Category Archives: Thursday Treats

Thursday Treats: Now Including Business Bites!


Photography: Wildflower Images

With the new year just around the corner, I’ve been reviewing how I do certain things and seeing how I can make improvements going into 2014. One of the smaller changes I’ve decided to make is to merge Thursday Treats with Friday’s Business Bites post. I’ve decided that dedicating a whole blog post slot to a second links round up article is a bit of a waste and so instead I’ll now be posting either a second Green Room article each week on a Friday afternoon or another real wedding feature! You’re very welcome.

Do you have any grand (or small) plans for change in 2014?

Weddings & Weddingy Things

Eclectic 1920s wedding
Gotta love a blue haired bride
Amazingly colourful wedding
Damn this is one cool couple!


Photography: Mitch Pohl

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Thursday Treats: Photo Booths, Karaoke and Monster Hangovers

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Greetings from hangover HQ! Last night I was in Brighton on my first Christmas party of the year with the Photography Farm crew. There was a photo booth, karaoke and wine… oh so much wine. It was an utter blast but of course I’m suffering for it today. In fact all I’m really capable of is lounging on the sofa and indulging in some lovely internet procrastination – won’t you join me?

Weddings & Weddingy Things

Giant paper flowers!
Whimsical and colourful Michigan wedding
Beautiful woodland wedding
Loving this bride’s fabulous pink hair!
♥ Vintage hire wedding


Photography:  Naomi V Photography

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Thursday Treats: My Delirium

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Photography: Corey Sleap

One of the coolest shops I visited during my time in Australia was My Delirium in Melbourne. A visual onslaught in its OTT décor, it is a treasure trove of vintage sequins, fur and psychedelic prints laid across two sprawling floors. Although I left empty handed it was certainly worth a visit just to gawp alone. If you’re in Melbourne any time soon you definitely have to check it out!

This week has been completely uneventful and all about getting back to work. I’ve also spent a disproportionate amount of time in my unicorn onesie getting over that inevitable post-travel bug. It’s been a harsh bump back down to reality for sure.

Oh and Happy Thanksgiving to my American friends and readers!

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Photography: Corey Sleap

Weddings & Weddingy Things

Spanish multi colour wedding
Vegas elopement in Polaroids
♥ Loved reading this snapshot of marriage, five years on
Gorgeous real elopement
INCREDIBLE warehouse wedding


Photography: Dan O’Day

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Thursday Treats: Back Home and Wrapping Up Warm

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Photography: Corey Sleap

BRR!! Talk about stating the obvious but oh England you are so cold! I landed back in the UK on Tuesday morning and after nearly a month in balmy (or at least nicely mild) spring temperatures down under the 5 degree welcome was a little tough to take. I’m currently sat on my sofa wrapped up in two jumpers, black tights and a massive scarf, I guess there’s no hiding from the fact that winter is well as truly here!

This week I’ve mostly been getting back into my routine, catching up on emails (oh so many emails) and spending as much time as possible squeezing those kitties of mine. It may be chilly but it’s bloody amazing to be home. I knew I’d missed everyone, but when I saw Gareth waiting for me at Heathrow I actually nearly burst into tears. What an old sop!

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Photography: Corey Sleap

Weddings & Weddingy Things

Colourful boho inspiration
Hipster bride and groom portraits
Proper Star Wars engagement shoot
Whimsical Portland brunch


Photography: June Lion

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Thursday Treats: Melbourne to Auckland to Wellington and Back Again!

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Photography: Jel Photography

Since we last spoke I’ve been in three different cities, two countries and taught over 90 people… Not what you would call a low-key week! After saying goodbye to our Melbourne digs at 5am last Friday we hopped on an early flight to Auckland. Our time in this city was short – only two and a half days, and with the majority of it spent teaching there wasn’t too much time to take in the sights.

Luckily, Gala used to live there and our apartment was in a really central location so she was able to quickly show us a few key highlights. Burger Fuel (yum!), Tanuki’s Cave (even more yum – the cabbage and Japanese mayo, although it sounds gross, was life changing) and Shaky Isles which had some of the most fun branding and décor I’ve ever seen.

Our Auckland workshop wrapped at 6pm on Sunday night and we rushed to the airport to catch our flight down to Wellington, where Gala grew up. We spent two blissful days in her childhood home being spoilt by her gorgeous parents. Having time with literally nothing on the agenda was just what we needed after two weeks of non-stop travel.

We’re now back in Melbourne and teaching our final class on this Antipodean adventure. It’s been an exhausting few weeks but completely amazing too. Of course, I’m really missing everyone back home now too, it feels like I’ve been away forever and I can’t wait to see everyone again next week.

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Photography: Jel Photography

Weddings & Weddingy Things

LA weddding at Marvimon
Gorgeous Ace Hotel wedding in Portland
Indie Spanish wedding
Woodsy Catskills wedding
♥ Vintage Adelaide wedding


Photography: Kate Pardey Photography

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Thursday Treats: Hello Melbourne & ABC News!


Photography Credit: Lakshal Perera

This week has been slap bang back to work all round! After one last quick splash in the ocean we said goodbye to Port Douglas and hopped on a plane to Brisbane to teach our first class.. The babes that came along to Bleeding Heart Gallery last weekend were of course as wonderful as we could have hoped for, in fact I don’t think Gala, Shauna and I have laughed as much during a class before!

Then, bright and early Monday morning we packed up and left for the airport again to catch our flight to Melbourne… or so we thought. We’d noted the time of our flight down wrong and arrived an hour late! ARGH! Luckily the very nice man on the Virgin Australia service desk took pity on us and switched us onto a later flight – phew!

These past few days we’ve been teaching our first class here in Melbourne. Yesterday was particularly exciting because ABC News came to film us for a news story (you can watch it online here!!) But that’s not all, I’m also getting to hang out with one of my favourite photographers – and people – in the whole worldwide wedding industry, Lakshal Perera, who is shooting the class for us too. What a treat!

Bright and early tomorrow morning we jet off again, this time to Auckland for our next workshop this weekend – no rest for the wicked! So let’s see what has been keeping me entertained on all those flights shall we?

Weddings & Weddingy Things

Love this elegant at home wedding
Rock n Roll love forever
♥ Actress Rose McGowan married artist Davey Detail in LA and it was gorgeous (and part two)
Flower inspired wedding editorial
Wonderful Wizard of Oz wedding ideas


Photography: Sarah Kathleen

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