Taking the woodland setting a inspiration, I designed this invitation in the form of a wooden log, with a naive hand-painted floral motif and a fun swivel twist.
Kemer Country Orman Evi, a small grass area surrounded by woodland, was exactly the kind of rustic country atmosphere the bride and groom were looking for.
The bride and groom wanted to keep the place feeling very relaxed and informal, with traditional wooden furniture and natural local greenery for flowers. I seated young guests near the large dance floor, and older guests sat at flower-shaped table formations under hanging light 'gazebos'.
The couple got married under the trees on a stage covered in ferns, logs, moss and candles.
The family own a ceramics firm so I designed plates for each of the courses.
The family own a furniture-production firm so I worked with the family to custom-design and produce all the furniture.
Mixing the chair styles helped create a more informal boho feel.
Older guests sat at flower-shaped table arrangements beneath 'gazebos' of sparkling fairy lights.
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'Sea-Breeze Dream' wedding
This elegant, natural bride and her huge-hearted groom chose a silent beach as the location for their wedding, so we loved the idea of using the seashore theme as the starting point for our evening's decor.
We chose rough linens and combined them with sparkling sequins and stringy wool to create a table decor that felt organic, and accented them with rough crystal pieces, wrought iron and raw quartz table decor.
The flowers, designed by Marianne Guedin, were breathtaking symphonies of blue and white and felt as natural and happy as the bride herself.
Seen here, the venue for our wedding was the beach at Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum.
Hand-painted artwork for the invitations.
My visual for the wedding tent showing the scrubbed wooden flooring and cascading tent fabric decor.
A view of the completed tent. We placed rugs, towels and scatter cushions on the sand for any guests who wanted to go late-night swimming.
Wooden rustic tables had custom linen runners that sparkled and floated in the seabreeze. Tables had combinations of coral, crystal and stone decor pieces brought to life by seemingly wild combinations of flowers designed by Marianne Guedin.
Marianne designed unique floral arrangements that felt like they could have come from the sea.
Mercurized sous plats and candleholders along with hand-frayed linen napkins gave a sea-faded feel to the tablescapes.
The candle holders had frayed wool and sparkling sequin strings that blew in the breeze as guests ate.