Bride and groom sitting at wedding table in woodland setting for A Midsummer Night's Dream wedding shoot

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Inspired Wedding Styling

Today I have something a little different for you, A Midsummer Night’s Dream inspired wedding styling ideas, with a fairyland concept. In the Shakespeare play, one of the characters is Titania, queen of the fairies, and this is where the vision of creating a fairyland came from.

This wedding styling is all about creating an enchanting fairyland filled with green moss, lush floral arrangements and whimsical touches. I love the colour palette of green, gold, rose blush and pops of darker plum and berry tones.

Using the woods for the ethereal fairyland setting worked so well. I love the suspended floral arrangements and delicate glass sun catchers dotted about.

Bride and groom sitting at wedding table in woodland setting for A Midsummer Night's Dream wedding shoot

For this shoot the team styled the most incredible pièce de résistance… a moss-covered table. They decorated the table with stunning floral arrangements, fruits and berries, and pretty place settings with oak slice chargers, pretty china and the most unusual twig-look cutlery.

The ‘fairy-esque’ bride looked amazing in a stunning lace wedding dress with delicate long sleeves worn over a pink under-slip. I love the large multicoloured butterfly and dragonfly tiara, perfect for the fairyland feel.

As well as her incredible wedding dress, the bride has such a fabulous bridal bouquet full of gorgeous blush-coloured blooms surrounded by greenery – you’ve gotta love an oversized bridal bouquet!

Whether you are looking for inspiration for a wedding based on your favourite Shakespeare play, an outdoor or woodland wedding, or just some ethereal wedding ideas, you will love these.

A big thank you to LeeYen Photography for sharing these amazing pictures.

Fairyland

“The seduction and magic of love is truly like a fairyland. Shakespeare wrote the greatest love stories of all time, and one of the most magical and uniquely different is the story of the Fairy Queen Titania and Oberon. Taking that magical, woodsy, ethereal fairyland and infusing it into A Midsummer Night’s Dream inspired wedding styling is a match made in heaven!

Bride sitting in woods

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Bride holding large bouquet

Groom wearing black suit and bow tie Groom's flower buttonhole

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Bride holding bouquet in woodland

Beauty and the Beast Inspired Wedding Styling

Beauty and the Beast, the new Disney film, is so much more than just a movie. It’s a phenomenon, and the most incredible inspiration for wedding styling.

The fairytale love story of Beauty and the Beast is so captivating, and has become many people’s all-time favourite Disney film (it’s mine, is it yours too?). If you love it too, there are so many elements of the film and the design you can incorporate into your wedding. I’m not saying full-on Beauty and the Beast décor with items from the Disney Store and a yellow dress (unless of course this is your thing). Just subtle, fabulous details.

Bride holding bouquet in woodland

The creative team behind this Beauty and the Beast wedding shoot created woodland wedding styling using elements from the film to enhance the look. They brought the dark woodland setting to life with red roses, pewter décor and a beautiful white Ian Stuart ballgown wedding dress.

Even if you don’t fancy a Beauty and the Beast themed wedding, these styling ideas provide beautiful inspiration. I love the gold drip wedding cake topped with meringues (it looks so good!), and the red rose bridal crown is perfect for an autumn or winter wedding.

‘Be our guest’ and step this way to enjoy the glory of this Beauty and the Beast wedding styling…

Wonderful Love Story

“The inspiration behind this elegant woodland shoot was my favourite Disney film of all time, Beauty and the Beast”. With the film released in March, I felt sure that it would inspire many couples to incorporate elements of this wonderful love story into their wedding day.

“I therefore set about planning a shoot that would show couples ways to introduce small hints of the film in an achievable way, via florals, props and their choice of colour palette.”

Bird figures in branches

Beauty and the Beast styled wedding table

Veil over back of chair

Hand mirror

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Still Nature Styled Wedding Shoot

We love the calmness that this styled shoot portrays. The natural elements of the beautiful woodland set the scene for this wonderful ‘Still Nature’ wedding inspiration.

With the simply yet chic styling One Stylish Day has shown that having an outdoor wedding can be calm, relaxing and ‘with nature’, and doesn’t have to include lots of props and styling details. Louise used natural elements that complemented that surroundings, minimal embellishments for the tablescape and an abundance of candles to give a warming, cosy feel in the forest.

Couple sitting at naturally styled wedding table

Nicola Dixon Photography captured the beauty of this Still Nature wedding inspiration styled shoot and we are delighted to share the incredible pictures.

Natural Elements and Textures

“This shoot is a fresh take on an outdoor wedding, inspired by simple Scandi living. There’s a sense of oneness with the wild, and a calm, comfortable appreciation of nature.

“The woodland setting is undisturbed by a tablescape that feels like it belongs, and natural elements and textures add a quiet vitality to the scene. An undone quality runs through this scheme; dripping candles, casually laid linens and twiggy floral arrangements.”

Dramatic, Natural Backdrop

“Collections of logs and tree stumps work to create an outdoor ‘room’, and pillar candles of differing sizes provide the ambience. Garlands creep around trees as if they are growing there, and the repetition of vertical tree trunks into the distance creates a dramatic, natural backdrop.

“White stationery has hewn edges and perfectly placed black serif typography.”

Simple wedding stationery

Three different buttonholes

Candles on tree stumps in woods

“Spring has yet to reach the forest, and the colour palette reflects this stillness. White and warm grey reflects a sunless sky, and soft, dull metallic finishes reflect the surroundings. Soft pinks and deep reds lift the dark forest green, woody browns and bronzes.”

Foliage going up tree

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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

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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

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Elegant pastel shade wedding flowers

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