A rustic romance

Crystal and Alex's rustic-themed day was held at the magnificent Melksham Court.

Crystal Dugalo, 32, married Alex Jones, 34, at Melksham Court on 8th September, 2018.

A rustic romance: Image 1 We wanted a comfortable and relaxed feel to our day in one single location where all of our loved ones could stay for a week. We also wanted to arrange our own catering, so Melksham Court was the ideal choice for us. It had a barn and magnificent lawns, which held a reception tent.

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Our buttonholes and bouquets were hand-made by Alex's aunt. The left overs were placed on tables and window ledges and in jars dotted around the venue.

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Our centrepieces were lanterns scattered around with candles and flowers.

A rustic romance: Image 3 We decided against having a table plan we wanted our family to sit anywhere, with anyone.

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Jo at Aqua Florist decorated the barn and mantelpiece that looked stunning.

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We chose to have stacks of cheese from Paxton & Whitfield as our wedding cake it went down a storm!

A rustic romance: Image 5 Our food van went down a storm!

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Alex wore a bespoke navy suit with a red andwhite polka dot tie.

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Our bridesmaid wore a simple grey and beige fitteddress from Nordstrom.

A rustic romance: Image 7 Our groomsmen and Alex's dad wore dark grey suits with navy and white polka dot ties.

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We made a gin bar and booze bar, and we hung pretty festoon lighting, small signs and pictures around the venue.

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I wore Alexandra from Grace Loves Lace. It was elegant and simple, which suited the English countryside. I teamed it with some jeweled shoes.

A rustic romance: Image 9 We had a quartet play throughout the ceremony.

A rustic romance: Image 10 We had live band Rockaoke play during the evening. Instead of a firstdance, Alex and I performed a first song which he and the band totally carried me through!

Crystal and Alex's contact book

Bride's dress

Grace Loves Lace

Bridesmaids' dresses



Jo at Aqua Florist

Groom's suit

Jack Bunneys


Sam and Louise photography


Melksham Court

Wedding cake of cheese

Paxton and Whitfield

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