It’s been a pretty awesome year at Unconventional Wedding HQ. We’ve been super privileged to share some amazing real weddings and shoots with you. All of them showing off the very best in the UK’s alternative wedding industry.
So as we reach the end of 2019 (our first full year btw which is pretty exciting!), it seems only right that we look back on our top alternative wedding blogs of 2019. As voted for by you! These are the blogs that generated the most traffic & views across the year. If your blog was featured towards the end of the year we’ll include you in next years rankings too so you don’t miss out.
And there is everything from the Greatest Showman to Fairytale Weddings. You seem to like Rainbow and Colourful weddings just as much as Vintage and Great Gatsby weddings. Oh and a good Festival Wedding of course!
Our top alternative wedding dress blog made the cut, as well, as the top 10 alternative wedding cake makers. We think you all like Top 10 blogs, so more of them in the New Year. Want more? Our blog is packed full of alternative wedding inspiration and our wedding directory is full of awesome suppliers!
Thousands of you have checked them out already! Let us know if your favourite in here? Want to submit a blog? Click here!
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Once upon a time in fairytale wedding land, there lived a group of amazing wedding suppliers who dedicated their lives to sharing their visions with those planning their weddings. Inspired by the tales of old, such as the Brothers Grimm and other wise stories, one day they gathered together in
We’re loving this rustic, DIY Farm Wedding, captured by Lightbox Studios. This styled shoot was created with the idea of ‘making something out of nothing’ and I think it’s fair to say they smashed it! Wedding Coordinator Tasha-Mae shares her DIY tips for adding creative touches to your wedding, and
Today we have a super cool and colourful wedding shoot for you, captured by Florence Berry Photography. It features two kick ass brides, a mustang, a vintage ice cream tricycle, the UK’s biggest donut wall with an epic balloon installation! It’s set against the stunning Kent countryside and the stark
Getting married in the 2020s? Why not throw it back to the roaring 20s with a Great Gatsby Wedding? Think bold, glamorous and flamboyant! This blog, featuring photos by Emma Stokes Photography, is full of fabulous wedding inspiration. A talented group of wedding suppliers joined forces to bring the Great
Today we’d like to share with you a gorgeous ‘Greatest Showman’ Wedding! This fun shoot, co-ordinated by Gina Fernandes Photography and Nicole Hope Smith Wedding Fayres, shows how you can put your own twist on a theme to make your wedding day one of a kind. She chose to include
Today’s wedding blog is dedicated to one of my favourite things…wedding CAKE! The wedding cake was traditionally made to bring good luck to the couple and their guests, symbolising unity as the first task performed by the newlyweds. It’s also an excellent way to express your personalities and can be
It goes without saying, the war was a bleak time with countless dark days. People lived through what most struggle to comprehend today but were resilient, finding light and fun in the comfort of normal life. People carried on and weddings still happened. This heritage aviation wedding shoot took place
This awesome couple are adding some colour to these grey November days! Natasha and Chris’ Rainbow DIY Wedding was full of love, personal touches and creativity. Read on for Natasha’s inspirations behind her fun filled wedding day, and some fabulous photos by Stephanie Butt! Rainbow DIY Wedding- Kitchen Party! Our
Today we’re talking allllll about wedding dresses! We know you unconventional brides are after something show stopping, so we’ve compiled a list of our favourite alternative dress designers. There’s something for everyone here – from unusual wedding dresses to one of a kind! Corsets, to handpainted gowns, dip dyed dresses
Today, we’re loving everything retro, and this 80s wedding shoot is giving us all the inspiration! Coco Vintage has created the perfect disco throwback… think neon lights and crazy colour! This shoot captures the bold 80s spirit, and the ‘mixtape’ romance of the decade. These fab photos, by Nik Bryant
Featured photos courtesy of The Greatest Showman – Gina Fernandes Photography, Colourful wedding – Florence Berry Photography, Aviation Wedding – J&A Photography ,Great Gatsby -Emma Stokes Photography, Festival Wedding – Nicki Shea Photography, Alternative Wedding dresses – Megan Elle Photography , Neon 80s – Nik Bryant and Your Choice Photography, Rainbow Liverpool wedding – Stephanie Butt Photography, Live your own fairytale – Emma Ryan Photography and Farm Fest – Lightbox Studios. Full credits available on the blog links below.
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We have a beautiful real wedding for you today! Sarah & Kat’s camp and colourful wedding was full of fun, colour and love! All the best things, right?! They wanted to create a fun and relaxed atmosphere whilst also considering the environment. These gorgeous photos were sent to us by
We have a GORGEOUS real wedding for you today! Michelle and Kerry had their wonderland wedding in October 2019 at Larkspur Lodge in Knutsford. It was an intimate affair with 24 guests and an Alice In Wonderland theme. It’s whimsical, romantic & creative – you’re gonna love it! Check out
We have an awesome real wedding for you today! These snaps are by Lee Maxwell Photography from Jenny & Huw’s seaside wedding last summer in St, Mawes, Cornwall. This wonderful couple had big plans, but ended up scaling down to having six people in attendance! We think they ROCKED it.
We have more small wedding gorgeousness to share with you today! Luke and Victoria’s creative covid wedding is the perfect example of making the best out of a tough situation. Featuring the rainy streets of Bath and the sunny hills of the Cotswolds, these alternative wedding photos are friggin’ gorgeous!
Small weddings are on the rise and they’re bloody gorgeous! This alternative intimate wedding shows how you can rock a stripped back wedding and still make it unique to you. Featuring a bespoke black wedding dress, alternative decor, and an intimate ceremony, you’ll love this small wedding inspo! Keep reading
When we say this Viking festival wedding is EPIC, we are not exaggerating. We’re talking fire displays, archery, a bouncy castle, a cake made of cheese, and a silent disco. This badass couple combined all the things they love, as well as incorporating their Norse and Celtic cultures to create