Hello, and Happy New Year!

I promised my lovey readers a blog post full of special offers today, and here it is.  I hope you find something to save you a few pennies from the 60+ suppliers who came forward following my Facebook request.

This one is for you my lovely readers!

* The first special offer I’d like to raise your attention to is my upcoming book! Style Me Vintage: Weddings publishes in March this year and you can currently pre-order via Amazon and save yourself some pennies…

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*  North Yorkshire’s most unique wedding venue, Danby Castle, are offering Love My Dress readers 20% off venue hire fee for all weddings booked by 31st January 2013 – thats a very generous saving of £515!  You can see weddings that have taken place at Danby Castle right here – it’s not far from my new home in Whitby and is such a beautiful and adaptable venue.

*  The fabulous Lipstick and Curls, who worked with me on my book, are offering 10% off all wedding hair and Make up bookings confirmed through January 2013, with the Code ‘Love my Dress’. You’re wedding doesn’t have to be in January, just make your booking then and you’ll qualify for your discount.

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*  Photographer Sally Thurrell is offering 10% off her full day photography package if booked in January.  Just quote ‘Love My Dress’ 2013 Special Offers for All Readers... ()

Urban Bridesmaid Photography
would like to offer a free engagement shoot with all new wedding
bookings for 8 hours or more. Just quote ‘Love My Dress’ when booking. 
This offer is valid until 30th June 2013.

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* Rebecca from ‘Vintage Teas and RSVP’s’ is offering Love My Dress readers a 30% discount on all Vintage China Hire and/or styling bookings.  (This offer excludes delivery and washing up costs and  applies to hire and styling services only.  Bookings must be made and an initial deposit received by 31st January 2013 (The booking itself may be made for any future date without exception subject to availability).

Beverley Edmondson would like to offer readers 15% off any made to order bespoke hat or fascinator when ordered during January of February, with a minimum of 8 weeks lead time. (t&c’s apply).

*  Jane McCoy of Pretty as a Picture would like to offer Love My Dress readers 10% off wedding dress
portraits for the month of January – just quote the code LMD458
at checkout.

*  Emma Woodhouse, aka, The Wedding Reporter would love to offer 10% off all wedding reports booked between 1st and 31st January 2013. To redeem the offer, please quote ‘LMD FTW’.

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*  Book Modern Vintage Weddings to photograph your wedding quoting ‘Love My Dress New Year Offer’
And receive 20% off your selected package.  This fabulous offer ends on 30th March 2013.

*  Sali Jones of Ms Moo Make Up is offering her bridal makeup package for £55 instead of £85.

*  Eliza of Eliza Boo Photograph is offering a £500 reduction on all weddings photography booked for the months of March and April 2013, meaning the follwing package would cost £1000 instead of £1,500:-

…pre-wedding consultation
…pre-wedding ‘engagement’ shoot
…coverage on the day from bridal preparations to first dance
…Folio Leather album with 75 included images.
…Disc of images in both high and low res, with a licence for you to print or use on the web for your own personal use

This offer is subject to availability/travel free within Norfolk/Suffolk/Cambridgeshire only. Overnight accommodation to be additional if wedding outside free travel area. Images will be used for full marketing purposes by Eliza Boo Photography.

* Makeup Artist Carolanne Armstrong would like to offer a 10% discount on bookings made in January 2013 with ‘Love My Dress’ quoted in the enquiry.

Photography Copyright (c) 2012, Eliza Claire

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*  Book your Vintage boudoir pinup photoshoot at Julia Boggio Studios by Valentine’s Day and receive an extra £150 to spend on products from the shoot. Vintage boudoir makes a fantastic gift for your groom on your wedding day.

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*  Kent Wedding venue The House Meadow would like to offer a £200 discount to Love My Dress reader on their venue hire fee. Throughout the whole of January and February, The House Meadow will be offering a £200 discount to all couples who book their Weddings for 2013/2014. Their current “Blank Canvas” venue hire is £1800 + VAT, but until February 28th 2013, this wil be reduced to £1600 plus VAT. Just let the chaps at The House Meadow know you found this offoer via Love My Dress.

