A great day ladies! Can you believe we’re already halfway through the year? Time goes by so fast but here in Wedding Fanatic– were just getting warmed up on sharing with you your much-needed wedding inspirations! This month, we’re focused on whimsical fairytale elegance and it’s timely to share with you this absolutely beautiful Alice in Wonderland styled shoot. This inspiration is filled with every whimsical and romantic style that every bride dreamt of. From the wedding dress down to the reception table styling, we’ve got you covered. So, without much ado, here’s the amazing set of photos taken by Audrey Mills Photography that will surely sweep you off your feet! Enjoy!
We’re All About the Details!
Whimsical meets fairytale elegance with just a sprinkle of madness for this Alice in Wonderland styled shoot, not so coincidentally planned by White Rabbit Events. Captured at the historic Carriage House in the heart of Milton, Ontario’s Country Heritage Park, the rural and picturesque setting is no stranger to folklore. A movie adaption of Lucy Maud Montgomery’s, Anne of Green Gables, was brought to life there.
Something old, something new, something rare and something pastel blue…
Pastels claimed center stage, adorning our ‘Alice’ and tossing any shyness from being pale down the rabbit hole. Gowns in shades of light blue and cream took confidence cues from the bold, flawless application of our model’s make-up. The cream, Lee Ann Belter Butterfly dress with embroidered bodice and tulle skirting, stunned while paired with the rare – only 300 produced – double-heeled Fluevog’s in a style and shade of blue that evokes visions of mermaid tails. The tulle ball gown with sweep train in blue from Peony Emporium is fit for a modern-day princess, making you question the tradition of a white wedding gown. For a convertible and versatile option, the sky blue Henkaa wrap dress could be worn a multitude of ways, limited only by one’s imagination. A partial up-do was the epitome of fairytale hair, with our model’s tresses gathered into a soft bow. Fine, modern designed jewellery from Luna & Co. punctuated each look with grandeur.
“It’s always tea time.” – The Mad Hatter
In celebration of Alice’s un-wedding, a whimsical tea party was in order. The creative stationery adorned with a vintage clock looked as though it had slipped out of an antique drawer, opening to reveal an invite which once led guests to a magical adventure.
Flowers in a colourful array of ranunculus and hydrangeas fashioned the bouquet, centerpiece and rustic ceremony arch made of birch.A myriad, of vintage tea cups, summer blooms, china, books, candles, and clocks were playfully strewn across the head harvest table flanked by gold Chiavari chairs. Storyline themed cookies dotted each colorful place setting.A fanciful cake with butterflies that seemed ready to flit away was showcased on a stunning antique vanity along with macarons and mini-desserts.Vintage furniture and décor popped against the dark wood of The Carriage House including a curvy blue settee and antique white sofa. Boo the bunny played an Oscar-worthy role as the White Rabbit.
Take this Advice
Don’t be afraid to be unconventional and incorporate elements that are meaningful to you as the couple. If you are passionate about camping, s’mores are a perfect treat to share with your guests. Don’t fret too much over the little details. It is the celebration of your love and sharing this with your family and friends that is important and you – and they – will remember most. Lastly, follow your heart as much as possible when making any and all decisions. You will have the most joy and least regret. ~Michelle Leroux
About the Wedding Planner
As a WPIC Certified Wedding Planner, I love utilizing my creativity, budgeting and organizational skills to bring
my clients’ visions to life. My focus is on weddings, bridal showers, corporate and social events. Operating out of
Cambridge, Ontario, I service Toronto (GTA) and the Kitchener – Waterloo region. Customizable packages and
price ranges are available on my website.
Bakery: Made With Love by Erica Leigh
Ceremony Location: Country Heritage Park
Equipment Rentals: Vintage Rentals and Events
Jewelry: Luna & Co
Hair Stylist: Soraya’s Hair studio
Invitation Designer: Jaye Designs
Model: Jordan Latreille
Event Planner: White Rabbit Events
Floral Designer: Hana Floral Designs and Co.
Equipment Rentals: Plate Occasions
Bridesmaid Dresses: Henkaa Inc.
Dress Store: Lea-Ann Belter Bridal
Bakery: Kiwi’s Cupcakes and Cakes
Equipment Rentals: Cre8ive Studios
Makeup Artist: Makeup by Elisha
Cinema and Video: Amaros Media
Photographer: Audrey Mills Photography