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These cufflinks would be perfect as a groom’s gift on the morning of the wedding. Find them at Paul Smith

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Introducing My Fiancé

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Sleeping in Montreal airport while we waited for the next flight. When I saw the advert above the bench he was sleeping on I had to take the picture!

Ah its so sweet. Here’s the story of how Sam Chou met his wife, Jaime drawn by Sam himself.

On the night of their wedding, it was projected on a big screen for all of our guests and family.

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Our Favors

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Our favours are finished! Beautiful bonboniere made by my Italian grandmother which we’re going to hand out at the wedding to each guest during dinner. She did an amazing job.

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The Wedding Florist

I’m meeting with a potential wedding florist on Saturday and she asked me to bring a swatch of my wedding dress material and also some images of bouquets I liked. So thought I’d share the images with you all.

BRIDAL BOUQUETS

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Made up of speckled begonia foliage and porcelain berries with dark red tree peonies, dahlias and Black Beauty roses

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Bit messy for my liking but love the sea holly and berries

Wedding Bouquet, Metalina Roses, Picasso Calla, Tulips, Orchids, Albiflora, Hyacinth, Muscari.

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This bouquet appeals to me on so many levels. Its made up of Metalina & Amnesia roses, Picasso Calla Lilies, Hyacinth, Lissianthus, Kochia, Eucalyptus, Begonia Rex, Evelyn Spray Roses, Tulips Black Prince and Lavender, Heather, Ivy berries, an assortment of French Herbs, Wild Orchid Zygpetalum, Albiflora Bruneii, Muscari and bear grass trails – all available in January in the UK.

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I like some of the coral colours in this bouquet.

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Really like the colour of the ranunculus and the use of eucalyptus and winterberry.

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Some nice peachy colours in there.

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This is very different form anything else I’ve seen – love the gray colours but maybe its not right for me.

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This bouquet uses cockscomb (the deep-pink ruffle-edged flower) and a thick velvet-ribbon bouquet wrap to give a rich textured effect. The idea of a velvet ribbon wrap is great as I’m wearing a velvet coat at the wedding. I could get some of this material to use on my bouquet.

BRIDEMAIDS

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For the brIdemaids bouquets I’d like deep red and pink shades

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Again I love these deep reds.

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Are you spotting a theme yet?!

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Cascading berries…gorgeous!

CENTREPIECES

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Very pretty.

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These would fit in so well with our winter wedding.

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Those swirly shapes are so perfect for us! They’re quite a motif in our wedding and are in the save the dates, invites and bonboniere.

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Excuse the two small photos but I love the idea of have hanging plums and berries as part of the table displays.

BUTTONHOLES

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What are those twirly twigs called?!

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Some of the nicest wedding garters I’ve seen have come from Agent Provocateur. I particularly like the prettiness of this one called Cynthia. But somebody told me it was unlucky to buy your own garter for your wedding and that your bridesmaid had to do it. I’ll be emailing her over the link to the Agent Provocateur website pronto!