Who we are and why we love natural weddings...
About The Natural Wedding Company
If you’ve found yourself on The Natural Wedding Company website you are probably in search of a wedding that is full of handmade details, eco-friendly elements, vintage touches or reflects the seasons, that’s what we’re all about – we’re here to help you plan a wedding using the best quality suppliers who have the environment at their heart, and one that reflects who you are as a couple without spending a fortune.
We’re also here to provide inspiration and ideas, and ‘how to’ guides for creating a handmade, do-it-yourself wedding.
There is the directory to help your source suppliers and vendors near you, there are handmade wedding projects you can do yourself, and the blog provides daily inspiration and ideas.
Who are we?
My name is Charlie and I live in Cheshire with my husband Nick, three lovely bunnies and Buddy the dog. I'm currently on maternity leave expecting my first baby at the end of summer 2013, but in the meantime my sister Izzy is running the website and blog.
Nick and I got married in May 2011 in a lovely country wedding with lots of help from our family and friends, and Izzy was my maid of honour. If you'd like to have a look at our wedding photos you can view them here.
How the website came about
Without realising it, I’ve always loved wedding, ever since I was little. My Sylvanian families were forever having weddings, and Tom Teddy and Rosie Rabbit used to marry regularly on the staircase, the other toys lining the stairs to form an aisle.
It wasn’t until I was studying abroad in Canada as part of my university degree that weddings reappeared in my life. I’m not quite sure how, but an idea was sparked when I came across an American book called ‘Organic Weddings’. With a growing interest in environmental issues, I set about researching companies in the UK that offered eco-friendly wedding products or services.
From there, The Natural Wedding Company grew. The original website I designed and created myself, launching it in March 2007. The website has grown over the years, culminating in my own wedding which I hope inspires other brides to have a beautiful wedding that is meaningful, handcrafted and doesn’t cost the earth.
In 2011 the website was re-launched with a fresh new look and fantastic new features - I hope that you will enjoy looking around and that it will be a useful planning tool and source of inspiration whilst you plan your wedding.
The small print
Each of the businesses listed on the directory have been chosen by us to reflect the ethos of the website. We do our best to check their details are accurate, but would encourage you to speak to businesses before you book or buy from them. We cannot be held responsible for any misinformation displayed on the profile listings.