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July 10, 2019

A Small Wedding In The Winter That You Wish You Got The Invite To

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Bride’s Names, Age, Job and where she lives:

Kayleigh Allen, 31, Civil Servant, Gateshead, Tyne & wear, United Kingdom

Groom’s Name, Age, Job and where he lives:

Michael Charlton, 34,Civil Servant, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, United Kingdom

How you two met:

Online Dating website

burgundy blush wedding details

What was your first impression of each other?:

Love at first sight

When did each of you know you were in love?:

After the first few weeks. Our first big holiday together was 6 months together to Jamaica and everyone we met thought we had been together 6 years.

How did the proposal happen?:

Christmas day 2016. Michael bought three Christmas glass baubles, he made me open three boxes and as I opened then they said ‘ 1-will you , 2-Marry me –3-Mr & Mrs Charlton. I burst out in happy tears and said YES. He had got down on one knee with the most perfect ring

moody wedding place setting engraved ring holder

Style/Theme of the wedding:

Small Winter Romance


Oxblood, Mulberry , Blush

Anything unique happen or with decor?:

Yes, I hired x2, 8 foot faux blossom trees for our ceremony and became a feature for the evening. We had a white wedding with all the snow we received which just made it more magical.

burgundy blush plum wedding flowers

If you had to pick a favorite moment of the day what would it be?:

Michael – the moment Kayleigh said I do and became my wife.
Kayleigh –Walking down the isle and seeing Michael standing looking at me like the first time he ever saw me

What was the most fun part of the wedding to plan?:

Venue dressing & florist

Ceremony/ Reception Site: Lord Crewe Arms Blanchland, Northumberland UK
Stationery: Unica Forma wedding invitations
Photographer: Jade Angus – Gasp Photo Co – Darlington – UK
Flowers: Wild & Wonderful Flowers – Co.Durham – UK
Gown & Veil: Blue Bow Bridal – Bowburn Durham – UK
Hair: Style Council Hairdressers – Gateshead – UK

Make-Up: ALF Artisty – Gateshead – UK
Engagement & Wedding Rings: Vera Wang & Ernest Jones – UK
Jewelry: Ernest Jones – UK
Bridesmaids Dresses: Lipsy – Next UK
Menswear: Master Debonair – London – UK
Catering: Lord Crewe Arms
Cake: Cakes By Chloe , Co. Durham – UK
Music/DJ: AJ Events – Northumberland – UK

Guests: Best men – Paul & Ash / MOH – Jen / Flower girls – Maizie & Leonie /
Mother of the groom – Jean / Mother of the Bride – Christine & Father of the
bride – Robert.
More family and friends. We had 22 guest during day and additional 40
evening guests.

Budget: £9000
First dance – Wonder Wall – Ed Sherran Version
Walk down the isle – Yours – Ella Henderson
Once married walking down the isle- Bob Marley – Is this love

We headed to the Maldives for our honeymoon 3 days after the wedding for 10nights

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