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Kitsch & Fun Red Polka Dot Budget Wedding
24.07.2014

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WWW readers Nicole and Tommy tied the knot on the 14th March 2014, holding their ceremony at the Guildhall Northampton followed by a reception at the Tithe Barn Wellingborough. They had a vision of a fun red polka dot wedding with a budget of £3000 to achieve it.

These two had so much fun all day long.

They had cute and kitsch red home made décor, with quirky stationery, sweets, fairy lights, balloons and felt bouquets.

Nicole looked amazing in her custom made custom made polka dot dress, red bow shoes, name necklace and red lips, while Tommy donned a hounds tooth suit with fab red bow tie. Brilliant.

Thanks so much to Steven Anthony Photography for sharing his amazing photographs today.

 

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THE PROPOSAL | June 2010

THE VISION | Rustic and fun – Red polka dot theme.

THE PLANNING PROCESS | Booked venue early on and bought little and often. Creating our own handmade touches as much as we could.

BUDGET | £3000

THE VENUE | Guildhall Northampton and Tithe Barn Wellingborough.

THE DRESS & ACCESSORIES |  Graceface boutique. Accessories were handmade felt roses in my hair, Tresor Paris red earrings and Thomas Sabo bracelet. red scented jelly shoes by Mel shoes.

FINDING THE DRESS | Couldn’t find one I liked so designed what I wanted and Graceface made it for me! First wedding dress she ever made.

GROOM’S ATTIRE |  Three piece suit in a grey hounds tooth. Bow tie – Etsy. Boots – Jeffery West.

THE READINGS & MUSIC | Music – Temptations – My girl, Foo Fighters – Walking after you, First dance – Imelda May – Falling in love.

Disco – Spotify playlist with all our favourite songs.

BEAUTIFUL BRIDESMAIDS |  Best friend Katie, daughter and little sister. Dresses all from eBay – red theme.

THE FLOWERS | Handmade felt roses bouquets, button holes and hair accessories.

THE CAKE |  Chocolate fudge and carrot cake two layered cake made by Ann Marie’s Cakes.

YOUR PHOTOGRAPHER | Steven Anthony Photography

THE DETAILS & DECOR | Rustic handmade decorations.

Hessian table runners, fairy lights, sweetie trees and sweetie bar, photo timeline on brown string with pegs, retro straws and jars with doilies, balloons and lots of bunting!

THE HONEYMOON | Brighton.

MEMORABLE MOMENTS | The ceremony and speeches and first dance.

ADVICE FOR OTHER COUPLES |  Don’t get stressed and do things slowly and try and make as much yourself to add the personal touches. Let your wedding represent you and don’t feel you have to do things traditionally. Have fun and enjoy your day

CREDIT WHERE CREDIT IS DUE |

Photography | Steven Anthony Photography

Venue | Guildhall Northampton

Reception | Tithe Barn Wellingborough

Dress | Graceface boutique

Shoes | Mel shoes 

Suit | Victor Valentine

Cake | Ann Marie’s Cakes

 

So much fun.

Thanks so so much to Nicole and Tommy for sharing their amazing wedding day with us here at WWW XOXO Lou

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  1. 24.07.2014 at 9:02 am
    domestikate says:
    Oh what a lovely, happy wedding! I have so many questions though! Any tips on keeping the budget down? This doesn't look like a budget wedding! Also, any links for the bridesmaid's dresses (were they from an ebay shop?) or tutorials for the felt roses? I love them!
  2. 24.07.2014 at 10:30 am
    Stephanie says:
    That is a lovely looking wedding. The photography is brilliant.
  3. 24.07.2014 at 11:56 am
    Emma Hartmann says:
    Proof that a wedding doesn't have to be expensive to be classy!
  4. 24.07.2014 at 1:44 pm
    Nicole Francis says:
    Thank you sooooo much for featuring our wedding! It was the happiest day ever and I hope you can see this from our photos!!!! Bridesmaids dresses were from eBay shop I just typed 'red polka dot dresses' think they were from a shop in Brighton - £15 each! They weren't sold of 'bridesmaid' dresses! Felt flowers was an idea from my husband and again brought felt on eBay and watched YouTube tutorials! I think the key to keeping budget down is to think outside the box and most things that have 'wedding' in the title cost the earth! We made a lot and had friends and family help lots! Catering was a family friend, venue was a council run venue so you pay per hour so much cheaper! The venue rarely holds weddings but I loved it and it was perfect for us
  5. 24.07.2014 at 1:50 pm
    Nicole Francis says:
    My one bit of advice would be is to hire an amazing photographer!!!!!!! Steven was soooo friendly and relaxed and captured all the emotions of our day perfectly! He is super organised without putting stress on you and makes sure he does not miss a thing! Our wedding was the happiest day ever and I'm so glad we can relive it over and over again with these photos!!!!!! Please check out his website!!!! Stevenanthonyphotography.co,uk
  6. 24.07.2014 at 1:51 pm
    Nicole Francis says:
    Stevenanthonyphotography.co.uk
  7. 25.07.2014 at 9:18 am
    domestikate says:
    Hi Nicole! Thanks so much for all that info. Your weddings looks lovely and you can really see how happy you all are :)
  8. 25.07.2014 at 9:30 am
    Lou Whimsicalwonderlandweddings says:
    Thank you so so much everyone :-) And thank you Nicole!! :-) xx
  9. 29.07.2014 at 4:28 pm
    Steven Anthony says:
    Thank you so much for featuring Tommy and Nicole's wedding. It was such an honour to shoot it for them. I just goes to show that you can have a fantastic wedding day without spending a fortune! They really were a lovely couple to share their day with!

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