Tuesday, November 24, 2015

A Classic Cotswolds Wedding With Sunshine And Smiles

Although Gemma and Matt got married on the 26th September this year, they were blessed with a day filled with sunshine. The couple had a classic Cotswolds wedding and got married at St Mary’s Church, Lower Slaughter, followed by a reception at Lower Slaughter Manor (next door to one another). ‘The village is a picturesque Cotswold village where people lined the road as I walked to the church, a surreal experience,’ Gemma explains. The couple, who met on a dating website, were together for around a year before Matt proposed at Edinburgh Castle. They went out for dinner and then took a walk to admire the view and have a drink in the Officer’s Mess. ‘Whilst looking across a night scene of a beautifully lit Edinburgh from the battlements, he got down on one knee and asked me,’ says Gemma.’He then had pre arranged for us to go into the Officers’ Mess and have some champagne. He did well.’

Gemma and Matt’s wedding day was photographed by Weddings By Nicola And Glen. ‘They captured our story perfectly,’ says Gemma. ‘We loved having them with us for the day. We felt blessed that the sun shone. Words cannot describe the magic of the day, but our new home is full of the love and photographs that were taken.’

Gemma and Matt’s classic Cotswolds wedding

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How beautiful does Gemma look in her Stewart Parvin wedding dress? She found it at The White Room Minchenhampton. The veil is by Stewart Parvin and the tiara is by Emmy London.

army wedding

As Matt is in the army, he looked very smart in his number one dress uniform.

wedding bouquets

The couple’s flowers were by Stephanie Saunders Floral Design. How gorgeous are these classic rose bouquets?

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Gemma walking into the church on the arm of her father.

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Gemma and Matt holding hands during their wedding ceremony.

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A gorgeous confetti photograph of Gemma and Matt. Gemma’s hair was done by Lisa Warby From Francesco Group Cheltenham. Her make up was by Alexandra Sinclair Beauty. ‘Alex was amazing, she made us feel relaxed and I loved the result,’ says Gemma.

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Gemma and Matt being greeted by Matt’s army colleagues after leaving the church.

twobirds bridemaids

Gemma’s best friends, Abi, Charly and Tilly wore blue twobirds bridesmaids dresses, also from The White Room Minchinhampton. Their flower girls (Immy, Ava and Poppy) wore Busy B’s dresses from County Cream Bridal Boutique in Truro, Cornwall.

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Gemma, Matt, and their family and friends in the glorious sunshine.

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How pretty does Gemma and Matt classic cotswolds wedding reception look?

wedding cake

Matt had his sword to cut the cake, which he had engraved with his commissioning date and their wedding date. Gemma’s granny got them the wedding cake from Contemporary Cake Designs.

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A beautiful photograph of Gemma and Matt.

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