Monday, May 7, 2012

Rustic French Inspired Wedding from Vela Images

Oh I have so much prettiness to bring to you to get the week off to a great start. I was thrilled when my clients Dani & Luke told me that Greta from Vela Images was shooting their wedding, and having seen the end result I absolutely know they made the right decision. Greta is brilliant at capturing details like the ones Dani styled her day with. I am in love with this gorgeous venue... and that table setting... oh my word!!! More from the gorgeous bride below... 

The inspiration for our wedding came from the season and size of our guest list. The rich depth of Autumn hues and an intimate guest list ensued into a warm, personal feel with no theme or conformity nor the formalities you'd expect on a wedding day.
My most memorable moment was watching my husband do his best not to well up as my Father walked me down the path towards him, and for the Luke, "the seriously memorable great times had with our small gathering of guests, dancing barefoot on the deck, under the stars with the city lights in the distance".
My advice for other brides: Leave your gown until last. Do the research however don't make the final decision until closer to D Day. It's imperative you feel a million dollars therefore don't let anyone dilute how very important this small yet vital detail is for your beautiful moment. Don't feel the pressure to conform or be uniform. It's your day and there's no right or wrong way to do this. Enjoy allowing your creative side run riot in expressing your personalities in the styling of the day; saviour and enjoy the precious moments between just the two of you that go unnoticed by everyone else and have absolutely no regrets, as it all goes by so fast. Most of all, trust your instinct and plan what feels right for the two of you as often what the day is truly about, can get so lost amidst the sea of planning. It's about the purpose of the day and not the performance.

Photography | Vela Images, Dress | Robyn Pascoe, Brides shoes | Jen + Kim, Brides accessories | Michal Negrin crystal earring and also grooms tie, Bridesmaid dresses | Robyn Pascoe, Grooms suit by | Working Style, Stationery | Ruby & Willow, Styling | The Bride, Venue | The French Country House, Hair | Natalya @ Scots, Rings | Antheas, Make-up | Chrissy @ Fairy Fingers, Flowers by Chloe from The French Country House


Gill Nelson said...

What a fabulous place! Everything about this wedding is perfect in every way, the flowers, table setting, gorgeous plates, divine stationary details, beautiful couple. Love the animals too. Wow!!

Steph | bubblerock said...

I am discovering amazing places every single day. What an amazing house and well, the wedding suits it so perfectly... Amazing styling from the bride and photography from Greta! AND I love the ring shot at the end... This is beyond gorgeous!

Eleanor / Jel said...

Beautiful styling. Everything about this wedding is perfect.

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