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Whimsical French Garden Wedding Ideas

Outdoor bridal portrait idea

Ethereal details and a soft color palette of blush pinks, gold and grey make for one stunning shoot styled by Love from Mwai, Azur Flowers and an array of talented vendors. With the amazing french countryside backdrop at the Mas Lou Peylouet in Grasse, all the vintage details come to life in a surprisingly chic, yet modern way.  

Amanda Karen captured every last moment to share with you. From the brides custom wedding gown, to the decadent desserts, it's going to steal your heart! Keep scrolling to see it all first hand, and don't miss the full gallery after for even more amazing images. 

Gold and white calligraphy invitations

Strappy white wedding heels

Wedding dress Illusion neckline wedding dress

French garden

From Love From Mwai: Our French shoot is inspired by the romance whimsical, French garden with a modern twist and rustic textures in an enchanting palette of blush pink, greys, greens and ivory. The shoot was in the grounds of the beautiful Mas Lou Peylouet, Grasse, French Rivera. The surrounding countryside provides the perfect backdrop. I was so excited when Natasha from Azur Flowers asked me to team up with her for a beautiful style shoot in Grasse. 

Wedding hair idea

Bridal look Bridal hair and makeup

Pink and purple wedding bouquet

Understated elegance

French wedding style is all about achieving a look of understated elegance. The idea stemmed from our love of all things vintage and romantic. By gathering inspiration from beautiful laces and gorgeous pastels, we were able to come up with a modern twist on a timeless concept. We had a very small window of opportunity to get in and get the perfect shots; we had to change the venue the morning of the shoot due to heavy rains the night before that caused a flood. I think we created something truly lovely.

Fancy lemonade stand

Chalkboard lemonade sign Lavender lemonade

Gorgeous French garden shoot

Beautiful french bride

Beautiful table 

This shoot is full of beautiful colors, setting the table with beautiful cotton linens and adding a touch of romance with glassware and gold cutlery from White House Crockery was an obvious choice. The menu, printed goods from my awesome friend from Ollie’s studios set the tone for a romantic soiree while the magnificent floral centerpieces by Azur Flowers was absolutely the table’s pièce de résistance.

Sweet and simple garden wedding idea Shades of pink rose centerpiece

Gold calligraphy menu

Gold tablesettings Rose centerpiece

Gold and white wedding cake with pink roses

Beautiful details

The wedding dress was designed by Ela Siromascenko. The gown delicately, and utterly extravagantly hand-cut design designed specifically for the shoot fitted so beautiful on our lovely bride- Camille Dubaux with gorgeous shoes from Freya Rose. The flabbergastingly fabulous and all round sparkletastic photographs were captured oh so perfectly by my talented friend Amanda Karen. Everyone did their job by finding the one thing that will make this shoot special, and it was even more motivating to see the photoshoot come alive with the amazing video from Simply Lovely Photography

Bridal hair idea Pink and purple macarons

Gorgeous bridal look and bouquet


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