Emma and Kai got married at the registry office, followed by a party at the Styrupp pub in Rossington.
Emma got ready at her mums and the atmosphere was chilled and relaxed. Kai got ready at home and then went to the Styrupp pub for a few cheeky drinks before going to the Registry Office the ceremony. Emma says 'My hair was created by the amazing Sharni at Soul, Bawtry, who not only created the masterpiece, but helped me massively with my nerves and kept me very organised with the running of the day'.
The whole wedding was done on a budget of under £1000 - specifically at a cost £890. The couple managed this by being thrifty and ordering the wedding dress from china, and the suits from Next. They had existing sentimental rings made into their wedding rings - Emma says 'my ring was one that was originally bought for me by parents, when I was 16, but I had it cut off in 2015. Before the Wedding, I found it and had it repaired for the special day. Kai's ring was originally his grandads ring - he gave it to Kai when he was 18. We had it melted into to a band. This meant the rings were very sentimental to us both!'.
The ceremony was short but sweet with time for a few family photos in the courtyard before the rain kicked in!
The reception was at the Styrupp pub in Rossington. They chose the Styrrup as its where Kai grew up, as his parents used to run the pub so they felt it was the perfect place to party. Emma says Helen and Stewarts great ideas & food really made the day special. Emma decorated the room with the help of my sister in law and friend Melissa. They decorated the venue with Multi coloured pom poms hanging from the ceiling and Multi coloured balloons. It looked quirky, with a summer festival vibe. Emma says 'the colour scheme was originally orange then when the boys were looking at Ties, Ozzy wanted pink & Tomas wanted blue, so I thought lets go multi'. I also like to think the colours represented Kai and I well.
Emma had her fabulous flowers made by lady who has a Facebook page called Fantastical Flowers and they were exceptional, especially for the cost too. Emma also has loads of praise for her cake maker, a local lady called Pauline Sykes. Emma says 'What can I say. Pauline Sykes again did an amazing job, it was just perfect and tasted amazing'.
For dinner they had a wonderful buffet of hot & cold food, put together by Stewart, the pubs Landlord. Emma says 'Well, Stewart did us proud with the food and his commitment from start to finish!'.
Emma wore a dress she ordered from china and Kai's suit was from Next. They may have been on a budget but they didn't look like they were.
The couple says that if you’re planning your wedding, the biggest piece of advice they could give you is 'to have a day for YOU only YOU, let it be as big or as small as you want, but ultimately make sure its perfect for yourself and not others! Don't stress the day passes sooooooo quickly and its true what they say "I wish i could do it all over again". Big shout out to my photographer too'.
Emma and Kai’s wedding really does prove that you don't need to break the bank or spend years planning your wedding! Here are a few pics from their fab day. Emma says 'I can't say I had a best part of the day as the WHOLE day was amazing, especially sharing it with friends and family. However, the most amazing bit will be spending the rest of my life with my amazing Kai'.
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