Category Archives: Thursday Treats

Thursday Treats – 7th April 2011 (+ Happy Birthday to ME!)

Photography Credit: Josephine Sicad-Minerva (You can see the whole beautiful wedding here)

Today is my favourite day of the year…because to day is my BIRTHDAY! I’m 27 today and I know people say this every year, but I feel old…old and very grown up! This last year has been pretty mental and my life has been flipped on it’s head in the last 12 months, but I’ve got a feeling that this next year is going to be even better. Who’s with me?

Because of this day of celebration, this week’s Thursday Treats is a little shorter than usual. In essence, today I plan to mostly be found eating ice cream and sushi (not together though…), opening presents (I hope), going shopping (undoubtedly) and generally treating myself a lot (no question.)

So see you tomorrow my lovelies and I hope you enjoy these special birthday treats!

♥ Brooklyn promenade wedding
The Barbie Bridal Collection {Lifesize!} - every little girls dream and actually quite Rock n Roll in their own way.
A Community Event Wedding
♥ Forget the candy bar, the Spud Bar is where it’s at!
Neeve & Justin’s New York Wedding
♥ Kate Spade has just launched a new bridal line in the US – Wedding Belles (and Whistles)
Incredible SA day after shoot – I love her dress!
♥ Jennifer & Rolanda’s Hot Vintage Same Sex Wedding
♥ Carmen Dell’Orefice was on the cover of Vogue in 1947. Sixty-four years later, she’s still as fabulous as ever
♥ Beautiful ‘In Bloom’ photo shoot – perfect inspiration for spring brides and utterly stunning dresses

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Thursday Treats – 31st March 2011

Photography Credit: Dixie Pixel for Modern Ink Magazine (thanks for sharing your awesome images Tara!)

‘Tis that time of the week again dear reader. Kick off your shoes, grab a cup of something warm and yummy and momentarily induldge in this week’s delectable treats.

m’kay…?

Amy & Chris’ tender & bad ass Beloved session
The many wedding dresses of Elizabeth Taylor
Well Heeled - dying over these Valentino creations
Meanwhile, back at the ranch
Cute & Elegant Montauk wedding
Krikor Jabotian’s au gré d’une brise collection
♥ What your wedding cake choice says about youand for the record, I’m tart & sexy AND open-minded
One of a Kind Portland Weddingthat feathered headpiece. Yum.
How I Learned To Stop Worrying and Plan My Wedding
Little House on the PrairieJ’adore Anissa’s photography…
Mad men & a pink parachute (photography credit: Ausnippets- OMG to this pink and blue dress! I want it baaaaad…

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Thursday Treats – 24th March 2011

Photography Credit: beautiful bicycle wedding by Rachel Thurston found via Oh happy day

First up a little reminder that if you haven’t voted for your favourite couple to win free wedding photography with Xanthe Roxburgh to do so now! The contest is super close right now (in fact when I checked it this morning, two of the couples had the exact same number of votes.) Voting close on Sunday and the winners will be announced on Monday.

So what else has been going on in blog-land I hear you cry?!

Rock n Roll Dallas Wedding
Bohemian Engagement Shoot {with a Bunny!}
Stunning florals
Artist feature of Feather Love Photography & her studio in rue magazine – Noa is one hot chick whoaaa mamma!
Tori & Oli + her beautiful flower headband
A Storyville story - such a beautiful dress
Vintage Alabama Wedding
My personal take on taking things personallya must read for anyone putting themselves ‘out there’ online
Jessica & Stevenand her incredible tulle creation of a dress
The story of my first dress collection by the awesome Elsie
Heartfelt Vintage Wedding (Photography Credit: Becky Holladay)

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Thursday Treats – 17th March 2011 + Winner of 5 VIP Tickets to The Luella’s Boudoir Wedding Fair Announced

MAC’s newest collection, ‘Quite Cute’ (launches in April) is quite simply perfect for me. Credit cards at the ready girls!

It’s been a pretty exciting week for me this week. I was sat on the London Underground yesterday evening with photographer Penny McKinley-Rodgers (who had come to meet me to take some behind the scenes shots of my preparations for my catwalk debut at The Luella’s Boudoir Wedding Fair on Monday.) I turned to her and said…”Wow, my life is weird huh? How do I get myself into this situations?”

You see I’d just spent the day having my pink head crimped and coiffed at a hair trial, trying on some pretty darn stunning wedding dresses and meeting lovely people who’d made me lovely things to wear down the catwalk.  I’ll be posting the pictures to show you how my day went on Saturday so I hope you’ll pop back then to see them.

