Ben & Iman had a beautiful September wedding day.  Their celebrations were simple and sweet and full of love, family, friends and fun.  Their’s was a DIY wedding with a rustic woodland feel and Ben & Iman (and friends and family) made all the details from the branched archway outside the church to the adventurous Gulf of Melange seating plan, origami table settings, wooden centre pieces, photowall, letterpress invites, a DELICIOUS strawberry wedding cheesecake (made by Ben’s sister) and a photobooth backdrop that rocked!  Iman also made her button bouquet – check out how fantastic it looks!

One of the other very special things about their day was the music. Iman walked down the aisle to ‘Arizona by Kings of Leon‘. How cool is that!!   Friends and family also played live throughout their ceremony and gave one of the most lovely renditions of ‘Something in the Water’ by Brooke Fraser and The Linah Nambooze Band played at their reception.  If you want to get a true feel of their day, go to You Tube here and here and press play!

This was truly a day full of love and sparkle from beginning to end….

“Give me long days in the sun,
Preludes to the nights to come,
Previews of the mornings laying in all lazy
Give me something fun to do like a life of loving you
Kiss me quick now baby I’m still crazy over you…”
– Brooke Fraser

{Ben & Iman used lots of shots from their NottingHill engagement shoot as decoration in their reception venue – brilliant idea! // they also had a photobooth and everyone from the most scrumptious baby to the grandmas joined in // oh, and this is for you if you’d like to know how to tie a bow tie! }

Huge thanks to my great friend John Wilson who came along and helped me out with second shooting and the photo booth. Thanks John! x

MUA // Louise Ashton
Hair stylist // Mabel Betts

Iman’s bouquet // handmade by Iman
Bridesmaid’s bouquets // Diane Fussell
Venue // Regeneration Church, Gidea Park
Venue & table styling // Iman, Ben, Ross and Andy
Chair covers // Dossier Hire
Chiavari chairs // Adams Catering
Wedding favours // A Wedding Less Ordinary
Festoon lights // Total Warehouse.co.uk
Catering // Josie Ademakinwa
Strawberry wedding cheesecake & cupcakes // Hannah Spearman
Live band // Linah Nambooze Band

More photos // Ben & Iman’s NottingHill engagement shoot & DIY photo booth

 

 

Published on September 8, 2013. Filed under / /