Sarah and Matt’s wedding was full of romantic flowers, delicate lace and all things gorgeous.
But more than that: there were plenty of elements to surprise and delight guests, from jugglers to string quartets and a life-sized escort tree (more on that later!) Most of all we loved how this couple really made the most of the different spaces at Hedsor House - we were amazed with what they did with the Centre Hall!
We spoke to Sarah and Matt about why they chose Hedsor, and if they feel they achieved their dream of having the perfect wedding day.
Hedsor is a perfect wedding venue, a place of wonder and imagination. The location is stunning, we love the manicured grounds and the Highland Cows! It is a beautiful period venue that has lots of character and impact, and so we just knew immediately it was the venue for us – it felt totally perfect. We love the décor inside the house, the Centre Hall’s domed ceiling and columns and the stillness and beauty of the panelled Ballroom, with its stunning windows and great views out to the grounds.
Details of the Day
The Style: We wanted a luxurious, chic, romantic feel with lots of flowers and pretty details, we had lots of pearls and touches of lace. I originally wanted an ‘organic’ style, which developed as we went along but it did feature a life size escort tree which was a real statement and talking point. I have to say our fabulous wedding planner Melanie Helen of Cranberry Blue made all of the magic come together!
The Ceremony: Our ceremony was truly magical, and everything we had ever dreamt about. Our Harpist Rebeca Jones played and I walked down the aisle to David Bowie’s ‘Labyrinth’ soundtrack song, ‘As the World Falls Down’. The flowers by Mary Jane Vaughan were truly astounding. They were a real floral feast for the eyes!
The Food and Drink: Our food was lovingly prepared by Rocket, and I genuinely think that most guests thought they were in a Michelin starred restaurant! They are extremely professional as a caterer, and really did go that extra mile.
The Cake: We had a Rosalind Miller Cake which was gorgeous. We chose different flavoured sponge throughout its tiers, including rose, lavender and lemon in line with our botanical, natural theme.
The Photographs: Pippa Mackenzie was discreet and very graceful. As soon as we met her it felt like we had known her forever! As a very experienced photographer she captured every special moment from our day with unique creativity.
Planners – Cranberry Blue Weddings & Events / Flowers – Mary Jane Vaughan / Photography – Pippa Mackenzie Photography / Catering – Rocket Food / Cake – Rosalind Miller / Music – String Fever / Harp – Rebeca Jones / Stationery – Emily & Jo Stationery
Huge thanks to Pippa Mackenzie for permission to use a selection of photography from Sarah and Matt's special day!