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A Flower Filled and Elegant Summer Wedding

  • 1st June 2019 saw the marriage of lawyer to media software consultant Bill at, Feltwell, Norfolk having a marquee reception afterward within the historic grounds.

    "Bill and I have built our life together in London but we opted for any country wedding. We both wanted a church wedding and my mum is a vicar, so it had been an easy decision to obtain married in Norfolk in a single of her churches – St Mary's in Feltwell."

    With this type of beautiful gown, accessories were minimal – just simple, rose quartz, stud earrings, a diamond jewelry bracelet that belonged to her maternal grandmother as well as an ivory and pearl clutch bag.

    "I loved that my dress was fairly traditional but additionally quite modern. I loved the delicacy of the bodice which contrasted using the drama and movement from the silk organza skirt, the intricate guipure lace which overlays the blush bodice, the delicate straps, pockets, and also the low back. I felt completely comfortable and regardless of the dress using a full skirt, it wasn't whatsoever heavy and I could move freely."

    She asked Sam to produce a bespoke veil, having a lace edging to complement that from the bodice.

    For a relaxed feel, the bridesmaids wore a variety of pink bridesmaid dresses with rose gold accents and matching pearl stud earrings from an Australian brand, gifts to the bride.

    "My bridesmaids wore floor-length, beaded dresses from FeelTimes. I chose mismatched dresses as I wanted them each to possess a dress that suited them."

    The couple's love story began on Tinder after Alex moved from Australia to the UK for university when she was nineteen.

    "After graduating in 2013, I went to live in London to begin a law conversion course and met Bill, who had been working in London, in 2014. We got engaged on vacation in New York in January 2017 and were engaged for just 2.5 years. We weren't in a rush to obtain married and, apart from locking within our venue and photographer, we simply really started seriously planning nine months before the marriage."

    The couple decided to marry in the bride’s mum’s church which had been so wonderfully adorned in fresh flowers by their loved ones and friends.

    "I was amazed when I arrived in the church and saw our friends and family had created an amazing arch within the west door. I had no idea they were planning to get it done. The arch is made of different kinds of foliage dotted with sweet peas, delphinium, and gypsophila plus some hydrangeas in the base."

    In keeping using the timeless yet contemporary feel, Bill decided on a three-piece, deep blue suit, to which he added a peachy pink tie, his grandfather's Roman coin cufflinks, and 'Sydney' boots.

    The newlyweds took the short drive to Hockwold Hall within the carriage in which the June weather am perfect they might relax outside before the reception within the marquee began.

    "It's tough to pinpoint a particular favorite part during the day. I was more enjoyable after the ceremony and it had been nice to possess some quiet time alone with Bill within the carriage in the church to the reception. It gave us serious amounts of taking things in."

    Before the evening festivities began, set up in time for that first dance.

    "Our band performed a stripped-back, acoustic version of 'Love Is Only A Feeling' by The Darkness, not quite a traditional love song! We probably should have practiced our first dance but never got around to it and wound up shuffling around awkwardly. We were both relieved once the groomsmen let off some confetti cannons which took the main focus off our terrible dancing."

    Words of Wedded Wisdom

    "We were very lucky to possess family and friends who have been willing to work tough to create some beautiful flowers for all of us. Otherwise, we largely left things towards the professionals which saved us some time and stress."

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