One of the best reasons for having a Country House Wedding in the Lake District is that you can style the whole place in your theme or colours. But one of the biggest decision any bride or groom must make is what theme should they choose. With so much inspiration available it can be a little overwhelming.
While websites like Pinterest are useful, there’s something really nice about browsing through a book with a glass of wine as you gather ideas. Here are 6 beautiful wedding coffee table books to give you inspiration on everything from stationery to clothing to etiquette!
Style Me Pretty Weddings
Based on the incredibly popular blog Style Me Pretty, this is a photo-rich book that is ideal for leafing through for inspiration. Featuring 17 real-life weddings, you will find inspiration on everything from handcrafted favours to flowers to cake. It also includes 5 Style Blueprints – Classic, Rustic, Whimsical, Modern, or Al Fresco. If your style fits into one of those categories, you will find a treasure trove of ideas.
Vera Wang on Weddings
An absolutely beautiful book, this is a collection of photographs and advice from Vera Wang. Commenting on all aspects of the day – from invitations through to the table plans – this will give you so many ideas and tips.
It’s a great book in terms of dress inspiration. From necklines to construction to length to fabrics, you’ll get detailed, in-depth information on dresses. If you haven’t got your dress yet, have a read of this first so you can go prepared.
Weddings in Colour
While wedding books present stunning and inspirational picures in classic black and white, this book is ideal if you want inspiration to add a pop of colour and whimsy on your wedding day. Weddings in Colour presents eight colour schemes and gives you inspiration and DIYs to bring it all together.
This is a really fun book if you want to step away from tradition, and the colour palettes make it easy to plan your own décor.
The Handcrafted Wedding
Whether you’re naturally crafty, or you just want to keep the costs down a little, DIY touches can make a wedding unique. The Handcrafted Wedding will give you so many ideas. With over 340 concepts, you should find the perfect crafts to fit your theme. Plus, it has over 200 full-colour photographs, making it a beautiful book to look through.
If you’re interested in famous weddings throughout history, this is a good one to go for. It has over 400 iconic wedding photographs of actors, models, artists, musicians, and designers, all of whom appeared in Vogue over the last 120 years. Photographed by legends like Testino and Leibovitz, this is a stunning book that is both interesting and informative. A nice book to read even after your own wedding day.
The Wedding Book
Written by wedding expert Mandy Weiss, The Wedding Book is ideal if you’re just starting out in the planning process. Packed with hints and tips, this will give you an excellent overview of how to plan a wedding. It covers traditional wedding planning techniques combined with modern conveniences, wedding etiquette, how to look good in photographs, and more. It’s a perfect book for a bride-to-be!
Whatever theme or wedding scheme you choose the experienced team at Broadoaks can help you make your wedding dreams become a beautiful reality.