Rachel & Ian’s Clandeboye Lodge Wedding ceremony

Rachel & Ian’s Clandeboye Lodge Wedding ceremony

Final July, the solar shone its brightest in Bangor, Northern Eire for Rachel and Ian’s stunning Clandeboye Lodge wedding ceremony. Rustic décor components and earthy greens crammed the characterful Nineteenth-century schoolhouse with love and romance. Splendidly captured by Sheena T pictures, at the present time was full to the brim with the sweetest touches and one significantly cool wedding ceremony automotive. If rustic-chic tickles your wedding ceremony fancy, then this actual wedding ceremony will give tonnes of inspiration. Pinterest boards on the prepared…

babys breath bouquets

White peonies

A fumbled step in the unsuitable path led to a loving future in the fitting path for our actual wedding ceremony couple Ian and Rachel.  “Ian and I met in Ollie’s which is the nightclub underneath The Service provider resort in Belfast. We have been each out celebrating Christmas with separate pal teams. I took a couple of steps backward while dancing and stood on Ian’s foot in excessive heels. After I apologised, Ian supplied to purchase me a drink. We swapped numbers, he texted me the following day and we had our first date for drinks in The Soiled Onion in entrance of a roaring fireplace,” stated Rachel.

groom getting ready

baby converse

The proposal was extremely candy. Ian booked a secret staycation for Rachel’s birthday and had visited her dad and mom the day earlier than to allow them to know his plans to suggest. “He picked me up that morning, while my guffawing mum and pa waved us off. We went to Kinbane Fortress in Ballycastle the place Ian bought down on one knee, then we drove onto Slieve Donard in Newcastle for the weekend. I had no concept Ian was going to suggest so rang my sister and pals right away to share the information,” says Rachel.

pink bridesmaid dresses

bride getting ready bow in hair ponytail

The bridesmaids’ attire have been a blushing pastel pink, with a tied bow shoulder element. The A-line numbers with a tulle overlay skirt showcased a ballerina-esque contact. Rachel added a sentimental and significant custom to the morning of her wedding ceremony. She wore her mom’s pearl earrings, alongside together with her engagement ring as one thing outdated, borrowed, and blue. Beautiful!

mother and father of groom

bride getting shoes on

Gasp! Is {that a} two-piece wedding ceremony costume we see? The enchanting tulle skirt and lace bodice have been merely breathtaking on Rachel. A contemporary and refreshing model that we like to see within the ever-changing world of bridal style. She added a lovely full-length veil and silk bow tie to her hair to finish her look. A recent princess prepared to fulfill her prince!

Bride in tulle wedding dress

Her alternative of florals comprised of fluffy seasonal white peonies, mirroring the applique in her bodice. Her bridesmaids’ bouquets have been bursting with the ever-popular child’s breath often known as gypsophila. The impartial florals continued to comb via the church and entrance. Hanging ruscus and child’s breath draped off every pew finish, while two unimaginable floral pillars framed the church entrance awaiting company’ arrival. The bespoke stationery, that’s now proudly displayed as wall artwork within the {couples} house, showcased the non-public contact infused within the wedding ceremony by each Rachel and Ian.


blue groomsmen ceremony entrance

The newlyweds wished a robust conventional really feel to the ceremony and most significantly to be surrounded by their nearest and dearest all through their Clandeboye Lodge wedding ceremony. “We’re each very laid again so we knew we wished a really relaxed environment with no stress. Our niece and nephew walked down the aisle, Ian’s cousin Rebecca sang and each our moms ready a studying. These private touches made it further particular. We needed to wait two years earlier than we bought married attributable to restrictions; nevertheless, we deliberate the day inside 5 months which was excellent to cut back any stress,” stated Rachel.

bride and groom at top of altar

bride and groom floral ceremony entrance

bride and groom floral ceremony entrance

There have been many particular moments throughout their big day says the couple. “Ian’s sister and husband have been unable to attend; nevertheless we have been in a position to FaceTime them all through the day to have fun with them. Sharing our date with my dad’s birthday was particular because it felt like a joint celebration. And lastly, our niece handed us a ‘simply married’ horseshoe after we exited the cathedral which was one other pretty contact,” they defined.

bridal party church entrance floral pillars

bridal party blush bridesmaids

The dapper groomsmen regarded super-stylish of their blue three-piece fits and leather-based sneakers. The tender color palette marries completely with the blush pink tones. The right mixture for a summer time’s day wedding ceremony.

bride and groom blue suit

bride and groom

The couple bought married in an eclectic and distinctive Clandeboye Lodge in Co. Down.  Rachel explains how she knew the Nineteenth-century schoolhouse was the one: “Clandeboye has a further venue room which opens onto the courtyard. After we noticed the room, we knew it was excellent for the intimate setting we wished pre and post-dinner. We had our drinks reception and night reception on this room. The inside design is so distinctive in comparison with commonplace resort wedding ceremony venues. Everybody was shut by and will mingle indoors or open air by the fireplace pit.”


naked cake on wooden slice swing

Styled by Ian and Rachel, the décor was rustically attractive! Embracing the pure inside and components, they integrated the identical model to the eating tables. Tall candle cylinder vases sat on rustic picket slices and have been completed with scattered greenery. The identical model is mirrored to the cake show, the place a spectacular bare cake sat on a swinging picket swing. As restrictions have been nonetheless in place, the couple creatively stored the celebration going – safely. “We wished to do a pub quiz within the night as restrictions didn’t enable for dancing or dwell music. The quiz was an enormous hit with everybody. The quiz grasp even handed out 5 enterprise playing cards that night for future weddings!”

bride and groom tulle dress

bride and groom tulle dress

Earlier than we draw this pretty wedding ceremony to an finish, we should search some phrases of knowledge from Rachel and Ian. “Take a selfie or two. Benefit from the journey time between your church and venue, we didn’t cease speaking the whole journey.” Thanks to the newlyweds and Sheena T Images for sharing their stunning Clandeboye Lodge wedding ceremony with us all right now.


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