Happy Holidays!!!

December 22, 2011 by  
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Good morning lovelies,

Today I just wanted to bid you a very Merry Christmas and the most magical of New Years xxx I hope those who have married this year enjoyed some of their happiest moments so far and those about to get married – well, you are in for the time of your lives!

 I have decided to put the blog on hold until January 3rd, not only to give me the time to switch off and enjoy my first Christmas as a wife and soon-to-be Mummy, but to simply catch up on all the wonderful emails I’ve received, brimming with wedding loveliness to feature. To those who have got in touch – thank you so much for you patience…

And whilst the ‘thank you’s’ are happening, to those reading – a huge thank you for your continued support, it means the world to me. I adore writing this blog and with a full time job and little one on board, I have of late struggled to keep on top of  five posts a week…yet it still amazes me when I see how many of you log on each day. Thank you, thank you, thank you. I will be back on form after this short break – I promise!

Big love also to my fabulous sponsors, my Facebook likes and Twitter followers.

Here’s to life, laughter and love…Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Sarah, Boho Bride xxx

Rustic Winter Wedding Mood Board

December 21, 2011 by  
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With it being Christmas week I just had to create another winter wedding inspired mood board; this one’s perfect for a rustic winter wedding. Use nature’s palette of shades of green, white/cream, taupe and brown and think natural fabrics, like hessian, plaids and other tempting textures…

Credits: W Scott Chester; Pinterest; Green Wedding Shoes; Wedding Belles Blog; Green Wedding Shoes; Rosettes

With Love,

Sarah, Boho Bride xx

Christmas Wedding Decor – Dressed Mantels

December 20, 2011 by  
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I’ve been think about how exciting the festive season must be for Christmas Brides…not only do you have the anticipation of Xmas day itself, but you get all the build up to that, New Years Eve celebrations and your own wedding day! If you’re lucky enough to have a venue with a fireplace then a dressed mantel is a wonderful {and inexpensive} way of adding your style and personality. Use tree branches, swag, candles or baubles and perhaps replace Christmas greetings with your names or wedding wishes – here’s some inspiration…

Credits: Design Lines; Timeless Settings;  Home Klondike; Design Trends; Michael Anoellede Signs

With Love,

Sarah. Boho Bride xx

Christmas at The Ivory Secret – Devon Bridal Boutique

December 19, 2011 by  
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Afternoon All,

I thought I’d sneak this on this avo for any of you planning Brides who aim to make some headway over the festive season. It’s a little note from my friends at The Ivory Secret…

“Keep your eyes peeled for our Christmas window display, and make a note of our Christmas dates in your diary ladies. The Ivory Secret will be open as normal from 10 am – 5 pm on 16th – 23rd, and from 10 am – 3 pm on 29th and 30th December. So why not take advantage of this holiday season, whether you’re a bride-to-be visiting family or taking a much deserved Christmas break, take this opportunity to bring along bridesmaids and/or family for their valued opinion on the important decision of choosing your wedding gown. You will receive a warm welcome from Eleanor and Liz and can enjoy relaxing in this tranquil and private environment, whilst browsing through the collections at you leisure, with plenty of mince pies and cuppas on offer too!

There are still some beautiful gowns in our Christmas sale starting at £599, maybe making it a little easier on the Christmas budget. And for all you mothers and fathers of the bride, mother and father in laws to be, bridesmaids, fiancés and also husbands and boyfriends, why not treat the bride or that special lady in your life to a gift voucher available in the boutique today. This can be spent at leisure on bespoke jewellery or wedding shoes, a headpiece, veil, and even towards the gown itself.

Appointments are now available; browsing is always more than welcome, however please remember this is a busy time of year, so to avoid disappointment we would suggest booking an appointment. 

We look forward to seeing you,

Eleanor and Liz x”


Flower Designs By Allene Daly – Devon Florist

December 19, 2011 by  
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Happy Monday all,

Hope you had a wonderful weekend. Today I’ve the pleasure of introducing the new website of my friend and sometimes colleague Allene. Flower Designs By Allene Daly was launched earlier this month and I am so pleased that I can now share it with you all. Allene and I have worked on numerous shoots together over the past year and she even created the stunning arrangements for our wedding - I simply adore her approach to creating such pretty floral designs…

{Image Tyack Photography}

“Combining sophisticated, vintage styles and country chic with a modern twist for weddings, functions and events, with the aim to provide a unique, inspirational and personal floristry service which meets the customer’s requirements”, Allene is very instinctive with her arragements, she just gets it right every time!

{Image Lucy Shergold}

If you’d like to see more of her stunning work, have a browse of the gallery or grab yourself a copy of this months issue of Wed Devon. Allene created the flower designs for the Bohemian Rhapsody shoot I styled and Wed Magazine also kindly featured our wedding.

With Love,

Boho Bride xx

Christmas Gifts and Decor – Through The Cottage Door

December 16, 2011 by  
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Is everyone ready for Christmas? Well, if like me you’ve left things a little late and are madly ordering last minute bits online, then Through The Cottage Door is the site to visit. Brimming with pretty, they’ve a stunning range of decor and gift ideas – and to inspire you a little further I’ve also uploaded their Christmas video, which is full festive goodness! And for any 2012 Christmas Brides out there – be sure to start gethering bits of decor over this holiday season…less stressful and you won’t pay over the odds…


Products: Christmas Tags; Nativity Set; Rocking Horse Decoration; Wooden Christmas Tree; Natural Bath Essence; Men’s soap set

P.S Postal dates are as follows, standard 20th Dec, next day 22 Dec.
With Love,

Sarah, Boho Bride xx

Alternative Wedding Transport

December 13, 2011 by  
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Whether you choose to arrive in style on the back of a moped or opt for the romance of a horse and carriage, there are many different modes you can use, so here’s some alternative wedding transport inspiration…

Credits: Bicycle made for two; VW Camper at our wedding; Romantic horse and carriage; Traditional London bus; Mod moped

With Love,

Sarah, Boho Bride xx

Caroline Castigliano Sample Sale Dates Announced!

December 12, 2011 by  
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Attention Brides! For all those in love with luxury, Caroline Castigliano has announced the dates for her sample sale. Taking place from Tuesday 20th December at the London boutique {62 Berner’s Street, W1} a huge and stunning collection of gowns, beautifully cut and made from the finest fabrics, will be on sale with up to 70% off, some starting from only £700! Many of the gowns featured in the sale are one-off prototypes, end of line stock and shop samples…

Due to the popularity of the Caroline Castigliano sample sale, the store has requested Brides book an appointment, simply call the Berners Street store on 020 7636 8212 and book your preferred time and date.

Happy shopping ladies!

With Love,

Sarah, Boho Bride xx

Psst…I’ll let you in on a little secret….

December 8, 2011 by  
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Yup, following our second attempt at a 20 (now 23) week scan, my hubby and I were not only thrilled to discover all looks well with baby…but that we’re expecting a BOY! So along with my beloved, our two testosterone fuelled cats and our impending addition I am well and truly outnumbered. Thank goodness for all things weddingy and pretty as my life is about to evolve around Lego, rugby and Cowboys and Indians – and I couldn’t be any happier about it!

Happy Thursday,

With Love, Sarah xx

Boho Bride

Scandinavian Inspired Mood Board

December 7, 2011 by  
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An alternative scheme for a winter wedding, think natural decor that’s simple and traditional…pine cones, berries, folky prints and a simple berry red, pine green and brown colour scheme. J’adore xx

Credits: Snippet and Ink; Grant Riley Styling via  Love My Dress; Furniture Graphic; Polka Dot Bride; Loreta Blog

With Love,

Boho Bride xx

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