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cake in window | Sally & Gavin | intimate lush wedding | castle wedding | Thornbury Castle | Gloucestershire | Alice Morgan Photography | February 2018

Inspiration: intimate castle wedding

A small wedding for a big day in February 2018 saw this intimate (and impromptu) castle wedding of Sally and Gavin at Thornbury Castle in Gloucestershire. Intimate wedding trend On average, wedding guest numbers are decreasing and micro weddings are on the rise; with couples wishing to keep things small, personal and more meaningful. Not […]

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Keep calm and carry on…wedding planning

Keep calm and carry on…wedding planning Huge congratulations if you’re currently planning your forthcoming wedding. Whilst organising a wedding is incredibly exciting, it can sometimes be a daunting challenge too. Especially as you’ve possibly never organised an event of this scale or importance before, you’re trying to please lots of people and everyone seems to […]

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Celebrating 4 years of Hanami Dream!

What a day for celebration the fourth of July is:  Independence Day, Alice Day and today is the 4th birthday of Hanami Dream weddings and special occasions! four years since my first styled shoot Yes, today marks four years since I published my first styled photo shoot under the umbrella of Hanami Dream. After that Alice in Wonderland […]

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Hanami Dream | inspiration | mood board | The Secret Garden | modern Edwardian styled bridal shoot by Hanami Dream | denim | Cogges Manor Farm | Witney | September 2017 | Photography by Cat Stephens Photography www.catstephensphotography.com

inspiration: denim

casual blues for a rustic barn wedding complete with denim stationery – embroidered denim rather than a traditional paper suite: menus on napkins, name place sleeves around milk bottle glasses, table plan labels hung on Portuguese laurels plants See more images in our gallery and the amazing local suppliers who came together to make this shoot possible in […]

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Top tips for social media at your wedding

There’s no doubt about it, social media has changed (and continues to shape the way) we communicate, our relationships, our society and culture. It is a part of our every day lives and so it’s no wonder that you’ll want to think about the role that social media will play on your wedding day too. […]

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Certified Wedding and Event Planner

I’m thrilled to announce that I have recently obtained my Diploma in Wedding and Event Planning from the UK Academy of Wedding & Event Planners and am now a Certified Wedding and Event Planner. I’m over the moon to (finally) complete the course! It’s taken a little while longer than I first planned but actually this […]

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