A little inspiration from Anne of Green Gables, raspberry petit fours, and heaps of lace add up to make this shoot from Megan Hayes and Tasteful Tatters a shining example of literary romance. We’re particularly keen on the idea of tracing your wedding vows onto plates as a cute backdrop for the reception — and we’re ecstatic to be sharing just how to do this later today!

wedding menu placemat

sharpie wedding chargers

lace wedding table

printed wedding napkins

berry wedding flowers

antique book wedding decor

hanging banners cake backdrop

moss cake topper

wedding menu placemat

literature wedding decor

lace wedding tables

raspberry wedding colors

lace wedding backdrop

chicken wire seating chart

vintage wedding invitations

sharpie wedding chargers

berry and peach wedding bouquet

lace ribbon backdrop

lace back wedding gown

From the photographer, Megan Hayes: I recently worked on a styled wedding shoot with Emilee of Tasteful Tatters where we pulled inspiration from Anne of Green Gables but put our own twist on things for the modern bride. We incorporated elements related to Anne of Green Gables like the feel of the location, invitation wording, bride’s red hair, vintage china, book quotes, raspberry petit fours, books and a small chalkboard slate.

Our goal was to give the shoot a simple, farm life and romantic feel with an emphasis on the marriage. We incorporated their vows by having custom stamps made and then stamping the vows on hankies for them to read to one another during the ceremony portion of the shoot.

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Shoot Location: Newhall, CA / Photographer: Megan Hayes Photographer / Wedding Flowers: Recycled Love Story / Shoot Venue: Placerita Canyon / Wedding Dress: La Soie Bridal / Hair: Lauren Jones / Makeup: Elegance by Alex / Wedding Cake: The Bake Boutique / Vintage Rentals: Tasteful Tatters and The Vintage Table Co. / Wedding Invitations: Details by Jamie Long / Videographer: Larry Chappell


Comments (6):

  • Amanda on July 5, 2013

    I am a HUGE fan of Anne of Green Gables and I think this wedding was beautiful. I love the plates with the vows written on them and the vintage/classic literature vibe. I am so jealous I didn't think of it for my wedding!
  • caribbean Wedding Events on March 19, 2013

    So much thought and creativity went into this wedding...it shows up beautifully in these lovely images...loving the lace.
  • Bridget on March 18, 2013

    That gown is so lovely. And I adore the streamers used for the ceremony backdrop.
  • NC Wedding Planner on March 18, 2013

    I love the vintage, home grown feel of this wedding! So beautiful! Thank you for sharing.
  • Stephita Wedding Invitations on March 18, 2013

    I love the way this couple used nature as part of their decor. It makes a statement and adds interest without having to break the budget. I really love the custom printed linen napkins as well. That was a really elegant and soft touch.
  • pve on March 18, 2013

    beautiful video - captured all the essence of the romance and love. love her hair and his cap. pve


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