A hedgerow wedding bouquet



Sometimes you come across an image that you just have to share.  These photographs from Desiree Haigh are beautiful and portray the kind of wedding I really love.  One that is simple and laid-back with beautiful subtle details.  I love the combination of the grooms tie-less suit, the brides vintage dress and the bunch of cow parsley – in the US I understand it is called Queen Anne’s Lace, or at least there’s a very similar plant by that name.

I absolutely adore cow parsley, which can be seen seen bobbing in our English hedgerows and verges in May.  In my home county of Gloucestershire the lanes are crowned with foamy white flowers that sway in the breeze.  It is one of my favourite time’s of year.

I love this photo because it shows how lovely a wedding can be done very simply, even with some flowers picked from the hedgerow to form a bouquet.  This sort of simplicity probably isn’t to everybody’s taste, but hopefully this picture will inspire you to realise your wedding really can be however you want it to be.  You don’t need to do it by the book, or how a magazine might say you should if you don’t want to.

Be sure to check out Desiree Haigh’s blog – it’s really lovely – I spent hours looking through all her posts yesterday (I’m tucked up in bed with some horrid flu…).

Image: Desiree Haigh Photography


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