*  Julie Dawson of The Wedding Genie is offering the following promotions for booking until the end of January;

10% of any services booked for a spend of £500 to £750
15% off any services booked over £750.

Cherished Vintage (a Love My Dress favourite) are  offering 20% off online purchases made in January 2013! The offer code for checkout is SPARKLE2013. The offer expires midnight 31/01/2013.

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Hummingbird Stationery Design would like to offer all Love My Dress readers 25% off their Boutique Laser Cut Stationery collection.  This offer runs from 2nd January to 31st January while stocks last and readers will need to quote the code ‘LMD WINTER OFFER’ at checkout.  This offer is not transferable to any of our other collections.

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The Wedding Of My Dreams are running a 20% discount throughout January at (wedding decor and details).  Use voucher Code WEDDING20 at checkout. This offer expires on 31st January 2013.

*  Anyone who places an order for 1000USD (approximately £650 GBP) at the Vintage Invites shop, will receive a 500 dollar coupon to spend in our shop  Perfect for anyone who’s looking to order matching stationery for their entire wedding, invitations, programs, menus, thank you cards and so on.

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*  To celebrate their winter wonderland styled wedding window (collaboration with Cherished Vintage, Cake Maison, Flowerbug Designs & Danni Beach photography), Mathilda Rose will be offering up to 60% off selected sample wedding dresses and up to 35% off selected hair accessories at Mathilda Rose between 5th January and 12th January.  Sale items must be paid for in full at time of purchase and we are unable to hold items for customers. If you change your mind, we can offer an exchange or credit note only within 5 working days of your purchase.  Mathilda Rose are located at 62 High Street, Lindfield, West Sussex, RH16 2HN.

* Intricate Creations – laser cut wedding stationery specialists can offer 10% off any of their stationery order.  Use the promotional code LMD10.

*  Spend £1800 or more on your wedding flowers at William Clarke Flowers and receive your bridal bouquet, 2 corsages, 5 buttonholes for free.

Taylor&Co would like to offer Love My Dress readers 10% off their wedding rings for both brides and grooms at http://www.taylormaderings.co.uk.

*  Floral headpiece designer (and Love My Dress favourite) Lila are offering a 20% discount on all orders confirmed between 1st and 31st January.  This includes existing designs, as well as bespoke pieces.  Lila does not currently sell her devine pieces online, so you lovely readers need to contact her directly on contact@lila-lila.com quoting ‘LMD1113’.

Photography Copyright (c) 2012, Katy Lunsford

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*  Sophie Matthews makes the prettiest handcut silk and Swarovski crystal butterfly hair clips for weddings, proms and parties.  Sophie creates butterflies to order in a wide variety of colours, shapes and sizes and am able to colour match to your wedding theme. You can wear the butterflies in your hair, clip them in boquets and flower arrangements and also onto lapels. You could even clip them on to napkins to make your table set up look pretty!  Sophie would like ot offer a 20% discount on all sales for the first quarter of 2013 (offer ends at midnight 31st 2013).  Just quote LOVEMYDRESS at the checkout to claim your discount.

*  Purveyors of Curious Invitations, Royal Steamline, are offering 15% off all Save-the-Date cards with the coupon code RS-LMD13. The code will be valid through to 7th January only, so act quick!

* Jon Keith Diamonds would like to offer all Love My Dress readers 25% off Wedding Ring orders placed in Jan 2013.  Just quote LMD2013.

*  Photographer Kat Hill would like to offer Love My Dress couples 10% off all wedding photography packages booked before the end of January.  To take advantage of the offer they need to quote LMD10.  For more information they can get in touch with Kat via email on kat@kat-hill.com

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Vintage Twee is launching our brand new range of wedding invitations for 2013. There are 6 styles to choose from, customisable to your colour scheme: Pretty English, Vintage Music, Literature Range, Royal Range, Vintage Travel and our Retro 50’s Range.

