Boho beautiful all the way with the gorgeous Adele and Ben this morning, who were married in August 2014 at Packington Moor. They envisioned a rustic and relaxed wedding, which turned out to be a day filled to the very brim with smiles.
I just love the sweet lemon yellow colour scheme, with the maids in pretty maxi dresses and delicate wild feel blooms. The barn was decked out in hessian details, plus a brilliant jigsaw guest book and macron cake. Scrumptious.
How very stunning does Adele look in her Johanna Hehir dress and perfect floral crown? While the boys donned dapper blue suits and polka dot ties. Brilliant.
Anna Clarke, thank you so much for sharing your wonderful images today.
THE PROPOSAL | We were in our family apartment in Portugal where we love to go a few times a year. Ben had put candles in a heart shape on the terrace at the apartment and was down on one knee.
THE VISION | Rustic and relaxed!
THE PLANNING PROCESS | We got engaged in April 2014 and started planning bits after. Planning was fun!
BUDGET | £20, 000
THE VENUE | Packington Moor
THE DRESS & ACCESSORIES | Johanna Hehir Freya dress, shoes flat jewelled sandals Dune, earrings and bracelet- Nomination.
FINDING THE DRESS | I went with my mum we went to about 3 different places. We then went to Rina Roberts in Tamworth and tried a few dresses and fell in love with my forever dress! Just loved the detail and the style of the back of the Freya dress.
GROOM’S ATTIRE | Navy blue suits and waistcoats with navy and white spotted tie and navy hankies. Hired from Slaters. Brown shoes and belts and bright coloured socks!
THE READINGS & MUSIC | Music for guests walking in Bruno Mars – Marry you. Walking down the aisle Book of Love by Peter Gabriel. Signing the register – How Long Will I Love You by Jon Boden. Walking out – The Beatles All You Need is Love.
BEAUTIFUL BRIDESMAIDS | Chief Helen, Laura both my best friends and Sarah Ben’s sister. All in lemon long maxi dresses and sandals.
THE FLOWERS | Secret Garden – Lichfield. Cream roses mixed with a wild rustic look with hints of lemon.
THE CAKE | A macaroon stand and sponge base of chocolate orange and carrot cake.
YOUR PHOTOGRAPHER & VIDEOGRAPHER | Anna & Simon Clarke of Anna Clarke Photography.
THE DETAILS & DÉCOR | Lots of bunting white and hessian, hessian table runners, ivory bows on the chairs. Slate heart place settings that my dad wrote! Old bread tray as our table plan with hessian and bunting surrounding it – made my my mum! 2 crates made as a letter box for cards. Favours – mini port and limoncello bottles. A jigsaw in the shape of Australia for the guest book and a camper van photo booth.
THE HONEYMOON | Australia for 3 weeks Melbourne, Sydney, Port Douglas and Perth.
MEMORABLE MOMENTS | My dad who managed to walk me down the aisle, he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and wasn’t definitely going to make it but he did and lasted all day and managed a hog roast in the evening! He has since passed away.
Having and amazing party with all our closest friends and family. When will we ever get everyone in the same room together again!
ADVICE FOR OTHER COUPLES | Don’t worry about every little detail… on the day it really doesn’t matter… enjoy it!
CREDIT WHERE CREDIT IS DUE |
Photography | Anna Clarke Photography
Flowers | Secret Garden Lichfield
Cake | Cakes for All
Dress | Johanna Hehir
Perfection. So much happiness.
Adele and Ben, thanks so much to you both for sharing your love story with us here at WWW xo Lou