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The Original Tattooed Brides

The original tattooed bride photographers, Allebach sent me these this morning and I had to get them up right away. What could be better to gaze at right before Christmas that tattooed beauties looking shaaweeet!?

The images came from a ‘shoot out’ in Philadelphia, where a bunch of photographers gets together and shoot the same situation together to learn from each other and generally get some kick ass imagery themselves…

So the Philly Photog Shootout happened. In case you haven’t heard a Photog shootout is an event where photographers meet, photograph models and learn from each other. Anyway Rob “Ninja” Nicholson contacted me because he wanted to get a punk rock bridal theme going and needed a few more models. So I reached out to the most amazing couples in the world (my clients) and got a few responses. Jess an amazing bride (and rollergirl) married earlier this year was one of the first to respond. Patty DeCasere (my old punk rock band‘s drummer’s former band‘s singer’s wife – got it?) did an amazing job giving Jess a mohawk.Alicia from the 20s flapper shoot we did at the historic Stotesbury Mansion handled the costume design (available for wardrobe at belle_morte66@yahoo.com)Erin Proud (wedding planner of Lori & Kevin’s Eastern State Penitentiary wedding) channeled her inner anger and teenage angst for the shoot, along with an amazing wedding photographer turned model, Leslie Gilbert.

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Thursday Treats – 17th Dec 2009

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Credit: One Love Photo

#It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…#

Specially outside my front door, as it is currently snowing…woo! Will we finally have a white Christmas this year? That would certainly be awesome indeed. Let’s see what I’ve been spending my time doing this past 7 days shall we?

♥ The wonderful Gala Darling is one of my biggest blogging inspirations. She wrote this letter to me (well to all her readers, but it’s so poignant to me and how I’m feeling right now that it might as well have been addressed to moi) to let us know how great we are. It totally made my week so I have to share it with you too. Be sure to listen to the audio version, where she reads it in her cute kiwi accent. I heart her. Thanks you Ms Darling!
♥ My SEO article was featured in the UK website, Enterprise Nation, which is all about the 5-9er – i.e people who work full time jobs but run their own business after hours – that’s me alright! Thanks to Emma for the feature
The Broke Ass Bride website has had a glamorous makeover! Dana has worked stupendously hard to revamp her already stonkingly popular blog.
Why fewer blog comments aren’t a bad thing
♥ Being in the UK, the new FTC announcement for sponsorship transparency doesn’t apply to me. However this article has persuaded me that writing one may be the best blogging decision I could make.
♥ We bought kittens! We have to wait until February 7thto get them because they are still only a monthand a month and a half old. I love them so much already! The one on the left is a boy and the one on the right is a girl. The are Maine Coons and will be heeeuge when they grow up (check out the girl’s daddy!) Any help with names will be greatly appreciated. Want to see more piccies?

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Thursday Treats – 10th Dec 09

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Credit: via .la douleur exquise. (photographer unknown)

Nom nom nom…yum yum yum…and all that. I’ve searched the web so you don’t have to. Savour and enjoy

‘Love pops up’ in this cute Vegas-style temporary chapel
Blogging: A Community or a Business?
Beards are Epic
♥ She’s so damn inspirational it hurts
Two beautiful brides and two beeeautiful dresses!
Genuine vintage wedding finds
♥ Mel of Milena Organic Hair Studios in Newtown Australia specializes in amazing retro, pin up, rockabilly, rock n roll and generally amazing hair styling! She is offering one lucky Rock n Roll Bride reader a $100 voucher at her uber cool salon. Go check out her website then just drop her an email mentioning Rock n Roll Bride for your chance to snag it!
♥ The lovely lovely Abbey of Sugalily sent me a little gift of love in the post this week! It’s a custom ‘Kat’ necklace from her new range of ‘Tattoo my Heart’ stationary which is launching soon. How cute! I am so excited to have a sneak peak. Thank you Abbey!

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Thursday Treats – 03rd Dec 2009

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Credit: Lucas Brown

Why hello December, you snuck up on us real fast didn’t you?! I’m not quite ready to get proper festive just yet, but here’s my usual conglomerate of candy sweetness to keep you going until I am.

♥ How had I let Cliché magazine pass me by?! Plus my friend Lara Jade (well online friend… I like to fantasise that we are actually buddies) is thrice featured! So much swoon
♥ I may not be ready for Crimbo yet but I’m sure some of you would like help with your shopping. This is the definitive playgirl shopping list
DIY engagement shoot. I love.
Valentino. Yes please.
♥ A simple yet and wonderful seaside wedding
♥ Girlie, ruffled, gorgeous
The Groom style to beat all groom style. Three words - Velvet. Teal. Jacket.
Take your blog to a whole new level
♥ I want to eat this
♥ Freakin’ kick ass wedding polaroids (via a desert fete)
♥ What cool and awesome reception details!
♥ Beautiful 1920’s inspired wedding shoot
♥ 17 crazily gorgeous and completely unique business card ideas (via Princess Lasertron)
♥ OMG this dress! I can’t wait to see more of this wedding…
♥ Cinematic & awe-inspiring shoot
♥ Hee hee! Tea cup with little legs!
♥ UK photographers, Tino & Pip are desperate for an awesome Rock n Roll couple’s wedding to shoot. Therefore they are offering half price coverage to a deserving and rockin’ couple!
♥ This is not a new article, but a friend of mine sent this to me to cheer me up. Feeling jealous of other people’s success and inadequate with what I’m doing with Rock n Roll Bride is part of the job of trying to make a success of your own business I guess! Don’t be different, be unique! (Thanks Andri – mwah)
♥ If you are still on the hunt for quirky, unique & adorable bridesmaid dresses then look no further than Quail Bridal. I am currently having a love affair with the teal ‘toasting’ dress
♥ I love these authentic vintage touches
♥ I just had to share this image shot by The Nichols from Sarah & Jaime’s wedding. After pink, this shade of green is my favourite colour ever. For the full report head over to Green Wedding Shoes later today.

