when we were wedded

...on the 14th august 2010, Isle of Wight...


you can read lots more about our wedding here.

91 comments:

Lisa said...

Simply stunning. May the rest of your lives togther be as beautiful as the day itself x

Georgina said...

So very beautiful and magical. What a splendid setting and all your handiwork and clever touches made it amazing. Congratulations to you both - wishing you much love and happiness always.

Tonia said...

It looks like such a wonderful time: wishing you both buckets of happiness!

prac, schmac said...

oh! I didn't see Nao's outfit in the shorter post- that's great! It's hard to find a groom a dashing get-up with shorts! He pulls it off perfectly!

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Becky said...

Oh Artemis it is absolutely beautiful, just like we all knew it would be! Congratulations, it looks like the most wonderful of days, thank you so much for sharing.

Penny Dreadful said...

This is so, so sweet. Your dress is stunning, I love Nao's shorts, and the whole day looks like it was such a relaxed fun time. Congratulations :)

Jade said...

What a BEAUTIFUL occasion!!

It looked like everyone was having so much fun (despite a little rain).

Pleeeese share how you made your head-piece....and your dress. You looked absolutely stunning! :)

Congratulations Mrs!! x

Andi's English Attic said...

It all looks so beautiful. Thanks for sharing. xx

Mo said...

How gorgeous! I actually thought of you over the weekend when the weather was looking a bit shody and hoped it was a bit sunnier of the Isle of Wight - I'm so glad the sun shone. And an Apple Orchard ... perfect!

tina said...

truly lovely wedding, exactly the kind of thing i'd like to do one day!

Dip-Dip and The Bridge said...

What a beautiful and perfect day.
Wishing you both all the happiness in the world.
I love your blog, it is like a breath of fresh air!
Lynne

hannah said...

I have been so excited to see your wedding. Lovely. Lovely. Lovely. You are both very talented, beautiful and creative human beings. Your wedding was simply stunning. Congratulations. I wish you all the best for the future.

Anonymous said...

Tears-in-eyes-of-random-stranger alert! GORGEOUS.

cravenmaven said...

Brilliant! It was even more amazing than I could've imagined, and full of so many personal and pre-loved details. Congratulations for pulling off a truly unique wedding that I am sure you and your guests (and us blogosphere guests) will remember forever!

Congrats on your new life!!

Ms M said...

Looks just perfect! Just perfect!

Marie said...

Everything looks just perfect, truly a day you will always remember and cherish. Many congratulations to you both, enjoy being Mr & Mrs!

Cristina said...

Mr and Mrs lovely,
I am so happy for you :-)
... i really was impressed with the unveiling of every piece of the puzzle...what a great great day.

nath said...

holy macaroni, it looks absolutely peachy perfect! every little detail executed so beautifully! you must feel very proud. congratulations Mister and Mrs, wishing you happy times!

Krissie said...

I am completely in love with your wedding day and it has inspired me to push ahead with wedding plans despite the wedding reception venue going bust 7 weeks before the big day... You really are an inspiration, congratulations to you both

mathildeheartmanech said...

Wow. That is the most perfect wedding I've ever seen. the only thing missing is plimsoil! : )Thank you for sharing, Artemis & Nao, wishing you lots of happiness for the future! X

Leanne said...

This was definately worth the epic read! Absolutely beautiful Artemis! I couldn't be more happier for you! Quick question as I am wanting to use something similar in a uni project - where did you get the ink stamps made?
xox

Emma said...

What a gorgeous, magical wedding, some of the loveliest pictures I've seen. Thanks for sharing them.

Christy said...

Such a beautiful wedding, I'm proud of you girl, in not getting caught up in all that ridiculous wedding planner hype, and doing it yourself with help.

It will always mean so much to you. It's all of you both in your wedding and not other peoples ideas.

Done with Love.

Christy
Lil Bit Brit

mahani said...

i think that would have to be one of the most beautiful weddings i have ever seen. you make me want to get married again!

Anonymous said...

