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A Floral-Filled Wedding at Leopoldskron Palace – the Castle from The Sound of Music!

The hills are aliveee, with the sound of wedding bells! Today’s beautiful couple tied the knot with the help of A Very Beloved Wedding at none other than Leopoldskron Palace, also known as the castle from The Sound of Music… umm, how dreamy is that?! The bride stunned in an off-the-shoulder Monique L’huillier gown, the floral design by A Very Beloved Bloom and Ponk Rentals was a heavenly array of blush and cream blooms and every detail was perfectly captured by Greg Finck Photography! We’re just warning you now, this one will absolutely take your breath away.

From their wedding planner, A Very Beloved WeddingFarah and Mark complement each other in every way. He`s a cautious thinker, with a pragmatic sense of the world and a loving husband to be. She is a vivid spirit, big hearted and elegant lady. Together they are strong, fun, lucky, vivid and compatible. Their wedding was romantic, dreamy, timeless, and elegant. It was all about the romance found in flowers and in love stories such as “The Sound of Music”. Thus, the floral element and the emphasize of the musical in several details was very important.

The wedding’s hashtag was #FarahEverMoses. The venue, Schloss Leopoldskron is a rococo palace build in the 18th century by Archbishop of Salzburg Count Leopold Anton von Firmian. It is surrounded by a wide park with an amazing view from the romantic garden on the lake Leopoldskron. This palace is one of the world most famous places, due to the musical “The Sound of Music”. The color palette was romantic and dreamy, with light pastel colors, sage, blush, soft whites, cremes, ivory, and touches of gold.

The grandness of the venue with elements such as marble and stone were softened by romantic touches of colors and flowers. The ceremony took place between the legendary horses with the beautiful lake as a backdrop. To welcome the guests to the ceremony a sign in an antique gold frame was placed on a wooden easel, mentioning the hashtag #FarahEverMoses and the words “Pick a seat not a side.” Guests enjoyed a get together and greet the couple in the garden and terrace area of Leopoldskron, close to the ceremony. Garden furniture with pillows and romantic flower arrangements on the tables made the festive décor highlights of the cocktail complete. A sign in a gold antique frame on an easel described the program of the day and mentioned the hashtag #FarahEverMoses. The seating chart was placed on an easel and had the title “Sounds like love” according to the Sound of Music theme and also some ornaments of the stationery according to the floral theme. The hashtag was also mentioned. The chart itself was adorned with flowers and greens and presented during the cocktail.

The dinner took place in the main salon of the palace among marble columns, gold stucco and golden chairs. Flowers diverse heights where placed, saluting the ceiling, in gold vases. The setting was classic and dreamy, with blush tablecloths and ivory napkins of French brocade. The tall and big candles in nude/blush are in gold candle holders of diverse heights or on the tablecloth to create a sense of movement, the cutlery was matt gold. The table names of the letterpress flowery stationery suite where also displayed on the table. Letterpress menus where placed on the folded napkins on the charger plates. The glassware was classic with gold. The table names recreated the Sound of music theme “a few of my favorite things”: e. g. Raindrops on roses, whiskers on kittens, bright copper kettles, warm woolen mittens, cream-colored ponies, crisp apple strudels, silver-white winters, schnitzel with noodles, doorbells and sleigh bells.

After the last course, the cake was cut in the Venetian room and served together with other sweets on a round sweet table. The room was filled with mirrors, candles, paintings, and gold. After the bride changes her outfit the party starts downstairs with party light and candle light. An open bar was also displayed indoors. The stationery was timeless and elegant. It is of fine art Letterpress and 100% cotton paper. The design of the font is classic, and the ornaments are floral. The give aways where heart shaped cups of tea with the signs “Keep love brewing” on them. They were presented with blush and white flowers on antique table during the party.

Photography: Greg Finck Photography | Videography: Sequence Five | Floral Design: A Very Beloved Bloom | Flowers: PONK Rentals | Stationery: Herz&Co | Engagement ring: Jean Dousset | Ceremony music: Hochzeitsmusik | Bridal Rehearsal dinner dress: Gössl | Bridal gown: Monique Lhuillier | Bridal jewelry: Damas | Bridal shoes: Jimmy Choo | Cufflinks: Montblanc | Decoration: A Very Beloved Wedding | Destination Wedding Planning and Design: A Very Beloved Wedding | Furniture rentals: Rotfuchs | Groom shoes: Christian Louboutin | Groom tuxedo: Salvatore Ferragamo | Make-up and Hair: Alma Milcic | Palace: Leopoldskron Castle | Rehearsal Dinner Headpiece: Miss Lillys Hats | Rehearsal Dinner Venue: St. Peter Stiftskulinarium | Sweets and Cake: Cake Couture | Tabletop rentals: Cañigueral

Elegant Summer Engagement Session in Salzburg

As fans of the classic film, “The Sound of Music,” it only made sense that this darling duo make a pitstop on Salzburg to celebrate their engagement. With the help of photographer Siegrid Cain, they spent a perfect July day exploring the Austrian city’s historic streets, sunshine and summer bouquet in tow. Take a peek at even more pretty in the gallery here!

