New Year’s Eve: Intimate Cornish Beach | Real Wedding

 In All, Beach, Intimate, Real Wedding

Today’s real wedding was submitted to me by a talented wedding photographer based in Cornwall. Alan of Alan Law Photography captured the very intimate wedding day or Laura and Dean in the gorgeously windswept and rather rustic Lusty Glaze. It looks like the most amazing place to say ‘I do’. Imagine being bare to the elements, looking out past the deserted beach and the endless sea, declaring your sacred vows and love for one another! Well that’s exactly what our lovely couple did…

New Year's Eve: Intimate Cornish Beach | Real Wedding

To try and describe our wedding day along the same lines as others has been hard to do. For us, I think it is best to just fill you in as I have done with close friends. Dean and I love to be surround by the elements, and adore the intimate setting of being at the cottage – so we found both. I have to say, that Dean, is responsible for scouting the amazing sights!


Lusty Glaze took us down 130 steps from the top of the cliff to the coast, and created a full and private view of the ocean and sky.



The cottage at Poltarrow Farm provided a gorgeous cozy space for Dean and I to prepare for our big day. We arrived two days earlier and this gave us time to settle in. We indulged in an endless roaring fire, bubble baths, and enjoyed tasty meals. The cottage had more then enough space for two chefs in the kitchen! (I must say, that Dean is the most extraordinary chef!)

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We had fun putting things together and planning our day together, which included arranging and making my bouquet and Dean’s boutonniere, a basket of treats and cookies, and writing our wedding vows and promises to keep.

New Year's Eve: Intimate Cornish Beach | Real Wedding

We shared our vows, and crossed our hearts with the ocean and sky, blue and bright.

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We laughed, and shared and it all felt RIGHT!



New Year's Eve: Intimate Cornish Beach | Real Wedding

The day of our wedding was simply beautiful. New Year's Eve: Intimate Cornish Beach | Real Wedding

The two weeks of English rain decided to stop; the clouds broke and the sun shone on through.

NYE: Intimate Cornish Beach | Real Wedding

We are so excited to do it all again! In August we are having a reception in Canada at another beautiful outside venue to celebrate with our family and friends.

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This way we get the best of both worlds, our personal, intimate day in Cornwall, and then a great dance party in Toronto.

New Year's Eve: Intimate Cornish Beach | Real Wedding

Wow! What amazing photography and what an intimate day! I almost feel like I’m there. I love that Laura rocked out a sequined bridal dress and metallic heels! A true WTW bride if I ever did see. Huge congrats to Dean and Laura, can’t wait to see your Canadian vows now :) XxX


Lots of Love,

XxX Sonia

and remember… keep wanting!




Photographer: Alan Law Photography

Wedding Ceremony Venue: Lusty Glaze

Honeymoon: Poltarrow Farm Cottages

Hair stylist: Company Salon

Makeup: Thanks to my wonderful makeup collection, which is inclusive of Lancome, Make Up Forever, NARS, Christian Dior, Givenchy, Sephora and a few other secret ingredients, I was able to make my own smile shine a little brighter!

Bridal Attire: BCBG Maxazria Dress, Fur Shawl and Golden Fox Collar, White feather headpiece, and leg warmers too!

Bridal Shoes: House of Harlow 1960 and my favourite leather boots!

Grooms Suit: Hugo Boss

Rings: For Dean, a custom made platinum and rose gold wedding band, and, for me, diamond wedding bands.

Entertainment: Dean’s private music collection, Chinese lanterns and fireworks, and a homemade gourmet dinner for two, courtesy of Dean.

Wedding Cake: Mixed Berry Rhubarb Crumble – made that night by Dean!

Car: VW Golf


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Showing 5 comments
  • Reply

    they are so happy and.. crazy!! beautiful, love it! :-)

  • Binsy

    Laura my love you deserve every happiness… Dean is a very blessed man to have you in his life… You’re such a special woman and ofcourse you had a lovely wedding day.. Ofcourse you did. Stay happy, the pair of you!

    • Sonia

      Thanks for your comment they look like a perfectly matched couple! XxX

  • Barney Walters

    What great timing for a wedding, beautiful location and documented beautifully!

  • Katherine Spencer

    What wonderful pictures. We were so pleased to have Laura and Dean stay with us in Cornwall.

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