Botley’s Mansion Wedding Styling

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Botley’s Mansion is one of my favourite Surrey wedding venues. Set amongst 56 acres of stunning countryside, the photo opportunities are endless. But where Botley’s is that extra bit special, is that the interior is just as beautiful as the Palladian exterior.

Last Spring, I was lucky enough to style an editorial which took place at Botley’s Mansion. Designed around the classic, elegant aesthetic of the house, spring flowers in all the pastel shades highlighted the absolute beauty of this place.

Delve into the finer details below, and enjoy a stun-ning gallery of beautifully curated images – you’re going to want to save all of these to your Pinterest wedding board immediately!

THE CEREMONY

The wedding ceremony took place in the aptly named ‘Green Room’, a stunning space decorated in soft shades of mint pastel and white. The room features a gold chandelier centrepiece and intricate ceiling carvings and it’s filled with natural light, making it the perfect backdrop for your vows.  Working in unison with the style of the room, we chose to incorporate a statement floral arch at the top of the aisle to act as a ceremony frame. Lining the aisle were meadow flower arrangements, which are the perfect ceremony décor for re-purposing throughout your wedding day.

THE RECEPTION

No 2024 wedding is complete without a champagne tower – they’re the perfect way to kick off the celebrations and offer a wonderful photo opportunity. Against the backdrop of the grand piano in the entry hall and flanked by statement florals our couple had so much fun pouring a rose champagne tower.

THE WEDDING BREAKFAST

The Botley’s Dining room played host to our intimate wedding breakfast, the table positioned in front of the large fireplace which was highlighted by another stunning floral installation. The dining table was styled with elegant, classy touches including gold tableware and floral filled candelabra. Luxurious, textured linen in soft blue looked gorgeous against the pale yellow of the room. Candles, in a variety of pastel shades, lined the lengths of the table adding to the romantic atmosphere. Each guest was welcomed to their seat by handmade paper menus and stunning calligraphy scrolls.

THE BRIDE

Opting for two dresses, both designed by Made with Love Bridal, our bride Sophie wore ‘Pippa’ for the wedding ceremony. Pippa features puff sleeves, the softest tulle bodice and a figure hugging crepe skirt, the elegant style working perfectly for a timeless ceremony in The Green Room.

For dinner, drinks and dancing it was time to change into ‘Winter’, a modern gown with a rouched bodice and elongating fitted skirt.

Sophie’s hair was styled in a textured low bun and her make up kept fresh and natural.  

THE GROOM

With a backdrop like Botley’s, the groom can easily get away with wearing more traditional wedding attire. Ben looked suitably dapper in a three-piece morning suit, choosing a white bow tie and horseshoe cut waistcoat and completing the look with a tailed jacket.

THE CAKE

In keeping with the theme of abundant florals, the four-tier wedding cake was a work of art. Featuring delicate, handmade sugar flowers in the softest pastel shades and classy white pearl detailing. The cake was displayed on a traditional small, round table, but styled perfectly with textured pale blue linen and show-stopping statement florals at the base. No ugly white cloth or huge, tarnished silver cake stand here.

TO CONCLUDE

This editorial was such a pleasure to be involved in, the team worked tirelessly to provide such beautiful wedding inspiration so I hope it does exactly that, and proves that a pastel filled wedding day is never a bad idea – happy Pinning!

THE TEAM

Photographer: Maddie Waters http://maddiewaters.co.uk

Florals: The Way to Bloom http://thewaytobloom.com

Design & Styling: By Hannah Baskett https://hannahbaskett.com

Stationery: The Lovely Little Details http://thelovelylittledetails.co.uk

Venue: Botley’s Mansion http://harperweddingvenues.co.uk

Cake design: Hayley Elizabeth Cake Design http://hayleyelizabethcakedesign.com

Bridal gowns: Ava Louise Bridal http://avalouisebridal.com

Hair and Make up: Hair and Make Up by Gabby http://makeup-bygabby.com

Bridal accessories: Vivie Embellish Bridal http://vivieembellish.com

Bridal shoes: Emmy London http://emmylondon.com

Menswear: Rathsbones Tailor http://rathbonestailor.com