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English Country Garden wedding lounge setting

English Garden Wedding Lounge Inspiration

English garden weddings are on the up. And outdoor lounge areas are increasing in popularity. With smaller weddings looking like they’re here to stay for a while, there is more scope to create intimate, comfortable areas for your guests to gather and mingle. They provide further opportunity to

Pippa The W Mentor from The W Studio

Introducing our new service – The W Mentor

I have offered wedding planning and styling sessions as a consultancy service since the beginning of my business. It has become clear recently however, that a slightly more in depth wedding planning consultancy service would be useful. One that allows you to retain control over the process, but with

Married couple at their Suffolk wedding

An Epic 3 Day English Country Wedding

‘A natural, organic, romantic wedding weekend, influenced by the venue and the surrounding English countryside’, with Katrina Otter & photography from the incredible husband and wife duo, The Curries. This beautiful English Country wedding of Alexa and David was certainly a weekend t

Georgian Norfolk country home with coupe getting married in the garden

A Nature Inspired English Garden Wedding

A look back at this beautiful nature inspired English garden wedding, set in the grounds of the Bride’s Norfolk family home last summer. The wedding of Sarah and Nick, with Katrina Otter and photography by Dominique Bader Photography. Sarah and Nick were married in the garden beneath a sheltering

Wedding couple in front of house

Wedding Supplier Top Tips – Film Photography

As a wedding planner, it is my job to source and recommend all other wedding suppliers to my couples. It is imperative that I pair the right suppliers to the right clients and ensure their style, aesthetic, values and vision are aligned. It is therefore incredibly important to me that I know supplie

Bride

Wedding Supplier Top Tips – Bridal Makeup

As a wedding planner, it is my job to source and recommend all other wedding suppliers to my couples. It is imperative that I pair the right suppliers to the right clients and ensure their style, aesthetic, values and vision are aligned. It is therefore incredibly important to me that I know supplie

Groom in contemplation

Black and White Wedding Inspiration

On a bright late November day, our team set about creating an inspiration shoot to celebrate individuality and style, inspired by the life of Coco Chanel. With a rising trend towards darker colours and the use of black at weddings, we embraced this bold choice in our design concept and included a ch

6 Practical Tips to planning the perfect Winter Wedding

Amid the chaos of this Corona Virus outbreak, you may have been one of the many couples who have had to make the heart-breaking decision to postpone your wedding. I can only imagine how hard this is, especially after all the hard work and planning that will have gone in to preparing for a Spring...

Sea Breeze & Sand Dunes

An Editorial for the Modern Beach Bride. I am often asked  how I come up with a concept for a styled shoot. Honestly, there is no method! I can be inspired by pretty much anything – a piece of art, the colour of a cocktail (yes, seriously! Watch this space!), the pattern of a wallpaper,... <

How to Start Planning your Wedding – The 5 things you should do first

  So, you’re engaged! Congratulations! But now what?   How to start planning your wedding. After the initial buzz of getting engaged has settled and the celebrations are coming to an end, the realisation of just how much there is to do may seem daunting. Don’t get me wrong – plan

Wedding stylist

8 Reasons why you should hire a Wedding Stylist

So, what exactly is a Wedding Stylist? Think of a wedding stylist as the ‘interior designer’ of your wedding. It is possible to also hire a wedding ‘designer’ but commonly, the stylist will take on both of these roles. We design the concept, source all of the elements to fit

Ice blue orchid

6 Tips to creating your Wedding Mood Board

Well, hello again lovely readers. If you are early on in your wedding planning process, you may be starting to think about what  your day will look and feel like. But, how do you ensure you have consistency throughout the design of your wedding? The best way to stay on track with your design concep

Finding your wedding style – Style Tips 101

Finding your wedding style can be a daunting task! With so much inspiration available to us in this digital world it can be hard to know where to start. Whether or not you employ the services of a wedding planner and/or stylist, it is a good idea to put some thought into how you’d like...

The W Studio – An Introduction

Hello and a very warm welcome to The W Studio! If you have stumbled across this post, it is possible that you are newly engaged and considering enlisting the services of a wedding planner and/or stylist. If that is the case, then… Congratulations … …the next few months will be a hugely excitin