Rustic Italian Mediterranean Wedding Inspiration

#157: olive branch

Rustic Italian Mediterranean Wedding Inspiration

Good morning brides to be! There’s a lot of excitement at b.loved HQ this morning as our Real Life Bride Danielle prepares to marry her fiancé Christiaan today!  As you read this over your morning coffee I’ll already be at the beautiful Coombe Lodge in Somerset styling their beautiful day with a team of fab suppliers.  I really can’t wait to share this one, you can catch up on Danni’s story here.

Back to your Monday morning inspiration, and this week’s all about soft and subtle. There’s just something so elegant and refined about this look, filled with silvery olive branches  and the most simple of details!  Foliage is so underestimated when it comes to wedding flowers, but without the expense of roses and blooms taking up your budget you can achieve so much! I adore the loose and organic bouquet, simply spilling with olive branches, fruit still attached, a sprig on the place settings and decorating the wedding car with abundance! I’m dreaming of a Mediterranean olive grove, complete with infused olive oil favours and olive leaf confetti littering the ground!


Olive trees by Gert Huygaerts Photography via Bridal Musings // Letterpress invite by ErichMcVey via Once Wed // Paper bag favours by Jose Villa via Style Me Pretty // Bride & Groom by Tec Petaja Photography via Style Me Pretty // Olive wreath invite by Leo Patrone via Once Wed // Infused olive oil by Amalie Orange Photography via 100 Layer Cake // Olive branch bouquet by Gert Huygaerts Photography via Bridal Musings // Olive sprig place setting by Jose Villa via Once Wed // Wedding car wreath by Paula O’Hara via Ruffled


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