Two boho brides, one resting chin on other's shoulder

Black Rocks and Ivory Bones Alternative Wedding Inspiration

Today’s wedding inspiration comes from the volcanic rock fields of Utah, and is quite simply, amazing! The pictures of this incredible alternative wedding inspiration shoot by Miesh Photography blew us away.

With geometric and geological inspiration playing a big part in wedding styling right now, this shoot fits perfectly with this growing trend. It’s edgy, bold, alternative and definitely cool and quirky!

Two boho brides, one resting chin on other's shoulder

We love the mix of the edgy landscape and modern elements used to create such amazing styling. There is a real bohemian feel to the bridal styling with the stunning oversized, loose bouquets with draping ribbons, cool hair accessories, twig crowns, boho dresses and raw crystal jewellery.

The moody setting of the volcanic rocks really set the scene for this shoot. The wedding pyramid rock-look cakes, antique platters for place settings, rugged wedding stationery and bone details all bring this black rocks and ivory bones alternative wedding inspiration together.

If you are searching for inspiration for an alternative wedding then this shoot will rock (pardon the pun) your world!

Harsh Landscape

“We wanted to show how much beauty this seemingly dark and desolate landscape offers.

“Playing off the juxtaposition of the feminine elegance and harsh landscape, we incorporated a lot of geometric or modern items, as well as overly feminine antique dresses and accents.

“This part of the earth is seemingly season-less, which can make it feel timeless and non-changing.”

Three boho brides laying on rocks

Boho brides Bride's necklaces

Bride laying on cushions on rocks

Bride wearing twig crown

Three boho brides laughing together on rocks

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Couple by entrance to cave

An Autumn Boho Wedding Shoot in Spain

Autumn weddings are the perfect opportunity to utilise nature and its glorious offerings. We love the rustic, natural autumn elements that the very talented creative team have used to style this shoot. Berries, apples, pumpkins, nuts, figs, leaves, feathers, foliage – the lot! They have created the most wonderful visual delight; the perfect romantic styling for a autumn boho wedding or elopement.

Wedding’s Art really capture the magic of this inspirational shoot and you are going to love these pictures. You should also watch the Wedding’s Art film at the bottom with even more autumn wedding ideas.

Couple by entrance to cave

The Inspiration

“Bohemian is so hot right now, so we thought it would be interesting to combine this style in a different way, with different colours. So, why not combine boho with the autumn season and add some magic to it?

“We started to investigate beautiful locations in Spain and asked different vendors to collaborate. The location had to be a forest with lots of nature, such as big trees and green plants. This would add a warm, mysterious and magic touch to the styled shoot. The ideal place was Mas Terrats in Pontós, approximately 1.5 hour from Barcelona, at the Costa Brava.

“Mas Terrats is a refurbished old Catalan country house from the 16th century. It’s a spectacular venue of almost 100 hectares where they organize weddings and events.

“There are many unique places in the garden. Between the olive trees, the swing hanging in a big tree, the woods, the natural pool with a little cave and an old fountain. There are many special hidden corners, which are like a fairytale!

“The main colours we wanted to use were garnet red, mustard, and grape purple, which we called ‘fig purple’ because of the season.”

The Story to Tell

“When the sun comes up, Valeria the bride has a relaxed walk between the olive trees of Mas Terrats. She’s dressed in a casual boho style that fitted with the autumn season. Valeria takes in some fresh air, enjoying the beautiful nature and listening to the sound of the birds.”

Bride to be wearing boho style poncho

Bride to be wearing boho poncho

Woman wearing hat

A Hidden Place

“Later, Valeria is by an old, unused fountain in the middle of the forest. Plants have now grown around it, and the fountain is in a hidden place never exhibited before. Valeria is wearing a beautiful pearl grey Celia Vela wedding dress with a long tulle skirt and an embroidered top.

Bride sitting by old fountain

Bride sitting

Bride sitting by old fountain

Bride's hand touching leaf

Bride wearing Celia Vela wedding dress

“Love and Memories and florists Flors Bahí decorate the dinner table at the natural pool, ready for the bridal couple. The natural pool at the little cave is one of the most beautiful and magical places of Mas Terrats.

