Wild & Wonderful Chris & Leanne’s Outdoor Wedding at Sandhole Oak Barn

Wild & Wonderful Chris & Leanne's Outdoor Wedding at Sandhole Oak Barn

Regular FD blog readers please brace yourselves this is going to be one of those mammoth posts with a mega multitude of flower pics, there’s just so many and I am, stupidly terrible at editing, I feel so tragic deleting images so I just don’t!! apologies therefore for the scandalously ridiculous quantity! So our flower journey with Leanne & Chris started way back in April 2016 when we first met up to talk through their plans, other than Sandhole Oak Barn nothing else was booked, so we arranged to meet up again about 6 months before their big day to see their magnificent mood board and hear how things had progressed. We learned about their unique ideas for a truly beautiful wedding day, copper and slate were definitely featuring, as to was Eucalyptus, relaxed and wild shapes and a Floral Crown were now on the agenda. By this time too they’d booked some of our favourite wedding professionals not least the amazing Dan Wootton such a brilliant photographer, Daz & Megan from Typical Type were on board with their really special Edison lights, there was a sensationally simple and elegant Charlie Brear gown from our friends at Mears Ghyll , Salon Glo were looking after everyone’s hair and the lovely Katie Bee was going to be making beautiful faces even lovelier, it was great to be working with the fab folks from Top Table again they were providing all of the catering, Mark Ford from Studio 54D would be recording all of the magic, and the brilliant Robin Kershaw from DFC Lancashire was hosting the whole day and providing all of the entertainment, there was a lovely cake by Helen from Say it with Cupcakes and our Bride & Groom were creating their own stationery, lets face it with all of those wonderful suppliers it was always going to be a cracker!!! We met up again in June for us to present a set of sample designs, an out door wedding was the plan but we needed a ‘Plan B’ should this not be possible, so we came up with some ‘moveable’ indoor and outdoor suggestions A suggestion for the Top Table and Registrars table Ideas for the guest tables We made Chris and Leanne sample Boutonnieres and a sample Bridal bouquet Before we knew it their August wedding was on the horizon, the week before we took delivery of some pretty amazing Succulents that we planned to use for their ceremony and reception flowers Banksia Coccinea By the Wednesday before a whole host of interesting and unique materials had arrived in the Flower Design Studio Nigella aka ‘Love in the Mist’ Protea Barbigera & Amnesia Roses Two days before the big day we had the pleasure of having the lovely Leanne in our studio, we created her floral crown with her, our Shirl wired and taped and I added bits at a time and then tried it on Leanne’s head so we could add to it or take […]