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English bluebell wood wedding inspiration from Fern and Field for a modern outdoor spring celebration

Samantha / 6 April 2017

English bluebell wood wedding inspiration for Spring couples // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

I have no doubt that today’s bluebell wood wedding inspiration shoot will absolutely blow you away. It certainly had me Googling the nearest bluebell wood to dance among. And you’ll be pleased to know that this stunning location could be the magical setting for your big day.

The shoot was lovingly created and styled by Fern and Field, the team behind the weddings at Farnell Farm in Kent. It features dreamy whimsical wedding dresses, outdoor woodland ceremony inspiration, tipi tents hidden in secluded fields and nature inspired details. Plus two of our recommended suppliers are featured.

Polly from Fern and Field told us more about the shoot, the inspiration, and the venue…

English bluebell wood wedding inspiration for Spring couples // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

English bluebell wood wedding inspiration for Spring couples // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Blush tulle wedding dress for an English bluebell wood wedding // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Naked wedding cake for an English bluebell wood wedding // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Rustic nature inspired wedding stationery for an English bluebell wood wedding // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

A bluebell wood wedding

“Inspired by the natural surroundings at the outdoor wedding venue, this bridal inspirational shoot takes it’s palette from the wild English bluebells native to Farnell Farms ancient woodland, which we’ve complimented with peach tones and pops of gold.”

Boho bridal style with ivy flower crown for an English bluebell wood wedding // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

English bluebell wood wedding inspiration for Spring couples // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Boho bridal style with ivy flower crown for an English bluebell wood wedding // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Boho bridal style with ivy flower crown for an English bluebell wood wedding // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Boho bridal style with ivy flower crown for an English bluebell wood wedding // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Boho bridal style with ivy flower crown for an English bluebell wood wedding // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Woodland inspired wedding styling

The bluebell wood is such a stunning location that simple styling is all that is needed:

“An antique bicycle bursting with wedding flowers stands at the entrance to the woods, and helps to set the scene of our styled shoot. Handmade wooden signage works in harmony with our secluded woodland venue and leads into the heavy scented bluebell woods.

We used reclaimed vintage wooden benches from Anthology Vintage Hire, and a handmade silver birch arch adorned with flowers, to create a tranquil ceremony area fitting for a woodland blessing, surrounded by nature.”

English bluebell wood wedding inspiration for Spring couples // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Vintage bicycle styling for an English bluebell wood wedding inspiration for Spring couples // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

English bluebell wood wedding inspiration for Spring couples // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Natural boho bride in bluebell wood // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

English bluebell wood wedding inspiration for Spring couples // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Floral arch for an English bluebell wood wedding inspiration for Spring couples // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Boho bridal style with ivy flower crown for an English bluebell wood wedding // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Simple, natural bridal style

As with the location, they applied the same simple styling to the first bridal look:

“With a focus on beauty in nature this first look is refreshingly simple with little detail to the bridal gown from alternative bridal boutique The Wild Heart Bridal. Natural effortless hair and make-up by Ellie Gill, a delicate floral crown and bare feet, draw focus to the bride and her surroundings.” 

Boho bridal style with ivy flower crown for an English bluebell wood wedding // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Boho bridal style with ivy flower crown for an English bluebell wood wedding // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Boho bridal style with ivy flower crown for an English bluebell wood wedding // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Boho bridal style for an English bluebell wood wedding // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Boho bridal style for an English bluebell wood wedding // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Boho bridal style with ivy flower crown for an English bluebell wood wedding // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Loose and wild floral arrangements

“Helen and Anna of Bluebelle Creative based in Whitstable, created an abundance of stunning floral displays which capture our concept perfectly and allow the colour palette to flow through the entire shoot.

The bridal bouquet is hand-tied in silk to give the appearance that each stem has been picked as the bride whimsically walks through the farmland.”

Rustic natured inspired wedding stationery for an English bluebell wood wedding // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Boho bridal style with ivy flower crown for an English bluebell wood wedding // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Rustic nature inspired stationery for an English bluebell wood wedding // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Rustic natured inspired wedding stationery for an English bluebell wood wedding // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Wild meadow wedding venue

Farnell Farm is also home to The Twenty Five Acre Field, which has amazing views across the High Weald. Surrounded by woodland and fields, the secluded meadow plays the second location for the inspiration shoot.

