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WEDDING BLOG

This Vintage Irish Wedding at The Millhouse Speaks to the Quirky Bride in All of Us

February 22, 2016 | nicole

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Music, books, and vintage details were carefully strung throughout Lara and Mark’s Irish wedding at The Millhouse, each element perfectly reflecting them as a couple. Mark crafted mass booklets to look like Penguin Books, while Lara’s Claire Pettibone gown paired effortlessly with her ivory glasses and naturally curled hair. The foliage-filled marquee from LPM Bohemia was positively romantic as the newlyweds twirled and embraced to Love Affair’s Everlasting Love and Moat Hill Photography captured their larger-than-life love.

The Couple:

Lara and Mark

The Wedding:

The Millhouse, Meath, Ireland

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We used personalised Penguin Books for our mass booklets which were hand written by Mark in their entirety. All of our wedding invitations were individual reclaimed books. We included 6 bridesmaids and 6 groomsmen to involve our closest friends.

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I loved my Claire Pettibone wedding dress. I loved the colours in it and it was so light and easy to wear. I matched my dress with Ivory glasses (as I’ve always worn glasses) and neutral make up. Hair was left natural in curls. My shoes were personalised with the date and ‘Mrs Kelly’ on the sole.

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Our colours we mainly pink and green. The wedding dress fitted in with both of these as did the cherry blossom and leaf table centres, along with the bridesmaids white tops and mint skirts.

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The most important thing to us was having our day reflecting ourselves. We are both into the small details and spent months collecting little items which meant something to us in order to design our day. Music was a big theme within our wedding and we wanted to reflect that throughout. We also had a book theme for our decor.

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Processional – Let it Be – The Beatles
Recessional – To Love Somebody – The Bee Gees & Whatever – Oasis
First Dance – Everlasting Love – Love Affair

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The Wedding Team:

Photography – Moat Hill Photography
Ceremony Venue – St. Patrick’s Church
Reception Venue – The Millhouse
Marquee – LPM Bohemia
Floral Design – Crafty Fox
DJ – Funky Functions
Live Music –Steely Booley
Invitations – Zero Names Left
Makeup Artist – Adele Miley
Hair Styling – Jo Merrilees Hair Stylist
Wedding Dress – Claire Pettibone
Bridesmaids’ Apparel – The Design House
Groom’s Apparel – Ted Baker
Rings – McCaul Goldsmiths
Transportation – Lazy Days

 

Congrats to Lara and Mark on their vintage Irish wedding! For more creative Irish wedding inspiration captured by Moat Hill Photography, be sure to check out Carine and Chris’ geometric-inspired Irish wedding.

xoxoNicole

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2 Comments

  1. Gorgeous wedding! Love the style

  2. Beautiful and romantic wedding photography. Loving to see all the photos.

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