Part of the joy of what we get to do here at SMP is to provide you with some of the best ingredients and tidbits of absolute lovely to help you make your wedding day the absolute best, most spectacular day of your life. And it’s shoots like this from Insight Creative that give us the greatest nuggets of wonderful from the best and brightest vendors and with a whole gallery filled to the brim of stealworthy ideas, now you’re cooking with gas. Amazing styling by Carbine Avenue of timber, twisted vines, and nature galore make up these beautiful tablescapes and the Townsville Flower Market centerpieces are almost too good to be true. And we get to see it all in the gallery right here.

From Karen of Carbine AvenueFor our third Make Believe Wedding, I wanted to create something completely different from the previous two shoots we had done. I was heavily influenced by all of the beautiful earthy, bohemian style images I had been seeing in recent months, and I added my latest obsession with aubergine and mulberry tones to create a rich and rustic theme. I used lots of raw materials — timber, twisted branches, moss and vines — for an earthy, natural feel and then added beautiful blooms by Townsville Flower Market for color and romance. Our reception included a very old, handmade timber slab table, and I added to this pink French wine glasses and cut-crystal, inlaid metal vases, antique silver and the most adorable cookie wedding favors in sewn paper bags from Cafe Bambini.

I wanted our bride styled as a free spirit, but she also had to be very soft and romantic, so the gown and headpiece that was custom designed for us by Katelyn Aslett was simply perfect. Our models, nicknamed Johnny and June, are a real-life husband and wife and so sweet together — there were even a few tears shed by our behind-the-scenes crew at the faux ceremony!

Photography: Insight Creative / Location: Townsville, Queensland / Styling: Carbine Avenue / Floral Market: Townsville Flower Market / Officiant: Stephen Tasselli / Cinematography: Insight Creative / Catering: Roux Blond / Cakes + Desserts: Paper and String + Sweeter Than Sugar / Stationery: Me Mo Stationery / Wedding Favors: Cafe Bambini / Photo Booth: In The Booth / Bridal Dance: Dancensations / Wedding Dress + Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Katelyn Aslett / Jewelry: Kim Bartlett Master Jewellers / Hair: Tiki On Ackers / Makeup: Boheme Beauty & Body / Men’s Suits: Ralph

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