In January I was asked to style a 'winter wedding' photo shoot at the Carriage Hall in Plumtree, to be used for their new wedding brochure. It was another chance to work alongside my amazing friend and photographer Jade Alana so I knew the results would be amazing!! The Carriage Hall was once the old Plumtree station goods shed, but has been converted into a stunning venue for weddings and special events. If you haven't been there it's definitely worth a visit!
I decided to use soft duck egg blues, ivory lace, silver and mercury glass against the beautiful brick interior of the venue. I put up the Christmas tree (again!) and decorated with glittery white poinsettias, mercury glass baubles and handmade fabric hearts that I spent the week stitching together!!
I even roped my husband in to make me a wedding sign to compliment the tree!! Secretly I know he loves doing these things despite the frowns and general sighs of "what on earth are you making now??"
I made little place cards of duck egg blue dupion silk overlaid with glittery white cotton lace with a matching wrap around the napkin and duck egg blue tablecloths with lace panel overlays.
I borrowed these beautiful silver beaded tealight shades from my mother in law whose house is an Aladdin's cave of goodies!!
Beautiful white roses, lisianthus, freesias, ranunculus and gypsophilia along with silvery blue eucalyptus were arranged in a variety of silver goblets, cake stands and mercury glass vases giving a really fresh vintage feel to the shoot.
I created a wintry alter table using a console covered in the same overlays and used a lovely big silver mirror to reflect the light and soft glow of twinkle lights and silver candlesticks...
I also finished each chair with a handmade fabric heart hung with lace and a vintage hat pin as a gift for each guest
Thanks Jade & Emma for a great day and thanks to Abbi at Save the Date for organizing the day!