February’s ‘Wedding of the Month’ on The Wedding Community is the wedding of Kate and Gavin (click the link to read their story) at the Fleece Inn in Brentforton, Worcestershire. The wedding ceremony and reception both took place in the barn which, along with the personal touches Kate and Gavin added, gave a fabulous country feel to the wedding day. Below are more beautiful pictures from their day, taken by Theresa Furey Photography.
Today we are bringing you another gorgeous wedding from outside of the UK. This wedding photographed by Andrea Sproxton Photography took place in beautiful Queensland, Australia.
The bride and groom, Adele and Paul, really added their personal touch to their wedding with the entire day being handcrafted by the couple, including beautiful hand-stamped linen placemats. The fantastic pictures from this rustic, outdoor, DIY wedding show how much love and attention went into creating such a perfect day.
Oh and we ‘love’ the bride’s shoes from Irregular Choice!
Commenting on the style of their gorgeous wedding, Adele and Paul explain…
“Using the beautiful rustic setting of Yandina Station as a foundation for our design, we created a number of handmade items such as linen placemats, bunting, vintage styled children’s pin-wheels and ribbon wands. Individual items such as the guest’s placemats were ink stamped with tree symbols to represent the significance of the Moreton Bay Fig Tree. Dressing the ceremony space and the garden party was easy as we could structure the decoration around the strong, genuine character of the historic farmstead. The vintage styled handmade decorations allowed us to subtly impose a little of our personalities.”
Candlelight creates the perfect ambience for a winter wedding, and this is exactly what Elizabeth and Kamal wanted for their beautiful December wedding at Queen’s College Chapel and Magdalene College, Cambridge.
Photographed by Laura McCluskey Photography, this beautiful winter wedding was styled by Elizabeth, with romantic candlelight, seasonal flowers in mismatched glass vases and each table named after the couple’s favourite authors. Elizabeth wore a classic fishtail-style Vera Wang dress and her Grandmother’s antique veil
Elizabeth explains the ideas behind the styling…
“We wanted our wedding to be festive, intimate and candlelit as much as possible. For those reasons, I chose the bridesmaids’ bouquets and dresses in jewel-like reds – purples, mulberries, crimsons – and ordered some bunting to decorate one of the reception areas in matching colours. I didn’t think about having a ‘theme’ as much as wanting the whole day to be elegant, atmospheric and, most importantly, fun. In many ways, the beauty of the venue informed the styling: the chapel and the dining hall were historic and striking and that meant I wanted my dress to be timeless, to complement rather than to detract from the setting.
“I handmade the guests’ favours – individual packets of mulled wine spices that I’d ordered online, complete with a hand-tied ribbon and hand-written luggage label – as well as the postcard pictures we had on each table showing me and my partner at different stages in our life. The cake was baked by my mother and iced by my (very creative) sister. My veil was a piece of lace from my late grandmother that I asked a local dress alterations place to sew a hair comb onto. It meant the day was even more special because there was a part of her with me as I walked down the aisle.”
We just had to share the pictures from this beautiful outdoor wedding, photographed by San Diego wedding photographer Captured by Aimee, which took place in Del Mar, California.
The California beach provides a stunning backdrop for the amazing wedding of Heather and Josh. This is a laid-back wedding with the bride wearing a gorgeous lace wedding dress with ballet slippers, an abundance of succulents as wedding flowers, a beautiful Chuppah, and even late night popcorn!
Heather describes their wedding style…
“For our wedding I wanted everything earthy and natural. I feel like Josh and I are total beach bums at heart, but we definitely wanted to keep to a clean, fresh and nature-minded theme that was as comfortable as it was classy.”
We have a beautiful collection of pictures to share with you today, from Jacks and Charlie’s wedding back in July this year. They officially married in the Cayman Islands, where Jacks and Charlie met and lived, but this day was considered their ‘proper’ wedding, with some of their friends and family travelling thousands of miles to enjoy the day with them.
The Mill at Gordleton was the venue for the day, a beautiful house set in amazing gardens, and as Jacks and Charlie were already married they were able to have the ceremony outside in the open air. The reception was a beautifully relaxed garden party, with local cider, Pimm’s, and blankets on the grass.
If you are planning a garden party themed wedding we hope you will be inspired by the details from this wedding, captured perfectly in these wonderful pictures taken by Anna Hardy.