Monday, 28 March 2011
The Secret Garden.....
I just had to share these adorable pictures with you on my weekend of romance......I really feel that this wedding was meant to be the best kept secret.....like a beautiful fairytale unfolding in the secret candlelit garden.
Very simple chairs laid out for the ceremony with a carpet of rose petals for the bride to walk to her groom. Lovely old stone walls full of sprawling foliage, beautiful waterfall feature and stunning steps with the odd romantic statue beautifully placed.......who needs flowers? The crystal chandelier hanging in the perfect spot as the couple say their vows to one another.......beautiful candlelit steps down to the stunning courtyard where the candlelit dinner was going to take place......lovely touches with the candlelit birdcage and glass jars full of ranuncula's and tiny orchids effortlessy just placed on the tables.
OMG the table.......ivory linen cloths billowing onto the floor......more crystal chandeliers and fairylights.......jugs of flowers with just a hint of colour, simple chalkboards with the menu and a backdrop of amazing foliage again..........this has to be ROMANCE at its finest........I almost feel as though I've intruded.......shall we leave them to it??????
Styling like this is easy to replicate providing you have a pretty venue to start with. There was no need for lots of flowers because of the very busy backdrop with the waterfall, old stone walls and steps......lush, green foliage provided the softness. Candlelight added to the already romantic feel to the garden. Statement pieces were most definately the crystal chandeliers which gave the venue an oppulent look. I have a passion for tablecloths that just drape on the floor (it takes all sorts....) it provides extra softness to the table setting. Well there you have it just add a few glass jars of flowers and you have the perfect setting for that ultimately, romantic wedding.......voila!!!
I'm sure you're going to view many venues before you finally choose the perfect setting for your special day. You will more than likely have planned the look you want to achieve.......just make sure the venue fits in with your vision of your day.
I did a little more investigation into this very pretty venue........it's a long way to travel all the way to Maui in Hawaii.......nevertheless take a look at the venue's website (not sure about the video under 'photo location'and what they're trying to promote wink,wink) and see the different looks they've created with with each wedding at this romantic venue just stunning.........enjoy!
Credit A Beloved Wedding