If you were planning on going to Ibiza this summer, hold your horses - because this Merriscourt wedding editorial shoot brings the heat. A stunning shoot with bright lights, a huge colourful tablescape, bright seasonal flowers and so much more. We're in love with every aspect of this. Every. Single. Aspect. The bride rocked a super cool white bridal suit paired with some brilliant neon green wedding heels and killer accessories. Said accessories were provided by Recommended supplier Gabrielle Casemore, who is known for her meticulous and ethical approach to jewellery design. All of the bright and vibrant energy, the incredible bridal looks and every other beautiful facet of this shoot were masterminded by Recommended supplier Kate Marie Event Styling - and if we may be so bold, she did a fantastic job.

Ibiza in the Cotswolds at Merriscourt wedding venue 

Merriscourt wedding venue is a breathtakingly beautiful Cotswold space on the border of Oxfordshire and Gloucestershire. Merriscourt offers their couples complete exclusivity of the estate to create an exceptional Cotswold getaway experience with friends and family. When our bride showed me a picture of her bridal suit and bright green wedding shoes, I just knew I had to have a styled shoot around them. And it simply HAD to be at Merriscourt. I'm known for my bold colours and statement pieces, with the couple’s personality at the forefront. So that's what we went for - and it turned out brilliantly. 

Kate Marie Event Styling

Colourful Ibiza vibes at Merriscourt wedding in The Cotswolds 

Let me paint a picture of the enchanting Merricourt wedding venue nestled in the idyllic heart of The Cotswolds. Merricourt is like a fairytale brought to life, where romance weaves its way through every stone. The venue's historic charm and ancient oak trees set the stage for a truly magical day. As gentle sunlight shines through the leaves, it illuminates the manicured gardens, creating a dreamlike ambiance. From the delightful rose-covered pergolas to the tranquil pond, each corner exudes elegance and serenity. This kind of wedding venue is the perfect backdrop for an editorial shoot like this. The colorful, vibrant, and bright wedding theme on display at Merriscourt is where joy and exuberance take center stage. The huge tablescape donned with colourful centrepieces, wedding streamers, and balloons ties together the day perfectly. The bright seasonal flowers in white, pink, and orange tones, including stunning statement heroes such as roses, ranunculus, and Iceland poppies added that little extra pizazz to the theme. The bride's white bridal suit was a dreamy juxtaposition for the more colourful, Ibiza-inspired colour theme. Every element of the shoot is aesthetically wonderful, and we're going to be thinking about it for quite some time. 

Alternative bridal looks are all the rage - and for good reason. We adore a white bridal suit with a pop of colour in the wedding shoes!

Our bride’s suit was by High Street brand Zara. This created a modern look for a stunning bride. Makeup was kept natural to accentuate the bride’s features. This was then brightened with a pop of colour on her eyes and lips. The bride’s hair was styled back in a sophisticated updo to showcase the stunning handmade silver jewellery and accessories by Gabriella Casemore, known for her approach to jewellery design characterised by her attention to detail and unwavering ethical standards.

Kate Marie Event Styling

Who needs a holiday when you can just gaze upon these stunningly vibrant photos all day? Ok, maybe I still want a holiday. But until then - this editorial shoot is perfect. Colourful themes are super popular. Every detail radiates happiness and positivity. Who wouldn't want that? If you're after pops of beautiful colour, then our article on pink wedding theme ideas and inspiration will be right up your street. Planning a wedding as coherent and gorgeous as this is by no means a walk in the park. But you know what will help you out? The right planner. That's where our list of the best wedding planner books and organisers for 2023 comes in handy.

Sasha Kirkham

Written by Sasha Kirkham

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Venue: Merriscourt | Concept, Planner and Stylist: Kate Marie Event Styling | Florist: Victoria Wright Floral Design | Balloon Installation: Bubblegum Balloons | Photography: Sarah J Scott Photography | Stationery and Signage : Atria | Hair and Makeup: Lauren Cohen MUA | Accessories: Gabriella Casemore Jewellery | Cake Maker: Louise Cannon Cakes

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