♥ WristieLove Custom Brooch Winner ♥

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Credit: One Love Photo

Here we go then my pretties, which one of you lovely ladies is the luck winner of the custom brooch by Sana of WristieLove - designed especially to fit your wedding theme?

I thought long as hard about this, but my favourite entry, and the winner is….

Bowie Bride who said:
Hands down fave: The Mini-Pearl Clockhand Brooch. We’re having a vintage-y, David Bowie-inspired, handmade decor, homemade beer, non-gender-specific bridal party, with my sister playing electric guitar as we float down the ol’ aisle, kinda wedding. We’re not really tied down to color – just a bunch of pastels mixed with black, red, peach, and off-white. We want it to look homemade and antique-y, so this brooch would be a fantastic addition. i would use it to pin on my bouquet – i am making my bouquet from scratch out of pins, brooches, handmade t-shirt flowers, newspaper, and whatever else ‘pretty’ i can find. This brooch is stunning and I would be honored to receive it.

Congrats! Sana will be in touch to get all the details to make your prize perfect. I can’t wait to see the result!

Don’t forget, the Love Me Do Photography contest is still very much open. Who wouldn’t want free wedding photography!?

Thursday Treats – 15th Oct 2009

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Credit: DP Photography

My Thursday Treats folder certainly overfloweth this week. Seriously, blog land is busy! Check out some of my highlights…

♥ Rhianne of For the Easily Distracted is having a photo swap. Simply send an unprocessed roll of film to someone else to develop and keep. How fun! Imagine what gems you could end up with?!
♥ Caroline Ghetes is having a photo giveaway
♥ New website alert! Wedcycle is a way to recycle your unwanted wedding bits n bobs and to help out someone in need. Registration is currently FREE so sign up now!
♥ New blog alert! Ruffled has taken over from where Vintage Glam left off.  Prepare for mucho ruffly prettiness
♥ Talking of ruffles – I am crazy about this Bride’s ruffled dress…oooooh and this one!
♥ Get yourself some Smitten Sticks  – cute, handmade, paper expressions – perfect for photo booth fun!
Emily Heizer Photography is giving away a free session to a lucky couple in the New England area. Drop her an email for all the dates and details.
♥ Slightly odd but actually quite awesome business cards
♥ Tips for using photos on your blog - a MUST READ for all bloggers
♥ and tips for photographers submitting photos to blogs!
♥ Clare Bows is giving away and gorgeous custom designed 1920’s style vintage hat…although don’t enter because I want it!
Stephanie & Wil’s wedding = ultimate Rock n Roll swooning alert.
♥ This Sweet & Sassy colourboard on 100 layer Cake makes me swoon
♥ A centrepiece featuring an elephant…yes please!
Holgarized fun fair fun…
Dana & Hunter rock. LA Style Unveiled realised this thank God
Inspirational and sad
♥ Congratulations to all the wedding bloggers who seem to have simultaneously announced their pregnancy over the past few weeks (Princess Lasteron, Steoffery Lang, That Wife, Rosalie Tinted) Can one of you please buy these adorable Marc Jacobs clothes?! I am secretly a little bit scared as we seemed to get married around about the same time as ALL these couples…eeek. For the record babies still scare me.
♥ My friend David is featured in this cool video about funky portrait photography

The Trained Eye (Photography Training Session – Funky Portraits) from FX Films on Vimeo.

♥ Love Love Love…blog love for Rock n Roll Bride this week included:

Little Miss Wedding (Interview)
Tinywater
Jason Schleifer
Erica Berger
Eyespy Photography
DeAnna Masella Photography
Love & Photo
Wedding by Color
Photos by Millie
Under the Cherry Moon

♥ And finally…you have until midnight tonight to enter the WristieLove giveaway to win a fantastic custom designed (to fit your wedding theme) brooch and just over a week to get your entires in for the FREE WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHY contest by Love Me Do Photography. No slackers please.

As always, if you see something online that you think needs to be included in next week’s Thursday Treats – well go ahead and send it my way already!

Rainbow

When I received a sweet email from Lizeth & Rafter asking if I’d like to check out their engagement session I was shocked to discover that their super modest and a-a-amazingly talented photographer Brion Hopkins had never submitted any of his work to a blog before! Blog land has seriously been missing out! I am nuts about all the colour. Each photo looks like it has it’s own little rainbow shining down on it…yummy.

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I Saw a Shooting Star on my Wedding Night

Do you remember Anna & Ryan’s Old Fashioned Love Affair wedding? Well, Mysi & Craig, the photographers of that soiree sent me their very own wedding – they got hitched a few weeks after!

Mysi & Craig got married at a lodge in the middle of nowhere, near her parent’s house in Illinois. They made a lot of the details  – throwing themselves wholeheartedly into the DIY! They created their own programs to look like newspapers and got their invites printed onto handkerchiefs, the design of which was by the amazing etsy artist Heather Jenny.

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Retrospective

For some reason, I have been sent a lot of amazing stuff from South African photographers and couples recently… I don’t know why but it’s nice to know the South Africans are feeling the Rock n Roll love now too!

Newlywed’s Bianca & Sean got married in Cape Town (where they have now lived for 10 years) at a gorgeous restaurant called Pure at Hout Bay Manor. The wedding was based on a vintage/retrospective theme. The Bridesmaids all chose their own sleek black dresses and the boys wore skinny ties and sharp black suits. Bianca looked every bit the vintage princess in a custom made silver satin and lace wedding gown made by local couturier Cindy Bam and a vintage 1920s hat and veil.

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