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Styled Shoot in Casares

April 15th, 2018 Posted by About me, Bouquets, Branding your business, Bridal Beauty Marbella, Bridal Hair and Make Up Marbella, Cool Wedding Ideas, Delightful details, Destination Weddings, Elopements in Spain, Engagement Shoots, Fairy Godmother of the Costa Del Sol, Fairy godmother of weddings, Florists in Marbella, Getting Married in Marbella, Getting Married in Spain, Gorgeous Table Settings, Instagram Love, Life in Spain, Lifestyle photography, Marbella Weddings, Mediterranean weddings, My Inspirations, My life, Photoshoots, Portfolio building, Romantic Weddings in Spain, Running a business in Spain, Spanish Weddings, Styled shoot Europe, Styled Shoot Spain, Styling Weddings, Styling Weddings in Spain, Stylists for Weddings in Spain, Table Settings, Trends for 2018, Venues, Weddding Photographers in Spain, Wedding Cakes in Spain, Wedding Dresses in Spain, Wedding Magazines, Wedding Photographer workshop, Wedding Photographers, Wedding Photographers in Spain, wedding planners Marbella, Wedding Planners Spain, Wedding props Marbella, Wedding Stylists, Wedding Stylists Spain, Wedding venues in Marbella, Wedding Venues in Spain, Wedding Venues Marbella, Weddings in Andalucia, weddings in private villas, Weddings in Sotogrande, Weddings in Spain 0 thoughts on “Styled Shoot in Casares”

It seems a lifetime ago we created this fabulous styled shoot at the Cortijo Pedro Jimenez in Casares.

I have been meaning to blog this for ages as this shoot was in February but March arrived and we were full on with our real weddings.  We had a lovely exciting month of new bookings, client visits, food tastings, suppliers meeting, etc before the Easter holidays.

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The Andalucian Lake Workshop Update

April 8th, 2018 Posted by About me, Branding your business, Bridal Hair and Make Up Marbella, Cool Wedding Ideas, Delightful details, Destination Weddings, Elegant Weddings in Spain, Elopements in Spain, Exclusive Wedding Venues Spain, Extraordinary Inspirations, Fabulous Blogs, Fabulous Florals, Fairy Godmother of the Costa Del Sol, Fairy godmother of weddings, Fairytale Weddings, Florists in Marbella, Getting Married in Marbella, Getting Married in Spain, Gorgeous Table Settings, Inspirations, Latest Bridal Fashions, Life in Spain, Lifestyle photography, Luxury Weddings in Marbella, Luxury Weddings in Spain, Marbella, Marbella Weddings, Mediterranean weddings, My Inspirations, My life, Our Weddings, Photoshoots, Pink Weddings, Planning a Destination Wedding, Portfolio building, Reviva Weddings Exclusive Weddings, Romantic Weddings in Spain, Running a business in Spain, Secret Garden Wedding, Shiny Sponsors, Shoes, Spanish Flowers for weddings, Spanish Wedding Stationery, Spanish Wedding Stationery in Marbella, spanish wedding themes, Spanish Weddings, Sponsors, Styled shoot Europe, Styled Shoot Spain, Styling Weddings, Styling Weddings in Spain, Stylish Weddings in Spain, Stylists for Weddings in Spain, Sweet and treat tables for weddings, Table Settings, Tapas, Themes for weddings, Uncategorized, Weddding Photographers in Spain, Wedding Cakes in Spain, Wedding Decorations, Wedding Dresses in Spain, Wedding Flowers, Wedding Flowers Marbella, Wedding Magazines, Wedding Photographer workshop, Wedding Photographers, Wedding Photographers in Spain, wedding planners Marbella, Wedding Planners Spain, Wedding Stationery Spain, Wedding Stylists, Wedding Stylists Spain, Wedding Suppliers on the Costa Del Sol, Wedding venues in Marbella, Wedding Venues in Spain, Weddings in Andalucia, Weddings in Marbella, weddings in private villas, Weddings in Spain 0 thoughts on “The Andalucian Lake Workshop Update”

Well, with two weeks to go we are beyond excited as we finalise all the glorious details for our first styled wedding photographers workshop here in Andalucia.

With a whole host of amazing suppliers contributing to The Andalucian Lake Workshop set in the most fabulous location on the Istan Lakes, plus an hugely talented creative team, it really is going to be head turning!  I never do anything by halves and presented with a challenge I will always go for it!

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The Andalucian Lake Workshop

March 5th, 2018 Posted by About me, About Us, Bridal Hair and Make up Barcelona, Cool Wedding Ideas, Delightful details, Destination Weddings, Elegant Weddings in Spain, Exclusive Wedding Venues Spain, Extraordinary Inspirations, Fairy godmother of weddings, Hacienda Weddings in Spain, Inspirations, Instagram Love, Life in Spain, Lifestyle photography, Marbella Weddings, Mediterranean weddings, My Inspirations, My life, Photoshoots, Reviva Weddings Exclusive Weddings, Running a business in Spain, Spanish Weddings, Styling Weddings, Styling Weddings in Spain, Stylists for Weddings in Spain, Table Settings, Tapas, Uncategorized, Weddding Photographers in Spain, Wedding Photographers, Wedding Photographers in Spain, wedding planners Marbella, Wedding Planners Spain, Wedding Stylists, Wedding Stylists Spain, Weddings in Andalucia, Weddings in Marbella, weddings in private villas 2 thoughts on “The Andalucian Lake Workshop”

Sometimes things happen for a reason so I will explain how my new venture that has been in the pipeline for quite a while is finally here :)!

