Serene Wedding Inspiration at Clissold House

Natural elegance, creative florals and a timeless London backdrop inspired today’s magnificent styled shoot. Beautiful flowers, a soft colour palette and a chic rustic vibe – all of my favourite things rolled into one. Add fabulous creative design and an 18th century mansion venue and I’m sold!

To create this serene wedding inspiration, Fleur and Fig added such alluring elements and attention to detail. The table design is simply splendid. Laid upon the fabulous wooden table, each place setting is simple yet elegant with white china, rustic yet modern menu cards, a soft grey napkin and rustic wooden handled cutlery. An abundance of taper candles in a mix of pink, purple and white help to create a romantic look.

I am a huge flower lover, and when I saw the amazing florals created for this shoot I did swoon rather a lot, and you’ll see why!

Bride and groom in Clissold House next to spiral floral feature

Everything about this shoot is charmingly beautiful, including the simple yet elegant white, two tier wedding cake with pretty lace detail. Oh and wait until you see the sweet treats… they are some of the cutest delights I have seen!

I am in awe of the bridal styling too. The bride’s wedding dress, ‘Charlotte’ by Vicky Rowe, is one of my favourite dresses of the season. The high neck, teardrop open back and full skirt with lace like beading detail and smoky Swarovski crystals create such a head-turning wedding dress. It complements a city wedding perfectly, yet stays in keeping with the magnificent backdrop of Clissold House.

This styled wedding shoot is romance personified – I could go on all day about the details! So, without further ado, enjoy these incredible pictures, captured by Amanda Karen Photography…

Timeless Elegance

“Clissold House in vibrant Hackney, London provided the elegant backdrop for this editorial shoot. The autumnal weather and wooden interiors inspired the transitional colour palette of forest green contrasted with soft blush and deep berry tones and delicate touches of gold. Fleur and Fig based their design around timeless elegance with a slight nod to rustic chic.

Elegant, modern wedding stationery suite

Wedding ring Wedding details card

Wedding invitation

Long wedding table with wooden chairs in dining room at Clissold House

White wedding table styling on wooden table

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Blue and Copper Winter Wedding Inspiration

Today I’m injecting some winter vibes with this dazzling blue and copper winter wedding inspiration shoot, styled by Myrtle Floral Design and Styling and captured by Werner J Photography.

The colour palette of blue and copper, combined with trendy watercolour, works so well for a winter wedding or elopement. With a unique design and gorgeous copper calligraphy text, the watercolour wedding stationery sets the tone for what’s to come.

The shoot is set within the incredible Hertford Country Hotel in South Africa. The white walls of the room add a pure base for the styling and really make the decor stand out.

Bride standing in front of wedding table with blue and copper styling

Rustic table styling gives a warming feeling. Gorgeous blue velvet and white tulle table runners, wooden chargers, geometric napkins and dark ceramic tableware sit upon the natural wooden table. Foliage drapes elegantly onto the table amongst modern copper candlestick holders and wine coolers, and the copper bistro chairs are a fantastic touch to complete the styling.

The bridesmaids look stunning in blush and copper sparkly dresses that complement the bride’s stunning wedding dress with sexy lace top and floaty tulle skirt. In contrast, the groom’s casual attire of camel coloured chinos with a blue checked jacket is very relaxed, but works perfectly.

This is one very cool styled shoot, showcasing a modern take on a winter wedding. I know you will love these ideas as much as I do…

Elegance and Warmth

“For this styled shoot we wanted to create an intimate and cosy wedding, focusing on comfort while still portraying elegance and warmth.

“We chose Hertford Country Hotel as the backdrop for a very intimate table setting with only the closest of friends sharing a feast. When deciding on colours we wanted to incorporate dark blues, blacks and copper, and the all white venue gave us a blank canvas to add the dark and cosy colours we wanted.

Wedding stationery with blue watercolour and copper detail

Blue and copper watercolour wedding stationery

Table with blue and copper wedding styling

Black bowls on blue patterned napkins

Leaf wedding name tag

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Autumn Elopement Inspiration at 99 Sudbury

This autumn elopement inspiration shoot at 99 Sudbury in Toronto is so cute. A rich colour palette of burgundy, brown and gold sets the tone for cosy, romantic, autumn wedding ideas.

Some wonderful ‘before’ pictures show the couple cuddling up in bed, having fun and getting ready together, and this really adds to the intimacy of the shoot – exactly what an elopement is all about.

The industrial setting of 99 Sudbury is the perfect space for the multi-layered textures that bring this shoot to life, with suede, velvet and fur all helping create a romantic, cosy vibe. Magnificent floral displays complete the styling, including a large ceremony display, pretty table arrangements, and fabulous large suspended florals over the dining table.