I can't even say it looks simple and elegant because with your descriptions anyone can see how much work Nao and yourself put into every detail. Not so simple but the outcome was wonderful. I can say simply gorgeous though! Loved the people lying on the rugs drinking wine and the baskets of things to do for the kids and all that open space. God, my wedding was so stiff and formal. Sigh, to be able to have a wedding like yours would be wonderful. A huge congratulations and thank you very much for sharing the photos. You looked beautiful and happy!

Jennifer

Ky said...

Oh Artemis! What a magical day, setting, photos...everything. You exceeded my thoughts of what it would be like. I'm so very happy for the both of you and am tickled to see your personalities and style come out in your attire, decor etc etc. You all must have had so much fun.
Thank you so very much for sharing this special day with us here in the blogosphere.
Be happy together forever!

Ky x

Lisa Kjellerød said...

Congratulations to you both! I wish you many happy,fun filled years of marriage! (and well done on organising such a beautiful wedding, the care and attention you put in is astounding! It looked stunning!)

sam said...

congratulations! beautiful wedding and details. what market do you two go to?

Amiable Peculiarities said...

Wow! Such a special day! Well done for keeping it so real and personal. Jane x

Beth said...

Beautifully creative & full of personality! All the best to you for many, many years of happiness!

Nic said...

Congratulations. What a beautiful wedding, relaxed, stylish....just stunning. I have imagined your wedding from the day you announced it and hinted at the touches you were making. You exceeded those expectations! I wish you all the best, knowing that you will have a wonderful marriage too.

Amber said...

Congratulations on your beautiful wedding and your beautiful husband and new family! They all look so lovely and fun. You did an incredibly job with the wedding and I love the way you shared so much of it with us- your blog friends/strangers. May you both have a very wonderful and happy life together.

Anonymous said...

This inquiry may strike you as strange- but, in the name of thrift, I feel it can't hurt to ask! Would Nao be willing to sell his wonderful jacket? My fiance has been hunting for one similar and our resources are so limited. It really is lovely!

If he would condsider it you can contact me at
hksims@eagle.fgcu.edu

Judith said...

Congratulations on your marriage and for creating such a beautiful and stylish wedding with so many personal touches. And thank you for sharing the day, and all the preparations beforehand. You both looked stunning and so, so happy. Wishing you both a long, happy and healthy future together.

emily said...

I am SO incredibly inspired by your special day that I have featured your wedding today! This affair is so personal and perfect - I adore every last detail. Thank you so much for sharing!

Emily
frenchieandflea.com/blog

conversationpieces said...

Congratulations!!! Looks like such a lovely, wonderful day. Wishing you both every happiness as mr and mrs :D

Melissa said...

Thank you for sharing this incredible and fairy-tale occasion with us all!

My fiance and I are also inspired by objects and locations "with a story", or vintage. We're having trouble finding wedding bands that fit that motif.

What's the story behind your matching bands? They're perfect!

AnnieB said...

I stumbled across your blog a few months ago and always look forward to seeing what creative things you are up to. Congratulations on your wedding, you looked beautiful in your dress. It is lovely to see so much attention to detail and personal touches, without spending an absolute fortune. Great Job and hoping you have many many happy years together.
Annie.

aLly said...

Congratulations Artemis & Nao! Your wedding ceremony is simple yet beautifully done :) Who said we must spend a lot to get marry? I feel happy for you and wish you and Nao will always be in love and happiness ~

Lobster and swan said...

congratulations, beautiful day with so many pretty touches, wish I could get married all over again.

skirts and wellies said...

Congratulation! Beautiful wedding. Looks like it was a lovely day. So glad the weather held for you!

nicole said...

What a beautiful job you did. You're wedding looked so perfectly "you". I wish you a lifetime together filled with warmth, laughter, and tenderness!

Elizabeth said...

What a wonderful day! I enjoyed reading this post so much. wishing you all the best for the future, and thank you for sharing!

HannahB said...

Artemis! WOW! jaw on the floor. I mean, I knew it would be amazing, but this?! blew my socks off.

