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If you’re looking for “A Moody and Modern Twist on Fall,” that is exactly what you will find in this stunning shoot by Tamara Gruner Photography and Promise Event Planners. The deeply colored florals with pops of white ranunculus and blush roses in the florals designed by Yonder Floral & Décor House, and the non-traditional black china table settings are certain to inspire the contemporary bride with dreams of a fall or winter wedding. We’re obsessing over the beautiful details that this gifted team brought together, and we think you will too.

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Inspiration from Payton (Promise Event Planners): This shoot was inspired by my parents’ wedding china. My parents were married in Texas in 1990. While everyone was registering for classic white and blue or floral china, my parents decided on this modern, onyx black hexagon set. They were way ahead of their time and passed along their love of black to me.

From the china, we built a dark colored and modern mood for the shoot. We went for blacks, deep emerald greens, with pops of white, and assorted metals. I have a love for combining contrasting design styles. We combined modern clean lines and shapes in a natural and organic space at Cottonwood Glen.

Through the medium of film, Tamara Gruner Photography effortlessly captured each image while taking her time to get the perfect shot. Her eye and use of natural light and fine art style was a compliment to the modern styling that blended in contrasting harmony.

House of Yonder created a textured bouquet of dark lush greenery and fall foliage with soft touches of blush garden roses and white ranunculus. The spilling organic centerpiece gracefully complimented the mid-century modern style table, wood slat chairs, and wooden tapered candle holders. The black champagne flutes were complimented by the green crystal goblets. They also provided the lounge setting staged in the middle of a field.

 

The stationery suite by Stefanie Hofmeister was comprised of a black origami inspired folded invitation. The opening of the invite revealed a modern script and organic polka dotted pattern. The envelopes were a contrasting black with white calligraphy. Stefanie added in touches of glimmering copper to tie in the metallic touches.

The models have a remarkable story of their own. The couple met on a styled bridal shoot years ago. While pretending to be a couple in love and displaying their chemistry, they fell for each other during their shoot. The rest is history. They are now married with two beautiful children. Their real-life love shined through in the photos more than we could have imagined. The groom wore a classic black suite with a polka dotted black bow tie. The bride adorned a two-piece gown from Emma & Grace Bridal. The modern constructed bodice met the flowy bottom to create a sexy yet ethereal bridal look.

Using my parent’s actual china in the shoot was something that was so personal and incredibly special. This shoot was a breathtaking combination of opposites that came together to create something so beautiful and seamless.

  

Photographer: Tamara Gruner Photography // Planner: Promise Event Planners // Florist/ Rental Company: Yonder Floral & Décor House // Invitation Suite & Calligraphy: Stefanie Hofmeister // Venue: Cottonwood Glen // Dress: Emma Grace Bridal // Jewelry: Brian Gavin Diamonds // Gift Box: Panche Gift Box // Models: Brytny & Kiley Grant // Cake/ Desserts: A Cake Come True // Shoes: Bella Belle Shoes // Suit: Ted’s Clothiers // Hair and Make Up: Megan Maenius // Film Lab: Richard Photo Lab // Ring Box: The Mrs. Box

 

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This gorgeous styled shoot by Rainbow Chan Weddings gives insight into how you can use contrast to bring drama and spectacular beauty to your wedding. From the majestic cherry trees at Langdon Hall heavy with vivid pink blossoms, the dark red in the bouquets and tablescapes beautifully arranged by Releve Blooms, to the white and grey wardrobe palette and the maroon linens paired with gold and white at the tables, the designer’s vision to showcase artistic contrast is awe-inspiring. These images expertly captured by Artiese Studios will have you swooning for days.

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A beautiful and picturesque parochial getaway, a cul-de-sac amid a colorful cornucopia of southern Ontario’s countryside’s most prized scenic retreats. Bringing together a touchingly elegant color palette, lovingly assembled custom designs, a premier selection of wardrobe choices, and nature’s very own beautifully simple aesthetic adornments to make an unmistakably powerful artistic quality was our premier goal for our latest styled shoot.

Nestled down a quiet country road in the comfy community of Cambridge, just a stone’s throw away from Kitchener, is the namesake for our style shoot, Langdon Hall Country House, an absolutely stunning country estate surrounded by breathtaking scenery and picture-perfect locations for a truly unforgettable wedding day experience. One stylistic aim our designers had intended for this styled shoot was the development and emphasis on the theme of contrasts; between light and dark, between color and monotone, between us and nature. And with a cursory glance through our gallery, one can see these very same contrasts unfold to create a true unity between contrasting elements. From the get-go, one can see the contrast between the color of bright-maroon red in the floral arrangements, between bouquets and boutonnieres for lapels, and the subdued light ashen grey and lily white wardrobe palette. A contrast of a color scheme which engages the senses to one which is soft and simple creates an engaging and appealing aesthetic for the wedding’s overall theme.

