Editorial at Tudor Place

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You know those 73 degree April days

There’s a slight breeze & plenty of sunshine... They’re perfect days for an editorial photo shoot in a centuries old house surrounded by French gardens.

Top that with a team of some of the most creative and talented wedding professionals in Washington, DC, designing a concept from scratch, and you’ll get images like these.

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Design Details

The embroidery on the lace of the dress inspired me to create a similar pattern to feature on the wedding invitation. To highlight this, the text of the invitation flows from the pattern, as an extension of the design.

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When your venue is this gorgeous, you need a hand-drawn illustration and a love poem included in your invitation suite. It’s a piece that your guests can treasure, and even frame.

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Color

What better way to pay homage to the colors of spring than with handmade, botanically dyed paper?

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Figs for placecards?

To keep with the theme of spring and all things fresh and natural, we opted to use figs as place cards (with gold calligraphy, of course).

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A cohesive feel…

I pulled design elements from the invitation suite (floral design & vellum) with an untraditional cut to highlight the gorgeous linen napkin and give the fig a cozy home to rest.

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Wedding Vendors:
Photography: Audra Wrisley Photography
Coordination & Design: Cherry Blossom Events
Floral Design: Toulies en Fleur
Rentals: Party Rental
Hair & Makeup: Lori Nansi
Dress: Enaura Bridal
Veil: Blossom Veils
Shoes: Bella Belle Shoes
Engagement Ring: Quest Fine Jewelers
Calligraphy + Stationery Design: Calligraphette Co.
Cake: Buttercream Bakeshop
Paper Maker : Farmette Press & Paper Co.
Venue: Tudor Place & Gardens
Model: Katie Anderson from The Artist Agency

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