Wednesday Wedding Wonders. 18/10/17

Whimsical Modern Rustic Barn Wedding

Image Radek Makar // Whimsical & Modern Rustic Barn Wedding

Firstly, let me send a big fat apology your way for missing last week’s Wednesday Wedding Wonders. I was super poorly, as we were struck down one by one with the dreaded stomach flu last week and I just had to have as much R&R as possible. But I am back and raring to go this week (I won’t mention the blasted cold I now have) and we have a bumper edition to make up for it. We had a great time at our friends wedding a couple of weeks back, it was lovely to have some quality time together and let our hair down. I do love a boogie on the dancefloor especially. Oh the romance.

On the house front, we are all moved into our bedroom, the walk in wardrobe is installed and other than some odds and ends we have finished the building project. Hurrah. I can’t tell you how much we love our new rooms, I will promise to do a full tour over on Instagram stories soon, honest! Rachel went to the Coast bridesmaids preview last week, which you may have spotted on Instagram. She has some really exciting events coming up over the season too.

Anyway, let me hand you over to the weddings that made my heart sing this week…


WWW’s Wedding of the Week


Backyard Wedding at Home with a Banner Backdrop


Eclectic Kitsch Retro Fete Wedding

Image Belle Art Photography  // Eclectic & Kitsch Retro Fete Wedding



Boho beach wedding in Greece

Enchanting Ancient Forest Wedding

Enchanting Ancient Forest Wedding

There is magic in the air this morning thanks to this enchanting woodland wedding held at Ballogie Estate in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Emma and Gordon spend a lot of time in the forest and so their wish was to say I do beneath the canopy of trees, surrounded by their very fave people. Isn’t that just wonderful? They set the date of all the sevens, the 7th July 2017 and got stuck into planning whilst travelling in South America. There was a nod to their travels during the day too, with the surprise arrival of Alpacas in bow ties.

Emma was the epitome of boho elegance in her chosen gown, the stunning Papillion by Claire Pettibone, with it’s botanical inspired back detail, it was just perfect for the occasion. Her maids looked stunning by her side in cool yet luxe long crochet dresses. The gents all donned kilts in vibrant green which tied all of their styles together just so. As did the flowers in fact, which were created using oodles of greenery and pale peonies. Swoon.

We cannot thank Donna Murray Photography enough for sharing these dreamy images in the forest with us.

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Rustic Barn Red & Gold Glam Wedding

Rustic Barn Red Gold Glam Wedding

What a fabulous treat we have in store today with WWW readers Amy and Nathan’s warm, sparkling and glamour filled barn wedding. Our pair wed on the 20th July 2017 at Donington Park Farm House. Together with her wonderful florist, Amy created such a magical atmosphere with fairy lights, moss and the most glorious florals you ever did see.

There are just so many wonderful details to take in here, from the floral hoops and the bell jar roses, to the moss runner and the heaving cake table. Pinterest fingers at the ready! One of my favourite touches is the mossy table plan board and Amy was a woman with a plan, making sure all the nooks and crannies of the venue were filled with gorgeous details.

Amy’s Sottero and Midgley gown fits in with the glamorous décor just perfectly and I think you’ll agree the chaps all look rather dapper in their Marc Darcy suits. I do so love Chi Chi London’s bold bridesmaids dresses and don’t the youngest bridesmaids look just gorgeous in their Monsoon numbers?

Thanks ever so much to Gareth Newstead for capturing the incredible atmosphere so beautifully and sharing these images with us.

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Outdoorsy & Welcoming Colourful Tipi Wedding

Outdoorsy Welcoming Colourful Tipi Wedding

I think this wedding is the perfect combination of rustic outdoorsy meets cosy and welcoming vibes. All with a pop of DIY multi coloured goodness thanks to the labour of love by the couple and their talented loved ones.

How lucky were Tamsyn and Neil to be able to get hitched at Tamsyn’s parents house? The setting was out of this world; woodland for divine portraits with Sally T Photography and gardens with a view for the tipi and outdoor humanist ceremony. It all worked out just perfectly on a wonderful summers day. The dogs (and honoury bridesmaids) loved the occasion and even had collars made by Tamsyn. Tamsyn also made Neil’s dashing waistcoat and kilt, teamed with a fun bow tie for a super cool look. Tamsyn meanwhile plumped for a short and swishy frock with a fabulous bow detail. Homegrown flowers, pom poms and illustrations all adorned the tipi perfectly too.

Enjoy these glorious images and the splendid report in all their glory, it’s a goodie folks.

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Choosing The Most Perfect Diamond Engagement Ring with Blue Nile

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