“Leading up to the field sits the unmistakable shape of two white canvas Kata Tipis, provided by Maka Tipi  which offers an alternative tent wedding venue.”

English bluebell wood wedding // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Blush tulle wedding dress for an English bluebell wood wedding // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

English bluebell wood wedding inspiration for Spring couples // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Blush tulle wedding dress for an English bluebell wood wedding // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Blush tulle wedding dress for an English bluebell wood wedding // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Blush tulle wedding dress for an English bluebell wood wedding // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Blush tulle wedding dress for an English bluebell wood wedding // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Blush tulle wedding dress for an English bluebell wood wedding // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Whimsical blush wedding dress

The second bridal look is as stunning as the first. I love the whimsical, fairytale feel of the blush tulle skirt and lace detailing.

Blush tulle wedding dress for an English bluebell wood wedding // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Blush tulle wedding dress for an English bluebell wood wedding // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Rustic styling for an English bluebell wood wedding inspiration for Spring couples // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Blush tulle wedding dress for an English bluebell wood wedding // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Vintage and reclaimed wedding decor

To complement the natural laid-back style of the shoot, bare wood, vintage decor and loose florals were used:

“We worked closely with Freya at The Wealden Vintage Crockery Co. to select vintage china, cutlery and glassware in tones of peach and blue, which alongside bespoke stationery by Flourish & Lace and eye catching floral arrangements add depth and interest to the bare wood of reclaimed vintage trestle tables.”

Reclaimed vintage tipi styling for an English bluebell wood wedding inspiration for Spring couples // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Reclaimed vintage tipi styling for an English bluebell wood wedding inspiration for Spring couples // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Reclaimed vintage tipi styling for an English bluebell wood wedding inspiration for Spring couples // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Reclaimed vintage tipi styling for an English bluebell wood wedding inspiration for Spring couples // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Reclaimed vintage tipi styling for an English bluebell wood wedding inspiration for Spring couples // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Reclaimed vintage tipi styling for an English bluebell wood wedding inspiration for Spring couples // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

A floral semi-naked wedding cake

To finish off the inspiration shoot a gorgeous semi-naked cake was created:

Flossie Pops Cakery created the most divine sweet vanilla sponge naked wedding cake hand painted in gold and decorated with simple floristry, to sit proud on a large oak stump with our quintessentially English landscape as it’s backdrop.”

Naked wedding cake for an English bluebell wood wedding inspiration for Spring couples // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

Naked wedding cake for an English bluebell wood wedding inspiration for Spring couples // The Natural Wedding Company // M & J Photography

A bluebell wood wedding of your own

If its a woodland or bluebell wood wedding you are after then you are in luck as Fern & Field host a number of weddings each year at Farnell Farm. There is a choice of stunning exclusive outdoor locations to form the backdrop to a truly unique wedding day. These include both the ancient bluebell woods and Twenty Five Acre Field featured, and a lake and a vineyard. To ensure that farming is still at the heart of their business the numbers are limited though so if you are interested I would definitely recommended getting in touch pronto.

{ Details }

Coordination and styling: Fern & Field 
Photographer: M&J Photography 
Venue: Farnell Farm 
Stationery: Flourish & Lace 
Florist: Bluebelle Creative 
Hair & Make-up: Ellie Gill   (TNWC Recommended Supplier)
Dresses: Dune and Paloma by Elizabeth Dye
Bridal Boutique: The Wild Heart Bridal 
Lingerie: Designer Miss Crofton 
Cake: Flossie Pops Cakery 
Crockery hire: Wealden Vintage Crockery Company
Furniture hire: Anthology Vintage Hire  (TNWC Recommended Supplier)
Tipi: Maka Tipi 

Comments

Bluebell Styled Shoot - Flossie Pops Cakery on 7. April, 2017

[…] Last May, I was asked by a local venue to produce a semi-naked style for a styled shoot at a beautiful woodland venue in Rolvenden, Kent.  This style is very popular indeed this year, with the addition of metallic elements (like this cake), caramel or chocolate drips and fresh flowers, macarons and berries too.  You can see the full feature and all the lovely images on The Natural Wedding Company blog here. […]

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