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Daisy Says I Do Blog: Styling, Advice and Real Bride Stories

A Contemporary take on 1920's Styling

The 1920’s is a beautiful era, and perfect to draw inspiration from for weddings; luxurious, opulent and playful! As a stylist and designer it is important to capture the essence, rather than imitate an existing style and therefore incorporate elements and motifs whilst adding a contemporary twist. Planning and styling this shoot was a truly collaborative process, nothing was created in isolation which resulted in a style that seamlessly reflected through all the elements. Hollie from Daisy Says I Do oversaw each aspect to maintain the overall design. Our contemporary take on the 1920’s used many talented suppliers creating a...

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Making the most of your Confetti Moment (even when your venue says you are not allowed!)

The confetti images at weddings are often my favourite, they can be the most candid and genuine moments. There is nothing quite like a face full of confetti to make you forget the camera is there and embrace the moment! This is certainly true of my own wedding, often a bit camera shy and awkward in front of a camera and yet here we both are above in the confetti aftermath!   There are lots of different types of confetti all with their own pros and cons and of course not all venues allow confetti. Venues can have restrictions on what type...

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White Elegance with Geometric and Copper Details

  When the crazily talented Tatum Reid invites you to style a photoshoot for her there is clearly only one answer! I’m obsessed with her contemporary, fresh style and her love of natural light is clear in the images she produces. We decided on an all-white shoot which I was so excited by and could instantly start picturing a design and style; sleek lines softened with luxurious texture. When creating simplicity, harmonising all the different elements can be difficult and coordination with all the suppliers involved is key. Whilst hinting at Hollywood glamour in our bride’s style, the venue styling remained...

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Finding Your Photographer

Finding your photographer can be an overwhelming decision; there is so much choice and prices and packages can vary significantly. I have been asked for advice from clients quite a lot recently so thought it was time to blog! Before my own wedding and before the days of Daisy Says I Do, I along with my now husband trawled through endless websites, and sent a lot of emails until we stumbled across Tatum Reid Photography, we loved the images on her online gallery and after meeting with her immediately knew that we would book her to capture our big day....

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A Refined Country Style with a Luxurious Colour Palette

                  Having worked with Sheryl from Oobaloos Wedding Photography before I was excited when she asked me if I would like to style an inspirational shoot that she was working on, I love her style of photography and the emotion she portrays in her images. We developed the concept; a refined country theme with a luxurious colour scheme of rich pinks and reds. The Barn at Upcote provided the perfect backdrop for the shoot with a combination of beautiful Cotswold countryside, exquisitely renovated barns and unexpected vistas with every turn, needless to...

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