Bohemian England Meets Mexican Fiesta: Francesca & Iain

August 15, 2011

This time last week I blogged a wedding at the beautiful Fforest Farm Campsite in Wales. I loved the location so much that when Francesca & Iain sent me their wedding at the same venue I didn’t hesitate to want to share it too! I think it really interesting to see two different weddings at the same place actually and to see how different a venue can look with a different couple’s aesthetic and vision stamped on it.

Francesca described her wedding theme to me as “Bohemian England meets Mexican Fiesta.” I just love how they brought this out with ideas such as the decorations from Lisa Piercy, the paper goods by Thunderwing Press and the amazing screenprinted napkins personalised by Leonie Flower. I’m also swit-swooing over the flower garland head wreaths worn by Francesca and her bridesmaids. This is a wedding trend that I hope doesn’t go away any time soon. I love it!

“We knew early on that we wanted to make a weekend of it, not just a day, and we couldn’t have found a better venue – in the middle of the Welsh countryside,” the bride explained. “Within an hour of people arriving they were tobogganing down hills in push-carts and sinking the local ale in our on-site pub. We had the whole place to ourselves and it felt really magical – the trees lit with fairy lights and big communal brunches and campfires.”

“We wanted an unforgettable experience that everyone could be part of, and so many people helped with decorating, flower arranging – even bringing and cooking me a special bridal champagne breakfast on the outdoor stove whilst I got ready. It was important to us that things be personal and that as many friends be involved as possible in bringing our vision together.”

Check out the beautiful video, made for the couple by Francesca’s brother…

Wonderful! Thank you so much to Francesca & Iain and their photographers Sarah & Simon Wedding Photography for sharing this beautiful wedding with us today.

Photography Credut: Sarah & Simon Wedding Photography
Venue: Fforest Farm Campsite, Wales
Bride’s Dress: Carolina Herrera ‘Daisy Dot’
Bride’s Shoes: Vanessa Bruno
Bride’s Headpiece: Pink Orchid florist, Cardigan
Bride’s Jewellery: Carolina Bucci (bracelet), Alex Monroe (necklace)
Groom’s Outfit: Moss Bros
Rings: Chris Thompson Royds
Bridesmaid’s Dresses: French Connection
Bridesmaid’s Wellies: Hunter
Cake: DIY
Flowers: DIY and Pink Orchid florist, Cardigan
Band: Aderyn Prin
Make Up: Lauren Dunn