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As the trend for vintage weddings is set to continue why not add a little twist to the style by going for an Afternoon Tea theme.

At Gorgeous we are often asked how to put additional quirks and with the ever hopeful bride expecting beautiful weather the pretty touch of vintage crockery and cake stands can really add that special touch.

The theme can work equally well for large weddings in grand country houses as well as a more intimate … Continue reading >>

Metallic Trends

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With the current desire for new and intersting ways to style your wedding coppers and golds seem to be very popular in 2017.

To this end we at Gorgeous have invested in some beautiful copper candelabras. Already booked for two weddings in 2017, take a look at our set up with them at Hall Place this weekend.

When mixed with creamy flowers and even a dusky pink they are really striking.

Last week we met with a lovely couple whose … Continue reading >>

Classy Corals

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Corals are a popular choice still in 2016 for Gorgeous brides.

As you can see from last years selection of images, they work well with blues, mint greens and pinks.

They compliment lots of different bridesmaids dress, skin tones, hair colour and venue styles.

Depending on when you get marrried you can also take advantange of the beautiful Coral Sunset peony available May to early July.

 

 

The best rose to use is Miss Piggy and Barbados spray rose.  … Continue reading >>

Hall Place Wedding Packages

After a successful weekend at Glow Bluewater promoting our All Inclusive Package come along to Hall Place, Bourne Road, Bexley, Kent this weekend.

Between 11-3 you will see The Great Hall and Tudor Kitchen , 2 of the licenced rooms for ceremonys set up.  Enjoy walking around the entire house to get a feel for how your wedding will look in this amazing part Jacobean, part Tudor house.

The All Inclusive package that we are promoting of which Gorgeous are … Continue reading >>

Oakhouse Photography

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Hi, all blog readers.  Please take a look at these great tips from our guest blogger Tony and Carol at Oakhouse Photography.  These guys are amazing and have truly stunning shots.  Check out there new website for more information

Top 10 Considerations When Choosing Your Wedding Photographer

 

At Oakhouse Photography we know it can be difficult decision when it comes to choosing your wedding photographer, as you want to be confident that they will capture the memories of your … Continue reading >>

An Essex Beauty

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Kayley and John at Prested Hall 20th September 2014

This weekend saw the end to a relationship that started 18 months ago when I met Kayley at a wedding fair at Hall Place and she booked us immediately to secure her date in 2014.

Kayley had a very strong design in mind which featured silver birch vases.  This was our starter for ten!  After foraging in woods for bark, talking to local tradesmen and our wholesaler we eventually found some … Continue reading >>

Pinterest – An Invaluable Tool

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I am increasingly losing (and enjoying) more and more hours searching Pinterest for new ideas and international styles for weddings.  Along with adding Gorgeous’ own pins which are themed, either by venue, colour, style or theme. It never fails to put a smile on my face when you get the pop up saying “someone has just re-pinned…”

In an initial telephone conversation with a bride, once I have her first thoughts on colour and theme, I then put together a … Continue reading >>

New Trends For 2014

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Well 2013 has long passed and the new season of 2014 is upon us.  Brides are already booking consultations thick and fast and with the up and coming Bridal Fair season due to start in February it can only get busy.

So what do we think the new trends will be this year?

I’m sure all the classics will still be there, vintage, shabby chic, Cadburys purple and the always popular ivory and greens.

I predict that polka dots maybe … Continue reading >>

How to get the best out of a wedding fair

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Now that the main wedding season has started to quieten down, the wedding fair season is about to get under way.

I always tell brides to select a few local fairs to go to rather than the larger national ones, especially for flower … Continue reading >>

“The Secret Garden” at Falconhurst

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Back in June when we thought the summer was never going to arrive we were asked to be involved in a styled shoot at Falconhurst in Kent.

AphroditeNet Photography had a vision of The Secret Garden with a very naturalistic style throughout the … Continue reading >>