11

Sep

2013

Emma and Tom’s ‘Touch of Vintage’ Intimate Wedding. By Christo Nicolle

I love reading the bridal reports that the couples in the real weddings write, one thing I realised when reading today’s is that when asked for advice they all pretty much say the same, which stays true to the Boho ethos; ‘Create the wedding you want, not the wedding you’re told to have.’ Emma and Tom did just that, with just 32 guests to the ceremony they kept it intimate and low key, they walked to the ceremony together and had the day they wanted! What could be more perfect! Thanks to Christo Nicolle for the wonderful images, I’m sure you’ll agree they really capture the day perfectly!

‘The day was relaxed with sunshine and laughter. We didn’t follow tradition and did exactly what we wanted.’

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Emma and Tom were married on 10th August at Selly Manor Bournville Birmingham with the reception at Ashby St Ledgers The Olde Coach House. ‘We live in Bournville so we dropped the car off and walked together to the Manor House in the sunshine. At the wedding Ceremony there was 32 guests and at the reception there was 55, it took 6 months to plan.’

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How they met
We met at work in the corridors of art college. We’ve been together 8 years.

The proposal
Tom proposed over a large glass of red wine in our kitchen. I was totally surprised and stunned. It was lovely.

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Why did you choose your photographer?
We loved Christo’s relaxed and unique photography style with the wonderful romantic elements he bought to his compositions.

The dress
My dress was by Minna and my shoes were Jimmy Choo and the head piece was Jenny Peckham

The suit?
The suit was made in Birmingham by Harwicks The Tailors

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Theme or colour scheme
1960’s with a vintage decorations with an Edwardian feel

Food
Starter Pastry tart filled with roasted red pepper balsamic onions and courgettes and vine tomato
Main course: Northamptonshire sausages with creamy mash caramelised onions and gravy or veggie sausages
Dessert: Summer pudding

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Decoration and personal touches
• Vintage decorations with an Edwardian feel
• Ceramic hearts handmade for all guests with their names imprinted.
• Photographs of our family framed around the reception venue, old fashioned sweet treats in glass jars and floral table pieces.

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Advice
If you are planning a big day make it big and don’t hold back! If it’s small keep it small. Do it the way you want and don’t feel you have to follow tradition…and seriously – get a great photographer like Christo. He captured elements and emotions of our day we hardly noticed and once it is all over, those photographs are the only real lasting memory.

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Special moments
Saying our vows we wrote at Selly Manor that we agonised to write.

Biggest surprise
It was over all too quickly and also the sun was shining!

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Comments

    Meagan M.

    The exposed beam rustic chapel brought a smile to my face. That, in combination with the wildflower decorations, really reminded me of Shakespeare’s home!

    Reply

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