Karen & Christopher’s Very Vintage Real Wedding

Take a peak at these gorgeous memories as Karen & Christopher celebrate their first anniversary today. They were married in Tassagh Presbyterian Church and celebrated in Corick House Hotel. It was a very vintage affair with lots of vintage props and rustic styling. Karen chose a decadent wild and naturally trailing hand tied bouquet with gorgeous scented garden roses…very 1920’s style. The bridesmaids in lilac carried vintage wildflower posies in shade of lilac, lavender and purple. The Ditsy Floral Vintage Bike also made an appearance with a beautiful basket of blooms. The vintage rustic styling continued at Corick House Hotel. These beautiful photos were captured by the talented Chris Semple of Chris Semple Photography, thank you for sharing.

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Pretty Pinks for Louise & Alex’s Cathedral Wedding in Newry

Louise & Alex 2 Sep 2017, Newry Cathedral and Darver Castle

Fun and flirty pink florals with trailing floaty ribbons…soo much prettiness and Louise was absolutely stunning in a two piece bridal outfit!

These beautiful photos were taken by Adam and Grace Photography.

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Art Deco Inspired Winter Wedding at The Manor House Hotel

With glam, glittery Art Deco inspired bridesmaid dresses and a charcoal colour theme we knew it had to be wintery pastels for Linzi & Jonathan’s special day at The Manor House Country Hotel on the 7th January 2017. A fresh combination of Faith, Mentha, Vendella and Ocean Song roses for the bride with Pink Avalanche, Faith, Mentha and Ocean Song for the bridesmaids…a treat with the silvery seneccio foliage, silver brunia berries and frosty astrantia with wax flower and a little baby’s breath. Happy First Anniversary to you both and thank you for sharing these beautiful photos captured by Lauren Rutherford Photography. It was a pleasure to be involved and thank you for choosing Ditsy Floral Design as your wedding florist xx

Rustic Country Barn Wedding at Larchfield Estate

Hayley & Luke were married on the 10 May 2017 with a beautiful church service in Dromore Baptist Chruch and celebrated with a barn reception in the tranquil surrounds of Larchfield Estate.

hayleylukeprints-021.jpgHayley’s indulgent country style bouquet contained the gorgeous Lady Bombastic garden spray rose, pink avalanche roses, deep cerise scented stocks, pink snapdragon, veronica and lisianthus…and smelt divine! She wore a stunning embellished Pronovias dress from La Boda Bridal Banbridge with bridal hair by Lil’ Miss Colour, Banbridge.

In Larchfield we dressed the guest tables with rustic wooden slabs and country style vintage pitcher jugs of flowers while the Top Table was adorned with a decadent floral runner. Soo much prettiness and a huge thank you to Hayley & Luke for sharing these beautiful memories. It was a pleasure to be part of your special day. Professional photos taken by Gather and Tides.

Enchanted Woodland Wedding at Riverdale Barn

This is one of my Epic Weddings of 2016 and as Heather & Gary celebrated their first anniversary over the weekend it’s timely to share these beautiful images captured by Kirsty-Lyn Jameson Photography.

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The Ceremony and Reception were held in Riverdale Barn and with Grace & Saviour involved in the Enchanted Woodland creative vision it was stunning!

The venue florals featured on-trend greenery with an unique Floating Arch Installation at the front of the ceremony room with wild and whimsical trailing foliages (yes, it was me up a ladder an hour before the guests arrived). While the long tables in the barn were dressed with flowing greenery garlands created by Ditsy Floral and twinkly mercury glass tea lights and linens supplied by Grace & Saviour. It was all so pretty and perfect for the rustic surrounds of the barn.

The girls wore decadent silver bronze sequin gowns and the bouquets were large, loose and lush in strong shades of lavender, coral pink, burgundy with lots of foliage texture. And as for the bride, well she was stunning in a vintage style slim fitting embellished fish tail dress and quirky birdcage head piece, her bouquet was a fresh free-form design with trailing foliages and gorgeous garden dahlias. Thank you and Happy Anniversary Heather & Gary xx.

