I don’t think I’ve yet to come across a Claire Pettibone wedding gown that stops me in my tracks, and this one worn by bride Emma is hardly an exception. Seriously, just wait until you see the incredible back detail! This Modern Love and The Informal Florist also brought their best to the plate, with Alise Taggart creating some of the most beautiful details throughout the reception.
From the stylist, Alise Taggart: Emma is from Northern Ireland and Andy is from England. They met as stage actors performing in Andrew Lloyd’s Webber’s “Starlight Express” in Germany, where they now live. Emma was definitely a bride who knew what she wanted and I loved all of her fun and creative ideas! She wanted an enchanted forest full of deep berry, fig, pomegranate, and lilac tones with gold accents. She incorporated many of her personal family heirlooms in the decor as well such as vintage furniture and other pieces owned by her family and passed through generations.
The Informal Florist and her team brought the outdoors in with the overflowing foliage on the exposed beams of the old converted barn and did an incredible job on the gorgeous, lush floral centrepieces, bouquets, and the magical hanging creation over the head table. Each of the table runners were custom made and hand dyed, the tables were decorated with varying pillar and taper candles with intertwined vines and fruit scattered along the centre. Paper Bark Stationery hand painted the invitations and the other stationery pieces to match the colour palette perfectly. The weather couldn’t have been better, especially on an April day in Ireland, and the guests took full advantage of the garden games while sipping tea from vintage china and enjoying canapés on the lawn. This Modern Love captured the day beautifully, documenting each sweet moment perfectly. Please take the time to watch the incredible film by Best Day Productions as well, featuring some incredible dance moves by the fabulous guests at this wedding.
Wedding Location: Lisburn, Ireland / Photographer: This Modern Love / Styling, Event Design, and Planning: Alise Taggart / Florist: The Informal Florist / Venue: Larchfield Estate / Wedding Dress: Claire Pettibone / Hair: Lynette Murray / Makeup: Jennifer Ireland / Bridesmaids’ Dresses: Amsale / Caterer: Old Barn Steakhouse / Cheesecake: Sawers Belfast / Band: BackBeat / Lighting: Creative Event Lighting / Vintage China: Lulabelle Vintage / Lit Letters: Electric Alphabet / Stationery: Paper Bark / Cinematographer: Best Day Productions