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♥ Shhh! An incognito New York Photographer is running a photo shoot contest. Incognito because they are keeping their identity a secret so not so influence the entries they receive. They say,
In an effort to only attract the most creative, I have decided to remain anonymous. I do not want contestants going to my website for inspiration on what they think I may be looking for. I want them to be creative and original. I realize that this is unorthodox, but I truly believe this will enable me to find the type of contestants I seek.

I would love it if a Rock n Roll couple won this. Come on you can do it!

The Mold Breakers Contest

♥ Living TV are still on the look out for a Rock n Roll couple to take part in the next series of Four Weddings. If you’re in the UK and getting hitched between now and March then get in touch! For anyone who hasn’t seen the show before, here’s the info from the production team:

We are casting for the second series of “Four weddings” which see’s 4 brides attending each others’ weddings as guests and they will judge & score the day as a whole based on four categories, The Dress, The Food, The Venue and The Overall Experience. The scores are not disclosed amongst the other brides until after all the weddings when it will be revealed whose wedding has been judged the best! The bride with the highest score at the end of the show will win a Luxury dream honeymoon.
We would really love a real variety of weddings celebrating different cultures and personal interests.We would love to include a gothic wedding or burlesque wedding, however we’re open to all sorts of weddings.This wedding would need to be taking place in December, January or February.

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♥  I love posting videos to make you happieee

You may have seen this – it’s all over the internet, but my husband showed it to me on Tuesday and I melted (and laughed!)

Super 8 is super awesome huh?

Renee & Bob from A Bryan Photo on Vimeo.

Time Lapse is cool 

Jason and Anna Wedding Timelapse from Jason Ball on Vimeo.

You will love or hate this. I can’t help but love it (Thanks Dana!) 

♥ Love love love…this week’s mutal link love goes to…

Gerber + Scarpelli
Segerius Bruce Photography
Tino & Pip
J+C Photography
Shannon Nicole Smith
Dixie Pixel

Thursday Treats – 26th Nov 2009

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Credit: Mariell Amélie via N.E.E.T Magazine

Woooooooo my favourite time of the week – it’s Thursday Treats time (cue cheesy big band fanfare). I’m getting straight into this bad boy…

♥ OK this is exciting. I just received and email from none other than Jimmy Choo to tell me about their new contest where you could win an amazing Jimmy Choo experience PLUS lots of lovely shoes and handbags all in the name of charity!
Modern. Funky. Fabulous
♥ I’m a fan of these dresses – especially the beautiful tulle creation
♥ Crazy about this cake topper – gothic Hello Kitty!
Californian campfire wedding
♥ Darkness and black magic
♥ Vintage swooning
♥ A finishing touch
♥ All brides can now be bloggers
Vow renewal - yay or neigh?
♥ Big WHOA required for this uber glam purple dress!
♥ Awesome shoes and massive feathered earrings!
Baby pink and blue - I have more shoe love right here
♥ Fabulous red and blue details
♥ Creative backdrop ideas
Yellow pages flowers?
♥ A classic vintage wedding. I swoon.
♥ More vintage glam! A love shoot to die for
♥ With it’s wide purple sash and high neckline, this dress has an almost kimono feel. Loves it.
Check out Claire & Tim’s amazing amazing zoo wedding on Polkadot Bride. love that dress and love the ice cream truck!
♥ My friend Rhiannon who makes beautiful wedding stationary and general wedding flippery (and who designed the goorrrgeous header for my site) was featured in Company magazine this month. Woop woop you go girl! Edit: her site is currently under construction but I will be sure to let you know when it’s all up and gorgeous for you to visit it.
♥ Rockstar Diaries writer and general internet celebrity Taza (aka Naomi) has fiiinally put some more of her beautiful headband creations up for sale. Snap them up while you still can! EDIT: ok so it would appear these all actually sold out before I was even able to get the post up! But I still had to include it – stand by for more headbands in the shop soon (we all hope!)
♥ Talking of internet celebrities – blog land favourite Max Wanger has done it again with this fabulous engagement shoot.
♥ CNNgo article by the fabulous La Carmina called My Big Fat Asian Wedding – check out the wacky wonderfulness!
♥ So we’re all either married or planning to be getting married right? Well that certainly doesn’t mean we can’t lust over a few hot indie boys (apologies to my male readers for this one!)
♥ Sugarlily and Pretty Lovely are giving away some gorgeous custom stationary. I want!
♥ If you have approximately 2 seconds, please head over to Bride Tide and vote you ass off for Rock n Roll Bride as best wedding blog. I’ll love you forever. Promise.
♥ Our video stars this week are…

This is by far the coolest surprise wedding/elopement video on the planet. Very David Lynch-eque and just wonderful. Just wow. Head over to OBB for the full story and their flickr for all the photos

 

30- 40 birthday party…and a surprise wedding from Lorien Gabel on Vimeo.

