b.loved launch giveaway ~ win an engagement shoot in paris and more! {NOW CLOSED}

Good afternoon! You may have noticed things are looking a little different around here this afternoon?  Today is the launch of b.loved!  Take a little read of this morning’s post to find out more.

To celebrate the launch of b.loved I have teamed up with some of my favourite wedding people to bring you an AMAZING list of prizes to be won by you!  Read on to find out what’s up for grabs, and how to enter…

A romantic couple shoot in Paris – the City of Love!

What could be more romantic than a couple shoot in Paris? Whether you are engaged, planning to get engaged or just celebrating being in love, now is your chance to have professional photos taken of you and your partner in the City of Love. Anneli from Anneli Marinovich Photography, is giving away a couple shoot (valued at £350) in Paris, to take place in the month of April 2012! All you need to do is to get yourself and your partner to Paris (why not book a hotel and make a weekend of it?) and Anneli will do the rest. If that wasn’t enough, I will also be offering some b.loved styling to add some extra ooh-la-la.  So if you fancy having your love story captured in Paris in the Spring, read on to find out how to enter!

If you’d like to see more of Anneli’s couple shoots, click here

Bridal makeup by Carolanne Armstrong

Every bride wants to look their best on their wedding day, and with talented makeup artist Carolanne Armstrong you can!  Carolanne is offering an on the day bridal makeup session for one lucky bride getting married in 2012, her experienced hand will create a long-lasting and timeless look to add to the beauty of your day.

Styling by b.loved wedding styling

If you’re overwhelmed by inspiration, or need a hand choosing the final details for your big day, this prize from b.loved wedding styling will help!  Pick either the b.inspired or b.detailed package and I’ll provide you with a free consultation (to take place in Surrey or Central London, or over the phone) to discuss your wedding day plans, and come up with the ideas to bring your vision to life.

Not a bride? Don’t worry, this one’s also open to you lovely wedding pro’s! So if you need a creative eye to look over your latest website design, or help setting up your first wedding fair stand, maybe you’ve created a new product range and want some inspirational images to promote your products, or want to collaborate on a styled shoot to showcase your creativity and talent to prospective clients then enter to win a free b.professional consultation.

A bespoke headpiece from Victoria Mary Vintage

Win the perfect finishing touch to your wedding day outfit!   This gorgeous Athena headpiece, worth £85, from Victoria Mary Vintage is from new SS2012 Charleston Collection launching at the end of January.  A collection of bold, statement beaded and sequined headpieces, necklaces, cuffs and sashes in silver and gold, each piece is designed to add individual sparkle and glamour to a simpler dress.   It would also be perfect for changing your look from the ceremony to reception.  The winning bride can choose from gold (as shown) or silver, and the piece will be made to order on your choice of ribbon-wrapped base.

A styled engagement shoot with Juliet Mckee

Celebrate your engagement in style with an engagement shoot styled just for you!  Have your pictures taken by creative wedding photographer Juliet Mckee, and styled by Louise at b.loved styling, this is a real opportunity to create something different and personal!  Whatever your style, we will help you come up with the perfect look and capture those memories for many years to come. 

Wedding planning from Megan Jane Weddings & Events

Megan of Megan Jane Weddings & Events is giving away a ‘Just Weeks Away’ package worth over £650, to a couple planning their wedding this Spring or Summer!  If you’ve already done most of the planning, but would love to enjoy the last few weeks of your engagement knowing that every last detail will be taken care of, this is the prize for you!  Megan will meet with you before the wedding, liase with all your vendors (and source any you may still be looking for) as well as being there for you as much or as little as you need in the final few weeks, as well as being there on the day to oversee your day runs smoothly.  Your wedding must take place by the end of June 2012.

30 wedding invites from from Wedding in a Teacup

Finally, the lovely team at Wedding in a Teacup are offering 30 beautiful digitally printed wedding invitations in any one of the five designs above, worth £80.  Exclusively designed by Wedding in a Teacup, these invitations have elegant curved edges and are produced using the highest quality digital printing process onto beautiful, textured 300gsm Conqueror high white laid card made from wood from FSC certified sustainable forests.  The card is soft creamy-white in colour, tactile and luxurious to hold.  Each invitation is supplied with an 100% recycled manila envelope.  H 17.5 x W 12.5 cm.  Postage in the UK is included.

Now that’s quite a prize fund isn’t it?!

All you have to do to enter to win one of these amazing prizes is head over to the new B.LOVED FACEBOOK PAGE and leave a comment telling us a little bit about your wedding (including the date if you’ve set one!), and which prize you would like to win.  Yes, it is really that simple!

The competition will close at midnight on Sunday 15th January 2012.  Winners will be picked the following week and announced on the blog on Friday 2oth January.

What are you waiting for? Head over to the B.LOVED FACEBOOK PAGE and enter now!


Things you need to know ~

One entry per person / couple

UK residents only

For shoots, styling and coordination prizes, a travelling fee to the wedding venue or shoot location may be required

Stationery and accessory prizes are made to order and will take 3-6 weeks to be dispatched after approval

All entries to be recieved by midnight (GMT) on Sunday 15th January 2012

The winners will be announced by Friday 20th January and notified by email


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.

I'm also a co-founder at The Brand Studio, where I design and curate beautiful photoshoots for wedding and lifestyle brands, as well as running wedding industry community the B.LOVED Hive where I support and nurture wedding pros building industry leading businesses. Yep, I definitely have the best job in the world.

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