Thanks to Erin Connelly Events and Yazy Jo your Wednesday morning is about to look a whole lot prettier. You see, these two teamed up for an inspiration shoot set at one of the dreamiest estates you’ve ever seen, and the results? Something straight from a storybook. Sit tight my dears, because if you think this is good, just want ’til you get your hands on the gallery.
From Erin Connelly Events…When I first set eyes on this beautiful Georgian Estate in River Hills, Wisconsin, I thought I’d be a perfect location for a wedding! The main home was built in 1929 by the nationally renowned architect, Fitzhugh Scott. The surroundings are equally as lovely. The landscape starts with terraced steps drawing you into acres of breathtaking manicured lawns, the pool rests to the side and the scent of the long dreamy double row of peony bushes draw you to the pond and dock. It reminded me of a bygone era. I couldn’t wait to get started on the shoot!
I wanted my inspiration shoot to reflect that romantic setting and to compliment the lovely estate. Since the peonies were ready to bloom on the property it was only natural to use soft pinks, greens and shades of red to tie in the brick of the manor. It was truly such a highlight to see my planning, styling and flower arrangements come to life. Equally as exciting, I found an amazing team of vendors who made my vision come true.
Yazy Jo is the talented photographer who captured the play of light, the peaceful setting, that elegant world I was looking for, she really was a pleasure to work with. Alison and Theresa (hair and makeup team) worked their magic, were very kind and couldn’t have been more helpful. And the models were nothing but delightful. It was the icing on the cake to find Kendell and Jane who own the Festive Frog. Not only are they both wonderful, they have a great eye. From their beautiful vintage plates, glasses and bar tables, to the stunning and delicate Delphine Manivet dress, it certainly was an unforgettable afternoon.
Photography: Yazy Jo | Floral Design: Erin Connelly Events | Cake: Cake And Bake | Shoes: BHLDN | Rings: Vintage | Hair: Alison Levenick, Flawless Face Aesthetics | Calligraphy: The Blooming Quill | Grooms Attire: Models | Bar Carts, Glassware, Barware, Plates, Silverware, Flower Vases,: The Festive Frog | Bridesmaid Dress: BHLDN | Dining Table + Chairs: Tablescapes | Event Planning And Styling: Erin Connelly Events | Headpiece: BHLDN | Logo On Invitation: Tucker & Louise | Makeup: Theresa Balistreri At Clean Modern Pretty Makeup | Models: Adrianne And Tony From Modelogic (Midwest) | Private Estate: Indian Creek Manor | Purse: BHLDN | Robe: BHLDN | Wedding Dress, Lace Top, Veil: Delphine Manivet