We absolutely adore the orange and champagne colour scheme at Leanne & Demis’ summer wedding! Their special day was not only full of colour, there were tons of vintage details to make it extra special…
Leanne and Demis first met in the pub where she worked and it wasn’t long before they started chatting and grew closer. This non- traditional couple were so keen to get hitched, they booked their wedding venue before Demis had even proposed!
Demis finally got down on one knee after taking Leanne away for her birthday. “I was surprised as I wasn’t really expecting him to propose properly since we had already booked in the venue,” smiles Leanne. “He had chosen the ring himself and it couldn’t have been more perfect!”
The bride’s outfit
Leanne found her gorgeous White Rose ‘Julianne’ dress with lace detail, a satin belt and jewelled bow, in Bridal Way in Kent. “It wasn’t the first dress I tried, but as soon as I put it on I knew straight away it was ‘the one’,” remembers Leanne.
The beautiful bride accessorised with a sleeveless lace jacket to wear during the ceremony and reception drinks, a pearl and lace headpiece, and a pearl and diamanté bracelet and earrings set from Debenhams. She added a pop of colour with bright orange shoes from Faith.
The groom’s outfit
Demis chose a bright blue suit from Ted Baker with a white shirt, brown shoes and orange braces.
Leanne was attended by eight bridesmaids – her four best friends as well as her daughter and three nieces. The adult maids looked stunning in champagne dresses from Monsoon, while the minimaids wore sweet dresses from BHS topped off with ivory shoes from Next.
This couple chose a religious service with emotional readings by Demis’ sister and bridesmaid Sarah. Leanne’s dad walked her down the aisle to Feels Like Home by Edwina Hayes. “I loved having all my favourite people in the same room and seeing our two-year old son just wandering around,” says Leanne.
Leanne and Demis had a canapés and drinks reception at North Court Farm, before sitting down to a wedding breakfast of lobster, sirloin steak and crème brûlée. They also decided to serve their guests an amazing cheese cake instead of a traditional option.
“I really wanted a vintage theme with an orange, champagne and ivory colour scheme and our marquee was the perfect blank canvas,” says Leanne. They decorated the space with giant orange paper roses, handmade hessian table runners and bunting, as well as vintage suitcases, photographs of their family and hay bale seating.
Illuminated ‘Love’ signs were set up behind the band and fairy lights and orange uplighters sparkled over the dance floor. “We wanted the day to be informal, and for our guests to have fun, so we also had garden games and a photobooth with props sourced online,” says Leanne.
Leanne and Demis enjoyed a relaxing honeymoon in the Maldives. “It was absolutely perfect to spend some quality time together,” says Leanne.