Category Archives: Thursday Treats

Thursday Treats – 21st July 2011

Photography Credit: via The Metro

I have a confession. It’s 9am on Sunday as I write this.

No I’m not just being a super efficient blogger, I’ve had to write up and schedule out all of this week’s posts way in advance because on Wednesday (erm…yesterday as you read this…) is/was the Jasmine Star workshop that I’ve helped to organise. There will of course be a full report on the blog soon, but for now, please accept this slightly more bite-sized portion of Thursday Treats.

I’m taking today off to recover and go get a Wah manicure with Elbie. How will I choose which awesome design to get!? I will have bumped back down to earth by tomorrow (probably) so if you’re waiting on emails or anything from me, I promise to try get back to you then!

Nerdy props for your photo booth
♥ Arizona DIY Backyard Wedding
♥ Remember the polka dot dress I wore for the Rock n Roll Bride party in April? Well this lucky bride wore it on her wedding day!
♥ Vintage Nesting Photo Shoot
‘Runaways’ fashion shoot by 16 year old photographer Ann He

One day on Earth – Video project sharing simultaneous events all filmed on the same day. Incredible.
Fluttering fabric, woodland engagement session
Fashion inspired cakes
♥ Cute scrabble and comic book anniversary session
♥ Announcing: Radical Self Love Bootcamp!
juliewillyoumarryme.comSUPER cute and geek-tastic proposal idea (watch the video at the bottom of her reading it!)

Short n sweet :-)

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Thursday Treats – 14th July 2011 + Inspiration Overdrive + Changing the Face of Engagement Photography

Photography Credit: Ophelia Photography (you can see the full vintage-inspired beautiful shoot here)

This week was one of those that hit me with a steam train of inspiration! I was lucky enough to meet a couple of people this week that I’ve wanted to for a while including Lisa Gratton of Ophelia Photography who is over in London for vacation (love her as much as I do her photography now!) and Thaoski.

Thaoski?’ I hear you asking, ‘who’s that?’.

One word – incredible.

Have you ever met someone and just thought ‘OMG we totally get each other?’ Yeah so that what happened to me this week. It was the first time we’d met and we pretty much gassed for 4 hours straight! In a nutshell Thaoski is an art director of incredible engagement shoots (I’ve featured one of them in the past here). She lives in a life of love stories, and through her work wants to share these stories in beautiful and creative ways. The shoots she directs (she isn’t a photographer but works closely with a number of photographers) are beautiful, evocative and unusual. She takes inspiration directly from the couple – what they love and how their live – and often bases the shoots on movies or places they visit. This lady is reinventing engagement photography and I’m so excited to see what she comes up with next.

Anyway, seriously…enough gushing already! But be sure to check out her blog and download her beautifully presented book, The 7 Biggest Mistakes Couple’s Make with their Engagement Photography. It’s a wonderful guide for you to use to make sure you get the very best out of your e-shoot. She’s even running a competition for one lucky couple to win a shoot with her!

Click the image to download the free guide

Right – on with the main part of this show we call treats!

Zebra wedding ideas
♥ A Day with Dogfish Beer - these cinemagraphs SLAY me
♥ Vibrant Orange Handmade Wedding
♥ Vintage Nautical Chic Beach Wedding
A brightly coloured blogger’s wedding
Creative vaudeville and burlesque cabaret inspired wedding
♥ Love this new series from Bowie Bride – Buddy Holly Bride (so cute!) Unicorn Bride (so bad ass!)
♥ HELLO Striped Bridesmaids’ Skirts
♥ Colourful vintage wedding
♥ Dominique + Ron’s 1950’s Retro Southern California wedding (part two here and part three here!)

Photography Credit: Joielala Photographie

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Thursday Treats – 7th July 2011 + Candid Reception Photos of Kate Moss’ Wedding + I’m in Marie Claire Magazine!

Fist up, to those of you that have ordered Rock n Roll Bride wedding planning notebooks or wall planners the first batch is being shipped out this week so you should have them really soon! I can’t wait to hear what you all think of them. If you haven’t got round to ordering yours yet, don’t worry there’s still time (we’ve extended ordering time indefinitely because we had such a great response to them.)

You can get your mitts on both the notebooks and wall planners (only £7.50 & £20 respectively) though the fabulous notonthehighst.com.

In other news, I’ve been featured in this month’s Marie Claire Magazine (UK edition) in a feature about ‘Super Bloggers’ (!) I usually save my press showing off for the end of the month, but I’m so thrilled about this coverage that I wanted to do a little pimp right away! I haven’t actually seen it in real life yet but readers who have subscriptions say it looks awesome! A little tease for you…

How bloody exciting. Thank you Marie Claire!

