Your Cheshire and Merseyside Wedding - November/December 2023 (Issue 72)

LOVE Burning Aimee and Sami styled their day with a modern rustic flair and burnt orange at the heart of their palette Images courtesy of SMH Photography Aimee and Sami met through a mutual friend in Brighton, East Sussex. When Aimee had gone to visit her one day and was picked up from the station, Sami was already in the car. They were introduced and Sami told Aimee she smelled good! A few days later the two began texting and that’s where their story began. Sami proposed on New Year’s Eve in 2020. She’d planned for the two of them to go to London and have a big New Year’s Eve together, but Covid had other ideas and the country went into lockdown again. So, Sami decorated their flat while Aimee was out and cooked them a delicious meal. She’d intended to wait until midnight to pop the question, but was too excited and ended up proposing sooner. “It was absolutely perfect, and a big surprise,” Aimee remembers. “We actually had a different venue booked but I took Sami to see Colshaw Hall just to be sure, and we both fell in love,” Aimee shares. From the grounds to the building itself, the venue was truly in harmony with them and the fact that there was accommodation on site made it even better. “We really wanted to get married outside too, which Colshaw Hall could accommodate, so it was a no brainer,” Aimee explains. They chose 29th August as W-day, and here Aimee gives us the lowdown... 33 REAL WEDDINGS