Rose & Crown Vintage Wedding Inspiration

Monthly Magic Moment for: November, 2011
written by Danicia Dutry
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“Grow old with me, the best is yet to come!” Robert Browning

In a last minute move out of stormy weather, many hands helped bundle up the calico banner (embossed with this lovely Robert Browning quote), the vintage flower bottles and chairs (from the ever amazing Her Hand Picked Harvest ( as the contingency plan saw us remain in the garden but set up under the alfresco at the atmospheric Rose and Crown Hotel in Guildford. The hotel was the perfect venue for this vintage inspired wedding and with the rain softly falling around us –  the old buildings and surrounds just fitted perfectly. To top it off, the couple Daniel and Kristy were so sweet, the venue did a wonderful job helping the ceremony go smoothly despite the change of plan, acoustic guitarist Trevor Jalla set the tone and photographer Samm Blake ( was her usual lovely self.  It not only made my job as the marriage celebrant easy, it made me actually want to get married all over again.