CONGRATULATIONS!

graceandivy said...

Absolutely enchanting. Your creativity is truly inspiring! Congrats to you and your hubby. You make a beautiful couple!

Hanna said...

so pretty

Carolyn Carter [apali post] said...

wow... you're attention to detail is incredible - and I bet none of it went unnoticed. Great post, thanks for sharing and inspiring us all. wishing you a rich & wonderful future together.

p.s. you looked beautiful!

CC Taylor said...

Just found your site via size too small...I am truly impressed by your wedding I love everything about it! Congratulations!

Ellie Tennant said...

This is such a lovely wedding - personal, beautiful and filled with love. The hard work and creativity that you both put into your day has made it so special. Congratulations to you both, Ellie x

Jen said...

Wow! Gorgeous!

SK said...

What a beautiful wedding!! I love that you were taking pictures on your special day :) puts us in the bride's perspective!! Congratulations!

julia said...

dear artemis,
i am following your blog for quite some time since i don´t find the time to keep my own running this is such a beautiful way to relax from a single mums day...

what a wedding, can´t find words to express the it makes me fell to look at these pics- must be love, right?!
i ckecked your website for the first time this morning and i fell in love, especially with the feather ring... beautiful things you create there!
be sure, as soon as i can affort it this rin will be mine!
best wishes,
Julia

Anonymous said...

so very beautiful and such a lovely special day for both of you. Thanks for sharing.

kristina said...

GORGEUOUS! Inspiring! I love it how even the kids were thought of!
Your blog has been such fun to read, your shed is amazing and I love your jackets, the small flat, your little bike with basket... CONGRATULATIONS!

rachel said...

this is seriously one of the most amazing weddings I've ever seen.

Lucy said...

Oh my goodness - so beautiful, if I could think of a perfect wedding day this would be it, thank you so much for sharing xx

Michele said...

I discovered this little gem via a Layercake post: http://100layercake.com/blog/archives/8192

Wow, in a word: perfect! This gorgeous and romantic celebration pretty much sums up everything I think a wedding should be. (And that bus!):) Wishing you both much love and happiness.

Ruth said...

Please may I be the 59th person to say how beautiful and unique your wedding was, I am very inspired by how much you made yourself and all the personal touches.

Congratulations!

(I've never commented before but have been a regular reader for ages. Loving your work!)

Wonderwall said...

One of the nicest weddings that I have seen! Loved it even more because my Granmum grew up in the Isle of Wight...also loved you were taking photos throughout (I dont blame you-it was SO picturesque!
Congratulations Huzbando and Waifu!!

Julia said...

Love that you didn't follow any rules for your wedding.. the bride with a camera in her hands?! I can tell you are a dreamer. Such pretty pretty wedding details.

mathyld ▲under the pyramids▲ said...

The prettiest wedding I've ever seen ...
Makes me all teary even though I don't know you !

Wishing in all the very best,
x x x
-m-

Francesca said...

WON - DER - FUL!!!
This means HAVING STYLE!
You both are really lovely: I wish you a looooong life together, with the same happiness, the same relaxed athmosphere, the same emotion of your tender wedding-day.
Greetings from Italy!

Brigitta Ryan {duo} said...

What a beautiful wedding! You have great taste.
So glad I just found this blog :)

LESAPEA MUSINGS said...

What I really loved was that everything just kept getting better in my opinion. I really didn't see that double decker bus coming, honestly. That was amazing and your cake looked so wonderful. our mom rocked on that cake. So all the very best to you and many more happy years.


Luv Lisa

Gigi said...

What a beautiful wedding! I love that everything was so personalized and really showed of you and Nao's spirits. Congratulations!

Becka said...

Your wedding looks like it was so beautiful and special.
I love that most things were made by the two of you, it makes it so much more special. And so much outdoor time which is definitely a must for fun times!

Hi-Fi Weddings said...

oh my wow! i love your wedding! congrats times a million! i would love to feature this on hi-fi weddings! please email me if you are interested! hifiweddings@gmail.com

xoxo - ashley

Ninotchka said...

