FRIENDS OF LOVELI

Recommended Lovely People

Below is a list of recommended suppliers we have had the pleasure of either working with or meeting.

PHOTOGRAPHERS

Olivia Brabbs Photography
This commercial and wedding documentary photographer produces simply stunning images.With an eye for natural moments she uses a sensitive and intuitive approach to create beautiful, timeless images. Olivia is based in the beautiful North Yorkshire city of York.
www.oliviabrabbs.co.uk

Tiree Dawson
Tiree is an English lakes based photographer providing wedding and commercial photography. Her style is unobtrusive and informal so for wedding photos that really make you say wow she really is the go to photographer in the lakes.
www.tireedawson.co.uk

Jenny Owens Photography
Jenny is a Winchester Wedding and Family Photographer who covers Hampshire, Wiltshire, West Sussex and Berkshire. She combines film and fine art portraits with a lifestyle and documentary approach giving you beautiful and memorable images of your wedding day or family photo session.
www.jennyowensphotography.com


FLORISTS

Coco In The Country
Coco in the Country was created from a passion and love for flowers. The team at Coco In The Country create whimsical and nature inspired floral creations using the best seasonal flowers and foliage. Based in Lincolnshire Coco create flowers for all occasions.
www.cocointhecountry.co.uk

Twisted Willow
These Yorkshire based wedding specialists love to create stunning flowers that will really add the wow factor to your day. The team at Twisted Willow make life easy by applying experience and guidance to help you choose flowers that are in season and suitable for your venue and ideal budget.
www.twistedwillowfloristry.co.uk


CAKES

Where The Ribbon Ends
Where the ribbon ends specialise in creating bespoke wedding and celebration cakes. Not only do their cakes look good, they taste delicious too (I can absolutely vouch for that). Based at the beautiful Jervaulx Abbey,  all their cakes are individually made and personalised for each and every couple.
www.wheretheribbonends.com


Poppy Pickering

Poppy Pickering create beautiful bespoke wedding and celebration cakes, along with cupcakes and chocolates and deliver throughout Yorkshire. Working from their boutique and kitchen in Ilkley, Poppy Pickering offer a highly professional yet personal and friendly service.
www.poppypickering.co.uk

Amy’s Heavenly Cakes
Amy, and Amy’s Heavenly cakes is a home based kitchen in the little village of Eye, Peterborough. After a successful career as a chef, working in a two Michelin star restaurant alongside some of Britain’s finest chefs Amy now creates fabulous wedding and occasion cakes that reflects the style and the colours you’ve chosen for your day.
www.amysheavenlycakes.co.uk


HAIR & MAKE-UP

The Beauty Shop 
With many years of experience and a warm and welcoming environment, the team at The Beauty Shop, Boroughbridge, North Yorkshire will make you look and feel a million dollars on your big day.
www.beautyshopboroughbridge.co.uk

Victoria Edwards
Professional make-up artist based in Harrogate, Victoria trained at the Jemma Kidd Academy in London, completing a Professional Make-Up Artistry course and a Bridal Make-Up course.
www.victoriaedwardsmakeup.co.uk

Love On Location
Deborah has over 20 years experience within the beauty industry and creates amazing hair and make-up looks that will last all day.
www.lovehairandbeautyboutique.com

Laura Barrow MakeUp
Laura is a London based professional MakeUp Artist with over 7 years experience specialising in fashion and bridal make up. Laura is best known for creating the most polished, radiant and natural looking skin using premium skincare brands and luxury cosmetics
www.laurabarrowmakeup.com


INSPIRATION

And So To Wed
This beautifully bespoke bridal blog brings you unique, creative and personalised wedding inspiration. Set up for the style conscious bride who wants to know where her items come from and what their story is, they ensure that all of their listed vendors either hand make their items or offer a totally bespoke service. LoveLi is a partner with this fabulous style conscious blog.
www.andsotowed.com

BRIDALWEAR

Blossom & Belle
The creative brainchild of two sisters in law Antonia Aitken and Sarah Cartwright, Blossom and Belle is the inspiration of two woman whose ultimate aim is to make a woman simply feel beautiful when she puts on one of their unique couture dresses.
www.blossomandbelle.net

Say I Do Bridal Boutique
Say I do are an exclusive bridal boutique based in Aubourn, Lincoln. Beautiful bridal gowns from a selection of designers and gorgeous jewellery to complete your look.
www.sayidobridal.co.uk

Lucky Sixpence Bridal
Their mission is to source freaking amazing fashion-led pieces which happen to be vintage and match them to brides who are perhaps working to a budget. Expert seamstresses are on hand to upcycle and alter those vintage classics for the modern day bride.
www.luckysixpencebridal.com


ACCESSORIES

Sash & Veil
Exquisite wedding accessories inspired by a love of vintage. These timeless accessories are sure to finish your special day outfit off perfectly. The team at Sash & Veil can create something completely unique to you or choose from the ready to wear pieces on the website.
www.sashandveil.co.uk

Bespoke Vintage Castle
The fabulous Betty at Bespoke Vintage Castle creates heirloom brooch bouquets, hairpieces and modern bridal accessories with a vintage twist.
www.bespoke-vintagecastle.com

Elisoberry
Vintage inspired bridal headpieces made with the finest crystals and pearls.
www.facebook.com/louise1920bridal

Janette Glassby Millinery
Beautiful bespoke headwear that makes you feel amazing from the moment you open the hat box. The perfect choice for the Mother of the Bride.
www.janetteglassbymillinery.com


FAVOURS

Savon Claire
The lovely people at Savon Claire make handcrafted soaps, body butters, bath bombs, mineral soaks, lip balms and accessories. They have a range of wedding favours that are simply fabulous and if you have any special requests for colour, fragrance and labelling then they will do their best to help.
www.savonclaire.co.uk


MUSIC

12th Generation Party Band
If you’re looking for a great wedding band who will guarantee a full dance-floor and a fantastic memorable wedding then 12th generation are the perfect choice. I used them for my own wedding and they ensured a fabulous night was had by all our guests. A great varied repertoire and provide a sound system, light etc for in between sets.
www.12thgeneration.co.uk


DRINKS

Mix & Twist Bartending
Mix & Twist bartenders bring to your event the art of Mixology and the fun of bartending to produce great cocktails and a spectacular night. A unique mobile cocktail bar service with highly skilled, entertaining cocktail and flair bartenders.
www.mixandtwist.co.uk


VENUES

Doddington Hall
This fabulous venue is one of our firm faves and not just because we are a preferred supplier. This privately owned Elizabethan house  is renowned for being one of the most perfect wedding venues in Lincolnshire; romantic, beautiful and extremely flexible.
www.doddingtonhall.com

Washingborough Hall
This beautiful venue is another Lincolnshire beauty. An award winning country house hotel wedding venue where you can choose exclusive use to make this amazing place your ‘home’ from home for the wedding weekend.
www.washingboroughhall.com

At The Mill
This fabulous new venue is a real find. At The Mill is a family run venue located 11 miles north of the beautiful city of York and on the edge of the Howardian Hills.
www.facebook.com/StillingtonMill


PROP HIRE

The York Wedding Hire Co.
One for the Eclectic and Individual Bride and Groom to be – The York Wedding Hire Co. offer a treasure trove of unique props. Specialising in handmade, bespoke and unique props and decorations if they haven’t already got what you’re after then chances are they can make it for you.
www.yorkweddinghireco.com