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Boho Wedding at Rivington Barn, Bolton, Lancashire

I’ve been waiting for these pictures with baited breath since I saw the preview shots in June. I hope you agree they are well worth the wait! Amazing photos by Damian Brandon of beautiful people, venue and of course flowers. Gemma first came to see me on a dark cold February evening. I was taken by surprise when she request dried flowers for her bouquet and the bridesmaids headdresses. When I first started out in floristry, 25 years ago, dried flowers were all the rage. Its funny how fashions come around again! It was a perfect choice for Gemma though who wanted to create a boho vintage style wedding.

A friend of Gemma’s had made her an amazing bohemian style headdress from pheasant feathers and she wanted something to carry which would compliment it.


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Gemma wanted dried gypsophila headdress for the little bridesmaids, we even made a ‘here comes the bride’ sign from hessian.


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How cute!!

The maid of honour wore a mixed dried flower headdress using roses, broom, larkspur, lavender and grasses and we dried here at the shop.


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The men wore boutonnieres of dried flowers, wheat and grasses.


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For the venue, we mixed it up a bit. Using dried wheat sheaves for some table centres and wild flower jam jars on others.


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For the top table, I made a MR & MRS bunting sign and we adorned the table with loads of fresh gyp and candles.


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Gemma posted a really nice comment on our Facebook page before they went on honeymoon, “Thank you so so much for the flowers. I loved the bridal party flowers and the flowers for the room. They were perfect”, When they returned I received a lovely email “RE: Wedding Pics, I absolutely loved the flowers and decorations. You did an amazing job. I have my bouquet on the mantelpiece :-)”.

Best wishes for the future Gemma and Russ, it was a pleasure to be part of your wedding plans.


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Flowers and venue dressing by Wild & Wondrous  http://www.wildandwondrousflowers.co.uk

Photography by Damian Brandon  http://www.dsbcreative.com

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