread Kisses Gifts. Nadine is my husband’s cousin and she is very creative and made invitations to suit the theme of our wedding. She can also make favours, gifts and decorations – the lot!

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I added numerous individual touches to our wedding. With the help of my family I made all the favours which were little jars of jam for the girls and little jars of Everton mints for the boys. We chose those mints as they are black and white and Steven is huge Newcastle United fan and wanted a tribute to his team at the wedding. I also made lots of tea cup candles. I gathered up (with the help of my Auntie) lots of teacups from charity shops in light summery colours. I then bought a scented candle making kit and created about 40 candles. They were part of the table decorations and everyone loved them. They also made the room smell lovely which was a really nice touch.

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I had my florist make up a small posy of flowers and put it in a birdcage I bought off the internet. I then got some luggage labels and threaded ribbon through them. We asked guests to write their messages on the labels and hang them on the birdcage. It looked fab!

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Our reception flowers were done by Flowers by Julie in Alnwick as they were nearer to the reception venue. I didn’t see them until we arrived on our wedding day and was completely shocked at just how beautiful they were. Julie really took note of what flowers I wanted and the theme and produced flowers that looked like they had been freshly picked from a country garden.

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One of the really lovely things on our day was the photo frame our photographer, Lee Scullion, made of photos from our pre wedding shoot. I didn’t know he had made it for us and when I saw it I was so touched and thought it was a great use of the pictures. I also didn’t want to do a traditional guestbook.

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We chose a two tier cake from Celebration Cakes by Julie. She is amazing! Julie can do anything with cakes. She really took note of my ideas for decoration and my theme. In the end she designed the perfect cake. We had lemon and vanilla sponge which was really tasty. However, a friend also made us a fruit cake as some of the older guests expected this as its more traditional.

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We hired a DJ for our wedding from Premier DJ’s. Chris was great and came out to see us to make sure he chose music we liked for the wedding. He also gave us great ideas about things to do i.e. first dance, throwing the bouquet etc. In the end we did two first dances. One slow and when that finished we danced to

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We went to Agadir in Morocco on our honeymoon. The hotel was fabulous and we had a much needed rest after all the excitement (and stress) of the wedding.

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My top tip for other Brides Up North would be to make a list of everything you need to do and plan when you are going to do it. This means you only do a bit at a time and won’t have loads to do right before the wedding. I did this as I knew I would be busy with work right up to the wedding and didn’t want to get overly stressed. It really helped and I found that I enjoyed planning the wedding rather than getting overwhelmed.

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Also, remember why you’re doing this! Everyone wants a perfect wedding but inevitably there will be hiccups along the way! It’s not the end of the world and your suppliers will do anything they can to help you out. The main thing is to enjoy every moment!

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Congratulations Rebecca & Steven!

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