Paul & Clara’s Wedding at John Ray House

Paul and Clara were married at John Ray House in Braintree on the 30th March this year. I absolutely  loved their wedding, from the colour scheme, to the amazing relaxed atmosphere of the day. From there they went on to Benson Bar, also in Braintree for their reception, after taking some beautiful photos in Bocking public gardens. I loved getting to know them as a couple, talking about fairy lights and beautiful pictures by a pond, it was lovely to be able to cater to what they wanted their pictures to be. They planned their wedding in around 8 months, sorting all the little details and even changing venues! They did so well to plan it all, and this is how they did it!

From the bride herself, ‘Planning a wedding in 8 months I found a lot less stressful then I thought! Finding the bridesmaid dresses was the hardest part to find the style and colours to match. I would say, saying our vows and having our pictures taken in the gardens was my favourite part of the whole day. Everything went well, apart from I wished we paid more attention to table decorations to make sure the venue had right coloured napkins. Also a seating plan. No one seemed to mingle much . And made more timing for hair and make up. No bride likes to rush around!’

Make Up by Natalie Daniels.

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Clara’s dress was Phil Collins pc3402, from Grace and Lace Chelmsford store.

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Clara’s stunning  Tiara was from EBay.

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Paul’s suit was a complete bargain from Primark!

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Flowers are from Wedding Flowers by Sue Lesley. 

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 Their wedding rings were from Argos!

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 Nails by Georgie’s Beauty & Make Up.

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Centre pieces bought from Ikea and the Range.

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 Food by the Benson Bar.

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Their Cake was made by Truly Scrumptious Cakes.  

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 This cute little mice cake topper was handmade from Ebay.

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 Chair covers and lemon sashes are from Purely Inspirational Catering, as well as the amazing dessert table! 

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