Music-mad couple, Samantha & David, filled their beautiful blue wedding with their favourite things – love, laughter and lots of tasty food.
After first meeting when he gatecrashed Samantha’s work Christmas party, David proposed one Christmas morning. “He wrapped the ring up to look like a tube of Christmas sweets,” explains Samantha. “I was pleasantly surprised when a little ring box fell out of the paper, when I looked up David was down on one knee among all the wrapping paper!”
The bride’s outfit
Samantha found ‘the one’ after only trying on five gowns in Just Perfect Bridalwear. The Justin Alexander dress was complemented by a pretty headpiece and veil also from Just Perfect. “My something old, borrowed and blue was David’s grandmother’s beautiful ring,” she says. “It was an honour to wear it.”
The groom’s outfit
David wore a charcoal grey suit with a paisley waistcoat and matching tie. “He looked so handsome and I couldn’t wait to see him at the end of the aisle.” remembers Samantha.
The blue bridesmaid dresses were made by a family friend, and the flowergirls wore dresses from high street favourite, BHS.
Samantha and David were married in their 900-year-old local family church. David’s dad played the guitar while they signed the register and they had two readings including How Falling in Love is Like Owning a Dog by Taylor Mali.
Food features highly in Sam and David’s lives so, alongside the wedding breakfast menu, guests enjoyed a ‘round the world’ buffet in the evening. Their first dance was to Make you Feel my Love by Adele. Music was the theme of this lovely wedding, which leant itself to lots of musical details like vintage hearts made with sheet music and treble clef logos on the stationery. The couple hired old VW Beetle cars and a campervan to transport the bridal party, the Funky Flower Company was in charge of flowers and Kelly Anne’s Cakes created the couple’s stunning cake. The guestbook was an old classical guitar that everyone signed and caricaturist Mike Giblin sketched guests throughout the day. A roulette table and sweet cart kept all their nearest and dearest entertained!
Samantha and David enjoyed a five-day break in Scotland with their beloved dogs.