Nicola & Ed’s Scottish/London Fusion Wedding
August 10, 2010
Nicola & Ed wanted a diy wedding that really reflected them. The took from Nicola’s Scottish heritage and had a thistle theme for their flowers and decor, all of which they sourced themselves. For their invites and order of service they used a photograph from the Bolivian Salt Flats which they had taken themselves when they were away travelling the year before that was really special to them. For the London aspect of their wedding (they married in London) they booked a double decker bus to transport all their guests and as a final touch they named each table after a London tube stop and bought postcards to add to the centrepieces.
Thanks to Nicola & Ed for sharing their speical day with us
Since her wedding Nicola has started to make vintage garters. Be sure to check out her website,
Silver Sixpence in her Shoe
Rebecca Prigmore Photography
Bride’s Dress: Roberto Rodriguez
Bride’s Shoes: vintage Gina court shoes from Lollipop in Camden passage Islington
Bride’s Gloves: vintage – belonged to her Gran (she had worn them to the bride’s parents wedding)
Bride’s Headpiece: Diy
Groom’s Suit: Ben Sherman
Groom’s Shirt: Austin Reed
Groom’s tie: French Connection Tie
Hair & Make Up: Claire Beever
Bridesmaid dress: Coast
Bridesmaid Shoes: New Look
Flowers: by N16 in Stoke Newington on Church Street
Cake: Diy (Groom’s Mum)
Cake Topper: Ebay
Bus: TimebusDJ: Joe Lye
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