• Magical Vintage Carousel DIY Barn Wedding Part 1

    Welcome to a beautiful new week!

    This is one of the prettiest, most romantic and whimsical weddings I’ve ever seen.

    Lisa and Alex got married on a tiny island in the middle of a lake as their guests watched from across the water. Their reception was held in a 17th Century barn adorned with fairy lights and an elaborately decorated, vintage organ as a backdrop. They continued the vintage, fairground theme with a delightful illustrated stationery suite designed by Hello! Lucky and a myriad of darling DIY details from straw flags to mason jars and pastel pom poms.

    Lisa was a vision in intricate lace and layers of tulle, glittery gold Kate Spade shoes, a beautiful braided up do and chic dark toe nail polish. The bridesmaids were elegant in floor length blush pink dresses, complemented perfectly by Alex and his groomsmen who rocked royal blue suits, pale grey ties and oversized blush pink boutonnières. Yep, this was one stylish bridal party.

    Add to all that, their photographer was the incredibly talented Marianne Taylor. So you just know it’s going to be magical…

    See what I mean? Absolutely magical.

    Just wait till you see their reception in Part 2!

    I’m a BIG fan of Marianne Taylor’s photography so I’m thrilled to be featuring her stunning images on Bridal Musings. (Thanks for making my day, Marianne.)

    Tomorrow I’ll be sharing Mark Brown’s utterly gorgeous super 8mm film of their day too. Hurrah!

    Wedding Photography: Marianne Taylor Photography | Wedding Venue: Preston Court | Caterer: Relish Catering | Wedding Gown: Olivia Couture via Blackburn Bridal | Bride’s Shoes: Kate Spade | Bridesmaid Dresses: Reiss | Groom’s Attire: Reiss | Groom’s Shoes: Church Footwear | Floral Design:Euphoric Flowers | Wedding Cake: Neal’s Yard Cheese | Wedding Videographer: Mark Brown | Band: The Kicks | Stationery: Hello! Lucky | Photobooth: Mega Booth | Wedding Cars: Kent Beetles

  • Melissa Dunstan Photography

    Absolutely enchanting!

  • http://www.marydougherty.net/ Mary Dougherty

    so beautiful! love her dress, the location and all of the  “getting there” pictures for the ceremony

  • http://www.aphroditesweddingblog.com/ Emma – Aphrodites_wb

    This is so beautiful – I am in love with that dress!! 

  • Katie Farrin

    100% in love with this wedding. It makes me so happy! 

  • http://www.beyondbeyond.co.uk/blog Amma // Beyond Beyond

    All I can say is stunning!

  • Kellee & The Lover.ly Team

    Ravishing dress! Love all the cute paper details in this wedding!

  • MelissaDunstan.com

    Gorgeous dress and wedding!

  • http://www.borrowedandbleu.com Erika {Borrowed&Bleu}

    Positively gorgeous! I adore every detail!

  • http://twitter.com/LoveMyDressBlog Love My Dress

    Oh what a beautiful pretty day! I adore it! xXx

  • http://www.bellenza.com/wedding-ideas/ Bellenzabistro

    Such a lovely bridal dress…and sweet pink florals! And the ceremony site is so quaint and charming. :-)

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  • http://www.blovedweddings.com/ louise | b.loved

    I LOVE this wedding! I think it’s my all time favourite, every single detail is just so pretty and perfect! xo

  • http://www.oh-lovely-day.com/ chandra ~ oh lovely day

    OOOOOH, so lovely!  Especially love all of the paper goods and signage, stripey bags & straws!  Perfection :)

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  • Anonymous

    As a bride to be, the hair is the one thing I cannot make my mind up about! I love the romantic look – the plaits tied into a bun is pretty. A look I might play about it. Totally inspired :)

    • Anonymous

      I love Lisa’s hairstyle too, it’s boho but so chic and classy. Really glad you’re feeling inspired, there are so many gorgeous hairstyles out there to choose from! Best of luck with the rest of your planning :)

  • http://everylastdetailblog.com/ Lauren @ Every Last Detail

    Wow, this is amazing!!!!

  • http://www.whiteazalea.com/11-maternity-bridesmaid-dresses maternity dresses for weddings

     The wedding dress is amazing!!!Love it!!!Awesome wedding!And cute couple!

  • Kait

    love the bridesmaids robes i’ve been looking for something just like that for my girls. where did you get them?

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  • Aar8972

    I really want to know where this location is!!!

    • Anonymous

      Their wedding was held at Preston Court in Kent, UK http://www.prestoncourt.co.uk/

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  • Britnie Drettwan

    That is one of the most beautiful wedding dresses I have ever seen

  • Vintage vic

    It looks like the bride stayed at the Bell Hotel, Sandwich. If so, we got married there. I remember being terrified coming down those stairs in my dress! The wedding looks fabulous!

  • Lindseykmanning

    This wedding.. these pictures… everything is perfect. Love it all. I would love to feature your blog on mine! Let me know if that would be okay! :) XX, fundamentallywild.com

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  • http://ravmek.myopenid.com/ Indian Wedding Planner

    so magical vintage couple!

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