Good morning lovely people! We're right back on track this week with a full severn days bursting at the seams with wedding inspiration to make you smile and warm the cockles of your heart! By the way, did you catch up with the weekends posts?  If not, you might want to take a peek here, here and here – there are some amazing product shots and links to many, many super-inspirational suppliers.

OK, I love to open up the week with a real wedding, and this week I'm turning my gaze northwards towards bonny Scotland, to thank the brilliant Mirrorbox Photography, who submitted these photos.  This is Joanna and Merv, and they tied the knot on 16th September 2011 with a ceremony at St Mungos’ Museum of Religious Art and Life, followed by a reception at Rutherglen Town Hall.

Joanna's wore a cute 1950's inspired wedding dress by Blue Bridal

"I had originally wanted a 50’s inspired dress, but when I started looking I couldn’t find any that was really me! I had started to look at different styles all together when I found “beautiful” by Blue Bridal.

My shoes were Miss KG by Kurt Geiger…"

Love My Dress Wedding Blog, Photography Copyright © 2012, Mirrorbox Photography

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"We didn’t have a set colour scheme in mind and when my mum suggested having lots of colours, we decided that was perfect. We wanted them to be bright and with a country garden feel.

When I found Lisa from Sparrow and Rose I knew her style was exactly what I was looking for…"

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

"My bridesmaid dresses were by Dessy.  Their shoes were the same as mine but in a nude colour.  Their hair-clips were also from Melle Cloche…"

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

"We had flowers on the tables and Lisa from Sparrow and Rose, our Florist, put up bunting in the bar area…."

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

"Merv always wanted to wear a kilt and had the kilt, jacket and waistcoat made by R.W. Stevens & Company. They did an amazing job and he was really happy with it…"

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

"I had never wanted a veil and had ordered a solid headband by Malis Henderson.  However there was a mix up with the supplier and 8 weeks before the wedding I found out it had been discontinued and that the shop couldn’t fulfil the order.

I then went to Melle Cloche, a relatively new bridal accessory boutique shop in Glasgow’s west end. They were so helpful and in the end I chose a headband that was hand made by a local designer, Something Different, who was able to make it within the time frame…"

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

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Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

"My Dad gave me away, and we walked 'down the aisle’ to Bach’s prelude number 1…"

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

"Our cake was made by Lynsey of Custom Cakes, and the cake toppers were made by my brother-in-law and his partner Miryam. We had no idea what they were making and didn’t see them until we arrived at the reception venue…."

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding... (Weddings )

"Music was always important to us and we wanted live musicians as much as possible. We booked a Piper to play at St Mungo’s as the guests arrived, my friend Laura played piano for us during the ceremony, we had a friend’s Ceilidh band for the first half of the evening reception and then The Love Pirate for the rest of the evening.

The Love Pirates were great musicians and their repertoire was exactly what we were looking for.

Our first dance was “sea of love” by Phil Phillips I’d heard the cat power version but we preferred the original and it was short!"

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Words of Wedded Wisdom…

"Try not to stress out about the little details, take help when its offered, stay calm and have fun! 

Also, let the man sort the bunting!"

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Monday morning magic! The matrominal way ;)  Huge thanks Mirrorbox Photography for sharing these photographs…

"Our photos were by Mirrorbox Photography. We really liked the style of their photography and wanted as many natural photographs as possible…"

I'd love some feedback on this pretty first wedding of the week. Are you a 1950s fashion loving bride and if so are you going for a dress similar to Joanna's?

You can see more inspiration in these categories; Mirrorbox Photography, Scottish Weddings, 1950's and yellow and colourful.

Big ol' Monday love everyone,

Annabel

Photographer – Mirrorbox Photography
Venue – St Mungos’ Museum of Religious Art and Life + Rutherglen Town Hall
Brides dress – Blue Bridal
Brides headband –Something Different, via Melle Cloche
Brides shoes – Miss KG by Kurt Geiger
Groom's kilt, jacket & wasitcoat – R.W. Stevens & Company
Bridesmaid – Dessy
Cake – Custom Cakes
Flowers – Sparrow and Rose
Entertainment – The Love Pirates
Hair Stylist – Martine Carroll
Makeup Artist  – Julie Diplacito

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Annabel is the founder of Love My Dress. She lives in rural North Yorkshire with her husband and business partner Philip, two daughters Eska and Leanora and three dogs. If she's not being a Blog Queen or practicing her photography, you'll find her fighting her way through a renovation dust cloud as she and her family transform their forever-home.

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10 thoughts on Blue Bridal for a Fun and Relaxed Glasgow Wedding…

  1. I simply LOVE the bride’s hairstyle! She looks so young and natural…that’s my big regret…when I got married last October i let my hair grow for months just for the wedding when i usually have a short bob (more or less like the bride in this post) and i didn’t feel “myself” at all!a big mistake I think! this short and “messy” hairstyle is just gorgeous!:))

  2. This is just lovely! Been desperate to get on to your blog having been away for a whole week and stuck in a mind numbing meeting all morning, so much to catch up on! Love the brides hair piece and Marilyn look a like hair!

  3. What a funky bride – and bridesmaids. LOVE her hair – a) I love a bride with a bob and b) love that she didn’t feel she had to grow her hair (as Fulvia says above). I had my long hair lopped to bob length a year before our wedding and people were horrified! So I too will be bride with bob – although probably not that funky – and I am unrepentent!

  4. Great feedback Fulvia! I did the same with my hair too, let it grow, but at least it was easier to style. I used to sport a ‘do’ like the one above too and it was my faovurite of all time! A bit Marilyn-esque!
    xXx

  5. Bravo Sam! It’s been an idea many Brides have used but it never seems to lose it’s novelty and cute/kitsch factor for me, but then I am obsessed with type and font!! ;)
    xXx

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