Moroccan Inspired Bridal Shower Styling

Today’s inspiration comes from this beautiful Moroccan inspired bridal shower styling, photographed by Abbie Mae Photography. Shot in the grounds of The Addison Grove, the styling team led by Heather Lane Events wanted to recreate the feeling and culture of Morocco in their home state of Texas.

A luxury picnic style soiree like this would be a wonderful way to celebrate your upcoming nuptials, but I also wanted to share this shoot because I think there are lots of fabulous ideas you could use for an outdoor summer wedding too.

Bride-to-be and bridesmaids sitting around a low-level table for bridal shower

Moroccan Style

The rustic tablescape is beautifully styled with colourful Moroccan-style mismatched glassware, patterned china and dip-dyed napkins. I love the simple, minimal use of foliage down the centre of the table, weaving in and out of candles, glass votives and small flower arrangements. This sits on a macramé table runner, which brings pattern and texture to the set-up, as do the large cushions which also give a cosy feel. Of course, a low-level table may not be suitable for a wedding breakfast, but you could use this idea to create outdoor chill-out areas instead.

Another lovely idea which continues the Moroccan theme is the tea table. Topped with Moroccan teapot, tea glasses, mint tea bags and bottled iced tea, it’s an interesting and refreshing feature. I love the brass hostess trolley next to it too, beautifully styled with a lantern, pink globe and florals.

And the floral styling doesn’t end there. The bride-to-be’s magnificent bouquet is full of pink and peach blooms including roses and ranunculus, while her hens have gorgeous foliage hoops to carry. There’s also floral detail on the bride-to-be’s stunning wedding dress, which adorns the bodice, skirt and long illusion sleeves.

So, whether you’re looking for ideas for a bridal shower or outdoor summer wedding, I hope you love this Moroccan inspired styling as much as I do…

The Addison Grove sign

Palm and cactus plants

Wedding dress hanging over patterned cushions

Bridal bouquet and wedding dress with floral detail

Bride-to-be in wedding dress

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Modern Warehouse Wedding Styling in Green and Gold

Today I’m delighted to share this wonderful modern warehouse wedding styling, photographed by Emily Rose Photography. With green and gold as the colour palette, the creative team used patterns and textures to create a fabulous styling concept that adds such elegance to the industrial style backdrop of exposed brick walls and tall glass windows.

We’ve seen before how well metallics complement lush green foliage, and this winning combination is key to the styling. Gold lanterns and votives shine amongst the foliage table runner, while the gold patterned china gives a subtle nod to the theme. This even carries through to the incredible ceremony balloon arch, where gold balloons and green foliage add colour to the mostly white display.

I simply must mention the bride’s dress as well… wow! This fit and flare style dress by Lillian West with keyhole back is simply breathtaking, and its allover lace design ticks the pattern and texture boxes too!

So, whether your wedding is taking place in a warehouse style space, you want ideas for combining foliage and metallics, or you’re looking for wedding inspiration that’s modern yet classically elegant, immerse yourself in this fabulous modern warehouse wedding styling…

Modern Elegance

“I wanted this shoot to inspire my southern brides to think outside the box of country charm weddings and explore the idea of modern elegance. I envisioned dramatic light, deep greens, and gold accents, and our amazing team took my vision to the next level.

Wedding dress hanging over doors in Events at Haven

Lillian West wedding dress with lace pattern detail

Wedding stationery with foliage detail on gold rimmed tray

Wedding ring and earrings

Hand-lettering on wedding stationery

Bride holding wedding invitation

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Opulent Wedding Styling with Autumnal Colours

My first glimpse of this fabulous styled wedding shoot was a picture of the bouquet on the Hibiscus and Hodge Facebook page. From the first time I saw this breathtaking oversized bouquet in warm autumnal colours I fell in love with this styling concept. Then I found out the shoot took place in my home town of Devizes at the beautiful Town Hall and I loved it even more!

Coordinated by Lucinda from Devizes Venues and talented local make-up artist Karina Scoffield, these ideas have been beautifully captured by Rose & Fay Photography. Although the styling uses rich autumnal colours it would work for a wedding in any season as a mix of bright colours pop through the rich tones to give real depth and interest.

Elegant bride standing next to wedding harpist

With beautiful wedding dresses and wonderfully opulent styling ideas, this shoot is one of my favourite styled shoots we’ve featured recently. I hope you love these ideas as much as I do.

