Wild & romantic outdoor wedding with sumptuous summer blooms

This one was epic. I even have a scar on my hand to remember it by!! Anna & Will had a wildly romantic outdoor hilltop wedding with stunning sumptuous flowers everywhere.

It was blisteringly hot and wow it was a stunner. Anna & Will had a humanist ceremony within a stone circle at the top of a hill at the beautiful Natural Retreats with an unbelievable 360 degree view of the Yorkshire Dales. Wow. It really was wow.

One thing that was bigger than expected was the wind. Hmmm. More like gale force blasts. Yep. So the ushers did what they do best….. and had to hold the arch for the entire ceremony to prevent what happened in the morning….a crash to the floor as the wind swirled from opposite directions. Ah. Nightmare. Cut my hand with my scissors in my calm faced frenzy. Oh the life of a wedding florist. Amanda and Jack from Natural Retreats were bloody amazing. On hand with drills, plasters, moral support and copious tea. I can’t thank them enough.

Despite the slight hiccup with the wind! I loved it. The flowers were beautiful and the setting unbelievable. After the incredible stone circle we created sumptuous hanging floral installations for the barn reception with lots of hanging foliage to really bring the outdoors in. It looked incredible and was so much fun to create. Also it is always fab working at Natural Retreats and I will miss them now I’ve moved down to Somerset! Stunning venue and lovely people.

Anna & Will congratulations! (nearly a year now!!) Thanks for having me as your wedding florist! You were a pleasure and so easy to work with throughout! The photos are beautiful and you both look gorgeous! A xx


Flowers and foliage used: peonies (coral charm, coral sunset, sarah bernhardt, kansas and lots more!), foxgloves, rosemary, sweet peas, sidelcea, orange blossom, snow ballet rose, chandos beauty rose, prince jardiniere rose, margaret merril rose, white perfumella rose, augusta louise rose, romantic antike rose, evelyn rose, viburnum and lots of foliage.