If you have always dreamt of running away with the circus then you will love my circus themed shoot.  I wanted to create a vintage circus shoot that had a nostalgic feel to it but at the same time embracing all the fun and vibrance of a modern day carnival.  With a big top, ultra colourful flowers, light up letters and gold animal figurines, we really went to town and brought the fun of the circus to life.

Super fun circus themed invites and badges & magnets that can double up as placenames

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Our couple got married outside of the big top under a wall of flowers studded with hidden golden animals.

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Our wedding breakfast table was a busy display of the most colourful flower combinations in a range of golden vases along with jars filled with candy floss and popcorn topped with our golden animals. We kept up the colour quota with red, yellow & blue wine glasses and tumblers.

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We used a colourful retro floral print on our crockery and each place setting had a different coloured cupcake and a brooch or magnet as a placename.

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Handmade signs for the bride & groom’s seats were super cute and so easy to make!

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Our sweet table was created in the corner of the tent, in front of a ribbon backdrop, with light up circus letters which were again DIY’d.  We used vintage suitcases, crates, barrels and tree stumps to give the space a range of textures and heights which perfectly complimented the range of sweet treats on offer.

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From a 100s & 1000s covered love cake to toffee apples, popcorn, over sized marshmallows and liquorice – there was something for everyone.

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Our bride’s bouquet was a delicious mix of colours, sizes, varieties and textures presented in a striped candy cone – perfection!

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To compliment this our groom’s buttonhole was a single harlequin rose with a polka dot ribbon and gold leaves, it looked so fabulous against the print of the suit and the contrasting pocket square.

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The dress was a dream come true with black and red corset covered in red roses topping the layers and layers of the skirt. The red top hat was designed to compliment the dress and it looked stunning.

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Dream Team Suppliers

Organised by Ruby & Stardust
Photography – SLR Photography
Design & Styling – Ruby Weddings
Dress – Rosie Red Corsetry & Couture
Bride’s Hat & Fascinators – Madame B Boutique
Suit & Groom Model – Clements & Church
Bride Model – Missy Malone
Flowers – Atelier Emmanuel
Make Up – Rachael Parrey Makeup
Hair – CD Hair
Cupcakes – Happy Cakes
Stationery – Pear Drop Avenue
Furniture & Linen – Oxford Event Hire
Site Production & Lighting – Festival Team Ltd
Power & Lights – WGS Power
Tent – Flint & Lambourn Marquees Ltd
Venue – Goodfellows, Filkins
Behind the Scenes Photos – Courtney Jones