11 Jul

Rachel Gilbert wedding dress | Photo by Jerome Cole photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75347

A crisp white wedding gown, lace bridesmaid dresses, and this clean white altar = one elegant way to ensure that the colorful wildflowers abound in this Australia wedding would really pop. And boy did they pop! You’ll probably want to run to the market for flowers of your own after checking out Marcus + Steph’s vibrant wedding below. They really are that good.

Thanks to Jerome Cole Photography for sending this one our way!

Rachel Gilbert wedding dress | Photo by Jerome Cole photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75347

Rachel Gilbert wedding dress | Photo by Jerome Cole photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75347

Bright pink bridal bouquet | Photo by Jerome Cole photography | Florist Prunella | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75347

Now that’s how you do florals, if you ask us. Amazing work, Prunella!

White bridesmaid dresses| Photo by Jerome Cole photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75347

White bridesmaid dresses| Photo by Jerome Cole photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75347

Contemporary Melbourne wedding | Photo by Jerome Cole photography |  Florist Prunella | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75347

Contemporary Melbourne wedding | Photo by Jerome Cole photography |  Florist Prunella | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75347

Contemporary Melbourne wedding | Photo by Jerome Cole photography |  Florist Prunella | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75347

Contemporary Melbourne wedding | Photo by Jerome Cole photography |  Florist Prunella | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75347

Bright pink bridal bouquet | Photo by Jerome Cole photography |  Florist Prunella | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75347

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Photog Jerome explains the bridal look: Steph looked stunning; her gown had a sleek, simple silhouette, yet was intricately detailed with white-on-white textural patterns. Her elaborate headpiece was the perfect accompaniment and became a feature of her outfit, in an elegant and understated manner. Steph handcrafted it from her mother’s wedding veil, skillfully combining her contemporary look with a meaningful, vintage touch.

Bright pink bridal bouquet | Photo by Jerome Cole photography | Florist Prunella | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75347

Contemporary Melbourne wedding | Photo by Jerome Cole photography |  Florist Prunella | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75347

Contemporary Melbourne wedding | Photo by Jerome Cole photography |  Florist Prunella | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75347

Contemporary Melbourne wedding | Photo by Jerome Cole photography |  Florist Prunella | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75347

Bright pink bridal bouquet | Photo by Jerome Cole photography | Florist Prunella | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75347

Bright pink bridal bouquet | Photo by Jerome Cole photography | Florist Prunella | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75347

Contemporary Melbourne wedding | Photo by Jerome Cole photography |  Florist Prunella | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75347

Contemporary Melbourne wedding | Photo by Jerome Cole photography |  Florist Prunella | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75347

Contemporary Melbourne wedding | Photo by Jerome Cole photography |  Florist Prunella | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75347

Contemporary wedding cake | Photo by Jerome Cole photography |  Florist Prunella | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75347

Playful, quirky, & handmade details could be found all over the ceremony + reception, from revamped chairs via eBay to a wheelbarrow for drinks, to these fun signs placed throughout the venue.

Sweets table | Photo by Jerome Cole photography |  Florist Prunella | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75347

Contemporary wedding cake | Photo by Jerome Cole photography |  Florist Prunella | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75347

Contemporary wedding cake | Photo by Jerome Cole photography |  Florist Prunella | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75347

There’s something so surprising and beautiful about these flowers set against a decadent chocolate backdrop.

Contemporary Melbourne wedding | Photo by Jerome Cole photography |  Florist Prunella | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75347

A few words from the bride, on documenting the big day… We had a photographer, videographer and photobooth. Sounds like a lot but we have captured so many aspects of the day that Marcus and I would never have seen, and will have these forever.

Congrats Stephanie + Marcus!

