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Have you been dreaming of the perfect fairytale wedding? If you’re anything like me, I spent my childhood imagining a princess wedding, complete with horse and cart and an extravagant castle.

Last year, this dream came true as I coordinated the picture-perfect wedding shoot at Thornbury Castle. A place truly fit for a princess, or rather a Queen as was the case for Anne Boleyn on her honeymoon with King Henry VIII, I worked with a team of professionals to have our brides looking worthy of royalty.

For this shoot we focused on the theme of a fairytale English wedding so I wanted the hair and makeup to be feminine, classy and elegant with a hint of extravagance. I used soft palettes of creams and pinks which I then also carried into the choice of flowers in the backdrop. For hair, I chose soft ringlets combined with jewel encrusted headbands.

Like any wedding look, this shoot was all about balance; we provided a hint of glamour whilst ensuring everything exuded sophistication.

To learn more about the shoot you can head to the feature in Our Bristol & Somerset Wedding, for which we made front cover!

 Thanks for the wonderful team that helped me make this dream a reality.

 You can learn more about how I can help you to make your wedding dream a reality here.

 

CONTRIBUTORS TO THIS SHOOT:

First photographer | Lilly Sells Photography http://www.lillysellsphotography.com

Second photographer | Steve Lee Photoworks http://www.steveleephotoworks.com

Venue | Thornbury Castle www.thornburycastle.co.uk

Hair, make-up and coordination | Maria Lucas Hair & Makeup Artist https://marialucas.co.uk

Bridalwear | Allison Jayne Bridal http://www.allisonjayne.com

Headpieces and crowns | Rachel Chaprunne www.rachelchaprunne.co.uk

Horse and carriage | Catherines Carriages:Horse drawn Weddings & Funerals. Also Unicorn Rides

Cake | Little Gem’s Cakes Bristol https://littlegemscakes.co.uk

Models | Amber Rickard | Victoria Ember | Cerys Mae Rose Parrot