Inspiration Board #18 – Organic Vintage

I found my new favorite bouquet yesterday and immediately was inspired to create a board based on the bouquet. The bouquet was created by the fabulous Carissa of JL Designs for a workshop taught by the equally fab Jasmine Star! Carissa created a “vintage, fall-inspired bouquet that was made up of purple artichokes, fresh blackberry branches, pieris, plum colored cotinus leaves and fountain grass…i wrapped everything in a cuff of linen ribbon and overlaid it all with various types of crocheted laces for a ‘grandma chic’ look…

I LOVE this bouquet and picture the rest of the wedding something like this…

fall inspiration board
photo credits:
row one: bouquet by jl designs photographed by the modern type, elizabeth messina, natalie moser row two: sign by modern press photographed by
elizabeth messina, the modern type, twig & fig row three: elizabeth messina, tafari, elizabeth messina

And a few photos by Jasmine. Love the Monique Lhuillier dress and the groom’s rad style.

jasmine star
Beautiful work ladies! You can see more photos from the session on Jasmine’s Blog and The Modern Type’s Blog.

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  1. can't get enough of that bouqet. great inspiration board jen.

  2. Ooohhh….love this palette also! What a great creative bouquet.

  3. You're the best, Jen! :)

  4. Love your inspiration board. Saw these photos on Jasmine's and Modern type blogs as well. LOVE!

  5. I saw this shoot on Jasmine's blog…LOOOOVEEE It…the dress is perfect…and that bouquet is unbelieveable! I love that it is wrapped in lace!

  6. I love the bouquet! The fresh raspeberry stems look like hops. Jasmine is a gorgeous bride; diggin' her dress and hair.

  7. Stunning…everything is just stunning!

  8. that dress has me wiping the drool from my keyboard

  9. may i ask where those shoes are from? those would be PERFECT for my best friend's wedding next june. she's searching for shoes with a flower or bow and an ankle strap, and her colors are purple and grey! if you don't know, could you direct me to someone who might? thanks so much!

  10. JEN!!!! thank you SO MUCH for designing a board based on the bouquet i created! i am so glad you like it and that it inspired you!!! that means so much since i know you see SO many beautiful things every day…BIG hugs to you! :)

  11. So lovely! I love unique color palettes and textures- great board!

  12. It was an AHHHH-mazing bouquet! Would be ah-mazing-er to have a real bride use this inspiration board for her real wedding right? Thanks for the photo love!

  13. are you for real with these two???? loving the photographers blog pages and nice job on the board!

    just amazing!

  14. great inspiration board, Jen! beautiful color palette. and thanks for including my "Just Married" sign!

  15. Love the texture, color and the ARTICHOKES!!! This is a very Monterey Bay area wedding.

  16. I love her dress and his bowtie :-)
    Awesome blog!

  17. I LOVE the bouquet! Carissa ROCKS the house every single time that is why she's my client and friend!!!

  18. Absolutely love the bouquet and inspiration board! In fact, I'm using it as inspiration for planning my east coast wedding next fall!

  19. Does anyone know where to get the shoe?
    Gorgeous purple gray with the rose

  20. I just changed my wedding colours because of this inspiration board. Thank you Thank you Thank you! And what's awesome is that Jasmine Star is our wedding photographer :)

  21. GladysJem – yay! I can not wait to see how your wedding turns out!! please send me photos :) Congrats :)


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