Talking of The Luella’s Boudoir Wedding Fair, I’d also like to thank everyone who entered the contest to win 5 VIP tickets to the Luella’s Boudoir Wedding Fair. I’m delighted to announce that the Rock n Roll Bride reader who’ll be there to see all the madness unfold is…

Exciting. Becki, I’m looking forward to meeting you…I’ll be on the look out for those pom poms! For those of you that didn’t win but would still like to come (I’ll be there on Monday 21st from 4-9pm), tickets are still available for just £12 (or £18 for 2) book yours now by emailing info@luellasboudoir.co.uk or calling 020 8879 7744.

Alrighty then, let’s get on with these yummy treats shall we?

From Portland to Peonies’ beautiful wedding
Coco De Coeur To Raise Money For Japan
Anthropologie Gift Card Designwow. just wow. Forget the gift, I’d be happy with just the card!
Want To Move To New York City? An International Playgirl Tells You How!
♥ Adorable & Fun Bridal Shower Party Ideasby my girl Jen at Green Wedding Shoes
Model Muse: Charlotte FreeHow gorgeous? New pink hair inspo!
Relaxed Southern Vintage Wedding
Wedding Attire Inspired by Coloured Tights - loving this trend
Chelsea + Rajiv (Photography Credit: Sloan Photographers) - and yes that is a wall of post-its!

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Thursday Treats – 10th March 2011 + Winners of the Twinkie Chan Giveaway Announced!

Photography Credit: Up-Inspired Floating House – wow! Eugene’s Blog via The National Geographic (click for more photos)

I’m starting this weeks post with TWO exciting announcements. First off, the winners of the adorable Twinkie Chan cupcake garlands are…

Huge congrats ladies! You should receive an email asking for your shipping info soon and then Twinkie will send them out to you.

Talking of contests, don’t forget that I’m currently hosting a free wedding photography competition with Xanthe Roxburgh – who doesn’t want free wedding photographs?!

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And second of all…I have some exciting/scary news. On Monday 21st March (a week on Monday) I have been asked to make my catwalk debut at the Luella’s Boudoir Wedding Fair at One Marylebone, London. Oh beeeeeeep!

I will be wearing a number of Luella’s newest items – including debuting the Australian designer Joanna Johnson’s new bridal range – never before seen in this country…she even dressed 5 people at this years Oscars. Yes. My life is that ridiculous.

I am both honored, excited and absolutely terrified all at the same time and I really hope some of you will come down to support me/see me (probably) fall on my arse.

This show is on from 6-9pm on the Monday. Tickets are available now for just £12 each (or two for the special price of £18) with £2.00 per ticket going towards The Eve Appeal. Tickets are limited so book yours now by emailing info@luellasboudoir.co.uk or call 020 8879 7744.

Check out more of Joanna Johnson’s gorgeous designs on her website…ooh I wonder which one I get to wear!?

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OK enough excitement for one day…let’s get on with these treats!

Matt and Maria’s Fireplace Engagement Session
3D photo booth – DIY Tutorial! Oh yes
♥ LACE: New Twists on an Old Tradition
Is it cool to haggle with wedding vendors?
TOMS Shoes Wedding Collection it’s about time! these are so awesome…Rock n Roll Bride’s take note.
Homemade South African Wedding
♥ {Can’t Afford It/Get Over It} Swiss Dots & Polka Dots! – so in love with these cheaper wedding dress alternatives
Intimate San Francisco’s City Hall Wedding
Fresh Greens + Blues: Painted Furnitureso utterly gorgeous
♥ Killer Fashion Blogging: 50 Ways to Take Your Fashion Blog to the Next Level – Brilliant post (I wish I’d written it!) and advice that is totally transferable to any type of blog – so wedding bloggers take note!
Roselyn + Ben’s Strawberry Farm Wedding (photo by Gideon Photography)

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Thursday Treats – 3rd March 2011 + Winner of the ‘Rock n Roll’ Ring Announced!

Credit: stOOpidgErL via f-yeah cute food. There’s no other reason for this photos than it makes me happieeeee! In fact it reminds me of the food in the food fight in Hook! YUM.

So it turns out that a Rock n Roll ring was just what you Rock n Roll Brides were in need of! With over 120 entries a random selection was really the only way to pick the winner and keep it fair. I’m delighted to announce that the winner is…

Congratulations Lou Liddy! I’ll be emailing you soon as to get your shipping info! If you weren’t lucky enough to win this fab ring but you’d still like to purchase some Memento Mori Jewellery, drop Simon an email to mementomori_jewellery@hotmail.com for a catalogue or call him on 07834 155289.

So…In need of more treats?