What’s more perfect for Valentine’s Day then lots of pretty gold + red inspiration! The inspiration for this shoot was found at the fabulous venue, Kunde Family Estates in Sonoma, CA. When Amanda from Amanda O’Shannessy Creative first saw the Dunfillan Ruins, she knew she just had to set-up a ceremony in that space. The team wanted to show that even though winter in wine country isn’t as bright and lush as it is in the summer, there’s a dark, moody air about it that can be just as romantic…
Amanda: When I closed my eyes the first thing that I envisioned was a gold glitter ombre ceremony backdrop. I wanted the lightness and sparkle of the backdrop to really pop against the dark gray stone walls of the ruins. I chose to outfit the rest of the ceremony space with neutral lounge furniture from our One True Love Vintage Rentals collection.
We carried these ceremony elements – gold embellishments, textured linen fabrics, dark, moody florals, and rich wood tones – throughout the rest of the shoot.
Thanks so much to all these creative California artists for sharing your talents with us today!
photography: Em the Gem // venue name: Kunde Family Estates, Sonoma, CA // event design: Amanda O'Shannessy Creative // florals: Huckleberry Karen Design // hair stylist: Priscilla Francine Make-Up // makeup artist: Priscilla Francine Make-Up // calligraphy: Little Miss Press // desserts: Sift Bakery + Dessert Bar // creative direction: Amanda O'Shannessy Creative // styling: Amanda O'Shannessy Creative // vintage rentals: One True Love Vintage Rentals // wardrobe styling: Head Over Heals with Melanie