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Rebecca and Rob

Today I get the pleasure of sharing Rebecca and Rob’s gorgeous wedding from last September.

I love a church wedding, especially when I’m asked to create a beautiful floral arch! This stunner was used to dress the entrance of the pretty village church in Epperstone. After the wedding ceremony we transferred the garland to Hazel Gap Barn where it took pride of place on the mantelpiece in this stunning venue.

Rebecca’s maids were going to be wearing dresses in a rich Raspberry shade, with this in mind we decided on a pretty colour palette of Peach, Raspberry and the softest Lilac to compliment….

As you can see the dresses changed!!

We kept the flowers the same,  and I’m sure you will all agree that the girls’ looked amazing in their gold sequins with the colourful blooms.

The simplest of cottage garden blooms in gorgeous summer hues, clear glass bottles and jars and log slices were all that were needed to make the fabulous space at Hazel Gap look stunning!

We added a few Freesia into all of the florals including the buttonholes for Rob and his men. They were an extra special request from Rebecca, in memory of a very special lady who’s favourite flower was the gorgeous scented Freesia.

Thank you Rebecca and Rob for allowing me to share your Beautiful Day, and Huge Thanks to your talented photographer for the stunning images.

Photography: Dave Golding at Golding Photography

Dress Justin Alexander from Beautiful Brides Nottingham

Shoes LK Bennett

Bridesmaids Dresses Sorella Vita

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Cake by a Friends Auntie!! (Talented Lady)

 

Emma and Craig

The most fantastic vintage inspired wedding of Emma and Craig from last summer.

With only a short period of time before her wedding day, Emma contacted me with a request for two large suspended floral arrangements to be hung in the most amazing barn conversion where she was to marry Craig.

The venue was to be the stunnning Hazel Gap Barn, a relatively new wedding venue on the outskirts of Sherwood Forest.

As you can see from these fabulous images, by the extremely talented  Becky Ryan Photography, Emma and Craig had an amazing vintage inspired day.

Emma was a real pleasure to work with, and although we didn’t get to meet each other until the day before the wedding, (everything was discussed over the phone and via email) she felt confident enough to allow me a free hand in creating her dream.

In her own words she ”was unsure of what exactly she wanted, other than lots of foliage and a few flowers and could you just create something natural and rustic?’

Floral designers, just love to hear those words, and so with a budget set, I was able to create two of the largest suspended arrangements that I have made to date.

They did look amazing and added a real WOW to the barn.

Here are a fabulous couple ‘oozing’  style. I think you’ll agree that Emma really rocks the vintage look and looks stunning…and….Craig sure wears a kilt well!

 

 

What a day, filled with so much fun, vintage cars, smoke bombs, sparklers and a cailidh,

Credit where credit is due

Dress : candy anthony

Petticoat: dusk bridal

Bouquet : lotus floral art

VW Karmann Ghia : luxury classic jaguar hire

VW camper Van : The little blue bus

Shoes: Irregular choice

Catherine and David

Another stunner!! Cool ice blue and white flowers for Catherine and David’s July wedding last summer. They weren’t to know it…but…the day turned out  to be an absolute scorcher!! The flowers lent a cool elegance to the whole day.Catherine n David 230716The day started early, with the delivery of bouquets to Catherine, spending the morning at her mum’s home in Mapperley. Ashleigh Turner was already there, when I arrived, creating a fabulous, soft ‘up do’ for the beautiful, happy and relaxed bride.CatherineDave0080aaaaaThen…a short drive in to Nottingham City Centre where David, was eagerly awaiting the delivery of the buttonholes at the St. James’s Hotel,  before he and his men took a leisurely walk up to the magnificent Cathedral of St. Barnabas.

Finally, a picturesque drive over to the little village of Sutton Bonington to dress Sutton Bonington Hall, another new and undiscovered venue for me. The Hall, a Grade 2 Queen Anne Country property, sits in the heart of this quaint village surrounded by a superb landscaped garden (ideal for those all important photo opportunities). Just the perfect choice for this lovely couple.Catherine and David Sutton-Bonington-Hall-wedding-photographer-34Catherine wore a beautiful Ronald Joyce dress from 7th Heaven Bridal and carried a stunning bouquet of white and ice blue cottage garden flowers.CatherineDave0784CatherineDave0795CatherineDave0797Catherine and David Sutton-Bonington-Hall-wedding-photographer-63Centrepieces of pure white blowsy Hydrangeas in large glass cubes, were all that were needed to add a simple elegant statement to the wedding breakfast.CatherineDave0493CatherineDave0488CatherineDave0462Catherine and David sutton-bonington-hall-wedding-photography_0108David and Catherine Sutton BoningtonHallThank you to Mr and Mrs Cawley,  J.S.Coates and Roo Stain for sharing stunning images of a most memorable day.

For more beautiful  memories of the day pop over here and here.

Rosanna and Steven

The beautiful and quaint Country Cottage Hotel in Ruddington was the ideal setting for Rosanna and Steven’s relaxed wedding celebrations in July.

Stunning memories of their special day, beautifully captured by the very talented Kathryn Edwards, Thank you!

This fabulous, fun loving couple wanted to ‘bring the outside in’, as a reflection of their love of the great outdoors and to echo the secluded garden that nestles behind The Country Cottage Hotel. Enamel jugs and jam jars all dressed with lace, and full to overflowing with pretty delicate blooms, certainly brought an essence of the quintessential summer garden to the celebrations.

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The bride wore a beautiful Kenneth Winston lace gown from Dream Wedding Dress in Nottingham and Nicola Hodgkinson created the perfect finishing look for Rosanna with a relaxed ‘up do’ and natural make up. Gorgeous! (Stephen was blown away when he saw his beautiful bride, you can see his very emotional reaction here…..just lovely!)

Rosanna carried a hand tied bouquet of summer blooms with her maids’ carrying simple, single stems of blowsy Hydrangea.

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Huge Congratulations to you both!!
To see more of this lovely couple’s day and an emotional video pop over here.

Roz and Jamie

Wow! I’ve been dying to share these fabulous images with you.

Jo at soar photo has really captured the fun loving, happy, spirit of this great couple.

Roz and Jamie were married at The Nottingham Council House back in May. Roz looked amazing in her 1950’s inspired dress, (I’m loving the blue corset)! Jamie looked very dapper in a navy blue suit and floral cravat. They look as if they’ve just stepped out of an old movie! Beautiful.

Bright Orange Gerbera,  paired with beautiful red roses made for an eye catching bridal bouquet.

After the ceremony and a photo call in the Arboretum, the happy couple and their guests boarded a big red ‘vintage’ bus to travel to The Brit club for a ‘rave of a celebration!!

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