Taking a break from wedding blogging…be back soon!

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Lots of love for wedding blogging – but it’s time for a break

You may have noticed that Bouquet Catch has been on extended hiatus for a while. This is for a number of reasons: 1) Its editor, Natalie Harris-Spencer (me!), just got married! I’ve being enjoying married life far too much and spending time with my amazing husband, G 2) I have numerous other projects on the go – my London lifestyle blog, The Edible Editor, as finally trying to crack my first novel...

Vicky and Matt: A rainbow-themed vow renewal in the Welsh countryside

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A vibrant, rainbow, countryside vow renewal to celebrate seven happy years together

Sometimes, it’s difficult to remember that it’s not just about the wedding day, but about what happens next. Vicky and Matt had been married for seven years when they decided to hold a vow renewal at a wedding venue they owned to celebrate the rainbow of emotions they had experienced as man and wife. Seven colours for seven years…we can’t think of anything more fitting...

Karly and Ty: A relaxed garden wedding with BBQ and butterflies

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Karly and Ty’s garden wedding showcased the best of America’s deep south in deepest, darkest Essex

It’s rare that we hear about the wedding day from the groom’s perspective – but when friend of Bouquet Catch, Ty, came to us with his wonderful story of his homemade, vintage, garden wedding to Karly, we were hooked. Karly and Ty’s love story began in the most modern of ways, via dating website Plenty of Fish, where Karly broke the ice by messaging Ty first...

How to style a botanical wedding

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A green and gold botanical wedding for the modern bride

Bursting with lush, verdant greens and highlighted with golds and metallics, the tropical, botanical wedding is a 2017 trend that’s not going anywhere. With Pantone recently announcing their 2017 colour of the year as ‘Greenery’, it’s no surprise that brides up and down the country are opting for ‘nature’s neutral’ for their main wedding colour scheme. vi cky The Boutique, a new bridal co-operative where small, independent, local businesses can offer their products, run workshops and support each other, used their stunning backdrop to create this beautiful ‘Modern Colonialism’ styled shoot to inspire your wedding day...

Beautiful wedding readings for 2017

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Inspiration to help you find some of the most beautiful wedding readings for your big day

I love how the timelessness and tradition of wedding ceremony readings can transport you to a place where you think: yes, that exactly captures how the couple feels about one and other. It’s amazing how poetry, prose, and even sometimes song lyrics can perfectly capture a couple’s story. Here’s a selection of my favourite wedding readings to give you inspiration for your 2017 wedding day…and for always...