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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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
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’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
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’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
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
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
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
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 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
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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intro intro Hallo from the team here at Unconventional Wedding if you are newly engaged. Congratulations! You might be feeling a little overwhelmed at the moment on where to start? How many guests to invite? Where to hold your wedding day or weekend? What theme or colours to have? Well
gothic micro wedding We’re keeping things simple today with Shannon and Mark’s Gothic micro wedding. When the pandemic changed their plans, they took things back to basics and celebrated with their closest family and friends. Not only that, but they did it with STYLE. Their dark wedding decor is absolutely
RAINBOW BARN WEDDING Get ready to smile because this rainbow barn wedding is SO full of joy! Rachael and Kev tied the knot at The Wellbeing Farm in Bolton, and they filled their day with colour and personal touches. Kirsty Rockett Photography took these colourful wedding photos and we can’t
Autumnal WiccanWedding Spirituality meets celebration in this gorgeous autumnal Wiccan wedding. Ashleigh and Daniel combined the badass spirit of halloween with a rustic, bohemian softness – the result was a gorgeous, whimsical wedding with a killer autumn colour palette. From pumpkins galore to fire pits and broomsticks, keep reading to
Circus-Themed Fireworks Wedding Get ready to be blown away by Erika and Chris’ joyful fireworks wedding! It was a circus-themed bash that celebrated their shared love for fireworks. The day was filled fun with personal touches. The photos are seriously amazing, so keep reading to get inspired! Big love to
a Gothic fairytale wedding story We hope you’re ready for some seriously romantic wedding inspiration! This Gothic fairytale wedding beautifully merges nature, mythology, and fantasy into a uniquely personalised celebration. Holly and Conor, who first met during outdoor theatre rehearsals as pirates in Treasure Island, envisioned their wedding as a