REAL BIJOU BRIDE – LISA & GREG’S BIG DAY WITH HEAPS OF PERSONAL WEDDING TOUCHES

Sunday January 12 2014.

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Lisa and Greg are one of the best couples I’ve had the pleasure of working with, so fun loving and hell bent on throwing the best party ever rather than concentrating on the wedding traditions.   On this their first anniversary, I wanted to share shots from their big day captured by Babb Photo and some of the many personal wedding touches that I’m sure will inspire other brides and grooms.

london wedding planner the bijou bride

For Lisa and Greg it was imperative that every element of the wedding told a story about their relationship, tastes and passions.  And by everything, I mean everything from the music to the drink stirrers and everything in between.  Lisa is a photographer and printed out hundreds of photos that we used in a variety of ways to create a ‘Story of Us’ timeline to line the wedding aisle, a wall of shame that led to the dance floor and special guest place settings.

using photos for wedding aisle

The key members of their household missing on the day were their pets but we found these fab gold drink stirrers as a nod to them.

personal wedding touches animal drink stirrers

They also wanted to ensure their guests were entertained at all times and it was my job to provide them with as many ideas as possible.  We found interactive games, fun dress up items and a giant custom colouring in amongst many other things to create personal wedding touches!

wedding colouring in

wedding game he said she said

You might recognise groom Greg and his best men – psst… it’s the band Scouting For Girls!  So music was another important element which Lisa and Greg customised by forgoing the cheesy DJ and picking their own playlists.

scouting for girls wedding

Greg is a huge 007 fan and James Bond influences can be spied (see what I did there!) throughout their wedding decor.

007 wedding table planVintage 007 film posters were used for the table names and various iconic items such as toy pistols and chocolate playing cards were laid out for the guests to play with and enjoy.

james bond wedding theme

Lisa and Greg’s wedding was featured in full on Whimsical Wonderland Weddings so head there for lots more photos and advice from lovely bride Lisa.  A big public HAPPY ANNIVERSARY to this awesome pair.  Mwah x

scouting for girls weddingCREDITS

Photographer: Babb Photo – www.babbphoto.com

Wedding Planner: The Bijou Bride – www.thebijoubride.com

Hair & Make Up: Gemma Sutton – www.gemmasutton.com

Venue: The Swan Inn – www.cotswold-inns-hotels.co.uk

Wedding Dress: Mirror Mirror Bridal – www.mirrormirror.uk.com

Wedding Colouring In: Fancy Features – www.fancyfeatures.com

He/ She Said Game: BeauChicPrints via Etsy – www.etsy.com/shop/BCprints