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WE COULD BE {SUPER} HEROES

At the beginning of this year (boy, doesn’t that seem like forever ago?) we ran a competition to celebrate the launch of My BLOVED, with prizes from our incredible BLOVED Edit Members.  The top prize was a family shoot, styled by myself, with mum treated to makeup by Ana Ospina and photographed by the wonderful Fiona Kelly.  On a chilly day in March we finally came together to bring the shoot to life for our winner – Emma Thorburn and her adorable family.  With two superhero obsessed little boys – Gabriel, 6, and Brodie, 3 – the concept for the shoot was easy, they needed to become superheroes to save their mum and dad from an evil baddie!

From their cosy reading nook, the boys discovered a cry for help nestled in between the pages, and so began their transformation…

Gabriel & Brodie each received a superhero ‘kit’ with a felt cape and mask, complete with power juice (a necessity for all budding superheroes!). With the help of Little B writer Jenny from Hip Hip Hooray, I created comic book signs and cut out superhero symbols ready to decorate their capes with help from mum and dad – and a lot of pritstick!  Mum Emma, who is also the fabulous baker & creator behind Buns of Fun also created a superhero cake for us!  Transformation complete, they were ready to step out into the big bad world and save the day!

Mum Emma said “The shoot was a lovely thing to do, my babies look super (hero-y!).  Brodie turned three the following week and it was fab to be able to mark his age in a fun way and get some lovely photos of our family together too! Thank you for everything”

This was such a fun shoot and delightful family to work with!

Mission complete.

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Louise

After a decade-long career in corporate interior design, I took a giant leap of faith, left the security of an office job, and founded B.LOVED in 2011 as a platform for romantic and beautiful wedding inspiration. Thanks to a whole lot of creativity, hard work and passion, my gamble paid off and B.LOVED became one of the leading wedding blogs in the UK.

You’ll also find me working as an Editorial Stylist, where I design and curate beautiful photoshoots for wedding and lifestyle brands, as well as contributing as a founding member of bridal inspiration hub Aisle Society, and running wedding industry community the B.LOVED Hive from our super pretty base in London. Yep, I definitely have the best job in the world.

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