Avant-Garde Winter Wedding Inspiration on a Vineyard

Avant Garde Tuscan Wedding Inspiration

Tucked away in Southern Maryland is a slice of Tuscany called Running Hare Vineyard. Looking to add some spunk to the grounds, Christine McFarlane Events and Brooke Michelle Photography teamed up with avant-garde winter wedding inspiration on their minds:

Although late winter isn’t the most popular time to have a wedding at a vineyard, we wanted to show off the serene, versatile backdrop that winter hands us in Southern Maryland. The wintry golden hour, natural textures, and open fields are something to celebrate in and of itself.

They settled on a color palette of mustard yellow, jade, and mauve, fused with the textures of wood grain, velvet, and faux furs. The not-so-subtle textured details brought an eclectic touch and added warmth to the winter day!

Ready to get a cozy and inspired for winter? Let’s go!

colorful wedding invitation

The Dress

Avant Garde Tuscan Wedding Inspiration

First things first: the bride’s Kir dress by Sarah Seven. Simple perfection with a sweet sleeve and bold slit to show off those yummy shoes!

velvet heels

These velvet gems are from Madden Girl! You guys know we love colorful wedding shoes ;)

The Ceremony

floral arbor

J Starr Flower Barn dressed the pergola with a banner of florals and greenery, offering some colorful pops to the day!

Avant Garde Tuscan Wedding Inspiration

The team topped off the ceremony site with a emerald backdrop to add a shade of green not found in the scheme of the season. Wooden chairs lined the aisle, dotted with furry pillows and textured blankets to keep guests cozy.

Avant Garde Tuscan Wedding Inspiration

Avant Garde Tuscan Wedding Inspiration

Loving those fringe earrings!!

The Bouquet

yellow bouquet

Goodness, the bouquets by J Starr Flower Barn are just happy!

Avant Garde Tuscan Wedding Inspiration

The girls were golden in gowns from Lulu’s! The funky-fresh style came together with hair by PSC Hair Artistry and makeup by Kaytee Spanoghe.

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bridesmaid bouquet

pink faux jacket

The bride slid on a faux fur mauve jacket for a classy post-ceremony look.

The Reception

Avant Garde Tuscan Wedding Inspiration

Avant Garde Tuscan Wedding Inspiration

Jamie Wheeler Designs created a fun watercolor invitation suite + menu that is all kinds of wonderful.

Avant Garde Tuscan Wedding Inspiration

Avant Garde Tuscan Wedding Inspiration

To bring in more cozy textures, the table was lined with faux fur! The stand alone floral centerpiece mimicked the overgrown, organic shape of the bridal bouquet, and wooden place cards greeted guests at each place setting.

Avant Garde Tuscan Wedding Inspiration

Aren’t the place cards cute? You can get them on Etsy from Sugar Boo Bespoke Gifts!

Avant Garde Tuscan Wedding Inspiration

We ADORE these chairs from Something Vintage!

watercolor flower wedding cake

You know the style is on point when the cake matches the paper goods like this stunner by The Cake Courtesan! We’re totally digging these funky winter wedding vibes – so cool, right? Thanks to the creative team for sharing!

photography: Brooke Michelle Photography // venue name: Running Hare Vineyard, Prince Frederick, Maryland, USA // event design: Christine McFarlane Events // planning: Christine McFarlane Events // florals: J Starr Flower Barn // wedding dress: Sarah Seven // bride's shoes: Madden Girl // bridesmaid dresses: Lulu's // hair stylist: PSC Hair Artistry // makeup artist: Kaytee Spanoghe // paper goods: Jamie Wheeler Designs // handmade details: Sugar Boo Bespoke Gifts // cake: The Cake Courtesan // tabletop rentals: Something Vintage // furniture rentals: Something Vintage // models: Aishwarya. A. James, Emma Furniss and Ciara Kennedy-Mercer