Look what catches the eye of the editor with a special emphasis in local East Anglian wedding businesses, shops and suppliers.
Who can resist a cute puppy? Not us, we fell head-over-heels for this adorable shot by Charlotte Wise Photography and just had to put in on the cover of Your East Anglian Wedding to share with all our readers.
It's just one of the stunning images from a styled shoot, full of ahh factor and celestial inspiration, by Charlotte and talented local suppliers featured on page 48 of the current issue, free to download here.
The stationery is the first glimpse your guests will have of the style and theme of your day. From the save-the-date cards and wedding invites to the menus, venue signage and more, a stylish stationery suite can help bring the whole look together.
This stunning design by Melissa Morley of Norfolk-based MelMade Stationery is a triumph of fabulous florals, perfect for a spring or summer wedding. To help you achieve a coordinated look for your big day download for free the current issue of Your East Anglian Wedding for Mel's top tips on page 89.
Hanging floral arrangements are a hot trend that's here to stay for weddings in 2021.
This attention-grabbing display by suffolk-based Bride & Bloom provided a fabulous focal point for the versatile function room at Norfolk wedding venue Piggyback Barns. For more inspiration check out the full photo shoot by Eternal Images featured in the current issue of Your East Anglian Wedding free to download now.
Let the love be-gin! Cambridgeshire-based Roundwood Gin has introduced new miniatures of its award-winning London Dry Gin; perfect as wedding favours to give your guests a taste of the region.
What's more, to celebrate the launch the company is giving away 60 of the 5cl mini favours to one lucky couple, worth a total of £390, complete with neck tags personalised with their names.
To find out more visit Your East Anglian Wedding website.
We love an outdoor wedding and East Anglia is spoilt for choice for fabulous locations from coast to countryside, woodlands and wildflower meadows; we've got it all.
There's a host of suppliers on the doorstep too, catering for everything from marquees, garden games, rustic props and more. Norfolk-based Vintage Partyware has a whole host of decorative pieces to help transform a blank canvas space into a magical big-day backdrop.
For inspiration and more local suppliers check out our special feature on the joys of al fresco weddings in the current issue of Your East Anglian Wedding, free to download now.
When the party vibes are buzzing nothing quite hits the spot like a tasty burger to keep you going. Real wedding couple Nicola and Matt took time out from the dancefloor for a reviving snack on their big day. Served up by Cambridge-based Steak & Honour the bright red van was a big attraction during the evening reception. To find out more about the couple's stylish wedding at Suffolk's Landwades Hall check out the current issue of Your East Anglian Wedding free to download now.
Image: Tom Halliday Photography
Picture your day in the beautiful Suffolk countryside? Then this stunning Elizabethan barn is sure to impress. Perched on the village's highest point, the gabled Elizabethan barn is surrounded by fields next to Copdock parish church and the venue's own vineyard.
One of the last all-brick tithe barns in Suffolk, when it's lit up at night Copdock Hall provides a beautiful illuminated backdrop for the historic building.
You can read more about this venue, and a selection of other big-day barn venues in the June/July issue of Your East Anglian Wedding which you can download for free.
Looking back over the last couple of issues of Your East Anglian Wedding; I swooned again over this image from Nearlywed News and just had to flag it up again for those that may have missed it!
This amazing backdrop at Suffolk wedding venue Hengrave Hall (www.hengravehall.com)
provided the perfect setting for Charlotte and Luke's just-wed shots; their whole day was featured as a real wedding that issue, April/May 2020 issue 42, read more about their day from page page 28.
Image courtesy of: www.pengelly-photography.co.uk
Nothing could stop Rachel and Danny Pugh from getting married – not even a global pandemic! The couple were due to celebrate post-vows in the beautiful marquee at Glemham Hall in the Suffolk countryside on Saturday 21st March; the day after lockdown was announced!
Despite everything, they got married anyway and the venue helped arrange a celebration for the two of them, complete with champagne, photos, a first dance, cutting of the cake and social distancing, of course!
To read all about it check out the local news section of the current Your East Anglian Wedding which is free to download here
Image: Caron Gill Photography, Flowers: Charlotte Staff Flowers
Love for geometric details is a wedding trend that's going nowhere soon. This stylish centrepiece was the perfect complement to Danni and Sam's stunning summer wedding at The Old Hall Ely. Danni says, "We decided to go for a modern rose-gold geometric theme with soft pale pink and navy blue accessories." As an extra personal touch the travel-loving couple named the tables after places they'd visited together.
To find all about their romantic big day check out the current issue of Your East Anglian Wedding free to download here.
Image: Fountain Photography, Flowers: Heidi Appleyard