The photographs I’m sharing of the wedding day are in chronological order, starting from when Toby and I got ready through to the end of the wedding. They are so visually moving and powerful that I don’t think any descriptions are needed. The beauty and raw emotion of the day pours out of the pictures, and each one tells a part of the story. So instead of writing about flowers and clothes, I’d like to share both Toby’s vows and mine with you as the promises we made for our future together are what really matters. (I also love how in sync our vows were given we hadn’t heard one another’s until the ceremony!) We walked down the isle to Ellie Goulding’s track ‘How Long Will I Love You’, so I’ve included the YouTube video below if you would like to listen as you scroll. The words are simply perfect…WILL’S VOWS TO TOBY
– I promise that after we get our first Whippet you will still be allowed in the bed and I will still hug you tight every single night.
– I promise to continue never letting us go to bed on an unresolved argument and for richer or poorer, I promise not to spend all our money at J.Crew.
– I promise to dream with you, celebrate with you and walk beside you through whatever our lives may bring. No matter how difficult the situation or how high the mountain that needs climbing; I know that side-by-side we’ll climb it together.
– I vow to have the patience that love demands, to speak when words are needed and to share in the silence when they are not.
– I promise to love and care for you, and I will try in every way to be worthy of your love. I will always be honest with you, kind, faithful and forgiving. But most of all, I promise to be a true and loyal heartmate to you.
– I vow to cherish your boundless wisdom, to nurture your ambitions, and to appreciate and reciprocate the warmth and joy you bring to my life every day.
– Just as I give you my hand to hold today, I give you my heart to keep, forever and always.TOBY’S VOWS TO WILL
– I promise to let you have a dog and not to get angry when you spend all day posting Instagrams of it.
– I promise to support and love you through all your wacky and hair brained schemes.
– I promise to try to be more tidy and not let everything I touch become messy.
– I promise to always share my stupid stories from my day with you.
– I promise to try and learn from you, dreaming big, just like you do and not worry so much about obstacles.
– I promise I will never get tired of waking up next you – it’s my favourite part of the day.
– I promise to always love you, you’re my best friend and have been for eight years and I can’t wait for a lifetime of adventures with you.
The day we told one another we loved each other and Toby asked me to marry him used to be the best day of my life. I know now that it was our wedding day.
// Photography by Jean-Laurent Gaudy
Awesome! Love the accent of yellow. You guys are super adorable.
@Kristin – It wouldn’t have been right without a dash of yellow! Thank you! 🙂
@Mary Beth – Thank you!
Awww Will, your vows made me verklempt and the thumbprint illustration is such a sweet touch. Mazel Tov to you and Toby! Thanks so much for sharing and I can’t wait to see the instagram pics of your new puppy 😉
@Tara – I know, the thumbprint illustration is just brilliant. And, yes, roll on the puppy! 🙂
GORGEOUS photos, GORGEOUS couple! May your union be blessed!
@liz – Thank you for your kind well wishes!
This is such a very beautiful post – as have all your wedding posts been. The colours, the setting…..but most of all, because I can feel the love radiating out from the pictures. From you and your husband, from your friends and family, from the magical light surrounding you…..it must have been the most amazing day for you all. Thank you so much for sharing this here with us all.
@Rebecca – Thank you, it really was the most perfect weekend and we couldn’t have wished for anything more.
@Drew – Cheers!
Thanks you so much for sharing with us all again.
Thanks for all the bright!
For all the love that you put in your blog.
Los colores, el fondo y la forma.
@Paloma – My pleasure, thank you for the kind words!
These posts need to come with a mascara warning, Will! The love and joy absolutely pours out of these photos, just wonderful x
@Gabrielle – Sorry! I know, they really do show the emotion of the day – we are so thrilled with them! x
AHHHHH totally reliving this all over again. SUCH GORGEOUS memories!!
@Lindsey – Simply the best (boom boom, ha!), right?! So happy you were there!
Will, what a beautiful day and collection of images (which have me in tears, thank you very much!). Huge congratulations to you both and may this be the start of a beautiful new adventure for you as a married couple. Much love from the Netherlands. Holly x
@Holly – Thank you for such a kind and warm comment. Hugs to you in the Netherlands! x
fabulous! beautiful and very moving
@Monica – Thank you so much!
I’m following from istanbul turkey
I love you very much and what you share
I wish a fabulous life
@Burcu – Thank you for such a kind comment.
Beautiful! Congratulations to the both of you!
@Danielle – Thank you so much!
Wow what a beautiful wedding, had to wipe a tear from my eye looking at the photos. Good luck and best wishes for your future together.
