Secret Garden Wedding Inspiration in Downtown Los Angeles

Are you feeling the floral appliqué wedding dress vibes? How bout with flutter sleeves?! Well this Mid-Century garden wedding inspiration in downtown LA has both, plus some p-r-e-t-t-y awesome table inspiration with a bold mod style and striking color palette as designed by Deanna Nash Events. Does it get much better than that? We don’t think so. If texture forward decor, floating blooms from Bridezilla Events and Old Hollywood glam hairstyles spark your fancy, you’ll want to read on and glimpse these heart-happy images from Jenna Rose Photography stat!

floral appliqué wedding dress with flutter sleeves and electric blue groom suit with floating flower ceremony backdrop

modern paper goods with acrylic invitations

floral appliqué wedding dress with flutter sleeves and electric blue groom suit

courtyard wedding ceremony with lush flowers and black wire chairs

floral appliqué wedding dress with flutter sleeves

mustard tablescape with black wire chairs and marbled blue plates

electric blue groom jacket

From the photographer, Jenna Rose: When I approached wedding planner Deanna Nash with the idea to collaborate on a garden-inspired inspirational wedding shoot, it was a instant “yes!” and we were off and running with ideas. We knew we wanted to showcase garden elements in a fresh, modern color palette loaded with tons of texture, as well as incorporate details that were more mid-century mod in look and feel, but shown in a traditional wedding framework.

When The Gardens at Redbird agreed to host our shoot, we were thrilled! The space is a lovely oasis amid high-rise buildings and the hustle and bustle of downtown Los Angeles. With overarching olive trees, pea gravel, and a flourishing flower and vegetable garden (from which the restaurant sources for their dishes), the garden was the perfect setting for all of our details.

With the event space serving as a somewhat neutral background, we were inspired to go bold with the color palette. The gorgeous floral installation by Gabriela Turney of Bridezilla Events was a combination of traditional florals with a modern, organic aesthetic and was perfect for the shoot. The colors sang against the golden backdrop of the linen from Luxe Linen.

The table design was a play of modern and traditional elements. The vibrant place settings provided modern colors and texture, and the matte black flatware and grid patterned chairs (provided by the venue!) were the grounding elements that allowed the other colorful elements to pop. Classically calligraphied menus and table numbers by Linn Fritts of Linnterest provided the punch of traditional style that rounded out our inspiration for the shoot.

When we were searching for a wedding gown to embody the garden feel with plenty of texture, we immediately fell in love with the Calypso dress from designer Katherine Tash. The details were stunning, bold and perfectly embodied our inspiration. The bold blue color of the groom’s Stitch and Tie tux repeated colors from our tabletop selections, and was the exclamation point on a day of creative inspiration and fun.

floral appliqué wedding dress with flutter sleeves and electric blue groom suit with floating flower ceremony backdrop

mustard tablescape with black wire chairs and marbled blue plates

floral appliqué wedding dress with flutter sleeves and old hollywood glam bridal hairstyle

courtyard wedding ceremony with lush flowers and black wire chairs

mustard tablescape with black wire chairs and marbled blue plates

floating flower wedding backdrop with bride in floral appliqué bridal gown and groom in electric blue suit jacket

mustard tablescape with black wire chairs and marbled blue plates

floral appliqué wedding dress with flutter sleeves and old hollywood glam bridal hairstyle

mustard tablescape with black wire chairs and marbled blue plates

floral appliqué wedding dress with flutter sleeves

mustard tablescape with black wire chairs and marbled blue plates

single tier wedding cake with bride and groom cutting

mustard tablescape with black wire chairs and marbled blue plates

floral appliqué wedding dress with flutter sleeves

mustard tablescape with black wire chairs and marbled blue plates

floral appliqué wedding dress with flutter sleeves and electric blue groom suit

 

Wedding Vendors:
Photographer: Jenna Rose Photography
Wedding Planner: Deanna Nash Events
Florals: Bridezilla Events
Wedding Dress Designer: Katherine Tash
Venue + Catering: Redbird
Hair and Makeup: Huani Ostendi
Groom’s Attire: Stitch and Tie
Calligraphy: Linn Fritts
Linens: Luxe Linen
Bride: Daria with State Management
Groom: Christian Daragon
Tabletop Rentals: Borrowed Blu
Tabletop: Anthropologie

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