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Boho Wedding Photography | Ellie & Peter

The Story of Ellie & Peter at Five Oaks Events

Floral crowns, epic rustic accents, macrams, round hay bales, dream catchers and a vintage wedding car were part of the bohemian theme. Ellie and Peter got married in the summer at the amazing wedding party at Five Oaks Events. Their wedding at the Teepee was simply magical. The hot summer night, fantastic guests, luminosity of the fairy lights and the most wonderful couple. Since I often travel for weddings I was delighted that this time it was just around the corner from my town, it felt really special.

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It was a charming church ceremony followed by a reception in a large teepee where they served pizza for dinner. An intimate, family atmosphere and a damn good party. Here’s Ellie telling you about her wedding:

“Our wedding day was the most special start to our marriage. We had both been anticipating the day for several years and were overjoyed when it finally arrived. Jacob Malinski was actually the one to encourage us in creating a day that really represented us as a couple. Following that conversation we decided against the hotel wedding package and instead took the plunge and booked our outside tipi venue in Sussex. This ended up being the best advice we received, and enabled us to create a day in which we could celebrate the most important things in our lives - each other, our families, and above all, our faith in God. We were really blessed to be able to have over 200 people at our church ceremony and 120 at our reception meal and even though it was a large gathering it still felt intimate and like one big family. At times throughout the day we just looked around the room and felt overjoyed by the sense of love everyone was sharing. The meal was just like a family picnic but still felt so special and exactly how we'd hoped it would be. Many of our decorations were home made and this added to the rustic, cosy vibe, along with the fires for roasting marshmallows, fur rugs, and fairy lights. Since the wedding we have received our amazing photos and album from Jacob and it is so special to be able to relive the day. We both continue to pass on Jacob's advice to other couples we know: forget what anyone else has done and create a day that represents YOU!”

Venue and Food - 5 Oaks Events 

Wedding Dress - "Hope" by Heidi Hudson bought at Wed2Be

Groom's outfit - Burton Menswear 

Wedding Planner - The Bride and Groom! And Mother of the Bride of course!

Bride's Shoes

Accessories - Miriam Markham (Bride's earrings, necklace, and hair vine, and Bridesmaid's earrings)

Bridesmaid's Dresses 

Groomsmen Outfits 

Hair and Make up 

Cake - Made by an amazing friend <3

Flowers 

Entertainment  - A friend who DJ's did our evening party. The groom's cousin, percussive fingerstyle guitarist Matt Socci, played as our guests arrived for canapes.

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Wild Garden at The Hyde Estate | Sophie & Christoper 1

Wild Garden at The Hyde Estate | Sophie & Christoper

This wedding was something special. Bohemian vibes, white decorations enriched with rustic deep, velvety, red, orange and green colour pallets.

Where do I begin to describe the level of attention to details that Sophie and Christopher went on with their stunning Hyde Estate wedding ?! I have never seen such attention to details at a wedding and they made almost everything themselves, including all the wonderful flowers and bouquets.

I knew that Sophie and Christopher were going for a DIY wedding, but it was only when I met them personally on the wedding day, when they were busy putting everything in place, I realized how many things were made by them. Seriously, these two can set up a wedding planner company!

From our first email conversation it was pretty clear that Sophie and Christopher wanted to have an outdoor wedding in their personal, unique style. Sophie always dreamed of getting married in the forest, but being in the UK, they had to consider the weather, access for guests and all the logistics.

The moment they found The Wild Garden at Hyde Estate in West Sussex,they knew it was the perfect venue they were looking for. Everything you see in their wedding pictures, Sophie and Christopher either bought, borrowed or made themselves.