Photographer: Jerome Cole Photography / Videographer: Anthony Spiteri from Video Boutique / Ceremony Venue: Yarra Bend Park, Fairfield, Victoria / Reception Venue: Playroom, Brunswick, St. Fitzroy / Ceremony Event Coordinator & Stylist: Carlie Monasso of Hooray for Jam / Florist: Prunella / Invitation Designer: Rizz Idini of The Shadow Army / Hair: Mel McKenzie / Makeup: Maggie Tamarua / Ceremony Catering: Hooray for Jam / Rentals: Triple R Cars / Bride’s Dress: Rachel Gilbert / Headpiece: From Bride’s Mother’s Veil / Groom’s Suit: Joe Black / Groom’s Shoes: Aquila Shoes / Bridesmaid Dresses: Nicholas from Green with Envy

 
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10 Jul

Romantic greenhouse wedding inspiration | Photo by Kate Hubler Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75305

Whether or not you’re all about those garden florals, you gotta admit: a greenhouse is a pretty amazing place to say I do. Big glass doors, lush greenery abound, love in bloom, you get the idea. Kate of Kate Hubler Photography + Xiomara of A Styled Fete totally get that, so they chose the conservatory at Rockwood Mansion in Delaware to bring their vision of a spring love story to life.

Oh, and a mint green façade? Major bonus.

Romantic greenhouse wedding inspiration | Photo by Kate Hubler Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75305

Romantic greenhouse wedding inspiration | Photo by Kate Hubler Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75305

Romantic greenhouse wedding inspiration | Photo by Kate Hubler Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75305

Pretty in mint.

Romantic greenhouse wedding inspiration | Photo by Kate Hubler Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75305

Romantic greenhouse wedding inspiration | Photo by Kate Hubler Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75305

Heather from Cottage Flowers Floral Design combined garden roses, peonies, ranunculus, tulips, anemone, jasmine vine, clematis, viburnum, sweet peas (and then some) for all the wreaths + bouquets.

Romantic greenhouse wedding inspiration | Photo by Kate Hubler Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75305

Romantic greenhouse wedding inspiration | Photo by Kate Hubler Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75305

Pink ombre DIY coffee filters = a springy ceremony backdrop.

Romantic greenhouse wedding inspiration | Photo by Kate Hubler Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75305

Romantic greenhouse wedding inspiration | Photo by Kate Hubler Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75305

Romantic greenhouse wedding inspiration | Photo by Kate Hubler Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75305

Romantic greenhouse wedding inspiration | Photo by Kate Hubler Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75305

Romantic greenhouse wedding inspiration | Photo by Kate Hubler Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75305

From Kate: The table was set with a blush colored floral runner, stunning centerpieces in mercury glass vases, adorable bridal plates from BHLDN that said “ I do” and “Me Too,” vintage silverware, candle sticks set in moss, and champagne goblets filled with rose colored champagne and topped with a floral accent.

Romantic greenhouse wedding inspiration | Photo by Kate Hubler Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75305

Romantic greenhouse wedding inspiration | Photo by Kate Hubler Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75305

Romantic greenhouse wedding inspiration | Photo by Kate Hubler Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75305

Romantic greenhouse wedding inspiration | Photo by Kate Hubler Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75305

Romantic greenhouse wedding inspiration | Photo by Kate Hubler Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75305

Romantic greenhouse wedding inspiration | Photo by Kate Hubler Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75305

Romantic greenhouse wedding inspiration | Photo by Kate Hubler Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75305

Romantic greenhouse wedding inspiration | Photo by Kate Hubler Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75305

Depression glass, milk glass, and hobnail dishes displaying treats surrounded this fairy tale cake… all set on a darling minty vintage dresser.

Romantic greenhouse wedding inspiration | Photo by Kate Hubler Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75305

Romantic greenhouse wedding inspiration | Photo by Kate Hubler Photography | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75305

Lights twinkling in the background… 

By Merryweather Films.

Thanks to everyone below for sharing this whimsical shoot with us!

