A gloriously Gothic Wedding shoot at Ettington Park
Posted on February 25th 2016
So way back January, just after the New Year on the very first day back at work (and probably not quite ready for work) I got together with some infinitely amazingly talented people to complete a bridal shoot at the awe inspiring Ettington Park Hotel.
I was approached by Charlotte from Vintage Chic Wedding Fairs to complete a cake for the shoot which was to have a gothic bride/Modern Miss Havisham theme to suit the very beautiful surroundings.
So we had an amazing day of beautifying, laughing, dodging the rain and taking loads of photo's that were then featured on the top award winning wedding blog Mrs&MrsPandP . Take a look at all the very emotive and somewhat eerie venue, amazingly lush florals, just beautiful styling with some amazing ideas and lovely props, a truly perfect gown for the occasion, exquisite hair and makeup (expect nothing else from Sarah Russell) and of course some very funny, very lovely, very gorgeous people.
Also here on Pinterest from: Vintage Chic Wedding Fairs
Following few official photo's by Sarah from Nellie Photography.
Before the shoot itself I drew up a moodboard and sketch for Charlotte to OK of the cake which incidentally was one of the largest I have completed to date (as you can see the design changed ever so slightly the day before). The cake was to include antlers, sugar flowers, edible silver leaf, vintage fabric and cobwebs.
But enough from me. Here are the gorgeous photo's of the cake by Sarah at Nellie Photography for this gorgeously atmospheric styled shoot.
I also got a bit snap happy behind the scenes with my own camera (as usual) and here are my little sneaky pics of the day.
So that was a bit of wedding porn but now for the important bit - the suppliers.
Photography – Sarah from Nellie Photography http://www.nelliephotography.co.uk/
Shoot coordination – Charlotte of Vintage Chic Wedding Fayres http://www.vintagechicweddingfair.co.uk/
Video - Nicola Joy Wedding Films
Florist – Country Wild
Venue – Ettington Park Hotel https://www.handpickedhotels.co.uk/ettingtonpark/weddings
Bridal Gown Retailer – Boho Bride (dress and tiara) Dress – Lovely Lizzie by Terry Fox Wedding Dresses Bridal Accessories – Thomasina Brides
Cake – Sarah from the Sugared Rose http://www.thesugaredrose.com/
Hair and Make up – Sarah of Sarah Russell Vintage hair and Make-Up http://www.sarahrussell.co.uk/
Stationary – Good Egg Stationary
Styling and props - Katie Sheldon Props – Pillows and Porcelain Large candelabras – Set the Scene
That's all for today, Hope you enjoy.