This rather beautiful, wildly colourful and completely joyous wedding is going to knock your socks off. Beccy and Adam wanted to get married in Spring, when the flowers are beginning to bloom, but instead of a typical pastel palette, they've opted for bold and bright shades of red, pink, purple, yellow, blue and green. The final result is so striking and so different to the normal pink and white blossomy Spring images we're used to seeing. I love it! The pair opted for RMW favourite venue, the beautiful Iscoyd Park, which offers as much gorgeousness on the inside as it does on the outside. It really is one of the best wedding venues in the UK and you're about to see why...
The VenueBeccy The Bride: After searching for beautiful venues on Rock My Wedding that worked in terms of location we found Iscoyd Park, Whitchurch which was near to Adam’s family in Crewe and mine in Liverpool. A relaxed yet elegant country house with beautiful extensive grounds it was perfect, giving us the understated glamour we wanted with a warm family feel and wonderfully unique rooms for our guests to stay over. I knew that I wanted a Spring wedding, utilising the beautiful country setting whilst remaining true to our personalities keeping it quite fun and whimsical. Relaxed rustic luxe with lashings of colour we wanted lots of fun twists on the ‘norm’, keeping it special but not stuffy for our 80 guests.
The BeautyMy bridesmaids and I had our hair done by Holly Lander, booked through Rock My Wedding supplier Make Up by Jodie. Holly was fantastic, creating a relaxed curl that was adorned by my half flower crown. My bridesmaids looked stunning, again an undone and loose up-do that didn’t Working in the beauty industry it was hard to choose a make-up artist as there are so many good ones out there, I chose Janine who I have known for over 10 years and she is a magician with faces! Using a variety of products she created a natural soft smoke on the eye and of course my no.1 favourite lipstick to finish MAC Mehr.
The BrideMy dress was from Pronovias, I wanted something that was figure hugging and beaded with a vintage feel. Originally finding my dream dress in a Bridal shop in Cheshire I was told after falling in love that it was a sample and had been discontinued. My heart sank, there was only one thing for it, scouring all wedding dress shops across the country, only to find one in my size in the wonderful Plush Couture in Chigwell, London. Several long round trips for fittings later and the dress was mine! As a bit of a shoeaholic the only wedding shoes I wanted were Jimmy Choos, found in Bicester Village on a shopping day with my mum, they were perfect and added a special something to my outfit.
The BridesmaidsMy bridesmaid dresses were from Coast a simple lace and chiffon style worn with Kurt Geiger neutral shoes, the flower girl’s dress was Monsoon with bespoke floral sash that matched the Page Boys bow ties! We went for simple and classic styles, keeping the colour scheme Navy and Grey as a neutral background for our colourful flowers.
The GroomIn keeping with the relaxed vibe for our day, ties for guests were optional and made the decision for the Groom to lead the way. Adam’s and his Groomsmen went for a tailored grey jacket from Autograph by Marks and Spencer with some tailored navy chinos. Adam’s two son’s matched in smaller versions of jackets and chinos from John Lewis.
The FlowersWow is all I can say, we found Red Floral through Rock My Wedding and they truly didn’t disappoint. I met with Mat to discuss the vision, a colourful, playful and fun pop of colour running through the venue, embracing my love for flowers and really going to town with the floral design. Couldn’t have been happier with how the venue looked, from the waterfall of flowers on the staircase, to the white blossom trees with hanging tea lights and colourful rustic centrepieces. We got creative with our table numbers, a framed photo of us next to a number we hunted down on doors, lampposts and even shop windows from our engagement shoot. To add a touch of luxury our favours were travel size Jo Malone London fragrances which went down well with all of our guests!
The PhotographyPhotography was one of the most important elements of our day, we wanted the photos to be fun, natural and capture the day without interrupting it. We were lucky enough to find Kate Gray Photography, Kate and her husband Jon were fantastic, really understanding what style we were aiming to achieve. They produced the most wonderful set of photographs and video and we couldn’t have asked for more from them!
The FoodIscoyd Park use The Fine Dining Company based in Cheshire to provide catering for all their events and the food was incredible! We are real foodies and so this part of our day was incredibly important to get right. Starting with a ‘Pimp Your Prosecco’ Bar and canapés outside in the garden then a sit down meal in the marquee. To ensure that our relaxed social feel went all the way through our day we had sharing boards to start followed by Pie Roulette, a lucky dip of hand raised pies, the ‘His’ the ‘Hers’ and the Veggie. This created lots of fun conversation, along with side dishes in a sharing style across the table meant you could help yourself. Dessert consisted of an old fashioned Ice Cream cart, Donut Wedding ‘Cake’ Tower and a Barista bar which was a hit with the coffee connoisseurs. For our evening food we had a Stone Baked pizza oven in the garden which was served at a Mr & Mrs Davies Pizza Bar, this went down a storm to fuel the dancing long into the night.
The EntertainmentWe chose Mansfield Avenue to entertain us, they sang a live acoustic version of ‘Can’t Help Falling in Love’ as I walked down the aisle. They then performed a range of acoustic songs in the garden during the drinks reception and then the rest of the Band arrived to play live sets for the evening entertainment. It was great having live music throughout the day and I would highly recommend it. We also chose to book a White Taxi Cab Photobooth, I’d seen the concept at other parties but didn’t want your traditional photobooth, the Taxi Snaps team were fantastic and provided us with a fun but beautiful way of having an outdoor photobooth for our guests to enjoy. The photos captured a different perspective from the day and meant our guests had something to take away with them.
Special DetailsOverall the little touches and decisions made our wedding day extra special, readings from our friends and family, my best friend comparing and introducing us to the room as Mr & Mrs Davies and just enjoying every last second of the day.
Venue: Iscoyd Park | Hair: Holly Lander | Make Up: Janine at No Filter Needed | Bride: Pronovias | Boutique: Plush Couture | Shoes: Jimmy Choo | Floral Design: Red Floral | Catering: The Fine Dining Co | Bridesmaids: Coast | Groom & Groomsmen: M&S | Stationery: Project Pretty | Entertainment: Mansfield Avenue Band | Photobooth: Taxi Snaps