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An Early Morning Wedding Complete With Brunch & A Bonfire – Samantha & Bryce

Today on Marry Me Ink I get to share with you Samantha and Bryce’s woodland wedding from Nicola Reiersen Photography. Everything from Samantha’s Mori Lee berry coloured dress to the bonfire is keeping us cosy this morning!

We met in high school in the library and instantly became good friends. It was always a hilarious back and forth of your cliché-high-school-sweetheart-but-friend-zoned story the eventually grew into the most comfortable and strong relationship.

Almost everything in our wedding really reflected us as a couple. From hosting an early morning wedding, serving brunch, having a bonfire and being out in the woods of the Pacific Northwest.

I’d say 90% of our wedding was DIY, the most fun thing we did was creating our “Sunday Paper” for our guests – complete with a custom crossword.

The highlight of our wedding day, aside from the obvious (marrying my best friend), was probably seeing all our hard work in all its glory. All of our family and friends came together to help us make the day so special and it really showed.

I have been dreaming of a low backed wedding dress since before I ever had tattoos because my plan from a young age was to have that forest-fox scene on my upper back.

Our advice – Don’t sweat the small stuff! Honestly – nobody even knows you wanted all the candles to be pink vs fuchsia or the chairs to be arranged at a 45 degree angle. Also, don’t let the day get away from you by trying to please your picky guests and family. Ultimately this is YOUR day and it should reflect the couple as much as possible. It makes for a more enjoyable and authentic day for everyone involved.

How awesome and relaxed is Samantha and Bryce’s wedding? I love that they did exactly as they wanted with the early morning wedding and brunch. Thank you to Nicola Reiersen Photography for sharing with Marry Me Ink.

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SHOE NEWS – JENNY PACKHAM FOR L.K. BENNETT

Shopping alert!  Today there is a gorgeous new bridal shoe collection you have to see – Jenny Packham for L.K. Bennett.

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Brielle

The collection has been inspired by the leading ladies of the Hollywood’s golden age.  Think mesmerising glamour of icons such as Vivien Leigh and Bette Davis, crossed with the vibe of 1930’s Paris.  And if you’re thinking what?  It’s THIS…

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Dahlia

Art deco crushing with those drop crystals on the ‘Dahlia’ high sandal.  And hello, celestial dream shoes with these glittering star details.

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Felicity

Cecelina

So that’s the vintage vixen covered but for the modern romantic there are also stand-out styles from the ethereal to the bohemian.

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Fern

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Summer

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Dorothy

There is a good range of heel heights on offer for shorties like me or the lucky tall brides amongst you – from 100mm to 50mm as well as flat options which would also be perfect for destination weddings.

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Parris

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Deedee

They’ve even thought about a complimentary range of matching bag styles to hold your wedding day essentials.

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Fifi shoe with Sissi clutch

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Brigitte

“There is a strong synergy between the L.K.Bennett woman and the Jenny Packham Bride so it seemed natural and very exciting for me to collaborate with their design team. A project of passion, the combination of the Jenny Packham aesthetic with the renowned design heritage and quality of L.K.Bennett has resulted in a beautiful collection of shoes and bags of which I am very proud.”  And I for one am a fan.

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Benedetta

To view the entire Jenny Packham for L.K. Bennett collection and shop your favourites, head to – www.lkbennett.com

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Great Barn Weddings – Claire & Tom

Great Barn Weddings – Claire & Tom

Whilst The Great Barn itself is the most obvious place to get married here at Higher Ashton, we always get a bit excited when our couples want to do something a little different.

Taking centre stage in our beautiful garden is the arbour, which was built last year using oak from our own woodland. It’s such an intimate setting and as you can see from these stunning photographs by Linda und David, the smiles on all the faces of the friends and family are unwavering and full of love for Claire & Tom.

Tom and his groomsmen (and woman) looked so handsome, the bridesmaids dreamy and floaty, and what can you say about a page boy in a kilt and a flower girl in oriental costume? And last, but by no means least, our beautiful and oh so calm and serene bride, Claire.

Hosting this wedding was an absolute pleasure, as they all are, but we came away from this one with such fond memories and jaw ache from smiling all day.

If you are thinking of having your wedding outdoors, then do take a look at our availability. There are still a few dates left for summer 2019 and the garden, complete with it’s fiery red ivy, looks just as gorgeous in the autumn too.

The wedding of Claire & Tom - by Linda und David - die Hochzeitsfotografen
The wedding of Claire & Tom - by Linda und David - die Hochzeitsfotografen
The wedding of Claire & Tom - by Linda und David - die Hochzeitsfotografen
The wedding of Claire & Tom - by Linda und David - die Hochzeitsfotografen
The wedding of Claire & Tom - by Linda und David - die Hochzeitsfotografen
The wedding of Claire & Tom - by Linda und David - die Hochzeitsfotografen
The wedding of Claire & Tom - by Linda und David - die Hochzeitsfotografen
The wedding of Claire & Tom - by Linda und David - die Hochzeitsfotografen
The wedding of Claire & Tom - by Linda und David - die Hochzeitsfotografen
The wedding of Claire & Tom - by Linda und David - die Hochzeitsfotografen
The wedding of Claire & Tom - by Linda und David - die Hochzeitsfotografen
The wedding of Claire & Tom - by Linda und David - die Hochzeitsfotografen
The wedding of Claire & Tom - by Linda und David - die Hochzeitsfotografen
The wedding of Claire & Tom - by Linda und David - die Hochzeitsfotografen
The wedding of Claire & Tom - by Linda und David - die Hochzeitsfotografen
The wedding of Claire & Tom - by Linda und David - die Hochzeitsfotografen
The wedding of Claire & Tom - by Linda und David - die Hochzeitsfotografen
The wedding of Claire & Tom - by Linda und David - die Hochzeitsfotografen
The wedding of Claire & Tom - by Linda und David - die Hochzeitsfotografen
The wedding of Claire & Tom - by Linda und David - die Hochzeitsfotografen
The wedding of Claire & Tom - by Linda und David - die Hochzeitsfotografen
The wedding of Claire & Tom - by Linda und David - die Hochzeitsfotografen
The wedding of Claire & Tom - by Linda und David - die Hochzeitsfotografen
The wedding of Claire & Tom - by Linda und David - die Hochzeitsfotografen
The wedding of Claire & Tom - by Linda und David - die Hochzeitsfotografen
The wedding of Claire & Tom - by Linda und David - die Hochzeitsfotografen
The wedding of Claire & Tom - by Linda und David - die Hochzeitsfotografen
The wedding of Claire & Tom - by Linda und David - die Hochzeitsfotografen
The wedding of Claire & Tom - by Linda und David - die Hochzeitsfotografen
The wedding of Claire & Tom - by Linda und David - die Hochzeitsfotografen
The wedding of Claire & Tom - by Linda und David - die Hochzeitsfotografen
The wedding of Claire & Tom - by Linda und David - die Hochzeitsfotografen

Images by Linda und David – die Hochzeitsfotografen

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