Kelly & Christopher's Beautiful Vintage Wedding Day at Samlesbury Hall

I have a little "Blog Posting"catching up to do, I thought I may have a chance on holiday last week but I just couldn't get a good enough wifi connection, so apologies for the tardiness of my postings...
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Today's posting features the beautiful wedding of Kelly & Christopher, so much thought, care and preparation went into this stunning day, we all loved Kelly's fabulous Mood Board which inspired our work so much 

Kelly along with her lovely Mum and Bridesmaids were all getting ready in "The Bridal Lodge" which is where Ruby and Josie presented our Bridal Bouquets
Ruby introduced our beautiful Bride to the flowers in her bouquet
The all important FD Events Bridal Bouquet carrying lesson
Kelly's own vintage brooch was attached to the handle of the bouquet
The brilliant Sonara Parker MUA was applying Kelly's make up expertly
The Bridal Bouquet included a breathtakingly beautiful collection of vintage Roses including Bombastic, Quicksand, Memory Lane, Amnesia, 4 Good, Safi Blue, Sweet Avalanche and Vendella together with some ivory Peonies, Sweet Peas and Senecio

As ever Samlesbury Hall looked welcoming, with a collection of our candlelit Lanterns lining the pathway, I've been coming to Samlesbury Hall for all of my working life (an awfully long time!!) and I still get a frisson of excitement when ever we get the opportunity to dress it florally for a wedding



A Vintage Bike decorated the entrance we'd filled the basket with a plethora of fresh flowers



Inside this wonderfully atmospheric building; Samlesbury Hall, The Whittaker Room was dressed perfectly, our candlelit Baroque Candelabras framed the Registrars table, candlelit Hurricane Lamps and Rose Petals decorated the aisle and a collection of candles, bottles and jars filled with posies of fresh flowers decorated the windowsills

The Registrars table was decorated with a quirky collection of vintage  coffee pots, cups and saucers, Jam Jars and cream jugs each filled with a posy of fresh fragrant blooms, Blackberries and herbs

Strings of pearls were draped around the Candelabra perfectly adding to the vintage vibe


The bottles and jars around the room were each filled with a posy of floral loveliness





Ruby & Josie lined up the Corsages and Boutonnieres read to pin them on to the all important guests as they arrived
The Groom's Boutonniere featured a collection of Vintage Roses, Sweet Peas, Blackberries, fresh Rosemary and Thalaspi, the stem was bound with lace and tied with jute to match his Bride's Bouquet
The Groom's Men's Boutonnieres were all different yet all complimented the themes of the day



Inside the parlour one of our Enchanted Trees welcomed the guests as they arrived




Kelly and Chris had gone "all out" on the detailed little touches, they really made Samlesbury Hall their own

Kelly's super handsome and mega "dapper" Bride Groom the lovely Chris 
The Bride Groom's Rather special Vintage Boutonniere
The Groom's Men's Boutonniere

The Groom's fabulous Mum complete with her "Bombastic" Rose Corsage


Here come the girls....
Kelly's beautiful Bridesmaids were wearing a vintage pink shade, they were wearing Gypsophilia in their hair and carried bouquets created as a smaller version of the Bridal Bouquet




The totally fabulous Bride's Mum complete with a vintage rose corsage




Inside the Whittaker Room the tension was rising...

In the parlour the Bridesmaids were all ready to go
Our Bride arriving in style...
Kelly looked absolutely stunning...



Breathtakingly Beautiful...
Exquisite Vintage Rose, Peony & Sweet Pea Wedding Bouquet









The handles of each of the Bridesmaids Bouquets were finished off with the same fabric as the lace on their Gowns

















Huge Congratulations to Kelly & Chris from all of the team here at Flower Design Events




The lovely Julie of Samlesbury Hall ready with the celebratory Champagne....


























Our Enchanted Tree had now become the Seating Plan







The Great Hall at Samlesbury Hall is such a spectacular space, the tables were all dressed with a unique design, in a soft romantic, vintage style...

The Top Table featured a collection of bone china and silver plated vessels each one filled with a cluster of fresh flowers

Our silver scalloped "Clam Shell" cake stand dressed with Roses, Peonies and Hydrangeas
Bone China Cake Stand decorated with pearls and lace and filled with posies of fresh flowers





Crystal cake stand design
Silver Tea Pot filled with fresh flowers

Delicious Cakes










Vintage Bird Cage surrounded by lovely fresh flowers
A Crystal Three Tier Cake stand provided a delightful table centre piece





A Baroque Candelabra looked heavenly as a tall table centrepiece













Posies of fresh flowers and small size Birdcage Lanterns





Our work here was done, huge thanks to Kelly & Chris for choosing flower Design Events to create their wedding flowers for them

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