Soleen & John tied the knot last Summer at Brympton House in Somerset. They loved the relaxed feel of the setting and exclusive use of this gorgeous stately home for them and their wedding guests. The house itself is beautiful, boasting gorgeous gardens and an orchid which is a photographer’s dream when it comes to the couple portraits. From the rustic stone walls, beautiful wooden panelling and staircases inside the house and breath-taking entrance hall boasting an impressive ‘antler wall’, it really is one of the most beautiful wedding venues I have worked at.
With the addition of plenty of candles, rustic glass bottles and gorgeous flowers in the Castle House and the ballroom where they had their wedding breakfast, Soleen & John really made the venue their own (with the help of lovely Ellie – in house stylist at Brympton House).
I loved the rustic yet very elegant elements to their wedding styling, including flower arrangements in wooden crates, hessian table runners and sprigs of thyme at each place setting.
Their wedding day colour palette was based on neutral tones which were no doubt inspired by their elegant country wedding venue. Soleen’s bridesmaids wore light mocha flowing dresses with rustic bouquets hand-tied with ribbon. Wearing Caroline Castigliano herself, Soleen looked beautiful, with soft pink lipstick picking up the soft pinks in her bouquet and John’s boutonniere.
For their wedding cake they chose a Profiterole Cheesecake, presented on a rustic wooden side table, surrounded by mini-cheesecakes for their guests.
This is definitely one of my favourite real wedding mood-boards and I think Rustic Country Chic sums it up perfectly.
Wedding venue: Brympton House, Brympton D’Evercy, Odcombe, Somerset, BA22 8TD
Wedding styling: Ellie from Brympton House
Soleen’s wedding gown: Caroline Castigliano (Octavia)
Wedding flowers: Jo Parker Flowers
John’s wedding suit: Austin Reed
Wedding cake: Ice Maiden Cakes
Hairstyling: Nicky Mowat at Beauty Call
Make up: Amy Peters