Photographer: Kate Hubler Photography / Videography: Colin Comstock of Merryweather Films / Venue: Rockwood Mansion / Event Stylist: A Styled Fete / Florist: Cottage Flowers Floral Design / Stationery: Leveret Paperie / Hair & Makeup: Taffeta Hair & Makeup Design / Cake: Brooklyn Girl Bakery / Wedding Dress: The Bridal Emporium / Jewelry: Shimmer Accessories by Taffeta Hair & Makeup Design / Models: Philip + Kathryn Harris, Kelly Ogden, Adriana

 
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10 Jul

 Lemon and Lavender workshop by Lauren Wells Events | Photo by Henry and Mac | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75279

Get out your ribbons and flowers, crafty gals, ‘cause we’ve got not one, but two DIYs to share today. Design experts Lauren of Lauren Wells Events + Krissy of Pollen Floral Design met up in Boston to host a day of sipping lavender soda + snacking on lemon treats, and they taught everyone how to make a DIY salt scrub as well as pretty floral bracelets. Now, they’re showing you, too.

Thanks to Henry + Mac for the photos below:

 Lemon and Lavender workshop by Lauren Wells Events | Photo by Henry and Mac | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75279

 Lemon and Lavender workshop by Lauren Wells Events | Photo by Henry and Mac | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75279

 Lemon and Lavender workshop by Lauren Wells Events | Photo by Henry and Mac | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75279

 Lemon and Lavender workshop by Lauren Wells Events | Photo by Henry and Mac | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75279

 Lemon and Lavender workshop by Lauren Wells Events | Photo by Henry and Mac | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75279

 Lemon and Lavender workshop by Lauren Wells Events | Photo by Henry and Mac | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75279

 Lemon and Lavender workshop by Lauren Wells Events | Photo by Henry and Mac | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75279

Let’s try our hand at this DIY scrub, shall we?

 Lemon and Lavender workshop by Lauren Wells Events | Photo by Henry and Mac | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75279

Lemon and Lavender Salt Scrub DIY

Materials: coarse salt, fine salt, almond oil, lavender buds, whole lemon, grater, spoon, 16 oz. Weck jar

1) Combine 1 cup fine salt with 1 cup coarse salt
2) Add in as much lavender as you wish
3) Add in the zest of one whole lemon
4) Stir in a 1/3-1/2 cup of almond oil, depending on how dry you want the scrub
5) Go try it in the shower, or give as a gift!

 Lemon and Lavender workshop by Lauren Wells Events | Photo by Henry and Mac | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75279

 Lemon and Lavender workshop by Lauren Wells Events | Photo by Henry and Mac | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75279

 Lemon and Lavender workshop by Lauren Wells Events | Photo by Henry and Mac | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75279

 Lemon and Lavender workshop by Lauren Wells Events | Photo by Henry and Mac | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75279

 Lemon and Lavender workshop by Lauren Wells Events | Photo by Henry and Mac | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75279

A little lemon popcorn to munch on… Um, yum.

 Lemon and Lavender workshop by Lauren Wells Events | Photo by Henry and Mac | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75279

 Lemon and Lavender workshop by Lauren Wells Events | Photo by Henry and Mac | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75279

 Lemon and Lavender workshop by Lauren Wells Events | Photo by Henry and Mac | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75279

Now to make this amaze floral bracelet…

 Lemon and Lavender workshop by Lauren Wells Events | Photo by Henry and Mac | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75279

Floral Bracelet DIY

Materials: ribbon, flowers, hot glue gun, scissors

1) Cut ribbon to size, and snip stems off flowers
2) Place flower heads where you want them, and use the glue gun to secure
3) Tie bracelet on, and enjoy your arm candy!

 Lemon and Lavender workshop by Lauren Wells Events | Photo by Henry and Mac | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75279

 Lemon and Lavender workshop by Lauren Wells Events | Photo by Henry and Mac | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75279

 Lemon and Lavender workshop by Lauren Wells Events | Photo by Henry and Mac | Read more - http://www.100layercake.com/blog/?p=75279

Lauren says, It was a wonderful event, and it smelled AMAZING.

BRB while we go get our craft on, thanks to the team below:

Photographer: Henry + Mac / Venue: Brite Space Boston / Event Design, Styling and Salt Scrub DIY: Lauren Wells Events / Floral Design and Floral Bracelet DIY: Pollen Floral Design / Lemon Cookies and Lavender Sodas: South End Buttery

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