ALL ABOARD the love train

You and Your Wedding - - Get The Look - Pho­tog­ra­phy | Katy Lunsford

This cou­ple re­lied on rail at the start of their love story, which in­spired a very per­sonal day

made for quirky place names for each guest,” ex­plains Alex. “The ta­ble names were each dis­played in the style of old­fash­ioned rail­way sta­tion signs, which all matched our sum­mery, warm wed­ding colours.” The cou­ple even man­aged to hop on an ac­tual train with their guests to take them from the church to their re­cep­tion. “I loved walk­ing through Leeds sta­tion in a wed­ding dress,” re­calls Alex. “I think the passers-by found it fun.” Their guests show­ered the new­ly­weds in dried rose-petal con­fetti as they dis­em­barked.

Aside from the rail­way ref­er­ences, Alex and Kenny used clever DIY dé­cor ideas to put their own per­sonal stamp on Vic­to­ria Hall, which is a Grade-ii listed build­ing in Sal­taire, it­self a Unesco World Her­itage Site. They brought in olive trees to dot around the venue, and dec­o­rated each ta­ble with D PLQL WUHH IURP ,NHD ´2XU ÁRULVW ZDV DEVROXWHO\ EULOOLDQW EXW ÁRZHUV FDQ EH pricey,” ex­plains Alex. “So we de­cided to sup­ple­ment her ex­cel­lent work with lots of green­ery. We in­vited guests to take the trees home after the wed­ding, which they did! Now we love see­ing the trees grow­ing in their gar­dens.”

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