WEDDINGS

WINTER’S CHARM

I am a through-and-through summer girl, I love nothing more than feeling the sun on my skin and a warm breeze ruffling my hair.   But every once in a while, winter captures my heart with a crisp sunny day and a generous dusting of snowfall.  It’s so romantic, wrapping up warm and trudging through the pure white countryside to find a cosy pub, sit fireside with your love sipping a rich red wine or a spiked hot chocolate.

I’m imagining one of those days as I pour through Shani & Chris’ beautiful snowy engagement shoot from Melissa Beattie.

Back in January I jumped in my car and set out for Cumbria, I was heading to the Lodore Falls Hotel for Chris and Shani’s pre wedding shoot. Lodore Falls is a gorgeous hotel tucked in to the hills that line the shore of the stunning Dewent Water in the UK’s Lake District National Park. With a location like this, I knew it was going to be a great shoot, I was excited about it. However, nothing had prepared me for the weather … snow, and lot’s of it! I totally missed the forecast. Half of me wanted to turn around and run a mile, the other half (the creative, not as sensible half) wanted to carry on … it will be amazing, totally worth getting stranded, go on. I am so thankful I went with my creative instinct, I hope you will agree that it was totally worth it and I didn’t get stuck either!

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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