Jill and Nick – An American Fairytale in Wales

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On Thursday 31st July 2014, Californian girl Jill flew with her family and friends to the UK to marry Texas-born Nick in a beautiful ceremony at Nick’s Welsh family church in Wick – a church with an 800 year old history, which has hosted weddings, christenings and funerals to his family for hundreds of years.

The couple and their guests then travelled down to St Donat’s Castle in the Vale of Glamorgan, to celebrate their wedding in an historic castle, and provide guests with a fairytale wedding which is can only be dreamed about in their native USA.

The couple based in Washington planned their full wedding with the help of Oh So Perfect from August 2013 up until the big day the following July, and Oh So Perfect were delighted to assist in the full planning, design and coordination of this wonderful Welsh wedding for our darling international clients.Jill and Nick - Oh So Perfect - www.ohsoperfect.co (6) Jill and Nick - Oh So Perfect - www.ohsoperfect.co (10) Jill and Nick - Oh So Perfect - www.ohsoperfect.co (5) Jill and Nick - Oh So Perfect - www.ohsoperfect.co (4) Jill and Nick - Oh So Perfect - www.ohsoperfect.co (3) Jill and Nick - Oh So Perfect - www.ohsoperfect.co (2) Jill and Nick - Oh So Perfect - www.ohsoperfect.co (9) Jill and Nick - Oh So Perfect - www.ohsoperfect.co (7) Jill and Nick - Oh So Perfect - www.ohsoperfect.co (8) Jill and Nick - Oh So Perfect - www.ohsoperfect.co (12) Jill and Nick - Oh So Perfect - www.ohsoperfect.co (24) Jill and Nick - Oh So Perfect - www.ohsoperfect.co (23) Jill and Nick - Oh So Perfect - www.ohsoperfect.co (13) Jill and Nick - Oh So Perfect - www.ohsoperfect.co (16) Jill and Nick - Oh So Perfect - www.ohsoperfect.co (22) Jill and Nick - Oh So Perfect - www.ohsoperfect.co (21) Jill and Nick - Oh So Perfect - www.ohsoperfect.co (20) Jill and Nick - Oh So Perfect - www.ohsoperfect.co (19) Jill and Nick - Oh So Perfect - www.ohsoperfect.co (18) Jill and Nick - Oh So Perfect - www.ohsoperfect.co (15) Jill and Nick - Oh So Perfect - www.ohsoperfect.co (14) Jill and Nick - Oh So Perfect - www.ohsoperfect.co (17)

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Round and Round the Garden

Diary of a Wedding Planner

I was up and on the road by 7am this morning, enjoying the early sunshine, as I headed west across Wales to the pretty little town of Aberporth, near Cardigan, where I met up with my next couple, Kate and Richard, and Kate’s mother, Ann, to discuss their upcoming marquee wedding.

The theme for this wedding is an eclectic mix of Edwardian dinner party meets woodland walk – think Downton Abbey in amongst the trees! I’ve already named it my ‘Manet’ wedding, as I can imagine the scene coming straight from a mid 19th Century painting of gentlemen in morning suits, lounging in the open air…

I’m really looking forward to seeing the floral arrangements in this wedding. Kate and Richard have set their hearts on centrepieces consisting of candelabras and hydrangeas in various shades of blue to white.

I adore hydrangeas. ADORE them. In fact, I love any wild garden flowers – hydrangeas, poppies, sweetpeas, daisies, lavender, the lot; bundled together in a vase or growing wild outside, they  are my absolute favourite. So driving home from Cardigan this afternoon, and feeling very inspired by my couple’s choices, I decided that this afternoon I would step away from the computer for half an hour and set about my garden here at Perfect HQ, snipping and collecting the various flowers and filling some vases of flowers to go around my house.

Now, I’ll admit that I’m no florist, but here’s what I ended up with…. aren’t they pretty?

What are your favourite flowers?

With love,
Samantha x

 

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