Bride and groom next to funfair carousel at Brympton House Wedding

A Classic Brympton House Wedding with a Funfair

Fern and James’ wedding is beautifully classic but with a fun twist, and these picture by Martin Dabek capture the day perfectly. The couple had a traditional church wedding ceremony at Sherborne Abbey followed by a reception at the beautiful Brympton House.

The delicate ivory, pink, mauve and lavender work in harmony to create a wonderfully pretty colour palette that brings the wedding to life. Stunning bridal bouquets and floral arrangements in these pretty colours complemented the stunning lavender bridesmaid dresses perfectly.

Fern chose a stunning Caroline Castigliano wedding dress (eventually) in a fit and flare silhouette that was perfect for their classic wedding. Everything about the styling of this wedding is elegant and charming.

To mix up the classic element, Fern and James threw a funfair party in the magnificent grounds of Brympton House. Carousel rides, fairground games, an ice cream parlour and even fire-eaters… yep, fire eaters! Just look how much fun they had at their wedding…

Bride and groom next to funfair carousel at Brympton House Wedding

A Fun Twist

“I would describe our Brympton House wedding as a traditional, classic wedding but with a fun twist. We chose an ivory and lavender colour scheme, with contemporary elegance in the dress designs and wedding cake styles, and fun elements of a funfair with carousel, stalls, fire dancers, crepe and ice cream stand, firepit and photobooth.

“When we first discussed our ideas and wedding budget we agreed that investing in a good professional photographer was key. We came across Martin Dabek’s fantastic portfolio and immediately knew it was the style of wedding photography we wanted. Also, Martin was really excited about our ideas and could not wait to capture pictures of our Sherborne Abbey ceremony.”

Bridesmaid bouquets

Reflection in mirror of bridesmaid doing up back of bride's wedding dress

Father with hand over his mouth when he sees his daughter in wedding dress

Bride adjusting father's buttonhole

Bridesmaids and flower girls

Bride with veil

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Bride and groom at top of stairs at Kings Weston House

A Kings Weston House Wedding with Handmade Touches

I was delighted when the fabulous Martin Dabek sent me the pictures of Hollie and Jimmy’s wedding at the historic Kings Weston House. This wedding contains one of my all-time favourite wedding pictures… you’ll know why when you see it, but it contains two deer and some props!

Built many centuries ago, Kings Weston House boasts a plethora of 18th-century features, including magnificent ceilings, marble fireplaces, and a stunning suspended central staircase. It is elegant, full of character, and has such charm; the perfect backdrop for Hollie and Jimmy’s wedding.

Bride and groom at top of stairs at Kings Weston House

I love a wedding with a big bridal party, and Hollie’s seven bridesmaids all looked stunning in mismatched muted pink dresses that complemented the grey, pink and white colours of the styling details.

Talking of looking stunning – I adore Hollie’s wedding dress from Allure Bridals. It has such a pretty sheer lace back with button detail.

This really is a beautiful, elegant wedding (with a hint of shabby chic). Enjoy looking through these fabulous pictures by Bristol wedding photographer Martin Dabek Photography.

An Informal Feel

“Our wedding took place at Kings Weston House in Bristol. We wanted to create a shabby chic, informal feel, and chose a colour scheme of grey and dusky pink with sparkly accents.

Wedding sign

Bride having make-up done

Wedding dress hanging on front of wardrobe Bridal bouquet on chair

Bridal bag

Bridal preparations at Kings Weston House

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