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An amazing eclectic Steampunk and Carnival Theme Wedding at Ironbridge Gorge Museum

Today I am thrilled to share this amazing eclectic Steampunk and Carnival Theme Wedding at Ironbridge Gorge Museum. Fay and Michael threw convention to the wind with a vibrantly colourful, eclectic wedding with huge personality. Images were captured  by Lisa Carpenter Photography. Lisa Carpenter is an award winning wedding and portrait photographer, based in the West Midlands who shoots amazing, natural, fun and creative weddings and family portraits.   Lisa says of the couple and their day…   Fay and Michael found me at The Birmingham Vintage Fayre a few years ago. I knew as soon as I met them that their wedding would be pretty memorable (they’re both re-anactors...

An ethically inspired Pittsburgh Wedding with striking tartan and vintage detail

Today I am excited to share this ethically inspired Pittsburgh Wedding with striking tartan and vintage detail. Pheobe and Brett threw the rule book out the window to create a vibrant, badass and ethically responsonsible Big Day. Images were captured by Sandrachile Photography assisted by Jenni Grace. Sandra says of the couple and their day…   Phoebe and Brett are simply the coolest most amazing couple ever. Their relationship was born among pool, books, bars, and NYC. Years later they decided to embrace Pittsburgh as their new town, and Lawrenceville as their new home. This was one of the multiple reasons they decided to have their wedding there, because this couple...

“You are your own Alternative” – Challenging the definition of the Alternative Wedding

Its something that has always intrigued me.. what exactly is the “Alternative Wedding”? It can probably be defined as non traditional, quirky, creative and about the independent couple but today I want to challenge the way we see weddings. Over the last few years I have seen lots of social media from wedding suppliers “looking” for these so called alternative Weddings or couples. The Wedding Industry kind of gets a little bit obsessed with being different all the time which is good in a way as it keeps things interesting. Keeping an open and exercising the creative mind is great, but not to the detriment of those wanting something a...

A Right Royal Knees Up ~ Alternative wedding styling for Meghan and Harrys Big Day

On this day of celebration I am excited to share a right Royal Knees Up with some alternative wedding styling for Meghan and Harrys Big Day. Now I figure if the happy couple didn’t have to conform to Royal protocol they would be having a very much more relaxed do. Of all the royals Harry has always been the most down to earth with the humanity and fun his mum was known for, and with his Bride he has chosen someone that reflects those values too. With his position comes a certain expectation and I am sure the Wedding is going to be an incredibly stylish event However I reckon if...

A Sassy LGBT Wedding styled shoot with Heavy Metal Influences

Today I am really excited to share this sassy LGBT Wedding styled shoot with Heavy Metal Influences. Images were captured by Paola de Paola, with creative direction by Michaela Fuller of Clear Hearts Alternative Event Planning… Michaela of Clear Hearts says of this amazing shoot…   “These women are strong, daring, madly in love and blissfully married.” “They’re ready to rock, do shots and dance the night away into eternity.” “Their colour choices are a gorgeous winter palette of black and purple, with a hint of silver from intricate patterns of piercing studs.” “From a tattoo artist creating matching tattoos, to synchronised headbanging to their favourite song, this shoot is a...