Emma & Simon | Intimate and Enchanting Garden Jewish Wedding at Home in London

28AT HOME LONDON WEDDING 2Denis from Deneemotion Boutique Wedding Cinema, one of our Smashing Suppliers, recently contacted me to share one of his favourite wedding films from 2013 and I had to share it with you. It’s an ‘At Home’ wedding, and is full of warmth and lovely intimate creative touches.

As Emma, the bride says, “When it came to the venue for our wedding, we didn’t even look anywhere else but the family home. I knew I wanted my wedding to be a bit different and so being able to have it at home was the perfect way, and made it even more personal.”

“My mum and I spent a lot of time looking for ideas. She is very creative anyway and likes to add her own personal touches to things. We had a shared Pinterest account so we could both save images of things we found that we liked or could use as inspiration.”

“For the tables, rather than having people’s names printed on cards at their places, we wrote everyones names on fresh ivy leaves and placed them on the napkins which were tied with a ribbon which had the wording ‘live, love, laugh’ on. We were going to just use a coloured ribbon that tied into the colour scheme, but when I found the ribbon with the wording on, I felt it really summed up what I thought was important in life and it became a bit of a theme of the wedding as I had it engraved on my husband’s wedding ring and my mum used the wording in her speech.”

“My mum did a lot of the flowers outside of the marquee herself as she has a flower business and she even integrated pictures of myself and my husband growing up into some of the displays.”

“The wedding itself was a traditional Jewish wedding, but it was lovely again to be able to add personal touches into the ceremony by having our brother’s hold the poles of the chuppah, with one of my husband’s brothers actually taking part in the ceremony, as he is a Rabbi.” 1AT HOME LONDON WEDDING 2 0AT HOME LONDON WEDDING 2

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Thank you to Emma, Simon, Denis and Paul Toeman (whose beautiful photographs are above) for sharing this truly charming wedding with me!


EMMA + SIMON’S LITTLE WHITE BOOK
Cinematography – Deneemotion Boutique Wedding Cinema
Photography – Paul Toeman Photographers
Music – Creation DJ Live
Catering – Zeitlin & Co
Dress – Louise Marie Couture Bridal Gowns
Make up – Nicole Springer
Hair – Esther Sweenie-Rowe
Flowers – Melissa Riva Flowers

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