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Alternative ‘Forbidden Love’ Elopement Inspiration in the Peak District…

Autumnal, Runaway Bride Inspiration…

Today we have some gorgeous elopement inspiration for you; Set in the rolling hills of the Peak District, telling the story of two alternative, runaway soulmates.

Combing beautiful tartan fabrics, autumnal colours and stunning scenery, this edgy yet magical shoot is all about representing ‘forbidden’, intense love.

Over to Magda from Magda K Photography to tell us more…

Magda…

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I love the concept of forbidden, crazy love and finding your soulmate. It’s that connection that is so magical and very special that is so exciting! I wanted to show the story of two traveller girls who are living alternative life who decide one day to elope and to declare their love to each other on a top of a hill, running away from pressures that comes with living in big cities and organising a wedding.

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Inspiration for this shoot started with Esther from Frock Shop – dress designer and maker – who showed me this beautiful tartan fabric that inspired her to design a dress. Esther asked me if I would be interested in photographing the dress but the moment I saw the fabric I knew I wanted to make the fabric the star- it was so gorgeous! We both wanted to do something different and this tartan fabric was what we both needed to start us thinking! It was an

Curious Fair DIY Project… Silver leaf bowl

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Today the creative duo at Curious Fair have provided us with a really simple but effective DIY project, a silver leaf bowl.

What I love about this is that you can use any sized balloons to create different shapes and also change the spray paint to a colour that suits your wedding colours. You could fill them with fruit, sweets, favours and really adds an autumnal feel to your day.

Here Natalie & Guy gives us step by step instructions on how to make this…

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You will need…



* A bag full of malleable leaves

* Silver spray paint

* PVA

* Water

* A Balloon

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Step 1…

Enjoy an autumnal walk collecting interesting shaped leaves as you go! Make sure they are malleable and not too stiff otherwise they won’t stay in place. Mix PVA glue with a little water to make a ‘papier mache’ style paste.



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Step 2…

Blow up your balloon to the size you’d like your bowl. The balloon will act as a mould and your bowl will eventually be the same size as the bottom half of the balloon.


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Step 3…

Dip your first leaf into the PVA & water mixture ensuring that it is fully coated. Place onto the bottom of the balloon in the direction you want your leaves to go. Layer the next

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