It's nearly Philippa and James' third wedding anniversary. Looking back at the photos of their wedding day, it strikes me that their colour theme and the lovely confetti themed designs still look as fresh as they did on the big day.
Happy (nearly) three year anniversary, Philippa and James!
Here, Philippa shares her tips and thoughts about her wedding...
2nd October 2010
Haughley Park Barn, Stowmarket, Suffolk (www.haughleyparkbarn.co.uk)
Theme / Colours:
White, Pink and Blue
Photography: Clifford Hicks (www.photographicks.co.uk)
Flowers: Flowers With Flair (www.flowerswithflair.co.uk)
Catering: Crossways Farm
My Dress: Ellis Bridal at Bride-All, Newmarket (www.bride-all.co.uk)
Bridesmaids dresses: both from Debenhams
Suits: rented from Gerald Broughton, Bury St Edmunds (www.geraldboughton.co.uk)
Stationery: Lovely Designs (www.lovelydesigns.co.uk)
Highlights of the wedding day:
Having friends and family travel from all over the world to share the day
Anything you would have done differently?:
Not really, maybe my hair?
How did your wedding reflect your personality?:
It was fun, happy, friendly and relaxed.
Where did you get your ideas and inspiration?:
I had strong ideas about what I didn't want, and found fantastic local suppliers at smaller local wedding fairs.
Any time or money saving tips?:
Find someone to bake a cake – my mum made ours and it was delicious!
Advice to other brides-to-be:
Take it easy, don't panic, and listen to suppliers that come recommended.