It's mid-January and we are officially ready for the rain to stop and the woolly jumpers to be put away. So, we thought we would bring a little sunshine to you with this Spring/Summer celebration at this Kent wedding venue. Ferris wheels, food and fun was the order of the day for this beautiful couple. DIY decor, a gluten-free menu and their favourite song lyrics scattered throughout the displays - the whole day encapsulated their personalities!


"We wanted our day to reflect our personalities, which I guess is “organised chaos”. We wanted people to walk in and go “wow, that is so Lottie and Ross”. We both love entertaining friends and family with dinner parties and games nights it was really important to us that our wedding day was the biggest and best party we would ever throw. The venue was key to this and the whole flow of the day took guests on a treasure-trail of romance and fun! Then there was the food. As a gluten-free food blogger @thetummydiaries we designed our own menu and ensured everything was completely gluten-free; not only so myself and our gluten-free guests could relax and enjoy the day, but also to show how delicious gluten-free food can be!" - Lottie & Ross

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Scream if you want to go faster! This Kent wedding venue certainly brings the fun factor to any couple’s big day, not only is it extremely idyllic with it’s thatched roof and rustic country cottage charm, it’s got its own private funfair too! "Being on top of the big spinning wheel looking down at the view of all our favourite people in the world laughing, drinking and having fun was just the most incredible feeling...I don’t think I’ve ever felt so lucky or grateful as I did then and it’s a moment I will never ever forget” - Lottie. It’s no wonder guests were feeling a little dizzy by the end of the day, too much fun on the rides or a little bit too much fizz? Whichever it was, Marleybrook House was a perfect location for this couple to say ‘I Do’.


"One of the most important things to us about our big day was to make it “fun”; we wanted faces aching from laughing so much, feet hurting from dancing too much and backs sore from bumper-car whiplash – and that’s what we got! It had a romantic vintage feel but also with some modern twists and the vintage but colourful fun-fair tied it all in so perfectly. We made almost every decoration ourselves; from gin bottle centrepieces to signs with our favourite lyrics and even the doughnut wall; and had so much fun doing so!" - Lottie & Ross

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"The best advice I got was from my now sister-in-law who, during a stressed episode of DIY, reminded me that this wasn’t all just about a wedding day; the wedding day is the just the first day of the rest of our lives. Having this in my mind really helped me and also saved me from wedding blues, as I wasn’t just focusing on a day, I was focussing on thousands of days after.” What a beautiful perspective from Lottie’s SIL, with the stress of a DIY wedding you often forget to just stop and breathe. Our DIY section can give you all the ideas you need and help you create the perfect DIY day with as little stress as possible and of course you can listen to us on RMW podcast chat all things homemade! Giving you that little bit more headspace to look forward to the future.
Imogen Read

Written by Imogen Read

Wedding Venue: Marleybrook House | Videographer: Russell Kent Nicholls | Wedding Dress : Willowby Watters - Virgo | Bridal Boutique: Number Eighteen Bridal | Bridesmaid Dress: ASOS | Grooms Suit: Moss Bros | Fashion Accessories : Tie Garden | Shoes: Dune London | ASOS | Food: Scott Anderson | Cake: Rebakers Cakes | Flowers: Hedges & Flowers | Hair Stylist: Claire Hartley Stylist | Makeup Artist: Belle Envie | Stationery: Heather Corthine Design | Entertainment: Chequered Band | Celebrant: A Kentish Ceremony | Planner/Stylist: Lottie Drynan | Hairpiece: Ivory & Co | Necklaces: Bloom Boutique | Bridal Dress Hangers: Copper Blush | Donuts: Eat'n'mess

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