Offer Number 1: Order your wedding invitations and favours from Vintage Twee and we will create matching luggage tag place settings from the above ranges for FREE!
Offer Number 2: Order your wedding invitations from the above ranges and Vintage Twee will offer 50% off matching luggage tag place settings from your chosen range.
Offer Number 3: Vintage Twee is also offering 25% off all bunting when you order 3 metres or over!

Just a few terms and conditions to be aware of lovelies;
*The offer is valid from 1st-31st January 2013.
* The offer applies to Vintage Twee’s Luggage Tag style place settings, as shown on our website, from the stated ranges with your choice of either ivory lace or a chosen colour satin ribbon. Please email for further information and images of these should you wish to see the options available.
* For Offer Number 1, your favours must be purchased within 4 months of the completion date of your invitations to receive the free place settings. For Offer Number 2, your place settings must be ordered within 4 months, after the date of completion of your invitations.
* A minimum order of 20 Wedding Invitations is required. Up to 100 place setting tags will be created for free, or at the discounted rate, depending on the offer used. Any additional place settings required exceeding this amount will be charged at the amount stated on the website for this particular range.

Contact joanne@vintagetwee.com, quoting ‘Love my Dress Special Offer’ to place an order and take advantage of this special offer!

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* Photographer Marianne Ford would like to offer Love my dress readers 15% off her full day UK photography package for weddings in 2013.   Contact Marianne directly for further details on marianne@mariannefordphotography.com.

Lola Rose Photography would like to offer all Love My Dress readers a 10% saving on any wedding photography collection booked for your 2013 wedding.  Please email kelly@lolarosephotography.com for more details and quote LMD 2013 to qualify.  (Deposit must be paid by 1st February 2013, subject to availability).

*   Event stylist Louise from b.loved would like to offer all Love My Dress readers a 10% discount on any bespoke Wedding Design and Styling package with b.loved when booked before 31st March 2013 for all 2013 weddings.  Just mention ‘Love My Dress’ to qualify for this promotion.

b.loved is a bespoke wedding design and styling service for creative
contemporary couples in London and the South East.  Louise is a wedding
stylist and designer with a passion for clean and contemporary design
and pretty, creative details. From initial inspiration to comprehensive
wedding design and on the day styling of your ceremony and reception
venues, she is are here to help bring your ideas together into a
creative and cohesive concept.  She loves nothing more than finding the
perfect decor, details and personal touches to make your day unique, and
leave you in total control of the overall budget and planning of your

Louise is also offering 10% discount to suppliers booking a styled product shoot with me before 31st March 2013.  The images below are from a recent engagement shoot and lifestyle shoot styled by Louise…

Photography Copyright (c) Anneli Marinovich Photography

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* Headpiece designer Helena Taylor of HT Headwear got in touch to let us know about here New Year Sale that is kicking off on Monday 7th January online.  There will be many pieces in the sale, including stunning vintage jewellery with prices starting at a ridiculously low £5.

*  An award winning London based professional make up artist, Kristina Gasperas would like to offer Love My Dress readers a 15% discount on all wedding make up bookings up until 31st May 2013, please quote ‘Love My Dress 2013’ when making your booking.

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*  Photographers Love To Marry have a special offer for readers; buy 8 hours of Wedding Planner time and get 4 hours free.  The time can be used in any way to help with your wedding planning (to provide ideas, themes, source suppliers, provide timelines or budgets for example) or on the day co-ordination (to assist with venue set up and liaising with suppliers etc). A great gift for the newly engaged! Contact Hazel on 0113 2568153/07855 307402 or email enquiries@lovetomarry.co.uk to find out more and to book your time with an award winning wedding planner! Visit www.lovetomarry.co.uk for more information.  The full amount of £180 is to be purchased before the end of February 2013, and time can be used up until 31st August 2014.

* Wedding Planner Suzanne Prout of RSVP Wedding is offering 10% off their Full Planning and Design service.  This offer is subject to availability and must be booked before 28th February 2013.

