From the moment Lauren and Chris met, the couple’s relationship has always been effortless with plenty of fun moments and laughter.
After Chris bought a ring and asked Lauren’s dad for permission, he popped the question at home in front of their daughters. It was a very relaxed proposal and was a complete surprise for Lauren.
Here the bride shares details about their special day...
Our number one goal when planning our wedding was for the day to be family-friendly, relaxed and fun for everyone.
The Barn at Brook End Green Farm was the perfect setting! My dad's uncle owns the property and I will forever have many happy memories there.
Our wow-factor blooms were grown and cut by Jane at Hay Lane Flowers. The florals were one of my favourite parts of the day and brought our colour scheme together.
We had a three-tiered sponge cake with lemon, cookies and cream and pink champagne flavours.
We displayed the names on gold envelopes and provided a pen and a little card for each person to write a message or advice on. Every year on our anniversary, we can sit and open the corresponding envelope and remember our wedding day.
I travelled in an eight-seater Asquith while Chris drove in a Jaguar S-Type, both from MC Wedding Cars.
I wore a Stella York gown from Butterworths Bridal, which not only felt amazing but was so comfortable too! I accessorised with a cathedral-length veil, a hair comb and jewellery from Baker Brothers Diamonds.
The bridesmaids looked beautiful in floor-length chiffon gowns, while the flowergirls wore white dresses with matching emerald green sashes.
Chris wore a custom three-piece suit with our wedding date stitched inside. The groomsmen and our dads wore matching attire but without a waistcoat. Each picked a different lining and personal embroidery on the inside.
A female singer and a male guitarist performed throughout the day. We were contacted by so many people after the wedding asking for the band's details.
We hired a magician who blended in with loved ones and did close up magic – our guests loved him!
Lisa Roberts Catering provided a relaxed barbecue for the day and a cheese table with all the extras in the evening – the food was incredible!
We surprised everyone before our first look and dressed Chris's dad in a wedding dress. When Chris turned around expecting me, his dad was there in all his glory – everyone had a good giggle!
The speeches will never be forgotten! My sister and the best man had everyone in stitches, while the groom and dad had everyone crying.
Our photographer Tara went above and beyond. She did not miss a thing and took loads of amazing shots.
Bride's dress and accessories