I love the pretty lilac colors all throughout this shoot including the bride’s beautiful wedding dress. Joy de Vivre was kind enough to share a little inspiration behind the shoot…

This is a tribute to a romance on the Prairie.  I imagined a beautiful young woman who grew up on her families farm, and fell in love with the man her Father hired to take over for him. They had a small wedding in the grass, surrounded by family.  Her Aunt played the piano.   They ate the best of the summers harvest.  The dinner table was set with rusted iron lanterns, amethyst cut glass candles and personalized place mats.  The violet and pink floral arrangements placed into in rusted copper pails were the perfect contrast to the golden grass.  As the sun went down they lit the candle lanterns hanging in the trees, and the bride put on chunky wool sweater made by her Mother.

The incredible organic cotton dress by Kendal Leonard was the inspiration for the shoot.  The light violet color, the feminine ruffles, the organic but soft cotton linen all set the tone for the rest of the design.  To keep the look feminine but still rustic and organic, we chose a color palate that worked with the neutral colors of the Farmhouse but added that sweetness needed to keep it romantic.

Concept, Design & Styling: Joy de Vivre | Photography: Kurt Boomer | Location: Figueroa Mountain Farmhouse | Florals: Kelly Kaufman Design | Rentals: The Tent Merchant | Stationary: Holly Hollon | Model: Q Model Management | Dress: Kendal Leonard Design | Sweater: Beata | Hair & Makeup: Luna Bella Makeup Art

In This Story:


Comments (14)

Joy de Vivre Event Design Boutique | Reply

Thank you so so much for the feature!!!

Mike Radford | Reply

Beautiful work as usual Kurt!

jess wilcox | Reply

Oh Kurt.. I heart your beautiful images! & beautiful styling Joy!

Julie Mulln | Reply

Lovely dress and nice photo spread to show it off! Kendal does great work!

Elizabeth van der Bij | Reply

Such a beautiful location!

Focusvogue | Reply

In love with her bouquet ! and the centerpieces are amazing!

Canopy Rental | Reply

Beautiful location! Loved the pretty and elegant silver wares.

Caitlyn | The Aerialist Press | Reply

Stunning. Dying over the lovliness!

lane dittoe | Reply

looks amazing K-Boom :)

Diamond Bridal Gallery -- Laura | Reply

Love the romantic details! So pretty for a rustic inspired bride.

Kurt | Reply

Thank you for the beautiful feature!

David | Reply

Wowww beautiful wedding

Rei | Reply

A work of art. I love it.

Featured How to Find The Right Wedding Vendors

Searching for the best wedding pros to hire for your wedding? Our new and improved wedding vendor guide is the first place you should look for our curated list of wedding professionals.