Hiya! Did you see Stephanie and Michael’s Rushton Hall wedding on the blog the other day? I loved it to pieces, it was such an elegant and charming day. I always read my couples’ wedding reports carefully and make sure I give you lovely readers as many links to suppliers as I can – and the one which stood out for me from that wedding was Hand Drawn Maps. I instantly bookmarked the link Stephanie gave me, and got in touch with designer Lydia, who makes these lovely maps all herself – aren’t they amazing?

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Stephanie and Michael told me, “All [our invitations and stationery were] cre­ated by the won­der­ful Lydia of Hand Drawn Maps. We had a bespoke motif with our ini­tials (our par­ents had this put on cham­pagne glasses for the day!) and she incor­po­rated the rose theme into all the sta­tionery.”


I’ve just been out for a little walk down to the beach and been mobbed by butterflies! Dozens of them wherever I looked – what an amazing thing! Anyway – I made it back alive so I can share Stephanie and Michael’s Rushton Hall wedding with you. The phrase “best man bingo” tickles me, as is the thought of the heckling table! I also love their idea of giving away goodie bags with crisps and chocolate at the end of the night instead of wedding favours – genius.

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Thanks to wedding photographer Aaron Collett for sharing today’s gorgeous wedding pictures on the blog. Stephanie is beautiful and Michael her perfect match – the smiles say it all (and I’m smiling right back while I prepare the blog feature for you!) Congratulations guys, and thanks for your amazing wedding report. I love it!

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Everyone – enjoy. This is a fab wedding with some great ideas. Don’t miss the wedding report at the end of the feature. Have a brilliant day!