Happy Friday Everyone, how has your week been? Have you had a chance to enjoy...
Happy Monday everyone, how are you and how was your weekend? I would love to hear from you if you got married this weekend ahead of the new wedding restrictions coming into force today. I heard of quite a few couples who pushed their weddings forward to this weekend, so they could get their 30 guest count in, good for you if you were one of them! I am starting the week in a positive frame of mind. I have had a lovely weekend with Dexter. I took him out on Saturday just the two of us for a mummy and Dexter day and it was lovely. Saturday night Dexter’s Nana came for dinner and then we all went out on Sunday, which was just what we all needed. I now feel refreshed and ready to start the week and face whatever life throws at me. I have the most gorgeous wedding to share with you today. I always love it when I get sent weddings that have taken place at home, either at the couples garden or their parents. Katie and Dom were lucky enough to use Katie’s parents’ garden and from there they really went to town making their day as personal as possible. Adding in as much colour as possible and really embracing every element of a DIY wedding. They did so much themselves, as well as enlisting the help of many friends and family. What a joyous day, so much colour, gorgeous decor and a whole lot of fun. Big thanks to Aaron Collett for the wonderful photos.
Katie and Dom were married on 14th September 2019 at Katie’s parents garden in Bicker, near Boston in Lincolnshire. ‘We wanted it to be unique and special to us, not a place that is a typical wedding venue – allowing us to run things how we wanted and an attempt to save money! Knowing that we will be the only people to get married there is special to us – the first and probably the last people! We just wanted a big party with our friends and family. We had 100 guests and from engagement to wedding it was 17 months of loose loose planning.’
Happy Friday everyone. I hope you have managed to get through the week OK? It’s fair to say that it’s been a pretty rubbish week in the world of weddings. On Tuesday we were struck with the news that weddings were restricted to 15 people only, meaning that many of you have had to make the tough decision whether to cut back your guest numbers again or postpone till next year. It’s so hard for everyone, couples and suppliers alike, I totally feel your pain! However, we stand strong and we will get through this. You will get married and your day will be magical, whether you decide to do it with just a few of you or you re-book for future times. Whatever decision you make, please believe that love will win in the end. So with that in mind let’s move onto todays wonderful industrial wedding from Bristol. Sally and George loved the exposed bricks and industrial vibe that the Paintworks event space gave them and they filled the venue with fairy lights, gin bottles and plenty of flowers. Ryan Goold Photography did a wonderful job of capturing the day for us, for what looks to be a fun filled, laid back day.
Sally and George were married on 28th September 2019 at the Paintworks event space in Bristol. ‘We loved the industrial look to the venue with exposed brick and metal work. It’s pretty local to where we live, making quick trips for planning purposes easy. We had 96 guests and it took 18 months from engagement (although we didn’t really do anything for the first 6 months apart from book the venue!)’
Elopements; something that used to be a bit of a rarity, but these days with all the Covid restrictions they are becoming BIG and very on trend. To be honest if I was planning my wedding this year with all the changes and all the different guidelines, I think I would probably have gone off and eloped by now. The thought of not having to worry about a guest list, all the family politics and just being able to please you and your partner after months of upheaval, Elopements seem more and more desirable in this current climate. So today I have this gorgeous elopement shoot for you to show you just how adorable eloping can be. The shoot took place on 14th June at Le Trayas, Le Var in France and was put together by Studio Balzac and a small team of talented suppliers. The couple Audrey and Riccardo were celebrating their first anniversary, what a gorgeous way to celebrate their love.
This morning I am taking you to sunny Glastonbury in Somerset. Our laid back couple, Tim and Abi, chose a relaxed day at Splotts Moor Farm, and filled their day with DIY details and home grown flowers. I love an outdoor ceremony as you may well know, so this traditional handfasting ceremony is a big thumbs up from me! They enjoyed a Ukulele band as well as a Ceilidh band. On top of this all of their, guests joined hands to dance around a maze straight after their ceremony. A really unique day, full of personal elements, all captured by Ian Jeffery.
Hello you lovely lot and how are you all doing? If you are reading this in the UK, then you will know that the laws changed once again yesterday allowing only 15 people at a wedding instead of 30. I hope you are all OK and dealing with this news the best you can. Maybe you have a wedding planned in the next few weeks or months? Are you looking at cutting the guest list? Are you moving your wedding to another date? I would love to hear your stories and help you with your planning. Why not check out the Boho Brides and Grooms Facebook page, where you are welcome to come in and chat and look for some helpful advice. Please don’t let this news ruin your day though. Your wedding can still go ahead, just in a slightly different way than you may have first imagined. So on with today’s wedding and it’s the turn of Megan and Jeff who were married at Pioneertown in California on 1st June 2019. The couple love music festivals, having met at Coachella with one of their first dates at Burning Man. They decided the California desert was the perfect location for their minimalistic, outdoor wedding. The day looks perfect against the backdrop of the California desert not far from the Joshua Tree, and has been captured beautifully by Sebastien Bicard Photography.