Normally at this time of year the team sits down and does a year in review. We pour some bubbly, look back over all our amazing weddings, and pick out our favorite elements: the most beautiful bouquet, a stunning cake, a really amazing hair and makeup look, the best invitation suite, a stunning first look […]

2020 – A year in review

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Definitely one of our all time favorite intimate weddings is Karina and Chris’s coastal cliffs wedding. We helped them design and style their day, using a gorgeous moody jewel tone color palette that worked with the lush greenery of the cliffs and coast so perfectly and really brightened up the space in the cozy pub. […]

SPOTLIGHT INTIMATE WEDDINGS: Karina & Chris: “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Coastal Wedding with Celestial Vibes and Jewel Tones

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One of the huge advantages of planning an intimate wedding is you can explore some of the more exquisite locations to host your dream day. In Ireland, we’re spoilt for gorgeous castles to serve as your backdrop. We love Ashley and Kyle’s intimate wedding at the incomparable Ashford Castle. A bright sunny day illuminated the […]

Spotlight Intimate Weddings: Ashley & Kyle’s Fairytale Castle Intimate Wedding

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Last week we were featured in the internationally prized Magnolia Rouge. https://www.magnoliarouge.com/inspiration/sophisticated-elegant-destination-wedding-in-ireland/ This New Zealand based wedding blog and magazine is synonymous with romance and style and having a wedding featured there is a huge coup for the Waterlily Weddings team. The day was capture by the unbelievably talented Molly Carr @mollycarrphotography and the flawless day was […]

Magnolia Rouge Feature

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As we continue to navigate through this Covid-world, we’re seeing a shift on the wedding scene to intimate weddings. Don’t be sad the gorgeous 200 person bash may not happen, and definitely don’t feel like you’re “settling” for a smaller celebration. Intimate weddings have a huge set of advantages and opportunities to create spectacular memories […]

Intimate Weddings: The Advantages of Hosting a Smaller Destination Wedding

Intimate Weddings

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There is a shift to more intimate weddings and elopements given the current climate of the world. And honestly, as much as we absolutely love incredible large wedding celebrations, intimate weddings and elopements are top of our list too. Natalie and Justin’s incredible elopement to Northern Ireland is made of dreams. The breathtaking scenery featured soft, […]

Natalie & Justin: Romantic Elopement in Northern Ireland

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  As we (excitedly) look forward to 2021, this week on the blog we take a look at some gorgeous color palettes that will be popular for 2021 and how they can work just perfectly in Ireland! I’m seeing a continued trend working with soft tones throughout 2020 and well into 2021, especially softer pinks, […]

Stylist’s Corner: Inspo Style Shoot featuring Peach-Pink-Green-White Color Palettes for Spring 2021

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  We are so excited to be sharing with you today Elizabeth and Brendan’s beautiful traditional wedding day in Cork! St. Coleman’s Cathedral is a gorgeous landmark and has special meaning for Elizabeth — her grandfather served as an altar boy when he was young. We helped Elizabeth and Brendan come up with the color […]

2019 Feature Wedding | Elizabeth & Brenden: Traditional Cathedral Wedding with Spring Blue Tones

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You may be surprised to find that many of today’s wedding traditions actually have root in Irish culture. From “tying the knot” to “wedding bells are ringing” to “something old, something blue….,” this month we explore many of these (and some not so commonly known traditions) in our latest edition of  Waterlily Weddings: Journal — […]

Irish Traditions for Your Wedding

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So excited to share with you this gorgeous burgundy | green | gold themed castle wedding at one of our favorite venues, Markree Castle! Madeline and James had a solid vision for their color palette and design details, using elegant rich burgundy as the main tone softened with softer pinks and lots of gorgeous green […]

Madeline & James: Beautiful Burgundy and Gold Castle Wedding

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