Bride and groom standing in front of table with autumn wedding styling and floral displays

The bride rocks a sleek wedding dress, paired with a velvet cape, and the groom looks mighty handsome too in a black velvet jacket from Guess.

These styling ideas are perfect for not only an intimate elopement but a wedding of any size. I hope you get bags of autumn wedding inspiration from these magnificent pictures by Scarlet O’Neill…

All Kinds of Textures

“When I was first pulling together ideas for this elopement shoot I knew I wanted it to be as real as possible and also insanely sexy.

Couple in bed before elopement

Excited bride to be jumping on bed

Couple kissing in bedroom

Groom doing up zip on back of bride's wedding dress

Bride helping groom with buttonhole

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Organic Wedding Styling at Chateau de Redon

A wedding in the Dordogne region of France conjures visions of romance at its finest, and this beautiful ‘Organic Chateau Love Story’ offers a mix of rustic charm and luxurious, contemporary styling.

The magnificent Chateau de Redon is the perfect wedding venue backdrop for Helaina Storey Wedding Design’s organic wedding styling concept. If you’ve visions of a romantic wedding with authentic surroundings then Chateau de Redon couldn’t be any more perfect!

Bride and groom standing by table with organic wedding styling

A palette of rustic neutrals, dusky greys and pops of burgundy set the tone for the romantic styling, with an elegantly styled table in the centre of the Chateau’s courtyard creating a fabulous focal point. A beautiful foliage table runner of laurel, olive branches and eucalyptus falls gracefully at the end of the white tulle draped table, and the berries in the pretty flowers work so well with the authentic organic vibe. Flowers and foliage obviously play a big part in this styling, and I adore the incredible floral arch that frames the entrance.

In contrast to the abundance of flowers and foliage, the bridal styling is very minimalistic. The bride’s two outfits, a modern two-piece and a more traditional dress, show how this versatile styling concept could work with many bridal looks.

I hope you enjoy taking inspiration from the beautiful pictures of this organic wedding styling, taken by Anneli Marinovich Photography.

Authentic French Setting

“For this ‘Organic Chateau Love Story’ shoot I mainly based my design concept around the authentic French setting of the beautiful chateau venue. A real mix of rustic chic and luxurious, contemporary, high-end interiors, I opted for a palette of stony neutrals and pale, dusky greys. We used lots of different textures and greenery, and a dash of warm, autumnal purple-black hues added depth.

Gates of Chateau de Redon

Chateau de Redon

Simple, elegant wedding stationery

Wedding ring on invitation

Simple wedding stationery Simple wedding stationery

Love letter

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Natural, Opulent Wedding Styling at Cosawes Barton

Cosawes Barton, a beautiful historic estate set in 17 acres of Cornish woodlands and fields, is the most beautiful setting for this natural, opulent wedding styling.

A modern take on a fairytale wedding, under the cover of elegant stretch tents in the grounds of the venue the magic comes alive. Greenery is big in the wedding world right now and features heavily in this shoot. The green is striking against the white canopy, and with the use of stark white table linen the table decor really stands out. The place settings have been styled minimally with white china plates, white napkin and a single sprig of pretty eucalyptus.

Bride in silver dress with feathers leaning back on couch

An abundance of elegant foliage adorns the venue, including large trailing displays over tent poles, cute suspended branches dotted around, and trailing ivy climbing the tent ropes. The greenery theme carries through the the stationery too, which features beautiful palm leaves.

The bridal styling of this shoot is really something very special. Dazzling wedding dresses from Eliza Jane Howell and Christine Trewinnard featuring exquisite beading, lace and tassels create an opulent look to this styling concept. Also, if you’re looking for a bridal hat or headpiece you’ll find a few here!

I just love these styling ideas, captured so beautifully by Emma of Griffin Photography…

Lush Greenery

“I’ve worked as a wedding photographer at Cosawes Barton for a while now, and each time I I have been there I am always amazed about how beautiful it is. With the current lush greenery surrounding this venue I wanted to create a beautiful bridal story.

“The theme and colour scheme in my mind was green and white. Our wedding stylist brought another level to this with fairy lights and photographing during the magic hour so we would get a good effect.”

Wedding table styled with greenery under stretch tent in grounds of Cosawes Barton

Bride with hat sitting at wedding table

Wedding place setting with eucalyptus leaves Bridal bouquet with lots of foliage on chair

Wedding stationery with palm leaf design

Bride standing by stretch tent at Cosawes Barton

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