If you are looking to take tighter control of your budget, or just be more hands on leading up to your wedding day, carrying out some DIY can really make the day a more fun experience whilst adding that personal touch.
Katrina from Katrina Matthews Photography has shared a gorgeous DIY summer wedding with us, that I’m sure you will agree looks stunning!
This colourful DIY wedding was dreamt up by Harry and Charlie, along with their close friends and family. They got everyone involved in the planning of their wedding at Eversholt hall to produce one of the most colourful and fun filled weddings I have had the pleasure to photograph.
Harry and Charlie got married on the 28th of July 2018 in Eversholt. A beautiful little village in Bedfordshire, with the venue overlooking the picturesque village green. Their DIY summer wedding included a family band playing out on the green, an ice cream cart serving delicious ice cream sundaes, a beautiful three tiered cake made by a family friend and stunning bouquets & flower crowns made by the mother of the groom. They spent the entire day before the wedding decorating the hall with paper lanterns, bunting, flowers and creating a lovely snug area on the balcony, it was a real labour of love.
On the day Charlie got ready with her bridesmaids and her man of honour, who looked incredible in his contrasting floral tie and shirt. Being the beautiful boho woman that she is, Charlie let her personality shine through wearing her bride vibe Toms for the ceremony and wearing no shoes at all for the rest of the day. She also had henna drawn on her hands ahead of the wedding that looked beautiful against her lace dress and bright bouquet.
After the ceremony I took the couple off to a secret garden across the road from the venue for some photos. The couple had time to enjoy each other’s company alone for the first time, creating the perfect opportunity to capture some beautiful moments between them.
Harry and Charlie wanted their day and their photos to be full of fun and that is certainly what they got. Their family and friends got involved in all aspects of the day (and evening) to make it the best day for the bride and groom. Charlie even persuaded the bridal party to run with them down the road in the rain without umbrellas. An epic couple and an epic wedding!
Katrina loves a couple who make their own rules and really embrace creating their own unique wedding day. If you are planning a unique and fun wedding celebration, she would love to hear from you. Get in touch for more information.