GORGEOUS. Congratulations and Best Wishes to you both!

danggoodfood.com said...

Congratulations! Your blog, photos and fondness for all things beautiful are such an inspiration.
Good Luck and Happiness to the two of you.
It's just so cute!
www.danggoodfood.com

Julie @ www.downtimeweblog.com said...

Gorgeous! I especially love your gown, cake and tent. If I ever get married, will you come to Olympia, WA to plan my wedding?

Denee said...

The authenticity of each element of your beautiful wedding speaks volumes about how you must view life. Everything has your special touch and personal meaning. Simply beautiful!

marisa said...

congratulations! your wedding looks absolutely perfect~ love all of the hand made elements. and what a gorgeous tent... just perfect for your first night as husband and wife <3

- said...

Absolutely beautiful! I wish my wedding will be as magical and unique as yours. Heartfelt congratulations from Finland!

Cherina said...

May i just say what a beautiful wedding you both made, its inspiring to see creative energy used to its fullest!
May your days be filled with love, peace and liberty prints :)

fabriquefantastique said...

never seen a prettier wedding....thats what marriage is 'doing it all yourselves'

Fab said...

SOO BEAUTIFULL! I love the cake and flowers!

Giovanna said...

This is one of the prettiest weddings I've ever seen. Congratulations!!
xo, Giovanna

saradowle said...

A meadow party?! Sounds like my perfect celebrations! Looks like a beautiful day!

Hannah E said...

This is the most beautiful wedding I've ever seen. Your flowers - I'm doing my own, and will definitely be taking inspiration from this!

Amelia said...

fabulous wedding!
I'm so happy for you two :)

niamikka said...

your wedding looks so lovely and beautiful!

Anonymous said...

Wow. I have no idea how many people will get in touch after seeing your beautiful wedding shown in the article in youandyourwedding mag. Well done you. A wonderful, beautiful, spectacular, demonstration of your love for one another and remarkable skills. I really hope you won't mind sharing a little bit of the magic from your day with another bride to be ... I have fallen deeply in love with the "Program of Events" the manilla card/paper, the font the print etc. Could you please please share the details of either the printers you used or how you managed to do it yourself. I am sat on the floor surrounded in parcel tags, stick on paper flowers and other bits and pieces but need to find a way to build all these bits together with a print out of the information just as you have with your program. We're getting wed in an old thatched barn in Devon in August and I'd love to set the scene with the bunting on my invites ...

Thanks so much in advance if you can help at all.

My email is: spannarothwell@yahoo.co.uk

If you could send any info I'd be so so grateful.

Bridal Gems said...

Just stumbled by here while looking for wedding blogs and your pictures just look amazing, well done.


Amanda
Bridal Gems Red Tiaras

Sprinzette @ Ginger and Almonds said...

So incredibly gorgeous. Really.

May I ask, who was your photographer? They are lovely fresh pics.

Miss Moopette said...

That made me smile. Very much. How beautiful. :~}

Sally @ ourdreamlives said...

I can't remember if i discovered this blog or rust jewellery first... but i've just re-discovered it as my lovely boyfriend just bought me one of your necklaces (which I looovvveeee!)... and woweeeee your wedding was absolutely beautiful, and so so personal. Your dress is dreamy! :)

Hazel said...

Where did you find that lovely tent? I have looked everywhere and no luck!

anna of (green gable) said...

Beautiful wedding! I LOVE your rings!

xo, Anna of (green gable)

almondeyes_ said...

i would also like to inquire about your programs! i am getting married in october at brightfield farm in TN. we will have a vintage look with bunting, i'm trying to do as much diy as i can. could you tell me if you made the programs or ordered them? if there is a template you used? thank you! your wedding was very beautiful! i'm so inspired!

almondeyes_@hotmail.com

Katie said...

Was this shot on film ? And which camera? looks like 120 film ! I have a mamiya 645, really love it! X

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