Mia & Matt’s Super Kitsch, Super Gorgeous 1960’s Wedding

I think I possibly have one of the cutest weddings ever to round of today’s posts. When I first laid eyes on Mia & Matthew’s 60’s inspired wedding, I kid you not, I literally squealed with delight. How happy do these photos make you feel?! I KNOW! Adore…

The wedding took place in Devon at St Gregory’s RC Church in Kingskerswell. The reception then followed at Colehayes Park in Bovey Tracey, a Georgian House in beautiful grounds. As soon as the couple got engaged they knew their wedding would have a 60’s theme. Mia is obsessed with everything from this era and even had her dress made by a friend to an authentic 1960’s dress pattern. Mia explained, “I’m obsessed with vintage so it had to be that way! I also wore a floral headband of golden coloured alstroemeria which was made by our florist, gold t-bar sandals which I found in the Miss KG by Kurt Geiger. I wore yellow plastic daisy earrings from Spitalfields Market, a silver engraved locket which Matt gave me on the morning of our wedding and an amazing wedding cartoon bracelet which I bought from Da Da Dreams on Etsy. My sister also gave me a lovely bluebird bracelet and matching garter on the morning of the wedding, which she’d had handmade for me. They’re amazing! In the evening I changed into a 1960s lace mini dress with cape which I found on Ebay and borrowed a vintage faux fur cape from my sister.”

They hired two 1960’s Rolls Royce’s and at the reception they played nothing but 60’s music. The bridesmaids even wore authentic 1960’s vintage dresses. “Finding the bridesmaids dresses was a real mission,” Mia told me. “I wanted them all in vintage pastel maxi dresses and we searched high and low to find the perfect ones. We got there eventually! My sister Becca, friend Emma and friend Corinne all found dresses on Etsy but and my friend Daisy was really struggling to find anything right when my grandma donated a dress which happened to be sitting in the back of her wardrobe! It’s the blue bridesmaid dress and it fitted her perfectly. I love that my grandma used to wear it. To make the dresses all work together I bought some white daisy trim from Ebay to add to the edges.”

The rest of the wedding was all DIY including the cake, with each layer being made by a different person. “My sister and chief Bridesmaid, Becca, made the main cake – a 2 layer chocolate sponge with yellow buttercream icing and iced orange butterflies, and my Grandma made matching vanilla cupcakes. And my mum made a fruitcake too. I was chief kitchen assistant!” Mia laughed.

To get everyone talking, the couple hosted a quiz all about themselves. The bought some old trophies in a junk shop and decorated them with their faces to give out as prizes! They also made personalised snowglobes to act as super kitsch placenames. “We bought a job lot of DIY snowglobe kits from Baker Ross Educational Supplies and put a photo of Matt and I inside with all the guests names printed on,” said Mia. “It took me, Matt, my mum and dad about 6 hours to make them but it was worth it as everyone had something cute to take home!”

Huge thanks to Mia & Matt for sharing their utterly gorgeous wedding with us today

Photography Credit: Andy Dunn Photography
Ceremony Venue: St Gregory’s RC Church
Reception Venue: Colehayes Park
Bride’s Dress: DIY from a 1960’s vintage pattern
Bride’s Evening Dress: Ebay
Bride’s Shoes: Kurt Geiger
Bride’s Bracelet: Da Da Dreams on Etsy
Bride’s Red, Sparkly Heart Handbag: Topshop
Groom’s Suit: 1960’s vintage
Bridesmaid’s Dresses: Vintage from various Etsy sellers
Bridesmaid’s Shoes: Picked their own
Cake: DIY
Decor: DIY
Snowglobes: Baker Ross Educational Supplies
Flowers: Bouquets Florist
Catering: Caroline Bowser Catering
Music: Friend – Rory McVicar
Hair: Lyndy Ewings
Make Up: Rebecca Searle

10 comments

  1. Cher

    I think this is the most beautiful wedding I have ever seen. It’s like the love flows straight out of the photographs. How wonderful! x

  2. This looks so authentically 60s – I love it! How brilliant that the blue bridesmaid dress belongs to her granny! The bride is beautiful – she looks like a flame-haired Zooey Dechanel! This is a real hippy trippy delight of a wedding!

  3. Elle

    I am so undeniably jealous – this is just stunning. I wish I could’ve persuaded my bridesmaids (sisters) to wear what I wanted them to!!
    What a beautiful couple!!

  4. Michela

    Oh My! This is probably my favorite wedding!!! I love, LOVE it!!! Im obsessed with the 60s! So when I saw this wedding, I died!!!! Everything is just beautiful! And the bride is gorgeous!

  5. This wedding makes me squeal with excitement too! It is just FABULOUS! The bride looks utterly gorgeous and the photographs are stunning, has brought a big smile to my face! 🙂 xx

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