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Striking Peacock inspired Wildflowers for Fiona & Mark at the Ballymac Hotel

I am so excited to share these stunning documentary style images by Dylan McBurney Photography that capture some of the special moments of Fiona & Mark’s real wedding Sat 4th Feb 2017. Fiona wanted to mix dramatic peacock feathers with wildflowers and spring tulips for something a little different to the norm…a fantastic creative brief for Ditsy Floral Design. Fiona wore a beautiful dress from Petticoat Lane Bridal and the bridesmaids in teal wore stunning hand crafted headpieces and capes by Lorsha Design. The girls all looked stunning with makeup by Stacey at S.A.K Designs. The reception was held in the Ballymacscanlon House Hotel, Dundalk. Enjoy x

 

Shades of Lavender for a Real September Bride

Rebecca and Daniel were married on a lovely September day last year in Annaclone Presbyterian Church and the celebrations continued by the sea at Ballygally Castle Hotel. The bridesmaids wore a deep lavender 50s style dress with full tulle skirt from Perfect Day and we chose gorgeous shades of lilac, lavender and pink with pretty snowberries for the flowers. Bouquets of sweet dolomiti and memory lane roses, lisianthus, scabious, waxflower, phlox, limonium, astrantia, snowberries and eucalyptus in a ‘just picked’ garden style for the girls. The boys wore rustic buttonholes of snowberries with lisianthus buds, astrantia, wax flower and foliage…who says the boys have to wear flowers?! TC Photography NI are responsible for the gorgeous memories of this special day, thanks so much for sharing guys.

Real Winter Wildflower Wedding

Rich red tones with winter wildflower styling, blue thistles and calla lilies. Laura & Mark are celebrating their first anniversary today and I thought it was the perfect excuse to share some beautiful memories from their winter wedding.

They were married in Edenderry Presbyterian Church, Portadown followed by an intimate reception in the Tullylagan House Hotel. Laura loves calla lilies and wanted to incorporate them with a loose and natural wildflower style posy with blue thistles and berries.

These beautiful images were taken by Caroline Smyth Photography. Happy anniversary guys xx

Quirky Vintage Wildflowers for an August Wedding

Julie and Shawn are celebrating their #oneyear anniversary today and I just had to share some happy memories of their bright and beautiful wedding day.12042896_480469482078368_9081309714319031813_n

They were married in the pretty little chapel in Magheralin and celebrated at Hugh McCann’s, Newcastle afterwards. The bridal bouquets were wildflower styled with a clash of bright summer colours, blue delphiniums, thistles, veronica, coral Miss Piggy roses, mini daisies and wax flower.

Julie hand-crafted the most beautiful jam jars for posy jars and these were placed on a pile of vintage style books to create a quirky table centre décor in the venue. My chalkboard ‘Mr & Mrs’ crate and Old School ‘Pick a Seat Not a Side’ Chalkboard complimented the quirky vintage theme. The professional photos were taken by Joanne Kearney Photography. Happy anniversary guys xx

 

Wild & Romantic Wedding at Ballydugan Mill

Sarah married her German beau Markus with a beautiful church service in Magheralin Parish Church and celebrated with a rustic hessian and lace styled reception in the gorgeous Ballydugan Mill, Downpatrick on the 20 Aug 2015.

Sarah’s wild and romantic bouquet contained vendella and bombastic roses, pink lisianthus, phlox, astilbe, astrantia, garden dahlias and seeded eucalyptus foliage. 13978155_10157288862120113_411829042_o

The venue décor included my authentic vintage ladder, vintage pitcher jugs, rustic wooden crates and jam jar pew ends. The tables were decorated with hessian and lace doilies and the jam jar posies re-used from the church.

The beautiful photos are by Amy, Retrosight Photography. Sarah thank you for sharing these beautiful memories of your day and have a great a first anniversary x