Credit: Dapper Images via Wedding Chicks
Thursday Treats is my absolute favourite post to put together and as I write this a few days early (yes I love it that much) am sat here with two teeny kitties snoozing on my desk! Oh yes, the Williams’ have kitteeeeens! I am SO FRIGGIN’ excited. They are Maine Coons so are going to be ginormous but right now let’s enjoy the cute. Let me introduce, Rachel – I’m ever so beautiful but still a little shy – Williams and Henry - I like to explore everything & the other day I nearly climbed up the chimney – Williams
If you want to see more photos of us, head over to Mummy’s Flickr…
Okey doke, on with the rest of this week’s goodness…and yes I think you’re right, Thursday Treats is getting longer and longer every week. I guess you can never have too much of a good thing!
♥ This week I was asked by 16 year old writer and blogger Rachel Phipps if I’d be interviewed for her website. Hell to the yes I would! Head over to her site, Waste my Life Pretending, to read the full article. I particularly enjoyed answering the question ‘What’s in your bag right now?’ answer – ‘ a hell lot of crap it would seem!’
♥ Rock n Roll Wedding: Red, Pink & White
♥ 5 Ways Small Businesses Can Avoid Social Media Panic
♥ Beautiful fairy lights
♥ The best worst website ever. Beware..brace yourself for some eye bleeding
♥ Divine offbeat bridal dress
♥ Gem of a bouquet
♥ Be Mine - darling valentines shoot – cupid, angel wings and falling paper hearts
♥ The Fringe - amazing vintage fashion shoot
♥ Cupcakes & hearts - another stunning Valentine’s shoot
I may well be stating the obvious here, but Amy & Jay’s wedding is freakin’ awesome. Hell to the yeah…I love to blog this stuff!
We were married on 01/02/10 in Brooklyn, NY. We really love our neighborhood and wanted to keep it local, allowing our guests to fully experience the day in Williamsburg Brooklyn. We had our ceremony and three course vegan meal at a place called Monkey Town. As a wedding gift, one of our best friends/dancer/aerialist/choreographer, Sarah Wollschlager, did an aerial performance to Etta James’ “At Last,” which contributed to the uniqueness and beauty of our ceremony. Our officiant, from the Brooklyn Society of Ethical Culture, Tasha Paley, also made the ceremony even more personal- she brought laughter to our guests and made several of us shed a tear while reading an excerpt from “The Little Prince.”
We then had the reception at Trophy Bar, which included an open bar, dancing, vegan cupcakes, and a photobooth. For the photobooth, two of our best friends created a caution tape backdrop and set up a wireless remote, allowing the guests to get ready and pose! As far as vegan cupcakes in NYC go, Babycakes is the absolute best…we were so relieved that all of the non-vegan guests really loved them! They also made us a 6″ cake, where we put our super cute monster cake toppers, created by Leslie Levins. It was absolutely an incredible day and it wouldn’t have been what it was without our amazing friends!
Amy had two dresses – the ceremony dress was found on Ebay and was a similar design to Maggie Sottero’s Rasharna dress, which she loved but when she saw the less-fussy Ebay version she was sold! Her reception dress was from Betsey Johnson’s Spring 2008 collection. She carried a felt bouquet by Jennifer Rae of Ribbons n Bows Boutique (who she discovered through Rock n Roll Bride!)
Wanna see more? Check out their slideshow! Oh…and their wedding invitation video is too damn cool for words (check it out after the jump…)
Wooo! Part one of Matt & Danielle’s wedding went down a storm and part 2 is just as rad. Eeeek!
Matt’s gifts to his groomsmen were holga cameras with film. we are waiting on a couple more rolls but the next 5 photos were taken by Ray Jones. anyone who has a holga knows that its pretty for daylight exposure but without light it can be a challenge. well ray rigged one of our pocket wizards to the holga for the shots below.
(love this shaaaweet little gif file…)
Credit: Kirsty Mitchell Photography
First of all I have to start by saying O.M.G how awesome is this image sent to me by Kirsty Mitchell (and yes the bow was really that big) If you haven’t seen her work before then go check out her Flickr - amazing doesn’t even cover it! The make up was done by Elbie Van Eeden and I just loooove it.
So what else has been going on? Well I’ve been frantically trying to get on top of all this bloggy goodness plus writing magazine articles (not that I’m complaining!) plus looking forward to the designer wedding show. On that note, thanks to everyone who entered the contest to win 2 free tickets. U used a random number generator to pick the winner and it is (dum dum duuuuuum)
“Oh my, now that my fiance and I have set a date it would be amazing to go to this and get some ideas!! Fabulous site by the way, thank you for providing something for those of us who want something different”
Woo. Send me an email with your address so I can get the tickets posted to you. Everybody else, if you still want to come tickets cost just £16 when bought in advance (and I think £18 on the door) so I hope to see some more of you there on the Friday.
