Steph & Steve – Doxford Barns

Steph & Steve had to wait so long for their wedding day (thanks to Covid) that they had a baby in between. Little Hudson stole the show on the day and was just the cutest pageboy you’ve ever seen. Marrying at the beautiful Doxford Barns, Steph wanted to keep the wedding styling sympathetic to the…

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Amy & John – Shotton Grange

Amy & John married at Shotton Grange in Northumberland in October 2021.   Amy wanted an elegant feel to the venue styling while also taking into account the rustic nature of the wedding venue. For the ceremony decor, we dressed the fireplace with a statement arrangement and candles surrounding the floor. The signing table was…

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5 Last-minute Planning Tips For A Heatwave Wedding

The summer months are the most popular time to get wed in the UK, but it’s only a few couples that are lucky enough to experience a wedding with temperatures of over 20°C. As the big day approaches, you may be wondering if there’s anything you can do last minute to make a hot day…

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Styled Shoot – The Parlour @ Blagdon

The Parlour @ Blagdon is one of my favourite north east venues and as their recommended stylist and wedding florist I am there a lot. The space is beautiful and really versatile as it has separate spaces for the ceremony and reception as well as a gorgeous courtyard for outdoor ceremonies when the British weather…

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5 Wedding Venue Styling Tips for Large Venues

One of the biggest trends I’m expecting to see post-pandemic is in maxi-weddings. These are glorious, extravagant, larger-than-life weddings coming from couples that have waited so long for their big day.   Big weddings with a lot of guests means you’re likely to be styling a larger venue. You can be faced with challenges of…

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Easter Wedding Styling

Easter is always a popular time of year to get married. It’s usually the start of the main wedding season and for us wedding florists it’s an exciting season that brings with it lots of new flowers to work with.   Sadly, this year we still can’t hold weddings at Easter but I am thinking…

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How to style an outdoor wedding ceremony

Lots of couples dream of an outdoor ceremony and often choose their venue because of a beautiful outside space. However, it’s common practice in the UK to opt for an indoor ceremony as the the weather isn’t always reliant. Over the last year, the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed us to spend more time outdoors regardless…

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Real Wedding – Jessica & Keith

A luxury bridal wedding bouquet of white and blush flowers with eucalyptus foliage

Jessica and Keith’s modern, rustic barn wedding was held at Healey Barn in May 2019. Healey Barn is a gorgeous building converted in 2015 and is perfect for a spring wedding with the barn doors opening out to a sunny courtyard. Jessica and Keith wanted a fresh, modern, romantic look to their day, so we…

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Why Are Wedding Flowers Expensive?

Doxford Hall Northumberland Wedding Flowers Centrepiece

When you first start planning your wedding it can be hard to know how much to budget for each part of the day. Then you start getting and idea of prices and some of the costs involved might come as a bit of a surprise. Wedding flowers can be expensive, they are a fresh product…

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Our Brand Story

Eshott Hall Wedding Flowers Northumberland

Our Brand Story Karen Alexander Weddings is the new brand name for Ruby Tuesday Events. I’ve given the business a fresh new look because I’ve come a long way since the days of hiring out vintage crockery as a side hustle to my full time hospitality job. My background is working in high end hotels…

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