Harry Potter Wedding Inspiration

harry potter wedding inspiration

Bree (from the blog Capitol Romance) and Abby Grace (the photographer of this shoot) are big fans of Harry Potter, so they decided it would be fun to style a wedding shoot based on their favorite book + movies and provide all you Harry Potter fans with some swoon-worthy wedding inspiration! They wanted to come up with a shoot that would emanate “Hogwarts” but without coming across like a child’s birthday party, so they decided on an earthy, aged but magical feel to the shoot, and settled on a color scheme of purple, moss green and gold. Even if you aren’t familiar with the books + movies, I think you will find inspiration in this lovely shoot.

harry potter wedding inspiration

purple shoe clips

From Abby, The dress, from Punk Rock Bride, was a huge piece of the puzzle. The simple but incredibly elegant design set the tone for all the details we put into place. Our model’s hair was done by the amazing J Lindsay Hair Design, and she perfectly executed our haphazard description of “British, bohemian, messy, not a side chignon,” and the custom hair piece from Zazzaretti Bridal totally made the ‘do! Donna of Donna K make-up was spot on with the make-up.

harry potter invitation

harry potter invitation

vintage key escort cards

harry potter tablescape

One thing that was really important to us was finding a farmhouse table. I was lucky enough to stumble upon Concepts Created, who handcrafts all of their farmhouse tables from reclaimed wood. The table was made complete with an array of mismatched chairs from Maggpie Vintage Rentals, who also provided a ton of various antique accents and accessories. The entire shoot took place at Lost Creek Winery in Virginia, and we couldn’t have had a more beautiful backdrop. Tyler of Voilà! Event Studio was crucial when it came to organizing everyone and adding details that really made the shoot pop.

harry potter tablescape

harry potter tablescape

harry potter tablescape

harry potter tablescape

purple accents for table

skinny candles

gold flecked water

harry potter drink bar

Just love the drink table! Which drink would you choose? :)

harry potter drink bar

pumpkin juice


polyjuice potion

butter beer

harry potter wedding inspiration

scones and pies

Wendy of Weswen Design was amazing when it came to taking the paper elements from the books and transforming them into wedding stationery. The wedding program was specifically designed to echo the wizarding newspaper, ‘The Daily Prophet.’

harry potter wedding program

pie bar

pie in a jar

pie in a jar

feather ink guest book

feather ink guest book

brown grooms suit

brown grooms suit

Thanks so much to all these talented vendors for helping us dream today! And perfect ideas for a Fall wedding also, right? I hope all you Harry Potter fans out there love these ideas as much as I do! :)

Be sure to check out more great wedding inspiration from movies + music here!

photographer: Abby Grace Photography // hair: J Lindsay Hair Designs // desserts: Mom’s Apple Pie Company // event planner: Tyler of Voilà! Event Studio // flowers: MelleFleur // invitations: Weswen Design // dress: Punk Rock Bride // heirlooms and extras: Concepts Created // rentals: Maggpie Vintage Rentals // makeupt: Makeup Artistry By Design // venue: Lost Creek Winery // accessories: Zazzaretti Bridal // calligraphy: Decorative Lettering by Leta Layne

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  1. Love this! Just enough fun and elegance!
    Featured wedding (inspiration) of the day!
    Thanks for sharing!

  2. I’m not exactly a Harry Potter fan, but these are great shots and think this would be a blast. Don’t let my girlfriend find these or we’ll be on the alter before I know it :)

  3. So cute and beautiful ~ I like it!

  4. WOW. on my day, someday, i will definitely draw inspiration from this. perfectly HP, perfectly elegant, romantic and NOT cheesy. AMAZING.

  5. Where did you find & what is the name for the glasses for the ‘Liquid Luck’?

  6. I absolutely love this! I’m a huge Harry Potter fan, so would be ecstatic to have a wedding like this. I have to ask, and sorry to be nosy, but was the suit tailor made or bought? I’m from the UK and this is my fiancee’s ideal suit, we’re trying to find one similar or discover where we could buy one and get it shipped over here. Any help or ideas greatly appreciated!

  7. this is adorable <3

  8. I liked this idea! Very well executed and esp. for the wedding shoot! Hats off to the entire team ranging from make-up artists, decorator to photographer and executor too!
    Thanks for posting!
    Siddharth Malkania
    Candid Wedding Photography


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