We are going to head off into the land of inspiration for a bit with a photo shoot inspired by golden summer soirees out in the open air. Brooke Boling, photography extraordinaire, teamed up with Lauren Ledbetter for a homespun take on country nuptials. This ode to honey is filled with organic elements, perfectly crafted details and yummy baked goods galore. Check out the gallery for more honeybee inspired bits and we’ll be back in just a bit with a buying guide perfect for infusing your day with sweet, steal-worthy details.

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From Brooke BolingOur concept was based around “American Honey.”

We LOVED all the DIY touches including the chalkboard and reclaimed wood “Spin for Your Supper” Wheel (to select your entree) and the family recipe card favors. I loved the Blue Moon Summer Honey Wheat beer and the Jack Daniel’s Honey Mint Juleps with organic wooden stirrers.

Other details included invitations marked “spread the love” with flower seed packets, the homemade chalkboard table centerpieces filled with peonies and roses, tons of amber-colored votives, a ribbon ceremony backdrop, Southern Comfort cupcakes and perhaps the best part of the whole wedding…a pie making station!

Photography: Brooke Boling / Event Design: Lauren Ledbetter + Brooke Boling / Location: Pontotoc Farm, Franklin Tennessee / Flowers: Lilac / Invitations: Lauren Ledbetter / Cupcakes: Gigi’s Cupcakes / Pies: Kt + Ro Homemade Pies / Dress: B. Hughes Bridal / Bridesmaids + Flower Girls: Bella Bridesmaid Nashville / Jewelry: Diana Warner New York / Shoes: Target / Aprons: Ice Milk Aprons / Men’s Attire: Street Tuxedo + Dapper Dean / Hair + Make-up: Sherita Leslie / Burlap Decorations: Funkyshique / Honeybee Boutonniere, Crinkle Fans, Flatware Bundles and Silhouette Plates: BHLDN

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