Bride holding skirt of her wedding dress out

Romantic, Elegant Winter Wedding Inspiration

Firstly, huge congratulations if you got engaged over Christmas; I’m so excited for you. I’m sure over the lazy holiday period you are enjoying looking for fabulous wedding inspiration. There’s nothing better than snuggling up on the sofa over Christmas and enjoying all the wonderful ideas, and today’s romantic, elegant winter wedding feature is nothing short of perfect wedding inspiration.

Winter is such a fabulous season, perfect for some magical romance, and the styling of this shoot shows how incredible a winter wedding can be. The muted, earthy colours of blush, burgundy, green and a pop of yellow create an elegant warmth. I am so in love with the floral displays; orchids, calla lilies, roses, chrysanthemums and an abundance of foliage feature heavily. The table arrangements look so romantic in the ornate gold vases, together with matching gold candlestick holders, and wait until you see the most incredible suspended floral display and matching bridal bouquet – they really are quite spectacular. The floral theme is also carried through to the beautiful wedding stationery.

Although the floral arrangements make a real statement, the styling is simple, elegant and understated. The styling really complements the bride’s style too. She wears a stunning lace top wedding dress that is every winter bride’s dream!

Bride holding skirt of her wedding dress out

If you are looking for ideas for your winter wedding then these will wow you, but the colours will also look beautiful for weddings in all seasons. Enjoy snuggling up and looking at the wonderful pictures of these romantic, elegant winter wedding styling ideas, photographed by Jack and Jane Photography.

Romance and Classic Elegance

“Inspired by French wine country, this wedding shoot was all about romance and classic elegance. With the magnificent Franschhoek valley, Groot Drakenstein Mountains and spectacular vineyards as our backdrop, we couldn’t ask for more beauty. Lynx Wine Farm’s horse stables served as the perfect location to showcase the shoot’s stylish charm, whilst Jack and Jane Photography captured all the earthy colours wonderfully.”

Clear wedding table plan with autumn leaves detail

Small, elegant wedding table

Winter wedding floral display

High candles and winter flower arrangement on wedding table Flower and napkin on plate at wedding place setting

Bride sitting at small wedding table

Dreamy Flower Arrangements

“With winter in mind, I wanted to inspire brides with romantic, dreamy flower arrangements using earthy and deep, moody colours. I let the flowers do what they wanted, and the end result was a messy and loosely arranged, yet structured, composition. I used brown cymbidiums, red and soft pink roses, white roses for contrast and foraged greenery and autumn leaves.

“When it came to the installation, I wanted to create a big opulent appearance. I added anthuriums, tulips and amaranthus for a hint of colour alongside the roses.”

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Bride and groom outside chapel at The Simondium Country Lodge

An Enchanting, Tolkien-Inspired Wedding

When you have a real passion for something, why not embrace it and use it as the inspiration for your wedding styling? That’s exactly what Chandré and Mark did for their incredible Tolkien-inspired wedding.

I love how the couple created such enchanting wedding styling based around Tolkien’s books. A charming, eclectic mix of literature-inspired details complemented by the most spectacular flowers.

The dark red and pink flowers work tremendously well with the dark evergreen foliage, creating a wonderful depth. These styling colours are warm and luxurious, and offer such intrigue to the concept.

Bride and groom outside chapel at The Simondium Country Lodge

Chandré’s floral crown of large pink and burgundy roses, framed with foliage, is so pretty, and complements her effortlessly beautiful bridal style. Talking of bridal style, wait until you see her shoes…*swoon!*

If you love Tolkien’s work too then you will really appreciate the effort this loved-up couple went to to use these elements in their wedding styling. The details were perfect for the wonderful rustic backdrop The Simondium Country Lodge offered – a perfect setting for them to create their own love story.

Photographer Michelle Du Toit captured Mark and Chandré’s amazing Tolkien-inspired wedding beautifully, and I am delighted to share their spectacular day with you…

Fairytale Character

“Our wedding was inspired by the beautiful settings and architecture of Rivendell, the Elven city envisioned in Peter Jackson’s ‘The Lord of the Rings’ – what nerds! We both love the Tolkien stories and wanted to bring aspects from the books and films to our wedding.

