Bride with colourful bouquet standing next to wedding table with tropical styling

Bright and Colourful Tropical Wedding Styling

Well, summer hasn’t really materialised, has it? The odd day of warm summer sun has left me longing for hotter climes, so I hope these bright, colourful, tropical wedding styling ideas make you feel warm and sunny inside.

This summer-inspired wedding shoot has a really fun vibe. The styling team created the most fabulous tablescape using vibrant flowers, glassware and crockery. Bright pink, blue, yellow and green make the table look so inviting. I love the use of palm leaves throughout, and they look great suspended in the windows.

Bride with colourful bouquet standing next to wedding table with tropical styling

Of course, any tropical styling should include pineapples, right? Gold pineapples feature as part of the tablescape, and also on top of the fabulous wedding cake with hand-painted palm leaf detail. The bouquet and flowers bring everything in this shoot to life – the look is so vibrant.

Big thanks to photographer Shot by Angel for capturing these tropical, fun wedding ideas. Please can we have a summer now?

Tropical Flare

“We wanted to create a wedding scene with tropical flare, so we incorporated a unique line of jewellery, pops of colour and a wonderfully summer-inspired table setting.

“The venue was ideal. It featured a beautiful wooden deck with bright, white walls and a Koi pond – adding to that destination wedding feel.”

Bride with pink flower in her hair

Fresh flower anklet

Bride with bright pink flower in her hair

Bride wearing Robyn Roberts wedding gown

Fresh flowers in bride's hair Back of bride's Robyn Roberts wedding gown

Bride with hand in pocket

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Bride wearing feather collar bridal neckpiece

Amethyst-Inspired Purple and Gold Wedding Styling

I love, love, love this amethyst inspired wedding inspiration! It’s modern, sophisticated and, of course, includes the semiprecious violet-hued stone, amethyst.

We have seen a lot of purple tones feature in weddings over recent years, but this is now evolving, becoming more luxurious and definitely a lot more modern. Lavender tones are much more ‘now’ than bold purples, and with the popularity of geode and gemstones in wedding styling, amethyst is right on trend!

The creative team used gold and feathers to enhance the opulence of the styling details, creating such a visual delight. This really is styling for modern brides looking for something alternative, whilst still beautiful and feminine.

Bride with feather collar bridal neckpiece looking down at purple bouquet

The feathers and gold have been used so elegantly. Santos Costura designed this stunning feathered-top dress; and just wait until you see the gold lace dress! The amethyst watercolour and gold foil wedding stationery offers a luxurious, modern design, and the shoot also features one of the prettiest I have seen. The fabulous flowers in shades of purple, the gold cutlery and gold rimmed glasses create such opulence. Talking of opulence, the dessert table really is something special – I adore the amethyst geode cake.

Igualada Cemetery

The setting for this gemstone inspired shoot is Igualada Cemetery, or ‘Cementiri Nou’ (New Cemetery), in Barcelona, built between 1985 and 1994 to replace ‘Old Cemetery’. Highly regarded as one of the most poetic works of twentieth century Catalan architecture, this is such an incredible location for a shoot.

I’m sure these amethyst wedding styling ideas will blow you away. This really is gemstone inspiration like you have never seen before, and we have Nuria Cienfuegos Photography to thank for sharing these beautiful pictures.

Luxurious Elements

“Our initial inspiration for this shoot came from the semi-precious stone, Amethyst. As the idea started to mature we decided to bring the design to the next stage, introducing luxurious elements like gold and feathers, without forgetting the modern and sophisticated style we like to express.”

Gold and purple Amethyst inspired wedding stationery

Gold and purple wedding stationery

Purple bridal bouquet on Ghost chair

Bride wearing feather collar bridal neckpiece

Bride pulling up train on dress

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Large urns of peacock feathers at entrance to wedding ceremony

Art Nouveau Wedding Styling with a Modern Twist

This fabulous Art Nouveau wedding inspiration oozes 1920s charm and elegance. There are so many beautiful styling details that showcase the decadence of Art Nouveau, and I am delighted to share them with you.