* ShopBees are offering  up to to 50% off their favourite necklace sets, bangles, brooches and earrings…

* Chez Bec are delighted to offer Love My Dress readers a head start on their January sale with an exclusive Sale Preview. Enter the code LMD13 at the checkout for 30% off absolutely everything at ChezBec.com. This fabulous promotion code is only valid on orders placed online at chezbec.com from 31st December until midnight on 7th January. The promotion code cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or promotion.

* Baba-C are offering 20% off our bespoke range of designer veils. Consultation can be done via phone and email.  Baba-C send orders all over the world so   not a problem. The style choice and colour range is vast so something for every look imaginable! 

* Blush Floral Design are offering 10% off wedding flowers over the value of £450.00 when you book with us from the 1st Jan 2013 until the 31st Jan 2013. Just quote code – LMD2013 upon booking.

Photography Copyright (c) 2012, Naomi Kenton

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* Wedding photographers The Twins (who I ADORE and whose work you *have* to see on Love My Dress right here) would love to offer all Love My Dress readers a £200 discount on their album wedding package (usual cost £1,400) if you book your 2013 or 2014 wedding up until 31st January 2013. Quote ‘LMD Twins’. Details of fine art album package can be found here.

Photography Copyright (c) 2012, The Twins

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* Designer of exquisite wedding accessories Rosie Willett would like to offer Love My Dress readers 15% discount on all headpieces and jewellery on www.rosiewillettdesigns.co.uk from 1st until 31st January.  Please quote LOVE15 at checkout.

Phillipa Lepley’s
Legendary January sample sale is starting Jan 5th 2013 at 9.30am
(ending 6pm).  I interviewed Phillipa here for Love My Dress.   Phillipa
is famous for her hidden corsetry that cinches in the waist by 2” and
her use of the best fabrics from around the World, including Italian
silk satins, the finest French laces and bespoke embellishments with
each gown beautifully unique. Alterations are undertaken within her
London bespoke studio. It really is a destination boutique for every
girl looking for the exclusive luxurious Phillipa Lepley look and a
perfect time to visit is during the sale!

With prices reduced by
up to 70% it is a fabulous opportunity to have the Phillipa Lepley gown
of your dreams at a fraction of the couture costs. We also have a
selection of sample shrugs, veils, beaded belts and accessories in the
sale.  We recommended you come early to avoid the famously long 1st day

The sale will take place at Phillipa’s flagship store at 48 Fulham Road, London, SW3 6HH.  Telephone 020 7590 9771 or email info@phillipalepley.com for futher information.

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The Finer Details would like to offer all Love My Dress readers 10% discount on any button/brooch bouquet and wedding stationery order placed until 31st January 2013, please quote ‘Love My Dress New Year Special 2013’.

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Florist in the Forest are asking readers to book their mid-week wedding for 2013 (Mondays – Thursdays) by the 1st March 2013 and receive 10% off your wedding flowers. Email with your enquiry, adding Love My Dress offer in the subject heading. (Excluding Valentine’s day and Christmas) “

Dotty Pink Designs would love to offer 25% off wedding invitations for Love My Dress readers. The discount code DPLMD25 must be quoted when placing an order and cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount. The offer begins on 1st January 2013 and expires on 31st January 2013. Only 1 code can be used per reader on one stationery order. Offer is valid on Wedding Invitations only. Standard terms and conditions still apply.

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* Eileen O’Rourke of Sugar8, who creates the most beautiful super8-mm style wedding films would like to offer all Love My Dress readers a 10% discount on bookings made before the end of January for any of her Super 8 film packages. Available for any 2013 wedding date.

Benjamin Toms photography would like ot offer all Love My Dress readers £200 off any photography
wedding package booked thoughout January & February 2013.  Use the discount code ‘Love my Dress’.

* Award Winning Bridal Hair Accessories and Jewellery from LHG Designs are offering 20% to all Love My Dress readers until 1st February 2013. Please quote ‘lovemydress’ by email to weddingandbaby@yahoo.co.uk.

