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An Intimate Winter Wedding in the English Countryside

Dotted in white palette blooms and textural linen, a historical English countryside home was the backdrop for a romantically undone winter wedding.

Creating a lavishly intimate backdrop for the segue of winter to spring, an English countryside home designed by the architect of Buckingham Palace was the setting for a wedding dotted in white palette blooms and textural linen. Ambient candles and crystal cut glassware accented the tablescape, while draped fabric spilled onto the floor contrasting the romantically undone mood. Two pale sculptural cakes posed against the rich wood panelling reminiscent of tradition elevated by modernity. Scented by Jo Malone London to create an enveloping wedding experience, earthy tones were evocative of the rawness and luxury of England’s punctuated change of seasons.

Capturing every poetic details was Kamila Nowak.

winter wedding

winter wedding

“Just 20 minutes from historic York, the venue includes 35 luxury ensuite bedrooms, guest pantries, dining kitchens and secret staircases, creating a magical home-from-home for your wedding.”

winter wedding

winter wedding

“We wanted to showcase that magical part of the year between winter and spring.”

SS Beginnings Thicket Priory

SS Beginnings Thicket Priory

Stories of Events’ Styling Tips

  • Opt for an understated soft white luxury color palette to set the tone and create a subtle yet opulent ambiance.
  • Incorporate various textures to add depth and richness to your design. Layering abundant fabrics can soften the overall look, while also adding a touch of luxury.
  • Mix and match cut glassware, contemporary cut ceramics, and textured papier for a multidimensional effect.
  • Utilize volume to enhance the overall aesthetic. Combining varied heights of florals and candlelight, will elevate your table settings, creating a lavish dining experience for your guests.

winter wedding

winter wedding

Photography / Kamila Nowak

Creative Direction / Marcia Fernandes & Fox Flora

Styling / Stories of Events

Location / Thicket Priory

Flowers / Fox Flora

Tablecloth & Cutlery / Stories of Events

Stationery / Lucy McSpirit

Cake Designer / Poppy Pickering

Videographer / Freya Film Co

Other Decor / Jo Malone

Celebrant / Meg Senior

Hair Stylist / SJ Faces Bridal

Makeup / I Am Bridal

Dress & Accessories / Ghost Orchid

Shoes / Charlotte Mills 

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