My Big Day: Chloë &Amp; Tom

21/08/2014 13:03 | Updated 20 May 2015

Beautiful country flowers, reams of bunting and charming personal touches (like the wedding photo washing line compiled of pictures collected from friends and family and the buttons on the name card place-holders, which Chloë handpicked from her grandmother's sewing box) made for a gorgeous old-fashioned village wedding day when Chloë and Tom tied the knot in the bride's home village of Bures St Mary, Suffolk, on May 24th, 2014.

Photographed by Sarah Lucy Brown, the couple wanted a relaxed and personal vibe on their big day, which began at the church Chloë was christened in - her parents live around the corner from it - followed by a reception in the village hall, a short walk away.

The wedding was a family affair with Chloë's sister-in-law, Sophie, creating the cross-stitch table numbers and baking over a dozen different cakes and savouries for the couple's dessert table, while Chloë's aunt ensured the younger guests were entertained with the nursery room she set up, filled with toys and games.

As for Chloë's picture-perfect dress with cap sleeves and a dramatic lace back detail? The bride chose the Dentelle design by Jenny Packham from The Wedding Shop in Colchester, which unexpectedly provided the day's most surprising moment when Chloë realised the tag was still on it - after she'd already walked down the aisle.

"There are so many things you can't imagine which way they will go, but leaving the label in my dress wasn't in the plans. Luckily only my mum spotted it... I hope!" she says.

Don't miss all of the gorgeous photos of Chloë and Tom's wedding day in the slideshow below, captured by Sarah Lucy Brown, as well as all of the details on how the couple created their village country wedding dream day...

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All imagery is from Sarah Lucy Brown Photography


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