When I first chatted with Evie she was very clear that she wanted her wedding to be a a reflection of her Greek heritage and, specifically, a reflection of the gardens in Greece.  For her ceremony, we kept it simple with an olive leaf garland decorating either side of the church aisle.
At the reception, to create that “outdoor garden vibe” guests were greeted with a “potting bench” seating card display. I used wood plant markers and had Joelle Duff calligraph guest names onto them and tucked them into a stone container filled with moss. For the tables, I layered La Tavola’s cut lace linen over soft green linens. I arranged olive, bay, garden roses, lavender, annabelle hydrangea, and rosemary in an eclectic mix of stone and iron garden containers. For the fireplace/lounge area I brought in bougainvillea plants and decorated with simple olive branches that we painted gold and intermixed it with lots of candles.

Photography: Beaux Arts Photographie | Florist and Designer: Kelly Oshiro | Church: St. Barbara Greek Orthodox Church | Coordinator: Amber Weir Weddings & Events | Cupcakes: Enjoy Cupcakes | DJ: Goodbeat Productions | Photobooth: Lion Booth | Lighting: Bella Vista Designs | Rental: Town & Country | Transportation: Roadrunner Shuttle


Comments (13)

Powerbrides | Reply

Oohhh those shoes! And that veil! This bride really knows how to accessorize!

Tent Rentals Orange County | Reply

Loved the elegance of the wedding. The concept of the Greek gardens is very unique and creative.

Chloe | Reply

What a totally and utterly beautiful wedding!

Soley | Reply

Love everything! Who is the dress designer and the veil designer? They are gorgeous :)



Wow!! This is the most elegantly simple & beautifully styled wedding I’ve seen in a while. LOVE the floral arrangements. Gorgeous photography and what a beautiful bride!

Inspired By This Blog | Reply

Love the simple elegance of this wedding. Those name markers in the moss are adorable and all of the floral arrangements are stunning!

Gail @ OliverINK Wedding Ebooks | Reply

Love how her dress fabric matched the bridesmaid dress. Beautiful touches!

Lindsay | Reply

This is so beautiful! And such a contrast to the whites and blues often associated with the Greek islands. It’s really lovely to see the brides heritage from her perspective.

Baby Shower Invitations | Reply

Gorgeous! Love how they incorporated a bit of the outdoors to the indoor reception inorder to continue with the Greek garden theme

Denis from Deneemotion | Reply

Stunning shots! Really inspiring! Thank you for sharing.

Kristin | Reply

Oh wow! This is stunning! The simple shapes of the rosemary and olive leaf with the ruffled flowers is perfect. This is is so romantic and classic. Also, great photography! The lighting is dreamy!

Kelly Oshiro | Reply

So loved working with this bride and making her “greek garden” come to life :). Also her dress is Monique Lhuillier and her veil was custom made (this bride had MAD style).

Amber Demacsek | Reply

Anyone have an idea of where to buy this fabulous shoes?!