We love when creatives bring us photoshoots that are inspired by everyday aspects of their lives. Lyndal from Lavender & Poppyseed was inspired by her surroundings to pull together this shoot with Jemma Keech about the moments before a bride walks down the aisle.
From Lyndal (Lavender & Poppyseed):
The inspiration for this shoot came from my own backyard. Organic stones in muted shades of nougat, slate and ivory, dot the lawn perimeter. Most days I walk past them without a glance, but there is something so humble and harmonious about them, that they struck a chord with me.
They remind me of an image I love, of a young, porcelain woman perched on some rocks by the ocean. She is slight and her linen slip is tousled from the wind. But I never noticed this till much later. It was the stones that caught my eye. The striking repetition of colour set against the indigo swell became poignant inspiration for the shoot, particularly the tablescape.
Only days before the shoot took place, I fortuitously stumbled across a lovely French woman on Instagram who hand crafts wonderful ceramics in nudes, indigoes and slate. Her pieces are modest and organic, but filled with such character, and fit perfectly for the look and feel of the shoot.
The shoot took place in a 19th century warehouse with original distressed wallpaper. A neutral palette was also extended to the flowers and the beautiful silk menus to further enhance the feeling of ‘relaxed organic elegance’.