Photos by:

Jen & Chris Creed

It’s styled shoots like this one from Jen & Chris Creed and Enchanted Florist Nashville that make me fall in love with purple all over again. We love how much attention was paid to all the little details here, especially the decoration for the gold chiavari chairs used for the ceremony!

purple and ivory wedding in the woods - photo by Jen and Chris Creed http://ruffledblog.com/purple-and-ivory-wedding-in-the-woods

From the photographers, Jen & Chris Creed: “Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of Autumn.”— John Muir (The Mountains of California). There’s a certain peace and calm that comes from being in nature, and that is where we found the inspiration for this wedding styled shoot. This is for couples who feel called to wilderness, and who want to celebrate with their friends and family under a canopy of trees, while still incorporating a sparkling style!

purple wedding invitations - photo by Jen and Chris Creed http://ruffledblog.com/purple-and-ivory-wedding-in-the-woods

purple wedding invitations - photo by Jen and Chris Creed http://ruffledblog.com/purple-and-ivory-wedding-in-the-woods

purple and blue bouquet - photo by Jen and Chris Creed http://ruffledblog.com/purple-and-ivory-wedding-in-the-woods

purple and ivory wedding in the woods - photo by Jen and Chris Creed http://ruffledblog.com/purple-and-ivory-wedding-in-the-woods

bridal fashion - photo by Jen and Chris Creed http://ruffledblog.com/purple-and-ivory-wedding-in-the-woods

flower crown and dark shadow - photo by Jen and Chris Creed http://ruffledblog.com/purple-and-ivory-wedding-in-the-woods

purple and ivory wedding in the woods - photo by Jen and Chris Creed http://ruffledblog.com/purple-and-ivory-wedding-in-the-woods

We started with the venue, a hidden gem just north of Nashville, TN, where the owners lovingly planted the rows and rows of pine trees, and continued to draw our inspiration from nature. The florals were designed with a loose and wild style in mind, and incorporated various purple hues as an accent to all the natural evergreens. The ceremony set up featured gold chiavari chairs under stunning mirrored star lights, to add a lavish touch to the natural backdrop without overwhelming it. The chairs faced a simple whitewashed whiskey barrel altar, and the aisle was lined with pine branches found on the venue property.

purple and ivory wedding in the woods - photo by Jen and Chris Creed http://ruffledblog.com/purple-and-ivory-wedding-in-the-woods

wedding ceremony chairs - photo by Jen and Chris Creed http://ruffledblog.com/purple-and-ivory-wedding-in-the-woods

ceremony seating - photo by Jen and Chris Creed http://ruffledblog.com/purple-and-ivory-wedding-in-the-woods

wedding ceremony setup - photo by Jen and Chris Creed http://ruffledblog.com/purple-and-ivory-wedding-in-the-woods

wedding ceremony chairs - photo by Jen and Chris Creed http://ruffledblog.com/purple-and-ivory-wedding-in-the-woods

purple and ivory wedding in the woods - photo by Jen and Chris Creed http://ruffledblog.com/purple-and-ivory-wedding-in-the-woods

purple place setting with succulents - photo by Jen and Chris Creed http://ruffledblog.com/purple-and-ivory-wedding-in-the-woods

elegant tablescape - photo by Jen and Chris Creed http://ruffledblog.com/purple-and-ivory-wedding-in-the-woods

purple and ivory wedding in the woods - photo by Jen and Chris Creed http://ruffledblog.com/purple-and-ivory-wedding-in-the-woods

forest wedding with glam details - photo by Jen and Chris Creed http://ruffledblog.com/purple-and-ivory-wedding-in-the-woods

A lounge area was set up with whitewashed vintage furniture, perfect for taking in the surroundings during cocktail hour, or for the couple to slip away for a quiet moment! For the reception, we loved a barnwood table set amongst the pines, with lilac and plum linens as an accent. Succulents topped the menu cards, and we did two different look options with plates and chargers. One clear charger with antique china, and one a gold charger with a clear plate. The bride’s dress was a multi-layered tulle gown by Monique Lhuillier, which floated beautifully through the trees. The lace top was by Augusta Jones, and tied into the vintage feel of the lounge area and china. The bride wore a crystal headpiece for the ceremony, and later changed to a more whimsical flower crown for the reception! Her groom was handsome in a navy tuxedo and lilac bow tie.

purple and ivory wedding in the woods - photo by Jen and Chris Creed http://ruffledblog.com/purple-and-ivory-wedding-in-the-woods

purple wedding ideas - photo by Jen and Chris Creed http://ruffledblog.com/purple-and-ivory-wedding-in-the-woods

glam reception in the woods - photo by Jen and Chris Creed http://ruffledblog.com/purple-and-ivory-wedding-in-the-woods

purple and ivory wedding in the woods - photo by Jen and Chris Creed http://ruffledblog.com/purple-and-ivory-wedding-in-the-woods

purple wedding flowers - photo by Jen and Chris Creed http://ruffledblog.com/purple-and-ivory-wedding-in-the-woods

purple and ivory wedding in the woods - photo by Jen and Chris Creed http://ruffledblog.com/purple-and-ivory-wedding-in-the-woods

View all images from this shoot in the gallery

Wedding Vendors

Photography

Jen & Chris Creed

Florist

Enchanted Florist Nashville

Venue

Pine Halls

Wedding Dress

Monique Lhuillier

Bridal Store

The Bride Room

Jewelry

Paris by Debra Moreland

Hair and Makeup

Amy Lynn Larwig

Men's Attire

Street Tuxedo Green Hills

Lighting

Bright Event Productions

Rentals and Linens

Southern Events Party Rental

Wedding Invitations

designs in paper

1 comments
  • Flora Stuart

    This is truly amazing! An artistic presentation at it’s finest blending the classic with the modern.