Hooray, lovelies! It’s that time again, when you can grab a brand new copy of Wedding Inspirations magazine from the local newsagent, pour a large cup of coffee (or glass of wine – it’s five o’ clock somewhere) and thumb through its pretty pages to your heart’s content. As always, there’s a ton of inspiration in store for you in the new issue, and we’re delighted to be sharing just a little slice of it here. This particular little editorial focuses on foliage, which as you’ll have gathered by now, is one of 2015’s loveliest trends. Don’t get me wrong, flowers are forever, but as Carol-Anne Frey & Andre Sonnekus, the team behind the shoot, say: “Foliage is finally enjoying its day in the sun. It’s nature’s answer to organic, budget-friendly decor that lends itself to just about any theme or venue.” So let’s get to enjoying a bit of this gorgeous greenery, shall we?
Some more info from the shoot team (see the latest issue of Wedding Inspirations for all the ‘get the look’ details):
Whether you’re opting for a farm-style setting or a vintage venue, foliage complements any look and packs a real style punch, from organic chic to rustic romance. Eco-friendly weddings are on the rise as couples move towards more natural weddings. We’re lucky to have such an abundance of striking greenery at our fingertips – it’s possible to create magical arrangements, from hanging arrangements, wreaths and bouquets to chair décor and hair garlands, using only foliage. Greenery allows the arrangements to be lush without going overboard on the flowers. Believe it or not, sophisticated glamour can be achieved with rustic details. We took our inspiration from the textures found in nature. Foliage lends itself to a very chic but whimsical look. The idea was to make the arrangements feel as if they had been foraged from the garden – which they were! Layering greenery adds loads of texture and depth to help create that wow factor. For this particular setting, warmth was introduced through wooden and copper elements. Foliage can be paired with whites for a crisp modern look, or layered with rich tones for a vintage feel.
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Concept, styling, coordination, flowes & decor: Carol-Anne Frey of Eco-Chic Weddings | Photography: Andre Sonnekus | Stationery: Paper Blooms Eco-Friendly Wedding Stationery | As featured in Wedding Inspirations Magazine