Charming UK Warehouse Wedding: Laura + Karl

UK wedding

Even when friends + family seemed unsure about some of their ideas, Laura + Karl stuck to their guns, since they always knew they wanted a wedding that was fun, personal, and one-of-a-kind! When they found Camp and Furnace in Liverpool, England, it seemed meant to be, as it fit perfectly with the carefree vision they had for their day.

From Laura, We chose the Camp – a huge warehouse space – for its floor-to-ceiling printed scene of a forest, vintage caravans, festoon lighting, large olive trees, ping pong tables and huge projection screen. We knew that with just a few bits of our own, we’d have the perfect place. We made or collected everything ourselves with the help of family and friends. Our parents helped with everything – tassel making, table runners, invitations, order of service, jar and bottle collecting. My best friend and maid of honour is a make-up artist, her sister-in-law-to-be did all our flowers (2 days before she gave birth!), and my boss has another business which is a mobile bar – he very kindly brought the old Citroen H van and served the first drink for everyone!

Sounds like a wedding I would have loved to have been guest at! :) Big thanks to Babb Photo for the super gorgeous images + congrats to Laura + Karl!

UK illustrated wedding invitation

UK wedding

UK bouquet

UK flower girls with crowns

UK wedding


Such a perfect ceremony exit!

UK wedding

UK wedding

Seeing each other at either end of the aisle and the ceremony itself. We knew it would be good because our priest could be/should be a comedian. There were more tears of laughter than joy! Also, towards the end of the night, when a lot of people had left and only the die-hards were there on the dance floor - with the DJ dancing behind his decks to "Jump in the Line" by Harry Belafonte, which is now our unofficial wedding song since we never had a first dance.

UK wedding

UK wedding party

reception

cans as vases

seating chart

cans as vases

indoor forest

appetizers

indoor forest

UK cake dessert bar


I love everything about their sweet cake table, especially the fun cake topper from Jes Hunt!

UK cake dessert bar

UK cake dessert bar

UK cake dessert bar

kiss

balloon with frill


And check out their adorable wedding video from YAY films!

If you’re getting married in a church but don’t go regularly, then go more often and get to know your priest - it makes it so much more personal. Although you can’t help but be consumed by your wedding on the run up, try not to give yourself too much to do, or spend unnecessary money. Stick to your initial plan, and don’t add things in just because you’ve been overloaded with ideas. I believe less is more. The best bit of advice from a friend was make sure you get chance to dance, so that’s exactly what we did. And if you don’t want a first dance because you know you’ll hate it, then don’t put yourself through it!

photography: Babb Photo // venue: Camp and Furnace Liverpool, England // event planner: Bride + Camp and Furnace // floral design + flower crowns: Emma from Wild in Chester // wedding dress: Virgin’s dress by Frances Baker // shoes: Emma Go – Copenhagen // bridesmaid dresses: Zara and John Lewis // makeup: Roxy Habibi // hair: VAIN in Chester // groom suit: Our Legacy // cinematography: YAY films // paper goods: All by couple // catering: Camp and Furnace // cake: Dafna’s cheesecake factory // cake toppers: custom Hinterfolk by Jes Hunt // music: DJ Klaus Joynson // balloons: Red Events Creative // citroen h van/bar: Bitter Twisted

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Comments

  1. What a stunning wedding! So quirky and so awesomely captured! Wicked job Babb Photo!

  2. How blissfully delightful to see this wedding featured on Green Wedding Shoes, it looks AMAZING, Laura you have EXCELLED yourself!xx

  3. This is one super cool looking wedding! You nailed it Laura!

  4. Awesome – beautiful frames Laura and great details x

  5. Absolutely beautiful. So special. The images are perfection.

  6. Amazing photos and such a beautiful wedding!

  7. I just love this wedding. So beautiful. Laura’s captured it beautifully.

  8. In.Cred.i.B.Le.
    So pretty, so cool!

  9. Absolutely stunning – the images are amazing and the venue is fantastic. And how beautiful is Laura?

  10. What an amazing wedding! The photos look amazing Laura, just beautiful! x

  11. Amazing Amazing Laura Babb! Beautiful wedding

  12. Love it – soo good! Beautiful wedding and captured so well by Laura!

  13. OH…MY…WORD!!!! These are so beautiful <3 I love the thought and planning thats gone into it all – so beautifully captured too x

  14. Awesome imagery Laura Babb… what a beautiful wedding :-)

  15. beautiful, cute wedding perfectly captured, Laura

  16. Love everything about this!! Gorgeous wedding. Amazing pictures!!

  17. Absolutely stunning wedding Laura. You smashed it, love your work! X

  18. Great details and color scheme here. The celebration was capture perfectly with great storytelling.

  19. Beautiful wedding, beautifully shot. Nice one Laura.

  20. These photos are all gorgeous! I love all of the quirky details–especially the camper in the corner.

  21. What a gorgeous couple and beautiful wedding!

  22. I love this venue!! The forest mural is so great! What a great collection of details and photography, and of course a beautiful couple. LOVE!!

  23. Loved the venue and great photos. Really gave the wedding a sense of character. The wedding cake is so cute as well!

  24. Cool wedding venue.Thanks for sharing these adorable photos Green Wedding Shoes!

  25. Amazing wedding. They were right about the space being so dynamic by itself. Also I was blown away by the excellent floral arrangements!

  26. I love everything about this wedding, makes me want to get married again!

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