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A Vibrant, Floral Grunge Inspired Barn Wedding in West Sussex…

Barn Wedding with Colourful Fiesta Styling…

What a delight of a real wedding we have to share with you today!

Luke & Zoë incredible Celtic hand fasting ceremony took place at The Secret Barn in West Sussex and included colourful fiesta styling, handmade wedding stationery, a cool ASOS wedding dress, vegan food and giant geometric piñatas!! Its a proper explosion of colour…

Photography by Paloma…

couples portrait photography with smoke bombs

How did the couple find you?

I met Zoë and Luke in 2015 at a wedding fair in Brighton. They won a competition I was running for an engagement shoot; we had it on Halloween in the South Downs. It was epic, we had red smoke bombs and made friends with some cows!

What was your favourite part of the day?

The piñata! I loved seeing both bride and groom bash the shit out of them with a bat and then they got all their guests to do the same. There were sweets and lollies flying about everywhere. I thought it was hilarious!

What was your favourite shot of the day, and why?

A close up portrait of the couple. I loved it because in all the craziness of the staged photos (we were doing smoke bombs posed ones in honour of their engagement sesh) they found the time to have this incredible unstaged moment and I was there to

Danish ‘Hygge’, Rustic Barn Wedding Inspiration…

Hygge Wedding Inspiration…

Today’s Hygge wedding inspiration will make you want to wrap up under a warm blanket and get all cozy with your loved ones.

‘Hygge’ is a Danish ritual of enjoying life’s simple pleasures and they have totally embraced the theme by capturing love, comfort, good food, knitted decor, blankets and hot chocolate…Ahhhh.

Over to Danielle from The Wed Hub to tell us more…

Danielle…

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The idea for this styled shoot was based around the Danish concept of HYGGE (pronounced hoo-guh).

When I was planning the details my aim was for whoever looked at the photographs to get an overwhelming sense of contentment and coziness. You know those “ahhh” moments when you have a sip of hot chocolate, put on a new pair of warm woolly socks, wrap yourself up tightly in a knitted nanny blanket or receive cuddles and kisses from someone you truly love…yeah all those feels!

Hygge is very much about embracing simplicity and authenticity. Ashridge Barn has been restored so beautifully with lots of wonderful original features being left exposed. The rustic decor and mixture of textures throughout the room add to its charm and worked so well with the shoots theme.

For the colour scheme I chose to use soft greys and pale pinks, which gave a lovely modern and contemporary feel as well as being feminine and

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