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A Vibrant, Floral Grunge Inspired Barn Wedding in West Sussex…

Barn Wedding with Colourful Fiesta Styling…

What a delight of a real wedding we have to share with you today!

Luke & Zoë incredible Celtic hand fasting ceremony took place at The Secret Barn in West Sussex and included colourful fiesta styling, handmade wedding stationery, a cool ASOS wedding dress, vegan food and giant geometric piñatas!! Its a proper explosion of colour…

Photography by Paloma…

couples portrait photography with smoke bombs

How did the couple find you?

I met Zoë and Luke in 2015 at a wedding fair in Brighton. They won a competition I was running for an engagement shoot; we had it on Halloween in the South Downs. It was epic, we had red smoke bombs and made friends with some cows!

What was your favourite part of the day?

The piñata! I loved seeing both bride and groom bash the shit out of them with a bat and then they got all their guests to do the same. There were sweets and lollies flying about everywhere. I thought it was hilarious!

What was your favourite shot of the day, and why?

A close up portrait of the couple. I loved it because in all the craziness of the staged photos (we were doing smoke bombs posed ones in honour of their engagement sesh) they found the time to have this incredible unstaged moment and I was there to

Bespoke Wedding Styling + Unique Prop Hire from the Award Winning Not Your Average I Do…

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Introduce yourself…

I’m Kelly Kearley owner of Not Your Average I Do. I’ve worked in the events industry for as long as I can remember, however my passion has always been for weddings, I love love! We strive to be different and stand out from the crowd and this can be seen in all our services from our bespoke styling, to our lighting options and our huge range of props in our Wedding Warehouse. This year I’ve introduced wedding planning workshops to help those couples who want to get stuck in and run their wedding from start to finish. I love sharing my knowledge with couples and setting them up with everything they need to make their wedding day a success.

What are a few of your favourite things?

I love my family, a good glass of wine sitting round a log fire, the sunshine and travel.

But my passion is organising and running weddings and events. It is in my blood. I started at 15 organising the sixth form leavers ball and haven’t looked back!

This year I’m really loving copper and have built up a beautiful range of copper wedding accessories – including table centres, table plans, cake stands and glass votives. I think it looks beautiful set against fresh foliage, soft white drapes and festoon lighting.

Tell us about where the