@Claire – Thank you for taking time to leave such a heartfelt comment. 🙂
SO SO beautiful and thanks again for a tearjerker of a post!
I love the pic of Arianna dancing, my heart broke when I saw the pic of you crying and I am filled with happy from the whole thing.
I take 2 things away from this…
1. The beauty of love
2. TOBY SAID YOU CAN GET A DOG!!!
@Ash – I love that picture as well, so funny! And, yes, hello DOGGY!
Of course I have been avidly reading you account of your wedding. I am so moved and so happy for you and Toby!
Deepest and warmest best wishes.
@Lynn – Your warm well wishes mean so much to both of us, thank you so much. Lots of love and hugs from across the pond. xo
Oh my, you got me all teary! What a beautiful day, and what a beautiful wedding!
Sending you and Toby lots of love, and best wishes for your life together – you are a lovely couple 🙂
P.S. Love both your wedding vows!
@Cristina – That’s so kind of you to say, thank you! x
thx again for sharing the wonderful moments of your wedding with us. the world is full of millions of people, and to find the ONE person is one of our life tasks. it always makes me happy, when I see people who found their soul mate.
your wedding vows just moved me to tears – AGAIN! 🙂
i read your last 3 posts and all of them moved me to tears. please stop that…. i’m running out of tear fluid ;-)))
i’m looking forward to travel to mallorca this year. i’ve never been there, but the pictures in the internet look just like yours from menorca. can’t wait to see the beautiful landscape. and our next destination will be menorca next year.
once again i wish you all the best for your future with toby &all the love from the universe. i’m happy to have the man of my life on my side too, and i’m waiting for the day he will ask me to marry him, but unfortunately he is as romantical as a piece of charcoal. maybe i have to show him the pictures of your wedding, just to give him a little hint. 😉
best wishes from germany,
ps: i also can’t wait to buy your book, when it’s published in german this year 😉
@Markus – Thank you so much for your kind words and support (and sorry for making you cry so many times!). So happy that you have a loving guy by your side, too. I’m sure he’ll pop that special question to you when you least expect it. Sending hugs to Germany! 🙂
Such beautiful photos Will… Was the perfect day xox
@Arianna – So pleased you were one of my best girls, thank you for your gorgeous reading. xxx
So so beautiful!!! So happy that you got to have such a gorgeous wedding and celebrate your love! 🙂
@Casey – Thank you so much!
I’m tearing up over here! Love both your vows. This is just like I want to do – simple ceremony, lovely dinner and party with our loved ones. Congrats again!
@Trude – It really was perfect and I would highly recommend a destination wedding!
Aww, seeing these gorgeous photos and playing that beautiful song takes me right back there! SO beautiful and touching Will! And of course no thanks required for the sketch and thumb print, it was my pleasure and I’m so glad you loved it Love you both.
@Brooke – Thank you so much, hun! Love you too x
Wow, I LOVE all of these incredibly gorgeous photos and love seeing all the emotion on everyone’s faces even more! What a beautiful event, and quite a stunning location!
Congratulations to you and here’s to a lifetime of love!
@Ame – Thank you so much, it was a very emotional day!
First of all: congratulations to you both!! The pictures are wonderful and I’m sure the wedding itself was even more magical! Thank you for sharing this with us all!!
@Lukasz – Thank you so much!
Amazing photos, setting and styling Will and Toby. I have my hanky out now. x
@Jo – Thanks, Jo! x
Congratulations! What wonderful pictures, it clearly was a very magical day. I wish you all of the best for your future together.
@Martyn – Thank you!
Congratulations from an anon internet stranger! You two make a lovely couple and I wish you many years of wedded bliss. And yes to the Whippet! I’ve had several over the years. Wonderful dogs.
@Ian – Great to hear that about the whippets and thanks for your kind well wishes!
Awww it’s all so stunning! So happy for you both and as for the vows… no, I’m fine, there was just something in my eye 😉 xxx
@Kimberly – Thanks so much, hun! x
Yey!!! Congrats!!! It´s stunning! I wish you both simply the best. Kisses and hugs from Sao Paulo – Brazil
@Carmen – Thank you so much!