The peacock feathers, soft colours and natural elements add such a romantic feel to the shoot. I adore the bride’s beaded wedding dress, again with a 1920s look.

The styling team has created such a visual delight, captured perfectly by Inge Kooiman.

Rich History

“The location for this styled wedding shoot was Parkhotel Hugo de Vries, a gorgeous Art Nouveau venue built in 1906. The Parkhotel has a rich history as well a lovely 1920’s style. There is a great stained glass window with a peacock depicted, and an intimate, rustic ambiance. We attempted to take the rich history and restore an Art Nouveau wedding style with a bit of a modern twist.”

Groom fastening jacket as he looks out of window

Groom fastening buttons on his jacket

Candles on stairs in Park Hotel Hugo de Vries

Peacock stained glass window in Park Hotel Hugo de Vries

Ivy on stair rail

Bride's hand on banister

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Blue table runner and styling on wedding table

Something Blue Wedding Table Styling Inspiration

Blue is a colour that’s becoming more and more popular for weddings; from subtle pale blue to royal blue. I actually had blue in my wedding styling many moons ago… and I love that it’s back with a vengeance!

This gorgeous ‘Something Blue’ styled shoot has so many beautiful styling elements. The very talented creative team worked their magic to produce such elegant and modern ideas for using blue in your wedding table styling.

Blue table runner and styling on wedding table

There are two different looks to this shoot. The first is a soft, romantic look using watercolours, ombré and elegant tableware. The blue glassware and silk table runner really makes the tablescape come alive. The wedding cake is so unique, made with ombré layered rice paper – really pretty.

For the second look the colours are darker and more masculine, with a contemporary feel. I love the combination of navy blue and gold. The navy blue table linen really sets the scene for the tablescape, and the gold chargers and cutlery look so beautiful upon it.

Created by an amazing team, this ‘Something Blue’ wedding table styling inspiration really is awesome.

Talking of amazing, Andri and Alex, the girls behind this shoot, are holding a wedding design workshop with The UK Alliance of Wedding Planners on 21st October. So if you are in (or long to be in) the wedding industry, this workshop will really help your business.

Soft and Romantic

“For this shoot we created two very different wedding styling looks using different shades of blue as the focus.

“For our first look, we wanted a soft and romantic feel, incorporating watercolours and calligraphy.

Wedding stationery with blue envelopes

Wedding stationery and blue ribbons

Wedding table with blue silk runner

Wedding table with blue styling details

“Our long table had an oversized foliage table centre surrounded by delicate pale white flowers in blue stem vases. Blue hand-dyed silk runners and knotted ombré napkins complemented the blue glasses, elegant tableware and Louis chairs.

Long wedding table with Blue runner and large foliage centrepiece

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Bride sitting in bath tub

Luxury Wedding Styling with a Rich Colour Palette

The line ‘we loved with a love that was more than a love’ from Edgar Allan Poe’s poem ‘Annabel Lee’ inspired Amanda Karen to create this incredible luxury styled shoot. The styling details are opulent and romantic, and the backdrop of Hedsor House in Buckinghamshire is perfect.

Bride sitting in bath tub

I love the dark, luxurious colours that play against the pink styling touches – the black wedding cake, black wine glasses, the brides’ dark smokey eye make-up and lipstick, and the incredible deep purple wedding dress; just look at that dress!

If you are looking to move away from the traditional wedding colour palettes I’m sure you’ll love these ideas as much as I do…

“The inspiration behind this shoot founded on the Edgar Allan Poe poem ‘Annabel Lee’, in particular the line ‘we loved with a love that was more than a love’.”

Hedsor House

Hedsor House gallery

Elegant chairs

Lamp Curtain tassels

Gallery and skylight at Hedsor House

Gold bridal shoes White bridal shoes Bridal shoes with laces

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