Category Archives: Trends, Inspiration & Ideas

Wild West wedding shoot at Yorkshire farm

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Remember when we talked 2013 wedding trends and said 'rustic luxe' would be popular this year? It's described as rough-and-ready-industrial paired with lace, glitter and feathers. This gorgeous Wild West-inspired shoot at Hill Top Farm, near Masham, North Yorkshire is perfect for fans of that trend. The team behind it (full credits at the bottom) drew on the rugged beauty ...

Wedding styling inspiration: aisle decor

wedding styling ideas - aisle decor - glitter sparkle confetti and candles

One of the best moments of my wedding day was the moment I stepped into church with my dad and saw all the people we love gathered under one roof. That moment will be the first time the guests clap eyes on the bride but it's also the first time the bride gets a look at ...

Wedding styling inspiration: industrial Sheffield meets vintage glamour

sheffield industrial vintage glamour wedding inspiration

Some of the things I love and love to feature on this blog: strong women, Yorkshire, beautiful things, unique design and vintage influences. So this wedding inspiration shoot had just to be here. It has all of the above and then some. Even its title, Women of Steel, packs a punch. Set in Sheffield, it is the ...

Wedding trends for 2013

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Every January Phoebe Miller looks into her new year crystal ball and comes up with the wedding trends she thinks are going to big in the next 12 months. The Leeds-based wedding blogger is usually right on the money. Take a look at my round-up of her 2012 predictions and see if you agree. Phoebe thinks 2013 will be a ...

Glamorous 1930s wedding inspiration shoot at historic Yorkshire hotel

1930s vintage style wedding inspiration, Black Swan, Helmsley, North Yorkshire

The Black Swan in Helmsley, North Yorkshire has stood on the town's marketplace for 500 years. The historic coaching inn is a popular choice for brides and grooms in Yorkshire. Next door to a pretty churchyard, its country charm is perfect for those looking for a vintage-style wedding. The hotel recently teamed up with photographer Annemarie King for ...

Trend for 2013: campground weddings

Camping wedding in Yorkshire

Recently I read this piece in which Kellee Khalil, wedding guru and founder of ideas and images site Lover.ly, predicted that 2013 would be the year of the campground wedding. This trend has been creeping up on us for some time and, as ever, we’re right at the forefront of it in Yorkshire. It's a way brides ...

How to have a woodland wedding in Britain

Woods conjure up all sorts of romantic notions... from childhood we think of them as magical and mysterious places, full of fantasy yet forbidden. In adulthood it's a place to be close to nature, a natural enclave, its leaves providing a protective blanket from the outside world. You imagine strolling barefoot among the wildflowers, stopping every ...

Wedding hair inspiration: flower crowns

When Kate Moss’s bridesmaids were pictured wearing flower crowns of delicate white flowers, beaming from their Cotswolds setting, a marker was laid down for wedding flowers. For some time they’ve been the go-to accessory of choice for bohemian brides looking for a pretty alternative to a traditional veil. But they’re starting to enjoy a wide appeal ...

Live, love, wear inspiration: something blue

Perhaps I'm ready for a holiday {or for the British summer to kick in} but I'm being drawn to blue at the moment. When husband and I have time off work we often just throw the tent in the boot, point the car in the direction of the sea and drive, pitching up as near ...

Drawing the big day: wedding illustrator Nick Ellwood

Today I'm bringing you something I've never seen before: an artist who draws weddings. York-based Nick Ellwood is an award-winning location and reportage illustrator. He believes he’s the only person providing this service, and I think he could be right. Nick is offering a generous 15% discount on any bookings from Angel in the North readers. How beautiful ...

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