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A Celestial Inspired Winter Solstice Wedding

  • Today's couple Saskia and Scott don't do things by halves. They decided on a week after moving out of the flat in London and quitting their jobs because of the date for her wedding before they went to live in Katmandu in Nepal in which the bride happens to be writing a magazine and the groom volunteering being an engineer. They chose the Cotswolds because of the venue and also the wedding that happened one clear winter day on 21st December 2018.

    "We started searching for a rustic venue that will work well for any winter wedding. As soon as we had Cripps Barn we fell deeply in love with it. It has this type of large and warm barn space that felt just like a really good size for that number of people I was having and also the light was fantastic!"

    "I decided on long-sleeved a line wedding dresses to wear. I'd always thought I wanted a boho, floaty dress for my big day, however, the dress I wound up wearing was completely different from my primary image of the 'dream dress'."

    "It is different actually, that after I first viewed it in the shop, I didn't even would like to try it on. My sister eventually helped me try it and I'm so glad she did. Once on, I loved all of the detailing and also the fit in particular. It looked a lot better on me compared to the dress I’d always imagined myself wearing."

    "I gifted my bridesmaids a necklace each, which had their initials and birthstones as pendants, and also the flower girls wore traditional dresses."

    "We used Beth as our florist. We desired to keep it fairly simple so we opted for a lot of local winter greenery within the barn. In my bouquet, I decided on a few wildflowers that are offered in winter, including thistle and eucalyptus." Go

    The ceremonial barn was adorned with beautiful rustic hanging greenery, foliage backdrops, festoon lights, and pillar candles, developing a truly stunning and 'wow' setting for that ceremony.

    The bridesmaid bouquets complimented the brides and were full of bright greenery and also the buttonholes appeared as if mini versions of the bridal bouquet. There was additionally a roaring fire burning throughout the ceremony which set the cozy, romantic, and wintry tone for that day.

    Nervously awaiting his bride in the end from the aisle was groom Scott inside a 3-piece grey and black tweed suit, accessorized having a green tie, a bespoke shirt, as well as an engraved pocket watch Saskia, gifted him around the morning of the wedding.

    The bride also recruited Winchester and Hampshire-based wedding photographers to capture their big day on camera after her very own sister, additionally, a wedding photographer was trained by her.

    "Even whether it wasn't for that close association, we'd have always gone for Angela as our photographer. She's this type of great person along with a bloody amazing photographer!"

    "We thought our favorite part of the day will be the party following the ceremony, however, it wound up being the ceremony itself. It was so special and emotional."

    Words Of Wedded Wisdom

    "Much just like a marriage, I think planning for a wedding ought to be a team effort using the groom involved too. I think it's a lot nicer to create decisions like a pair as it feels just like a special day for both individuals."

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