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Following on from yesterdays awesome woodland wedding, complete with Tipi, I have another amazing Tipi wedding for you today, this time with a festival theme, courtesy of Laura from Babb Photo. When Holly and Tom decided on Tipi’s for their wedding reception there was one obvious choice of where they should go and that was Holly’s mums garden. With gold dip died features as place names, hay bales a plenty, gorgeous flower crowns and a tractor as the wedding transport this wedding is oozing festival chic and Boho style. I just love it.
Holly and Tom were married on 12th July 2014 at Warfield, Berkshire in the village Church and then held a Tipi reception in Holly’s mum’s garden. ‘We’d both seen Tipi’s on Don’t Tell the Bride, long before we’d even met, and loved them. Pre-engagement, her mum had jokingly offered the family garden as a place to pitch the tents, so after Tom popped the question, the venue was an easy first decision. We wanted to take a fairly laid-back approach, but at the same time make everything look good. More than anything, we wanted to have the best party ever.’
The styling was all done by the couple from sourcing glass bottles for bunches of wildflowers and collecting mismatched photo frames for table decorations, to dipping more than 100 turkey feathers in gold paint and glitter for place names. Tom and his dad devoted several weekends to building illuminated T and H letters and a ‘Bar’ sign, and the groom’s brother carved tealight-sized holes in logs, which became twinkling table centres. We spent two days before the wedding decorating the tipi with fairy lights, paper flower garlands and ivy.
My advice is, keep lots of the little touches you’re making a secret from your friends and family so it’s all a lovely surprise on the big day and lovely it was. Holly and Tom’s guests were treated to a flower filled summer dream, complete with bee-friendly seed-packet favours, three varieties of paella and an all-night bar. Holly and Tom’s first dance was to The Cure’s Just Like Heaven, which was followed by a band and two DJs, who packed the floor playing the couple’s favourite tunes. Like our friends, we like to have a drink and a dance, so we carried on until about 2am!
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