Deep Purple Christmas Wedding Day at Quarry Bank Mill of Lynn & Paul

This was a fantastic winter wedding day lots Victorian excitement at Quarry Bank Mill,  a superb couple the lovely Lynn & Paul, Owls delivering the rings and plenty more besides...
First delivery,  the bridal bouquets a little bridal bouquet carrying lesson for the Bridesmaids before we headed off to the wedding venue in Styal

Quarry Bank Mill is a fully preserved textile mill with a working water wheel, it's bursting with Industrial Revolution atmosphere and it's totally fabulous
The ceremony space is in one of the smaller buildings but has unique mill style windows overlooking the river, we dressed the ceremony space with two candlesticks dressed with spheres of fresh flowers in the bridal colour scheme of purple.
The elegant design on the Registrars table flowed down waterfall style to the river of Rose petals below

We included some gorgeous purple blooms, Vanda Orchids, Cool Water & Ocean Song Roses

The Groom's Mum's handbag corsage of white Phalaenopsis Orchids and rolled ivory Rose Petals
The Boutonnieres were all labelled up and ready for me to pin them on the guests
The Groom's Aubergine Calla Lily Boutonniere complete with blue Eryngium Thistle and Purple Symphony Floribunda Rose buds.

The Groom arrived in this superb VW Camper Van
The Salvation Arm Brass Band entertained everyone as they arrived
These braziers gave everyone an opportunity to warm their hands
I pinned on Paul's Boutonniere and his Best Man Jacob's Boutonniere

The Groom's Father David was wearing a Thistle & Purple Symphony Rose Boutonniere
Maureen the Groom's Mum Re-united with her Orchid encrusted Handbag and the two "Usherettes" Vicky & Sue wearing their ivory Rose ladies boutonnieres

The fabulous Musicians Minerva Ensemble were doing a magnificent job of entertaining us all
"Chestnuts Roasting on an open fire" 

A totally fabulous outdoor Christmas tree in the courtyard

Jacob getting to know the utterly beautiful owl "Angel" from "Flying the knot"

I loved Paul & Lynn's stationery...

The arrival of our beautiful Bride with her attendants

The very special Bridal Bouquet was inspired by Lynn's Mum's wedding bouquet which featured fountains of Asparagus ferns 

The Bridesmaid's Posies complimented their pewter and purple gowns

Paul waited patiently for the arrival of his Bride

Angel flew to Jacob with the wedding rings right on schedule

The super talented photographer Jonny Draper recorded all of the magic

Huge congratulations to the very happy couple

Lynn's wedding bouquet included some beautiful deep purple Vanda Orchids alongside exquisite lavender Roses, fresh Lily of the Valley and aubergine Calla lilies all emanating from fountains of fresh Asparagus trails

The celebrations were to be held on the floor above the ceremony room
Styal Mill really is full of surprises this wedding breakfast room looked completely splendid

We arranged a selection of high and low table designs, I love the low silver fruit bowl filled to overflowing with Calla Lilies, Roses and Orchids in shades of deep purple and lavender

The tall designs were on our elegant silver candlesticks topped with a sphere of Roses, Herbs, Orchids and Lissianthus

The Cake of cheeses was just amazing from the Cheese Hamlet in Didsbury, just finished off with a few flowers

This was such a special wedding in many ways and we'd really like to thank Paul and Lynn for choosing Flower Design Events to create their wedding flowers for such an amazing day!!!


Gorgeous flowers, gorgeous venue and such a nice atmosphere at this wedding. The gasp from family and friends as the owl flew down the aisle with the rings was the highlight! Minerva Ensemble
Lynn Butterworth said…
Thank you so much Jane the flowers were amazing and have been commented on by our guests several times, they really did tie together the themes in the wedding and my bouquet was so lovely and a beautiful update of my mums original.
FlowerGirl26 said…
There's nothing about this wedding I don't love - flowers, dresses, venue, menu... Absolutely gorgeous.

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