Real Wedding Story. Anna and Hamish had a beautiful personalised ceremony featuring a live singer, horse, and fur baby Macy as ring bearer. Hundreds of guests gathered to witness their marriage. Read their Story.
The Bride Arrived On A Majestic Horse And Marry Her Husband In Front Of Hundreds Of Guests.
The setting was breathtaking in rural South Canterbury for Anna and Hamish. Grace, from Grace Bolton Photography, captured some fantastic memories of this gorgeous, large, rustic wedding. Their whole day, flowed beautifully.
Some clouds in the sky helped cool the searing sun, creating a beautiful summer's day. Anna arrived on a magnificent horse, led by her father, followed by her bridesmaids, fur-baby, and ring bearer, Macy. She rode around the back of the ceremonial space and came up the side - a long but wonderful entrance which built up the anticipation.
Their personalised crafted ceremony included moments of laughter with some very emotional and moving times. Anna and Hamish spoke from their hearts with vows they had written themselves.
When it came time to exchange rings, their fur baby Macy rose to the occasion. The bridesmaid helped remove the rings and hold Macys lead. Then Macy waited patiently at the side, while they exchanged symbols of their love, their wedding rings.
The Signing With Live Singing
As the signing was taking place, Anna's father sang beautifully. He is very talented, and the live music was just wonderful. The signing was done on an old desk that reminded me of the desks I had at school as a child. It was very fitting for their space as it had a rustic feel.
For their first steps, Mr. and Mrs. Symons walked down the aisle, followed by their bridal party, parents, and guests.
Drinks and Nibbles in The Sun Before The Reception
The sun came out for their trays of platters and some nice cold beverages to celebrate their marriage.
They mingled with their guests before having more photos taken by Grace. They partied into the early hours with their friends and family.
Anna and Hamish created a truly spectacular, simple, rustic, and stunning ceremonial space for their "I do's." They had some lovely ideas. It was a pleasure to be part of their day. Congratulations to you both. I wish you both a lifetime of adventure, fun, love, and happiness.
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Love, Jade x
February 2018 - Hamish and Anna's Rustic Wedding in Stanley, Mid Canterbury, New Zealand
Photos: Grace Bolton Photography
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