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William Morris Inspired Styled Wedding Shoot

I was thrilled when Catharina Eden of My Eden Bespoke asked me to create necklaces for a William Morris inspired styled wedding shoot, along with fifteen other collaborators. The necklaces were made to coordinate with Catharina's pale green dress design, so beautifully embroidered by Ashleigh Jay Embroidery. I will include links to their websites, along with the other contributors at the end of the post. 
Pale Green Embroidered Wedding Dress with Keepsake Necklace
The pale green dress was embroidered with gold and green leaf motifs. The oval pendant was made using samples of the embroidery material. 

If you haven't heard of William Morris and want to learn more about this famous and prolific 19th century designer, this article from the V & A Museum is a great start. I have always found the following quote that Morris is known for, to be inspiring and I strive to live by it:
"Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful."

This shoot took place at Kelmscott Manor, Morris' family home in the Cotswolds, the first styled wedding photoshoot to be held there. 
Kelmscott Manor in the Cotswolds, England
Kelmscott Manor

Bride in Pale Green Wedding Dress with Embroidered Leaves
The gorgeous gown and matching necklace. 

Keepsake Pendant Necklaces made from Embroidered Wedding Dress Fabric
I made two necklaces, one for the bride and one for the bridesmaid. 

Bride and Groom at Kelmscott Manor
The bride and groom in the gardens of Kelmscott Manor. 

Kelmscott Manor, July 2019

Artists & Designers

 Photography: @chloeelyphotography

 Planning: @occasion.queens

 Dresses & Design: @myedenbespoke

 Tableware Hire: @sallyssecretevents

 Flowers: @corkysflowers

 Hair & Makeup: @machmanagement

 Cake: @dolcelussocakes

 Jewelry: @ceci_leibovitz

 Shoes: @freyaroselondon

 Stationery: @lovetallulahbelle

 Wax Seals: @heirloomseals

 Seeded Card: @wildflower_wedding_favours

 Table Linen: @lucy_sherwood_tablecloths

 Groom's Outfit: @thecotswoldtailor

 Embroidery: @ashleighjayembroidery

 Venue: @kelmscottmanor

 

 

 

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