Real Wedding: Emma + Paul in Oxfordshire

I love this romantic English summer wedding! Captured by Weddings by Nicola & Glen, Emma and Paul were married last May in the picturesque Cotswolds. The couple’s ceremony was held in the 14th century Holy Trinity Church in the village of Shenington, where the bride’s parents live. What made this setting truly unique was the thick layer of grass covering the floor in the church’s ancient tradition of “grass-strewing”. For three weeks from Whitsunday through Pentecost, the church floor is covered with freshly cut grass. Following the lovely ceremony, guests headed to the grounds of Sulgrave Manor, the home of George Washington’s ancestors, for a wonderful celebration. Guests enjoyed croquet and Pimm’s on sun filled lawns and filled favor bags with vintage candies and a special chocolate crunch made by the groom’s grandmother. An elegant color palette of pale pink and burgundy (oxblood if you use this season’s term) perfectly complemented this romantic event!

Photographer: Weddings by Nicola & Glen
Ceremony Venue: Holy Trinity Shenington Church
Reception Venue: Sulgrave Manor
Hair Stylist: Sally Scissorhands
Caterer: Lemon Zest
Floral Designer: Christine Hawtin
Invitation Designer: Balscote Press
Dress Designer + Store: Joyce Young By Storm
DJ: Bradley Fowler
Makeup Artist: Anna Ashfield
Shoes: Rainbow Club
Transportation: Regency Carriages
Jewelry: The Diamond Shop
Tuxedo and Mens Attire: Hired from Moss Bross
Bridesmaid Dresses: The Dessy Group
Invitation Designer: Brian Clarke from Arty Bonbon
Cake Designer: Josephine Tunney
Specialty Foods: Cranch’s Sweetshop, North Oxfordshire Wine

All images by Weddings by Nicola & Glen
Submitted via Two Bright Lights

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