A French Inspired Farm Wedding

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Before you head out of the office for the weekend i have the beautiful wedding of John and Angela to share with you lovelies, yippee.

John and Angela were married in September and wanted their wedding to have a French, vintage and chic feel to it. They chose the lovely setting of South Farm, Cambridgeshire to host the day, which provided the perfect backdrop.

Angela chose to wear an Enzoani  fish tail lace number with some swoon-worthy Jimmy Choos, yum. While John went for a classic made to measure three piece suit which looked great. The bridesmaids wore pretty custom made blush mismatched frocks which worked wonderfully with the simple and elegant flowers. Such a chic and romantic day.

Thanks so much to the wonderful Matt Parry Photography for sharing his photography with us this afternoon.



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Names…. John and Angela

Wedding Date…. 28/09/2012

The Proposal…. On Christmas day 2011, the ring was hanging on the tree in a mini stocking.

The Vision for the day…. French, vintage, chic.

The Planning process….  9 months!

Budget…. £20, 000

The Venue… South Farm, Shingay Cum Wendy.

The Dress + Accessories….. Dress by Enzoani called Dacota, fish tail lace. Shoes, Jimmy Choos.

Finding the dress…. Fairytail Bridal, i knew it was the one at an instant.

Groom’s attire…  Maid to measure three piece suit!

The Readings + Music….  Groom’s sister, reading by Dr Seuss Up & Away. Bride’s brother, wrote his own poem to personalise our wedding. String quartet, signed the register to the song ‘quelq’ un m’adit by Carla Bruni.

Beautiful bridesmaids….. John’s sister Cath, my two besties Carrie and Vikki, brother’s step children Ellen and Emily, my niece Kate and Ellie our god daughter. Dresses made by ‘Mama Rose’s Sewing Shop’.

The Flowers… Sue Billington, local in Newport Pagnell my home town.

The Cake… Made by ‘Jamie Bakes Cakes’. I want a French patisserie theme with pastries, cakes, macaroons etc.

Your Photographer….  Matt Parry – excellent!

The Details + Decor….  Flowers everywhere! Centre pieces were on frames with pearls, every frame had an old vintage map of a wine region in France! Top table Champagne of course!

The Honeymoon…. Venice and The Maldives.

Memorable moments…  Walking down the aisle with my dad seeing John and all the decor across the beams with candles, felt magical! And our first dance, sang by our band ‘Beth and the Black Cat Bones’, Use Somebody, acoustic version by Kings of Leon.

Advice for other couples…  Enjoy every minute of it, even the smallest details do matter, even if no one notices it will make your day!

What a lovely way to end the week, so very beautiful. Thanks so much to John and Angela for sharing their wedding with us today.

I will be back in the morning for International Saturday…. yay XOXO Lou

6 thoughts on “A French Inspired Farm Wedding

Ahhh so much to love about this wedding – the venue is fab especially all the chickens and piglets. Love the Babys Breath as place names.

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