A few weeks ago, in the middle of a busy wedding season.. I gathered some creative friends for a mini floral photo shoot at one of my favourite wedding venues ~ Langley Abbey, England. The backdrop of this 12th century building was perfect for my floral designs,mixing the faded gothic beauty of the Abbey with florals of an old Dutch painting… I began.

Steering away from a ‘typical’ bridal shoot, I wanted the photographs to have a sense of history to them. Amy’s striking looks are perfect.. Love this girl!

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Flowers were chosen from  my garden | locally & at market.

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I didn’t have to search far for the photographer .. Camilla Felgate being the obvious choice, I have worked with Camilla on shoots & wedding’s .. We know each others styles..

… But I have to say  I was blown away with some of these images.

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Vines & moss decorated the Abbey’s walls..

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Flamingo Amy joined us to do the make up for our models.. I adore this lip colour!  And worked alongside me on the hair / flowers.

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Delicate florals, antique urns & ancient walls…

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The vast walls of this Abbey offer interesting nooks  & ledges to add floral arrangements…

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As well as larger scale table designs.. On banquet tables..

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Flamingo Amy’s  beautiful braids entwined with flowers..

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Thankyou to all involved in this shoot

Camilla Felgate  – photography

Flamingo Amy – hair & make up

Amy  Woodman – model

Nat Rodgers – model

Hilary  Halaylay – model

Lola & Jimmy – styling / creative direction

Jo Flowers -styling / flowers

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