Go Wild with Cowshed Creations and make Stone Barn magical

If we called her the best photographer in the universe we would still not be doing her justice. From initial booking to receipt of the final album, she excelled with communication, artistic style and creativity. She just has ‘the eye’ for a good picture. Sheryl captured moments in our wedding no one else would have even noticed and the final collection is something we will treasure forever. Don’t hesitate to book her- you won’t regret it.

When we spoke to Sheryl about the style of our wedding, and that we wanted to personalise as much as possible, she immediately recommended a local Wood Craft and Pyrography company called Cowshed Creations.

Sheryl had recently commissioned them to do a memorial art piece for her fathers birthday. Cowshed Creations designed and pyrographed (wood burning) a marvellous piece of art from the reference photo that Sheryl had supplied. They also added in some personal words from a poem that Sheryl’s Dad, Nick had penned. Both Nick and Sheryl spoke very highly of the way Cowshed had not only burned the details into the gorgeous wood, but also used the wood grain and natural lines to work with the fur lines in Rough Collie Sam.

 

After scrolling through their instagram and Etsy page I knew I wanted to talk to them about helping style our wedding day.

Our theme was to be a rustic woodland with browns and greys. We hired them to craft and pyrography a multi-tiered cupcake stand, a bespoke cake stand with our names and wedding date, a Donut wall, and a personalised teeny tiny log for each wedding guest among many many other delightful objects.

View their work on Etsy and Instagram

 

We also wanted the barn to be full of greenery and wild flowers. Beth and her team absolutely exceeded our (GO)WILD-est dreams with the flowers for our wedding.  From favours to button holes to bouquets to a breath taking floral chandelier ,  the quality of her work was second to none.  As a bride who had quite specific ideas about the aesthetics and ambience to the wedding, Beth certainly lived up to her reputation and dressed the venue to perfection.  We’ve had countless compliments on the stunning flowers, with some guests even saying the bridal bouquet was outstandingly unique and the men’s button holes were the best they’d ever seen.  To anyone reading this considering asking Beth to be your wedding florist, don’t even hesitate…book her immediately before she gets snapped up by someone else- you won’t be disappointed!

Flowers: Go Wild Flowers

 

 

 

Date of wedding – 23/02/2019

Location of ceremony and reception- Stone Barn, Gloucestershire

What made you decide to get married where you did? We fell in love with the stunning barn the first time we saw it.

How long was your wedding planning process? 8 months

How would you describe your wedding day in 3 words? A magical bubble

How did you meet? Online (sign of the times!)

What was the proposal like? Simple and romantic, a birthday proposal on a dog walk in one of our favourite spots.

How did you choose your photographer? Looked online for local photographers.   Oobaloos stood out from all the rest by a mile and we knew we wanted her.

Who did hair and makeup? Katy Pheiffer Artistry (make up) & Andrea Luella Styling (hair)

Dress designer? Mark Lesley

And the suit?  Hired from Cameron Ross through Mens Hire

And bridesmaids? A mixture – they all had different dress colour tones, styles and makes

What did you eat? Triple brick sirloin steak

And the wedding cake? A tiered Victoria sponge and cupcakes made by two very dear friends, and locally bought ring donuts for our donut board

Any special moments, mentions or highlights of the day?

Just having nearly all of our favourite people in one place having fun and catching up.  Evening dancing, sparklers, the groom’s epic speech!

Daytime Entertainment: Foreign Affairs

Evening Band: Sons In The Wild

Shed/cabin in the woods photo booth: Dazzlin Events

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