I hope by taking the time to read this you may decide to step out of your comfort zone and see how quickly everything falls into place once you have made that move and truly believe in what you are creating. (more…)

Help to get David Toms back home

November 7th, 2017 Posted by About Us, Blogging, Christmas in Malaga, Christmas in Spain, Life in Spain, Lifestyle photography, Marbella, My life, People we love, Press, Weddding Photographers in Spain, Wedding Photographers in Spain, Wedding Suppliers on the Costa Del Sol, Weddings for physically challenged people in Marbella 0 thoughts on “Help to get David Toms back home”

I will start with going back to the day I found out about David Toms accident.  Utter shock, horror and could not get this off my mind, even to this day I often find myself thinking about David and wonder how he copes with the life changing accident he suffered, both mentally and physically.

Having broken his neck and now a quadriplegic, this situation challenges our understanding as to how anyone can move on and enjoy some quality of life, but they do.

Some of you may recall the blog post I did about David over a year ago a few months after his terrible accident.

A quick recap, it was about an amazing and inspiring couple, Mary and Marc, I had the pleasure of organising their wedding for.

They had faced a very similar life trauma when Marc also had a life changing car accident, at a much younger age.

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Extraordinary Cakes from Ivenoven

July 1st, 2017 Posted by About me, About Us, Cool Wedding Ideas, Delightful details, desert tables, Extraordinary Inspirations, Fabulous Finds, Fun Stuff, I Love, Ideas for Weddings, Instagram Love, Lifestyle photography, My Inspirations, New Products, People we love, Styling Weddings, Sweet and treat tables for weddings, Trends for 2018, Unusual Ideas, Wedding Cakes, Wedding Crafting, Wedding Decorations, Wedding Trends for 2017 1 thought on “Extraordinary Cakes from Ivenoven”

As my business is weddings and styling, plus a background in interiors and design, I constantly watch trends emerging.  I am pretty good at predicting them and love watching talents emerge that really stand out from the crowds so had to share this amazing cake designer with you.

I found Ivenoven on Instagram and was immediately wowed by her amazing creativity and skills.

Her website is simple but really she does not need much else as her cakes speak for themselves, they are quite simply works of art. (more…)

Behind the scenes of planning our 2017 Weddings!

November 23rd, 2016 Posted by About Us, Bridal Hair and Make Up Marbella, Bridal Showers, Bridesmaids colours, Bridesmaids Ideas, Delightful details, Destination Weddings, Elegant Weddings in Spain, Getting Married in Marbella, Getting Married in Spain, Ideas for Weddings, Inspirations, Life in Spain, Lifestyle photography, Marbella Weddings, My life, Our Weddings, Photoshoots, Planning a Destination Wedding, Running a business in Spain, Styling Weddings in Spain, Stylists for Weddings in the UK, Wedding Photographers, wedding planners Marbella, Wedding Planners Spain, Wedding Stylists, Wedding Stylists Spain, Wedding Trends for 2017, Weddings in Marbella, Weddings in Spain 0 thoughts on “Behind the scenes of planning our 2017 Weddings!”

We are busy here now planning our 2017 and 2018 weddings with some delightful clients and cannot help but get excited!

Gorgeous venues are being booked, suppliers are being organised, food tastings, hair and make up trials, meetings with photographers, music being organised, churches and ministers being chosen,  and of course working on the styling, flowers and decor for these beautiful weddings.

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Lifestyle Boudoir Photography by Aleksandra Olejnik

February 1st, 2014 Posted by Boudoir shoots in Spain, Bridal Beauty Marbella, Delightful details, Lifestyle photography, Weddding Photographers in Spain, Wedding Suppliers on the Costa Del Sol 0 thoughts on “Lifestyle Boudoir Photography by Aleksandra Olejnik”


Over the past five years I have watched the trend of lifestyle photography branching out and covering so many subjects as well as weddings.  

We have maternity shoots, new baby shoots, engagement shoots, family portraits and each day I look at many images of beautifully captured once in a lifetime moments taken by some very talented photographers.

About three years ago, I first heard of boudoir shoots and can´t say the idea caught my attention as felt, dare I say, it was slightly tacky but how wrong I was.    

It was only last year my view point on this new trend changed as I witnessed some of my brides presenting their new husbands with jaw dropping beautifully produced photographic albums full of creative and intimate images and realised how personal and special these photographs were and the effort that had been made to to create such a meaningful gift.  I loved the excitement between the bride and her bridesmaids as they admired the photos and were so excited about the surprise present about to be presented to the groom.

All these images are feminine, creative and beautifully thought through from the make up and hair to the outfits and having chatted to Aleksandra about producing these intimate photos she said she loves the reaction of the women she photographs as it gives them self confidence and a huge boost.  I love the fact you do not have to have a model figure or be incredibly beautiful, they are all evocative and seductive regardless of shape and size.

This is what lifestyle photography is, it is capturing everyday events and special moments and life in general, so it is a wonderful talent to be able to photograph and document this so well.

Aleksandra is a beautiful person and a wonderful photographer based here in Mijas whom I have had the pleasure of meeting on a few occasions as she has worked on some of our weddings and I personally love her work.  Aleksandra is available for both lifestyle and wedding photography and if you would like to see more do hop over to Aleksandra´s website and I am sure we will be seeing a lot more of her stunning and elegant images this year.

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