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Wedding photographer Maria De Faci would like to offer to all Love My Dress readers a 10% discount on all of her wedding packages plus a free wedding slideshow for all weddings booked before 31st March 2013, just quote “LMD Stylish Couple”. For weddings in Richmond-upon-Thames Maria offers a 15% discount plus a free wedding slideshow up until 31 March 2013. Please quote “LMD Richmond Wedding”.  See Maria’s beautiful wedding photography on Love My Dress here.

Emma Jo would love to offer a 10% discount for Love My Dress readers on digital and letterpress stationery until the end of January 2013. Please contact Emma at info@emma-jo.co.uk for further information, please quote ‘Love My Dress’.

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* Wedding photographer Maureen Du Preez would like to offer readers a 35% off her all day wedding photography package to any couples getting married midweek (Tuesday-Thursday) in 2013 who email her before the 28th of February (subject to availability). Couples should mention this offer by quoting ‘LOVEMYDRESSOFFER2013’ in the first email enquiry to apply & include all details about their wedding.

This package (normally £800) includes:

…Travelling costs for weddings in London or Glasgow
…A pre-wedding consultation to discuss your needs (in person or via Skype)
…All day coverage from bridal preparations until late into the reception
…The full wedding day flash drive of 300-400 high-resolution files, professionally edited in my trademark style
…All the same photographs in low-res so you can share them on the web
Your own private online gallery to share with friends & family

**Any additional travelling costs or products will not be subject to a 30% discount.

To grab this great offer, readers should email info@maureendupreez.com with details about their wedding before midnight on 28th February 2013.  Couples should be getting married midweek (Tuesday-Thursday) in 2013.  Couples should quote ‘LOVEMYDRESSOFFER2013’ in the first email enquiry for this offer.

*  For the entire month of January, Marissa Kay Photography
will be offering 10% off of any session including wedding, engagement,
and lifestyle.  When contacting Marissa, a prospective client can simply
mention JANUARY DEAL to refer to this offer. 

Marissa’s wedding package is normally $1600.  With the 10% discount, it would be $1440.  This includes:

…6 hours of photography by Marissa and assistant photographer
…DVD of high-resolution digital files
…Online image viewing and ordering gallery for 3 months
…Preview slideshow
…Engagement session

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Sheila the Makeup Artist
is offering free Mother of the Bride Makeup with full Bridal Hair &
Makeup Package costing £200.  Sheila offers mobile service covering
London, Berkshire, Surrey and Middlesex.

Victoria Millésime is offering a 20% discount on the Millésime 2012 Vintage Style Accessories collection as well as on all Original Vintage
Bridal Accessories throughout the month of January – just quote LMD2013
at checkout to apply the discount.

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Pretty Little Trio are offering 15% off hire prices when booking vintage china hire. Just quote ‘LMD15’.  This offer is available on bookings taken before the end of January 2013*  and the following terms and conditions would apply;
* Quote ‘LMD15’ for the offer
* Offer valid until the end of January 2013.
* Valid when booking china hire from Pretty Little Trio
* Offer available after a minimum £100 spend, excluding delivery and set up.
* Not exchangeable and not available in conjunction with other offers.
* Valid on new bookings only.
* Offer subject to signed terms and conditions of hire and returnable damages deposit
* China hire available in Cheshire, Merseyside, Manchester, Lancashire, Wirral and their bordering areas.

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Well there you go my lovers, I hope you find something that not only saves you a few pennies, but makes you supremely happy at the thought of your upcoming wedding too 2013 Special Offers for All Readers... ()

Huge huge thanks to the many suppliers who have come forward with offers for my readers. You are all brilliant – thank you.

With all my love in the world,


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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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  1. Happy New Year! I am a huge vintage fan. Thanks so much for sharing this great collection of photography. I am very impressed with the bridal makeup, hair and fashion ideas. These special offers are a great advantage for brides who want their special day to be unique and memorable.

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