We are jumping on the bandwagon today and taking a little trip to Wonderland with not one, but three shoots inspired by the dreaminess of tea parties and the Mad Hatter. This first shoot is the perfect inspiration for all of you brides out there that love a touch of whimsy mixed with unabashed girliness. Simply Modern Weddings created a marvelous fairy tale scene shot by Kim Le Photography and the following is the golden child of their collaboration. Be sure to check out the gallery because there was just wayyy too much goodness to fit in one post.
This fun shoot was inspired and styled with our own fun spin on the Alice in Wonderland story! As with other adaptations of young Alice's tale, our Alice is quite the dreamer. However, instead of imagining a world of silly nonsensical, our Alice dreams of her whimsical wedding with the Mad Hatter!
Her story begins as she dozes off while sitting under her favorite tree reading classic love stories. Upon awakening, she finds herself caught in a mad cyclone of playing cards. Amongst the maze of cards, she stumbles upon a delightful "playing card inspired" invitation for her wedding in the queen's garden, followed by the tea party reception in Tulgey Woods. Although our mischievous Alice is running late to the ceremony, she decides to sneak a peek at her reception instead. Alice's tea party is way beyond what she envisioned! Nothing too extravagant, just an elegant party for her, the Mad Hatter, Mr. Rabbit, and of course the Queen...personalized with all the details she loves! The dreamy palette of colors is inspired by some of her favorite things: the sea, blush, champagne, clouds, with pops of berry. The grand floral arrangement imitates the feel of her favorite tree with its mossy trunk and colorful mushroom scattered base. Suspended from the branches of this arrangement are floral filled teacups. A medley of other floral filled teapots, as well as her dearest books are scattered about the table. The place settings are pieced together using pieces from her great-grandmothers china collection. Since Alice adores all things sweet, a trio of yummy french macaroons are placed for each guest. But Alice's favorite treat is a delicious cupcake, especially for her and her love to share! As Alice sits and admires her delightful party, she begins to daydream about her next adventure! Wonder where it will take her?
-Simply Modern Weddings
Event Coordination and Design: Simply Modern Weddings / Photography: Kim Le Photography / Floral Design: Flowers by Helen / Invitations and Paper Goods: Darla Marie Designs / Floral Belts and Hair Accessories: The Treasured Petal Boutique / Hair and Makeup: All Made Up / French Macrons: Layer Cake Bakery / Cupcakes: Sugar | Tart Desserterie / Rentals: Classic Party Rentals / Linens: Wildflower Linens and Fusion Linens / Fashion: Jinny's Bridal and Forever 21/ Model: Lauren