Hope & Sam

Bride & Groom - - CONTENTS -

Hope and Sam wanted a small, in­ti­mate cel­e­bra­tion that re­flected their per­son­al­i­ties. The coun­try set­ting was per­fect for their spe­cial day. Hope tells us more about their wed­ding…

A first-look photo shoot meant Sam and I could spend as much time with our guests as pos­si­ble, min­gling and en­joy­ing cock­tail hour, while an acous­tic mu­si­cian en­ter­tained ev­ery­one.

Our cer­e­mony had a rus­tic coun­try feel, with hay bale seat­ing. This was car­ried through to the ta­ble cen­tre­pieces in the barn re­cep­tion venue – vin­tage wooden cheese boxes filled with un­struc­tured sea­sonal blooms grown by a lo­cal florist.

We de­cided to have a wish­ing well, but wanted some­thing a bit dif­fer­ent. I found a vin­tage desk and chair, which worked per­fectly and we now trea­sure as a keep­sake.

We wanted to set the tone for a fun day right from the start so wel­comed our guests with a hu­mor­ous card let­ting them know the or­der of fes­tiv­i­ties, and also had cards for guests to fill in dur­ing din­ner, which made a great keep­sake.

The band played out­side into the wee hours un­der fairy lights be­side the out­door fire­place – it was in­cred­i­bly ro­man­tic and joy­ful.

Our wed­ding was ev­ery­thing we dreamed it would be: full of fun, laugh­ter, danc­ing and cel­e­brat­ing.

Pho­tos by Caro­line Atkin­son Groom’s at­tire: Bark­ers. Venue: Sud­bury Cel­e­brant: Kylie Welch. Sta­tionery: Ink In­vites Flow­ers: Hor­robin & Hodge Oth­ers that made their wed­ding spe­cial: Bridal Bril­liance, Wat­ters, Penny Rose

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