Classically Elegant Spring Wedding at St Cuthbert's Church & Bartle Hall; Charlotte & Chris

Every Wedding we do, we feel so privileged to be involved, however when we get the opportunity to create flowers for someone very special to us our feelings are off the scale. Yesterday we had the huge honour of seeing our former "Saturday Girl" the truly beautiful Charlotte marry the love of her life Chris at St Cuthbert's. I make no excuses for the ridiculous length of todays posting I just couldn't edit it down there was quite simply a plethora of beauteousness.....
Charlotte came to work with us when she was still at school she has always been beautiful, always a joy and pleasure to work with, she is however famous at FD Events for creating the revolutionary drink "Tea Coffee" perfumed with lemon having washed out the kettle with Stardrops, who would have believed back then that she would become the super confident and mega capable entrepreneur (Charlotte is the brilliant Stationery designer Charlotte Designs) and all round great girl she is today, we are all so very proud of her many achievements not least choosing Chris to be her husband.
My great pleasure to present our Charlotte with her glorious Bridal Bouquet of Peonies, Sweet Peas, Lily of the Valley, Muscari and English Garden Roses

The world famous FD Event Wedding Bouquet carrying lesson

We pinned on The Bride's Mum's Corsage and Dad's Boutonniere

...And grabbed a delicious bacon butty before heading out of the door
By an hour before we were all set, fresh flowers and lanterns framed the incredibly iconic St Cuthbert's Lytch Gate

Chris, Charlotte's super handsome Bride Groom was first to have his rather special Boutonniere pinned to his lapel
All of the Groom's Men looked so smart with their Rose & Ranuncula Boutonnieres

The Groom's Boutonniere of fresh Lily of the Valley, Sweet Pea and an English Garden Rose Keira
The Groom's Mum's Corsage of Lily of the Valley, Harlequin Hydrangea, Lissianthus and Sweet Peas with Rolled Avalanche Rose Petals
The Bride's Grandma's Corsage of Bombastic Roses and Compact Thistles
Sweet Avalanche Rose Boutonnieres
Posies of glorious Spring Blooms

Our Bride's suave Brother Chris was wearing a Sweet Avalanche Rose and White Ranuncula Boi

The Porch at St Cuthberts Church in Lytham was dressed with Posies of fresh fragrant blooms and candlelit lanterns

Two Bay Trees framed the front door
Beautiful "Pearl Avalanche" Roses

At the foot of the aisle two magnificent light and airy pedestals of white Delphiniums, Tuberosa, Astilbe, Peonies, Roses and Butterfly Orchids framed the start of the aisle
Posies of Roses, Ranunculas, Muscari, Hydrangeas and Allium Neapolitan
Framing the Altar and ceremony space were two fabulous Pedestals

The pathway was lined with ribbon and lace bedecked lanterns

The lovely Groom's Mum looked wonderful and her corsage complimented her ensemble perfectly

The Bride's beautiful Grandma complete with her elegant corsage

Super smart Aodhan was presented with a special Boutonniere too 

One of our fabulous FD Events Bride & Groom's Alison & David here's a link to their gorgeous wedding 

The sun was coming out just in time for the arrival of the Bridesmaids, the lanterns looked lovely lining the pathway

The lovely Michelle was first out of the car and was wearing a heavenly Keira Rose in her hair and carried a bouquet designed as a smaller version of the Brides Bouquet

Gill The Bride's truly beautiful Mum
The Bridesmaids bouquets all soft pinks and ivory shades

Beautiful Pale pink and Ivory Lacey Bridesmaids Posies of Roses, Peonies, Lily of the Valley, Muscari and Sweet Peas 
Samantha looked so gorgeous and we can't wait to create flowers for her Summer wedding in a few months time

Totally Gorgeous Girls
Our breathtakingly beautiful Bride Charlotte arriving in style with her super proud Dad

So beautiful

Charlotte had bought her exquisite gown and the Bridesmaids gowns from the great folks at Dan Kerr Bridal in Preston

The fabulous Heather Nelson from Imageree Photography was busy capturing all of the magic, I can't wait to see the product of her labours

Lanterns and Bay Trees dressed with flowers framed the entrance to Church
Keira Roses in the Bridesmaid's hair

The Bride's gorgeous Grandad welcomed everyone and opened the ceremony

The Bride's other Grandad did the first reading, this really was a family affair

Massive Congratulations to Charlotte & Chris from all of the Flower Design Events family

The lovely Pales Pink and Ivory Wedding Bouquet

The very beautiful Katherine with the dried Rose Petal Confetti

The celebrations moved to the fabulously elegant surroundings of Bartle Hall where a warm welcome awaited the guests
So beautiful

The elegance continued with Maxine Molin Rose providing the heavenly harp music
Charlotte had created her own beautiful Seating Plan (Charlotte Designs)
Inside the Windsor Suite at Bartle Hall
Our beautiful Crystal Candlesticks and Cake stands topped with a myriad of the most exquisite and sweet scented English garden blooms

Around the base of the tall crystal candlesticks posies of fresh flowers and floating candles dressed the table tops so prettily
The Top table was probably one of the longest I've ever seen, we'd dressed it with a collection of vintage crystal vessels each one filled with posies of fresh fragrant blooms and candlesticks and floating candles

The stationery by Charlotte Designs was simply sublime

Our fabulous Crystal Cake stands topped with bosoms of Peonies, Roses, Sweet Peas, Orchids, Astilbe and Tuberosa

There were more than a few tears from all of us when Charlotte and Chris came into the room and saw the magical setting for the very first time

Stunning and delicious Wedding Cake created by the lovely folks at Thornton Cake Company

There was just so much to take in...

The Fireplaces were dressed with lanterns and posies
The table names had a Sherlock Holmes connection our Groom after all is a Holmes

The Chairs and Table dressings were provided by the wonderful people at Creative Cover Hire

Pastel Anemones

The Bartle Hall Canapes looked delicious

Our work here was done it was time to head for home for a quick change before we headed back for the party where the amazing Paul Guard blew us all away with his spectacular set...
 Apologies for the next few images taken on an iphone

Massive and ginormous thanks to Charlotte & Chris and their families for allowing us to be a small part of such an incredible day we had a blast!!!!xxxxxx


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