From Siegrid CainDali & Darren travelled to Europe to celebrate their recent engagement. And because they are both big fans of “The Sound of Music” they also spent 2 days in Salzburg and decided to book me for an engagement shoot there. We planned the shoot for quite some time so Dali had a stylist booked and also a little summer bouquet. What we couldn’t plan was the weather of course. But we were blessed with a very hot, sunny July day and took adavantage of the gorgeous light and summer feeling.

The shoot turned into a little guided tour of the beautiful old town of Salzburg. We started in the oldest street called Steingasse, walked over the infamous Markatsteg to get a shot with the skyline of the old town and castle.

From there we took the lift up to the Mönchsberg – Museum der Moderne – and walked above the city for some nature shots and fresh air. Both of them changed their outfits and off we went through the little old streets. From Getreidegasse to Domplatz, where we met a friendly Wolfhound who kindly posed with the couple. Stopping here and there to capture their sweet love and memories of the trip of a lifetime.

Photography: Daniela Weinberger | Floral Design: Daniela Weinberger | Hair And Makeup : Ilse Mimovic | Venue: Altstadt Von Salzburg | Photography - Assistance: Daniela Weinberger

Austrian Winter Elopement from Claire Morgan Photography

Elopements have a special kind of character. There’s a giddiness and a we-can’t-believe-we’re-doing-this kind of excitement that can’t be matched, so when I see the giggles and smiles throughout Claire Morgan Photography’s images of this winter elopement in Austria, I’m filled with all sorts of joy. A fresh blanket of snow, a Watters dress, adorably decorated Christmas trees, and oodles of true love are all you can ask for this Christmas and you can find it in the gallery right here.

From Claire Morgan PhotographyThis wedding was an elopement that took place shortly after Christmas last year in the beautiful historical city of Salzburg, Austria. The couple, Erin and Brett, are from North Carolina and decided to get married in a European location they had never traveled to before. Erin had her friends and family write wishes for them on the soles of her shoes and also had with her mother’s handbag and grandmother’s handkerchief with her so she felt a part of her family was with them. They had the civil ceremony at Schloss Mirabell and the church ceremony in Schloss Hellbrunn. I spent most of the day with them taking pictures at various locations around the old city.

Wedding Photography: Claire Morgan Photography / Civil Ceremony Venue: Schloss Mirabell in Salzburg, Austria / Religious Ceremony Venue: Schloss Hellbrunn in Salzburg, Austria / Wedding Planning: Grenzenlos Events / Bride’s Shoes: Grazia / Snow Boots: Hunter / Wedding Dress: Watters via JMajors Bridal Boutique / Bride’s Sash: Ossai Bridal Accessories via JMajors Bridal Boutique

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Austrian Wedding at Schloss Leopoldskron by Claire Morgan Photography

Can you imagine getting married in the very palace that was the inspiration for the Von Trapp family’s villa in The Sound of Music?  A place that is so majestic with stunning mountain views and gilded ballrooms dripping with chandeliers.  This gorgeous wedding by Claire Morgan Photography took place in that very spot and it is totally and utterly romantic with the sweetest details that are sure to become some of your favorite things!  See it all in the full gallery!

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From Claire of Claire Morgan PhotographyElaine is of Chinese decent and grew up in America, and Tom is half Austrian, half British. The two met in London, where they both now live. I loved the small elements from all nationalities that brought this international wedding together and also loved how one of Tom’s groomsmen performed their marriage ceremony! Not something you see very often these days. The wedding took place at the gorgeous Schloss Leopoldskron in Salzburg, Austria, in May. It was an outdoor ceremony setting with dinner in the Marble Hall.

Wedding Photography: Claire Morgan Photography / Wedding Venue: Schloss Leopoldskron in Salzburg, Austria / Floral Design: Blumen Neuhauser / Wedding Dress: Melissa Sweet by Priscilla of Boston (Now Closed) / Bride’s Shoes: Valentino