You'll be forgiven for thinking you've been transported back in time today, back to the realms of Jane Austin and back to the epitome of English elegance with this gorgeous yellow and gold inspiration. The location for all this pretty is the historic Pennard House country manor wedding venue in Somerset with its incredible landscape, timeless rooms and ability to make you feel like its a home from home. Add fabulous florals from Bramble & Wild, handmade invitations and a delicate Chantilly lace Naomi Neoh wedding dress and you'll be swooning your way into the weekend.


Yellow and gold artisan wedding inspiration at Pennard House country manor house in the Somerset, shot entirely on both medium format and 35mm film to ensure a raw, natural look.


"This editorial was an exercise in utter class and sheer fine art style. Shot at a handsome country estate in the gentle Somerset countryside, it demonstrates how to retain a neutral fine art wedding colour palette, yet still incorporate warm tones in your florals and details to spice things up a little. It was shot entirely on film by wedding & fashion photographer Liz Baker, to ensure a raw, natural look. Liz conceived the project and originally gave this editorial the title “Go Gently” after a line in a favourite song. Called Underneath the Stars, the song is a beautiful modern folk song by British folk artist Kate Rusby. Inspired by this title, Liz joined forces with Emma Joy the Wedding Planner to create a collaboration which focused on keeping things simple and serene. Pennard’s quintessential English manor and Emma Joy’s gentle styling brings to mind scenes from a Jane Austen love story. The epitome of dreamy Georgian elegance, Pennard House’s laid-back style has been the backdrop of choice for fashion and interiors editorials over the years, and is available for your exclusive use." - Liz Baker

Country Manor Wedding Venue

A country manor wedding venue oozes class, provides peace and tranquillity, an abundance of photo opportunities and as the name suggests the gorgeous English countryside. Pennard House, in particular, is a beautifully decorated Georgian home in Somerset which you can hire exclusively for your day and has everything you need for the perfect wedding - Luxury bedrooms, 130 acres of meadows and woodlands, and the recently refurbished Coach House reception room where you can enjoy your wedding breakfast and evening reception with loved ones.


"Going gently on the senses with a warm but pared-back palette of yellow, gold and a touch of blush, with the finest of barely-there makeup and tousled hair from Tracy Pallari. Going gently on fashion with an elegant Chantilly lace dress handmade by Naomi Neoh and intricate hand-crafted accessories by Victoria Fergusson. Going gently on nature with seasonal & foraged florals from Grace at Bramble & Wild, and artisan silks hand-dyed in Cornwall with cinnamon and turmeric by Sian of Lancaster & Cornish. Handlettered & watercolour deckle-edged paper goods created by Laura E Patrick, and rolled beeswax candles, finished the look. L.K.Bennett shoes and an Antique Jewellery Company ring ensured British style was over-represented, and Leanne the Baking Chick created two breathtaking, minimalist cakes. We demonstrate here the beauteous possibilities when you invite thoughtful creatives to work with you on your wedding design. Creatives who work from the heart, making with their own hands, working together to produce a truly one-of-a-kind wedding." - Liz Baker

If you've enjoyed swooning over this yellow and gold colour scheme, we can safely say you'll love this yellow and blue concept too. Plus, if we haven't convinced you already, here's 5 reason's to consider a country house wedding venue. Enjoy!
Lorna Shaw

Written by Lorna Shaw

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Film photography & concept: Liz Baker Photography | Direction & styling: Emma Joy the Wedding Planner | Venue: Pennard House | Florist: Bramble & Wild | Wedding Dress: Naomi Neoh | Cakes: Baking Bick | Hair & Makeup: Tracy Pallari | Accessories: Victoria Fergusson Accessories | Stationery : Laura Elizabeth Patrick | Ring : Antique Jewellery Company | Ring Box: Bride to Bee | Silks: Lancaster & Cornish | Shoes: LK Bennett | Film Lab: Pro Film + Digital + Print Lab | Model: India Davies

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