Authorized Secretary Rose married Accountant Josh on third September this 12 months at Norwich Fortress, adopted by a second, much less formal ceremony at The Octagon Barn, an historic 17th century Barn, nestled inside lovely parkland at Little Plumstead in Norfolk.

The bride wore probably the most lovely Needle & Thread marriage ceremony costume in fairly pale pink, which she accessorised with a pair of vegan marriage ceremony sneakers by Esska and probably the most pleasant, vibrant, crochet floral crown.

This pleasant marriage ceremony was captured by Charlotte Wotton Pictures and you’ll see extra Needle & Thread brides right here on Love My Gown.

A Needle & Thread Wedding ceremony Gown

I wore the Midsummer lace costume in pink, by Needle and Thread London.

I’m not snug making an enormous scene out of issues and so the entire ‘marriage ceremony costume’ attempt on periods felt too nerve-racking and overwhelming for me. Ordering my costume on-line labored completely and meant I may keep away from all of that.

I did not wish to put on a traditional marriage ceremony costume, it is by no means been one thing I’ve envisaged. I’ve a love of the colour pink, and needed a costume which wasn’t essentially bridal, however extra me.

Needle & Thread wedding dress

Vegan Wedding ceremony Footwear & a Crochet Floral Crown

My sneakers had been Esska’s metalic ‘Valerie design.

My oldest buddy, Sophie is a tremendous crocheter and he or she crocheted me a flower crown. The sample was from a really previous problem of Merely Crochet.

Esska shoes - metallic wedding shoes

Crochet floral crown

For fragrance, I wore Molton Brown’s Jasmine and Solar Rose. I borrowed my mum’s pink pearl drop earrings, by designer Jewels by Jess and wore a quite simple pearl bracelet from Lisa Angel. I additionally carried a Lulu Guinness clutch bag.

All of us styled our hair ourselves and our make-up for myself and three bridesmaids was styled by Michelle Paton.

Crochet Flower Crown

Bridesmaids in jumpsuits

My three lovely sisters had been my bridesmaids. All of them wore Section Eight jumpsuits in electrical blue, and personalised them to their kinds and tastes by carrying completely different equipment.

My bridesmaids additionally wore sneakers by Esska in addition to New Look and Topshop.

We needed the kids within the household to nonetheless appear to be kids, and playful. Our daughter Patsy and our nieces, Ivy and Amelie, wore Cath Kidston ice cream clothes, with Kidly jelly sneakers. Our nephews Arthur and Isaac wore Cath Kidston shark shirts, with Kidly jelly sneakers.

Bridesmaids in blue jumpsuits.  Bride in pink Needle & Thread wedding dress.

A Backyard Wedding ceremony Ceremony

At Norwich fortress registry workplace, Josh and I walked in along with our daughter – Patsy. She was at all times going to be an integral a part of the day.

On the much less formal ceremony, on the barn with everybody there, my dad, Stan, walked her down the aisle to Elvis Presley’s ‘Cannot Assist Falling In Love with You’. I’m an Elvis fan, and we visited Graceland collectively in 2019, and it was our most dependable track to get Patsy to sleep as a child.


We employed Charlotte Wotton Pictures. We liked her candid photographs, and magnificence of capturing individuals’s big day.

Charlotte’s evaluations repeatedly mentioned that she slotted into the day so seamlessly and made everybody really feel comfy – we will definitely voucher for that.

Confetti shot, bride & groom holding flower girl.  Pink Needle & Thread wedding dress.

How They Met

Met over 9 years in the past by a mutual buddy. Josh ran a sandwich bar, and I labored as a waitress in a neighborhood restaurant. I went into the sandwich bar on a cut up shift with mentioned mutual buddy.

Finally, we frolicked much more and because the solely non-smokers amongst the group of buddies, we ended up spending extra time collectively.

the inspiration

Sammi at The Octagon Barn was unbelievable in helping the set-up and clean working of the day.

I’ve at all times liked color, and am drawn to kitsch and retro patterns and designs. I’m a part of a beautiful ‘Sew and Bitch’ group, I paint animal portraits as a facet hustle and have at all times been concerned with artwork and design and would say I am fairly a inventive individual.

Josh just about gave me inventive freedom over the decor of the venue.

Octagon Barn wedding venue

A Lambeth Cake

I needed to include the lace work on my costume with the classic lambeth type cake and I knew I needed it to be daring and vivid. My sister Ruby’s companion’s mum made my dream cake a actuality. It was a 3 tier pink and blue lambeth cake, Victoria sponge and chocolate.

We additionally had wood-fired pizzas served by Crabb & Fox Cell Bar, and invites had been created by designer and sign-writer, Alice Harrey.

Night, Leisure & Favourite Moments

We employed DJ Dan, through Pop-up Celebration Individuals and danced our first dance to ‘Come on Over To My Place’, by The Drifters

We had a number of favourite moments; on the finish of the ceremony on the barn, all of us had the lyrics to the track ‘What a Great World’, by Sam Cooke, and invited everybody to hitch in and sing.

Happy smiling bride in Needle & Thread London wedding dress.

Turning round and seeing everybody there supporting us was actually pretty.

My sisters stunning me with a joint speech.

My household, buddies all being there to assist us, we felt so totally liked and cared for.

Bride wearing Needle and Thread wedding dress on the dance floor.

Phrases of married knowledge

Stick along with your imaginative and prescient. Do not change what you wish to please others.

Soak up all of the love, it isn’t typically you get to spend a complete day with everybody you take care of.

We inevitably spent greater than we initially imagined, however felt that the additional we had spent was worthwhile for making the day be pleasing for all concerned.

Wedding smoke bomb.  Bridesmaids in blue jumpsuits.  Pink Needle & Thread wedding dress.

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Annabel is the founding father of Love My Gown. She has a ardour for images, strolling, yoga, nature, and likes to assist gifted artists and inventive companies. In 2013, she grew to become a printed writer. Annabel lives in rural North Yorkshire along with her husband and enterprise companion Philip, their two daughters Eska and Leanora and menagerie of furry hounds. Annabel helps Philip within the working of the household flower farm at at Moonwind Flowers. She can be co-founder of What About Weddings.

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