Henley and Laura – Wedding Highlights from FX Films on Vimeo.

Danielle & Jerry Save The Date from Sharrone Calafiore on Vimeo.

From this carnival wedding

Eeek! Mortifying…

 ♥ It’s shout out city up in here…

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From Fraai
Photos by Millie
Barebone Photo
Love My Dress
First Date Advice
Boho Weddings & Events

♥ For those of you who don’t follow me on facebook or twitter, I was featured in Cosmopolitan Bride magazine this month! I didn’t know Miranda the lovely Editor was planning on mentioning me so I got way too over excited to see myself in there! To celebrate this quite frankly amazing issue – the best I’ve ever seen from them – and with the magazine’s consent, I’ll be scanning and sharing some of my favourite pages from the mag sometime over the weekend so that all of my lovely American readers can see what they’re missing out on!  Thanks again to Miranda and her fabulous team!

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♥ Aaand Woo! the Maggie Sottero website used a photo and bio of me in my dress! I submitted it thinking it may be a bit too ‘out-there’ for them but seems I doubted them wrongly – Maggie you rock!

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Photo Credit: Segerius Bruce Photography

Thursday Treats – 19th Nov 2009

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Credit: Credit: Matt Miller for Our Labor of Love

Oooh what a set of tasty treats I have for you this week. As ever, I have been blown away with the joy that blog land and the internet has spread this week. First off an extra special mention to Naz of Oliver Rue who sent me a little delight in the post in the form of some ‘rockstar’ magnets and the most adorable handmade card which is now adoring my fridge. I can not express how happy this package made me. I was having a really stressful day and getting home to a parcel wrapped in leopard print really made my week!

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So what else has made me smile this week…?

♥ Check out this inspiring and quirky DIY beach wedding. Loving all the details!
♥ Wanna go to an indie wedding show in Chicago? Edyta Szyszlo is giving away 5 free tickets.
Blog links - links mean love!
♥ Windows to make you go ‘wow’
These stairs make me really really happy
♥ 80’s style roller disco wedding!
Gorgeous interiors, divine inspiration and Polaroid goodness
Pink perfection
♥ Supermodels in vintage
♥ A Victorian inspired shoot to make you swoon
♥ An old fashioned gal
Erin & Chuck ever after
♥ This pink vintage style shoot = love!
♥ I have certainly been guilty of stress over the last few weeks…but this really helped me put it all into perspective
Reconstruction. Revamp your wardrobe and take pretty pictures (one included here was a must!)
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♥ N.E.E.T magazine is an awesome and too kool for skool online mag. Think The Face vs Etsy vs the Urban Outfitters catalogue and you’re half way there. I love! via Stephanie Williams
Fabulous fall frocks - including black wedding dresses and unconventional bridesmaid dress choices
♥ Superstar cake ideas
♥ Talking of cakes….cake proposal!
♥ The fake photo frame thing has been done – how about a fake Polaroid!?
Ban Do do it again – their new ‘Heart’ line is total rockstar…and all under $50! If anyone wants to buy me a Christmas present then I ain’t saying no!
Holga!
♥ Exciting news at Rock n Roll towers, Julia Boggio has asked me to model for her and her Vintage Boudoir series. I will be doing the shoot in January and can’t wait to play dress up! Check out her blog for some of her past shoots and the video as a teaser as to what I’ll be getting up to. Wooo so exciting!
♥ You are into the last few days to get your entries in for the Erica Berger trash the dress photo shoot contest. The finalists will be announced on Monday!

♥ The videos have been pouring in this week…so much so that limiting the post to just one would be criminal. Enjoy! 

 

The Big Day www.TheBrokeAssBride.com from Digital Princess Productions on Vimeo.

Sweet memories of Rye from cine8 on Vimeo.

Tom and Bethany’s Wedding Summary from alan silva on Vimeo.

Plus – my friend La Carmina went on NBC to promote her new book, Cute Yummy Time  - Wooooooooooooo! She is the actual cutest. This book (and her other new one – Wacky Theme Restaurants - multi tasking or what?!) are certainly on my Christmas list.

♥ Aaaand finally a bit of mutual link loveage…

Hot Pink Brides
Omnibride
Kat Braman Photography
Tino & Pip
One Wed
Segerius Bruce
(Check out this Prague photo shoot!)

By the way, if you do link to me on your blog then be sure to drop me an email and let me know so I can share the love and link right back!