Warm, Rich Autumnal Colours

“This styled shoot took place in the Assembly Room of the historic Devizes Town Hall, a beautiful Georgian listed building. We wanted to reflect the regency grandeur of the room, with its Adams style ceiling, magnificent chandeliers and infinity mirrors.

“Full of warm, rich colours, this inspiration has an almost Avant Garde feel to it. The styling team used beautiful, rich and warm autumnal colours, giving the look a very indulgent and opulent wow factor.

Bride standing next to piano in Assembly Room of Devizes Town Hall

Bride leaning on piano

Bride standing holding rose next to piano

Elegant bride with veil

Bride holding autumnal bouquet

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Bridal Shower Styling Using 2019 Wedding Trends

This bridal shower is one of the prettiest I’ve seen, and is the perfect inspiration to swoon over during the Easter break. The styling team, led by Jade at Let’s Bee Together, used a combination of the hottest 2019 wedding trends which work so well together.

Pantone’s colour for 2019, Living Coral, features heavily throughout the styling, including the stationery, napkins, cake and even the drinks. The white linen on the simply styled table makes the coral napkins and on-trend low level floral arrangement of foliage, pampas grass and coral roses really stand out, and cute coral chiffon bows tied around the top of bar stools finish the look perfectly. Each place setting also has a cool personalised coaster which is a lovely keepsake for the girls to take away.

Bridal shower table styled with 2019 wedding styling trends

I just love the elegant stationery which features a wonderful hand drawn illustration of the venue, The Con Club, and the inclusion of pampas grass designs on the invite, wax seal and envelope liner gives a nod to the floral arrangements. Hand lettering is used throughout, including on the personalised gift bags for each of the girls. Filled with wonderful treats such as an ‘I Do Crew’ bracelet, marble iced biscuit, drink, hairspray, “Prosecco whore” hankies, and so much more, there’s definitely no tat here!

Four extravagant tiers of cakey goodness, the bridal shower cake is a lovely idea. Decorated with a beautiful sugar flower hoop, rose gold leaf, soft coral colours and tied with a pretty ribbon, it’s the final piece that pulls together all the different 2019 wedding trends used.

So, whether you’re planning a bridal shower or 2019 wedding, I’m sure you’ll love these ideas captured by Lindy Rogers.

The Con Club, Altrincham

The Con Club sign

Bridal shower stationery in coral colour

Coral coloured bridal shower stationery

Hanging flower backdrop next to bridal shower welcome sign

Bridal shower gifts and personalised bag

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Blooming Marvellous – Giant Flowers from The Prop Factory

Hiring props for your wedding to create the look you want is not really anything new, but have you thought about hiring a flower garden? Perhaps not, until now… The Prop Factory has launched the most fantastic giant flowers for hire that when used together create a magnificent flower garden. Not only will they wow you and your wedding guests, but they form a backdrop like no other.

For an outdoor wedding, imagine creating this scene in the garden of your venue to use as a ceremony backdrop. In fact, as most of these flowers are free-standing you could create a floral wonderland indoors.

Each flower is handmade by The Prop Factory, with the flowers and leaves delicately constructed with authentic markings. The range includes the huge 220cm tall rose-like enchanted flower, giant daisies and sunflowers, and even tall grass. To add extra enchantment, how about adding a toadstool or two?

If you are looking to create something very special and unique for your big day then these giant flowers from The Prop Factory will turn your wedding into an enchanted wonderland. Blooming marvellous!

Giant Flowers from The Prop Factory in Froginwell Vineyard

A Jungle of Flowers

“The idea behind this shoot was to showcase our new full range of Giant Flowers, all handmade at our warehouse. At The Prop Factory we have seven giant flower options, all free-standing apart from the daisies which spike into grass easily. They range from Giant Sunflowers to Grass Tiles. I pulled the shoot forward because I couldn’t risk missing the beautiful weather we had recently. I’m so glad it all came together.

“I wanted to create a jungle of flowers in the Vineyard at Froginwell that customers could take inspiration from or re-create this summer. Couples could use the flowers at their wedding for photo opportunities or as a ceremony backdrop.

Bridesmaid and flower girl walking through Giant Flowers from The Prop Factory

Bridesmaid standing amongst Giant Flowers from The Prop Factory

Bridesmaid with colourful flower crown

Flower girl walking though field of Giant Flowers from The Prop Factory

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