I met Becki through a good friend of mine, Emma who happens to be Becki’s cousin. Emma kindly recommended me to both Becki & Aaron and soon enough I found myself sitting outside Chiseldon House on a warm spring day speaking all things wedding with Becki and her mum.

Becki’s theme for her wedding day was simply ‘pastels’ and when she told me all 7 of her bridesmaids were wearing different shades of pastel coloured dresses, I knew it was going to be a beautiful wedding.

With so many bridesmaids getting ready in one room, I arrived early to make sure I captured all of them getting their hair and makeup done. Minus the room of Carly’s wedding prep, this was probably one of the busiest rooms I’ve been in during bridal preparations and it was my favourite part of the day. In fact, all bridal prep is my favourite part of the day as I love to capture all the little details which make up the story of a wedding day.

Becki’s dress was actually the second dress she bought for her wedding day because the first one she purchased never felt like ‘the one’. When she found this vintage style one however, she knew it was the perfect dress for her. And because of the simplicity of her dress, I was able to take it outside with the help of one of Becki’s bridesmaids and photograph it hanging from the flower arch that later on, Becki and her bridesmaids would be walking through to get to the ceremony.

There are some lovely places to photograph details at Chiseldon House Hotel, especially the window in the room opposite the bridal suite. I loved the stone window sills and Becki’s bouquet looked so pretty propped up in the corner. I also chose this room for portraits of the bridesmaids as it was safer to photograph them inside than run the risk of being seen by ay of the guests who by this point had started to arrive.

The day unfolded beautifully and the weather meant Becki, Aaron and their guests could take full advantage of the stunning grounds that Chiseldon House hotel has to offer. It also meant the could get married outside which is always music to any photographers ears.

Here are a selection of their images from the day. Just check out the floral bicycle!

vintage wedding dress hanging in archway at chiseldon house hotelprosecco in ice bucket bridesmaid having her hair done during bridal prep at chiseldon house hotel bride having her makeup done on her wedding day pastel bouquet and bridal shoes on a window sill silver and diamond flat bridal shoes bridesmaid having her hair done at chiseldon house hotel bridesmaids wearing pastel dresses looking at jewellery bridesmaids wearing pastel dresses at chiseldon house hotel bridesmaid wearing a pastel green dress bridesmaid wearing a pastel blue dress and holding a floral bouquet chiseldon house pastel wedding black and white image of bride having her hair done on her wedding day bridesmaids pouring prosecco into glasses and toasting each other bridesmaids drinking prosecco wearing pastel dressesbride standing by a window wearing vintage wedding dress and holding her bouquetwedding breakfast table with pastel coloured flowers in cream jars wedding breakfast table with pastel coloured flowers in cream jars pastel wedding cakes table of 5 pastel wedding cakesvintage bicycle decorated with flowers for a wedding at chiseldon house hotel vintage bicycle decorated with flowers for a wedding at chiseldon house hotel outdoor wedding ceremony set up at chiseldon house hotel grooms and groomsmen standing under an archway waiting for the bride close up of grooms button holebridesmaids walking through the archway to outside ceremony at chiseldon house hotel bride walking down the aisle with her father at chiseldon house hotel bride and groom exchanging rings in an outdoor ceremony at chiseldon house hotel bride and groom sharing their first kiss bride and groom signing the register at an outdoor ceremony bride and groom walking down the aisle holding hands formal group shot of bride and her bridesmaids guests enjoying themselves in the grounds at chiseldon house hotel exterior view of the chiseldon house hotel with wedding guests drinking on the lawn bride and groom walking hand in hand couple portraits at chiseldon house hotel couple portraits at chiseldon house hotel couple portraits at chiseldon house hotel couple portraits at chiseldon house hotel couple portraits at chiseldon house hotelfather of the bride speech bride wiping away tears during speeches chiseldon house hotel pastel wedding bridesmaid wearing pastel pink dress standing under metal archway bridesmaid holding floral bouquet wearing pastel pink dress young bridesmaid wearing pastel green long dress bride and her bridal party standing outside the chiseldon house hotel bride and groom walking hand in hand down the driveway at the chiseldon house hotel couple portraits under the willow tree at chiseldon house hotel couple portraits under the willow tree at chiseldon house hotel couple portraits under the willow tree at chiseldon house hotel bride holding her baby bride and groom cutting their wedding cake bride and groom cutting their wedding cake bride and grooms first dance wedding guests dancing


Suppliers: 

Venue: Chiseldon House Hotel 
Makeup: Tia Mcclusky
Florals: The Floral Studio
Hair: Stephie Storer
Cakes: Cakes and cupcakes by Jules
Bridesmaids dresses and shoes and grooms suit: Harmony brides