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Plum + Mauve Wedding Editorial

Lately I have been crushing hard on the color Mauve. Can it please be the new blush?! I love how it elevates many different color palettes and I wanted to create a shoot that showcased this gorgeous hue. I chose to combine it with deep plum, lavender, pops of nude and peach, with gold accents. It is such an unexpected, moody palette for spring. It was important to me that the overall feel was soft, elegant and refined, nothing overdone or gaudy. Fine Art Film Photographer, Jamie Rae Photo, captured the essence of this shoot perfectly.

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The velvet linen from La Tavola is such a show stopper. It laid a beautiful foundation for the brass candlesticks, gold rimmed china, and lush, feminine florals.

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Much of my floral selection was directed by the season. I love how delicate spring blooms are and knew I wanted to include some of my favorites such as sweet pea, fritillaria, and ranunculus.

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Another favorite element of this shoot was the gorgeous cake by Sainte G. It was the perfect mauve color with hand painted gold accents. It really only needed simple floral adornment.

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Each creative involved did such a wonderful job capturing the refined, elegance of this shoot and I’m thrilled with the result.

Vendors:

Photography: Jamie Rae Photo

Design/Styling/Floral: Swoon Floral Design

MUAH: Cassandra Kennedy

Dress: Ania Bridal

Stationery: Letters and Dust

Cake: Sainte G

Linens: La Tavola

China, Chairs, Flatware: Barclay Event Rentals

Upholstered Chair, Cake Stand, Side Table: Something Borrowed Vintage Rentals

Model: Alexandra Hagel

 

Author: swoonfloraldesign

My name is Kim, I’m a Portland native and the owner and designer of Swoon Floral Design. Being creative has always been a significant part of my life. From a young age I was always looking for something to design, repurpose, and create. With a background in interior design and horticulture, Swoon allows me to combine my passion for flowers and foliage, color, texture, and fabulous spaces by creating one of a kind arrangements for some of the most beautiful events in Oregon. Whether you are drawn to lush garden style arrangements or simple blooms in eclectic bottles, I will ensure each creation reflects your unique style + aesthetic. I work closely with my clients, making sure their wedding or event is the most cherished of occasions. When not playing with beautiful blooms, you can find me spending time with my family and friends, on a hike, checking out local farmers markets, and exploring the Portland "foodie" scene.

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