Using a simple setup for the wedding ceremony location in a perfect outdoor setting surrounded by Langdon Hall’s natural greenery, and right in front of cherry trees that perfectly fit the maroon red theme from earlier, our photo-shoot capitalized on every part of Langdon Hall’s perfect location to create a truly exquisite wedding day experience. For the dining table setup, we see again the use of contrasting bright maroon coupled with deep dark, shimmering gold and pure white; a genuinely eclectic ensemble of colors brought together perfectly for the scene. The stationery items as well, fashioned with a rustic and aged look, give the wedding day’s overall impression one of depth and refinement. All in all, with many contrasting elements left written on the canvas of our photographs, our latest styled shoot was an unbelievable pleasure for us to have brought to life.

From the picturesque countryside setting, to the themes of contrasts in our design choices, to the use of Langdon Hall’s beautiful forestry and wonderfully crafted garden. All in unison, a wondrous sea of contrasting elements coming together to bring something beautiful to life. And we hope you find it beautiful too, the magic within the grounds of Langdon Hall.

Wedding Planner: Rainbow Chan Weddings // Photographer: Artiese Studios // Florist: Releve Blooms // Stationery: Seniman Calligraphy // Venue: Langdon Hall // Videographer: SDE Weddings // Make-Up/Hair: Windy Chiu // Model (Female): Elite Model // Model (Male): Angies Models // Cake/Dessert: Rococoa Butter // Plates/ Stemware: Plate Occasion // Gowns: Catherine Langlois // Tux: Garrison Bespoke // Linens: Linens Closet // Rings/Ring Box: Cynthia Findlay // Pedestals: Design Exchange

 

The stunning white barn venue, The White Sparrow, often hosts weddings in light soft colors that coordinate marry well with the space. So the The White Sparrow planning and design team hooked up with always-amazing florists at Celebrate Dallas to create a shoot that celebrates the moodier side of a pastel palette. We love the black details like the tapers and chairs and the dusty blue in the beautiful tablescape. And the cake by Sugar Bees Sweets is AMAAING. Callie Manion Photography was on hand working her magic and we have all these gorge images to show for it!

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Photography: Callie Manion Photography // Venue + Planning + Styling: The White Sparrow // Florals: Celebrate Dallas // Paper Goods: Seniman Calligraphy // Dress: Truvelle via A & Bé Bridal Shop // Makeup + Hair: Wendy Zerrudo // Model: Caroline Bradley // Ribbons + Table Runner: Silk & Willow // Tabletop Rentals: Posh Couture Rentals // Cake: Sugar Bees Sweets // Film Lab: PhotoVision

 

Moody, soft tones and deep, rich textures come together to create an incredibly stunning vibe in this gorgeous inspiration shoot planned and designed by Kaleb Norman James. We’re basically obsessing over Every. Single. Detail.  The florals also by Kaleb Norman James, are amazing—a striking mixture of deep garden roses and pale Italian ranunculus and flowering branches. Bespoke Strokes created a multi-toned calligraphy invitation suite with plenty of romance that perfectly introduces Hotel Ballard, the Seattle venue.  And finally, the jewel-encrusted, and caped Jenny Packham gown is vintage, glam and totally current all at once. It’s perfect for the seasonally-transitional style of the shoot and all it’s inspiring details as captured to perfection in these film images by Sarah Carpenter Photography.

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Photography: Sarah Carpenter Photography // Planning Design Floral Design: Kaleb Norman James // Paper Products: Bespoke Strokes // Location: Hotel Ballard, Seattle Washington // Hair and Makeup: AriAnne Kraker of Makeup With Me // Ring Box: The Mrs. Box // Model: Rachel Noe of Heffner Management // Gown: Jenny Packham // Bridal Boutique: The Dress Theory

 

The team at 3 Leaf Floral created this stunning desert inspiration centered around their take on a moody spring palette. Filled with dusty pastels in the form of pale blue, whimsical whites and terra cottas the hues are both intriguing and soft. The drama of a high collar Allure gown from Annelise Bridal Boutique accentuate the wild florals, many of which were locally sourced from Western Colorado farms. Cosmos, garden roses and delphinium were held together by a smoky hued Silk and Willow  ribbon while dark candles were used to add contrast to the pastel landscape. K Robinson Photography was behind the lens working film magic to capture all the stunning details.

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Styling & Florals: 3 Leaf Floral // Photography: K Robinson Photography // Gown: Allure Bridals​ // Dress Shop: Annelise Bridal Boutique // Vintage Rental: Stonewood Vintage // Ribbon: Silk and Willow