Editor loves and inspiration

Look what catches the eye of the editor with a special emphasis in local wedding businesses, shops and suppliers.

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In our November/December issue we're looking at some of the best accessories money can buy in Essex - and this headpiece from Chez Bec is pretty high on the list! 

Image courtesy of www.ajg-photography.co.uk

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Fay's Fairy Cakes based in Marlborough, Wiltshire, has created a mirrored cake stand that holds up to 500 cupcakes. It offers height in a marquee or tipi and the top tier offers room for extra treats, www.faysfairycakes.co.uk

Read more ideas about hosting a wedding in a marquee in our latest issue on sale now. Purchase your copy here: www.yourgloswilts.wedding

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Whitsand Bay Fort is a historic coastal resort and wedding venue located in Cornwall. It's ideal for a UK-based family-moon in the region following a ceremony indoors or out, www.whitsandbayfort.co.uk Instagram whitsandbayfort

Read more about it in our latest issue on sale now. Purchase your copy here: www.devoncornwall.wedding/buy-a-copy

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De Vere Latimer Estate not only features as a fairytale venue in our current issue, but also as the setting of a real life fairy tale, with the wedding of Katie and Jonny, as all featured in our Oct/Nov issue - on sale here. And to find out more about Latimer, click here.

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I love these gorgeous necklaces from Keishi Jewellery, they're perfect for bridesmaids to wear as the colour matches all gowns and it allows for a personal touch. It's even available in silver!

Find out more: www.keishijewellery.com

Purchase your copy here - www.youreastmidlands.wedding/buy-a-copy

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As the evening draw in, make the most of the beautiful skies as the sun sets! Rosie and Jack did just that! Read all about their day at South Farm in the current issue out now. https://www.yourhertsbeds.wedding/buy-a-copy

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This incredible image of bride Rachel and groom Kyle was captured by North East wedding snappers Chocolate Chip Photography. To find out more about their festival-inspired wedding click here.

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West Tower, a private country house in Aughton, has been voted Best Wedding Venue in Lancashire for the ninth year in a row at the County Brides North West Wedding Awards. The finalists were voted for by previous brides and grooms who were married in the past two years.

Stephanie Beqo, the general manager, said: “We're absolutely thrilled to have won and I'd like to thank everyone who voted for us. West Tower is of course the most beautiful setting to get married, but it's made truly special by our dedicated team who help and support our couples every step of the way.”

To find out more, turn to page 9 of the current issue.

Photographer's credit: www.hervephotography.co.uk

Purchase your copy here – www.yournorthwest.wedding/buy-a-copy

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The Barn at Botley Hill is a new venue based in Titsey Hill. The rustic barn has been crafted using the finest materials and boasts floor-to-ceiling windows, exposed steel beams and aged terracotta tiles.

There are plenty of places for guests to explore, including the Botley Hill Farmhouse and on-site shepherds' huts. Now fully completed, the venue is available for weddings, with a variety of spaces for couples to choose from.

To find out more, turn to page 9 of the current issue.

Photographer's credit: www.hayleybray.com

Purchase your copy here – www.yoursurrey.wedding/buy-a-copy

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Selecting images for Melissa and Paul's real wedding feature was a real Sophie's choice for me! The couple crafted so many wonderful personal touches for their big day – I couldn't fit them all in. See page 41 of the current issue.

Image courtesy of www.sarahwilliamsphotography.com

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Dare to be different with these unusual and characterful venues bursting with charm. Find out more on page 25 of the current issue. Check out www.everymanplayhouse.com

Image courtesy of www.emmahillierphotography.com

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I adore this seating plan from Pretty Pops Designs.

The creator Zoe Mitchell, says: "I wanted to create a traditional yet slightly modern floral arrangement."

To see more turn to page 71.

Purchase your copy here – www.yoursouthwales.wedding/buy-a-copy

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I'm a huge fan of these bridesmaids' dresses, bringing the glitz and glam to Sharah and Sam's day. Head over to page 34 of the current issue for the feature.

Image courtesy of www.carlaguestphotography.com

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The floral arch has been a huge trend in 2019, thankfully - because I love it so - it's set to be even bigger in 2020.
This images showcases perfectly why it's been so popular with couples styling their day this year; it was supplied by Judith McCormack (www.pollenfloraljoy.co.uk) to illustrate her flower Q&A in issue 63 of Your West Midlands Wedding this issue - on sale now!

Image captured by: www.tjpphotography.co.uk

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How amazing is this bride's hand artistry by Nadia's Henna Happiness Studio of Norwich? It was just one of the amazing features of Hayley and Ankit's fusion wedding at Holkham Hall, Norfolk. To view more, check out the latest issue, out now.

(Image: Chris Taylor Photo)

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Instead of a traditional wedding cake Karina and Darren had a magical apple tree for their twisted fairytale wedding at Hampshire's Froyle Park. The apples by Sweet Kreations were a nod to Sleeping Beauty and were made of cake with guests' table numbers on the back. To read all about their big day, check out the current issue out now.

(Image: Adam Opris Photography)

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Wedding photographer Daniella Marinos located in the Cotswolds offers a natural, documentary style of photography designed to capture those special moments between couples, as seen here.

We caught up with Daniella for some big-day tips on selecting the perfect wedding photographer.

Turn to page 59 of the current issue on sale now to read more.

Purchase your copy here - www.yourgloswilts.wedding/buy-a-copy

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Polhawn Fort is a romantic coastal wedding venue located in South East Cornwall. It's perched on a cliff overlooking Polhawn Cove. We spoke to Sarah Turpitt, the general manager of the property, for tips on big-day drone photography and videography. To see more, turn to page 64.

www.polhawnfort.com

Purchase your copy here - www.yourdevoncornwall.wedding/buy-a-copy

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We love this paper floral arch by Paper Tree Design, as featured in our Oct/Nov 2019 issue, in a dedicated venue styling feature. Click here to buy the copy and find out more about what our special contributor Nicola Jackson of Cotswolds wedding blog Hanami Dream had to say about up and coming styling trends

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Love the idea of edible favours (and so will your guests!). Many designers will be able to create treats such as biscuits, macarons, meringue kisses, chocolate lollipops and cake pops! Our A-Z of all things cake will fill you with sweet inspiration in our current issue. Buy your copy here - https://www.yourhertsbeds.wedding/buy-a-copy

Our on-line advertisers

When it's time for you look for local businesses to help you with your wedding, take a look at our advertisements below. Most will have links to their own websites. These advertisements are updated regularly so please revisit often and mention County Wedding Magazines when making any enquiries.

The Conservatory at the Luton Hoo Walled Garden
East Sussex National Golf Club
Kings Lynn Town Hall
Eastwood Park Training & Conference Centre