Okey dokey, on with this show that we call Thursday Treats – hurrah!
♥ This week, the uber cool Dana of the Broke Ass Bride fame asked me to write a guest post for her, so I took the opportunity to contact some of my all time favourite wedded couples to ask them about their broke ass/rock n roll wedding days
♥ 20 minutes on a frozen pond among a field at sunset
♥ I’m loving these gorgeous shades of white
♥ Subtle hues & darling dresses
♥ Retro fabulous and awesome distressed paintwork
♥ Gothic ballet dancer
♥ Is getting more blog readers the right goal?
♥ Some favourite wedding elements
♥ Telling stories and creating fairytales
♥ This dress is a little bit to die for
♥ Amazing bride and groom cake (scroll right down)
♥ Camp Wing wedding
♥ Flowers & fashion – coat shoes, dress. I love it all!
Credit: The Cherry Blossom Girl
Wow what an exciting weeks it’s been so far. Not only are things hotting up (as ever) with the votes for the winners of the Kat Braman Free Photography Contest (if you haven’t voted yet then go ahead and do it already!) but blog land exploded with excitement over my Vintage Boudoir shots with Julia Boggio. We knew they’d go down well but we never expected anything like the response we got. Thanks so much for everybody who commented on the blog, on twitter and on facebook. I read every single one and they all brought a smile to my face. Extra special thanks to all the other bloggers who took the time to write about and share the photos on their blogs already – Hot Pink Brides, Little White Book Blog, Charley Beard, Plans and Presents, Always Andri, Flutterfly Events & Boho Wedding and Events.
♥ First up, I’ve cracked and joined Formspring. For those of you that don’t know, it’s a website where randoms ask you questions. I don’t quite ‘get’ the appeal right now but I guess that’s how Twitter started! Hell, if I get some good ones then I may even post them here next week. So, wanna ask me a question?
♥ Michonne & Mike’s amazing vintagey/rockabilly wedding
♥ Loving the car, the veil & the sunflower/daisy centerpieces
♥ Flapper girls (and boys) play in a photobooth
♥ Nubby Twiglet’s ‘What I Wore’ – making me reconsider my opinions on sparkly leggings
♥ Gorgeous vintage style fashion shoot
♥ Fabulous interview with my fabulous friend Rhiannon of Under the Cherry Moon (she designed my website graphics dont-ya-know)
♥ Ice lanterns
♥ Incrediblly gorgeous rustic details
♥ Flippin’ amazingly authentic vintage engagement shoot - their style sends me c-c-c-razy!
♥ Comic book inspired engagements
♥ There is something too fabulous about her dress/long glove combo to ignore
♥ How websites work.
♥ There is just something about her simple dress that I love…
♥ The owl and the umbrella
♥ Pop art wedding
♥ Plaid wedding dress
♥ This is one kick ass couple
♥ Floaty dress and freakin’ awesome biker boots. Hell to the YES!
Credit: Leah McCormick
Those who follow me on Twitter and Facebook will know I’ve had a rough few days of late. I’ve been letting things (or should I say certain people!) get to me and it must stop! Arrgh… so I apologise for that right now. However, in a much more positive vein, I am very excited to get going with this week’s Thursday Treats as it always cheers me to share such internet wonderfulness with you all, my dear readers and loyal fans
♥ First off – erm..hello? How fabulous are the photos at the top of this post? It was taken by the amazingly fun, cool, quirky and chatty Leah McCormick who I was lucky enough to meet on a cold day in London just before Christmas. I took her for a walk around Soho and down Carnaby Street where she went nuts over the Christmas decorations. Well they are pretty gorgeous aren’t they?
♥ 10 of the weirdest wedding invitations - I think they’re all pretty damn cool actually!
♥ Eeek! My Vintage Boudoir shoot from Julia Boggio is almost ready to share! Julia just send me a little teaser…man she’s naughty, now I’m even more excited to see them! How awesome are these going to be huh?
♥ Tantrums & Tiara’s have named their newest hair comb after moi et ma petite blog. Thank you
♥ Beeeautiful vintage winter engagement shoot
♥ N.E.E.T magazine are neeeeat indeed. This fashion spread rules
♥ Sweet little pinup hotness
♥ Culture Bridal Couture. Oh my.
♥ Steampunk wedding cake - yum!
♥ Mountains of pink ruffles
♥ One Love Photo’s awesome wedding show set up - who wouldn’t book them!?
♥ Yes, cutlery can be beautiful
♥ Be sure to match your pooch with your shoes (via Erin ever After)