Charming cape town wedding – I love her high-necked wedding dress
♥ Gorgeous “British Invasion” Bridal Brunch
♥ Outrageous Millinery Fashions
Swooning over the Dior A/W 2011 fashion show
♥ DIY Mustache And Muah – super cute and super simple
♥ Engagement Photos In the Vegetable Garden
♥ Glamorous camping photo shoot
Stripy, French wedding inspiration
♥ Measuring the Value of a Book (or a Blog)
Is it totally weird that these shoes make me want to cry? They’re that beautiful! (also available in lavendermint and all over glitter!)
♥ Bordeaux, France {Come Fly Away with Me}

Photography Credit: Davidone

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Thursday Treats – 30th June 2011

Photography Credit: Caroline Ghetes Photography (Full wedding can be seen here)

This week’s Thursday Treats is a bumper edition! Quite simply, I found so much prettiness online this week and I wanted to share it all. So why not take a more leisurely tea break this afternoon and enjoy the extra link loveliness?

You’re welcome.

♥ A Summer Shop Display – fab DIY ideas
Parisian Stripes – Black & White Wedding Inspiration
♥ The Pimp, the Grocer and the Hit Man: Magnetise Your Headings Using the Power of the Unexpected
Photography-themed Boutonnieres
DIY Hammered Spoon Place Cards
♥ The San Gabriel House Wedding by Sweet Sunday Events
Fun quirky vintage shoot – Columbia Road, London
♥ Pretty in Pink South Carolina Barnyard Wedding
♥ Charming French Country Wedding

Photography Credit: Neda Rajabi of Cargo Collective

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Thursday Treats – 23rd June & A Little Reminder

Photography Credit: Lindsay Ellingson by Antoine Verglas for Gravure via Fashion Gone Rogue

First up a little reminder and some good news! The Rock n Roll planning notebooks and wallplanners are still available to buy through the fabulous notonthehighstreet.com. We originally planned to limited the ordering until the end of June, however the response has been so phenomenal that Sugalily and I have decided to extend ordering time indefinitely. Great news if you don’t get paid until the end of next week…or if you friend has just got engaged and you’re on the lookout for a unique gift (hint hint.)

The wedding planning notebooks and 2012 wallplanners will be available to order from notonthehighstreet.com for the foreseeable future. Hurrah! The notebook costs just £7.50 and the wallplanner will only sent you back £20 – and both come with free delivery to anywhere in the UK (although we can ship worldwide.)

Happy days…

OK..treat time!

A cute Manhattan engagement
My favourite Lipstick – I’m loving this idea!
♥ Sombreros y Rancheros Hat Party Bridal Shower
Fun tattooed engagement shoot with animal masks!
♥ Our Love Is Sweeter Than Honey Bridal Shower
Cotton themed wedding
♥ Little Horsethief Ranch wedding
A dreamy wedding
♥ Handmade Southern wedding: Josh + Amelia
Beach camping engagement shoot

Photography Credit: Danielle Gillett Photography

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Thursday Treats – 16th June 2011

Credit: Lime Crime Make Up

I made my first Lime Crime purchase this week. I’ll be honest, I was totally swayed by the pretty pink packaging and the fact that one of the lipsticks I bought was called ‘Airbourne Unicorn‘ – you know I need that in my life! I was also completely taken with the ‘Mint to Be‘, ‘New Yolk City‘ lipsticks from the latest ‘Pop Romance’ collection too too…but I think I might get some weird (well even weirder than usual) looks if I rocked these around town!

Lime Crime cosmetics are are not tested on animals & certified cruelty-free by PETA. So now I feel even better about my new purchases.

Also, must put a quick reminder about the Rock n Roll Bride wedding planning notebooks and 2012 wallplanners, which are available for purchase now. Thank you to everyone who’s bought one already, they’re pretty awesome huh?

So, apart from spending my hard-earned cash on pretties, here’s what else has been filling my mind this week…

Sarah & Adam’s day after session
♥ Loving this cotton, lace , burlap and coral blossoms bouquet
Blackberry Tea – Spring wedding inspiration
♥ What Bloggers Can Learn from Porn Stars
♥ Laura & Warren’s Wonderous Wedding
♥ Sweet Minnesota Fusion Wedding
♥ Check out this mile long urban park -recycled from the former elevated freight railroad spur in NYC. Just WOW.
♥ DIY Chanel Oversized Pouch
♥ Celtic Countryside Inspiration
Long Beach DIY wedding

Photography Credit: Chad Cress

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