Modern Mediterranean Wedding Ideas

Wedding Design

When we heard Yoleine Dumarsais of Yellow Bird Events was putting together a shoot mixing a modern aesthetic with cool Mediterranean style, we jumped out of our seats a little. What’s more beautiful than rich water tones, gold accents, and the incredible setting of the chic London West Hollywood hotel? Helping to capture the gorgeousness was Fondly Forever Photography, who completely knocked it out of the park.

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From the stylist, Yoleine: I’m a big fan of prints, bold colors, and GOLD! I was inspired by a brass mirror frame I saw at one of my many shopping trips to Anthropologie. Immediately the thought of pretty “Gold Rings” for a background began to come into plan. Knitting rings were used to put together the rings for the dessert backdrop, ceremony backdrop, and table numbers. They were spray painted antique gold to give them metal appeal and mirrors were placed behind a few of them.


pink wedding invitations

ivory hair accessories
pink wedding invitations
light pink bouquets

vintage engagement rings

light green bouquets

teal gold ideas

chic gold ceremony ideas

ruffled wedding gowns

green grooms boutonnieres

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I wanted to mix Mediterranean prints and raw textures with bold Blues to bring in a very romantic and unique feel to the table. I wanted to also keep a modern appeal to the mix so the rings played an important role throughout the set-up. The table linen was a very rich blue with ring patterns throughout. The table was paired with textured terracotta vessels. Instead of candle votives, amber glass was used in tiny piles with the candle votives lit from underneath. The table napkin rings and table number were hand-made from gold wiring to create a coiling effect. We couldn’t be happier with the turnout! Every vendor really had their hand and talents shown through this shoot!


teal place settings
teal place settings
teal place settings

gold table numbers

pink teal bridesmaids

teal gold reception ideas

gold mirror rings

ruffled ivory wedding gowns

teal table ideas

peach dessert ideas

gold chair signs

pink gold wedding cakes

pink dessert tables

newlyweds in hotel


View all images from this shoot in the gallery

Shoot Location: West Hollywood, CA / Event Design: Yellow Bird Events / Photographer: Fondly Forever Photography / Shoot Venue: The London West Hollywood / Wedding Flowers: Enchanted Garden Floral Design / Wedding Dress: Lovely Bridal / Hair: Karen Barajas / Makeup: Sona Gasparian / Hair Accessories: Mon Bazar / Groom’s Suit: Friar Tux / Bakery: Sweet and Saucy Shop / Beverages: Pharmacie / Rentals: John Scott of Classic Party Rentals El Segundo / Linens: La Tavola / Stationery: Prim and Pixie / Models: Sage Mears, Brian Leahy, Shea Ballif, Angela Sun, and Dorian Cedars

14 comments
  1. Courtney from Cocroft & Delbridge

    These table settings are just fantastic! I love the rich, deep shade of blue!

  2. Melody@SweetandSaucyShop

    Loved being a part of this shoot! Thanks so much for the great feature!

  3. Tailored Engagements

    The bride’s hairpiece is gorgeous! It makes a statement without going overboard.

  4. Yoleine

    Thank you ladies for featuring us! We had an amazing time with this set-up! xx

  5. Lindsay

    Beautiful! Where are the drink stirrers from?

  6. Phoenix

    This is a beautiful wedding and the couple really looks happy. They have a unique setting and lay out for their special day.

  7. Jan

    Beautiful, creative and artistic photos of a beautiful event!

  8. Mark

    Stunning photography! Avocative and beautiful!

  9. Sona

    Aawww so pretty. Had fun doing the brides makeup.

  10. Douglas

    Awesome ! Lovely shot at beautiful event!

  11. Ana Maria

    Such attention to every detail. This creates a beautiful and classy wedding that is unique and just simply gorgeous!

  12. Maebh

    Do you know who designed the dress and what it is called?

    Thanks

  13. Yoleine

    Maedh, The dress is Carol Hannah Poplar. They carry it at Lovely Bridal in West Hollywood! Ask for Merrill!

  14. NoisyButterfly

    This is a beautiful and unique wedding. Love the colours, love the dress. All the creative touches are awesome!!

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