“Although initially daunting, finding a venue which encapsulated the ethereal feel we were looking for turned out to be a lot easier than we thought. By chance we came across The Simondium Country Lodge, and were immediately taken by the beautiful gardens, charming chapel and exquisite reception hall. The few resident peacocks also added to the fairytale character of the venue.”

Peacock on train platform at The Simondium Country Lodge

Peacock

Maroon bridal bouquet

Gold glitter wedding shoes

Maroon wedding shoes

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Hauntingly Romantic Autumn Wedding Inspiration

Happy Halloween! This is my favourite time of year; the leaves turning glorious colours, the longer nights, fireworks and bonfires, and, of course, Halloween. What better way to join in with today’s festivities than to share this unbelievably cool Hauntingly Romantic Autumn Wedding Inspiration shoot?

If you long for an autumn wedding then you will love these wedding styling ideas. OK, I’ve bigged up the Halloween aspect for the purposes of today, but this concept of moody autumn colours creates such a romantic, almost Gothic vibe, perfect for a glorious autumn wedding.

Bride and groom with eyes shut

The creative team used an eclectic mix of gold, black, burgundy, white and muted caramels to create a visual delighted. The dark tablescape with marble place mats, black glassware and black and gold cutlery really sets the scene of this intriguing wedding concept.

The styling details exude a moody, romantic and vintage feel, and the use of natural elements including leaves, berries, feathers and even a skull add a touch of rustic charm to the design.

I love the way the creative team made this shoot into a beautiful, modern take on Halloween rather than using a traditional colour palette. The dark colours of course set the scene, but the use of the skull, natural floral eye masks, breathtaking flowers and incredible black wedding cake with gold leaf detail really add a hauntingly romantic ambiance.

So, feast your eyes on some of the most romantic Halloween wedding inspiration you will ever see…

Elegant wedding stationery

Wedding invitation with script font Marble effect wedding save the date

Bow tie and feather buttonhole

Wedding table under tree

Wedding table with autumn styling

Plates on wedding table

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Confetti Sachet of Autumn Confetti Mix

Autumn Confetti Mix from Shropshire Petals

Autumn is certainly here, with colder days and darker nights already setting in. The autumn months are perfect for getting married as you can take advantage of using all the stunning natural colours you see outside and bring the outdoors in.

Each month Shropshire Petals create a Mix of the Month where they make a limited edition confetti mix. October’s confetti mix lives up to the season, with vibrant autumnal shades ideal for injecting some colour into your wedding photographs.

Shropshire Box with Autumn Confetti Mix

Bold Colours

Featuring burnt orange, burgundy, cherry pink with a touch of green, this autumn confetti mix will add warmth and a bold colour splash to your confetti moment. It is also perfect for decorating your reception tables. Simply scatter onto crisp white tablecloths and complete with candles of varying heights and sizes.

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Couple kissing with leaves falling around them

An Intimate Forest Wedding in the Czech Republic

Jitka and Honza didn’t want a big wedding with the whole shebang. Instead they chose to marry under the falling autumn leaves in an intimate forest wedding. Just their daughter, best man and Jitka’s best friend Eliška, who was also their wedding photographer, were there.

Jitka loves a bit of rock so opted to wear a leather jacket and boots with her wedding dress, which looked amazing. Her matching bridal bouquet and floral headband completed the look perfectly.

Couple kissing with leaves falling around them

After the ceremony the couple and their bridal party went to a wonderful restaurant, Drmalská Myslivna, located in a picturesque valley at the foot of the Ore Mountains. Here they enjoyed a fabulous lunch set on a woodland styled table decorated with moss, twigs and conkers.

We love how intimate their forest wedding ceremony was. Who needs a church packed full of people when you can have those nearest and dearest to you under the trees.

We adore these pictures by Eliška of Khiria.

Enough Company to Have Fun With

“We decide to get married alone in the forest because we simply felt that big weddings aren’t made for us. I was in the 7th month of pregnancy and I just wanted to spend the day with my best friend, our daughter, Honza and his best man. It was enough company to have fun with.

Red autumnal bridal bouquet

Detail of autumnal bridal bouquet

Wedding dress hagning from beam

Floral headband

Bride-to-be checking weather on phone

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