Sunday, 26 August 2012

Simplicity and making new memories....

For nearly 3 months now we have been looking for a venue for my hazel eyed girls wedding reception...She didn't want some grand place with chair covers and bows...all she really wanted was a pretty dance floor for her first dance with her blue eyed boy.... I know you are going to look at this hall and go what are you thinking it is her wedding day but as you open the doors of this old hall you can already hear the music playing... A beautiful old couple now 77 and 84 run this old hall  (5 minutes from our little cottage) and as we stepped inside it with them and heard their story of romance and love, my hazel eyed girl knew she could make it work.... You see the old couple had met at a dance in this hall when she was 16 and he was 23, they married a year later and have been married 60 years this year...  We sat for an hour listening to their gorgeous stories of going to a dance once a month their whole lives.  Merle told us that her great grand-daughter will sing at their next dance..... My hazel eyed girl smiled and knew then that this December new memories of love will be made ......
“I don't want sunbursts or marble halls, I just want you.”
-  LM Montgomery - Anne of Green Gables

6 comments:

Wisdom.Courage.Love said...

It will be loverly and full of character, I much prefer weddings and events in places like this than anywhere else. Always look cute with some fairy lights added!

primitivethymes said...

I LOVE it Cathy.. One look and it says it all.. Your beautiful girl & her blue eyed boy.. Simplicity & Love.. Just perfect.. I wish you all every happiness :) xx Tea

WendyW said...

Oh Cathy, that is sooo beautiful ... what a wonderful love story of the old couple and a new dream beginning for your lovely girl and her boy. I love the venue and with all your touches it will be just perfect for them! It was meant to be ... so happy for you all. xxx

Candlewick5 said...

Perfection is different for everyone...<3

paige said...

oh cathy!!!!
what a dreamy perfect love story to connect them from the very beginning!!
how truly special
& i LOVE the quote!

rosy mama said...

Lovely news to find this treasure. I can just imagine the magic wrought to create the atmosphere with your stylish touch Cathy! And the atmosphere already in the air with the story behind it with the sweet older couple - inspiration in itself! It must be a relief to have found this - nearby!- and know what you can work with. Another little reminder to me that our blessings are often so close to home! Have fun brainstorming the wealth of ideas with your bride-to-be-daughter :)