UK Wedding

A Beautiful, 1960s Themed, at Home Wedding in the United Kingdom

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Bridey, I can't EVEN with this wedding. Like. NOT.EVEN.A.LITTLE.BIT. The story of Laura + Richard is so unbelievably lovely. And even lovelier? Is the way they decided to get married... On their terms, on a limited (yet determined) budget, and all while celebrating their love for the past, present and future. L+R met very young, and knew they were going to be together forever. One of the first things Richard said to Laura was that he was going to marry her! And he was right! They got tied the knot on their 10th anniversary of being together. But, my favorite part? They got married at home. Somewhere that's not just another venue, but in a place that means something to them. 

Laura said that, "For me this was just as much a celebration of the adventures we’d already had together as well as the promise to keep on sharing our lives. Budget was a big factor in our planning, we only had whatever money we could save up and for us borrowing money, or spending a huge amount on one day wouldn’t have felt right when we were still in a rented flat and hoping to buy our own home at some point. After looking at a few venues, mainly barns, I realised that everything we liked was completely out of our price range. Then it dawned on me, why pay for a venue at all. We weren’t planning on inviting a huge number of guests as neither of us like to be in the spotlight, so why not just have the reception at home. My mum agreed to host in her little garden...'' How amazing is Laura's mom!?? Right? I love the idea of being home! And, bridey, you will too after you see the details! Enjoy!

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OMFG! The headpiece, the dress, the bouquet. OH MY!!!

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The sheer excitement captured in these photographs has my eyes welling up with big, puffy (almost ugly crying) tears!

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Absolutely OB SES SED with the 'maids and everything they are rockin'. 

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Laura said, "... I was inspired to have the wedding as homemade as possible, we would save money but it would also make the day unique and special. We have lots of creative friends who got involved and helped us in all sorts of ways.''

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Greatest.shot.ever.

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I mean... If that's not a beautiful couple... LOVE L+R!!

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Two things here... First of all, the bouquet. Totally gorgeous! Right? And the other thing? See Laura's' orange nails? I LOVE that she's wearing orange polish on her wedding day!!

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Richard, your a fantastic looking groom (and dude in general)! #Justsaying

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If you're taking your wedding home, then it's super important to incorporate elements of home in your décor. This B+G did a fantastic job with the details...

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Um, yes please!!! Looks delish!

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I don't know who you are, but I love you!!! Is one of those for me?

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I really don't know which pic is cuter... Look up. Okay, now look down. Right? 

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Bridey, THIS is utter happiness. Take it all in...

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Laura, you are stunningly beautiful, and your excitement and love is encapsulated in every.single.picture.

L+R, thank you for sharing your "homemade" wedding with Bitchless Bride!! Your wedding was truly incredible! 

Industry Peeps:

Photographer: Berni Palumbo Photography
Venue: Private Residence

Fantasy Friday ~ Sheet Music Flowers, Butterflies, Cool Ass Shoes, a Hog Roast and FAB Music

Bridey, imagine being in the midst of your wedding planning, and then realizing that you can't possibly squeeze everything you wanted to do into one day. Yikes!!! What's a girl to do? How do you move past this problem? It's easy, really... Just have a two day wedding!! Right? That's what Steph and Jock did! They hosted their ceremony and a BBQ on Friday night, and then had a fucking awesome party on Saturday night. Um... Like the kind of fucking awesome party which included a hog roast and live music! Sounds pretty cool to me! See? There's always a solution if you look for a different angle, bridey! 

Jock’s a musician so obviously, the music had to be kickass, but why not include his love for music within the theme? Right? Seriously, just wait until you see the flowers made of sheet music and snack bowls made from old vinyl records! Totally love it! Have fun with this one, bridey! I did!

I love this stunning flower bouquet!Holy shit with the shoes!!!OMG! They all have awesome shoes!!!
Drink up Steph!Best pic ever!Lovely passionate kiss...HAHA!Smoke 'em if you got 'em!From the bride: "My family told me when my gran died that every time I saw a butterfly it was her checking in on me."

Shake it baby!!Ready to get your party on??Oh yeah with the Converse!LOVE. LOVE. LOVE.So much fun!! Thanks for sharing with Bitchless Bride!!!

Industry Peeps:

Photographer: Emma Warley Photography
Event Venue: Falling Foss Waterfall and Tea Garden
Shoes: Irregular Choice