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Adorable DIY Backyard Engagement

BY The WMG Bride | 14 Jul, 2015 | 1502 views | 2 min read

The best way to lift a dreary Tuesday? This adorable backyard engagement which is guaranteed to put a smile on your face . Between the lace umbrella with the candy pink paper hearts (what a fabulous photo op), the boho-chic wreath on the brides hair, and all the tiny little details  (a giant Jenga game-yes please!) , this beautiful engagement party makes us feel warm, tingly  things inside ;)

Meet Hemant and Preet

Preet recounts "Hemant proposed to me on the beach after a day of Kayaking on the 31 January 2015. We wanted to share our happy day with our family and friends and planned an Engagement party with a “hint of blue” to symbolise our love for the beach and one another"

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Vendors: Venues : Grooms backyard | Photography: Chris James |   Bridal Outfits : Something Nice | Make-Up & Hair : Gather & Stitch  | Grooms outfit: Politix  |Decor: DIY, Tenting from  Absolute Party Hire| Desserts : Cakes by Naureen| Giant Jenga from eBay
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