Rich color, dreamy spring greens, and a wedding dress fit for a princess turn this sweet Southern bridal session by Hope Helmuth Photography into an absolute fairy tale! The peacock inspired color scheme for the florals designed by Charleston Flower Girl added sophisticated jewel toned touches to the lush grounds of Magnolia Plantation, America’s oldest public gardens.
The grounds of Magnolia Plantation provided ample backdrops for stunning bridal portraits, with abundant gardens in the full bloom of a South Carolina spring.
The burgundy, lavender, and ivory flowers Charleston Flower Girl added to the bride’s bouquet created a stunning peacock color scheme, thanks to roses, hellebore, and lilac blossoms.
The bride, Sarah, looked radiant in an A-line tulle gown from BHLDN, with delicate floral lace embroidery that made it perfect for a romantic garden wedding!
Her elegant bridal updo by Pampered & Pretty paired a braided crown with a relaxed chignon, to create the the perfect hairstyle for a Southern spring wedding.
The estate showcases the horticultural history of Magnolia Plantation, with the Drayton family taking an extreme interest in developing their gardens. They introduced azaleas to America, and were among the first to utilize Camellia Japonica outdoors. The beautiful grounds stand as a testament to their love of gardening, with of course the abundant and lovely Southern Magnolia that give the estate its name.
Long tables set in the shade of oak trees featured an abundance of colorful flowers in a long runner. Local plants added to the stunning centerpiece, creating a magnificent focal point against the pearl silk tablecloths and modern gold place settings.
Snyder Events dressed the reception tables with this chic place setting of bone china and gold flatware, with simple and elegant gold candlesticks for the elegant tapers.
Live Oaks with sweeping Spanish Moss gave this bridal session a quintessentially Southern feel!
A surprise appearance by one of the venue’s peacocks gives a peek into the inspiration for the color scheme!
WEDDING VENDORS –
Photography and Styling by Hope Helmuth Photography | Wedding Venue: Magnolia Plantation | Floral Design by Charleston Flower Girl | Wedding Dress and Accessories from BHLDN | Shoes from Something Bleu | Hair Styling and Makeup Pampered & Pretty | Event Rentals from Snyder Events | Stationery Design by August Lettering and Co | Ribbons from Honey Silks & Co. | Model: Sarah Hall