WEDDINGS

#171: Industrial Elegance

171 Industrial Elegance Vintage and Chemistry inspired wedding moodboard for You & Your Wedding Magazine by Louise Beukes Styling on www.blovedweddings.com

Good morning lovely ones! Something a little different for our Monday mood board this week, as I get to share the inspiration behind a recent shoot that I (aka Louise Beukes Styling) was commissioned to style for You & Your Wedding magazine. As the UK’s top selling bridal publication it was a real honour to be asked to create a brand new look inspired by a reader dilemma – how to combine the bride’s love of vintage with the groom’s background in chemistry.  I though an industrial setting would be the perfect way to marry these two ideas, contrasting masculine and feminine details throughout the scheme.  Exposed brick and industrial science-lab details, wire and metal paired with elegant florals in shades of plum and blush pink create a dramatic yet romantic effect.   You can see the finished shoot, and read more about the concept in the Nov/Dec issue of You & Your Wedding, plus I’ll be sharing the full shoot on b.loved very soon!

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Credits: Seating Chart by Kristyn Hogan via Elizabeth Anne Designs // Table setting by Kate Ignatowski Photography via Green Wedding Shoes // Blush corsages by Elizabeth Messina via Wedding Chicks // Table arrangement by Louisa Bailey via Ruffled // Drapes by Kate Ignatowski Photography via Green Wedding Shoes // Industrial chair by Kate Ignatowski Photography via Green Wedding Shoes // Dress via The Melidos // Whisky bar by Jasmine Star via Green Wedding Shoes // Stationery by Kate Ignatowski Photography via Green Wedding Shoes

Louise

After a decade-long career in corporate interior design, I took a giant leap of faith, left the security of an office job, and founded B.LOVED in 2011 as a platform for romantic and beautiful wedding inspiration. Thanks to a whole lot of creativity, hard work and passion, my gamble paid off and B.LOVED became one of the leading wedding blogs in the UK.

I'm also a co-founder at The Brand Studio, where I design and curate beautiful photoshoots for wedding and lifestyle brands, as well as running wedding industry community the B.LOVED Hive where I support and nurture wedding pros building industry leading businesses. Yep, I definitely have the best job in the world.

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