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Springtime Ballet Brides

Springtime Ballet Brides

Thomasina Brides returned to the stylish Blackbrook House in Belper, to shoot a sequel to their Vintage Collection from 2016. This time the theme was Springtime Ballet Brides, and once again the beautiful house and period features provided the perfect backdrop.

It still felt rather wintry outside, but after some much-needed restorative hot drinks, it was time to get to work. With hair by Yvette Clarke and her assistant Zea, and make-up by Sophie Downing, ballerinas Emily and Connie looked ready to grace any stage. The elegance of the ballerinas was matched by their delicate tulle skirts, made by English Country Vintage

Meanwhile Charlotte from Redamancy Wedding Planning designed a wedding breakfast table in the main hall, dovetailing perfectly with stationery by Adele of Poppleberry.

Amy from Polka-Dot Florist supplied and arranged the flowers, and she fell in love with the hand-dyed silk ribbons created by Alison from Border Cottage Flowers. Amy’s gorgeous pink blossoms, and peach and pink roses were a perfect choice to tie in with the soft hues of the ballet.

Sarah of The Sugared Rose indulged the throng with a stunning 4-tier confection, displaying hand painted sides. Her individual cutting cake and exquisite iced biscuits were both divine and tempting.

Photographing it all was the talented (and 8 months pregnant!) Elena of Elen Studio Photography, who worked tirelessly to capture so many beautiful images from the day. Carrying her lovely bump didn’t stop Elena from whizzing up a step ladder and getting stunning images as a result.

The shoot was organised and styled by Mary-Ann of Thomasina Brides, whose accessories added the perfect finishing touch to this beautiful bridal look.

Accessories | Thomasina Brides

Venue | Blackbrook House

Photographer | Elen Studio Photography

Dresses | English Country Vintage

Hair | Yvette Clarke

Breakfast Table Styling | Redamancy Wedding Planning

Hand dyed silk ribbons | Border Cottage Flowers

Make-up | Sophie Downing

Wedding Cake | The Sugared Rose

Stationery | Poppleberry

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