Nocturn
Nocturn
Nocturn Wedding Inspiration Planned & Styled by The Little Lending Company | Florals by Swaffham Florist | Moon Gate | Ghost Chairs | Perspex | Jenny Packham Gown | Agnes Black Photography | Photography & Film by The Wilde Bride
Aisle & Altar
Aisle & Altar
Nocturn Wedding Inspiration Planned & Styled by The Little Lending Company | Florals by Swaffham Florist | Moon Gate | Ghost Chairs | Perspex | Jenny Packham Gown | Photography & Film by The Wilde Bride
Bride
Bride
Nocturn Wedding Inspiration Planned & Styled by The Little Lending Company | Florals by Swaffham Florist | Moon Gate | Ghost Chairs | Perspex | Jenny Packham Gown | Photography & Film by The Wilde Bride
Bouquet
Bouquet
Nocturn Wedding Inspiration Planned & Styled by The Little Lending Company | Florals by Swaffham Florist | Moon Gate | Ghost Chairs | Perspex | Jenny Packham Gown | Agnes Black Photography | Film by The Wilde Bride
Beauty
Beauty
Nocturn Wedding Inspiration Planned & Styled by The Little Lending Company | Florals by Swaffham Florist | Moon Gate | Ghost Chairs | Perspex | Jenny Packham Gown | Agnes Black Photography | Photography & Film by The Wilde Bride
Angelic
Angelic
Nocturn Wedding Inspiration Planned & Styled by The Little Lending Company | Florals by Swaffham Florist | Moon Gate | Ghost Chairs | Perspex | Jenny Packham Gown | Agnes Black Photography | Photography & Film by The Wilde Bride
Place Setting
Place Setting
Nocturn Wedding Inspiration Planned & Styled by The Little Lending Company | Florals by Swaffham Florist | Moon Gate | Ghost Chairs | Perspex | Jenny Packham Gown | Agnes Black Photography | Film by The Wilde Bride
Tablescape
Tablescape
Nocturn Wedding Inspiration Planned & Styled by The Little Lending Company | Florals by Swaffham Florist | Moon Gate | Ghost Chairs | Perspex | Jenny Packham Gown | Agnes Black Photography | Film by The Wilde Bride
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Nocturn Inspiration

‘You are my sun, my moon, and all my stars.’ by E.E Cummings.

What a wonderful quote to base this nocturn inspiration shoot on.
From the purity of the twinkling stars in the crisp white and perspex outdoor ceremony set up, right through to the inky night sky and majestic tablescape in Godwick Hall‘s great barn. The Little Lending Company has curated a truly beautiful concept for us to swoon over.

The flowers from Swaffham Florist have left me utterly speechless, especially the crescent moon gate. As has the sequin Jenny Packham gown and Tilly Thomas Lux accessories.Talk about goals.

Captured by the wonderful Agnes Black & The Wild Bride, this is definitely a shoot with so many achievable, gorgeous ideas you’ll want to bookmark and look at again and again, as well as recreate for you own big day. Enjoy.

Concept

Penny Baldry: Think inky, etherial, other worldly, moody and magical for this offering. With a palette of ink navy, iridescent blue, tonal whites and metallic highlights of pewter and tarnished silver making up the décor.

Inspiration is taken from the night sky, a canopy of sparkling stars and soft moonlight before the dawn.

The shoot was a collaboration from Most Unusual Wedding Fair Suppliers by stylist Penny of The Little Lending Company.

Flowers

With that showstopper of a ceremony focal point of a cresent moon placed on a 3 panel grid frame the Swaffham Florist created the cresent flowers with a mix of white anemones, lisianthus, astrantia and astilbe with greens from asparagus fern sprayed white, seneccio, silver mimosa and eucalyptus. Next to the frames stood white painted plinths with more loose arrangements in large glass vessels paired with simple candle cylinders and Perspex plinths with ‘You are my sun, my moon, and all my stars.’ by E.E Cummings written on by the stylist. Transparency was carried though with the ghost chairs too which just made the setting of Godwick Hall even more majestic.

Beauty

The models hair by Flamingo Amy was unstructured and organic in texture and adorned with Tilly Thomas Lux Jazza star hair clips and Celestia headband, adding a little dazzle and soft sparkle to the look.
Make-up was shimmery and soft by Love Moi Make-up.

Fashion

Lily our model wears a fully embellished bell sleeve gown by Jenny Packham available at House of Snow bridal and a second dress is Watters Woo with sheer top and white beaded overlay. A midnight blue Maids to Measure dress from The Bottom Drawer bridal hung in the center of the moon cresent, ideal for maids who’d like to go a little darker.

Decor

Inside was the contrasting look of the deep, dark and inky blues. Using a hand-dyed navy linen as a base for the table scape there were silver beaded charger plates from Banqueting Hire with cut glasses, ornate silver cutlery and an abundance of candle light and candle sticks in glass holders.

Stationery

Papelle London provided a beautiful printed quote banner and stationery suites for the table.

Cake

The cake by Buns of Fun Bakery was a blue velvet sponge, layered with silky whipped cream cheese frosting providing contrasts once sliced. The pallette knifed buttercream outer was worked with inky blues, charcoal and jet black, neutral buttercream and white flashes. Lit by timbered nightfall and Scandinavian tapered candles provided soft lighting over the textured exterior.

A glass display box laid with a winter mix of dried confetti from Norfolk Petal Confetti with sweet swirled meringes by Dust with Cocoa.

Above the table is a suspended foliage cloud, taking the concept of the night sky with the florists suspending the greenery above an ancient stair case which is filled with more candle light, adding to the romance and magic of this theme.

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Photography by The Wild Bride
Author: Lorna Shaw
Lorna loves a new posh frock, is a hopeless romantic and is lucky enough to be living her ‘happily ever after’ with her wonderful husband & three beautiful babas.

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