Absolutely beautiful Will. Tears in my eyes. Such a wonderful documentary of the day and all of it’s love xx
@Mel – Thank you very much x
Oh wow – a gorgeous couple, a beautiful wedding and stunning pics! This post made me sob 😉
I’m so happy for you! Congratulations! xxx
@Emelie – Thank you so much, sweet Emelie! xxx
Looks like an absolutely perfect evening – you can tell everyone there was truly celebrating you and Toby! Hugs to you both, and all the best, brightest, happiest wishes for the rest of your lives together! xx, cass
@Cassandra – Thank you, Cass! It was a magical weekend! xx
Oh my, how beautiful it is to see all the love and devotion to creating the most intimate space for probably one of the most sacred events of your lives. Your tears made me tear up….you both are such a wonderful example to the world. Much love to you both, Jocelyn xx
@Jocelyn – Thank you for such kind and warm words. We feel so blessed to have had such a wonderful wedding. Lots of love back. xxx
Congratulations! It looks like your day was absolutely perfect & beautiful. I am so happy for you both.
@Amy – Thank you, it was perfect! 🙂
so, so beautiful and touching…I listened to the song as I scrolled (per your wonderful suggestion) and can feel the love!! congratulations to you both. xo
@Susan – Thank you so much! x
Congratulations!! What a gorgeous wedding…love everything about it. But most of all, the vows both of you exchanged were simply outstanding! Such a beautiful moment, captured so well. I wish you both joy and happiness, laughter and craziness, and a very very happy life together !
And oh, you got married on my birthday! yay!!
@Kunjan – Thank you! 🙂
Many congratulations, what beautiful photos, a perfect wedding day, full of smiles and happy tears :O)
Wishing you a very happy life together.
@Chichifurniture – Thank you so much!
Congratulations! I totally teared up listening to that track and reading your vows and I don’t even know you, so I can’t imagine how your friends and family must have felt, let alone the two of you.
What an utterly beautiful wedding. Thank you for sharing – I am sure you have inspired so many to cherish the ones they love.
Wishing you a long and happy life together.
@Claire – Thank you for leaving such a lovely comment, ti was certainly an emotional day!
Such a beautiful wedding Will & Toby!!!! Keep on holding onto each other!!! To love and to be loved is just the greatest thing you can feel and you found it!!!!W ishing you both all the happiness in the world!!!
@Lia – Thank you so much for your kind well wishes!
Will, I loved your wedding photography SO much that I booked Jean-Laurent for our upcoming wedding and engagement shoot in the States! We’re so lucky he’s relocating to NYC in the Fall, so we snatched him up right away!! I’m so excited to have him capture our day! Congrats and wishing you and your “heartmate” a lifetime of joy and happiness! 🙂 xo
@Shawna – You won’t regret it, he is wonderful! Thank you for the kind words. 🙂
Oh Will!!! Those are so beautiful pictures. Your wedding was really a magical day. Your vows were so wonderful, funny and profound together. Thanks for sharing such intimate and wonderful pictures of such a special day. Take Care.
@Steph – Thank you for all your kind words! x
Will, you got me choking up over here with all these beautiful photos and wonderful words. Wishing you and Tobes forever happiness and forever heartmates. <3
@Dabito – Thanks, sweet guy.
Thank you so much for sharing your gorgeous wedding photos! It looks like you had such a beautiful and magical day! Congratulations, here’s to a wonderful future to you both. 🙂
@Dawnb – Thank you very much! 🙂
@Francesca – Thank you!
this is so sweet and absolutely beautiful. Came across this as I was looking at things as my partner and I plan our wedding.
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Felicitaciones desde Colombia, solo el amor puede producir tan bellas imágenes y momentos, les deseo solo lo mejor y les felicito por el blog que es genial !, gracias por compartirlo con todos, si viajan por mi país háganmelo saber.
Congratulations from Colombia, just love can make possible this wonderful moments and pictures, i wish you just the best!, and also congraulations for the blog, is great, Thank you for sharing this with us all!, if you travel to my country, just let me know.
@Juan – Thank you!
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You wedding looks amazing. Myself and my fiancé are planning on getting married here as we have family in es canutells. Is there any chance you could send me an email as there are lots of questions I would love to ask you about the legalities of it all and how you planned it? Any help would be greatly appreciated
Lovely post Will. I’m getting married next year in New Zealand, and you’ve given us lots of inspiration.
Glen and Andy
@Glen – Thank you so much! Congratulations on your upcoming nuptials!
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Will, this is so inspiring beyond so many levels! ❤👬
Love conquers all and it always will. Your vows were cute yet full of love and sincerity. Thanks for sharing. Everything was perfection.
@Lee – Awwww thank you so much! It was the most special day, we loved it from start to finish!
I’ve been reading your blog from quite long time ago but just until now I read this post. It’s so beautiful. Thank you for share those special moments of your life. It inspires me so much. I love to read your blog.
@Leonel – Thanks for your loyal readership and kind words on this post, I really appreciate it.