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Bohemian bride standing by ceremony structure

A Magical Woodland Bohemian Wedding Shoot

Bohemian bride standing by ceremony structure

Who’s ready for some wedding pretty this morning? You are going to be swooning over this incredibly pretty bohemian woodland inspiration shoot all day!

The styling team really created something extra special here. We adore the romantic styling of this shoot that uses the natural elements of the woodland setting. Just look at the flowers – oh and the sweet treat table looks amazing.

Enjoy the pictures of this magical woodland bohemian wedding inspiration shoot, photographed by We Are Origami Photography…

“The idea behind the shoot was to create a scene with a touch of fantasy and intrigue in a magical forest wedding setting. We were inspired by forest nymphs and luxury bohemian vibes with an ethereal, child-like innocence.

“We wanted to draw inspiration from the lush woodland with its natural elements and create a truly mesmerising wedding setting that was brimming with whimsical romance and would draw you in.

“The handmade ceremony structure was adorned with luxurious drapes and fresh blooms, and the flowers and foliage we used in the shoot included peonies, chocolate cymbidium, tea tree, peachy poppies, parrot tulips and garden roses.

“To create the eclectic styled setting we used natural fur woollen throws and cushions, copper lanterns, a bohemian jute rug with vintage love seat, ornate marble table, delicious sweets and cakes and lush pastel blooms.”

Rustic wedding props in woodland

Luxurious bohemian wedding styling in woodland

Table with wedding flowers in woodland Lantern and votives on table

Elegant pastel shade wedding flowers

Vases of flowers on rustic tables Vase of pastel coloured wedding flowers

Wedding sign in frame with flowers

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Bridal Headdresses Mood Board

Bridal Headdresses

After our bohemian bridesmaid styled shoot last week, the incredible headdresses inspired us to find some amazing bridal headdresses for this week’s wedding inspiration mood board.

We love the oversized feather headdresses that featured in the shoot, but we also found some beautiful lace and gorgeous beaded forehead headdresses too.

We have something for everyone, so no matter what your style we hope you’re inspired by these bridal headdress ideas.

Bridal Headdresses Mood Board

Lace Headdress with Pearls and Crystals – ‘Ella’ by Janine Baltzer

Tulle and Crystal Headdress – ‘Lujon’ via Etsy

Forehead Headdress – ‘Rina’ by Janine Baltzer

Bohemian Feather Headdress – The Wedding Community

Large Indian Style Feather Headdress – The Wedding Community

Bead and Chain Headdress – The Wedding Community

Gold Chain and Jewel Headdress – ‘Melora’ by La Boheme

White Floral Headdress – ‘Natalia’ by La Boheme

Three bohemian style bridesmaids

A Bohemian Bridesmaid Styled Shoot

Three bohemian style bridesmaids

Wow, wow, wow. What a treat we have for you with this really funky bohemian bridesmaid styled shoot.

If you love the boho style and are looking for inspiration for your bridesmaids, then you are going to fall in love with these ideas. The informal style of the bridesmaid dresses and the soft mink, blush pink and white colours are just perfect for this look.

The creative team behind the shoot have really gone to town with the headdresses; from the chic jewelled headband to the incredible feather headpieces and horned skull, items synonymous with bohemian styling.

We hope you find lots of inspiration for your bohemian bridesmaids in this really cool styled shoot…

“My love for all things free spirited and bohemian was the inspiration behind this styled bridesmaid shoot, and it is a style which is becoming more and more popular in wedding styling.

“Layers of lace and crochet fabric were loosely hung over bamboo poles to create the tipi, which was topped with flowers and grasses.

“I didn’t want the bridesmaid dresses to be structured and formal, I wanted each to be a dress which could be worn outside of the wedding setting. The informal look was continued with the hair and make-up, with messy curls, braids and half-do hairstyles, and blush ‘hardly there’ tones of make-up used.

“We mixed and matched jewellery, with lots of long necklaces, bangles and gem stoned rings used, and the feather headpieces and horned skull are items synonymous with bohemian styling.

“It is a free spirited, heartfelt look that allows a bridesmaid to exude confidence and not conform with a stereotyped bridal look.”

Flowers on top of tipi

Edge of tipi and horned skull

Horned skull Feathers hanging

Bohemian bridesmaid in tipi

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